Rams Hill Montesoro Casita 2 BR Renovated Condo Desert View
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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Borrego Springs condo description
This newly renovated 2 bedroom casita located in the Rams Hill development (formerly Montesoro) has a beautiful view of the desert and mountains. The kitchen is fully equipped with all new stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, and dishwasher. Large flat screen TV with DVD player and internet access. No cable but with computer hookup to stream from your computer. There is a twin size and full size sofa sleeper in the living room to accommodate up to three extra guests, and a wood burning fireplace. Downstairs bedroom has a queen bed, walk in closet and desert view facing west. Bathroom has large tub and two sinks. Upstairs bedroom has a queen bed, is fully enclosed (not a loft room) with a beautiful art glass ocotillo design window in the interior wall, a private full bath and sun deck. Gas barbeque on the back patio, fire pit table and stunning views of the desert and mountains. A large mesquite tree shades the west facing patio in the afternoon. There are several golf courses within a few miles of the Rams Hill development. Lots of hiking trails and places to bike throughout the Borrego area.
Keywords: Borrego Springs, Rams Hill, Desert Vacation Rental, Golf, Anza Borrego State Park, Views, Privacy, Wildflowers, Borrego Vacation Rental, Golf, Cycling, Montessoro, hiking, casita, condo, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, barbeque, fireplace, patio, kitchen, renovated
- On floor 1
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Pets Considered
- Non Smoking Only
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 4-7
- Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa (2)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Pantry Items:
- Dining Area Seats:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Coffee Maker
- Ice Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Living Room seats 6
- Parking Off Street
- Towels Provided
- Wood Fireplace
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Covered Parking
- Linens Provided
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Hair Dryer
- Shared Hot Tub
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Wireless Internet
- Sports & Activities
- Away From It All
Location & View
- Mountain View
- Rock Climbing
- Mountain Biking
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
ReviewsWrite a review
Pretty much perfect! Class, comfort, convenience.
Pretty much perfect! Class, comfort, convenience.
This condo suited us to a T. We care about aesthetics, and the classy, tasteful decor throughout this condo was the perfect indoor complement to the nicely landscaped outdoors and gorgeous mountain views. There's abundant, safe, scenic walking and jogging around the Rams Hill development; we also spent many hours soaking up serenity and senery on the private patio--coffee in the a.m., iced tea during the afternoons, wine to toast the gorgeous sunsets. Inside the condo, there's plenty of natural light with windows on three sides. It's a charming and efficient layout. The photos can't do it justice. The condo is uncluttered yet has everything we needed or wanted, from a coffee grinder to hiking sticks! Our visiting young niece devoured the Nancy Drew mystery from the owners' mini-library. Linens and dishes are high quality and newer. Everything is tidy and organized. The beds are super; we slept so well here. The spacious master bedroom and ocotillo art glass window had our guests oohing and ahhing. The big screen for watching DVDs was a treat. The firepit table on the patio was an elegant twist on the campfire concept, and the gas grill was a snap to use. The internet wi-fi worked perfectly. We found ourselves glad to take a vacation from television. It was truly a retreat! We spent 2 weeks here over Thanksgiving. Incredibly, we were able to make a full turkey dinner in the convenient kitchen. We were able to accommodate 5(!) more family guests that night, thanks to foldout sofa sleepers. Our guests visited the pool up the street and raved about its gorgeous setting. Judy and John were super to work with: responsive, hospitable, straightforward, trustworthy. They clearly love this place and want their guests to love it too. We'd love to come back here soon. You really can't go wrong renting this condo.
- Guest Liz W.
- Date of stay 11/17/12
- Review Submitted 11/29/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, age 55+, romantic getaway.
$145/night, $725/week May - Aug $175/night, $995/week Sept-April monthly rental negotiable $75 cleaning fee (non refundable) $200 refundable damage/security deposit Payment by PayPal also accepted
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Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: Owner John has been in the construction industry for over 40 years so he was undaunted by the task of renovating a 'fixer upper' casita. We love the desert and had been looking for an opportunity to purchase a casita in the Rams Hill development for many years.. When the opportunity arose, we jumped on it. The two story casitas in Rams Hill have open loft upstairs bedrooms. We decided to fully enclose the upstairs room to provide more privacy for guests. We installed an art glass window in the new wall of an Ocotillo and desert mountain scene in frosted glass.
Why the Owner Chose Borrego Springs:
We have been visiting the Borrego area for many years and often have stayed in Rams Hill casita rentals. We feel that the location, gated entrance, beautifully kept grounds around the casitas and the elevated location above the desert floor lend a setting that is unequaled in the area. It was a logical extension of our staying in casita rentals to purchasing one for our own enjoyment. We also own a lot in the San Felipe community within Rams Hill and the casita will provide a base for us to operate from when we eventually build a custom home there.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Our fire pit seating area on our patio lends a very unique experience to enjoying the nights in our casita. We have spent evenings looking at the spectacularly starry night sky with a cozy fire in the fire pit. Our patio faces west towards the desert and mountains so the view is one that few other casitas in this development share. We enjoy taking long walks through the area.
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Exterior view of the back patio
Snow capped mountain view from our patio after a spring storm
Fully equipped kitchen, all new stainless steel appliances & granite countertops
The upstairs bedroom has a private bath with enclosed shower/tub
Firepit table and shady mesquite tree make any time of day or night inviting
Incredible sunrises are a staple of the Borrego desert experience
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