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Gracious Outdoor Living - Casa Serenidad in Palm Springs

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Morning in the desert: quiet and peaceful with beautiful views in all directions

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Last updated: 03/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Private Homes house description

From the moment you step through the wrought-iron and wood gate, you'll think this magnificent Old World Spanish villa is in the Mediterranean countryside. Everything you need for gracious indoor and outdoor living and entertaining is here: pool (perfect for kids), spa, spacious covered patio, outdoor kitchen with barbeque, ceiling fans, romantic fire pit and magnificent, sweeping views of Mount San Jacinto.

This is the perfect venue for a special event such as a milestone birthday, a reunion or a seasonal celebration. With a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, four beautiful bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms and over 3000 square feet of interior space, this new (2004), generously proportioned, superbly designed and appointed home easily accommodates multiple large and small groups without sacrificing privacy.

The architecture, interior design and furnishings are elegant and lavish. Each bedroom suite has its own full bath and walk-in closet, with French doors opening to the pool or private patio area. The master suite has a king bed and the other three have queen beds. Casa Serenidad is a quiet, serene retreat where tension melts away. One definitely feels pampered here!

Other amenities include custom designer built-ins and furnishings in harmony with the architecture, dual zone heating and air conditioning, security system, wireless Internet access and three-car garage. Upgrades as of August 2013 include new entertainment center with 50” LED flat screen TV and surround sound - plug in your iPhone, iPod or MP3 player and CD and hear your music inside and out. The house is very well furnished. You won't need to bring anything beyond your clothing, toiletries, and groceries. We provide all kitchen and bath towels, pool towels, linens and paper towels. The kitchen is well stocked with cookware and serving ware for big groups.

This single family one-level home is located on a cul-de-sac ideally located near the Palm Springs Airport, downtown shopping, galleries, restaurants and casino.

We are NOT a property management company. Casa Serenidad is our own property. When you rent from us, our caretaker will meet you at the house at the time you agree to. He’ll walk you through the property, demonstrating electronics, appliances, and spa. He’ll answer any questions you may have, make sure you’re comfortable, and then leave. However, he only lives a few blocks away, in the unlikely event you should need help.

You must be 25 years old to rent this home.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    25 years...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Outside only and use ash trays...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    No steps...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Large master bedroom with walk-in closet and flat screen TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Large bedroom with walk-in closet & access to rear patio...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Large bedroom with walk-in closet & access to rear patio...moreless

  • Casita (attached): 1 queen

    Large bedroom with walk-in closet: separate entrance...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2)

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Phone (free US & Canada), Free Wireless Internet access, Premium Cable. As of August 2013: new 50” flat screen TV and audio system components with surround sound throughout the house and on the pool patio. Plug in your iPhone, iPod, MP3 player, and CDs and hear your music inside and out....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Premium channels...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Surround sound in family room, kitchen, living room, and pool/patio area. Plug in your iPhone, iPod, MP3 player, and CDs and hear your music inside and out....moreless

  • Television:

    As of 8/2013, new 50' LED flat screen TV...moreless

  • VCR

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Outdoor dining for 6 (second dining set in garage)...moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Dual zone...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Dual zone...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Electric...moreless

  • Pantry Items

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    4 chaise lounges 2 swivel chairs 2 standard chairs 4 cocktail tables Fire pit...moreless

  • Golf:

    Many public and private golf courses a short drive from the house...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Dual gas burner...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Public tennis courts at public park walking distance from the house...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    Hot tub floats on one side of the pool. Shallow moat surrounds hot tub. You can step from hot tub to pool....moreless

  • Private Pool:

    Pool has several ledges or seats. You can enjoy unobstructed, sweeping views of the mountains while relaxing in the water....moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    Strong, healing jets...moreless

 

Reviews

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Jun-Sep .. $375/nt .. $2325/wk .. $5625/mo .. (2 nt min)
Jun-Sep .. Mid-week only rentals (Sun-Thurs) .. $300/nt (2 nt min)
Oct-May .. $440/nt .. $2728/wk .. $6600/mo .. (2 nt min)
Oct-May .. Mid-week only rentals (Sun-Thurs) .. $355/nt (2 nt min)
$500 security deposit; $300 security deposit for pets
$200-$250 + tax: non-refundable cleaning fee; optional pool heat: $35/nt + tax
4-night minimum stay for national holiday periods
Palm Springs Transient Occupancy Tax Permit #4063: tax is 11.5%

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Last updated: 03/28/2015
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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Palm Springs International

Knott's Soak City Water Theme Park, Casinos

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We are retired Information Technology and Equipment Leasing professionals with a deep love for California's mountains, deserts and beaches; it's all good!

Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
We love the wide open spaces and serenity of the desert. There's a lot to do in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley. We have a bias for outside activities, but there's tons of culture here, too, including fine arts and history museums, music and theater of many varieties.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love the spaciousness and open floor plan of our house. We have big family reunions here every year. Even if you're the one fixing drinks or food (or cleaning up), you can see and hear everyone; you have a view into the dining room, living room, breakfast area, family room, and out through the windows and double French doors to the pool area. You're not stuck by yourself behind some swinging door into a kitchen; you can participate in everything. When you want to take a nap or have a private conversation, the bedrooms are off to the side and behind solid wood doors for quiet and privacy. We have a small deck off the back of the house that's a bit cooler and shadier than the pool area. We love our serene retreat in the desert!


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Morning in the desert: quiet and peaceful with beautiful views in all directions

    Morning in the desert: quiet and peaceful with beautiful views in all directions

  • Lots of sun and shade

    Lots of sun and shade

  • Pool area showing gas fire pit with padded bench seating to left of the hot tub

    Pool area showing gas fire pit with padded bench seating to left of the hot tub

  • Outdoor dining near barbecue; second table with chairs available

    Outdoor dining near barbecue; second table with chairs available

  • Master bedroom (king): walk-in closet, full bath, TV & entry to outdoor shower

    Master bedroom (king): walk-in closet, full bath, TV & entry to outdoor shower

  • Guest bedroom (queen) opens to rear patio: includes walk-in closet & full bath

    Guest bedroom (queen) opens to rear patio: includes walk-in closet & full bath

  • Living room with powder room & gas fireplace: French doors out to pool patio

    Living room with powder room & gas fireplace: French doors out to pool patio

  • View from dining table across living room to front patio & pool

    View from dining table across living room to front patio & pool

  • Dining room: easy access to dry bar, kitchen & wine rack

    Dining room: easy access to dry bar, kitchen & wine rack

  • KitchenAid appliances, gas range, microwave, electric oven, dishwasher

    KitchenAid appliances, gas range, microwave, electric oven, dishwasher

  • Built-in gas grill just outside kitchen & breakfast area

    Built-in gas grill just outside kitchen & breakfast area

  • 4 chaise lounges, 2 stationary chairs, 2 swivel chairs, 4 cocktail tables

    4 chaise lounges, 2 stationary chairs, 2 swivel chairs, 4 cocktail tables

  • Pool, floating spa/jacuzzi, fire pit & lounging area with mountain views

    Pool, floating spa/jacuzzi, fire pit & lounging area with mountain views

  • Outdoor dining area with spacious lounge area adjacent to built-in gas barbecue

    Outdoor dining area with spacious lounge area adjacent to built-in gas barbecue

  • Outdoor dining & relaxing at Casa Serenidad - your serene retreat in the desert!

    Outdoor dining & relaxing at Casa Serenidad - your serene retreat in the desert!

  • Guest bedroom (queen) opens to rear patio: includes walk-in closet & full bath

    Guest bedroom (queen) opens to rear patio: includes walk-in closet & full bath

  • Casita (queen): walk-in closet, full bath, TV & private entrance from pool deck

    Casita (queen): walk-in closet, full bath, TV & private entrance from pool deck

  • View across living room from master bedroom to family room & kitchen

    View across living room from master bedroom to family room & kitchen

  • View from guest bedroom hallway across living room to front patio & pool

    View from guest bedroom hallway across living room to front patio & pool

  • Family room: premium cable TV, DVD, CD, VCR, indoor/outdoor speakers

    Family room: premium cable TV, DVD, CD, VCR, indoor/outdoor speakers

  • Breakfast bar & entertainment center; kitchen to the right; barbecue to the left

    Breakfast bar & entertainment center; kitchen to the right; barbecue to the left

  • Open floor plan in public areas makes entertaining large groups easy!

    Open floor plan in public areas makes entertaining large groups easy!

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Member since: 2005
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  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/28/2015
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