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Minutes to the Uptown District, Restaurants, and All of Downtown Palm Springs...

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8' deep oversized pool and spa, with wrap around mountain views to the tram.

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Last updated: 07/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Movie Colony East (formerly Ruth Hardy Park) house description

ALTAMIRA was our primary vacation rental for 5 years - until we rented it to one tenant for a year. We took possession back and gave it a complete face lift. It has new carpet, paint, dishwasher, microwave, sofa, area rugs, beds, linens, etc. It is ready for YOU!

ALTAMIRA is a quarter of an acre on a 2 block stretch of one of the only streets in central Palm Springs WITHOUT power lines to block your views. The 32 foot long pool and over-sized 8 person in ground Jacuzzi are just a few of the things to enjoy in complete privacy behind the block wall and 10 foot tall ficus hedge.

The living room and dining room have floor to ceiling Southern exposure windows - with a large overhang for outdoor living. The large gourmet kitchen is completely stocked with everything you need to either cook meals or serve what you order in from one of the many delicious local restaurants.

The living room at ALTAMIRA has a 47' TV with DVD player, master bedroom has a 27' TV with DVD and vhs, and guest room has a 19' TV with DVD player. The entire home is wired with a sound system with different zones - including speakers in the yard for your lazy days in the pool or your cocktail hour on the patio.

ALTAMIRA is walking distance to downtown - it's one mile from the center of downtown and less than a half of a mile from the Casino and convention center. ALTAMIRA is also 2 blocks from Ruth Hardy Park - offering grassy fields, children's playground, tennis courts, basketball courts, and outdoor bbq areas.

Grab your bathing suit, golf clubs, tennis racket and/or your favorite book - and come relax in luxury at ALTAMIRA...

*** we also own vrbo #212096 'AMIGO' - we rent them both together at discounted rates if you need more room. They are one block away from each other (a very short walking distance...)

** City of Palm Springs Transient Occupancy Registration Permit # 46870000

Keywords: House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional
              • Concierge
              • Massage

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                Some pets are allowed, please just ask me. If any pets are found on the property that weren't mentioned when the contract was signed - tenant forfeits all damage deposit....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                No smoking is allowed INSIDE the home, however you are welcome to smoke outside on the patio or any of the outdoor areas off the bedrooms....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                I have cousins, and a niece and nephew that LOVE coming to this home... they LIVE in the pool when they come!...moreless

              • Nude Beach
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Events Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              • Convertible bed(s)

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                New Cal King memory foam mattress with all new linens...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • (1) Cal-King memory foam topped mattress in Master bedroom and (1) Queen sized bed in guest bedroom and a queen sized memory foam topped sleeper sofa in the living room....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Full gourmet kitchen with double wall ovens, gas cook top, full set of cookware, platters, serving ware, etc. Extensive glassware and plastic ware for the pool area as well....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Side by side refrigerator with ice maker and ice/water dispenser in the door....moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                New dishwasher installed with jet-dry and dishwashing detergent provided....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                All cooking utensils are provided in this completely appointed kitchen....moreless

              • Microwave:

                New in-wall microwave....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                6...moreless

              • Ice Maker
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Linens Provided:

                Two sets of sheets for each bed - including sleeper sofa. 14 bath towels and 6 pool towels provided....moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Central heat and air conditioning throughout the home. AC unit and air handler only a few years old....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Long driveway that can accommodate more vehicles and/or an RV if necessary....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Stackable full size Maytag washer and dryer in the home....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Stackable full size Maytag washer and dryer in the home....moreless

              • Gas Fireplace:

                Living room has open gas fireplace with log set....moreless

              • Covered Parking:

                Covered carport that can fit two vehicles....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Library:

                A small DVD library in the media cabinet in the living room....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Cable on all three TV's in the home....moreless

              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                High speed wireless internet provided - password is in the house manual....moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                Free long distance calls within the US and Canada....moreless

              • Telephone:

                2 cordless land line phones in the home....moreless

              Pool & Spa

              • Private Pool:

                Enormous 8 foot deep (in the deep end) 16' x 32' pool....moreless

              • Hot Tub:

                Over-sized 8' x 8' in ground Jacuzzi....moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Extra large pool deck area with 6 person teak table and chairs - with market umbrella in it. Three chaise lounges with napping pillows....moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Living room and dining room spill out to a large covered area of the deck for relaxing out of the sun....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Large stainless steel gas bbq grill with side burner - with an extra propane tank always on hand....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Entire property is surrounded by lush grass areas that you, your kids, and your dog will love!...moreless

              • Tennis:

                Ruth Hardy Park tennis courts are three blocks from the front door....moreless

              Location & View

                  • Mountain View:

                    Unobstructed western views of the San Jacinto mountain range....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Cinemas
                  • Golf
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Tennis
                  • Swimming
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Museums
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Hiking
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer 2014
                  Sep 3 - Sep 30, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $300
                  $1,900 $5,700
                  Shoulder 2014
                  Oct 1 - Nov 23, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $365
                  $2,200 $6,350
                  Thanksgiving 2014
                  Nov 24 - Dec 1, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  $475
                  $2,850
                  Pre Season 2014-2015
                  Dec 2 - Dec 21, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $410
                  $2,460 $6,500
                  Christmas/NYE 2014-2015
                  Dec 22 - Jan 4, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $500
                  $3,000
                  Pre Season 2015
                  Jan 5 - Jan 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $410
                  $2,460 $6,500
                  High Season 2015
                  Feb 1 - Feb 11, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $425
                  $2,550 $6,700
                  Modernism Week
                  Feb 12 - Feb 22, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $550
                  $3,300
                  High Season
                  Feb 23 - Mar 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $425
                  $2,550 $6,700
                  Festival Season 2015
                  Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $500
                  $3,000 $9,000
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $395
                  $2,375 $6,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $89
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
                  • Booking fee $25 + tax
                  • Cleaning Fee $175 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 11.5%

                  Notes:

                  5% CASH DISCOUNT if you pay by check, money order, or bank transfer.

                  Pool/spa heat available in winter months. Ranges from $30-$50 per day to $300/week maximum.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 07/01/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2000

                  About the owner: I am a freelance architecture and interiors photographer from Seattle. I came to Palm Springs 17 years ago and fell in love with it. I have been running 212096 for a few years now. I recently put ALTAMIRA back together after a year long tenant left. The energy at ALTAMIRA is incomparable, and the indoor outdoor flow make for a guaranteed relaxing and soothing stay. I live in Los Angeles and I come out to Altamira as much as I possibly can... provided you don't have it reserved!

                  Why the Owner Chose Movie Colony East (formerly Ruth Hardy Park):
                  I renovated and operated a vacation rental 2 blocks from ALTAMIRA and walked and rollerbladed by ALTAMIRA all the time... until one day I pulled tax records and sent the owner a request to sell it. He did, and we never looked back. I have lived in and renovated over 6 homes in this area, but have never let go of this very special home. Everyone who ever stays here wishes they never had to leave!

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  We have unobstructed views of the western San Jacinto Mountains - including the top of the tram that is lit up every night. The LARGE grassy yard with pool and spa are completely private and allow for nude sunbathing if you wish. The wireless internet works anywhere on the property - so you can take your laptop and cocktail out to the teak table and watch the sunset as you send emails to your friends. The same friends that wish they were sitting where you are!


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                  Speaks: english
                   

                  Photos

                  • 8' deep oversized pool and spa, with wrap around mountain views to the tram.

                    8' deep oversized pool and spa, with wrap around mountain views to the tram.

                  • Back through livingroom to dining room. 47' flatscreen and queen sleeper sofa.

                    Back through livingroom to dining room. 47' flatscreen and queen sleeper sofa.

                  • Trellised patio off the back of master bedroom to grassy yard and fruit trees.

                    Trellised patio off the back of master bedroom to grassy yard and fruit trees.

                  • Over pool to house and chaise lounges.

                    Over pool to house and chaise lounges.

                  • Guest bedroom with private entrance to slate patio and yard.

                    Guest bedroom with private entrance to slate patio and yard.

                  • Guest bathroom with glass block shower stall.

                    Guest bathroom with glass block shower stall.

                  • Large grassy yard that children, pets and adults all love.

                    Large grassy yard that children, pets and adults all love.

                  • Pool and house at night.

                    Pool and house at night.

                  • Through dining room to living room and pool yard.

                    Through dining room to living room and pool yard.

                  • Dining room with floating serving bar, and a chrome and crystal chandelier.

                    Dining room with floating serving bar, and a chrome and crystal chandelier.

                  • Living room with fireplace and 47' flatscreen. Queen memory foam sleeper sofa.

                    Living room with fireplace and 47' flatscreen. Queen memory foam sleeper sofa.

                  • Through diningroom w/ serving bar to livingroom w/ fireplace and 47' flatscreen.

                    Through diningroom w/ serving bar to livingroom w/ fireplace and 47' flatscreen.

                  • Master bedroom with Cal-King memory foam topped mattress and 3 windows to yard.

                    Master bedroom with Cal-King memory foam topped mattress and 3 windows to yard.

                  • Back from 10 person spa to pool and house. Large grass yard w/fruit trees.

                    Back from 10 person spa to pool and house. Large grass yard w/fruit trees.

                  • From chaise lounges to pool and unobstructed wrap around mountain views.

                    From chaise lounges to pool and unobstructed wrap around mountain views.

                  • Through entire kitchen.

                    Through entire kitchen.

                  • Master bathroom with separate glass block shower and bathtub.

                    Master bathroom with separate glass block shower and bathtub.

                  • Looking out french doors to trellised patio off of master dressing room.

                    Looking out french doors to trellised patio off of master dressing room.

                  VRBO #271534

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, September 04, 2014

                  $300 - $550 per night (USD)
                  9

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 07/01/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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