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Desert Diva - Tin Valley Retro Rentals

4.92(435 reviews)SuperhostTerlingua, Texas, United States
Campervan/Motorhome hosted by Ronda
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the camper/rv to yourself.
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1967 vintage Airstream, with her own antique bear claw tub & bidet! PET FRIENDLY! Tin Valley Retro Rentals was featured on Nat Geo’s documentary show “Badlands, Texas, and has caught the attention of travelers all over the world. 90 private acres nestled in the foothills of surrounding mountains. Perfect for stargazing! Located near Big Bend National & State Park and the Rio Grande. Families, solo travelers, couples, photographers, weddings, are all welcomed!

The space
Antique claw tub provided...along with a bidet attached to the toilet. A small microwave, refrigerator, and coffee pot is also provided in your RV.
BBQ grill and fire pit provided.
Please be gentle with the septic. Flush as little toilet paper down the toilet as possible...and please no tampons or wipes. The system is sensitive and will stop up and overflow very easily.
Feel free to use the shower house for additional shower/toilet. Small wooden structure with blue door on the south side of RV's. (please keep in mind that construction is still going on in the shower house, but everything will be very clean for your use.

Guest access
Property is:
*35 miles to Terlingua, Terlingua Ghost Town, Study Butte, and to the front entrance of Big Bend National Park.
*5 miles to the back entrance of Big Bend National Park, but high clearance and/or 4-wheel drive is needed for this route.
*4 miles to Terlingua Ranch Lodge, (available to you) which has a swimming pool, full service restaurant, shower house, and laundry facility.
*20 miles to the closest grocery store.
*35 miles to the closest gas station.

Other things to note
Here are a few more things to know when you arrive to Tin Valley Retro Rentals.

Tin Valley now has firewood for sale.
$10 per bundle.
Payment is on the honor system...PLEASE leave the cash in the orange box next to the wood.
(Located along fence next to brown Willie Nelson bus.)
*Tip to starting a good fire: Start small and ONLY add once the fire grows. Too much too soon will only give you smoke! And do NOT stack wood on top of one another! It will never start. The key to a good fire is to stack the wood like a tipi, with enough fire starter in the middle to get a small fire going. The flame from the fire starter will ignite the wood circled around it. Once that wood is burning you can then keep adding additional wood for a great, long lasting fire. (Dead cactus and/or small twigs are great fire starters, if you need assistance.)

When you leave your campsite/RV please check for kitties inside, as they tend to sneak in and hide...And PLEASE check the top of your vehicles before you drive off. I seem to have a kitty that enjoys hanging out on car roofs and has “roof surfed” out of here twice already! Lol! His name was just “Stubb’s,” but he is now known as “Stubb’s the Roof-Top Kitty Surfer.”
Thanks!


During your stay I would like to invite you to help build something very special here at Tin Valley Retro Rentals. I have added paint & brushes to your campsite. You can pick your own special rock from anywhere on the property, including the mountain, and then paint something special on it. Be sure to include your name and date and then pick your spot of where you want to leave it.
(To keep the brushes lasting please wash the paint out after using...thank you!)

Due to recent events, we are kindly asking guests to keep Tin Valley a political free zone. Any political, offensive, hateful or vulgar writing/painting left behind will be considered vandalism and will be reported to local authorities as well subject to a fee for damages. Thank you for helping us keep Tin Valley a place of peace and positivity.

And final thing; If you have extra pennies or other coins, I would love for you to throw them around your campground. Copper is good energy for the property...AND is just another quirky fun thing to do. :)

Look forward to your visit!
Ronda
1967 vintage Airstream, with her own antique bear claw tub & bidet! PET FRIENDLY! Tin Valley Retro Rentals was featured on Nat Geo’s documentary show “Badlands, Texas, and has caught the attention of travelers all over the world. 90 private acres nestled in the foothills of surrounding mountains. Perfect for stargazing! Located near Big Bend National & State Park and the Rio Grande. Families, solo travelers, co… read more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

Amenities

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Air conditioning
Free parking on premises
Heating
Smoke alarm
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
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Terlingua, Texas, United States

Terlingua Ranch is one of the largest neighborhoods, with over 200,000 thousand private acres, and over 5000 land owners, with 11,000 miles of maintained dirt road. Tin Valley is nestled at the heart of this amazing neighborhood in the Corazons of Terlingua Ranch on 90 acres surrounded by mountains and awesome vistas. The neighborhood also offers a community pool for $5.00 per day, great cafe called the" Bad Rabbit", shower house, and laundry facility. Check out or Guidebook for more info.
Terlingua Ranch is one of the largest neighborhoods, with over 200,000 thousand private acres, and over 5000 land owners, with 11,000 miles of maintained dirt road. Tin Valley is nestled at the heart of this am…

Hosted by Ronda

Joined in August 2015
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"Tin Valley Retro Rentals" is a dream come true, by creating a unique environment of overnight vintage rv rentals, in the middle of the desert. "Tin Valley" is also part of a recent documentary that aired on NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, called "Badlands, Texas." (8 episodes)
"Tin Valley Retro Rentals" is a dream come true, by creating a unique environment of overnight vintage rv rentals, in the middle of the desert. "Tin Valley" is also part of a recen…
During your stay
I live on the property so all you have to do it knock on my door or send me a message thru airbnb and I will be there for assistance. I also give all guests your space and privacy...so if you don’t even want to see me you don’t have to. lol!
I live on the property so all you have to do it knock on my door or send me a message thru airbnb and I will be there for assistance. I also give all guests your space and privacy…
Ronda is a Superhost
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House rules
Check-in: After 15:00
Check out: 11:00
No smoking
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm not reported. Learn more
Smoke alarm
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