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Estate with Private Tennis - Palm Springs Getaway, Pool/Spa, Family Reunions

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 4,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

4800 sqft. Home. 5 Master Suites, Private Tennis, Pool & Spa, Mountain Views


Your Vacation has been hard-earned so don't waste it by staying somewhere that doesn't have everything! Nothing is worse than getting somewhere only to find that you are miles away from the attractions you want to enjoy and spending half your time in the back of a cab. Or worse yet, spending extra money at the Spa or Hotel because you don't have a hot-tub or quiet place to relax in your room. Bighorn View Estate is a one-acre Private Estate that has so much to do, you may never leave. But if you choose to, you are within walking distance to some of the best Restaurants and attractions the Desert has to offer.

At Bighorn View Estate you can play tennis on your own private tennis court, and you won't get 'blown away' by a sandy desert Scirocco. That's because the Magnesia Falls Cove is one of the few coves protected from the wind on 3 sides by the lovely San Jacinto Mountains. Take a swim in the private swimming pool, or relax in your secluded hot-tub, resting just outside your Master Bedroom. Don't forget, you have a full kitchen, so maybe staying in for the night and pay-per-viewing a movie is the way to go. If you choose to invite some friends over, there is no better place to entertain. Guests can be screened at your own Private iron gates. Then you can greet them as they come up the 25 foot wide stairway to the Estate entrance. Try that at your Hotel!

And if you decide to go out, try a leisurely walk under the stars down to the River Shops and Restaurants. The newest and most beautiful outdoor attraction Rancho Mirage has to offer, boasting Restaurants, shopping, and movie theaters. In fact, there are over 50 amazing restaurants located within a 1mile radius of Bighorn View Estate. 91 Restaurants in a 3mile radius. There is no better location to be in all the Desert.

Don't have regrets after your next vacation, you have worked too hard for it. Don't spend half the vacation getting lost on Cab rides. Forget the yucky public pool at the hotel and over-priced room service. Do it right and you will have the best experience possible at Bighorn View Estate!

P.S. Oh yeah, I almost forgot, use the Bighorn View Estate for your next Family Reunion, Group meeting, or Girls Getaway! Compared to renting a block of rooms at a local hotel, it can end up costing about half the price, and yet has so much more to offer!

Happy Vacationing!

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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About The Owner

I have spent half my life in the Desert and half in beautiful Santa Barbara. I currently live in Santa Barbara with my lovely wife and three boys. Life is always interesting with a full house and 'getting away' to the Desert is a great way to 'recharge the batteries'. The kids love it down there and Grandma loves the fact that her Grandkids are in town quite frequently now. After 20 years as a Financial Advisor, I have been blessed with the ability to buy this 'one-of-a-kind' Estate.

The Owner purchased this house in 2008

Why The Owner chose Deserts

It has taken 20 years but I have finally arrived back in Rancho Mirage, just one block away from the home I grew up in! I was born in Rancho Mirage and spent many Birthdays as a kid at Bighorn View Estate, as my best friend lived there and had the same Birthday as I did. When the Estate came up for sale, it was clearly Destiny, and I had to buy it. I hope you can share in the enjoyment my family has had there over the years.

Happy Vacationing!

What makes this house unique

Bighorn View Estate has all the amenities I need to enjoy doing my favorite things. Wake up and swim laps in the pool. Head out for an amazing hike up The Magnesia Falls. If I am lucky, see a few Bighorn Sheep on the ridge. Later in the day, a 'friendly' game of Doubles Tennis on our tennis court....Then its cocktail hour. Sit out on the back patio and watch the sun set slowly over the beautiful mountains...Head inside and Pay-per-view a Classic movie and then jump in the hot tub and relax. Order take out or BBQ on the grill. What a great way to end the day! Oh yeah, the central location is perfect. Just 15 minutes from La Quinta and 15 minutes from Palm Springs and Palm Springs Airport!


Rancho Mirage House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 10pm - 1pm Noise Ordinance. Resort community primarily comprised of mature homeowners who enjoy a tranquil lifestyle. Respectable Renters ONLY.
  • No add'l overnight guests than originally stated at time of booking without permission from owner. Number of occupants may not exceed city limits.
  • An event permit for parties with over 20 guests (day or night) may be required for an additional fee.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Tennis room full bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , outdoor shower , Master Suite full bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , West Wing full bath
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Mountain View Room full bath
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , Casita full bath
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , Powder room @ entrance to the Estate
  • 5.5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , The Casita
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 bunk bed , Tennis Room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , West Wing Suite
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Mountain View Room
  • 2 Queen Air mattresses with bedding available Twin Roll Away bed available 2 Baby Cribs Pack N Plays, Booster seats and a stroller are also available.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Piano
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • 4 bicycles
  • 18 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Private Tennis Court with chilled drinking fountain!, Private Gated Property, Elevated Estate views of the entire valley floor, Estate rests at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains, Viewing of the Incredible Desert Bighorn Sheep trails from entire Estate, Secluded from neighboring homes, Secure Hotel Safe in Master Bedroom for your valuables, Private Bath in every room! Layout separates house into 4 distinct 'wings' so privacy is easily attainable for couples or familys when seclusion is needed. Queen air mattresses are available. Also, hairdryers are supplied in bathrooms. Pool is salt water so it is easy on your eyes and skin. Great for kids.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Estate with Private Tennis - Palm Springs Getaway, Pool/Spa, Family Reunions
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

The house was great for our group, and the hosts were very accommodating.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles, CA

50th Birthday - Celebrating Life with Family & Friends & created memories that will last a lifetime!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you!!!

We couldn't have picked a better property or property managers to work with... Rocio & Josh... In my corporate life it is all about the details & I must say that you surpassed my expectations with your thoughtfulness, follow-up, & encouragement that the weather would cooperate for the "Big Event". This was a destination Vacation surprise for my family & closest friends. The accommodations are perfect for a blended event. Everyone had their own large space and private bathroom. The BigHorn gives you the feeling you are home. The property is very comfortable, clean, updated, & conveniently located to all the Desert has to offer. We all shared a wonderful experience here & can't stop talking about it. Our guests @ the BigHorn were treated to daily surprise events that left them guessing. One evening we hired a gourmet chef that was able to prepare a meal to die for from this beautiful kitchen while the Musician that we hired played keyboards & belted out Frank Sinatra tunes from the Beautiful Living room. This home exudes the feeling of the Rat Pack Days! But to save the best part for last is the main reason why we rented this perfect home. On Saturday night Rain or Shine the "Big Event" was going to happen @ the BigHorn. We had a 7 piece Carlos Santana tribute band entertain 75 guests while guests dined, drank, cheered, & tried their luck @ the Roulette & Black Jack tables. The original plan from day 1 was to utilize the tennis court but mother nature had other plans. We were able to shift things around & had everything indoors with the Band (that was loud enough to wake the neighborhood) play on the covered patio. "It was Perfect" The home flows well for a big event. In the desert you cannot have live entertainment in most of the desert cities. Rancho Mirage is unique in this sense that it is allowed but permits are required. Rocio did it all! She worked with City Hall for several weeks & made it all happen. The BigHorn View Estate & team deserve a 10+ - Details Details Details..... you didn't miss a thing!

Thank you for making my 50th an awesome memory!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Where do you live?

i honestly don't know where to start.

  • 5 of 5

Best family gathering place, ever. Large bedrooms with spacious bathrooms. Outside patio's for everyone. Tennis court that three generations battled it out on. Kitchen, more than adequate. Spa was a welcome start of the morning and a end to the evening. As the family of of 14 dispersed, we all said "When can we come back". Thank You, Thank you..It was a 10 star home and holiday

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tennis trip that won't soon be forgotten!

  • 5 of 5

This home is wonderful! We had 5 families (1 in each bedroom) staying here and we never felt like we were on top of each other! The home is beautiful with every last detail thought of! The owners answered all of my emails immediately and Donna (the woman who met us there and showed us around) was so welcoming!!

We enjoyed and used every aspect of the house. The tennis court with an amazing view! The pool and hot tub, the grill. Indoors we were either gathered around the extra large TV or the chess table while listening to music on the speaker system!! We couldn't be happier and we will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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jacksonville, florida

Big Horn beauty

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at this amazing property. From start to finish the owners were so easy to deal with and accommodating. The house itself is lovely and very spacious and the pool and tennis court were a great perk. There are several large common spaces and the bedrooms are also large and well appointed. The Kitchen is the smallest,charming room that functioned very well and was well equipted-all the basics and then some! Everything was updated and user friendly.The house is well located in Rancho Mirage-close to parks, shopping, restaurants, the zoo, walking paths. We can't say enough about the whole rental experience that worked so well for our multigenerational gathering. Thankyou to the owners for facilitating such a great experience!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Greensboro, GA

Perfect for Our Group

  • 5 of 5

We needed two homes close together for 6 adults and 8 kids participating in a local triathlon. 8 people (4 adults and 4 kids) stayed at BIGHORN and the rest at another home down the street. The reality is that the entire group spent most of our spare time, other than sleeping, at BIGHORN. The home was immaculate and the tennis courts gave a bunch of beginner tennis players with a memorable experience. Bedrooms are as advertised, home was roomy and the pool, hot tub fit the bill. Easy to go for a hike up the mountain and more.

Great customer service from the owner and the owner's mother and father who live in the area and greeted us upon arrival to go through everything. Small tip: Ask for the portable light that is stored on property unless you are good at BBQing in the dark. Lifetime experience for our kids! Would definitely return.Thank you

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Palm Springs
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Yardhouse, Fox & Fiddle
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 111
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Alberto's, Hibachi, PFChang's, Cheesecake Factory
Car: not necessary

Walking distance to the River Shops, Theaters and Restaurants including Flemings, PF Chang, Yard House, Fox & Fiddle, Cheesecake Factory, Roy's, Old Spaghetti Factory, Wally's Desert Turtle, and many more. Estate located at the base of several incredible hiking trails including the Blixseth Trail, the Magnesia Water Falls, & Bump & Grind Trail. The Living Desert Museum is minutes away, Palm Springs Water Park just 10 minute drive, Miniature Golf just 8 minutes away. Tennis Court with misters and chilled drinking fountain right on the property!


Rates & Availability

Rancho Mirage House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer Rate
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
New Year's
Dec 29 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
President's Weekend
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 20 2018
3 night minimum stay
March Tennis
Mar 1 2018 - Mar 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
Easter Holiday
Mar 30 2018 - Apr 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
Apr 12 2018 - Apr 16 2018
4 night minimum stay
Apr 19 2018 - Apr 23 2018
4 night minimum stay
Apr 26 2018 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Holiday
May 25 2018 - May 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pool Heat Deposit $300
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning Fee $400
Tax Rate 10.0%

- Must be at least 30 years of age to rent this property. ID will be verified.
- Host's Rental Contract is agreed upon and signed before confirmation of booking.
- 10pm - 1pm Noise Ordinance.
- Special Events or large parties on the property are priced as a Special Event, not as a vacation rental. Please specify if you are interested in this property specifically for an event or party when inquiring. You will be given a quote accordingly.
- Special Events or large private parties are only allowed with permission from the owner and the city, depending on the amount of guests and the event. Please inquire for more details.
- Coachella Weekends are priced as a flat fee which includes cost of cleaning, pool heat and taxes for 4 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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