Wilderness Ranch Casita
Youngsville, NM, United States
Our Days Available calendars are updated every morning. Please check our main website (links are above the 'Photos' section below) for more details and images of our three beautiful and unique vacation rentals. NEW FOR 2016: RANCH/SANTA FE Rent Ranch Casita for one week, included is the use of our downtown east-side PIED A TERRE during that week; come and go as you please between rentals. $990 for the week (1 or 2 people), taxes included; additional $25 per person per night up to four people. Please inquire for details. Ranch Wilderness Casita is located within the only twenty mile long gated box canyon in the Chama Wilderness at the end of a 15 mile long adventurous dirt road. 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) A picturesque kitchen and dining area. 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. 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) Ranch Casita is closed for check in at 5 pm; do not arrive after this time. o) Check-out time is 11 AM. o) One or two adults 25 years old or older; exceptions are possible. 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. Ranch Casita is closed for check in at 5 pm; do not arrive after this time. Book 7 nights, 7th night free. See our main website gallinacanyonranch. com for other rates and policies. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Total rent is due at the time of booking. Our rental Casitas are the only rentals within 20 miles of the Chama Wilderness. From Highway 84 you turn on to FS Road 151. Eight miles down the road is the bridge you will open and cross. Our ranch is another 8 miles from the bridge. 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) We are two miles from the Chama River where one can white-water raft, kayak, and fish. A table, two chairs, and two boogie boards are available for you to use on Rio Chama. You may bring your kayak or river raft and take a leisurely "Self-Outfitted" trip down the river to the Big Eddy Take-out, which takes approximately three hours. No fee or permit is required for "Self-Outfitted" river trips on the lower Chama River. DRIVING DIRECTIONS: From Albuquerque take Highway 25 north to Santa Fe. From Santa Fe take Highway 285/84 north to Española. Continue north on Highway 84 towards Abiquiù and Chama. Half a mile after Mile Marker 227, there are two signs: "Forest Road 151" and "Monastery 13 miles." Turn left. From Chama New Mexico: take Highway 84 South towards Abiquiù and Española. You will pass the Echo Amphitheater on your right. Look for Mile Marker 228 on your right. After Mile Marker 228, there are two signs: "Forest Road 151" and "Monastery 13 miles." Turn right. On Road 151 continue west 8 miles until you come to Skull Bridge on the left; you will be provided with the combination to the bridge's locked gate. A sign before the bridge, on the right, reads "Gallina Canyon Ranch 8 Miles." Unlock the bridge's gate by entering the correct numbers, and remember to PUSH IN THEN PULL OUT for the lock to open. DISREGARD THE SIGNS THAT READ "NO VEHICLES" AND "ROAD CLOSED." Drive across the bridge, close and lock it again, and change the numbers. The same instructions apply to the next gate. Continue down the road and you will arrive at Gallina Canyon Ranch. Allow 1 hour from Highway 84 to the ranch.
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