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Speaks: english

Gorgeous Mid-Century Oasis. Special pricing for Summer mid-week bookings!

57 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Palm Springs House Rental Photos and Description

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

Your mid-century oasis awaits you! Please inquire for Special Mid-Week Pricing Specials.

Relax and luxuriate in this beautiful desert get-away in historic and mid-century modern Racquet Club Estates. Whether floating in the salt water pool, watching San Jacinto Mountain ignite in a spectacular sunrise, cooking on the built-in gas barbecue island, conversing around the fire pit, or reading under one of the large mesquite trees, you will forget about your worries of day-to-day life. A 6-person spa was added for your ultimate pleasure.

This 1,750 square foot historic 'Alexander' home has been expanded from its original 1959 (1,220 sq/ft) size and offers a large flowing master suite with a cozy reading nook, large walk-thru closet, private bath, and doors to different outdoor living spaces.

The living room boasts 10 foot ceilings with upper windows gazing up to the majestic peaks of San Jacinto. A large glass dining table offers comfortable seating for eight. You'll agree that this great-room expansion is truly 'great'!

The private 10,000 sq/ft grounds offer a rich composition of lush lawns and desert-scape and a back yard that is walled for ultimate privacy. Illumination in the evening by soft landscape lighting creates a glowing backdrop for sublime evening enjoyment in any of the three remarkable outdoor seating areas, including an outdoor dining set that has seating for up to 6. The fire pit table will warm your family and friends on chilly desert night.

The entire home has been freshly painted and newly appointed and optimized for your pleasure with a well stocked kitchen, new appliances (including front-loading washer and dryer), new living room and bedroom furniture, and new mattresses and linens: including 600 thread count sheets and down comforters on every bed (1 King, 2 Queens).

In the living room you'll find a 5.1 surround sound system that connects a Bluray/DVD player, Apple TV, cable box (with about 20 free movie channels - all the HBO, Cinamax and Showtime channels), and Internet services (Netflix, Hulu, Internet Radio) to a huge 55' LCD TV.

You can also retreat to the master bedroom which boasts its own 32' flatscreen with cable box (with all premium channels) in a rich armoire. The other two bedrooms also have 32' and 22' LCD TVs with cable for your entertainment pleasure.

(Note - the VRBO instant quote feature is not totally correct. Please contact owner for an accurte quote)

Keywords: Expanded, newly furnished. heated pool, spa mountain views, fire pit, A/C, swamp cooler, shade trees, privacy, large floor plan. outdoor kitchen, outdoor entertaining.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Mark (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Mark

Being someone who loves his vacation time, I am dedicated to being a terrific property manager. I want your vacation to be memorable for all the right reasons.

VRBO guests are terrific to work with because they fully appreciate the benefits of a vacation home rental for privacy, comfort, and convenience that only a well organized property can offer.

Palm Springs is an amazing place and I am thrilled when visitors select it as their vacation destination. The pace is laidback and the people are friendly. I spend as much time in the area as I can.

Mark purchased this house in 2012

Why Mark chose Palm Springs

I created this vacation house to be everything that I would want when I am on vacation: great outdoor livin' and grillin', cozy great room, and a modern entertainment center for movie nights or for just being lazy in the afternoon. I looked at a lot of properties before selecting this one.

I was sold on Racquet Club Estates because it is an amazing neighborhood. The houses are special, and so are the neighbors. The nights are dark and quiet and the outline of the San Jacinto mountains against dusk sky is just beautiful. Watching the last tram inch down the mountain side is a regular reminder of the adventures that await you each day in Coachella Valley.

Another benefit of Racquet Club Estates is that is located the 2nd major intersection after coming into town. After a long drive to the desert, its great that the minute you hit town, you're there! And downtown is just another couple of miles further down the road. Dining and shopping could hardly be more convenient.

What makes this house unique

Freshly painted, newly furnished, and sparking clean, this great vacation property also offers you a huge backyard for entertaining. You love the large grassy area shaded by a wonderful tree. Talk about relaxing: just pull a chair out under the tree and gaze at the mountains while enjoying the cool shade mixed with a warm breeze. The patio area is made of pavers, which is so much more comfortable and inviting than cement. The huge saltwater pool is deep and cool for those hot summer days. An added bonus is that the pool is shaded in the late afternoon.

When the mid-day sun is too hot for you, head inside where interior is cozy and open. While the Racquet Club Estates properties were built with 1.225 sq/ft, my property has been expanded to about 1,750 sq/ft. The master bedroom is large and provides a great escape from the summer sun. Sit in the reading nook and mediate while looking at the mountains, reading a book, or just napping. Treat yourself. You've earned it.

There are two separate setting areas in the expansive great room, and a large dining area, with seating for 8. Rearrange the seating a little and you can easily seat everyone in your party around the 55 inch flat screen TV Bring your Ipod/Ipad and connect to AppleTV, or watch the pay/premium channels offered by HBO, Showtime, and Cinamax. There are a bunch of them and they are all included. The bluray player and internet media (such as netflix) rounds out the entertainment options.

Congratulations on selecting Palm Springs as your vacation destination. You will have a terrific time. And if my property matches your vacation requirements, I will do my best to make your stay is one to remember.


based on 57 traveler reviews

Gorgeous Mid-Century Oasis. Special pricing for Summer mid-week bookings!
average rating of 5.0 based on 57 reviews

Nice place to get away

  • 5 of 5

We loved the fact that the place was so close to downtown. The pool and gas grill allowed us to stay in on a hot Saturday.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, private, spacious, comfortable & close to everything.

  • 5 of 5

This property was to close to anything you might need and close to fun. Area restaurants are fabulous. Most of all the home is really clean, well, cared for, the backyard pool, outdoor kitchen and Jacuzzi are wonderful, and very private. So many wonderful outdoor seating options for different times of day and different levels of sun made it a true oasis. Would definitely stay there again. Owner was very responsive when we had a question.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Palm Springs retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed staying at Mark's house in Palm Springs! It was so close to both downtown and the airport, the convenience was great. The house was comfortable, clean and spacious.....I wish we had been staying longer! The back yard was a retreat all on its own.....we enjoyed the pool and the hot tub, though never got a chance to try out the outdoor kitchen. I would whole-heartedly recommend a rental in Mark's Palm Springs home.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

We were lucky to have found this wonderful home for our quick Easter weekend getaway. The house is clean and friendly, we all felt at home right away. The kitchen is fully stocked, and so are both bathrooms. The backyard has everything you need for a perfect vacation: lounge chairs for everyone, outside grill, dining table with comfortable rocking chairs, and we loved to sit at the table with the built-in fire-pit at night. Mark is a great host, he responds to questions right away. Great experience overall!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Stay

  • 5 of 5

This property has everything needed for a great holiday.Mark has done everything needed to let you get the most out of your holiday.

The pool was fantastic and the property is near to everything needed.

The description is absolutely correct, clean and well maintained with the gardener and pool attendants keeping the place ship shape.

We travelled from Scotland to this property and when back in the USA we would certainly try to book this property again.

We had a great time and the property was everything we expected.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise perfected in Palm Springs!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this property in Palm Springs! This was our 5th year of gathering in Palm Springs for a sister's getaway and it was definitely the best home we have rented. We especially enjoyed the pool and spa and the lovely backyard oasis. We enjoyed coffee and fruit each morning in the backyard, afternoons by the pool, and in the evenings we split our time between the hot tub and fire pit table. The indoor living space was equally nice and really laid out well. The location of the property is so close to downtown PS and many local favorites. The owner was very responsive and welcoming too. We will definitely be coming back!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Rates & Availability

Palm Springs House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2016
Jul 5 2016 - Sep 1 2016
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 4 2016
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Fall 2016
Sep 5 2016 - Dec 21 2016
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Christmas 2016
Dec 22 2016 - Dec 25 2016
4 night minimum stay
Jan 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Jan 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
High 2016
Feb 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

Please note-The VRBO site cannot always correctly quote rates! Please ask for a detailed quote if you are interested in a accurate quote. Also, their payment terms are not quoted accurately either. Full payment is due within 30-days of stay, and if time permits, I allow for two payments, 30-days apart after a $250 deposit.
The VRBO *Monthly* Quoted Rates do not show the refundable Utility Deposit of $1000.00 applied against actual usage.
Pool heating is $45/day except during warmer months, when a lower amount will be quoted.

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Palm Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Master suite with reading nook and separate patio, three outdoor seating areas, outdoor kitchen island, shade trees, paver patio, swamp cooler, surround sound system, apple tv, blu-ray, 55 in flat screen tv, 600 thread count sheets, privacy

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