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Serenity in the Desert - Luxurious Villa with Private Pool

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Townhome
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

It is early morning and the sun is just beginning to rise. As the warming rays peek over the wall which protects your private pool and patio, you open the wide sliding glass doors to your bedroom and slip easily into the heated spa… no bathing suit is necessary. As you sip your morning coffee and listen to the songs of the local birds, your thoughts are far, far away from the demands of home. You ask yourself, 'Can time stand still?' Indeed why would anyone wish to leave this paradise?
‘The 19th Hole’ is an 1850 sq. foot town-home that has been transformed by its new pool and patio and by its interior renovations with all new furnishings. It is luxurious, private, and serene. You are situated 10 minutes from the airport and from the happenings of downtown Palm Springs.

The living room has soaring cathedral ceilings and circulating fans. Its expansive sliding doors open up onto the pool and patio. It boasts a 10 foot down sofa and 2 down swivel chairs. A 50 inch HDTV sits discreetly on one wall, and on the opposite side of the marble fireplace, a desk is nuzzled in a quiet alcove.

An 8 foot Tommy Bahama dining table and 6 arm chairs provide the makings of a perfect evening. Dim the lights of the chandelier and gaze through the fronds of the jacaranda tree watching the lights of the tram on the San Jacinto mountains.

Whether you choose to cook or not, you will appreciate the flow of the kitchen. The wood cabinets are stocked with all the amenities of home. The granite counters and the top of the line appliances will please the most discerning chef. There is a natural gas Weber barbeque for your use, on the patio, adjacent to the kitchen.

Lose yourself in the four poster California king bed. It has a brand new pillow top mattress and 500 thread count bedding. Watch the late night news on the 42 inch wall mounted TV. Treat yourself to a bath in the sunken tub of the en suite marble bathroom, admiring the view of your secret garden.

Enjoy the separation of 2 twin beds or easily converted king depending on your guests preference. Top of the line pillow top mattresses and 500 thread count sheets are provided for your comfort. Enjoy the early morning rays of sunshine filtering through the attached atrium. The second full en suite bathroom is easily accessible through a pocket door.

This completely enclosed and private pool forms the crown jewel of ‘The 19th Hole’. This state of the art non-chlorinated pool has a pebble-tec surface that is not only soothing to the skin, but also to the eye. Admire the desert landscaping and watch the hummingbirds drink from the flowers around the perimeter. Sun bathe in the comfortably padded lounge chairs. Enjoy your lunch at a table for six shaded by the overhang extending from both the living room and the master bedroom. Watch the sun set over the San Jacinto mountains while sitting under the swaying palm trees. Does it get any better than this?

Keywords: Private Swimming Pool, Privacy, Tennis Courts, One Level, Handicap Accessible
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

Property Type

  • Townhome
  • 1850 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Approximately 600 square feet, private master bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    pillow top mattresses, 500 thread count sheets....moreless

  • Master suite is approximately 600 square feet and is totally private with separate entrance. California king bed, luxurious bedding, sitting area with down chairs, fireplace and 42 inch television make this a desirable space in which to escape. Ensuite bathroom has his and her sinks, a sunken tub and a separate shower looking out on a secret garden....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Marble bathroom with two vanities, a sunken tub....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Pocket door makes it an ensuite to second bedroom...moreless

  • All water is softened by a Culligan water softener unit......unbelievable difference!...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Exclusive, quiet, gated and private community with a monitored alarm system for your security in our unit. New non-chlorinated pebble-tec pool and spa. New pool patio with desert landscaping. Two twin beds in second bedroom can be easily converted to a King. All beds are new with pillow-top mattresses and fine linens. Backyard access to 7 acres of green space with many fruit trees. Palm Springs Tourism tax number:4894...moreless


  • Books:

    Small library of books for your enjoyment...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:


  • Satellite / Cable:

    The receiver has an 'on-demand' function and the accompanying DVD player has wireless and BLU-RAY capability....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Bose wireless sound system added Novemeber 2015....moreless

  • Television:

    50 inch television in the living room, and a 42 inch in master bedroom....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Large Tommy Bahama 4 by 8 table with six upholstered armchairs....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    New air conditioner installed April, 2014...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New Whirlpool gas dryer...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Two his and hers cruising bicycles and helmets...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    US and Canada unlimited long distance calling...moreless

  • Garage:

    Two car garage...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    .....for those occasional chilly nights....moreless

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

    Plenty of guest parking...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    New front load Whirlpool washing machine...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless printer compatible with all PCs and Mac computers...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee grinder and filters also provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything in the cupboards is new. Other appliances include a Kitchen Aid food processor and blender and a hand mixer...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All dishes and utensils for inside and patio area are provided...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New Whirlpool stainless steel ultra quiet dishwasher...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    gas oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Fully stocked need to shop....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Whirlpool stainless steel refrigerator with automatic icemaker...moreless

  • Stove:

    gas stove...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Two cruising bicycles and helmets are available to use while you are visiting....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Dining table with 6 faux wicker chairs for dining outside the living room Four lounge chairs with Sunbrella cushions. Two comfortable sea grass chairs off the master bedroom ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The back yard and pool area has been changed to a desert landscape. MONTHLY SPRAYING FOR BUGS AND INSECTS BY WESTERN EXTERMINATOR....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    A natural gas, Weber barbeque off the dining room available for your use....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Two well maintained, outdoor, lighted tennis courts are available for you to use. Supervision required if under 18....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Takes minutes to heat up even in the winter....moreless

  • Private Pool:

    The new pebble tec pool is professionally serviced twice a week year round and illuminated at night with a hard wired lighting system for ambiance and safety. Pool towels provided....moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Shoulder season
May 1 - May 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,500 $3,900
Off Season
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Shoulder season
Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,500 $3,900
High season
Dec 15 - Apr 30, 2018
3 night min stay
$1,700 $4,400
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
  • Cleaning $120 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11.5%



Pool heating charges will apply for costs greater than $10.00 per day.

For rentals lasting three weeks or longer, utility charges greater than $10.00 per day will be renter's responsibility.

Pet fee and pet damage deposit to be determined by the owner upon request.

Vacation protection insurance required.

Palm Springs Tourism Occupancy Tax ID: 4894

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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Two lighted tennis courts on property provided in your rental are available for your personal use.

There are 2 new cruising bicycles and helmets available for your personal use.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We are a couple of health care professionals who live in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. We have four children and a charming golden retriever. Although we are far from retirement, we love to visit our home in Palm Springs every quarter, to recharge and to enjoy the wonderful ambiance our home has to offer.

Why the Owner Chose Racquet Club Estates (Palm Springs, CA, USA):
Because of our interests, Palm Springs is a natural fit for us. We love the quiet and peacefulness of the community, but also its close proximity to the amenities of downtown Palm Springs. We are challenged by the number of golf courses available for us to play, a number of which are only minutes away by car. Opportunities for hiking and enjoying the outdoors are myriad and many of the best sites are close to Sundance Resort. We like having easy access to the airport. Mostly though, we love the serene ambiance Sundance Resort has to offer.

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
Sundance Resort is a low density, quiet community. Each home has its own pool, in an enclosed private yard. Our home backs on to a 7 1/2 acre green space and is rarely used by others. We love to play on the well kept, lighted tennis courts a minute stroll from our home. Each home is large and well designed. After all, it was built for the Dallas Cowboys!

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

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  • Pool and view of mountains

    Pool and view of mountains

  • Pool & Desert Garden

    Pool & Desert Garden

  • Another beautiful day is about to begin.

    Another beautiful day is about to begin.

  • Kitchen


  • Outdoor dining for 6 off living room.

    Outdoor dining for 6 off living room.

  • Living room down sectional.

    Living room down sectional.

  • Fireplace in the living room

    Fireplace in the living room

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Atrium garden

    Atrium garden

  • Access to 7.5 acres of green space through rear patio

    Access to 7.5 acres of green space through rear patio

  • Welcome to the 19th Hole

    Welcome to the 19th Hole

  • Pool & Desert Garden

    Pool & Desert Garden

  • Lounge chairs outside living room. Outdoor dining area for 6.

    Lounge chairs outside living room. Outdoor dining area for 6.

  • Pool at night

    Pool at night

  • Seagrass chairs outside master bedroom.

    Seagrass chairs outside master bedroom.

  • Looking from living room to outside dining area

    Looking from living room to outside dining area

  • Dining room through to kitchen

    Dining room through to kitchen

  • View through kitchen to front patio

    View through kitchen to front patio

  • Master en suite bathroom showing secret garden

    Master en suite bathroom showing secret garden

  • Guest bedroom with twin beds

    Guest bedroom with twin beds

  • A Palm Springs golfer to welcome you home

    A Palm Springs golfer to welcome you home

  • Private tennis courts

    Private tennis courts

VRBO #383786

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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