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Historic Mid-Century Modern Classic Completely Renovated

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Alexander House at Sunset - Painting by Danny Heller

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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Suddenly, it's 1957! Welcome to Palm Springs Modern Classic. This vacation home, in the Twin Palms neighborhood, has carefully recreated the look and feel of its original William Krisel design. Originally completed in 1957 by the Alexander Construction Company, this home is known as the 'Gable.'

As you enter the home, it is bright and welcoming.
Walls of glass provide a magnificent open view of the mountains, and offer the indoor/outdoor living environment Palm Springs is known for.

The open concept kitchen, living, and dining areas with terrazo tile overlook the fabulous pool deck, which faces west, and is back-dropped by the 10,000 foot San Jacinto mountain range seeming so close you can touch it. The great room includes massive stone fireplace, difficult to recreate today. The well stocked and modern amenity kitchen is a chef's dream.

There is plenty of dining space with a large dining table with seating for 9 indoors, and a 6-top for outdoor dining. If cooking is not in the cards, take advantage of the variety of nearby popular restaurants, some within walking distance and others less than 2 miles by car to downtown Palm Springs.

This Palm Springs mid century vacation home features 3 comfortable bedrooms all boasting Tempurpedic memory foam mattresses and flat screen HDTVs and Blu-Ray/DVD. The master features a California king bed, 46' TV, and a beautifully renovated ensuite bath. Bedroom two also features a Californian King bed, 40' TV, and shares a hall bath with bedroom 3, which has 2 twin beds and a 40' TV.

Come and enjoy your next vacation in this midcentury gem located in the beautiful neighborhood of Twin Palms. Walking distance to the ACE Hotel, Saguaro and Koffi.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Master: 1 king

    Tempurpedic mattress; 46' HDTV; Blu Ray DVD...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Tempurpedic mattress; 40' HDTV; Blu Ray DVD...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Tempurpedic mattress; 40' HDTV; Blu Ray DVD...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master (ensuite): toilet, shower

    Double sink vanity, spacious shower, and outside/pool access...moreless

  • Hallway: toilet, shower

    Walnut period cabinetry, oversized shower, and sky light....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Walk to nearby shops and restaurants.

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Expanded cable channels & Netflix OD ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Receiver, CD player, iPhone jack and in-wall speakers in LR & Master BR. ...moreless

  • Television:

    LR: 55' HDTV/Blu Ray DVD BR 1: 46' HDTV/Blu Ray DVD BR 2: 40' HDTV/Blu Ray DVD BR 3: 40' HDTV/Blu Ray DVD...moreless

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The pool deck faces west and is back-dropped by the 10K foot San Jacinto mountain range seeming so close you can touch it. ...moreless

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 9 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central HVAC (ducting underneath concrete slab) ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full size (carport laundry closet)...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    In living room (gas) and Fire-pit/bowl by pool (gas)...moreless

  • Garage:

    Covered Carport (for 2 veh.) ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking:

    Covered carport (for 2 veh.) & semi-circle driveway...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Unlimited local and long distance calling (US and Canada)...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Shower and pool towels for up to 12 guests (daytime guest limit)...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full size (carport laundry closet)...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    12 place setting (daytime guest limit) ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Jenn-Air (super quiet)...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Jenn-Air with inside water filtration system....moreless

  • Stove:

    Jenn-Air (gas)...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Panoramic Mountain Views, Privacy Shrubs/Fence, Outdoor Dining for 6 (w/Umbrella), 4 Patio Chase Loungers Fire Pit (gas)...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Contemporary expression of modernism...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Hard-wired for gas (tankless)...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    16' x 32' (with optional heating) ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer - Special Offer
Jun 1 - Jul 1, 2015
2 night min stay
$265
$1,375
Holiday
Jul 2 - Jul 6, 2015
3 night min stay
$370
Summer II Special Offer
Jul 7 - Sep 2, 2015
2 night min stay
$265
$1,375
Holiday
Sep 3 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$370
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$395
$2,370 $8,295
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $950
  • Departure Cleaning $220 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11.5%

Notes:

Extend Your Stay! For as low as $150 - $190! (based on season and availability).

- Enjoy the sun and pool, extend your stay until 3:00 PM!

- A head start for your vacation! Arrive early at 10:00 AM!

* Rates and minimum stay may vary during holidays and special events

* Optional pool heating is available @ $49 per day, $250 week (non-taxable)

* 30 consecutive night stays or more are non-taxable

* Month+ guests pay gas & electric utilities

PS Rental permit #4040


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Location

3 Miles
Nearest Airport
Palm Springs International Airport
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
King's Highway at ACE Hotel
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Indian Canyons Golf Resort South Course
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
California 111
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
King's Highway at ACE Hotel

Car: Recommended

Chabad of Palm Springs (.66 miles)

425 Avenida Ortega

Palm Springs, CA 92264

760-325-0774

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: My family and I traveled to Palm Springs for a week back in 2009. On that visit, we rented a Mid Century Modern home (through VRBO) and that's when my affection for all-things "modernism" began. I love the architecture: open carports, clerestory windows, exposed concrete block, breezeways, and butterfly roofs.

Why the Owner Chose Twin Palms:
The Twin Palms neighborhood sits south of the city (less-windy), is peaceful and quiet, and is the first mid-century modern neighborhood built by the Alexanders (and first housing tract in Palm Springs). Its success initiated the City's first major housing boom in the 50's and forever changed its architectural landscape.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The City of Palm Springs designated this property as a historic site, HSPB 85, in January, 2013. A toast, to partnerships in preservation! We hope you enjoy this home as much as we do.


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Alexander House at Sunset - Painting by Danny Heller

    Alexander House at Sunset - Painting by Danny Heller

  • Outdoor dining for 6 and gas fire pit to chase away any evening chill.

    Outdoor dining for 6 and gas fire pit to chase away any evening chill.

  • Cabinet sliding peg-board doors based upon Krisel's original 1957 design.

    Cabinet sliding peg-board doors based upon Krisel's original 1957 design.

  • Bedroom two also features a CA King bed, 40' TV, and shares a hall bath w/BR 3.

    Bedroom two also features a CA King bed, 40' TV, and shares a hall bath w/BR 3.

  • The 10k' San Jacinto mountain range seeming so close you can touch it.

    The 10k' San Jacinto mountain range seeming so close you can touch it.

  • The floor plan, a masterpiece of space planning, continues to work beautifully.

    The floor plan, a masterpiece of space planning, continues to work beautifully.

  • 'Forever Marilyn' statue held court in downtown Palm Springs till March 2014.

    'Forever Marilyn' statue held court in downtown Palm Springs till March 2014.

  • William Krisel, center, observes the restoration of his original design.

    William Krisel, center, observes the restoration of his original design.

  • 'Nosey Neighbors' 
By SHAG 
(located in the PS Design District)

    'Nosey Neighbors' By SHAG (located in the PS Design District)

  • Midnight Modern: 
she looks good under the light of a full moon.

    Midnight Modern: she looks good under the light of a full moon.

  • Pool-side, south-east facing view.

    Pool-side, south-east facing view.

  • The massive stone fireplace, difficult to recreate today, anchors the great room

    The massive stone fireplace, difficult to recreate today, anchors the great room

  • The master features a CA king bed, 46' TV, and a beautiful ensuite bath.

    The master features a CA king bed, 46' TV, and a beautiful ensuite bath.

  • Bedroom 3 has 2 twin beds and a 40' TV.

    Bedroom 3 has 2 twin beds and a 40' TV.

  • Walls of glass provide a magnificent open view of the mountains.

    Walls of glass provide a magnificent open view of the mountains.

  • The well stocked and modern amenity kitchen is a chef's dream.

    The well stocked and modern amenity kitchen is a chef's dream.

  • Home sits on a corner lot with semi-circle driveway.

    Home sits on a corner lot with semi-circle driveway.

  • Celebrate simple, clean and fun architectural design as a destination.

    Celebrate simple, clean and fun architectural design as a destination.

  • Your throne awaits you ...

    Your throne awaits you ...

  • Since the 1920s, Palm Springs has been Hollywood's playground for celebrities.

    Since the 1920s, Palm Springs has been Hollywood's playground for celebrities.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/22/2015
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