Romantic Retreat Expansive Views and Fazio Golf at Rams Hill*****

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Last updated: 11/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The setting is romantic, inspired, open, and private. Enjoy the sweeping, panoramic view of Indian Head and the Anza-Borrego National Park from the master bed, living room, and patio. Listen to the soothing sounds of the desert and light a fire in our firepit on patio. See yourself totally RELAXING and enjoying mother nature in every direction. Rams Hill in Borrego Springs is San Diego's Best Kept Secret, only 90 minutes away from San Diego lies a hidden jewel that we have discovered and hope you will too! This is the most PEACEFUL place on the face of the earth. Borrego Springs was recently awarded the prestigious International Dark Sky Community Certification and rated by USA Today as the top 10 stargazing locations in the nation. More photo's and You Tube video of our home/information please go to our Facebook Page (see below). ATTENTION GOLFERS The Tom Fazio designed golf course is open to the public for play on November 7, 2015 to fantastic reviews. Our view is overlooking the lake and fairway of the 4th hole of the golf course. When the golf course is open, golfers tee off on the other side of the lake from us, so you get to watch them as they tee off. The Rams Hill Clubhouse and Restaurant is fully functional and has a wonderful outside patio with views. Learn more at There are three other golf courses to play on in Borrego but Rams Hill is superior to all of them.

Upgraded, contemporary furnishings with Zen inspired luxurious feel.Take full advantage of all the activities available such as golf, swimming, tennis, hiking, biking, trail running, and more. Or, simply enjoy the quiet, peaceful, rejuvenating setting with expansive views while you relax on the patio or by the two pools. Some of the homes in the town of Borrego on VRBO don't offer a pool or jacuzzi and we wouldn't want to rent a house in the desert without a pool. We have two huge pools, a recreational and a lap pool which is heated all year, and a short walk from our house. Also our front, back and side patio's are secure if you bring your fury friend.

Take an early morning to catch the spectacular sunrise views. Catch the sunset while relaxing from the back patio over looking the golf course and the Borrego Valley.

As you enter the living room you are surrounded by windows bringing the sense of the space, sunlight and quiet into the home. This beautiful two-bedroom, two-bath, 1400 square foot, contemporary home has new tile throughout. The master bedroom has its own sliding door to the patio facing the expansive views. Sleep restfully in our comfy bed with 550 thread count sheets. Wake in the morning to the morning light on the mountain view. The master bath is spacious with walk in closet and large oval deep tub for two. Every room has direct access to the outside. Absolutely breathtaking and light and bright!

The guest bedroom is separate and private. The décor is warm and inviting, with a window facing the eastern sunrise view, The back patio has a fun seating area and sliding glass doors face the interior courtyard.

Each day provides a new opportunity to enjoy the many outdoor activities available in Borrego Springs. Once the largest Thompson Grape growing region in the state, Borrego Springs area is now a veritable playground for those that like to enjoy nature and the Anza-Borrego State Park, play golf , several green grass courses in town, or lounge about the two pools at our Santa Fe swim complex at Rams Hill. The lap pool is heated year round.

Borrego Springs is the perfect place for any Triathletes looking to train for an Ironman triathlon. Borrego Springs offer endless bicycle rides free of cars and no stoplights at all, the numerous running trails and a uncrowded lap pool. Borrego Springs has all the elements of the Ironman Triathlon in Hawaii-The heat of the desert, great cycling, endless running roads and trails, the lap pool and the mental toughness needed on the long stretches of Queen K Highway in Kona can be duplicated here in Borrego. The ultimate training ground for any short or long distance Ironman Triathlete.

Catch a Big Horn Sheep or two in the Palm Canyon Trails or visit the wonderful 129 metal sculptures in the Galleta Meadows situated throughout the Borrego Valley. We have a Dog Park on the property, so bring your furry friends too! More Photo's, video and information on our Facebook Page Todd and Trish Haskell Borrego Vacation Rental (see below).

Keywords: Borrego Springs, Rams Hill, Desert Vacation Rental, Private Home, Hotel, Montesoro, La Casa Del Zorro, Tom Fazio Golf, Anza Borrego State Park, Views, Privacy, Wildflowers, Facebook Todd and Trish Haskell Borrego Vacation Rental, Stargazing, Sunshine, Golf, Cycling


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) Guest Room

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • High Speed Wired or Wireless Internet Connection 3 TV's, Cable and Digital TV, Pool area includes an Olympic-size lap pool, a lounging pool and hot tub, Tennis Courts, Creeks and Waterfalls, Tom Fazio Golf, Restaurant on site...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Speakers in living room so bring I phone or iPad to hook up for music....moreless

  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Golf Course Front:

    Tom Fazio Golf course is open for play on November 15,2014. ...moreless

  • Golf Course View:

    We are directly overlooking the 4th hole of the Tom Fazio golf course....moreless

  • Lake View:

    Situated overlooking the beautiful lake on the 4th hole of a Tom Fazio golf course....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Beautiful view of the Santa Rosa Mountains and Indian Head....moreless

  • Resort:

    Rams Hill is a semi-private golf resort....moreless

  • Rural:

    3600 acres to roam on and surrounded by Anza Borrego State Park. Rams Hill and Borrego is an International Dark Sky Community. ...moreless

  • Village:

    Small village town 5 miles away....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Brand New A/C 2010, two ceiling fans!...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Big Driveway and off street parking...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove:

    Outside fire pit bring your own firewood....moreless


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


  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Golf:

    Tom Fazio Golf right out front...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    2 pools, one unheated and one heated lap pool...moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Prime season
Oct 5 - Dec 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$165 $175
Fri, Sat
$950 $3,000
Standard Rate
Jan 1 - May 31, 2016
7 night min stay

$950 $3,000
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$950 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee 4 guests $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee 2 guests $100
  • Taxes Not included


Posted rates include utilities and use of the swim and tennis complex. Thanksgiving and Christmas has a higher rate and may require a three night min, please inquire.

25% Deposit at time of reservation, balance due 45 days before your arrival.

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Last updated: 11/24/2015
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80 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Diego or Palm Springs
80 Miles
Nearest Beach
San Diego Beaches

Car: Necessary

Trail Running, Bicycling, Galetta Meadows, Best Sunrise viewing, Stargazing, Birding, Wildflowers (seasonal), Hiking Tours of the De-Anza National Park, Overland Jeep Tours, Huge Dog park on property at Rams Hill (Formly Montesoro). Tom Fazio Golf course is open for golf on Nov 15, 2014.

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Todd and I have been together for twenty one years. We live at the beach in Cardiff By The Sea. We run, hike, bike all through lovely Borrego.

Why the Owner Chose Borrego Springs:
Rams Hill in Borrego is a beautiful, peaceful and private desert community and offers one so much solitude. There are 3600 acres to roam on. The views are the best in the Borrego Valley since we sit up high. The sunrise in the mornings are the best at Rams Hill and was recently voted one the best places to watch the Sunrise by Sunset Magazine. Borrego is now one of the top places in the Nation according to USA Today to stargaze. The stars at night are better than any night sky that we have ever seen. Borrego was recently named an International Dark Sky Community, there are no stoplights in Borrego, no traffic, no pollution, no noise, no big box stores or chains. Our home at Rams Hill is surrounded by 650,000 acres of state park and will never get over developed and turn into a concrete jungle like Palm Springs. This is the real desert! It's not about what's here, it's about what's not here!!!!!!!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The views from the living room and master bedroom are some of the best on the Rams Hill property. The view is open and inspiring. The Santa Rosa Mountains are seen from every window in the living room. Indian Head can be seen from the master bed. BBQ's, sitting around the firepit, listening to the birds, watching the spectacular sunrise and sunsets are just a few things that we enjoy. The privacy, the peace and quiet, the night sky are some of the unique benefits of staying at our home. Nature is everywhere on this property from the owls to the jack rabbits, to the coyotes, to the selection of birds-a bird watchers paradise. It is never crowded ever here and offers one so much peace and solitude. AAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!! You will not be disappointed in this private retreat and jem of a place to relax. Borrego Springs was recently awarded the prestigious International Dark Sky Community Certification and has long been a haven for stargazers, both professional and amateur. Rated by USA Today as one of the top 10 stargazing locations in the nation. Everytime we walk out our door at night we can't help but look up at the night sky. We are always in awe of the darkness and these magnificent stars above, we feel so lucky to be blessed with the most amazing place to stargaze. There aren't many places like this left in Southern California. Not everyone will get it and we hope you will be one of the lucky ones to visit one of the best kept secrets close to millions of people in San Diego.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Our Amazing View

    Our Amazing View

  • Front Gate to our home

    Front Gate to our home

  • View from living room

    View from living room

  • Living Room at Night

    Living Room at Night

  • Full Kitchen with Bar

    Full Kitchen with Bar

  • Master Bedroom with slider to outside patio with a view

    Master Bedroom with slider to outside patio with a view

  • Guest Room -Separate and Private

    Guest Room -Separate and Private

  • Front Entrance at Rams Hill

    Front Entrance at Rams Hill

  • Santa Fe pool and Spa across from the house

    Santa Fe pool and Spa across from the house

  • Spring Wildflowers

    Spring Wildflowers

  • Springtime in Borrego

    Springtime in Borrego

  • Expansive Views from our patio of Indian Head and Borrego Springs at Rams Hill

    Expansive Views from our patio of Indian Head and Borrego Springs at Rams Hill

  • Green Grass View off back deck

    Green Grass View off back deck

  • Back of our house

    Back of our house

  • Daytime view out living room big picture windows

    Daytime view out living room big picture windows

  • Breakfast on the patio

    Breakfast on the patio

  • Counter Height  Dining Table with view seats 6

    Counter Height Dining Table with view seats 6

  • Large Master Bathroom

    Large Master Bathroom

  • Guest Bedroom Patio

    Guest Bedroom Patio

  • Santa Fe Jacuzzi

    Santa Fe Jacuzzi

  • Dusk off our back deck

    Dusk off our back deck

  • Sunrise out the front door

    Sunrise out the front door

  • Rams Hill Golf Course Open Nov 14, 2014

    Rams Hill Golf Course Open Nov 14, 2014

  • Gorgeous Outdoor Dining at Rams Hill Restaurant, open to the public.

    Gorgeous Outdoor Dining at Rams Hill Restaurant, open to the public.

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