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MTV Cribs Estate MTV Award: Best Home on Cribs

Rancho Mirage, CA, USA
  • Estate5500 sqft
  • Bedrooms5
  • Sleeps20
  • Bathrooms5
  • Half Baths2
  • Minimum Stay4 - 7 nights

Estate, 5 Bedrooms , 7 Baths, (Sleeps 12) includes casita

2008 PRISM AWARD FOR BEST NEW CUSTOM HOME IN THE DESERT. As seen on MTV Cribs. MTV Award: Best House on Cribs. ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) 2009 Award: Best Exterior. Featured in December 2009 and February 2010 issues of Palms Springs Life magazine and May 2011 Desert Magazine. The home has been featured on many tours. This contemporary 6600 sq. ft. home was designed by David Prest, and was completed in 2008. The architect has masterfully brought the South Pacific to the desert. Located in an exclusive private community of five estates each on 1 1/4 acres,with spectacular mountain views, this home offers the very best in entertaining! As you enter the greatroom, with the two remote sliding pocket doors open totaling 35', you have that instant feel of bringing the outside in. The home features a two-sided fireplace that anchors the family room and partitions it from the living room. Jeff Jones, the interior designer, has used bamboo as a design element throughout the home.

Features throughout the home include 14' ceilings, the very best in appliances, travertine floors, custom cabinets, custom stone work, granite countertops, and unique stone sinks in every bathhroom. The outdoor living area is simply amazing! Like no other in the desert! There's a 4000 sq. ft. pool that features two islands, one with a bridge and four gas firebowls. There's an authentic Thai hut thats surrounded by water to relax in, also a thatched roof palapa hut covers the barbeque area. The lushly landscaped grounds features a nine hole putting green that wraps around the entire yard!

Whether you are looking for your own peaceful, private resort, or a place to entertain a hundred friends, this home can be both. Its perfect for weddings, special events, Corporate events, private gatherings, or golf get aways!

Keywords: Estate, mansion, casita, pool, guesthome, guesthouse, 92270, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Palm Springs


Gary Ashe

Member Since 2008
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 19, 2018
About Gary Ashe

Born and raised in Chicago, graduated from Southern Illinios University. Moved to L.A. in 1982. My primary residence is a home on the beach in Hermosa Beach.

Gary Ashe purchased this Estate in 2007

Why Gary Ashe chose Rancho Mirage

I purchased the lot in 2000. Finished building the home in 2007. My influence to the design, furnishings, and back yard has been my many travels to Thailand. I spent 2 years visiting many different resorts in Thailand. I have tryed to recreate a Thai resort. Everything in the home and exterior is authentic Thai.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        1 king
      • Bedroom 4
        2 queen
      • Detached Unit
        1 king
      • King beds:3 Queen Beds:3 each bedroom has a full bath with double sinks in each.


      • 5 Bathrooms, 2 Half Baths
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 4
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 5
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 6
      • Bathroom 7

        Location Type

          • Mountain View


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Linens Provided
                      • Air Conditioning
                        6 zones
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Garage
                        3 car
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                      • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Wood Fireplace


                          • Kitchen
                          • Catering Available
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                            2 ovens
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                            (3) there's 5: Subzero in kitchen, Subzero wine cooler, frig in garage, at bar, and in casita
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 8 people


                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                    one 75', one 65', two 42", one 50"'


                                      • Bicycles
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Gazebo
                                      • Golf
                                        4000 square foot putting green in backyard
                                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                                        Imported from Thailand
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Outdoor Grill


                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • alternative lifestyle
                                          • wheelchair accessible

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Heated Pool
                                              • Hot Tub
                                              • Private Pool
                                                Like no other in the desert!
                                              • jetted tub


                                                  • cinemas
                                                  • health/beauty spa
                                                  • live theater
                                                  • museums
                                                  • nude beach
                                                  • restaurants
                                                  • zoo

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • gambling casinos
                                                      • miniature golf
                                                      • outlet shopping
                                                      • shopping
                                                      • sight seeing
                                                      • walking
                                                      • wildlife viewing

                                                        Local Services & Businesses

                                                          • fitness center

                                                            Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                              • cycling
                                                              • golf
                                                              • hiking
                                                              • hot air ballooning
                                                              • mountain biking
                                                              • skiing
                                                              • snowboarding
                                                              • swimming
                                                              • tennis

                                                                House Rules

                                                                Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                                Check-out: 12:00 PM

                                                                Cancellation Policy

                                                                100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                23 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                Rock Star House

                                                                Mike I.

                                                                The owner Gary Ashe was a pleasure to work with and prepared the property prior to our arrival to insure our maximum enjoyment. The house is a great size and well equipped. I don't believe you can find a better rental in Palm Springs and the surrounding communities.

                                                                Spectacular property! Our own private tropical resort!

                                                                Nancy G.

                                                                This private home was fantastic! Room for our entire family including grandchildren. Magnificent indoor /outdoor living at its best. Tropical , lush and private . The pool area beautifully landscaped and designed. Everyone had their own place in the sun or shade. The 7 hole putting greens entertained us all . The grill area /bar was a focal point all week. We all slept well because each of the bedrooms and huge bathrooms were like a five star modern hotel room.

                                                                The reception we gave for our mother's 90th birthday was perfect ! The caterer loved the spacious kitchen and set up for this unbelievable occasion. Amazing home for a special event.

                                                                Thank you for Gary and his gracious attention to our stay

                                                                Nancy Levin and entire family ! Dallas , Texas

                                                                Beautiful property!

                                                                Ken S.

                                                                We loved this property! The pool, patio, and backyard have a resort-like vibe. The home is beautiful and in a secure, gated area. It is conveniently located near a grocery store and other shops. The house is a smart home and easy to navigate the controls for everything. The casita is nice and spacious with its own kitchenette and bathroom. The owner explained how everything worked in the house and took us on a detailed tour upon check-in. He made himself accessible during our stay (via text or calls) when we had questions about anything in the house. The pool, hot tub, and miniature golf course were all beautifully maintained. We stayed as a family with children (tween and teenager) and all loved the property. We would definitely return to this beautiful home.

                                                                Absolutely WONDERFUL!

                                                                Amy V.Minneapolis

                                                                Wow! This home was absolutely wonderful for our family. The pictures and description do not do it justice. Our family (7 adults, 3 kids) spent a week there and nobody wanted to leave. From the picturesque mountain views to the indoor/outdoor living to the magnificent pool, we rarely left the house in our 7 day stay. The kids woke up every morning to play golf on the putting green and we all spent the afternoons/evenings laying by the pool. We had a few technical difficulties when we arrived (probably due to user error on our part) but Gary was responsive and talked up through a fix immediately. We literally felt like we were at a 5 star resort that was created just for us. It was heavenly and divine. We have been to the Palm Springs area a handful of times over the last few years and each year, we love to rent a different house because we like to experience new things. However, we all agreed that while these previous houses have been lovely, we will ALWAYS rent this house on our return visits. Absolutely NO comparison to the other homes. I strongly recommend this home. Thanks Gary!


                                                                nadeen a.

                                                                This property was amazing we just got back last night and it feels like a dream..... it was very clean, great upkeep, we really felt like we were in Thailand it was just so amazing! Rooms were spacious and having a bathroom and shower in each room is a must for us and this exceeded our expectations.... Gary was wonderful to work with!! Definitely going to book again next summer!


                                                                Suzan B.

                                                                From the moment the estate is entered, the beauty and serenity of 4 Serrano Way captures the senses. Truly a top notch experience in the ultimate indoor outdoor living. The extensive grounds provide multiple areas of relaxation and opportunities to enjoy activities whether it be in the sun, the shade, listening to the water features, or an escape to a tucked away fire pit. Truly a blessing to spend our time in this stunning estate with family and friends.


                                                                Rancho Mirage, CA, USA

                                                                Rates & Availability

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                                                                Weekly rate: Coachella, Fall Coachella......contact me for rates Coachella, Fall Coachella, Weddings, and other events, $5000 event fee. March, April, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years stay....peak rates apply. One week minimum stays March, April, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. 4 night minimum stay rest of the year. Optional Pool Heating: October15-31 $100/day November 1-December 20 $150/day December 21-January 31 $200/day February 1-March 31 $150/day April 1-30 $100/day

                                                                23 Reviews
                                                                Exceptional 5/5
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