Highly Desirable, Tropical, Spacious Condo in Popular Sandpiper
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- Minimum stay:N/A
- Pets allowed:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Step into the palm-filled, delightfully tropical atrium entrance of this spacious 2-bedroom condo and begin a most pleasurable vacation. This bright and white, perfectly situated condo is like a breath of fresh air and allows you to take in views of the mountains, lush grounds and palms, in a private, tranquil setting. If tranquility is not all that you want, El Paseo awaits you just steps away. Stroll out to world-class shopping, fine dining, casual restaurants, and art galleries along El Paseo, the central tree-lined street in the heart of Palm Desert. Or, put on your hiking shoes and trek in the other direction into the mountains.
If you don't want to use a car, you don't have to if you stay here, because a large grocery store, Starbucks, first-class wine store, great restaurants, and the area's largest shopping mall are within easy walking distance. Public tennis courts are also just a few blocks away tucked into a mountain park setting. Prefer golf? Take your pick of dozens of courses nearby.
The complex in which this condo resides, the Sandpiper, is an exemplary architectural landmark, with low density wide open 'circles' of acreage with only 16 one-level condos in each, overlooking lush, manicured rolling grounds (see photo). Each circle has a pool in the center, so it feels like it's your very own pool. The Sandpiper is truly unique in that it feels secluded and private, but it is really close to everything that is great about Palm Desert.
Of all the units we had seen in the Sandpiper, this one captivated us the most, because of its orientation, openness, tropical feel, interior atrium, and connection to the outdoors. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
One of the greatest advantages we have realized of being tucked up against the mountain in south Palm Desert is the marked difference in weather that protects this area from intermittent winds that are felt in the north end of the valley.
Keywords: ideal location, beautiful, mountain views, tropical, spacious, private pool, lush, manicured grounds, tranquil, mid-century modern, popular Sandpiper, convenient, El Paseo
- Vacation Rental
- Pets Not Allowed:
- Non Smoking Only
- Limited Accessibility
- Wheelchair Accessible
- 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- Bedroom 1
- 2.0 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- Bathroom 2
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils:
- Parking Off Street:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Linens Provided:
- Covered Parking:
- Music Library:
- Video Library:
- CD Player
We understand the need to be connected to the Internet even if you're on vacation. Ours is one of only a few units at the Sandpiper that offers wireless high-speed cable, so you can sit outside on the veranda and be on the Internet. We will provide the password for our guests....morecollapse
Pool & Spa
- Private Pool:
- Deck / Patio:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Mountain View
- Mountain Biking
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Living a dream in the desert.
Living a dream in the desert.
The condo was absolutely perfect, Very well equipped. Although the weather was over the top the place kept us cool. The pool was great. Situated closed to everything you need. Groceries and all the other stuff you don't need but want. El Paseo! Minutes to the COD market on weekends. And close to all the golf you can duff. Highly recommended. We will return.
- Guest kikoman
- Date of stay 09/24/09
- Review Submitted 11/16/10
Recommended for: Sightseeing, girls getaway, families with young children, romantic getaway, age 55+.
Delights in the Desert
Delights in the Desert
My wife and I really enjoyed our stay at your condo. The setting is beautiful as is the condo itself. We found it clean and well supplied with the essentials. We had no problems and were able to relax and have fun in some great weather. We found some excellent hikes nearby and some great restaurants were in walking distance.
- Guest Blackie 44
- Date of stay 04/07/10
- Review Submitted 04/18/10
Recommended for: Sightseeing, girls getaway, romantic getaway, age 55+.
High season (October - May) $3,400-3,800/month Low season (June - September) $2,800-3,300/month Cleaning fee: $135 Fully refundable security deposit: $700 $750 reservation deposit is refundable with 60-day written notice All reservations paid in full within 60 days of scheduled arrival
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Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: Our main home is in Portland, Oregon, where we have a multitude of family members. We also have family members near the 'other' Portland in Maine, thus the lighthouse photo, aptly called Portland Head Light. We vacationed in Palm Desert a number of times and fell in love with the lushness of the area, the dry sunny weather and most of all, the surrounding mountains that add a wonderful dimension to desert living.
Why the Owner Chose Sandpiper:
We chose this condo in the 10th 'circle' at the Sandpiper, because of its ideal location in the back of the property and tropical feel. It was the only condo we had seen that opened into a 140 sq ft palm-filled atrium. The ceilings were also higher than other condos we had seen and floor-to-ceiling sliding doors and glass wall between the atrium and living room made it feel even more spacious. It was bright, white, and airy - just what we were looking for in a desert getaway.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
It's the greatest pleasure to wake up to the tropical birds, palm trees, fresh air, and beautiful light. A giant grapefruit tree, visible from the living room, beckons to be picked for breakfast. Open the huge sliding doors onto the lanai and gaze out to the long views of the mountains and impeccably manicured grounds that gradually slope down to the pool area. You can stroll over to Starbucks for a familiar cup of coffee and newspaper in soft chairs on their outdoor patio or have breakfast at a number of local restaurants on El Paseo. As the day moves on, the sun shines into the condo's atrium and eventually reveals the colorful sunset colors and mountain silhouettes from the master bedroom's outdoor terrace and master bath's transom windows.
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View of the pool, grounds, and mountains from the patio
Atrium entrance, a unique feature of this condo.
The kitchen with stainless appliances is open to the dining area and patio.
Living room with glass wall from the interior atrium.
Seating at the bar is a necessity for us and our guests.
Master bath with mountain views. Separate room with sunken shower and toilet.
White and bright guest bathroom.
What you see when you walk out from the bedroom area in the morning.
View of our condo (center) and glorious mountains from the pool area
Spacious dining, kitchen, living room area open to the atrium entrance.
Morning light in the living room with high ceiling and clerestory windows.
Blend of the outside and inside all day long.
Wake up to the sound of the birds and view of the mountains.
Guest bedroom with designer bedding and tasteful furnishings.
The patio where you'll spend most of your time enjoying the weather & view
For you early risers, feast your eyes on the spectacular sunrises.
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