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PPR Complex showing 3 Main Buildings, Events Building & Cabin in far background

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Rodeo estate description

A plush, comfortable desert retreat economically priced for Family Reunions, Business Retreats, Workshops, Conferences, Stargazing and Astronomy, Private Events and a Wedding Destination.

756 acre high desert ranch situated in the San Simon Valley of SW New Mexico with breath taking panoramic views of two mountain ranges: Chiricahua and Peloncillo Mountains.

12 bedrooms with lots of room.

* Spacious 5 bedroom main house
* 2 guest houses with 4 additional bedrooms
* Cabin with 3 bedrooms
* Large Events Building
* Air runway
* 5 RV pads
* Cabana and courtyard
* Outdoor pool, fireplace and hot tub.

We've accommodated a wedding that included 80 guests at the reception and wedding ceremony. And also a family reunion with 51 people including 20 children.

Get unplugged and off the grid at Pained Pony Resort and Ranch, 'An Escape to Tranquility.'

* Ideal location for Family Reunion, Weddings, Workshops, Other Groups like: Astronomy and Stargazing Clubs, Painting Workshops, Biking & Hiking Groups, University Research Teams.

* Pricing based on the size of your group and how many buildings allocated for your group.

* Make sure to visit the Owner’s web site. The link to this web site is under Owner’s Info. Or google Painted Pony Resort.

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 7000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            Pet in outside areas only or can be kept in garage....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 21 years old to rent the Resort...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Outside area can be used for smoking....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            All buildings are one story....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 12 Bedrooms, Sleeps 40, Beds for 24-40

          • Other (See Description)

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Master in Main House with En Suite Bath....moreless

          • Bedroom 10: 1 double

            Located in Painted Pony Cabin...moreless

          • Bedroom 11: 1 double

            Located in Painted Pony Cabin...moreless

          • Bedroom 12: 2 twin/ single

            Located in Painted Pony Cabin...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Main House - Shared bath with bedroom 3...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

            Main House - Shared bath with Bedroom 2...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 2 queen

            Main House - Shared bath with Bedroom 5...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 2 double

            Main House - Shared bath with Bedroom 4...moreless

          • Bedroom 6: 1 king

            Guest House Master with En Suite Bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 7: 2 queen

            Guest House - Shared bath with Bedroom 8...moreless

          • Bedroom 8: 2 twin/ single

            Guest Hose - Shared bath with Bedroom 7...moreless

          • Bedroom 9: 1 king

            Bungalow - 8 foot sq oversize King with XL En Suite Bath...moreless

          • 12 bedrooms total with: 6 twin beds, 5 queen, 3 king and 4 double. Using two people for each queen, double and king gives us a comfortable capacity for 30 people. If you limit the sleeping configuration to 2 adults per bedroom, these sleeping arrangements will accommodate 24 people....moreless

          Bathrooms: 7 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Shared between bedroom 2 & 3...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Shared between Bedroom 4 & 5...moreless

          • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

            En Suite Bath for MB in Guest House with walk-in closet...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

            En Suite Bath for Main Master Bedroom with Walk-in Closet...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet

            Bath off the Great Room Area...moreless

          • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Bath shared between Bedrooms 7 & 8...moreless

          • Bathroom 6: toilet, tub, shower

            Bungalow Super sized bath with doulbe shower, walk-in closet...moreless

          • Bathroom 7: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Bath in Painted Pony Cabin...moreless

          • 7.5 bathrooms. The En Suite Master bathrooms for the main house and guest house have large walk in closets. The En Suite Master bathroom for the Wedding Bungalow is super sized with large double shower, large tub facing mountains, and unbelievable walk in closet perfect for weddings or extra space for roll away bed sleeping area. Painted Pony Cabin has 1 bath shared by 3 bedrooms....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Refrigerator:

            (4) Refrigerators both main house, guest house and Pained Pony Cabin have refrigerators, an Additional large commercial fridge in main garage. Large commercial ice maker in the main gargage....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Full compelment of pots and pans, dishes, cooking utensils, silverware and everything you need to enterain a large gathering....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Full compelment of pots and pans, dishes, cooking utensils, silverware and everything you need to enterain a large gathering....moreless

          • Catering Available:

            Check out our owners web site FAQ page at paintedponyresort dot com....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            (3) Full kitchens: main house, guest house and Painted Pony Cabin....moreless

          • Dining:

            The Events center can host dinners for up to 100 poeple indoors....moreless

          • Microwave:

            (4) Microwaves in main house, guest house, bungalow and cabin....moreless

          • Stove:

            (3) main house, cabin and guest house have stoves....moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            (2) in main house, guest house and cabin....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Many standard pantry items avaialable....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Coffee Maker in all four buildings....moreless

          • Toaster:

            Toaster in all four buildings....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            10...moreless

          • Oven
          • Ice Maker
          • Seating for 10 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Large Great Room in the Main House. Nice living room in the Guest House. Very nice waiting area in the Bungalow and nice area in the Cabin....moreless

          • Garage:

            3 car garage plus airplane hanger. Pool table and ping pong table in 3 car garage and basketball hoop at the Events Building....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Beautiful out door fireplace off the main house. Fireplaces in Main House, Guest House, and Cabin....moreless

          • Parking:

            All the parking space you would ever need around the buildings of the Resort....moreless

          • Wood Fireplace:

            (4 total) One Outdoor Patio Fireplace and three indoor fireplaces...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Five Full RV Pads with 50 Amps, Water, Sewage connection....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Three washing machines and three dryers available....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Three washing machines and three dryers available....moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Pool table, basketball hoop, ping pong table....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Separate controls for each building....moreless

          • Heating:

            Separate controls for each building...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Full set of towels provided....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            All linens provided....moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking Off Street

          Other Amenities

              • PPR Features: * Newly furnished with new beds and mattresses. Everything is high quality with new linens all around. * Bedrooms are spacious and can accommodate extra people with roll-out beds. * Lots of space on our 750+ acres and in our four residential building plus the Events Building. * Basketball area on a concrete pad by the Events Building. * Ping pong table in three car garage at the main house. * Pool table in the same three car garage with the ping pong table. * Three fully equipped kitchens. * In the main house garage is a commercial ice maker, large freezer, and a commercial refrigerator. * Events Building for your uses: Wedding Receptions, On-site Conferences, Parties, Workshop Staging Area, and other group events....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                Full surround sound with large screen in Great Room of Main House & Master Bedroom. Bungalow and Guest House also have large screens and surround sound. No TV in Cabin....moreless

              • Game Room:

                In the Main House Garrage is pool table and pin pong table. Basketball area at the airplane hanger....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (4) Four Direct TV Receivers and five large flat panel screens....moreless

              • CD Player
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Pool Table

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                DSL access through wireless connections though out estate....moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                In all buildings and outside areas....moreless

              • Free Long Distance

              Pool & Spa

              • Private Pool:

                Large 20x35 with lots of outdoor space and furniture. Solar heated with Geothermal assist. ...moreless

              • Hot Tub:

                Next to Court Yard and Swimming Pool....moreless

              • Heated Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Gazebo:

                (2) One in the pool area and one in the Patio area. Also, many roofed shaded areas off entrances to the buildings....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Expansive Patio and Courtyard areas ideal for large gatherings....moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                On the main house courtyard and in the pool area....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                One outdoor grill on the main courtyard....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Extensive landscapting....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill Gas

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Rural:

                Situated, literally at the end of the road, 5 miles north of Rodeo, New Mexico and at an elevation of 4000 feet, PPR is far removed from the pressures of the urban environment and off the beaten path....moreless

              • Resort:

                Resort with 12 Bedrooms, 7.5 Baths A plush, comfortable desert retreat economically priced for Family Reunions, Business Retreats, Workshops and a Wedding Destination....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                In a valley surrounded by two beautiful mountain ranges....moreless

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Equestrian Events
              • Basketball Court
              • Hunting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Swimming
              • Hiking
              • Spelunking
              • Cycling
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Groceries
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Eco Tourism
              • Bird Watching
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Forests
              • Caves
              • Ruins
              • Museums
              • Horseback Riding
              • Mountaineering
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $500
              $3,000 $10,000

              Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Cleaning Fee $350
              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Tax Rate 10.975%

              Notes:

              Call us for Weddings, meals, additional rooms in the area, and other services.

              Special rates for larger groups and families.

              We have four buildings that are allocated based on the number of people in your group.

              There are 12 bedrooms total to easily accommodate 24 adults.

              We rent to one group at a time and you never share The Resort with others.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 07/19/2014
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              Location

              150 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              El Paso or Tucson
              25 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              US 80
              5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Rodeo Tavern
              5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Rodeo Tavern

              Car: Necessary

              Painted Pony Resort is situated in the heart of the San Simon Valley near Rodeo, NM. Rodeo, NM is nestled in between the Chiricahua and the Pelencillo mountains and has been a boom town more than once thanks to cattle, minerals, and the railroads. The San Simon Valley and Rodeo, NM offer the perfect Southwest desert vacation spot.

              The weather has four gentle seasons and the area experiences over 300 sunny days per year. The region is rich in history from the early inhabitants around 1000AD called the Mimbre Indians to the travels of Coronado expeditions 500 years later on the way to the Colorado to the wild west cowboys of the late 1800's including the Earps, Curly Bill Brocious, Billy the kid, and the Clanton Gang.

              The Chiricahua Mountains are considered a hikers and birders paradise and offers an amazingly diverse range of micro-climates from the desert at the valley floor to an alpine climate as you climb through the range. The lower elevation Peloncillo Mountains are home to a plethora of desert wildlife and foliage and have some spectacular areas to hike and explore.

              In the town of Rodeo, NM you'll find a few nicely appointed B&B's, a general store, and the Rodeo Tavern where you can get a cowboy-size meal and a great steak.

              Being primarily a ranching area the locals are hard working and family oriented. They welcome newcomers and are always happy to see a new face. Don't be surprised if you get invited to a roping or out to gather cattle if you express even the slightest interest.

              The amateur astronomy community is strong with many astronomers residing in nearby Portal, AZ at the Arizona Sky Village. You'll find people in the area who are extremely eager to share their passion for astronomy with you.

              The basin and range province of southern Arizona and New Mexico is characterized by a series of north south mountain ranges which rise in sharp relief to the broad flat valleys between them making the area an excellent place to hike. With the Chiricahua mountains to the west and the Peloncillo Mountains to the east hiking is popular past time for both local residents and visitors.

              A family oriented activity, horseback ridding can add something special to a family reunion and we can put you in touch with local guides.

              Backyard astronomy is a favorite with our guests because of the low atmospheric interference and our location remote from the light pollution around towns and cities. For this reason, the night sky is outstanding and we are the perfect location to view the sky. Join other amateur astronomers around the world to behold the beauty of the heavens.

              Favorite observing targets are the Moon, Planets, open clusters, and multiple stars.

              If you are an amateur astronomer it would be best to bring your own equipment. However, we do have a basic telescope you are welcome to use.

              The Chiricahua Desert Museum in Rodeo, NM (5 miles from the resort) is owned and operated by Bob Ashley and is NM's premier rattlesnake educational outreach and exhibit. The Ashley conducts educational field trips for Family Reunion's and have a wonderful art gallery, animal display and gift shop.

              The Boot Hill of New Mexico is famous for ancient Indian archeology. If you want to dig in the dirt, find things that are lost, put together pieces of the past, figure out stories from clues, and learn about the past, then we can point you in the right direction. You will find artifacts on our 300+ acres as well as other sites within driving distance to investigate. We can also put you in touch with locals who will be happy to show you around.

              The Sky Islands of the basin and range region of the southwest are exceptional sites for bird watching or observing general wildlife. The north south orientation of these mountain ranges provide migratory corridors between Central and North America at elevations up to 10,000 ft. In addition to endemic species found year round, migrations of a number or sub tropical rare species move through the area at different times of the year. 375 avian species have been identified in and around the Chiricahua Mountains and many local naturalists maintain feeding stations to attract local birds. A number of commercial operations offer birding tours as well as local naturalists, or you can strike out on your own into the Coronado National Forest, with a stop by the American Museum of Natural History Southwest Research Station to update your species checklist of the Chiricahua Mountains or New Mexico.

              There are many exciting and rewarding day trips you can plan while staying at PPR.

              We are located about 75 minutes North of the historic mining towns of Bisbee and Tombstone, AZ. On your way down stop at the Geronimo Roadside Monument and drop by Douglas, AZ and have lunch at the famous Gadsden Hotel.

              We are 90 minutes South of the beautiful Gila Wilderness & Cliff Dwellings. You should also visit the Spectacular Chiricahua National Monument.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2009

              About the owner: We are a family with 4 boys living the American dream and very thankful for our good fortune to have this Resort in NM, The Land of Enchantment! We live in Northern VA and fell in love with the peaceful isolation of the NM desert in an area they call the bootheel of NM. The picture is from our own family reunion. The heated pool was a favorite hangout for everybody, especially the kids!

              Why the Owner Chose Rodeo:
              John McAfee put this property up for auction in the crash of 2009 with the auction was featured in an article in the NY Times where we read about the property. We decided to attend the auction and were absolutely blown away by the peacefulness of the area and the quality of the layout and construction of this estate. Believing it would make a great getaway resort we placed the winning bid for this former private estate and turned it into The Painted Pony Resort.

              The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
              The Pained Pony Resort is a great choice for the budget conscious who want the Southwest Desert experience but not the commercialism and or prices of Tucson and Phoenix. Weddings can be done economically using locals for food and other services. For family reunions, it is a great place because everyone tends to stay on the resort and re-connect. We love PPR for its beautiful setting and the calm and peaceful spirit it promotes. This is a perfect place to get away from the rat race and get spiritually recharged. Small to medium sized groups, artists, astronomers and university staff on sabbatical have come to hold their meetings at PPR. They find that our facilities are economical and their members love the quite beauty. Several groups are returning each year at the requests of their members.


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              Photos

              • PPR Complex showing 3 Main Buildings, Events Building & Cabin in far background

                PPR Complex showing 3 Main Buildings, Events Building & Cabin in far background

              • Entertain On Our Large Courtyard Behind the Main House with Cabana and Fireplace

                Entertain On Our Large Courtyard Behind the Main House with Cabana and Fireplace

              • Hugh Bath Located In Our Bungalow frequently used as the Honeymoon Suite

                Hugh Bath Located In Our Bungalow frequently used as the Honeymoon Suite

              • Master Bedroom in the Main House.  Doors lead to Courtyard.

                Master Bedroom in the Main House. Doors lead to Courtyard.

              • View from behind Pool Area

                View from behind Pool Area

              • Painted Pony Resort Entrance just 4 miles off Highway 80 on Painted Pony Road.

                Painted Pony Resort Entrance just 4 miles off Highway 80 on Painted Pony Road.

              • Entertainment provided by local DJ with catering done by local vendors.

                Entertainment provided by local DJ with catering done by local vendors.

              • Wedding Ceremony - Beautiful NM Day.  Courtyard behind the Main House.

                Wedding Ceremony - Beautiful NM Day. Courtyard behind the Main House.

              • Hiking on one of the many trails in Nat. Forest just 10 minutes from the Resort.

                Hiking on one of the many trails in Nat. Forest just 10 minutes from the Resort.

              • Family Reunion gathering at the heated pool.

                Family Reunion gathering at the heated pool.

              • Hot Tub area behind the Main House and next to the Heated Pool Area.

                Hot Tub area behind the Main House and next to the Heated Pool Area.

              • Painted Pony Rustic Cabin showing front sliding glass door entrance.

                Painted Pony Rustic Cabin showing front sliding glass door entrance.

              • Front Entrance to the Main House.

                Front Entrance to the Main House.

              • Chimera on the main Courtyard.  Spend your cool desert nights warming by a fire.

                Chimera on the main Courtyard. Spend your cool desert nights warming by a fire.

              • Custom Double King Sized Bed in Wedding Bungalow.

                Custom Double King Sized Bed in Wedding Bungalow.

              • Great Room with large TV & fireplace.  Windows look onto Courtyard area.

                Great Room with large TV & fireplace. Windows look onto Courtyard area.

              • Wedding Bungalow showing the large verandas that surround the building.

                Wedding Bungalow showing the large verandas that surround the building.

              • Wedding Celebration in the Events Building.

                Wedding Celebration in the Events Building.

              • Wedding Party goes on into the night at the Events Building.

                Wedding Party goes on into the night at the Events Building.

              • Spring Time at Painted Pony Resort.  Planting Area in front of Main House.

                Spring Time at Painted Pony Resort. Planting Area in front of Main House.

              • Taken from the parking area in front of the Main House.

                Taken from the parking area in front of the Main House.

              • Nearby Spectacular Chiricahua National Monument.  Just 30 miles from resort.

                Nearby Spectacular Chiricahua National Monument. Just 30 miles from resort.

              • 2,500 SF Events Building for large group gatherings, receptions, parties, etc.

                2,500 SF Events Building for large group gatherings, receptions, parties, etc.

              • Gate to Pained Pony Cabin located on separately fenced area from Main Complex

                Gate to Pained Pony Cabin located on separately fenced area from Main Complex

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              12 Bedroom / 7.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 40

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