Gila, NM, United States Accommodations

Accommodations in Gila

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2br Home/Apartment
  • Wifi
  • Pets Allowed
  • Parking
The SpaceVery near the Gila Wilderness and river. Horse friendly. 35 m from Silver City NM off highway. The Stewart House is very private and serene. Bearpaw Ranch straddles the Gila river and the river is just a short walk away. The largest of our 4 ponds is just a short walk from the front door. Horseback riding seasonally available. Fully furnished adobe house. Two bedrooms large living room with lovely rock fireplace. Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, full size frig and even a workable antique wood cook stove. Washer and dryer, satellite TV and WiFi. This is a small working ranch and we are usually busy working on something. We love meeting new folks but also respect your privacy. You can spend days never seeing anyone if you so choose. There is a small community library and Senior Citizen center 3milles down the road if you want to be more sociable. It is really up to you. We want your stay here to be restful and restorative, or busy and challenging. Whichever is your cup of tea. Guest AccessFully furnished adobe house. Two bedrooms large living room with lovely rock fireplace. Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, full size frig and even a workable antique wood cook stove. Washer and dryer, satellite TV and WiFi. The house is provided with plenty of fluffy white linens. Interaction with GuestsThis is a small working ranch and we are usually busy working on something. We love meeting new folks but also respect your privacy. You can spend days never seeing anyone if you so choose. There is a small community library and Senior Citizen center 3milles down the road if you want to be more sociable. It is really up to you. We want your stay here to be restful and restorative, or busy and challenging. Whichever is your cup of tea. The NeighborhoodGila, the town is half of a two town "valley" community. Cliff is the town on the west side of the river and Gila is the town on the east side. There is a loving diversity of people who call the valley their home. Getting AroundGila is at the base of the mountains along the road known as Turkey Creek which is the main SW entrance into the Gila Wilderness. There is no mass transportation of any kind so be prepared to drive, bike, ride, or hike. Other Things to NoteGila is a beautiful 35 minute drive from Silver City NM where you will find numerous shops, galleries, unique restaurants, and museums. The Gila Wilderness is all around us, and there is hiking and bird watching galore. An excellent day trip from your humble abode here could include a visit to the Gila Cliff Dwellings (about 2 1/2 hours each way) or a picnic at the Catwalk in Glenwood(only 25 beautiful miles north). Yearly events include a world famous bike racing and free weekend long music festivals. The Blues Fest on Memorial weekend and Bluegrass in September. The Wild West Rodeo is in June, and the county fair is held out here in the valley on the last weekend of September.
Home/Apartment
Excellent
12 reviews
1br Home/Apartment
  • Wifi
  • Pets Allowed
  • Parking
The SpaceThis cabin is on 140 acres just north of the little town of Gila. There are 4 small ponds on the property and it's an easy walk from the cabin. The Gila River flows through the middle of the ranch and is a bird watchers delight! Horses are welcome and I have pasture and stable rates. The Gila Wilderness is easily accessible and the ranch is near the end of the paved road at the Turkey Creek entrance of the wilderness Area attractions include the Wild West Rodeo, the Memorial Day Jazz Festival, and the world renown Tour of the Gila bike races in April. This cabin sits alone about 100 yards from the main house. The delightful thing about being at Bearpaw Ranch is the solitude and serenity. You could literally go days without having to interact with people or you could meet local people by visiting area businesses. I live on the property and go about my business with no expectation of any interaction with my guests. I'm friendly, but not nosy! You can easily recharge here! Guest AccessFully furnished log cabin. One bedroom with a queen bed plus a sleeping loft with twin beds. Small living room, and a fully equipped kitchen with gas range, microwave, full size frig. Washer and dryer, satellite TV and WiFi. The kitchen is well stocked with pots and pans and utensils. The cabin is provided with plenty of fluffy white linens. There is also a laundry. The pergola has a gas grill and picnic table. Interaction with GuestsThis is a small working ranch and we are usually busy working on something. We love meeting new folks but also respect your privacy. You can spend days never seeing anyone if you so choose. There is a small community library and Senior Citizen center 3milles down the road if you want to be more sociable. It is really up to you. We want your stay here to be restful and restorative, or busy and challenging. The NeighborhoodGila is half of a two town "valley" community. Cliff is the town on the west side of the river and Gila is the town on the east side. There is a loving diversity of people who call the valley their home. Getting AroundGila is at the base of the mountains along the road known as Turkey Creek which is the main SW entrance into the Gila Wilderness. There is no mass transportation here, so be prepared to drive, ride, bike, or hike. Other Things to NoteGila is a beautiful 35 minute drive from Silver City NM where you will find numerous shops, galleries, unique restaurants, and museums. The Gila Wilderness is all around us, and there is hiking and bird watching galore. An excellent day trip from your humble abode here could include a visit to the Gila Cliff Dwellings (about 2 1/2 hours each way) or a picnic at the Catwalk in Glenwood(only 25 beautiful miles north). Yearly events include a world famous bike racing and free weekend long music festivals. The Blues Fest on Memorial weekend and Bluegrass in September. The Wild West Rodeo is in June, and the county fair is held out here in the valley on the last weekend of September.
Home/Apartment
Excellent
34 reviews
2br Home/Apartment
  • Wifi
  • Pets Allowed
The SpaceVery near the Gila Wilderness and river this cabin is just 35 m from Silver City NM . The Pond Cabin is very private and serene. This little cabin is the most isolated of our four cabins. It is a very short walk to the largest of the ponds. We do allow catch and release. The river is just a short walk away. Very dark night skies are wonderful for star gazing. There is a babbling creek right outside the front door, and big souring trees overhead. Guest AccessFully furnished log cabin. Two bedrooms with cozy living area. Fully equipped kitchen with circa 1923 perfectly working gas stove, microwave, coffee maker and an apartment size frig. There is a landline phone and WiFi. The cabin is supplied with plenty of fluffy white linens. Interaction with GuestsThis is a small working ranch and we are usually busy working on something. We love meeting new folks but also respect your privacy. You can spend days never seeing anyone if you so choose. There is a small community library and Senior Citizen center 3milles down the road if you want to be more sociable. It is really up to you. We want your stay here to be restful and restorative, or busy and challenging. Whichever is your cup of tea. The NeighborhoodGila is half of a two town "valley" community. Cliff is the town on the west side of the river and Gila is the town on the east side. There is a loving diversity of people who call the valley their home. Getting AroundThere is no mass transit of any kind, so be prepared to drive, bike, ride, or hike . Gila is at the base of the mountains along the road known as Turkey Creek which is the main SW entrance into the Gila Wilderness. Other Things to NoteGila is a beautiful 35 minute drive from Silver City NM where you will find numerous shops, galleries, unique restaurants and museums. The Gila Wilderness is all around us, and there is hiking and bird watching galore. An excellent day trip from your humble abode here could include a visit to the Gila Cliff Dwellings (about 2 1/2 hours each way) or a picnic at the Catwalk in Glenwood(only 25 beautiful miles north). Yearly events in Silver City include world famous bike racing and free weekend long music festivals. The Blues Fest on Memorial weekend and Bluegrass in September. The Wild West Rodeo is in June, and the county fair is held out here in the valley on the last weekend of September.
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1br Home/Apartment
  • Wifi
  • Pets Allowed
  • Breakfast
  • Parking
The SpaceNew Mexico is a haven for the unexpected. It’s an attitude. A way of life: more relaxed, amazing vistas, unexpected experiences, a direct immediate connection with nature, a pathway to the past . It’s adventure in its truest form. And, it's waiting for you at Double E Ranch Guesthouses! Welcome to Double E Ranch Vacation Guesthouse Rentals! We are situated along the southwestern edge of the legendary Gila National Forest, just 30 miles from historic Silver City, New Mexico. Double E Ranch Vacation Guesthouse Rentals was inspired by our desire to share our exceptionally beautiful hidden valley location along Bear Creek, literally 'at the end of the road'. We directly adjoin a 6500 acre State of New Mexico Game and Fish designated wildlife preserve, and are a short drive to 3 million acres of the Gila National Forest. The southwestern lifestyle, our love for ranching and the mild year round climate in southwestern New Mexico is our reason for being here. For 18 years, Double E Ranch was a working cattle, horse and guest ranch. The specialty at Double E Ranch was providing our guests with the very unique opportunity to experience the undiluted, real sensations of southwestern New Mexico ranch life. The original 'bunk house' built in the 1940's and 125 year old ranch headquarters have been used to house visitors from all around the world and are in the process of being refurbished and upgraded, and will soon be included as a guesthouse option. Now retired, Debbie and Alan continue to offer you a unique opportunity to experience a taste of life on a southwestern New Mexico ranch, explore a diverse ecological region, meet the recent and ancient past up close. Thousands of years ago the Mimbres Indians lived along Bear Creek and the Gila River. Pottery pieces, ancient tools, pictographs and remnants of stone dwellings can be readily found. More recently, legendary characters including Billy the Kid, Geronimo, and Ben Lily roamed the hills, mountains and towns in this area. A more relaxed environment and privacy... your own cabin, your own time schedule, meals when you want to cook them. With the sun just beginning to peek over the mountain, begin by enjoying that first cup of coffee or tea, absorbing the sights and sounds of what 'peaceful' really feels like. Just about sunset, from your rocker on the deck, put your feet up, watch the mountains change from rocky rust, to stunning, vibrant reds, oranges, yellows while saying 'adios' to another healing day. Take advantage of this incredible location, experience the magic of southwestern New Mexico by using our vacation cabins as your "home away from home" while exploring the entire southwest. Short day trips to the Gila Cliff Dwellings or City of Rocks or overnight in Santa Fe, Old Tombstone, historic Las Cruces or famous El Paso. Breath! You'll easily be able to disconnect from the frenetic race of urban lifestyles. Our fully furnished, self catered cabins contain everything needed to make your experience relaxing, convenient and restful. Our weather in every season is mild compared to most other regions of the country. For guests coming from our northern states, Double E Ranch is a fantastic haven for escaping the bitter cold and snow of winter! The area offers diverse activities, events and places to keep you interested and entertained, year round: Tour de Gila Bike Race, Silver City Blues Festival, art galleries, museums. With lower humidity levels, being outdoors is comfortable nearly every day and the sun shines an average of 330 days a year! There are plenty of activities for you to enjoy on the ranch. Bring your horse! We've got self-care pens (call us for rates) and a 300x250 enclosed arena with excellent footing. Just outside your cabin door, you have hiking, birding, star gazing and mountain biking. In a short 20 minute drive or 40 minute horse back ride, you will have unlimited access to nearly 3 million acres of public lands (New Mexico State Land, Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service) making activities such as hunting, rock hounding, exploring Native ruins, and spectacular, exciting horseback riding easily accessible, never running out of new trails to travel! Guest AccessAt Double E Ranch our guests have access to 360 private acres. Bear creek is a short walk from your cabin, meandering through the cottonwood and sycamore trees seen from your deck. You will enjoy the walk through our privately protected riparian area where you'll hear and see hundreds of native and migratory birds, plenty of wildlife such as deer and wild turkey. A pair of Black Hawks make their home in the tree tops, returning every year to raise their chicks. In June the turkey hens have just hatched their chicks. It’s not unusual to have them cross your path, getting to the other side of the road or wandering through the vegetation along the creek. The large Tom Turkeys enjoy mornings along the creek, as well. We are also home to brown bear, and Rocky Mountain Big Horn Sheep, majestic golden eagles, and impressive black hawks nesting in the tall cottonwoods along the creek. At night you'll see our skies are clear and dark making it possible to see some of the planets in our own galaxy as well as the Milky Way spread across a clear, dark New Mexico sky! Interaction with GuestsYou are on vacation! No need to rush in order to meet a 'check in' deadline. Relax! Debbie or Alan realize you may not arrive when expected and have made "self check-in" convenient and easy. Once you turn onto Double E Ranch Road, reflective signs will guide you to your cabin: Piñon Log Cabin, Agave Guest House or the Hide Out Cabin are clearly marked and easy to find. After dark, we'll leave the lights on for you, the door is unlocked, key is on the dining table. Each cabin will have a Guest Information Booklet filled with wi-fi access codes, telephone numbers, local places to eat, and area tourist attraction suggestions. You always have access to contact telephone numbers should you have a problem. We are just a phone call away. During the day, Debbie is usually in the office. It is likely you will see Alan working one of the many horses at the ranch. His passion is training well bred quarter horses for such disciplines as cattle work, reined cow horse and cowboy mounted shooting. As an expert horseman, he has a wealth of information, tips and techniques and he is always willing to answer questions. The NeighborhoodDouble E Ranch Vacation Guesthouses adjoin more than 3 million acres of public lands, including a protected wildlife area and the Gila National Forest/Gila Wilderness. Astonishing! Grant County is still very rural. Ranching remains a very important part of the local economy. The Village of Gila and the nearby town of Cliff were settled in 1884. The local Gila Post Office was established on Apr 5, 1875. Services in Gila and Cliff include: 2 post offices, library, EMT/Volunteer Fire Department, medical clinic, community center, senior center, library, Bill Kaderly Art Gallery ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)), Cliff School Grades K-12, Chucks gas station and several churches. Our average population is between 350 – 500 residents. Just a few miles from your cabin, the Gila River splits Cliff/Gila and flows all the way to Arizona and beyond. Canoe-ing, tubing, fishing or simply listening to the water move are all easy to do. Silver City has some interesting art galleries and restaurants and is just a 30 mile drive. Places to eat are few but local “style” is priceless. Mr. D’s Smoked Meats and More is open Thursday through Sunday. You’ll enjoy breakfast with bacon, eggs, sausage biscuits and gravy. Lunch includes smoked pork, hamburgers (Thursday and Friday) and brisket, smoked loin ribs, Hatch green chili cole slaw, pinto beans, macaroni, chips and cocoanut cream pie. Calling ahead is recommended to reserve your meal…it all sells out fast! Last Chance Liquor and Pizza Pro is just up the road a ways in Buckhorn, NM. Open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Sunday, phone in your pizza or sandwich order. Chuck’s Folly Gas Station is “the” place to get all the latest on doings in the community. You’ll find convenience store items such as milk, eggs, other dairy items, ice cream, etc. Open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., 7 days a week. Other Things to NoteRanching has been and continues to be a way of life for many New Mexicans, including Debbie and Alan. Before "retiring", they ran a herd of Texas Longhorn cattle and quarter horses on 27,000 acres. Fewer acres, fewer cattle and fewer horses now, they continue to live a ranching life style. You’ll hear the morning and evening feed wagon, occasional noise from a tractor, and sometimes you might hear Alan fine tuning a horse in training for Cowboy Mounted Shooting. No worries -- no live ammo is used. Our ranch roads are dirt, our skies are stunningly blue and at times you can expect to hear (an smell) horses, cows, dogs. Maybe a few coyotes, too!
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2br Home/Apartment
  • Parking
The Space2 bedroom, with fold out couch in living room. Full porch, nice kitchen and living room area. Peaceful space in a rural neighborhood. Verizon texting available however, no phone service at this time. Internet would be available through hotspot if you have Verizon. Guest AccessEntire space Interaction with GuestsWe can be available periodically. The NeighborhoodThis although is a neighborhood it is a rural setting, and therefore remote and quiet, with extremely dark skies for stargazing. Gila River, Bill Evans Lake and birding area 8-10 miles away. Kayaking, fishing, hiking, back packing, ATV trails. Great jumping off spot 3.3 million acres of forest and wilderness of the Gila National Forest. Getting AroundNo public transportation. Get groceries before you arrive. Other Things to NoteThis is a cute, remodeled single wide mobile home, that is very comfortable and quaint. Closest grocery store and restaurants 20 miles to Silver City, Walmart, Albertsons.
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Home/Apartment
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  • Pets Allowed
  • Parking
The SpaceComfortable log cabin with 525 sf of relaxed comfort. Double E Ranch offers an atmosphere very rare: PRIVACY, free from being observed or disturbed by other people. No street lights, just star filled nights. No traffic noise, just the sounds of quiet country, the breeze rustling the leaves of cottonwood and sycamore trees. No concrete buildings, just open spaces filled with natural beauty and wildlife at every turn. No rushing elbow-to-elbow crowds everywhere you look. Just the people and animals that live here. No glitz, glitter, or high-toned life style. No big-city worries filled with people you don't trust. Just an old fashioned ranching environment nearly as it was 100 years ago. At Double E Ranch what you get is folks who still have no reason to lock doors, who trust and respect their neighbors and offer help without being asked. Our facilities are best enjoyed by independent travelers who don't expect to be entertained, who are self sufficient, resourceful folks wanting to experience a simpler, grounding lifestyle. Guest AccessNew Mexico is a haven for the unexpected. It’s an attitude. A way of life: more relaxed, amazing vistas, unexpected experiences, a direct immediate connection with nature, a pathway to the past . It’s adventure in its truest form. And, it's waiting for you at Double E Ranch Guesthouses! Welcome to Double E Ranch Vacation Guesthouse Rentals! We are situated along the southwestern edge of the legendary Gila National Forest, just 30 miles from historic Silver City, New Mexico. Double E Ranch Vacation Guesthouse Rentals was inspired by our desire to share our exceptionally beautiful hidden valley location along Bear Creek, literally 'at the end of the road'. We directly adjoin a 6500 acre State of New Mexico Game and Fish designated wildlife preserve, and are a short drive to 3 million acres of the Gila National Forest. The southwestern lifestyle, our love for ranching and the mild year round climate in southwestern New Mexico is our reason for being here. For 18 years, Double E Ranch was a working cattle, horse and guest ranch. The specialty at Double E Ranch was providing our guests with the very unique opportunity to experience the undiluted, real sensations of southwestern New Mexico ranch life. The original 'bunk house' built in the 1940's and 125 year old ranch headquarters have been used to house visitors from all around the world and are in the process of being refurbished and upgraded, and will soon be included as a guesthouse option. Now retired, Debbie and Alan continue to offer you a unique opportunity to experience a taste of life on a southwestern New Mexico ranch, explore a diverse ecological region, meet the recent and ancient past up close. Thousands of years ago the Mimbres Indians lived along Bear Creek and the Gila River. Pottery pieces, ancient tools, pictographs and remnants of stone dwellings can be readily found. More recently, legendary characters including Billy the Kid, Geronimo, and Ben Lily roamed the hills, mountains and towns in this area. A more relaxed environment and privacy... your own cabin, your own time schedule, meals when you want to cook them. With the sun just beginning to peek over the mountain, begin by enjoying that first cup of coffee or tea, absorbing the sights and sounds of what 'peaceful' really feels like. Just about sunset, from your rocker on the deck, put your feet up, watch the mountains change from rocky rust, to stunning, vibrant reds, oranges, yellows while saying 'adios' to another healing day. Take advantage of this incredible location, experience the magic of southwestern New Mexico by using our vacation cabins as your "home away from home" while exploring the entire southwest. Short day trips to the Gila Cliff Dwellings or City of Rocks or overnight in Santa Fe, Old Tombstone, historic Las Cruces or famous El Paso. Breath! You'll easily be able to disconnect from the frenetic race of urban lifestyles. Our fully furnished, self catered cabins contain everything needed to make your experience relaxing, convenient and restful. Our weather in every season is mild compared to most other regions of the country. For guests coming from our northern states, Double E Ranch is a fantastic haven for escaping the bitter cold and snow of winter! The area offers diverse activities, events and places to keep you interested and entertained, year round: Tour de Gila Bike Race, Silver City Blues Festival, art galleries, museums. With lower humidity levels, being outdoors is comfortable nearly every day and the sun shines an average of 330 days a year! There are plenty of activities for you to enjoy on the ranch. Bring your horse! We've got self-care pens (call us for rates) and a 300x250 enclosed arena with excellent footing. Just outside your cabin door, you have hiking, birding, star gazing and mountain biking. In a short 20 minute drive or 40 minute horse back ride, you will have unlimited access to nearly 3 million acres of public lands (New Mexico State Land, Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service) making activities such as hunting, rock hounding, exploring Native ruins, and spectacular, exciting horseback riding easily accessible, never running out of new trails to travel! Interaction with GuestsDebbie or Alan encourage "self check in. We realize it's not always possible for you to 'arrive on time'. We may or may not be available when you do get here. However, we are happy to provide you with specific directions to your cabin, the door will be unlocked, a light outside and inside will be left on, the key and general information will be on the table inside, including our contact information should you have any immediate need that cannot wait. We may call you on your cabin phone to make sure you have arrived safely (or you can call us). Our philosophy is to give guests PRIVACY...free from being observed or disturbed by other people. It is possible you will see Alan working one of the many horses at the ranch. His passion is training well bred quarter horses for such disciplines as cattle work, reined cow horse and cowboy mounted shooting in our arena. As an expert horseman, he has a wealth of information, tips and techniques and he is always willing to share. Speaking of horses, bring yours and enjoy the spectacular riding opportunities in the area. Our arena has excellent footing, horse pens are spacious, water convenient. Bring your own feed, care for your horses, ride when you want. Talk to Debbie about pricing. The NeighborhoodDouble E Ranch Vacation Cabins adjoin more than 3 million acres of public lands, including a protected wildlife area and the Gila National Forest/Gila Wilderness. Astonishing! Grant County is still very rural. Ranching remains a very important part of the local economy. A few miles from your cabin, the Gila River flows all the way to Arizona and beyond. Canoe-ing, tubing, fishing or simply listening to the water move are all easy to do. Silver City has some interesting art galleries and restaurants and is just a 30 mile drive. Several unique dining places are nearby. You will find specific locations, phone numbers, hours of operation in your cabin information book. Getting AroundSilver City has a public transport van (Corre Caminos) making stops all throughout town for a small fee. Botique Air, a commuter air service provides daily flights to Albuquerque and Phoenix where you can make connections to anywhere. El Paso (3 hours away) has a very nice International airport with easy access, easy parking. Phoenix International Airport is 5 hours drive. Other Things to NoteWe are located in a valley and there is NO CELL PHONE SERVICE. Land line, internet and Wi-Fi are available. Because the Village of Gila is rural, we have no convenient grocery store. Guests are responsible for bringing their own food and drinks with them. We provide numerous gourmet spices and condiments. Using your cabin as your 'home away from home', you can easily access some of the most beautiful sites in New Mexico and the southwest, including Silver City, Glenwood, Las Cruces, Carlsbad Caverns, Ruidoso and Santa Fe to name just a few easy day trip options . Interesting art galleries, museums, restaurants are just a short drive from the ranch. Day trips to either Arizona or Texas are convenient, with plenty to see and experience. Electrical outages are not unusual. Each cabin is heated by propane gas with gas stoves. You will always stay warm in winter, be able to cook your meals, take a hot shower. We provide oil lanterns for light (kind of romantic!) and candles. Outages mean you will also not have the internet, however your land line telephone will work. Remember to reset your internet modem by unplugging when the lights do come back on.
Home/Apartment
Excellent
4 reviews
1br Home/Apartment
  • Wifi
  • Pets Allowed
  • Parking
The SpaceThis cabin is on 140 acres just north of the little town of Gila. There are 4 small ponds on the property and it's an easy walk from the cabin. The Gila River flows through the middle of the ranch and is a bird watchers delight! Horses are welcome and I have pasture and stable rates. The Gila Wilderness is easily accessible and the ranch is near the end of the paved road at the Turkey Creek entrance of the wilderness Area attractions include the Wild West Rodeo, the Memorial Day Jazz Festival, and the world renown Tour of the Gila bike races in April. This sweet little adobe house sits down a shady lane close to the largest of our 4 ponds and only a short walk to the river. The delightful thing about being at Bearpaw Ranch is the solitude and serenity. You could literally go days without having to interact with people or you could meet local people by visiting area businesses. I live on the property and go about my business with no expectation of any interaction with my guests. I'm friendly, but not nosy! You can easily recharge here! Guest AccessVery near the Gila Wilderness. The Turkey Creek entrance to the wilderness is on up the road just a few winding mountain miles. There are numerous trail heads within a half hour drive. Horse friendly. 35 m from Silver City NM off highway. The Lanehouse is very private and serene. There is a large firepit for outside fires. The wonderful porch is shaded by a giant native black walnut tree. Catch and release allowed in our 4 ponds. It's just a short walk to the ponds and the river. Horseback riding seasonally available. Very dark night skies are wonderful for star gazing. This lovely adobe is fully furnished with a queen bed and a loveseat size couch that makes out into a bed. The house is supplied with plenty of fluffy white linens. There is a gas BBQ, satellite TV, landline phone and WiFi. There is a firepit for bonfires and we supply the wood. Interaction with GuestsThis is a small working ranch and we are usually busy working on something. We love meeting new folks but also respect your privacy. You can spend days never seeing anyone if you so choose. There is a small community library, park with tennis courts, and Senior Citizen center 3milles down the road if you want to be more sociable. It is really up to you. We want your stay here to be restful and restorative, or busy and challenging. Whichever is your cup of tea. The NeighborhoodGila, the town, is half of a two town "valley" community. Cliff is the town on the west side of the river and Gila is the town on the east side. There is a loving diversity of people who call the valley their home. Getting AroundThere is no mass transit of any kind, so be prepared to drive, ride, bike, or hike. Gila is at the base of the mountains along the road known as Turkey Creek which is the main SW entrance into the Gila Wilderness. Other Things to NoteGila is a beautiful 35 minute drive from Silver City NM where you will find numerous shops, galleries, unique restaurants and museums. The Gila Wilderness is all around us, and there is hiking and bird watching galore. An excellent day trip from your humble abode here could include a visit to the Gila Cliff Dwellings (about 2 1/2 hours each way) or a picnic at the Catwalk in Glenwood(only 25 beautiful miles north). Yearly events include world famous bike racing and free weekend long music festivals. The Blues Fest on Memorial weekend and Bluegrass in September. The Wild West Rodeo is in June, and the county fair is held out here in the valley on the last weekend of September.
Studio
1br Studio
Situated in Gila, this studio accommodates up to 2 guests and starts at just USD 99 per night. The accommodation is 46 sqm. It is located on the ground floor. It also has internet (wifi) access. It features 1 double bed and has 1 bathroom. Bed linens and towels are included. Additionally, it offers a kitchen with a dish washer, a fridge, a freezer, a grill, a microwave, an oven, a coffee maker, a toaster, a kettle / water-boiler, a dryer, and a washing machine. The property has a balcony, a barbecue, and parking / a garage. Guests can also enjoy a DVD player, a TV, and board games. This is a no-smoking property. Pets are not permitted. Once you have booked, your host will contact you to arrange your check in.
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2br Home/Apartment
  • Wifi
  • Pets Allowed
  • Breakfast
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  • Swimming Pool
The SpaceLas Palomas Guesthouse is a peaceful, private guesthouse, built for our family and friends, now shared with new friends as our guests. We are eco-friendly (solar panels feed the grid). We are also dog friendly, if their owners are responsible and well behaved. Make yourselves right at home! Mi casita es tu casita! Blue sky in the day, dark sky at night with millions of stars (sitting the the hot tub is a good place to spot meteor showers). The kitchen is a full, cook's kitchen. We provide ORGANIC breakfast foods when we can, including eggs, milk, bread, cereal, yogurt, oatmeal, coffee, teas galore, butter, jam, mustard, mayonnaise, catsup, oil, vinegar, sugar, and more spices than you could shake a spatula at. That bit of baking soda and few tablespoons of flour are there too, most likely. There is an outside table for meals and a barbecue (we supply charcoal briquettes to start you off). You will find fire starting fluid, matches, grill utensils, aluminum foil, cling wrap, ice trays, tissues, kitchen towel, paper and cloth napkins. Bring on the steaks! Barbecue using some mesquite sticks for the real west flavor. Supermarkets are in Silver City, 25 or so miles away, or even farther afield. We are a frontier community and we learn to keep our pantries stocked and our gas tanks full. Guest AccessOur property comprises 86+ acres and is part of a working ranch of over 2,000 acres. You can walk along Bear Creek on our property. And just up the road you have the Gila Wilderness - 3.5 million acres of true wilderness. We have an Endless Pool that we allow guests to use, at times, at our discretion, and at your own risk. More below. Interaction with GuestsWe live and work at home, next door, and are usually available for tips, ideas and general assistance. We will always have a back up helper if we are unavailable. We are happy to help, we are also happy to leave you alone to discover the peace and beauty at Las Palomas. Our two Golden Retrievers are very friendly. Too friendly? The Neighborhood(URL HIDDEN) for more local information Getting AroundAirports: El Paso 3+ hours away. Tucson 3+ hours away. Phoenix 5+ hours away. Albuquerque 5+ hours away. Silver City/Grant County has a small airport with flights connecting to Albuquerque through Boutique Air. Taylor Rental will leave you a car at the airport. Simple. The train stops in Lordsburg and Deming. They must have rentals...? We have picked up cyclists from the "pavement meets dirt" in Gila. Off road skills are needed for motorcyclists. Mopeds are iffy. No skates. We will accept parachutists, hikers, and maybe horseback enthusiasts, but we do not have a corral and there are other horses on the ranch. Other Things to NoteDon't forget a hat, sunscreen and sunglasses! Also, binoculars are useful for birding. Local calls are free. We do not get cell service at the guesthouse, but we do at the top of the driveway. Silver City with full shopping facilities is 25 miles away (a stress-free drive) and there are stores, a micro-brewery, restaurants and a movie theater. Tourist sites include City of Rocks, the Catwalk, the Gila Cliff Dwellings and many more. This is the real west, if you have seen the movie Stagecoach (John Wayne and Andy Devine) leaving Silver City...
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1br Home/Apartment
  • Wifi
  • Pets Allowed
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The SpaceBecause the Village of Gila has no convenient grocery stores, we offer our guests a Conintental Breakfast option for a SMALL ADDITIONAL CHARGE and can include items such a muffins, breakfast cakes, fresh farm eggs, ham, yogurt, milk, sugar, honey, butter. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU VISIT WITH DEBBIE regarding this option. Coffee, tea, gourmet spices and condiments are provided at no charge. Also available by ordering in advance: 6 oz Angus Beef Steaks ($7.50), 4 oz restaurant quality Chicken Breasts with rib meat ($5.50), 2 lb package of Grass Fed, Ranch Raised Ground Burger ($15), and Wild Alaskan Salmon Filets ($13). Please make sure you arrange this option in advance with Debbie. Feel free to walk about on our 360 acres that borders nearly 7000 acres of New Mexico State Wildlife Preserve and 3 million acres of the Gila National Forest. The State of New Mexico is actively working to create a plan for public use. With a short 20 minute drive you can be on the edge of the Gila National Forest with 3 MILLION acres to explore! Hiking trails from your cabin will take you to the top of the ridge near Apache Corral (Turtle Rock) where the vistas are endless. Guest AccessThe creek is a short walk from your cabin, you can see the cottonwood trees from your deck. Enjoy the walk through our privately protected riparian area where you'll see hundreds of native and migratory birds (black hawks, Golden Eagles, various other birds, plenty of wildlife such as deer and wild turkey. Also, deer, brown bear, and Rocky Mountain Big Horn Sheep will often be seen. At night you'll see the Milky Way spread across a clear, dark New Mexico sky! Interaction with GuestsDebbie or Alan will greet you, show you to your cabin and answer any immediate questions you might have. We realize it's not always possible to 'arrive on time'. We may or may not be available when you do arrive. However, prior to your visit we provide you with specific directions to your cabin, the door will be unlocked, a light outside and inside will be left on, the key and general information will be on the table inside, including our contact information should you have any immediate problems that cannot wait until morning when we will welcome you in person. We will call you on your house phone to make sure you have arrived safely (or you can call us). It is likely you will see Alan working one of the many horses at the ranch. His passion is training well bred quarter horses for such disciplines as cattle work, reined cow horse and cowboy mounted shooting. As an expert horseman, he has a wealth of information, tips and techniques and he is always willing to answer questions. The NeighborhoodThe Village of Gila and the nearby town of Cliff were settled in 1884. The local Gila Post Office was established on Apr 5, 1875. Services in Gila and Cliff include: 2 post offices, library, EMT/Volunteer Fire Department, medical clinic, community center, senior center, library, K-12 Grade School, Chucks gas station and several churches. Our average population is between 350 – 500 residents. Places to eat are few but local “style” is priceless. Mr. D’s Smoked Meats and More is open Thursday through Sunday. You’ll enjoy breakfast of bacon, eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy. Lunch includes smoked pork, hamburgers on Thursday and Friday. Saturday and Sunday get your order in early for brisket, smoked loin ribs, Hatch green chili cole slaw, pinto beans, macaroni, chips and cocoanut cream pie. Calling ahead is recommended to reserve your meal…it all sells out fast! Last Chance Liquor and Pizza Pro is just up the road a ways in Buckhorn, NM. Open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Sunday, phone in your pizza or sandwich order for pick-up. Chuck’s Folly Gas Station is “the” place to get all the latest on doings in the community - not just gas and diesel. You’ll find convenience store staples such as milk, eggs, other dairy items, ice cream, etc. Open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., 7 days a week. Using your cabin as your 'home away from home', you can easily access some of the most beautiful sites in New Mexico and the southwest, including Silver City, Glenwood, Las Cruces, Carlsbad Caverns, Ruidoso and Santa Fe to name just a few easy day trip options . Interesting art galleries, museums, restaurants are just a short drive from the ranch. Day trips to either Arizona or Texas are convenient, with plenty to see and experience. Other Things to NoteWe are rebuilding corrals with the traditional use of Juniper “pickets” (fence posts) which can last for hundreds of years. We are refurbishing several ranch houses that have been in constant use for over 130 years! We're making every effort to stay true to the historic 'feel' of a southwestern New Mexico ranch and hope to open these houses to guests, shortly. Occasionally, there may be noise from a tractor, the feed wagon and sometimes you'll hear Alan fine tuning a horse in training for Cowboy Mounted Shooting. No worries -- no live ammo is used.
Inn
1br Inn
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  • Swimming Pool
The SpaceThe "Gate House" is a newly renovated, well appointed accommodation perfect for a couple, or couple "plus one". King Size four-post bed, Air conditioned, full kitchen, Satellite TV, private bathroom with Jacuzzi. (Two more accomodations will be ready next year.) Once you're settled in, time to check out the Ranch. A New Mexico Historic Site, and on the National Registry of Historic Places, The National Park Service, in their publication "The Cattleman's Empire" described the million acre L & C as "Overshadowing all other ranching operations in the Southwest", and “The L.C. remains as one of the last surviving Great Ranch Houses of the Old West”. The Lyons and Campbell Ranch Headquarters is a 60 room, 8 acre, Adobe compound that today includes a 27 room Main House, Saloon, Jail, Wedding Chapel, Theatre, Gallery, Bunkhouse, Bath house with large wood-fired communal Hot Tub, Swimming Pool and Lanai with wood burning brick pizza oven and BBQ. The cattle, cowboys and million acres are long gone. Cattle Baron Tom Lyons' 27 room adobe mansion, lavishly refurnished, remains along with all the outbuildings of the L C Ranch Headquarters. A 501(c)3, your stay will help fund ongoing restoration projects. Donations are tax-deductible. Guest AccessGuests can access the pool and Lanai and are welcome in the Historic Saloon and art and fun filled Gallery as well. Our favorite outdoor sports are Croquet and Horse shoes. The Gallery has a pool table, foosball table, as well as Karaoke, a professional P.A. system, and a Steinway baby grand piano. We encourage musicians to bring their instruments and enjoy the many inspiring venues on the ranch. Consider the comfort and seclusion ideal as a song writing retreat... Tours of the Main House are included in your stay, and we will schedule your one hour tour of the main house at your convenience. Interaction with GuestsThere is a lot going on at the L C Ranch. At first you will need help just finding your way around, it's a big property. It is all very old, but very fun. We ask everyone to respect the age and condition of the ranch and things that are here. The oldest parts of the ranch date from the 1790's. The Jail looks like it, from the original adobe mud plaster to the vegas in the ceiling. Some of the activities here on the LC will require assistance from us, like Karaoke in the Gallery, or firing up the wood-fired Hot Tub in the Bathhouse. If you are looking for peace and quiet, that's easy. If you want to party, we can help you out with that too. The NeighborhoodAlthough the LC is a destination in itself, the surrounding area has lots to offer from hiking and bird watching to off-road adventures in the nearby Burro mountains and scenic on-road driving adventures, with very little traffic, suitable for family outings or spirited forays through picturesque landscapes in your sports car or motorcycle. The GILA is a beautiful river valley at the base of the Mogollon Mountains and the Gila Wilderness. A true Oasis in the desert Southwest. It is remote and secluded, with 5 seasons, including the delightful late summer monsoons. There is a post office, public library, medical clinic and 3 churches. And 3 miles away in the nearby village of CLIFF there is a gas station with a few very basic groceries. There are no restaurants, grocery, or Liquor stores here! You will need to do your shopping in Silver City, 30 miles before you get here. Wal-Mart and Albertson's, right on U.S. 180 in Silver City, are your best bets. With some advance notice, and a fee, Weekend guests can request a BBQ or Wood Fired Pizza party by the pool $25/person, $100 minimum. Or do your own BBQ n/c. Your apartment has its own BBQ, or you can use the one at the pool. Your cell phone probably won't work either. If you have Verizon, and stand down by the jail, on one foot, and jump up and down, wave your arm, you might get a signal.....I am not joking, well, maybe a little... Getting AroundYou'll need a car, unless you fly into Silver City via Albuquerque on "Boutique" airlines, then we can pick you up for a small fee ~$25. (It's a hundred miles round trip). You'll most likely be driving, so give us a call when you leave Silver City. Your cell phone won't work once you leave Silver City. U.S. 180 is an excellent 60 mph highway (and is a direct connection between Carlsbad Caverns and The Grand Canyon). Drive 25 miles NW from Silver City on U.S. 180, then turn onto NM Hwy 211, a delightfully twisty little road, just 5 miles to Gila. We'll meet you at the gate and show you to your accommodations. You can park right in front of your apt. and easily unload your baggage and groceries. Settle in, then we'll show you around. Be careful leaving Silver City that you are on U.S. 180. WARNING!! Many people get confused and end up going north on NM Hwy 15 to Pinos Altos and the Gila Cliff dwellings..WRONG WAY!! You want to go North West on U.S. 180 to Cliff and Gila...could it get any more confusing? A simple way to remember, turn at Sonic Drive-In and pass Pizza Hut on your way out of town. If you turn at McDonald's you are going the wrong way! Other Things to NoteWe have entertained many guests over the years, and hosted many weddings and large parties, (the theatre seats over 100 people) airbnb is a new departure for us, but we've been thinking about it for a long time. We expect to add 2 more apartments in 2017, the 2 bdrm, 2 bath Silverado Suite and the very romantic Hacienda Suite which dates back to the earliest days of the ranch, circa 1792. We have a lot of ongoing projects, and are hoping our new venture into airbnb will help us fund and focus on them. There's a big difference between "renovation" and "restoration". Our apartments are "renovated" to a level of comfort and convenience modern travelers expect. The Main House, which is a museum by any standard, is "restored" to accurately reflect life in the early and late 19th century.
Bed & Breakfast
Bed & Breakfast
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If you are looking for a quiet and peaceful stay in the beautiful high desert terrain of Southwestern New Mexico, the Stress-Free Zone of Casitas de Gila Guesthouses and Nature Preserve is for you! Set on 265 acres overlooking Bear Creek and the Gila Wilderness, about a half-hour from Silver City, these 5 casitas (Spanish for “little houses”) offer the epitome of Southwestern style. The guesthouses are beautifully decorated with Mexican furniture and rugs. Each has a full kitchen, a living room with kiva fireplace (seasonal), a small porch with a chimenea, and a bbq grill. On hand is an outdoor hot tub with a view of the creek, canyon, and sky. There’s an adobe art gallery featuring oil paintings and handcrafted turquoise jewelry by the owners, as well as work by other area artists. Each Casita has a library of books on the area. There's a spotting scope in each Casita for viewing wildlife or the night sky. Learn about the environment here when you walk our self-guided nature trail. No matter what your hiking ability, one of our 11 trails (covering over 6 miles) will be perfect for you. Pan for gold in Bear Creek. Or just spend the afternoon in the hammock under the cottonwood trees.
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    The L.C. Ranch is a New Mexico Historic Site, a glimpse into the lavish lives of Tom Lyons and his wife Ida Campbell, the Cattle Baron who controlled a million acre ranch in the 1880's Old West. The L.C. Ranch Headquarters is an extensive compound including an old west Saloon, Jail, Theater, and 27 room Adobe Mansion. The L.C. is like nothing else, not a "dude" or working ranch, not a dusty outpost, but a lush green estate in the Gila River Valley, lavishly decorated with period Art & Antiques. The Gate House is available for your stay. It is a well-appointed, newly renovated apartment for the modern traveler, in an Historic setting.
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    • Breakfast
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    The SpaceThis homestead was built for off-grid living in the wilds. It includes a large orchard, gardens, pens for livestock, solar power, a composting toilet, a wood-fired stove for heat, and many other features. The property is beautiful, as is the surrounding area. Guest AccessGuests will have access to nearly all the 2.7 acres. The primary exception is the small straw-bale house occupied by the residents. Interaction with GuestsThe fridge will be very lightly stocked. Somebody will be available to assist with significant issues that arise. The nearest big-box grocery store is 35 miles away. On the coldest of winter nights, heating beyond passive solar comes from a wood-fired heating stove. If you're sensitive to wood smoke, an extra layer of clothing is recommended. The NeighborhoodThis rural area is characterized by more wildlife than humans, yet the property is only 35 miles from Silver City, a town with all major amenities. Silver City is known for its art, and good restaurants abound. Getting AroundA small restaurant and a convenience store are located 5 miles away, in Cliff. All modern conveniences are found in Silver City, 35 miles away. Other Things to NoteThe Gila region is truly spectacular. The first designated wilderness area in the world is only three miles up the road. It's the largest wilderness area in the contiguous United States. The Gila River flows a few hundred yards away. Despite the undeveloped surroundings, a paved road leads directly to the property.
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    New Mexico is a haven for the unexpected. A place for those who seek to follow their own path. It’s an attitude. A way of life. It’s adventure in its truest form. And, it's waiting for you! Welcome to Double E Ranch Vacation Cabin Rentals! We are situated along the southwestern edge of the legendary Gila National Forest, just 30 miles from historic Silver City, New Mexico. Double E Ranch Vacation Cabin Rentals was inspired by our family history of cowboys, western lifestyle, and our love for ranching in southwestern New Mexico. We believe in cowboy values and keeping the western way of life alive. For 18 years, Double E Ranch was a working cattle, horse and guest ranch. The specialty at Double E Ranch was providing our guests with the unique opportunity to experience the undiluted, real sensations of southwestern New Mexico ranch life. Now retired, they have decided to enjoy a slower pace, but continue to offer you a unique opportunity to experience just a taste of life on a southwestern New Mexico ranch. Your own cabin, your own time schedule, meals when you want to cook them. With the sun just beginning to peek over the mountain, begin by enjoying that first cup of coffee or tea, absorbing the sights and sounds of what peaceful really mean. Just about sunset, from your rocker on the deck, put your feet up, watch the mountains change from rocky rust, to stunning, vibrant reds, oranges, yellows saying 'adios' to another healing day. Take advantage of this incredible location, experience the magical enchantment of southwestern New Mexico by using our vacation cabins as your "home away from home" while exploring the southwest. Breath! You'll easily be able to disconnect from the frenetic race of urban lifestyles. Our fully furnished, self catered cabins contain everything needed to make your experience relaxing, convenient and restful.
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      The L.C. Ranch is a New Mexico Historic Site, a glimpse into the lavish lives of Tom Lyons and his wife Ida Campbell, the Cattle Baron who controlled a million acre ranch in the 1880's Old West. The L.C. Ranch Headquarters is an extensive compound including an old west Saloon, Jail, Theater, and 27 room Adobe Mansion. The L.C. is like nothing else, not a "dude" or working ranch, not a dusty outpost, but a lush green estate in the Gila River Valley, lavishly decorated with period Art & Antiques. The Gate House is available for your stay. It is a well-appointed, newly renovated apartment for the modern traveler, in an Historic setting.
      Cottage
      1br Cottage
      • Pets Allowed
      The Hideout Cabin along Bear Creek sits in a hidden valley on 360 acres, adjoining nearly 3 million acres. The western, ranch atmosphere is maintained. Excellent hiking, bird watching, star mapping, privacy. Silver City is 45 minute drive with shopping, restaurants. Library, art gallery in Gila!!
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      1br Inn
      • Parking
      • Swimming Pool
      • Wifi
      Stay in the "Gate House" at the Legendary L. C. Ranch. A New Mexico Historic Site, and on the National Registry of Historic Places, the L.C. is a 60 room southwest adobe complex which includes an old west Saloon, Jail, Theater, Wedding Chapel and 27 room Main House. The "Gate House" is a newly renovated accomodation with King Size bed, A.C. Full Kitchen, Marble bathroom with Jacuzzi. Enjoy the beautiful swimming pool and Lanai, or relax in the art and music filled Gallery, hang out in the old Saloon, or delve into the History of the million acre Lyons & Campbell Ranch.
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      New Mexico is a haven for finding "take your breath away" beauty and Nature unexpected and touchable. In our secluded, remote retreat you will find a place designed for those who seek to follow their own path. Only the bold few who are self reliant, with an independent, adventurous attitude, will appreciate this rare opportunity to experience the stunning natural beauty, raw textures, abundant wildlife, birds, endless vistas, amazing sunrises and "take your breath away" sunsets in this seclude, remote, completely private, peaceful setting. You'll need a vehicle with 4-wheel drive to make 1 creek crossing. This is adventure in its truest form, one of the best kept secrets in the southwest. And, it is waiting for you! Because the Village of Gila does not have a convenient grocery store nearby, for an additional charge, we offer breakfast items such as eggs, pre-cooked ham, cereals, yogurt, muffins, milk, etc. Also available are Angus steaks, quality chicken breasts, Alaskan Salmon fillets, and ranch raised, grass fed ground beef. Please talk to Debbie if interested. Italian stone throughout the lower level with radiant heated floors (for cooler months), knotty pine ceilings, Tex-Mex furnishings including oversized buffalo hide sofa, leather recliner, large flat screened TV resting on a 1940's steamer trunk, extensive DVD library cabinet and interesting western art fill the living room. A custom made oversized "Zapata" clock made from a 130 year old French wine barrel hangs by a thick, well used leather strap from a stairway support post. Two sets of French doors, a hand made, heavy Spanish pine dining table with seating for four and a fully quipped kitchen with hickory cabinetry, large 6 burner gas range/oven, full-sized gas refrigerator and dishwasher complete the kitchen/dining area. Of course, you have coffee maker, microwave, toaster, counter rotisserie, dishes, cutlery, pots, pans, mixing bowls, cooking/baking utensils as well. One full bathroom downstairs, as well. Sitting at the dining table, you look out onto the lower patio covered with Mexican saltillo tile, 12x12x20 foot posts which sit on Italian stone and Mexican tile pedestals. Teak wood table and chairs make it convenient to enjoy meals outside. Just 15 paces out your back door you begin to experience endless vistas in every direction, the magnificent, rugged canyons and mountains in the distance. It's not unusual to find Rocky Mountain Bighorn sheep grazing their way up from or down to the creek 250 feet below your house. Golden Eagles nest in the cliffs above, assorted humming birds, road runners, and hundreds of native and migratory birds share the area. At night, when there is no moon rising over the eastern mountains, you'll see billions of stars, several planets, and even a satellites orbiting overhead. Amazing! A sturdy pine wood stairway will take you up to a large bedroom with bathroom featuring quality queen sized bed, pine armoire, dresser and two side tables, rough cut pine walls, heavy exposed ceiling beams and plenty of large windows with views in every direction opening onto an expansive nearly 900 square foot beamed wooden deck on three sides of the house.
      Cabin
      1br Cabin
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      • Pets Allowed
      • Wifi
      Scenic, southwest New Mexico Guesthouse on private 360 acre riparian sanctuary nestled in a hidden valley along Bear Creek. Piñon, juniper, cottonwood, sycamore, black walnut, live oak and elm trees, deer in the fields, eagles, hawks, falcons, road runners offer unlimited visual natural wonders. The creek is a short walk from your cabin. Because the Village of Gila does not have a convenient grocery store nearby, guests are responsible for bringing their own food and beverages. New Mexico Game and Fish recently purchased 6500 acres adjoining Double E Ranch, designating it a Wildlife Preserve Currently, plans are in the works to open this area to the public very soon. We are a short drive to the 3 million acre Gila National Forest. With breathtaking views, spectacular sunsets and clear star filled skies you will find a quiet, peaceful 'home away from home' perfect for disconnecting from the hectic tread mill of any big city lifestyle. Read that book you've been meaning to finish, plan to hike to the top of the ridge to feel vast, open and endless views in every direction. Several guest houses, the barn and many of the original corrals built in the early 1900's through the 1940's reflect the lifestyle and unique architecture of this by-gone ranching era. Biking, birding along our privately protected riparian area, exploration, abundant wildlife, and star gazing under clear, dark skies are just a few of your options. More than 1100 years ago, the Mimbres Indians made their homes all along Bear Creek. If you know what to look for, you might be able to recognize dwelling sites, find pottery chards or arrow heads! The legend is that the Apaches strategically camped on top of "Turtle Rock" (aka Apache Corral), using it to rest their horses, watch for enemies. There is plenty of wild west history in our corner of the southwest to pique your interest! Fully furnished with everything you'll need to comfortably unwind, you bring your personal items, groceries, and special drinks. Large bedroom with in-floor heating, quality mattress, comforters. Armoire, desk, comfortable chair, vintage dresser/mirror. Leather sofa and love seat in your living room. TV/DVD player, extensive DVD library. New Mexico is a haven for the unexpected. It’s an attitude. A way of life: more relaxed, amazing vistas, unexpected experiences, a direct immediate connection with nature, a pathway to the past . It’s adventure in its truest form. And, it's waiting for you at Double E Ranch Guesthouses! Welcome to Double E Ranch Vacation Guesthouse Rentals! We are situated along the southwestern edge of the legendary Gila National Forest, just 30 miles from historic Silver City, New Mexico. Double E Ranch Vacation Guesthouse Rentals was inspired by our desire to share our exceptionally beautiful hidden valley location along Bear Creek, literally 'at the end of the road'. We directly adjoin a 6500 acre State of New Mexico Game and Fish designated wildlife preserve, and are a short drive to 3 million acres of the Gila National Forest. The southwestern lifestyle, our love for ranching and the mild year round climate in southwestern New Mexico is our reason for being here. For 18 years, Double E Ranch was a working cattle, horse and guest ranch. The specialty at Double E Ranch was providing our guests with the very unique opportunity to experience the undiluted, real sensations of southwestern New Mexico ranch life. The original 'bunk house' built in the 1940's and 125 year old ranch headquarters have been used to house visitors from all around the world and are in the process of being refurbished and upgraded, and will soon be included as a guesthouse option. Now retired, Debbie and Alan continue to offer you a unique opportunity to experience a taste of life on a southwestern New Mexico ranch, explore a diverse ecological region, meet the recent and ancient past up close. Thousands of years ago the Mimbres Indians lived along Bear Creek and the Gila River. Pottery pieces, ancient tools, pictographs and remnants of stone dwellings can be readily found. More recently, legendary characters including Billy the Kid, Geronimo, and Ben Lily roamed the hills, mountains and towns in this area. A more relaxed environment and privacy... your own cabin, your own time schedule, meals when you want to cook them. With the sun just beginning to peek over the mountain, begin by enjoying that first cup of coffee or tea, absorbing the sights and sounds of what 'peaceful' really feels like. Just about sunset, from your rocker on the deck, put your feet up, watch the mountains change from rocky rust, to stunning, vibrant reds, oranges, yellows while saying 'adios' to another healing day. Take advantage of this incredible location, experience the magic of southwestern New Mexico by using our vacation cabins as your "home away from home" while exploring the entire southwest. Short day trips to the Gila Cliff Dwellings or City of Rocks or overnight in Santa Fe, Old Tombstone, historic Las Cruces or famous El Paso. Breath! You'll easily be able to disconnect from the frenetic race of urban lifestyles. Our fully furnished, self catered cabins contain everything needed to make your experience relaxing, convenient and restful. Our weather in every season is mild compared to most other regions of the country. For guests coming from our northern states, Double E Ranch is a fantastic haven for escaping the bitter cold and snow of winter! The area offers diverse activities, events and places to keep you interested and entertained, year round: Tour de Gila Bike Race, Silver City Blues Festival, art galleries, museums. With lower humidity levels, being outdoors is comfortable nearly every day and the sun shines an average of 330 days a year! There are plenty of activities for you to enjoy on the ranch. Bring your horse! We've got self-care pens (call us for rates) and a 300x250 enclosed arena with excellent footing. Just outside your cabin door, you have hiking, birding, star gazing and mountain biking. In a short 20 minute drive or 40 minute horse back ride, you will have unlimited access to nearly 3 million acres of public lands (New Mexico State Land, Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service) making activities such as hunting, rock hounding, exploring Native ruins, and spectacular, exciting horseback riding easily accessible, never running out of new trails to travel!
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      The Lanehouse at Bearpaw Ranch is perfect for a small family or couple. It is a handmade adobe house with a large living/kitchen area with high ceilings and lots of light! Our guests seem to like to just sit on the porch in the shade of the big old black Walnut tree and soak in the serenity. It is a short walk down to one of our 4 ponds, with the Gila River just beyond that. Ideal for hiking, horseback riding, hunting and fishing, Bearpaw Ranch is also close to Bill Evans fishing lake and a short drive up to the Gila wilderness. Our property lies on the Gila River and so you will have complete access. If you want to raft or tube, you can put in here and we'll pick you up down at the bridge. We have a large barn and fenced field if you are bringing your horses. Ideal for hunting in the fall and winter. The wilderness begins a few miles up the road. Perfect for hiking and climbing, and bird-watching. There is a wild-bird preserve just a few miles south of us. Of course the bosque here on the property affords great access to spotting numerous bird species. We are located just a few miles from the Gila Wilderness. Our property straddles the Gila River and the bosque is delightful for bird-watching. You will enjoy walking about the property and watching the wildlife on and around our 4 ponds. You will have complete access to the river and you can enjoy the hiking, rafting and bird-watching that the river and its habitat provide. In addition, ours is a premier location for star-gazing. New Mexico is the only state in the union with night light legislation and Gila is one of the darkest places in the country. The property has a large flat hill that is a premium spot for night sky observation and we have hosted several amateur astronomers over the years. Bearpaw Ranch also has barns and fenced fields for horses and is an excellent place to stay with your horses. We also offer horseback riding and mule-driven buggy rides. Silver City is 30 miles to the south and has many art galleries and restaurants. Bearpaw Ranch is a great place to stay during the Blues Festival, the World Class bicycle races, or the Wild West Rodeo. The hotels in Silver City fill up, but you can take the short drive out to the Gila and rest in the quiet and peace, refueling for another fun time enjoying Silver City's great events. In the mountains north of Silver City you can visit the old western town of Pinos Altos, and continue up to the Gila Cliff Dwellings. A visit to the copper mines is also a must, with a stop at Lake Roberts on the way! To the northwest of us is historic Mogollon with its art gallery, antique shop, and museum. Near Mogollon is the little village of Glenwood, with the state fish hatchery and the famous Catwalk. The Catwalk is a favorite hiking spot with a lovely picnic area. Glenwood has a couple of cafe's including the Blue Front Saloon where you can get a great burger and beer. There is plenty to do in the area, but many folks find that they are content to walk around the property, visit our horses, watch our ducks swim around in the pond, or just sit and listen to the quiet. This is a perfect retreat if you just want to get away...far away from the rat race. This is real out-west country living. Keywords: ranch, horseback, stars, Gila, cabin,
      Cabin
      1br Cabin
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      • Pets Allowed
      • Wifi
      Double E Ranch Vacation Cabins are located outside the tiny Village of Gila, NM. Your cabin really is at the end of the road. Full sized kitchen appliances including dishwasher. Living room is complete with Italian leather sofa, comfortable matching chair, foot stool, flat screen tv, Wi-Fi, internet, land line telephone (calling call required for long distance). Bedroom offers a comfortable queen sized bed with high quality mattress and bedding, dresser, air conditioning, propane heat in cooler weather, ceiling fan, closet. The kitchen has full sized appliances, including dishwasher, plenty of pantry storage, everything you need to prepare and serve your meals. Dining area for 4 just off the kitchen area. Enjoy the view from your covered deck, sitting in rocking chairs. It's a great place to have your morning coffee or evening beverage preference. Piñon, juniper, cottonwood, sycamore, black walnut, live oak and elm trees, deer in the fields, eagles, hawks, falcons, road runners offer unlimited visual natural wonders. The creek is a short walk from your cabin. You have access to 360 private acres of a variety of terrain, including riparian area and :no trail" hiking. More than 3 million acres of public lands is a few minutes drive from your door. Because the Village of Gila does not have a convenient grocery store nearby, we recommend guests bring all preferred and essential food items for meals. We provide bbq grill, charcoal, lighter fluid, coffee, tea, sugar, gourmet spices, condiments. Toilet paper, paper towels, some cleaning supplies are also provided for short stay guests. As a convenience to you, for an additional charge, you can order in advance breakfast items such as eggs, pre-cooked ham, muffins, yogurt, milk, etc. We also offer Angus steaks, chicken breasts, salmon fillets, or ranch raised grass fed ground beef for an additional charge. Please talk to Debbie about this option. The cabin is cozy and comfortable with all the amenities necessary for uninterrupted peace. Perfect for couples, solo adventurers, and business travelers. We welcome pets, but please check with Debbie. Feel free to walk about on our 360 acres that borders nearly 7000 acres of New Mexico State Wildlife Preserve and 3 million acres of the Gila National Forest. The State of New Mexico is actively working to create a plan for public use. With a short 20 minute drive you can be on the edge of the Gila National Forest with 3 MILLION acres to explore! Hiking from your cabin will take you to the top of the ridge near Apache Corral (Turtle Rock) where the vistas are endless. The creek is a short walk from your cabin, you can see the cottonwood trees from your deck. Enjoy the walk through our privately protected riparian area where you'll see hundreds of native and migratory birds, plenty of wildlife such as deer and wild turkey. Also, deer, brown bear, and Rocky Mountain Big Horn Sheep will often be seen. At night you'll see the Milky Way spread across a clear, dark New Mexico sky! Debbie or Alan encourage "self check in". Because we may be away from the office or traveling when you arrive, there are signs directing you to your cabin. However, prior to your visit we provide you with specific directions to the ranch, the door will be unlocked, a light outside and inside will be left on, the key and general information will be on the dining table, and will include telephone numbers for us and our son Christopher who is nearby should you have any immediate problems that cannot wait. It is likely you will see Alan working one of the many horses at the ranch. His passion is training well bred quarter horses for such disciplines as cattle work, reined cow horse and cowboy mounted shooting. As an expert horseman, he has a wealth of information, tips and techniques and he is always willing to answer questions. We are rebuilding corrals with the traditional use of Juniper “pickets” (fence posts) which can last for hundreds of years. We are refurbishing/remodeling several ranch houses that have been in constant use for over 130 years! We're making every effort to stay true to the historic 'feel' of a southwestern New Mexico ranch and hope to open these houses to guests, shortly. Occasionally, there may be noise from a tractor, the feed wagon and sometimes you'll hear Alan fine tuning a horse in training for Cowboy Mounted Shooting. No worries -- no live ammo is used. The Village of Gila and the nearby town of Cliff are still very rural and were settled in 1884. The local Gila Post Office was established on Apr 5, 1875. Services in Gila and Cliff include: 2 post offices, library, EMT/Volunteer Fire Department, medical clinic, community center, senior center, library, K-12 School, Chucks gas station, several churches. Our average population is between 350 – 500 residents. Places to eat are few but local “style” is priceless. Mr. D’s Smoked Meats and More is open Thursday through Sunday. You’ll enjoy breakfast of bacon, eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy. Lunch includes smoked pork, hamburgers on Thursday and Friday. Saturday and Sunday get your order in early for brisket, smoked loin ribs, Hatch green chili cole slaw, pinto beans, macaroni, chips and cocoanut cream pie. Calling ahead is recommended to reserve your meal…it all sells out fast! Last Chance Liquor and Pizza Pro is just up the road a ways in Buckhorn, NM. Open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Sunday, phone in your pizza or sandwich order for pick-up. Chuck’s Folly Gas Station is “the” place to get all the latest on doings in the community - not just gas and diesel. You’ll find convenience store staples such as milk, eggs, other dairy items, ice cream, etc. Open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., 7 days a week. Using your cabin as your 'home away from home', you can easily access some of the most beautiful sites in New Mexico and the southwest, including Silver City, Glenwood, Las Cruces, Carlsbad Caverns, Ruidoso and Santa Fe to name just a few easy day trip options . Interesting art galleries, museums, restaurants are just a short drive from the ranch. Day trips to either Arizona or Texas are convenient, with plenty to see and experience.
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      Comfortable log cabin with 525 sf of relaxed comfort. Guests are responsible for bringing their own food and beverages, personal items. We provide gourmet spices, condiments, bbq grill, charcoal. Double E Ranch offers an atmosphere very rare: PRIVACY, free from being observed or disturbed by other people. No street lights, just star filled nights. No traffic noise, just the sounds of quiet country, the breeze rustling the leaves of cottonwood and sycamore trees. No concrete buildings, just open spaces filled with natural beauty and wildlife at every turn. No rushing elbow-to-elbow crowds everywhere you look. Just the people and animals that live here. No glitz, glitter, or high-toned life style. No big-city worries filled with people you don't trust. Just an old fashioned ranching environment nearly as it was 100 years ago. At Double E Ranch what you get is folks who still have no reason to lock doors, who trust and respect their neighbors and offer help without being asked. Our facilities are best enjoyed by independent travelers who don't expect to be entertained, who are self sufficient, resourceful folks wanting to experience a simpler, grounding lifestyle. Welcome to Double E Ranch Vacation Cabin Rentals! Double E Ranch Vacation Cabins are located outside the tiny Village of Gila, NM. The Village of Gila and the nearby town of Cliff were settled in 1884 and are still very rural. Services in Gila and Cliff include: 2 post offices, library, EMT/Volunteer Fire Department, medical clinic, community center, senior center, library, K-12 School, Chucks gas station, several churches. Our average population is between 350 – 500 residents. Your cabin really is at the end of the road. The Piñon Log Cabin is a 460 square foot studio with covered deck and rocking chairs. Amenities include: complete kitchen with 2 apartment sized refrigerators, a 4-burner gas stove top, microwave, crock pot/slow cooker, coffee maker, blender, toaster, dishes, flatware, cooking pots and utensils and bbq grill. Because the Village of Gila does not have a convenient grocery store nearby, we encourage guests to bring some or all food items with you, especially for shorter stays. The nearest grocery store is located 35 miles away in Silver City. Bed is queen sized with luxury hotel quality mattress with Egyptian cotton bedding, plush blankets, pillows and comforter. Bathroom is complete with full bath tub and shower, plenty of thick towels, and face cloths. Short term guests need only to bring food, drinks, personal items such as face soaps, lotions, etc. Your cabin is provided with complimentary facial tissue, several rolls of toilet paper and paper towels. We are just 35 miles from restaurants, museums and shopping in historic Silver City, New Mexico. Double E Ranch Vacation Cabin Rentals was inspired by our desire to share the exceptionally beautiful hidden valley location along Bear Creek, literally 'at the end of the road'. We directly adjoin a 6500 acre wildlife preserve soon to be open to the public, and are a short drive to the 3 million acres of the Gila National Forest. The southwestern lifestyle and our love for ranching in New Mexico is our reason for being here. For 18 years, Double E Ranch was a working cattle, horse and guest ranch. The specialty at Double E Ranch was providing our guests with the unique opportunity to experience the undiluted, real sensations of southwestern New Mexico ranch life. The original 'bunk house' and 100 year old ranch house continue to be used for guests from all around the world. Now retired, Debbie and Alan continue to offer you a unique opportunity to experience a taste of life on a southwestern New Mexico ranch, explore a diverse ecological region, meet the recent and ancient past up close. Thousands of years ago the Mimbres Indians lived along Bear Creek and the Gila River. Pottery pieces, ancient tools, pictographs and remnants of stone dwellings can be readily found. More recently, legendary characters including Billy the Kid, Geronimo, and Ben Lily roamed the hills, mountains and towns in this area. A more relaxed environment and privacy... your own cabin, your own time schedule, meals when you want to cook them. With the sun just beginning to peek over the mountain, begin by enjoying that first cup of coffee or tea, absorbing the sights and sounds of what 'peaceful' really feels like. Just about sunset, from your rocker on the deck, put your feet up, watch the mountains change from rocky rust, to stunning, vibrant reds, oranges, yellows while saying 'adios' to another healing day. Take advantage of this incredible location, experience the magic of southwestern New Mexico by using our vacation cabins as your "home away from home" while exploring the entire southwest. Short day trips to the Gila Cliff Dwellings or City of Rocks or overnight in Santa Fe, Old Tombstone, historic Las Cruces or famous El Paso. Breath! You'll easily be able to disconnect from the frenetic race of urban lifestyles. Our fully furnished, self catered cabins contain everything needed to make your experience relaxing, convenient and restful. Our weather in every season is mild compared to most other regions of the country. For guests coming from our northern states, Double E Ranch is a fantastic haven for escaping the bitter cold and snow of winter! The area offers diverse activities, events and places to keep you interested and entertained, year round: Tour de Gila Bike Race, Silver City Blues Festival, art galleries, museums. With lower humidity levels, being outdoors is comfortable nearly every day and the sun shines an average of 330 days a year! There are plenty of activities for you to enjoy on the ranch. Bring your horse! We've got self-care pens (call us for rates) and a 300x250 enclosed arena with excellent footing. Just outside your cabin door, you have hiking, birding, star gazing and mountain biking. In a short 20 minute drive you will have unlimited access to nearly 3 million acres of public lands (New Mexico State Land, Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service) making activities such as hunting, rock hounding, exploring Native ruins, and spectacular, exciting horseback riding easily accessible, never running out of new trails to travel!
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      The Gatehouse at Bearpaw Ranch is perfect for a small family or couple. It is a handmade log cabin with high ceilings and lots of light! There is a cute sleeping loft with a trundle bed and it has a fenced yard It is a short walk down to one of our 4 ponds, with the Gila River just beyond that. Ideal for hiking, hunting and fishing, Bearpaw Ranch is also close to Bill Evans fishing lake and a short drive up to the Gila wilderness. Our property lies on the Gila River and so you will have complete access. If you want to raft or tube, you can put in here and we'll pick you up down at the bridge. We have a large barn and fenced field if you are bringing your horses. Ideal for hunting in the fall and winter. The wilderness begins a few miles up the road. Perfect for hiking and climbing, and bird-watching. There is a wild-bird preserve just a few miles south of us. Of course the bosque here on the property affords great access to spotting numerous bird species. Silver City is 30 miles to the south and has many art galleries and restaurants. Bearpaw Ranch is a great place to stay during the Blues Festival, the World Class bicycle races, or the Wild West Rodeo. The hotels in Silver City fill up, but you can take the short drive out to the Gila and rest in the quiet and peace, refueling for another fun time enjoying Silver City's great events. In the mountains north of Silver City you can visit the old western town of Pinos Altos, and continue up to the Gila Cliff Dwellings. A visit to the copper mines is also a must, with a stop at Lake Roberts on the way! To the northwest of us is historic Mogollon with its art gallery, antique shop, and museum. Near Mogollon is the little village of Glenwood, with the state fish hatchery and the famous Catwalk. The Catwalk is a favorite hiking spot with a lovely picnic area. The night sky offers a magnificent and unequaled view of millions of stars, planets and the Milky Way in all of it's glory. New Mexico values our dark night skies and a quick google map search will reveal that Gila is by far one of the darkest places in our country. If you have never known (or knew but its been a long time) what it is to be able to stroll in the starlight, you really must come visit. There is plenty to do in the area, but many folks find that they are content to walk around the property, visit our horses, watch our ducks swim around in the pond, or just sit and listen to the quiet. This is a perfect retreat if you just want to get away...far away from the rat race. This is real out-west country living. Keywords: Cabin, horseback, astronomy, stars, Gila, wilderness, birdwatching
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      "Inn at the LC".. Stay at the Historic Lyons & Campbell Ranch Headquarters in the well appointed "Gate House", in secluded Gila, NM. Not a "dude" or working ranch, but an Historic glimpse into the legendary million acre cattle empire. Tour the Main House where Cattle Baron Tom Lyons and wife Ida Campbell lived their lavish lives, then relax in the pool, the Historic old saloon, or enjoy the art and music filled Gallery. As a friend describes "It's like a ride on a very nice old train". The "Gate House" is a newly renovated, well appointed accommodation perfect for a couple, or couple "plus one" if they are willing to sleep on the couch. King Size four-post bed, Air conditioned, full kitchen, Satellite TV, private bathroom with Jacuzzi. (Two more apartments will be ready next year.) Once you're settled in, time to check out the Ranch. A New Mexico Historic Site, and on the National Registry of Historic Places, The National Park Service, in their publication "The Cattleman's Empire" described the million acre L & C as "Overshadowing all other ranching operations in the Southwest", and “The L.C. remains as one of the last surviving Great Ranch Houses of the Old West”. The Lyons and Campbell Ranch Headquarters is a 60 room, 8 acre, Adobe compound that today includes a 27 room Main House, Saloon, Jail, Wedding Chapel, Theatre, Gallery, Bunkhouse, Bath house with large communal Hot Tub, Swimming Pool and Lanai with wood burning brick pizza oven and BBQ. The cattle, cowboys and million acres are long gone. Cattle Baron Tom Lyons was murdered in El Paso in 1917. An Englishman, Tom Lyons' feudal empire collapsed shortly after his demise. His 27 room adobe mansion, lavishly refurnished, remains along with all the outbuildings of the L C Ranch Headquarters. A 501(c)3, your stay will help fund ongoing restoration projects. Donations are tax-deductible.
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      The Ranch House Headquarters at Double E Ranch offers an atmosphere very rare: PRIVACY, free from being observed or disturbed by other people. No street lights, just star filled nights. No traffic noise, just the sounds of quiet country, the breeze rustling the leaves of cottonwood and sycamore trees. No concrete buildings, just open spaces filled with natural beauty and wildlife at every turn. No rushing elbow-to-elbow crowds everywhere you look. Just the people and animals that live here. No glitz, glitter, or high-toned life style. No big-city worries filled with people you don't trust. Just an old fashioned ranching environment nearly as it was 100 years ago. At Double E Ranch what you get is folks who still have no reason to lock doors, who trust and respect their neighbors and offer help without being asked. Our facilities are best enjoyed by independent travelers who don't expect to be entertained, who are self sufficient, resourceful folks wanting to experience a simpler, grounding lifestyle. Built in the very early 1900's and used as the ranch headquarters "home place", The Old Ranch House has been completely refurbished, upgraded and (just slightly) remodeled, while continuing to reflect the charm and character of the very unique New Mexico Territorial style home. Including the 16'x24' screened Veranda Porch, you'll have nearly 1400 sf of living space to call 'home'. High ceilings in the living room/dining/bedrooms enhance your sense of natural light filled spaces, with turn a "turn of the century" ambience. Cooking is done in a kitchen will full sized appliances, including dishwasher. Guests are responsible for providing their own food and preparation of meals. A large selection of gourmet spices and condiments are available. You will also be provided a BBQ grill, one bag of charcoal and lighter fluid for outdoor grilling. Serve up your meals using delicately hand painted china dinner ware (or stoneware dishes) seated at an old oak dining table covered with a 120 year old Irish linen table cloth, trimmed with intricate, hand crocheted lace trim and seating for four. The intimate living room area includes 1950's wagon wheel sofa and rocker, 4' Cowboy Lamp for reading, large flat screened HD TV setting on a period side board buffet with extra storage space, dvd player and extensive dvd library. Wi-Fi internet is available for streaming movies, email, texting, as well as a land line telephone for receiving calls and making local calls at no charge. However, guests are responsible for bringing a calling card for long distance. Because we sit in a secluded valley, we have NO CELL SERVICE in your house. But, you can receive Verizon service signal by driving a short distance to the top of the hill. The large master bedroom has a gas fireplace, queen sized bed, 1930's oak armoire imported from England, vintage hand painted table lamps, perfectly refinished pine wood floors throughout the entire house. An antique oak, treadle sewing machine with delicately carved wood trim serve as night table. Separated from the living/dining room by curtained, double French doors, bedroom number two has a queen bed, antique walnut dresser with mirror, bedside table, and private bathroom with toilet and shower. Western art and authentic ‘cowboy gear’ hang on the walls. The beautifully designed master bathroom has a vintage cast iron, claw foot bath tub setting under a hand crafted stained glass window are the center of focus. You will enjoy an oversized stall shower with a "rain water" showerhead. Lots of natural light reflecting off the Italian stone floors fill the room with soothing shades of creamy beige and pale yellow. A 1950’s Hoosier cabinet top with etched glass doors offers loads of space for toiletries, thick towels and more. Double E Ranch Headquarters and "The Old Ranch House" is 3 miles east of the The Village of Gila. Double E Ranch is located 32 miles north west of Silver City, NM off of NM Hwy 211. Once in Gila, look for Hooker Loop, right turn 3.2 miles. At the top of the ridge you will see large, wooden Double E Ranch sign. Bear right onto Double E Ranch Road, follow it using the signs as you drop into our special canyon. Ranch Headquarters is the large, white house just about directly in front of you (there will be a sign indicating parking). Guests are responsible for bringing their own food, cooking their own meals. Ranch Headquarters has a fully equipped kitchen with full sized appliances, including dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker. Grant County has a small commuter airport where you can make connections to either Albuquerque, NM or Phoenix, AZ. Conveniently, Silver City offers several car rental locations who deliver your car to Grant County Airport. Old Town Silver City has numerous art galleries, antique shops, excellent restaurants. No street lights, just star filled nights. No traffic noise, just the sounds of quiet country, the breeze rustling through the cottonwood trees. No concrete buildings, just open spaces filled with many of he original ranch buildings still in use, surrounded by natural beauty and wildlife at every turn. No elbow-to-elbow crowds everywhere. Just the people and animals who live here. Privacy, free from being observed or disturbed by other people. No glitz, glitter, or high-toned life style. Just a ranching environment preserved as it was 100 years ago. No big-city worries filled with people you don't trust. Just folks who have no reason to lock doors, trust their neighbors and offer help without being asked. Double E Ranch Cabins are best enjoyed by independent travelers who don't expect to be entertained, are self sufficient, resourceful folks who want to experience a simpler lifestyle where they can disconnect, unwind, relax. We provide land line telephone (bring your own long distance calling card), internet/Wi-Fi so you can text, send/receive email, download movies. No cell phone service or satellite TV. Here, you can blaze your own trails or put your feet up, sip your favorite beverage and watch the sunset from a rocking chair. Each cabin is provided with bbq grill, 1 bag of charcoal and lighter fluid. Oil lanterns in case the electric goes out. (Remember to reset your internet modem). Typical of the period, New Mexico created unique Territorial style buildings, rooms with high ceilings, comfortable spaces designed to enjoy the outdoors. Our weather is never too cold, too hot, too humid. The sun shines nearly 320 days a year. Hike up a mountain or meander along the creek which is a just stone's throw from your house. Ranch Headquarters (as well as our other rental cabins) is good for couples, solo adventurers, families (with kids), big groups, and furry friends (pets).
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      The SpaceThe Ranch House Headquarters at Double E Ranch offers an atmosphere very rare: PRIVACY, free from being observed or disturbed by other people. No street lights, just star filled nights. No traffic noise, just the sounds of quiet country, the breeze rustling the leaves of cottonwood and sycamore trees. No concrete buildings, just open spaces filled with natural beauty and wildlife at every turn. No rushing elbow-to-elbow crowds everywhere you look. Just the people and animals that live here. No glitz, glitter, or high-toned life style. No big-city worries filled with people you don't trust. Just an old fashioned ranching environment nearly as it was 100 years ago. At Double E Ranch what you get is folks who still have no reason to lock doors, who trust and respect their neighbors and offer help without being asked. Our facilities are best enjoyed by independent travelers who don't expect to be entertained, who are self sufficient, resourceful folks wanting to experience a simpler, grounding lifestyle. Built in the very early 1900's and used as the ranch headquarters "home place", The Old Ranch House has been completely refurbished, upgraded and (just slightly) remodeled, while continuing to reflect the charm and character of the very unique New Mexico Territorial style home. Including the 16'x24' screened Veranda Porch, you'll have nearly 1400 sf of living space to call 'home'. High ceilings in the living room/dining/bedrooms enhance your sense of natural light filled spaces, with turn a "turn of the century" ambience. Cooking is done in a kitchen will full sized appliances, including dishwasher. Guests are responsible for providing their own food and preparation of meals. A large selection of gourmet spices and condiments are available. You will also be provided a BBQ grill, one bag of charcoal and lighter fluid for outdoor grilling. Serve up your meals using delicately hand painted china dinner ware (or stoneware dishes) seated at an old oak dining table covered with a 120 year old Irish linen table cloth, trimmed with intricate, hand crocheted lace trim and seating for four. The intimate living room area includes 1950's wagon wheel sofa and rocker, 4' Cowboy Lamp for reading, large flat screened HD TV setting on a period side board buffet with extra storage space, dvd player and extensive dvd library. Wi-Fi internet is available for streaming movies, email, texting, as well as a land line telephone for receiving calls and making local calls at no charge. However, guests are responsible for bringing a calling card for long distance. Because we sit in a secluded valley, we have NO CELL SERVICE in your house. But, you can receive Verizon service signal by driving a short distance to the top of the hill. The large master bedroom has a gas fireplace, queen sized bed, 1930's oak armoire imported from England, vintage hand painted table lamps, perfectly refinished pine wood floors throughout the entire house. An antique oak, treadle sewing machine with delicately carved wood trim serve as night table. Separated from the living/dining room by curtained, double French doors, bedroom number two has a queen bed, antique walnut dresser with mirror, bedside table, and private bathroom with toilet and shower. Western art and authentic ‘cowboy gear’ hang on the walls. The beautifully designed master bathroom has a vintage cast iron, claw foot bath tub setting under a hand crafted stained glass window are the center of focus. You will enjoy an oversized stall shower with a "rain water" showerhead. Lots of natural light reflecting off the Italian stone floors fill the room with soothing shades of creamy beige and pale yellow. A 1950’s Hoosier cabinet top with etched glass doors offers loads of space for toiletries, thick towels and more. Guest AccessNew Mexico is a haven for the unexpected. It’s an attitude. A way of life more relaxed, with amazing vistas, unexpected experiences, and a direct immediate connection with nature, a pathway to the past . It’s adventure in its truest form. Our corner of the world is best enjoyed by independent travelers who don't expect to be entertained, who are self sufficient, resourceful folks wanting to reconnect with a simpler life style. At Double E Ranch our guests have immediate access to 360 private acres. Bear Creek is a short walk from your cabin, meandering through the cottonwood and sycamore trees seen from your deck. You will enjoy the walk through our privately protected riparian area where you'll hear and see hundreds of native and migratory birds, plenty of wildlife such as deer and wild turkey. A pair of Black Hawks make their home in the tree tops, returning every year to raise their chicks. In June the turkey hens have just hatched their chicks. It’s not unusual to have them cross your path, getting to the other side of the road or wandering through the vegetation along the creek. The large Tom Turkeys enjoy mornings along the creek, as well. We are also home to brown bear, and Rocky Mountain Big Horn Sheep, majestic golden eagles, and impressive black hawks nesting in the tall cottonwoods along the creek. At night you'll see our skies are clear and dark making it possible to see some of the planets in our own galaxy as well as the Milky Way spread across a clear, dark New Mexico sky! Double E Ranch Vacation Guesthouse Rentals was inspired by our desire to share our exceptionally beautiful hidden valley location along Bear Creek, literally 'at the end of the road'. We adjoin a 6500 acre State of New Mexico Game and Fish designated wildlife preserve, and are a short drive to the Gila National Forest. The southwestern lifestyle, our love for ranching and the mild year round climate in southwestern New Mexico is our reason for being here. For 18 years, Double E Ranch was a working cattle, horse and guest ranch. The specialty at Double E Ranch was providing our guests with the very unique opportunity to experience the undiluted, real sensations of southwestern New Mexico ranch life. The original 'bunk house' built in the 1940's and 125 year old ranch headquarters have been used to house visitors from all around the world and are in the process of being refurbished and upgraded. The original Ranch Headquarters i finished and already hosting guests. Now retired, Debbie and Alan continue to offer you a unique opportunity to experience a taste of life on a southwestern New Mexico ranch, explore a diverse ecological region, meet the recent and ancient past up close. Thousands of years ago the Mimbres Indians lived along Bear Creek and the Gila River. Pottery pieces, ancient tools, pictographs and remnants of stone dwellings can be readily found. More recently, legendary characters including Billy the Kid, Geronimo, and Ben Lily roamed the hills, mountains and towns in this area. A more relaxed environment and privacy... free from being observed or disturbed by other people. Your own cabin, your own time schedule, meals when you want to cook them. With the sun just peeking over the mountain, begin by enjoying that first cup of coffee or tea, absorbing the sights and sounds of what 'peaceful' really feels like. Just about sunset, from your rocker on the deck, put your feet up, watch the mountains change from rocky rust, to stunning, vibrant reds, oranges, yellows while saying 'adios' to another healing day. Take advantage of this incredible location to experience the magic of southwestern New Mexico by using our vacation cabins as your "home away from home" while exploring the entire southwest. Short day trips to the Gila Cliff Dwellings or City of Rocks or overnight in Santa Fe, Old Tombstone, historic Las Cruces or famous El Paso. We are 5 hours drive from Phoenix, AZ and Albuquerque, NM. Breath! You'll easily be able to disconnect from the frenetic race of urban lifestyles. Our fully furnished, self catered cabins and guest houses contain everything needed to make your experience relaxing, convenient and restful. Guests are expected to bring their own food items and drinks. We provide an extensive selection of gourmet spices and condiments. Our weather in every season is mild compared to most other regions of the country. For guests coming from our northern states, Double E Ranch is a fantastic haven for escaping the bitter cold and snow of winter! The area offers diverse activities, events and places to keep you interested and entertained, year round: Tour de Gila Bike Race, Silver City Blues Festival, art galleries, museums. With lower humidity levels, being outdoors is comfortable nearly every day and the sun shines an average of 330 days a year! There are plenty of activities for you to enjoy on the ranch. Bring your horse! We've got self-care pens (call us for rates) and a 300x250 enclosed arena with excellent footing. Just outside your cabin door, you have hiking, birding, star gazing and mountain biking. In a short 20 minute drive or 40 minute horse back ride, you will have unlimited access to nearly 3 million acres of public lands (New Mexico State Land, Bureau of Land Management and National Forest) making activities such as hunting, rock hounding, exploring Native ruins, and spectacular, exciting horseback riding easily accessible, never running out of new trails to travel! Interaction with GuestsWhile owners Debbie and Alan Eggleston, along with son, Christopher, are typically working on the ranch or in the office, our philosophy is to give guests PRIVACY...free from being observed or disturbed by other people. We encourage "self check in", leaving your cabin door unlocked and a few welcoming lights on. Many times, your schedule and our schedule may mean you never meet us. However, one of us is ALWAYS ACCESSIBLE by phone: home and cell. The NeighborhoodDouble E Ranch Vacation Guesthouses adjoin more than 3 million acres of public lands, including a protected wildlife area and the Gila National Forest/Gila Wilderness. Astonishing! Grant County is still very rural. Ranching remains a very important part of the local economy. The Village of Gila and the nearby town of Cliff were settled in 1884. The local Gila Post Office was established on Apr 5, 1875. Services in Gila and Cliff include: 2 post offices, library, EMT/Volunteer Fire Department, medical clinic, community center, senior center, library, Bill Kaderly Art Gallery ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)), Cliff School Grades K-12, Chucks gas station and several churches. Our average population is between 350 – 500 residents. Just a few miles from your cabin, the Gila River splits the towns of Cliff/Gila and flows all the way to Arizona and beyond. Canoe-ing, tubing, fishing or simply listening to the water move are all easy to do. Silver City has some interesting art galleries and restaurants and is just a 30 mile drive. Places to eat are few but local “style” is priceless. Mr. D’s Smoked Meats and More is open Thursday through Sunday. You’ll enjoy breakfast with bacon, eggs, sausage biscuits and gravy. Lunch includes smoked pork, hamburgers (Thursday and Friday) and brisket, smoked loin ribs, Hatch green chili cole slaw, pinto beans, macaroni, chips and cocoanut cream pie. Calling ahead is recommended to reserve your meal…it all sells out fast! Last Chance Liquor and Pizza Pro is just up the road a ways in Buckhorn, NM. Open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Sunday, phone in your pizza or sandwich order. Chuck’s Folly Gas Station is “the” place to get all the latest on doings in the community. You’ll find convenience store items such as milk, eggs, other dairy items, ice cream, etc. Open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., 7 days a week. Getting AroundThere is no public transportation available in rural areas. Other Things to NoteWe live in a very rural area, literally "at the end of the road". Speaking of the road, it is a dirt road well maintained by the County. We get average annual moisture of between 9 and 13 inches. You don't necessarily need 4x4 vehicles, but we suggest it. Electrical outages are not unusual. Each cabin is heated by propane gas with gas stoves. You will always stay warm in winter, be able to cook your meals, take a hot shower. We provide oil lanterns for light (kind of romantic!) and candles. Outages mean you will also not have the internet, however your land line telephone will work. Remember to reset your internet modem by unplugging when the lights do come back on.