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Tumbling River Ranch is a truly special place for parents and grandparents to enjoy our one of a kind family vacation.

The heart of our business is week long stays for families and we do that for about 8 weeks of the summer season.

Our guests always comment on how many activities we have in comparison to other ranches.Includes Eichler homes and those in Palm Springs, Florida, but also brick L-shaped ranches and split-levels around the country.Ranch House Style by Catherine Samon: Clarkson Potter, 2003 The builder’s ranch rediscovered as an adaptable form for expansion or decorating in various styles. The early Ranch maintained integrity even as the idea spread to other cities and to suburban lots.These traits make a true Ranch: • GROUND-HUGGING with a low roof and deep eaves • VERNACULAR: built of local materials (wood, stucco, brick, or stone) • ANONYMOUS to the street (with a flat façade, covered entry at grade, and few streetside windows), but open to gardens in back • ONE ROOM DEEP, shaped like an L or U (or splayed) to surround a patio and landscape features The Ranch and its associated lifestyle received a great deal of press during the late 1940s.They are being rediscovered now, as many are in desirable suburbs.


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