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Clean and Comfortable Cottage South of Downtown Joshua Tree

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

This cozy guest cottage is one of the first homes built in Joshua Tree. It is conviently located less than one mile from downtown Joshua Tree and less than three miles from the entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. The one bedroom cottage is in a quiet residential neighborhood with the owner's home at the front of the property. A long drive leads to the parking area in front of the cottage and only steps from the door.

Completely renovated, the cottage has both central AC and heating. Guests are provided the password to access cable Wi-Fi. The kitchen is equiped with everything guests need to prepare full meals or simple snacks. There is an electric stove, full refridgerator, cooking utensils, microwave, coffee pot, dishes and cutlery. Enjoy your meals indoors or on the private enclosed patio. The screened-in porch is an ideal place to have your morning coffee and watch the sunrise.

The bedroom has one queen bed. A Eurolounger in the livingroom can be used as a sofa by day and converts into a full size bed. A roll-way bed is available and a Pac and Play for infants. Linens, pillows, and towels are provided.

The bathroom has a tub with a shower and a small sink. The vanity area is in the connecting hallway permits guests to blow dry their hair or put on make-up, leaving the bathroom open for others.

Keywords: Vintage Cabin, Updated, Central A/C and Heating, Enclosed Patio, Screened Porch, Full Kitchen, Privacy, Secure

More Details

Owner
David Jensen
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About David Jensen

Your hosts have lived in Joshua Tree for more than thirty years. Dave is retired and available to answer questions, provide guidance, and meet your needs during your stay. Patti is an artist who has a studio in the main house on the property and is also a retired education administrator for the local school district.

David Jensen purchased this cottage in 1987

Why David Jensen chose Joshua Tree

Our friends and family are frequent visitors and always enjoy their stay in our guest cottage. We decided to open our doors to other guests and enjoy the diversity of the people who are drawn to the beauty of the desert.

What makes this cottage unique

Joshua Tree National Park is the major attraction in the area. Downtown JT has small unique shops, galleries, and restaurants. Palm Springs and all its attractions are a short drive, about 35 miles, down the highway. A bit further is the Cabazon Outlet Mall and Casino. Big Bear resort area is an easy day trip for those who enjoy mountain outings.

Map

Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Palm Springs International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
JT Saloon
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Yucca Valley
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Amtrack Palm Springs
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
HWY 62
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Country Kitchen
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
Big Bear
Car: necessary

Less then 2 miles to the west entrance gate to Joshua Tree National Park.

Amenities

Joshua Tree Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No parties our loud music allowed
  • No photo shoots or videos allowed with out owners permission
Location Type:
  • Village ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower/tub combination, toliet and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1) A very comfortable queen size bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) queen size euro-lounger, one single person roll-way bed available.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • tennis

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9333334 based on 30 reviews
5

Staying at the cottage enhanced our stay at JT!

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time to stay at David and Patti Jensen's cottage in Joshua Tree. I have to say that staying at the cottage enhanced our stay! The cottage was cozy, comfortable and very clean. We had everything we needed. Plus its proximity to JT Park was very convenient. David is the ultimate host!! He is very responsive, helpful and gracious. He made every effort to accommodate our needs. I will definitely come back to stay at the Jensen cottage when visiting Joshua Tree in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Outstanding

  • 5 of 5

This comfortable cottage is equipped with everything one would need, including coffee beans, body lotion. No detail is overlooked. Great local info in the cottage and super helpful hosts.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic cottage thats very clean, private and affordable!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay in David and Patti's cottage. Close to park and town. Well stocked kitchen! Very affordable!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

All the comforts of home just outside Joshua Tree National Park

  • 5 of 5

I must say our visit to Joshua Tree was so amazing to witness a desert in bloom. We did not want to leave the park, however the proximity of this charming cottage allowed us to come "home" (and it does feel like home), rest a bit and go back out.

David provided a good collection of guide books and trail maps to get us on our way and a cooler so that we could pack a lunch for our foray into the natural world.

Back at the cottage, there is a lovely enclosed patio for relaxing with a glass of wine under a crisp night sky filled with stars, and a screened in porch for watching the sunrise or enjoying wildlife.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

It's a gem

  • 5 of 5

The hospitality was great, the cottage was well-stocked and the thoughtful touches, like the picnic cooler and ice packs, the dvd and book collections and -- especially -- the beautiful art, were lovely. We really appreciated the quiet location as well as its being close to the park and to other places in the area like 29 Palms, Yucca Valley shopping, etc. David and Patti are knowledgeable and helpful hosts -- as we only had a week to explore, it was great to have access to in-depth local knowledge.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A perfect location, a great home to return to every evening!

  • 4 of 5

This little home was immaculately clean. The kitchen was more than adequately stocked. All the guide books and information on Joshua tree readily available. A delightfully stocked library of novels.... we were all set!

Knowing the owners were right next-door if we needed them was great even though we had no need for anything.

This was a great choice for us to stay for the four days of hiking in Joshua tree. We can certainly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $60
Tax Rate 7.0%

Minimum stay of 2 nights on weekends and holidays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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