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Palm Springs Luxury in a Resort-Like Setting

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms / 3 Bathrooms / Sleeps 8 / Mountain Views

The City of Palm Springs ID #2341

Live the Palm Springs lifestyle you've always dreamed of!

Located in the unique and historic Mid-Century neighborhood of Racquet Club Estates, this 're-imagined' Alexander was completely renovated and newly constructed in 2013 with a meticulous eye for detail.

Exquisitely decorated and well appointed, we offer all of the comforts of an upscale getaway. An open floor plan, polished concrete floors, high ceilings with exposed wood, and walls of windows overlooking a showpiece pool are a few features that will make your stay here a distinctively Palm Springs experience.

Inside, entertain in the spacious living room. Cook like a five-star chef. Dine in distinction. Or, relax in the family/media room - all while overlooking the magnificence of the pool and private outdoor living spaces.

All bedrooms have pillow-top queen or king beds with down pillows, LCD televisions and great views.

Outside, you can lounge at the pool, grill an amazing meal, or spark up conversation under the stars at the fire pit.

Located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, this stunning home is centrally located, minutes from downtown restaurants, nightlife, and all that Palm Springs has to offer.

More Details

Paul Schumaker
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2017

About Paul Schumaker

My partner and I are Angelenos who enjoy traveling and weekend desert getaways! We also have the home next door, vrbo listing # 202900.

Paul Schumaker purchased this house in 2012

Why Paul Schumaker chose Racquet Club Estates

This home was, originally, an Alexander flat-roof style home typical of Racquet Club Estates. The way that the lot is positioned on the cul-de-sac afforded an enormous canvas, which allowed us to reinvent our 1,225 square foot home into 3,200 while still allowing ample outdoor space.

Our goal was to retain the essence of the original structure while providing more space and modern conveniences.

The use of glass, raw materials and openness drove our architectural choices.

We reclaimed the tongue and grove wood from the original living room and used it for the fences in the front.

In all, once our plans were approved, the renovation process took almost exactly one year and was completed in September 2013.

Our design choices juxtapose modern style with natural wood, rustic and far-east elements, with a vibrant color palette.

We're excited to open our home to those desiring a unique Palm Springs retreat, and it warms our heart to know that others share in our experience.

Paul & Dean

What makes this house unique

If you like Post-Modern style, you'll love the house. We really tried to pay homage to the original Alexander homes, while making it comfortable, stylish and most of all fun. We like our guests to feel like they're getting away from it all, Palm Springs style.


Racquet Club Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Extra cleaning fees may apply: Excessive trash left in the house, OR excessively dirty windows may result in additional cleaning fees.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Common / shared bath with double vanity sink.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , En suite bath for Bedroom 3.
    Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Spacious bath with dual vanities / sinks.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Mountain views, queen bed and 29' cable LCD TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Mountain views, queen bed and 29' cable LCD TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , King bed, 24' LCD cable TV, en suite bath & patio.
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , 50' LCD TV, walk-in closet, en suite bath & private patio
  • All bedrooms have pillow-top mattresses, down pillows, LCD televisions and great views!
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(49 traveler reviews)

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Palm Springs Luxury in a Resort-Like Setting
average rating of 4.979592 based on 49 reviews
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Beautiful house, great hosts

  • 5 of 5

This is probably the nicest vacation rental I've ever stayed in. Absolutely gorgeous, and extremely well appointed. Hosts were great, everything went very smoothly. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Laurence, for the kind words and taking such great care of the place. You're welcome back anytime! Paul & Dean
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Check this place out! You will not be disappointed!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at this property in August and were very impressed. As soon as you walk in the house, whether through the garage or the front door your first look is through the large sliders across the entire back of the house that looks out to the pool and beautiful yard. You felt like you were outside when you were inside. Which by the way is fantastic if staying during the hot months. The neighborhood was very quiet during our stay and the location of the property is close to downtown Palm Springs. The kitchen was stocked with everything you would need to prepare a nice meal. And the house was very clean. I can't say enough about this property. You will not be disappointed. We look forward to a future return. Paul, the owner, made the booking simple and quick and was very easy to work with. Check it out, you will not want to go anywhere else when visiting Palm Springs!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Rick, for the great words! We look forward to your return.
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Spectacular house, amazing views

  • 5 of 5

We rented Paul and Dean's lovely house for a girls week. First, Paul was incredibly easy to work with during the booking process. He made it so simple. As we got closer to arrival, he provided us all the information on accessing the house, plus provided a list of his favorite restaurants. The arrival process was easy and we were greeted with a bottle of wine and a welcome note (it's the little touches). Paul called to check on his to make sure that we didn't have any questions.

Their house is amazing - easy for one of us to read in part of the living area, while others watched TV. It's so spacious and has a terrific dining table should you choose to eat inside. The kitchen is the best stocked kitchen I've ever seen - hands down. We had plenty of everything, including platters, serving dishes, etc. It's better stocked than my own home. You will want for nothing in this kitchen.

We spent most of our time at the pool, which had everything we needed including umbrella's, raft's, pool pasta, etc. The view from the pool of the mountains was just spectacular. We ate dinner most nights at the table in the covered area by the pool and grill.

Here's the bottom line - rent this house. You won't be disappointed, the house is high quality and the owners are easy to deal with - you can't ask for more than that. We would absolutely rent this house again when we return to Palm Springs.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This place is fantastic. The house was clean, super well equip with everything we could possibly need for all (adults, kids, dog), and very relaxing. The design is great for both adults looking to get away and also kid friendly. The floors and kitchen Island are awesome. The master suite is huge and luxurious. The pool has a great landing area where you can also put one of the umbrellas for some shade. In our case our toddlers spent many hours playing there. Comfy floaties and plenty of chairs provided for lounging. The mountain views from the pool area are beautiful. All of the tall doors for the house are impressive. You can see whats going on inside from pool and vice versa. The yard is fully fenced. 2 of the bedrooms have doors with access to backyard and attached baths (very convenient), 2 share a nice hall bath and do noth have direct access to outside (which was better for us with young kids). We went with another family of 4 and all had a great time, would definitely love to return with just our family for a getaway or love to bring more guests to share the same experience. The owners are extremely responsive and easy to communicate with. Appreciate the restaurant recs. The attention to detail in all aspects really is outstanding. You can't go wrong with this place. No hesitations.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liz! Thanks for taking such great care of the house. You and your family are welcome back any time.
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Fantastic family getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at this home was absolutely perfect. We had 6 adults and one 3 year old and we had more than enough space to spread out and be comfortable. The house is beautifully maintained and gorgeously decorated. We absolutely loved the pool and loved using both the indoor and outdoor cooking spaces to prepare our meals. The house is fully stocked and has every single thing you can think of. Thank you so much Paul for your hospitality and for opening your home to us. We will absolutely be back again!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kelly! Thanks for the kind words. Happy you guys were comfortable and enjoyed your stay.
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Another amazing trip

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth stay at the George house. Once again, it was a splendid experience. The house is always perfect, but what makes the trip memorable is Paul and Dean. They are such special people and I feel so fortunate that they open their house to us.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So nice to finally meet you, Betty, Stuart and Duncan!
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Palm Springs International (PSP)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Toucan's, Riviera Resort Bar
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Escena Golf & Country Club
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Interstate 10
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Circa 59
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Snowshoe trails at the Palm Springs Tram
Car: recommended

Palm Springs has no shortage of recreational activities; golf, tennis and hiking. The Palm Springs Swim Center is located nearby as well. The Palm Springs Art Museum and the Air Museum and The Living Desert are all short distances away. ATV riding, and the Palm Springs Tramway are also fun!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $250 + Tax
post-stay housekeeping $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,250
Tax Rate 11.5%

Holiday and/or Event premiums may apply.
Pool heating is optional @ $55.00 per day.
Monthly rates are available.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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