Entire home/apt
10 Guests
3 Bedrooms
5 Beds
Per Night
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Roomy Mid-Century Modern house. Views for miles through large picture windows. House is great for large groups. Well equipped kitchen. BBQ patio and fire pit areas for outdoor dining and stargazing. Very close to Park and downtown JT.

Great room view from front door looking towards kitchen

Great room view from front door looking towards kitchen

The Space
Bathrooms: 3
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 5
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $20 / night after 4 guests
Cleaning Fee: $70
Security Deposit: $200
Weekly Price: $1100 /week
Monthly Price: $2900 /month
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

My priority is to make your stay in Joshua Tree a memorable one. The listed price is for the main house only which sleeps 6 in two bedrooms and a queen daybed in the living room. There are two full bathrooms. The 270 sq. ft. detached studio room with a queen bed, queen sofa bed and bathroom with shower is included with 7 or more people. For week-long and month bookings, the studio is included in the price.

This spacious and cozy home with great views is located in the heart of Joshua Tree Village just minutes away from the Joshua Tree National Park Entrance Station. A quick 1/2 mile drive or walk and you're in the middle of Joshua Tree's small downtown of shops, eateries and galleries.

Integrated great room and kitchen floor plan gives that extra spacious feeling. Enjoy the vaulted exposed beam ceiling, natural stone and gas log fireplace, two extra large comfy sofas, and queen-size daybed. In all this there's lots of cozy comfy spaces to help you relax after a day of exploring. Large windows give panoramic views that go on forever. The east facing windows take in the magnificent desert sunrise and a view of Copper Mountain. See the JT village lights twinkle in the night or gaze up at the countless stars and see the Milky Way.

Sit out on the front porch or gaze through the huge picture window for a view over the Village of Joshua Tree. The kitchen window and back patio look out onto rugged BLM land that borders the National Park. The back patio has a gas BBQ grill and a picnic table that's ready to go for your outdoor cooking and dining.

The entire house has been uniquely remodeled for a clean modern feeling while preserving aspects of the houses' 1950's vintage. Tastefully furnished with modern vintage pieces and artwork made by local artists. The roomy kitchen is well equipped with lots of cooking supplies and new appliances- gas stove, microwave and dishwasher. The kitchen table expands to seat 10 people.

Hi-speed Wifi Internet also included. The central heating and AC system heats or cools the house quickly. Linens and towels are provided. There is a high quality front load washer and dryer.

For a nearby adventure, just a short hike, is a not so well known place called Coyote Hole. There you'll find Native American petroglyphs and a small canyon with a natural spring. Coyote, bobcat, and even a mountain lion have been reported to roam this area.

Make your stay special. Come and experience all that Joshua Tree has to offer while staying in comfort at the Mountain Vista Desert Retreat.

My calendar is always up to date, so go ahead and book with confidence.

Good off street parking, Gas BBQ, fire pit area.

I am available at all times to answer any questions or concerns and I live nearby in town so I am quick to respond to emergencies. It's my pleasure to help you with suggestions of where to hike and off the beaten path adventures known only to locals. If you want to experience something special outside of the Park feel free to ask.

Joshua Tree Village downtown is a unique locally owned and artist inspired area. Be sure to take some time to explore the many interesting shops and eateries along the Highway. There is an excellent Certified Farmers Market happening on Saturdays 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM when the downtown is at it's most lively and you can get a taste of the local community flavor.

There is a bus line running along Hwy 62 with access to Yucca Valley and 29 Palms.

If you need any flexibility with the check in/out time I may be able to allow earlier check-in or later check-out depending on bookings. Check my airbnb calendar and give me a call or text. If the days are unavailable before or after your reservation then I most likely will not be able to be flexible as I will have very limited time to prepare the house between guests. If you would like to extend your stay, please check my calendar for availability before contacting me.

Four night minimum booking for Thanksgiving, Christmas, NYE and Three night minimum for Easter, Memorial Day, and Labor Day holidays.

Guest Access

Off street parking. Back private patio with a large gas stainless BBQ, cafe hanging lighting and large outdoor dining table for 10. Fire pit area with several chairs that's perfect for a warm fire and stargazing.

Interaction with Guests

The house and property are all yours. Your choice if you would like me to meet you for a house tour and to answer any questions you may have in person. I live nearby and will quickly fix any issues that may arise.

The Neighborhood

Easy access from paved street, close to downtown, visitor center, and Park entrance. Outstanding views over Joshua Tree Village from front patio and through the living room picture windows.

Getting Around

Centrally located- Easy 1/2 mile drive or walk to Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center and Joshua Tree downtown restaurants and shops. Park entrance is 5 miles up the road.

Other Things to Note

If you have interest to explore the area outside the park I have many suggestions including a 2.5 acre sculpture site or a tour of the homestead cabins. Ask me for details.

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House Rules

For security, the person making the booking is required to email me a photo of their drivers license or other photo ID to (email hidden)e name on the ID must match the persons name who made the booking. The email will be deleted after your stay is complete. Also you must complete your airbnb profile with cell phone, offline ID verification and an image.

No third party bookings allowed and only the number of guests indicated on the reservation are allowed to stay at the house unless otherwise agreed upon in written form. Outdoor quiet hours are 10:00 PM to 7:00 AM. Any loud talking and music during this time must be kept indoors with doors and windows closed. Please respect the neighborhood and understand that noise carries in the quiet desert.

Please leave the house in as close to the same condition you found it. Cleaning fee covers general cleaning and laundry. You are asked to do a basic clean up, wipe counters, clean cooking splatter and pans, wash and put away your dishes, put back any items (games, blankets, etc) in the same place they came from, put chairs back the way they were in outdoor areas. Please leave linens on beds and hang towels to dry.

Fire is only allowed in enclosed fire pit and on non-windy nights. No fireworks of any kind are allowed on the property.

No photography, film or video for commercial, professional or student use is permitted on the premises without prior written consent from the owner. Any unapproved use will be subject to additional fees.

Absolutely no smoking indoors.

Most of all, have a great stay.

Thank you.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay
Great room looking NE with views to the East and North

Great room looking NE with views to the East and North

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About the Host, Thomas

Joshua Tree, California, United States
Member since May 2011


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