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Vera Topinka

Member since: 2007
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Gorgeous Views, 5 Acres, Sleeps Up To 8, Hot Tub, WiFi, 5 Min To Park!

15 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Joshua Tree Highlands House Rental Photos and Description

Spacious 3 Bedrm, 2 Bath, sleeps 8, Breathtaking Views, Hot Tub, Fire Pit, Wifi

Rising high against the sky, on five peaceful acres, Zen House offers breathtaking vistas of the mountains surrounding the entrance to Joshua Tree National Park, as well as the lights of Joshua Tree village and the Bartlett Mountains.

An early desert modern design, Zen House is light-filled and spacious, featuring three bedrooms with queen beds, two baths, and a large fully equipped kitchen open to the living room. Patios off the living room and dining room offer great outdoor areas to relax and enjoy the views. And of course, the hot tub is a great place to enjoy our star-filled night skies.

Zen House is only a five minute drive to the Joshua Tree National Park entrance, and five minutes to the little eclectic village of Joshua Tree, offering galleries, shops, and restaurants.

2 night minimum

1-2 guests:

Nightly - $250

Weekly- $1500

Monthly- $3500

3 guests:

Nightly- $285

Weekly-$1650

Monthly- $3700

4 guests:

Nightly- $320

Weekly-$1800

Monthly- $3900

5 guests:

Nightly- $355

Weekly-$1950

6 guests:

Nightly-$390

Weekly- $2100

7 guests:

Nightly-$425

8 guests:

Nightly-$460

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Vera Topinka (Property Manager)
Member since: 2007
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Vera Topinka

I came to the desert just to see the wildflowers, stumbled across a property for sale with gorgeous views,

and fell in love with Joshua Tree. I'm still in love, with my views, and with the wonderful critters, the

starry night skies, the bike rides and hikes in the Park, the incredible sunsets and moonrise,

the Mojave Desert Land Trust, the smell when it rains, and with this whole amazing community here.

And all the wonderful desert detritus lying around has influenced my photography in a fun,

eclectic, and recyclable way…

I look forward to meeting you when you visit (if I can) and sharing my love of Joshua Tree.

Reviews

5
based on 15 traveler reviews

Gorgeous Views, 5 Acres, Sleeps Up To 8, Hot Tub, WiFi, 5 Min To Park!
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
5

Great vibes and amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at The Zen House for Thanksgiving weekend! The house was great and had incredible views...especially from the hot tub at night. Vera was very helpful and responsive throughout the booking process and also when we had questions during our stay. The house is also super close to Joshua Tree National Park which was very convenient.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful House!

  • 5 of 5

The Zen House is absolutely stunning! I love how prepared the house is prior to our stay. Vera was an excellent host, giving us all the details we need to have a comfortable stay. I highly recommend this house to anyone looking for a nice house to stay during your Joshua Tree trip. Oh and did I mention hot tub? Take my money! Thank you, Vera!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Zen House

  • 5 of 5

We had the most incredible time. Came with my boyfriend and dog. The house was impeccably clean. With two outdoor patio spaces, a fenced in area for a dog, clean hot tub... Indoor rock garden and incredible views. It was boiling hot outside but the AC worked. So special. You need a car to get up the road. But was a 10 min drive to cafes/bar.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Most excellent vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the Zen house. One of the nicest & well-equipped homes we have stayed. Only about 5-10 minutes from the park entrance. Short drive into Joshua Tree. So, very well located. Vera gave us lots of ideas on hikes & restaurants. GREAT hot tub , as well. Peace & quiet, good beds, birds chirping in the morning...need I say more?? Thanks, VERA!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Top Notch Property

  • 5 of 5

The Zen House was a fabulous place to spend a week while visiting Joshua Tree NP. The views were amazing, the house beautifully furnished and everything you need is provided including books, maps, and even firewood. The property is very private, patios wonderful and the house is exactly as portrayed in photos down to the rabbits, catcus wrens and sunsets. Highly recommended. Only negative is a dearth of good restaurants in Joshua Tree so plan to cook in!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We'll be back next year!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful property. Very close to park entrance, though I never wanted to leave the patio! The birdsong in the morning is wonderful. There are 2 patios, one with a view to the east, the other with a view to the north. I loved that the gravel around the patios had been raked, bringing the zen theme outdoors. We loved sitting in the hot tub, stargazing. The house was immaculate. Vera even provides robes and lots of towels. This will be our go to house when we visit JT again.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liz and Andy, I'm so glad you had such a great anniversary at Zen House! Thanks for appreciating the raked patios...I love doing that, it's very meditative. I look forward to hosting you again next year! Thanks, Vera
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Map

Nearest Airport
43 Miles
Palm Springs International Airport
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
California State Hwy 62

Joshua Tree National Park

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Rates & Availability

Joshua Tree Highlands House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
$3,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.0%

**CALL MANAGER FOR SPECIAL WEEKLY RATES FOR LARGER GROUPS**
1-2 guests:
Nightly - $250
Weekly- $1500
Monthly- $3500
3 guests:
Nightly- $285
Weekly-$1650
Monthly- $3700
4 guests:
Nightly- $320
Weekly-$1800
Monthly- $3900
5 guests:
Nightly- $355
Weekly-$1950
6 guests:
Nightly-$390
Weekly- $2100
7 guests:
Nightly-$425

8 guests:
Nightly-$460

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Joshua Tree Highlands House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1724 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • 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
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing

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