At $265K, This California Home Lets You Live the Influencer Life AND Have Your Avo Toast, Too

published Jul 17, 2019
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Joshua Tree: the land I’ve only experienced in my Instagram-fueled dreams. How I long to take curious props to the desert and unleash upon my unsuspecting followers an album of me in all my ethereal glory. And now I can, because there is an adorable, stylish home in Joshua Tree on the market for just $265,000. Yes, that genuinely affordable price tag is no mirage. So, pack your DSLR camera, some sunscreen, and your collection of strange hats, because this picture-perfect Joshua Tree oasis beckons.

As you approach the cabin, complete with a detached garage/studio, the forest green exterior with crisp white trim is an inviting sight amid the desert flora. A fire pit and picnic table illuminated by hanging lanterns await the late-night acoustics of your hot drifter love interest’s vintage guitar. 

The kitchen stuns with quartz countertops, a tiled accent wall, and a SMEG fridge. Step into the adjacent living room and admire the freestanding wood stove. Tucked away is the dining space, where you’ll sit at a gorgeous table sipping matcha. 

Pick yourself off the exquisite cement tile bathroom floor and splash some rosewater on your face. You took one look at the green accent wall, floating vanity, and gold hardware and fainted. You weren’t the first and you won’t be the last. 

The spacious master bedroom continues to shock the viewer into a southwestern/bohemian stupor with its desert views and patio access. The second bedroom boasts additional views and is available for that lucky anonymous celebrity whose motorcycle broke down somewhere between your yard and the nearby Coachella Valley. Wake up and lead Jared Leto (oops, I revealed his identity) to the garage/studio and deliberate which of its many potential uses are best for you (Airbnb rental? Guest house? Pottery studio?)

Yes, high school classmate with a home, spouse, and children, that IS me sauntering among the Joshua trees in Marni wedges holding a disco ball. No tradesies. (Yes, if you did not notice, we are all magically in my Instagram-fueled dream now.)

Editor’s note: Though this listing gets the Apartment Therapy seal of approval in regards to style, we haven’t done home inspections or anything—so don’t sue us!

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