Modern Desert Zen
Updated in 2012, this midcentury modern vacation rental home was designed by renowned architects Palmer & Krisel and built in 1959 by the Alexander Construction Company.
Located in the historic Racquet Club neighborhood where the Hollywood greats hobnobbed in the '50s and '60s, this stylish pad is just minutes from downtown Palm Springs famed Palm Canyon Drive - a palm tree lined street with wonderful shopping, restaurants, art galleries and nightlife.
This tranquil Palm Springs vacation home is nestled on a quiet street, perfect for soaking up the serenity of the desert in addition to the famous year round sunshine!
The house itself was thoughtfully updated with modern amenities, while carefully maintaining the original midcentury vibe. You'l enjoy this Palm Springs vacation home's spacious, open floor plan, and the signature vaulted, natural wood post and beam ceilings throughout.
The living room and dining room are open to one another and share a striking floor-to-ceiling natural stone fireplace complete with a furry rug, great for romantic evenings. The living room offers comfortable sofa seating and direct access to the pool through sliding glass doors.
You'll find indoor dining for 6 at the dining table and bar seating for 3 more at the breakfast bar. This opening from the living areas to the kitchen creates a spacious arrangement where friends and family can enjoy their own space while still being connected.
The kitchen features terrazzo counters with modern glass cabinets, gas appliances with a separate wall oven, a built-in wine cooler, and everything you'll need for cooking and entertaining in style.
The kitchen opens to the family room which features a sleek bar, iPhone / Android compatible speaker-dock for your tunes, comfortable seating around the 47" HD-TV with blu-ray player for movie nights, and direct access to the expansive backyard.
Discover this midcentury Palm Springs vacation rental's gorgeous outdoor living space complete with sparkling saline swimming pool and spa, outdoor gas fire pit, breathtaking mountain views, plush outdoor seating under a shady pergola, and lush green lawn, perfect for a friendly game of croquet.
This delightful vacation home's yard faces East, maximizing the morning sun and keeping the home cool in the late afternoon and evening. As the sun dips behind the dramatic Palm Springs mountain backdrop you can watch the lights of the Palm Springs Aerial Tram climb up and down the mountain.
Besides the 6 chaise lounges for relaxing poolside, there is an outdoor dining table with seating for 6. The high-quality Weber gas grill with easy access to the kitchen makes barbecuing a snap.
The master bedroom in this midcentury modern vacation rental is spacious and offers direct access to the backyard, abundant closet space, a king size bed, 32" TV with bluRay player, and an ensuite bathroom with step-down shower.
Two guest room feature queen size beds and 32" flat screen TV's, and they share a guest bathroom down the hall with a tub/shower combo.
Palm Springs offers a bounty of beautiful scenery locally with some of the nation's best hiking trails (for all levels of ability). Nature enthusiasts will enjoy the nearby Palm Springs Aerial Tram - the world's largest rotating tramway to take you to an elevation of 8500 ft. into the San Jacinto mountains - and the 1,200 sq. mile Joshua Tree National Park.
Don't miss Palm Springs' downtown VillageFest every Thursday evening with artists, food, and entertainment. This midcentury modern vacation home is convenient to Outlet Mall shopping, Knott's Soak City Water Park, the Living Desert Zoo and Botanical Gardens, and one block away from Victoria Park—convenient for morning walks or a playground for the kids.
Beds by Bedroom:
BR 1: King, 32" TV/BluRay
BR 2: Queen, 32" TV
BR 3: Queen, 32" TV
Family Room: 47" TV/BluRay
Approximately 1,500 sq ft of Living Space
Lot Size: approx. 10,000 sq ft
Year Built: 1959
Private Saline Pool
Private Whirlpool Spa
Outdoor Gas Fire Pit
Pool Size: approx. 15' x 30'
8 Outdoor Lounge Chairs
Outdoor Dining for 6
Gas BBQ Grill
Indoor Dining for up to 9
Gas Fireplace in Living Room
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Built-in Wine Fridge
Unlimited Calling to the US and Canada
East Facing Backyard
Lovely Mountain Views
Washer and Dryer
Towels and Linens Provided
Small Dog Permitted with Fee
Absolutely No Smoking in this Home
Garage Parking for Low Profile Cars ONLY - SUV's and Trucks will Not Fit
"House was really nice, clean, stylish, dog friendly. "
"Great pool and spa. Grassy area for the pup. Colors in the house were a little dark for our taste. Everyone I spoke with was great! "
"i really liked how comfortable and cozy the house was. the backyard was also very enjoyable "
"We loved the open floor plan and pool. "
"We loved the layout of the place and the beautiful back yard. We spent most of our time around the great fire pit. "
"Very comfortable. Quiet neighborhood. Lots of kitchen utensils. Loved the fireplaces both inside and outside. Very nice personnel. Good experience. "
"Clean and very well prepared. We like everything. "
"The layout of the house and the backyard/pool area were great. The house was clean, well equipped and serviceable. "
"It was easy to book which was greatly appreciated Everyone at the property management company was very helpful. "
"Comfortable and nice house to enjoy for the weekend. "
Neighborhood: Racquet Club Estates
City: Palm Springs, North Palm Springs
2.3 miles to downtown Palm Springs