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Artistic, Cool & Comfy Cabin Rental in Joshua Tree

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-3)

Green Acres Ranch is more than a cozy place to stay...it is a work of art surprising its happy guests with beauty and creativity.

The ranch has two separate cabins (rented individually or together - see our other VRBO listing #506635) and is on acres of clean and sparse Mojave Desert land. Several lounging areas, hammocks, and fire pits help you soak up the sun, the stars, a good book or a glass of wine (It's rumored that a bottle has greeted a guest or two).

For those who love wildlife, our mature trees and other plant life attract a host of twittering birds and scurrying critters: quail, doves, friendly bats, and roadrunners to name a few. Ravens often nest in the large Tamarisk trees at the front gate, raising new hatchlings each year.

We're located less than a mile away from the boundary of Joshua Tree National Park, and our convenient location near the 62 Highway provides easy access to all nearby locations without sacrificing a sense of peaceful seclusion. Daily excursions may include Joshua Tree National Park (West entrance less than ten minutes away), East Mojave Scenic National Area, Big Morongo Wildlife Preserve, Palm Springs, the Coachella Valley, Big Bear Mountain, Twentynine Palms, Pioneer Town, or Giant Rock.

More Details

Owner
Sandra Lee
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english, spanish, japanese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 12, 2017

About Sandra Lee

We are Albert and Sandra, artists from the Los Angeles area.

Sandra Lee purchased this cabin in 2001

Why Sandra Lee chose Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree is the best getaway from the city, if you want big open skies and uncrowded spaces! Green Acres Ranch has a relaxed and unpretentious feeling that guests instantly respond to.

What makes this cabin unique

What our guests really enjoy about the property is that it provides great comfort, yet has the slight feel of 'roughing it'. We are private, and yet easily accessible to Highway 62.

Amenities

Panorama Heights Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children ...
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Outdoor shower is cold water only.
  • Sorry, no tub. Towels, toilet tissue, soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion and tooth paste provided.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • There is a king-sized bed. The Cactus Flower is a studio-style setup, so the bedroom and living room area are combined.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
Notes:
Walk up Sunkist Road and into the border of Joshua Tree National Park in less than 20 minutes. Wood provided for indoor burning stove (bring wood for outdoor fires). Stereo speakers also play outside. Gazebo is shaded, and has misters and lighting. Guests can use pool at Joshua Tree in (6 minute drive) for $15 per person per day after 3pm. Dog house behind cabin. The 2 1/2 acre area surrounding the cabins is fenced as a whole, but the cabins do not have individually fenced areas. Dogs must be people and dog-friendly. Only house-trained dogs are allowed indoors and not allowed on the furniture (bring doggy bed).

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(47 traveler reviews)

Artistic, Cool & Comfy Cabin Rental in Joshua Tree
average rating of 4.93617 based on 47 reviews
5

This place was great in every way!

  • 5 of 5

The hosts had thought of everything for the guest to have a wonderful stay and we really appreciated that. Highly recommend it :)

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

I wish I had known about this place when I planned the trip because we would have stayed here the whole time. Quiet, private, comfortable, very clean, and with some of those quirky decorative touches that make Joshua Tree such an interesting, artistic community. Just a few minutes from town and the road up to the park. This will definitely be our first choice when we plan our next trip to J.T.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Napa, CA
5

quirky and art-full

  • 5 of 5

we loved the art-y vibe and aesthetic at the cabin. judging by the fun decor, it would have been cool to meet the owners; however, we had no contact at all with them. the rental was spacious, with indoor and outdoor options for relaxing. open vistas added to spaciousness. wish we'd had more time to hang out, play horseshoes, etc.

we were a bit unsure at first if we were even in the right rental--outside it says Fort Freaky, and we didn't see any reference to the name Cactus Flower anywhere, nor our names in greeting. but the place was definitely PINK, as described!

great location, just minutes from JTNP.

a few omissions: oddly, there was no container for recyclables, and also no luggage rack/place to put suitcase for easy access (other than on the couch, which we would have preferred to use as a couch).

overall, we very much enjoyed our stay, and will highly recommend to others visiting the area.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello and thank you for your review! We unfortunately don't often get to meet our guests in person, as we live a few hours away, but we are always a phone call, text or email away. In general, we like our guests to feel that the place is all theirs. Good point about the recycling. We don't have a means of recycling, but we are adding instructions. The closet to the right of the tv has a rod for clothes, and space for luggage, though it is a great idea to add luggage racks. We will do so. We are always getting better, so we appreciate feedback on the small things that we can easily improve!
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California
5

Artsy, cozy, a jewel in the desert!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the Cactus Flower cottage and Green Acre ranch. The cottage was beautiful and comfortable from the inside out! Very spacious for the two of us! Big bedroom and spacious living room. We enjoyed the back patio for the cool morning breakfast and dark night star gazing! Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Loan!
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4

A pretty little place that I would visit again

  • 4 of 5

I really enjoyed staying in the Cactus flower cabin. It was small and comfortable, well lit, and very clean. It is artfully decorated with artifacts and furniture that have stories to tell. The cacti were blooming and there were several different species of birds very near to the cabin. We used the cabin as home base while we explored Joshua Tree National Park. I didn't realize until we'd traveled into the park that many of the same species of plants (ocotillo, joshua trees, chola cactus) are right in the yard next to the cabin! I watched both sunrise and sunset from the cabin, which is a real treat.

The kitchen was very clean and well stocked with utensils.

I greatly appreciated the way the owners accommodated the last minute change to my schedule.

The only downside to this whole experience is that I found the bed to be uncomfortable and there was no information about what to do with our recycling.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles
5

Great location near Joshua Tree NP

  • 5 of 5

This is one fantastic, eclectic and comfortable little get-away. There are plenty of playful details to catch the eye in the Cactus Flower. The large backyard with hammocks and fire pit made for some relaxing times under the stars. There's also a horseshoe pit for daytime fun or nice lounge chairs to enjoy the desert sun. Our dog enjoyed exploring the backyard too!

The owners, Sandra and Albert, were attentive to our every need and checked in via text from time to time to see if we needed anything.

We can't wait to get back out this summer. It's one of our favorite places to stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review, Don! And an extra-special thanks for being so understanding about our little project that was going on at the time!!
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Palm Springs
Nearest Barpub
3.5 Miles
Joshua Tree Saloon
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Roadrunner Dunes Golf Course
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Amtrak North Palm Springs PSN PLATFORM ONLY
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Highway 62 and Sunkist Road
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Crossroads Cafe
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Beach
125 Miles
Huntington Beach
Car: necessary

Visiting Joshua Tree National Park, Rock Climbing, Relaxing (the best activity in our opinion), Antique and Thrift Shopping, Live Music

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Rates & Availability

Panorama Heights Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 25 2017 - Sep 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$150
Fri,Sat,Sun
$770
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$170
Fri,Sat,Sun
$910
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $10
Cleaning Fee $45

Our rates are flat (no taxes are charged to you). We accept VRBO billing, Paypal or personal checks or eChecks from U.S. guests. We only accept VRBO billing, Paypal or cash from foreign guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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