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* One Chic Desert Retreat * NEW LISTING * BEST Property @ Legacy * STUNNING *

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,961 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

THE nicest property at Legacy Villas completely redesigned with families in mind



++ 10 reasons for why you just lucked out to find the ultimate vacation rental in La Quinta! ++

1) BEST design! We spent 3 months remodeling and upgrading the house to make it light and bright and replaced all furnishings with fun, eclectic and high end pieces, unusual light fixtures and original artwork to make your home-away-from-home just a bit more special... We guarantee there ain't another unit like it anywhere and hopefully the pictures will speak for themselves...

2) BEST location within Legacy Villas! The complex is directly adjacent to the world famous Waldorf Astoria La Quinta Resort. Our townhome villa is located in the quiet backside of the complex, within a 2 minute walk from 3 pools and hot tubs, directly facing the stunning mountains and the walking trail right behind our unit. Or if you are looking to join the action, we are only a 4 minute walk from the beautiful main pool area that has a kids pool, cabanas, splash area, adult lap pool, general pool, the Legacy Grill restaurant (seasonal), BBQ area, a fully equipped gym, a club house and hammock garden (where the teens love to hang out.)

3) BEST location for enjoying sun, but avoiding heat. Our back patio and balcony are both at least partially covered and face north-east, so they only get hit by direct sun in the later afternoon. Perfect for breakfast, lunch and dinner al fresco while soaking in the amazing views.

4) BEST layout! This is one of the few 2-story townhome units (not a condo) with nobody above or below you. Only 1 shared wall in 1 bedroom ensures you have total peace and privacy.

5) BEST size! With almost 2000 sqft, our unit is 200-600 sqft. larger than most other units at Legacy Villas, so there is lots of space for everyone to spread out. Being a townhome, versus a condo also means that we can legally (and comfortably) sleep up to 8 guests, so our place is perfect for a multi-generational family, 2 families with kids or a group of friends. Our unit has 3 MASTER SUITES with full bathrooms + an additional full bathroom downstairs. Two of the masters have king beds, the 3rd bedroom has a full over full bunk bed and an extra twin mattress, so it can accommodate all the kids or teens in one room and they even get their own bathroom.

6) BEST amenities! We follow the spirit of "more is more" and strive to provide EVERYTHING for you, so all you need to bring is your clothes and food. We have WIFI, cable, TVs in every room, Netflix, everything for fun days at the pool (towels, coolers in different sizes, lots of pool toys, life jackets and puddle jumpers for the little ones) a fully stocked kitchen with all kinds of appliances (and yes, we have a crocpot), charcoal BBQ, a laundry room with front loading HE washer & dryer and detergent provided, bathroom amenities, board games, books, and so much more! We really hope to meet and exceed your every need.

7) BEST place for families. We are parents and know what it entails to travel with kids. Our property has a full over full bunk bed (your kids will love you!), high chair, 2 pack & plays, including bedding, baby monitor, safety gates, plastic dishes & utensils, double stroller + everything you need for a day at the pool with little ones - IT'S ALL THERE FOR YOU! Plus a fully stocked kids room with blocks, books, drawing supplies, stuffed animals, games, barbies, movies and Netflix - the kids will be kept busy and happy for days.

8) BEST parking option in our 2 car attached garage! Only a small number of units have attached garages and anyone who has been to the desert knows it's priceless.

9) BEST place for anyone with allergies: We replaced ALL carpets with beautiful wood laminate flooring and tile, so that we can ensure it can be thoroughly cleaned. So no old and dusty carpets in our unit anywhere...

10) BEST Management! After running Mickey's Magical Getaways and providing top notch vacation homes to our guests in Anaheim for over 8 years, we are thrilled to offer you this property as our latest addition of magical getaways! Our unit is truly operated as a "Vacation Rental By Owner", so there are no property management added fees or long response times. While we live 2 hours away, we do have a local contact, should you ever require immediate assistance. Otherwise, we are always just a phone call or email away.


The spacious, remodeled and fully furnished townhouse offers 3 bedrooms/4 baths full baths and is nestled against the foot of the Santa Rosa mountains with unbelievable views and total privacy. Surrounded by desert mountains, trees and beautiful adobe architecture, our home is part of Legacy Villas, a resort community that is directly adjacent to the infamous, historical Waldorf Astoria La Quinta Resort - one of the most beautiful hotels in the world. We fell in love the moment we entered Legacy Villas and hope you'll love this magical area as much as we do. We have spared no expense to turn this unit into a truly exceptional place to vacation in style. So if you are just looking for a place to crash, this is NOT the place for you...



•24 hour guard gate

•12 Pools and Jacuzzi Spas including a lap pool, adult pool, and ultimate family pool and play area with beach like entry, cabanas, and turtle splash fountain area for the little ones

•Hammock Garden

•Legacy Bar and Grill open on weekends during season

•Outdoor Fireplaces and BBQ grills

•Grassy Lawns, multiple fountains and beautiful landscaping

•Large Fitness Center

•Walking Trail surrounding the complex


•Walking distance to golf courses, restaurants, and full service spa at La Quinta Resort




•4 Flat Screen TVs in the living room and all bedrooms with cable TV + 3 bluray players + NETFLIX

•2 one-touch gas fireplaces in living room and downstairs master

•Central A/C and heating

•Laundry room with HE front loading washer and dryer, 2 irons and ironing boards, drying rack

•Hair dryer in each bathroom, plus we also provide a curling iron and flat iron

•USB plugs in each bedroom

•Desk with laptop, WIFI and printer

•Chef's kitchen with granite counters, pantry storage, and up to date appliances including: toaster, blender, coffee maker, tea kettle, large crockpot, microwave, stove, oven, refrigerator with water dispenser, freezer, dishwasher, garbage disposal, dishes, utensils, and glassware for up to 12, full set of pots and pans, cookware, etc.

•Dining table that can seat 8 people comfortably, plus 2 additional bar counter seats

•Beautiful outdoor living/dining area with table, chairs, and charcoal BBQ

•Private 2 car attached garage with additional parking available nearby, if needed

•Pool towels, pool toys, kids life jacket and puddle jumper, cooler on wheels - everything you need for fun days in the water

•3 master bedrooms: 1 downstairs with an Eastern King bed, 1 upstairs with a California King bed and 1 upstairs with a full over full bunk bed, plus a single mattress (kids room.)

•Queen sized, auto inflatable Aerobed that can provide additional sleeping option in the living room

•4 full bathrooms, including 3 showers, 1 tub/shower combination and a soaking tub in the master suite downstairs.



•Music Festivals (Coachella, Stagecoach, Desert Oasis)

•Indian Wells Tennis Garden, home of the prestigious BNP Paribas Open

•25+ world class golf courses within a 15 mile radius, including PGA West and SilverRock

•Waldorf Astoria La Quinta Resort (walking distance) offers exclusive shopping, upscale restaurants, two championship golf courses, and a full-service spa

•Old Town La Quinta with restaurants, shops, public tennis courts, and festivals

•La Quinta Arts Festival

•El Paseo luxury shopping and restaurants

•Empire Polo Club

•Bike Rentals and Biking Tours

•Mountain Trails

•The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

•Agua Caliente Hotel & Casino offers gambling and is a popular concert venue

•Palm Springs museums, shopping and nightlife is less than 30 minutes away

•Palm Springs Aerial Tram is a 35 minute drive

•Day trips to Joshua Tree National Park



Coachella, Stagecoach, and Desert Oasis are incredible festivals that bring thousands of music lovers to the desert cities each year. Security at Legacy Villas is increased and wristband systems are implemented to determine who can enter the 24-hour secured and gated entrance, thus ensuring the safety and security of all residents and guests. Bookings for these Festivals and the BNP Paribas Tennis Tournament require non-refundable deposits of 50% of the total rental fee, plus a $1,000 refundable security deposit (rather than our usual $400.) Please email us prior to making your booking online, so we can adjust the required amounts accordingly.

Also, we require that an adult 21 years or older always be present, there is absolutely no smoking inside the unit and no parties are allowed.

We look forward to welcoming you!

++++ We are officially licensed through the City of La Quinta - License # LIC-0108646 ++++

P.S. Wir sprechen deutsch :-)

More Details

Britta Wagner
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About Britta Wagner

Hi there! I am Britta - an import from Germany, but I have lived in Southern California for the past 20+ years. Having worked in the travel industry for most of my life, my husband Robert and I have traveled extensively, including several trips with our 2 girls. We just LOVE staying at private vacation rentals, since it's just so much for comfortable, spacious and affordable, especially for families. So in 2009 we started "Mickey's Magical Getaways" and created 4 amazing vacation rentals by Disneyland and have since hosted well over 10,000 excited Disney fans. Please be sure to look us up and check out our hundreds of 5 star reviews!

This year we decided to purchase the ultimate vacation rental at Legacy Villas in La Quinta - one of our all time favorite vacation spots in the world and finally a place that we also get to enjoy ourselves. We are so excited to share this slice of heaven with you.

Britta Wagner purchased this townhome in 2017

Why Britta Wagner chose La Quinta

When we first visited Legacy Villas 2 years ago, it was love at first sight! The complex and it's amenities are truly exceptional. The beautiful architecture, the abundance of perfectly maintained pools, the large gym, the hammock garden and outdoor fireplaces, bougainvillea, fragrant fruit trees and desert landscape everywhere, the walking trail surrounding the complex and even just the guarded front gate - we were thoroughly impressed!

We almost bought a 3 bedroom lock-off unit on the spot that day, but decided to wait for a while until "just the right unit" came on the market. I had a long list of things I was looking for and this unit finally had it all...

What makes this townhome unique

I had so much fun designing this villa! It really is a unique property in every way, based on location, layout, design, comfort and the hopefully pictures should speak for themselves. We went above and beyond to make this an exceptional and fun place to vacation in style. So if you are looking for something special that is guaranteed to please everyone in your party: You just found THE ONE!


La Quinta Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1961 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Absolutely no parties and no smoking inside the unit. Smoking is only allowed on the patio and cigarette butts must be disposed of.
  • At least one guests must be 21 older
  • All guests are required to complete a Rental Tracking Form from Legacy Villas HOA prior to arrival. Must include all names, DL#, license plate, phone#
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 / Downstairs master - toilet , tub , shower , Double sinks, soaking tub, oversized shower
    Bathroom 2 / Downstairs Guest - toilet , shower , Full extra bathroom with a shower, single sink, toilet
    Bathroom 3 / Upstairs master - toilet , combination tub/shower , Direct access from upstairs master
    Bathroom 4 / Kids bathroom - toilet , shower , Direct access from kids room.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Downstairs master bedroom with Easter King
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Upstairs master with California King bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Full/Full bunk bed+ twin mattress, sleeps 4 adults or 5 kids
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


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* One Chic Desert Retreat * NEW LISTING * BEST Property @ Legacy * STUNNING *
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

Best Place in Legacy Villas!

  • 5 of 5

This was my sixth stay at Legacy Villas and by far the nicest property I have stayed at. The decor and furnishings are darling and every room looks like a chic magazine spread. The condo is completely renovated and upgraded. It is well stocked and has every amenity you could possibly need. They thought of everything. Britta was wonderful to work with and very accommodating. We didn't want to leave and will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Claremont, CA

Perfect La Quinta Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful villa was the perfect spot for our family vacation. The property has several pools and the grounds are immaculate. The villa itself is completely updated, well stocked, and impeccably decorated. We enjoyed meals on the lanai, and made good use of the bbq. Our host was wonderful and very accommodating. We would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oceanside, CA


  • 5 of 5

WOW, what can I say, the place was truly great. We had such a wonderful time. The house was perfect, every detail was covered. Everything you could possibly think of was available. Britta gave us full attention, and answered every question we had. The whole place was spotless clean, and extremely comfortable. Truly a CHIC desert Oasis!! The view of the mountains out the back is mesmerizing. We will be back soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One chic desert retreat is one nice place

  • 4 of 5

A wonderful place to retreat to; well furnished, a beautifully stocked kitchen, comfortable beds. The owners left us a variety of goodies for our stay. The pool and jacuzzi are nearby but not so close that you can hear noise from the pool area.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Immaculate! Well stocked! Absolutely beautiful setting! Thx, Britta!!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, OR

Beautiful home with all the best amenities.

  • 5 of 5

No detail missed. Everything you could possibly need for the entire family! We had a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Palm Springs
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
La Quinta Resort
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
10 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Legacy Grill
Nearest Beach
100 Miles
Santa Monica
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $175

SPECIAL: BOOK 6 NIGHTS, GET THE 7TH NIGHT FREE ** This is reflected in weekly pricing and will automatically be calculated in your quote.

29 Day maximum rental as per Legacy Villas Rules. Contact us for special pricing for more than 2 weeks.

All rates are quote in US Dollars.

We require a $1000 security deposit for Coachella and Stagecoach, rather than the usual $500.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.