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Extraordinary 1940's Spanish-style home

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Come and enjoy a truly special experience at Hacienda Serena.

Hacienda Serena represents a beautiful and sensitive renovation of a 1940's period hacienda down to the smallest details. The huge mature trees featured in the native desert landscaping are just one of the highlights of this property.

Enter through the gates to an enchanting courtyard with fountain, wide veranda, and hanging antique lanterns.

Through the front door you will find soaring beamed ceilings enhanced by restored vintage light fixtures and custom wrought iron grill work.

The gourmet kitchen features colbalt blue-finished Viking appliances, with wet bar, complimentary tile back splashes, and rough-cut limestone counter tops.

This 4 bedroom 4 bath home sleeps 10 comfortably with a queen-size hide-a-bed sofa available in addition to the all new California king-size master bed, queen sized guest room, 2 twin bed room and a queen sized bed in the casita.

The home features new flat screen televisions in the family room, casita, and each of the bedrooms along with updated WIFI capabilities throughout the property. Each of the 4 bathrooms features the same attention to detail with the use of the same tile work, antique cabinetry, and restored or custom lighting.

In the private back yard, flag stone and concrete decking ties the pebble-tech salt water swimming pool and spa to the fire pit, outside dining area, and separate casita to the completely renovated landscaping.

Truly a a casually elegant and intimate living experience.

The property is located within 5 minutes of up-scale shopping at famous El Paseo Drive along with other major shopping and entertainment centers and museums. Other popular attractions include The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Sunnylands (the Annenberg estate), numerous hiking and biking trails, golf, the Children's Discovery Museum, The Indian Wells Tennis Garden, home of the annual BNP Barabas International tennis tournament, and the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.

The property is centrally located to all events in the Coachella Valley such as the Palm Springs Film Festival, the Stagecoach and Coachella Music Festivals, the Humana/ Bob Hope Golf tournament, and many others.

More Details

Irene Veitch
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Irene Veitch

One of the owners of this property was born in the southwest and has an experienced eye for authentic southwestern architecture while the other is a trained professional interior designer with ample experience in decorating exclusive homes in the desert.

Irene Veitch purchased this estate in 2014

Why Irene Veitch chose Rancho Mirage

This property was purchased because of it's unique location and architectural style. It is completely unlike anything we have seen in 35 years of vacationing and owning other properties in the desert because it is not the standard golf course planned community removed from any amenities.

What makes this estate unique

After a very short time in this property you will find that you will be transported to a simpler way of living while at the same time enjoying all of the modern amenities that both the house and the immediate surrounding area afford.


Magnesia Falls Cove Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • 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 ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Luxury en suite, 2 person shower.
    Hallway - toilet , shower
    Guest suite - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , En suite.
    Casita - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 full bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Casita - 1 queen , Private bath, TV, refrigerator, closet.
    Guest room #1 - 2 twin/ single , Walk-in closet, 38 inch TV w/ cable, pool view.
    Master bedroom - 1 king , 42 inch TV w/ cable. En suite, 2 walk-in closets, pool view
    Guest suite - 1 queen , Walk-in closet, 32 inch TV w/ cable, front courtyard access
  • 4 bedrooms, sleeps 8.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Several banks / ATM's within walking distance. World renowned Eisenhower Medical Center 10 minutes away.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

Extraordinary 1940's Spanish-style home
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 29 reviews

This is my 2nd time at this beautiful house love it.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I can't wait to go back and the owners are truly the nicest people if you are looking for an extraordinary home this is it.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hacienda in Palm Desert

  • 5 of 5

We highly recommend this property for a true getaway that is unique. I felt like I had been transported to another time and place. The home is charming in its decor, filled with many decorating details and well supplied. The owner was very responsive to our questions and requests. The location is ideal for shopping as well as hiking.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It took awhile to find things & understand properly but once we did, things went smoothly.

  • 4 of 5

House was well labeled, very clean & stocked well with towels, cleaning supplies etc which were appreciated.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing and unforgettable girls' getaway weekend, thanks to this beautiful 'resort-like' home! Friends from the snowed-in East Coast were delighted to sit poolside under the hot desert sun. The property is stunning -- more beautiful than the photos, if you can believe it! It was easy to communicate with the owner Chris, who is professional and flexible. The details were remarkable - from beautiful rustic light fixtures and comfortable beds, to spectacular kitchen appliances and a lovely outdoor dining room. We are already planning our next desert trip and it will definitely be back at the Hacienda!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great girls' getaway location

  • 5 of 5

Amazing property with so much to do! Or just relax in the backyard. Had a wonderful time with friends from all over.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent Christmas at this beautiful home. It was absolutely perfect in every way. We had a great time spending time together in and outside the home. Lots to do and great central location to Palm Desert and Palm Springs. I would definitely come back

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Nearest Airport
9.5 Miles
Palm Springs International Airport
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Desert Willow (36), Westin Mission Hills (36)
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Interstate 10
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The River Center has 5 major restaurants
Car: necessary

Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa, along with other less expensive lodging choices, are within 5-10 minutes as well.


Rates & Availability

Magnesia Falls Cove Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Easter #2
Apr 17 2017 - Apr 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Stagecoach 2017
Apr 27 2017 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 11.5%

Mandatory renters insurance through CSA Insurance. The toll-free number is 1-888-501-3025. There will be charges for the following items: lost key = $250.00, lost TV remote control = $500.00, Lost pool remote control = $500.00. There is a $50.00/day charge for heating the pool.
Trash pick-up is Tuesday and recycling pick-up is Friday Please use the trash cans and/or bags provided.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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