Kate Pierson of B-52s lists her Airstream retreat within the Mojave Desert for $452,000

Kate Pierson of The B-52s has listed her kitschy Airstream glampground within the Mojave Desert for $452,000.

Located in unincorporated Landers with mountain views, Kate's Lazy Desert consists of two parcels totaling 10 acres. It features six fully attached and equipped vintage trailers, including one stuffed with B-52 memorabilia, a 400-square-foot 1955 “homestead cabin,” and a 225-square-foot storage shed.

Records show Pierson and her wife, artist and designer Monica Coleman, paid $18,000 for the primary 5-acre property in November 2011. Kate's Lazy Desert followed a 12 months later open for business With nightly rates starting at $200 and up, Yelp.com reviews show. In June 2017, the couple expanded the location by purchasing an adjoining 5-acre vacant lot for $20,000.

Since it hit the market in early April, the listing Agent Niko Esposito of Paul Kaplan Group/Bennion Deville Homes has heard from “starry-eyed super creatives,” adventure groups and investors hoping to capitalize on the conditional use permit included within the asking price.

The CUP allows the following owner to operate the property as a motel, trailer park or campground.

Given the realm's history as a gathering place for spiritualists and UFO enthusiasts, it's also ideal for “cosmic vibrations” and “extraterrestrial communication,” the listing says.

The property is near Joshua Tree National Park, Integratron and Giant Rock Boulder, a seven-story monolith. There are also popular restaurants in the realm including Pappy and Harriet's and La Copine.

Pierson, 76, is a founding member and singer of The B-52s. Formed in Athens, Georgia in 1976, the band – consisting of Fred Schneider, Keith Strickland and Cindy Wilson – has produced and continues to perform hits through the years akin to “Rock Lobster”, “Love Shack”, “Roam” and plenty of others.

In addition to The B-52s, Pierson appeared as a guest vocalist on Iggy Pop's “Candy” and REM's “Shiny Happy People.” In 2015 she released her debut solo album “Guitars and Microphones”.

Pierson also ventured into vacation rentals. Before Kate's Lazy Desert, she opened Kate's Lazy Meadow, a motel within the Catskills, in 2003. After Pierson and Coleman sold the property for $2.3 million in August 2021, they opened Kate's Lazy Cape, a beach house in Truro, Massachusetts. The property is advertised on Airbnb for $850 per night.

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