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The Desert Skies Original Mid Century Style Condo - Your Home Away from Home -

(14 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:14 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Once owned by movie stars Tony Curtis & Janet Leigh, Desert Skies Condominiums is a mid-century modern classic. With an intimate 38 condos, it has two sparkling pools, a spacious Jacuzzi, coin laundry facilities, and beautifully maintained grounds.
This second level unit is located in one of the most desirable, wind-free areas of Palm Springs-South Palm Canyon Drive-you are minutes from the charm of downtown Palm Springs Village.

Built in the 1950's, Desert Skies retains all of its historic charm while providing the modern conveniences of a fully furnished kitchen, comfortably appointed dining room, ample living room, king size bedroom & walk-in closet, luxury linens, pool towels, and lots of other amenities. Comes equipped w/ MacBook Air laptop & wifi high speed internet, two flat screen TV monitors with cable hook-up, one unisex mountain bike, and free internet phone with free long distance service including USA, Canada and Mexico.

Enjoy a fully-stocked kitchen w/ original 50's cabinetry plus modern appliances. Sleeping arrangements include a King size pillow top bed, Queen sleeper sofa with mattress plus air mattress topper. Original canary-yellow tiled bathroom and tub/shower in the bathroom are also part of this mid-century modern vacation condo.

Every window has awesome views of either soaring mountain ranges on one side, or the sparkling pools & spa on the other side. Only a few yards to the pool decks, but far enough away for peace and quiet.

The entire unit is freshly renovated and restored in keeping with Palm Springs' 50's style.

Sleeps 2-fully stocked.

Keywords: Condominium
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese, malay, indonesian
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 552 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 2
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Minimum age is 25 yrs...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • King size beds (1) new pillow top mattress, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen air mattress sleeper sofa...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Books
  • CD Player


  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    two coin operated laundry rooms on site...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    laptop computer provided...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens including bedding, bath towels, and pool towels provided....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    One parking space provide. Street parking available....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    assigned parking space....moreless

  • Telephone:


  • Towels Provided:

    Large pool towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    two coin operated laundry rooms on site...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    fully stocked...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    hand mixes, coffee grinder, bakeware, included...moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub

Building Type

  • Building


Write a review 5
from 14 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
After Season
Apr 1 - May 31, 2017
14 night min stay

$388 $1,550
Low Season
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2017
14 night min stay

$313 $1,250
Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2017
14 night min stay

$413 $1,650
My Standard Rate
14 night min stay

$313 $1,250
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $175
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $450


For stays under 28 days there is a hotel tax of 11.5%

No Pets and No Smoking

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/21/2017
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4.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Palm Springs International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Various Bars
0.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Indian Canyons Golf Resort
7.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrax PSP
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-10 Freeway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Various Restaurants
80 Miles
Nearest Ski
Big Bear Lake
110 Miles
Nearest Beach
Newport Beach, Dana Point, Santa Monica Beach

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2016

About the owner: We purchased this condo as a vacation rental property. We are Californian couple who love the Palm Springs area and love the mid-century architecture in Palm Springs.

Why the Owner Chose Canyon Corridor, Palm Springs, CA, USA:
The location of Desert Skies is excellent. The complex is beautiful & historical. South Palm Canyon is one of the most desirable, wind free areas of Palm Springs. Quiet, safe, intimate 38 units. You're less than 5 minutes to the bustling downtown area shops, restaurants, and museums. You're only 20 minutes away from Cathedral City, Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Desert Hot Springs and La Quinta. The gorgeous San Jacinto Mountains and hiking trails are a walking distance from the condo. Vacation Rental TOT Permit Number: PS 6768

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Biking, jogging, horseback riding, rides on the tramway, Villagefest (street fair) Thursday nights, museums, Joshua tree National Park (hiking & rock climbing). Excellent weather during the Winter with reliably sunny days throughout the year.

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese, malay, indonesian
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Pools & Jacuzzi

    Pools & Jacuzzi

  • Exterior View

    Exterior View

  • Interior Complex View

    Interior Complex View

  • One of Two Pools

    One of Two Pools

  • Pool View

    Pool View

  • View from Living Room Interior

    View from Living Room Interior

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Exterior View from Bedroom Window

    Exterior View from Bedroom Window

  • Mountain View from Bathroom Window

    Mountain View from Bathroom Window

  • Fully Stocked Kitchen

    Fully Stocked Kitchen

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Desert Skies Complex Front Entrance

    Desert Skies Complex Front Entrance

  • Interior Complex View

    Interior Complex View

  • Exterior Complex View

    Exterior Complex View

  • Pool View & Jacuzzi

    Pool View & Jacuzzi

  • Pool & Mountain View

    Pool & Mountain View

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room/Entertainment Center

    Living Room/Entertainment Center

  • King Size Bed

    King Size Bed

  • Bathroom


  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Queen Size Fold Out Bed

    Queen Size Fold Out Bed

VRBO #267179

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, May 22, 2017

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