Please note: Desert Sun Estate Guest House & Casita has a minimum age 50+ requirement.
We take our hospitality responsibilies seriously.
If you are a new guest, we offer our pledge to making your stay a positive and enjoyable experience, worthy of your decision to return in the future. Providing a clean, comfortable, relaxing home environment is our commitment
Taking reservations for summer & Fall 2018....October, November & December are beautiful months in the Desert.
Our guests typically book 1 year in advance. Reserving for next season recommended.
Upon Instant Booking, a copy of drivers license must be submitted . Failure to meet min age requirement will result in auto-cancellation of booking.
Luxury Estate on Former Desi Arnaz Property
1700 sq ft. 2 ensuite bedroom Guest House & optional ensuite CASITA:
High-end comfort property: Choose either 2 or 3 bedrooms, all of which are full Ensuite with their own private baths, Gourmet kitchen, one-car attached garage, multiple patios and full access to rear courtyrd w pool, outdoor dining, patio heater for cool nights, outdoor lounge seating, Italianate Gazebo, Koi pond & waterfall. (Owner on-site in main house, but leaves guest house renter sole use of rear courtyard. Pool, outdoor dining is for enjoyment of our guests.
Option for a 3rd ensuite bedroom by renting the attached Casita. The Casita (La Casita Firenze) is available as an optional attached 3rd bedroom to renters of the Guest House and never rented to a third party.
Guest House and Casita are part of a private 5000 sift gated estate.
Owner in main house leaves Guests to fully enjoy their guest house, rear courtyard, pool and spa
We welcome our Canadian, Northwest, Rocky Mountain, Midwest and Eastern US guests with great hospitality, a relaxing and enjoyable setting, close to all the best the Desert offers in dining, shopping, entertainment , golf & tennis.
To Our European Friends:
Für unsere europäischen Freunde begrüßen wir Sie zu Desert Sun Immobilien Pension & Amp; Casita in Rancho Mirage Ca. Wir servieren 50 Jahren Gäste mit Gastfreundschaft und eine entspannende Umgebung
Per i nostri amici europei vi diamo il benvenuto al Desert Sun Station Wagon Guest House & Casita in Rancho Mirage ca. Serviamo i 50 anni di età gli ospiti con ospitalità e un ambiente rilassante
Pour nos amis européens Nous vous souhaitons la bienvenue au soleil du désert Estate Guest House & ; Casita à Rancho Mirage Ca. Nous servons de 50 ans réduite à l'hospitalité et un environnement relaxant
NO 10% City vacation rental tax on stays of 29 days or longer
IMPORTANT NOTE: IF YOUR STAY IS 28 DAYS OR LONGER...THE VRBO GENERATED QUOTE INCLUDES A 10% TAX RATE WHICH WE WILL ELIMINATE ONCE WE ADJUST THE QUOTE AT TIME OF BOOKING. . Rates are for 2BR 1700 sq ft Guest House. If attached Casita needed for 3rd BR, please add $165 night for casita plus one-time cleaning fee of $90. (casita discounted for stays of 7 days or more). PAST GUESTS: IF YOU HAVE A DESIRED DATE THAT IS NOT AVAILABLE ON THE CALENDAR, PLEASE CONTACT US BY EITHER EMAIL OR TEXT MESSAGE, SO WE CAN CHECK IF DATE IS AVAILABLE.
WE SOMETIMES WILL LIST A DATE AS BLOCKED FOR THE PURPOSE OF ACCOMADATING PAST GUESTS.
DESERT SUN ESTATE GUEST HOUSE & La Firenza Casita
We spared no expense in assuring a comfortable clean relaxing stay experience.
Guest House boasts: Chefs kitchen with Granite countertops, top of the line stainless appliances with two ovens, double-oven microwave, dishwasher and breakfast room. Private patio off breakfast room has bistro table and seating, gas BBQ and sound system speakers.
New high-speed WiFi service in Guest House. Now the Guest House has its own dedicated high-speed (100 mps) WiFi service for improved connectivity.
For your comfort: entire house is supplied by Culligan softened water.
The large Living room has a relaxing view of rear courtyard, pool, waterfalls and Italianate columned pergola and is discretely situated from neighbors. Living room has a 55' hd tv, with preferred tv (200 channels) Wifi and sound system music throughout the house with individual room speaker control. Just plug in your iPhone into the house receiver. All rooms have speakers, including bathrooms.
Down the hall you find the two Master Suites both with showers.
The larger master BR has a shower and separate Spa waterjet tub, spa tub is heated with hydrotherapy mood lighting for the ultimate time to relax and wind down.Each suite in the Guest House & Casita has a queen bed , and walk in California closets . There is also a half bath off the great room for your guests.
The large master bedroom also has great views of the pool and spa as does the Great room. Mountain views visible from front French-doors/patio. The large master bedroom has a TV with local programming.
Guest house has its own laundry room with large front loading washer/dryer.
The home has Ceramic tile floors throughout and Ceiling Fans in every room help create the perfect environment for your Desert experience.
The Guest House and Casita were designed to provide guests with a stay in a luxury setting that is: comfortable, relaxing, quiet and clean. yet close to everything the Desert has to offer in terms of golf, tennis, hiking, shopping, and entertainment.. Choose either 2 or 3 bedrooms, all of which are full Ensuite with their own private baths, a well appointed cooks kitchen, and one of the most relaxing resort style pool and spa outdoor lounge environments to be found in the Desert. A separate private patio with gas BBQ, washer dryer and attached one car garage with Tesla charging station complete the perfect home away from home accommodations. We offer dedicated, high-speed interent service.
If your looking for a luxurious, sophisticated, well appointed, comfortable, Desert vacation residence, a place where comfort, relaxation and ideal location are assured, then Desert Sun Estate Guest House and Casita, is where you want to stay.
Desert Sun Estate Guest House and Casita (La Casita Firenze) are ideally suited to Guests 50+ Renters must be 50 years of age or older, sorry no exceptions)
Rates based on 2 bedroom guest house and limited to maximum overnight occupancy of 4 persons that renter lists prior to booking. Any subsequent guests will be charged an additional daily rate of $165 per night. Renter has option of renting attached ensuite casita as a 3rd bedroom.
In order to comply with the City of Rancho Mirage vacation rental policy, all guests must review & agree to the short-term rental agreement which details the City of Rancho Mirage minimum age requirement & "Good Neighbor" policy that applies to all permitted vacation rental properties. Desert Sun Estate Guest House & Casita is permit# 1394.
The pool/spa is saltwater (amazing) and has a pebbletech bottom. Renter may take advantage of spa and pool although pool is unheated. (You may opt for a heated pool at a $825 mo fee),
In lieu of charging a damage deposit, we require all guests to purchase a damage protection insurance policy through VRBO. The damage protection policy has a zero deductible and covers up to $3000. of damage. Any damages over $3000 are responsibility of renter. If damage occurs, renter agrees to have insurance provider to pay property owner directly for any damage incurred during stay. While damage to property rarely occurs, all renters must agree to purchase the damage protection policy through VRBO.
Note we are a permitted vacation rental property in the city of Rancho Mirage Ca (permit 1394). The city charges a 10% vacation rental occupancy tax for stays less than 29 days. Stays over 29 days have NO city tax. We collect the tax from guests at time of booking. All city taxes are then paid by owner to city of Rancho Mirage.
The rear courtyard is perfect for entertaining and enjoying the cooler peaceful nights that only the Desert offers.
There also is a large sitting area under an Italianate, columned Pergola, next to a large Koi pond with another relaxing waterfall. Sit, visit with friends, read and relax. Newly added, a six person outdoor dining table.
Guest House has its own one car garage (with Tesla charging station) and a private gated front entrance
Individuals interested in renting the Guest House/Casita must be at least 50+ years old or older in order to sign Rental Agreement and as Guest responsible for payment of rental.
Rental agreement covers 4 occupants of Guest House and as an optional 2 occupants of Casita. Desert Sun Estate has a non-rotational, non-sublet policy. The rotation of overnight guests or the addition of overnight guests not identified to owner prior to signing/agreeing to this short term rental agreement is prohibited. Any subsequent guests will be charged an additional daily rate of $175 per night. Renter has option of renting attached ensuite casita as a 3rd bedroom.
Concierge services offered: restaurant and cocktail bar reservations at the best in the Desert.