Luxury Private Tennis Estate - Pool-Spa-Ping Pong-Walk to Golf, Hiking, El Paseo

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This private estate was once owned as a vacation house by the Driscoll family. The property was completely remodeled in 2005. The interior and exterior were both upgraded with the finest materials and the home is beautifully detailed and decorated with upscale art and custom furniture with a Spanish Hacienda, Southwestern flair.

Located in South Palm Desert, this single story luxury hideaway has 3 bedrooms and 3 baths . The prime location is close to world-class shopping and dining; hiking and biking trails in the nearby Santa Rosa Mountains, and has spectacular desert and mountain views. The over 1/2 acre lot sports a saltwater lap pool with waterfall (heated during winter) with adjacent Jacuzzi, a fire pit and outdoor grill, a full-size private sunken tennis court with computerized tennis ball machine (our court was resurfaced and maintained by the same company who is responsible for all the courts at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, home of the BNP Paribas Open), as well as an outdoor covered ping-pong table, all on beautifully landscaped grounds.

For your pleasure, the home comes fully furnished and equipped with HDTV combined with living room stereo and theater, digital sound system throughout the inside and outside living areas, and large flat screen televisions in each of the 3 bedrooms. It is move-in ready with spacious walk-in closets stocked with fine linen and luxurious towels. The granite top enhanced modern kitchen with Sub-Zero refrigerator, gas stove, Aventium microwave oven with convection feature, is equipped with cooking ware, quality dishes and glasses, and even has spices for those enjoying home cooking. Granite and beautiful tiling finishes enhance the luxurious bathrooms with walk-in showers that provide instant hot water. Each master bath has double sinks.

Situated within walking distance to the Gene Sarazen designed Shadow Mountain Golf Course, this home is ideal for golfers as well. One of the historic premium courses in the Coachella Valley, Shadow Mountain GC offers affordable rates ranging from $35 to $50, as well as summer after 3 pm rate is only $3 per 9-hole round. Even though this course does not offer the amenities of a private club, it provides for a nice round of golf and great outing.

Nearby El Paseo, the Rodeo Drive of the desert, offers upscale shopping and fine dining within walking distance to the compound. World-class restaurants include Mastro's, Il Corso, Pacifica, Mamma Gina, Sullivan's, and La Spiga to bring you flavors from Italy to France. For more casual dining, you can enjoy CPK, Tommy Bahamas (restaurant and retail), Blue Agave (very good Mexican restaurant) Thai Dishes, Le Basil (Vietnamese and Thai's), and The Daily Grill. Luxury retailers among many include Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Escada, St.John, Ralph Lauren, Saks Fifth Avenue and other unique trendy boutiques.

Within 7 minutes drive you will enjoy shopping at many popular stores such as Nordstrom Racks, Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Bed, Bath and Beyond, HomeGoods, Target, The Westfield Mall with Macy's and JC Penny , as well as quality grocery stores such as Wholefoods Market, Trader's Joes , Jensons, Albertson's , and newly opened Haggens!
The Living Desert Zoo (Giraffes, Camels, sleepover tents for stars watchers..), Century Cinema at "The River" also within 10 minutes drive. There also a bikes rental shop down the street.

Palm Desert is a true vacation paradise with over 120 golf courses in the Palm Springs/Palm Desert/La Quinta area and sunshine almost 365 days a year. There is very low humidity, and eight months out the year the temperature is between 75-90 degrees with evenings cooler.

Keywords: Palm Desert Most Reviews Homes; Dogs Friendly; Large Lot; Central Location; Modern, Fully Furnished, Private Pool, Heated Pool, Private Spa, Private Tennis Court, Outdoor Barbecue, Patio, Lounge Chairs, Surround Sound Indoor/Outdoor Stereo System, Art, Custom, High-end, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Air Conditioning, Pets Welcome, Golf, , Walking, Hiking, Ping Pong table, Shopping, Fine Dining.

Registered as a short-term rental with the city of Palm Desert, Permit #15-00042802


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Person making reservation and staying at property must be over age 24...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Please read notes below rates. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • One (1) King size Bed; Two (2) Queen size Beds; Two (2) Quality Twin Roller Beds with Memory Foam Mattresses (for children)....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Private tennis court maintained by the company who services all the professional courts at the world famous The Tennis Garden, home of the BNP Paribas Open-There is a computerized tennis ball machine on the court, you can play against yourself, great exercise-Saltwater lap pool; spa fits 6-7 people-One indoor and one outdoor bar, lighted covered ping pong table, very large TV in living room (behind cabinet doors), Indoor/outdoor full stereo system, two master suites both with large walk in closets and walk in, double headed showers, double sinks....moreless


  • Books:

    books and novels...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    Nearby Santa Rosa Mountains...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    three modern zone units...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage:

    two car garage, and garage for golf cart...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    three units...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Has gigantic couch and game table for 4...moreless

  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    extra parkings on driveway....moreless

  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    firewood on site...moreless

  • Wood Stove


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    all the bells and whitles just like at home...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Indoor and outdoor dishes and utensils, bowls,trays available....moreless

  • Dishwasher:


  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Sub Zero, Kitchen, fully furnished, pots, pans, spices, for those who like to cook, the Microwave is an Aventium high end. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    GE Aventium - all the bells and whistles...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    More deck space that a fancy hotel. 1/2 covered, 1/2 uncovered...moreless

  • Golf:

    Shadow Mountain Golf Club is on the same street as our house - you can walk there....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis:

    Full size tennis court maintains by the same company who services all the court at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, home of the BNP Paribas Open. WE also have computerized tennis ball machine....moreless

  • Tennis Court

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool:

    You will love this big, deep pool, great for swimming exercise. Heated in Winter...moreless

  • Spa Whirlpool


Write a review 4.9
from 49 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
November 2015
Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
Dec 1-Dec 22, 2015
Dec 1 - Dec 22, 2015
3 night min stay
Christmas 2015
Dec 23 - Dec 25, 2015
3 night min stay

flat fee
March 2016
Mar 20 - Mar 24, 2016
3 night min stay
Easter 2016
Mar 25 - Mar 28, 2016
4 night min stay

flat fee
March 29 - April 14, 2016
Mar 29 - Apr 14, 2016
3 night min stay
Coachella Fest Week 1
Apr 15 - Apr 17, 2016
3 night min stay

flat fee
April 2016
Apr 18 - Apr 21, 2016
3 night min stay
Coachella Fest Week 2
Apr 22 - Apr 24, 2016
3 night min stay

flat fee
April 2016
Apr 25 - Apr 28, 2016
3 night min stay
Stage Coach 2016
Apr 29 - May 1, 2016
3 night min stay

flat fee
May 1 - May 26, 2016
May 2 - May 26, 2016
3 night min stay
Memorial Day Weekend, 2016
May 27 - May 30, 2016
4 night min stay

flat fee
May 31 - June 30, 2016
May 31 - Jun 30, 2016
3 night min stay
July 4th, 2016
Jul 1 - Jul 4, 2016
4 night min stay

flat fee
July 5- Sept 1,2016
Jul 5 - Sep 1, 2016
3 night min stay
2016 Labor day WK
Sep 2 - Sep 4, 2016
3 night min stay

flat fee
Sept 5-Sept30, 2016
Sep 5 - Sep 30, 2016
3 night min stay
October 2016
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay
Veteran Weekend
Nov 11 - Nov 13, 2016
3 night min stay

flat fee

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $250 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 9%


If you stay more than 28 days, then you don't pay hotel tax.

Pets (house trained only) are welcome with maximum of 2 pets. There is a fee of $125 for each pet + $50 extra cleaning fees.

Rental rates include utility usage except for heating pool. There is a $25 charge per day for pool heating.

Monthly rates is 10% off all the weekly rates, pro-rated over the month including any higher rates for special events and holidays. Please ask for discount rates on multiple weeks or months.

Coachella Fest Weeks - Required $99 VRBO Damage Protection plan, $1000 refundable deposit.

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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  • The Living Desert / Southern California Zoo & Botanical Gardens

  • El Paseo

    "The best restaurants and shops in the entire valley!!"

  • The River

    "Such a fun place to spend an afternoon. "

  • Performances at the McCallum Theatre

    "Great because it is under a 5 minute drive from the house and the performances are varied an..."

  • Hiking Trails

    "Although it's faster to drive, you can literally walk from the house, go across Highway 74 a..."

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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Palm Springs International
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US Hwy 10

Car: Not Necessary

Within walking distance to El Paseo, the "Rodeo Drive of the Desert" with fine dining and world-class shopping. Next door to semi-private golf course and mountain hiking. Conveniently located to main road leading to HWY 111 and HWY 10. Other attractions: Palm Springs Areal Tramway; Joshua Tree National Park; Eldorado Polo Club. The locale is also a home of the annual Coachella Valley Music and Art Festival; the annual Humana Golf "Tournament, and the Indian Wells BNP Paribas Open (tennis).


Owner info

About the owner: This property is operated by a partnership. We are sensitive to our clients needs and wants, and will make sure that your stay, be it long or short, will be a special, memorable, and pleasurable experience.

Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
The uniqueness of this property, is that it has "everything".... Excellent location; sought-after amenities; and luxurious style and comfort. For tennis players, our tennis court is maintained by the same company who takes care of all the courts at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, home of the BNP Paribas Open. Fully renovated and updated in 2005, this home will please those seeking the best.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Private Tennis court with Tennis ball Machine; Private Big Pool & Spa; inside-Outside Surround Sound System; Gourmet Kitchen; Close to Shopping, Dining, walk to Golf and Hiking.

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  • Tennis and Ping Pong

    Tennis and Ping Pong

VRBO #377110

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Monday, November 23, 2015

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