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Rancho “Hecho a Mano”: a homestead built with the hands, heart and soul of a talented mason and his wife. A true desert retreat for days of reflection, meditation and rejuvenation. Well proportioned floor plan consisting of a library, two bedrooms, one bath with a large family kitchen and dining area for all gatherings. Living room with a brick fireplace, raised hearth and mantle to inspire conversation and warm your heart on those cool winter evenings. Dip into the cowboy “hot tub” during warm summer evenings, relax on the patio exploring the panoramic mountain and valley views. Detached garage with carport, porch and possible guest quarters with bathroom. Home is built with quality 8” block walls, divided lite windows, tile floors and rustic character throughout. Garage is wood framed, 840 square feet (28' x 30'). Domestic water well with steel storage tank. Original Rancho Californio look and feel available for your pleasure in the western Mojave Desert.

  1. MLS# DC15021455 • 51975 Darancette Road

  2. Johnson Valley, CA     •1 mile south of Means Dry Lake

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51975 Darancette Road, Johnson Valley, CA

Johnson Valley is fast becoming the destination for those seeking solitude filled with unparalleled desert vistas. A still wild expanse of the Mojave Desert that is accessible and close to modern conveniences. Made for those who want to live “out of town” in a timeless desert setting.

•1644 square feet living space (assessor)

•2 bedroom, library, 1 full bath

•Year built 1980 (Original cabin started in 1961)

•Water well and storage tank

•Cowboy “hot tub”

•Patios and carport

•Garage 28’ x 30’, 840 sq. ft.

•Panoramic views

•Possible artist retreat or bunkhouse in garage area


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Enjoy the Griffin King of Hammers from your back porch!

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