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Mid-Century Modern Beauty in the Heart of Palm Springs

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6-8)

***Pricing includes Pool Heat in Shoulder Season and Winter Months***9-30 to 4-30***

Newly renovated Mid-Century Modern Palm Springs vacation home. Built by Alexander Construction Company in 1956, this home maintains its classic feel with modern updates throughout. Conveniently located in the iconic Movie Colony East neighborhood, this home is close to the dining, shopping and nightlife of downtown Palm Springs while still being tucked away to allow for peaceful evenings and quiet mornings.

The private master suite has a California King bed, with a 32” flat screen T.V. There is also an adjacent sitting room with fold out couch; with linens; perfect for drop-in guests. The master en suite bathroom boasts a large walk in shower, dual vanity sinks, and access to the salt water pool/spa.

The other two bedrooms have queen beds. All three bedrooms have luxury linens; including cozy down comforters; generous closets, fans, and alarm clocks. Along with all of these amenities, each room also has sliders with access to the private pool and spa and picturesque views of the beautiful San Jacinto mountains.

The second bathroom is located between the two queen bedrooms, and includes a shower and a relaxing jetted tub.

In the kitchen you will find everything you need to prepare a gourmet meal or mix up a cool cocktail. All of the stainless steel GE Profile appliances are new and include, fridge with filtered water and ice, 4 burner gas range, microwave, and dishwasher. There is even a 30 bottle wine fridge to keep all of your reds and whites at the perfect temperature.

The comfortable living area is open to the kitchen and dining area. Relax on the sofa and enjoy your favorite show on the 50” flat screen television. There is also a blu-ray player and several DVD’s, including several 50’s classics. Patio doors from the living room open to an expansive patio. Outside entertaining and alfresco dining are easy with a stainless steel gas grill and seating for six. After dinner enjoy the cool desert evening relaxing next to the two in-ground gas fire pits in our quiet and peaceful neighborhood.

The private and fully fenced backyard, features a heated salt water swimming pool and huge jetted spa. Escape the afternoon heat and relax under the umbrella in the pools tanning deck. With shade from the palm trees, this is the perfect place to enjoy a good book or kick back with a cocktail.

All furnishings throughout the home were carefully chosen to be comfortable and practical yet reminiscent of the time.

Other modern amenities include washer and dryer, cable television, and WiFi throughout.

This is also a green 'Eco-friendly' house which features solar and LED lighting throughout. As well as many other environmentally friendly additions.

We hope you enjoy our mid-century Alexander home during your stay as much as we do. Please feel free to contact us with any questions about the home or the wonderful town of Palm Springs.

The City of Palm Springs ID# 2032

More Details

Nick Holm
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Nick Holm

We grew up in the same small town in rural Northeast Iowa. When we are not working, we enjoy anything outdoors, including, camping, boating, and hiking. Traveling has always been our passion, particularly the west coast. We fell in love with California the first time we visited. We especially loved the warm climate of Palm Springs. We also really fell in love with the architecture of the homes there and the rich history of this great town.

Nick Holm purchased this house in 2012

Why Nick Holm chose Ruth Hardy Park

We really enjoy the mid-century styling and history of these homes in Palm Springs. When we began looking at homes there that was our primary focus. We found this property and fell in love with its location. It's within close walking distance of downtown but is very quiet and relaxing at night and in the morning. It made for the perfect desert retreat for us.

What makes this house unique

We really loved the architecture of this house and the spectacular mountain views that it offers both from the patio area and also from the pool and spa. It was everything we wanted in a mid-century house in Palm Springs.


Ruth Hardy Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Maximum adult occupancy is 6. If traveling with children 12 and under up to 8 are allowed.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Dual Sinks and Mirrors
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , jetted tub
  • Both bathrooms include small bottles of Shampoo, Conditioner and Lotion
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , California King Bed
    Guest Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Guest Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Sitting Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1) California King Bed in Master Suite, Queen size Beds (2) 2 other Poolside bedrooms both have Queen Beds, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Fold down sofa in sitting room for master suite. The additional 2 people over the 6 must be 16 years of age or younger.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Mid-Century Modern Beauty in the Heart of Palm Springs
average rating of 4.7288136 based on 59 reviews

Cool Mid-Century Modern Home with Sparkling Pool

  • 5 of 5

This home was everything we needed for a couples getaway. Six of us, all twenty-somethings, stayed in the house for two nights and loved every minute of it. It was the perfect size for our group. The pool was awesome and provided a nice shade during the hot sun. Loved having the grill too, and there was plenty of seating for all of us inside and out. Nick was responsive to our requests/questions and was awesome to work with. The only downfall was the jacuzzi heat - the new system wasn't allowing the spa to heat up. Luckily, it was so hot out that it didn't bother us too much--I think he is fixing it soon anyway :) Two thumbs up, would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ideal Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time I've rented Nick's house and it was every bit as great as I remembered it. You can't find better value for the money. This house has it all: amenities (great pool, spa, fully stocked kitchen, washer/dryer), location, and tranquility with an unobstructed view of the mountain. Perfect!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, BC

Great property!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed as a family at this property and found it to be a great vacation home. Beds and showers were comfortable and the kitchen was well-stocked with super efficient washer and dryer.

Aside from a few communication issues with the Owner that were eventually resolved and minor annoyances like the lack of sufficient toilet paper (2 rolls for 7 people for 3 nights), the place was wonderful.

Well laid-out and equipped for a family to come enjoy all that Palm Springs has to offer. The hot tub was especially nice on a cold desert night.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Property with and Great Location in PS

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed at this property a few times and it's always excellent. Would highly recommend it to anyone traveling to Palm Springs. It has an excellent location in town and is close to downtown.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Pool and Jacuzzi

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for cooling off on hot summer days, and relaxing into the evenings

Very quiet neighborhood- don't stay here if you want to make lots of noise the city ordinance is very strict

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Novato, California


  • 5 of 5

This is a sweet, stylish house in a nice neighborhood. It is very well equipped and yet not cluttered. We had record temperatures for the time of year and so the pool was great. We had a very relaxing visit and hope to return.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Nearest Airport
2.25 Miles
Palm Springs International
Nearest Barpub
0.75 Miles
Many within walking distance
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
100+ Golf Courses
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4.5 Miles
Highway 10
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many within walking distance
Nearest Ski
88 Miles
Big Bear Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
110 Miles
Newport Beach
Car: recommended




Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $185 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.5%

***Send me an Email Inquiry for exact Rental Pricing***
Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.

Prices include pool heat in the winter months(Prime Season) and Shoulder Season. If you would like the pool heated in the summer(Off Season) please inquire.

Early check-in or late check-out will incur a $100 fee

Rate will be different on special event weekends. Please inquire

The City of Palm Springs ID# 2032

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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