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Karrie Baas

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Beautiful Palm Springs Pool Home With Excellent Mountain Views

22 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Racquet Club Estates Villa Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom with Private Pool and Spectacular Mountain View

Please note - we do not participate in Homeaway/VRBO online instant booking because Homeaway/VRBO charges you - the renter - an additional 6 -10% service fee. We accept payment by personal check or by credit card through our own credit card system.

This spacious single level home has a private sparkling pebble tec pool and offers the very best in the gracious and relaxed indoor/outdoor living Palm Springs is famous for. The pool and patio, framed by palm trees and flowering plants, is completely enclosed by an attractive wall which provides complete privacy - no one can see in or out. The pool patio faces southwest so it receives full on sun and also features a fantastic view of snow capped 10,834 ft Mt San Jacinto. Some guests say this is the best view in all of Sundance.

Our home is large for a two bedroom - 1800 square feet - and is very nicely appointed and tastefully decorated with deep vibrant wall colors and extensive original art. Both bedrooms are spacious with a king size bed, flat screen TV, and an attached bathroom. The master bedroom and bath open up to the pool patio through a wall of windows and sliding glass doors. The master bath is huge and is done completely in travertine. It has a dual vanity, a soaking tub and a walk in closet. The best feature is the open shower looking out to the San Jacinto Peak.

The living room has stylish and comfortable furniture, dramatic cathedral ceilings, a Fire Glass gas fireplace, and a unique custom entertainment center which is a work of art in and of itself. The Living Room opens up to the pool patio through large, center opening sliding glass doors.

The dining room is spacious as is the fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops and island. There is a new Weber gas grill just off the kitchen and dining room on a second patio. We also have high speed broadband internet, a secure wireless router, and a telephone with free long distance to the United States and Canada.

On the pool patio we have a dining table with an adjustable umbrella, another sun umbrella on wheels for maximum shade, two wicker chairs with ottomans, two chaise loungers, several side tables and six comfortable chairs for relaxing. You can easily configure the chairs, the chaise loungers and the umbrellas to maximize the sun, the shade or the view - whatever is your preference.

With the starry night sky framing the uplit swaying plam trees, the pool patio at night is enchanting, especially if the full moon is overhead. You can also fire up the spa and soak your muscles while enjoying stargazing late into the night. One special feature is watching the light of the tram car go up and down the mountain.

We are located in the unique and popular Sundance Resort, a quiet, private and safe gated community of 64 homes built around two circles. Sundance was originally built as a resort for the Dallas Cowboys football team in the early 1980's and later became a public resort before being developed into private homes. In the Sundance community there are two private parks with walking paths, citrus trees, flowering plants and shrubs, and lots and lots of room for the dogs to run as they are allowed off leash (with the consent of all dog owners present in the park at the time). One additional feature - two well maintained tennis courts with lights for night play. There is Pickleball equipment available to set up on the courts.

Minimum Stay - 2 nights

Minimum Stay for three day Holiday Weekends - 3 nights

Cleaning Fee - $80 to $150 depending upon the number of nights and the number of guests

Palm Springs Transient Occupancy Tax Number 4936

Keywords: Private Swimming Pool, House, Privacy, Excellent Mountain Views, Tennis Courts

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Karrie Baas (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Why Karrie Baas chose Palm Springs

We love Palm Springs and the desert. We play golf, tennis and hike so it is great place to come and play in the sun and warm weather. Our home is like a resort to us - only we have it all to ourselves and you can too.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks so much for sharing your home in PS so we could meet up with family. It was absolutely wonderful. What a great place! We did the whole Thanksgiving Day dinner in your comfortable kitchen that had everything needed for the turkey, dressing, sweet potatoes, homemade pie, etc.. We watched football on the big TV, swam or floated during half-times, and finished it up with margaritas in the jacuzzi. Your books on the desert helped when exploring the national park, and we found out every thing we needed to know about the area to provide 5 fun filled days out and about. However, maybe the best was the privacy and relaxing environment on both patios and the back yard. Everything was clean, neat, comfortable, and even better than expected. We will be back! Janet Lewis, Carrabassett Valley, Maine
Nov 2013
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Reviews

5
based on 22 traveler reviews

Beautiful Palm Springs Pool Home With Excellent Mountain Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews
Los Angeles
5

Friends weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

This place is a hidden gem in the PS area - beautifully appointed with gracious rooms and privacy. The views from the pool are spectacular. I appreciate when a home has artistic - tasteful accents - makes me feel like I have been transported to a beautiful vacation spot. Easy access to stores, downtown and restaurants - my dog was thrilled to find manicured grass areas for morning walks - so was I - as this can be an issue when walking ones dog in the desert. For the money you cannot beat this wonderful retreat - for the first time I thought I could live here!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
5

Anne and Jim Scotland

  • 5 of 5

This very special Palm Springs Vacation House is tailor made for those who enjoy secluded living within a gated community. My husband and I felt completely rested after spending a few weeks in this extremely comfortable and spacious house.

You'll find an immaculate Pool and Spa with spectacular views of Mt San Jacinto. A huge lounge with an amazing fireplace, CH, AC, Wifi, large comfortable beds complete with very spacious en-suites. A super kitchen and a real bonus was the washing machine and tumble dryer found in the adjacent garage. Evenings in December in the desert can be on the cool side but well wrapped up you can still enjoy cooking on the grill, the Stars being amazing too. Downtown is a bit of a walk but minutes in the car, a first class yoga studio and barber were found! Within a short drive from the the house there is an abundance of hiking trails with marvellous views. We can't rate this house highly enough, we loved it and hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have stayed at various condos in Sundance many times over the last 20+ years and our experience in this condo was everything that we have come to expect. The condo is well decorated and well stocked with everything we needed. There are dining tables in the pool area and in the front patio, and there is plenty of seating around the pool so you can stay out of the sun if you want. The owners are easy to work with and very helpful. We will definitely keep this condo on our "preferred list" for our yearly trips to Palm Springs.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver
5

A little slice of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

We made a quick trip out for some R and R before school started and the home was perfect! Quiet neighborhood, clean inside and out, comfy bed, nice towels and linens, well stocked kitchen, and the icing on the cake was the pool area. We really hated to leave, but look forward to another visit.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome place and great location. Love the pool! Kids had a blast.

  • 5 of 5

Awesome place and great location. Love the pool! Kids had a blast.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Milwaukee
5

Palm Springs Gem

  • 5 of 5

we stayed at this incredible house for 7 days. We have rented houses all over the states and this one is in the top two. Clean inside and out. Comfy beds and living room furniture. The home is filled with the owner"s art as well as others. Colorful yet restful. All rooms except 2nd bedroom open onto the pool. we enjoyed the mountain views every day while swimming or eating on the patio. The patio is very private and the neighborhood is quiet. The tennis courts are in good shape and lit at night. Very central to downtown and easy to get to hiking trails. After a days activity it was a joy to return to this comfortable space. We cooked in most of the nights so we could watch the sun set on the mountains. The owners are very easy to work with. The house is one level with low door thresholds. Doorways would accommodate a walker. The shower has a step and the tub is sunken. Would highly recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Car: recommended

10 Minutes to Airport and 5 Minutes to Downtown Palm Springs.

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Rates & Availability

Racquet Club Estates Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off Season
Jun 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$175
$1,050
 
 
Fall Shoulder Season
Sep 1 2016 - Nov 18 2016
2 night minimum stay
$220
$1,330
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 11.5%

-Minimum Stay - 2 nights
-Minimum Stay on Holiday Weekend - 3 nights
-Inquire for monthly rental rate and terms of payment

Please note - we do not participate in Homeaway/VRBO online instant booking because Homeaway/VRBO charges you - the renter - an additional 6 -10% service fee. We accept payment by personal check or by credit card through our own credit card system.


Palm Springs Occupancy Tax #4960

-Cleaning Fee: $80 to $150 (based on number of nights & number of guests). Add $25 for pets.
-A $350.00 reservation/damage deposit is due at time of booking and is fully refundable within 14 days of departure assuming no damage is caused.
-50% of rental rate is due 60 days prior to arrival. Remaining 50% plus taxes and fees due 21 days prior to arrival.
-Inquire for pets and pet damage deposit.

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Amenities

Racquet Club Estates Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master Bathroom has travertine tile, a walk in closet, dual vanity, open shower with a southwest view of Mt. San Jacinto (10, 834 ft) and a sliding glass door opening to the swimming pool.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size beds in both bedrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
2 private parks with citrus trees, walking paths and plenty of room for your dog to run and play as dogs are allowed off leash (with the consent of all dog owners present at the time).

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