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Mid-Century Modern Condo Has it All, 3 Minutes to Downtown, Totally Remodeled

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Last updated: 03/11/2017
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

1600 sf , 2 king bedrooms, den, 2 bathrooms, patio, 2 pools, garage, carport

Starview is a beautifully remodeled single-floor condo that captures the essence of Palm Springs: the mid-century modern interior design, the clean and bright colors, the light, the California art, and the desert oasis environment.

Starview is an ideal oasis for vacation renters requiring a minimum 30 night stay.

We named it Starview for two reasons: the clear night skies (350 cloudless nights per year) allow you to view the heavens from the patio with our Celestron astronomical telescope; and what Palm Springs is famous for, you can see entertainment stars at numerous venues, view their homes, and perhaps even bump into them on the street.

This condo has it all: location, size and function, grounds and outdoor space, amenities, style, and technology.

Location - Only 3 minutes to downtown and 5 minutes to the airport, we are in the heart of the original Palm Springs.

Size and Function - With 2 bedrooms and a den, Starview can sleep 4 adults and 2 children. In addition to an interior living space of 1600 sf, we have a very private 400 sf patio, 9 foot ceilings, a single car garage and carport right outside your door, and your choice of 2 pools and 2 hot tubs only 100 steps away.
The kitchen is large and modern, with amenities, including a gas cooktop range, for the gourmet chef.
The dining room can accommodate 8 to 12 people.
The living room is large, with a stunning gas fireplace for those cool desert evenings.
The master bedroom has a California king-size bed, a smart TV, and receives the direct morning sunrise (unless you want to lower the light-blocking shades). The master bathroom vanity is 8 feet long with 2 sinks, and the master shower has 2 shower heads. A walk-in closet has ample hanging and drawer space.
The guest bedroom is very private and separate from the other rooms. It has a California king bed, a large reach-in closet, and a TV. The bathroom can be made private or can be used by visitors. It has 2 sink faucets and 2 shower heads.
The den has a desk, TV, credenza, and 2 sofas that can be converted into single beds.
The 400 sf patio is very private with a 6 1/2 foot wall. It receives the full sun in the mornings and provides much-valued shade in the hot afternoons. It's great for outdoor dining and relaxation, and the Weber gas barbeque make grilling a pleasure. The trickling sound of the water fountain will add to your pleasure.
Do your laundry with a large in-suite washer and dryer set.

Style - The vibrant colors, furnishings, lightness, brightness, and simplicity capture the essence of Palm Springs itself. Guests are delighted with the look and feel. We are building the art collection, and are focusing on an abstract theme, mainly by California artists.

Grounds and Outdoor Space - In addition to the very private 400 square foot patio, the oasis-like grounds of the condo complex are absolutely beautiful. There are two swimming pools and 2 hot-tubs with ample lounging chairs. The acres of stunning landscaping offer a gently rolling terrain and numerous lawns with a large diversity of mature palm trees and other subtropical and desert vegetation attracting songbirds, hummingbirds and even a few roadrunners and bunny rabbits.

Technology - Even though the style captures mid-century modern architecture, the technology is definitely 21st century. We are providing 4 smart TVs in the den, bedrooms, and living room, with access to numerous apps including Netflix. Bring your own computer, tablet, and smart phone, and connect them to our internet via hardwire or Wi-Fi. Bring your own music on your smart device and connect to our sound bar via a provided hardwire plug or via Bluetooth. We also provide a wireless Bluetooth-enabled multi-function printer that can fax, scan, and copy. We provide a telephone with free long distance to any North America location. And for the astronomically capable, we offer a smart 8' Celestron telescope that can automatically point to thousands of objects such as planets, nebulae, galaxies, moons, and stars.
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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/11/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    Children need to be supervised at the pools; no diapers in the pools, the sofa beds in the den are 6 feet long x 28 inches wide....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Smaller dogs will be considered....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    This is a single-floor condo at ground level with no steps....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    East-facing for the morning sun, opens to patio...moreless

  • Guest Bedroom: 1 king

    Quiet and private, TV, reach-in closet...moreless

  • Both bedrooms have attached bathrooms.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Large shower with 2 heads, large vanity with 2 sinks...moreless

  • Guest Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Shower has 2 heads, vanity has long sink with 2 faucets...moreless

  • Both bathrooms have skylights, cheerful bright countertops, and contemporary fixtures. The showers are large enough for 2 people....moreless


  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable TV and internet is provided....moreless

  • Television:

    All 4 TVs are smart, with available apps such as Netflix for watching movies....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Located on large, beautifully landscaped property, only a 3 minute drive to downtown Palm Springs...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Walnut and white, seats 6, or 8 to 12 with the leaf insert. Adjacent to open-area kitchen. Has a large skylight for bright happy daytime meals (if not dining on the patio), and dimmable lighting....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    No additional cost....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Large Whirlpool, new in 2014....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Beautifully finished fireplace, gas-burning with very realistic birch logs and embers....moreless

  • Garage:

    Single garage right outside the door....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    No additional cost....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wired and Wi-Fi access. Wi-Fi available throughout condo including patio....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Spacious, seats 6 to 8 comfortably, more with added chairs from other rooms. Cosy, beautiful fireplace. Smart TV. Desk looking onto patio. Beautiful abstract art by California artists....moreless

  • Parking:

    Single carport right outside the door....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free calling anywhere in North America....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Large Whirlpool, new in 2014....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:


  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Lots of color-coordinated dishes and utensils. Serves 12 people and 1 dog (dog dishes also color coordinated!)...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Very quiet Bosch dishwasher with 3 racks (upper for cutlery)....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Large U-shaped kitchen with bright cheerful countertops, loads of storage space, all modern (2014) appliances....moreless

  • Microwave:


  • Oven:

    Several convection and regular baking settings. Warming drawer. KitchenAid....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    A few dry goods may be available....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    KitchenAid with French doors, cold water and ice dispenser, lower freezer....moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas stovetop, easy to clean. KitchenAid....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toasts 4 slices. Cuisinart....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    400 square foot patio with 6 1/2 foot walls for total privacy. Perfect for entertaining, dining, relaxing. East-facing, gets the pleasant morning sun plus much-valued shade in the afternoon....moreless

  • Golf:

    Over 100 golf courses within a half hour drive....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Acres of beautifully landscaped common lawns and gardens with hundreds of mature plants and palm trees....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    New Weber grill on the patio....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    2 sizeable pools are provided, 100 steps from condo....moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    2 hot tubs are provided adjacent to pools....moreless



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High Season 2016-17
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2017
30 night min stay

Early Summer 2017
May 1 - Jun 30, 2017
30 night min stay

My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $100
  • Cleaning at check-out $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000


Due to local requirements, rental of Starview must be for a minimum of 30 nights. Rates are subject to change until a deposit has been received. Owner will provide a rental agreement that must be signed at time of deposit.

$1,000 deposit is due at time of booking. Full rental cost including cleaning and pet charges is due 90 days prior to occupancy, and the deposit is converted into a damage deposit that will be returned to renter within 14 days of move-out less any documented damages incurred. A rental agreement including cancellation terms will be provided.

$500 additional deposit if telescope will be used.

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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2 Miles
Nearest Airport
Palm Springs PSP, 5 minutes away
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lots of great restaurants within 5 minute drive

Car: Recommended

Location, Location, Location...

This wonderful property is only 5 minutes from the airport, and a 3 minute drive (or 20 minute walk) to downtown Palm Springs with its eclectic Design District, fabulous restaurants, numerous galleries and shops, regular outdoor markets, great entertainment, superb mid-century architecture, and homes of the famous.

The Uptown Design District has dozens of unique owner-operated (no chain stores here) shops and galleries with new and mid century furnishings, art, clothing, and high quality goods in general.

Within 3 to 5 minutes are dozens of high quality restaurants serving creative and fresh delights by the friendliest staff imaginable. These include Tropicale, Trio, Johannes, Jakes, Cheekie's, Copely's, and many others. Many have jazz and popular entertainment. Also nearby are coffee shops such as Koffi with its large outdoor courtyard, nightclubs such as Copa and the Purple Room, and jazz venues such as Woody's.

Take a bike ride to explore the mid-century modern and earlier Spanish architecture, all within a mile or two. There are hundreds of fabulous homes here, many of which were or currently are owned by the rich and famous.

Village Fest is held Thursday evenings downtown, offerings hundreds of local vendors' products, plus entertainment and great people watching. On other days, open-air markets for art and other goods are a regular occurrence. And if you like restored and antique automobiles, downtown Palm Springs is the place to see them.

If you appreciate contemporary art, the Palm Springs Art Gallery is an excellent, well-funded public facility showing some of the most creative and relevant American and international art.

For organized physical exercise taught by professionals, the Spa Casino offers a first class fitness facility at a reasonable price. It is only a five minute bike ride away.

The Palm Springs Convention Center is only a 10 minute walk away. This is a busy place, with many interesting public and private shows, exhibits, and conferences.

And if you're a history buff, there are museums downtown showing the history of Palm Springs, and the Air Museum at the airport showing the history of World War II and displaying a large collection of WWII and later aircraft.

Within 30 minutes of our condo are over 100 golf courses, shopping on Palm Desert's famous El Paseo Drive, the very interesting and child-friendly Living Desert zoo and nature facility, and name acts at casino and community auditoriums. For example, in 2014 you could have seen Roberta Flack, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Chicago, Maureen McGovern, Lily Tomlin, Dianna Krall, and many, many more.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2013

About: We are a Canadian couple who fell in love with Palm Springs. Both retired professionals and seasoned worldwide travelers, we found that Palm Springs offers the best of cultural activities, entertainment, and dining typically found in big metropolitan cities, but with the feeling, friendliness, and pace of a smaller town.

Why Palm Springs, CA, USA:
The city of Palm Springs, with its climate, village-like appeal, architectural attractiveness, the arts/culture/entertainment scene, and very accepting friendliness was what drew us here in the first place. And this specific property in the Palm Regency condo complex offers many advantages for getting the best out of Palm Springs: it's close to downtown, it has large spacious units with affordable pricing (translation: it is very cost-effective for renters), and it has meticulously maintained landscaping and grounds. It is simply a pleasure to live here, both inside and outside, and to make this a base of exploring Palm Springs and the greater Palm Springs and Southern California area. And there are no hidden costs such as pool heating, internet access, and parking. You get a lot for the cost.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
When we bought this condo, our vision was to create a home that reflects the essence of Palm Springs itself: the mid-century modern style, the colors, the brightness & lightness & openness, and the high quality of just about everything. We engaged the services of an experienced professional designer who knows Palm Springs well, and the services of a contractor whose prime focus is quality. The result is a home that is a delight to live in.

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Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/11/2017

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  • Mid-century modern living room

    Mid-century modern living room

  • Beautiful laser-sculpted fireplace is the room's focal point

    Beautiful laser-sculpted fireplace is the room's focal point

  • Modern art in the entry-way

    Modern art in the entry-way

  • A lovely shaded patio.

    A lovely shaded patio.

  • Patio view of the living room, with kitchen in the distance

    Patio view of the living room, with kitchen in the distance

  • Lots of counter space for the gourmet chef...

    Lots of counter space for the gourmet chef...

  • Dining room viewed from kitchen

    Dining room viewed from kitchen

  • Master bedroom (with king bed) opens onto patio. Guest bedroom has identical bed

    Master bedroom (with king bed) opens onto patio. Guest bedroom has identical bed

  • Master bathroom vanity with 2 sinks and ample storage

    Master bathroom vanity with 2 sinks and ample storage

  • Guest bathroom for 2, bright and light with skylight

    Guest bathroom for 2, bright and light with skylight

  • Pool no. 1 with mountains to the west

    Pool no. 1 with mountains to the west

  • Pool no. 2 with beautiful flower beds

    Pool no. 2 with beautiful flower beds

  • A cozy fireplace for cool desert evenings

    A cozy fireplace for cool desert evenings

  • Enjoy the many smart TV features such as Netflix

    Enjoy the many smart TV features such as Netflix

  • Patio view from the living room

    Patio view from the living room

  • Patio, living room in background

    Patio, living room in background

  • Bright and cheery dining room and kitchen with large skylight

    Bright and cheery dining room and kitchen with large skylight

  • ...and lots of storage too.

    ...and lots of storage too.

  • Master bedroom, California art

    Master bedroom, California art

  • A telescope is available for stargazing by qualified users

    A telescope is available for stargazing by qualified users

  • Guest bedroom with king bed

    Guest bedroom with king bed

  • The den/office has 2 sofas convertible into single beds

    The den/office has 2 sofas convertible into single beds

  • Hot tub no. 1

    Hot tub no. 1

  • Hot tub no. 2

    Hot tub no. 2

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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