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Iconic Alexander Midcentury Modern House with Panoramic Views and Pool & Spa

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,401 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 21 nights

Overview

About the property

Authentic Alexander House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-6)

Registered Vacation Rental. The City of Palm Springs ID #1254. TOT Permit #4635.

Experience dazzling desert Mid-Century Modern architecture at this authentic Alexander vacation home that was collaboratively designed and constructed by renowned California architects Palmer & Krisel, and developer Robert Alexander.

This midcentury modern vacation house is located in Palm Springs' tranquil Little Beverly Hills neighborhood, and is situated directly along the Mesquite Golf & Country Club golf course. This rare protected view lot boasts spectacular, unobstructed views of the San Jacinto Mountains, as well as acres of palm trees that fill the grassy fairways of the award-winning PGA golf course out front.

The home showcases iconic angular desert Mid-Century Modern architecture, which includes an open concept floor plan, vaulted high ceilings, and unique exposed wood beams and natural ceiling planks. The floor-to-ceiling "walls of glass" create a bright, airy indoor ambiance that merge indoor living with the outdoor desert. Experience breathtaking views of the San Jacinto Mountains from one side, and the tranquil, private garden and swimming pool oasis on the other.

The spacious home is thoughtfully appointed with new modernist furnishings inspired by famous midcentury modern designer icons. Highlights include an authentic Herman Miller Eames® Elliptical Table (popularly known as the 'Surfboard' coffee table), stylish yet comfortable living chairs, and raised modern beds with luxury mattresses and hotel quality linens in each bedroom.

The fully private and walled tropical back yard oasis features a large 'legacy size' swimming pool and a custom in-ground resort style jetted spa. Relax in chaise lounges underneath an island oasis of gently swaying palm trees and the tranquil sounds of the infinity waterfall that cascades into the pool.

A covered lanai spanning the length of the house provides available shade and features an outdoor dining table for alfresco dining. Enjoy a succulent pink grapefruit that you pick from the grapefruit tree. After sunset, the entire garden and palm trees are softly illuminated with ground lighting. Gaze at the evening stars while you relax in the six-person private spa with therapeutic water jets.

Registered Vacation Rental. The City of Palm Springs ID #1254. TOT Permit #4635.

More Details

Owner
Michael & Scott
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Michael & Scott

Michael, owner, with Loki, Pembroke Corgi living the desert lifestyle in downtown Palm Springs. Thank you for visiting our site! We have enormous pride in our vacation house and our goal is to provide each guest with courteous, responsive service.

Michael & Scott purchased this house in 2009

Why Michael & Scott chose Palm Springs

In 2008 a group of close friends from Seattle rented this delightful mid-century modern home for a winter escape from the rain and cold. We all fell instantly in love with the magical desert 'zen' that this home provided. Despite all the nearby attractions and activities, we found ourselves spending the majority of our four lazy days lounging by (and in!) the private pool, soaking up the sun, and grilling lunch and dinner poolside. At night we all enjoyed the wonderful sensation of slowly immersing ourselves into the jetted hot tub and gazing upwards at the stars. Three years later we discovered that this home was for sale. We didn't hesitate a second to purchase this vacation home for ourselves, families, and friends. As our guests, we trust you will have an equally memorable stay at our 'home away from home!'

What makes this house unique

This vacation home is located on a highly sought-after panoramic View Lot bordering the Mesquite Country Club PGA golf course. The dining, living, guest rooms, and private front yard feature completely unobstructed views of a beautifully landscaped PGA 18-hole golf course. In the backdrop, there are breathtaking views of the San Jacinto Mountain range. Just a few steps away is a meandering 4-mile looped paved walking/running/biking trail for energetic morning run, or a relaxing afternoon stroll shaded by palm trees.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wow! We had a fantastic holiday in your home. Can't say enough about the house, neighborhood and Palm Springs. Thanks for the extra care when the electricity hiccup happened - again wow! Know that we'll definitely be back!
Sep 2012
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Amenities

Palm Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1401 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 27
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No Outdoor Music: The City of Palm Springs Ordinance #1918 prohibits the playing of music outdoors at a vacation rental.
  • Pool and/or spa heating is not included in system-generated quotes. For rates, exit this screen and click the "Ask Owner a Question" button.
  • An Enhanced Cancelation Refund Policy is included, and supersedes the HomeAway/VRBO no refund policy. Contact Owner for a copy of the refund policy.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Carport
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower , Updated shower with glass tiles and glass shower door
    Ensuite Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Extra large remodeled shower with dual showerheads
  • Both bathrooms have been fully updated and feature glass enclosed, extra large showers only. Please note that there are no bathtubs.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Available baby crib is a portable Graco Playard
    South Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , Guest closet
    North Guest Bedroom - 1 king , Full guest closet
  • Sleeps 6 adults in beds, plus 1 infant/toddler in complimentary Graco Pack 'n Play Playard that is available upon request
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Yard
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • In Ground Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
THE FOLLOWING IS A REQUIRED MESSAGE FROM THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS: Effective March 2017 the City of Palm Springs enacted #1918, concerning Vacation Rental properties. Ordinance #1918 regulates maximum occupancy limits, and prohibits ANY music and events/parties on a vacation rental property. The Ordinance is enforced by City Compliance Officers that patrol and respond to complaints from neighboring residents. All Guests are required to complete and sign a written Rental Agreement and the Palm Springs "Vacation Rental Guest Compliance Letter" to book a vacation rental house.

Reviews

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Iconic Alexander Midcentury Modern House with Panoramic Views and Pool & Spa
average rating of 5.0 based on 76 reviews
5

Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

Just returned home after a short stay at this house and we loved every moment. The house was spotlessly clean and updated, but had a few fun retro touches. The kitchen had every gadget, utensil and serving platter you'd ever want to prep, cook and bake (more than my own house!). The washer/dryer, and appliances are all superb. The beds are extremely comfortable (a first for us at a rental). The neighborhood is extremely quiet with a pathway and golf course just across the street. The views of the course and mountains from the house and pool were simply gorgeous. You don't see any of the neighboring homes from the property, so it feels like your own little private oasis. The pool and backyard are beautiful and were well-maintained. The owners were very responsive and helpful. Honestly, if we didn't already have another stay booked, I might have hesitated to write this review because we want to keep it our own secret! Thanks Michael and Scott--we are already counting the days for when come back!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Another Fantastic rental from Michael & Scott

  • 5 of 5

This rental was wonderful! Private and beautiful backyard, spotless interior home with everything we needed to cook, drink and relax during our stay. I can't say enough about Michael - he responds in seconds to any questions. Only complaint is that the home wasn't available next year. Book early if you want to enjoy this little gem!

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Exceptional Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5

This property and vacation experience were phenomenal! The owners are exceptionally responsive and readily available to answer questions. The property is spotless and well-equipped. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook and bake. The washer and dryer are new. The pool is beautiful and well-maintained, and pool towels and chair covers were provided. The location is quiet and relaxing with a wonderful view. My family and I would visit Palm Springs again just so that we could stay in this house. Thank you, Michael and Scott for such a wonderful vacation experience!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York City
5

10 Stars

  • 5 of 5

A 5 star rating is simply not nearly good enough for this gorgeous and comfortable vacation rental. Over the last few years I’ve rented many nice homes around the country and I have never found a rental so perfectly and beautifully maintained as this one. Everything (and I mean EVERYTHING) works and works perfectly. Situated in a very pleasant neighborhood on an extremely quiet street, the house is located just a few minutes drive from the Palm Springs Airport yet we never heard any airplane noise at all. The beds were extremely comfortable, the bathrooms and the kitchen were well designed and lovingly renovated, and the living room was welcoming and comfortable. During our week there, we especially enjoyed the perfectly heated pool and spa which get full sun for most of the entire day. The owners, Scott and Michael, have thought of everything and make it so easy to enjoy a completely hassle free stay. Frankly, it deserves ten stars.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baltimore, MD
5

Absolutely Perfect Property

  • 5 of 5

My wife, son and I stayed here for 4 days just before Thanksgiving. The spacious living area - both inside and out - worked perfectly for our family. The pool and hot tub were well heated and perfectly sized. The kitchen had everything that you would think of needing. You could easily move around the outside pool deck to get sun or shade as needed throughout the day. We could not have enjoyed our stay more. The welcome gifts were a perfect touch. Many thanks for hosting us and hope to stay again soon.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect desert retreat.

  • 5 of 5

This mid century modern is better than the pictures. Not too big, not too small. Not too glitzy, not too dull. Just right. Great location too. In a quiet neighborhood (we wondered if there actually WERE neighbors, but we heard a dog once). Very private, so bring your birthday suit. If you’re looking to relax, this is the place!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Palm Springs Airport
Nearest Golf
Mesquite Golf Course - Immediately in front!
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Highway 111 (Gene Autry Trail Rd)
Car: recommended

Palm Springs Mountain Aerial Tram; Knott's Soak City water park; The Living Desert zoo & botanical garden; The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies; Palm Springs Air Museum; Joshua Tree National Park; Mid-Century Modern architecture tours.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $165 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.5%

A tiered cancelation policy applies. Please inquire for details.

Optional Pool Heating is available. Rates are seasonally adjusted for lowest cost. Rates range from $37/day to $55/day. Please contact us for a quote.

11.5% city lodging tax must be manually removed for stays of 28 and more consecutive nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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