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55 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights


Racquet Club Estates House Rental Photos and Description

private 3 bed, 2 bath, poolside bar and Extraordinary Mountain Views

With every inch of this property newly renovated, Via Jacques will be your new Palm Springs home away from home. Mid century indoor/outdoor living design by Meiselman, thoughtfully updated in 2013 with a nod to the mid-century/Palm Springs modern aesthetic. Via Jacques boasts a large swimming pool with built-in spa plus unequalled views of Mount San Jacinto. Indoor sound system, full poolside bar and lots of places to lounge in the large back garden. All of life's necessities like wireless internet, full laundry facilities, home security system and garage with Tesla charger.

3 bedrooms and two bathrooms, living room sofabed to accommodate an extra guest or two.

Enjoy cool desert nights by the indoor fireglass fireplace or outdoor fire pit. Private, fully fenced back yard. Covered patio. Mature fruit trees and lots of palm trees.

Racquet Club Estates is a quiet neighborhood about 1 mile from downtown Palm Springs. Welcome to Via Jacques!

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Susan Karlshoej
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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About Susan Karlshoej

After a happy and thriving experience with our first vacation rental in Palm Springs, Via Miraleste, my husband and I purchased Via Jacques in April 2013 and have gone through major renovations to bring our guests a taste of Palm Springs mid-century living with all of the amenities of today.

I love mid century design and love being a host to my guests.

My family and I live in Orange County, California, about 1 1/2 hours from Via Jacques (in another mid-century property!) and spend a good deal of time in Palm Springs tending to our properties.

Susan Karlshoej purchased this house in 2013

Why Susan Karlshoej chose Palm Springs

I purchased Via Jacques in April 2013 after looking at dozens of homes in Palm Springs. Via Jacques has wonderful light, beautiful views of the mountains, is very private and peaceful and just has a good all-around 'feel'. I loved that the entire pool, fire pit and spa could be viewed from the living room and dining area--really an indoor/outdoor experience.

What makes this house unique

Via Jacques boasts not only a large pool and built-in spa, but a proper fireplace indoors and an outdoor firepit with lots of seating around it. I also loved that Via Jacques fulfilled my 'must have' of an unobstructed view of the mountains. The deal clincher was the poolside bar with full size fridge, large sink, and plenty of storage and counterspace to blend favorite frosty drinks. Now you can blend away and then fill your friends' glasses just steps from the pool!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Beautiful and well maintained home, pool, spa, and landscaping, all very private. Susie (the owner) is very personable and makes certain that her guests feel comfortable and that all is in order. I give it a 5 star rating. We plan to return again.
Nov 2015
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Great Property, Spotlessly Clean, Friendly Owner
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Desert Oasis

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful long weekend at Via Jacques while attending Desert Trip concert. It was a wonderful home base, with most of time spent pool side, with a convenient outdoor kitchenette. The beds were comfortable as was the hammock for relaxing in shade. It was the perfect place to rest and recharge for the 3 day concert. A big thank you to Susie, who made it all very easy, and very special.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply Perfect

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough good things about our stay in Palm Springs. The house was clean and the pool was perfect. My favorite thing was waking up in the very comfy bed and going to the patio to lay on the hammock to enjoy my coffee in the morning. Susan was very accommodating and is an extremely thoughtful and sweet host. She takes pride in making sure your stay is perfect. I can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review!! I do take a lot of pride in my properties and I'm so glad you enjoyed Via Jacques! I hope you will return. Cheers, Susie
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Five-star resort, desert oasis!

  • 5 of 5

This property was awesome. A total mid-century modern house which will meet all your needs if you want the experience of classic Palm Springs architecture and decor. The home itself is stocked full of all the necessary items and more for your stay. The kitchen is well stocked and it was nice to have the extra fridge and ice maker in the bar area of the pool deck. When we opened the front door of the breeze way it was as if we walked into a five-star desert oasis fit for a magazine photoshoot. There were towels set outside on the lounge chairs along with umbrellas which provided ample shade during the day at the pool. Susan made this experience easy to book and provided many options for places to visit and eat at during our stay. We will be booking the property again the future. I highly recommend this property for all occasions, it truly was a joy.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Great view, very clean, and roomy.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time, the location was perfect the rooms were roomy and very comfortable. The house had everything we needed to have a great weekend. We would do it again in a heart beat.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

i stayed at this home a few weekends ago for a little mini getaway and it was perfect. pictures dont really do this place justice. it was very spacious, clean, lovedddd the furniture and decor all around the house, & that pooooolll; so gorgeous!!! this place is also close to everything; markets, food, other hotels. Susie the owner was so quick with responding to any questions i had & her assistant was also so very helpful!!! i highly recommend staying here =))))))))

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful holiday home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday in this classic example of mid-century modern architecture. It easily accommodated our family of five and was close enough to all Palm Springs has to offer to make excursions easy when we could drag ourselves away from the pool, hot tub, hammocks, outdoor kitchen...... The renter, Susan, has done a great job decking the house out to match it's period design in a family friendly way. She was also easily contactable and very helpful.

Can't recommend it highly enough.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
3.6 Miles
Car: recommended

Via Jacques is in the Racquet Club Estates, a thriving mid-century modern neighborhood close to all you enjoy about Palm Springs!


Rates & Availability

Racquet Club Estates House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
Apr 21 2017 - Apr 24 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 11.5%

Via Jacques' pool is especially large and very deep. Many other Palm Springs properties charge between $35 and $50/day for pool heat. Pool heat is offered at Via Jacques at $35 per day which is very competitive.
Minimum stays and premium pricing apply on Christmas, Thanksgiving and Coachella.
Two night stays are available if made within 30 days of arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Racquet Club Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , sink with lots of storage below for your toiletries
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , twin beds can be made into a king bed on request
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, walk-in closet and sli
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
Via Jacques offers guests a wonderful desert home away from home. Features include large pool with built-in spa, outdoor fire pit, indoor fire place, and all new furniture with a wink to mid-century design. Tesla charger installed March of 2015.

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