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Mid-Century Studio Oasis

Bedrooms Studio
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Studio, + Convertible Bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-3)

This unique studio is located in the historic Racquet Club Garden Villas which was designed by the famed mid-century architect, William F. Cody. This is the place where the most famous of the film stars and celebrities gathered while in Palm Springs. This lovely 500 square foot condo was completely re- done from floor to ceiling with all new appliances and furnishing in August of 2012. It is in a gated community of 37 units and is located just minutes from the airport and downtown Palm Springs with it excellent restaurants and trendy shops.

It can sleep up to four. In the large living room there is a queen size Murphy bed that folds into the wall when not in use and in addition there is a comfortable new L shaped Sofa that makes into a double bed. All linens are provided.

This unit is unique in that it has a built in wood burning fireplace.

Experience the unique art of famed Adam Stone.

The post and beam architecture with the floor to ceiling glass walls are William F. Cody signature look which breaks the distinction between indoors and outdoors and makes the unit appear much larger.

The grounds designed by Phil Shipley are beautiful with trees everywhere, gardens and a soothing a wandering stream. The view of the San Jacinto Mountains is spectacular and the extra-large swimming pool and spa are very special.

It has a new full size stainless steel kitchen, complete with dishes, utensils, pots & pans, bowls, icemaker and an outdoor BBQ for your cooking and meal preparation convenience. There is also a private washer and dryer for your convenience.

City ID# 2105 TOT Permit# PS 4772

There is a new flat screen TV and WiFi Internet.

More Details

Wayne Headrick
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2017

About Wayne Headrick

My wife and I who have been married for 44 years live in Palm Springs. Until we retired five years ago, we owned a fine art printing studio and a 10,000 sq. ft. art gallery in Palos Verdes, California. As you can see from the photos the unit is extensively decorated with the works of several well know artists. Before starting the printing studio and the art gallery, we lived in Europe and India for many years. I am an American and my wife is German born. She speaks German, English and French.

We manage the units ourselves and look forward to meeting and greeting you.

Wayne Headrick purchased this studio in 2012

Why Wayne Headrick chose California Desert

For many years we lived at the beach and bought a unit in the Garden Villas to come on the weekends when the weather was not so nice on the coast. We grew to love the desert and retired here five years ago.

What makes this studio unique

In our opinion the Garden Villas of the Racquet Club is the most unique and beautiful place in all of the desert. In the Garden Villas there are only 37 units. It is a gated community and this historical place has magnificent grounds, an extra large pool with a fountain and a spa.


Palm Springs Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1) Murphy Bed, Double Beds (1) Sofa that makes into a Double Bed, Murphy Beds (1) Queen Size
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

Mid-Century Studio Oasis
average rating of 4.8 based on 30 reviews
Menomonee Falls, WI

a great studio unit owned by great people

  • 5 of 5

An excellent VRBO for my wife and I, had all the amenities with a great location for any activity. The unit was extremely clean and provided us with everything for cooking, relaxing, swimming, outdoor cooking, and a great alternative to a hotel. We wish we could have stayed longer, but certainly would return to this unit in Palm Springs. Very close to hiking, biking, shopping, restaurants, and any tourist attraction. The owners are great with a warm welcome and always available for questions or issues. Don't pass this up.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego

All we could have hoped for and more

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed in many of these VRBO units over the years and this is easily one of the best. The location is quiet and extremely convenient, and the place is very light, bright, and beautiful. The pool area/hot tub were great, and the owners could not have been more accomodating. The studio feels very spacious and the Murphy bed is truly comfortable . We did several great hikes and the whitewater preserve was our favorite. If only we could have stayed longer!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Stay, Good Communication

  • 4 of 5

Thank you Wayne and Herta for welcoming us to your property. Your home has all the amenities needed for a week long visit. Comfortable for 2 people. Really appreciate that a washer/dryer was available, although we didn't need to use it. Quiet location and within 20 mins of nearby towns and attractions. Highlight was the lovely pool area. We would return again.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Studio City, CA

Beautiful tranquil mid century condo property , unique, quiet, amazing pool area

  • 5 of 5

We had two units side by side (same owner) - great for myself and friends - both units with well equipped modern kitchens. Amazing views of the mountains. Very clean spaces with classic mid century features of flat roof and lots of glass walls - blending the outside with the inside.

VERY quiet property. Amazing pool area - whenever we stay here there is never anyone at pool or very few which is appealing.

Entire property is historical designated property - Classic mid century architecture, beautiful units, charming landscaping...

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA

A very pleasant and relaxing stay.

  • 5 of 5

My architect husband especially appreciated the historic and well-planned Racquet Club buildings and grounds. We had everything we needed and enjoyed the peaceful setting and very swimmable pool surrounded by beautiful greenery and the sound of splashing water.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful guests. Welcome back anytime!
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Portland, OR

The studio is a charming, clean and comfortable space.

  • 5 of 5

The listing and photos for this studio are very accurate. All of the accommodations and amenities provided made for a delightful stay. The Murphy bed is very comfortable. The owners are wonderful. They replied quickly to all of my questions. I definitely recommend this property and hope I can return.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Unit is located in the historic Garden Villas of the Racquet Club. There are 37 units in the complex which is very spacious and covered in beautiful trees, gardens, pools, streams and a very large and unique swimming pool with a fountain.


Rates & Availability

Palm Springs Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2017
Oct 1 2016 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
Oct 1 2017 - May 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

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

If traveler stays more than 28 days there is no City Occupancy Tax. Therefore, traveler can deduct that amount for price quotations 28 days or over.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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