This is our second home and when we are not there, we would love to share it with you and your family or friends. Please take care of it as if it was your own. We often leave extra items in the pantry and refrigerator for your use.
Use instant book now to reserve your dates. We often get multiple requests, so instant book will get you an instant confirmation of your rental dates. Certain holidays and event dates will require a minimum stay and a departure following the holiday or a special event. If there's a conflict with your request, we will notify you immediately following your inquiry reservation.
Our calendar is always up to date, so if you don't want to miss out staying here, use the instant book for immediate confirmation of your reservation. In case of multiple rental requests, the first paid request will automatically be confirmed.
Burn only compressed logs in the fireplace. Bring your own or buy one of ours for $5 each.
For the kids and teenagers we have TV channels just for them. For adults, various apps offer Late Night programs that are rated X, subscription may be required. Our property features horseshoes, fire pit (bring firewood), playing cards, apple board checkers and backgammon. We also offer the Wii and Wii Udraw. If you have games bring them with you.
The Ranch, aka the Camp, is situated in the quiet desert valley of Borrego Springs on two acres of open area with several golf courses and great restaurants nearby and is just two hours to Sea World, Pacific Ocean, MCRD, Downtown San Diego, Fashion Valley Shopping Center and the San Diego Zoo. Across the street from the Ranch, are hundreds of acres of open space just waiting to be walked or 4-wheel driven. You won't be disappointed with this rental.
Our Camp sleeps up to 8 in four beds plus two on a sofa sleeper. The large master bedroom suite has both a king and a double bed. The two other bedrooms have queen beds. A pack-n-play is also available. Great place and location for a large get-together. BTW, you can use our clothes washer and dryer.
While in Borrego, visit La Casa Del Zorro, just a few blocks away, for their Music by the Pool, every Saturday, 7 p.m. to 10...No cover charge. Their cantina is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. You can also use their tennis courts and pool for a small day fee. Also, for our visiting veterans, American Legion Post 853 is just down the street and is open every evening in season. Don't forget to take the short drive up to Julian for some apple pie, about a half hour ride up the mountain from the house. There is also a VFW in Julian.
Book early for best season dates, rates for next year will be posted shortly. Reservation requests made more than six months in advance will first have to be quoted in advance or following a future seasonal request.
While here, consider visiting the Temecula Wine Country, about one hour drive away. Go horseback riding through the vine trails, wine tasting, hot air balloon and jeep rides or a self guided tour.
Our place has three bedrooms (one king with a double beside it and two queen beds), one sofa bed, two bathrooms, linen, patio deck area, fireplace, wireless Internet access, fully equipped kitchen, coffee maker, blender, spices, gas stove range, microwave, side by side refrigerator with ice maker, air conditioning, blu-ray dvd player, flat screen internet TV. Additional amenities include board games, horseshoes, fire pit, charcoal grill (bring charcoal), washer (provide your own laundry soap) and dryer, hair dryer and iron/ironing board. Please remember this is a smoke-free property inside. One medium pet dog welcome at no additional cost. If a security deposit is required, it will show on the invoice, for most rentals we do not require a security deposit. Just leave the house clean with dishes and pans washed and put away. The housekeeper will wash the linen and make the beds that were used.
What You Need to Know:
Extra-person charges per night per person may apply and vary depending on occupancy.
Credit card or a Echeck payment is required when making a reservation with full payment within 45 days of arrival.
(house parties not allowed, unless all guests are paid guests)
Check-in time starts at about: 4 PM, earlier when available
Check-out time is: 10:45 AM to 11.
Please do not request to depart on a major holiday. We will adjust the invoice for one additional night, unless previous approval is obtained.
Local hotel tax of 8% added to invoices (San Diego County Tax Permit #5-1702701-11)
Pet enclosed fenced area is 36” high and we do not charge a pet fee, but we request that pet usage be limited to one pet.
Accepted payments USD: Major credit card or Echeck
If you are looking for a last minute escape from the hustle and bustle of life we have the escape for you!
We like to exchange homes for trips throughout the USA, Baja Mexico and Canada. If you have another location in mind, ask us about doing a swap.