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Chrysalis: Restore, Renew, Refresh

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

You deserve this. You deserve the chic comfort of Chrysalis. Imagine lounging by the saltwater pool, gazing up at the spectacular view of the San Jacinto Mountains. Or grilling out in the spacious backyard, enjoying a beverage in the desert garden. This home is private, sits on a quiet street and includes the amenities you need for a relaxing get-away. There is a fully equipped kitchen and grill, outdoor dining area, comfy lounges and more!

Movie Colony East in Central Palm Springs is close to everything:shopping, restaurants, golf, tennis, airport and entertainment. Ride the two house bikes downtown in just 5 minutes. Walk past one of the many nearby celebrity homes. Or pop over to the Design District to indulge your stylish side.

Rates listed are subject to change without notice and are higher on weekends, holidays, and special events. Reservation deposit may be increased during those same times. Other Costs: Quote will include flat rate nightly Energy Fee and Cleaning Fee in addition to the rental rate. There is an 11.5% Occupancy tax in Palm Springs.

Two night stays available mid-week and low season. Please call to book a short stay.

TOT#4923000

More Details

Owner
John Goins & Robert Broecker
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About John Goins & Robert Broecker

In 2004, some friends let us stay in their Palm Springs house for a long weekend. We fell in love with the city and the area! Now we have our own place and we want to share the Palm Springs experience with others. Our spirit soars every time we come to town! We hope yours will too.

John Goins & Robert Broecker purchased this house in 2012

Why John Goins & Robert Broecker chose Palm Springs, Central

The view rocks! So does the location. We enjoy sunning by the pool, taking in the view of the mountains. We can ride bikes to the grocery store or Koffi or take a long walk through the neighborhood to the Art District. Look for the Big Dipper right above you when lounging by the pool at night.

What makes this house unique

Enjoy the Chrysalis-style. We wanted the house to have that Palm Springs vibe and we still get excited whenever we arrive. It's the perfect get-away: comfortable, stylish and care-free.

There is a secret compartment at Chrysalis. See if you can find it.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a great home this is! We spent an extended weekend here to celebrate our friends' 25th wedding anniversary, and what a treat this home was! The mid-century modern design is impeccable - offering all of the amenities of home...and then some! The comfort in the beds rival some of the top hotels and no detail was spared - including plenty of towels and lush robes to keep us warm when we got out of the beautiful pool. This home is a must visit - I certainly look forward to visiting again! Cheers guys on a great PS home!
Nov 2013
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Wang's In The Desert
"The Friday Happy Hour is a must!"
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Pinocchio in the Desert
"Calorie-laden breakfasts. Very welcoming. Did I mention bottomless mimosas?..."
Koffi Palm springs
Indian Canyons
Sherman's Deli & Bakery
"HUGE portions and great desserts!"
Toucan's Tiki Lounge
"Don't miss the Sunday night Drag Show!"
Rick's Restaurant & Bakery
"A Palm Springs breakfast institution."
Bit of Country
"They serve grits...hard to find in Palm Springs."
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market -- CLOSED
"All you need for a fast and tasty home-cooked meal!"
Bongo Johnny's Patio Bar & Grille
"Good people watching while you enjoy your pre or post dinner."
SpurLine
"Sing along with the show tunes on Friday & Saturday night."
Azul
"Standards have slipped a bit recently. Still a great outdoor patio."
Joshua Tree National Park
"Austere beauty. A true must-do experience."
Tropicale
"GREAT garden bar and dining area!"
Trio Restaurant
"One of our favorite restaurants in Palm Springs. Always reliably good food and pretty people."
VillageFest Palm Springs
"Stroll downtown, have some great street food and shop the vendors at this Thursday night str..."
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Just Fabulous Palm Springs
"Eclectic Palm Springs books and tchotchkes with a splash of glam."
Cheeky's
"Tasty brunch! Can be a long wait though."
Palm Springs Art Museum
Woody's Burgers
"Yummy greasy burgers and live music nightly."
Koffi Palm springs
Palm Springs Architecture and Design Center
"Get a glimpse of Palm Springs' modernist past."
Melvyn's Restaurant & Lounge
"The food isn't stellar, but the sense of history is awesome. This was one of the favorites o..."
Las Casuelas Terraza
Dish Creative Cuisine
"Great new restaurant in the Design District"
Johannes
"Austrian-Asian fusion. Yum!"
Cielo: Escape The Common Vacation
"Our second Vacation Rental home. "
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Palm Springs
Car: recommended

From Wikipedia: 'The Movie Colony is just east of Palm Canyon Drive. The Movie Colony East neighborhood extends east from the Ruth Hardy Park. These areas started growing in the 1930s as Hollywood movie stars built their smaller getaways from their Los Angeles area estates. Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Estee Lauder, and Bing Crosby built homes in these neighborhoods.'

Amenities

Ruth Hardy Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Primary Renter must be present at check in and stay for the entire period of the rental.
  • All guests must comply with City of Palm Springs Rules and Regulations for Vacation Rentals.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • ensuite bath - toilet , shower , look for the hidden compartment!
    main bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , two medicine cabinets
  • Plush robes for each guest!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , King bed, ensuite bath, access to backyard, large closet
    Grey room - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , original artwork
    Mountain view room - 2 twin/ single , ample closet space, mountain views, can be an addt'l king
  • All bedrooms have flat screen TVs with Cable, IPod player/alarm clock.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • 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
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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average rating of 4.742857 based on 39 reviews
5

Excellent Family Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful family spring break vacation at Chrysalis. When we arrived, the house was clean and lived up to the standards set by the pictures online. We had three adults and three children and the house had enough space for all of us. The kitchen was equipped with everything needed to prepare basic meals as well as some extras. The kids enjoyed the snow cone maker! All three bedrooms were very comfortable. The outside area was out favorite part of the house. The pool and hot tub were absolutely perfect for us. The heats and jets made it possible for us to swim all day long despite it being a little windy and chilly outside. The house is centrally located to several Palm Springs attractions. We had a great time and will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Name one other place where you can be greeted by smooth jazz and rubber duckies upon your arrival. Go on, I'll wait.

The house and all of it's amenities were absolutely wonderful. It has everything you could want from a house in Palm Springs (even a snow-cone machine although we didn't use it). You can't go wrong if you stay here. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Second time staying and we had wonderful time

  • 5 of 5

House is very comfortable, clean and nicely decorated inside and out. The salt pool is very nice and really enjoyed it! Thanks for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely midcentury pad

  • 5 of 5

Good location

Bikes!

Huge pool!

They had rubber duckies!

We had a good time.

Will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great Location

  • 4 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay at the Chrysalis house. The home is well furnished and in a great location. Minutes away from the restaurants and shops. We also enjoyed the private swimming pool very much. A couple of cons were the AC had a hard time keeping up with the current heat wave and the bathroom had a slight sewer smell. Also, the garbage disposal did not work. Otherwise, a very nice property.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Alvin, We are sorry that you had problems with the house systems. We encourage guests to give us a call if they have problems. We could have helped. We noticed that you had the AC on fan rather than cool. We also verified that the garbage disposal was working today. We hope you'll give us a call to help during your next stay. Cheers!
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5

Cute, clean, great location

  • 5 of 5

A group of us enjoyed a very comfortable and relaxing stay at Chrysalis, celebrating a birthday and also attending Coachella. The house accommodated 8 of us comfortably, and suited all of our needs, from kitchen amenities, washer/dryer, beds and sleeping areas, to an adorably manicured backyard for an extra bonus. The pool is a major highlight and we found ourselves having a hard time breaking away from it each day!

John and Robert were so nice to work with, very thorough in their instructions and 'things-to-know' about the house, and the whole process was extremely smooth and very low maintenance.

At just a mile or so away from downtown, we were a $6 Uber ride away from the Thursday night Farmer's Market on Palm Canyon, the excellent Rooster and the Pig restaurant (highly recommended) and all of the strip's shops, bars and eateries. We could also get around on the two bikes that were provided (but there were too many of us, so we decided not to use them).

Was very pleased with this property and my experience with John and Robert, and I highly recommend Chrysalis!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Damage Deposit $450

Rate are subject to change until confirmed. Holidays and special event weekends may be higher.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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