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Robert Koch, (Pronounced cook)

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

Beautiful & Romantic Downtown Property with PRIVATE Pool & Spa

135 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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California Desert Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

This property had a complete renovation with all new kitchen cabinets, granite, Stainless appliances, carpet, paint & lots of new furniture. This property is very private, in fact, one of the only private pools left in Ventana Del Sol. It's an end unit and feels more like a home. Just installed a new remote controlled pool & yard unit, it makes operating the pool equipment a breeze, now you can sit back and enjoy the VERY private pool & spa hassel free. This is just about the best location in Palm Springs, just four blocks from the downtown shops and restaurants, one block from the convention Center and two blocks from the Spa Hotel and Casino. It's only a five minute ride to the Airport. Includes covered, (gated) off street parking.

This townhome is a vacation place like no other with its own private pool and spa with a backdrop of the most beautiful mountain views anywhere. The interior is adorned with taste and comfort & is kept impeccably clean, most of my renters have been back over & over again. One Master Suite, 1 1/2 baths, a Den, a comfortable Queen sofa sleeper which will sleep two additional guests. Enjoy the stone fireplace in the livingroom or watch your favorite TV program or DVD on one of two Flat screen TVs, free wireless internet and local / long distance phone calls to anywhere in the USA & Canada. Every room is a sanctuary, the kitchen is state of the art with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, everything you should need for a gourmet meal or a simple snack can be found in this kitchen, all you need is a trip to the grocery store.

* Pets are negotiable, call for more information.

* There is a three night minimum.

* Transient Occupancy Tax Permit Number 46510000-20013370

Keywords: Condominium

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  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Robert Koch, (Pronounced cook) (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

About Robert Koch, (Pronounced cook)

I live in San Diego, grew up in Michigan and will probably someday end up in Palm Springs, I love my relaxing get a way at Ventana Del Sol formally known as La Mancha.

Robert Koch, (Pronounced cook) purchased this condo in 2006

Why Robert Koch, (Pronounced cook) chose California Desert

I was the first to buy in this complex of 15 so I feel I picked the prime unit, it comes with the very important 2nd half bath, all on one level, a very private pool without other units looking down on you, great mountain views, and completely renovated. This is also with out a doubt the best location in Palm Springs.

What makes this condo unique

My Transient occupancy tax permit number is 46510000-20013370 This number has to be listed some where on my web site, it is the number that I am given to collect the 11.5% tax from the guest to pay at the end of every month to the City of Palm Springs.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Bob,

How nice to deal with an honest and sensitive man. We received your checks today and really appreciate your responsiveness to our situation. I am adapting well to the stroke and hope to make many more trips to PS in the future. You will be the first person we think of when we are ready to plan another trip.

Best of luck to you.
Feb 2014
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based on 135 traveler reviews

Beautiful & Romantic Downtown Property with PRIVATE Pool & Spa
average rating of 4.992593 based on 137 reviews

Romanic getaway July '09

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for our 17th anniversary.This place was so nice.This would be the place to stay if you are ever going to Palm Springs for a romanic getaway. We would definitely come back!!!

Thanks Bob for sharing your Condo with us!!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
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Twice as Nice!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is my second stay at Bob's condo and it has become my "happy place"! Clean, comfortable, private pool/spa, only minutes to downtown, great restaurants and entertainment. Greg (property manager) is just a phone call away and at the ready to make sure your stay is 5 star. If you get the chance to stay at this oasis in the desert you won't regret it. Thank you Bob & Greg for another great get away...see you next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

A beautiful and charming condo near everything and the perfect sized private pool for two. So romantic, it ended up being the perfect place for a wedding proposal! We plan on buying in the neighborhood, but will always come back to our "special" place.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Congratulations, I am so happy for you both! I love hearing stories like this. All the best, Bob :)
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Fantastic Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our goal for this trip was to have a romantic getaway at a place that was clean, private and quiet. Bob's place went far beyond our expectations. The house was like a small suite - well-designed, nicely furnished and very clean. The backyard and pool were lovely and quiet. The views were spectacular, and everything we needed was in walking or short driving distance. Greg, the property manager, responded to our questions within minutes.

We had such an amazing time and felt refreshed by the time we left (although we easily could have stayed there indefinitely, despite the summer heat). We can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our "Go-To" Palm Springs Retreat

  • 5 of 5

I think this says it all...after one night we booked another week for this fall. A frequent visitor to Palm Springs for over 20 years we have found our go-to place! This place is pretty close to perfection. The location is ideal- a 10 minute walk to the main drag of Downtown Palm Springs with all the great new bars, restaurants and a few great little shops that seem to pop up every time I visit, to the wonderful owner/management- this private retreat cannot be beat! As much as we would love to own our own place this is THE next best thing and at a very reasonable cost. Perfectly appointed interior furnishings, modern kitchen and spotlessly clean. My number one favorite amenity is the private dipping pool and spa with spectacular mountain views! I too appreciate the personal welcome and walk through with Greg the local property manager. Greg was extremely responsive to the few questions and inquiries we had and so personable. As is Bob the owner. We are looking forward to our next stay in November!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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what a view from the pool!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Bob's condo in April 2016 and loved it. It is so nice to be met at the condo by Bob's property manager Greg rather than letting yourself in by way of a lock box. We really appreciated the personal attention provided by both Bob and Greg. We had a minor maintenance issue and when we contacted Greg, he came over right away to deal with it. The private pool and spa are very special - we loved floating in the pool and looking at the palm trees, blue sky and mountains. We have booked again for next year.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Palm Springs Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
Palm Springs Convention Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Ruth Hardy Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Palm Springs International Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Car: not necessary

The best location in Palm Springs, 4 blocks from the downtown shops & restaurants, 2 blocks from the Spa Hotel & Casino, one block to the convention center & only a couple of miles to the Palm Springs Airport.


Rates & Availability

Palm Springs Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
Fall - 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2016 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Fall - 2015
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 11.5%

All rates are in US Dollars. Charges may apply for more than 2 guests. Pets considered, call for rates. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. Visa, Mastercard & Discover are accepted with a 3 1/2% charge. A personal check is perferred. (28 days) 4 weeks is considered a month. Stays of 28 days or more DON'T have to pay the 11.5% Palm Springs City Tax.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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California Desert Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Recent complete renovation, State of the art Kitchen with Stainless appliances, Granite counter tops, Beautiful new furnishings, Gorgeous views of the Mountains, very private Pool with Spa.

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