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Post and Beam Perfection - Striking Mid-Century Home Close to Everything

14 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Palm Springs House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedroom/3 Bath Classic Alexander Mid-Century Gem with amazing Mountain Views

Come experience Palm Springs modern architecture in its purist form - a classic Alexander mid-century gem located in the heart of wind free South Palm Springs with amazing views of the San Jacinto mountains.

Clean simple lines, dramatic high ceilings, and clerestory windows offer a wonderful dwelling for your Palm Springs getaway vacation. The prominent architectural detail coupled with a thoughtful interior design and all new furnishings, make this home both visually stunning and exceedingly comfortable.

This property features 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, including a large master bedroom and newly remodeled bathroom with rain shower and soaking tub. The master bedroom enjoys a wall of glass that looks out to a wonderful private zen like garden with fountain, sitting area and amazing mountain views. In addition to the master bedroom and bath, the main house has 2 other bedrooms with separate outside patio and 1 bathroom. The 4th bedroom along with its own bathroom is located in a separate casita overlooking the swimming pool area. All bedrooms are equipped with luxurious linens and very very comfortable mattresses.

The kitchen is generously sized with high end appliances, including wine fridge, Viking gas range and two ovens. It is fully equipped to satisfy all your culinary exploits, including Nespresso coffee maker, Henkel cutlery, Wusthof steak knives, and Calphalon cookware. The island features a new stone counter and is a natural gathering place for entertaining.

The outdoor area is an entirely walled and private compound - At the heart of this wonderful outdoor living area is a large salt water swimming pool surrounded by mature landscaping, a grilling and dining area, fire pit, and plenty of chaise lounges for enjoying pool time, reading a book or just hanging out. This is indoor/outdoor living at its best!

Other features include 2 HD flat screen TVs, gas fireplace, a separate washer and dryer area, plenty of off street parking, and water softener system.

Located in the Twin Palms neighborhood, the property is in close walking distance to Koffi South, Moorten's Botanical Garden, great restaurants, spas, hiking trails and more. This property has the ideal location - close to everything, but tucked away in a quiet neighborhood on the wind-free south side of town, and surrounded by other classic mid-century homes.

The ultimate Palm Springs pad for entertaining with friends or just enjoying a quiet time away from it all.

Visualize the experience!

Palm Springs Permit # 46010000-20012996

Note - Look at my other listings #233260 and 456600. See all the 5 star reviews.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2016
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About Kari

I love the Palm Springs area, and I love creating spaces for guests to enjoy. I have 2 other vacation rentals in Palm Springs, and have been hosting guests for over 10 years, first in Kauai and now in Palm Springs. As a seasoned property owner and successful vacation rental host, I know what is important to guests and make it my mission to ensure that everyone enjoys the best possible vacation experience.

Kari purchased this house in 2014

Why Kari chose California Desert

A classic Alexander mid-century gem built in 1957. It is part of a rich architectural heritage that is quintessential Palm Springs. What more is there to say?


based on 14 traveler reviews

Post and Beam Perfection - Striking Mid-Century Home Close to Everything
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

Amazing oasis in Palm Springs

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous week at Twin Palms. The property was gorgeous, very comfortable and in a great location. Kari was super helpful and responsive. I would highly recommend staying at Twin Palms for your Palm Springs vacation!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, clean, relaxing! Perfect vacation spot.

  • 5 of 5

This home is truly beautiful and worked perfectly for my family when we were all in town for a destination wedding. The furnishings are very comfortable and the kitchen is huge with plenty of space for multiple chefs without tripping over eachother. The backyard is a vacation in itself: gorgeous pool, firepit, gas grill, all of which we enjoyed. The pool wasn't heated to the temp I like but I contacted the owner and she immediately responded and turned up the temperature. The only big downfall was water pressure in the kitchen sink. Hard to wash dishes with that pressure. We would stay there again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco, California

Perfect Setting for Relaxing in the Desert

  • 5 of 5

I recently stayed at Post & Beam and can honestly say it was the best rental experience I've ever had. Our group was 10 total and everyone was incredibly comfortable for our 4 night stay. The common areas of the house are so open, it's easy to have everyone relax in the space without feeling cramped.

The master suite is magnificent!! Cal King bed and tons of space. The bathroom is huge. All the girls in our group basically gathered in there to get dressed. The room opens to a beautiful patio that is well manicured and features a small fountain. The other two bedrooms in the main house are much smaller but very comfortable. There is a shared bathroom in the house which was a great size and easy for multiple people to use. The casita has a King bed and twin trundle beds. It's great for kids or single adults bunking together. It's spacious and quiet. The bathroom is a little small, but like I said, if you are ok sharing space, there is plenty in the house.

The pool is awesome!! There is both a concrete wall and hedges surrounding the area so it is incredibly quiet. I think we heard neighbors once during our entire stay. The fire pit was a great gathering spot in the evenings. There was ample patio furniture for a group our size which we loved!

The kitchen is really a highlight. It's huge and so open. We congregated there quite a bit. The dining table extends and comfortably seated all 10 of us. There are plenty of dishes, glassware, pots/pans, flatware etc. There was not any gadget we needed and couldn't find. When shopping, however, be sure to grab salt/pepper, sugar etc.

The location of the house is super convenient. It's walking distance (or a very short drive) to the Ace Hotel, Koffi and the grocery store. A few people from our group went for a run in the mornings and loved the area. We relied on Uber to get downtown and rides were about $5-8 each way.

I really can't say enough great things about this house! Kari was so easy to work with and super responsive. Everything was presented accurately in the listing. I look forward to staying there again!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house - very impressive

  • 5 of 5

This house is very impressive. South springs is very trendy and this house stood out. Our host was very helpful in accommodating our stay and even helped with loss of power through a planned maintenance period by the power company. Hope to comeback one day.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Rental

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for a family gathering celebrating my dad's birthday, and it was perfect. There was enough space for us to enjoy both the private bedroom areas and the open spaces. The pool was magnificent, and we spent most of our time in the pool and in the outdoor lounge and dining areas. The house is well appointed and nicely decorated. It has a lovely view of the mountains, which we especially enjoyed during sunrise and sunset. And, as other reviewers have noted, the kitchen is huge!

Finally, Kari was really easy to deal with and always extremely responsive - both before renting the house and while we were there. All in all, I highly recommend this house and am hoping to stay here again sometime.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA

Beautiful -- Relaxing -- Delightful

  • 5 of 5

What a great experience we had staying at Post and Beam! From the check-in to check-out, super easy. The home is beautiful inside and out. As you can see from the pics, the home is modern and sleek yet it's very inviting. The kitchen is huge, huge, huge...I wish I had all that storage in my kitchen! The bedrooms were very well appointed and the beds were very comfortable. The master bath was top notch!

The pool area was super relaxing as well. You have a great view of the San Jacinto Mountains from the lounge chairs. I do wish there was an outdoor sofa and hot tub but no biggie. And, the casita was super spacious and well appointed as well.

Overall, wonderful experience.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Palm Springs International Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Indian Canyons
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 111
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Kings Highway at the Ace Hotel
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Palm Springs House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Holidays 2016
Dec 17 2016 - Dec 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
High Season 2017
Jan 1 2017 - May 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pool Heat $200
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $300 + Tax
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 11.5%

For the protection of all guests, payment should never be made by wire transfer without first calling the owner at the phone number provided.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Palm Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2140 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Master bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , newly remodeled
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - casita - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , This room can sleep 4
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

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