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Joan Grandizio

Speaks english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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BRING YOUR OWN HORSES - WRITE, RECORD, & EDIT AUDIO/VIDEO UTILIZING MACBOOK PRO!

Yucca Valley House Rental Photos and Description

Unique vacation destination: Character and cozy charm - hiking and star-gazing

Rockin' Dawg Ranch: Create/Freedom/Family/Friends/Relaxion/Fun & Folly...

BREATHE....

Relaxation/Reading/Writing/Recording/Video/

Audio/Music/Editing/Photography, and Horseback Riding!!!

Bring your horse, guitar, or both! Rockin' Dawg Ranch is not only a scenic relaxing vacation destination, it's a unique place in which to create your art; whether it be recording music/video or editing audio/video, etc. The Rock-n-Roll Room includes a MacBook Pro dual Core Intel, Pro Tools, editing software, and more (too much to list here). You may 'get away from it all', write and edit your screenplay, script, treatment, or book, in the solitude and serenity of the high desert.

Elvis is in the building! You'll enjoy the fun & folly of our Shelf o' Toys, which includes dress-up wigs, Pee-wee Herman glitter shoes, funky glasses, and even a Belly Dancing DVD course!

The music Room also includes a green screen for your photography or videography; make sure to take lots of photos/videos and share them with us!

The main room, an African-themed hang-out, is a fun place to just kick back and watch a good movie from our expansive video library. Amenities also include WiFi and streaming video. Enjoy the fun private patio off the main room with a soaking tub and BBQ.

The bedroom is a romantically cozy equine-themed room, which includes air conditioning and heating, and a cute retro-themed tiled (full) bathroom.

The old-school cozy kitchen is fully stocked with cooking utensils and everything you'll need to prepare a wonderful gourmet meal (be sure to pick up your fire wood and groceries on your way to RDR).

In addition, you may trailer your horses out to RDR ranch and stable them on our 2.5 acre property for your stay. Enjoy horseback riding on one of the many scenic trails surrounding Rockin' Dawg Ranch.

RDR sleeps six, and is comfortable with cool air conditioning for the summer months, and warm cozy wood burning fireplace for the winter months.

When you've had a rough day of fun, you may work-out in the gym (Gym Neighbors), reserve (book lessons in advance) a professional back massage (on property) or take a horse-back riding lesson, at 'Rockin' Dawg Ranch Too', located on the other side of Goat Mountain. With your horseback riding lesson, you may request a tour of our 501c3 Animal Rescue and meet our Rescued horses, dogs, cats; a sweet donkey named Star, and our house-pig, Annie.

Rockin' Dawg Ranch is continually evolving! Make sure to visit us again soon to see what new surprises we have waiting for you! (see www.rockindawgranch.com for updates)

Rockin' Dawg Ranch supports Animal Rescue. Twenty-five percent of proceeds are donated to Pet Place International, Inc. (www.petplaceinternational.com).

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Suitability:
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Joan Grandizio

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2013
Speaks english

Jeff and I met in 1975 and formed a close bond and connection that would last until we would finally meet again 35 years later in 2009 (you may read our full bio on our site: www.rockindawgranch.com).

Shortly after Jeff and I reunited, we started a 501c3 non-profit Animal Rescue, which is located at 'Rockin’ Dawg Ranch Too'. We rescue and offer a sanctuary to horses, dogs, cats, pigs, and a donkey name Star.

Jeff is a professional drummer, animal advocate, vegan - and an old hippy soul. I have had a colorful life and have gone from being a hitch-hiking hippy (that's how we met) to a stenographer, dancer, dog groomer, published writer, vegan, alkaline-water drinking, animal advocate, and flower-child ol' soul. Together Jeff and I found our inner bohemian once again.

Our love for saving animals has become a full-time passion. In addition, we endeavor to start a low cost spay/neuter clinic in our community. Our ultimate goal is to unite animals and people together to help them learn to trust, and live with love, compassion and empathy.

In between animal activism, Jeff and I make time to play and enjoy live music. We're rich with family, friends, and lots of animals to love.

Joan Grandizio purchased this house in 2013

Visit the one-of-a-kind vacation destination, Rockin' Dawg Ranch!

Horse-back Ride/Relax/Record/Write: You and your party will enjoy the ability to record and edit your music, video, or screenplay utilizing MacBook Pro, loaded with multiple programs. There's a Green screen with lighting for your own photography/videography.

Rockin Dawg Ranch is also a wonderful vacation destination to trailer out your horses to spend a few nights and enjoy the wonderfully scenic trails surrounding this cozy desert property.

A great place for writers, musicians, horse lovers (animals lovers), and an all-around relaxing, star-gazing photo-opportunity that is unique only to the high desert.

Jeff and I left the big city to live in an area where we could get away from it all, have a place to house and build our dog kennels and grow our animal rescue/sanctuary.

We're so grateful that God led us to the desert. We absolutely love the peaceful solitude of our home and the beauty that surrounds us. We knew that if we love where we live, that others will too!

Rockin' Dawg Ranch is a wonderful retreat to get away from it all, enjoy the brilliant stars at night, bird watch, and simply relax.

Moreover, we designed RDR with all the elements that we would enjoy on our own vacation: music-making, horseback riding/animals; the ability to create our art, and enjoy fun, folly, and relaxation - against a peaceful, beautiful, and unique desert backdrop.

Along with our multi-themed rooms, we offer a place for writers, musicians, and artisans to create their art by utilizing the following: See link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fp3tM7hVzv4

A Mac Book Pro dual core Intel; Pro-Tools 10, and Logic 8.; Yamaha studio monitors and speakers; Lexicon A/D interface 8 x 4 plus 2 SPIDF, 10 inputs plus Adat optical light pipe as well as 4 outputs - control room and headphones; separate Bootable Drive for Video Editing and Effects; Final Cut Pro; Motion; Photoshop C7; DVD Studio Pro; Live Fonts; and a Yamaha Keyboard with midi, a Green screen/lighting, and more. You may book private lessons for MacBook Pro, Final Cut Pro, or Pro Tools when you make your reservations. Classes are given by Jamie Browning. Jamie is a professional musician and engineer. He was pivotal in designing RDR's Music Room. To check out Jamie's site, go to www.jamiebrowning.net. Thank you, Jamie. You may stay at RDR whenever we have an opening. :-)

In addition, you may book guitar or singing lessons with your reservation. In addition, you may book a massage, riding lesson, and a tour of the Rescue Ranch (Rockin' Dawg Ranch Too).

Rockin' Dawg Ranch is a unique vacation destination. We provides a place for your horses on 2.5 private acres, along with many scenic riding trails that surround the property.

BBQ on the cozy patio at night and take a luxurious soak in the out-door tub for two.

Rockin' Dawg Ranch also has WiFi, streaming video, and a huge assortment of videos to enjoy at the end of your full day.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Property Reviews

Bring your own horses - Write, record, & edit audio/video utilizing MacBook Pro!
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
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Bring your own horses - Write, record, & edit audio/video utilizing MacBook Pro!
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Yucca Valley California Desert
Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
5

Missouri Travelers

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
This is a cool house in the quiet desert. Clean and nicely decorated. The wood stove was a cozy feature. Fully equipped with optional recording area. Great retreat to get away from it all.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hey! Thank you for your review; moreover, thank you for coming out to visit. We had the time of our lives! ox Joan & Jeff P.S. Please come back soon and we'll do it again!
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Bring your own horses - Write, record, & edit audio/video utilizing MacBook Pro!
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Yucca Valley California Desert
Fallbrook, ca
5

Rockin good time

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
It was what I expected and much more. I was hoping for a ranch, and thats what I got. Joan and Jeff really took care of us the time we were there. Right up to serving up some home cooked chili and eggs for breakfast. I felt like a rock star in a John Wayne movie. Fell in love with a great horse. I will be back. The studio was a major plus and capable of recording if thats what you wish to do. We did that and spent alot of time on the trail. Do yourself a favor, get out to Rockin Dawg Ranch and make a record, or just ride a horse
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hey, you guys! It was so fun to have you there. You ARE John Wayne - that's why you got the royal treatment. Don't tell anyone else that we waited on you hand and food! lol We loved spending time with you. Of course you're welcome back anytime. You are truly rock stars! But next time, you're going to cook for us. Love ya! Jeff & Joan
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Bring your own horses - Write, record, & edit audio/video utilizing MacBook Pro!
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Yucca Valley California Desert
Orange County
5

We love Rockin' Dawg Ranch!

We love Rockin' Dawg Ranch!
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
First off, my family and I want to thank you for providing such a wonderful place to vacation. We absolutely LOVE Rockin' Dawg Ranch. It was everything you promised and more. My daughters and I brought out our horses and rode every day on the beautiful trails. The view was incredible for miles. My husband brought his guitar and equipment and spent a lot of time playing guitar and messing with the MacBook Pro. He was in heaven! We had to drag him away to take a hike. We love the beauty and peacefulness of the ranch and surrounding area. We BBQ'd at night and then sat out on the porch to star gaze. The stars in the desert are amazin!. What a treat. We will definitely recommend RDR to our friends. In fact, we might come back with them next time. I love the cozy house with the different themed rooms. We all tried on wigs and played with the fun stuff on thee Shelf o' Toys. We laughed so hard. I have some great pictures to send to you guys. Thank you again! We can't wait to come back.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hello! It's great to hear from you. Thank you for your wonderful review on Rockin Dawq Ranch. We're really glad to hear you had a great stay. Thank you for coming out! We hope to see you again soon. You're welcome anytime. Don't forget to tell your friends. Thank you! Joan & Jeff
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Bring your own horses - Write, record, & edit audio/video utilizing MacBook Pro!
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Yucca Valley California Desert
Hollywood, CA
5

Perfect Place to Record

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
I was told about this place through another recording artist, and it was fantastic. They had all of the top of line recording equipment which made it simple for us to record. We especially loved the fact that there is no body around you for miles,
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers
Owner's Response: Hello, Mark! Thank you for your stay and your nice remarks. We loved having you and your party at Rockin' Dawg Ranch. You're welcome back anytime. Keep on Rockin'! Sincerely, Jeff & Joan
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Integratron
Joshua Tree National Park
Big Bear Lake, CA
Desert Hills Premium Outlets
The Bowling Barn
Pappy & Harriet's Pioneertown Palace
Joshua Tree National Park Visitors Center
Natural Sisters Cafe
Crossroads Cafe
Pie for the People!
Joshua Tree National Park
Rainbow Stew
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Palm Springs Airport
Nearest Ferry
120 Miles
Bal Boa Island, CA
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Palm Springs
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hwy 247
Nearest Beach
100 Miles
Orange County Beaches
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Castle Inn
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Big Bear Lakes
Nearest Golf
35 Miles
Palm Springs
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Aki Sushi
Car: necessary

Vast desert views surrounding the property on all sides. Beautiful and unique photo-opportunities; bright and brilliant star gazing right from the front porch. Hiking in Joshua Tree National Park; Antiquing in downtown Yucca Valley and Joshua Tree; sight-seeing and shopping at Pioneertown; dinner and live music entertainment at Pappy and Harriet's a must-do, located in Pioneer Town (Yucca Valley)!

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Availability & Rates

Yucca Valley House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Peak Season
Oct 1 2013 - May 1 2014
$259
$299
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,100
$6,000
2 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$195
$245
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,365
$3,750
2 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50.00
Refundable damage deposit $300.00
Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes Please let owner know if you do not intend to use the MacBook Pro. Special discounted rates will apply (and the computer/programs will not be available to you).

Only registered guests are allowed onto the property!

If you would like to book Rockin' Dawg Ranch to bring your horses out to stay and ride on the trails, we will adjust the rate (the recording equipment will not be available).

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Yucca Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Internet ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Garage ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
Kitchen:
  • Toaster ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Pantry Items ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , outdoor shower , Cute (full) bath, retro-themed black, white and pink
  • Very cute bathroom - retro with black and white tile and pink toilet, sink, and tub/shower (full bath), with a GREAT view!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Equine Room - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon , One full bedroom, and two pull-out beds, sleeps 6
  • Cozy queen bed with romantic netting in an equine-themed room with a gorgeous desert view for miles. Cute Retro-tiled (full) bath off bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Games ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Toys ...
  • Television ...
  • Books ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • not suitable for children ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • theme parks
  • zoo
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • ski privileges optional
  • equestrian events
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • golf
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • rock climbing
  • hot air ballooning
Notes:
To Book your reservation: Send us an e-mail from this site (VRBO). We'll respond ASAP, gather your details, and book your stay. Rockin' Dawg Ranch has it all! The natural beauty of the desert; brilliant stars at night; bird watching; photography; and hiking. Trailer your horses out, and ride on the scenic trails surrounding the property. Write your next best seller or record your hit record on the MacBook Pro, editing sound and/or video, or have fun utilizing the green screen. Rocking' Dawg Ranch is a fun, artful, cozy, relaxing, music-making unique place to stay... bring your gear and/or your horses and make it the best adventure ever! P.S. Ask us about booking the following extras: Guitar/singing lessons; Pro-Tools; massage; horseback riding lesson/tour of RDR Too and Pet Place International (the rescue ranch). Let us know if you have any special requests!
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