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Eco-Friendly Desert Oasis, Saltwater Pool, 3BR, View Home with Peace & Quiet!

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Refreshing Saltwater Pool & Spa with the Santa Rosa Mountains

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Last updated: 07/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our 1900 sq/ft open floor plan home is only minutes away from over 100 world-class golf courses including La Quinta Country Club and PGA West, both courses hosting the annual Humana Challenge. Old Town La Quinta with its numerous shops and restaurants is also just minutes away. Our mild winters make us a popular destination for tens of thousands of 'snowbirds,' who travel here from all over the United States, Canada and many other countries to enjoy championship golf, tennis and polo, swimming, hiking, luxurious spa treatments, fine dining and unique shopping. And with an average rainfall of 3 inches, the Coachella Valley is a 'Fun In The Sun' destination for thousands of people from all over the world. Take a walk through our home by placing this link in your browser, it is a great way to see our home. http://bit.ly/1NFtWer

Our home is GREEN! The property has desert landscaping with water efficient bubblers to conserve water. Inside and outside, we use energy efficient lighting. Our appliances are also energy efficient and our washer and dryer play a big role in conserving energy. The washer uses minimal amounts of water and the gas powered dryer minimizes the electricity used. Our home is equipped with a water softener and we use special, all-natural soaps and detergents throughout the house, from the bathrooms, to the kitchen to the laundry. These concentrated soaps are made to work well with the soft water and minimize the impact to the environment. Our pool is filled with salt water to minimize the amount of chemicals required (better for the environment) and we had an energy efficient pool pump installed to reduce electricity consumption. Even some of the electronics in the house are Energy Star rated.

Gorgeous mountain views surround Casa Calliandra, our home in La Quinta Cove. Located near the top of the 'Cove' and only one block from the hiking trails around the perimeter, Casa Calliandra is the perfect getaway for those who seek the sunshine, peace and tranquility of the southern California desert. The only sounds you will hear during the day are birds chirping and doves cooing. Hummingbirds are quite numerous and are attracted to some of the beautiful flowers in our desert landscaped yard. Relax near our private pool and read a good book or go hiking or biking on the numerous nearby trails. Nights in the desert are magical with a beautiful, clear view of the Milky Way Galaxy unhindered by city lights.

Come and see how the deep blue skies mix with the earthy browns of the surrounding Santa Rosa Mountains and the vibrant greens of palm trees and desert plants!! The natural beauty of this area will captivate you and bring you back time and time again.

Annual Coachella Valley Events for 2017:

January 5-16, 2017 - Palm Springs International Film Festival. Palm Springs, CA
January 17 - March 19, 2017 - Thermal / Indio Horse Show, Thermal...
January 18-22, 2017 - Carrier Builder Challenge
January 27-20, 2017 - Southwest Arts Festival. Indio, CA
February 12-21, 2017 - Riverside County Fair/Date Festival. Indio, CA
Feb 18-20, 2017 - Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational. Indio, CA
March 3-6, 2017 - La Quinta Arts Festival. La Quina, CA
March 6-19, 2017 - BNP Paribas Open. Indian Well, CA
March 27 - April 2, 2017 - ANA Inspiration (Formerly "Kraft Nabisco Championship”)
April 1-3, 2017 - Indian Wells Arts Festival. Indian Wells…
April 13-23, 2017 - Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Indio, CA
April 13-16, 2017 (Week1) & April 20-23, 2017 (Week2) - Coachella music festival.
April 27-30, 2017 - Stagecoach Music Festival. Indio, CA

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Please inquire of the owners if you are between 21-25 years of age. Special restrictions may apply....moreless

  • Singles
  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcome in our home as long as they are supervised, especially around the pool, and are well behaved....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking allowed anywhere on the property, including outdoors on the rear patio or on the pool deck....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Although pet-lovers ourselves, our home is pet-free for the comfort and enjoyment of those guests who are looking for a place to spend their vacation without concern for any pet allergies they may have....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Cal-King...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Queen...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Queen...moreless

  • All 3 bedrooms are furnished with top quality brand-new mattresses for a comfortable and restful nights sleep. All 3 beds are made-up with luxurious 600 thread count cotton sheets, pillow cases and duvet covers. Master Suite features a Cal-King Bed, a flat-screen Hi-Definition LCD TV, remote control ceiling fan, French doors leading to the patio, an alarm clock, a telephone, a large walk-in closet, a make-up mirror and a separate office with a fast computer wireless Internet access, flat screen monitor and a nice, well-lit, quiet seating area that is the perfect place to curl up and read a good book. Both guest bedrooms are equipped with Queen beds, ceiling fans and alarm clocks....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Guest Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • There are 3 sets of high-quality towels in each bathroom and four pool towels are also supplied. There is a hair dryer in each bathroom and a make-up mirror in the Master Suite. Master bathroom features double sinks in a marble counter top with tile accents and a large walk-in glass, marble and tile shower. Guest bathroom features a glass sink on a marble counter top with tile accents....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Granite, Marble and Tile in the kitchen and bathrooms, 10' High Ceilings throughout the house, Ceiling fans in every room, Master and one guest room have remote controlled ceiling fans, Huge open floor plan in the Great Room, Beautiful desert landscaping, Bistro table with chairs, umbrella and two lounge chairs on pool deck. Rear patio has a nice table with seating for six, an umbrella and a gas barbecue for grilling steaks, burgers, fish, vegetables or whatever else you'd like to cook....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We have a small library of books available for guests to read....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Samsung Blu-Ray DVD/CD Surround Sound System in Family Room....moreless

  • DVR
  • Games:

    There are games available including Monopoly, Yahtzee, card games and others....moreless

  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library:

    High-End Bose SoundDock Series II Digital Music System for your iPod or iPhone! Bring your own music to enjoy while staying at Casa Calliandra!...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    All HD Network TV, Sports and Movie channels. Pay-per-view is available at an additional cost....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Samsung 3D AudioBar with wireless sub-woofer and Bluetooth connectivity from your mobile device, smartphone or tablet. Listen to your own music fill the room with ease!...moreless

  • Television:

    Samsung 46' High Definition flat-screen LED SmartTV, a 46' High Definition flat-screen LCD TV in the Master Suite and a 38' flat-screen LCD TV in Guest Bedroom #3....moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have a DVD library with over 70 popular DVD's for our guests to enjoy!...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Gorgeous desert mountains surround our home with the Santa Rosa Mountains to the south and west and Coral Ridge to the east....moreless

  • Resort:

    The Coachella Valley has a resort feel to it with the wonderful weather and all the golf and tennis you can possibly imagine!...moreless

  • Village:

    Casa Calliandra is a five minute drive from Old Town La Quinta, a quaint village-style area of shops, bars and restaurants in a wonderful setting filled with palm trees and wonderful views!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining Room is adjacent to the Kitchen as part of the Open Plan Main Living Area....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    A brand-new, super quiet High Efficiency Central Air Conditioning System was installed in late 2012 to cool our home on those hot summer days!...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    High Speed 30 MB cable....moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    High Efficiency LG Dryer (Gas)....moreless

  • Computer Available:

    There is a powerful computer in the office off the Master Suite with wireless access to the Internet and e-mail....moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    Indoor gas fireplace is currently not functioning. Repairs are pending....moreless

  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance:

    Unlimited, free long-distance calling to the U.S. and Canada. No other International calling is permitted....moreless

  • Garage:

    2-Car Garage with garage door opener....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gas furnace, central heating system....moreless

  • Internet:

    High Speed 30 MB cable Internet access....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All three beds use luxurious 600 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, pillow cases and duvet covers....moreless

  • Living Room:

    The Living Room and Family Room at Casa Calliandra are the focal point of the house with lots of comfortable seating and amenities....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    On street parking is available....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Extra parking is available in the driveway....moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone:

    There are three cordless telephone handsets for our guests, one in the Kitchen, one in the Master Suite and one in the center Guest Bedroom....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    There are also three sets of luxurious towels in each bathroom and four pool towels are also provided for our guests to use....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    High Efficiency LG Washer. All natural laundry detergent is supplied for our guests....moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless network access is available for those guests who wish to bring their own laptop computer. Network password is provided to all registered guests....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Catering is available for an additional charge and needs to be pre-arranged through the owners....moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Stainless steel Cuisinart coffee maker. We also supply a coffee grinder and unbleached coffee filters....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All of the cooking utensils that a discerning cook or budding chef might need are provided including everything you need to barbecue....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    We supply quality dishes, utensils, place mats and napkins for our guests and also plastic plates and glasses for poolside. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Our dishwasher uses all-natural detergent to clean our dishes to a sparkling shine. Our home uses a water softening system and we supply only natural soaps and cleansers....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, custom lighting, a large island and bar stools....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Above range...moreless

  • Oven:

    Gas Oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    We also supply hand soap, dishwashing liquid, laundry soap, salt & pepper, sugar, paper towels, napkins, garbage bags, toilet paper, Saran, foil, sandwich bags, sponges dishcloths and dishtowels....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Refrigerator features an ice-maker, cold, filtered water and the freezer below....moreless

  • Stove:

    4-burner Gas Range...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    4-slice Toaster with extra large openings for bagels....moreless

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles:

    There are two adult bicycles, 21' and 16', available for our guests to use. Please inquire of the owners....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    The rear patio has a nice dining table and seating for six, an umbrella and a gas barbecue. The rear yard also has a grapefruit tree and a lemon tree. Please help yourself to any ripe fruit!...moreless

  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf:

    There are over 110 golf courses in the Coachella Valley and La Quinta boasts some of the best including PGA stop Silverrock Resort!...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Casa Calliandra is beautifully landscaped front and rear with lush desert plants that use very little of our precious water resources....moreless

  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Outdoor gas barbecue with all the barbecue utensils you could want for our guests to enjoy!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:

    There are six public tennis courts nearby at Fritz Burns Park in La Quinta, less than five minutes from our home....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    For an additional cost, our outdoor spa can be heated to 104 degrees for a soothing and relaxing soak on those cool desert nights....moreless

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    The pool deck features beautiful potted desert plants, a bistro table w/ chairs, umbrella and two chaise lounge chairs. Pool and spa heat is available at an additional cost....moreless

  • Spa Whirlpool
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$225
$1,195
Peak Season
Oct 1 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$275
$1,395
Coachella Week #1
Apr 14 - Apr 16, 2017
3 night min stay

$3,000
flat fee
Coachella Week #2
Apr 21 - Apr 23, 2017
3 night min stay

$3,000
flat fee
StageCoach
Apr 28 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay

$1,500
flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$275
$1,395

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $150 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

A minimum deposit of $500.00 is required to confirm a reservation.

Rental Damage Protection - International guests will pay $69.00 for $3000.00 coverage through an outside agency. Please contact the owners for more information.

RATES ARE HIGHER DURING PEAK HOLIDAY PERIODS/WEEKENDS AND DURING SPECIAL EVENTS. PLEASE CONTACT THE OWNERS FOR MORE INFORMATION ON RATES AND AVAILABILITY DURING THESE TIMES.


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Location

22 Miles
Nearest Airport
Palm Springs Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Stuft Pizza
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
SilverRock Golf Resort
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
CA Hwy 111
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Arnold Palmers Restaurant

Car: Necessary

La Quinta has something for everyone! There’s golfing at the City’s spectacular public course, SilverRock Resort; dining and shopping in the quaint Village area or along the Highway 111 commercial corridor; biking along the Bear Creek Trail; and hiking in the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto mountains, just to name a few. No matter your pleasure, you’re sure to find plenty of reasons to come and enjoy the “Gem of the Desert—La Quinta!” La Quinta enjoys a healthy tourism industry, especially during the cooler winter months when the 'snowbird' tourists arrive. The most prominent industry is golfing with more than twenty golf courses, including the world-famous PGA West and SilverRock Resort which have both hosted many prestigious PGA tournaments like the Humana Challenge.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Danny & Terri are both avid golfers and have a passion and love for the La Quinta area. We currently reside in beautiful Los Angeles with our really cool dog Jazzy. There is lots for us to do in Los Angeles in pursuing our interests, but we do love the climate and beauty of La Quinta. We work between Los Angeles and Orange County with a busy schedule as we all seem to have these days. Coming out to La Quinta definitely rejuvenates and refreshes us.

Why the Owner Chose La Quinta, CA, USA:
We fell in love with La Quinta and the 'Cove' the first time we saw it. The gorgeous Santa Rosa Mountains, beautiful Coral Ridge, the close proximity to over 100 golf courses, the easy 2 hour drive from Los Angeles, the warm weather during the winter months all made us realize that La Quinta was a great location to have a second home. It also made it easier for us to choose to purchase a retirement home here and to rent it out as a vacation home for a few years.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Sun, sun and more sun! Golf, golf and more golf! An amazing getaway somewhere where the sun shines almost year round.


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  • Refreshing Saltwater Pool & Spa with the Santa Rosa Mountains

    Refreshing Saltwater Pool & Spa with the Santa Rosa Mountains

  • Open Floor plan creating an indoor-outdoor entertainers home

    Open Floor plan creating an indoor-outdoor entertainers home

  • Family Room with Hi-Def TV and Surround Sound

    Family Room with Hi-Def TV and Surround Sound

  • Sitting room off of kitchen with fireplace with view to Salt water pool and spa

    Sitting room off of kitchen with fireplace with view to Salt water pool and spa

  • Open floor plan with view to pool and patios from kitchen

    Open floor plan with view to pool and patios from kitchen

  • Master Suite with Cal-King Bed and views of Coral Ridge Mountains

    Master Suite with Cal-King Bed and views of Coral Ridge Mountains

  • Private Master bath with double sinks, frameless glass door large shower

    Private Master bath with double sinks, frameless glass door large shower

  • Sitting room off master bedroom with computer and office space

    Sitting room off master bedroom with computer and office space

  • Guest Bathroom with Glass Sink, Marble Counter Tops & Tile Accents

    Guest Bathroom with Glass Sink, Marble Counter Tops & Tile Accents

  • Guest bedroom with flat screen TV and large closet space

    Guest bedroom with flat screen TV and large closet space

  • Laundry room with top of the line washer/dryer

    Laundry room with top of the line washer/dryer

  • Gorgeous world class golf courses within minutes.

    Gorgeous world class golf courses within minutes.

  • Lots of room for family to play and enjoy the pool

    Lots of room for family to play and enjoy the pool

  • Large open Kitchen, living room and sitting room

    Large open Kitchen, living room and sitting room

  • Large open center island kitchen

    Large open center island kitchen

  • Living room view to kitchen and dining room

    Living room view to kitchen and dining room

  • Beautiful second patio with BBQ surrounded by desert landscape

    Beautiful second patio with BBQ surrounded by desert landscape

  • Mater bedroom with french doors to desert landscape patio/yard

    Mater bedroom with french doors to desert landscape patio/yard

  • Master Bathroom with Double Sinks, Marble Counter Tops and Tile Accents

    Master Bathroom with Double Sinks, Marble Counter Tops and Tile Accents

  • Walk in Closet with comfy robes, lots of extra pool towels, iron, & hangers

    Walk in Closet with comfy robes, lots of extra pool towels, iron, & hangers

  • Guest Bathroom with access to guest bedroom

    Guest Bathroom with access to guest bedroom

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Large 2 car garage, private, and beatifuly landscaped, Coral Ridge  Mountains

    Large 2 car garage, private, and beatifuly landscaped, Coral Ridge Mountains

  • World Class Tennis at Indian Wells for the PNB Paribas open.

    World Class Tennis at Indian Wells for the PNB Paribas open.

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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