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Historic Ranch Adobe 3 BR/2 BA Home on Private Ranch

Elgin, AZ, USA
  • House
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Mininum Stay2 nights

House, 3 Bedrooms + Attached Unit, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

The Adobe House is happily situated at the headquarters of the Babacomari Ranch, an historic Spanish Land Grant privately owned by the Brophy family for the past eighty years. A nearby family dwelling offers a secure and welcoming setting. As a working cattle ranch, livestock roam the beautiful countryside, and horses at the barn offer their noses for a friendly petting. The House comfortably sleeps six in the Queen, King, and Twin bedrooms. There are two full bathrooms, and for larger parties a Queen sofa sleeper, and two roll-away beds will increase the accommodations to sleep ten. Satellite TV and WiFi will keep you plugged in if you choose. And a courtyard patio, lawn and garden, gas grill and portable fire-pit make for good leisure time outside. The Babacomari Creek runs through the property with a lush riparian habitat that is home to abundant wildlife and provides excellent bird watching. There is also seasonal fishing in the pond or Babacomari Creek, and miles of mountain biking & hiking trails. Horseback riding is available with a local outfitter, or you may bring your horses with you and lodge them for an additional fee. Chosen for its landscape beauty, the Babacomari Ranch has been the film-site for several movies such as Tombstone, Oklahoma, and Red River. The nearby Elgin/Sonoita communities are home to award winning Wineries, shops, and restaurants. A little further down the road Patagonia also offers eclectic art galleries, shops and eateries. Tucson is 60 miles to the North. Nogales, AZ + Sonora, Mexico is 45 miles to the West. Sierra Vista, world renowned Ramsey Canyon (bird watching), and Ft. Huachuca is 35 miles to the East. Beyond you’ll find Bisbee, formerly home of the Copper Queen Mine, now a “bohemian” artists’ colony, and Tombstone, with it's window to the old wild, wild west. Keywords: Southwestern, Sonoita, Patagonia, Ft. Huachuca, Parker Canyon Lake, Coronado Nat'l Forest, Mountain Empire of SE Arizona


Ellen Williams

  • Member Since 2010
  • Response rate: 80%
  • Response time: within one day
  • Speaks: english


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 3
        1 king, 2 twin/ single
      • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1 Queen)


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, tub, shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower

        Location Type

          • Mountain View


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine


                          • Catering Available
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 8 people


                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Television


                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Outdoor Grill

                                        Onsite Services

                                          • Massage


                                              • churches
                                              • restaurants
                                              • winery tours

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • boating
                                                  • eco tourism
                                                  • horseback riding
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • shopping
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • walking
                                                  • wildlife viewing

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • massage therapist
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • hunting
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • freshwater fishing
                                                          • golf
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • equestrian events
                                                          • jet skiing
                                                          • kayaking
                                                          • mountain biking
                                                          • rock climbing
                                                          • spelunking
                                                          • wind-surfing


                                                              • Inquire about Horse facilities; Private Riparian area w/year-round pond for optimal bird-watching and fishing.

                                                                20 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                Amazing, relaxing, ranch stay

                                                                We keep coming back to the historic Babacomari each year to enjoy the great hospitality of the ranch managers, the comfort of the old adobe house and the beauty of the ranch and its isolated location. Nights are gorgeous--stars, meteorites, satellites, etc---with a warm outdoor fire and grill for cooking. Wouldn't miss this stay if you have opportunity to enjoy southeastern Arizona some day.
                                                                Dec 27, 2017
                                                                Dec 2017

                                                                Great owners. Beautiful ranch even more beautiful than photos.

                                                                We had a wondering thanksgiving in this great place. The house was so beautiful, clean, and spacious. Ellen and Joe made us feel at home immediately. Great place to relax. We highly recommend this place.
                                                                Nov 29, 2017
                                                                Nov 2017

                                                                Perfect for a girls getaway

                                                                We were delighted with our stay at the ranch. We had a group of 6 women on a wine weekend getaway and the home was a great size. The kitchen is very well stocked if you want to stay in. The property is beautiful with walking trails for miles. Be advised that you will have to drive on a dirt road to the property for awhile but it is well maintained. The owners are very nice and responsive to questions. Highly recommend!
                                                                Oct 25, 2017
                                                                Oct 2017

                                                                Beautiful home, tremendous owners

                                                                Ellen, Joe and their 8 sweet poochies greeted us with a wonderful tour and immediately made us feel at home. The home was clean and perfectly outfitted for our family of five. Ellen told us all about the history of the 90-year-old ranch their family (Brophy - yes - the namesake of the boys prep school in Phoenix!) owns, as well as the history of all of the unique properties. We also got a tour of the farm animals, and to our delight the kids got he help feed the animals and even got a ride on a sweet horse around the house! If that wasn’t enough, Joe took us in his truck on a little tour of the ranch to show us some breathtaking sights. Two days just wasn’t enough time, so we will definitely be back! Thanks again for your amazing hospitality Ellen and Joe. The ranch is something you should be really proud of. What a wonderful legacy your family has built.
                                                                Oct 15, 2017
                                                                Oct 2017

                                                                Great home base for SE Arizona/ Sierra Vista vacation

                                                                We highly recommend the historic ranch adobe and just returned from four nights there. With me, my husband, three teenage sons and three of their friends, there was plenty of room for all of us. The rooms and beds were very comfortable and I appreciated the updated kitchen for making dinner at night. The teenagers went birding and my husband and I took in the historic towns nearby. There is a washer/dryer and tons of extra towels. Ellen lives on the ranch nearby so she was nearby if we had any questions and we really enjoyed learning about the history or the ranch. A great experience of Western ranch living with the modern appliances. We'd love to return.
                                                                Aug 23, 2017
                                                                Aug 2017

                                                                property was even nicer that appeared in photos

                                                                We had a great experience on our weekend vacation. Ellen and Joe were very friendly and informative. Tons of property to explore if you don't have any other plans in town. excellent place to go and relax. House had everything you would need.
                                                                Apr 24, 2017
                                                                Apr 2017


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