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Hepburn/Tracy Retreat - Be One of the Few Who Will Experience This Place...

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Last updated: 05/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
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Property description

Quintessential Palm Springs: This early-California style home was built in 1935 and has been completely remodeled consistent with that era. The 2000 sq ft house includes a massive living room with fireplace and open beam ceiling A separate living area provides TV, DVD and stereo. There are two ensuite master bedrooms in the main house and a separate casita with bath, walk-in closet and TV. The dining room and well-appointed kitchen complete the main house.

Enter the property through iron gates set in a picturesque brick wall. Walk past a charming fountain, through an old-growth cactus garden, complimented by olive and palo verde trees. Open the front door and to quote past guests:

'we felt like we were stepping into a very special place. The furnishings, artwork, bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen are all well appointed and provided us with a romantic and relaxing experience. The piece de resistance was when we walked out the back doors to our own private oasis. A magical place where we relaxed by the pool and spa while taking in the stunning view of the mountains.'

The property encompasses 2/3 of an acre, the back 1/3 of which is an orchard. Pick your own oranges, mandarins, grapefruits, lemons and limes.

Take a month or more and find yourself in this retreat used by Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy when Palm Springs was truly the playground of the Hollywood stars.

Float in the pool with the sounds of the waterfall and birds in the background, catching the fragrance of the jasmine, gardenia and orange blossoms.

In the evening cozy around the outdoor gas fireplace in the outdoor patio located between the house and the pool.

The housekeeper will come once a week during your stay.

The luxurious retreat is located in the upscale Old Las Palmas neighborhood of Palm Springs. You are within 3 blocks (see map) of the sumptuous dining and eclectic shopping of North Palm Canyon, the Uptown Shopping District of Palm Springs. The area features boutiques (for example, Trina Turk) and a variety of gourmet food offerings.

On a slightly longer walk (6-8 blocks), you will find the world-class Palm Springs Art Museum, the Spa Casino, a Las Vegas style venue, the hiking trails of Mt San Jacinto and a large variety of restaurants offering whatever you are craving that day.

Keywords: LUXURIOUS PRIVATE ESTATE RETREAT

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Opens onto pool, adjoining bath, 32" Smart TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Adjoining bath, 42" HDTV...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Detached casita, private bath, 32" TV...moreless

  • King size beds (2): Master bedroom ensuite bath, 32' TV/DVD Smart TV; 2nd bedroom with ensuite bath, 42' TV&DVD; Attached casita with Queen size bed, bathroom and 32'TV...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Restored 1935 early-California style estate, 2/3 of an acre - mature cactus garden with olive and palo verde trees, orchard with orange, lemon, lime and grapefruit trees. Housekeeping included Once each week during stay....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (5) TV,s - In sunroom and kitchen plus one in each bedroom and the casita...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Mt. San Jacinto towers over the Las Palmas neighborhood. It is only 6 blocks from the house with all of its hiking trails. Always a presence while in the garden, orchard or pool and spa, the light changes moment by moment on the rock - orange in the morning, shadowy blue in the late afternoon....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Gas Fireplace:

    (2) Fabulous living room fireplace plus cozy outdoor fireplace which is the centerpiece of the patio living space....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxurious bedroom and bathroom linens...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    USA and Canada calling included...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Luxurious linens...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Available inside and out...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig and drip...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Complete compliment of pots and pans, kitchen-aid mixer, electric tea kettle, citrus juicer and cooking utencils...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Well-stocked...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Asko...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Gas range, Sub-zero refrigerator and Asko dishwasher. Granite countertops, stainless sink and appliances. Fine china, glassware and linens compliment the house decor....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, oil, vinegar...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    The patio is the link between the house and the pool area. The focal point is a beautiful gas fireplace surrounded by hand-painted Mexican tiles. A cozy seating area and table and chairs for outdoor dining complete the scene. The gas BBQ is adjacent to the fireplace and makes for easy outdoor entertaining....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Low Season
Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2015
30 night min stay

$6,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

$150 cleaning fee. Tenant pays electric and gas for period of lease.

$1000 deposit due at booking. First month's rent due 60 days in advance of arrival.


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Location

2 Miles
Nearest Airport
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Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

Why the Owner Chose Old Las Palmas:
We fell in love with this home in 2001, while vacationing in Palm Springs. We bought it and moved from Portland, Oregon. We made it our family home. Our daughter was married in the orchard and our grandaughter has learned to swim in the pool. In 2009 we left Palm Springs to fulfil family commitments, but couldn't let go of this home. You will understand when you spend time at 776 N Mission Road! We are entrusting this special place for you to make lasting memories here also. Mary and Al


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Speaks: english, french

 

Photos

  • pool and spa

    pool and spa

  • breakfast by the pool

    breakfast by the pool

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • master bathroom

    master bathroom

  • 2nd master bath

    2nd master bath

  • casita entry

    casita entry

  • casita

    casita

  • front entry

    front entry

  • dining room

    dining room

  • kitchen

    kitchen

  • in the kitchen herb garden

    in the kitchen herb garden

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • master bathroom

    master bathroom

  • 2nd master, main house

    2nd master, main house

  • poolside

    poolside

  • casita

    casita

  • entry courtyard

    entry courtyard

  • seating area with TV, DVD, stereo

    seating area with TV, DVD, stereo

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • in the orchard

    in the orchard

  • cactus garden

    cactus garden

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Speaks: english, french
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