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An Oasis In The Desert ; Peaceful, Centrally Located, Water View

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 14 - 30 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
14 - 30 nights

About the property

3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath with patio ponds

Please note: VRBO's new online payment system provides limited options and descriptions. please inquire / email for clarification. Thanks ! ... John

Perfect for 3 generations; grandparents on the main, parents and children up, all private sleeping. Double master suite floor plan (1 main, 1 up) with additional large 3rd bedroom. large 1576 sq ft. total space.

beautiful back patio view. pool steps away. small, secure community.

features include 3 flat screen TVs, newer barbeque, newer masterbedroom mattress set, custom artwork, upstairs fridge / coffee maker. new flooring, bathrooms, outdoor patio tile in terracotta styling

free north america long distance, high speed internet, core TV package with speciality channels available for additional fee

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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
November 28, 2016

About John

At our primary home in St. Albert, Alberta, we love to have company, host, and entertain. And for the last several years, we loved to have big family events and reunions in the Palm Desert area. we definitely bought this place to spend 4-5-6 months there avoiding our winter. but we are a few years away from being able to manage that ! so here we are on VRBO in the meantime ... ! both are kids are married, and live far away, so the option to 'sleep 6' and get us all together was important.

John purchased this condo in 2012

Why John chose Palm Desert, North

From the first time we saw the property, we loved the big pond out the back (we’re closest and in the middle of it), and listening to the babbling waterfalls between it and the ones on other side. We had previously stayed at Westin timeshares in the area, and when we saw the ducks that graced both properties, and then especially the hummingbird in its nest hanging from our overhang, we knew we’d found something special.

What makes this condo unique

As the Location section notes, we liked how Central this location is in the Coachella Valley. in between Costco, and El Paseo shopping !! very close to College of the Desert Market. under 90 minutes to wineries, 2 hours to ocean. closer to home, having tennis on the property, and a gym in the clubhouse were added benefits.


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

An Oasis In The Desert ; Peaceful, Centrally Located, Water View
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Victoria BC

A Lovely Bright Condo

  • 5 of 5

We have just spent three months in this lovely bright condo. It is very well situated in Palm Desert, close to shopping, El Paseo, the College of the Desert (street fair & golf practice range) and many other facilities. It is well appointed and well looked after by the owners who are very pleasant to deal with. The kitchen has everything required and plenty of dishes, glassware and cutlery. The two guest rooms on the second floor share a Jack & Jill bathroom which provides separate vanities and shared bath which allow guests to have their privacy.

The back patio is on the edge of a lovely pond with a water fountain and a swimming pool and hot tub a short distance away . Both the pool and the hot tub are just the perfect temperature. The unit has a good selection of pool items as well as tennis and pickle ball rackets that can be used at the complexes several tennis and pickle ball courts. The community centre which hosts Saturday Happy Hours and various social events, has a pool table and small fitness centre. The residents either full time or seasonal, were very friendly and accepting and we enjoyed the events we attended.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you Craig for your kind and thoughtful review !! we are glad you enjoyed your time here, and we appreciated having you as tenants ... John
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We have rented in Palm Desert for the last 22 years...this home is the nicest.

  • 5 of 5

Never met the owner in person but my wife and I found him to be very accommodating.

Unit is nicely furnished and everything you need is there. Extras i.e. TVs(5), Internet, phones, cooking facilities, bedding, etc. are tops. We have stayed in seven different resorts in Palm Desert. Park Palms, and especially this unit, are the best. We are golfers, but, found that one does not need a course on site. There are lots of courses just a short drive away, and at better prices than those that have a golf course in a resort park.

As for Park Palms, it by far exceeded our expectations. The folks we met there, whether owners or fellow renters, were friendly and made us feel very welcome. Very nice club house, well furnished, pool table and other games if that's your wish. Pools and hot tubs are exceptionally well serviced. One thing we really enjoyed was the quietness, especially in the evenings when we sat on the patio looking at the stars. The silence was "stunning".

We would confidently recommend this unit and park to friends and/or relatives.

All in all we can feel comfortable saying this has been our best ever experience in the Palm Springs area.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: we are certainly happy to have such positive feedback ! we set the place up in October 2012, with the help of some artist friends, and replaced/upgraded a bunch of things at that time. Glad its working out !
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Edmonton, AB

We Loved it!!

  • 5 of 5

The condo is centrally located so, it's easy to find and easy get around to all areas. El Paseo shopping is only a few blocks away! The condo has all the amenities and very clean and comfortable. The resort grounds were emaculate. The clubhouse is gorgeous and has a gym, hot tub and pool. There is another pool just a few yards from the condo patio as well. If you are tennis players, bring your equipment; I wish we would have. They have a great court on site that sat empty the whole time we were there. This area is a golfer's paradise. My husband and I played a different course everyday and they were all beautiful. We want to go back and would not hesitate to recommend this condo to our family and friends.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Central location in the Coachella Valley. in between Costco, and El Paseo shopping !! very close to College of the Desert Market. golf courses on 3 sides (Monterey, Chaparal, Marriot). under 90 minutes to wineries, 2 hours to ocean.


Rates & Availability

Park Palms Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 2017
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
14 night minimum stay
June - Sept 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
14 night minimum stay
October 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
Nov - Dec 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
Jan-April 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $600

PLEASE NOTE: the new VRBO system provides limited deposit, refund and payment options. please contact me for discussion.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Park Palms Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1576 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 2 and 1/2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2) california king beds in both masters, Queen size Beds (1) in loft, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) in the 3rd bedroom
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • tennis
gym in the clubhouse

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