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3 Bedrooms, Ground level, tennis & gym included, high end furnishings

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,814 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bed, 2.5 bath ground level single story with 2 car attached garage!

No steps in or out of this ground level condo with views of the golf course, water feature and local mountains! Well equipped home with all newer high end furniture--set up like a luxury villa. Two of the bedrooms are master bedrooms with ensuite baths and generous walk in closets. Third bedroom has a bunk bed (twin over full with a trundle) and a writing desk (use as a 3rd bedroom or as an office). Kitchen includes all newer stainless steel appliances (fridge, dishwasher, microwave, gas stove). Two car attached garage. Free wi-fi. Laundry room with washer and dryer. Resort includes tennis, gym, clubhouse, pools, spas, and golf (pay to play), guard gated community. Outside we have new patio furniture for six and a gas grill (direct plumbed--never face an empty propane tank). Lots of upgrades and improvements (new ac, new heater, new water heater, stove converted to gas, surround sound/theatre system...too much to list!!!). Here are some places to check out http://bit.ly/MvTX3Z


Owner
Neal Johnson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Neal Johnson

We are an active family of 5. Melinda is a realtor and broker and Neal is a real estate appraiser. We own an Orange County based real estate brokerage called Freedom First Properties. Melinda loves hiking in the local hills and mountains and Neal enjoys playing tennis. As a family we love to vacation (who doesn't?) and road trips are one of our favorites! This pic is of us eating local crab @ Kelly's Marina in Nehalem Bay, Or.

Neal Johnson purchased this condo in 2013

Why Neal Johnson chose Palm Desert

We wanted to pick a home that would be perfect when we retire (someday....) but would serve our family well while the kids were still young and active. We wanted a community that offered many quality amenities (golf, tennis, gym, clubhouse) and found all of them in guard gated Desert Falls Country Club. We didn't want stairs or steps and wanted a view--so we were fairly picky when trying to find the right vacation (and future retirement) home...but we knew it when we saw it...this was 'the' one!

What makes this condo unique

Amenities! Golf, tennis, spa, pool, guard gated, 2 car garage, indoor laundry, wifi...view of golf course and mountains...walk in closets...and then we added high end furniture and furnishings to ensure the luxury vacation feel!

Amenities

Palm Desert Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1814 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Hall Bathroom - toilet
    Second master bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Master bath - toilet , tub , shower , Oversized soaking tub. Separate shower with grab bar.
  • Two ensuite bathrooms plus a hall bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master bedroom - 1 king
    Master Bedroom #2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Twin over full bunk bed with twin trundle--so 3 beds
  • Master bedroom with king bed. Light and bright with a large glass slider looking out on to green belt. 42' flat screen. Walk in closet with closet organizers. Master bath has dual vanities and large soaking tub as well as a shower with newer shower door and grab bar for safety. Second master also has bathroom and walk in closet.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Perfect escape for the active or the actively relaxing! Local hiking trails (palm springs tram) to a lounge chair by the pool...or enjoy one of the desert's famous local spas...Paribas Open Tennis Championships, fine steak houses, boutique shops, golf, gambling - its all here!!!

Reviews

Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
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3 Bedrooms, Ground level, tennis & gym included, high end furnishings
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews
5

A Perfect Month!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely condo the entire month of January and we couldn’t have asked for a more perfect experience. Everything we wanted or needed was provided in the condo along with wonderful views of snow-capped mountains. Neal, the owner, was very responsive from initial contact to departure. The online photos are a true representation of the apartment – spacious, tastefully furnished and well maintained. Desert Falls is a lovely country club with a well-equipped gym and tennis courts available to guests at no charge. Tennis lessons are available at very reasonable rates. The swimming pool is less than a minute from the condo. The location is central to shopping, sightseeing, hiking and other activities. And just near the patio, there is a very productive lemon tree which was a special daily treat for us. All in all, it was everything we could have wanted. Thank you, Neal!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm sooo glad you guys enjoyed it Susan. It was wonderful to host such great guests like yourselves. I always forget to tell people how great that tree is to have out back. Thanks for the kind words. Cheers!
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5

The condo was in excellent condition and had everything we needed for our stay.

  • 5 of 5

Neal was great at communicating exactly what we needed to get into the condo and to enjoy our stay. He responded to my emails immediately and answered any questions that I had. The property is in excellent condition and the kitchen was stunning. The pool was easily accessed just out the back door and the fitness centre was equipped with everything you need for a great workout. The property grounds were well maintained and looked after. We had a fabulous time and truly enjoyed our stay and will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Lori and glad you all had a great time. Hope to have you back sometime in the future.
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5

Fabulous property with attentive owners!

  • 5 of 5

Although too brief, we had a fantastic time at this desert retreat. The home was well appointed and furnished beautifully. The owners paid attention to all the details and we had everything we could possibly need for our stay. The home has a great location...grocery store right across from the main gate.

Thank you for a wonderfully relaxing weekend!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful family weekend even in 115 degree heat!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. Neal was so easy to get ahold of before, during, and after our stay. The place was up to date and had big rooms and comfortable beds. We came in a major heatwave in June where it was 115 degree temperature and the AC was wonderful. We were more than comfortable sleeping and kept cool throughout our entire day. I was highly impressed by this.

The front bunk bed room had three beds. One twin sized top bed, a double sized bottom bed, and then a twin pull out. Four children could easily fit in this room and there's even more room on the floor for two more kids to sleep in sleeping bags if you really needed. The closets in both the other two bedrooms were huge walk ins and would suffice for a smaller child to sleep in if needed. We had our 2 year old camp out comfortable on the floor on the master closet just to have her closer to us. The back bedroom was tucked away from the master bedroom and front kids room. It was perfect for my sister who stayed with us. A nice, quiet room for her to stay in away from the noise of the family. The appliances and kitchen was all up to date and the place was nicely decorated. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

I cannot recommend this place highly enough. Everything was as stated and instructions and communication was first class from Neal the owner. The property is right by one of the resort pools which was perfect and the facilities were second to none.

A piece of advice I would give is to check the cupboards before you go shopping for your basics as there are lots of items already there such as salt and pepper etc....

We would go back in a heartbeat - the gym at the resort is the best gym I have ever seen had the use of at any hotel or resort.

Overall very spacious, lovely feel to the place and a definite winner.

Amanda

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words Amanda. I'm so glad you guys enjoyed it and used the facilities. I agree with you on the gym. They have everything over there! Hope to have you back after the remodel. Neal
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5

Great Condo

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and owner is super easy to work with.. very prompt responses. I would stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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I have Paribas Open Season Tickets!! Resort community--you never have to leave! Wake up and use the private gym with cardio, weights and yoga room....enjoy your cardio while viewing the local mountains! Enjoy a meal at the country club and then head out for a round of golf on the 18 hole course (golf extra) or play some tennis if you prefer (included!). Walking distance to grocery story, places to eat and minutes away from shopping--from outlets to HIGH end rodeo drive quality shops (The Shops at El Paseo)..or both! Fantastic location while you stay in this guard gated, well kept community. The home is steps away from one of the community pools and spas...Palm Desert Cert of TOT #13-00038006

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $135 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Palm Desert rental tax applies to rentals of 27 nights or less.




Christmas / New Years is $285/night, min 4 nights.

Netflix charges taken from dep.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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