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Chi Chi House~Special Take 20%Off Any 5nt Stay Thru Aug- Call 2reserve

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Last updated: 05/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Retro Chic! Secluded yard! Gorgeous sundrenched pool! Three bedroom suites, each with its own bath and pool access! Guests rave about their stay at this Mid-century modern pedigreed home located just a short stroll to restaurants, night clubs, and shopping in South Palm Springs (SOPS) the newest, trendiest part of town.

Access the very private yard from almost every room in the house. The pool area is enclosed by a luscious 20 foot ficus hedge and features a 30' kidney-shaped salt water pool with gorgeous mosaic tile, a shaded patio, a gas BBQ, and a large sunning area. Furnished for dining al fresco, nights under the stars and leisurely afternoons by the pool, this property is perfect for vacationing in true Palm Springs style. You may never want to leave the fabulous pool area!

Step back in time and immerse yourself in entertainment history by vacationing in this centrally located, lovingly preserved mid-century gem, once the home of Julian Stiff, who ran and later owned the famed Palm Springs Chi Chi Lounge. His club’s Starlight Room was a veritable shrine to live entertainment of the Rat Pack Days. The brightest names in showbiz, from Frank Sinatra and Desi Arnaz to Duke Ellington and Lena Horne performed at the club - and the owner’s home, which became known as the Chi Chi House, served as the location for swank impromptu after hours parties and hair-of-the-dog Sunday afternoon barbecues.

Still owned by the Stiff family, this architectural gem has been lovingly and authentically preserved. It’s easy to imagine Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. lounging in the sunken living room, martinis in hand. You can almost hear Peggy Lee or Ella Fitzgerald belting out a tune while Buddy Greco tickled the ivories on the upright piano, which is still in its original location aside the flagstone fireplace. Stiff’s daughter, who still lives in Palm Springs, recalls everyone from Rudy Valle and Jane Russell to Johnny Mathis and Louis Armstrong helping themselves to coffee in the adorable pink and white kitchen.

The Stiff family is proud to share the magical history of this fine example of Palm Springs mid-century style by offering it as a vacation rental exclusively for guests of Acme House Co. The fabulous home offers three bedroom suites (two king and one with twin beds that can be pushed together to form a king). Each suite has its own full bath, a television and direct access to the private pool. The master suite bathroom includes a step-down tub featuring an original cut-glass window from the famous Sardes Nightclub on Hollywood & Vine, which Julian Stiff also owned.

The walls of the home are adorned with memorabilia from the famed Chi Chi Supper Club including a copy of the portrait of the exotic topless Hawaiian girl painted by Edgar Leeteg, that inspired the mid-century Polynesian Tiki craze in Palm Springs, which is currently experiencing a renaissance evidenced by the recently opened Tonga Hut, Bootlegger’s Tiki Bar, and Smoke Tree Supper Club. The living area of this home includes a sunken conversation area with a flagstone & slate fireplace, a wet bar with original club chairs from the Starlight Room, a dining table for 6 and a TV area with a 47" HDTV. You’ll be able to browse the web with Wi-Fi access or dock your iPod, iPhone, or iPad to enjoy your favorite music. The kitchen opens to the pool and offers updated stainless steel appliances, and is fully stocked with utensils, pots and pans for your cooking needs.

*Rates listed in our rate table are subject to change without notice and are higher on weekends, holidays, and special events. Reservation deposit may be increased during those same times. Other Costs: Quote will include flat rate nightly utility fee of $50. Cleaning Fee of $235. Pet Fee $150 (1 dog) $225 (2 dogs) if home is pet friendly, Damage Waiver of $79. There is an 11.5% Occupancy tax in Palm Springs. Posted specials are for new bookings only. Please note for security, the location on the map is not exact and the marker is only an approximate location. TOT #4560

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2424 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Outlet Shopping

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Golf

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Rental rates quoted in: $
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Shoulder
May 26 - May 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$336
Summer
Jun 1 - Jul 2, 2015
3 night min stay
$240
$1,350 $5,880
Independence & Labor Day Wknds
Jul 3 - Jul 5, 2015
3 night min stay
$479
Summer
Jul 6 - Sep 3, 2015
3 night min stay
$240
$1,350 $5,880
Independence & Labor Day Wknds
Sep 4 - Sep 6, 2015
3 night min stay
$479
Summer
Sep 7 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$240
$1,350
Fall Shoulder
Oct 1 - Nov 21, 2015
3 night min stay
$336
$1,850 $8,072
Fall Shoulder
Nov 29 - Dec 20, 2015
3 night min stay
$336
$1,850
Christmas/New Years
Dec 21 - Jan 2, 2016
5 night min stay
$513
$2,780
Spring Shoulder
Jan 3 - Jan 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$336
$1,850
Peak Season
Feb 1 - Feb 11, 2016
3 night min stay
$393
$2,150
President's Week & Easter
Feb 12 - Feb 21, 2016
5 night min stay
$496
$2,690
Peak Season
Feb 22 - Mar 24, 2016
3 night min stay
$393
$2,150 $9,386
President's Week & Easter
Mar 25 - Apr 2, 2016
5 night min stay
$496
$2,690
Peak Season
Apr 3 - Apr 6, 2016
3 night min stay
$393
Coachella Rates
Apr 7 - Apr 17, 2016
5 night min stay
$550
$3,850
Peak Season
Apr 18 - Apr 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$393
$2,150
Spring Shoulder
May 1 - May 26, 2016
3 night min stay
$336
$1,850

Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency ($) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.


Additional information about rental rates:

$1000-$3850/WK
Other Costs: Quote will include flat rate nightly utility fee of $50. Cleaning Fee of $235. Pet Fee $150 (1 dog) $225 (2 dogs) if home is pet friendly, Damage Waiver of $79. There is an 11.5% Occupancy tax in Palm Springs. Posted specials are for new bookings only. Please note for security, the location on the map is not exact and the marker is only an approximate location. TOT #4560

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 05/25/2015
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