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Sparkling Mid-Century with bikes, view, hot tub, firepit

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights

About the property

Great for groups, spacious, like-new Alexander that's close to everything


• Newly renovated 3 bed, 2 bath ALEXANDER, designed by architect KRISEL in 1959

* THREE Cruiser BIKES with baskets!

• PERFECT LOCATION: Quiet cul de sac / walking distance to restaurants, groceries / Palm Springs strip is just a quick 8 min flat cycle, or a 4 min. drive, or a 5 min walk to the new free Palm Springs trolley

• PEBBLE TEC pool and spa

• ORIGINAL mid-century modern teak FURNISHINGS

• Totally PRIVATE, large, palm treed backyard

• Open concept and HIGH CEILINGS


• Personalized CONCIERGE SERVICE available


• WELL STOCKED island kitchen with gas stove

• LITTLE EXTRAS: Floating loungers for the pool, beach towels, board games, bocce ball and crochet, customized guide book

We love dogs and children but please note that our house is not suitable for young children that are not competent swimmers. The pool is not fenced and is just steps from three sliding glass doors.


ENTER the front door and notice the glossy white porcelain floors, white walls, and glass doors that run throughout the house. If you like white, bright and clean, this is it.

TURN right to enter the spacious livingroom, diningroom and kitchen. The high ceilings will catch your eye, as will the awesome view of the mountains through the celestory windows.

WALK to the livingroom, pass by the teak bar cart, and plop yourself onto the 1964 blue sofa. You'll notice the mid-century modern sofa chairs, a beautiful wood credenza, original mid-century lamps, a brass wall sculpture by C. Jere, and plenty of Trina Turk pillows. Take first dibs on the leather chair and ottoman as it has the best views in the house through the sliding glass door. Modern is mixed with the old by way of a 39' flat-screen TV (with cable & a free netflix subscription), DVD player, wifi, printer, MP3 compatible stereo, glass table and shag rug. Peruse the tourist books and retro CDs.

HEAD to the kitchen and pull up a stainless steel stool at the island while you watch your friends make you pancakes on the gas stove, or maybe a margarita in the blender? This full size kitchen has complimentary basics, and is stocked with plenty of pots, pans, baking dishes, serving dishes, mixing bowls, and baking sheets. Appliances include Cuisinart grinder/coffee maker, toaster, toaster oven, blender.

CHECK out the adjacent diningroom next to the kitchen and admire the collection of bright mid-century original ceramics on the teak sideboard, the mid-century modern Danish teak dining table with colourful placemats, and the matching Danish teak sofa. Sit your butt down and enjoy the patio and pool view for a few minutes.

NOW WALK to the other side of the house to view the bedrooms and bathrooms. The bedrooms come with colorful bedspreads, bath towels, reading lamps, and bright rugs. You'll also find a extra aero-bed in the closet.

INTO the first bedroom you'll find a queen bed, large closet, mid-century modern chair, table & dresser. The second bedroom has a full/double bed, large closet, and it also works as an office with a mid-century modern desk, chair & lamp. Both of these bedrooms have private views of palm trees.

ACROSS the hall is the washer and dryer, with detergent and drying rack. It is adjacent to the first bathroom which is brightly lit from the skylight, and has a full size tub and shower.

WALK to the end of the hall to find the master bedroom. It features mid-century modern furniture, a large wall of mirrored closets and sliding glass doors that lead to the private backyard. It has a 29' flat screen TV and DVD player, as well as an en suite bathroom with shower, low shiny porcelain tub from 1959, and a convenient doored entry to the backyard.

FINALLY...tour the backyard. You'll love the size and privacy. Grab a nap on the lounger under the umbrella or float in the pebble tec pool while enjoying your drink. As evening comes, you'll laugh with friends around the dining table, enjoying the Weber gas grill. And after dinner, you might jump into the hot spa, or sit around the fire pit roasting marshmallows.

NEXT UP? Come see it for real!

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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, italian
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Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Ron

I am scientist, who along with my wife, enjoys our dogs, travel, running, hiking, biking, entertaining friends, and spending time with my children (who are now off at university).

Ron purchased this house in 2013

Why Ron chose Palm Springs, North

The mid-century modern aesthetic is wonderful but also this particular house appealed because of the designer, the famous neighborhood, and the high ceilings and mountain views from the celestory windows. An added bonus was the larger size than most of this vintage.

It just 'spoke to us' as cliche as that might sound. But we are delighted when guests show up and go 'oh wow' just like we did when we first saw it.

What makes this house unique

It's new! This is a newly renovated rental. You get to experience the best of new sheets, towels, and basically everything in this house!

Fabulous location: Quiet street but you can walk in about 10 mins to 8 restaurants and bars, and it's a short drive or bike ride to downtown Palm Springs.

Mid-century ambiance: The interior, although entirely updated in 2013, pays homage to its 1959 origins, with almost exclusively teak mid-century modern furniture and mid-century modern art. Put Frank Sinatra on, mix a martini from the bar cart, and you can drift back 55 years.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a wonderful home to spend a week in! Loved the pool and backyard. Loved being close to downtown and shopping but still had a peaceful neighborhood. The house was nicely equipped with all the necessities! Terry was great meeting us at the house and walking us through the pool/spa system etc. All our expectations were met. Will definitely recommend to friends and family! Thank you!
Jan 2015
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Sparkling Mid-Century with bikes, view, hot tub, firepit
average rating of 4.976744 based on 86 reviews

Fantastic House!

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful property. We stayed for a week in June and couldn't have been happier. Everything went smoothly. The owner, Ron, responded to any questions we had almost immediately and the caretaker, Terry, was very welcoming and helpful. The house itself is exactly what we were looking for as far as mid-century coolness. It was immaculately clean and had everything we needed. The views and the pool are great. I hope to return to this beautiful home again and again. Just book it!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing stay at gorgeous house in Palm Springs

  • 5 of 5

Ron's place was absolutely amazing and we had a fantastic time. Everything was perfect and made our stay so comfortable and the house was in immaculate condition. Ron and Terry made everything easy and super enjoyable. I would stay with them again and highly recommend staying at their house when in Palm Springs.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great family home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, comfortable. Everything you could need.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great property in Palm Springs

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property in mid November and thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. Palm Springs is quite spread out so we had to drive most places. That being said the house is not too far from anything - the old downtown, the Tram, and a grocery store is within walking distance. The house itself is bright and spacious and had everything one could possibly need. Two bathrooms, three bedrooms and a huge kitchen/living area. The grounds are spacious and there is a pool and hot tub. We had no complaints at all and would encourage anyone going to Palm Springs to consider this house as the place to stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow that you so much for your kind review! We are so glad you enjoyed our house and its convenient location. Sounds like you managed to see a ton of sights in Palm Springs. We hope you will come back and join us again.
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Great and relaxing yet vibrant house

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for the accommodation. The property was amazing and my father in law loved it. Terry was also very accommodating. Thanks again Ron and Terry!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house was chic, comfy, clean, cool, & relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This home away from home was exactly that. Plus about 10 notches up on the luxury scale! We absolutely loved our short stay at this home. We wished we could stay longer. The home is such an inspiring atmosphere, which adds to it being a true getaway. For a weekend, my girlfriends and I could set the caliber of our lifestyles up notch after notch. We were able to relax and recoup from the mundane of home, and the beautiful surroundings of this getaway set us in an environment where the sky was the limit! By the time the end had come, although sad to say goodbye, we were all ready with engines roaring to go home and break the low ceiling of limitations over our lives, as life can so easily become limited these days. I mean, that's why people need vacation right? To have a break from the box they live in? Well this home away from home did more than that! It not only got us out of our boxes, but motivated us to recreate the boxes we live in! Refreshed and recouped and ready to GO! Haha! I can't recommend this home enough. :) Lastly, the property manager was such a help! He keeps the property very beautiful and tidy, and provides that much more assurance of safety to know you could call him at any time for anything. So Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3.6 Miles
Palm Springs International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Starlight Lounge, at The Riviera Resort and Spa
Nearest Golf
4.1 Miles
Mesquite Golf and Country Club
Nearest Motorway
5.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Circa59, at The Riviera Resort and Spa
Car: recommended

Fantastic location on a street of mid-century modern homes, with the San Jacinto mountains as backdrop. A short walk to groceries, coffee, the Riviera Spa & Resort, and numerous restaurants and bars along Indian Canyon Drive and Palm Canyon Drive. Very close to all the fun to be had in Palm Springs.


Rates & Availability

Racquet Club Estates House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
January 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Jan 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Peak Season
Feb 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Departure Cleaning Fee $175 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.5%

Long weekends: $50/night additional, min 4 nights

Thanksgiving & Xmas Holidays: $450 with 4 night minimum

Pool & spa heat: $30-50/day or $200-300/wk (depending on season)

Refundable damage deposit: $500

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Racquet Club Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1505 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This bathroom is off the master bedroom
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This bathroom has a full tub and skylight
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Has en suite bathroom, and sliding glass doors to back yard.
    Third bedroom - 1 queen , Queen size bed, lots of closet space and mcm furniture
    Second Bedroom - 1 double , Middle bedroom with full bed, and office space.
  • Master bedroom has queen size bed, a wall of sliding closet doors, a sliding glass door to backyard, and an en suite bathroom. Most furniture is mid-century modern. It has black out drapes, too, so the sun doesn't wake you at 5am. Second bedroom has a full/double bed, lots of closet space, mid-century-modern arm chair, desk and desk chair, and private view of tropical plants at the side of the yard. Third bedroom has a queen size bed, lots of closet space, mid-century modern end tables, dresser, lamp table and chair, and private view of tropical plants in yard.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • 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
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Well equipped kitchen for all your cooking and baking needs, assortment of board games, yard games, and pool floats, a fire pit with seating for four.

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