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Rancho Las Palmas a Mid-century Gem In Old Las Palmas

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom With Mountain Views from the Pool

The City of Palm Springs ID #3745.

Originally built in 1949, this Mid-Century gem is recently renovated and newly available for rentals. Sleeps eight people comfortably, with four bedrooms, four bathrooms, three gas fireplaces, and three fully updated kitchens with all new appliances. The furniture has been carefully chosen to provide plenty of comfort along with Mid-Century charm.

The property is divided into a main house, a Casita, a two car garage, and a spacious outdoor area with ample shaded and unshaded parts. The Casita has its own kitchen, full bath and queen size bed. The outdoor area is spacious, with a kitchen area, a brick gas BBQ , brick fireplace, dining table that seats eight, and additional outdoor furniture for lounging poolside. The backdrop of Mount San Jacinto is nothing short of spectacular.

Perfectly situated in Palm Springs' most established neighborhood, this vacation rental is easily within walking distance to downtown shops and restaurants. Two hours from Los Angeles, one hour from Joshua tree National Park, and just minutes from Palm Springs International Airport.

More Details

Property Manager
Ruby Montana
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Ruby Montana

Ruby Montana migrated to Palm Springs, Ca. in 2000 after purchasing a small boutique hotel called Ruby Montana's Coral Sands Inn. Prior to living in Palm Springs, Ruby was a resident of the wonderful Seattle, Washington, and had a store there for some twenty years. Ruby Montana's Pinto Pony in Pioneer Square was a kitsch Emporium that held everything from a Corbusier sofa to an invisible dog leash. Whack and wonderful. Ruby sponsered the National Spam Contest in Seattle for 10 years and was featured in People Magazine and on Jay Leno with regard to it...interviewed every February by 100s of radio stations internationally about the whacky contest. Ruby went to The University of Michigan and received a degree in Music. She majored in the French Horn and it managed to pay her way through college. Ruby was born in El Reno, Oklahoma, and is a pie baker. Ruby has a deep regard for animals and a passion for rescuing small dogs. In April 2013 Ruby formed a 501(c)3 called Ruby Montana's Pie in the Sky Animal Rescue. She saves 100s of dogs a year from certain death by fostering them and then placing them in homes. Ruby began baking pies for Trio Restaurant in order to meet the costs of rescuing a dog from a shelter. Each dog costs in the neighborhood of $200 to rescue. Her pies were always in such demand at Trio that she started Ruby Montana's Pie in the Sky Pie of the Month Club. Ruby had 50 members at last count. Her Let the Sunshine Lemon Meringue Pie is so popular at Trio Restaurant that it is generally sold out before 7 p.m. Ruby Montana's Coral Sands Inn sits close to Rancho Las Palmas and they work beautifully for hosting larger groups of people...reunions, weddings, retreats, golf getaways...you name it. Ruby loves the Old Las Palmas neighborhood that Rancho and The Coral Sands are located in. They are situated just around the corner from Liberace's first home where one can still find the original grand piano mail box. Incredible

Ruby Montana purchased this house in 2014

Why Ruby Montana chose Palm Springs, Central

The Old Las Pal­mas neighborhood was developed in the mid-1920’s by New York builder Alvah Hicks and his son, Harold. Today, Old Las Pal­mas is recognized as one of the pre­mier loca­tions in Palm Springs and many of the older estates and homes in the neigh­bor­hood are being updated and given the love they deserve. For­merly a cit­rus grove, Old Las Pal­mas sits against the back­drop of the beau­ti­ful San Jac­into Mountains.

Amenities

Old Las Palmas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located off the Master Bedroom with full bath/shower
    Casita Bathroom - toilet , shower , Located in the Casita off the bedroom and kitchen
    Jungle Room Bathroom - toilet , shower , En suite bathroom with walk in shower
    Front Room Bathroom - toilet , shower , En suite bathroom w/walk in shower also access from kitchen
  • Each bedroom has an en suite bathroom with shower. Master Bedroom has full bath/shower and the Casita and other bedrooms has a private en suite bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Front Bedroom - 1 queen , Has a walk in closet, fireplace and en suite w/shower
    Jungle Room - 1 queen , Jungle Room has en suite bathroom with shower
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , The Master Bedroom and en suite bathroom w/shower and bath
    Casita - 1 queen , Separate bed, kitchen and bathroom with own entrance
  • Each bedroom has it's own TV and en suite bathroom and closets. The fourth bedroom is in the Casita which is it's own studio apartment.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • 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
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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(16 traveler reviews)

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Rancho Las Palmas a Mid-century Gem In Old Las Palmas
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
Seattle area, Washington, USA
5

Christmas at Rancho Las Palmas

  • 5 of 5

Each year we meet our adult children and their families at some unique (and hopefully warm) spot. Last Christmas we choose Ranch Las Palmas, and we were really glad we did. The house itself is decorated in an old Palm Springs fashion, but is comfortable and equipped with modern conveniences as well. The bedrooms are comfortable and I really appreciate that the are all en suite. The casita was great for creating a separation for the youngest of the group. The patio and pool are a perfect place to gather and relax. We made good use of the barbecue and outdoor dining area. The views of the mountains and gardens are beautiful. My one-year old grandson enjoyed his first swimming lesson in the warm pool. (Thank you Ruby!) The house is located in the Old Los Palmas neighborhood and is walking distance to the downtown area. There are great places to go biking too. I highly recommend this location, but any of Ruby's homes are wonderful. She is a great host too!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love you and your family and am thrilled that you enjoyed your holiday at Rancho Las Palmas in the old section of wonderful Palm Springs. Cheers, Ruby Montana
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London, UK
5

A beautiful house in a beautiful town!

  • 5 of 5

At the end of last year I was lucky enough to stay at Rancho Las Palmas in Palm Springs. My stay there was amazing and many fun hours were spent in the pool.

The rooms are all of a very good size and all with en-suites but the real unique point to the house is the fantastic décor. Every piece has been well thought out and considered and it really makes you feel as if you are there in Palm Springs in its heyday!

The Kitchen has everything you need and there is a large BBQ area in the casita from where you can see amazing view of the mountains in the background. When I was there the garden was also being completed so there are really beautiful desert plants out front and back.

There are great restaurants and bars nearby with more opening all the time but the house is also situated at a walkable distance from the town centre so it's quiet at night.

All in all a lovely stay was had and I hope to be lucky enough to make it back there one day!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Place-specific design and everything you need for a comfortable stay

  • 5 of 5

I chose this house because I loved how it looked like it shouldn't be anywhere else but Palm Springs. It gives you such a great sense of the history and culture of the neighborhood, but this is definitely a house meant to be lived in! From the photos you can tell that every room has beautiful period and retro furniture and decorations but you can't tell how comfortable it is. The beds and linens were of high quality and the kitchen was the best stocked vacation kitchen I've ever used. The eye for style continued in the rainbow selection of fiesta dishes and tiki glassware but we also had a variety of baking pans, tupperware, a food processor, a blender, a toaster and quality appliances. We loved the kitchen so much that we only ate out twice, including a trip to the Draughftsman and Ice Cream+Shoppe, which are only two blocks away. It was hard to leave the house when there was so much great design to admire in the home and garden (the "cactus slide" by the bomb shelter was one of our favorites) and your views included at minimum a beautiful garden if not palm trees and the surrounding mountains. The surrounding homes are also beautiful and unique so we took several strolls around the neighborhood. One thing that you may not be able to tell from the photos is that two of the bedrooms have closets/dressing rooms that are easily big enough to fit a crib. We had a baby in our party and her parents were very happy to fit her a bit closer to them. Concrete, cactus and "Sex USA" posters might trick you into thinking this is not a baby friendly house, but it was perfect for us. The floors were easy to clean and gave our little crawler lots of room to go. The little touches in every room were a great distraction device when she got fussy and the big picture windows looking out to the pool were a perfect lookout point. We also had great family time in the saltwater pool. Ruby was very friendly and easy to work with. We're already talking about coming back again next year.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful weekend in this amazing Mid-century house. So well put together - effortlessly chic, comfortable and equipped with everything you need for a perfect weekend escape. A well-stocked kitchen with essentials, Pool, Outdoor BBQ area, and an amazing view of Mount San Jacinto. Walking distance to shops and restaurants. They have really created a beautiful space that where you can relax, sit back, enjoy but also has that a very familiar at home feeling. Well done and we will definitely be back for more!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles
5

Beautiful Desert Compound

  • 5 of 5

We escaped to Palm Springs with 2 other couples for the 4th of July weekend. The house was the perfect size for all of us, including a small child. It is beautifully appointed, has an incredible outdoor living area with pool, BBQ and lounge spaces. The owners are friendly and hospitable and the view of the mountains is divine. We can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, Ga
5

Perfect Home in Palm Springs

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect home in Palm Springs. Location is amazing, we walked to downtown and Starbucks everyday. The view from the back yard and swimming pool is amazing. Overlooking the mountains. The home was perfect for our group of 8. Décor was great and very comfortable. Ruby the owner was fantastic to work with. We will be back !!!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
3.5 Miles
Palm Springs Airport
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Pet Fee $250
Damage Deposit $500

The refundable damage deposit of $500 is collected at the time of making the reservation and it is returned within 21 days after departure date of said guest.
Check in is at 3 p.m. Check out is at 11 a.m.
All holidays will be paid in full 60 days prior to occupancy.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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