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Mid- Century Garden Oasis

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Large Living Room with Sofa Bed (Sleeps 2)

This unique condo is located in the historic Racquet Club of the Garden Villas which was designed by the famed mid-century architect, William F. Cody. The most famous of the film stars and celebrities gathered here while in Palm Springs. This lovely 600 square foot condo was completely re- done from floor to ceiling with all new appliances and furnishing in August of 2012.

It is in a gated community of 37 units and located just minutes from the airport and downtown Palm Springs with its excellent restaurants and trendy shops.

This unit sleeps two. In the bedroom there is a queen size bed and in the living room there is a leather sofa that pulls out and makes into a very comfortably queen size bed. For atmosphere and on cooler evening enjoy the wood burning fireplace. All linens are provided.

Dine outdoors on your own very private patio under a canopy of a lovely tree.

The post and beam architecture with the floor to ceiling glass walls are William F. Cody signature look inviting the inside out and the outside in which makes the unit feel much more spacious.

The grounds designed by Phil Shipley are beautiful with trees everywhere, gardens and a soothing a wandering stream. The view of the San Jacinto Mountains is spectacular and the extra-large swimming pool and spa are very special.

It has a new stainless steel kitchen, complete with dishes, utensils, pots & pans, bowls, blender, ice maker and an outdoor BBQ for your cooking and meal preparation convenience. There is also a private washer and dryer for your convenience.

City ID# 2104 TOT Permit# PS 4772

There is a new flat screen TV and Wifi Internet.

More Details

Wayne Headrick
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Wayne Headrick

My wife and I who have been married for 44 years live in Palm Springs. Until we retired five years ago, we owned a fine art printing studio and a 10,000 sq, ft. art gallery in Palos Verdes, California. As you can see from the photos the unit is extensively decorated with the works of several well know artists. Before starting the printing studio and the art gallery, we lived in Europe and India for many years. I am an American and my wife is German born. She speaks German, English and French.

We manage the units ourselves and look forward to meeting and greeting you.

Wayne Headrick purchased this condo in 2012

Why Wayne Headrick chose Palm Springs

For many years we lived at the beach and bought a unit in the Garden Viillas to come on the weekends when the weather was not so nice on the coast. We grew to love the desert and retired here five years ago.

What makes this condo unique

In our opinion the Garden Villas of the Racquet Club is the most unique and beautiful place in all of the desert. In the Garden Villas there are only 37 units. It is a gated community and this historical place has magnificant grounds, an extra large pool with a fountain and a spa.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Excellent guest! Welcome back any time!
Dec 2016
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Palm Springs Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen Size Bed in the Bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa in Living Room makes into a Queen Size Bed
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(33 traveler reviews)

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Mid- Century Garden Oasis
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 34 reviews
Saugatuck, MI

Perfect Palm Springs Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

We totally enjoyed our stay. Herta is a very friendly and helpful landlady. The unit is beautifully decorated "mid-century" and offers all the amenities of home. We especially enjoyed the private patio. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained. The pool and hot tub are delightful. While it's a large property, we encountered very few other guests or owners. Nice and quiet and private. We certainly would stay here again on our next visit to Palm Springs.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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lovely spot

  • 5 of 5

Very much enjoyed our stay in this charming condo. The complex was quiet, charming, well looked after and the other residents were very friendly. The condo was extremely comfortable, well looked after/nicely furnished and the kitchen very well stocked. We would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wilmington, DE


  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for five days and were so happy! It’s a beautiful, private, and quiet setting in a historic area. We loved the condo and found it to be so comfortable. The patio was great for morning tea and the couch was a great place to relax and read a book. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I’m glad you had a good time and I was very happy to find the place so perfectly clean! You were the perfect guests. Herta
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Rest and relaxation

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a lovely week at Herta's villa. She has outfitted it with everything we could need. Very clean, comfortable bed and Herta was accessible if we needed her for anything. The grounds of this historic mid-century compound were stunning, clean and kept up well. The pool is heated so possible to swim all year! Thank you Herta for letting us stay in your oasis!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I’m so happy you enjoyed your stay in my unit. Yes, the grounds are amazing; so unusual for the Desert! You were wonderful guests keeping the place so nice and clean. I love to have you come back! Herta
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Palm Springs Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Wayne and Herta for opening your lovely home to us. Your home was so inviting and we felt as if we were at our own home. We even referred to it many times as home. The private outside area was very nice. The grounds are absolutely gorgeous and the pool was relaxing with the beautiful fountain. This location is close to downtown and easy access to all your needs. Thank you Herta for accommodating our needs. We highly recommend this home and will definitely be returning again. After our visit, we are contemplating moving to the area when we retire. Again thank you for your hospitality. 😘

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beyond expectations

  • 5 of 5

It was a great pleasure to stay in Herta and Wayne's place.

Not only was it very comfortable but I felt very welcome in every way and would certainly stay there again and recommend it to friends.

Thank you for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Unit is located in the historic Garden Villas of the Racquet Club. There are 37 units in the complex which is ver spacious and covered in beautiful trees, gardens, pools, streams and a very large and unique swimming pool with a fountain.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

There is no City Occupancy Tax for stays of 28 days or longer. For stays 28 days or longer Traveler can deduct City Occupancy Tax from price quotation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund