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PRIVACY, BEAUTY AND COMFORT, NEAR DOWNTOWN PALM SPRINGS

Susan St. Louis

Advertiser since: 2013
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Speaks: english, little bit of Spanish
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Susan St. Louis

Advertiser since: 2013
Speaks: english, little bit of Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2014
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PRIVACY, BEAUTY AND COMFORT, NEAR DOWNTOWN PALM SPRINGS

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

Palm Springs House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bed 3 bath private home with pool, mountain view, front and back courtyards

Our three bedrooms are furnished with classic furniture and artwork, and each has an ensuite bath and a private exterior door. The Green Room is a cool and inviting haven whose colors will remind you of lush palms and cacti against the mountain expanses. The Orange Room glows with the colors of desert flowers and the sunset. The Blue Room mirrors the azure hue of the brilliant desert sky. The living spaces are similarly furnished, with brand new furniture and accessories. The kitchen has been outfitted with all you will need to create memorable meals, including basic ingredients and a full range of cookware. Free wi-fi, flat screen TVs and cable are available, with a house printer. Just bring your own laptop or iPad and you'll have a full home office. Lounging, sunbathing and dining areas, and barbecue grill, enhance the back yard near the pool. Lounging area in the front courtyard provides a view of majestic Mt. San Jacinto.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Susan St. Louis (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2013
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, little bit of Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2014

About Susan St. Louis

I grew up in a small town in Connecticut, and married my college sweetheart, who is a doctor. We raised three girls, homeschooled them, coached youth soccer, and now spend our time studying languages, cooking meals for friends, trying to stay fit, and volunteering for medical missionary trips whenever possible. We have used VRBO properties many times, ourselves, and we find it a much better way to travel than to stay in hotels. We hope you will enjoy staying in our beautiful new Palm Springs casa.

Susan St. Louis purchased this house in 2013

Why Susan St. Louis chose Palm Springs

Casa de Colores (House of Colors) has been lovingly decorated with all new furniture, beautiful art and accessories in the colors of the desert to make your stay comfortable, enjoyable and unforgettable. Each bedroom has its own outside door, with high quality wooden shutters that completely darken the rooms when fully closed. All linens and towels are new, and will be regularly replaced as needed, to ensure comfort and satisfaction. The living room opens onto the front courtyard, with its mountain views, and allows you to 'bring the outdoors in with you.' The game table in the living room nook will lure you to find out who has the best poker face. Full sets of dishes, pots and pans, cooking utensils and basic supplies will provide you with all the things you'll need to cook as much or as little as you desire. The pool and spa will draw you to spend time in the back yard, but you will also have three separate lounging and eating areas there in which to spend your time. Whether you are one couple, a large family or 2 or 3 couples vacationing together, you will never lack for comfortable, private places to sit and talk. We want this house to be the best place you've ever vacationed in, and we will continue to try to make it worthy of that label.

What makes this house unique

When we saw this house we fell in love with the quality of the construction, and the wonderful architectural elements like the round windows in the front entryway and master bath, the foyer tower, the arched entryway and front door, the colored tile floors throughout, and the exquisite wooden beams and cathedral ceiling in the living room. We also really liked that each bedroom has its own bath and exterior door. And many of the attractions of downtown Palm Springs are within a short walk!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Susan,

We had a wonderful 9-day stay in your house that now - unfortunately - has come to an end. We really enjoyed your lovely house which our son Sebastian found planning our travels to California. Coming from a trip from San Francisco and north in Merced (Yosemite NP), Fresno (Sequoia NP) and Las Vegas, we had a very restful stay in your house! My personal highlight was the pool, giving me the chance to swim whenever and however long I wanted to. (All of us enjoyed it!)

My husband liked the hummingbirds coming to the orange flowers near our sleeping-room-door. My oldest son (25) enjoyed the space everyone had for their own - and "Free Willy" in the pool. My younger son (23) liked the great supply with everything we needed for cooking, swimming, etc. His friend (also 23) enjoyed the sofas inside and outside the house for listening to audiobooks and music.

We all had a wonderful, restful time in your house - which really is a house!

Thanks for your hospitality and we wish you all the best! Thanks also to Julie who prepared everything so well.
Aug 2014
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights
Book with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 15 traveler reviews

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Privacy, beauty and comfort, near downtown Palm Springs
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
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Leduc, Alberta, Canada
5

Palm Springs

  • 5 of 5
We had a family of 5 stay at the Casa de Colores in Palm Springs. We had a mother of 91, 3 people in their 60's and 1 in their 50's. We all loved this home! The mother found everything very easy for her to move around in, from kitchen to sitting areas inside and out and the bedrooms and bath. The rest of us loved the conveniences of location, pool and spa, plus all of the extras such as bikes, cards,T.V and appliances. The home was large enough that we all had privacy when wanted. Very clean and lovely decorated. We had a great stay, thank you.
  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much, Grant. I am so glad that the house worked out well even for your eldest family member. Please come back again!
business
Privacy, beauty and comfort, near downtown Palm Springs
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p498977vb
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Palm Springs California Desert
5

Beautiful Family Home - DID NOT WANT TO LEAVE!!!!!

  • 5 of 5
This home is exactly what it was like in the photos. We took our 18 months twins along with my parents and the house was just incredible. There was no issues and the pool and hot tub were for sure the best part of the house for the whole family. It was very close to grocery stores / restaurants and parks for the kids. Thank you Susan, your house was just incredible and we would definitely stay there again.
  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: I'm so glad that the house worked well for you and your family, Kristina. With twin toddlers, you deserve the rest!
business
Privacy, beauty and comfort, near downtown Palm Springs
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p498977vb
-760-831-1366
Palm Springs California Desert
Vernon BC Canada
5

Home Sweet Home

  • 5 of 5
This home is exactly like the photos show.It is beautiful, clean and homey inside and out.Susan has left nothing out in making her guests feel right at home.Pool and hot tub are cleaned on a regular basis and yard kept to perfection.Location is fabulous, a quick 10 minute walk to many restaurants, bars and shops.This was a girls get away and we all said we would be back again.Thank you Susan, everything was fabulous.
  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Nola, for your lovely review. I am so glad that you all enjoyed yourself at our house, and that you found it comfortable and beautiful. We really want our guests to be happy with their stays. We hope that you will come again!
Susan
business
Privacy, beauty and comfort, near downtown Palm Springs
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Palm Springs California Desert
Newtownards
5

Beautiful Villa - Didn't want to leave.

Beautiful Villa - Didn't want to leave.
  • 5 of 5
This has to be one of the nicest villas we have ever stayed in. It was close to downtown Palm Springs and furnished to a high standard. The neighbourhood was quiet and location ideal. Everything we could have asked for was available. The pool and spa were welcome for cooling off during the day and relaxing in the evenings. It was like a real home from home and we will definitely be back.
  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Nigel! We love having visitors from overseas, and are always interested in learning what they like about our house and our desert environment. We are delighted that your family enjoyed our casa, and hope that you'll come again!
business
Privacy, beauty and comfort, near downtown Palm Springs
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p498977vb
-760-831-1366
Palm Springs California Desert
5

Wonderful :-) großartig !!!!

  • 5 of 5
Wir waren für knapp 18 Tage in Palm Springs und es hat unsere Erwartungen mehr als erfüllt :-) es ist ein tolles Viertel und sehr ruhig gelegen und sehr zentral (10 geh Minuten von der Stadt entfernt) , das Haus ist wunderschön, man fühlt sich direkt wohl und heimisch, es ist komplett ausgestattet, nichts wurde zu viel versprochen, alles vorhanden !!!! Wir sind uns sicher , wir kommen definitiv zurück :-)
  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Christina, for your kind words and also for leaving our house so clean. My housekeeper said she couldn't find any messes anywhere! You seem like a wonderful family. We hope that you'll come again.
Susan
business
Privacy, beauty and comfort, near downtown Palm Springs
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p498977vb
-760-831-1366
Palm Springs California Desert
5

Beautiful Home and Outstanding Hospitality by Owner

  • 5 of 5
I have rented homes for vacation purposes all over the world and this home may rank at the top of all rentals. The home is beautiful and very comfortable inside and out. However, what made the stay extra enjoyable was all the thought that was put in to the lease property by the owner. Susan (the owner) is so responsive, hospitable, kind and accommodating. There are supplies for use by tenants for every need to include tennis rackets, bikes, pool toys, kitchen spices...anything you will need to make your trip more enjoyable. I loved this home. The home is large and spacious and very nicely decorated.The pool and hot tub were a favorite. I will come back and lease this property again in the future. I loved every minute of our stay!
  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Thanks, Kelly, for such a nice review! You were great guests, and I do hope you will return the next time you need some relaxation.

Map

Nearest Airport
2.7 Miles
Palm Springs International (PSP)
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Zelda's Nightclub
Nearest Golf
1.4 Miles
O'Donnell Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
600 Metres
Highway 111
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Starbucks, Roscoe Grill, Palm Greens Cafe
Nearest Ski
83 Miles
Big Bear Lake, CA
Car: not necessary

Most people come to Palm Springs for the unique combination of outdoors living, recreational activities, and cultural richness to be found here. From the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, which draws top music and comedy performers due to our proximity to Los Angeles, to the lively arts community, to the hundreds of golf courses, tennis courts, and country clubs to be found in the Coachella Valley, we are certain that Palm Springs has something for everyone. And the many events that occur each year in our valley draw interest from around the nation and even the world - the Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals, the BNP Paribas Tennis tournament, the Humana Challenge and Kraft Nabisco golf tournaments, the White Party, the Palm Springs Film Festival, the Tour de Palm Springs bicycle event, and many more. But in addition to all of that, if you want to vacation in a place where you can simply rest, sunbathe, lounge by the pool and rejuvenate yourself, our house will provide the indoor/outdoor Palm Springs living style that you are craving.

The areas of southern California within and surrounding the Coachella Valley abound in great outdoors adventures. The base station for the famous Palm Springs Aerial Tram is about a 15 minute drive from our house. The largest rotating tramcars in the world take you from the valley to the San Jacinto Mountain Station, at 8,516 feet of altitude. Also nearby (about one hour by car) is Joshua Tree National Park, perhaps the premier rock climbing mecca of America. Joshua Tree, named for the amazing and weird versions of the yucca plant that grow only in that area, is also full of wonderful hikes and stunning driving tours. Big Bear Lake, with all the summer boating, fishing and swimming activities, and both alpine and downhill skiing in the winter, is only 2 hours away by car. The attractions of Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego are all within a few hours away by car.

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Rates & Availability

From $200 Per night

Palm Springs House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter 2014
Nov 1 2014 - Jan 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
 
Jan 2015 special
Jan 3 2015 - Jan 9 2015
6 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
Winter 2015
Jan 10 2015 - Apr 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
 
Early Summer 2015
May 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,700
 
 
Summer 2015
Jul 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.5%
Notes Standard check-in, check-out day is Saturday. Monthly renters can check in on first day of month and out on last day of month, even if it is not a Saturday. If you want to rent across seasons or if system fails to specify a rental price, call/email me and we can discuss it. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. Palm Springs TOT Registration Permit # 6060.

Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Palm Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , double sinks, walk-in closet, hair dryer, shampoo/body wash
    Bathroom 2 - Orange Bath - toilet , shower , hair dryer, shampoo and body wash provided
    Bathroom 3 - Blue Bathroom - toilet , shower , hair dryer, shampoo and body wash provided
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - Green Room - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - Orange Room - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - Blue Room - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

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