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Rental Reviews

This place is a gem! Spacious and private, the ranch is furnished with high-end appliances and amenities. Loved the fire pits (although we only used 1 of the 3), where we could enjoy spectacular views of the night sky while roasting marshmallows. Maxine is your instant best friend when you book, full of helpful tips and recommendations. She even went the extra mile to accommodate our need to charge our Tesla. We loved the ranch and we loved Maxine—you will too!
Helen (California)
Fantastic! Cannot say enough great things about Maxine’s ranch. We booked this relatively new stay last minute after my original Airbnb cancelled while I was at the airport and suddenly our whole trip was seriously leveled up. Truly a blessing. Beautiful spaces, incredible location, great communication — just a really cool, deeply worthwhile experience all around. We’re hoping to come back with more of the family someday soon!
Meredith (New York)
This place is amazing. The sights, the beauty of the space and property. Maxine is an excellent and caring host who truly wants you to have the best stay possible. I will be coming back for sure!
Elyssa( Maryland)
I love everything here, it’s pretty, new and clean ,the view outside was so nice and relaxing, I spend a wonderful time living in this ranch!! We were very enjoy our stay in Maxine’s place, quite peaceful and clean, we love everything here! Highly recommended ❤️❤️❤️
Adlika (Taiwan)
Our family of three enjoyed Maxine's place tremendously! It was peaceful and felt just like Santa Fe, unique! We were able to enjoy both worlds, small-town Santa Fe and ranch-style living without traveling too far. All the recommendations by Maxine were at a close distance. We also had all the amenities we expected and more! My feet were kept warm (my feet are always cold) all day with the radiant heating. A small detail that went a long way because it was amazing to have warm slippers every morning! The views you get from any point on the property are breathtaking! Cannot wait to stay again!!
Elizabeth (Texas)

Retreat Reviews

“DD Ranch is a truly magical place with awesome views, delicious food, cool and inviting decor, and the warmest proprietors on the planet. Book a retreat and gather around a bonfire; write, make art, sing, stretch, or dance in the prettiest barn you’ve ever seen; pet a bison; ride some horses; buy some silver at the cowboy store; see the fairy tree; find your new best friend; and experience the healing, restorative vibes!”
Francesca Lia Block, Best-selling Author and Writing Retreat Leader
I had an amazing time at the Francesca Lia Block writing retreat. The property and buildings are beautiful, the hostesses are warm and gracious, and Santa Fe gave us the magical experience of all four seasons in the span of a single weekend. The worst part of the weekend was realizing I would have to go home and cook my own meals. I can't wait to come back. 
Persephone
"The DD Ranch is a magical place to stay and have a retreat. I felt so cared for by the hostesses, Hillary and Maxine. They ensured comfort, pleasure and laughter. The ranch is beautiful with its modern setting under the New Mexican big sky. The sunsets are breathtaking. I attended a writing workshop weekend here, and never lacked for inspiration."
Whitney V.
From the adorable property to the breathtaking views (to say nothing of the mouthwatering food!), my weekend at Double DD Ranch was unforgettable -- so unforgettable, I wish I could push a big ol' rewind button and do it all over again. Hilary and Maxx are the kind of hosts who make you feel so welcome you'll convince yourself you've met them before. Highly recommend it!
Steff C.
Connecting to a wonderful community of writers with the magical fae mistress Francesca Lia Block was the most deeply personal and healing weekend I’ve had in a very long time. Such a beautiful space was held for us to do our deep vulnerable work by Double DD Ranch, I truly felt so nurtured and cared for throughout the whole weekend with the warm welcome provided by Hillary and Maxine. Many thanks for all their help and support throughout, and starting the whole weekend off, with so much ease and joy.
Kelsey H.
Thank you for hosting an amazing weekend writers retreat. Maxx and Hillary are truly gracious hosts who took great care in making sure we were comfortable and accommodated.
Jenna C.