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Super Groovy Alexander-built Mid-Century Home in Racquet Club Estates

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 8

K0033 Alexander on the Rocks PS City ID#2298 TOT Permit: 3085

Alexander on the Rocks is the picture perfect Palm Springs getaway home. Built in 1959 by the famed Alexander Construction Company, this Palmer-Krisel designed home in Racquet Club Estates, with its post-and-beam construction, clerestory windows, open floor plan and spectacular views of the sparkling blue swimming pool and dramatic San Jacinto Mountains is everything we love about Palm Springs, all wrapped up into one awesome package.

This home perfectly blends original mid-century style with sleek modern finishes and amenities. Highlights include many top-quality finishes and fixtures, such as a retro style free-standing fireplace, polished concrete floors and a designer teak kitchen with quartz counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The bathrooms with their whimsical white bubble tile and floating vanities create a classic yet playful look.

The open Kitchen/Dining/Living Room features a concrete block accent wall with a free-standing fireplace, large HDTV with premium cable channels and lots of mid-century inspired furniture so everyone can hang out, cook and entertain together in style!

The Master bedroom and the private Casita offer comfortable King size beds, private bathrooms and personal patios. The 2nd and 3rd bedrooms feature Queen size beds and linens and share a guest bathroom with walk-in shower. All four bedrooms are beautifully furnished and have flat screen TV's. No cats are allowed.

Out back, in the oversized and very private yard, you'll find a large saltwater swimming pool and spa, grassy area for play, and several conversation and cocktail lounging areas, one with a fire pit... and all with a spectacular view of the smashing mid-century roofline and nearby mountains. And, there’s an outdoor kitchen island, with lots of counter space plus a built in barbecue grill and ice bin perfect for your outdoor meal.

An awesome Alexander with 2 master bedrooms and all this style and modern amenities is exactly what you've been looking for to stage your fabulous Palm Springs getaway!

**Note: This home is in a quiet residential neighborhood and has zero tolerance for loud noise**

NOISE: This property is VERY noise sensitive. Please be mindful of your neighbors, and limit noise to respectful levels at all times during your stay. Per City ordinance, outdoor music is not permitted at any level at any time, and indoor music must not be heard from the property line at any time. ABSOLUTELY NO PARTIES OR EVENTS.

**Violation of the City ordinance can result in fines of $1,000+, and may result in immediate eviction from the property without refund.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

More Details

Property Manager
Oranj Palm Vacation Homes - Greater Palm Springs area
Speaks: english, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2018


Racquet Club Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
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  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom # 1 (King), Bedroom # 2 (Queen), Bedroom # 3 (Queen), Bedroom # 4 (King)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Super Groovy Alexander-built Mid-Century Home in Racquet Club Estates
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews
Vancouver, BC

Amazing property! Best appointed home I’ve ever rented

  • 5 of 5

Love staying here. The pool and spa area are fantastic and the house is amazing.

We will stay again for sure!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best House I have ever stayed in!

  • 5 of 5

Such an amazing vacation/girls weekend staying in this house! The house is superbly clean and comes with everything you could possibly think of needing. They have little notes and a binder full of all the info you need, making everything very convenient. Spacious enough to not feel cramped but also a cozy vibe. Location is perfect, close to everything. The only downside is they really want you to keep the noise down, we were listening to low music at about 4pm by the pool and a neighbor came to warn us someone would file a complaint. But apparently this is common for many of the houses in the area and dealing with the locals. Still, would highly recommend and will likely book a trip to return with my family.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely wonderful

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderfull time at Alexander on the rocks the house was amazing and the back yard with the pool and hot tub was fantastic plenty of room everything that you needed was in the house and the beds were so comfortable great location near to downtown Palm Springs and a dog park just around the corner I would highly recommend this property we had a fabulous time there hope to be back next year👍?

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Los Angeles, CA

Relaxing Weekend at Spacious Desert Retreat

  • 4 of 5

Went with a group of seven 20/30-somethings for a 3-day/2-night stay last weekend. Overall, we really enjoyed the place. Great decor, comfy beds, plenty of poolside lounging, the spa was hot, and we got a lot of use out of the outdoor BBQ and dining area. Easily accommodated the three couples and a single guy with our own rooms and was also very convenient to the Albertson's down the street for groceries.

The house is on the corner lot in a quiet neighborhood so you only have two other neighbors to be concerned about. We had some low, low volume music on phones playing by the pool as the management company heavily emphasized the strict noise ordinance for the area. So be advised if looking for a rowdy and raucous Coachella-eqsue crash pad, this is not it.

Only reason not a 5 out of 5 was we had a few hiccups with the place. The first night, one of the bedrooms had a non-stop thumping noise coming from the ceiling that was loud enough to force the couple who went to bed in there to sleep in the living room on the floor and couch instead. This was later found to be related to the water pipes that were also causing a significant leak in the backyard plants which maintenance resolved the next day. The spa light was also busted and the volume on the TV was wonky. Minor inconveniences, but impacted the experience.

We ended up with a slight discount for weekend due to the thumping room and a discount on any future bookings with the management company which was nice. Definitely would come back and recommend to others for a weekend getaway!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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seattle, WA

Great Palm Springs sunshine retreat!

  • 4 of 5

I would recommend this place, but with reservations. We had a group of 8 adults at the house. We cooked a lot, hung out poolside, played tennis and watched the pro tennis tournament.


- Great outdoor space, saltwater pool/spa, gas grill, plenty of outdoor seating

- Beautifully decorated, in that mid-century cool way

- Well stocked kitchen and pantry for the cook

- Great location in PS

- Responsive property management company


- We got a noise complaint from a neighbor due to a mellow dinner we were having al fresco. Luckily, we got a warning and not a citation from the visiting cop.

- We had a non-functioning garbage disposal throughout our stay, which caused other issues with the dishwasher, leaks, etc. I had to call in for repairs most days, and this impeded our use of the kitchen at times. However, the property management company was very responsive.

- 2 of the 3 bathrooms are a bit small for shared living space.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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