Suddenly come up with some extra money and itching to buy a vacation home? Don’t settle for nothing—live it up like an A-list influencer in a one-of-a-kind SoCal residence featured in several design publications from dominoes on Goopjust to name a couple.
Sitting smack dab in the middle of the Mojave Desert—on nearly 3 secluded acres of land within the famous Old West community of Pioneertown, about 25 minutes from the entrance to Joshua Tree National Park—is the so-called “Casa Mami” is an eco-friendly overnight retreat that doubles as a design showroom, with most of the furniture available for purchase online; and it’s now up for grabs, asking a speck under $675,000.
Primarily used for the past five years as a rental property bringing in around $190 a night, the striking white stucco and black trim structure was purchased by Carlos Naude and his wife Whitney Brown at LA-based creative studio Working Holiday for $230,000 over the summer. 2018. The couple converted the place into a retreat/showroom, before selling it to the current owners for $363,500 in 2020.
Featured is a duo of spacious bedrooms and a full bathroom in nearly 880 square feet of retro-minimalist living space. Sustainability is also at the forefront of the home’s design, complete with eco-friendly features like 100-percent solar power and its own water tank.
Among the highlights: an open-plan kitchen with sink, 20-inch range, black Smeg refrigerator and dining area, with a spacious living room boasting a Malm wood-burning fireplace, Moooi Marcel Wanders’ Cloud Sofa and La Cantina French doors open onto a gravel-bordered patio that offers sweeping mountain views.
An added bonus: The sale includes all furnishings, including an Airbnb account and Instagram site with 12,000 followers.
Rachel Weitzbuch of Compass maintains the list.
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