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Stunning Luxury 1/2 Acre Tropical Garden Retreat

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, sleeps 8-10

Unique, contemporary, 3200-square-foot home amid a spectacular, half-acre, tropical garden offering complete privacy. The entire property is walled and gated featuring 3500 square feet of outdoor deck cantilevered over a beautiful salt water swimming pool with rock waterfall.

Other features include state-of-the-art home theater system with High Definition 56' smart TV, Bluray dvd changer, Dolby 5.1 surround sound speaker system,iPod docking station, cable tv, 42' plasma screen tv in master bedroom, outdoor kitchen with large JennAir natural gas BBQ, wireless internet, outdoor speakers, flat screen TV in each bedroom w/cable, all to be enjoyed by the most discriminating guests. We have provided linens with the highest thread count for maximum comfort and towels equally as luxurious. The intent is to provide a relaxing and uncluttered Zen-like atmosphere in surroundings reminiscent of Bali. This property is unique to the desert and awaits your arrival.

This property offers maximum seclusion just minutes from world-class shopping on El Paseo, the desert's best golf courses, gourmet dining, spas, casinos, and within driving distance of Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Sea World, and the San Diego Zoo.

Keywords: Luxury, Privacy, Security

More Details

Karen Macaulay
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 11, 2017


Palm Desert House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Wet Bar
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (2) Exceptional pillow top king in the Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Also a Pack N Play
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Two Fireplaces, Cordless Phones,58' Smart TV and 42' Flat screen, DVD players, Wireless Internet,iPod docking station, Fax/Scan/Copy/Printer, Fully Stocked Kitchen, SubZero Refrigerator with Ice Maker, Outdoor Kitchen, Fine Linens, Heated Private Salt Water Hot Tub and Pool, Beautifully Landscaped Gardens, Ceiling Fans, Hair Dryers, Cookbooks, Spices, Outdoor Speakers


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Stunning Luxury 1/2 Acre Tropical Garden Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Huntington Beach

We Love This Place!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have been coming to this beautiful home for years. We love it! Why do we love it? Because it's so relaxing!! It looks just like its beautiful pictures. The home is very clean and the grounds are gorgeous. I love sitting in the back by the pool. I also love sitting in the front with a book. We swim, barbecue and enjoy the peacefulness. The tranquility envelopes you the minute you pass through the gate into the large driveway parking area. The entire large yard which surrounds the house is enclosed by a tall wall. The home is located in a pretty neighborhood if you like walking and it's also not far from the hills if you like hiking. The owner Karen is a very kind and efficient person to deal with. Thank you Karen for renting out your lovely home!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic property - have to go back!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a five man golf weekend and truly enjoyed the comfort and uniqueness of the Oasis. We referred to the property interchangeably as the Oasis or the Compound. Compound because it is a stand alone property surrounded on all sides by manicured space. There are no neighbors.

The 60" TV, multizone wifi stereo surround sound with indoor and outdoor zones and HD DVR made for some great football and baseball viewing throughout the weekend. The property was clean and neat upon arrival, and pretty easy to keep that way throughout the weekend. It is a very comfortable home.

But the thing that will keep us coming back the Oasis yard. It's amazing. Tropical plants and trees with a pool and Jacuzzi nestled in the back, beautiful deck surrounds the home with many seating and sunning areas.

Our host Karen was fantastic. She is very responsive, kind, and easy to work with.

There is a grocery store and restaurants within a short walk from the property. We cooked most meals at the house and enjoyed the large gas stove and outdoor gas grill..

What a great place!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunning Home with Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

A group of my friends and I head to Coachella every year for weekend one. Last year, we found this beautiful home and we are planning on coming back every year. Karen, is very easy to work with and answers all of your questions quickly. The house is absolutely stunning. Since we were at Coachella, we didn't spend much time there during the day but when we were there, we were never inside. The grounds are just spectacular. Everything from the outdoor bbq, 4 seating areas and tropical pool and spa, were beyond our expectations. The pictures look exactly how everything is. Did I mention there is a coy pond? This location is just perfect as well. There is an Albertson's grocery store just down the street that you can walk to and downtown Palm Desert was a 6 minute Uber ride to great shops and restaurants. Can't wait to come back next year!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orange County, CA USA

Weekend Getaway to Zen

  • 5 of 5

Came out here with family and friends to have a relaxing weekend, and we got just that and more. First, it was really easy to work with Karen. She quickly answered all my questions and promptly returned my deposit. Second, the home is gorgeous and spacious! It was more than enough room for the ten of us. The property itself is gated so it was nice to have privacy. The pool with the waterfall is beautiful, and the grill is perfect for BBQing. Third, did i mention the pool with the waterfall? And the jacuzzi? And the plethora of towels that accommodated our many trips in the pool? It was all amazing! Overall, we had a wonderful time and it exceeded our expectations. I highly recommend it, and look forward to my next trip back!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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40th Birthday Girl's Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Wow! This place was beyond amazing!!! My husband booked this for my 40th birthday for a group of 8 friends. From the moment we walked in the door, we felt as if we were in our own tropical oasis. The house has unbelievable amounts of seating & entertainment areas, all of which make you feel as if you are at a Zen spa-like retreat. The beds were super comfortable & luxurious. The master bath & shower was beautiful. Everything was top-of-the-line and well-appointed with everything you could possibly need. As beautiful as the house itself is, the pool was the very best part! We hardly stayed inside because we always wanted to be by the beautiful pool. It is like a secret lagoon and the spa was such a treat, too. My only complaint was that our stay was too short! We will definitely come back and highly recommend this property. But fair warning, if you get to the house, you just may never want to leave!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego

Birthday Celebration

  • 5 of 5

This tropical garden retreat in Palm Desert was everything promised and more! We loved the house so much that it was hard for us to leave on Sunday. Karen was WONDERFUL to work with from start till finish. She was friendly and answered all of my questions and went above and beyond by offering suggestions for local restaurants and places to see while we were in town. To be honest, the only time we left the house was to go out to dinner Friday night. The home is beautifully appointed and the pool and garden areas were so relaxing and inviting that all we wanted to do was stay home and enjoy all of the ammenities. This house has great energy that made us all feel very much at home and we will definately come back again for future celebrations!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Palm Springs International
Car: necessary



Rates & Availability

Palm Desert House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 20 2017 - Apr 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Apr 26 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning fee $300 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Optional $35.00 day pool heating fee
City Permit #28929

$1000.00 deposit hold the dates, balance due 30 days prior to arrival. Special Event Weekends and Holidays please inquire

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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