|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
This cozy guest cottage is one of the first homes built in Joshua Tree. It is conviently located less than one mile from downtown Joshua Tree and less than three miles from the entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. The one bedroom cottage is in a quiet residential neighborhood with the owner's home at the front of the property. A long drive leads to the parking area in front of the cottage and only steps from the door.
Completely renovated, the cottage has both central AC and heating. The kitchen is equiped with everything guests need to prepare full meals or simple snacks. There is an electric stove, full refridgerator, cooking utensils, microwave, coffe pot, dishes and cutlery. Enjoy your meals indoors or on the private enclosed patio. The screened-in porch is an ideal place to have your morning coffee and watch the sunrise.
The bedroom has one queen bed. A Eurolounger in the livingroom can be used as a sofa by day and converts into a bed to sleep one adult comfortably. A roll-way bed is availble. Linens, pillows, and towels are provided.
The bathroom has a tub with a shower and a small sink. The vanity area is in the connecting hallway permits guests to blow dry their hair or put on make-up, leaving the bathroom open for others.
Keywords: Vintage Cabin, Updated, Central A/C and Heating, Enclosed Patio, Screened Porch, Full Kitchen, Privacy, Secure
Your hosts have lived in Joshua Tree for more than thirty years. Dave is retired and available to answer questions, provide guidance, and meet your needs during your stay. Patti is an artist who has a studio in the main house on the property and is also an education administrator for the local school district.
David Jensen purchased this cottage in 1987
Our friends and family are frequent visitors and always enjoy their stay in our guest cottage. We decided to open our doors to other guests and enjoy the diversity of the people who are drawn to the beauty of the desert.
Joshua Tree National Park is the major attraction in the area. Downtown JT has small unique shops, galleries, and restaurants. Palm Springs and all its attractions are a short drive, about 35 miles, down the highway. A bit further is the Cabazon Outlet Mall and Casino. Big Bear resort area is an easy day trip for those who enjoy mountain outings.
My husband and I stayed at David and Patti's cottage for 3 nights while visiting Joshua Tree National Park in September, 2016. It was the most perfect place to stay....a great kitchen, nice screened-in porch, and a private patio for viewing the stars in the evening. Overall the cottage was very clean and very comfortable. The bed was comfortable as well. Communication with David was easy and flawless. From the cottage it was only about 3 miles to the western entrance of the park. Do yourself a favor and reserve the cottage if you are planning on visiting the area. You will not be disappointed!
Two of us and our 7yo son stayed three nights at this cottage and would definitely go back when visiting JTNP. David and Patty are great folks and great to rent form. They responded to all my emails and texts instantly. When we arrived they met us at the cottage and gave us a quick run down of the place. They are very good at respecting your privacy but also very responsive and attentive should you need assistance.
The cottage itself is spotlessly clean and very well maintained -everything worked great. Supplies are well stocked. Both the bed and the sofa sleeper are very comfortable. The cottage is located on a quiet street 5 minutes form the west entrance station to JTNP and less than a mile form the visitors center and town.
This is is a find! Best in the high desert. Very clean and comfortable with exceptionally good security. Dave is a great host and has done a fine job of updating the cottage. We hope to return here next winter.
We spent the weekend at Dave and Patti's cottage and it was just perfect. We were in town for the Hwy 62 Open Studio Tour and central location of the cottage made it the perfect home base. The screened in front porch was our favorite place to sit and visit in the evening. Everything was extremely clean with high end appliances and comfy beds. Thanks Dave and Patti for an awesome weekend!
David and Patti met us at the start of our stay to welcome and show us around. The cottage was so cute and nicely set up. Everything we needed was there: toaster, coffee maker with coffee/tea, the best JT book that I used the whole time in the park, comfortable bed, books and DVDs, chairs to sit outside (watched sunrise and stargazed), patio (we didn't use it, but it would have been nice to grill). It was the perfect location for park access. Great haven to return to after a long day in the park. We enjoyed the stay very much!!
Other reviewers have already mentioned it's perfect location, cleanliness, friendly hosts, and so on. It's all true! I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again, and highly recommend this sweet cottage, especially to lone travelers.
Less then 2 miles to the west entrance gate to Joshua Tree National Park.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest|
|Refundable damage deposit||$60|
Minimum stay of 2 nights on weekends and holidays.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.