|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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.
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) 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.
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) Check-in time is 3 to 6 PM (unless given 24 hour prior notice)
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.
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.
Elizabeth purchased this cabin in 1977
The geology of Gallina Canyon is similar to Bryce National Park and Sedona AZ.
Elizabeth and Andrew own perhaps the most beautiful ranch in New Mexico, deep in the Chama River Wilderness. They own two small casitas that they rent out to working writers who are seeking extreme remoteness, natural beauty, peace and quiet to work.
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Notes||We require a signed waiver upon arrival. No cleaning fee or security deposit. Please check our availability calendar before emailing.|
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.