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


About the property

Indulge yourself... you deserve it!

Welcome to a new century of mid-century!

This 1957 historic and architecturally significant home has been meticulously renovated and offers 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and sleeps up to 6 guests for true hospitality.

Spread out and make yourself comfortable in 1,600 square feet of classic living space, a most suitable choice for fans of mid century modern design. This quality home is tastefully furnished and an ideal accommodation for couples, friends and families looking for the ultimate Palm Springs experience.

In the words of a returning guest:

"I've rented quite a few houses over the years in Palm Springs - and every one has some disappointment, but not this one. It's the perfect size in the perfect neighborhood. And, it's beautiful! The design and finishes of the house are flawless - you'll want a martini when you walk in the door! And it's comfortable - amazing beds, fantastic pool and kitchen."

Alan B. | Seattle, WA

This home sits on a large corner lot in the peaceful and quiet (and less-windy) neighborhood of Twin Palms, and offers all the elements of mid century modern living - and 21st century amenities, inside and out. The beds are super-comfortable and linens are plush and cozy. The open concept kitchen, dining and living room overlook the fabulous pool deck, which is back-dropped by the 10,000 foot San Jacinto Mountain range - seeming so close you can touch it. The great-room offers abundant light and the indoor/outdoor living environment Palm Springs is known for. The kitchen is well stocked with all the modern amenities needed for today's cooks - and includes Jenn-Air Premier appliances. There is indoor dining for 6, and a 6-top for outdoor dining. The living room includes kick-your-feet-up comfort furnishings, massive stone fireplace, 55" flat-screen HDTV, and complimentary high-speed internet, WiFi and Netflix. Other amenities include:

* Pool-side seating and lounging for six

* Pool rafts and toys for guests use

* Outdoor Dining and Barbecue Grill

* Laundry includes Full Size Washer & Dryer

* Tempur-Pedic-Comfort Mattresses on all beds

* Master bedroom features California King bed, 55" HDTV,

and en-suite bathroom - with pool access

* Bedroom-2 features a Californian King bed and 40" HDTV

* Bedroom-3 offers 2 twin beds and a 40" HDTV

* Abundant off-street parking

* Pool Heat - optional and recommended Oct - May

* Non-smoking and pet-free property

Your home away from home lends itself to a relaxing and fun getaway in the Palm Springs area. Take advantage of the variety of nearby coffee shops and popular restaurants, some within walking distance of the home.

Come relax, work or play and celebrate the moments of your life, all in the beauty and time-less setting of this historic mid century modern gem.


Rodney / Home Owner

The City of Palm Springs ID #2041


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More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Rodney


My family absolutely adores Palm Springs and all that it has to offer. During a visit back in 2009, we rented a Mid Century Modern home for the first time and that's when our affection for all-things "modernism" began. We admire the simplicity: open carports, clerestory windows, exposed concrete block, breezeways, gable and butterfly roof-lines, and large in-ground pools with spectacular mountain views.

Come for a visit and celebrate simple, clean and fun architectural design as a destination, and take-in the abundant sunshine, clear blue skies, low humidity, and warm temperatures Palm Springs is known for.

Whether you enjoy the ease and independence of a Vacation Rental where you simply pick your spot and push a button, or you prefer a Vacation Rental where you can interact with the owner in one-on-one discussions before booking - through post departure, you deserve the very best experience.

I appreciate and offer good, old fashioned customer service - and aim to delight my guests. Lost your way in unfamiliar surroundings? Call me. Unsure about local romantic or family-friendly restaurants? Text me. Forgot your anniversary and need something special right away? Email me, I’m here to help.

Interested in staying with us? Contact us for information about our Historic Beauty in Palm Springs - or our charming Beach Cottages in the Seaside Village of Ocean Beach in San Diego.

Enjoy ~


Home Owner

Rodney purchased this house in 2012

Why Rodney chose Twin Palms

Suddenly, it's 1957!

This Twin Palms home has carefully recreated the look and feel of its original (William Krisel) design. Originally completed in 1957 by the Alexander Construction Company, this home is known as the "Gable."

Twin Palms is the first mid-century modern neighborhood built by George Alexander's company. Alexander and Architects Dan Palmer and William Krisel are credited with redefining the architectural landscape of Palm Springs residential real estate. Their success initiated the City's first major housing boom in the 50's and forever changed its architectural landscape.

The home renovation team worked closely with Mr. Krisel during the remodel and restoration of this exciting mid century modern home. The team consulted his archives, now at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, attempting to return the home to the look and feel that it had when first completed. The floor plan, a masterpiece of space planning, continues to work beautifully for today's lifestyle.


What makes this house unique

This Palm Springs Modern Classic was designated historic in January, 2013 (HSPB 85).

We are proud preservationist. We are honored to serve as stewards to one of the many "starchitects" found in the Twin Palms neighborhood - and happy to open the home for others to enjoy.

A virtual toast - to partnerships in preservation! Cheers!

Guestbook comments from the owner

A beautiful vacation! The property itself was lovely. The pool perfect, the kitchen well set up and the beds super comfortable.
Oct 2014
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Twin Palms House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Per City Ordinance, Quiet Hours are 10:00 PM - 10:00 AM: Swimming, Pool-Side Chats, and Fire-Side Conversations after 10:00 PM are to be avoided.
  • Outdoor Music, of any kind - and at anytime, is forbidden by City Ordinance. Indoor music may not be audible from the curb of the property.
  • Home Security on this vacation rental includes an alarm system and outside video cameras. Access code will be provided at check-in.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master (ensuite) - toilet , shower , Double sink vanity, spacious shower, and outside/pool access
    Hallway - toilet , shower , Walnut period cabinetry, oversized shower, and sky light.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king , Tempurpedic mattress; 46' HDTV; Blu Ray DVD
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Tempurpedic mattress; 40' HDTV; Blu Ray DVD
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Tempurpedic mattress; 40' HDTV; Blu Ray DVD
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 12 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Walk to nearby shops and restaurants. Palm Springs City Permit Number: 6533


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average rating of 5.0 based on 42 reviews

Lovely Mother/Daughter weekend get-away

  • 5 of 5

Two mothers, two daughters, two days of relaxing around the pool and enjoying time together. The house is immaculate and the care with which guests are treated is fantastic. You are greeted and checked-in by David, a concierge manager, who feels like your new best friend you can ask anything of .... the beds are first rate, the kitchen is fully stocked, there are plenty of pool towels, chairs, tables, floaties and even the soap in the shower is thoughtfully wrapped and lovely. Rodney has made his home the place you want to return to because at the end of a long day of travel, you open the door and you know it was worth the trip. Everything is what you hoped for and every detail in this beautiful mid-century modern house has been carefully planned.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Seattle, WA

Fantastic and historic Palm Sprinngs Location

  • 5 of 5

The house and property are perfectly located in Palm Springs. There's access to nearby bars, restaurants, and the surrounding mid-century modern homes are stunning. The home itself is historic and a classic example of the original architecture that makes the city so special. A wonderful place to stay for the real Palm Springs experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property, highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of four, and had a great time at Rodney's vacation rental. The house was clean, well stocked and the pool was amazing (there were pool floaties!). Very smooth check in and check out process. Rodney was extremely available and would get back to us when we had any questions almost immediately. Thanks Rodney for having us!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Beautiful Escape

  • 5 of 5

As an interior designer, I booked this home based on the gorgeous mid-century architecture and decor. It was perfect for our needs, comfortable, bright and beautiful. Our grown children were available to join us, which was a rare treat. We relaxed by the pool, grilled a few dinners and loved the peace and quiet of the neighborhood, which was filled with beautiful homes. The location was close to the town of Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage, so we had a myriad of choices for dinners out. The house was spotless when we arrived and there was plenty of room for the four of us. It turned out to be a special time spent with family in the comfort of a lovely home. We will absolutely be back for another visit, possibly for a month! We loved Palm Springs and this home helped to create a perfect week!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Annapolis, Maryland, USA

Beautiful, fun, comfortable, clean and sunny.

  • 5 of 5

Our review title says it all. The house was a dream spot. Plenty of towels, comfortable beds and a well stocked kitchen. We had so much fun relaxing by the pool and loved the location in a neighborhood filled with great mid-century homes. We look forward to coming back.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Glenn, MI

Attention to details

  • 5 of 5

We were there for a week ending with the start of Modernism Week in Palm Springs that highlights fabulous mid-century homes such as this one. It was so much fun to be living the dream. Rodney has thought of every detail in his incredible restoration of a home built approximately 60 years ago. It makes you feel as though you are the first occupants of the original home with all of the modern conveniences of today. Be sure to find and read the books that describe the original home and the development of the neighborhood in the late 50's and early 60's. It will make you appreciate the architecture of the home even more such as the upper windows that make the home feel so open and light while allowing you to take in the beautiful surroundings and views of the mountains. The attention to detail extends to all the items provided in the home to ensure your stay is enjoyable and comfortable. Sadly, the home is organized better than our own. It was hard to leave!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Palm Springs International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
King's Highway at ACE Hotel
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Indian Canyons Golf Resort South Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
California 111
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
King's Highway at ACE Hotel
Car: recommended

Chabad of Palm Springs (.66 miles)

425 Avenida Ortega

Palm Springs, CA 92264



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Departure Cleaning $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

The City of Palm Springs ID #2041

* Nightly, weekly and monthly stays are welcomed
* Month+ stays (30 nights or more) are non-taxable
* Month+ guests cover cost of utilities (gas & electric)

* Pool heat is optional and available at $55 per day, $330 week (non-taxable); recommended Oct - May.

* Extend Your Stay! (based on season and availability)
- Get a head start on your vacation - arrive as early as 8:00 AM! ($195 +tax)
- Enjoy the sun and pool - extend your stay until 5:00 PM! ($195 +tax)

Have your identification at hand. This can include your Driver License or Passport. Make sure the name on your identification and passport match the name on the reservation. Mismatching names can make it difficult or impossible to check in. A copy of your ID is required and will be kept on file for the length of your stay.

Per Palm Springs' NEW Vacation Rental Ordinance, a Good Neighbor Brochure/City Manager Statement of Rules & Regulations will be provided, reviewed and signed by all adult guests prior to check-in; additionally, a written contract is required with lessee/responsible person.

Departure: a departure checklist will be provided ahead of your scheduled departure; additional charges may apply for stains on carpet, furnishings, bedding, and excessively dirty ovens, stove-tops, BBQ grills, dirty dishes, and excess trash in the home. Items needing extra cleaning at departure may be charged to guest or deducted from guest deposit.

Extra guests
For each guest after 6, charge is $75 per person, per night.

Owner'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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