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Flip Flop Ranch

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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
20 Jun 2016
“Fun and learning on the farm”
16 Nov 2014
“Women's Weekend Getaway”
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
Stay in a rural farm house 20 minutes away from Big Bear ski resorts. Located on a real farm, you can feed animals, milk the goat and enjoy the quiet solitude of the countryside. A safe place for your kids to run around and be kids! The Space Farmstays offer a peek into a rural...
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9522 Donaldson Rd, Lucerne Valley, CA 92356-7308
73 km to Palm Springs Municipal Airport
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

Our family traveled to Flip Flop Ranch for Spring Break and It was an incredible experience! The kids loved feeding and taking care of the animals every day and I loved watching them enjoyed the outdoors. We had the whole house to ourselves and it...More

1  Thank singenito
Response from FlipFlopRanch, Manager at Flip Flop RanchResponded 22 June 2016

Thanks for the review! We loved having you guys! We've renovated the house now too so I hope you come back and see it soon :) --Serina

Reviewed 16 November 2014

I spent my birthday weekend here in May 2014. It sounds a bit odd that we went as four adult women without any kids, but we are all huge animal-lovers and it was a terrific experience that I would recommend other adults try once in...More

1  Thank Sree R
Reviewed 20 June 2013

The experience we gained as a family at Flip Flop Ranch was amazing. The children enjoyed being able to interact one on one with the animals. The ranch is not infested with flies like so many ranches out there this was really nice because you...More

4  Thank Hilary03
Reviewed 22 January 2013

I've been there twice now and would still recommend it. It's a great place for retreats and getting away from the noise and busyness of life. It's quiet and chill. The family that runs it are real people and inspiring w/what they are trying to...More

4  Thank Tsui C
Response from FlipFlopRanch, Owner at Flip Flop RanchResponded 23 January 2013

And we loved having you guys visit!

Reviewed 30 October 2012

Our family had a fabulous time at Flip Flop Ranch in Lucerne Valley, California. My grandchildren, ages 2, 5, and 8, were able to feed the farm animals, hold a one-day-old chick, milk goats, pet the horses and collect eggs to eat for breakfast. We...More

2  Thank Nancy B
Response from FlipFlopRanch, Owner at Flip Flop RanchResponded 23 January 2013

Thank you for the excellent review! We loved having your family here and hope you'll be back in 2013 for another reunion!

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Stay in a rural farm house 20 minutes away from Big Bear ski resorts. Located on a real farm, you can feed animals, milk the goat and enjoy the quiet solitude of the countryside. A safe place for your kids to run ...More around and be kids! The Space Farmstays offer a peek into a rural lifestyle that disappeared for many when the family farm was sold, often generations ago. There is a pace to life on the farm that starts with the early morning wake-up call by the rooster and the sound of the farm equipment and that ends with quiet and the total darkness at night, except for a fantastic view of the stars. The Flip Flop Ranch farmstay has sheep and lambs, pigs and piglets, cows, chickens, bunches of barn cats (with plenty of kittens), geese, ducks, turkeys, goats, horses and more. Host a family get together, a business retreat or a hangout with friends! "Just being on a farm is good for the soul."-Scottie Jones farmstay US Your visit starts off with a tour through the farm to learn where things are and to gain some basic knowledge about what we do and the types of livestock we raise. You are welcome to join us for feeding and milking in the morning and afternoon! Main home Beds are as follows: 2 full beds in room 1 downstairs, 2 full beds in room 2 downstairs, 2 queens in master bedroom upstairs, 1 king in bedroom upstairs, 1 full in bedroom upstairs. All beds will be freshly made with clean white linens and there will also be fresh bath towels and courtesy soaps provided for all our guests. There is no smoking permitted inside the home and unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate any pets. Guests found with pets at the property will result in an immediate forfeiture of the remaining reservation days and loss of $500 security deposit. Basic rates (Including 8% Trans Occ Tax), depending on season are: $300/night mid week (Sunday-Thursday). Weekend rates (Friday-Sat)are $400/nt and Holiday rates are $450/nt with 3 night minimum. Specials or last minute discounts may be available within 10 days of a reservation booking. For actual rates on your trip date please refer to the calender. Signing of a Guest Occupancy Agreement and copy of drivers license will be required upon confirmation of reservation and may be sent via e-mail, text or US mail. ***We try our best to keep the calender updated but in the event of a conflict we will notify you within 24 hours of booking. Guest Access The entire farm house is yours to use, including the kitchen with full amenities. Feel free to wonder the farm and go into the petting zoo pen whenever you like to hug the fluffy sheep. Interaction with Guests All guests get a free tour of the farm and can join the farmers for feeding and milking in the morning and evening when possible. This depends on our schedule and whether or not you are around when we feed. Feel free to ask us about feeding times as it changes. Guest may be greeted by the farmer but if we are out running errands a combo lockbox is on-site for 24 hour key access upon arrival. Other Things to Note The home is located on a working farm surrounded by miles of beautiful desert with hardly any neighbors. Plenty of space to go hiking. Located five miles down the mountain from Big Bear and the ski areas. We're also only 22 miles (about a half hour) from Means Lake in Johnson Valley where King of the Hammers takes place. Johnson Valley also offers fantastic off highway vehicle areas for dirt biking or rock crawling all year long. Less
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Tim B
18 January 2017|
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Response from FlipFlopRanch | Property representative |
Hi, No I'm sorry it's not. We have a lot of large animals like horses and cows and other dogs and we are afraid of people's dogs being injured.
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"The downstairs rooms (one sleeps 2, the other 5) are quite large."
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"Enjoyed the room with the two double beds - had a view of the barn and mountains. Beautiful. Be prepared to..."
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