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Owners Private Luxury Oasis in the Movie Colony

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,823 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 60 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom 4 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

This Spanish style Villa is perfectly situated at the foot of the San Gorgonio mountains, 1.5 miles from downtown Palm Springs. Walled and private estate enclosing a saline pool/spa, built in bbq, firepit, surround sound,misting system and more! Our home is Spanish Mediterranean style with 3 bedrooms en-suite with walk in closets, all with direct access via double french doors to the spacious gardens, mountain views and pool/spa area, 4 bathrooms and gourmet kitchen. The rear garden is completely outfitted with 4 umbrellas, 8 sun loungers, outdoor granite table with seating for 6, plus additional seating for 4 more.

Cook your dinner in the built in gas BBQ island. Warm yourself with a built in fire pit, cool yourself with the misting system, enjoy your favorite music in surround sound. Swim in the stone saline pool and spa. Enjoy the stone jar fountains adjacent to the pool. Rinse off in the semi-private outdoor shower.

Gourmet kitchen with center island and sink, built in desk and kitchen nook is adjacent to the separate dining room with round table and seating for 8. The adjacent Living room has been converted to a game room, complete with pool table and a ping pong conversion top.

The house is approx. 2823 sq. ft. with the Master Suite in its' own wing. The family room offers comfortable seating for 8 with 2 bar stools at the granite bar. Front courtyard off the dining room offers a 2 chair/table bistro set for that early morning cup of coffee or glass of wine in the evening.

Water, both hot and cold in the entire home is filtered with a Pelican water system. The 2 car attached garage is oversized. The BBQ area is completed with a bar refrigerator for drinks. The Oasis is situated in the exclusive Movie Colony East neighborhood, 3 blocks from the Historic Ruth Hardy Park, 1.5 miles from Downtown Palm the Stars come to play. Tour the local neighborhood with an official Map of the Stars Homes. Relax and enjoy the peace, privacy and tranquility of the Oasis.

The Oasis is a short drive from the airport. 2 car garage and street parking available.

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Ruth Hardy Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2823 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master bath has double vanity, soaking tub, ex. large shower
    Bathroom 2 Lava Lava - toilet , shower , Extra lighting in the vanity, opening window
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Designer touches, copper sink, old world mirror
    Outside Shower - outdoor shower , Semi private with hot and cold water, built in bench
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Designer oval window, shower storage shelf, makeup lighting
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 Lava Lava - 2 queen , Opens onto the pool area, walk in closet, ensuite
    Bedroom 1 Master - 1 king , Access to pool, flat screen built in, spa only steps away
    Bedroom 3 Hideaway - 1 queen , Opens onto fountain, private patio, plasma TV + dvd, ensuite
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Each Bathroom has it's own hairdryer and separate make-up mirror.


4.6/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

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Owners Private Luxury Oasis in the Movie Colony
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews

Loved the Home and Pool Area

  • 5 of 5

This was our first vacation with new grandchildren and we loved the home, pool area, and location. The owners promptly answered our multiple questions about the home and location with new babies in our family. The home is perfect for those families that want enough room to spread out and yet congregate as a family. The pool area is beautiful with enough sun protected and open areas for a family. We grilled in the backyard each night and enjoyed the relaxing nighttime fire and sauna. The home was close to the park and downtown so we could walk and not waste time driving in traffic. Home has everything you could possibly need as a family with adults and children. Concierge promptly addressed our questions and concerns. Concierge and owners could not have been more helpful. Thanks for everything.

We loved the location and the home--looking forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sandra for the lovely review. As you know, the reviews received are the gateway to rentals and we are thrilled that you enjoyed this home during your stay. I have passed your comments regarding our concierge along to him.You and your family were wonderful renters and took exceptional care of our home. Thank you for that. We look forward to having you here again in the future! Sincerely, Deborah
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Beautiful Setting

  • 4 of 5

A family of 5 women recently shared this home for a few days. Overall, the home was wonderful for our group. It's a very spacious home, but still cozy. We appreciated that each bedroom has it's own bath, in addition to a powder room. The back yard setting was gorgeous - like a private resort! There were plenty of places to relax and enjoy the sun or be shaded by a multitude of sun umbrellas. We enjoyed the beautiful saline pool and the sounds of the fountains. The chaise lounges and sun bed were very comfortable. We also appreciated the pool railings, for safety reasons. We spent every day by the pool and it was very peaceful and quiet. We also enjoyed sitting around the fire pit in the evenings. The owner graciously provided us with with a gift basket of goodies, which was a very nice touch. We did encounter a few issues... a dirty kitchen dish towel and the dishes, glasses and silverware had food particles on them. The ceiling fan in the family room was very dusty and in need of a good cleaning. We expected a spotless home for the $300 cleaning fee we paid. Despite these issues we would most likely return for another stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Betty, As you probably know ratings are very important to us as owners. Thank you for your honesty as we strive to provide the best vacation experience for our guests. Your comments are appreciated as it provides us with the detail we require to make the necessary changes. Sincerely Deborah
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Aptly named "Private Luxury Oasis" - it is truly a Palm Springs Oasis

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful property and probably the best backyard we've seen. It is a 5 Star Property and is as well equipped as any rental our family has experienced. However, there were a few things that keep us from giving it a full 5 stars (would've liked to give 4 and half, but that option isn't available). Some of the things that were disappointing was that when we arrived the fridge needed to be cleaned, and many of the glasses, cups, plates and cutlery needed to be put through the dishwasher, the pool heat was not on and it was cold (no problem turning it on, control panel was easy to use), and the house was very warm as the air conditioning wasn't on. Plus, the following can be taken as either positives or negatives - but because of the location, which was very close to the Airport (5 minutes drive way), there was constant noise from the planes coming and going. In addition, because the neighborhood is very well kept, there is always someone cutting their lawns or weed eating and such.

Once these things got sorted out we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and took advantage of everything the home has to offer and would like to thank the owners for a terrific holiday. In particular the pool, the spa, the pool table, ping pong, all the lawn furniture, the plentiful sun umbrellas that offered shade when shade was needed, the comfy beds, lots of paper products, an abundance of towels, full laundry and of course each bedroom having it's own ensuite.

The location is close to down town (10 min. drive or 30 minute walk) and all the numerous restaurants to choose from. Our favourite was Las Casuellas Terraza.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Whoa. What a Great Vacation Home.

  • 5 of 5

This is one excellent property. Besides the great location, it has a very serious cooks kitchen, along with a pool and spa area that is really hard to leave no matter what the temperature (great fire pit, btw). The bedrooms are roomy, well furnished and comfortable. But what is most impressive was how well it was stocked with all the little things that made our stay really enjoyable. For example, upon arrival, numerous pool towels were layed out, ready to go. The patio had a space heater with an extra propane tank. The kitchen has every utensil ever created and along with enough condiments, spices, pots, pans etc to cook for several families and not break a sweat. Overall, it's the total package. Great 'sandbox' Johnsons! Thanks.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive comments. It's families like yours with a touch of class that make this a wonderful experience to rent our personal home to vacation renters. We enjoyed having you as our guests. Please consider a return stay....maybe an annual tradition:))
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  • 5 of 5

We were 4 adults, 4 children, aged 15 to 4, enjoying Spring Break from BC.

We have such a wonderful time at Deborah's home. The whole process of booking, paying and ironing out all the details was seamless. When we arrived we were blown away! Minutes from airport, stores etc. The pics don't do the property justice. And the owner left us a welcome bottle of bubbly! Great touch.

And we were blessed with wonderful weather. The outdoor area and pool were perfect for both adult relaxation and child fun. At evening time there were endless board games, pool, table tennis.

We will definitely be back, as we really found a gem with this property.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, Thank you for your kind words in the review! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. Should you decide to return to this area, please consider returning to the Oasis! Sincerely, Dave and Deborah Johnson
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Deborah Johnson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2017

About Deborah Johnson

My husband Dave and I moved to Palm Springs to change the pace of our living and to experience the beautiful low desert climate. We wake up to the sun nearly every day, 354 days approx. a year. Hiking and golfing are two of our favorite past times and this is a good place for that. We love to travel and sailing is one of our favorite venues. Our grown children and grandchildren love coming to the Oasis for some relaxing pool/spa time.

Deborah Johnson purchased this house in 2009

Why Deborah Johnson chose Ruth Hardy Park

We used to travel here from the Seattle area where we lived for 18 years. Palm Springs is a short flight direct to/from Seattle and 3 times a year we would arrive to 'dry out' so to speak. We chose this property because we wanted privacy, cul de sac location, and we are approx. 1.5 miles from Downtown proper with great shopping and dining. We love the mountain view from nearly every room in our home. Our home was built in 2004 to replicate Tuscan style, Spanish Mediterranean architecture. We are attracted to the close proximity to Ruth Hardy park and the Movie Colony area. The layout and the amenities of this home were key to our purchase. I cook every day and the kitchen is perfectly suitable for that. We also love that every room opens onto the back patio/pool area and that wonderful mountain view!

What makes this house unique

One of the things we like to most about Palm Springs proper is the rich historic roots dating back to old Hollywood era. This area is rich in Hollywood history and vibrates with an eclectic buzz. The views from our home of the mountains nearby are spectacular. We love the radius archways and open beam ceilings.The floor plan is one of the top tree features that made us select this home. All bedrooms are en-suite and private. Each room has it's own personality.


Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Palm Springs Air Museum
Palm Springs International Film Festival
Koffi Palm springs
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Melvyn's Restaurant & Lounge
Jensen's Finest Foods -- CLOSED
Fisherman's Market & Grill
Workshop Kitchen & Bar
Smoke Tree Village Shopping Center -- CLOSED
Shanghai Reds
"Great casual dining, serving the freshest fish in the area."
Original Las Casuelas
"Not our favorite food, but really like the nightly entertainment/dancing."
Mister Parker's
Aspen Mills Bread Co.
Pinocchio in the Desert
"Good for the morning after breakfast! Specials on unlimited mimosa'a and also Bloody Mary's...."
Sherman's Deli & Bakery
Spa Resort Casino Corner Deli
"The steakhouse at the Spa Casino is fantastic."
Spencer's Restaurant
Peppers Thai Cuisine
"Our very favorite authentic Thai restaurant and they deliver!"
Sammy G's Tuscan Grill
"Fabulous spot for dining and dancing!"
Gold's Gym -- CLOSED
"A great affordable workout place."
Nearest Airport
3.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Escena Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Interstate 10
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

One Time Cleaning Fee $350
Daily optional pool heat $50 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 11.5%

Spring and Holiday pricing include pool heat. No pets allowed.
One time cleaning fee of 350.00.
Please contact for holiday rates such as Coachella/Stagecoach, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year, Memorial Day, President's Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day.
Rates are subject to change without notice.
Cancellation policy applies
Our TOT# is PS 6278
Pool Heat is additional at the rate of $50 per day. Please note at the time of reservation if you desire the pool heat to be enabled.
Maximum rental is 2 weeks.

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.

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