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Luxury Hideaway - Beautiful Pool, Perfect A/C, Special Summer Rates

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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Racquet Club Estates House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

A beautiful get-away home on a large 11,000 sq ft lot, with desert landscaping and ample lawns. Located in central Palm Springs, this Modern ranch style house is a quiet retreat ideal for rest, relaxation or a group retreat. Relax by the pool or luxuriate in the attached spa while you gaze on the spectacular mountains of Palm Springs.

This 3 bedroom is beautifully furnished with a combination of hip contemporary and old world antiques, and features a mirrored gas-fueled fireplace and entertainment center in the living room. The user-friendly kitchen includes all modern appliances and is well stocked with glass, dining, and cookware. Sliding glass doors lead to the large secluded pool area. The outdoor dining area has a gas barbecue, and looks across the lawn, perfect for game play or lounging. Complete outdoor privacy provides the opportunity for nude swimming and sunning for those who choose. Air-conditioning and ceiling fans allow for complete interior comfort, day or night. High Speed Wireless Internet is included. For our guest’s added convenience, there is a washer, dryer, and additional refrigerator in the attached two-car garage. Garage door opener also included.

The large master suite has a Cal King bed, and a two sink bath with tub and hand shower. Glass sliding doors lead out from, both the bedroom and bathroom to the pool and spa area. A second spacious bedroom looks out onto a quiet garden and has a queen bed. The third bedroom functions as a sitting/reading room and has a futon couch/ bed. Both bedrooms are equipped with televisions and DVD players. Total sleep for six. Perfect for three couples or a family.

Close to (within a mile) the downtown shopping strip, The Aerial Tramway, World Gym, The Riviera Club, three shopping malls, excellent restaurants, medical facilities, spa locations, worship centers, award-winning golf courses and several casinos.

The residence is non-smoking, although smoking is permitted, outside. All linens are provided, including swim towels. Families with infants or children 10 years and older are welcome (the pool area is unfenced and so we discourage toddlers and younger children). Well behaved dogs are also welcome.

We cherish our escapes to our own desert getaway. We always have valuable rest and memorable fun. And we’re eager to share the experience with you – we’re sure you’ll enjoy it as much as we do.

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Ken and Sam
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 26, 2016
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What makes this house unique

open space, quiet, private swimming and sunbathing


based on 39 traveler reviews

Luxury Hideaway - Beautiful Pool, Perfect A/C, Special Summer Rates
average rating of 4.8717947 based on 39 reviews


  • 5 of 5

My family and I really enjoyed this home. It was perfect for a family of six. The backyard was over our expectations, so clean and well maintained. Everything was just as describe, if not better. Nevertheless Ken and Sam are so easy to talk to. Their responses were very quick and detailed. We would love to be back soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Far better value than a hotel

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I stayed here over a long weekend and were very happy. It’s such a quiet neighborhood but close to all of the good stuff. The view from the hot tub is amazing. The back yard is private and well maintained. Sam and Ken and are quick to respond to questions and have pretty much covered everything you could ask for. Highly recommended and we will certainly be back soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Edmonton, Canada

Highly Recommended!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at Sam and Ken's property over Christmas vacation and couldn't have asked for anything thing better. The house is the perfect size for a family of four. The backyard is gorgeous and our daughters loved the pool. The beds were very comfortable and the kitchen had everything you would need to make meals at home. There is an Albertsons grocery store nearby (5 minute drive). The neighbourhood was very quiet and the location of the house was close to the shopping on Palm Canyon Drive. In addition the house is also a short drive to the airport which was also convenient. We rented bikes and rode around the Vista Las Palmas neighbourhood. We also enjoyed going for hikes at Indian Canyons and Joshua Tree National Park. The owners, Sam and Ken, were very easy to deal with and responded quickly to all questions and emails. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Repeat Visitor - Gets Better Every Time!

  • 5 of 5

My spouse and I have stayed at Sam & Ken's amazing desert oasis about 4 or 5 times over the past 3 years and it is always an amazing vacation. Sam and Ken are so nice and organized, booking the home is a breeze. They are very good to their repeat renters, offering discounts on their already affordable home and accommodating early check-in/late check-outs which makes staying at a hotel seem like a joke. The backyard is amazing for dogs of all size with a huge patch of grass for running and playing as well as very secure fences, which is always my main concern with our 10lbs yorkie. The neighborhood is very quiet and peaceful. Some people mention the nearby airport, of course you notice the planes flying overhead when you're outside but not once did I hear them while indoors and there are only like 3-4 per day, it's not like staying near LAX or anything. The pool is warm and spacious and they have lots of fun toys and floaties that even adults can enjoy. They also have lots of plastic glasses for pool cocktails - Sam and Ken know what's up! They have 4 amazing lounge chairs and plenty of other outdoor furniture so there is really no reason to even be indoors. They've added some great new upgrades like new flat screen TVs in the living room and master bedroom, which was great because we brought an HDMI cord and our computer and were able to catch up on some Netflix once the sun went down. The master bedroom has a really comfortable bed, lots of closet space and sliding glass doors to the bathroom and bedroom from the backyard. The backyard has beautiful mountain views and the fences are quite high so you have lots of privacy. The kitchen is well stocked with any kind of cooking tools you need, we usually just bring a ton of food from LA for our weekend and just never leave the house - it's amazing! It's located close to the main strip (probably not walking distance unless you're up for some exercise) as well as lots of groceries stores and a new 7/11 (that is in walking distance). We always love our Palm Springs vacation, as does our pup, and I'm already planning our return trip! Thanks as always Sam & Ken :)

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Danville CA

Fantastic Place for Rest & Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

My family and I rented this place for Spring Break 2014. We were a bit skeptical about bringing our kids (ages 13, 12 and 9) to the desert for vacation but we wanted warm weather so we decided to give it a try. Sam and Ken's house was perfect. It is located in Palm Springs proper, convenient to downtown. The house has everything you'll need so you don't have to pack much. Sam and Ken were a delight to work with, and they did everything possible to make our trip stress-free. The use of the 2-car garage was a plus since most house rentals store a lot of miscellaneous stuff in the garage instead of letting renters use it to park their cars. This bonus is nicer than you might expect (it's hot in Palm Springs so imagine what it would be like getting into your car after it's been sitting in the sun). The yard and the pool/spa area make the house, in fact it's probably as much square footage, if not more, than the house itself and it is fully enclosed, private and quiet. We brought our two dogs with us and they enjoyed themselves just exploring the yard. Our two daughters spent most of the time in and out of the pool and spa. Our son (our oldest) spent a lot of time on his laptop and claimed that the WiFi speed was way faster than what we have at home! The house is centrally located, well stocked and very comfortable for families (nothing too sterile or too minimalist). Everything works as described and Sam and Ken provided excellent clear instructions on how to use everything. Pool heat is included in the rental fee which is rare in Palm Springs. Are there better, bigger, more luxurious places to rent? Sure, but expect to pay a lot more than what Sam and Ken will charge you. And Sam and Ken offer discounts for repeat visitors! Sometimes owners are difficult to deal with (over property managers), but Sam and Ken were a delight. For everyone reading reviews about the windy/non-windy areas and the noise from the airport, ignore what you read. There are no wind free areas in Palm Springs. The entire Coachella Valley is surrounding by mountain ranges so when it's windy, it's windy everywhere. The Palm Springs airport is smack dab in the middle of Palm Springs so wherever you stay, you may occasionally hear planes taking off or landing. Sam and Ken's yard is entirely enclosed with higher-than-usual stucco fences so the back yard is protected and very comfortable. We found it to be very quiet and inviting. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

A cozy home, close to everything. Wonderful backyard with beautiful view of the mountains. Very private with a great pool and hot tub.

The owners, Ken and Sam are a pleasure to deal with.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Racquet Club Estates House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Shoulder Season
Oct 15 2016 - Nov 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 14 2016
3 night minimum stay
High Season Rate
Dec 15 2016 - May 14 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $125 + Tax
cleaning with pets $175 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $250
Tax Rate 11.5%

Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Special Events and Holidays are subject to an addl surcharge. Pet deposits are fully refundable after house inspection. Damage deposits are fully refundable after house inspection

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Racquet Club Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • tennis

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