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Midcentury desert getaway in Joshua Tree asks $379K

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Close to town, with national park views

Courtesy of Chris Menrad and TTKrepresents

Maybe it’s the stunning vistas of the national park or perhaps it’s the desert light, but Joshua Tree, California, encapsulates a special kind of cool beauty. This Instagram-ready desert oasis is far away from Los Angeles for convenience, yet feels miles apart from the urban hustle.

Take this three-bedroom, one-bath listing built in 1964. Located near downtown Joshua Tree but high enough to take advantage of national park and valley views, the modestly sized house packs a lot of midcentury style into 1,307 square feet.

A main house includes two bedrooms and one bath with a fireplace, large windows, and an upgraded, minimalist kitchen. The living room looks out onto a compact patio and a one-bedroom guest pod, while small details like built-in cabinets and a sleek desk nook add custom charm.

Ready to flee to the desert? 61494 Adobe Drive is on the market now for $379,000.

A modern fireplace is the centerpiece of the living room.
Desert and national park views abound.
A cozy desk nook adds a custom touch.
The kitchen foregoes upper cabinets in favor of minimalist style.
A compact bedroom shines with a textured wall and funky window.
A pleasant patio to enjoy evenings on.