7 Best Ranches In Phoenix, Arizona - Updated 2021

ranches in phoenix

Phoenix has a warm and dry climate that draws in hundreds of thousands of sun-lovers every year who are attempting to escape the cold weather during winter months. The city has an abundance of historic, arts, and cultural attractions. It is also famous for its outstanding selection of fun things to do in the outdoors. Since it’s a desert region, wouldn’t it be good if you seek a different experience by opting for farm stays instead of the normal hotels, resorts, or vacation rentals? If this sounds like a good idea for you, scroll down to see our list of the best ranches in Phoenix, Arizona, where you are guaranteed to find the authentic farm-stay experience.

1. A private room located on a unique animal farm (from USD 89)

This is a private room with a private entrance located on the first floor of the main house. It offers a king-sized bed, a private full bath, a seating area, a dining area, a small well-equipped kitchen, and ample storage. The rental is nestled in a relatively quiet equestrian area, so you can expect to hear lots of neighs from the horses, bleating from the sheep, and other exciting sounds of nature that will nicely complement your farm stay.

Peaceful Guest Quarters Horse property 3 stalls
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
7 reviews
Farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
space is very clean and stylish would definitely stay here again
she is an amazing host and such a delightful person
such a great airbnb and a really helpful host thank you so much mali
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2. Gorgeous guesthouse with a big swimming pool (from USD 149)

Plan to spend your nights in this spacious and gorgeous guesthouse with access to a large swimming pool and more than 10000 ac (4046 ha) of the park for you to explore. Since the guesthouse is located on the top floor of the main house, it guarantees the utmost privacy for those on board. Inside the guesthouse, there is a spacious living room with comfy furnishing, a fully equipped kitchen, and a lavish bedroom with a private bath. Even though it is situated in a very quiet neighborhood with a low-density population, the guesthouse is close to plenty of hiking opportunities that will give you a good introduction to the desert landscapes.

Hike, heal or horse around!
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
3 reviews
Farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
super friendly owner who greeted us with a welcome basket full of goodies and wine
the stay was great bj is a great host
a great place in a nice rural setting yet close to tons of shopping and restaurants
great place to stay it’s in a great location and great hospitality
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3. A quiet ranch surrounded by Superstition Mountains (from USD 59)

The presence of horses, lots of local trails, a private pool, an outdoor fireplace, and a cabana all make a good case for considering this accommodation in Phoenix. The location is a quiet ranch surrounded by the famous Superstition Mountains, and it boasts the kind of peace and serenity you would wish to find in a typical farm stay. The lavish bedrooms feature a king-sized bed and a private bath.

Desert Dove Ranch "San Kofa" Room
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
10 reviews
Private room in farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
lovely hosts and furry friends
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4. A private room with real western living (from USD 327)

Local trails to hike, horses to pet and ride, and parks to explore are some of the things that make this accommodation ideal for your holiday on a farm. Guests have a total of four rooms to choose from, each featuring a king-sized bed, a mini-refrigerator, Dish TV, and wifi. The living room, the swimming pool, and the kitchen are shared among the guests. Guests will also have the pleasure of riding the horses on the farm at a small fee per hour.

Welcome to "Desert Dove Ranch" real western living
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
31 reviews
Private room in farm stay 9 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed having breakfast on the patio and getting to see the ranch
wild wild wild life lol animals huge pool with fountain and lots of fun
the living room and kitchen area are very roomy and comfortable
our bedroom and bath were sparkling clean
excellent host while respecting your privacy
easy to communicate with host
michele was very responsive to my questions
michele and treasure were excellent and thoughtful hosts
michele and treasure are great hosts
the location is safe
wonderful location so much to do nearby
amazing location love the ranch style living
close to great parks restaurants and wonderful landscape
michele and treasure were excellent hosts very responsive and thoughtful and the location was great
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5. Newly renovated Desert Hills casita (from USD 65)

Here is another endearing southwestern casita located in Desert Hills where you are guaranteed to find a more than satisfying farm-stay experience. The accommodation features a spacious room with a comfy king-sized bed, a private bath, and a reading table. While here, you will get to experience how it’s like to be neighbors with horses. In case you want to explore around, there are plenty of attractions and experiences within easy reach. This rental doesn’t have its own kitchen, but you can still enjoy the incredible experience here as this area is just a few minutes away from great dining options.

Newly Renovated Desert Hills Casita
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
42 reviews
Barn 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space was perfect for tiny living and the decor makes the room super homey
it is a modern little room with a nice bathroom
nicely decorated and spotlessly clean
it was a clean cute room with all the basics we needed
functional very clean great owners but not really "comfortable"
sierra was very helpful and kind
we really loved being able to interact with the horses which were so friendly and loving
gorgeous location surrounded by mountains and horses
the location is really neat and you get to see lots of horses
as advertised - great location great value friendly host horses were cool
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6. A private room in a historic adobe farmhouse (from USD 59)

The private room is in a historic farmhouse that was constructed way back in 1934. The farmhouse has an incredible history touching on a Supreme Court judge and a bunch of hippies and artists who once used it as a secret hideout for their activities in the region. The room is super spacious and features a lavish king bed, a spacious seating area, and a private bath. There is a gorgeous backyard for you to enjoy the beautiful Arizona outdoors complete with views of South Mountain. You will also love the fact that the location of this house is just 20-minute away from several attractions and other facilities such as biking trails, hiking trails, the airport, and downtown Phoenix.

Redbird Room at Pinnacle Farms Orchard, Laveen
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
183 reviews
Private room in farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was nicely decorated had a comfy bed and great seating area with awesome oversized chairs
once again our stay here was great - the room is spacious and inviting and the patio is relaxing
a very cute private room that is on the south side of phoenix i would highly recommend staying here
we visited the farm stand and loved how spacious the room bathroom and closet were
i loved the room i was in
great stay clean and comfortable
very clean quiet and comfortable place to stay while in phoenix
it is quiet and the room is extremely clean and inviting
the room itself is very clean and cute
the space was relaxing clean and quiet
the host was absolutely wonderful
mike and janna were the nicest hosts i have met
great host very friendly and responsive
an amazing host and an amazing place
janna was very helpful and exceptionally communicative
wonderful location if you want to be away from the hustle of the city
location is nice to be close to the city while being able to get away
great place to stay for visiting phoenix close to everything and secluded enough to be extra charming
great location and value such nice people
janna's place is unique quiet and beautiful
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7. A gorgeous cottage on a serene farm (from USD 106)

With this cottage, you won’t have to leave the city behind in search of rural serenity. It is nestled on a 2-ac (0.8 ha) farm tucked between the sprawling metropolises of Phoenix and Arrandale Farm. Think of it as a unique urban farm that will grant you both of the rural and urban experiences during your stay. Some of the amenities you will find in this cottage include a luxury queen bed, a full bathroom with an outdoor shower, a seating area, and ample storage for your belongings. The farm upon which the cottage is located is predominantly an egg farm, but you will also get to see plenty of other farm animals here including goats, sheep, ostriches, hens, and pigs. There are also beautiful groves with orange trees where you can pick a fruit or two if you happen to visit during the months of November and December.

The Cottage at Arrandale Farms
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
30 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
the hosts were very nice and went out of their way to make our stay comfortable and relaxing
i stayed here with my teen daughter and chad was a perfect host
its a great place to stay and and with a great host too
chad is an awesome host giving a tour of the urban farm upon arrival
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Enjoy the beauty of the Phoenix ranches

While hotels and vacation rentals are good, ranches and farm stays are simply the best. If you want to experience a vacation that is completely different from your usual trips, check out our list of the best ranches in Phoenix, Arizona.

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