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All 5-Star Reviews at an Affordable Price! Very Private Pool. Close to All!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath With Private Pool (Sleeps 6) AC/Pool Heat Included in Rate!

Freshly remodeled and outfitted private mid-century home on a large lot, with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, approximately 1900 sq. ft, private south facing pool area, infrared grill, patio seating for 8, 4 lounges, pool games, floats, vintage pinball machine, tabletop arcade game with 400 old school video games, 5 HD flatscreens, whole house audio, spa tub in master bath, mid-century furnishings and artwork. All furniture, electronics, artwork, dishes, glasses, etc. were brand new mid-2013. Bedding and towels replaced annually.

We have recently added a commercial grade misting system to the patio, which keeps the patio area much cooler in the hotter months.

To see a virtual tour of the property, please click on the 'Photos' tool bar and scroll up to the virtual tour link right above the photos.

This home is officially registered under City of Palm Desert Vacation Rental Permit No. 37339. Sorry, we do not offer monthly rentals, but only shorter term weekly and multi-week rentals.

More Details

Owner
Scott Bennett
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

About Scott Bennett

We are San Diego natives, and grew up living the active outdoor lifestyle. Still avid tennis players, we found ourselves visiting the desert more and more over the years, wanting to enjoy the excellent tennis and the relaxing lifestyle the desert has to offer. A perfect day for us would be a competitive mixed doubles match in the morning, followed by a Mexican food lunch on El Paseo, and then a relaxing afternoon sitting in the sun, reading by the pool.

Scott Bennett purchased this house in 2013

Why Scott Bennett chose Deserts

We looked at properties in several different desert communities, and chose this property because of its privacy, proximity to shopping and restaurants, and overall style. It is a wonderful place to be, and we feel very lucky to have found it.

What makes this house unique

Completely remodeled in 2013, this property has modern amenities, but still has a mid-century flair. The kitchen's appliances are all stainless, the range is gas, and there is a dishwasher and trash compactor. The TV's are all HD flat screens, and there are a total of five, including one in the outside patio area. There is a separate sound system with a CD player, iPod/phone jack, and built in speakers that are room selectable. There is a small game room/office off the pool area with a cool 1970's vintage pinball machine and a work desk. The overall feel of the living areas is very bright and open. The patio area is south facing, giving it prime exposure. The master bathroom features a jetted tub and a very spacious rock style shower. The bedrooms can be made to stay dark all day, for those late morning sleep-ins when you just want to relax. The furnishings and artwork throughout the house have a mid-century vibe, and are tastefully done. We tried to offer all the modern amenities that everyone wants, but not at the expense of sacrificing the mid-century feel of the home. Hopefully you can agree that we pulled it off!

Amenities

Palm Desert House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • 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
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Plush towels in all bathrooms, bought new annually. Shower heads are high enough even for our tallest guests
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • All bedrooms are able to be made to stay very dark and sleep friendly throughout the day! Luxurious linens on all beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(80 traveler reviews)

All 5-Star Reviews at an Affordable Price! Very Private Pool. Close to All!
average rating of 5.0 based on 80 reviews
5

Amazing house with all the amentities

  • 5 of 5

This place beats staying at the fancy resorts. You never have to leave. Great indoor/outdoor living and a fantastic pool. This place was perfect for our family vacation!! The owner was so helpful too.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful house in a great location. Very comfortable and private.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fun time in this Palm Desert house. It is nicely furnished, fully stocked and very clean. The backyard pool is completely private. We felt like we were in our own desert oasis. Definitely a five star location with a helpful owner. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent three nights here and even with Disneyland luring us into the end of our trip none of us wanted to leave. Grab some groceries close by and then the house is a perfect place to get some sun, pool, patio time and just relax.

The owner was very available and responsive. The house was clean with great added features like music in and out, lots of TVs for the sports watchers, a gas grill and gas stove for the cooks, and a blender for the margaritas. The pool goes from 2 feet to 9 feet so is good for both littles and bigs with lots of floatation devices. The house could comfortably accommodate two families, but was a wonderful space for just us.

We are already pining for our return trip. We can't recommend this place enough.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exactly as advertised with a great host and wonderful home

  • 5 of 5

First off - Scott could not have been more helpful and professional - excellent service. Furthermore the property was exactly as advertised, extremely clean, with great amenities and outdoor area (clean pool with grill). The sound system is AWESOME and easy to control throughout the house. I would highly recommend this house to anyone I know going to the area.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Patrick- I really appreciate what you had to say about the service, I try to make it as easy as possible for people to get familiar with the house right away so they can start enjoying their stay and relaxing right away. Bose rules man! Thanks again, Scott
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5

Happy house!

  • 5 of 5

We always enjoy coming out to this property. All the creature comforts are here!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome! Everything was great!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful! Everything was great :)

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Car: recommended

12 minute walk to El Paseo, close to all shopping/restaurants, 10 minute drive to Indian Wells Tennis Center/Paribas Open

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Rates & Availability

Palm Desert House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season 2017
May 1 2017 - Nov 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$219
$1,395
 
 
Desert Trip Weekend #1
Oct 5 2017 - Oct 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
$2,000
Flat fee
 
 
Desert Trip Weekend #2
Oct 12 2017 - Oct 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
$2,000
Flat fee
 
 
High Season 2017/2018
Nov 15 2017 - Mar 4 2018
2 night minimum stay
$329
$2,100
 
 
BNP Paribas 2018
Mar 5 2018 - Mar 18 2018
4 night minimum stay
$449
$3,000
 
 
High Season 2017/2018
Mar 19 2018 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$329
$2,100
 
 
Coachella Weekend #1
Apr 12 2018 - Apr 15 2018
4 night minimum stay
$2,800
Flat fee
 
 
Coachella Weekend #2
Apr 19 2018 - Apr 22 2018
4 night minimum stay
$2,800
Flat fee
 
 
Low Season 2018
May 1 2018 - Nov 14 2018
2 night minimum stay
$229
$1,450
 
 
High Season 2018/2019
Nov 15 2018 - Apr 30 2019
2 night minimum stay
$349
$2,300
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$219
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20 + Tax
Housekeeping Fee/stay $199 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 9.0%

Refundable reservation/security deposit is $ 500.00, due upon booking. Full balance of payment due 30 days before stay. AC/Pool Heat is included in daily rate. Cleaning fee is $199.00 per stay. Pet fee is $ 20.00 per day/100.00 per week, one small dog only (under 50 lbs) , upon approval. Damage protection fee is per stay. CANCELLATION POLICY: Full refund of reservation deposit if cancellation is outside of 60 days prior to stay. Inside of 60 days prior to stay, reservation deposit is subject to forfeit. Inside of 30 days prior to stay, full rent amount is subject to forfeit. Owner will cooperate with tenant to accommodate cancelled stays by offering alternate dates whenever possible. Standard check-in time is 4:00 PM. Standard check-out time is 11:00 AM. Owner will try to accommodate tenant requests for special check-in and check-out times when the calendar and cleaning schedule allow.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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