Entire home/apt
4 Guests
2 Bedrooms
2 Beds
$380
Per Night
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The Off-grid itHouse brings together raw industrial aesthetics with the tactics of green design to forge a new home in the sunbaked wilds of the California high desert.

Off-grid itHouse

The Space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $130
Security Deposit: $500
Weekly discount: 6%
Cancellation: Strict

Description

The Space

The Off-grid itHouse is an architecturally significant house, recently noted by Dwell as one of the 'Best Homes in America' and in the Los Angeles Times as one of the best houses of all time in Southern California. The Off-grid itHouse is one of 10 IT Houses built in California, which have received much acclaim such as the Western Home award sponsored by Sunset magazine. This is the prototype for the pre-engineered system known as the IT House.

The house is off-grid, powered by solar panels for energy and hot water, and is located in a pristine remote valley in the beautiful California high desert. The house observes key green principals of smaller footprint, minimal disturbance to the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape, use of renewable resources, and living simply and minimally.

Located in Pioneertown, CA, nearby several unique attractions, Joshua Tree National Park, Pappy and Harriets Pioneertown Palace, local museums and art venues such as the Noah Purifoy Outdoor Desert Art Museum, the Integratron, and other seasonal events.

The setting of the house is remote and serene, a quiet refuge from everything, free from distractions. Amazing views and vistas in all directions.

Intentionally there is no television and no wifi so that one can truly experience being in a place of extreme natural beauty, and take note of the play of light and shadow, and other natural phenomena.

Perfect for design or green aficionados, writers or those needing a secluded getaway.


It is recommended that guests arrive before sundown in order to find the house. The house is in a remote location.

We are now offering fresh pressed juice delivery to the Off-grid it house. Guests are able to be have fresh juices delivered daily by local Joshua Tree juice guru Angela de la Agua.

Interaction with Guests

interaction is primarily via messaging

Getting Around

4 wheel drive is not required but the last 5 miles to the house are on a dirt road

Other Things to Note

Holiday weekend 3 day minimum applies to Presidents Day weekend, Valentines Day, Memorial Day Weekend, Independence Day weekend, Labor Day Weekend, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.
Wedding event day rate- $1000
Photo shoot day rate- $2000 (still photography)
Film shoot day rate- please inquire

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House Rules

Rental of the Off-grid it house is for vacation purposes only, personal photos are allowed. Additional rental terms and fees apply to rent the house for commercial photo shoots or events. Please contact us through airbnb if you wish to rent the house for an event or a photoshoot for additional details.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay
Off-grid itHouse

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About the Host, Linda

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Los Angeles, California, United States
Member since January 2010

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