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The Bunkhouse - the Perfect Getaway

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
High Country Alpaca Ranch, located in west central New Mexico, is a full time alpaca livestock operation that offers our facilities for your relaxation and enjoyment. Established in 2009 by John and Carolyn Fifield, High Country Alpaca Ranch prides itself as a super clean, well maintained ranch where one can easily commune with nature and animals alike. The ranch sits at 7560' and is surrounded by Pińon Pine and Juniper trees. The barn, pastures and paddocks were well thought out and constructed in a manner that is conducive to excellent animal husbandry and human interaction. Our 36 alpacas, 9 Great Pyrenees, 2 house dogs, house cats, barn cat and free range chickens are all friendly with each other as well as visitors. The Bunkhouse, secluded next door, is available for visits to the ...High Country Alpaca Ranch, located in west central New Mexico, is a full time alpaca livestock operation that offers our facilities for your relaxation and enjoyment. Established in 2009 by John and Carolyn Fifield, High Country Alpaca Ranch prides itself as a super clean, well maintained ranch where one can easily commune with nature and animals alike. The ranch sits at 7560' and is surrounded by Pińon Pine and Juniper trees. The barn, pastures and paddocks were well thought out and constructed in a manner that is conducive to excellent animal husbandry and human interaction. Our 36 alpacas, 9 Great Pyrenees, 2 house dogs, house cats, barn cat and free range chickens are all friendly with each other as well as visitors. The Bunkhouse, secluded next door, is available for visits to the ranch year round. It consists of a 16' x 70' prefab home, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, and is completely furnished and ready for your enjoyment. All you need is food, clothes and toiletries. (Farm fresh eggs are provided when available.) The Bunkhouse can be rented short term only. Though the Bunkhouse is open for anyone, we are dedicated to serving families with children having developmental disabilities, including those on the Autism spectrum. Past experience has proven to be an extraordinary pleasant time for both visitors and owners. We love sharing our animals and knowledge with you, so you can get as involved as you want. If you are looking to get into the alpaca business, we are here for you. Or you can just kick back, relax and enjoy the ambiance. The choice is yours. High Country Alpaca Ranch is located 21 miles N of Quemado, NM and/or 58 miles S of Route 66 in Grants, NM - at the intersection of Hwy 36/Hwy 117. Features Food: Self preparation Amenities: Fully Stocked Kitchen, Linens, Laundry Facilities, Internet, DVD/VCR, Books, Games, Fire Pit, RV Hook-Ups, Camping Sites, Barbeque/Grill, Dog Run, Horse Round Pen, Mercantile Activities & Animals Wildlife – Elk, Deer, Antelope, Coyotes, Fox Alpacas, Chickens, Dogs, Bird Watching, Field Trips, Nature Walks/Backpacking, Star Gazing, Photography, Petting Paddock, Help with Chores, Egg Gathering, Animal Husbandry Close to Lake, Cliffs/Canyons, Wolf Sanctuary, Ice Caves/Bandero Volcano, Native American Pueblos, Casinos Allowed Children, Pets, Horses Special Events: Weddings/Honeymoon, Parties, Corporate Retreats, Family Reunions, Other More
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About the Owner
John/Carolyn F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:50%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2014
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

We wanted a vacation home that welcomes dogs and The Bunkhouse was ideal. Our two girls had a blast being able to run free and play with the yard dogs of hosts, John and Carolyn. There was a snowfall while we were there and our...More

Date of stay: March 2017
1  Thank Roger N
Reviewed 8 June 2015

wonderful place to get away from the hustle and bustle...john and carolyn are wonderful hosts...very fun, lots of stories...get to interact with the alpacas, gordon, george and assorted wildlife...very spacious place to stay...everything you could think of they have already provided! can't recommend this enough!...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank davidiverson
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
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About the neighbourhood
We are on the first 2 lots in High Country subdivision. Very peaceful & quiet. Abundant wildlie. Close to Lake, Cliffs/Canyons, Wolf Sanctuary, Ice Caves/Bandero Volcano, Native American Pueblos, Casinos, Golf Courses
How to get there
GPS coordinates: N 34° 36.234 W 108° 23.801 From Grants, NM: On I-40, take Exit 89 South (to Quemado) and travel approximately 58 miles to mile marker 1. First road past mile marker 1, turn right (North) on High Country Rd. 1st driveway on the left is 17 High Country Rd. Follow the driveway to the barn From Gallup, NM: Go South on State Hwy 602 (to Fence Lake) and travel approximately 21 miles to Hwy 53. Turn left (East) on Hwy 53 and go approximately 1 mile. Turn right (South) on State Hwy 36 and travel approximate 41 miles to the town of Fence Lake Turn left (East) on Hwy 36 and travel approximately 18 miles to Hwy 117 (to Grants_ Turn left (North) on Hwy 117 and travel .5 miles to High Country Rd. Turn left (North) on High Country...
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