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Mid-Century Hollywood Glamour!!! 2 Bathrooms/Walk to town/King bed

Old Las Palmas (Palm Springs, CA, USA)
  • Condo900 sqft
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps2
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay30 nights

Mid-Century Modernism Tour condo for 2017! Newly renovated I Bedroom/2 Bath.

This mid-century modern one bedroom/ 2 bathroom condo meets Hollywood Regency in the most desired Palm Springs neighborhood, Las Palmas. Recently awarded Palm Springs Historic Designation and on tour for Modernism Week. Secured property with ground floor entrance, like arriving at a home. This boutique complex has 9 units, each surround the refreshing pool and lanai area with fabulous views of the looming mountains and swaying palms. This very hip and newly remodeled condo was detailed with gorgeous wood floors for clean, easy living and comfort. Arrive Hotel is just half a block up street for free use of heated pool, hot tubs. Fire pits, restaurants, bar, coffee shop and ice-cream parlor are also available. The large one bedroom with Kingvaize bed, features a master bathroom with the original mid-century vanity and large walk in, step-down shower. There is a comfortable and private outdoor lounging area with 78 foot long patio to front of the condo where you can dine with a mountain view. There is a second full guest bathroom. The remodeled kitchen has floor to ceiling window views to the courtyard. New high end appliances, new white counter tops with Carrera marble back splash, completes this modern upscale kitchen. Kitchen includes a breakfast bar or set up as your office space. There is a wet-bar for entertaining.

This bright modern glamorous unit has sliding glass doors that open from 2 areas in the living/dining room, with view of the pool and mountains. Free basic cable and Wi-Fi included. This spacious living space of 900 sq. ft. feels very open and fresh. The indoor and outdoor living space offers conversational seating areas defining a lifestyle of elegant informality.

Gorgeous dining room chandelier casts a warm evening glow throughout the unit so you feel like you are living in ultimate comfort and luxury. The unit is lovingly appointed with only the best modern furnishings. There is a white leather couch with side chair and ottoman and spacious thoughtful placement of furniture for easy walking access to outdoor patios. Sit back and read as you gaze at the mountain tops or lounge and watch TV. As dusk approaches, watch the sun set behind the San Jacinto Mountains. Enjoy the night sky filled with stars and dine outdoors to the sound of a breeze in the palm trees. Walk to town.

Heated Pool and spa with fire pits are available free to my guests at Arrive Hotel which is 1/2 block away. Great local Brew House across the road.


Cathy Geddes

Member Since 2008
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Calendar last updated:
Mar 05, 2018
About Cathy Geddes

Originally from Toronto, I moved to San Diego 18-years ago, but always loved Palm Springs as my winter get-a-way. I have created this newly remodeled condo as a reflection of my experience of Palm Springs including features that will take you back into the old Hollywood star experience of glitz and glam. I know you will enjoy your long term stay at my property.

Cathy Geddes purchased this Condo in 2013

Why Cathy Geddes chose Old Las Palmas

We chose this property for the iconic interior courtyard with old Palm Springs charm and spectacular surrounding mountain views. Spacious 1 bedroom with Master Bath and a 2nd full bathroom for guests. This is a very quiet and small complex with only 9 units surrounded by the outdoor pool and lanai area for lounging. Very private property with secure Mid-Century classic Hollywood style doors that greet your arrival to the most spectacular mountain view setting. Newly opened Arrive Hotel offers our guest full use of the hotel, located walking distance, (half a block from condo.)

What makes this Condo unique

King bed, Single floor, boutique complex with grass and concrete walkways to your door. Aerobed for guests. Sleeps 3. Historic Designation Award by City of Palm Springs.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, 1 twin/ single
      • Spacious and elegant one Bedroom with king size bed, master bath and private outdoor patio for cool desert breezes at night and outdoor lounge area. Have one single automatic aero bed with full set of sheets, pillow and comforter for additional guest.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, Extra large walk in shower with rain glass divider.
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower, Guest bathroom features shower with new tiles and vanity.
      • Master shower is large walk in with steps down that can also be filled for a roman style bath. Bonus, second full bathroom with shower!

      Location Type

        • Downtown
          Located in the north end of central downtown. 1 miles walk to central Palm Springs Starbucks. Lots of new art galleries and mid-century furniture stores in the neighborhood.
        • Mountain View
          Surrounding mountain view


            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Spa
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Iron & Board
                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Living Room
                    • Parking
                      2 parking spaces
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine


                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                              Combination dining/living room.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 4 people


                                • Books
                                • Television
                                  Free basic cable and Wi-Fi included.


                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      78 foot of outdoor space from bedroom to living room, with a third patio option in courtyard from living room.
                                    • Golf
                                      many public courses in area.
                                    • Lanai / Gazebo
                                      table and chairs poolside as well as pool lounge chairs.
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      indoor courtyard of complex.
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      BBQ on patio
                                    • Tennis
                                      public tennis courts within driving distance.


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • not suitable for children
                                        • wheelchair accessible

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                              Heated pool and spa, with fire pits, restaurant, bar and coffee shop located 800 feet away in next block, at Arrive Hotel, free pool use for our guests. Our complex pool is not heated.
                                            • Heated Pool
                                            • Hot Tub
                                              free use of hot tub at local Arrive Hotel, walking distance, 800feet. Outdoor fire pits at Arrive Hotel.
                                            • Private Pool


                                                • live theater
                                                • churches
                                                • duty free shops
                                                • festivals
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • library
                                                • cinemas
                                                • museums
                                                • playground
                                                • recreation center
                                                • restaurants
                                                • water parks
                                                • zoo

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • eco tourism
                                                    • gambling casinos
                                                    • miniature golf
                                                    • outlet shopping
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking
                                                    • wildlife viewing

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • cycling
                                                            • golf
                                                            • golf privileges optional
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • mountain climbing
                                                            • rock climbing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis

                                                              9 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Our Home Away from Home

                                                              Carol P.

                                                              This is our 3rd stay at this at this beautiful condo, and we would highly recommend it. It has all of the elements we love. Clean, bright, spacious one bedroom with TWO BATHROOMS. A beautiful, secure property, a 2 min walk to the excellent bus service. Or you can walk to the centre of town in about 30 mins. There’s a small unheated pool on site, but right across the street you can enjoy a lovely heated pool and hot tub in an idyllic setting looking up at the mountains. Lots of restaurant choices in the immediate area. Condo owner is amazing to deal with!

                                                              C & B Vancouver Island

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you so much. You are now like family!

                                                              Home Away from Home

                                                              Carol P.

                                                              We have had two stays in this condo and will be returning for a third stay in January 2017! We love it! The space is perfect for 2 people...lovely, clean and bright and equipped with all the necessities one might need, a generous sized bedroom and 2 bathrooms. It has a large private patio which one can access off both the bedroom and the living room and coin-operated laundry facilities are located just steps away from the condo. With only 9 condos in this mid-century one-level gated complex, it is extremely private and is mostly very quiet. When you step inside the Main Door (gate), you will be greeted by a beautiful desert oasis in the centre of which is a small pool which has a lovely roofed area providing tables and shade...a perfect place to sit out or take a cool dip! Eating establishments are just steps away, and if you want to venture further, the very inexpensive Sunline bus service, which we used regularly to pop down to the centre of town, is just a 2-3 min walk from the condo. Plus, there’s the free Buzz Bus Service Thursday to Sunday! And to top things off, the owner is just the best...pleasant, professional, efficient, thoughtful and accommodating! Who could ask for more?! Carol & Brian

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Carol and Brian,

                                                              I am so happy you chose to return again this year! It really is a little gem Of a property and location. When you return, you will find a new King Bed! The greatest compliment for me is when guests return! Thank you for sharing your experience.


                                                              Benjamin S.Palm Springs CA

                                                              Perfect location, lovely decor, and delightful owners. What more could you wish for!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Best part is we made new friends.

                                                              Not only a fantastic historic condo, but a warm, caring and attentive landlord.

                                                              Daniel N.

                                                              The historical setting is very different than other Palm Springs rentals. The hosts' pictures describe it quite adequately. The decor beautifully suited the "Mid Century Modern", historical nature of the complex. The hostess, has quite a knack for design. The condo was well stocked, better than we have experienced in the past with other locations. We loved the quietness and privacy of the complex. The two bathrooms were a bonus for us and the bed was very comfortable. We could eat indoors or outdoors in the unit as our whim dictated. The whole complex being on one floor surrounding the pool made access to our unit very easy. The unit is well situated. One can walk, hike, cycle anywhere. Neighbors were friendly and respectful. The covered parking kept our vehicle from overheating during the day time. We hope to be back sometime soon and would recommend it without hesitation.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              I am so pleased that you enjoyed staying at my condo. You certainly introduced me to some new cycling areas and hikes to consider. I certainly enjoyed having you experience Palm Springs through my design.

                                                              I hope yo see you both again!


                                                              Fantastic historic home and location

                                                              Sal A.

                                                              The landlord is very thoughtful and detailed in stocking the home with all you need.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you Sal. You were a great guest.


                                                              Northern neighbours

                                                              pat l.Salt Spring Island, B.C. Canada

                                                              We were delighted to find Cathy and Glen waiting at the condo when we arrived with the makings of a good cup of tea handy. Everything was sparkling clean, beautifully fitted out and well-stocked. The décor is bright and quirky.

                                                              We just loved the step-down shower in the en suite and have been scratching our heads to see if there`s a way we can copy it at home.

                                                              Considering how convenient the condo is to Palm Canyon Dr. , the bus route and downtown it is exceptionally quiet. The ability to close hallway and kitchen doors allowed one partner to watch TV while the other one had peace to read in the bedroom.

                                                              Cathy could not have been more helpful and made sure that we could contact her if necessary.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Pat and Dennis,

                                                              We enjoyed meeting you and making sure your stay was enjoyable and memorable. Love talking about our Canadian roots. Hope to see you again!

                                                              Thank you for your review! Cathy


                                                              Old Las Palmas (Palm Springs, CA, USA)

                                                              Awarded Historic Designation! Remodeled mid-century modern condo is located in Old Las Palmas, the most desirable neighborhood. Recently awarded Palm Springs Historic Designation. Located within walking distance to shops and restaurants, art galleries and entertainment. Trio restaurant is only a few walking blocks away with Thai and Indian restaurants at the end of the street. Take a leisurely walk or bike ride past the iconic celebrity homes of Palm Springs. The neighborhood is classic old Palm Springs with large gated estates where the stars of Hollywood use to live and where some still reside. Take the star tour and see where Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra resided and take photos of Liberace's former house just around the corner. The shopping includes Trina Turk, many modern mid-century boutique stores and furniture consignment stores. Local theatre is within walking distance as well as the Palm Springs Art Museum that hosts free entry every Thursday from 4-8pm. Street Fair takes place every Thursday night of the year, where main street closes for the local artisans to display their crafts. Listen to live music and taste the food of the local restaurants. Take a tram ride to the top of the local mountain where you can transport into a winter wonderland, for dining, hiking, cross country skiing. Take a Red Jeep Tour of the San Andreas fault and learn about the amazing history of the area. Many local hikes take you to breathtaking waterfalls and vistas. There is something going on every weekend, from the Palm Springs Film Festival in January to Modernism Week. With the gorgeous temperatures of Palm Springs, play golf and tennis everyday in sunshine and warmth. We look forward to helping you plan your vacation.

                                                              Rates & Availability

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                                                              Guests pay utilities for one month stay or longer Includes cable and WiFi cleaning fee of $135.00 This is a non-smoking property. We also have a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom in same complex, please ask for details.

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