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Mirador House - Retro Mid-Century Modern - Desert Retreat

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Last updated: 12/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Private Homes, Movie Colony house description

The Mirador House has been off the rental market for the last 6 months for upkeep & renovation and is once again available for vacation rentals.

This 'Quintessential Palm Springs Mid-Century Modern House' has been beautifully maintained since it was built in 1957; additional upgrades and enhancements such as large Sony HD flat-screen TVs and wired/wireless broadband internet bring together the best of the 60's time-capsule experience with modern techno-geek conveniences. The design aesthetic is pure 'Mad Men', right down to the pink tile bathrooms, Danish-Modern furniture, & funky retro lamps (Think 'Mad Men meets Google'). Each bedroom is a Mini-Master with private bathroom. The spacious living room opens out to the large yard and swimming pool area creating a perfect entertainment 'flow'.

I've personally sampled other vacation-rentals in the area and know what it's like to be disappointed with a cheaply done IKEA & kitsch decor, so I strive to make this house an authentic Palm Springs retro experience. There's an huge library of all High-Def movies (over 600 classic and new release movies) that can be viewed 'on-demand' (free of charge) from every room via the AppleTVs.

Additional Photos & Info for the Mirador House is available at the website link listed below.

There is a 3 Night minimum stay (and I'm sorry but there are no exceptions to the 3-night rule so please don't ask).

Keywords: Mid Century Modern, Mid-Century Modern, Midcentury Modern, Danish Modern, Modern, Palm Springs, Mirador, Movie colony


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Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            If you smoke, please smoke outside...moreless

          • Not Suitable For Children:

            Children are welcome but there is no safety-fence around the pool....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            OK... Pets are sometimes allowed, but we'd prefer if they stayed mostly outside and off the furniture....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Bedroom 3


          • Bedroom 4


          • Other (See Description)


          • Queen size Beds: (5) - All bedrooms have queen beds & one bedroom has 2 queen beds. Twin or Single Beds: (2) - There are 2 single roll-a-way beds available to use. Sleep Sofa or Futons: (4) - The couches in the living-room do not have pull-out beds but are comfortable enough to sleep an additional 2 to 3 persons....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Huge Private Yard, Mature Citrus Trees (Orange, Grapefruit, Lemon), Hammock, Ping-Pong...moreless


              • DVD Player:

                The PS3(s) in every bedroom & the living room are capable of playing DVD & Bluray Discs....moreless

              • Music Library
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Satellite / Cable:

                (5) DirectTV (premiere package: full movie channels HBO, Showtime, etc.) with Tivo/DVRs in every bedroom and the livingroom (5 locations)...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                Each bedroom & the Livingroom is equipped with large flat-screen Sony TV...moreless

              • Video Game Console:

                (4) Sony PlayStation 3 Video Game Systems (which also serve as BluRay-DVD Players) in each bedroom and the Living-room....moreless

              • Video Games:

                (20) The PS3s are pre-loaded with many Demo Games and additional games can be rented nearby....moreless

              • Video Library:

                Huge library of HD movies (over 600) classic and new releases on demand & free of charge. Viewable from any bedroom and the living-room using the AppleTV systems....moreless


              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Water Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Fitness Center

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                      • Mountain View:

                        Amazing mountain views which are especially great from the Hot Tub!...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Basketball Court
                      • Cycling
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Racquetball
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis


                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 10 people


                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Computer Available:

                        Apple iMac in house for guest use as well as a multi-function (printer/scanner/copier/fax) for a complete 'office away from home'...moreless

                      • Free Long Distance:

                        'Full Bars' everywhere on the property - great cellular reception....moreless

                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Gated parking for up to 4 vehicles and ample street parking....moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        There is a land-line telephone with 5 handsets throughout the house for use by guests free of charge....moreless

                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Full-Bars (802.11 B-G-N) throughout the house and yard. Careful with your laptop in the pool & jaccuzzi ;) (Cellular service is also 'full bars' throughout)...moreless


                      • Catering Available:

                        Event coordinating and catering service available on request....moreless

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster


                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Payment Type

                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Heated Pool
                      • Hot Tub
                      • Private Pool


                      Write a review 4.6
                      from 14 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Coachella Week 1
                      Apr 9 - Apr 13, 2015
                      5 night min stay

                      flat fee
                      Coachella Week 2
                      Apr 16 - Apr 20, 2015
                      5 night min stay

                      flat fee
                      Low Season
                      Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Property Damage Protection $69
                      • Housekeeping Fee $300 + tax
                      • Pool Heating (optional) $0
                      • Tax Rate 11.5%

                      Cancellation policy:

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

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                      Last updated: 12/13/2014
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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2008

                      Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, Movie Colony:
                      I purchased this house to create the quintessential Palm Springs Retro vacation experience.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Total privacy and bliss. The perfect place to share with family and friends. The street is quiet and safe with little to no through-traffic, yet close enough to walk to downtown Palm Springs. Perfect for entertaining or as a 'fortress of solitude' / writing retreat.

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                      Links to more information:



                      • Mirador House Yard & Pool

                        Mirador House Yard & Pool

                      • Mirador House Livingroom

                        Mirador House Livingroom

                      • Yard View from the Bird Chair :)

                        Yard View from the Bird Chair :)

                      • upscale neighborhood in the old Palm Springs Movie Colony

                        upscale neighborhood in the old Palm Springs Movie Colony

                      VRBO #281790

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                      $500 - $650 per night (USD)

                      4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 12

                      View calendar: Updated 12/13/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                      Member since: 2010
                      Speaks: english
                      • Response time: Within a few days
                      • Response rate: 70%
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/13/2014
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                      Mirador House - Retro Mid-Century Modern - Desert Retreat

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