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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,550 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Stylish Remodel, Sophisticated, Yet Casual


This stylish resort home is sophisticated yet casual. This property is perfect for a luxurious Palm Springs vacation and quiet holiday to pamper yourself or entertain family and friends. Completely renovated inside and out with detail to the 60s and compliments to the contemporary. Authentic mid century furnishing and original fireplace mosaic tile blend perfectly with modern accents. Polished white porcelain tile through out the house for a contemporary reflection.

Bright and airy open floor plan. Sliding glass doors in living room, great room and all 3 bedrooms for a seamless feel of the indoor/outdoor living.

Time for fun in the sun in the over-sized 10 foot deep salt water pool with new hand finished plaster and an ultra smooth touch. The pool boosts a spa, 19 inch deep tanning shelf, glass tile table and fire feature in the center of the pool tile table. The spa's spillway is a soothing waterfall into the pool and the perfect spot for evening stargazing. Umbrella sleeves in the tanning shelf and on the pool deck to adjust your shade for a day poolside. The pool area furnishings include a 32 inch flat screen in the patio area to watch a game while floating in the pool, enjoying a cold beverage under the patio cover or barbecuing. There's 5 lounges, pool floats, noodles, umbrellas and plenty of seating.

Covered outdoor kitchen with gas BBQ, frig, sink and eating area increase your living space. Other outdoor features include a second second fire table with seating area, outdoor shower with hot & cold running water, and gated off street parking.

The glass walls of sliders in the living room and great-room welcome the outdoors in. The great room has a 55 inch HD flat screen mounted on a dramatic 3D wall. A perfect place for some indoor relaxation while enjoying the pool view. Shade sails add to the morning glory of the sunrise.

The gas fireplace in the living room with it's original mosaic tile is framed with a wall of beautiful floor to ceiling macassar ebony wood. Dine at the Saarinen tulip table with seating for 6 or a romantic dinner for 2.

Spacious kichen is all new: quartz counters, cabinets, appliances, including utencils and small appliances, even a yogurt/ice cream maker! Island with a quartz counter top is a popular place to gather with 6 adjustable bar stools.

The master retreat maintains the original natural wood open beam ceiling with matching ceiling fan for a warm summer night when a breeze is enough to keep cool with the sliding doors open. Furnished with authentic 60s headboard, dresser and chair purchased by the second home owners in the 60s. The queen size bed has a 4 inch Memory Foam topper with 800 thread count polished Egyptian cotton sheets. It's ensuite bathroom has decorator appointed round glass tile for an ultra clean and modern appeal. 30 Inch flat screen HD TV. The low lighting above the closet is a perfect nightlight.

The front bedroom has a king size bed that can be made up as 2 twin beds upon request. Majestic and dramatic mountain views. Sliding glass doors lead to very private courtyard with a table and chairs secluded by a 6 foot block wall. A perfect spot for morning coffee or midnight dessert. 27 Inch HD flat screen with DVD player and iHome with docking station/charger. A twin can be added to comfortably accommodate 3 in this bedroom. There is an additional charge of $30 to add a twin rollaway bed set up with linens.

Bedroom number 3 has a double bed with it's headboard in an alcove for a cozy feel. It's 4 inch Memory Foam bed faces the sliding glass doors that lead to a patio with a table and chairs. It too has it's own courtyard with a table and chairs.

Kindly note Simply Palm Springs can sleep 8 guests although the City of Palm Springs Rental Ordinance restricts vacation rentals with 3 bedrooms to a maximum of 6 adults and 2 children.

This is an exquisite presentation of Palm Springs' Mid Century Modern lifestyle: The ultimate getaway for leisure and pleasure. Relax, unplug & enjoy SIMPLY PALM SPRINGS!!!

Please note the pool water may be heated upon request to 82 degrees for an additional charge of $59 per day. We recommend heating the pool if you plan on swimming and floating during the months of November through May. At times, the nights can be cool which drops the pool water temp. We are always happy to check the pool temp the day before arrival to make a decision about heating the pool.

You can expect to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing time in this residential neighborhood. This is not a "party house." Guests are limited to those stated on the contract. No additional day guests are permitted without prior authorization. Outdoor amplified music, loud voices and noise past the property line are not permitted in the City of Palm Springs. There are city ordinances that all guests are required to comply with.

City of Palm Springs Rental Permit Number 6070, City ID 2382

More Details

Linda Lockhart
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Linda Lockhart

I'm the daughter of the property's second owners, Grace and William Lockhart. My parents purchased the home in circa 1965. The first owner was Bing Crosby's brother Phil. I remember my first trip to our family vacation home in the mid 60s with our station wagon packed with goodies for our vacation home.

In February 2012, at the age of 95 my dad passed away and now I own the home with my 89 year old mom.

With the guidance of award winning designers, the renovation turned out more spectacular than I could have imagined.

The kitchen is much larger than the standard kitchens in the Racquet Club Estates. The re-design included adding 5 feet to the kitchen and a long island to comfortably seat 4. It's important to me to have a full size kitchen with all the amenities and appliances that you would have in your own home along with. The kitchen is fully furnished including an ice cream maker and counter Kitchen Aid mixer.

The master bedroom furniture belonged to my parents along with the great-room credenza, living room coffee table. The hanging lamps in the front bedroom and living room were stored in a closet in this house for over 20 years and were integrated in the remodel for their period correct accents but more so, for their sentimental meaning.

My goal is to create a beautiful environment with appointments and decor that surpasses the expectations of the discriminate guest.

Photo is of Mom, my son Brooks and me on vacation last year in Loreto, Baja California Sur.

Linda Lockhart purchased this house in 1965


Racquet Club Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • City of P.S. doesn't allow amplified music outdoors or loud noise. If a complaint is filed and there is noise at the property line, it's a $500 fine!
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Vibrant glass tile accents this full bath with skylight.
    Other bathroom - outdoor shower , Outdoor shower with hot and cold water.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , King bed can be converted to 2 twins. Or, twin added for 3
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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average rating of 4.85 based on 40 reviews
Vancouver, WA

Take me back there now!

  • 5 of 5

Breathtaking! Privacy! Relaxation to the max. Booking was a breeze, Greg was there to welcome us and give us all kinds of great info on the area. This is a gorgeous house...I have never stayed at a VRBO that was this well equipped...possibly better than my own home. The backyard is a vacationers dream! Pictures unbelievable do not do this house justice. Tested all three beds and all get the comfy as can be seal of approval, home is spotless. I would recommend a car for Palm Springs...nice covered driveway to park and just a few minutes drive to so many restaurants and activities. We will SO look forward to coming back to this property. Thank you so much for a fantastic stay!!!! Thank you Greg for helping us out!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic home, amazing pool, in the middle of palm springs, close to restaurants and downtown!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I along with another couple stayed here in early February for a quick getaway from the rain in Vancouver, Canada. We landed at Palm Springs airport at 3:30PM headed to the grocery store which is only 4 minutes away from the home and gave Linda a call to confirm our meeting time. She was already at the property putting the final touches for our arrival. We were greeted by Linda at the house. Immediately upon walking in, you feel relaxed by the ambiance of this home and pool and are amazed by the thought that has gone in to the renovations. The home shows better than the pictures look online. The kitchen is fully stocked, even with some necessities left behind such as spices, ice, oil, butter etc. The kitchen is massive and fully renovated to a high standard. The rooms were well appointed and bed were very comfy. All areas of the home were cleaned spotless.

The pool and built-in hot tub were the best part of this home. You can spend hours outside enjoy the patio, cooking in the outdoor kitchen and watching Olympics from the outdoor TV. We did find the pool quite cold this time of year without heat, so i would recommend requesting heat if you want to spend time in the pool during the cooler months. The built in hot tub was fantastic and took about 20 minutes to heat up whenever you wanted to use it. Linda can also remotely control the pool and spa if you are having issues, which help us request to turn on the pool heat during out last day of use without here even needing to come to the home.

Overall we felt our time here was too short, but we did sure enjoy the home and would love to return to the property for a future visit. Location and neighborhood was great and always felt totally safe.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Edmonton Alberta

Beautiful backyard & great location!

  • 4 of 5

We found this home on VRBO the pictures looked just like the home. It was located very close to the airport 10 minutes or so! There were some planes that did fly over but it did not bother us. You have a beautiful outside area. Every room (3 bedrooms) walk out to the yard. The house is well laid out and very mid-century decor. The kitchen is modern and we did cook often. You could spend your vacation in the back yard if you needed relaxation or golf. So, many of courses available. There are some good restaurants and downtown Palm Springs is a short drive away.. There is a grocery store nearby . Really enjoyed our time here.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved the place!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home and pool. The house had all of the amenities that we were looking for. We loved the retro felt we were living in another Era and vibe! The pool and spas were amazing with plenty of shade in and out of the pool.

We will be back for sure!

Thank you Linda for a perfect weekend!!!

Bill Davis.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I dont have anything to say except it was perfect. Fantastic pool and yard, great house, open kitchen, comfortable beds.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Better than photos!!

  • 5 of 5

I just returned from a weekend stay at this property and had an amazing time! The backyard is even bigger and better than pictures. The pictures just can't give it justice. The pool is absolutely breathtaking. There is no shortage of space in the pool for multiple floaties. The house is fully stocked and even included condiments and spices for cooking. Linda met us upon arrival and was so sweet and accommodating. The location is great, short 5-10 minute drive from downtown Palm Springs. We have already discussed our next trip back to this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4.2 Miles
Palm Springs International Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 111
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $190
Damage Deposit $269

Spa attached to pool is heated to 102 degrees and is included in rate. If you would like the pool water to be heated to 82, the additional cost is $59 per day. We will check pool temp prior to check-in if requested for decision regarding pool heat. There are 2 roll-away beds available to sleep 8 at $30 per bed, set up with linens. Security deposit is between $200 and $400 depending on # of guests & holiday.

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.