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Modern Hillside Retreat++Private++Great Views++Wind-Protected ++Paradise!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom suites (includes separate casita ), 4 full bathrooms, sleeps 6

Enjoy the spectacular natural setting of this 1/4-acre, remodeled, modern, hillside property in the desirable Mesa neighborhood known as a “wind free” zone with great walkability. This modern retreat is simply magical with its magnificent, established landscape and gorgeous outcroppings of rock formations set against the stark white mid-century styling of the home.Experience a relaxed and comfortable modern living environment with a level in/out, open floor plan perfect for seamless indoor/outdoor Palm Springs living.The large bedrooms have private baths and patios leading to the UV filtered private pool (30’x10’) and built-in spa (7’x7’) tucked into the mountain landscape with amazing and ever-changing dramatic views.There's a professional kitchen, classic contemporary furnishings, original artwork, concrete/ceramic/granite surfaces, HDTV, gas grill, wireless internet and garage.Enjoy your retreat or explore other local desert activities: hike, golf, shop, eat, spa, art/music

Participate locally: If you arrive by Thursday, the Palm Springs' downtown area 'Village Fest' on Palm Canyon Drive is transformed into a bustling street fair...Artists, craftsmen, food vendors, musicians and entertainers are there to entertain. Stock up on local farm veggies/fruit or enjoy some great people watching.

Also experience, on Friday from 4pm to 9pm, 'First Friday On North Palm Canyon' (every month, year-round), between Tachevah and Amado Road, featuring entertainment, food and fun, where more than 50 antique furnishings and art stores remain open into the late evening.

* Local Area activities: Palm Springs' Aerial Tram, Jeep Tours, Water Park, Spa Facilities, Galleries, Museums, Theaters, IMAX.

* Nearby: Joshua Tree National Monument, Cabazon Outlet Mall.

* Two hours to: Orange County (Disneyland, Universal Studios and beaches), San Diego (Zoos, Sea World, Legoland), Lake Arrowhead (sightseeing and shopping), or Big Bear (skiing).

Hike: Miles of hiking trails are within a 1/4-mile walking distance from the house and there are trails with mountain access at the wash at the end of our cul de sac. Great hiking trails include: Palm Canyon, Murray Canyon, Tahquitz Canyon and multiple trails off the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Also stroll through Moorten's Botanical Garden less than a 1/4-mile from the property.

Tennis: Ruth Hardy Park has 8 courts in great condition. No charge for use of the courts to play.

Option for single players at Ruth Hardy Park: Players from expertise level 5.0 to 3.0 can pick a rotational play court to fit w/ your skill level. Ask someone waiting at the courts for more info about the system and they should be helpful. Single players sit by a court when 4 people are playing. At end of a set, 3 people will stay on the court and one person will rotate out allowing you to play. Shaded benches under mature trees provide relief in the heat of the summer.

The City of Palm Springs ID#1591

More Details

Owner
Barbara
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 6, 2017

About Barbara

We live in a cooler often chilly climate in Northern California. Palm Springs offers us a place to switch gears, warm our bones and provides us a delightful environment to engage nature and enjoy the many enlivening activites in the desert.

Barbara purchased this house in 2009

Why Barbara chose California Desert

We have been traveling to Palm Springs with good friends who have owned a home in the desert since 2001. We were excited to find a home in a natural desert setting that we could renovate, enjoy and share with others!

What makes this house unique

We bought this home because of the gorgeous views and the mid-century sensibility of the home in this amazing hillside setting. When creating the landscape with its patios, pool/spa, walls and established trees we made every effort to ensure we brought the natural Palm Springs panorama into view. It is something to behold from every room and spot in and around the house!

Amenities

Palm Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - close to pool and off den
  • all bedrooms are en-suite with their own bathrooms, patio and access to pool. We have an additional full bath off the pool patio in the den.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • all bedrooms have their own ensuite bathroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 1 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(51 traveler reviews)

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Modern Hillside Retreat++Private++Great Views++Wind-Protected ++Paradise!
average rating of 5.0 based on 51 reviews
5

We found our little heaven get away...

  • 5 of 5

This house is just so extraordinary. Quiet and serene, with it's own gorgeous mountain tucked right up into the view from from the pool and three of the rooms. The location is spectacular with light breezes floating around the pool area. The landscaping and pool hot tub are just perfect. I am so glad we stayed here and I can't wait until I get another chance to visit again. It feels like home. A home I don't have to clean, repair, organize or do anything but LOVE. Thank you for sharing it!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: "Feels like home" , "LOVE" - music to our ears Jessica! We enjoyed having you and look forward to having you back sometime soon.
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5

Excellent weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent weekend at this classic Palm Springs home, yet everything updated and modernized. The cleanest house or condo we have ever rented. Perfect seclusion from neighbors. The swimming pool was the spot to be. But don't miss the morning sunrise as well!

Barbara was excellent to deal with. Security deposit returned within 2-3 days.

Look forward to staying here again!

Matt K.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to receive your review Matt! You are right to point out the sunrise. Everyday different and so beautiful. We look forward to having you back when you're ready! Thank you.
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5

Perfect home

  • 5 of 5

The house was exactly what we expected; modern, well appointed, private, lovely. Every bedroom with it's own en suite was fabulous. The casita was great. Furnishings were super comfortable. Barbara our booking agent was responsive and professional. We're pleased. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Roni for your terrific review! We enjoyed having you all!
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5

Cool property in the summer heat of Palm Springs!

  • 5 of 5

Great property! Lovely layout with great open space and super bedrooms.

We had a great time and would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Alex for the great review! As you know we also enjoyed having you and your family at the house. It sounds like you took full advantage of relaxing Palm Springs style!
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5

Simply perfect

  • 5 of 5

An absolute brilliant stay. From the moment we set foot on the property the house was everything we could've hoped for. Thank you again Barbara, we can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michael for your generous response. We were thrilled to have you at the house and grateful for such terrific guests! We look forward to having you back!
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Fantastic In Every Way

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had only positive experiences in every way regarding our stay, from the reservation process to communications before arriving to help while there and even after leaving. Barbara is a great host who has thought through making a stay enjoyable. The house is delightful and extremely well located. I started each morning with a brisk climb up the mountain literally a foot away from the pool in the back yard. I would not hesitate to stay at the house again.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review John! We enjoyed hosting you both at the house for a winter desert getaway! The San Jacinto mountains are here to hike when you are ready to return. You were both a pleasure to assist!
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Palm Springs International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Mr Lyon's
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Indian Canyons Golf Clubs (North & South courses)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Mr. Lyons, El Mirasol and Koffi
Car: recommended

Modern Hillside Retreat is on a protected cul de sac nestled close to the San Jacinto Mountain Range on the South end of Palm Springs. It's typically wind-free due to the protection of the mountains. The Mesa is an established and vibrant neighborhood of about 180 unique homes with an interesting history. It is strictly a residential neighborhood except for the Moorten Botanical Garden founded by the first desert's horticulturalist.

There are a variety of architectural styles in the Mesa: Spanish, Adobe, California Ranch and Mid-Century Modern. Fabulous examples include: Donald Wexler's Butterfly-Style homes, Alexander homes and the nearby 1930's 'Ship of the Desert' home. Local celebrities include: Barry Manilow, Suzanne Somers, Trina Turk, Herman Wouk.

The Mesa is a neighborhood with diverse and friendly residents who love their slice of pardise in the Palm Springs desert while relaxing, walking, interacting and enjoying its beauty.

Note: Google Map image is NOT updated!

Golf: This home is just 5 minutes away from many fabulous golf courses including Indian Canyons Golf Club (North and South courses), Canyon Estates Golf Club, Mesquite Country Club and Tahquitz Creek Golf Course. 10 minutes away in Cathedral City are Cimarron Golf Club and Cathedral Canyon Country Club. Within 30 minutes are country clubs in Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells and La Quinta. There are over 120 golf courses in the greater Coachella Valley to choose from and experience.

The City of Palm Springs ID#1591

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.5%

$35/day pool/spa and utility charge
Security deposit required (fully refundable if no damage occurs).

For 28+ night guest, no occupancy tax required.
For 28+ day guest, monthly gas/electric bill paid by guest. (Daily rate for pool/spa does not apply)

Credit Card payments made using PayPal service— add 3% domestic, 4% international

Rates subject to change based on holiday and desert calendar events.
Holiday rentals - are billed at peak season rates and are weekly rentals only.

PS TOT Permit #4785

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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