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Gorgeous Mid-Century Gem with Stunning Views!

Vista Las Palmas (Palm Springs, CA, USA)
  • House1681 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Max 6 people)

Ask about our discounts for last minute bookings!!

This restored Mid-Century Modern Krisel designed Palm Springs Vacation home was built by the celebrated Alexander Construction Co. in 1959. Located in famous Vista Las Palmas, it has spectacular mountain views, desert landscaping, a huge remodeled swimming pool surrounded with cool green lawn, and a new in-ground spa. Inside you'll find vaulted tongue and groove ceilings, gorgeous porcelain tile floors, entire walls of glass doors opening onto the patio and pool area, and Mid-Century furnishings by classic designers such as Platner, Nelson and Eames, as well as new modern classics from Design Within Reach and Herman Miller. The décor is complemented by vintage mid-century abstract paintings in each room.

The new kitchen has clean and modern lines, with mosaic tile back splash, quartz counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Dine at the huge center island, which is great for entertaining. Enjoy gorgeous mountain views out of the clerestory windows, which fill the room with light.

This home features the famous Palmer and Krisel open floor plan, perfect for entertaining with family and friends. The furnishings include a beautiful, original Platner chrome and glass dining table which seats 6 to 8 people, as well as mid-century modern chairs and teak modular wall unit. The kitchen and dining room are open to the expansive living room, with its walls of sliding glass doors that lead to the private pool and yard. Enjoy movies on the 55” flat screen LCD TV with Blu-Ray player and surround sound. Free WiFi access is available from anywhere in the house.

The elegantly tiled floors continue throughout the home, including both remodeled bathrooms, which also feature cool, modern tiles in the showers, as well as new chrome fixtures and washbasins. The master bedroom boasts a modern King sized bed, vintage mid-century Danish and 21st Century furnishings, luxurious mattress and linens, as well as a flat screen TV. The second bedroom also features a comfy, new mattress, linens, and flat screen TV, and a vintage Danish modern armchair. The middle bedroom feautures a queen sized bed, vintage danish side table and an Eames side chair.

Outdoors, your private yard includes a covered patio with comfortable modern outdoor sofa and armchairs. Grill lunch or dinner on the stainless steel gas BBQ and enjoy it poolside or under the covered patio, at the large table with seating for six. Enjoy the fantastic mountain views from the sleek and modern lounge chairs, or the new covered pool side patio. Swim or relax in the heated pool and brand new spa, both with new plaster and blue tiles that perfectly evoke the original mid-century design. A great escape for just the two of you, or perfect for entertaining your entire group! Please note that this property is not ideally suited for children between the ages of 1 and 6.

The City of Palm Springs ID#4630

Keywords: This remodeled, mid-century Alexander home with pool and spa is the best value in the best location in Palm Springs' exclusive Vista Las Palmas neighborhood. It is walking distance to downtown, and the mountain views can't be beat!


Russell Iadevaia

Member Since 2010
Premier Partner
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 22, 2018
What makes this House unique

We love our Palm Springs Vacation home in Vista Las Palmas for so many reasons: only moments from downtown Palm Springs by car, or a short walk or bike ride, the amazing views like no where else in Palm Springs, the bright open rooms, the fantastic mid-century design and the huge pool and new spa, perfect for swimming or lounging. We have furnished the house with a cool mix of mid-century and modern pieces, to capture the unique Palm Springs experience. It is so convenient to be walking distance to downtown, with great restaurants, shops and bars, as well as 5 minutes from the aerial tramway and mountain canyons, with hiking, biking and sightseeing. We know you are going to love it too!


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


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
        • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2),


        • 2 Bathrooms

            Location Type

              • Downtown
              • Mountain
              • Mountain View
                Located in Vista Las Palmas, this home and yard have some of the most fantastic mountain views in all of Palm Springs!


                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Spa
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions


                      • Guests provide their own meals


                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Broadband Access
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Covered Parking
                          • Filtered Water
                          • Fireplace
                          • Garage
                            2 Car carport, 2 additional cars can park off-street in driveway
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Heating
                          • Internet
                            Free WiFi
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Living Room
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Parking
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Security System
                          • Telephone
                            Unlimited calls in the US and Canada
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Water Cooler
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Free Wifi


                              • Kitchen
                                Includes drip coffee maker, stove top 'Mocha' espresso maker, blender, toaster oven
                              • Blender
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Freezer
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Microwave
                              • Oven
                              • Pantry Items
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Stove
                              • Toaster


                                  • Dining Area


                                      • CD Player
                                      • DVD Player
                                      • Satellite / Cable
                                      • Stereo
                                        Includes iPod doc
                                      • Television
                                      • Video Library


                                          • Deck / Patio
                                          • Lawn / Garden
                                          • Outdoor Grill
                                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                          • Patio

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Heated Pool
                                              • Hot Tub
                                              • Outdoor Hot Tub
                                              • Private Pool
                                                15 x 35 foot private pool with more than enough space for you and your guests!

                                                Onsite Services

                                                  • Concierge


                                                      • cinemas
                                                      • live theater
                                                      • museums
                                                      • restaurants
                                                      • zoo

                                                        Leisure Activities

                                                          • antiquing
                                                          • miniature golf
                                                          • shopping
                                                          • sight seeing
                                                          • walking

                                                            Local Services & Businesses

                                                              • fitness center

                                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                  • cycling
                                                                  • golf
                                                                  • hiking
                                                                  • mountain biking
                                                                  • swimming
                                                                  • tennis


                                                                      • 50 foot bocce ball court in back yard along with bocce ball (or pétanque, if you prefer) set for when you have had enough of lounging in the pool and spa.

                                                                        60 Reviews


                                                                        Latest reviews

                                                                        Excellent property

                                                                        Megan M.San Francisco, CA

                                                                        Loved everything about this home, particularly the well thought-out outdoor layout.

                                                                        The only thing I'd change is the living room furniture; there is comfortable seating for only 3 people.

                                                                        Outstanding property

                                                                        Diana S.

                                                                        This property is outstanding. The neighborhood is top drawer and the house is well-located in it, close to the mountains. The views of the mountains from the pool and the kitchen are terrific. The spotless house itself is very well-decorated in the mid-century modern style by someone who has excellent taste. Basically you get one large room (with a gas fireplace) for living, dining, and cooking, and three bedrooms. The master bedroom is large and has its own bath; the other two rooms share a bath accessible from the hall. The kitchen is well-equipped and there is an outdoor gas grill. The pool and environs are very attractive, and the outdoor lights make it most attractive after dark as well. A very nice feature is the outdoor shower. A twenty-minute walk into town is do-able and very pleasant. We would definitely stay here again if we come back to Palm Springs. I highly recommend this house and the neighborhood. I have no suggestions for improvements. It's all good.

                                                                        We Love Las Palmas

                                                                        Michael D.

                                                                        We had a smashing time at Rose Avenue and plan to book it again next year. The privacy of the pool area was the highlight... The home was nicely appointed and comfy with fabulous views of the mountains. Great neighborhood for walking into town! Our only complaint was construction going on behind the pool area. No one's fault, otherwise we would have ranked it a perfect 5.

                                                                        Great Family Vacation, Vintage Palm Springs Experience

                                                                        We recently stayed at this beautiful Vista Las Palmas home in early March. We reserved this week well in advance to coordinate with the beginning of the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament in Indian Wells. This is one of the busiest weeks in the Palm Springs area. Russell, the owner, was very responsive to all of our questions when we booked the house. Bob was our host when we arrived and gave us a great introduction to enjoying the property during our week-long stay.

                                                                        My wife and I were joined by both of our daughters and a son-in-law as well so we had a total party of five adults. And speaking for all of us, we had a fantastic vacation experience. The house is tucked right against the mountains so the pool and kitchen window views are gorgeous. The property is spacious, especially the outdoor areas. To our delight, the pool was heated perfectly and we've found this can be an issue with other properties in Palm Springs this time of year. The outdoor shower was so good! We frequently used both the outdoor dining table and the covered lounge area. We also enjoyed playing bocce ball on one warm afternoon.

                                                                        Although we had plenty of warm days in the 80's, Palm Springs cools down quite a bit in the evenings so the indoor gas fireplace was on most evenings and makes the living room quite cozy. We found it pretty easy to control the temperature of the house at about 72 degrees without using the AC or heat very much at all.

                                                                        The house is nicely stocked with just about everything you'd want in your own house. There are plenty of towels for the pools and bathrooms and it's nice to have a washer and dryer, if needed. The kitchen is stocked with everything you need from morning coffee to evening poolside barbecues.

                                                                        Not only is Vista Las Palmas a beautiful neighborhood but it's also about a 15-minute walk to downtown Palm Springs. Both of my daughters walked downtown on a couple of occasions - it's a nice option to not have to get into a car to go someplace. When we did go out in Palm Springs, we had some great meals and entertainment at Lulu's, Bill's Pizza, Sherman's Delicatessen, The Purple Room, Bootlegger Tiki, The Draughtman, and more.

                                                                        In summary, all of these elements combined to create a truly unique and authentic Palm Springs experience. Hopefully we will return in the near future!

                                                                        Gorgeous views. Great pool.

                                                                        Paul J.Irvine, CA

                                                                        We have rented this house for a week in February for 3 years in a row. The pool are is spacious and has great views of the mountains. The house itself is very comfortable with a bright spacious kitchen with views of the pool. It's close enough to walk to dinner at many places downtown. The neighborhood of Los Palmas is quiet and beautiful. Great for walking or biking. The house is well maintained and the manager is very attentive.

                                                                        Perfect location and House

                                                                        Mardi L.

                                                                        It took me a long time to find the perfect house in the perfect area to celebrate my anniversary and 50th. This house was exactly what it advertised! You are living amongst the most beautiful houses and neighborhood so convenient to everything. Nuzzled up against the Arroyos, you can easily forget that you are so close to town. Sun rise and sun set are fantastic with the glow against the back drop. The beds are really comfortable with great linens. The Vischy shower heads are awesome! Both the hot tub and pool warm up nicely. If the neighbors hadn’t been under reconstruction and a bit noisy we would have never left the house!

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        I’m so happy that you loved the house and and appreciated the style and comforts that it provides, as well as the truly fantastic location. I’m so sorry to hear about the construction noise. I had no idea that was happening. I’ll definitely stop by to find out what’s happening, as I want my guests to have the most relaxing and comfortable experience possible. Hope to add you to our list of return guests and have you back again soon!


                                                                        Vista Las Palmas (Palm Springs, CA, USA)

                                                                        Other Activities: Shopping, Miniature golf

                                                                        Rates & Availability

                                                                        Additional information about rental rates

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                                                                        **The HomeAway/VRBO Instant Booking tool does not currently multiply the optional additional pool and spa heat charge of $49 per day x the number of days or your stay. If we have not already included this in your initial quote, this will need to be added as a separate transaction, if you desire the optional pool and spa heating. I am sorry this inconvenience. They have assured me that they are working on this issue. $750 refundable deposit or $49 non-refundable damage protection will apply. 11.5% tax on stays of less than 28 days/No tax on stays over 28 days. TOT #4630 Contact us for rates during holiday periods and special event weeks. Minimum age requirements may apply. No smoking on property. No Pets.

                                                                        60 Reviews
                                                                        Wonderful 4.9/5
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