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Historic Mid-Century Modern Classic Beautifully Renovated

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Alexander House at Sunset - Painting by Danny Heller

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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Welcome to our Palm Springs Modern Classic!

This home is beautifully renovated, and tastefully furnished. The Palm Springs Modern Classic sits on a corner lot in the peaceful and quiet (and less-windy) neighborhood of Twin Palms, and offers all the elements of mid century modern living, inside and out. It is fully furnished and features three bedrooms and two bathrooms and will sleep up to six guests for true hospitality. The beds are super-comfortable and linens are luxury, crisp and clean. Relax and enjoy the private pool with mountain views and outdoor dinning. The distinctive beauty and charm of the Palm Springs Modern Classic sets this vacation rental apart from the rest.

The open concept kitchen, dinning and living room overlooks 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 offers abundant light and the indoor/outdoor living environment Palm Springs is known for. The kitchen is well stocked with modern amenities for today's cooks. There is indoor dinning for 9, and a 6-top for outdoor dining. The living room includes kick-your-feet-up comfort furnishings, massive stone fireplace, 55" flat-screen HDTV, and complimentary high-speed internet, WiFi and Netflix. Other amenities include...

* Non-Smoking and Pet-Free Property
* Pool-side seating / lounging for six and pool rafts and toys for guests use
* Outdoor Dinning and Barbecue Grill
* Laundry room with Washer & Dryer
* Master bedroom features California King bed with tempur-comfort mattress, 46' TV, and ensuite bath with pool access
* Bedroom-2 features a Californian King bed with tempur-comfort mattress and 40' TV
* Bedroom-3 offers 2 twin beds with tempur-comfort mattresses and a 40' TV
* Abundant off-street parking

Your home away from home lends itself to a relaxing and fun vacation in the Palm Springs area. Take advantage of the variety of nearby coffee shops and popular restaurants, some within walking distance of the home.

Renting a house, the whole house, with the whole family, creates lasting memories of where you go with your family and friends, and emotional time with family and friends keeps you whole. Come relax, work or play and celebrate the moments of your life, all in the beauty and time-less setting of this mid century modern gem.


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Why VRBO

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Tennis

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

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep - Oct 2014
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$295
$1,775 $5,275
Nov-Dec 2014
Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2015
2 night min stay
$325
$1,875 $5,575
Jan 2016
Jan 21 - Jan 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$365
$2,175
Mar - Apr 2016
Mar 16 - Apr 13, 2016
3 night min stay
$425
$2,475 $7,575
Coachella-1 2016
Apr 14 - Apr 17, 2016
3 night min stay
$695
Coachella-2 2016
Apr 21 - Apr 24, 2016
3 night min stay
$695
StageCoach 2016
Apr 28 - May 1, 2016
2 night min stay
$425
Memorial Day 2016
May 26 - May 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$425
Jun 2015
May 31 - Jun 29, 2016
2 night min stay
$295
$1,775 $5,325
Independence Day 2015
Jun 30 - Jul 4, 2016
2 night min stay
$325
Summer 2016
Jul 5 - Aug 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$295
$1,775 $4,975
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$395
$2,370 $7,110
* 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


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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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 rented a Mid Century Modern home for the first time back in 2009, and that's when our affection for all-things "modernism" began. We admire the simplicity: open carports, clerestory windows, exposed concrete block, breezeways, and butterfly roofs. We hope you enjoy this home as much as we do.

Why the Owner Chose Twin Palms:
Suddenly, it's 1957! This Twin Palms vacation home 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." Twin Palms is the first mid-century modern neighborhood built by George Alexander's company. Alexander and Architects Dan Palmer and William Krisel are credited with redefining the architectural landscape of Palm Springs residential real estate. Their success initiated the City's first major housing boom in the 50's and forever changed its architectural landscape. The home renovation team worked closely with Mr. Krisel during the remodel and restoration of this exciting mid century modern home. The team consulted his archives, now at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, attempting to return the home to the look and feel that it had when first completed. The floor plan, a masterpiece of space planning, continues to work beautifully for today's lifestyle.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The City of Palm Springs designated the home as a historic site, HSPB 85, in January, 2013. We are proud preservationist and happy to share this home with you and serve as stewards to one of the many "starchitects" found in the Twin Palms neighborhood. A toast, to partnerships in preservation!


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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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