COZY CASITA - EXCLUSIVE, PRIVATE BACKYARD

Steve Fuchs, Owner (Rental Permit #02754)

Speaks english
Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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COZY CASITA - EXCLUSIVE, PRIVATE BACKYARD

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Studio; sleeps 2 (one queen, 1 narrow sleep sofa) The only rental unit on groun

Upgraded, refurbished and fully equipped guest casita of architecturally significant South Palm Desert estate, including exclusive use of a fire pit, salt water pool, jacuzzi, 400,000 BTU pool heater, lounge chairs, outdoor bistro table and chairs, and propane-heated porch attached to the main house. The porch includes a kitchen with BBQ, cushy seating area, dining area, and even a high-top table with bar stools. Note that there is NO INDOOR KITCHEN, but CozyCasita has a microwave, full size fridge, provisioned Krueig coffee maker, and exclusive access to a back porch BBQ, electric oven/toaster, electric griddle, cutting boards, bowls, and outdoor sink.

In the highly unlikely event of inclement weather, enjoy the wall-mounted High Definition Flat Screen TV with TimeWarner and DVD. Also, there's an iPod/MP3 docking station so you can play your own music. You have exclusive use of a house phone with unlimited calling in the US and Canada.

Free Desert Naturalist Tours: Owner is a master desert naturalist, interpretive guide and docent who loves taking guests on interpretive walks and hikes. Included in one-week stays is a free...

1) docent-guided tour of the Living Desert and Botanical Gardens (under 2 miles distant), a $75 value.

or 2) an interpretive walk or hike at the nearby Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument.

Learn about the amazing adaptations of desert plants and animals.

Ask about our in-room massage special.

Your co-host, Karen, of Bliss and Bodywork in Rancho Mirage (http://www.bliss-and-bodywork.com/) offers guest massages and waives the customary $25 outcall charge.

Nearby Hikes , Shopping & Attractions: South Palm Desert has few cars and many pedestrian-friendly streets. If you like to walk, town is just one mile to the north and mountain trails are just one-half mile to the west.

Go Shopping!

El Paseo, Palm Desert

www.elpaseo.com

The world famous El Paseo Shopping District featuring over 300 world-class shops.

The River, Rancho Mirage

www.theriveratranchomirage.com

Museums & Theaters

The McCallum Theatre

Palm Desert

www.mccallum-theatre.org

Palm Spring Art Museum

Palm Springs

www.psmuseum.org

GOLF and TENNIS http://www.palmspringsusa.com/palm-springs-golf-tennis/

Owner-occupied: The owner lives in the main house on the premises. That means if you need help with anything, he's available most of the time. Please note, there is NO SMOKING anywhere on the premises.

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Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed

Steve Fuchs, Owner (Rental Permit #02754)

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2010
Speaks english

I moved to the desert from Boston in 2006. Karen and I live in the main house and are available to help you plan your trip. You will have EXCLUSIVE USE of the outstanding back yard.

Steve Fuchs, Owner (Rental Permit #02754) purchased this cottage in 2009

Best value in Palm Desert; it has the luxury and grounds of much higher-priced homes.

You get all the benefits of a luxury home, but at a fraction of the price.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

4.9
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Cozy Casita - exclusive, private backyard
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
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Palm Desert California Desert
5

A great place to rest or explore

  • 5 of 5
We came for a 3 day festival, the the casita was our oasis. It was clean quite and well equipped. Karen and Steve are great hosts. They are around as much or as little as you need them.
We will be back and would recommend it to anyone.
  • Submitted: May 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Palm Desert California Desert
Vancouver, BC
5

A private idyll

  • 5 of 5
The property is well situated for enjoying the local area (walking distance to the restaurants of El Paseo) and a great base for exploring the Greater Palm Springs area.

The casita is well equipped for living outdoors, and the pool was most welcome after hiking or cycling earlier in the day. The indoor living space is not large but it is more than adequate, but the appeal here is really sitting outside and enjoying the fabulous spring weather (versus the wet and rain of Vancouver in March)

We would recommend hiking in the Joshua Tree National Park & Indian Canyons Park plus the guided cycle trip with Bike Wheel Bike tours
  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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5

Cannot wait to return!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed here for one week in March 2014. It was an ideal location - quiet, sunny, private and surprisingly well appointed. We loved every moment - from the freshly squeezed lemons from the trees outside, to the beautiful and clean pool, to the view of the nearby mountains. A wonderful morning tour of the Living Desert from our host Steve was an absolute highlight of our stay (and was the spot from which I got National Geographic quality photographs). We enjoyed nearby hiking, restaurants, Palm Springs Art Gallery, and local scenery. The bed was comfortable and the Casita is clean, well maintained and well supplied with small appliances, full fridge and microwave, dishes, linens (sheets/towels), backpack for hiking, and the ever important corkscrew. Nicely nestled in a residential neighbourhood away from the noise, but with El Paseo and local sites nearby. We cannot wait to return to this private and quiet oasis - just trying to find dates for 2015 when we're free to travel again. Our best within-North-America holiday to date. We fell in love with Palm Desert and with the Cozy Casita.
  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Palm Desert California Desert
5

Quiet, pleasant casita

  • 5 of 5
Steve is a great host who took the time to show us around Living Desert, enriching the experience for us greatly. He was flexible and easy to work with, with good insights into where to go and what to see. It's like having your own concierge. Garcon? Garcon? Nice touches include a Keurig coffee maker and beverage machine, tree ripened grapefruit, daily newspaper, and phone. The property is as described, situated in a quiet upscale residential neighbourhood. I highly recommend going to Living Desert and Joshua Tree National Park. Strongly recommended.
  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Teresa and Cameron were fabulous guests. They were positive, polite, respectful of the property,and seemed to truly enjoy themselves. It was great showing off our local zoo to them. I recommend them highly to other owners.
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Palm Desert California Desert
Glasgow UK
5

Great Accommodation

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at the Cosy Casita from 9th March until 18th March 2013 and wished we could have stayed longer. Everything was perfect, from opening the door in the morning and seeing the sunshine in the private garden with the inviting pool and jacuzzi, newspaper lying on the table, grapefruit to pick from the tree - sheer bliss!!! The Casita is very tastefully furnished and had everything we required, including a large fridge/freezer and microwave, BBQ and other equipment in outside area.
It is very handy for El Paseo and the weekend market and there are lots of restaurants to choose from.
Steve, the owner, was very helpful in many ways. He took us on a guided tour of the Living Desert, printed off maps with directions to Temecula, including the amazing Old Town, and a route to Las Vegas via the desert roads instead of the Interstates, which proved a great drive and was about 50 miles shorter.
We hope to return to the area sometime and would not hesitate to look up Steve first.
  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
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Palm Desert California Desert
Manhester UK
4

Warm welcome

  • 4 of 5
My husband, Bernard & I arrived at this lovely casita after a flight from NZ & a 3 hour drive from LA. Steve had the jacuzzi heated for us & after a tour round the delightful accommodation, we relaxed in the hot tub and enjoyed the warm sunshine. We too, loved seeing the humming birds and, apart from birdsong, there was absolute quiet. The casita was well kitted out and very comfortable - picking fresh grapefruit for breakfast was an extra bonus. Steve was very helpful & full of advice about seeing the best of the palm desert area. We were only here for 3 nights, so couldn't take advantage of the surrounding area. Joshua Tree park is worth a look for anyone visiting this area. We would definitely recommend this accommodation & would not hesitate to book again with Steve.
  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
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Owner's Response: Enid and Bernard were delightful guests and Karen and I recommend them highly to other HomeAway.com owners.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Palm Springs International
Nearest Barpub
1.2 Miles
Pacifica
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Throughout the Coachella Valley
Nearest Restaurant
1.2 Miles
Pacifica
Car: necessary

South Palm Desert is nestled against the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument with over 250,000 acres and the monument visitor center just three miles to the south.

Cozy Casita is located in an upscale neighborhood one-mile from the famous El Paseo shopping district, the 'Rodeo Drive' of the desert. Nearby attractions include world-famous golf, tennis, fine dining, gallery walks, hiking, and of course, shopping.

Palm Desert is only 12 miles east of Palm Springs with its Art Museum and Tramway.

Other Activities: Hiking

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Palm Desert Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
3 night minimum stay
$79
$450
$975
 
 
Fall
Oct 1 2014 - Nov 30 2014
3 night minimum stay
$109
From
$125
Fri,Sat,Sun
$700
 
 
December
Dec 1 2014 - Dec 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$119
$750
 
 
January
Jan 1 2015 - Jan 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$129
From
$150
Fri,Sat,Sun
$795
 
 
February, March
Feb 1 2015 - Mar 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$149
From
$169
Fri,Sat,Sun
$875
 
 
April
Apr 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$149
 
 
Coachella Fest 1
Apr 10 2015 - Apr 12 2015
3 night minimum stay
$695
Flat fee
 
 
Coachella Fest 2
Apr 17 2015 - Apr 19 2015
3 night minimum stay
$795
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$149
$775
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%
Notes Bargain rate.
Plus Transient Occupancy Tax 9% on stays under 28 days. All inclusive, including outdoor jacuzzi, but pool heat is $50 extra per week.
Best rate in Palm Desert for your near-exclusive use of a lush, fully-equipped Shangri-La.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Palm Desert Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Town
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking Off Street
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Euro-style shower
  • Updated, European-style shower. Fully equipped with extra bath and pool towels.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Twin/Single sofa
  • Perfect romantic getaway for two. Indoor/outdoor living with fully equipped outdoor kitchen. See photos. Ask about our in-room massage special. Your co-host, Karen, of Bliss and Bodywork in Rancho Mirage (http://www.bliss-and-bodywork.com/) offers guest massages and waives the customary $25 outcall charge.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Barbecue
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • museums
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • gambling casinos
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • mountain climbing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • cycling
Notes:
Very well provisioned guest house. Owner/ part-time Concierge, lives in main house and will be available.
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