House 12 is a small, charming house with two rooms connected by a screened­-in breezeway. This small, spartan cottage encourages intense practice and is perfect for the serious retreater.

House 12 contains many unique elements including a rock sundial, hand­made gates and adornments from the local desert environment. The earth floor contains water collected from all over the world and rocks from Master Naropa’s retreat cave high in the Himalayan Mountains of Zanskar.

  • Location

    Semi­-remote with views of other houses

  • Bedroom

    1 bedroom with twin bed, appropriate for individual retreat

  • Kitchen

    Small stove-top, minimal counter space and small chest fridge (no freezer)

  • Bathroom

    Indoor composting toilet, shower in kitchen

  • Meditation

    Meditation area has limited space for yoga

  • Heat

    Propane heater

  • Hot Water

    Passive solar hot water heater

  • Special Feature

    Compact size and adorned with unique local elements

  • Seasons

    2-Season (fall, spring) cottage