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HAVEN IN THE ROCKS - QUIET, BEAUTIFUL, PRIVATE, WALK INTO PARK

Eva Montville

Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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HAVEN IN THE ROCKS - QUIET, BEAUTIFUL, PRIVATE, WALK INTO PARK

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Joshua Tree Cabin Rental Photos and Description

A delightful gem with outdoor hot tub and spectacular views - 1 bedroom, 1 bath

WELCOME!

Spectacular views, privacy, and luxury define Rock Haven Cabin, which sits on 5 acres adjacent to Joshua Tree National Park. This eco friendly guest house has been newly renovated to create an atmosphere of exceptional comfort, beauty and serenity. In an effort to live more sustainably in the desert we have installed solar power, and a rain water catchment system for landscaping purposes.

This is a perfect place to unplug. You can soak in the private spa while stargazing, curl up with a good book on the patio with a sweeping view of the Park, or cook a gourmet meal in the fully equipped kitchen.

Rock Haven Cabin is small, but furnished with everything one would need. It is very comfortable, well appointed, and perfect for a romantic get away. In addition to the king bed in the bedroom, the sofa bed in the living room gives sleeping arrangements for a total of 4 guests, however the cabin is ideal for two people, or a couple with children.

The 2-person spa is next to the patio, sheltered by junipers and Joshua Tree’s unique boulder formations. We only use Dead Sea and Epsom Salts in the spa tub, cleaning and changing the water and filter after every set of guests.

For the adventuresome, you can hike into the park from the cabin, or if you want to explore it more fully, drive to the West Entrance, a half mile away. The park is renowned for its world class rock climbing. It also offers excellent hiking with hundreds of trails ranging from easy nature walks to strenuous mountain hikes. You can also expect to see local wildlife right from the front porch, and our Joshua Tree night skies are famous for their extraordinary star gazing.

The local area has plenty for you to discover in addition to the beauty of the national park. The village of Joshua Tree is a short drive from the cabin, where you can check out the Park Visitor Center, explore a variety of gift shops and art galleries or hunt for treasures at local thrift stores. There are several good restaurants, a gourmet food store, two health food stores, and a Saturday Farmers' Market. Joshua Tree also has an excellent yoga studio with a full schedule of classes.

The Joshua Tree art scene is vital and eclectic with regular gallery openings and nearly 200 artists living in the area. There is an Open Studio Tour each fall, and many artists welcome visitors at other times by appointment. Live music can be heard almost any day of the week at Pappy and Harriets in Pioneertown, and Joshua Tree holds annual music festivals in the spring and fall. There are also three live theater venues with a variety of interesting offerings.

There is something very special about the peace and spaciousness of the desert, and regardless of the time of year, Rock Haven Cabin offers a wonderful opportunity to relax and unwind in comfort.

Keywords: Luxurious desert cabin with spa hot tub. Eco friendly. Private peaceful setting in the rocks. Spectacular views.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Eva Montville (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2010
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2014

About Eva Montville

We had been coming to Joshua Tree for years, with the thought of eventually moving to this part of the High Desert we had fallen in love with. We were most interested in living in a particular area adjacent to the National Park, however properties in this location hardly ever go on the market. It took some time, but we eventually found what we were dreaming of. We had only been here 4 years when our neighbors mentioned that they were thinking of selling their weekend cabin retreat. We jumped on it, thus reuniting the original 5 acre homestead parcel on which our house sits. Part of our enjoyment is in sharing our love of the desert with family and friends, and by turning Rock Haven Cabin into a vacation rental we are able to share with many others the beauty and serenity of this unique spot.

Eva Montville purchased this cabin in 2009

Why Eva Montville chose Joshua Tree

We had been coming to Joshua Tree for years, with the thought of eventually moving to this part of the High Desert we had fallen in love with. We were most interested in living in a particular area adjacent to the National Park, however properties in this location hardly ever go on the market. It took some time, but we eventually found what we were dreaming of. We had only been here 4 years when our neighbors mentioned that they were thinking of selling their weekend cabin retreat. We jumped on it, thus reuniting the original 5 acre homestead parcel on which our house sits. Part of our enjoyment is in sharing our love of the desert with family and friends, and by turning Rock Haven Cabin into a vacation rental we are able to share with many others the beauty and serenity of this unique spot.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 45 traveler reviews

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Haven in the Rocks - Quiet, Beautiful, Private, Walk Into Park
average rating of 4.977778 based on 45 reviews
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Haven in the Rocks - Quiet, Beautiful, Private, Walk Into Park
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p308422vb
-(760) 366-7890 (California, USA)
Joshua Tree California Desert
5

Private and Peaceful!

  • 5 of 5
Rock Haven Cabin exceeded all of our expectations and more! We've been on a search for the perfect desert retreat and finally found it here. Eva and Kathy are truly amazing women too! Thoughtful, kind and highly accommodating. We like to do a lot of cooking and the kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed. Most importantly we found the cabin to be extremely clean. At most rental properties we've experienced, we could smell the synthetic fabric softeners in the linens and towels or the smell of synthetic mens cologne or women's perfume on bedding. All bedding and towels were Four Seasons Hotel quality here!! "I'm a former Four Seasons Hotel employee."
Gazing out at the vast beauty of the desert and wildlife can never be tiresome. We absolutely loved the frequent daily visits from the quail, bunnies and coyote sightings. Rock Haven Cabin is a rare gem. We could and would love to live right here for the rest of our lives! Beautiful hiking right from the property, away from the park crowds. Eco friendly cabin run off of solar power. Fantastic hot tub with no chlorine or chemicals added. Only epson and dead sea mineral salts added that make for a great muscle soak after a hike. We LOVE you both Eva and Kathy!!! Thanks again for creating a beautiful, peaceful, and healing retreat to share with others.
  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Haven in the Rocks - Quiet, Beautiful, Private, Walk Into Park
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p308422vb
-(760) 366-7890 (California, USA)
Joshua Tree California Desert
Hamburg, Germany
5

Just wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5
To our regret we had only two nights at this absolutely lovely and special place. Its not only, that the cabin and its landscape are very beautiful designed, its espacially the feeling, that you are in complete harmony with the surrounding nature. During our stay, it was still very hot and we spend the evenings watching the stars and saw some shooting stars. Its a meditativ place. We would have liked to find more of these places during our trip.
Warning: you should not arrive at rock haven cabin at dark, because its a hidden place also. And you should stay longer than we did!
  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
business
Haven in the Rocks - Quiet, Beautiful, Private, Walk Into Park
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p308422vb
-(760) 366-7890 (California, USA)
Joshua Tree California Desert
5

Perfect Desert Getaway!

  • 5 of 5
Rock Haven Cabin is perfect. All we wanted was a weekend getaway where we could be still and present. We spent a majority of our time sitting atop the boulder out by the observatory. We watched the sunrise one morning and two sunsets and we saw a pack of coyotes in the distance walking through the desert at sunset. It was beyond memorable. We also saw jack rabbits, bunnies and quails while sitting outside having breakfast and dinner. It was our own personal desert wild animal park. The hot tub is a wonderful touch and great place to view the stars at night.

Overall we could not have asked for a better experience. Eva and Kathy provided incredible hospitality and we will definitely be returning!
  • Submitted: May 21, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
business
Haven in the Rocks - Quiet, Beautiful, Private, Walk Into Park
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p308422vb
-(760) 366-7890 (California, USA)
Joshua Tree California Desert
salem, ma
5

Our new favorite place in Joshua Tree...

  • 5 of 5
Over the years, we have stayed in a number of rented houses, cabins, and cottages in the U.S. Southwest. We love learning about the topography, plants, wildlife, history, and anthropology of the deserts in the region. We recently stayed at Rock Haven Cabin, a perfect base for exploring this part of the Mojave Desert and Joshua Tree National Park. We heartily agree with all of the five-star reviews of this property: quiet surroundings, soothing hot-tub, well-stocked kitchen, comfortable bed, and wonderful hosts (who have perfected the art of being interesting, helpful, available if needed, yet unobtrusive to-the-max!) We would add the following: The cabin’s location was one of our favorite features, because we could walk miles into the desert right from our Rock Haven door-- leaving our rented car in the driveway, seeing few people, meandering slowly, savoring the quiet. And over breakfast every morning on the cabin porch, we could watch Gambel’s Quail, Anna’s Hummingbird, Ladder-backed Woodpecker, Cactus Wren, California Thrasher, Phainopepla, Scott’s Oriole, Antelope Ground Squirrel, and Desert Cottontail. At night, we could watch the constellations move across the sky and hear the coyotes yipping in the distance. If this sounds like your kind of getaway, you will love Rock Haven Cabin as much as we did!
  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  People with Disabilities
business
Haven in the Rocks - Quiet, Beautiful, Private, Walk Into Park
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p308422vb
-(760) 366-7890 (California, USA)
Joshua Tree California Desert
5

A Joshua Tree Favorite!

  • 5 of 5
This is a wonderful place to stay! It is the type of place in which we immediately felt at home. It is spotlessly clean and comfortably furnished. The location is great – half a mile from the West Entrance to Joshua Tree National Park, with a view across a wash of the northwest border of the park. The owners, Eva and Kathy, are friendly and helpful, but they give you absolute privacy. On arrival, we were struck by the peacefulness and changed plans for an evening trip into the park to sitting on the porch and watching the quail, other birds and rabbits scurry across the landscape. There is a great two-person Jacuzzi tub purified with sea salt instead of chlorine, and they change the water after every visit. Mostly we ate-in and used the gas grill, but if you want a great pizza, try Pie for the People, close to the junction of highway 62 and Park Boulevard, basically at the bottom of the hill from the cabin and park.
  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Haven in the Rocks - Quiet, Beautiful, Private, Walk Into Park
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p308422vb
-(760) 366-7890 (California, USA)
Joshua Tree California Desert
Glendale, Cailfornia
5

Beautiful and relaxing. Zero complaints.

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I came her for a weekend with our 5 month old son and had a really wonderful time. The cabin is close to the main road, and only a few miles from town, but when you're there you really feel like you're in the middle of nowhere, which was the whole point of our trip. The cabin was very clean and had everything we could have needed to cook for ourselves and relax. The propane grill and outdoor hot tub were amazing. This was the most peaceful and relaxing trip we've been on in ages, and I can't wait to go back!
  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway

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Car: necessary

'Stargazing', 'Yoga', 'Sound Baths'

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Rates & Availability

From $245 Per night

Joshua Tree Cabin Rental Rates

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Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes Cancellation Policy: If you cancel your booking more than 21 days (28 days for holiday cancellations) prior to your arrival date you will receive a full refund, less a $75 cancellation charge. 
If you cancel 21 days or less prior to your arrival date, the same refund options are available ONLY if the cabin can be re-booked for those dates. Otherwise, you will be charged your full booking amount.
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Amenities

Joshua Tree Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 760 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • bath tub with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1) California King
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • 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
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • tennis
Notes:
Just a short stroll from Rock Haven Cabin to Joshua Tree National Park

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