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Gorgeous retreat on three acres of spires, boulders and stunning views. It's a magical place with artistic flare and utter serenity, close to Mt. Whitney. The house offers sprawling decks, Wi-Fi and cable TV, Wolf range, gas BBQ and gas fire pit.
Jurassic House is a prefab modern home on 3 secluded acres set amidst rock spires and huge boulders from the Jurassic, between 140-200 million years ago. The home is located at 4,600' elevation where spectacular desert meets the eastern escarpment of the Sierra Nevada.
The elegance and comfort of the home is a welcome contrast to the rugged surroundings. It has a new heating and A/C system and electric fireplace. All glass is double-pane.
The home is wrapped by a sprawling deck - every room has a sliding door leading outside, so indoor and outdoor living flow together. The floors are hardwood floors except the bedrooms, and the deck is made of a soft synthetic material that you can walk on in bare feet.
Inside features three bedrooms – one king and two queens – along with two full baths, living room and dining area with stylish furniture, The kitchen has a Wolf range, dishwasher, microwave and coffeemaker There's a separate laundry room with washer and dryer. Outside features a gas fire pit and built-in gas BBQ. The home has free WI-FI and a large-screen TV/Bose sound system with cable access.
As you look out from any room your gaze will be captivated by magnificent rocks and towering mountains - the Inyos to the east and Sierra to the west. Across the street is parkland. There's fishing withing a 5 minute drive. Whitney Portal is only 15 minutes away.
Some of the most beautiful rock formations are those on and around the property. From the front deck you see Whale Rock, a spire that looks like a breaching whale. At the edge of the rear deck you’re standing beneath Massive Rock, an 80-foot monolith. Stroll up the hill and you can sit on a boulder and look at Mt. Whitney, highest point in the 48 states.
Disponible para huéspedes
The entire house is open and accessible except a small 4th bedroom that's kept locked for storage. The spa is not in use.
Atención a los huéspedes
Please feel free to call, text or email me for tips on what to do and questions about the home.
Otros aspectos destacables
The spa is not in use. The water heater is new but smallish, so with multiple guests you need to be mindful of hot water use.
1. Rock climb or explore at your own risk and supervise children
2. No smoking anywhere on the property
3. No facial tissue, sanitary napkins, floss or trash in the toilets
4. Check in after 3:00 pm, check out by noon
5. Put garbage in cans at base of driveway
6. Deck is soft, please don't drag heavy items like ice chests
7. Pet rules: No pets on beds/furniture as fur is hard to remove. Don't leave pets alone in the house, put them in back. Clean up pet mess within 200 feet of house
8. This is the desert so beware of snakes, spiders, scorpians and wildlife
Cancela hasta 7 días antes de tu viaje y obtén un reembolso del 50 %. Cancela en los 7 días previos a tu viaje y no se te reembolsará la reservación.
I've been exploring the Eastern Sierra for many years - some of my life's most memorable moments happened in these parts. I was involved in the desert wilderness movement in the 1990's and in the early 2000's I traversed the length of the Inyo Mountains as a fundraiser for the hospital in Lone Pine. I also wrote a cover story in LA Weekly about an unsolved mystery in Saline Valley.