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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Serrano estate description
2008 PRISM AWARD FOR BEST NEW CUSTOM HOME IN THE DESERT. As seen on MTV Cribs. MTV Award: Best House on Cribs. ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) 2009 Award: Best Exterior. Featured in December 2009 and February 2010 issues of Palms Springs Life magazine and May 2011 Desert Magazine. The home has been featured on many tours. This contemporary 6600 sq. ft. home was designed by David Prest, and was completed in 2008. The architect has masterfully brought the South Pacific to the desert. Located in an exclusive private community of five estates each on 1 1/4 acres,with spectacular mountain views, this home offers the very best in entertaining! As you enter the greatroom, with the two remote sliding pocket doors open totaling 35', you have that instant feel of bringing the outside in. The home features a two-sided fireplace that anchors the family room and partitions it from the living room. Jeff Jones, the interior designer, has used bamboo as a design element throughout the home.
Features throughout the home include 14' ceilings, the very best in appliances, travertine floors, custom cabinets, custom stone work, granite countertops, and unique stone sinks in every bathhroom. The outdoor living area is simply amazing! Like no other in the desert! There's a 4000 sq. ft. pool that features two islands, one with a bridge and four gas firebowls. There's an authentic Thai hut thats surrounded by water to relax in, also a thatched roof palapa hut covers the barbeque area. The lushly landscaped grounds features a nine hole putting green that wraps around the entire yard!
Whether you are looking for your own peaceful, private resort, or a place to entertain a hundred friends, this home can be both. Its perfect for weddings, special events, Corporate events, private gatherings, or golf get aways!
Keywords: Estate, mansion, casita, pool, guesthome, guesthouse, 92270, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Palm Springs
- Vacation Rental
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Children Welcome
- Pets Considered
- Non Smoking Only
- Clothing Optional/Nude Sunbathing Nearby
- Alternative Lifestyle
- Limited Accessibility
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
- King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (4)
Bathrooms: 7 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Catering Available
- Cooking Utensils
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Wireless Internet
- Broadband Access
- Outdoor Grill
- Deck / Patio
Location & View
- Mountain View
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Fitness Center
- Live Theater
- Miniature Golf
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Sight Seeing
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A TRUE DESERT OASIS
A TRUE DESERT OASIS
We stayed at this fabulous home for a week in August and it was everything that the pictures show. The pool is a one of a kind and we have stayed at many hotels that have a smaller pool for all the guests. The house itself is absolutely marvelous. There were definitely no corners cut when this home was designed and built. Gary, the owner, is absolutely wonderful to deal with and he is a true gentleman and is available to answer any questions. I very seldom will go back and write a review but this home and owner deserve to be acknowledged for delivering a home and vacation opportunity that allows the guests to take home such wonderful memories that will last a lifetime. Thank you Gary.
- Guest Greg and Carol (Pocono, PA)
- Date of stay 08/17/13
- Review Submitted 09/10/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers.
Beyond a Dream
Beyond a Dream
My family and I had the most fabulous time in this amazing house. I echo the sentiments of all the other reviews and salute the accuracy of the listing. Moreover, what is as important as the wonderful experience at the house is the ease in-which I made our booking. In the 30 houses I have ever rented; this was by far the most pleasant and comfortable process. Gary, the host, was a pleasure to deal with. He made the whole booking process and check-in easy and safe. Gary is a true gentleman and I can wholeheartedly say that you can book and stay here with total confidence. We loved everything.
- Guest David T. (Stratford Upon Avon)
- Date of stay 07/25/13
- Review Submitted 08/13/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, families with young children, adventure seekers, girls getaway, people with disabilities, families with teenagers, romantic getaway, sightseeing.
Paradise Vacation Home
Paradise Vacation Home
This was, by far, the most incredible vacation home I've ever seen! Each person walking through the entry door experienced that "Wow" factor! I was so excited we found this place...the glass doors open to this awesome paradise backyard- a huge pool, golf area, BBQ/bar area, a hut with patio furniture overlooking the pool, and a bridge taking you to an island area in middle of the pool...honesty, this place is amazing!! This home accommodated our large party with the open floor plan and spacious rooms. We loved that each bedroom had its own bathroom. The night view of this yard was beautiful with the fire pits on the island in the pool. This vacation spot is like having your own private resort...everyone in our party had such a great time! Seriously, I felt like a kid at Disneyland- I was so happy throughout our stay! And, the owner was great to work with...most people would feel nervous renting a huge and beautiful place like this...but he kept mentioning that his main concern was for everyone to enjoy their stay! Best vacation spot- can't wait to go back!!
- Guest Terri (San Pedro, California)
- Date of stay 06/27/13
- Review Submitted 07/10/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, girls getaway, families with teenagers, romantic getaway.
We stayed over Memorial Weekend and couldn't have asked for a better place for family and friends to relax, swim and have fun! The house is incredible! Wide open floor plan with plenty of room for everyone! One our our favorite things about the house was the sliding doors out to the pool area. They are more like sliding glass walls. When you open them, it truly makes the house into an extension of the outdoor living area. All of the bedrooms were very spacious and comfortable. Kitchen and living areas were wonderful. Pool area is one of a kind....you feel like you are at your own private 5 star resort, minus the crowds. Kids loved swimming and the putting golf course. Gary, the owner was awesome, walked me through everything in the house upon arrival and was very attentive to anything we needed. It was sad to leave, but we look forward to returning soon!
- Guest Scott (Encinitas, CA)
- Date of stay 05/23/13
- Review Submitted 05/28/13
My family and I stayed at this magnificent home recently for a long weekend. It was a great experience - you truly felt like you were in paradise. The inside and outside of the house is absolutely amazing - you feel like you are at a resort instead of a single home. The pool, spa, fire pits, tiki bar, golf course and much more provide you plenty to do for a great vacation! Gary the owner is phenomenal to deal with - very nice and accomodating. Highly recommended!
- Guest Kim B. (-)
- Date of stay 11/10/11
- Review Submitted 11/16/11
Recommended for: Age 55+, families with young children, adventure seekers, girls getaway, families with teenagers, romantic getaway, tourists without a car.
available year around June 1 - October 31 $900/night $3500 per stay minimum November 1 - February 28 $1000/night $4000 per stay minimum March 1-May 31 November 14-30 Christmass/New Year $1300/night $6000 per stay min Cleaning fee $250. Security Deposit $1000. Optional pool heating $150/night. 10% City of Rancho Mirage Tax Monthly Rate $25000 For Coachella and Special Events, call for rates
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: Born and raised in Chicago, graduated from Southern Illinios University. Moved to L.A. in 1982. My primary residence is a home on the beach in Hermosa Beach.
Why the Owner Chose Serrano:
I purchased the lot in 2000. Finished building the home in 2007. My influence to the design, furnishings, and back yard has been my many travels to Thailand. I spent 2 years visiting many different resorts in Thailand. I have tryed to recreate a Thai resort. Everything in the home and exterior is authentic Thai.
- Primary: (310) 809-0592 (California, USA)
The backyard....Your own Private Resort! Like no other in the desert!
4000 square foot pool featured in Palm Springs Life and Desert Magazine
9 hole putting green
Tahiti? Fiji? Thailand? Bali? nope...it's the backyard!
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