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Sparkling Like New 1959 Alexander with View, Spa, Bikes, Convenient Location

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Last updated: 09/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Racquet Club Estates house description

WELCOME TO 25PALMTREES!

• Newly renovated mid-century modern ALEXANDER HOME, designed by architect KRISEL in 1959

* BIKES with baskets!

• PERFECT LOCATION: Quiet cul de sac / walking distance to restaurants, groceries / cycle to downtown in 8 minutes or drive in 4.

• PEBBLE TEC pool and spa

• ORIGINAL mid-century modern teak FURNISHINGS

• Totally PRIVATE, large, palm treed backyard

• Open concept and HIGH CEILINGS

• Awesome MOUNTAIN VIEW

• Personalized CONCIERGE SERVICE available

• FIREPIT and GAS GRILL

• WELL STOCKED island kitchen with gas stove

• LITTLE EXTRAS: Floating chairs/mats for the pool, tons of beach towels, board games, new linens, bocce ball and crochet, customized guide book

We love dogs and children but please note that it may not be suitable for young children that cannot swim as the pool is not fenced. And families with children are welcome but otherwise guests mist be 25 years or older.

TOUR:

ENTER the front door and notice the glossy white porcelain floors, white walls, and glass doors that run throughout the house. If you like white, bright and clean, this is it.

TURN right to enter the spacious livingroom, diningroom and kitchen. The high ceilings will catch your eye, as will the awesome view of the mountains through the celestory windows.

WALK to the livingroom, pass by the teak bar cart, and plop yourself onto the 1964 blue sofa. You'll notice the mid-century modern sofa chairs, a beautiful wood credenza, original mid-century lamps, a brass wall sculpture by C. Jere, and plenty of Trina Turk pillows. Take first dibs on the leather chair and ottoman as it has the best views in the house through the sliding glass door. Modern is mixed with the old by way of a 39' flat-screen TV (with cable & a free netflix subscription), DVD player, wifi, printer, MP3 compatible stereo, glass table and shag rug. Peruse the tourist books and retro CDs.

HEAD to the kitchen and pull up a stainless steel stool at the island while you watch your friends make you pancakes on the gas stove, or maybe a margarita in the blender? This full size kitchen has complimentary basics such as tea, coffee, filters, cooking oil, salt, pepper, plastic and aluminum wrap, sandwich bags, and paper towels. It's stocked with plenty of pots, pans, baking dishes, serving dishes, mixing bowls, baking sheets and muffin tins. Appliances include Cuisinart grinder/coffee maker, toaster, toaster oven, blender.

CHECK out the adjacent diningroom next to the kitchen and admire the collection of bright mid-century original ceramics on the teak sideboard, the mid-century modern Danish teak dining table with colourful placemats, and the matching Danish teak sofa. Sit your butt down and enjoy the patio and pool view for a few minutes.

NOW WALK to the other side of the house to view the bedrooms and bathrooms. The bedrooms come with Trina Turk bedspreads, beach towels, bath towels, extra linens, laundry baskets, reading lamps, and bright rugs. You'll also find a extra aero-bed in the closet. Bathrooms come with toilet paper, shampoo and conditioner.

INTO the first bedroom you'll find a queen bed, large closet, mid-century modern chair, table & dresser. The second bedroom has a full/double bed, large closet, and it also works as an office with a mid-century modern desk, chair & lamp. Both of these bedrooms have private views of palm trees.

ACROSS the hall is the washer and dryer, with detergent and drying rack. It is adjacent to the first bathroom which is brightly lit from the skylight, and has a full size tub and shower.

WALK to the end of the hall to find the master bedroom. It features mid-century modern furniture, a large wall of mirrored closets and sliding glass doors that lead to the private backyard. It has a 29' flat screen TV and DVD player, as well as an en suite bathroom with shower, low shiny porcelain tub from 1959, and a convenient doored entry to the backyard.

FINALLY...tour the backyard. You'll love the size and privacy. Grab a nap on the lounger under the umbrella or float in the pebble tec pool while enjoying your drink. As evening comes, you'll laugh with friends around the dining table, enjoying the BBQ from the gas grill. And after dinner, you might jump into the hot spa, or sit around the fire pit roasting marshmallows.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1505 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                We can provide the measurement details to you to see if it works for you. It has worked for one guest who uses a wheelchair....moreless

              • Not Suitable For Children:

                Not suitable for young children or those that can not swim as pool is not fenced and patio doors are close to the pool! ...moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25, unless accompanied by parents...moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Dogs welcome...moreless

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Events Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

                Has en suite bathroom, and sliding glass doors to back yard....moreless

              • Third bedroom: 1 queen

                Queen size bed, lots of closet space and mcm furniture...moreless

              • Second Bedroom: 1 double

                Middle bedroom with full bed, and office space....moreless

              • Master bedroom has queen size bed, a wall of sliding closet doors, a sliding glass door to backyard, and an en suite bathroom. Most furniture is mid-century modern. It has black out drapes, too, so the sun doesn't wake you at 5am. Second bedroom has a full/double bed, lots of closet space, mid-century-modern arm chair, desk and desk chair, and private view of tropical plants at the side of the yard. Third bedroom has a queen size bed, lots of closet space, mid-century modern end tables, dresser, lamp table and chair, and private view of tropical plants in yard....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                This bathroom is off the master bedroom...moreless

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                This bathroom has a full tub and skylight...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Pantry Items:

                Tea, coffee, sugar, olive oil, assortment of spices, paper goods, coffee filters, dish and laundry detergent, soap and shampoo...moreless

              • Dining:

                Teak mid-century modern dining table, and buffet, along with matching teak sofa in the reading area. View of pool....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Large fully equipped kitchen with island and island stools, and everything you could need for cooking or baking...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Has built in ice and water dispenser in the door....moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Living Room:

                Sofa that seats four, three sofa chairs, 32 inch TV, stereo, teak portable bar, sliding glass doors to patio...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Large assortment of bath and pool towels...moreless

              • Garage:

                Attached to house, for indoor parking. ...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Large assortment of cotton linens...moreless

              • Babysitter
              • Air Conditioning
              • Heating
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • Well equipped kitchen for all your cooking and baking needs, assortment of board games, yard games, and pool floats, a fire pit with seating for four. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Palm Springs related guide books and picture books...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Lots of floats for the pool and spa...moreless

                  • Music Library:

                    Small collection of retro music...moreless

                  • Television
                  • Stereo
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Video Library
                  • Satellite / Cable

                  Communications

                      Pool & Spa

                      • Heated Pool

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Bicycles:

                        With helmets, locks and baskets to get groceries! Who needs a car rental?...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Large, manicured and private garden with 25 palm trees...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Deck / Patio

                      Theme

                      • Budget
                      • Away From It All
                      • Family
                      • Historic
                      • Romantic
                      • Sports & Activities
                      • Tourist Attractions

                      Location & View

                          • Mountain View:

                            San Jacinto Mountains and Aerial Tramway ...moreless

                          Activities

                          • Arboretum
                          • Miniature Golf
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Groceries
                          • Hospital
                          • Laundromat
                          • Massage Therapist
                          • Medical Services
                          • Fitness Center
                          • Equestrian Events
                          • Mountain Climbing
                          • Mountaineering
                          • Roller Blading
                          • Golf
                          • Tennis
                          • Swimming
                          • Cycling
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Hiking
                          • Rock Climbing
                          • Racquetball
                          • Antiquing
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Shopping
                          • Botanical Garden
                          • Churches
                          • Library
                          • Playground
                          • Recreation Center
                          • Ruins
                          • Synagogues
                          • Water Parks
                          • Winery Tours
                          • Theme Parks
                          • Basketball Court
                          • Zoo
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Cinemas
                          • Live Theater
                          • Museums
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Eco Tourism
                          • Gambling Casinos
                          • Outlet Shopping
                          • Scenic Drives
                          • Walking
                          • Restaurants
                          • Hot Air Ballooning
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Fall
                          Sep 1 - Dec 24, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $219 $249
                          Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                          $1,299
                          January
                          Jan 3 - Jan 31, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $269
                          $1,790

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                          Peak Season
                          Feb 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $310
                          $2,000
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $249
                          $1,299

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Pool & spa heat per day $40
                          • Departure Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
                          • Pet Fee $50
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
                          • Tax Rate 11.5%

                          Notes:

                          Pool & spa heat: $48/day or $290/wk

                          2014 PREMIUM RATES

                          Long wkends: $290/night (3 night min)

                          Thanksgiving & December Holidays: $350/night (3 night min)

                          - Nov 27-30

                          - Dec 24- Jan 1

                          Refundable damage deposit: $750

                          City tax: 11.5%, TOT #6006


                          Cancellation policy:

                          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 09/13/2014
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                          Location

                          • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

                            "Excellent activity for all ages. You can see the tramway off in the distance from our house...."

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                          • Downtown

                            "Downtown Palm Springs is just a short drive from our house (and parking everywhere is free!)..."

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                          • Koffi Palm Springs

                            "Wonderful coffee shop, with a nice selection of food as well. Best of all you can bring your..."

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                          • Mount San Jacinto

                            "This is the friend you see everyday from the kitchen, diningroom and livingroom of our house..."

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                          • TRIO Restaurant

                            "Excellent selection of food, you can bring your dog to the patio, and apparently they have t..."

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                          • Palm Springs Art Museum

                            "Wonderful collection of local artists and world famous ones as well. Remember its free on Th..."

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                          • Fisherman's Market & Grill

                            "Excellent choice for lunch or dinner. Check out their fish tacos!"

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                          • Palm Springs International Airport (PSP)

                            "You'll love this largely outdoor airport. Small enough to find your way around, large enough..."

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                          • The Cowboy Way BBQ

                            "This restaurant is less than 15 minutes walk from our house. Great place to go for BBQ, sala..."

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                          • Trina Turk Boutique

                            "Fantastic colors! You must visit! You'll find excellent examples of Trina Turk on our bed sp..."

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                          • Matchbox Palm Springs

                            "Best tip: Excellent place to go for Happy Hours!"

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                          • Native Foods

                            "Excellent delicious choice for vegans and vegetarians."

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                          • Albertsons

                            "Open until 10pm with super large selection of food and beverage, with very friendly staff. E..."

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                          • Birba

                            "Great food and drink, great atomsphere. Sometimes closed so call for hours. "

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                          • Riviera Resort & Spa

                            "Just around the corner from our house, we feel very fortunate that we can walk to Circa59 fo..."

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                          • Thai Smile

                            "Best Thai food in the desert. Says everyone :)"

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                          • J J's Oasis Latino

                            "Wonderful family run Mexican restaurant. Its a hole in the wall but what's not to love about..."

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                          • Las Casuelas---The Original Mexican

                            "This is our favorite restaurant. A popular and lively place along Palm Canyon. Great mexican..."

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                          • Rockys Pizza Palm Springs

                            "Have not tried it, but I believe they deliver. "

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                          • Rick's Restaurant & Bakery

                            "Short walk from our house, a great Cuban-American restaurant. You'll be glad you went. "

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                          • Bill's Pizza

                            "LOVE this pizza. Prices are great too. And if you sit outside on the patio, you can enjoy lo..."

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                          • Spa Resort Casino

                            "What's not to love about a place that offers both a spa AND a casino? Great location too :)"

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                          • LA Perlita Mexican Food

                            "Many argue this is one of the best Mexican restaurant sin the region. We enjoy it a lot too ..."

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                          • FARM

                            "New, trendy, American. Great to see new restaurants of this calibre opening in the desert. "

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                          • Palm Springs Celebrity Tours

                          • Starbucks

                            "Need we say more? But hey, there is one you can walk to within 15 minutes from our house! Is..."

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                          • cafe europa

                            "Great place for families. "

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                          • Lulu California Bistro

                            "Nice place for lunch. We can bring our dog to the outside patio and fun to people watch. Big..."

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                          • Indian Canyons

                            "Excellent place to hike. Very beautiful. "

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                          • Agua Caliente Casino Resort

                            "Just a short and easy drive away. Check out their shows-- pretty impressive! "

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                          • Palm Springs Air Museum

                            "Have not been but its close to us, and we have heard its pretty interesting. Nice place to t..."

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                          • Natures Healthfood Cafe

                            "Highly rated and great prices. Fantastic place for healthy food or for the vegetarian. "

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                          • Palm Springs Walk of Stars

                            "Sort of interesting to search them, but most of us don't know local celebrities. "

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                          • The Sandwich Spot

                            "BEST BEST BEST! Absolutely great. Must go."

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                          • Mister Parker's

                          • Caffe Italia

                            "Family owned hole in the wall. Nice little place you can walk to from our house and enjoy al..."

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                          • Wang's in the Desert

                            "Good Asian fusion, somewhat pricey if you are used to Asian food where its more common. Exce..."

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                          • Billy Reed's Restaurant Bakery

                            "Another institution, close by to our house. They have all day breakfast!"

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                          • Hamburger Mary's

                            "Love the casual atomsphere, the patio misters, the huge meals. Great place to take kids (and..."

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                          • Cold Stone Creamery

                            "Purdy good ice cream! Yum."

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                          • New Dehli Bar & Restaurant

                          • Delhi Palace Cuisine of India

                            "Check out their buffet for excellent value. You can walk there from our house and then burn ..."

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                          3.6 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Palm Springs International Airport
                          5.3 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          I-10
                          0.7 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Starlight Lounge, at The Riviera Resort and Spa
                          4.1 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Mesquite Golf and Country Club
                          0.6 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Circa59, at The Riviera Resort and Spa

                          Car: Recommended

                          Fantastic location on a street of mid-century modern homes, with the San Jacinto mountains as backdrop. A short walk to groceries, coffee, the Riviera Spa & Resort, and numerous restaurants and bars along Indian Canyon Drive and Palm Canyon Drive. Very close to all the fun to be had in Palm Springs.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2013

                          About the owner: I am scientist, who along with my wife, enjoys our dogs, travel, running, hiking, biking, entertaining friends, and spending time with my children (who are now off at university).

                          Why the Owner Chose Racquet Club Estates:
                          The mid-century modern aesthetic is wonderful but also this particular house appealed because of the designer, the famous neighborhood, and the high ceilings and mountain views from the celestory windows. An added bonus was the larger size than most of this vintage. It just 'spoke to us' as cliche as that might sound. But we are delighted when guests show up and go 'oh wow' just like we did when we first saw it.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          It's new! This is a newly renovated rental. You get to experience the best of new sheets, towels, and basically everything in this house! Fabulous location: Quiet street but you can walk in about 10 mins to 8 restaurants and bars, and it's a short drive or bike ride to downtown Palm Springs. Mid-century ambiance: The interior, although entirely updated in 2013, pays homage to its 1959 origins, with almost exclusively teak mid-century modern furniture and mid-century modern art. Put Frank Sinatra on, mix a martini from the bar cart, and you can drift back 55 years.


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                          • Big, private backyard with fire pit.

                            Big, private backyard with fire pit.

                          • Vaulted ceilings in this classic design, with celestory windows

                            Vaulted ceilings in this classic design, with celestory windows

                          • Spotless attention to detail with mid-century charm

                            Spotless attention to detail with mid-century charm

                          • Decorated with mid-century modern originals

                            Decorated with mid-century modern originals

                          • Large, fully-equipped island kitchen, with everything you need.

                            Large, fully-equipped island kitchen, with everything you need.

                          • Master bedroom has sliding glass doors that open onto the private backyard.

                            Master bedroom has sliding glass doors that open onto the private backyard.

                          • Second bedroom, that doubles as an office, with chair and desk.

                            Second bedroom, that doubles as an office, with chair and desk.

                          • Pebble Tec pool and spa

                            Pebble Tec pool and spa

                          • Master bathroom.

                            Master bathroom.

                          • Pretty, quiet street on cul de sac in famous mid-century modern neighborhood

                            Pretty, quiet street on cul de sac in famous mid-century modern neighborhood

                          • Awesome mountain view

                            Awesome mountain view

                          • Perfect spot for your morning coffee.

                            Perfect spot for your morning coffee.

                          • Gorgeous place to relax, or party

                            Gorgeous place to relax, or party

                          • Another angle of the livingroom. Sliders go out to the patio and pool area.

                            Another angle of the livingroom. Sliders go out to the patio and pool area.

                          • Beautiful view of San Jacinto mountains from the diningroom and kitchen.

                            Beautiful view of San Jacinto mountains from the diningroom and kitchen.

                          • Your own private resort, for the price of a hotel room

                            Your own private resort, for the price of a hotel room

                          • Third bedroom, with more mid-century modern art and teak furniture.

                            Third bedroom, with more mid-century modern art and teak furniture.

                          • Your own private resort in classic Palm Springs style

                            Your own private resort in classic Palm Springs style

                          • We can add an air bed in the middle bedroom for our young guests.

                            We can add an air bed in the middle bedroom for our young guests.

                          • Private large yard

                            Private large yard

                          • Inviting backyard for bbqs, parties or even a wedding (we've hosted two!)

                            Inviting backyard for bbqs, parties or even a wedding (we've hosted two!)

                          • Desert paradise

                            Desert paradise

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                          Date last modified - Monday, September 08, 2014

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                          Sleeps 6

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