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Zach

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Iconic Mid-Century Home: Private pool and yard, ideal location, mountain views

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Overview

Palm Springs House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom, 2 bath, completely remodeled

Experience the magic of Palm Springs in this newly renovated mid-century modern private home.

Enjoy the private saltwater pool and mountain views from the spacious and serene backyard.

Delight in the unique mid-century modern architecture by famed architects Palmer & Krisel (for the Alexander Construction Company), with its rare soaring 'butterfly' roofline, mountain views from each bedroom, open floor plan, spacious living room, bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen and recent period-appropriate renovations, including glistening terrazzo floors and quartz countertops throughout and fully renovated kitchen and bathrooms.

Stroll the quiet neighborhood -- home to other mid-century homes designed by famed architects Palmer & Krisel -- or walk to local restaurants, coffee houses and shops, including Ace Hotel, Kings Highway, Elmers and Koffi.

Whether your Palm Springs getaway includes rest and relaxation, sightseeing, a special event or an extended escape from colder climates, this historic Palmer & Krisel home allows you to do it all in comfort and style, without breaking the bank.

Perfect for families, couples, retirees and groups looking to enjoy all that Palm Springs has to offer year-round.

Additional Property Details:

Sleeping: 1 California King; 1 Queen; 2 Twins. Premium pillow top mattresses and designer bedding.

Additional features: mountain views from every bedroom and 42 inch LCD TVs in king and queen room; pool views from living room, dining room and kitchen; fireplace with fire glass; spacious living area with 11 by 11 foot sofa and 47 inch LCD TV; open and spacious kitchen with new appliances; expanded bathrooms with sky lights above each shower and Kohler sinks/bathtub and Grohe fixtures; gas BBQ; outdoor dining table; and lounge chairs for 6

Amenities: complimentary Internet w/ ethernet wire or wifi; ample parking; hotel-style toiletries and linens(shampoo / conditioner / soap / lotion / bedding / bath, hand and pool towels and wash cloths)

4 night minimum. Call for exceptions.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Zach (Owner)
Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

About Zach

Our family has been vacationing in Palm Springs for four generations. There is something special about Palm Springs that continues to enchant us. Hugging the mountain on Highway 111 as we cruise into town melts our stress away and our first glimpse of the iconic mid-century modern architecture transports us to another time.

We got married in Palm Springs at the Viceroy in 2008. Since then, we have dreamed of opening a boutique hotel in Palm Springs. In early 2012, we stumbled upon this original mid-century modern Alexander butterfly roof home with its original footprint still in tact. We decided to fulfill our dream of owning a boutique hotel by carefully renovating and designing this house to provide guests with a hotel-like experience in a private home. We spent the next year carefully restoring it to its original splendor (with modern upgrades).

We are excited to offer this special property to our guests, and we hope our guests will treasure this house as much as we do.

Zach purchased this house in 2012

Why Zach chose California Desert

This house provides the quintessential Palm Springs experience: mid-century modern architecture; private pool and yard with citrus trees; mountain views; walking distance to restaurants, coffee shops, bars and more; stylish new furnishings and decor; in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Palm Springs.

What makes this house unique

This property is truly unique because of its rare butterfly roofline, its modern, yet period-appropriate upgrades, its historical significance, its large backyard, and its orientation towards the mountain, resulting in mountain views from all bedrooms and the backyard.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)
Iconic Mid-Century Home: Private pool and yard, ideal location, mountain views
average rating of 4.7027025 based on 37 reviews
Chino Hills, CA
5

Great family getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed our time in Palm Springs and the kids had a great time at the house by the pool keeping cool. We had plenty of space and the house came well equipped.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Lovely house in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house with great facilities. Rental was very easy to arrange and the owner answered any questions very quickly. Separate casita meant we had ample space for four adults & two older kids. A fabulous rental that I would fully recommend.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Needs a good clean!

  • 3 of 5

We stayed at this rental property in late January, beautiful location and great neighborhood .

The house could have been cleaner, the high windows and patio doors were so dirty you could’n see through them, I cleaned the patio doors. The men had to take the Bar B Q apart and clean it before we cooked on it as it was filthy, my husband also had to take the vacuum apart as it was plugged solid and could not be used.

The kitchen was stocked fairly well, though 2 small frying pans, one well used, really is hard to cook for

7 or 8 people. The stove had to be cleaned as well.

The Pool was beautiful, the kids had a great time, though we did think the lawn matinance should come AFTER the pool cleaner, for obvious reasons.

The Casita was a nice area to spend time away from the rest of the group, but does need a little TLC , the fan in the bathroom did not work, toilit paper roll kept falling off the wall, and it would have been nice to have a closet rod, in the closet, not just boxes, so you couldn’t use it. The screen door on the Casita also didn’t work.

All in all, we thought the house really needed a good cleaning and a little TLC, yes I guess we should have phoned the owners, but I really feel that we should not have to take time out of our holiday dealing with issues that should be addressed every time renters leave the residence.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: While we appreciate the feedback we are disappointed that the guest did not contact at all during their stay to the extent they needed help with anything. We would have liked the opportunity to address any concerns they had as we have a cleaning person available every day to assist with any complaints (although a complaint would be unusual). We have a professional cleaner who cleans the property after each stay. In addition, we are continuously doing deep cleanings on the property which includes buffing and waxing the terrazzo floors, professional carpet cleaners and window cleaners. We inspected the property after this guest left and the windows were clean. Nevertheless, we keep a tight cleaning and deep cleaning schedule to make sure the house stays in great shape despite the harsh desert climate.
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5

Amazing property!

  • 5 of 5

I rented this house for my wedding week, and I stayed here with my fiancé (now husband!) and some bridesmaids. This property exceeded my expectations and was the perfect place for me and my friends to hang out and get ready for the wedding. The house looks just like the pictures and is even more luxurious and comfortable in person. The backyard is totally private and the pool is beautiful, clean, and warm. We paid the extra fee for it to be heated and it was so worth it. It was a comfortable temperature for the entire duration of our stay so we could enjoy the pool during the days and even a few times after dark. The fire feature was a cozy hang out spot and easy to use.

The kitchen was fully stocked. We used the grill to make dinner one night, and found it easy to use. They have all the tools and spices you need to prepare a meal and tons of serving platters and dishes. There's a dishwasher and garbage disposal, which made it easy to clean up. The bathrooms were really nice, with newly renovated showers and fixtures. There are tons of beach towels on site, but we ran out of bath towels and had to wash them, but there is a washer and dryer on site so it was an easy fix.

The rooms and beds were really comfortable. Most rooms had TVs with cable. The living room and master bedroom have a high vaulted ceiling, so it felt really spacious. The closet in the master bedroom was amazing, lots of room to unpack.

The location was great, very close to the Ace Hotel which has a cool pool, spa, and bar. There is also a Koffi only 2 blocks away where you can walk to get coffee in the morning, and also a great mexican restaurant within walking distance, El Mirasol. The house is located in a very nice neighborhood in Southern Palm Springs.

It really felt like the owner's thought of everything and take pride in maintaining the property for the comfort of their guests. We had a relaxing and easy stay and I'd definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Can't wait to return!

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely time at this home. We had fresh grapefruit and lemons off the tree in the backyard everyday. In the evenings we gathered around the fire pit and enjoyed the pool. We had 8 adults staying at the home and additional guests visiting and there was plenty of seating space for everyone to be comfortable. The neighborhood was fantastic; great architecture, quiet, well kept and within walking distance of night life.

We did have to have housekeeping come when we first arrived but they were there within an hour and addressed problem areas.

Great house, Great stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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5

We can't wait to come back!!

  • 5 of 5

We simply cannot recommend this place enough!

Location is superb, the home is clean and spacious, the pool is fantastic, the yard & gas fire pit are perfect & the neighborhood is quiet & peaceful.

We paid the extra small amount of money to have the pool heated while we were there during Christmas break and we highly recommend that or it would have been too chilly for swimming.

The outside casita was the perfect escape for my husband and me at night when our teens were up late watching Netflix. We loved walking thru the neighborhoods and looking at the cool, mid-century modern homes. We are convinced that we want to retire to Palm Springs when the time comes.

The owner was easy to work with and responded to our inquiries quickly and pleasantly. We will stay here again...and again!

A few of our favorite activities:

*Walking to Koffi coffee shop-only a brief 3-5 min walk-for morning coffee and yummy pastries. *Going to the Living Desert & Zoo where the kids (13 & 15) rode a camel for $5!:-)

*Driving to Joshua Tree Nat'l Park (an hour drive) where we climbed and scurried up and around and over the giant granite rocks.

*Relaxing by the pool & chilling out at this wonderful house!

Thanks so much! Can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
3.5 Miles
Palm Springs
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Ace Hotel
Nearest Golf
1.6 Miles
Indian Canyons Golf Resort
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
King's Highway
Car: recommended

This property is located in the highly sought after neighborhood, Twin Palms, in South Palm Springs. Twin Palms is home to the former Frank Sinatra estate and dozens of other mid-century modern homes designed by famed architects Palmer & Krisel for the Alexander Construction Company in the late 1950s (these homes are referred to as the 'Alexanders'). The neighborhood of Twin Palms is quiet and peaceful. However, restaurants, bars and coffee shops, including the Ace Hotel (which has a day spa and various evening entertainment), Kings Highway, Koffi and Elmers, are walking distance. The Smoke Tree Village Shopping Center, which has a grocery store and additional restaurants, is less than one mile away.

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Rates & Availability

Palm Springs House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
June-October
Jun 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$350
$2,200
$5,500
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 4 2016
3 night minimum stay
$1,200
Flat fee
 
 
November-December
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$350
$2,200
$5,500
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
$2,000
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
$1,500
Flat fee
 
 
New Years Eve
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,500
Flat fee
 
 
January-May
Jan 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$450
$2,850
$8,000
 
 
Coachella 1
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$3,000
Flat fee
 
 
Coachella 2
Apr 21 2017 - Apr 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$3,000
Flat fee
 
 
June-September
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$375
$2,300
$6,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$450
$2,800
$7,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $210 + Tax
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.5%

$59/Day to heat pool or $250/week.
$50 fee for all late check ins or late check outs (only when available)

Rates subject to change. Holiday and event pricing may apply.

Cancellation: Refunds are available (minus credit card processing fees if cancelled 60 days in advance). For reservations canceled less than 60 days prior to scheduled arrival, no refunds if the home is not re-rented for reserved period. If home is re-rented for cancelled dates, all monies will be refunded less the greater of the credit card processing fees or the cancellation fee and the difference in rental value.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Palm Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Casita Bathroom - toilet , shower , Casita Bathroom.
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Spa like shower with rain shower head and pebble floor.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , skylight above tub/shower. Mid century modern.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , 42 inch LCD TV and the most comfortable bed ever.
    Queen Bedroom - 1 queen , Nicely appointed queen size bed with 42 inch LCD TV.
    Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 2 twin beds
    Casita - 1 king , Very large ensuite, king bed, 42 inch tv, refrigerator.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

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