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Cozy Cabin Near Joshua Tree National Park

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 760 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom Cabin On 2 Acres - Rural And Private And Conveniently Located

This is a one bedroom, one bath cabin located in the Flamingo Heights area of unincorporated Yucca Valley. Just one block off Old Woman Springs Road (Hwy 247) it is located out "in the sticks", but is easy to get to and has amenities that are close. The owner lives on the property in a second house.

The cabin has a fully equipped kitchen, with a full-size refrigerator, microwave, gas stove, electric convection oven/toaster and a coffee pot. It is well stocked with condiments and all the utensils you could need.

WiFi (although not the speediest) and Direct TV are provided.

The cabin is a cozy 760 square feet and has a big bedroom with a King-size bed.

Our next door neighbors, Lucy and Ethel, are sometimes a little loud, because their owner Suzie is a late sleeper. These donkeys let her know when they are hungry.

At night, you can see so many stars it's breathtaking. That is, unless it's a full moon.

This is your little oasis to relax, explore and enjoy the high desert.

More Details

Owner
Kim Davis
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, I speak a little Spanish and French.
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2017

About Kim Davis

Like you, I stayed in a vacation rental in the Joshua Tree/Yucca Valley area on my first visit to the park in 2012. I came back several times and enjoyed a number of vacation rentals. The Park and this part of the high desert kept calling me. I love this place so much, I moved here October 2014.

Originally from Colorado, I prefer warm weather and have spent most of my adult life in Southern California or Tucson, AZ. I enjoy the desert life.

Since moving to Yucca Valley I have been renovating the two structures on the property - the cabin and the main house (where I live).

Kim Davis purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Kim Davis chose Yucca Valley

This property has two structures - the main house and the cabin. The cabin has it's own patio and a little yard. The property is surrounded by livestock, including a lama. It is the rural and rustic setting that is peaceful and enjoyable. You feel like you are in the country. The good news is, it's only one block of dirt road off Hwy 247, so it is very convenient; town (Yucca Valley) is only 10-15 minutes "down the hill".

What makes this cabin unique

The cabin is quite sizable - 760 square feet. The bedroom is as big as the living/dining/kitchen area. The wood burning stove, with its little window, is the best fireplace and heater! July 2016, I've added an air conditioning/heat pump unit that keeps the place very cool in the summer and cozy in the winter. The kitchen is just perfect for two or three people and has plenty of spices, utensils and basic supplies.

The owner lives in the main house and can be as present or absent as you desire.

The best thing about this place is the patio. Sitting outside when the breeze is blowing through the giant pine tree is so calming and pleasant. It's a little slice of heaven!

Location

Nearest Airport
41 Miles
Palm Springs
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Pappy & Harriet's
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
$5 Pizza Place
Nearest Ski
55 Miles
Big Bear Lake
Nearest Beach
145 Miles
Santa Monica Pier
Car: necessary

Enter Joshua Tree National Park from the Joshua Tree Township entrance which is 18 miles from the door of your cabin. At some point drive out through the 29 Palms entrance and if you have the time drive through the entire park to I-10 and then have dinner in Palm Springs and head home up Hwy 62.

Pioneer town is a slice of the Old Hollywood West and home to the infamous Pappy & Harriet's. Stroll down Main Street and imagine Roy Rogers making movies in the 1940's and 50's. Then, go for a beverage and a game of billiards at Pappy & Harriet's.

If you like, play some cards or slots at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa which is 41 miles. Or if you really are a gambler, drive only 3 1/2 hours and 226 miles to Vegas.

You must grab your swimming suit and drive 28 miles to the Desert Hot Springs Spa & Hotel and enjoy an afternoon of healing, natural spring waters in a spa setting!

The Integratron is a structure that claims healing powers and is only 8 miles from your door. But, special reservations are required, make sure you call ahead. Or you can visit where it all started at Giant Rock (12 miles - 3 of which require a truck or a car with higher clearance).

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in the Yucca Valley in the San Bernardino County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 760 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Property is surrounded by a fence. You must open and close the drive-in gate, each time you enter or leave the property. There's also a walk-in gate
  • Check-in and check-out times are flexible, please discuss in advance with the owner.
  • There is a $35.00 non-refundable pet fee. More than three pets, fee will be negotiated. Advise owner in advance of any pets that will be staying.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom has a modern shower that provides all the hot water you will want or need. All the toiletries you might need are provided, including towels, soap, body wash, shampoo, tissue, toothpaste, razors, a small hair dryer, Q-tips, lotions and first aid items.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , full-size air mattress available
  • The cabin is divided into two sections, the main living area and the bedroom area. The bedroom is quite large and has a stereo and a television for your entertainment. Currently there is a King-size bed, topped with a 3-inch memory foam with cooling gel mattress pad. If necessary, a Full-size air mattress or regular mattress, are available. The bedroom has a large walk-in closet where you can easily store all of your travel articles. It is stocked with extra linens and hangers.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Rock Climbing

Reviews

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Cozy Cabin Near Joshua Tree National Park
average rating of 4.7826085 based on 23 reviews
5

Wonderful Cabin

  • 5 of 5

I've come here twice now and have enjoyed my stay immensely each time. The cabin is quaint and lovely, but I spend most of my time on the patio watching the fire and gazing at the desert landscape and hummingbirds and rabbits that pass by. The fenced in property allows my dogs to run freely and we all always have a great time. Kim is always very friendly and responsive to emails. Would recommend for a home base for a day at the park or as a writing retreat or place to relax and catch up on some reading.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for a great review. It was a pleasure to have you again. I look forward to seeing you and your pups in the future!
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5

Comfy Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We loved Kim's comfy cabin. It was a great location for us close enough to town yet rural enough to feel 'out in the country'. Lovely to sit on patio with our coffee and the birds. Comfortable bed and such a quite area. Very clean with plenty of towels, soap etc. The kitchen is well stocked with pots, pans, full size fridge etc. Plus condiments and complementary snacks and drinks ! The internet worked great, which can be an issue int he high desert.

Kim was so hospitable and friendly making sure we were settled in.

I would highly recommend staying here and would come back in a heartbeat !

  • Review Submitted: 05-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic experience

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over the Thanksgiving holiday and so enjoyed it. The property is beautiful and not too close to town, which is what we were looking for. Kim had the place set up perfectly for our needs, and my favorite were all the helpful directions around the house that made our stay all the more smooth and comforting. She even had wood out by the chimenea ready to go for building fires at night--which we did, every night. Our dog roamed the property and made friends with all neighboring dogs, geese, and donkeys. It was a perfect getaway. If you are looking for a place near Joshua Tree, I highly recommend Kim's place. It was like staying in the guest room of a good friend that really cares about your comfort.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It makes me so happy when people love this place as much as I do. I really enjoyed meeting all three of you! Come and visit again!
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McNeal, AZ
5

R Ranch

  • 5 of 5

A very nice place to stay. Close to everything we needed, clean, and easy to get to. A gracious hostess who provided more than we needed. The cabin was spacious and well equipped.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. It was nice to have you again.
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Buena Park, CA
5

Well kept high desert property with all the essentials for a desert vacation.

  • 5 of 5

I am a return visitor to R Ranch who enjoys the dark night skies. The house is ideal for one or two people. Comfortable and convenient features. You don't need to bring anything but your toothbrush. Kim is a gracious and accommodating hostess who is on site to help with any issues that might arise. Altogether pleasant experience. I will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great to see you again! I'm happy you had some good nights for star-gazing!!
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Vancouver
5

Perfect place to stay in the desert!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at R Ranch for 3 nights and enjoyed every moment! Though we were away for most of the day, it was such a treat to return to quiet evenings, with the sounds of coyotes in the distance, and the option to end the night with a fire in the chimenea (or in the fireplace inside!). Mornings were gorgeous to sit outside and have coffee with numerous hummingbirds buzzing by to check us out. The inside of the cabin was everything you would want while staying in the desert. Comfortable, super clean, thoughtful (there's more than just condiments in the cupboards). The bed was very comfortable and we had very restful sleeps. There's a market down the road if you need anything, and the drive to the main town area was super quick as well. Not far from Joshua Tree National Park - basically a great escape that feels far removed but still close to everything! We hope to be back :)

  • Review Submitted: 19-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You and your husband were great!! I am so glad you enjoyed RRanch as much as I do. Please come back anytime!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in the Yucca Valley, California

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
 
Nightly Rate
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£182
for 2 nights
From
£72
£531
£2,044
 
 
Nightly Rate
1 Jan 2018 - 31 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£182
for 2 nights
From
£72
£531
£2,044
 
 
Nightly Rate
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£187
for 2 nights
From
£75
£531
£2,044
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£165
for 2 nights
From
£64
£531
£2,044
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £18.68
Refundable Damage Deposit £186.8
Cleaning £37.36
Tax Rate 8.5%

Minimum payment of $250 refundable damage deposit at time of reservation.
Balance, including $50 non-refundable cleaning fee, and the signed rental agreement, are due at least 5 days prior to the check-in date.
Check in: after 2:00 pm Check out: before 11:00 am (late check in and check out arrangements should be made with the owner prior to the stay)
Vehicle entry is on the north-east side of the property at Wood Rd and Yellow Knife Rd. Carport parking is to the right; the driveway closest to the cabin building. Pedestrian entry is in the middle of the property on Yellow Knife Rd. Look for the mailboxes and the the green gate.
A lock box is located on the front door knob, but door will most likely be open. If not, the code will be provided, with directions and important information, upon receiving payment in full.
If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to call, text or email the owner.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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