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Classic Mid-Century Modern Alexander-Mountain Views

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

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.


Property Manager
Nick
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

Map

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

Amenities

Racquet Club Estates 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: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

4.8/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

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Classic Mid-Century Modern Alexander-Mountain Views
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
5

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: Jul 2017
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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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5

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: Apr 2017
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5

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: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $65

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.

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