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Summer Special**Architectural Design with Privacy & Views

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Last updated: 08/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Little Tuscany house description

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***SUMMER SPECIAL*** Nightly rate reduced to $279 for August and September (Labor Day weekend excluded). Mention 'Summer Special' in your inquiry for this low rate.

Built new in 2003, updated in 2011, our home is located in the prestigious Little Tuscany area of Palm Springs. This 2300 square foot architecturally designed home looks out over a private lighted courtyard with heated pool and spa, offering spectacular views of the San Jacinto Mountains.

The spacious great room floor plan, influenced by Crate and Barrel design, is perfect for entertaining and relaxing. A granite counter top kitchen features a cooking island with gas cook top and Jen Air grill, plus bar style seating. Expandable cherry wood dining table provides ample room for eight. The kitchen is totally stocked with utensils, appliances, and abundant cookware, dishware, silverware.

The contemporary living room, including gas log fireplace and queen size sleeper sofa with plush mattress, has a 47' HD TV with DVD. The stereo system with IPod/MP3 input provides musical entertainment. Wireless high speed internet is provided throughout the house and patio ... and free unlimited long distance calling to the U.S., Canada. The two master suites are well furnished and each have their own baths. One (with king size bed), with its own complete entertainment center, opens to the pool and courtyard with full mountain views. The second bedroom has a queen size bed. Both bedrooms now have 32' LED HDTVs.

There is a 'plus room' off the garage that has two twin beds in it (it's detached from the main part of the house and you must go through the garage to access the room. It is air conditioned, has phone and cable TV, but no bath).

There is a single space garage with automatic opener.

Pool service (twice a week) is included. Gardening service is also provided. Maid service is available but is additional.

Our home is located on a quiet residential street within walking distance of several top rated restaurants and nightclubs (The Riviera, Billy Reed's, Rick's, Cowboy Barbecue & Toucans) and it's only a short three minute drive to additional downtown attractions and the Spa Casino in the heart of Palm Springs. Excellent shopping is a short drive away (including the Cabazon Outlets about 15 minutes away and Palm Desert Shopping Center, 20 minutes). We use our home primarily as a vacation rental, so it is maintained in impeccable condition. We have many repeat guests who say they return because of the views, the pool/spa/patio, the layout and quality features of the home, and the location.

Maximum occupancy of six (including children and infants) is strictly enforced. Minimum age for primary renter is 25.

Keywords: Modern, contemporary, single story, pool, spa, great room, gourmet kitchen, private, family or couples home

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king


              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


              • Attached Unit: 2 twin/ single

                This room is off the garage and is not considered a bedroom....moreless

              • King size beds (1) In master bedroom., Queen size Beds (2) Queen bed in guest room, queen sleeper sofa in living room, Twin or Single Beds (2) There is a small plus room accesible through the garage. Though not designed as a bedroom, it is carpeted and there are two twin beds there, cable TV, phone and central heat/air conditioning., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is a queen size sleeper/sofa in the living room with additional plush mattress top....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Fully stocked kitchen with all appliances including coffee maker, toaster, blender, mixer, juicer, ice cream maker, waffle iron, coffee bean grinder...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Jenn-Air Side by side with in-door ice maker and water dispenser...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Fully stocked with Crate and Barrel dishware and utensils....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Basics included, salt, pepper, spices...moreless

              • Stove:

                Four burner gas stove top...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Fully stocked...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Catering Available
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Ice Maker
              • Oven
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Parking:

                One garage space with room for more cars in the driveway....moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Cenral heat/air with dual air conditioning units....moreless

              • Garage:

                Single space available with automatic opener....moreless

              • Living Room:

                Great room floor plan....moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Gas Fireplace
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Linens Provided


              • Books:

                A library with a variety of novels, travel and cooking books, etc....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (4) Expanded Cable with more than 50 HD channels in living room....moreless

              • Television:

                47' HDTV in living room 32' HDTV in both bedrooms...moreless

              • Games:

                Cards, games, and puzzles...moreless

              • Stereo:

                CD, MP3 input ...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player


              • Telephone:

                Four wireless phones throughout the house. Free long distance calling to US and Canada....moreless

              • Internet:

                High speed secured wireless throughout the house and patio (15-20 mbps)....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Free wireless broadband throughout the house and patio....moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                Free long distance to the US and Canada....moreless

              • Broadband Access

              Pool & Spa

              • Heated Pool
              • Hot Tub
              • Private Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Two lounges, patio table with seating for six, poolside, with amazing mountain views....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill Gas


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

              Location & View

                  • Mountain View


                  • Theme Parks
                  • Walking
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Swimming
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Golf
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Cycling
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Racquetball
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Tennis
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Water Parks
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Synagogues
                  • Hiking


                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 21 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer Special
                  Jul 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $1,899 $3,999
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $1,999 $4,999
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 11.5%


                  $339 per night; $1999 per week; $4999 per month (holiday rates, Coachella Music Fest, White Party may be higher)

                  cleaning fee $125

                  city tax 11.5%

                  Optional pool/spa heating $49 per day or $249 per week (Nov-May); $25 per day or $149 per week (June-October)

                  $500 refundable security/damage deposit

                  Monthly renters pay utilities (gas and electric)

                  Palm Springs Transient Occupancy tax permit #4905.

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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                  Last updated: 08/19/2014
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                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Palm Springs International Airport (PSP)
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Highway 111
                  Little Tuscany
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Dickie O'Neils
                  70 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Big Bear Resort
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Escena Golf Club
                  Little Tuscany
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Billy Reeds, Rick Desert Diner, The Riviera

                  Near the heart of the desert resort town of Palm Springs, golfing, tennis, hiking, swimming, shopping, site seeing, spa, gambling, gourmet dining, and mingling with the stars. It is all here and within minutes from our contemporary home.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2003

                  About the owner: We are a couple in our 50s, recently retired (one a former TV reporter, the other a former real estate agent). In 2008, we sold our home in northern California and moved to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. We have kept our 'vacation home' in Palm Springs which we visit on occasion and rent out (as a vacation rental) at other times.

                  Why the Owner Chose Little Tuscany:
                  Palm Springs is a popular tourist destination with perfect weather year round. It's a small town with amenities you find in much larger cities. Recreation, shopping, and dining opportunities are abundant, but most of the time it's just cool to hang by the pool.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  This is a 2300 square foot custom built home in an established neighborhood. We bought it during construction so we were able to put in all the upgrades and fine details we expect in a home. The layout, with the pool in the front of the house in a private courtyard, provides for some of the most amazing mountain views available at any home we have ever seen in Palm Springs. We are gourmet cooks and because we spend some time in this home, it is completely equipped with all cooking utensils, appliances, pots and pans you would expect in a cook's kitchen.

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                  • Private pool and courtyard

                    Private pool and courtyard

                  • Totally private pool and spa

                    Totally private pool and spa

                  • dining room/great room

                    dining room/great room

                  • great room living area

                    great room living area

                  • living room/HDTV

                    living room/HDTV

                  • dining/great room with courtyard/pool/mountain views

                    dining/great room with courtyard/pool/mountain views

                  • guest bedroom

                    guest bedroom

                  • guest bathroom

                    guest bathroom

                  • View from kitchen

                    View from kitchen

                  • Patio/pool dining with mountain views

                    Patio/pool dining with mountain views

                  • Front of home

                    Front of home

                  • great room

                    great room

                  • kitchen


                  • master bedroom

                    master bedroom

                  • master bathroom

                    master bathroom

                  • Patio/pool/mountain views from master bedroom

                    Patio/pool/mountain views from master bedroom

                  VRBO #369010

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

                  $279 - $339 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 08/19/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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