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Rams Hill Condo Casita 2 BR Renovated Condo Desert View

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps up to 6)

This renovated 2 bedroom casita condominium located in the Rams Hill development in the desert community of Borrego Springs 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 has a computer hookup to stream from your computer. There is a twin size and full size sofa sleeper in the living room to accommodate two 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 barbecue on the back patio, fire pit table and stunning views of the desert and mountains. The Ram's Hill award winning golf course was recently re-opened and is available on a per play basis. There are also several golf courses within a few miles of the Rams Hill development. Lots of hiking trails and places to bike throughout the Borrego area. PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROPERTY IS 90 MILES FROM BEACHES AND SAN DIEGO AREA ATTRACTIONS

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, barbecue, fireplace, patio, kitchen, renovated

More Details

Judy Scheuer
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 9, 2018

About Judy Scheuer

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 Ocotillo desert mountain scene art glass window in the new wall in the upstairs bedroom.

Judy Scheuer purchased this condo in 2011

Why Judy Scheuer 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.

What makes this condo unique

The 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.


Borrego Springs Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa (2)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • wheelchair accessible
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Rams Hill Condo Casita 2 BR Renovated Condo Desert View
average rating of 4.7586207 based on 29 reviews

The casita was definitely appropriate for our holiday needs. Very cozy and well equipped.

  • 3 of 5

The casita was well- equipped and we felt welcome there. It was clean and comfortable and met our vacation needs. Although it is not fancy, it certainly has everything two couples could ask for during our week's stay.

I do have a few recommendations, some of which are probably well known. First, the dishwasher needs repair. This is only a convenience for the guests. Second, we were disappointed the Las Casitas pool was closed. Although our key fob worked for the San Felipe pool, it was freezing cold. Consequently,. we had to use the Sante Fe pool, which is heated. but it did not accept our key fob. Luckily, there was somebody there to let us in. In the future, guests may want to have a key fob for ALL pool areas as using the pool and hot tub is something we look forward to using. Lastly,. I think that the advertising for any place on VRBO should be clear about the VRBO fees that are passed on to the guests when the final bill is stated. Other than that, this is a great place. The owner, Judy, is very helpful and communicates well with the guests.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location; beautifully maintained; well stocked with kitchen and bathroom equipment

  • 5 of 5

The layout and location is ideal for accessing so much if the park. The view from the casita is of the mountains, and one could easily just stay all day and stare at them. Highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and amenities

  • 5 of 5

The house is located in a beautiful location in the heart of Borrego Springs.

It is very cozy and is equipped with everything needed to cook a breakfast or a meal.

The community is very well taken care of and nicely landscaped.

There's is a pool nearby to cool off on a hot summer day.

It's a nice place to come back to after gourgeous yet strenuous desert hikes.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Casita

  • 5 of 5

This place is fantastic! modern and updated and very clean and comfortable. fully equipped. the patio is so awesome with a fire pit and an amazing desert view. The night sky was beautiful to enjoy on the patio. Owner made it easy to check in and out and clear directions. we will be back for sure! Thanks Judy !

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice condo

  • 4 of 5

Overall this is a very nice, clean and comfortable condo. All rooms and bedrooms are very nicely furnished and the bathrooms had plenty of towels.

Only a couple of minor items that I would recommend going forward. We were surprised that there was no cable TV. I always like to catch up on the news and the golf channel in the evening but was not able to do so. Instructions recommended connecting the TV (connection provided) to your laptop for streaming.

Also, there was no coffee in the kitchen. I did find some coffee beans in a container on the counter but the grinder is in need of some cleaning so I used the blender. It worked out ok.

As always the desert night out there is second to none with tons of stars and satellites overhead. I would recommend bringing along some seat cushions to make the outdoor seating a little more comfortable.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: seat cushions are kept in the locker next to the outdoor table, which is noted in the info letter kept on the kitchen counter. We have no plans to provide television service. The only game in town is Direct TV and it is prohibitive in cost. Thank you for your feedback.
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A Great Get Away

  • 4 of 5

When we rented the Casita, it was before the Super Bloom. When we arrived the bloom was really 'on' , and the town was packed. We enjoyed the bloom and the storms that also rolled through. But what really added to the enjoyment of the Borrego area was the Casita itself. Location is a close drive to 'Downtown' Borrego but far from the crowds. From the Casita it is an easy, scenic walk to to the Rams Hill club house - with attendant bar and restaurant. The Casita is very nicely appointed and in great condition. Owners have supplied lots of info about the area including maps, books and points of interest. Plus there was a very nice supplies of coffee, condiments, paper and etc. We enjoyed sitting out and looking at the night skys. We communicated with owners who are very responsive and accommodating. Would have give this a 5* rating - only issue was lack of local TV. We had a great time in the Casita Get Away.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
85 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Beach
90 Miles
Carlsbad State Beach
Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $75
Tax Rate 8.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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