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Classic Mid-Century Modern Alexander-Mountain Views

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

The City Of Palm Springs ID# 1542

This 1959 Butterfly Alexander, in Racquet Club Estates, was designed by renowned architect William Krisel and has been obsessively restored to it's original vision of space age optimism. The artist, Nat Reed, brings the same bright palette and sense of fun to the decor that is on display in his retro modern inspired art. Nostalgically themed bedrooms tickle your imagination. Sweeping clerestories and a wall of south facing glass bring the outside in, flooding the house with sunlight and warmth. From your own quarter acre lot enjoy the meditative view of the San Jacinto Mountains, while lounging by the kidney shaped pool. Nap in the hammock under the quiet shade of an olive tree. Wash away your stress in the refreshing outdoor shower (hot and cold) in the completely private backyard. On cool evenings, gather around the flickering firebowl for a nightcap. A mile from downtown and two short blocks from the historic Riviera hotel. Make your mid-century immersion complete at Googie Ranch.


Racquet Club Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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Classic Mid-Century Modern Alexander-Mountain Views
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Amazing! Our own private paradise!!!

  • 5 of 5

We just loved this house. Decor was spot-on mid-century modern. Location was great for exploring Palm Springs. And the yard -- really we felt like we had our own private luxury resort. Love love love. Can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved our stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our entire experience was great. The furnishings and artwork are so on point and comfortable feeling as opposed to the industrial-ish side of mid-century modernism. We spent the majority of our time in the pool and enjoying the mountain view even though there were crazy 45 mph winds the first two days. Its definitely worth it to pay the extra $ and have pool heated so you can enjoy it all day and into the eve. Only side note is.....although the house is well equipped with pots n pans, dishes, pool towels, etc, there are no baggies, foil, straws, chip clips or rubber bands to close or save leftovers. Just a side note to remember to bring your own as I forgot! Luckily we had someone coming the following day and they grabbed these items so we didn't have to purchase. We thoroughly enjoyed this little gem!!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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I loved this place, beds were comfy and the artwork is beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice home! Love the decor and set up, inside and out! Beds are comfy!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great deal for the price

  • 4 of 5

Overall our stay was good. We had a few hiccups along the way but the management team was awesome and address all of the concerns immediately. The house is decorated super cute, if you love mid century decor,this is your place. Brand new barbecue, house has pool floats, the backyard offered some shade under the trees which was nice on a hot weekend. The one thing to note is the bedrooms have windows without coverings, so the rooms are very bright early in the morning. If you're a morning person this won't be an issue.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very fun vibe and had all the amenities needed and offered.

  • 5 of 5

The inside and especially outside were impressive. Interior design is bright and unique. Living room was great hang out space. The fire pit was an added bonus.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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truth in advertising

  • 5 of 5

Booked Googie Ranch for a sisters trip. There are 3 of us and the layout was perfect. Getting up every morning and taking in the magnificent view of not only the landscaping and pool, but the lovely mountains through all the glass across the back of the house was a delight. Ease of booking; and the people at 365 Rentals were very nice (Nick, Jerry etc.) All the "basics" were available at the rental on arrival. Kitchen well-stocked. All the lamps were in working order. A book that gave instructions for operation of TV, music, fire pit, etc. was very helpful, as well as suggestions for restaurants, distance to grocery stores (although we did have a walk-thru on arrival.) Everything can't be perfect- right? Its important for a review to be honest. The pool was not warm enough to suit us, and having a pool, I know this is an "adjustment". Even with "wind" from the mountains- well, this must be taken into consideration. You want warm water! When we called our request was taken care of immediately. So, basically, this isn't really a "negative" except that it cost us some pool time (for which we had paid for), so it does bear a mention. Overall an excellent property; and very nice people to deal with. And, lastly, thank you Matt for the beautiful artwork!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property Manager

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018


Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Palm Springs International
Nearest Ski
85 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Beach
125 Miles
Santa Monica


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Accidental-Damage Waiver $65 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

Security deposit is 750.00 (refundable)
There is a $50+tax a day optional pool heating fee available (when needed)
Minimum stays may vary over holidays & events
Normal check in is 4 pm, normal check out is 10am
The Palm Springs Vacation Rental Ordinance requires the following:

All persons must be at least 25 years of age or accompanied by parent or legal guardian.
The maximum number of guests shall not exceed posted limits.
Outdoor music of any kind or excessive noise is not permitted at any time.
No more than 1 car per bedroom is allowed per home. 3 car maximum.

Failure to do so can result in fines being issued directly to the occupant of the home. Please refer to your rental agreement or ask for greater detail.

Manager'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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