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Stunning Luxury 1/2 Acre Tropical Garden Retreat

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 3,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

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

Owner
Karen Macaulay
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 14, 2018

Amenities

Palm Desert House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • 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 ...
Kitchen:
  • 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:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • 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 ...
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

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Stunning Luxury 1/2 Acre Tropical Garden Retreat
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews
4

Beautiful mid century modern desert home with lush tropical yard

  • 4 of 5

Stayed with a party of 8 for a 4 day Coachella weekend.

The interior was beautiful and fully stocked with towels, bedding, flat screen tv’s, entertainment options, Washer and dryer. Had amazing outdoor areas to relax and chill out in. 3 sides of the backyard were separate experiences from sunup to sundown. All you would expect from a vacation property. Great location in palm desert. Quiet and private.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Disappointing

  • 2 of 5

We cannot share the rave reviews this property previously garnered. The purported stunning luxury was rather tired. Bathrooms and kitchen were old and need remodeling. Exterior living space is nice, but overgrowth of vegetation does not permit sunshine to reach the pool. Electronics were confusing (TV did not function for the five days we stayed). We had problems setting the alarm when leaving the home. And worst of all, we were burglarized of jewelry while out enjoying the Palm Springs area during the day. There were no signs of forced entry. Owners seemed nice, but an offer of a future free night's stay was insufficient to change our views. There are definitely better places to stay for the price.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great for a group!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a weekend in March 2018 with three other couples. We all loved it and had a great time! Furnishings are upscale, comfortable and very "zen." Bedding is very comfortable and so were the beds. There are three normal size bedrooms and one very small room with twin beds. The room with the twin beds was very small, but that was ok because we really didn't spend any time in there. There is a huge comfortable family room with a large tv and there are multiple seating areas outside. The jacuzzi and pool are fantastic, as is the yard. Everything was clean and in perfect working order, and all members of the group would absolutely return. The property has a gated driveway for privacy and safety and we were able to fit several cars there. The location was great, and some were able to walk to the Paseo for meals. The house has a great "flow" and really lends itself to a group who wants to hang out together. The owner is very nice and was immediately responsive to inquiries. The only regret we had about staying here, was having to leave!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A true desert Oasis.

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying here. There is far more privacy than you'd expect for a home in suburban environment. With the waterfall running masking the occasional passing car the outside world doesn't intrude at all. Decks on two sides of the house and a lawn on on the third side mean there is no shortages of places hangout. The home theatre works well for when you don't want to be outside. Beds comfortable, more towels than I've ever seen in a rental before. We'd recommend this home without reservation.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

dreamy...

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect getaway. Doesn't feel like you are in a neighborhood, feels very private. Falling asleep to the waterfall and waking up to tranquility was exactly what these 8 ladies needed. The host was great and easily available for questions. There are a lot of bells and whistles here, and all worth it. Would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Paradise is the appropriate word to describe this home!

  • 5 of 5

We loved every moment of our stay at this beautiful home. It is better than described and exceeded our expectations. Extremely private and spacious. The home is peaceful, comfortable and spotless. The beds are very comfortable with high quality bedding . We would highly recommend this home for anyone looking to stay in Palm Desert and look forward to coming back again soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Palm Springs International
Car: necessary

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Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

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

Optional $35.00 day pool heating fee
City Permit #28929

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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