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Still available: 2 weeks in mid January. Special rates for summer 2015 available, one week minimum stay. Call Now for Special Rates! If your looking for a sophisticated, well appointed, comfortable, Desert vacation residence, a place where comfort, relaxation and ideal location are assured, then Desert Sun Estate Guest House and Casita, is where you want to stay. Rent this fully outfitted, 1750 Sq. Ft. 2 ensuite bedroom, Guest House (2-1/2 bath) with an option for a 3rd ensuite bedroom by renting the attached Casita. The Casita (La Casita Firenze) is only rented to renters of the Guest House and never rented to a third party.
Info on Desert Sun Estate Guest House and Casita
Guest House and Casita are part of a private 5000 sqft gated family estate. Main home never rented and owner onsite at main house only occasionally. Owners keep to themselves and leave Guests to enjoy rear courtyard, pool and spa. Desert Sun Estate Guest House and Casita (La Casita Firenze) are ideally suited to Guests 45+ (renters must be 45 years of age or older, sorry no exceptions)
Our minimum stay is for one weeks however February andMarch have two week minimums . Inquire for special rates for stays of 3-6 months.
Guest House boasts: Chefs kitchen with Granite countertops, top of the line stainless appliances with two ovens, double-oven microwave, dishwasher and breakfast room. Private patio off breakfast room has bistro table and seating, gas BBQ and sound system speakers.
The large Living room has a relaxing view of rear courtyard, pool, waterfalls and Italianate columned pergola. Living room has a 55' hd tv, Wifi and sound system music throughout the house with individual room speaker control. Just plug in your iPhone into the house receiver. All rooms have speakers, including bathrooms.
Down the hall you find the two Master Suites both with showers. The larger master BR has a shower and separate Spa waterjet tub, spa tub is heated with hydrotherapy mood lighting for the ultimate time to relax and wind down.
Each suite has a queen bed , and walk in California closets . There is also a half bath off the great room for your guests.
The large master bedroom also has great views of the pool and spa as does the Great room. Mountain views visible from front French-doors/patio
Guest house has its own laundry room with large front loading washer/dryer.
The home has Ceramic tile floors throughout and Ceiling Fans in every room help create the perfect environment for your Desert experience.
Guest's of the Guest House may opt to also rent the Casita as a third bedroom to accommodate 2 more Guest's (Queen bed ensuite bedroom). The Casita (La Casita Firenze) is not rented as a standalone to others and is only offered as an optional bedroom for Guest's of the Guest House. Casita rental brings total sleeping capacity to 6 persons.
During your stay, cleaning of Guest House and Casita is available as an option. Ask about pricing if this feature desired.
The shared rear courtyard is an oasis in the desert and the focal point of the property with its pool and spa. (Owners will leave you to your privacy when rented) The pool/spa is saltwater (amazing) and has a pebbletech bottom. Renter may take advantage of spa and pool although pool is unheated. (You may opt for a heated pool at a $525 mo fee),
Relax in the rear courtyard which boasts a 6 six person hot tub with a water fall that flows into the saltwater pool The rear courtyard is surrounded by Orange, Lemon, and Lime trees.
The rear courtyard is perfect for entertaining and enjoying the cooler peaceful nights that only the Desert offers.
There also is a large sitting area under an Italianate, columned Pergola, next to a large Koi pond with another relaxing waterfall. Sit, visit with friends, read and relax.
Guest House has its own one car garage and a private gated front entrance
Desert Sun Estate is an Green Energy Efficient Property with on -site solar panels supplying significant percentage of the Estates electricity. (discretely placed so as not to diminish your view of local mountains or the ambience of your own private resort).
Individuals interested in renting the Guest House/Casita must be at least 45 years old or older in order to sign Rental Agreement and as Guest responsible for payment of rental.
Rental agreement covers 4 occupants of Guest House and 2 occupants of Casita. Desert Sun Estate has a non-rotational, non-sublet policy. Any new or rotating guest will be charged at one half the daily rate
Concierge services offered: restaurant and cocktail bar reservations at the best in the Desert. For those day trips you plan to Los Angeles or San Diego, restaurant and cocktail bar recommendations and reservations ( for the highest rated restaurants and cocktail bars) are available.
November, December Nov 1 - Dec 28, 2014 7 night min stay
Janruary, Feburary Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2015 7 night min stay
March, April Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2015 30 night min stay
My Standard Rate 14 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
Property Damage Protection$69
Optional Casita rental ( 3rd bedroom):
$145 per night (Casita is not rented as a standalone unit. Only rented to Guest House renter as optional additional bedroom)
Guest House renter may opt to rent Casita for as many days desired ( not required to rent Casita for entire stay. Min. 3 day Casita rental. Casita cleaning fee $75.00
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Located in a small residential area across the street from Thunderbird country club (Which was the original site of The Bob Hope Desert Classic) and next to Springs and Morningside Golf Courses. World class Shopping and Dinning on El Paseo, Hiking and Mountain Biking at the Tahquitz trail along with many other trails in the area. also minutes away from The River Dinning, shopping and theater complex.
Proximity to things:
The River Mall~ 10 minutes
Costco~ 10 minutes
Grocery store ~ 5 minutes
Downtown Palm Springs~ 25 minutes
El Paseo Grande Shopping ~ 15 minutes
Children's Museum ~ 5 minutes
Movie Theatres ~ 10 minutes
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURES
Jan 70°F High/ 44°F Low
Feb 75°F High/ 47°F Low
Mar 80°F High/ 51°F Low
Apr 88°F High/ 56°F Low
May 95°F High/ 63°F Low
Jun 104°F High/ 70°F Low
Jul 108°F High/76°F Low
Aug 107°F High/76°F Low
Sep 101°F High/ 71°F Low
Oct 91°F High/61°F Low
Nov 78°F High/ 50°F Low
Dec 70°F High/43°F Low
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: Originally from Chicago I have always loved the desert. Still having a home there I am in the restaurant business, An avid Foodie I dine out often and work wise i am a Mixologist at one of Chicagolands exceptional restaurants. I have enjoyed the restaurant scene here in the desert. I have many recommendations. I enjoy golf,Tennis, Hiking, and mountain Biking which Is why I love the desert It's all close! I workout daily and keep in shape which isn't hard to do in the desert.
Why the Owner Chose Private Homes: We built this home in 2008 to get away from the cold
and spared no expense and truly wish others to enjoy it and the Rancho Mirage Lifestyle. Its an amazing, truly relaxing property with all the amenities desired of the desert.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Sitting on the patio having a nice refreshing drink and watching the palm trees and the blue blue skies! there's nothing like it
Coming for 2014 season: Desert Mountain Fire Pit in rear courtyard, ,perfect for relaxing with friends around the fire pit, your favorite music in the background, sipping on your favorite cocktails