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A Unique and Private Historic Home Surrounded by a Beautiful Desert Preserve

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Charming Private Historic Rock House at Happy Canyon Ranch - 20 Acre Preserve

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Last updated: 12/01/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Bungalow
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Greetings,

Your historic home built from rocks is beautiful inside and out. The special feeling from the home and surrounding area is the only property in Palm Springs with a retreat feeling. You can check in and never have the desire to leave. We make all arrangements for total privacy. The home is spacious and the patio is over 450 sq. feet for the outdoor living Palm Springs offers.

The Palm Canyon and Earl Henderson Hiking Trails are steps away for hiking and horseback riding. The Palm Canyon Wash is a great for riding a mountain bike. The Indian Canyons Golf Resort and the Famous Indian Canyons - unique to the world are a stone throw away.

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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/01/2016

Property Type

  • Bungalow
  • 975 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Adults only 21 or over....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    1 child welcome in addition to 2 parents....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking only permitted outside the house on the Patio....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    An additional Cleaning Fee of $50. for pets...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    CA King Bed in Alcove...moreless

  • Large comfortable CA King bed with very soft designer sheets and comforter. Curtains to separate it from the living area. You can view the sunrise from bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Large Bathroom with walk in closet with hangers and 3 shelf unit. Pedestal sink, toilet and large walk in shower with a rain shower head. Soap, Shampoo & Conditioner, Body Wash and Body Lotion provided. Dresser with 3 drawers and Medicine Cabinet and shelf above the sink to store your items. Fluffy white towels, washcloths, hand towels and bath sheets....moreless

Other Amenities

  • A perfect retreat for anyone and everyone. Looking forward to your stay....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Books on the History of Palm Springs Paperback Books Many Hardcover Books A perfect place to read....moreless

  • Games:

    Deck of Cards Checkers Backgammon Mancala...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The Rock House at Happy Canyon Ranch is on the mountain with 360 degree mountain and city lights views. Your private oasis in the wind free South End of PS. Total privacy & a perfect couples retreat...moreless

  • Resort

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    2 at Breakfast Nook 2-4 in Living Room 2-4 on Outdoor Patio 2-6 in Courtyard with Firepit...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace:

    Candle Lit Fireplace inside. Firepit provided on the patio...moreless

  • Heating
  • Linens Provided:

    Designer Sheets on the California King Bed...moreless

  • Living Room:

    The views from the full length picture windows is the best view of the desert and the twinkling city lights. A Cafe Table for 2 to dine in front of the picture windows....moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided:

    Lots of fluffy White Bath Towels, Hand Towels and Washcloths....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked with everything you need....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen - if you need something I am :5 minutes away and will deliver. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Electric cooktop and oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee, Tea, Olive Oil, Spices, Salt/Pepper...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Small 3.2 cubic feet - has small freezer on top. An ice maker is provided. Can provide a wine refrigator is needed....moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric cooktop and oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    The patio is very large and functional with a firepit for your evenings....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Q 1200 Portable Tabletop Propane Gas Grill in Purple...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall
Oct 2 - Dec 29, 2016
2 night min stay
$165
$950 $3,200
High Winter Rates
Dec 30 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$175
$1,000 $4,000
Coachella
Apr 14 - Apr 17, 2017
4 night min stay

$750
flat fee
Coachella
Apr 21 - Apr 24, 2017
4 night min stay

$650
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150
$875 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Pet Fee $75

Notes:

Thank you for your business. Happy Canyon Ranch is a very special place. Enjoy!


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 12/01/2016
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Location

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8 Miles
Nearest Airport
PSP Palm Springs International Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Many night spots and bars
Araby Cove, Palm Springs, CA, USA
Nearest Ferry
N/A
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Indian Canyons Golf Resorts
20 Miles
Nearest Train
North Palm Springs
16 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 10
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
My favorite is Spencer's at the Tennis Club
130 Miles
Nearest Ski
Big Bear Mountain
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
ACE Hotel Beach Club and many Palm Springs Pools

Car: Recommended

Your rock house at Happy Canyon Ranch is the best get-a-way with hiking and mountain biking out your front door.

This historic site was built between 1929 to 1932 and will be your totally private oasis. The famous Indian Canyons and the Indian Canyon's Golf Resort featuring 36 holes of golf is just up the Palm Canyon Wash from your private residence. Here is a link to Palm Springs Life Magazine May 2013 Issue about our wonderful neighborhood -

The rock house at Happy Canyon Ranch is the perfect place to unwind and have total privacy.

The patio with 360 degree views of the city lights and the mountain is 375 feet of patio space for your enjoyment. There are 2 lounge chairs, two tables with 4 chairs each and side tables for beverages. Two (2) umbrellas for shade.

Rock House at Happy Canyon Ranch Restaurant Suggestions:

I have eaten at Morgan's at the La Quinta Hotel & Resort and it is very nice, but a :25 minute drive.

Closer and romantic I would suggest Le Vallauris

We are very spoiled in Palm Springs. Locals in Palm Springs do not drive to Palm Desert and Palm Desert Locals do not drive to Palm Springs. But you my guests are welcome to drive & explore on your vacation. When my children and I go to La Quinta we stay at the La Quinta Hotel kind of a Staycation.

We have excellent restaurants not mentioned so my favorites:

Lunch:

#1: Spencer's 3 course lunch with coffee - $19.50 ++

#2: Sherman’s Deli - Potato Latkes with Pastrami & Apple Sauce & Sour Creme

#3: Everywhere Else Downtown

Rock House at Happy Canyon Ranch Heating & Air Conditioning

All-in-1 Radiant Infrared Quartz Portable Heater with Humidifier & Air Purifier, HEPA Filter

Four functions: Infrared Heater, Air Purifier, HEPA Filter, Humidifier State of the Art Infrared Technology Heats up to 1500 sq. ft. with clean, even heat that fills the room, efficiently and effectively. HEPA Air Purification removes 99.5% of particles as small as 0.3 microns in size PCO air purification system removes offensive odors from the room while killing harmful germs and bacteria to create a purified, healthy and comfortable breathing environment. Humidifier adds extra moisture to the air to smoother your respiratory system and help you feel more comfortable.

Friedrich Kuhl Heat/Cool Window Air Conditioner

36,000 BTUs of cooling and 17,300 BTUs of heating power

Treats a space over 1,000 square feet (Rock House 750 square feet

• 36,000 BTUs of cooling and 17,300 BTUs of heating power

• Treats 725 cubic feet of air per minute

• Removes 12.0 pints of moisture per hour

• Digital temperature control with LCD display

• Color: White

Bathroom Heater - Bionaire Ceramic Tower Heater Programmable Digital Thermostat

• 90 Degree Oscillation

• 24 Hour timer & Digital temperature control

Outdoor Fire Pit

Firestarter and wood for 1-2 fires provided

Enjoy!

Julie

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Planning Corporate Events and Locations for filming I have lived in Palm Springs for over 37 years as Destination Services, Locations & Events. I know the community and my children and I are very involved. We live in the Araby Cove neighborhood and the Rock House at Happy Canyon Ranch is the best of the best. All guests want to come back again and again to relax and connect with nature and beauty.

Why the Owner Chose Araby Cove, Palm Springs, CA, USA:
Enjoy life at an awesome and perfect, totally private retreat for two people to enjoy life at every moment. The Rock House at Happy Canyon Ranch provides everything including Hiking, biking, walking on property. The uniqueness of this historic rock house will be your finest private vacation. Small elegant and beautiful and romantic with a huge fireplace and everything you need to just stay home. Venture outdoors to a 350 foot patio with fire ring and tables to view 360 degrees of natural nature. The lower courtyard has a fire pit and is built to the 1932 rock grandeur. This home promises to be the perfect place for you and yours.

The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
The most private, exclusive, mountainside estate situated on a 20 acre preserve surrounding your private home and oasis. Hiking trails just South of Happy Canyon Ranch. You can bring or board horses on property or can make arrangements with our local stable nearby. Vacation the way you want to and leave the rest up to us. Yes we can, Yes we do and Yes we will make your special time very, very special. Once in a lifetime personal event is our business and we will deliver.


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Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/01/2016

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  • Charming Private Historic Rock House at Happy Canyon Ranch - 20 Acre  Preserve

    Charming Private Historic Rock House at Happy Canyon Ranch - 20 Acre Preserve

  • The historic home is built of rocks and is round with a half circle patio

    The historic home is built of rocks and is round with a half circle patio

  • Cafe Table for 2 at the picture window for dining, talking, cards or games.

    Cafe Table for 2 at the picture window for dining, talking, cards or games.

  • Living Room sitting area for reading a good book.  Many books available.

    Living Room sitting area for reading a good book. Many books available.

  • Breakfast Nook and large tabletop for cooking and storage of your items.

    Breakfast Nook and large tabletop for cooking and storage of your items.

  • Full bathroom with walk in closet and large shower.

    Full bathroom with walk in closet and large shower.

  • Living Room View from the large panoramic view windows

    Living Room View from the large panoramic view windows

  • Western Views from the 400 sq. foot patio with 360 degree views.

    Western Views from the 400 sq. foot patio with 360 degree views.

  • Large half circle patio with fire pit, tables, chairs, umbrellas and lounges

    Large half circle patio with fire pit, tables, chairs, umbrellas and lounges

  • Lower courtyard with firepit.

    Lower courtyard with firepit.

  • Large Fireplace.  Kitchen and bathroom doors & bedroom alcove.

    Large Fireplace. Kitchen and bathroom doors & bedroom alcove.

  • The views are 360 degrees and the best in the valley.

    The views are 360 degrees and the best in the valley.

  • Lower firepit area with ledge seating

    Lower firepit area with ledge seating

  • Cafe Table for 2 at the picture window for dining, talking, cards or games.

    Cafe Table for 2 at the picture window for dining, talking, cards or games.

  • Full Kitchen with breakfast nook and large tabletop for storage of your items

    Full Kitchen with breakfast nook and large tabletop for storage of your items

  • Kitchen Breakfast Nook with 2 stools

    Kitchen Breakfast Nook with 2 stools

  • Large Shower

    Large Shower

  • Patio with 360 degree views the home is surrounded by 20 acres of preserve.

    Patio with 360 degree views the home is surrounded by 20 acres of preserve.

  • Many places on the property to relax & contemplate.

    Many places on the property to relax & contemplate.

  • CA King in the alcove, a living room with a large fireplace.

    CA King in the alcove, a living room with a large fireplace.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016

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