Desert Dome Dwelling Dots Joshua Tree Landscape

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Outer-house orbs? “Flintstones” dwelling? Hobbit household?

The otherworldly Bonita Domes in Joshua Tree, CA, seem to pop out of the desert landscape.

The compound with a substantial adobe dome and numerous lesser domes, totaling 1,339 sq. ft of dwelling room, sits on nearly 2 acres.

“I thought it was the most one of a kind residence I’ve ever observed. Virtually, I’ve in no way viewed nearly anything like it,” claims listing agent James Bianco, with Coldwell Banker Realty. “The very first point that came to mind was Star Wars Land from Disney or some extraterrestrial put.”

Some viewers on social media say it appears to be like a bit like the “Flintstones” dwelling, Yabba dabba dome!

“Everyone has their viewpoint of what it appears to be like like,” Bianco claims with a chuckle.

The list cost is $2,119,999.

“It’s presently a family vacation rental, and I really don’t imagine it’s utilized to its fullest likely. There is lots of room for progress and chance there,” Bianco says.

The small-time period listing is inquiring for significant bucks: For a weekend in March, the house rents for $850 a night plus service fees. A weekend in April is $477 a night.

Dome dwelling

The largest dome has a kitchen, living area, two bedrooms, and two bathrooms.

Bianco says the smaller sized domes are additional like sleeping quarters, as extensive as you are not claustrophobic.

“You can basically open up those minor doorways that variety of look like one thing out of ‘Lord of the Rings.’ … You open people and you crawl into that, and that is like the sleeping area.”

Are you a hobbit? Here’s your sleeping room.


Fire pit

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The studio dome is a bit larger sized with a queen-sized mattress and skylights.

The smaller sized domes share a communal rest room.

“It has a bathtub and shower in there with skylights, so you can just take a tub or shower and seem up at the stars,” Bianco says.


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Living space

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Kitchen area

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The assets will come with a meditation temple the owner imported, a fire pit spot, and a pool and spa.

“The pool space is actually remarkable. I indicate, it is just anything that stands out. You would not be expecting that being in the middle of this Joshua Tree desert region,” Bianco suggests. “It’s truly gorgeous, and the grounds are kept up meticulously and are in good condition.

“I believe this is almost certainly heading to be marketed to an investor on the lookout for a distinctive opportunity this sort of as this and any person that desires to make the most of it for an party house, weddings, pictures classes, Airbnb, that kind of thing,” he proceeds

Bianco claims even while it stands out, it type of suits into the quirkiness of the place.

“In Joshua Tree in standard, there’s a ton of distinctive attributes out there. In basic, it is incredibly hippie-ish and fun.”

Aerial watch

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Sleeping area

(Trent Teigen/ Robbie Ralph)


(Trent Teigen/ Robbie Ralph)

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