expand arrow-rightsvg-balloonsvg-carsvg-dogsvg-fireplacesvg-flat-screensvg-heatersvg-laundry-washing-machinesvg-snowflakesvg-hot-tubsvg-swimming-poolsvg-wheelchairsvg-wifiarrow-right


Cathedral City, CA, USA
  • House1500 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay7 nights

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms

Desert Princess Country Club Villa has the ultimate location with breath taking views to the fairway, windmills, & mountains all within a private gated community. It's location is on the 5th green of Cielo golf course directly in front of the pin and next to the 6th fairway for perfect golf viewing. This is a 27 hole PGA Championship golf course and the grounds are quite lovely and include many amenities: 30+ pools, a driving range, country club and tennis club and fitness facility. The nicest heated pools with a large spa is just steps away from the villa.

This private home is unique in that it is never rented for short term and not available for children under 13 to keep it in pristine condition. It is beautifully appointed and the owners use it off season for their personal vacation home.

The large living room is beautifully decorated and perfect for entertaining with a large flat screen TV, fireplace and stereo w/surround sound, DVD /CD player. HBO is included in this room.

Outdoor amenities include a patio table and chairs under the lanai for dining or cocktails. Also are a gas BBQ, loungers & Adirondack chairs & small tables for added enjoyment.

The Gourmet kitchen has everything you could desire from ice maker to kitchen aid mixer, blender & all baking essentials. This kitchen is truly the heart of the home and overlooks the outside patio, golf course and living room.

Master bedroom has king size bed & end tables with lamps. Desk in master for quiet work area. 53" flat screen TV & alarm clock & ceiling fan with remote. Master bath has his and hers vanity, beautiful stone & granite shower with large walk in closet. (not pictured)Hair dryer, curling iron in bath.

2nd master bedroom has queen size Tommy Bahama bed, end tables and armoire. Flat screen TV, alarm clock, walk in closet with upgraded beautiful spa style walk in shower & en-suite includes hair dryer & ceiling fan with remote.

Third bedroom is the smallest but graced with queen size bed, beautiful artwork, plentiful closet space, end tables, alarm clock, chair, small table, mirror & ceiling fan.

Large garage with storage, pool floats & plenty of room to park your car. Laundry room has newer front loader washer & dryer. Card table and 4 chairs stored here for your conscience for late night poker & card games or puzzles.

Always included: high speed internet, ceiling fans in all rooms, luxurious linens & towels, laundry detergent, bath & shower gel, shampoo & dish soap. Paper products are provided for when you arrive. You are expected to shop for these for the remainder of your stay.

An optional Western Golf Cart is available for a modest rental fee of $75 per week or $250.00 per month. It has A/C capabilities with ice available for it at the club house.


House phones & answering machine are available if YOU would like to set up a landline. Most of our guests prefer to use their cell phones.


Karen Sugg

Member Since 2013
Response rate:
Response time:
within one hour
Calendar last updated:
Apr 10, 2018
About Karen Sugg

We use the home ourselves when not rented to enjoy the desert and everything the Coachella Valley has to offer including great weather. We have great pride in ownership and continually upgrade the property every summer for our and our guests enjoyment. Business license #012836

Karen Sugg purchased this House in 2001

Why Karen Sugg chose Cathedral City

Location, also Desert Princess has numerous amenities and is centrally located to all of Coachella Valley. My husband and I love the vibe of downtown, chilling by the pool and the golf!

What makes this House unique

house has everything you need to enjoy your vacation and owners care about your comfort. Close to the pool for a quick dip or meet with new friends.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, flat screen tv
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen
      • Master Bedroom 1
        1 king, flat sceen TV


        • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, shower, stunning upgraded spa like shower
        • Bathroom 3
          beautiful upgraded 1/2 bath
        • Master Bathroom 1
          toilet, shower, large his and her vanity with upgraded walk in shower
        • all linens included and blow dryers provided & 1 curling iron

        Location Type

          • Golf Course View
            Beautiful view #5 pin & #6 fairway on Cielo course @ Desert Princess Country Club.
          • Mountain View
            Can see Palm Springs tram going up the mountain at night.


              • Guests provide their own meals


                  • Internet
                    high speed & wireless
                  • Air Conditioning
                    central air unit-brand new
                  • Fireplace
                  • Fitness Room / Equipment
                    long Term Renters over 30 days have access to fitness room at the Desert Princess
                  • Garage
                    Parking for car available inside garage
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                    central heating
                  • Clothes Dryer
                    new front loader in house
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                    high thread count linens for all beds -2 sets each
                  • Living Room
                    large leather couch with 2 matching leather club chairs & 2 add.over sized chairs. Seats 7 with room to spare.
                  • Parking
                    off street parking in driveway for 2 additional vehicles
                  • Towels Provided
                    quality kitchen & bath towels including pool towels.
                  • Washing Machine
                    new front loader in house with laundry detergent provided
                  • Free Wifi


                      • Microwave
                      • Coffee Maker
                        French press too
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                        full amenities including a kitchen aid mixer, chefs knives & all necessary for baking.Breakfast bar with stools.
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                        service for 10
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items
                        some spices and condiments in unit
                      • Refrigerator
                        full size w/ice maker and extra refrigerator/freezer in garage
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster
                        & toaster oven both


                          • Dining
                            dinning room table and bar seating in kitchen with golf course view
                          • Dining Area
                          • comfy seating for 5 people


                              • Books
                                Take one leave one if you have not finished book you are reading
                              • DVD Player
                                DVDs, CDs, tons of movies, free HBO in the living room
                              • Games
                                board games & puzzles in hall closet
                              • Music Library
                                CDs with a variety of music
                              • Satellite / Cable
                                HBO in living room
                              • Stereo
                                with surround sound
                              • Television
                                Three flat screen TV's in home
                              • Video Library
                                dvds, CDs, tons of movies available. Free HBO in livingroom too


                                  • Deck / Patio
                                    patio table with chairs and loungers
                                  • Golf
                                    on site is 27 hole championship golf course
                                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                                    covered patio facing the golf course
                                  • Lawn / Garden
                                    one of the largest lots in Desert Princess
                                  • Outdoor Grill
                                    new 4 burner gas grille
                                  • Tennis
                                    available at the country club for a fee
                                  • Water Sports Gear
                                    pool toys and floaties for your enjoyment


                                      • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                      • not suitable for children
                                        No children under the age of 12 allowed

                                        Pool / Spa

                                          • Communal Pool
                                            beautiful heated pool and spa next door. It is heated and one of the nicest of the over 30 pools in Desert Princess including a full size lap pool at the country club.
                                          • Heated Pool
                                          • Hot Tub
                                            Desert princess has at least 6 Jacuzzi's for you to enjoy including one next door.


                                              • playground
                                              • churches
                                              • health/beauty spa
                                              • library
                                              • live theater
                                              • museums
                                              • cinemas
                                              • recreation center
                                              • restaurants
                                              • synagogues
                                              • theme parks
                                              • water parks

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • outlet shopping
                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • gambling casinos
                                                  • horseback riding
                                                  • horseshoes
                                                  • miniature golf
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • shopping
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • walking
                                                  • wildlife viewing

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • fitness center
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • hospital
                                                      • massage therapist
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • racquetball
                                                          • basketball court
                                                          • golf
                                                          • hot air ballooning
                                                          • mountain biking
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • rock climbing
                                                          • roller blading
                                                          • skiing
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • tennis


                                                              • golf cart available for $75.00 per week or $250.00 per month phones and answering machine available for long term renters who want to set up their own phone service through time warner cable

                                                                20 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                Had an amazing time!!

                                                                Jody M.

                                                                My husband and I went to Palm Springs for a week in October. We had never been there before. We had originally booked at a hotel for the week, but decided to try our hand at doing a VRBO rental. We had never done that before either! I have to say that our experience was amazing. Karen was absolutely wonderful to deal with from Day 1. She is really great at responding to questions and she made us feel very much at ease with our decision to do a VRBO. When we arrived, we found that the house and the grounds were exactly as shown in the pictures. We loved the location of the house within the complex as well as the location relative to Palm Springs and the other cities. Another plus was the pool that is located next door. There is a grass area in between so you were actually not literally next-door which helped buffer any noise in the event there may be people at the pool. One day we showed up and there were 4 adults and 2 children so we decided to go to another pool area just down the road and we had the pool to ourselves! So many options. We would highly recommend this property and would love to be able to stay there again in the future. Thank you so much Karen for making our first VRBO experience such a positive one. I am so glad that we had a chance to meet you face to face our last day!!

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                The absolute nicest couple, amazing to work with and worried about taking care of us, our home and following house and community rules. Could not have enjoyed working with them more. Cannot wait to have them return.

                                                                Great place to stay. Pool is very close which is nice.

                                                                Cheryl H.

                                                                Owners were great. They checked on us after a few days just to be sure everything was ok. The home looks just like the pictures. Would love to stay here again.

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                Thank you Cheryl! you two were great to have as guests. Hopeful you can plan another trip out to our place when the weather is lousy at yours. Thank you for the nice review.

                                                                Location is hard to beat at this 3-bedroom property on the course and beside the pool!

                                                                Kenneth W.Aberdeen, SD

                                                                We just completed our first extended rental experience, and this property fit our needs perfectly. The house is decorated nicely and laid out well and a good fit for 2. Yet, the extra bedrooms were good for the friends that joined us for a few days during our stay--those rooms were very nice and amenities were great. The house was very well stocked with supplies and after a few days it felt like home. The location on the 5th green and 6th tee box of the Cielo golf course gives a great vibe for anyone who enjoys golf. And the area swimming pool and hot-tub were immediately next door. So, it was very convenient to access for us. Accessing the home from the East Landau gate made our driving a lot easier. We had 2 repair issues arise during our stay--wifi failure and stove regulator--and Jeff and Karen really worked swiftly at getting solutions. It was clear that they take great care and pride in their home and for the experience of their guests.

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                We are glad you loved our home! You helping with the wifi and stove regulator was so wonderful. We are grateful, but sorry it happened on your vacation. Your stay next year I hope to be smooth sailing! Glad you are coming back. Nothing makes us happier than knowing our guests from year to year.

                                                                Delightful Stay in the Desert

                                                                Maret R.

                                                                My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful two week stay at this gorgeous villa at the Desert Princess in Cathedral city. The Villa was beautifully furnished with everything anyone would want or need during their stay. The breathtaking views right outside the patio with snow covered mountains and beautiful palm trees only added to our delight.The owners were very responsive and helpful, ready to answer our questions and went out of their way to make sure we had a pleasant visit. We were close to everything we wanted to do which included hiking and golfing and dining out. We look forward to returning to this beautiful villa in the future.

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                We hit the jackpot with these two new guests this year! Just lovely. I cannot believe how lucky we were to start our 2017 with you both. I am excited to have you back again next year!! Thank you for the great review and taking such care with our home.

                                                                Wonderful Palm Springs Escape

                                                                Meredith M.Chicago

                                                                We had another wonderful three week stay at this excellent, 5 star property. The house is immaculate, and it is well designed and comfortable. The kitchen is large, and the nice patio is right along the golf course. Ideal for eating al fresco, relaxing or working in the sunshine. The owners, Karen and Jeff Sugg, are kind and gracious people and helped to make our stay as seamless as possible. Desert Princess is a very nice country club. The house is right next to one of the property’s 32 pools. Tennis/fitness facility are a 10-15 walk away. The people on the property are friendly, always greeting us with a wave and a hello. We spend most of our time in downtown Palm Springs, and it’s about a 10 minute drive. There’s a Starbucks and grocery store down the street. We highly recommend this property. Thanks Karen and Jeff.

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                Oh it does my heart good to hear your kind words and read your review! I just wish we could get the weather to be a little nicer to you two in what is usually such a sunny window. Stay in touch and let me know about this year. You are a five star couple!

                                                                The Best

                                                                JimSpokane, Wa

                                                                My wife and I have been staying at Karen's Palm Springs home for 3 years. We couldn't ask for a better property and owner. Karen is very helpful and is always updating the house(not that it needs it). The location is perfect. A view of the green and next tee box. Plus the pool is 50 feet from the house. We love the house and will always stay there.

                                                                Jim and Monica Gyarfas

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                you are the BEST!!! we could not ask for better guests!


                                                                Cathedral City, CA, USA

                                                                Access to the finest golf courses in the world. Public and semi private courses available for play. World class shopping 20 minutes in either direction at El Paseo or the Cabazon Shopping Outlet Mall. Downtown Palm Springs is 5 minutes away for the best food, people watching and mid-century design. Hiking and biking trails galore with Big Bear and Snow Summit under 40 miles for snow boarding and skiing.

                                                                Rates & Availability

                                                                Additional information about rental rates

                                                                Cleaning Fee
                                                                Damage Insurance
                                                                Tax Rate

                                                                Bookings longer than 30 days DO NOT PAY SALES TAX! No smoking or pets allowed! All reservations require a non refundable $59.00-$insurance policy depending on time. No exceptions. Golf cart rental available for $75.00 per week or monthly rental of $250.00. ELECTRICITY ALLOWANCE IS $150.00 PER MONTH-ALL OVERAGES COVERED BY TENANTS. INTERNATIONAL CREDIT CARD NOT ACCEPTED UNLESS YOU PAY SURCHARGE FROM VRBO.

                                                                20 Reviews
                                                                Exceptional 5/5
                                                                Enter dates for accurate pricing
                                                                For booking assistance, call 888-640-7927

                                                                Property # 453620