Bunkhouse on working cattle ranch. Tent areas, grape arbor covered patio area on concrete slab w/mobile BBQ pit and rustic bar near paved Wasioja Rd.. Room in Bunkhouse w/ queen bed, electricity, small fridge and adjoining bathroom (toilet, sink & shower w/hot water), wrap around porch available. Adjoining arena, hay barn with pipe corrals and water for horses.
- Check in: After 2PM
- Check out: Before 12PM
- Cancellation policy: Moderate
- On arrival: Meet and greet
- Minimum nights: 1 night
- Accepts bookings: 12 months out
Offered on the Host's property or nearby.
BYO horses. pens and hay available/provided
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This place was wonderful. It's on a working cattle ranch..antje and web are the owners of the ranch.. You couldn't find a nicer more accommodating couple (they let us pet thier horse!) The bunkhouse itself is far from the home and you have lots of privacy and space. There's a bbq, a sitting area an ol' rustic bar and a fire pit. There's beautiful longhorns roaming around. Its a really nice nature retreat away from the city. If I could if have stayed there forever! Thanks web and antje! Was a beautiful stay.
We LOVED the bunkhouse!
Antje is very communicative -- after we made our reservation, she asked me to call her so we could go over the directions to her place (bad signal in the middle of the desert, GPS gets confused ) and to also let me know about who would be around if we needed any help.
The bunkhouse itself is very cute, and we felt safe in it. It's a raised house with one room and a full bathroom attached to it. The house is very tidy and clean, full of cool little rodeo and cow memorabilia. There is another room that looks like it is used as an office for the owners. Be warned, summer campers: while there is a fan and a small refrigerator, the heat gets above 100 degrees during the day. We found places to go with A/C during the day, especially needed because we brought our dog.
Our dog loved the place! So many sniffs to explore around the property. The longhorns weren't around so we didn't worry about her getting trampled, and the feeding stall gave her plenty to do with exploring and climbing.
Antje and Web were away during our stay, and they had their housekeeper and grounds guy on hand. The housekeeper Debbie was easily accessible by phone and very helpful if we had any questions, and the grounds guy, Wayne, was buzzing around on a gator and stopped by to say hi. Both were super nice and made our stay better.
If you want to cook your own food, there is a raised grill as well as a fire pit. We didn't use them due to the risk of fire being so high at this time of year. We used a propane grill to get our cooking done.
A note on the roads: the road the bunkhouse is on is PAVED! We were very happy that our tiny city car (fiat) could drive up no problem to the house, and the small dirt part we drove into the property was flat enough to safety traverse.
I'd like to come back here during the winter when the weather is a bit chiller. It was a wonderful experience, and I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to get away from the world and get alone time but doesn't want to pitch a tent.
We were more than happy to spend a night at the bunkhouse. It's such a peaceful and cute little place to stay. The room and the bathroom are well decorated with lots of little details and old treasures which take you into the rancher world. Awesome!
The place is perfect to relax, enjoy sunset and watch stars at the night sky while sitting at the fire.
Antje and her husband are very friendly and uncomplicated people.
We definitely recommend staying at the bunkhouse.
Total desolation in the best sense of the word. No neighbors except longhorn cattle. Comfortable, friendly, away from it all but still good AT&T coverage (do yourself a favor and turn off your phone, no really). Read a good book under the arbor during the day, cook your dinner on the red oak barbecue (or go six miles into town) then sit around the campfire under a starry starry night. Heaven. Accommodations are a bedroom with small fridge and a bathroom so your time will be spent mostly outside. Antje and Web are incredible hosts but will respect your privacy. Highly recommend! Extreme hot or cold weather may be challenging.
The bunkhouse was absoluetly amazing to stay in! The owners were incredibly kind/hospitable and went out of their way multiple times to make sure our stay was comfortable and enjoyable. Beyond the incredible hosts, the bunkhouse itself was very quaint and a great tranquil place to escape the city for a couple days. Overall we absolutely loved our stay and would gladly visit again! Thanks so much to the owners for making our little trip so memorable and fun.
This place and this people are amazing! Web and Antje are amazing hosts, really thoughtful!!! it was a really beautiful stay! The Bunkhouse is so comfy and clean! you've got everything you need there!
The Bunkhouse has a perfect distance from the main house, you got plenty of privacy with great views of the mountains and the fields.
A perfect place to rest and recover your batteries!
I recommend it so much!!!
Thank you so much for a great time!
This is a review for the GUESTHOUSE in WASIOJA RANCH.
We stayed at the GUESTHOUSE behind the main house on the ranch. Antje was not in town when we stayed there and communication beforehand wasn’t very clear as to where exactly to go since originally we were staying at the Bunkhouse. However once we figured out where the ranch was and found the guesthouse, we had a pleasant stay.
The guesthouse is tucked in the back, to the side of their home next to their barn. Their land is pretty large so you feel completely isolated. Considering no one was home or working on their ranch when we were there so it was very peaceful (and sometimes admittedly a little eerie).
The guesthouse has a living room, kitchen, bedroom area, sitting area and bathroom. In the bathroom there’s a flush toilet, with a bathtub and running hot water too. There was a stove in the kitchen but we couldn’t seem to get it to work which was okay because we brought our own camping stove. There is also a full size refrigerator.
Bonus perk during summer is that it also has an AC unit, which is so nice because it gets HOT out there!
The grounds itself are beautiful. Perfect spot to watch the sunset just beyond the mountains, to stay up late for star gazing and wake up early to see the sun rise again.
The Ranch was empty when we were there except for their horse and dog (who roamed free and is super sweet). We also brought our dog along with us and even though he is very well behaved this was his first time being near a horse so although you’re allowed to have your dog running around free, we kept our dog leashed.
The guesthouse was a bit dusty, with spiders and bugs around but that’s part of being on a ranch. Come for a nice night away from the city and relax.
I booked two nights to stay here with my boyfriend and it was really cool! The first day, Antje and her daughter were waiting for us at the Bunkhouse to make sure we found it okay and then gave us the rundown about the place. Antje was very friendly and reassured us that if we needed anything, to go up the road to their house. The Bunkhouse was a little smaller than I anticipated but was cozy without being too cramped.
Our first night, we wandered down the main road to the saloon and had a blast! The people there are very friendly and they also have an incredible deal on drinks and appetizers- we got a bucket of beers (6 beers) and an appetizer for ten bucks!!! The weather was perfect once the sun went down, but my absolute favorite part of the entire trip was the sky at night. The sky was incredible and clear, I haven't seen a sky like that since I backpacked through the Sierras, it really was breathtaking. We stood outside for a long time and just tried to take it all in. We did get serenaded by some coyotes but Antje assured us earlier that day that they will do us no harm at all.
The next morning, I was ecstatic to be greeted by one of their horses, a beautiful brown horse named Sarge! He walked straight down the road and into our area where the Bunkhouse is which was really exciting for me!! Antje's husband, Webb drove up with their dog, Bo, and introduced himself to us and then said we could feed Sarge some carrots if we wished to.
For breakfast, we attempted to make scrambled eggs using the barbecue that they have set up on the patio. The eggs were a success but it did take awhile for the fire to get started. The only thing that was hard to deal with was all the bees and yellow jackets that were buzzing around the food, but it wasn't too much of a bother. Unfortunately, my boyfriend and I were unable to stay the second night because we got called into work but we had a really fun time here! Antje and Webb are both very friendly and nice and we would love to come back again!!