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Casa Aguila Palm Springs's Most Glamorous Estate

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 6,000 sq ft
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Estate, 6 Bedrooms + 6 baths

Enjoy breathtaking mountain views from this extremely private estate in Old Las Palmas.

Casa Aguila (House of the Eagle)has recently been totally renovated by the well-known New York designer and is available for rental for the first time beginning in August, 2011.

Experience the luxury associated with Palm Springs and its celebrity past. Unbelievable cactus gardens filled with roses, orange, grapefruit, lemon, lime trees surround this 6,000 sq feet glamorous home . At night the house aquires a magical atmosphere thanks to its professionally designed lighting, inside and out. Enchanting furnishings and art filled rooms, 2 fireplaces, original Bose sound, extra large gourmet kitchen fitted with everything a chef needs ...dining seating for 12...all of this adds to the ambience of this spacious home and guest house. All beds are new queen or king size fitted with designer fine linens and all bedrooms and baths are ensuite.

Browse through these photographs and you will see a retreat like no other in Palm Springs. This rare home is an adventure unto itself away from the rest of the world. Perfect for family reunions and holidays.

When you arrive, you will be greeted by Mel, who will show you through the house and arrange for any extra services you wish. He can arrange for a gourmet cook to prepare a sumptuous dinner, (please reserve 2 weeks ahead,) extra cleaning, excursions, golf, masseurs, shopping.

He can also arrange for dinner to be ready on the stove when you arrive.

Whether you are planning a multi-family gathering or the ultimate private escape, this fabulous home offers the superlative vacation experience.

Keywords: One acre newly-renovated estate located in the heart of Old Las Palmas, the 'Beverly Hills' of Palm Springs. 10 minute walk to downtown.

More Details

hugh glenn
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About hugh glenn

Former New Yorker created this magnificent estate in 2010.

hugh glenn purchased this estate in 2010

Why hugh glenn chose Old Las Palmas

Old Las Palmas is the 'Beverly Hills' of Palm Springs. Centrally located within a 10 minute walk of town but extremely private and quiet. Fabulous serene mountain views.

What makes this estate unique

Gardening, swimming, relaxing in the magnificent gardens and saline oversized pool. World-class cactus gardens filled with fruit trees and roses.


Old Las Palmas Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • 12 adults and 2 children over 8 years of age. Pets possible but must be approved.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
  • 6.5
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (1) roll away single twin bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
ceiling fans in all rooms


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Casa Aguila Palm Springs's Most Glamorous Estate
average rating of 4.92 based on 25 reviews

Great Property - Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Well run and maintained property within walking distance to downtown Palm Springs. We had everything we needed for an enjoyable time.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property and pool area

  • 5 of 5

Great house for a lot of people

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely stunning

  • 5 of 5

Great time had by all. The house was so comfortable and home away from home with touches of beautiful art and artifacts. Everything ran well and it was so relaxing.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Champlain, NY

This house continues to amaze us each year and there is nothing better in the desert!

  • 5 of 5

We are spoiled indeed! Every time we have to rent another house because either Casa Aguila is not available or we are seeking a very short stay, we can't help but compare. We have never found another homeowner to be as fastidious and helpful as this owner. The house is so well cared for, clean, really set up for the large number of occupants it holds, and just a perfect setting for a family holiday or couples vacation. The property manager knows the house inside and out (can't say the same for any other manager in any other house we've rented!) and is a dream to work with. We've reviewed this property before, and it's because we stay here every year with our family. The location is superbly located right downtown, yet it is incredibly private. Every year we leave anticipating our next family holiday here. Thank you for helping to make our time here a treasure to remember!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful family trip

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from an absolutely amazing week at Casa Aguila! I highly recommend this property. Our group of 10 came to celebrate my parent's 40th wedding anniversary. We were 8 adults (four couples) and 2 kids (ages 8 months and 4 years) and the place fit us wonderfully. We loved the privacy of the guest house and casita as well as the huge common spaces (one large living/dining/TV/kitchen/lounging area, and plenty of lounging by the pool). We chose this place based on other reviews and we were not disappointed! The gardens and art are incredible, the location cannot be beat (very quiet yet walking distance to central Palm Springs area as well as gorgeous neighborhoods). Mel the house manager and Hugh the owner were very helpful with advance questions and check in/orientation. Truly a magical week!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Amanda, You are the perfect guests. Hope you come back! Best, Hugh
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This house is perfect in so many ways!!

  • 5 of 5

This house is perfect in so many ways!! We spent a week relaxing by the pool with our Ohio family. Having 3 Master suite/bedrooms made this trip a special one for all of us. We also loved the pool / outdoor area with amazing desert landscape all around. The house is located in a great location of Palm Springs, walking distance to all shops/coffee/restaurants. The house is filled with amazing artwork and includes an amazing collection of books, CD's and records/record player that we enjoyed daily.

You will love staying at this house!!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary

City ID #1705 Complete privacy and quiet, 10 minute walk to restaurants, galleries, antique stores in heart of Palm Springs, Old Las Palmas private map-tour provided by owner of neighborhood celebrity homes within walking distance, Drive to mountain tram is approximately 10 -15 minutes, Bike rental shop is 5 minutes walking distance, 10 minutes walking to famous Koffi for breakfast/lunch/takeout


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
cleaning fee $295
Refundable damage deposit $1,400
Tax Rate 11.5%

Holidays are 20 % extra from quoted rate. City of palm springs ID#1705.
Pool heating is extra and will be deducted from your deposit. We bill at whatever it costs us.
Pets, if approved, are $80 a day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.