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

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bath, completely remodeled

The City of Palm Springs ID #1099

City of Palm Springs, Permit # 49560000-20016038

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.

More Details

Owner
Zach
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

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 Palm Springs

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.

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.

Amenities

Twin Palms House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
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:
  • 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

Reviews

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5

Great long weekend in Palm Springs

  • 5 of 5

Great place for a family reunion. Comfortable and plenty of room for a family of 8. Excellent location.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bend, OR
5

Magical

  • 5 of 5

It's a beautiful yet also very comfortable home. It's in a perfect location. Quiet yet close to downtown. Zach was available at any time for questions. The pool is lovely. We chose not to heat the pool and it was delightful. The kitchen is very well stocked. We were able to cook and barbecue with ease

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

True mid-century experience

  • 4 of 5

What a treat to stay in this house! An Alexander house from the mid 50's in one of the oldest neighborhoods in Palm Springs. The neighborhood is amazing and the house is tastefully updated without being overdone. Plenty of room for the 5 of us, all the essentials, comfy beds and killer AC. I loved the yard with its small grass area and orange tree. And a butterfly roof! If I had one suggestion- more towels- beach, bigger towels for outside. Thanks and can't wait to come back next year. Amy and Dave

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bullhead City
4

Nice place

  • 4 of 5

My friends and myself enjoyed our stay at this home. Just a few things I think need to be addressed. The security system to enter needs to be simplified. With the high windows in this home and the way the sun rises and sets the bedrooms are very warm in the afternoons. Ceiling fans through out the house would really help or maybe some solar screens. There are plenty of bath towels but not enough hand towels or washcloths for the amount of people that the home can accommodate. Nice neighborhood and centrally located.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. This guest stayed at the house in the middle of the summer. Fortunately, the AC system cools the house quite nicely even during 110+ degree heat. We have had many guests all summer that have not raised this issue. That said, we are going to see about adding ceiling fans for next summer as that could add additional benefit and we are constantly looking for ways to upgrade the house and the guests' experience. We keep extra swim towels in the hallway closet.
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5

Great place , Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay with 6 guys on a bachelor party! Everybody was comfortable. Due to seasonality lots of bugs. But was quick to have pool cleaners there!

Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was wonderful and the house, guest house, pool and back yard was beautiful. The front door lock is a bit confusing. Other than that not one complaint.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

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

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.