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Secluded 20 Acre Retreat with Guest House and Pool

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Last updated: 10/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Joshua Tree house description

Rancho Loco is perfect for your desert hideaway home away from home. Come rain or shine, Rancho Loco has something beautiful to offer. When it's sunny, drinks by the pool, quiet time on the veranda with a book, watching the sun rise or set and enjoying some good barbecue with friends and family. When it's stormy – get cozy on the couch with a fire crackling away, a home cooked meal with a glass of wine while you watch the clouds roll in over the dramatic landscape, framed by the huge picture windows. Rancho Loco also affords extra privacy with separate living quarters, the cozy & bright main house and the open & airy studio.

Located on its own secluded 20 acres, minutes from Joshua Tree National Park, Rancho Loco offers 360º views with over 50 Joshua trees, yuccas and native desert foliage all on the property. Situated between the two houses is a salt water swimming pool with an observation deck, perfect for sunset viewing, outdoor dining, and maybe even a skinny dip under the stars. Rancho Loco is a rustic modern take of a 1920s ranch house updated to today's standards including solar power as its primary source of energy and water drawn from a private on-site well!

Rancho Loco is a great affordable base no matter what your interests are – rock-climbing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, model rocket launching [our fave], novel writing or just relaxing by the pool. So please do not hesitate to contact us if you want to get away and visit this magical California vacation home location.

Keywords: House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                $10 per pet per night for cleaning....moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Detached Unit

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              • Queen size Beds (2) There is a queen bed in the main house bedroom. There is also a queen bed in the studio loft., Twin or Single Beds (2) There are two twin beds in the main room of the studio. They are also used as sofas., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is a convertible futon/double in the bedroom of the main house....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Two Separate Living Quarters, Swamp Cooler in main house and in the studio, Lounge chairs, Pool Floaties, Picnic Table, Beach Towels and other Sundries for Maximum Pool Enjoyment...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    TV is for playing DVD's only. Netflix is accessible....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                      • Restaurants

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Antiquing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Horseshoes
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                          • Mountain View

                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                          • Cycling
                          • Golf
                          • Hiking
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Rock Climbing
                          • Swimming
                          • Tennis

                          Dining

                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 8 people

                          General

                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Heating:

                            Forced Air Heater in the Main House. Studio is heated by Wood Stove....moreless

                          • Iron & Board
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Mobile Phone:

                            Good cell phone reception on all carriers....moreless

                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet:

                            covers both units and pool area...moreless

                          • Wood Stove:

                            There is a wood burning stove in the main house and in the studio....moreless

                          Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster

                          Outside

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Two patios off the main house one on the living room side, the other off the master bedroom. The entire compound around the pool is decked with an observation platform with cover....moreless

                          • Gazebo:

                            Raised platform that over looks the pool and the westward view....moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill:

                            Gas Grill and small Weber charcoal grill are outside the kitchen....moreless

                          Payment Type

                          • Mastercard
                          • Visa

                          Pool / Spa

                              • Private Pool:

                                Salt water pool is located between the studio and the main house. Completely enclosed by a wooden fence. Pool is not heated. Season runs approximately May through September....moreless

                               

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                              My Standard Rate
                              2 night min stay
                              $300

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • cleaning $150 + tax
                              • Per person over 4 guests $10 + tax
                              • Pet Fee $10 + tax
                              • Tax Rate 7%

                              Notes:

                              Pet cleaning fees are $10 per pet per night.


                              Cancellation policy:

                              Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 10/28/2014
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                              Location

                              Year round Joshua Tree activities and festivals, Big Bear is an hour away for skiing and lake activities, Palm Springs and Palm Desert communities, airport, shopping, and aerial tram within one hour drive, Las Vegas is just under 4 hours away for gambling and whatever else floats your boat, Los Angeles is just over a two hour drive.

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2001

                              About the owner: We, Karen and Marcus, have lived in Los Angeles since 1990 and take great joy and pride in making things better.

                              Why the Owner Chose Joshua Tree:
                              We purchased this property after many years of traveling to Joshua Tree as a get-away. It became our home away from home with the space, privacy and solitude that was hard to come by in Los Angeles. The idea of a two hour car drive putting you in a different world creates an invaluable peace of mind.

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              More than just a base for exploring Joshua Tree National Park and the surrounding area, Rancho Loco is a self-contained resort. It provides all the comforts of home in a spectacular setting. Unlike many vacation homes in Joshua Tree, Rancho Loco provides a year round experience due to the salt water pool, which provides the remarkable sensation of cool blue water beneath the hot summer sun and the limitless night skies.


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                              Speaks: english

                               

                              Photos

                              • Main House - South Facade

                                Main House - South Facade

                              • Rancho Loco

                                Rancho Loco

                              • BBQ area with gas and charcoal grills.

                                BBQ area with gas and charcoal grills.

                              • Living Room Main House

                                Living Room Main House

                              • Master bedroom in main house

                                Master bedroom in main house

                              • View from right outside the master bedroom.

                                View from right outside the master bedroom.

                              • Patio coming off the studio

                                Patio coming off the studio

                              • Studio Main Room with twin beds

                                Studio Main Room with twin beds

                              • Queen bed in Studio sleeping loft

                                Queen bed in Studio sleeping loft

                              • Picnic by the pool.

                                Picnic by the pool.

                              • A gorgeous sunset from the pool's observation deck.

                                A gorgeous sunset from the pool's observation deck.

                              • The pool looking mighty enticing

                                The pool looking mighty enticing

                              • Observation deck overlooking the pool

                                Observation deck overlooking the pool

                              • Living Room Main House

                                Living Room Main House

                              • Master Bedroom Main House

                                Master Bedroom Main House

                              • The Queen Bed in the Master bedroom

                                The Queen Bed in the Master bedroom

                              • Fully-equipped Kitchen in main house

                                Fully-equipped Kitchen in main house

                              • Studio and pool

                                Studio and pool

                              • Laundry and bathroom in Studio

                                Laundry and bathroom in Studio

                              • Fire pit outside main house patio

                                Fire pit outside main house patio

                              • View leaving the studio

                                View leaving the studio

                              VRBO #242104

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                              This listing was first published here in 2009.

                              Date last modified - Tuesday, October 28, 2014

                              $300 per night (USD)
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                              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 8

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                              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                              Speaks: english
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