Inside the Ranch House

Ranch for Sale, image inside the Great room, living room

El Rancho Escondido Walk-through

The Great Room (living room) 47' x 17.4'

  • Vigas (beams) are hand-cut and hand-peeled pine, cedar latillas (the ceiling above the vigas), and hand-carved solid oak doors
  • Bancos (built-in benches) along the walls offer many uses such as extra seating and plant display
  • An airtight wood-burning stove resides under a wood mantle in its especially – built stove-place
  • Light and fan fixtures adorn the ceiling with hand-made and hand-painted ceramics
  • At one end of the Great Room is access to the kitchen.

The Kitchen 20' x 20'

  • A well equipped workplace for those who enjoy cooking and dining as well.
  • Side by side electric stove top and oven are used in summer months,
  • (An old cast-iron cook stove (not included with ranch) is preferred by the owner in the cooler months)
  • Cabinets designed and built to the owner’s specs to hold cookware, and dishes - everything needed to aid the creative cook
  • A special baking center sports a very large hardwood counter-top with bins beneath for sugar and flour
  • A unique cabinet over the sink area was built for glassware and more
  • A small desk serves as a planning area - overhead bookshelves provide space for recipe books, and so forth. Also note the rear entrance door.
  • There is an area for dining - bancos on two walls offering permanent seating.
  • Just off of the kitchen are the kitchen storerooms and guest bathroom.

Kitchen Storerooms (x2) 9' x 6' each

  • For food storage, freezer, etc, these are entered from the kitchen
  • From the kitchen, there is another door into a small:

Guest Bath (full) 9' x 4.8'

  • Connects to bedroom #1 and kitchen.

Bedroom #1 20' x 12'

  • The main entrance to this room can be found on the east wall of the Great Room.
  • Windows face the east portal and garden.
  • At the south end of the Great Room is a door into a large room useable as an office or as a:

Family Room 19' x 19'

  • From the family room, to the left, are double doors leading into a circular room called the

Display Room 16' across, circular

  • Its shape adds a certain charm to the house.
  • Poured adobe floors with a huge center post and latillas of dry Yucca flower-stalks, shelves along circular walls to house collectables – anything imaginable.
  • The double doors of this room are carved with Mimbres Indian designs taken from Mimbreño pottery.

Office (possible bedroom) 21' x 12'

  • The room is currently an office – it has been a bedroom with 2 closets.
  • Its special delight is a tiny walled garden just outside sliding doors.
  • A garden gate takes one out towards the garage and barn.
  • To progress through the house, from the present office, there is a door into the master bedroom.

Master Bedroom 20' x 16'

  • This spacious room also contains a wood burning stove placed in front of a small fireplace, using the fireplace chimney.
  • There are 2 walk-in closets,
  • Built-in bookshelves,
  • And an exit to the easterly portal
  • Connected to the master bedroom is the:

Master Bath 14.6' x 13.5'

  • Which contains a double vanity built into a corner,
  • There is a double shower and built in tile tub in the long shower stall,
  • And, entirely separate from the rest of the bathroom, is the toilet room, which has
  • Storage shelves, and its own small sink.
  • Through a door is the:

Laundry Room 13.5' x 5'

  • With space for a washer and dryer, storage cabinets, and a laundry sink.
  • Also, there is a door to the outside to the east portal.