Mirador House - Retro Mid-Century Modern - Desert Retreat

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Last updated: 05/19/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

The Mirador House is not accepting bookings at this time due to the fact that the property is listed for sale. If you're interested in purchasing the Mirador House, the price is $1,100,000. Info about the Mirador House can be found here:

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This 'Quintessential Palm Springs Mid-Century Modern House' has been beautifully maintained since it was built in 1957; additional upgrades and enhancements such as large Sony HD flat-screen TVs and wired/wireless broadband internet bring together the best of the 60's time-capsule experience with modern techno-geek conveniences. The design aesthetic is pure 'Mad Men', right down to the pink tile bathrooms, Danish-Modern furniture, & funky retro lamps (Think 'Mad Men meets Google'). Each bedroom is a Mini-Master with private bathroom. The spacious living room opens out to the large yard and swimming pool area creating a perfect entertainment 'flow'.

I've personally sampled other vacation-rentals in the area and know what it's like to be disappointed with a cheaply done IKEA & kitsch decor, so I strive to make this house an authentic Palm Springs retro experience. There's an huge library of all High-Def movies (over 600 classic and new release movies) that can be viewed 'on-demand' (free of charge) from every room via the AppleTVs.

There is a 3 Night minimum stay (and I'm sorry but there are no exceptions to the 3-night rule so please don't ask).

Keywords: Mid Century Modern, Mid-Century Modern, Midcentury Modern, Danish Modern, Modern, Palm Springs, Mirador, Movie colony

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    If you smoke, please smoke outside...moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Children are welcome but there is no safety-fence around the pool....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    OK... Pets are sometimes allowed, but we'd prefer if they stayed mostly outside and off the furniture....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Bedroom 4


  • Other (See Description)


  • Queen size Beds: (5) - All bedrooms have queen beds & one bedroom has 2 queen beds. Twin or Single Beds: (2) - There are 2 single roll-a-way beds available to use. Sleep Sofa or Futons: (4) - The couches in the living-room do not have pull-out beds but are comfortable enough to sleep an additional 2 to 3 persons....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Huge Private Yard, Mature Citrus Trees (Orange, Grapefruit, Lemon), Hammock, Ping-Pong...moreless


  • DVD Player:

    The PS3(s) in every bedroom & the living room are capable of playing DVD & Bluray Discs....moreless

  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (5) DirectTV (premiere package: full movie channels HBO, Showtime, etc.) with Tivo/DVRs in every bedroom and the livingroom (5 locations)...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Each bedroom & the Livingroom is equipped with large flat-screen Sony TV...moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    (4) Sony PlayStation 3 Video Game Systems (which also serve as BluRay-DVD Players) in each bedroom and the Living-room....moreless

  • Video Games:

    (20) The PS3s are pre-loaded with many Demo Games and additional games can be rented nearby....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Huge library of HD movies (over 600) classic and new releases on demand & free of charge. Viewable from any bedroom and the living-room using the AppleTV systems....moreless


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Amazing mountain views which are especially great from the Hot Tub!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available:

    Apple iMac in house for guest use as well as a multi-function (printer/scanner/copier/fax) for a complete 'office away from home'...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    'Full Bars' everywhere on the property - great cellular reception....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Gated parking for up to 4 vehicles and ample street parking....moreless

  • Telephone:

    There is a land-line telephone with 5 handsets throughout the house for use by guests free of charge....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Full-Bars (802.11 B-G-N) throughout the house and yard. Careful with your laptop in the pool & jaccuzzi ;) (Cellular service is also 'full bars' throughout)...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Event coordinating and catering service available on request....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool


Write a review 4.6
from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Pool Heating (optional) $0
  • Housekeeping Fee $300 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11.5%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 05/19/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

Why the Owner Chose El Mirador, Palm Springs, CA, USA:
I purchased this house to create the quintessential Palm Springs Retro vacation experience.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Total privacy and bliss. The perfect place to share with family and friends. The street is quiet and safe with little to no through-traffic, yet close enough to walk to downtown Palm Springs. Perfect for entertaining or as a 'fortress of solitude' / writing retreat.

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  • Mirador House Yard & Pool

    Mirador House Yard & Pool

  • Mirador House Livingroom

    Mirador House Livingroom

  • Yard View from the Bird Chair :)

    Yard View from the Bird Chair :)

  • upscale neighborhood in the old Palm Springs Movie Colony

    upscale neighborhood in the old Palm Springs Movie Colony

VRBO #281790

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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