True World Bungalow - a Work of Art Inside and Out(42 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)
As you enter the front gate, you will be greeted by the bottle wall fish pond and blooming water lilies in season. There are private patios in the front and back, perfect for sunrise coffee and sunset cocktails. The bungalow shares a five acre property with the owner’s home, and backs up to over 150 acres of desert wilderness, so you can literally hike out your door and explore a vast landscape of boulders, abandoned claim shacks and wildlife habitat.
The bungalow has two sunny bedrooms (one king, one queen), nicely appointed with down comforters, original artworks, plenty of closet space and views for miles. The custom woodstove (a work of art in itself) will keep you toasty on cool evenings and the sweet retro kitchen is well-equipped with everything you need to prepare a feast. Enjoy complimentary wi-fi, DVDs on the flat screen TV, or music from the CD player (or your iPod). In warm weather you can relax under the trees in the cowboy spa, laze in the hammock, or enjoy air-conditioned comfort indoors. And in every season you can count on star-filled nights, 50 mile views of Mt. San Gorgonio and Mt. San Jacinto and up close and personal encounters with a myriad of desert wildlife.
Joshua Tree National Park Visitors Center is 10 minutes away in the artists’ community of Joshua Tree, where you can also explore the galleries and shops and grab a bite to eat. Please feel free to ask your hosts for suggestions or to arrange special trips, from rock climbing, trail riding, guided hikes and night sky viewing venues to massage, yoga, and spa treatments and visits to local artists' studios.
Our calendar is always kept up to date so you can check availabiltiy before making your inquiry. Please call or email with any questions – we look forward to your visit!
Keywords: 2 bedroom desert retreat created by artists
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Member since: 2011
- 700 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Limited Accessibility
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Newly renovated slate tiles throughout.
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access
- Ceiling Fans
- Evaporative Cooling
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Area
- Living Room
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio
- Fully Fenced Property
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Porch / Veranda
- Small Cooler
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Pet Fee $35
- Tax Rate 7%
Weekly rate: $1155.00
Refundable reservation/damage deposit $250
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: While living in New York, we first discovered Joshua Tree on a side trip after a Las Vegas convention. Business and family moved to Los Angeles and so did we, allowing us to spend many weekends in our beloved desert, just a short drive away. In 1999 we and our friends stayed in the Bungalow of the Mojave Rock Ranch, the resort that defined Joshua Tree Style. When this beautiful little home came on the market in 2003, we bought it (and its five acres) as our own weekend retreat. Three years later we sold our LA home, moved into our Joshua Tree Bungalow and opened the True World Gallery in town. Last year we finished a new home on our property, and we have opened up the Bungalow once again as a rental, renaming it the True World Bungalow. For us, the desert is the true world -- a place to live in harmony with the environment, and with our wonderful community. We welcome you as our guests, and maybe one day as our neighbors!
- Primary: 760-285-6745
- Secondary: 760 366 3494
Links to more information:
A Work of Art Inside and Out
Living room looking into Ranch Bedroom
Ocotillo bedroom with king platform bed
Both bedrooms open onto back patio
Baby coyote drinking from fish pond
Dogs are welcome
Yes, we do get snow!
Inside Amboy Crater
Ranch bedroom with queen sleigh bed
Custom woodstove and surround
private outdoor patio
A five minute walk from your front door
View to the southwest
If you're lucky, you may see one of these.
Amboy Crater-an easy day trip from the Bungalow
light and dust
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Saturday, February 25, 2017
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