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Joshua Tree, Six Minute Drive to the Park, Quiet Desert Home

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Popular Features
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Barbecue

Overview

About the property

House, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

All you will hear are the birds in this serene desert home and walled garden,--your own oasis. This beautiful owner-built pueblo-style home opens out into beautiful vistas in all directions. Walk to the front porch and enjoy the walled garden full of cactus, desert plants, fruit tree, herbs and (in season) vegetables. Go through the french doors off the bedroom and enjoy the private outdoor shower and bathtub nestled into the side of 'Coyote Hill'.

Just a six-minute drive from the entrance of the Joshua Tree National Park, and ten-minutes from the shops and restaurants of the 'village' of Joshua tree, you will feel like you are just where you want to be. Nestled into the foothills of the Little San Bernardino Mountains, this sparsely populated neighborhood boasts of wonderful walks, hikes and wildlife viewing opportunities, right here.

You will enjoy the fully appointed kitchen, beautifully furnished master bedroom and bath with unique interior stucco walls, and many other handbuilt touches. It is kept sparkling clean by Piper who owned a bed and breakfast in Hawaii for seven years, and currently helps take care of several other vacation rentals in the area.

Keywords: Pueblo-style house nestled within walled garden

More Details

Owner
Piper McKern
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Joshua Tree Highlands in San Bernardino County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
Notes:
six minute drive to the Joshua Tree National Park

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveller reviews)

Joshua Tree, Six Minute Drive to the Park, Quiet Desert Home
average rating of 4.864865 based on 37 reviews
California
5

Wonderful desert hideaway

  • 5 of 5

A lovely cottage, very clean, with a fun outdoor shower.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything we hoped for

  • 5 of 5

A welcome note greeted us and we really enjoyed the location in the desert. Beautiful view of the sunrise. Comfortable house. Would stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oakland, CA
5

Gorgeous Authentic Feeling Private Dessert Oasis with Outdoor Bath n Doves

  • 5 of 5

This was by far the best place I have ever stayed! I had no idea the privacy the dessert out back would afford, I felt like it was my own private wonderland and watched the moon rise every night while soaking in the OUTDOOR BATH TUB. I saw a rabbit in the back.

The inside is very large and comfortable, big couch, table, large fully stocked kitchen. The front yard was adorable and we watched the doves a ton who were watching their eggs, it was very cute.

I really have nothing to complain about. I found the fold out sofa bed to be too uncomfortable so I just slept on the large, comfy couch which was fine.

I thought I had left some herb books and the host texted me back and was very sweet. Cannot recomend this place enough and will be returning for more magical moonlight baths in the dessert.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Exactly what we wanted.

  • 5 of 5

This place has the perfect combination of seclusion and accessibility. It feels as if you've plopped down right in the middle of the desert. By city standards, the neighbors are very far away. Every single window has a great view. You can see the starry sky from bed...

The accommodations are spacious and cozy and desert cool. Can't wait to come back in the summer!

Thanks Piper🌵󝝤

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The adobe was quiet, calm.

  • 5 of 5

Piper was so accommodating and helpful. I went with some friends to enjoy Joshua tree park hiking and exploring. Adobe was a quiet place to relax and get rest. With gratitude I appreciate the accommodating host who went out of her way to make sure we were comfortable. Thank you so much!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Cute house, peaceful place

  • 4 of 5

The house was lovely, with lots of special touches. The whole area is stunning. Peaceful garden & we enjoyed our dinner on the patio, under the stars. Unfortunately there was a bit of rubbish lying around in piles in front of the house, which detracted somewhat from the beauty of the place. The house would be perfect for a couple or one or two small children. The sleeping arrangements were less than ideal for our teenagers.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Palm Springs Air Port
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Joshua Tree Saloon
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 62
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Natural Sister's Cafe
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
Nearest Beach
200 Miles
Long Beach, CA
Car: necessary

Six minute drive from the Joshua Tree National Park. Ten minutes to the village shops and restaurants in Joshua Tree.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Joshua Tree Highlands, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£116
for 1 night
From
£116
From
£108
Fri,Sat,Sun
£734
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0

Single night stays are welcome on the weekends May through September. September through April they are welcome Sunday through Thursday nights. A reservation involving a Friday, Saturday, Sunday, or major holiday should have a minimum of two nights. The Bhakti Fest, in early September, Shakti Fest in mid May, and JT music fest in mid-may all have a two night minimum. This is not necessarily written in stone, so always check with Piper if a single night is desired. Taxes and fees and included in the price. No fires of any kind, including candles, incense and cigarettes. No swimming or dipping in the courtyard pond. The owner is not liable for injuries or damages incurred by guests. Pets are welcome, but there safety and behavior is solely the responsibility of the pet owner/guest. Have a great stay and thank you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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