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Resplendent Contemporary Retreat in Private Gated Community

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Contemporary lines of the house blends well with lush exterior plantings.

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Last updated: 09/26/2012

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Property description

You deserve your own tasteful private desert oasis! All of 2300 square foot of contemporary, secluded living space anchored by warm textured furnishings in a gated community surrounded by mountain views. Yet your are never far away from sophisticated night life of Palm Springs.

Walk through the large glass portal and follow the meandering path in the private courtyard that ends in double glass doors. Open it and you step into into a 16-foot-ceilinged 'great room'. 'Ah, it is beautiful!' mutters our last guest. Look up and you see the room infused with light through clerestory windows on all sides of the room. Then, let your gaze rest on the two sided (indoor/outdoor) fireplace -which is the focal point of the room. It is beneath a 8-foot mirror and flanked on both sides by glass doors that lead to the spool, water fountain, bar-b-que, covered portico and manicured common areas beyond. For your convenience both the fireplace and spool are operated by remote control. You deserve this!

Secluded by true definition - only one neighbor on the west side, and community maintained open spaces on the both the back and east side.

Just off the separate cozy family room you will be greeted by warmer wine colors which is the motif of both the professionally decorated gourmet kitchen and family room. The kitchen comes with a large granite island for entertaining complete with wine cooler and double ovens. The family room is equipped with a 46 inch TV and cable is available. The marble topped table is large enough for a small party.

On the east wing of the property are the Master suite, guest suite and study. The master bath is a spa retreat by itself with marble floors, a tub and enormous shower. The study has built in wooden contemporary table to place your laptop. The whole house has wifi. The guest room with a King size bed opens to its own courtyard. The community has a waterfall feature with tennis courts and great mountain views. You are in very private luxurious retreat but you also are never far away from golf, shopping, casinos, the airport, and great nightlife. All of this around the rich geological (San Adreas fault), archeological (Indian canyon lands) and even Hollywood historical lore that surrounds Palm Springs and its neighboring cities in the Coachella valley.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Jetted Tub
 

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$3,400 per 30-day month or $950 per 7-day week.
$400 security deposit refundable two weeks after vacating and after inspection.
$120.00 cleaning fee non-refundable required.
House cleaning during the stay may be requested for a fee.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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The property's calendar has not been updated in over 31 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

 

Location

6.4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Palm Springs International Airport
0.8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Cello's
1.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Mission Hills Country Club
9.9 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak North Palm Springs Station
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 111
0.6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Shame On The Moon

Car: Necessary

Close To Great Golf, Fabulous Outlet Shopping, Exciting Casinos, Rejuvenating And World Renowned Spas. Learn From An Exhilarating Jeep Ride To The San Andreas Fault. Explore Historical And Lush Indian Canyon Lands (oasis) Then Wine And Dine In Endless Array Of Bars And Restaurants.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Jointly owned by partners Gary Ortega, a healthcare Financial Analyst and Cary Adams, a retired school teacher of 37 years. This is a home away from home of North Hollywood CA. Cary has owned a house in the valley for 23 years and this is the 'get away from the hustle and bustle of LA.

Why the Owner Chose Cathedral City:
When you drive over Beaumont pass, suddenly you sense the air changes. It is crispier. And then views are vast. A sense of freedom grabs you as you pass by the wind turbines. The avenues are landscaping works of art. I have never seen neighborhood spend so much money and attention to common areas. This always makes for a lovely drive. Did I mention the great weather - driving with a top down at night is a treat. One would expect to be in a remote area but the Coachella Valley is only two hours from LA. This may explain why this resort town is sophisticated and at the same time it is surprisingly archeologically significant, geologically interesting (close to San Andreas fault) and has Hollywood history/lore built into its fabric. Most of our LA friends vacation here and own a second home here.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The mature trees on the entrance of the gated community winds into this clusters of unique homes. Ours has very contemporary lines on the exterior. The walls are made of eco-blocks. An 11-inch thick combination of foam and cement refractory material which we were told will be the last construction of its kind. While the lines are modern outside the decorator made sure the interiors are grounded in warn rich colors and textures that evoke a modern 'country feel'. All of this while being on the Gerald Ford corridor, which I think is the most manicured avenue in the valley. It is close to all the amenities one could need,want or desire.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Contemporary lines of the house blends well with lush exterior plantings.

    Contemporary lines of the house blends well with lush exterior plantings.

  • The back seating area is below a shady concrete portico.

    The back seating area is below a shady concrete portico.

  • The great room with 16-foot ceilings, clerestory windows, double sided fireplace

    The great room with 16-foot ceilings, clerestory windows, double sided fireplace

  • Large, uncluttered master suite makes for a zen-like retreat- why go out?

    Large, uncluttered master suite makes for a zen-like retreat- why go out?

  • The guest bedroom (w/guest) with a King size bed. it opens to a courtyard.

    The guest bedroom (w/guest) with a King size bed. it opens to a courtyard.

  • A spare bedroom converted to a study with customized table equipped with wifi.

    A spare bedroom converted to a study with customized table equipped with wifi.

  • The sound of gushing water makes warm desert days go by so quick.

    The sound of gushing water makes warm desert days go by so quick.

  • Water feature in the back abuts the spool. Wine in the spa anyone?

    Water feature in the back abuts the spool. Wine in the spa anyone?

  • The unique community water feature framed by mountain views are a few steps away

    The unique community water feature framed by mountain views are a few steps away

  • Welcome! walk in to your own private retreat- it will be hard to leave.

    Welcome! walk in to your own private retreat- it will be hard to leave.

  • You can entertain as you cook in this warm, sleek but truly functional kitchen.

    You can entertain as you cook in this warm, sleek but truly functional kitchen.

  • A dining area between the large living room and the kitchen.

    A dining area between the large living room and the kitchen.

  • The vanity in the master bath lighted on three different levels.

    The vanity in the master bath lighted on three different levels.

  • Open spaces make entertaining flow well from Great room to dining to kitchen.

    Open spaces make entertaining flow well from Great room to dining to kitchen.

  • The outdoor side of the two sided fireplace under the shady portico

    The outdoor side of the two sided fireplace under the shady portico

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    House
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated 09/26/2012
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