Lisa and Bob Biesterfeld
Owners of The Condor's Nest Ranch
Member of the Association of Bridal Consultants
About Us ....
Bob Biesterfeld:  New Yorker. Prior Workaholic/City/Beach lover, now never wants to leave the ranch, semi-retired, Cowboy, Loves People, wants each person who visits the ranch to Love their Experience!   Loves animals and would like one or two of everything!  Loves motorcycles, Cars, Trucks, Harley's, his wife and 4 boys, believes that everyone should get married at the ranch!
Lisa Biesterfeld:  A small town background.  Farmgirl at heart --enjoys the city and beach but LOVES the ranch!  Prior Accountant for the Department of Defense for 10 years, Stay at home mom, Interior Designer.  Loves people, animals, making jewelry, reading, gardening, decorating/redecorating, spending time with all the boys, shopping for the ranch, shopping for the weddings (aka: lalashoppes), giving tours of the ranch, and playing in the greenhouse!  
Nothing is more fun than meeting a nice couple, booking the event, and having it all come together and seeing the gorgeous photos at the end! --and the wonderful comments such as "we had the time of our lives!" ... and even better when a friendship evolves and we stay in touch!
(photo -top and middle: 
and below, Lisa ... taken by Radiant Photography -- {thank you Scott and Breana Chanson!}

We are committed to making the overwhelming process of planning your wedding day as easy and simple as possible! ...we include a package as complete as we can, so you can focus on the fun details (cake, flowers, invitations!) and being as creative as you want to be!   {We will be for you if you'd like!} We want each of our couples to fondly remember the process and enjoy the day with your family and friends without rushing you.  We can be reached by phone at (949) 290-6088 {Bob}; or {Lisa} by e-mail at thecondorsnest@gmail.com   or through this website under "Write Us"/animal page; for any questions!!!  

To schedule any and all appointments to view the Ranch please call 
Bob at 949-290-6088.
We welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best Wedding experience possible!
The Biesterfelds:  Ryan (29), Robert (32), Bob, Lisa, Kadin (16) and Colin (19)

For each Wedding, {Lisa Biesterfeld (above)} --will work with each bride to help answer any questions that may come up... and closer to your Wedding, you will be in touch with TRISH, (see below) to go over all of your ideas!!!  Trish will make up the Day of Plan for all of our Staff to go by on your Wedding Day!!  We include for each and every Wedding 1 primary Lead girl for the day {Trish} of, plus plenty of support staff and our Ranch Manager to make sure our/your plan goes perfect!  We coordinate the Caterers, Bar Service, DJ, the Shuttle Service, all of our Staff, including a schedule of what and where to set up and execute the plan/agenda, as well as coordinate with your outside vendors (photographer, florist, bakery) to let them know any important information!  We are without a doubt one of the most stress-free Wedding Venues ever!
We include:  Wedding Day coordination and timeline for included vendors, contact person for guests, deliveries (cake/flowers, etc.),  shuttle coordination, directions for outside vendors, helping with flow, making sure ceremony and reception set-up;  tables, dancefloor, flowers, are in accordance to the brides wishes... arranging china, flatware, napkins, special details the bride has in mind.... in addition we have added on a nice big Prop room that is available for all of our bride and grooms for no extra charge!  which can save you hundreds (possibly thousands) of dollars on decor!  (table numbers, books, bird cages, furniture, vintage baskets, ladders, dressers, tables, frames, old luggage, parasols, typewriters, trays, cake stands, dessert displays, silver, vintage linens/napkins/doilies, beverage containers, wood round risers, display boxes, lanterns, burlap runners, milk glass vases, signage made, as well as full access to paint and supplies to make your own signs or request that we can make them (no charge).... and more!!!  

Our DJ - Jake of Universal DJ Services:  

Jake -- our DJ included in the packages! (left, with Seth Rogen (he was a guest at one of the Weddings, at The Condor's Nest Ranch), and Jake our DJ, below)

...and our AMAZING TEAM of help on your WEDDING DAY!  

Trish (shown below) is our Day of Coordinator! 

Tours/Visits are by appointment only
call Bob at 949-290-6088 

Directions:  the ranch can be reached only from Highway 76.  You can take the 5 frwy or 15 frwy to the 76 EAST.  From there you will go 1 1/2 miles past the Pala Casino and make a left on Magee Road.  (Magee road is a little road that is poorly marked)  You head north on Magee road, climbing up 3 1/2 miles ... (It feels like a very long time)   Once you see a little yellow house on the left we are directly across on the right behind the gates down a long driveway!  *Please note:  Any other direction other than Highway 76 will probably lead you to a locked gate on the other side of Magee road. Including Mapquest!
Things to do Nearby:
Temecula Wineries
   Del Mar Racetrack
            Pala Raceway          
Hot Air Ballooning in Temecula
Palomar Mountain Observatory
      Historical Julian (Apples/Pie!)
      7 Nearby Casinos! (some with Spa's)
        Country Roads for Harley Riding!
7 Nearby Golf Courses!
     San Diego Wild Animal Park
         Gems of Pala and OceanView Mine
          Antique Shopping
 much much more..... (however, you probably will just want to stay at the ranch!)

*note:  closest Airport would be San Diego International Airport, and John Wayne, SNA, would be the next closest in Orange County, CA.
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