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Desert Retreat - Mountain Views - Your Own Oasis

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Last updated: 04/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sandstone Villas condo description

A home away from home whether for some Rest & Relaxation or because the weather is just no fun and you need some sun!

This really is a VRBO because if you aren't here I am, and so I hope you will enjoy the beauty of the desert, the fun of being out of your every day neighborhood, the rest from your list of honey do - all the reasons we 'run away from home.'

Welcome to this spacious one bedroom condo in Palm Springs, nestled under the San Jacinto Mountains - across the street from The Mesa, down the street from Moorten's Botanical Gardens, hiking, horse back riding, a State Park at the end of Palm Canyon Drive and a five minute drive to everything in the center of Palm Springs. It is convenient to everything along Highway 111, including markets, restaurants, and services.

The Sandstone Villa Condo complex has 4 pools, 4 hot tubs, 3 tennis courts, laundry facilities and bbq's. The covered parking is nearby the first floor unit. This is a gated community, so an access card is required for entry.

The Living Room has an electric fireplace for ambiance and a little heat if you want. The light by the front door can be operated by remote control for convenience. The large color television has TimeWarner basic cable and DVR, a DVD player with DVD's for your amusement. Some are Palm Springs lore or location. There are several Palm Springs books for your enjoyment, from historical, whimsical, gossipy or athletic (hikes and bikes!) There is also a Classic iPod compatible clock radio for your musical needs.

The Dining Room seats four and is right off the Kitchen, which is stocked for everything from a quick breakfast (blender in the cupboard along with the toaster) to gourmet repast cooked or bbq'd. (BBQ items & plastic dishes in the hall cupboard nearby.)

The Bedroom is good sized room with a Queen sized bed and dresser. A second bed is available, which is a bed height air bed for additional guests or children. The air bed can be placed in either the living room or in the bedroom. There is a color television with TimeWarner Cable and remote.

The Bathroom is quite spacious with three towel racks, two for bath towels, one for hand towels, and towel hooks for four. The bathtub and shower is referred to as a sunken garden tub. A laundry basket and soap is located in the bathroom should you feel the need to do laundry. Dry cleaners are nearby too.

There is telephone service for all United States and Canada calls, as well as password secured wifi.

Walking distance or a five minute drive is the official center of downtown Palm Springs, with their famous Palm Springs Follies, Farmers' Market, Restaurants and Shopping. Palms Springs Sun Bus is only a short walk, allowing you your choice of how to arrive.

Golf and Tennis are the joy of desert living and you are near some of the best throughout the entire desert communities, some might say U.S.

Most of all, I feel this has the best of being in a home with the freedom to fly out the door and do all the things you can - to the opposite end of taking the time to stay still, be quiet and find your own zen.

SandStone Villas CC&R's allow for rentals of a minimum of seven (7) days/nights. The City of Palm Springs has a Transient Occupancy Tax of 11.5% on stays under 28 days.

Unit 163 is registered with the City of Palm Springs Department of Finance and Treasury, Room Tax Division, Permit Number 47490000 - 20014173

Keywords: Close to everything, with the beauty of the desert outside your door.

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 780 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Limited Accessibility:

            Ground floor unit near parking space. Not set up as a handicapped unit, but may be good for individuals with limited mobility....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking is not allowed inside the unit. Smoking in the unit will invalidate return of the security deposit....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          • Bedroom 1


          • Queen size Beds (2) Traditional Queen sized bed, secured with all anti allergen covers in the bedroom. A second Queen sized raised air mattress bed is available as well., Twin or Single Beds (1) Fold up bed., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The sofa in the living room does fold out....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            China, silver, glasses and wine glasses. Plastic version available for pool and bbq area....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, garbage disposal, microwave...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Coffee in refrigerator for all guests use....moreless

          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Seating for 4 people


          • Linens Provided:

            Cotton sheets, mattress & pillow protectors / encasements on bedroom pillows and mattress. Additional pillows & protectors / encasements on premises. 100% cotton blankets & down comforters for traditional queen bed, air mattress bed & single bed....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Off street parking available. Limited guest parking available in complex....moreless

          • Covered Parking:

            Unit is second from the end of building and close to covered parking....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Laundry rooms in complex. Detergent and laundry basket provided....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Laundry rooms in complex. Detergent and laundry basket provided....moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Fitness room in complex but limited equipment. Key required....moreless

          • Gas Fireplace:

            faux fireplace in living room simulating gas style fireplace...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Bathroom and pool towels provided....moreless

          • Heating
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Air Conditioning

          Other Amenities

              • electric fireplace in living room


              • Video Library:

                DVD's are available for viewing. DVD player is hooked up and ready to use. TimeWarner has DVR feature....moreless

              • Books:

                Light reading as well as history of the Palm Springs and Coachella Valley for your enjoyment....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                TimeWarner Cable for your viewing pleasure. Not included are any pay per views ordered....moreless

              • Shared Hot Tub:

                (2) Two Hot Tubs are on the property grounds...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                DVD's available for your enjoyment....moreless

              • Music Library:

                iPod player clock available....moreless

              • Game Room:

                on complex grounds...moreless

              • Ping Pong Table
              • Television


              • Free Long Distance:

                Long Distance is provided for the United States and Canada....moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                A secured broadband modem access is provide with password....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                A secured broadband modem access is provide with password....moreless

              • Telephone:

                Telephone service provided...moreless

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    (4) Four Pools are on the property grounds....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Golf:

                    Surrounded by over 13 courses listed in Palm Springs. Rancho Mirage is just down the road with 22 courses, Cathedral City has 11 and Palm Desert has 48. PGA West is nearby in La Quinta. ...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill


                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic
                  • Spa
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                      • Mountain View:

                        Views from the living room, kitchen and bedroom of the mountains....moreless


                      • Live Theater
                      • Shopping
                      • Fitness Center
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Laundromat
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Swimming
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Cycling
                      • Medical Services
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Walking
                      • Museums
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Cinemas
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Photography
                      • Library
                      • Restaurants
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Water Parks
                      • Tennis


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                      from 2 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Jul 15 - Sep 30, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $455 $1,650
                      Indian Summer
                      Oct 1 - Nov 14, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $525 $1,950
                      Winter / Peak
                      Nov 15 - Apr 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $575 $2,150
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Property Damage Protection $89
                      • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 11.5%


                      Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.

                      Deposit is due with booking, balance due 60 days prior to arrival. Property Damage Protection is $89. If not purchased then a $500 security deposit is required.

                      City of Palm Springs TOTax is required on all stays under 28 days/nights. Unit is registered with the City of Palm Springs, #4749.

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                      Last updated: 04/28/2014
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                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Palm Springs International Airport
                      0.1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Highway 111 is the main Coachella Valley drag

                      Car: Recommended

                      1 mile from the center of downtown Palm Springs. Palm Springs Sun Bus is three blocks from the entrance to SandStone Villas so you can walk, drive, or take the bus if you don't want to use a car. Guests have walked to downtown PS and to the nearby market.

                      More information is available at which shows the amenities of the complex.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2010

                      About the owner: Not yet ready or able to retire yet, but several of my friends have moved to the desert. I'm getting used to the real heat and the laid back lifestyle of the desert. For now, I visit when I can. And am delighted to meet people from all over when they come to the desert or rent my little oasis.

                      Why the Owner Chose Sandstone Villas:
                      Close to central downtown Palm Springs, a quick drive to friend's home, and a few minutes further to the amenities the other desert cities have to offer. The pool is fabulous to relax in, the spa the perfect place to leave your tensions. The view of the mountains calming and delightful. I chose this place over others because it offered the sense of a home as well as a sanctuary.

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                      VRBO #334197

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, June 04, 2014

                      $455 - $575 per week (USD)

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 04/28/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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