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Enchanted Alexander – for the Mid Century Modern Purist

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Last updated: 04/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sunrise Park house description

'Fantastic. We will be back. The best of the houses in PS we have stayed in over the years.' And, how about this review - 'The house was a delight and we're already talking about 'next time.'

These are quotes from recent guests that have stayed in our iconic home where we blended the best of new mid-century modern furnishings, vintage mad-men era dinnerware/glassware/serve ware, luxurious towels and bedding with a large amenity filled backyard.

Our home is set in a very quiet neighborhood thus we are seeking respectful and conscientious guests who are searching for a quiet, relaxing and comfortable vacation. Due to Palm Springs strict noise ordinance (PSMC Ch. 5.25), this is not an ideal rental if your group plans to party hard. In your inquiry, please provide information on who will be staying in our home and reason for your visit. Please note that the maximum overnight guest count can’t exceed six (6).

The great room (living/dining/kitchen) is big and bright and opens to the private backyard oasis. The large yard has multiple areas to relax into – swim laps or float in the very large swimming pool, lounge in the cabana, practice your putts on the grass circles, or relax around the fire pit. A deep covered patio runs the length of the house and provides ample room for outdoor dining and relaxing, and shade from the sun all day. Fruit bearing trees produce abundant oranges, grapefruits and lemons!

Bonus for you – the mature landscaping offers privacy for those interested in skinny-dipping or sunbathing 'au naturale.'

This architecturally significant 1958 Alexander mid-century modern home, designed by famous architects Palmer & Krisel, is located in the wind free heart of central Palm Springs, and is a short walk or a bike ride away from everything quintessentially Palm Springs: the historic downtown walking area, restaurants, shows, casinos, night clubs, movies, Tram, hiking, tennis, golf, spa services, mineral baths, gyms, running, biking, or just walking through the retro mid-century modern streets filled with the residential architecture of the iconic master builders: Alexander, Meiselman, and Wexler.

Your Enchanted Alexander mid-century modern vacation will exceed your expectations and we hope to see you back the following year.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1296 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Outside only...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Marilyn: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Audrey: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Frank: 1 queen

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  • Each bedroom is unique in its decor - the rooms are named Marilyn, Audrey and Frank. Each room has a TV with built-in dvd, iPod docking station, truly sumptuous bedding, and large closets....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • The backyard is completely private and perfect for nudists

Entertainment

  • DVD Player:

    Blue Ray player...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library:

    For a blast to the past, Matt Helm and Our Man Flint DVDs await you...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Atomic era walnut table and Bertoia chairs - fab for dinner parties. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Forced air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Gas fireplace and gas outdoor fire pit...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Two phones with unlimited calls in the US. Excellent cellular reception...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All dishes and utensils are vintage and from the 50's. There are 3 sets - mad men dinner dishes, Tempurama day dishes, and Texasware melamine dishes for outside use. All glassware is from the 50's....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is stocked with coffee maker, toaster, electric tea pot, blender, convention microwave and more....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Convection microwave...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basics such as oil, vinegar, sugar, etc on hand....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    The covered patio runs the full length of the house and is very deep for shade. Large outdoor table easily seats 6....moreless

  • Golf:

    The house is equipped with two full sets of clubs. Abundant golf courses throughout the valley....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Cabana with a circular lounge....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Very large and deep pool with nice wide steps. The pool is 12 feet deep at the deep end approximately 3 feet deep in the shallow end...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Oct 1 - May 31, 2015
5 night min stay
$350
$2,165 $7,600
Low Season
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
4 night min stay
$285
$1,745 $5,350
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$350
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • pool heat $40/day $40 + tax
  • cleaning fee $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11.5%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change without notice.

Cancellation policy applies.

High Season (Oct 1-May 31) $350/night

Low Season (Jun 1 – Sep 30) $285/night

Damage deposit $500

Cleaning Fee $150

Optional pool heating fee $40/per day

Payment must be received in full 21 days prior to check in

4 night minimum stay

Tax Rate: 11.5% Palm Springs TOT #4984

Holiday/Special Events - add 25%


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 04/18/2015
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Location

0.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Palm Springs Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-10

Car: Recommended

The house is located in the wind free Sunrise Park neighborhood, and is within minutes of everything Palm Springs: the historic downtown walking area, restaurants, shows, casinos, night clubs, movies, Tram, hiking, tennis, golf, spa services, mineral baths, gyms, running, biking, or just walking through the retro mid-century modern streets filled with the residential architecture of the iconic master builders: Alexander, Meiselman, and Wexler.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We live in Seattle on a floating home. We've been vacationing in Palm Springs for many years. We love modern architecture and chose to buy a 2nd home in Palm Springs. We wanted to live the classic Palm Springs lifestyle, and this home is everything classic a mid-century modern purist can appreciate.

Why the Owner Chose Sunrise Park:
Alexander Construction built the first tract homes in Palm Springs and this home is everything Palm Springs. As lovers of mid-century modern, Alexander was the only choice for us.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This true classic Palm Springs architecture, was designed by the famous architectural team of Palmer/Krisel. Alexander Construction built tract homes that were designed to bring the outdoors in. The large lot has amazing views of the San Jacinto mountains, has a classic 12' deep swimming pool, cabana and fire pit. It is a playground!


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • front view

    front view

  • private and gated entry

    private and gated entry

  • the great room - living room, dining area and open kitchen

    the great room - living room, dining area and open kitchen

  • fully equipped kitchen

    fully equipped kitchen

  • bathroom

    bathroom

  • fire pit, grass circles, 35' pool, cabana, bbq, lemon/orange/grapefruit trees.

    fire pit, grass circles, 35' pool, cabana, bbq, lemon/orange/grapefruit trees.

  • Audrey Hepburn room with full view of the San Jacinto mountains

    Audrey Hepburn room with full view of the San Jacinto mountains

  • Marilyn Monroe master suite

    Marilyn Monroe master suite

  • case study of the original 50's circular sun chaise

    case study of the original 50's circular sun chaise

  • ahhh...relax

    ahhh...relax

  • large bbq ready for your grilling fun

    large bbq ready for your grilling fun

  • when in season, the fruit trees bear grapefruits, lemons and oranges

    when in season, the fruit trees bear grapefruits, lemons and oranges

  • classic Alexander mid century modern home

    classic Alexander mid century modern home

  • living room

    living room

  • full wall of windows brings the outdoors in

    full wall of windows brings the outdoors in

  • open kitchen with a great view of the back yard

    open kitchen with a great view of the back yard

  • bathroom

    bathroom

  • Frank Sinatra room with a great view of the San Jacinto mountains

    Frank Sinatra room with a great view of the San Jacinto mountains

  • Marilyn Monroe master suite

    Marilyn Monroe master suite

  • this home is a playground and comes equipped with golf clubs

    this home is a playground and comes equipped with golf clubs

  • the pool is 35' long and 12' deep in the deep end - great for swimming laps

    the pool is 35' long and 12' deep in the deep end - great for swimming laps

  • deep covered patio for dining al fresco. lemon, lime and grapefruit trees

    deep covered patio for dining al fresco. lemon, lime and grapefruit trees

  • cabana with circular lounger - amazing for reading and napping

    cabana with circular lounger - amazing for reading and napping

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/18/2015
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