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The Coral Cottage in Historic Movie Colony East, Your Palm Springs Paramour

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Mid-century 2 Bedroom Cottage That Wraps Around the Private Pool and Spa

Centrally located but planted in decades past. This classic mid-century home wraps around the private pool and spa with pool access and views from every room making for perfect Palm Springs retreat.

The home has been carefully restored to preserve the original character while updated to provide all the modern conveniences. The home is decorated in an eclectic mix of modern and traditional period pieces from the 1950s. New “wood” tile flooring throughout the house and vibrant colors that reflect a time when cars came in more colors than gray make for a warm and inviting cottage that would have felt right at home in the 1950s.

The Coral Cottage was featured in the 2015 Modernism Week fall preview home tour "Pads, Pools & Patios" as an excellent example of a modern bungalow that captures the California lifestyle.

The master bedroom features a new king size bed, 42” TV and direct access to the pool. The original bathroom was in remarkable condition and has been preserved but new plumbing and an on-demand water heater mean great pressure and plenty of hot water when you need it. The second bedroom has a new queen size bed and also has direct access and a view to the pool & spa. It’s located at the opposite end of the house making for an ideal setup for 2 couples or anyone looking for a little privacy. It is served by an adjacent bathroom which also has the original tile and fixtures.

The kitchen is completely new and fully equipped. New quarter sawn oak cabinets, quartz counters and stainless steel appliances. The open layout makes for casual dining and keeps the cook connected. Enjoy a cocktail at the bar, dine indoors or out under the wrap around covered patio.

The living room overlooks the pool in back and the mountains in front. The period fireplace provides the focal point and a 46” TV provides evening entertainment.

A 2 car garage provides covered parking and the laundry.

The private backyard features the heated pool & spa, a small lawn and a wrap around covered patio for when you want a break from the desert sun. There is a gas barbecue, lounge chairs and a dining set.

The Coral Cottage is located in Palm Springs’ historic Movie Colony East. This is one of Palm Springs’ oldest neighborhoods and once an escape for Hollywood’s elite. Today it retains all the charm and character while providing easy access to shops, restaurants, museums, night life, and all that Palm Springs has to offer.

The City of Palm Springs ID# 2909, TOT Permit # PS 6332,

More Details

Owner
Colin
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Colin

I'm an architect with a passion for restoring homes. We are local full time residents of Palm Springs ready to take care of any issues that might arise during your stay.

Colin purchased this house in 2014

Why Colin chose Palm Springs, Central

This home is located in one of the city's oldest neighborhoods. It's a home custom built for a single women in a time when that was very rare. The Movie Colony area was the home to many of Hollywood's rich and famous but this modest cottage might have been the get away from their getaway home.

What makes this house unique

This house is only one room deep so from the living room you can look out at the pool in back or watch the sunset over Mt San Jacinto out the front picture window.

Amenities

Ruth Hardy Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Both Bedrooms overlook and have direct access to the pool & Spa. They are located at opposite ends of the house for maximum privacy.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9545455 based on 44 reviews
Pasadena, Ca
5

Just as remembered.

  • 5 of 5

I adore this house. This was our 2nd time staying and it was lovely. So relaxing and enjoyable with everything close by. Already looking forward to next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Place For Us

  • 5 of 5

We spent four nights at the Coral Cottage. We wished we could have stayed longer. It was relaxing, and the location was perfect for us. The owner was very nice to work with, and the house was exactly what we wanted for our vacation. We are hoping to make another trip to the same spot in the future! Thank you for a delightful stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house and pool, the house was perfect for a family of four it had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Amazing property! Beautiful house with everything you need in nice quiet location & a fabulous pool!

  • 5 of 5

Took my family to stay at the coral cottage and we had an amazing time! Me, wife, 4 year old daughter & 8 month old son. We all loved it! Such an spectacular house and has everything you need included. Spent a lot of time relaxing in the lovely pool & backyard! All we needed for our stay was convieniently provided for us.

Thanks so much Colin for letting us stay in your beautiful house- we hope to return one day in the future and would definitely recommend the coral coast to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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A beautiful oasis from the heat

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely gorgeous home ( the colors!) nestled in the movie colony neighborhood. Home had everything you could possibly want/need. The pool was perfect and we spent most of our time on the patio and in the pool (which is way larger than it looks in the pictures). This was our girls' weekend (mom and 3 adult daughters) and thanks to Colin and his beautiful house, it was amazing. Definitely recommend Joshua Tree at sunrise to hear yipping coyotes, see jack rabbits and that hot sun emerging onto the surreal landscape that is Joshua Tree.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Sun and fun in Palm Springs

  • 5 of 5

The house and pool were fantastic. Colin was a great host. Would go back for sure.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Palm Springs (PSP)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Bootlegger Tiki
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Mesquite Golf and CC
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Dish Creative Cuisine
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
Big Bear (Snow Summit)
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Ruth Hardy Park House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$195
$1,175
$2,950
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$900
Flat fee
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 4 2017 - Dec 14 2017
5 night minimum stay
$225
From
$275
Fri,Sat
$1,350
$3,950
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,500
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
$300
From
$350
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,950
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 2 2018 - Apr 11 2018
5 night minimum stay
$275
From
$350
Fri,Sat
$1,550
$4,650
 
 
Coachella 2018
Apr 12 2018 - Apr 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,500
 
 
Spring 2018
Apr 24 2018 - May 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$225
From
$275
Fri,Sat
$1,400
$3,950
 
 
Memorial Day
May 25 2018 - May 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
$975
Flat fee
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Aug 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
$195
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,200
$2,950
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$275
From
$350
Fri,Sat
$1,750
$4,950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

Optional pool heating is an additional $25 / day
No tax on monthly rentals (30 day minimum stay) Monthly guests that don't opt for pool heating pay actual gas use.
Higher Rates and longer minimum stays may apply during holidays and special events
$500 refundable security deposit
All rates subject to change until booked

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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