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Full 2nd story apartment with amazing desert views.  Your home away from homell
5.0 of 5 bubbles
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22 reviews
Full 2nd story apartment with amazing desert views.  Your home away from homell
Your private sundeck awaits you.  Great for sunning during the day and stargazing at night.
Northern view from deck
Southern view from deck
Comfortable queen size bed
Bedroom window faces south for views of JTNP
Two futon couches in living room fold out to double beds
Flat screen TV,  Dish network, DVD player, WIFI, movies, and books for your entertainment
Dining with a view seats 5 comfortably but 6 can fit
Full kitchen if you don't want to dine out
half bath upstairs
Ful bath downstairs with different colored towels so each guest can identify their towels
Guests park in covered parking under sundeck
The views are amazing.
Watching the sunset from the front yard
'Lois' our resident Desert Tortoise shows up in the Spring
The Cactus Patch
Cacti blooming
Sit around the firepit if it's not too windy for a fire
We have a beehive on the property, far from apartment and has a sign
Your hosts: Gayle and Tom
Without makeup
Just pull the BBQ outside and grill your dinner
We provide water bottles.  Just leave them on the sink and I clean and refill for next guest
Our home is next door to the apartment
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Joshua Tree, California
Our 2nd story full apartment with deck is only 4 miles east of Joshua Tree (gateway to Joshua Tree National Park) and perfect for seeing stars, sunrises, and sunsets. Sleeps four, but can accommodate more. Biker-friendly, Pet-friendly, People-friendly. This full apartment is upstairs, above our garage. 1bedroom has Queen bed and living room has 2 futon couches that fold out for beds. A half bath is upstairs, and a full bath with tub is downstairs. Large screen TV,.Dish network, DVD Player and WIFI are all provided. The full kitchen has a stove, oven, microwave, toaster, coffeemaker, full-size refrigerator, and a dining table that seats 4 comfortably but can accommodate 6. Small pets are allowed. Smoking outside is allowed. We are on a 10 acre lot, so lots of room, not a lot of neighbors. Central HVAC. Covered Parking. . Clean linens and... Read more
About the Owner, Gayle A
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 22 reviews and 1 property
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Kendall G
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2017 for a stay in February 2017

Very Nice - VERY VERY clean. Great deck for watching the night sky!! I will stay here again during future visits to the ares.

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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 for a stay in November 2016

We spent Thanksgiving staying at the Cactus Patch and absolutely loved it. The owners set us up for a great stay, complete with a baggie of dried fruit from the property. The location can't be beat and Gayle and Tom were friendly, hospitable local hosts. Be sure to look for the hiking trail up the street that ventures into Joshua...

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Management response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! We really enjoyed hosting you and are so happy that you enjoyed your stay.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 for a stay in December 2016

The Cactus Patch is an easy drive (about 20 mins) to the Joshua Tree Entrance of the National Park (and to the wide range of climbing). Joshua Tree has a great number of local eateries - Pie for the People and Siam Thai were both enjoyable. The Cactus Patch was the perfect base for our rock climbing holiday. We spent...

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Management response:

Thank you so much for choosing us for your JT experience! We absolutely loved hosting you and would love to see you both again!!!!!!!

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Ask about smoking
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About the neighborhood
We are located 3 miles East of Joshua Tree on 10 acres of land. We are a half mile below JTNP boundary with 360 degree view. You can walk onto Park land from our house to do a little exploring and rock-climbing, without paying the entrance fee to get into the Park. We are 8 miles from 49 Palms Canyon which is a great hike to an oasis within JTNP that you can visit without paying an entrance fee. It is a moderately strenuous hike of 3 miles round trip to get to and from an actual desert oasis. If you drive into JTNP thru the Joshua Tree entrance, "hidden valley" is 18 miles from our house, "key's view is 22 miles, and "ryan mountain trailhead" is 24 miles.
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