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YOUR OWN PRIVATE JOSHUA TREE WITH 360 DEGREE VIEWS

Spelman Downer

Advertiser since: 2013
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People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Spelman Downer

Advertiser since: 2013
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Calendar last updated:
28 October, 2014
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YOUR OWN PRIVATE JOSHUA TREE WITH 360 DEGREE VIEWS

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Yucca Valley - Turquoise Ridge

3 bedroom, 3 bath

3 bedroom, 3 bath new home with unique desert landscaping on 5 acres is surrounded by mostly undeveloped land. Enjoy walks on Turquoise Ridge on an informal trail that runs the ridge top, south to Rattlesnake Hill and onto Lookout Hill. Fantastic views in all directions include Joshua Tree National Park, Mount San Jacinto, and Mount San Gorgonio, and the towns of Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley. If you are intrigued by the many paintings displayed in the house, you can arrange with the artist owner to see his neighboring art studio/gallery.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Spelman Downer (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2013
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About Spelman Downer

Artist and educator Spelman Evans Downer and his wife, Nancy Downer have lived in Joshua Tree for 12 years. Property is next door to artist's home and studio.

Spelman Downer purchased this house in 2011

Why Spelman Downer chose Yucca Valley

This large spacious house provides a private retreat with 360 degree views, close to Joshua Tree National Park and the village of Joshua Tree, hiking trails onsite, surrounded by mostly undeveloped park like land.

What makes this house unique

Views, privacy, new construction, spacious large home for family and friends, garage, onsite hiking trails, owner has guided and taught photography workshops in the park and can recommend places to visit. Local music and art scene.

Why HomeAway

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

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Your Own Private Joshua Tree with 360 degree views
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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Your Own Private Joshua Tree with 360 degree views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p470277vb
-7609924180
Yucca Valley California Desert
SD
5

Great place to choose for Joshua Tree visit

  • 5 out of 5
We had an excellent stay in the Spelman's house. The house is big and so comfortable. View is amazing from any direction, and the atmosphere was great. The house has any equipment needed for cooking and cleaning and we felt we could not have a better choice for our vacation. Highly recommended - definitely we will come back!
  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
business
Your Own Private Joshua Tree with 360 degree views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p470277vb
-7609924180
Yucca Valley California Desert
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5

Great for groups

  • 5 out of 5
Our group of 8 stayed here for a week while attending a friend's wedding. This house had no problems accommodating our group. Super comfortable, clean and had plenty of space for all of us. Since we were coming in from all over the place we parked 5 rental cars with room to spare. We also cooked almost every night in the spacious and well-equipped kitchen. The location also served as a great home base for trips into nearby Joshua Tree National Park. Nancy, the owner is very pleasant to deal with, I would absolutely stay again.
  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Your Own Private Joshua Tree with 360 degree views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p470277vb
-7609924180
Yucca Valley California Desert
5

Great location and Serene surroundings.

  • 5 out of 5
We were a party of 4 Adults and 4 kids with every member enjoying this property. The feel of the location is semi-wild but close to civilization in terms getting your supplies.
Overall, I would highly recommend this property.
  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
business
Your Own Private Joshua Tree with 360 degree views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p470277vb
-7609924180
Yucca Valley California Desert
5

Excellent vacation rental near Joshua Tree National Park

  • 5 out of 5
My family had a wonderful time staying in this rental home. It has a large kitchen that opens into a huge living and dining room. It was clean, comfortable, and there was plenty of room for 5 of us. It also has ample parking, and provided beautiful views of sunrises and sunsets. I would recommend it to anyone who is looking for comfortable accommodations near Joshua Tree National Park, which is only about a 10 minute drive.
  • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
business
Your Own Private Joshua Tree with 360 degree views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p470277vb
-7609924180
Yucca Valley California Desert
5

Great place to stay

  • 5 out of 5
The place was very accommodating to three couples - three BR's and three bathrooms, pretty ideal. The scenery was excellent. We had a slight problem and the owners were there immediately to resolve the issue. We would have liked better quality cooking equipment but that would be our only suggestion for improvement. All in all, it was a great place.
  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks Alby for your comments! We wanted you to know that we immediately replaced the cooking ware with a Cuisinart set and hope you come back to visit!
Nancy and Spelman
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Your Own Private Joshua Tree with 360 degree views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p470277vb
-7609924180
Yucca Valley California Desert
5

Our stay at Turquoise Ridge

  • 5 out of 5
It was a great weekend for 6 adults and 2 kids,the HOME is as described in the pictures,the location is magnificent ,the whole property is clean and very well maintained the rooms were spacious,the owners are always reachable and very helpful.
I strongly recommend this property to a friend or relative.
  • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Location

Location

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Palm Springs International Airport
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 62

Short drive to the village of Joshua Tree and the West Entrance of Joshua Tree National Park.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday house in Yucca Valley, California Desert

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2 night minimum stay
$532
for 2 nights
From
$241
$1,564
$4,062
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $21 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $50
Refundable Damage Deposit $300
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes Rates are for 4 persons. 5+ persons are $25 each per night. $50 cleaning fee. 7% tax to be added.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Yucca Valley in California Desert

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Garage w/c only
    Master Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Part of Master suite
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Corner room with East and North views, outside patio
  • couch and foam mattress available for sleeping
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • Rock Climbing

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