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Beautiful Mid Century Hideaway - Featured in New York Times 'Desert Cool'

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Pool and covered patio with frosted resin panels

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Last updated: 08/11/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our Original restored Palmer+Kriesel designed Alexander mid century sits on 11000 square foot lot on a cul-de-sac and was featured in the New York Times 'Home section' entitled 'Desert Cool' in 2005. Inside, you'll find classic modern treatments such as Eames tables and chairs, Case Study beds in both bedrooms, mixed with completely renovated bathrooms and kitchen with everything you’ll need. High vaulted ceilings and refinished flat cement flooring throughout with Design-Within-Reach throw rugs and FLOR tiles.

The Living Room features a Hi-Definition TV and DirectTv with movie channels (HBO, SHOWTIME, CINEMAX), and a SONOS sound system. The master bedroom also features a wood burning fireplace. Wall-to-wall sliding glass doors open to a kidney shaped pool, surrounded by palm trees. There's even a private outdoor lounging/eating covered patio, framed by Frosted resin panels. 2 separate in-ground gas fire pits, one by the pool and living area, and the other by the hot tub, provide some privacy even when together on the property.

As of September 2014 we’ve upgraded the house with new pool loungers from Design-Within-Reach, re-plastered the pool including new imported tile from Japan, upgraded the TV to a new 50” LED Sony, and added new LG Washer/Dryers. Last year we upgraded the hot tub to a Hot Spring Spa with Moto-Massage® jets, complemented by a Quartet® jet system, to soothe your neck, shoulders and back. Its comfortable seating, styled armrests, and SoothingStream® water feature provide maximum relaxation.

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THREE LOUNGING AREAS : Additionally, a third seclusive lounging area off the middle bedroom (away from the other areas) by the hot tub features original Balinese wood loungers. Overall - magical and relaxing...

COMPLETE PRIVACY: The house is located on one of the larger lots in the Racquet Club Estates and is completely enclosed and private (backyard, pool ,spa, lounging areas).

GOLF + PARK: While 'true' golfer's probably won't want to use the clubs we make available, we do have an old set at the house for your use...in case you want to golf at one of the local public courses for fun.

Just one block away is a large grassy park with trees and benches, etc.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    If you have kids, please let us know their respective ages, thanks!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We do allow well behaved pets with advance notice...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    wood burning Malm fireplace, case study king...moreless

  • Second Bedroom: 1 queen

    case study queen, Mountain view...moreless

  • Third Bedroom: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    mountain view, work desk...moreless

  • There is a Malm wood-burning fireplace in the master bedroom, and features a double-wide, two person shower with floor to ceiling frosted glass wall for a sunny glow from outside The other bathroom features a skylight above Bathrooms were completely renovated when we purchased the house...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    2 person double wide shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    skylight sunroof...moreless

  • 2-person glass tiles shower with frosted-resin floor to ceiling windows ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Featured property in the New York Times 'Home Section' 2/24/05 'Desert Cool', 2 separate 'in ground gas' firepits (one by the pool, one by the hot tub), High Definition Plasma television, 2-person double wide glass-tiled master bedroom shower, outdoor speakers with separate CD player from the inside, new and vintage modern furniture throughout property both in and out, heated pool....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    In kitchen cabinet...moreless

  • Music Library:

    ipod player hook-ups for indoor and outdoor use...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    High-Def service with HBO, Showtime, and others in the main room...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    HD Direct TV...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain:

    VIew of the mountains from yard, patio, pool, and some of the bedrooms...moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Town:

    Minutes away from the center strip of restaurants, galleries, and shops of downtown Palm Springs...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Guest may also dine outside under our poolside veranda...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking:

    We have a driveway...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless throughout the property including poolside...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    fireplace in the master bedroom, and a wood fire pit on the patio. In addition, we have 2 separate in-ground gas firpits, one by the pool and just outside the main room, and another more private one in back near the hottub...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    French Press, coffee bean grinder, plus traditional coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    New Bosch Dishwasher as of November 2013...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Full stocked plates, pots and pans...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    nearby, see links...moreless

  • Golf Clubs
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Our home is on one of the largest lots in the neighborhood, thus it has a very large back yard/areas...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Summit 6-Burner (60,000-BTU) Liquid Propane Gas Grill with Side Burner; plus additional small mini charcoal grill...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    nearby, see links...moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    Brand new HotSpring spa (2013)...moreless

  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    1959 Kidney shaped classic pool; pool heating extra...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$225 $239
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,349 $4,996

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $158 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded; 30 nights or more: $118 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • housekeeping $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11.5%

Notes:

Some dates may be quoted higher based on seasonal rates.

Refundable rental deposit holds the reservation. Pool heating is additional.


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Calendar

Last updated: 08/11/2015
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Location

Car: Recommended

Other Activities: Shopping, Rock Climbing, Health/Beauty, Spa, Antiques Galore

Golf: http://palmsprings.com/golf.html

 

Owner info

About the owner: Owned by Hollywood entertainment professionals.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Privacy. The house sits on one of the largest lots in our neighborhood of restored historical Alexander homes.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Pool and covered patio with frosted resin panels

    Pool and covered patio with frosted resin panels

  • New kitchen with mid century modern flair

    New kitchen with mid century modern flair

  • Partial view of master bathroom w/frosted windows

    Partial view of master bathroom w/frosted windows

  • Fully stocked kitchen

    Fully stocked kitchen

  • An image used in the New York Times story on our home

    An image used in the New York Times story on our home

  • View from the pool loungers

    View from the pool loungers

  • the master two person glass-tiled shower

    the master two person glass-tiled shower

  • A rare fine: A Vintage Bar (yes, it opens up into a cocktail server)

    A rare fine: A Vintage Bar (yes, it opens up into a cocktail server)

  • A view from the loungers toward the patio area

    A view from the loungers toward the patio area

  • the 2nd firepit near the hot tub

    the 2nd firepit near the hot tub

  • Features Moto-Massage® jets to soothe your neck, shoulders and back.

    Features Moto-Massage® jets to soothe your neck, shoulders and back.

  • The main room, with wall-to-wall glass and sliders

    The main room, with wall-to-wall glass and sliders

  • Detail of the master bedroom with wood fireplace

    Detail of the master bedroom with wood fireplace

  • Second bedroom detail

    Second bedroom detail

  • the patio with the large grill by the bamboo

    the patio with the large grill by the bamboo

  • the semi-covered patio lounge area by the pool

    the semi-covered patio lounge area by the pool

  • A view from the covered patio adjacent to the pool area

    A view from the covered patio adjacent to the pool area

  • Brand new HotSpring hot tub spa as of Feb 2013!

    Brand new HotSpring hot tub spa as of Feb 2013!

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Date last modified - Tuesday, August 25, 2015

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