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SECLUDED 20 ACRE RETREAT WITH GUEST HOUSE AND POOL

Marcus Wright

Advertiser since: 2009
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People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Calendar last updated:
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SECLUDED 20 ACRE RETREAT WITH GUEST HOUSE AND POOL

People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Joshua Tree - Rancho Loco

House, 2 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Rancho Loco is perfect for your desert hideaway home away from home. Come rain or shine, Rancho Loco has something beautiful to offer. When it's sunny, drinks by the pool, quiet time on the veranda with a book, watching the sun rise or set and enjoying some good barbecue with friends and family. When it's stormy – get cozy on the couch with a fire crackling away, a home cooked meal with a glass of wine while you watch the clouds roll in over the dramatic landscape, framed by the huge picture windows. Rancho Loco also affords extra privacy with separate living quarters, the cozy & bright main house and the open & airy studio.

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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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Marcus Wright (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
Call Owner
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Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
2 March, 2015

About Marcus Wright

We, Karen and Marcus, have lived in Los Angeles since 1990 and take great joy and pride in making things better.

Marcus Wright purchased this house in 2001

Why Marcus Wright chose Joshua Tree

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.

What makes this house unique

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.

People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 35 holidaymaker reviews

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Secluded 20 Acre Retreat with Guest House and Pool
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 35 reviews
Atlanta, GA
5

Private Desert Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This well maintained private desert retreat made an excellent getaway for our family summer vacation. Many thanks to Marcus for providing excellent service when we needed it. We would not hesitate to stay here forever.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Los Angeles

Fantastic house!

  • of 5

This house is one of the best rentals we've ever stayed in. It's very private and quiet, and the house itself it beautiful. Nice style and great attention to detail. The perfect place to relax and enjoy the great views. Highly recommended!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Los Angeles
5

Thanksgiving at Rancho Loco.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent the whole way around. Myself and 6 other people spent a 4 day weekend at Rancho Loco for Thanksgiving and were absolutely delighted with the place. Quiet, secluded, and well stocked, R.L. is a perfect getaway for those who are fans of desert locations. Great star watching at night and an array of different places in and around the house for relaxing during the day made this the perfect Thanksgiving holiday spot. We'll definitely be renting again in the future! Thanks of an awesome time.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Los Angeles, CA
5

Rancho Loco

  • 5 of 5

My buddies and I had such a great time at this very secluded house in Joshua Tree. The place was clean, easy to find and very comfortable. The pool was nice, but boy was it cold! I imagine it would've been nice had the temp been in the triple digits but it was a very mild 80 or less that weekend. I will definitely, for sure, be back if I can get away again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Los Angeles, CA
5

Even Better Than the Pictures!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I recently stayed here for the weekend. We were more than happy with everything! Even when booking, coordinating the reservation with Marcus was very easy. He was very friendly and always quick to respond.

The house is on a great plot of land that's very secluded. The views from anywhere on the property are gorgeous. There is a ton of furniture and many places for people to sleep...not to mention it's very stylishly decorated. There is the main house and studio/guest house area. Both have TVs and are furnished but we spent most of our time outside. The pool was a little chilly but that's definitely not a problem in the desert heat.

In the evening, we BBQ-ed outside and ate at the large dining room table. Afterwards, we would go outside to enjoy the gorgeous view of the stars. If you want a true Joshua Tree experience, this is the place for you. It's also priced at a stellar rate.

Thank you for such a fun weekend! We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Los Angeles
5

Perfect Desert Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Simply the perfect desert getaway, pool included. Owners were kind & easy to communicate with, instructions on how to utilize the house (pool, grill, guest house, WiFi, etc) were clear & easy to follow. The house itself was the perfect size - two people in the guest house and two people in the main house. The pool was the ultimate relaxation station after a long day of hiking in the National Park. We really enjoyed everything and can't wait to come back!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Location

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.

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Prices & Availability

From $321 Nightly

Prices for this holiday house in Joshua Tree , California Desert

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Additional pricing information

cleaning $150 + Tax
Per person over 4 guests $10 + Tax
Pet Fee $10 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes Pet cleaning fees are $10 per pet per night.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Joshua Tree in California Desert

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 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.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Two Separate Living Quarters, Swamp Cooler in main house and in the studio, Lounge chairs, Pool Floaties, Picnic Table, Beach Towels and other Sundries for Maximum Pool Enjoyment
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