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Palm Springs Compound! 5b/4b.Best Quality! Mid-Century/ Modern

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 2-8)

City of Palm Springs ID #1073

This beautifully appointed home offers five bedrooms, four baths and was professionally restored and expanded in 2006. The fifth bedroom was converted to a media room and makes a king size bed perfect for the kids when needed. Located on a quiet street in the historic Sunmor neighborhood, the main house is an exquisite Alexander mid-century home built in 1958 with breath taking views of the San Jacinto Mountains and surrounding valley. The original Alexander, being 1300 square feet was expanded to over 2,600 square feet maintaining the original post and beam, floor to ceiling glass, and character of the Alexander 'Chalet' home. The expansion and restoration of the house was done with green and recycled materials. In keeping with Alexander’s vision, meticulous consideration was taken in the design and building efficiency.

This home is centrally located with an easy 15-minute walk to downtown Palm Springs where you will find numerous restaurants, shops, and entertainment.

The home was inspired by the owners’ many years of travel and the love of Palm Springs architecture and lifestyle. The owner and designer is influenced by Southeast Asia. He chose to carry a Zen-like quality throughout the home. The grounds are exquisite with such attention to detail, that 44,000 pounds of rock were brought in from Bali, Indonesia. Being within the compound transcends you from everyday life to complete relaxation and rejuvenation.

Guests appreciate the attention to detail and comfort-ability whether inside or out at this Palm Springs compound. Lush fichus shrubbery provides complete privacy. Magnificent palms surround you while soaking in the hot tub. Beautiful mountain views produce a “resort” feel while staying at the “Livmor” home. The interior areas and grounds come alive at night with dramatic landscape lighting; the focal point being a 2,500 pound Buddha hand carved from Java stone. A beautiful star-filled sky without a street light in sight; you and your loved ones are sure to enjoy a perfect evening building lifetime memories at this classic compound in Palm Springs.

City of Palm Springs ID #1073

Keywords: house, mid century, modern, contemporary, guest unit, Alexander, quality

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 6, 2018

About The Owner

I have been designing and building residential homes for 20 years. It is a passion for me. I love the element of surprise and understatement in a home. I make sure every property I have done contains those two elements along with loads of emotion. Everyone should feel something after leaving a great property.

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why The Owner chose Sunmor

I love the location and the traditional Alexander mid-century neighborhood. Sunmor neighborhood is quiet and well preserved. Its history relating to Palm Springs is quite amazing.

What makes this house unique

When staying at the Livmor house you will find a peaceful tranquility. Relaxation is the key at this home. Many of the art objects on the property come from the far east. Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand are but some of the countries art and working components of the home originate from. In fact, over 44,000 pounds of rock were brought in from Bali for this unique compound!


Sunmor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1) Master bedroom - main house, Queen size Beds (1) Queen beds in all other bedrooms and suites
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(23 traveler reviews)

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Palm Springs Compound! 5b/4b.Best Quality! Mid-Century/ Modern
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews

A fantastic destination. Perfect for small groups to spend time together, great location

  • 5 of 5

This home was the perfect layout for my group of friends to spend time together. Easily accommodated 8 of us, privacy for all couples, perfect pool area to relax/socialize/grill and a well stocked house that was clean.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

perfect for family and children of all ages

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for being such great renters and a wonderful family! Hope to see you again soon. And indeed it is a fantastic home for a family retreat!
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Los Angeles

Tastefully furnished and immaculate vacation home with strong attention to detail.

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from several nights here and was very impressed! Our company rents approx 20 vacation homes a year and this is definitely one of the best if not the best! Location was not just clean, it was immaculate. As a photographer/homeowner I can definitely appreciate all the attention to detail Matt put into the property. Excellent layout, high end furnishings, excellent HVAC systems so everyone was comfortable, dimmers everywhere to set the mood and tons of landscape lighting so you can safely enjoy the property into the evening. A big plus was the large driveway. We could fit 11 cars there if we wanted to.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi James!! Thanks for the review. You and your group were great work with and are wonderful, respectful renters. You were all warm people and conducted a very professional photo shoot. Come back anytime. Matt PS: Love the driveway comment... Not quite sure 11 cars would fit but indeed plenty of off street parking!
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Top Notch

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 4 days with another couple.

The owner was extremely accommodating and professional. The property itself was beautifully landscaped, centrally located to shopping and the airport. Excellent layout with BBQ, outdoor speakers and beautiful pool !

Wouldn't hesitate to re-book

-The Anderson's

Reno NV

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kevin! Hope to see you again soon. Matt
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Reno, Nevada USA

Doesn't get any better than this!

  • 5 of 5

Have been fortunate enough to visit and stay at Livmor with my family and friends on more than one occasion and with every visit our family falls more in love with this amazing property. The accommodations, the location and oh did I forget to mention the saltwater pool and spa. Heaven is the operative word here. My family and friends will always have Livmor at the top of our lists. Thanks to ownership for taking such good care of us and your property. Hope to be back soon! Cheers!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jim for your kind words! You and your family and friends are always welcome. I always appreciate what great care you take of my home while staying, relaxing and soaking up the sun in Palm Springs! See you again soon. Matt
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A touch of paradise

  • 5 of 5

We recommend this house to anyone wanting a perfect place to stay. Matt met us when we came and was gracious, helpful and full of wonderful suggestions. The house was a beautifully decorated mid-century modern. We were with 2 other couples and the fact that there were 2 bedrooms each in its own house was an unexpected pleasure of privacy. The house was fully stocked, allowing us to have a casual wake up meal, a barbecue or a full dinner. Words cannot do the house justice, but what a pleasure to have a view of the mountains every evening and sipping wine in the hot tub. No resort could offer more.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jonathan for taking the time to write about your experience at my home. I really enjoyed meeting your group and hope that you will be back again soon! Matt
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Nearest Point of Interest
Palm Springs Mall
Nearest Point of Interest
Fresh and Easy Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Power of Fitness Gym
Nearest Point of Interest
Palm Springs Airport Terminal


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Damage Deposit $800

Special events and holidays are $995 per night, three night minimum. All other terms are the same. Optional pool heating is available for $89 per day. Jacuzzi heating is included in rental pricing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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