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A cozy RSF guesthouse hosts VIPs


A Rancho Santa Fe family creates a cozy and inviting space for grandchildren and U.S. vice presidents alike

Welcome to the Ranch

Patty Queen remembers the first time she saw this “enchanted” 7-acre span, with its curved wooden bridges and babbling stream. “Here was this great low house, set among the trees,” she describes. “It was really spectacular.” Built in 1959, the house reflects the Cliff May and Lilian Rice architectural styles that define Rancho Santa Fe. Back then, it was a working ranch with cattle and horses. Today, the barn has been converted into a workshop. The only roving animals are the owners’ golden retriever, Max, and their chickens, in addition to the great white egrets who nest in the trees along the bordering lagoon. The owners recently added a 2,000-square-foot guesthouse (shown above). The Bill Bocken design is so charming and functional we couldn’t wait to etch our names in the visitors’ log.

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