Mtv Cribs Estate Mtv Award: Best Home on Cribs

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Last updated: 08/25/2016

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  • Minimum stay:4-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

2008 PRISM AWARD FOR BEST NEW CUSTOM HOME IN THE DESERT. As seen on MTV Cribs. MTV Award: Best House on Cribs. ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) 2009 Award: Best Exterior. Featured in December 2009 and February 2010 issues of Palms Springs Life magazine and May 2011 Desert Magazine. The home has been featured on many tours. This contemporary 6600 sq. ft. home was designed by David Prest, and was completed in 2008. The architect has masterfully brought the South Pacific to the desert. Located in an exclusive private community of five estates each on 1 1/4 acres,with spectacular mountain views, this home offers the very best in entertaining! As you enter the greatroom, with the two remote sliding pocket doors open totaling 35', you have that instant feel of bringing the outside in. The home features a two-sided fireplace that anchors the family room and partitions it from the living room. Jeff Jones, the interior designer, has used bamboo as a design element throughout the home.

Features throughout the home include 14' ceilings, the very best in appliances, travertine floors, custom cabinets, custom stone work, granite countertops, and unique stone sinks in every bathhroom. The outdoor living area is simply amazing! Like no other in the desert! There's a 4000 sq. ft. pool that features two islands, one with a bridge and four gas firebowls. There's an authentic Thai hut thats surrounded by water to relax in, also a thatched roof palapa hut covers the barbeque area. The lushly landscaped grounds features a nine hole putting green that wraps around the entire yard!
Whether you are looking for your own peaceful, private resort, or a place to entertain a hundred friends, this home can be both. Its perfect for weddings, special events, Corporate events, private gatherings, or golf get aways!

Keywords: Estate, mansion, casita, pool, guesthome, guesthouse, 92270, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Palm Springs

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 5500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    one 75', one 65', two 42", one 50"'...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:


  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:



  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Oven:

    2 ovens...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    (3) there's 5: Subzero in kitchen, Subzero wine cooler, frig in garage, at bar, and in casita...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Golf:

    4000 square foot putting green in backyard...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Imported from Thailand...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool:

    Like no other in the desert! ...moreless

  • Jetted Tub


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from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 2 - Oct 31, 2016
4 night min stay
Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2017
4 night min stay
Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2017
5 night min stay
May 1 - May 31, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $300
  • Tax Rate 10%


Weekly rate: Coachella, Fall me for rates

Coachella, Fall Coachella, Weddings, and other events, $5000 event fee.

March, April, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years stay....peak rates apply.

One week minimum stays March, April, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

4 night minimum stay rest of the year.

Pay for the first night at time of booking to secure the dates. The balance is due 10 days prior to arrival.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Born and raised in Chicago, graduated from Southern Illinios University. Moved to L.A. in 1982. My primary residence is a home on the beach in Hermosa Beach.

Why the Owner Chose Rancho Mirage, CA, USA:
I purchased the lot in 2000. Finished building the home in 2007. My influence to the design, furnishings, and back yard has been my many travels to Thailand. I spent 2 years visiting many different resorts in Thailand. I have tryed to recreate a Thai resort. Everything in the home and exterior is authentic Thai.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:



  • The Compound

    The Compound

  • Tahiti?  Fiji?  Thailand?  Bali?'s the backyard!

    Tahiti? Fiji? Thailand? Bali?'s the backyard!

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Casita


  • The backyard....Your own Private Resort!  Like no other in the desert!

    The backyard....Your own Private Resort! Like no other in the desert!

  • 4000 square foot pool featured in Palm Springs Life and Desert Magazine

    4000 square foot pool featured in Palm Springs Life and Desert Magazine

  • 9 hole putting green

    9 hole putting green

  • Powder Bath

    Powder Bath

  • casita


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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Wednesday, October 26, 2016

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MTV Cribs Estate MTV Award: Best Home on Cribs

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