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7 Bedroom Villa on 1/2 Acre - the Joseph Cotton Estate

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Last updated: 12/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Mesa villa description

Sprawling 7 bedroom / 4 bath Spanish style villa built in the 1920's and former stomping grounds of multiple Old Hollywood celebrities including Joseph Cotton (Citizen Kane fame) and June Lockhart (Lassie). Available for rent for the first time. Located in the exclusive Palm Springs enclave of the Mesa on 1/2 acre of grassy fully-walled and gated yard with private swimming pool and sun deck. Fully stocked kitchen with commercial grade appliances to accommodate large parties and place settings for 12. Very large dining room with an updated French farm table with comfortable seating for 16. Huge gabled living room with comfy overstuffed sectional in front of cozy fireplace, 55' plasma tv with full satellite stations and Blu-ray player. All bedroom casitas are private and individually accessed with luxury bedding and new mattresses. Master casita #1 has queen size bed / walk-in closet and overlooks the pool. Master casita #2 has queen size bed / built-in bookshelves / gas fireplace. Both master bedrooms share an oversized master bathroom with claw foot bathtub / separate shower and bidet. Pool casita #1 has 2 adorable twin size beds with pillow top mattresses and pool casita #2 has a iron queen size bed. Both these rooms share a jack and jill bath with tub/shower and overlook the pool. All bedrooms in the main house share a bath with shower. Master casita #3 is located off the living room in the main house and has a queen size bed / a work area with built in desk and separate sitting area. There are two bedrooms off the kitchen one with a queen size bed and the other with a twin over full size bunk bed. White Gables has a grand entrance with a sweeping drive and off-street parking for about 8 cars as well as covered carport parking. Situated up against the mountains and centrally located in the wind-free area of Palm Springs with easy access to downtown shopping and hiking out your front door. The property can also be rented with The Sonny and Cher Estate next door- The is a 'noise free' zone. The PS Noise Ordinance strictly forbids any outdoor music or loud noise. The fines and citations will be the sole responsibility of the guest. The fine is $500 for each infraction.



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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 4500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Concierge
          • Massage
          • Private Chef


          • Events Allowed
          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 15-16

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms


          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television


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


          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Nude Beach
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Horseback Riding
          • Miniature Golf
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                Gorgeous mountain view as the Villa is set up against the mountains....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rock Climbing
              • Roller Blading
              • Spelunking
              • Swimming
              • Tennis


                  • Dining Room


                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Covered Parking
                  • Fireplace
                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking On Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet


                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Barbecue
                  • Bicycles
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Private Pool

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          House Cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Included


                              Write a review 5
                              from 13 traveler reviews
                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              My Standard Rate
                              2 night min stay

                              Additional information about rental rates


                              • Cleaning $250 + tax
                              • Pool heat ($50 / day - optional) $150 + tax
                              • Air conditioning overage ($50 / day) $150 + tax
                              • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                              • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                              • Tax Rate 11.5%

                              Cancellation policy:

                              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                              Last updated: 12/20/2014
                              Check availability
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                              21 Unavailable
                              22 Today
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                              4 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Palm Springs International

                              Car: Recommended

                              Corner of Mesa Drive and Camino Carmelita in the Mesa


                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2012

                              About the owner: Los Angeles based designer and owner of neighboring Villa Carmelita in Palm Springs

                              Contact us

                              Speaks: german

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                              • Huge pool area

                                Huge pool area

                              • Huge circular drive can fit 20 cars

                                Huge circular drive can fit 20 cars

                              • Beamed livingroom

                                Beamed livingroom

                              • Bar


                              • Master #2 with fireplace

                                Master #2 with fireplace

                              • Twin beds
Bedroom #3

                                Twin beds Bedroom #3

                              • Seperate casita
Bedroom #5

                                Seperate casita Bedroom #5

                              • Single and double in a bunk bed
Bedroom #7

                                Single and double in a bunk bed Bedroom #7

                              • Kitchen with new restaurant grade appliances

                                Kitchen with new restaurant grade appliances

                              • Gorgeous at night

                                Gorgeous at night

                              • Gorgeous entrance to 1/2 acre estate

                                Gorgeous entrance to 1/2 acre estate

                              • Amazing mountain views

                                Amazing mountain views

                              • Hacienda hallway to bedrooms

                                Hacienda hallway to bedrooms

                              • Huge dining room seats 20 guests

                                Huge dining room seats 20 guests

                              • Master #1

                                Master #1

                              • Bedroom #4

                                Bedroom #4

                              • Bedroom #6

                                Bedroom #6

                              • Huge master bath

                                Huge master bath

                              VRBO #410009

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                              This listing was first published here in 2012.

                              Date last modified - Thursday, December 25, 2014

                              $1,199 per night (USD)

                              7 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 16

                              View calendar: Updated 12/20/14
                              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                              Member since: 2012
                              Speaks: german
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                              • Response rate: 100%
                              • Calendar last updated: 12/20/2014
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                              7 Bedroom Villa on 1/2 Acre - The Joseph Cotton Estate

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