The SpaceRancho El Reposo is located in Joshua Tree's beautiful South side, overlooking Joshua Tree Village, the Little San Bernardino Mountains, and Big Bear Lake. A 3-minute walk from the shops & restaurants of downtown and a quick 4-mile drive from the West entrance of Joshua Tree National Park, Rancho El Reposo is ideally located for those looking to get the most out of their desert experience.
The large 1300+ square foot home features six uniquely decorated rooms - a master bedroom with a NEW queen-sized bed and 2 new twin-sized beds each outfitted with 3-inch memory foam toppers & pillows (super comfortable!), a second bedroom with 2 new twin-sized beds with 3-inch memory foam toppers & pillows--both bedrooms have a dresser, nightstand, large closets with full-sized mirrors, ceiling fans, and extra storage space.
The living room features a large 6x10 ft. observation window with views of mountains and desert landscapes, a very comfortable sofa, Lazyboy lounge chair, 3 stylish chairs, a writing desk, a large wood-burning fireplace, and reading lamps. The entertainment room is outfitted with a 42-inch Hi-Def flatscreen TV with BluRay player (outfitted with Netflix, Amazon Prime, Pandora, etc) along with multimedia audio speakers to use with TV, iPod, iPhone or other devices, NEW full-sized coffee table, new futon/bed that sleeps two, 2 beanbag chairs, several board games for late night fun, and a lounge chair. Large kitchen features a dining table that seats 6, new refrigerator, new gas stove/range, new microwave, new toaster oven, new coffee maker, tea kettle, dishes, utensils, and a portable kitchen island equipped with cutting board, knifes, spices, and windows with fantastic views.
The house is outfitted with maps of the Park, menus from local eateries, a yearly pass to the Park, and complementary coffee & tea. Laundry room is equipped with a new washer and dryer and 2 lounge chairs for stargazing. The back patio has been newly updated with a 6ft bamboo privacy fence and features a Brinkman Gas Grill for BBQing, a NEW Fire Pit for late night stargazing and keeping the party warm, a hand-painted mural entitled 'Electric Ladyland'; a psychedelic piece which covers both the driveway and walkway and brings the desert landscape to life, a dining table with 4 chairs illuminated by an olive tree decorated in colored lights for evening dining. The house has a large backyard and a driveway for ample parking. Full bathroom features a new shower and bathtub for relaxing soaks after a day of hiking in the park. The large front porch has two NEW cozy chairs and a table--a great place to watch the desert habitat and enjoy stunning sunrises/sunsets with your very own Joshua Tree. All rooms are uniquely decorated with stunning colors and works by artists both local and from around the world. Guest AccessHome, Internet and BluRay player, all appliances, Joshua Tree National Park Visitors Pass, Brinkman Gas Grill, NEW fire pit. Interaction with GuestsIf you need anything during your stay, I'm available 24/7 so don't hesitate to let me know! The NeighborhoodThe property is located in South Joshua Tree, a 3-minute walk from Joshua Tree Village. What's in Joshua Tree Village, you ask? Only the world-famous Joshua Tree Saloon--a colorful watering hole that serves up delicious burgers, beers, and great live music. The Crossroads Cafe & Tavern--a great place for breakfast or lunch with a diverse menu. Pie For The People--a NY-style pizza parlor the serves up some of the best pizza on the West Coast. Natural Sisters Cafe--featuring health shakes, delicious sandwiches, and wraps. Santana's Mexican Food, Country Kitchen, Royal Siam Cuisine Thai Restaurant, Sam's Indian Food, and the Park Rock Cafe.
Shops include Ricochet Vintage Wears, Coyote Corner Gift Shop, Trailer Trash Artist Village, Wind Walkers Pottery & Crafts, the Joshua Tree Art Gallery, The Beatnick Lounge (which features great nightly live music and art), and the Joshua Tree Farmers Market every Saturday. Joshua Tree National Park's west entrance is a short 4-mile drive from the Rancho. The many department stores, restaurants, grocery stores, and vintage shops of Yucca Valley are a convenient 5-minute drive. The Institute of Mentalphysics & Retreat Center is a 2-minute drive, featuring 420 acres of pristine desert, architecture designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and home to the Synchronicity Matter & Psyche Symposium and the Bhakti Yoga Fest. Legendary Pappy & Harriet's music venue is a 15-minute drive in rustic Pioneertown, which has hosted acts such as Queens of the Stone Age, Robert Plant, Eagles of Death Metal, Rufus Wainwright, and many others. Pioneertown is also an authentic Wild West town which has served as a film location to many Westerns and TV shows. Treat yourself to a one-of-a-kind sound bath at the Integratron, claimed to be capable of rejuvenation, anti-gravity, and time travel, only a 20-minute drive in Landers. Joshua Tree is also home to the Joshua Tree Music Festival, Desert Stars Music Festival, Sam Nam Festival, Joshua Tree Gay Pride Festival, and a short drive from Coachella, Desert Trip, and the Stagecoach Music Festivals.
If you're feeling like a big night on the town, take a 30-minute drive down into Palm Springs and do it desert-style! Although it's just a 2-hour drive from Los Angeles, you will find Joshua Tree to be worlds away. Joshua Tree is an incredibly beautiful high desert town located in the Mojave that attracts artists, musicians and outdoor enthusiasts from around the world. The community actively supports the arts, tourism and environmental issues. Visitors will find the locals to be an extremely interesting and friendly lot. Getting AroundThere is a bus line in walking distance from the house. Best way to get around is definitely by car, but there is an electric bike rental shop in the strip mall at bottom of Hillview Rd & Rt 62...might be a cool way to check out JT! Other Things to NoteHouse is equipped with
- Brinkman Gas Grill for BBQ-ing!
- NEW Fire Pit
- Back patio table and chairs
- Privacy fence that surrounds back patio
- coffee maker
- tea kettle
- garbage disposal
- all sizes pots and pans
- cooking utensils
- spices, condiments, olive oil, sea salt, pepper mill
- plush towels and extra sheets
- NEW evaporative 'swamp' cooler
- central heat
- 2 pedestal fans
- fire extinguisher & flashlights
- extra storage
- maps and menus
- cleaning supplies & trash bags
- air purifier
- Old school BOARD GAMES!!!
- iron, ironing board, and hair dryer