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Pipes Canyon Lodge-Oh Beautiful 4 Spacious Skies & Perseid Meteor Showers! Aug 9

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Our front veranda is the perfect spot for sunset Mojitos . . .

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
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RATES ARE STRUCTURED ACCORDING TO GUEST COUNT. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Have you found a place to sleep for the 'Sleep' concert at Pappy & Harriets? Still open for Labor Day weekend. Three blissful days of music, technicolor skies, hikes and splashing in the Jacuzzi. Sounds good to me.

The Summer monsoons bring the most spectacular sunsets of the year. Silent lightening storms and meteor showers make this time of year like no other.
Locals LOVE the summer. Why? How do I count the ways. Siesta afternoons, dining al fresco under the starlight. Quiet. Except for the parades of course! Wow! Rustic Elegance, Boulders, Views, Stars and 18 Private AcresTurnkey luxury, spare enough to reflect the environment and elegant enough to make you want to stay and stay. As the first VRBO in Pipes Canyon, and after nine years of inviting guests into our home, we've learned quite a bit about what makes you happy! Whether it's a good book to read in one of the many nooks and crannies of the house or cloth napkins and tablecloth to spruce up your evening meal, we have it. Not to mention, Eighteen boulder strewn acres, 2800 square foot of living space. A stunningly spacious great room suited perfectly for intimate dinners from 2 -14. Comfy chairs and couches, enough for everyone in your party to kick back in comfort. Immediately adjacent to a 60,000 acre park-like wonderland for stargazing, boulder climbing and petra-glyph exploration. Just down the road? Great music at Pappy's, antique shops, perfect weather for hiking. Why not break away from city life for a few days of hiking in your shorts during the day and toasting yourselves in front of a roaring fire at night, after a soothing mineral Jacuzzi of course. Or perhaps thinking ahead to that spring vacation. Wild flowers, wild skies and wild dreams. It's time to Pleasuriate at Pipes Canyon Lodge.

Pipes Canyon Lodge was once referred to as 'The Ponderosa' by locals or 'The Big House' Why? Maybe it was the 12 foot high vaulted, beamed ceilings, or maybe it was the massive stone fireplace in the living room. It is rumored that Pappy himself left his mark on this grand old house. Hmm. A lot has changed since those days. The house can still seat all of its' occupants at a sweeping dining room table with elbow room to spare, but now the meals are cooked in a chef's dream of a kitchen fully equipped with every tool you will need and the spices to make all of your signature dishes. Thermador five burner cooktop, KitchenAid double ovens, dishwasher, refrigerator. Stocked pantry with bar refrigerator. Plenty of room for a handful of chefs to cook an impressive holiday dinner while others make those tangy Mojitos for sunset on the 60 foot veranda. Pipes Canyon Lodge is cozy and intimate enough to be enjoyed by a handful but spacious enough for everyone to sit around the roaring fire and tell ghost stories. There are lots of private venues indoors and out, for pouring over a good book or that script or...

Two more fireplaces and a central heating system ensure that you will be toasty during your stay. One in the dining room that adds to the ambiance of dinners that stretch into the wee hours, and one in the Jacuzzi room adding to the steam you create. The Jacuzzi is centered in it's own 500 foot square room. The spa room doubles as a dorm room and looks out at majestic Black Lava Butte, just 250 feet away. The Butte was recently named ' Ayte'ivyat' by Ernest Silva a respected elder of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians. The Serrano Indians lived on this butte and Chiefs and Shamans reportedly performed ceremonial rituals and dances on the peak. It is sacred ground. When see it, you will dance too. Climb it before breakfast and contemplate all that is good in your life.
With forty mile unobstructed views all around, sunsets are not to be missed. Whether from our 60 foot covered veranda or under our shaded pergola. What the heck, try both. Our beautiful boulder monument is there to climb or just ponder. If staying close to home is your scene, just count boulders in the front and backyard.

We are now equipped for retreats. We can accommodate up to fourteen participants comfortably in the house, and we have a separate instructor/s quarters. New this season? Our completely tricked out 1953 Spartan Royal Mansion Trailer. 300 square feet of luxury - 1950's style! Full kitchen! Indoor and outdoor showers. Sleeps two/three or four if you're 'close'! Separate rental fee. Our beautiful 20 x 20 pergola perfect for medicine circles or yoga mats or dining alfresco! Come on, you deserve it! And of course, the Lodge! 2500 square feet of bliss. Incomparable stargazing. Sunset cocktails on your own boulder monument. It's pure heaven. What are you waiting for? If that's not enough, how about the 'wild' backyard directly adjacent to 60,000 acres of wilderness. Oh, and those gorgeous bobcats. Perched on top of Pipes Canyon with views of San Jacinto, Sleeping Indian (Sawtoothe) and Big Bear.
Pappy & Harriets just down the road!!!!

What we cannot describe? The ineffable power and presence of the unseen, the whisper on the wind of a time that was, and the limitless imagination that you bring to this ancient landscape. This is a place where the loudest thing you will hear is your inner voice or the howl of a coyote. Come on up and get reacquainted.

Utterly unique Pipes Canyon Lodge at the cultural crossroads between the old and the new west. From experimental architects to cow-punk rock and roll, the Pioneertown-Pipes Canyon area has it all. Whether you drive the 20 minutes to magnificent Joshua Tree National Park or simply step out our backdoor and hike the 60,000 aces of undeveloped Mojave wilderness immediately adjacent,with awe inspiring rock formations, stunning mesas and complete quiet, you will be changed. More stars than you can possibly imagine so close you can reach out and touch them.

The lodge is perfect for a romantic getaway, family vacation, your own big chill weekend with friends, unforgetable wedding or peaceful retreat. Located just 8 minutes from famous Pappy & Harriet's Pioneertown Palace, great music and good food are easily accessible.

And keep in mind, we are always 15 degrees cooler than Palm Springs and 10 degrees cooler than Joshua Tree Park, making this destination perfect year round. Additional accommodations available close by for larger groups. Enjoy delicious gourmet meals from Pipes Canyon Productions - with or without service. Excellent location for photo or film shoots. Location, kraft services and gourmet catering packages available.
Two night minimum - holidays - three nights. Christmas , Thanksgiving, Easter four day minimum.
PLEASE NOTE: $545 BASE RATE FOR SIX GUESTS - DOUBLE BEDS AND QUEEN BEDS SLEEPING DOUBLE. RATES STRUCTURE BASED ON GUEST COUNT AND NUMBER OF BEDS REQUIRED. 15 beds total.


Keywords: Ranch House/Lodge

Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17, Beds for 14-17

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            Shared Bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            Shared Bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 6 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon

            Jacuzzi suite 500 square feet/private bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Separate rental: guest trailer bath/outdoor shower slps 4 ...moreless

          • Master/private bath: 1 queen

            Fainting couch often used as baby bed, add'l single availabl...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (2) Two queen beds in private bedrooms, Double Beds (2) In Trailer - 300 square feet, Twin or Single Beds (8) 11 singles. Two guests per queen and double beds unless specified ahead of time....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Catering Available:

            Full range of catering services. Weddings, birthday parties, anniversaries. From simple BBQ to the most unique and innovative gourmet fare....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Fully loaded gourmet kitchen with double ovens, Thermadore five burner cooktop, stocked pantry. Dishwasher....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Everything you would need to cook a holiday dinner and then some....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            (2)...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Ice Maker
          • Freezer
          • Oven
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Pantry Items

          Amenities

          • Wood Fireplace:

            (2) Three wood burning fireplaces - One in Living Room, One in Dining Room, one in spa room - wood provided....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Available for weekly/monthly rentals only....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Available for weekly/monthly rentals only....moreless

          • Wood Stove:

            Wood Stove in Spa Dorm, wood provided....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Evaporative Cooler - Air Conditioner...moreless

          • Parking
          • Towels Provided
          • Heating
          • Fireplace
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Parking Off Street
          • Linens Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Piano!

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                (3)...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Video Library
              • CD Player
              • VCR
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Books
              • Games
              • Music Library
              • Piano

              Communications

              • Internet
              • Free Long Distance
              • Telephone
              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Jacuzzi

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Lanai / Gazebo
              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Porch / Veranda

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All

              Location & View

              • Mountain View:

                Situated at the base of 500 foot high Black Lava Butte and 60,000 acre wilderness....moreless

              • Golf Course View:

                30 Golf courses in the greater Palm Springs area. 35-40 minute drive....moreless

              • Monument View:

                Exquisite boulder monument on the property!...moreless

              • Rural

              Activities

              • Zoo
              • Golf
              • Mountaineering
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Rock Climbing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Fitness Center
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Laundromat
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Sight Seeing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Antiquing
              • Shopping
              • Walking
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Museums
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Hiking
              • Forests
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Horseshoes
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Bird Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Eco Tourism
              • Cycling
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $545
              $3,270

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Security Deposit $350
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
              • Tax Rate 7%

              Notes:

              Cleaning Fee: $175 - $250 Trash Fee: 12+ guests, $100.00 Cancellation Policy: Strict: 50% of total reservation refunded up to two weeks prior to arrival, less fees, less than two weeks, no refunds. Events and Holidays: No Refunds Less than 30 days cancellation. Refundable Deposit $350. Check in 3:00 p.m. Check out 11:00. Rates and Policies subject to change without notice. Late check out: $50.

              Rates: 1-6 guests $545/night, 7-9 guests $650/night, 10-12 guests $775/night. Additional Guests Up to 18, $30 per guest per night. Two Night Minimum on all holiday stays, three to four night minimum on Holidays. Dogs: $50 per dog per stay. Event Fees Apply: For parties including more than guests registered. Rates upon request. 50% Deposit at booking, balance two weeks prior to arrival.


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              Last updated: 07/28/2014
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              Location

              45 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Palm Springs
              4 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Old Woman Springs - 247
              130 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Santa Monica
              7 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Pappy & Harriet's Pioneertown Palace
              45 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Palm Springs
              7 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Pappy & Harriet's Pioneertown Palace

              Car: Necessary

              Bouldering, rock climbing. Close to Pappy & Harriet's in Pioneertown. Eight minute drive. Adjacent to 60,000 acre wilderness.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2000

              Why the Owner Chose Joshua Tree:
              We had no intention of buying in the desert although it has always been our favorite place to reset our spirits. A friend invited us for tea in Pipes Canyon. On the way there, we agreed we would never want to live in a place so remote. After twenty minutes at their house, we called a realtor who brought us to this magical property. The sheer drama of the panoramic views, the power of Black Lava Butte and we were hooked. We made an offer the next day and we have never looked back. As artists, we cherish the inspiration we always find in Pipes Canyon and we adore sharing this wonderful hideaway with fellow artists and thinkers from around the world. After 13 years, this little pocket of wonder continues to thrill and inspire us.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The play of light from dawn to starry night sky. The wildlife. The brilliant colors of the sunsets. Soaking in the indoor mineral spa with a warm fire burning. The warmth of the stone fireplace in the great room, 'sit down' dinners in the luxurious formal dining room, cooking in the amazing and perfectly stocked kitchen, hiking in the 60,000 acre 'park like' wilderness out the front door, waking to the golden glow of the sun coming up on black lava butte, just outside your window. Watching the sunset from the boulder monument on the property or from the 60 foot covered front veranda.


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              • Our front veranda is the perfect spot for sunset Mojitos . . .

                Our front veranda is the perfect spot for sunset Mojitos . . .

              • On chilly nights, warm yourself by one of three fireplaces.

                On chilly nights, warm yourself by one of three fireplaces.

              • Civilized dining in the middle of desert wilderness, why not?

                Civilized dining in the middle of desert wilderness, why not?

              • The sheer silence guarantees deep sleep and sweet dreams.

                The sheer silence guarantees deep sleep and sweet dreams.

              • Nestle into a cozy spot  where you can hear yourself think or read a book..

                Nestle into a cozy spot where you can hear yourself think or read a book..

              • The stillness, the ancient vistas and the eternal Now await you!

                The stillness, the ancient vistas and the eternal Now await you!

              • . . . or simply walk through fields of gold!

                . . . or simply walk through fields of gold!

              • Bored?   Why not count the colors you can see in the sunset?

                Bored? Why not count the colors you can see in the sunset?

              • Whatever you do, embrace the wonder of it all!

                Whatever you do, embrace the wonder of it all!

              • ..all the bells and whistles of your own kitchen and then some . . .

                ..all the bells and whistles of your own kitchen and then some . . .

              • End the day with a hot mineral spa next to a warm fire and blissful waterfall

                End the day with a hot mineral spa next to a warm fire and blissful waterfall

              • Awaken to apricot sunrises on ancient Black Lava Butte just outside your room.

                Awaken to apricot sunrises on ancient Black Lava Butte just outside your room.

              • How about morning yoga listening to the ancients for a change . . . ommmm.

                How about morning yoga listening to the ancients for a change . . . ommmm.

              • A rare snowy Christmas in the High Desert.

                A rare snowy Christmas in the High Desert.

              • Management takes no responsibility for employees who do not return to work!

                Management takes no responsibility for employees who do not return to work!

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              $545 per night (USD)
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              5 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
              Sleeps 17

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