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43 Palms - Two Acre Privacy - Pool/Spa/Patio - 60+ Reviews WOW

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Two bedroom main house and one bed/bath Casita on private 2 acres exclusive use.

If you are looking for a private location for a quick getaway with your own pool and spa, this is it.

Book five nights and get an extra night free (some seasonal and holiday restrictions, please request in your reservation).

Shady patio, bar-be-cue island, and central heat and air conditioning with high speed internet. Internet TV and movies Roku or Apple TV and lots of room.

Palm Springs style mid century, tall windows, lots of view inside and outside. Modern granite and stainless steel kitchen.

This is not a shared property, when you rent, you are the only guests on two acres. Pets are welcome for flat fee ($25 each per stay), please let us know.

Enjoy the California King bed in the private Casita with its own bath. Main house has a master bedroom with a queen bed, second bedroom has a double and two twins - lots of space for everyone.

Two outdoor fire pits and views of the mountains (best to bring some wood).

Summer dates and bookings for the holidays are available. Discounts for longer stays in 2018 still available - ask for a quote - book now !

43 Palm Trees, exotic trees, big views and one of the most private estates in the valley. Close in - about one mile from Christmas Circle in the established Country Club area near the new UCI research center. Excellent starting location for a bike or walk.

Peak season bookings available - inquire NOW.

'My own oasis. I love it.'

'Total privacy with views everywhere.'

'The pool and spa surrounded by mature palms make this a paradise.'

Not in all of Borrego is there a place as yummy as this. Once here, you will quit your job, sell your house and beg the owner to rent you this home forever. It is a true desert oasis with ageless Palm trees, Mesquite, Palo Verde and desert shrubs on two acres of privacy-- real privacy because there is actually a wall around the entire property (pet friendly, too).

And the views are breathtaking of the Santa Rosas, the San Ysidros, Font's Point, sunrises and sunsets. It feels like your own private retreat, a mid-century modern estate that harkens back to the 50's when there was graceful living; dinner out by the pool or the lanai or gazebo; midnight dips in the pool, a few moments in the spa before turning in for the night. In the bustle of modern life you need this home for a week or a month or a season anytime during the year. You will love the silence.

It's a place where you can spread out to read a book or sit and look at your navel or nap. The master suite is even in a separate casita near the pool.

But it is all about the outdoor living. Besides the cook's kitchen inside, there is also an outdoor kitchen. Everywhere you are under the shade of mature desert trees and the private spaces on the property are endless and so are the views. Decisions, decisions, decisions.

If you get bored with the serenity, you can always have a game of badminton or volley ball or horseshoes or bocce ball. Or go into town, which is just moments away or go explore the magnificent 600,000 acre Anza-Borrego Desert State Park or head up to the old mining town of Julian. You are allowed to leave your private paradise occasionally.

So with three bedrooms, two baths, a screened porch, a lanai, several patio areas, a sublime pool and spa, a beautifully landscaped two acres,

What are you waiting for? Run don't walk to your special place in the sun: 43 Palms. You will be back...if you ever leave.

Special events upon request and quote.

Keywords: Gated Estate in the Country Club Area - less than a mile from town. Unique palm trees and native plants, large pool and flagstone patios - come and relax away from the crowd - bring your dog, we are pet owners and pet friendly.

More Details

Property Manager
Richard Scott
Member since: 2010
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 a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Richard Scott

Restored 50's classic on a spacious lot surrounded by privacy fence. Local owner loves Borrego and committed to making your Borrego visit to 43 Palms a unique and relaxing experience.

Richard Scott purchased this house in 2010

Why Richard Scott chose Borrego Springs

Quiet and privacy less than a mile from the Circle and center of town yet a world apart - the essence of Borrego. Completely fenced two acres. Mid century charm.

What makes this house unique

43 Palms greets you - sit under the giant Texas mesquite and watch the Santa Rosas turn pink at sunset - watch the moon come up over Fonts Point. Light a fire in the ring and sit back - this is chill Borrego style,


Borrego Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main house
    Casita - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Large bathroom on main house. Full bath in Casita.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Main house master bedroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Main house second bedroom.
    Casita - 1 king , Private Casita with Bath
  • King size beds (1) Casita has a large California king., Queen size Beds (1) Master bedroom on main house has spacious queen bed., Double Beds (1) Double in the second bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (2) Bedrooms in main house have an extra twin bed to accomodate a child, you are welcome to move around., Child Beds (1) Two twin beds available for th kids.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 9 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Privacy, completely fenced, pets welcome. Nearby hiking and off-road activities.


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43 Palms - Two Acre Privacy - Pool/Spa/Patio - 60+ Reviews WOW
average rating of 4.7971015 based on 69 reviews
Santa Cruz, CA

Spacious desert oasis

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect spot for our family Thanksgiving gathering. A very unique and private oasis in the desert with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. The desert landscaping is amazing and my grandson did indeed count 43 palms on the grounds.

The owner was a pleasure to work with and responded quickly to texts.

The only downside weas the profusion of tiny bugs in the pools which apparently was happening all over Borrego when we were there. They don’t bite and didn’t bother me but were enough to keep two of our party out of the pool. I would not hesitate to come back again! It is really a perfect, comfortable and well equipped place to gather in Borrego.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Boatman brown bugs, an unusual and rare region-wide problem have now past. We are glad you and your family enjoyed your stay - come see us again. Richard and Susan
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Perfect and private

  • 5 of 5

We loved it here! Super clean, beautiful backyard and very private. You will not go wrong staying here.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, private, serene retreat with gorgeous views close to town

  • 4 of 5

A comfortable resting place in the desert, with a beautiful outdoor space. Don't count on using the hot tub--extremely complicated to even turn it on. This is an older house which has been well maintained, and has everything you need for an extended stay. Good value and I would recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Authentic desert experience

  • 4 of 5

Whole family enjoyed the too short holiday in this homely house! It is set up very well so fits many needs. My family enjoyed all the amenities - barbecue, spa, bedrooms, table tennis and walks!The terraced desert garden provided interesting meandering for ourselves and dogs.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Downers Grove, IL USA

Loved it, would stay again, hate to leave!

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable, homey, and relaxing if dated. Felt like coming home to grandma’s. Feels happy. Ping pong, pool, patio, fire pit, lots of shade, fancy grill, nice TV. The patio is huge and the view is splendid. Loved reading a book out there Everything’s is clean & the beds are comfortable. Neighbor had a dog that was yippee sometimes. That was annoying. I didn’t find any bikes but they can be rented in town. We hate to leave & hope to come back again some day!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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For those that want the basics

  • 4 of 5

Our group of four wanted nothing more than a place to hang out in the desert sun, throw back a few beers and cool off in the pool. Specifically we did not want a frilly, expensive hang out. We got our wish. The property even had a resident Roadrunner who patrolled during the day inside the walled, private compound. Plenty of patio furniture to move around and get comfy. Pool was awesome. Conveniently close to town. AC worked fine. The casita needs a new mattress. We would go back.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: New mattress in its way - thanks for letting me know and for enjoying our 50's style Borrego style ! Rich
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
San Diego
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Borrego Valley
Nearest Train
80 Miles
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Route 76
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
120 Miles
San Bernadino
Nearest Beach
80 Miles
Car: recommended

Horseshoes, Volley Ball, Bocce Ball, walk or ride bikes to town.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning (minimum) $95
Pet Fee $25
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 8.0%

Discount for monthly and long-term rentals, please call or write for exact quote. Two night weekend available and last minute weekends, please inquire about rate.
Spa heat included in short rentals, actual use for monthly rentals. Pool may be heated at your expense for actual propane used (costs vary).
Monthly rentals require additional deposit and allowances for utilities apply (but no TOT tax) - please inquire.
Park vehicles on driveway only - do not access second gate and additional lot - do not drive on flagstone patio - penalty for violation.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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