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1955 William Cody Estate Overlooking the 9th and 18th Greens - Enjoy View & Pool

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Last updated: 07/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
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  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Located in one of the first exclusive guard-gated country clubs in Rancho Mirage, this architecturally significant estate is a nostalgic marvel of mid-century preservation. The fairway residence was designed in 1955 by renowned architect William F. Cody, AIA.


The estate overlooking the 9th and 18th greens includes 3 well-preserved bedrooms and a 1-bedroom casita. William Cody designed a horizontal house with a flat roofline supported by steel beams against the mountain backdrop, using sandstone blocks and an exterior fascia of cedar accented with modern desert landscape. Sleek terrazzo flooring can be seen from the entryway throughout the great room and down the corridors. Cody insisted the joints and tall door-frames seemingly disappear into the walls surrounded with plenty of glass for natural lighting to create outdoor exposure while still indoors. A massive overhang projection outside the great room to the pool area is supported by four solid steel posts for a seamless indoor - outdoor lifestyle.


Interior designer Helen Conway was hired to design the original interior. Today all appointments and furnishings in the home are preserved and remain original. Conway had the furniture custom made with the upholstery and curtains woven from Peruvian fabrics, some with the famous thunderbird motif worked in. She also used an oversize boxspring mattress for the Hawaiian-style sofa in the great room. An impressive fireplace spans the great room wall made of the same sandstone as the exterior. Rumor has it that neighbor Lucille Ball was so enamored by the hearth that she had a similar design done for her Beverly Hills residence.


Imagine playing cards with neighbors like Lucy and Desi, Hoagy Carmichael (Jazz composer who wrote "Stardust" and "Georgia on my Mind"), or Ginger Rogers in the 1960’s, as often happened in this marvelous vacation retreat. During cocktail parties, other neighbors like President and Mrs. Ford often stated that the view of the mountains at sunset from the pool was the best of any house in the exclusive country club.


The galley kitchen with picture window is well-preserved, including the dual retro ovens (still operable), save for the modern refrigerator, microwave, and dishwasher. Hidden behind the wormy chestnut paneled walls, but yet a gem to see, is the magnificent period audio system and automated record jukebox. Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with a terrarium of desert landscape in view from the showers as originally designed by Cody. The master bedroom includes a king size bed for comfort with walls of glass facing south-west to the fairway and mountains. This vacation residence is for the mid-century enthusiast wanting to reminisce with life of a bygone era. Modern amenities in technology are available, including flat screen TVs, wireless internet, and iPod alarm clocks.



BEDROOM & BATHROOM



Bedroom 1 - Master: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, TV, iPod alarm clock, Wi-Fi access



Bedroom 2 – Guest Room: 2 Twin beds, En-suite bathroom with shower, Access to patio



Bedroom 3 – Guest Room: Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Access to Patio



Bedroom 4 - Casita: 2 Twin beds, En-suite bathroom with shower, TV, Access to patio



FEATURES & AMENITIES

Air conditioning
Fireplace
Flat screen TV
iPod dock
Audio system
Automated record Jukebox
Wi-Fi access
Kitchen
Dual retro ovens
Dishwasher
Microwave
Refrigerator


OUTDOOR FEATURES

Swimming pool
Chaise lounges
Outdoor living area
Outdoor dining
Guard-gated golf community



STAFF & SERVICES
Extra Cost (advance notice may be required):
Villa pre-stocking
Activities and excursions



LOCATION
Points of Interest:
1 mile to restaurant and shopping
Airport:

15 miles to Palm Springs International Airport


VILLA POLICIES

Maximum 8 guests
Children welcome
Non-smoking villa
Pets are not allowed
No sales tax is charged on bookings of 30 days or more

Property Type

      • Villa

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

          Entertainment

          • Stereo
          • Television
          • Music Library

          sports and adventure activities

          • Golf
          • Golf Privileges Optional

          General

          • Fireplace
          • Internet
          • Air Conditioning

          Kitchen

          • Stove
          • Refrigerator
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave

          Outside

              • Lanai / Gazebo

              Pool / Spa

                  • Private Pool
                   

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                  Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $975
                  $6,825 $27,300

                  Oct 1 - Nov 23, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Nov 24 - Nov 28, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Nov 29 - Dec 21, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Dec 22 - Dec 27, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Dec 28 - Jan 1, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Jan 2 - Apr 1, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Apr 2 - Apr 4, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Apr 5 - Apr 8, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Apr 9 - Apr 12, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Apr 13 - Apr 15, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Apr 16 - Apr 19, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Apr 20 - Apr 22, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Apr 23 - Apr 25, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Apr 26 - May 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $975
                  $6,825 $27,300

                  Oct 1 - Nov 24, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Nov 25 - Nov 28, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Nov 29 - Dec 21, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Dec 22 - Dec 27, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

                  Dec 28 - Jan 2, 2016
                  4 night min stay
                  $1,295
                  $9,065 $36,260

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                  • Cleaning $350

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                  4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
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