The friendly little town of Truth or Consequences (population about 6,500) offers some of the best natural hot mineral spring water in the country, if not the world. The crystal clear, odorless spring waters' high mineral content is said to have natural healing properties. There are several bathhouses in Truth or Consequences but you won't need to spend our money there since you'll have your own private hot mineral spring water source on the property. Lounge your days away in your own secluded backyard bath.
Start your day with a hot relaxing shower in your spacious double-sliding-glass-door, dual-seat shower unit complete with a multi-function massaging shower head with hand-held option.
Laundry's a breeze with your brand new stackable washer/dryer combo. A conveniently located armoire provides ample storage for all your linens, towels and laundry supplies.
When dinnertime arrives, enjoy your spacious kitchen and its ample 1-3/4" Butcher Block countertops to prepare your meals. Numerous cupboards, cabinets and a corner Lazy Susan provide lots of storage for canned and dry goods. And when you're ready to start cooking, you'll discover the high quality of your jenn-air oven, microwave and cooktop complete with grill-top option. All the while, enjoy your kitchen-wall-mounted 50" flat screen TV.
Eight brand new high efficiency windows surround your living space. The windows even tilt in for easy cleaning. One-touch door lock with coded keypad insures you'll never be locked out for lack of keys.
Two custom built queen size bed frames are topped off with 8" memory foam mattresses for ultimate comfort while you sleep. More than 80 cubic feet of storage space is conveniently located beneath each bed.
You know what they say abut real estate: location, location, location. Not only is this property located in truth or Consequences historic hot water district, but there's a quaint little park right across the street. There are actually several parks in town, one of which provides a fishing pond for kids, seniors and the disabled. The Rio Grande River runs just 2 blocks from the property.
The local grocery store, local restaurants and several art galleries are all within walking distance. Other amenities in Truth or Consequences include a bowling alley, a golf course and even a Super Wal-Mart on the edge of town.
The average high winter temperature (November through February) for Truth or Consequences is 60 degrees. The average low winter temperature is 30 degrees.
Originally named Hot Springs, the city changed its name to Truth or Consequences, the title of a popular NBC radio program. In 1950, Ralph Edwards, the host of the radio quiz show Truth or Consequences, announced that he would air the program from the first town that renamed itself after the show. Hot Springs won the honor. Edwards visited the town during the first weekend of May for the next fifty years.
Ralph Edwards Park remains a hub of activity in the city. The park hosts the Sierra County Farmers' Market where you'll find the freshest local produce, eggs, baked goods, and beautiful locally-made arts & crafts every Saturday from Memorial Day Weekend through Halloween Weekend from 8:30 am to 11:30 am.
The city is also home to the Geronimo Springs Museum and the Hamilton Military Museum (opened November 2009), which is part of Veterans Memorial Park.
There are also several noteworthy events and activities that occur in the areas surrounding Truth or Consequences, including the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. The balloon fiesta is a yearly festival of hot air balloons that takes place during early October. It's a nine day event, and hosts around 750 balloons. It is the largest hot air balloon festival in the world.
Spaceport America, 30 miles east of Truth or Consequences, is the world's first purpose-built commercial spaceport. Virgin Galactic plans to provide sub-orbital spaceflights to the paying public. The Very Large Array (VLA), a component of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory of telescopes, is located approximately 100 miles from Truth or Consequences.
Elephant Butte Lake State Park is just one of several nearby state parks. Elephant Butte Reservoir (the largest reservoir in New Mexico) is located just 5 miles from Truth or Consequences. Fishing is a popular recreational activity on the reservoir, which contains striped bass, white bass, largemouth bass, crappie, walleye and catfish.
The wonderful little town of Hatch (population about 1,600) is just 35 miles south of town. The Hatch Chile Festival is an annual event that occurs each Labor Day. This event attracts people worldwide to this town known as the "Chile Capital of the World." The small town has accommodated up to 30,000 people for this event.
There are very few actual houses, let alone 3-bedroom houses, in Truth or Consequences' hot springs district. Don't miss out on this golden opportunity.
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