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Wonderful Desert Princess Country Club/ Palm Springs

Bedrooms Studio
Half Baths1
Space 1,350 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Full Bathrooms, 1 Half-Bath, Maximum 2 Adults (No Children)

Magnificent Mountain Views. Manicured Fairways.

Desert Princess is the perfect romantic spot to relax and recharge your relationship. Whether you are just married... or just in need of a getaway.

(If your wife has left you... come out and play some golf!)

With granite countertops, HD TV, orignal art, books, CD's, DVDs, our Villa has everything you need to relax, refresh, and recharge from the daily stress of everyday life.

Each of the 2 bedroom suites include Cal King beds, with a 42' flatscreen TV in the Master bedroom.

There is a gas grill on the patio. And a lake just around the corner.

This Villa is the most requested unit of the Country Club Collection at Desert Princess.

However, we do have very nice condos available at Desert Princess as well.


Desert Princess is a 500 acre full service Golf and Tennis resort located just 7 minutes to downtown Palm Springs, the airport and the Convention Center.

Located on the Palm Springs/Cathedral City property line, Desert Princess features a 27 hole championship golf course, Professional Tennis Center, Fitness Center, Spa, Driving Range, Putting Greens, Pro Shop, and fine dining at Leon's at Desert Princess, including Happy Hour from 5-7.

All homes at Desert Princess are single story on the golf course, with outstanding mountain, water, or golf course views.

Desert Princess is also just 5 minutes away from I-10, which runs directly to Los Angles 100 miles to the West, and is also 100 mile to San Diego, and the Beaches of Orange County. Las Vegas and Phoenix are about 5 hours by car.

More Details

Property Manager
Timothy Gaffney
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 12, 2018

About Timothy Gaffney

I've been coming out to Palm Springs now for over 15 years.

It has certain qualities that it shares with Key West where I live most of the year--A relaxed attitude, slower pace, and appreciation of nature.

I grew up in the Midwest, and don't miss the snow. But I do find the people still have a midwestern 'niceness' about them in Palm Springs.

The history of Palm Springs is wonderful.

Everyone who was anyone in Hollywood in the 40's and 50's lived here. Take the tour around town next time your're in town. You can still hear plenty of stories about the old days if you talk to the locals.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------I've been a member of Desert Princess Country Club for the past 10 years, and served on it's Board of Directors for 5 years.

I'm a native Iowan, and a graduate of Iowa State University, and the University of Iowa.

I manage a small equity management group that also has holdings in Iowa and Colorado, as well as vacation rentals in Key West, Florida.

Timothy Gaffney purchased this villa in 2010

Why Timothy Gaffney chose Cathedral City

Desert Princess is the best value in the Valley.

The grounds are impecible. The golf course is very good. And the location is much better than being out farther in the Valley at the larger -- and much more expensive Country Clubs in Indian Wells or LaQuinta.

We are just 7 minutes away from I-10. And a 10 minute drive to the airport, the convention center, or downtown Palm Springs or Rancho Mirage.

LA and San Diego are just 100 miles away as well for a nice day trip.

When you can rent a home on the golf course for the price of a decent hotel room, you know you're getting a pretty good deal.

What makes this villa unique

Try Billie Reed's on Indian Canyon Drive. One of the best deals in the Desert for a good home cooked meal. Don't forget to take the Tram. And see the Annenberg Estate now that it is open.

I love to check out the Estate Sale and Misty's for bargins.(One artist I know said he couldn't wait to buy some stuff there after a famous actor recently passed away).

Palm Springs has always had a funky kind of charm. You can do a lot, or do nothing. But there is almost always sunshine. And interesting people.


Cathedral City Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq ft
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • 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 Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 2 Full Baths, and a half bath in the hallway. Each Bedroom has it's own seperate bathroom.
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King Suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King Suite
  • Master Bedroom has a Cal King bed and Flatscreen TV. Shower bath combination. The 2nd bedroom is also a suite with private bath, with a half bath in the hall as well. This property is for adults only, no children. And sleeps 2-4 adults. Both Bedrooms have TV's.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Very popular dining and Happy Hour at Leon's on the Desert Princess property. New pool area and dining also underway at the Renovated full service hotel on the grounds of Desert Princess as well. Walk over and have a drink poolside with the best view in Palm Springs.


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Wonderful Desert Princess Country Club/ Palm Springs
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

The house was better than I imagined it would be. Loved the layout and quietness. The place was very clean and homey. I did not want to leave. Can't wait for another reason to head out there. Communication with Tim was very easy as it had been my previous stay. We were very busy in and out doing things but we made appoint to just spend some time relaxing and looking out the window. Thanks, Tim....sorry it took so long to write the review...looking forward to the next trip!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, Thank you very much. Very nice words. Just let us know if you would like to return again this year. Tim
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Stayed two months. Very nice place but some maintenance issues that could be easily fixed...

  • 4 of 5

The decor was was very well appointed...some of the bedding needed some upgrading...patio could be inlarged and patio furniture could be improved upon and the barbecue should be replaced...villa was clean and tidy... Sound system didn't work...there were many little extras that were nice.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, Thanks for staying with us in Palm Springs in DP10, and for taking time to let others know about your trip. Hope to see you again soon! Tim
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  • 5 of 5

The villa we stayed at was so beautifully decorated (done in red, my favourite colour) and very clean!!! The house had everything we needed to make us feel like it was own place!

The resort was well maintained and staff was so friendly. Even the staff at the front gate called us by name! 😊

I spent an afternoon at the spa and if I had more time would certainly have done another massage!

Note, golf courses are closed during October for re-seeding, so next time would go during a different month.

We will be back.....thank you for making our 30th so special!! 💕

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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In-N-Out Burger
Good as it gets for Burgers.. Also see Tyler's in downtown Palm Springs.
Leon's at Desert Princess -- CLOSED
Good food at a good price with some of the best views in the entire desert. Just 5 minutes ...
Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Palm Springs International (PSP)
Nearest Barpub
Happy Hour Every Day at 'Leon's at Desert Princess
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Limited Amtrak Service to Palm Springs and LA.
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Interstate 10 (I-10).
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Beach
100 Miles
San Diego, Orange Country- John Wayne, and LAX
Car: recommended

Looking for the perfect romantic vacation?

Desert Princess Country Club is a full service golf and tennis resort located on the Palm Springs/Cathedral City property line less than 10 minutes by car to historic downtown Palm Springs.

It is also just 7 minutes to I-10, 100 miles from LA and San Diego, and a 5 hour drive to Las Vegas and Phoenix.

Starbucks and a new grocery store are less than 3 minues by car from the front of this gated 500 acre resort.

Known as a retreat for Hollywood stars for decades, Palm Sprins today has world class concerts like Coachella and Stagecoach, the Palm Springs Film Festival, Modernism Week, International Golf and Tennis Tournaments, and outstanding arts and shopping .

Rugged outdoor beauty, Joshua Tree National Park, Waterparks, the Tram to the top of Mt. San Jacinto... all make living or visiting Palm Springs is a delight.

And Desert Princess is the perfect place to base your romantic or golf vacation ... to do it all... or to do nothing.




Additional information about rental rates

Resort Fee $39 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

All units are No Smoking and No Pets.
Maximum of 4 people per Unit.
Guests are required to be over 25 years of age.
Children under 14 are not accepted in this unit.
But we can refer you to other units including
3 bedrooms with maximum of 6 people.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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