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Tropical Paradise in the Desert

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,985 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 30 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This home has a stunning entrance which opens up to the Living Room, all done in champagne colors and an Italian decor. With French Doors opening to the pool.

There are 4 beautiful bedrooms, all elegant in their own way. 3.5 bathrooms. And 3900 square feet of living space with 65 feet of Travertine and granite hallways. The Master Bedroom has a king size bed, 58 inch flat-screen TV, a fireplace and a sitting room to relax and read a novel. There are doors that open to the pool. The master bath has a roman tub with a frameless shower and seat a very large double sink vanity all in marble and granite. The 2nd Bedroom also has a king bed and a view of the mountains from the front of the house. with a 3/4 bath includes shower. The 3rd and 4th bedroom have a queen bed. and share a hall full bath that also leads outside.

The Family Room is a treat for the men since the couch has four built in recliners to stretch out and watch the ballgame on a 65 inch flat screen HDTV. Bose DVD player, recessed lighting and fan. A marble gas fireplace sets the mood for a relaxing evening.

The Laundry Room has a washer and dryer and deep sink and granite counter for folding clothes. Also for those to like their drinks cold, there is a beverage cooler. There is a half bath off the laundry room.

The Pool and Yard is a Tropical Paradise with lush trees, plants, Hibiscus and Plumeria's. The pool is salt water with a tanning ledge with two umbrella's, waterfall and a Hawaiian mermaid. A large square patio table for eight and a bar at the BBQ that seats four. Relax on lounge chairs or around the gas fire pit and enjoy the quiet peaceful surroundings.

More Details

Mary Baker
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 9, 2017

About Mary Baker

I'm a concrete cutting, coring and demolition contractor in San Diego.

I've been coming out to the desert for over 35 years and hope to soon be able to

live here full time. I can't think of a better place to relax and enjoy all that

the desert has to offer.

Mary Baker purchased this house in 2006

Why Mary Baker chose Versailles

The minute my husband and I entered Versailles, we knew this was where we wanted to retire. A beautiful and quiet upscale gated community with shopping, theaters and Casino around the corner. Large single story homes on 1/3 + acre lots and a tennis court across the street. We were in heaven


Versailles House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3985 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View
  • Town ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • All bedrooms have new pillow top mattresses, comforters, and 36-42 inch flat screen HDTV With Cable.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Yard
  • limited accessibility
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • 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
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Tropical silk plants and ceiling fans. Formal Dining Room is absolutely gorgeous with a huge sky light, gold and alabaster light fixture and a 7 ft Italian painting . 5 foot glass table to seat 8. A dry bar is between the living room and dining room The Gourmet Kitchen is a cooks' dream, and since I love to cook it is fully stocked with everything you could possible need. The counters and back splash are Emerald Granite with a huge window and lots of light. There is a built in wine rack and and wine cooler, GE Monogram double ovens, island cook-top five burner gas stove and counter seating for three, trash compactor and dishwasher. Fax machine and answering machine available for your use. The Kitchen Nook overlooks the patio and BBQ area with a bar height square table and 8 stools which is wonderful for all around conversation.


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Tropical Paradise in the Desert
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
Calgary alberta


  • 5 of 5

The house is in an excellent location, close to restaurants, shopping, and golf courses. It is in a quiet gated community, is well furnished and has a well equipped gourmet kitchen. The yard is large with a great pool and spa , and a really nice BBQ area .Mary, the owner ,is great to work with and is very responsive . We highly recommend this house and give it a five star rating.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sudbury Ontario

Wonderful Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5

This property totally lives up to the reviews and the pictures. It is beutifully decorated and very well appointed. It has a luxurious but at the same time comfortable feel to it. The well-equipped kitchen was a delight to cook in and we also made extensive use of the outdoor grill. Where other rentals have come up short with bed comfort, linens etc this property was outstanding. Mary provides a great overview prior to arrival and ensured a comfortable, worry-free stay. Best of all it very quickly feels like "home". This property and the owners definitely deserve the 5 star rating.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2013
  • Stayed: December 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chelmsford, Essex, England.

Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

We spent two weeks at this property at the end of July and the beginning of August. We are from England and so one of the big attractions for us is the guaranteed good weather. We have holidayed in Rancho Mirage before but this property was really lovely. It is to a very high standard and everything you need was included from the lovely salt water pool to the lovely outdoor grill to the fully equipped kitchen and lovely bedrooms. We even had access to the nearby tennis courts and use of four bicycles.

As a family we tend to suffer from ear infections on our summer holidays due to using the pool constantly for two weeks but we didn't have any of that with this house. Whether that was due to the Salt water pool or because the pool was maintained properly, we don`t know.

When we stayed in Rancho Mirage previously we did the Grand Canyon trip so this time we tried the Aerial Tramway in Palm Springs which was spectacular. We also went to San Diego to watch the Padres play the Rockies at baseball which was very entertaining. We treated the kids to a day out at Six Flags which is always worth a visit(Flashpass recommended) and in between there were many visits to the factory outlet shops for the girls.

The owner was very helpful and interested to know that everything was running smoothly which was reassuring.

We found the listing to be accurate, the photographs to be a fair reflection of the property and we would highly recommend this property.

Our only disappointment was that two weeks was far too short and we were extremely sad to have to leave and come back. Definitely on our list to visit again.

Thanks Mary for a brilliant holiday.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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OMG first vacation none of us wanted to go home!!!

  • 5 of 5

All I can say is 5 stars all the way! The home, the property, and the owner. What a treat to stay here and if you are trying to decide where to stay the pictures truly don't do this home justice. There for a week in May it was fabulous and want to return soon. It was so relaxing and could not want for a better experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Didn't want to come home to reality!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

WOW...don't even know where to begin! What an amazing Holiday! Beautiful home away from home! Would recommend this home in a heartbeat to anyone. Mary is very easy to work with and had everything just perfect for us. We arrived to a nice bottle of wine and couldn't wait to begin our week stay. We will for sure be back!!!! Thanks for the great memories!!!! :)

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2012
  • Stayed: March 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Oasis in the desert!

  • 5 of 5

This is truly your own private resort. The house and pool area are absolutely gorgeous. We had 4 couples and you never once felt like you were on top of each other. The kitchen has everything you could need. We would go back in a heartbeat. Do not hesitate to stay here - and Mary is a gem to work with.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2012
  • Stayed: March 2012
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Car: necessary

Versailles is a quiet and private gated community close to wonderful golf courses, shopping at El Paseo and the River Walk. Night life all along Highway 111 and the Aqua Caliente Casino and Spa. Cinemas and restaurants within blocks.

Other Activities: Basketball, shopping, health/beauty spa, and mini golf. Tennis courts across the street.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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