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Marina

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, Serbian

Luxurious Palm Springs Mediterranean Home

108 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

Palm Springs House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

First impressions are important, and we know you will fall in love when you drive into the long circular driveway surrounded by Palm trees and exquisite desert landscaping. On each side of this half acre property, are unique artist designed gates; on one side leading to an optional RV parking, on the other a citrus grove. As you walk through the beautiful wrought iron double entry doors, you will be dazzled by the high ceilings and HUGE open living area.

The kitchen is state of the art, with granite counters, stainless steel appliances, beautiful cabinets and everything you need for large family dinners or cozy romantic celebrations. The living room is equipped with a 75 inch HD LCD TV with DISH satellite. Wireless internet and free landline telephone to U.S. and Canadian numbers included. There are several cozy seating areas designed with comfort in mind. The bright, breakfast nook seats six with another four seats at the counter. There is a formal dining room that overlooks the pool and yard and comfortably seats ten for dinner.

The master bedroom is very large and luxurious. From the gorgeous Eastern King bed you can view your 52" Sony Bravia LCD TV, you can watch the cozy fire on the two-sided fireplace creating atmosphere in the bedroom as well as in the spa bathtub. If you prefer to shower, you will absolutely luxuriate in the steam shower where you can steam away stress, sinus congestion or muscle aches and feel refreshed and rejuvenated. Three other large and well appointed bedrooms each with their own baths and large closets; two with King size beds and one with a queen. There is a den with a day bed that provides two twin beds as well.

The backyard is designed for enjoyment and outdoor living. A large pool with Jacuzzi enhanced by a spacious stone deck where you can read or soak up the sun is just a small part of this huge backyard. Jacaranda trees give shade to the paddle tennis court, next to the lovely covered patio framed by Roman columns entwined with bougainvilleas, The large glass and wrought iron table and chairs seats six for outdoor dining, another set nearby seats four under a beautifully lit wrought iron gazebo encirlcled with star jasmine and flowering vines next to a peach tree and near the outdoor barbeque. After dinner, enjoy sitting around the fire pit while sipping a glass of wine and relaxing with a late night swim or Jacuzzi before bed.

This is a perfect home for four couples, family reunions, or anyone who would love to enjoy this lovely 3500 square foot home with tasteful furnishings and everything you need for the perfect desert experience. If you would like more pictures, email owner.

We have decorated this home as a beautiful escape from the mundane, everything was done with enjoyment in mind, therefor we must ask our guests to respect our few rules. ****NO PETS,**** we love them too, but even your sweetheart has an odor and after too many pets a home begins to smell. We have been generous with check in and check out, if you are coming early or staying late, there is an extra charge. ABSOLUTELY no smoking in the home, I have an ashtry outside, you are free to smoke outside. We DON'T discount our home to anyone looking to book last minute, that is not fair to the guests who were kind enough to book ahead. And finally, if a visit to the home finds there are more people than the agreed upon number, an extra charge, forfeiture of deposit, or immediate eviction can be imposed by owner. Thank you for viewing our home, if you decide to book it, we know you will be very pleasantly surprised with the quality of this property. Email me for more pictures and link to website.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Marina (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, Serbian

Why Marina chose California Desert

Palm Springs has always been the place to go if you are fortunate enough to find a hotel room during the Indian Wells Tennis Tournament or the Coachella and Stagecoach Music festivals, various golf events, film festival etc. After so many of my East Coast friends bought properties in Palm Springs away from the snow, sludge and gloom of harsh winters, I thought- I must be crazy not to join in on the fun. As a Realtor, I had access to all the information, and after 9 months of intensive searching, I saw this house and actually lost my breath when I first walked in. After a year of decorating and redoing, I decided to share my find with people who will enjoy it as much as my family and I do.

What makes this house unique

Mornings in the desert are my favorite, so serene and quiet, I enjoy sitting by the pool with my coffee and watching the mourning doves drink water out of the spa. I always wake up happy, refreshed and feeling as though I don't have a worry in the world. The evenings are so much fun in Palm Springs, the cafe and restaurants in the area rival some of the well known Los Angeles eateries without the hype and attitude. People here seem to be much friendlier and more relaxed than in "the city".

Reviews

4.9
based on 108 traveler reviews

Luxurious Palm Springs Mediterranean Home
average rating of 4.888889 based on 108 reviews
Provo, UT, USA
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Our family (Mom/Dad and three married children and spouses) spent Thanksgiving week at Marina’s house in Palm Springs. It was wonderful. We had planned a Lot of activities in the surrounding area, but, the house was so comfortable, we ended up spending most of our time hanging out at the house.

First: the house is huge.

Each family unit had their own bedroom suite. One of the bedrooms has a second bedroom attached-perfect for our son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter. And the Master Bedroom? Awesome!

The Living area is so spacious and comfortable. Room for groups to sit, talk, eat, read and play games all at the same time. Another review already said that the house is better than the photos, I agreed within the first two seconds of walking in the front door…

And then there is the backyard… Amazing…

During the day:

I loved the ¾ size tennis/paddle court. My youngest son and I played each day-when we could get on the court! It was a big hit with the whole family.

Of course, the pool was a major source of fun.

During the night:

Tossup between the fire pit, the barbeque, the hot tub, the lighted, heated pool (again!) playing board games on the many tables in and around the house and watching old family videos on the huge plasma TV with the semi-circle sofa!

Actually, we really only left the house a few times, “to do some things”, because we felt we had to … we had planned on the house being “home-base” for our trip; instead, it became our home for the trip.

We have to mention the kitchen, after all we did prepare Thanksgiving Dinner there (as well as a week’s worth of other meals and snacks): My wife and daughter-in-law are a professional baker and chef, they thought it was magnificent.

Marina and Ivan? Awesome! They greeted us at the house and within minutes made us feel like they knew us for years. The first Sunday there, I had a question on the pool, nothing major; they immediately sent over the “pool guy” to hold my hand… Marina called several times during the trip to make sure everything was to our liking-she really cared… and made us feel valued and special…

We wanted everything to be perfect for this trip-and it was! Thank-you Marina and Ivan.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2011
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The sweetest family any property owner could possibly be lucky enough to host for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We can only hope to see them here again and host many more of their family gatherings.
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5

This Is The Place To Stay!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful Holiday Weekend we had at Marina's beautiful home. As one can see from the many positive reviews, this is the house to rent in you are ever going to Palm Springs. From the booking process to meeting us at the house, Marina takes care of her guests and you can see that she truly loves this house and wants you to have a wonderful time there. It was our first time in PS and we were planning on venturing out to see the city but we never wanted to leave the backyard and pool. Our biggest decision each day was, what do we want to grill tonight. If you are looking for a getaway house that goes beyond what you see in the Picts on VRBO then this is the place! We have already started discussing when we should come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay! The house is gorgeous and very well appointed. The backyard, kitchen and master bedroom are particularly nice! Also, the owner (Marina) was very friendly and easy to work with. Overall, great house, definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

My group absolutely fell in love with this home! Marina was a pleasure to work with throughout our planning stages and stay. I booked this house for my best friends bachelorette party and even with 16 girls, we had plenty of room! Everyone slept comfortably and never felt too crowded. As others have mentioned, the photos don't do this place justice! Which is hard to believe because they are beautiful photos! The house was had plenty of space for lounging, cooking, relaxing poolside, and spending quality time with friends. My only regret is not being able to stay longer- none of us wanted to leave this beautiful home!

It's conveniently located close to downtown, where there are plenty of shops and restaurants to check out. We had dinner at TRIO, which was absolutely amazing food and customer service accommodating such a large group. I would highly recommend eating there if you can!

I can't express enough how wonderful our stay was. From the spacious bedrooms with a bathroom in each room, to the beautiful decor, tennis/paddleball court, incredible pool/spa, backyard, fire pit, steam shower, large driveway, and spacious kitchen stocked with necessary cooking ware - this place is a gem! I will definitely be booking again and would highly recommend to anyone looking to visit Palm Springs for any occasion! Thank you Marina!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy I took the chance to go beyond my limit of 12 guests for this group. These lovely young women were so respectful to our home, they left everything perfectly clean and in its place, that my cleaning crew couldn't believe we had anyone staying the weekend let alone that many.people. Absolutely amazing women, we really appreciate your kind thoughtfulness.
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5

We had a BALL

  • 5 of 5

I recently threw a bachelorette party for my best friend and 10 of our nearest and dearest. We had a FABULOUS time staying in Marina's beautiful and private home. The house was perfect for our needs and allowed us space to spread out, cook, lounge poolside and enjoy each other's company. Marina is beyond sweet and welcoming and made us feel so at home. The pool was perfect, the steam shower saved our 30-something hangovers Sunday AM and downtown PS is minutes away. I can't wait to stay with Marina again :)

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Delightful Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

Our family (including 3 teenagers) enjoyed our stay. Marina met us and showed us all through her beautiful home. We enjoyed the pool and fire pit, the paddle ball court, the gorgeous colors of the garden flowers, and the the spacious interior. Each bedroom having its own bathroom was a plus. The home was close to the Palm Springs restaurants. We would definitely recommend this house!!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Palm Springs House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
October Coachella
Oct 6 2016 - Oct 10 2016
3 night minimum stay
$995
 
 
2nd Weekend Coachella
Oct 13 2016 - Oct 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$995
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2016 - Nov 29 2016
4 night minimum stay
$895
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2016 - Dec 28 2016
4 night minimum stay
$895
 
 
New Years
Dec 29 2016 - Jan 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$895
 
 
Coachella Weekend I
Apr 13 2017 - Apr 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,195
 
 
Coachella Weekend II
Apr 20 2017 - Apr 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$995
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$795
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $99
CLEANING FEE $275
Tax Rate 11.5%

***NOTE: Traveler's are Subject to 4% Convenience Fee for Using Credit Cards***

COACHELLA WEEKEND'S ---- $ 1195 Nightly-----4 Night Minimum Stay
Call Owner for more details!!!

HOLIDAY RATES---- THANKSGIVING/CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR $895 PER NIGHT-----4 NIGHT MINIMUM STAY

NO PETS ALLOWED!!!!! SMOKING OUTSIDE ONLY!!!! AND THERE WILL BE A $ 89 PROPERTY INSURANCE FEE
POOL HEATING FEE: $95 PER NIGHT

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Palm Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Two Twin Beds
  • King size beds (1) 2 eastern Kings, 1 California King, Queen size Beds (1) 1 queen, Twin or Single Beds (2) daybed with trundle sleeps two, Baby Cribs (1)roll away twin beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
paddle tennis court

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