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Cathy Geddes

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

Summer special! Walk to Desert Regional Hospital

4 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 nights

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Overview

Old Las Palmas Condo Rental Photos and Description

Mid-Century Modernism Tour condo for 2016! Newly renovated I Bedroom/2 Bath.

This mid-century modern one bedroom/ 2 bath 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 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 countertops with Carrera marble backsplash, 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. 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, bar and restaurant available free to guests at neighborhood hotel Arrive. 500 feet away.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Cathy Geddes (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

About Cathy Geddes

Originally from Toronto, I moved to San Diego 14 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 Palm Springs

We chose this property for the iconic interior courtyard with old Palm Springs charm and spectacular surrounding mountain views. 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

Single story, boutique complex with grass and concrete walkways to your door.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Cathy, we totally enjoyed our stay at your house in Palm Springs. We had a very relaxing week (except for the few days on the golf course were work). We will hopefully get a chance to stay there again in the future. Everything was just wonderful. Thanks, susi and dave
Jan 2014
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Reviews

5
based on 4 traveler reviews

Summer special! Walk to Desert Regional Hospital
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Salt Spring Island, B.C. Canada
5

Northern neighbours

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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
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5

Beautiful property with an outstanding location

  • 5 of 5

Often the online description and photos do not match the actual property. Not so in this case. This Old Las Palmas condo exceeded expectation. Situated in a glamorous neighborhood with amazing mid century architecture and the mountains as a backdrop, our morning walks were a visual feast. The condo interior, christened "Gone Hollywood" could not have been more accurate, it was imaginative and fun. The condo layout with one large bedroom and two full baths was perfect for the two of us. The interior was light, airy and open with an excellent flow. The main shopping district and a vast assortment of restaurants is a short walk away. Cathy, the condo owner met us at the door and gave us a detailed tour of the premises and responded promptly to our requests and questions. I can't recommend this fabulous property highly enough, we had a blast!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you had an enjoyable experience at "Gone Hollywood." Thank you for being my guests. Cathy
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5

Wonderful, Charming, Hip

  • 5 of 5

We needed a place to stay in Palm Springs while our home is being built. This condominium is totally charming, secure and private. When you enter the premises you are greeted by a beautiful courtyard and pool, totally what we wanted and would expect from a well-maintained Palm Springs classic. The apartment itself is beautifully decorated in Hollywood style and just what we needed for a little fantasy from the history of Palm Springs. The owner is a wonderful woman who responds immediately to any concern or issue and we have been completely satisfied.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. You have been wonderful guests and I am so pleased that you have enjoyed what I have created in furnishings, design and comfort to allow my guests to feel a lot of Hollywood charm in their home away from home.
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay in this condo and would recommend it to other couples. Having two bathrooms was so convenient and we loved the sunken shower in the large master bathroom. The unit is light and bright with large windows and everything is very comfortable. Architecturally, the complex is interesting with original features such as Roman sculptures and columns and everything is well maintained. The central courtyard is very nice with a lovely little pool (not heated but we don't swim). It has a good location in a quiet, up-scale neighbourhood (Liberace's former house around the corner), yet is close to a main road into the heart of Scottsdale and to the bus that would be easy to catch if you wanted to. (It is walkable but we either drove or rode our bikes). We enjoyed a small, neighborhood Mexican restaurant just a block away (J.J.'s) and there are a few others close by; we usually tried different places all over Scottsdale. The owners were very friendly, helpful and accommodating and we appreciated their touches that helped to make our stay so enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Linda, Please come back to Palm Springs again next year! Enjoy your next rental in Scottsdale. Kind Regards, Cathy
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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Palm Springs
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Pacific Beach
Car: recommended

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.

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Rates & Availability

Old Las Palmas Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season
Apr 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
30 night minimum stay
$1,150
 
 
Shoulder Season
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 16 2016
30 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
 
High Season
Dec 17 2016 - Mar 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
$2,300
 
 
Low Season
Apr 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
30 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
Shoulder Season
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 16 2017
30 night minimum stay
$2,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $300

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 3 bedroom townhouse in Historic Tennis Club, downtown Palm Springs, call 858-212-7338, heated pool and spa

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Amenities

Old Las Palmas Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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 bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Spacious and elegant one bedroom Queen Bedroom with master bath and private outdoor patio for cool desert breezes at night and outdoor lounge area.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • 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

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