House on the Edge of Time


Earth house hosted by Jessie

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the earth house to yourself.
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Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
This unique House was built in 1977. Inspired by Arcosanti and the vision of Paolo Soleri. It is carved into the earth and built of natural materials and objects found in the area. There is a walkway that leads to the home, a kiva, and patio for outdoor living. Use good judgement and situational awareness at all times due to the uneven surfaces and the rock ledges. Inside the House are many small doorways with low overhangs that you must step over to access the rooms.

The space
This place is probably not for you...   If you are looking for a true hotel experience - keep looking, if the thought of climbing through small doorways inside the home sounds like a challenge - or if you are opposed to living close to nature look elsewhere.   If life on the edge of the mountain with an uneven landscape gives you vertigo stay home.   However if you are looking for a truly unique experience and a chance to stay in a home designed by a brilliant architect ( Paul Nonnast) sounds like a dream come true  - then this is your place and it is for You that I have gone through the effort to make this available to host new friends who share my sense of wanderlust.  

The house is undergoing renovations to further improve your experience. I recently added air conditioning to the bedroom!  The shower is the original and  is currently located in the living room area. To access the restroom you have to leave the main living areas of the house.  The home is not built ADA compliant, pet, or kid friendly. It is dusty in the desert I live off a dirt road a mile from town and the home is entirely made of rock! I have 2 very sweet dogs that will be fenced off from the studio area.

I am also open to renting out my side of the property with enough notice if you wanted to add 2 more guests - send a message for details and photos!

If you are looking to add something different to your trip check out
RV the listing is Backyard Boondock Beyond - If you book the RV either before or after your stay here I will offer you a 15% discount on your stay at House on the Edge of Time.

Where you'll sleep

1 queen bed, 1 couch

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Hot tub
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Indoor fireplace
Security cameras on property

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4.96 out of 5 stars from 162 reviews


Where you’ll be

Jerome, Arizona, United States

The House is located in a very quiet residential part of town known as the experimental district. I have a few neighbors that live very close by - please be very respectful to them at all times and keep noise at a reasonable level. - if you are looking for a place to party Jerome has many options in the commercial district. The Posted speed limit on this road is 5 MPH it is enforced by law This space is not suitable for parties and only registered guest are permitted on the property due to my insurance.

Hosted by Jessie

  1. Joined in April 2015
  • 163 Reviews
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  • Superhost

During your stay

I live next door and will be available to assist you during your stay.

Jessie is a Superhost

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy