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SANDPIPER.....Breathtaking Views of Mountains and Pool!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Welcome to Sandpiper Palm Desert, with the look of the desert's Mid-Century Modern Architecture coupled with designer furnishings and amenities. This condo is located on El Paseo Drive, just steps from The Gardens on El Paseo (Tommy Bahama, Sullivan's, Saks, Pacifica, Mastro's), malls, art galleries, and restaurants. You are also a short distance to championship golf, hiking, tennis, casinos and live theatre.

The floor plan makes the unit seem more like a home than a condo. Every room has a wall of glass and the views are superb; the main living area overlooks the sparkling pool that is kept at a comfortable 84* in the winter. The pool area boasts a magnificent mountain view, along with a ramada with BBQ, shuffleboard, and putting green.

The master bedroom, dining room, and guest bedroom open onto a sizeable private courtyard with mountain views. The courtyard has a BBQ and seating.

All rooms have been painted and decorated with colorful walls, artwork, and furnishings. The Master and Bedroom #2 have a king size bed, Bedroom #3 has 2 twin beds. The living room has a queen size sofa bed. There is carpet in the living room and bedrooms, and travertine in the other areas.

The kitchen is fully equipped and all linens are provided. This is truly 'home away from home'!

Enjoy the sunrise as you sip coffee and eat breakfast on the patio, wander in and out of the shops and galleries on El Paseo Dr., take a luxurious nap by the pool, watch the sunset over the mountains, delight in a fabulous dinner prepared by a world-class's all here in Palm Desert....Sandpiper...awaiting your free high speed internet, HD cable TV and free long distance calling to US and Canada.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 30, 2017

About Roger

Maureen and Roger share their time between Palm Desert & Maui. They own a vacation rental in each location and offer a discount to customers who use both condos. The Maui rental is VRBO # 222596. Four daughters and 4 sons-in law, along with 12 grandkids, keep us busy during the year. Maureen is a graduate of Glassboro Sate College (now Rowen University) and Roger graduated from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Roger is a retired Army Aviator and Intelligence Officer and active Real Estate Broker in the valley. Maureen works in the Healthcare field as well as an Interior Designer.

Roger purchased this condo in 2000


Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Palm Springs Intn PSP
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Back Street Bistro
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Rancho Las Palmas Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Back Street Bistro
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Beach
100 Miles
San Diego
Car: recommended


Palm Desert Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Double vanity, granite counters
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Dressing and make-up area, double vanity, granite counters
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , In Living Room
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews
Happy Valley, Oregon

So much potential

  • 3 of 5

We have been coming to the desert for years and we were really looking forward to our stay in Sandpiper. We left with mixed feelings. The design , the overall setting and the ambiance of Sandpiper is/was great. However, the unit we stayed in left much to be desired. It was dated, especially the kitchen, the cabinets and the countertops. The unit itself was very spacious but the kitchen was very small and not well stocked lacking juice pitchers, containers for leftovers and not a sharp knife to be found. The unit really needs a thorough cleaning including the carpets which were spotted. Roger, the owner, was nice and was available if we needed him. Lastly, be aware that the garage is probably 200 yds from the front door of the unit. So when you move in and out and if you golf you have to carry everything from the unit to your car. Not impossible just not very convenient. I have to say we still enjoyed ourselves and the view from the patio overlooking the pool was wonderful! Also being within walking distance of "El Paseo" with all its restaurants and shopping was great.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Two month stay Jan and Feb 2017

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I enjoyed our stay at Roger and Maureen's condo. The unit is exactly as shown and discussed in the VRBO listing - very comfortable and convenient to many restaurants and downtown Palm Desert with new appliances and a great private heated pool. The owner was great to work with when any questions arose. We'll be back next year !

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you found the condo and location in Palm Desert perfect for your winter stay. Thank you for selecting our home! "Welcome Back" is the greeting we look forward to next year....have a great summer! Roger & Maureen
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Excellent Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location & very comfortable accommodations. Maureen & Roger were flexible, responsive and easy going with a last-minute booking, as well as extremely friendly and accommodating. Cannot wait to stay again!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Brynn, We look forward to having you back! Roger & Maureen
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Perfect Festival Weekend Rental

  • 5 of 5

Some friends and I came down to Palm Desert for the Stagecoach Music Festival. Not only was the condo an inexpensive uber trip to the nearest shuttle stop, but there was so much room and plenty of sleeping accommodations for the 8 people in my group. The condo is beautiful and has everything you could want for a weekend getaway - inner courtyard, outer courtyard, near the pool, spacious lawn (shared by several condos). We had the most incredible weekend and are already talking about returning next year! Thank you so much Roger and Maureen!!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amador County, CA

Better than the best hotel anywhere in the area

  • 5 of 5

I said it more than once: If you gave me this place at the same price as the best hotel in the area, I'd still take this place. Much, much more room, 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms, no walking down the hall & to an elevator to get outside, beautiful large back porch with table & chairs for 6 plus 2 chairs with a small table overlooking (from a slightly elevated location) spacious landscaping & the pool, fully stocked kitchen, nice interior furnished porch with a BBQ, washer & dryer...well, you get the idea. The owner was more than willing to be helpful in any way. We've stayed in other Sandpiper units--nice, but not as nice as this one.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Accomadations

  • 5 of 5

We could not have picked a better place to stay for our Christmas vacation. The enclosed patio and the outdoor patio were used everyday. The kitchen was fully stocked with everything we needed to cook. We enjoyed the landscaping while sitting around the pool. Meeting the neighbors was fun. We enjoyed fresh orange juice from orange trees outside our door. We were conveniently close to stores, zoo and art gallery. It does not take long to be in Palm Springs to enjoy the architecture tour and the city.

We can't wait to go back. Now we know why everyone always says they loved Palm Springs.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Stayed: December 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Janet, we are so happy you found everything to your liking & enjoyed your stay. We love for our guests to feel at home, especially when visiting the area for the 1st time. We look forward to welcoming you personally on your next visit!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

$500 deposit required for booking. Balance due 45 days prior to arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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