Wilderness Ranch Casita(42 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Sleeping Porch, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)
Ranch Wilderness Casita is located within the only twenty mile long gated box canyon in the Chama Wilderness. The rental includes a large bedroom, a fully equipped kitchen and dining area, living room, bath room, spacious deck with lounge chairs, barbecue, dining table, and chairs.
A lighted path leads from Casita to your private Sleeping Deck. It contains two full beds, pillows, chairs, small chest-of-drawers, table, telescope, and a 200-degree view of the canyon.
Gallina Canyon Ranch has been featured in many national and regional magazines, including New Mexico magazine, The Santa Fean, Better Homes and Gardens, Sunset, and Martha Stewart Living.
o) Hot and cold running water from a pure fresh-water spring.
o) A bathroom, shower, and toilet.
o) Two burner propane stove and dining and cooking utensils.
o) A beautiful bedroom with a queen size bed with linens.
o) A sunny, comfortable living room.
o) A medium-sized refrigerator and freezer.
o) Low-voltage lighting.
o) A large outside deck.
o) Please remove your shoes before entering Casita, you may wish to bring slippers. We also suggest that you bring head lamps if you want to read at night
o) Casita has an outdoor propane barbecue on the deck. We provide the propane.
o) When available, we will provide eggs and produce from our garden.
o) Our spring water is excellent for drinking (no need to bring water).
o) WiFi internet is available at Ranch Casita. WiFi also works at the sleeping deck and community swim pond.
o) You are welcome to bring a swim suit, picnic lunch, and spend the day relaxing at the community pond. We provide beach towels.
o) This is a hard-working cattle ranch. You may encounter cows, calves, horses, chickens and wild turkeys, elk and deer during your stay; they will peacefully ignore you if you peacefully ignore them.
o) Prior to your arrival you will wish to shop for all of your food, drink, and snacks for your entire stay. The nearest store is 35 miles away.
o) If your vehicle has exceptionally low clearance we will meet you at the bridge and bring you in our truck to your Casita. (Example: Scion, Mini Cooper, Prius)
o) Please leave all gates as you find them.
o) Radios and cellular telephones do not work in the canyon.
o) More pictures of Gallina Canyon Ranch are available on our More Images web page.
Casita is close to the Rio Chama: there you will find a table and chairs. One may fish for Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout.
Ranch Casita Policies:
o) We require a signed waiver from each person when you arrive. Please read the waiver before reserving the rental.
o) Fires and smoking are prohibited in the canyon due to the extreme fire risk.
o) Loving your pets means visiting here without them; we do not allow pets at Ranch Casita.
o) No hunting.
o) Check-in time is before 5 PM (unless given 24 hour prior notice). Ranch Casita closed for check in at 5 pm do not arrive after this time.
o) Check-out time is 11 AM.
o) There will be no additional charge for extra nights in case heavy rain prevents you from leaving after your paid-for nights.
Please check our availability calendar before emailing. Tax is included in the rates. Our cancellation policy: More than 60 days prior to check in: 100% refund. 60 days to 30: 100% minus $25 cancel fee. Less than 30 days of check in: no refund. Guests may change the reserve dates 60 days or more prior to check in.
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Member since: 2009
- 800 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
- Queen size Beds (1) Our Queen-size bed is accessible from both sides; night stands are next to the bed. The provided wedge pillows allow guests to sit up in bed and take in the spectacular view of the magnificent canyon walls. WiFi internet works in the Casita and at the sleeping deck. We provide bottled water at the sleeping deck....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Bird Watching
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Gallina Canyon Ranch is like a private Bryce Canyon, or Sedona. Stunning 2,000 foot tall red sandstone cliffs throughout a 20 mile long canyon populated with Ponderosa Pines, Pinion Pines and Cedars...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 2 people
100% cotton sheets, down comforter with duvet cover, hypoallergenic pillows, Memory Foam pillows, extra blankets, sheets, and pillow cases. Also bath towels, wash cloths, large beach towels....moreless
- Parking Off Street:
Cellular telephones do not work in the canyon. Guests who need to make important phone calls can arrange with us to drive you a short distance out of the canyon to use our special telephone....moreless
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
Paper towels, napkins, Ziploc bags, foil / Saran Wrap. There is no oven in Casita. The kitchen contains salt, pepper, sugar, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and various seasonings....moreless
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Wood Deck
Pool / Spa
- Outdoor Pool
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
For the month of April we require a five-night minimum stay. This reverts to a 2 night minimum in May. We require a signed waiver upon arrival. No cleaning fee or security deposit. Please check our availability calendar before emailing. Base rate is for one or two people. Ranch Casita closed for check in at 5 pm do not arrive after this time.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Ranch Casita is two miles from Rio Chama; you may wish to bring your own kayak or canoe. Our website includes many more pictures, our rate sheet, and directions on how to get to the ranch.
Year Purchased: 1977
About the owner: Elizabeth is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. Andrew is from Grand Rapids Michigan. In 1977 we bought the homestead complete with cows. We grew specialty organic produce for restaurants in Santa Fe, Taos, and Albuquerque for fifteen years. David is from the Los Angeles area. He came to the ranch in 2002. He is our caretaker, and webmaster. The ranch is featured in many magazines, such as Martha Stewart, Better Homes and Gardens, Sunset, Gourmet, Saveur, Country Home, Bon Appetit, Wine Spectator, Horticulture, Countryside, Country Living Gardener, Santa Fe Wine and Chile Fiesta, Rocky Mountain Gardening, New Mexico, The Santa Fean, Santa Fe Reporter, The Good Cook, Exotic Beans, Southwest Passages, Fine Cooking, Denver Post, Los Angeles Times, and New York Times. One of us will check you in and out. If you need anything during your stay, feel free to ask any one of us.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The geology of Gallina Canyon is similar to Bryce National Park and Sedona AZ.
- Primary: 5054903333 See our web page at gallinacanyonranch.com
Links to more information:
Map showing how to get to the ranch
Ranch Casita's Bedroom
View from the sleeping deck
The grape arbor
Gallina Canyon Ranch
Ranch Casita's Living Room
Ranch Casita's Kitchen
Ranch Casita's sleeping deck, with two beds and telescope.
Community swim pond
A view of Rio Gallina
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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