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Comfort, Convenience & Privacy - One Level Bungalow Has it All

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 nights

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Overview

Palm Desert Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

East facing Private Patio offers warm tranquility for a morning Latte & a cool reprieve for evening cocktails. Tennis and Golf reservations are as easy as a phone call and just steps away from your back door. You'll love your choice of 2 separate pools & hot tubs, both less than a 2 minute stroll over manicured lawn (see map). The Desert Falls community is a vibrant & friendly one so you're guaranteed to feel right at home from your first night. This rental includes the tennis (9 lit courts with shade huts & water fountains) & a huge, fully equipped fitness centre. The World Class Golf course is pay as you play for renters (tee times for as low as $45!). At the corner of Cook & Country Club, you'll find a Morton's Steak House, Delicious Italian food at Bella Vita & Contemporary cusine at the Cork Tree - also located at the corner is a a Ralph's Grocery and Rite Aid Drug Store.

And you're a short 5-minute drive away from the famed El Paseo Drive where world class restaurants, galleries and shopping abound. The hiking trails are also between a 5 & 10 minute drive. Paradise Found!

Keywords: Bungalow, Cottage, One-Level,

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Heather McDonald (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Heather McDonald

We love sports and the outdoor life. We work hard and play hard, but find time for our circle of friends with whom we share sports & dinner parties. Our families are cherished and we share a love of all animals.

Heather McDonald purchased this condo in 2012

Why Heather McDonald chose California Desert

We've been travelling to the desert for the past 10 years to enjoy the BNP tennis tournament. After looking extensively in La Quinta, Rancho Mirage & Palm Desert, we concluded that Desert Falls was simply ideal for its' amenities and proximity to everything we love to do.

What makes this condo unique

The ultra private back patio with Pond really 'wowed' us! While its nice to socialize at the pool & clubhouse - the serenity of the back patio is second to none. Also, Scott, the Head Tennis Pro is one of the nicest and most accommodating people you'll ever meet and the gym is HUGE, with separate Cardio & weight rooms overlooking the Golf Course.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)
Comfort, Convenience & Privacy - One Level Bungalow Has it All
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews
5

Beautiful place in the middle of nowhere

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful gated community with lots of greenery. The outdoor backspace patio is very nice, close to tennis courts and pool. Very spacious rooms, with very comfy beds. Hope to visit next year.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Darla! We invested in good beds, so glad you noticed! When you're playing sports, you have to have good back support at night:)! Many thanks for your kind words, hope to have you back next year! Heather
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5

very nice

  • 5 of 5

this is a very nice place. Well maintained and trouble free. I enjoyed the back yard patio setting in particular. the water feature is beautiful and relaxing. There isn't a golf course view. The water feature and beautiful back yard face the tennis courts which are screened out by green netting. this didn't bother me at all. Again, this is a lovely home which I recommend without any hesitation!

thanks for letting me stay in your home for the month of February!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review Chris, we love that back patio too, especially the bird song and turtles that go trundling through! Heather
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Vancouver, BC
5

A Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect location for all who want to get away for a long weekend, or longer, with easy access to golf, tennis, hiking and shopping. The condo is well designed and superbly situated for a quiet twosome or foursome, with a comfortable, private patio and close to all amenities, including private swimming pools. Surrounded by good golf courses, including Desert Falls itself, and with a short distance to Ralph's and other stores and restaurants, this is a great place to unwind in comfort and privacy. Highly recommended. Heather, thanks for a great visit!

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words Philip! We love our desert home and glad you do too! See you next time! Heather
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Dublin, Ca.
5

desert getaway

  • 5 of 5

Thank you, Heather, for allowing us to share your paradise on earth. It was everything we could ask for. My early morning coffee and serenity on the patio is still etched on my mind. We would not hesitate to stay there again and would surely recommend it to everyone. God bless!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're delighted you enjoyed our home as much as we do Mike! You're most welcome to come again whenever there is a vacancy:) Heather
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Scottsdale, AZ
4

Great golf, nice amenities & good location

  • 4 of 5

We will return! Perfect for two couples who love to golf. Spent a lot of time on the patio, and enjoyed both pools within a minute walk.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you:)
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5

Peaceful oasis

  • 5 of 5

This condo was a lovely spot to spend a week in Nov. It is located in the original Desert Falls development, thus it has a different layout and much more character than the newer units. Located next to a beautiful pond with green space surrounding the tennis courts and the added bonus of being an end unit, it faces east and is quiet and tranquil out the back doors. The kitchen is stocked with all the staples and more, which is always appreciated. The furnishings are comfy, trendy and the big screen t.v. was fantastic. The best feature of the living room: a natural gas fireplace set in old Mexican stone.

Thank you Heather for the opportunity to spend a week here! Will visit you regularly!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our absolute pleasure Jennifer & Darren! Thank you for your kind comments and please come back anytime our home is vacant! Warmest regards, Heather
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Tennis Club, Fitness & Club House
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Pool & Hot Tub
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Pool & Hot Tub
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First Tee!
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Ralphs Grocery & Rite Aid Drugs
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Bella Vita Italian Restaurant
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Morton's Steak House

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Rates & Availability

Palm Desert Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
May 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
30 night minimum stay
$1,950
 
 
Fall
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
30 night minimum stay
$2,600
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
30 night minimum stay
$3,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 9.0%

Starting in 2015, we will only be accepting 1 month or longer stays. Many thanks! There is a $300 surcharge for more than 1 couple.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Palm Desert Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), King size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • tennis
Notes:
46 ' HDTV in Living Room with PVR & complete Sport Package (Tennis & Golf Channels),32' HDTV in Master BR, 20' HDTV in Guest BR, iPod Dock for Music,Capuccino Maker, Brew Coffee Maker, Toaster, Blender, Microwave in kitchen. Huge air conditioned Fitness Centre includes Pilates & Yoga (depending on the season).

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