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Modern Hillside Retreat++Private++Great Views++Wind-Protected ++Paradise!

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Mid-century hillside home - level in and out. Casita and garage right of wall.

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Last updated: 10/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Mesa house description

Enjoy the spectacular natural setting of this 1/4-acre, remodeled, modern, hillside property in the desirable Mesa neighborhood known as a “wind free” zone with great walkability.This modern retreat is simply magical with its magnificent, established landscape and gorgeous outcroppings of rock formations set against the stark white mid-century styling of the home.Experience a relaxed and comfortable modern living environment with a level in/out, open floor plan perfect for seamless indoor/outdoor Palm Springs living.The large bedrooms have private baths and patios leading to the UV filtered private pool (30’x10’) and built-in spa (7’x7’) tucked into the mountain landscape with amazing and ever-changing dramatic views.There's a professional kitchen, classic contemporary furnishings, original artwork, concrete/ceramic/granite surfaces, HDTV, gas grill, wireless internet and garage.Enjoy your retreat or explore other local desert activities: hike, golf, shop, eat, spa, art/music


Participate locally: If you arrive by Thursday, the Palm Springs' downtown area 'Village Fest' on Palm Canyon Drive is transformed into a bustling street fair...Artists, craftsmen, food vendors, musicians and entertainers are there to entertain. Stock up on local farm veggies/fruit or enjoy some great people watching.

Also experience, on Friday from 4pm to 9pm, 'First Friday On North Palm Canyon' (every month, year-round), between Tachevah and Amado Road, featuring entertainment, food and fun, where more than 50 antique furnishings and art stores remain open into the late evening.

* Local Area activities: Palm Springs' Aerial Tram, Jeep Tours, Water Park, Spa Facilities, Galleries, Museums, Theaters, IMAX.

* Nearby: Joshua Tree National Monument, Cabazon Outlet Mall.

* Two hours to: Orange County (Disneyland, Universal Studios and beaches), San Diego (Zoos, Sea World, Legoland), Lake Arrowhead (sightseeing and shopping), or Big Bear (skiing).

Hike: Miles of hiking trails are within a 1/4-mile walking distance from the house and there are trails with mountain access at the wash at the end of our cul de sac. Great hiking trails include: Palm Canyon, Murray Canyon, Tahquitz Canyon and multiple trails off the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Also stroll through Moorten's Botanical Garden less than a 1/4-mile from the property.

Tennis: We provide two adult tennis rackets and two youth tennis rackets for you to play at any of the local tennis courts. Ruth Hardy Park has 8 courts in prime condition. No charge for use of the courts to play.

Option for single players at Ruth Hardy Park: Players from expertise level 5.0 to 3.0 can pick a rotational play court to fit w/ your skill level. Ask someone waiting at the courts for more info about the system and they should be helpful. Single players sit by a court when 4 people are playing. At end of a set, 3 people will stay on the court and one person will rotate out allowing you to play. Shaded benches under mature trees provide relief in the heat of the summer.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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              • Bathroom 4

                close to pool and off den...moreless

              • all bedrooms are en-suite with their own bathrooms, patio and access to pool. We have an additional full bath off the pool patio in the den....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Spa

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Waterfalls
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Mountain View:

                San Bernadino and San Jacinto Mountains...moreless

              • Resort

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rock Climbing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Air Conditioning
              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Covered Parking
              • Fireplace
              • Free Long Distance:

                In the US and Canada...moreless

              • Garage:

                one garage parking...moreless

              • Gas Fireplace
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking:

                garage space for one car. ...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                two parking spaces inset in front of the property, outside gate....moreless

              • Security System
              • Shampoo
              • Telephone
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Water Cooler
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Blender
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Barbecue
              • Beach Towels
              • Bicycles
              • Binoculars
              • Deck / Patio:

                Patio space available from every room in the house. Open Floor Plan, level in/out single level home....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Patio

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

              • Hot Tub
              • Jacuzzi
              • Private Pool
              • Spa Whirlpool
              • Whirlpool

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Swing Season
                  Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $350 $400
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $2,300
                  Off Season
                  Nov 1 - Dec 15, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $275 $350
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $1,700
                  Peak Season
                  Dec 16 - Apr 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $400 $450
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $2,600
                  Swing Season
                  May 1 - May 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $350 $400
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $2,300

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning $180 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Tax Rate 11.5%

                  Notes:

                  $35/day pool/spa and utility charge

                  Monthly rentals pay utility bills.

                  Security deposit required (fully refundable if no damage occurs).

                  For 28+ day guest, no occupancy tax required.

                  For 28+ day guest, monthly gas/electric bill paid by guest. (Daily rate for pool/spa does not apply)

                  Credit Card payments made using PayPal service— add 3% domestic, 4% international

                  PS TOT Permit #4785

                  50% of lodging with signed contracts to secure rental dates

                  Balance due (including security deposit) 30 days prior to rental start date.

                  Payment preferred by US Check. If you prefer credit card or electronic payment we use PayPal secure transaction services. Renter pays 3% domestic or 4% international fee.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 10/25/2014
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                  Location

                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Palm Springs International Airport
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Indian Canyons Golf Clubs (North & South courses)
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  El Mirasol and Koffi

                  Car: Recommended

                  Modern Hillside Retreat is on a protected cul de sac nestled close to the San Jacinto Mountain Range on the South end of Palm Springs. It's typically wind-free due to the protection of the mountains. The Mesa is an established and vibrant neighborhood of about 180 unique homes with an interesting history. It is strictly a residential neighborhood except for the Moorten Botanical Garden founded by the first desert's horticulturalist.

                  There are a variety of architectural styles in the Mesa: Spanish, Adobe, California Ranch and Mid-Century Modern. Fabulous examples include: Donald Wexler's Butterfly-Style homes, Alexander homes and the nearby 1930's 'Ship of the Desert' home. Local celebrities include: Barry Manilow, Suzanne Somers, Trina Turk, Herman Wouk.

                  The Mesa is a neighborhood with diverse and friendly residents who love their slice of pardise in the Palm Springs desert while relaxing, walking, interacting and enjoying its beauty.

                  Note: Google Map image is NOT updated!

                  Golf: This home is just 5 minutes away from many fabulous golf courses including Indian Canyons Golf Club (North and South courses), Canyon Estates Golf Club, Mesquite Country Club and Tahquitz Creek Golf Course. 10 minutes away in Cathedral City are Cimarron Golf Club and Cathedral Canyon Country Club. Within 30 minutes are country clubs in Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells and La Quinta. There are over 120 golf courses in the greater Coachella Valley to choose from and experience.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2009

                  About the owner: We live in a cooler often chilly climate in Northern California. Palm Springs offers us a place to switch gears, warm our bones and provides us a delightful environment to engage nature and enjoy the many enlivening activites in the desert.

                  Why the Owner Chose Mesa:
                  We have been traveling to Palm Springs with good friends who owned a home in the desert since 2001. We were excited to find a home in a natural desert setting that we could renovate, enjoy and share with others!


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                  Speaks: english, spanish

                   

                  Photos

                  • Mid-century hillside home - level in and out. Casita and garage right of wall.

                    Mid-century hillside home - level in and out. Casita and garage right of wall.

                  • Private new pool and spa with mature cactus and trees

                    Private new pool and spa with mature cactus and trees

                  • Midday shaded front patio

                    Midday shaded front patio

                  • New kitchen with access to pool and mountain/valley views

                    New kitchen with access to pool and mountain/valley views

                  • Relaxing and cozy living room and fireplace

                    Relaxing and cozy living room and fireplace

                  • Spacious Master bedroom - views and pool access

                    Spacious Master bedroom - views and pool access

                  • Second bedroom suite w/ patio access to pool

                    Second bedroom suite w/ patio access to pool

                  • Casita bedroom - close to pool and nature!

                    Casita bedroom - close to pool and nature!

                  • Patio off master bedroom with access to pool

                    Patio off master bedroom with access to pool

                  • Enjoy amazing desert evenings by the fire poolside and mountainside

                    Enjoy amazing desert evenings by the fire poolside and mountainside

                  • Sunrise from front patio ready for your coffee time

                    Sunrise from front patio ready for your coffee time

                  • Inviting entry view of home at night

                    Inviting entry view of home at night

                  • Relax hillside in this newly developed back patio and pool oasis

                    Relax hillside in this newly developed back patio and pool oasis

                  • Backyard corner pool view with bedroom and patios

                    Backyard corner pool view with bedroom and patios

                  • Open floor plan, dining room through kitchen/den to patio and pool

                    Open floor plan, dining room through kitchen/den to patio and pool

                  • Dining and living space with original art

                    Dining and living space with original art

                  • Patio landscape view from livingroom

                    Patio landscape view from livingroom

                  • Master bathroom w/ polished concrete floors and granite

                    Master bathroom w/ polished concrete floors and granite

                  • second bedroom bath

                    second bedroom bath

                  • Casita bathroom

                    Casita bathroom

                  • Natural landscape of cactus, ocotillo, sage, palms and native rock

                    Natural landscape of cactus, ocotillo, sage, palms and native rock

                  • Pool, patio, fire feature and natural landscape southern view.

                    Pool, patio, fire feature and natural landscape southern view.

                  • Drama of the desert sky day and night

                    Drama of the desert sky day and night

                  • Evening view of lit landscaped homefront entrance

                    Evening view of lit landscaped homefront entrance

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, October 25, 2014

                  $275 - $450 per night (USD)
                  34

                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 10/25/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english, spanish
                  • Calendar last updated 10/25/2014
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