Architectural Masterpiece with Airliner Views Across the Valley(7 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Ask Manager
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Hillside Home With Three Master Suites, 3.5 Baths
This ultra energy efficient desert home with spectacular views across the entire Coachella Valley is a showcase of modern design and technology. It was constructed in 2003 as the “Energywise House”, under the supervision of noted “This Old House” program host, Bob Vila.
The home is on a 1/2 acre lot in a very private enclave in the Mesa neighborhood of Palm Springs, and features 3005 square feet of unique living space, including a private guest house, large pebble tech salt water pool and spa, beautiful desert landscaping and an electronically operated gate for utmost privacy.
The main house has a spectacular great room that opens to the full-length balcony through Fleetwood sliders that disappear into the walls. It also features a dramatic gas fireplace. The kitchen boasts a Subzero refrigerator and separate wine cooler, maple cabinetry, Caesar stone counters, Decor commercial grade gas stove and oven, built-in Decor microwave, Kitchen Aid trash compactor, garbage disposal, and a top-of-the line Miele dishwasher.
The two main house master suites each have their own terraced patios and large bathrooms featuring oversized showers (one of which opens to a desert garden). The large private guest house includes a coffee bar with refrigerator, and a fireplace.
Three zones of electronic climate control
Sunpower solar electric system.
CrystalClear whole house water purification system.
Rainbird automated sprinkler system.
Two commercial-grade Koolfrog misting systems for main house, pool area, and guest house.
Automated low-voltage landscape lighting system.
Remote control for all pool systems and pool deck lighting.
Unique light garden featuring custom sculpture by noted Denver artist Tyler Aiello, and multicolored Laminar water jets.
Smarthome fully automated home lighting system, controllable through an iPhone/iPad/Web interface that allows access from anywhere in the world.
Custom-built electronic gate, operated by remote controls and compatible with Homelink car systems.
Whole-house audio/video system, featuring a Panasonic plasma television concealed by an automated art screen, Yamaha receiver and Adcom power amplifier, Paradigm Studio front channel speakers, Paradigm subwoofer, and in-ceiling Boston Acoustic speakers in great room and bedroom suites.
Mitsubishi LCD TV with integrated sound bar and wireless subwoofer in bedroom.
Member since: 2013
- 3005 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio
- Lanai / Gazebo:
Pool / Spa
- Heated Pool
- Hot Tub
- Private Pool
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $275
- Tax Rate 11.5%
Departure cleaning charge: $250
Optional at an additional cost:
Heating spa $20 per day and pool $30 per day
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017
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