Secluded 20 Acre Retreat with Guest House and Pool(68 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)
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.
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Member since: 2009
- Max. occupancy 8
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
- 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
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Mobile Phone:
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning $150
- Pet Fee $20
- Tax Rate 7%
Pet cleaning fees are $10 per pet per night.
Additional fees apply for parties over 4 people. $10 per person per night.
3 night minimum stay on Holiday Weekends
3 night minimum on Holiday Weekends
Check in is at 4pm. Check out is at 10am.
Pool is not heated. Best swim times are from Memorial Day thru September.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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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.
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, CA, USA:
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.
- Primary: (323) 547-6109
- Secondary: (323) 868-1834 (California, USA)
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Main House - South Facade
BBQ area with gas and charcoal grills.
Living Room Main House
Master bedroom in main house
View from right outside the master bedroom.
Patio coming off the studio
Studio Main Room with twin beds
Queen bed in Studio sleeping loft
Picnic by the pool.
A gorgeous sunset from the pool's observation deck.
The pool looking mighty enticing
Observation deck overlooking the pool
Living Room Main House
Master Bedroom Main House
The Queen Bed in the Master bedroom
Fully-equipped Kitchen in main house
Studio and pool
Laundry and bathroom in Studio
Fire pit outside main house patio
View leaving the studio
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017
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