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Rodney

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Twin Palms Historic Beauty

19 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

California Desert House Rental Photos and Description

Classic Home with Beautiful Pool - Features 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths and Sleeps 6

Greetings from Palm Springs, CA!

Welcome to the Palm Springs Modern Classic. This 1957 historic and architecturally significant home was meticulously renovated and offers 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and sleeps up to 6 guests for true hospitality. Spread out and make yourself comfortable in 1,600 square feet of classic living space, an ideal accommodation choice for a family or group of close friends looking for the ultimate Palm Springs experience. This quality home is tastefully furnished and a perfect choice for fans of mid century modern design.

In the words of a loyal guest:

"I've rented quite a few houses over the years in Palm Springs - and every one has some disappointment, but not this one. It's the perfect size in the perfect neighborhood. And, it's beautiful! The design and finishes of the house are flawless - you'll want a martini when you walk in the door! And it's comfortable - amazing beds, fantastic pool and kitchen."

Alan B. | Seattle, WA

This home sits on a large corner lot in the peaceful and quiet (and less-windy) neighborhood of Twin Palms, and offers all the elements of mid century modern living - and 21st century amenities, inside and out. The beds are super-comfortable and linens are plush and cozy. The open concept kitchen, dining and living room overlook the fabulous pool deck, which is back-dropped by the 10,000 foot San Jacinto Mountain range - seeming so close you can touch it. The great-room offers abundant light and the indoor/outdoor living environment Palm Springs is known for. The kitchen is well stocked with all the modern amenities needed for today's cooks - and includes Jenn-Air Premier appliances. There is indoor dining for 9, and a 6-top for outdoor dining. The living room includes kick-your-feet-up comfort furnishings, massive stone fireplace, 55" flat-screen HDTV, and complimentary high-speed internet, WiFi and Netflix. Other amenities include:

* Non-smoking and pet-free property

* Pool-side seating and lounging for six+

* Pool rafts and toys for guests use

* Outdoor Dining and Barbecue Grill

* Laundry Room with Full Size Washer & Dryer

* Tempur-Pedic-Comfort Mattresses on all beds

* Master bedroom features California King bed, 46" HDTV,

and en-suite bathroom - with pool access

* Bedroom-2 features a Californian King bed and 40" HDTV

* Bedroom-3 offers 2 twin beds and a 40" HDTV

* Abundant off-street parking

* Pool Heat - optional and recommended Oct - May

($49 per day, $250 week, $0 for month+ guests)

Your home away from home lends itself to a relaxing and fun getaway in the Palm Springs area. Take advantage of the variety of nearby coffee shops and popular restaurants, some within walking distance of the home.

Come relax, work or play and celebrate the moments of your life, all in the beauty and time-less setting of this historic mid century modern gem.

Enjoy~

Rodney

Home Owner

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More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Rodney (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Rodney

Hello,

My family enjoys Palm Springs and all that it has to offer. During a visit back in 2009, we rented a Mid Century Modern home for the first time and that's when our affection for all-things "modernism" began. We admire the simplicity: open carports, clerestory windows, exposed concrete block, breezeways, gable and butterfly roof-lines, and large in-ground pools with mountain views.

Come for a visit and celebrate simple, clean and fun architectural design as a destination - and take in the abundant sunshine, clear blue skies, low humidity, and warm temperatures Palm Springs is known for.

Whether you enjoy the ease and independence of a Vacation Rental where you simply pick your spot and push a button, or you prefer a Vacation Rental where you can interact with the owner in one on one discussions before booking - through post departure, you deserve the very best experience.

I appreciate and offer good, old fashioned customer service - and aim to delight my guests. Lost your way in unfamiliar surroundings? Call me. Unsure about local romantic or family-friendly restaurants? Text me. Forgot your anniversary and need something special right away? Email me, I’m here to help.

Interested in staying with us? Contact us for information about our Historic Beauty in Palm Springs or our beautiful Sunset and Garden Beach Cottages in San Diego.

Enjoy~

Rodney

Home Owner

Rodney purchased this house in 2012

Why Rodney chose California Desert

Suddenly, it's 1957!

This Twin Palms vacation home has carefully recreated the look and feel of its original (William Krisel) design. Originally completed in 1957 by the Alexander Construction Company, this home is known as the "Gable."

Twin Palms is the first mid-century modern neighborhood built by George Alexander's company. Alexander and Architects Dan Palmer and William Krisel are credited with redefining the architectural landscape of Palm Springs residential real estate. Their success initiated the City's first major housing boom in the 50's and forever changed its architectural landscape.

The home renovation team worked closely with Mr. Krisel during the remodel and restoration of this exciting mid century modern home. The team consulted his archives, now at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, attempting to return the home to the look and feel that it had when first completed. The floor plan, a masterpiece of space planning, continues to work beautifully for today's lifestyle.

Enjoy~

What makes this house unique

This Palm Springs Modern Classic was designated historic in January, 2013 (HSPB 85).

We are proud preservationist and happy to open the home for others to enjoy. We are honored to serve as stewards to one of the many "starchitects" found in the Twin Palms neighborhood.

A virtual toast - to partnerships in preservation!

Guestbook comments from the owner

A beautiful vacation! The property itself was lovely. The pool perfect, the kitchen well set up and the beds super comfortable.
Oct 2014
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Reviews

5
based on 19 traveler reviews

Twin Palms Historic Beauty
average rating of 5.0 based on 35 reviews
5

This Place Is Incredible

  • 5 of 5

We spent a very relaxing weekend at this house. It was super clean, well stocked, and amazingly decorated. The mattresses were remarkably comfortable and the neighborhood was whisper quiet. Every night was a great night's sleep. The pool was deep and well positioned, with exceptional mountain views. We liked that Ralph's, Ace, and Koffi were all very close. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Ultimate Palm Springs Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Simply stated, this delightful, Midcentury Modern home epitomizes the Palm Springs getaway experience. The decor is stylish and true to the home's architecture, yet refreshingly inviting and comfortable. I arrived here for a girls' weekend, and we enjoyed the sparkling pool by day, then took the complimentary shuttle (which picks up at the iconic Ace Hotel, which is right around the corner) into downtown for dinner, drinks and nightlife. Everything we needed was at our fingertips--from beach towels to serving trays--and three bedrooms afforded comfortable sleeping arrangements for all. I can't wait to return with my family for a longer getaway! Thanks so much for sharing your lovely home--it is truly a treasure.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL
5

An amazing home that made us at home

  • 5 of 5

We cannot say "thank you" well enough to Rodney and his family for opening their lovely Twin Palms home to travelers like us. For years now, we rent homes in various Palm Springs neighborhoods to fully appreciate desert living and to get a sense of its different neighborhoods. This home was absolutely all it was represented to be and provided us with a week to enjoy morning coffee looking west to the amazing mountains, to relax in the pool, to grill dinner, and review the day around the fire pit. The home has been lovingly decorated with great sensitivity to the Krisel/Alexander vision for these Twin Palm homes. The views from the pool and living room (west) were stunning.

The kitchen provided us with all we needed to cook and enjoy dinners in. The towels and linens were high quality and the beds were amazingly comfortable. The AV/sound system probably could be streamlined...lots of remotes to try to make sense of. We'd encourage the management company to update the information manual which was out of date and required us to contact them for the correct WiFi pass code. We did notice that on lovely cool days there is no ability to get cross ventilation in two of the bedrooms as the windows have a fixed glass panel that does not allow for opening the jalousie windows.

We felt completely at home. We are grateful that Rodney and his family have taken great care to make their home so inviting and comfortable. Again to them, thank you!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This is an amazing home - comfortable, stylist, convenient, fun!

  • 5 of 5

This is our 4th time renting this home. It is a combination of fantastic midcentury design and furnishings with incredible comfort (love the Tempur-Pedic mattresses!). It is very spacious - 3 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (both have large showers and modern fixtures). The kitchen, dining room and living room are open with doors that open to the pool area. It's incredibly private, clean and cool. The neighborhood is beautiful and quiet, and very close to Koffee, The Ace and wonderful hiking. Also, just a walk through the neighborhood is beautiful! If that weren't enough, the owners are some of the nicest, most accommodating people you will meet. We'll definitely be back!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Better than fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

My wife surprised me with a long weekend stay at the Twin Palms Historic Beauty in celebration of our wedding anniversary.

Everything about this stay exceeded our expectations. We travel extensively and use Home Away several times a year. And, that said, this vacation rental was among the best managed, best maintained and best equipped properties we've encountered to date.

Rodney and his team do an amazing job maintaining this historic beauty. It's in a fantastic neighborhood and in one of the most desired locations of Palm Springs. The house itself has been painstakingly restored and furnished with everything you could want or need. We had planned to get out and about but couldn't tear ourselves away from the pool, BBQ, and fire pit. The interior is just as well done..... comfortable furniture throughout, modern and updated bathrooms, fully equipped gourmet kitchen, extra linens. No detail has been overlooked.

We enjoyed every minute look forward to returning ASAP!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Stunning house in impeccable condition. Beautifully appointed. Fantastic master bedroom suite and the mattress is the best I have ever slept on. Kitchen has everything you need including large white serving platters. Plenty of supplies in the house and it was apparent the owner really has tried to supply whatever you might need during your stay. A lemon tree with the biggest, juiciest fruit. Great location and wonderful, quite neighborhood. Thank you Rodney for sharing your house.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Wonderful review, Elaine. Thank you for the kind words and for trusting us with your vacation rental accommodations. We look forward to your return visit.
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Palm Springs International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
King's Highway at ACE Hotel
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Indian Canyons Golf Resort South Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
California 111
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
King's Highway at ACE Hotel
Car: recommended

Chabad of Palm Springs (.66 miles)

425 Avenida Ortega

Palm Springs, CA 92264

760-325-0774

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Rates & Availability

Palm Springs House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer Rates
Jul 5 2016 - Jul 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$295
 
 
Summer Rates
Aug 1 2016 - Sep 1 2016
2 night minimum stay
$275
From
$325
Fri,Sat
 
 
Holiday / Labor Day
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 5 2016
2 night minimum stay
$325
From
$365
Sat,Sun
 
 
Holiday / Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$425
From
$455
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
Holiday / Christmas
Dec 19 2016 - Dec 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
$425
From
$455
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Happy New Year!
Dec 26 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
From
$455
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Winter 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Apr 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
From
$455
Fri,Sat
$2,835
$9,895
 
 
Coachella Weekend 1
Apr 13 2017 - Apr 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$525
From
$755
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$395
From
$425
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning $250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.5%

* Nightly, weekly and monthly stays are welcomed
* Month+ stays (29+ days) are non-taxable
* Month+ guests cover cost of utilities (gas & electric)

* Optional pool heat available @ $49 per day, $250 week (non-taxable)

* Extend Your Stay!
- Get a head start on your vacation - arrive as early as 9:00 AM! ($149)
- Enjoy the sun and pool - extend your stay until 4:00 PM! ($149)
(based on season and availability)

Palm Springs City Cert: 6533

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

California Desert House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master (ensuite) - toilet , shower , Double sink vanity, spacious shower, and outside/pool access
    Hallway - toilet , shower , Walnut period cabinetry, oversized shower, and sky light.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king , Tempurpedic mattress; 46' HDTV; Blu Ray DVD
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Tempurpedic mattress; 40' HDTV; Blu Ray DVD
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Tempurpedic mattress; 40' HDTV; Blu Ray DVD
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Walk to nearby shops and restaurants.

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