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John Goins

Speaks french, english
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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CHRYSALIS: RESTORE, RENEW, REFRESH

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Palm Springs - Chrysalis

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Remodeled in Summer of 2013! New saltwater pool, baths, kitchen.

Home is private, sits on a quiet street and includes many fun amenities such as volleyball court, soft serve machine and surround sound. Fully equipped kitchen and grill, outdoor dining area, comfy lounges and more!

Movie Colony East in Central Palm Springs is close to everything. Ride the two house bikes downtown in just 5 minutes, or by one of the many nearby celebrity homes, or just to the local grocery for a snack.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
Guestbook comments from the owner
What a great home this is! We spent an extended weekend here to celebrate our friends' 25th wedding anniversary, and what a treat this home was! The mid-century modern design is impeccable - offering all of the amenities of home...and then some! The comfort in the beds rival some of the top hotels and no detail was spared - including plenty of towels and lush robes to keep us warm when we got out of the beautiful pool. This home is a must visit - I certainly look forward to visiting again! Cheers guys on a great PS home!
Nov 2013
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John Goins

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2013
Speaks french, english
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We are a couple from Northern California. Ten years ago, some friends let us stay in their Palm Springs house for a long weekend. We fell in love with the city and the area! Now we have our own place and we want to share the Palm Springs experience with others. Our spirit soars every time we come to town! We hope yours will too.

John Goins purchased this house in 2012

The view rocks! So does the location. We enjoy sunning by the pool, taking in the view of the mountains. We can ride bikes to the grocery store or Koffi or take a long walk through the neighborhood to the Art District.

Look for the Big Dipper right above you when lounging by the pool at night.

There is a secret compartment at Chrysalis. See if you can find it.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Reviews

4.8
based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

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Chrysalis: Restore, Renew, Refresh
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews
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Chrysalis: Restore, Renew, Refresh
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p488651vb
+1 510-279-0835
Palm Springs California Desert
Los Angeles, CA
5

BEST WEEKEND EVER!

  • 5 out of 5
I booked Chrysalis for my bachelorette weekend and had the best time with my girlfriends! We loved the salt water pool, especially the wide stair at the pool entrance! It was really more of a lounge seat in the pool, and was perfect for us to sit and talk while still in the pool. The beds were very comfortable and the house was clean! The kitchen has everything you'd need to cook dinner! We loved using the BBQ and sitting outside in the back to eat dinner. The Jacuzzi was perfect as well - it heats up fast and we spent every night post-dinner in the Jacuzzi. The house is just a 5 min. drive from the main drag in PS which was perfect for when we wanted to leave the house (we hardly did though)! The house manager stopped by once and he was amazing - super nice and gave us some great recommendations for places to go in PS. Definitely would stay at Chrysalis again!
  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway
Owner's Response: We're happy you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon!
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Chrysalis: Restore, Renew, Refresh
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p488651vb
+1 510-279-0835
Palm Springs California Desert
Vancouver
4

WILL STAY AGAIN !

  • 4 out of 5
House was well equipped, clean and perfect for our stay ! Spent a lot of time relaxing by the pool ! Used the barbecue, the outside dining areas and the full house. All issues dealt with stay was great.
  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Grant:

We enjoyed having you! ...Looking forward to your next visit!
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Chrysalis: Restore, Renew, Refresh
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p488651vb
+1 510-279-0835
Palm Springs California Desert
New York, NY
5

GREAT HOUSE, GREAT LOCATION, GREAT TIME

  • 5 out of 5
Chrysalis is the gold standard in resort style vacation rentals. My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Every room is perfectly appointed with every convenience. The photos are surprisingly accurate. I would say the house looks even better in the evening. It was showroom clean but comfortable. The decor is inviting and relaxing. It is the perfect size. Not too big and not to small. Our group was a mix of singles and couples, but I could easily see friends/family with children enjoying their stay as much we did. It seemed designed for every taste and lifestyle. The open plan allows for wonderful group interactions, but also offers secluded seating for quiet conversations. The home has all the amenities you would expect in a 4 or 5 star hotel, but the privacy you expect in your own home. The neighbors were friendly but kept to themselves (something I really appreciated). My group had two cocktail parties over our stay and our guests were delighted. (A few commented they wished they had seen the place first). The pool and hot tub are the perfect size. Did I mention the view? Do yourself a favor and enjoy a cocktail while the sunsets. It is close everything (easy to the airport, easy to the local restaurants and shopping). Take a nice walk or bike ride through the historic Movie Colony neighborhoods. The owners and manager were extremely helpful and and answered all of my questions. They provided a detailed and easy to use "picture book manual" so it was no problem changing the indoor temperature and controlling the jets and temperature of the hot tub and pool. We were very pleased, even before our stay ended we told many of our friends. I returned home rejuvenated and preparing for my return.
  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Chrysalis: Restore, Renew, Refresh
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p488651vb
+1 510-279-0835
Palm Springs California Desert
Berkeley, CA
5

BEAUTIFUL & RELAXING

Beautiful & Relaxing
  • 5 out of 5
My partner and I had a great time at Chrysalis: sipping champagne in the spa while looking at the mountains, grilling out in the back... The place is just plain cool. And in a great location. We'll definitely be back!
  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Chrysalis: Restore, Renew, Refresh
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p488651vb
+1 510-279-0835
Palm Springs California Desert
4

BEAUTIFUL HOME IN A GREAT LOCATION!

  • 4 out of 5
My review is late as I stayed in the property in September for a long weekend. This is a freshly remodeled home with a beautiful, mid-century look. The kitchen was well-stocked, the beds were super comfortable and the place was very clean both inside and out. We had a minor issue with the air conditioning not working well the first day of our visit but the owners took care of us and even refunded us a night's stay. What you can't tell from the pictures is that the pool is in the front yard and until the vegetation grows taller, the next door neighbor and his visitors have a direct line of sight into the pool area since his front door is next to the fence. Once the trees grow a bit, this shouldn't be an issue. That said, this is really is a beautiful place and we definitely hope to stay here again.
  • Review Submitted: 03-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities
business
Chrysalis: Restore, Renew, Refresh
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p488651vb
+1 510-279-0835
Palm Springs California Desert
5

GREAT HOUSE!

  • 5 out of 5
This was a wonderful place for a great weekend getaway in Palm Springs. The house was clean and well designed, the views were gorgeous, and the pool was an absolute hit. Quiet and relaxing. We would definitely stay here again and are considering making it an annual trip!
  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the Kind words Jenisse. We hope you come back soon!
John & Robert
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Location

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Palm Springs
Car: recommended

From Wikipedia: 'The Movie Colony is just east of Palm Canyon Drive. The Movie Colony East neighborhood extends east from the Ruth Hardy Park. These areas started growing in the 1930s as Hollywood movie stars built their smaller getaways from their Los Angeles area estates. Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Estee Lauder, and Bing Crosby built homes in these neighborhoods.'

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday house in Palm Springs, California Desert

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
Low season
9 Jul 2014 - 31 Aug 2014
2 night minimum stay
$837
for 2 nights
From
$222
From
$244
Fri,Sat
$1,842
$4,852
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest
 
September
1 Sep 2014 - 30 Sep 2014
3 night minimum stay
$1,059
for 3 nights
From
$222
From
$244
Fri,Sat
$1,842
$4,852
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest
 
Shoulder Fall
1 Oct 2014 - 22 Nov 2014
3 night minimum stay
$1,327
for 3 nights
From
$311
From
$367
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,589
 
 
Thanksgiving Week
23 Nov 2014 - 30 Nov 2014
4 night minimum stay
$2,619
for 4 nights
From
$556
$4,128
 
 
Xmas NYE
21 Dec 2014 - 3 Jan 2015
4 night minimum stay
$2,441
for 4 nights
From
$512
From
$556
Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,514
 
 
April
1 Apr 2015 - 30 Apr 2015
4 night minimum stay
$2,441
for 4 nights
From
$512
From
$556
Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,514
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest
 
Shoulder Spring
1 May 2015 - 24 May 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,394
for 3 nights
From
$333
From
$378
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,589
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$1,594
for 3 nights
From
$400
From
$445
Thu,Fri,Sat
$3,068
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection 49
Energy fee per day 35 + Tax
Cleaning Fee 175 + Tax
early checkin/late checkout 99 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%
Notes Rate are subject to change until confirmed. Holidays and special event weekends may be higher.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Palm Springs in California Desert

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • ensuite bath - toilet , shower , look for the hidden compartment!
    main bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , two medicine cabinets
  • Plush robes for each guest!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , King bed, ensuite bath, access to backyard, large closet
    Grey room - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , original artwork
    Mountain view room - 2 twin/ single , ample closet space, mountain views, can be an addt'l king
  • All bedrooms have flat screen TVs with Roku, IPod player/alarm clock.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library
  • Stereo
  • Music Library ...
  • Games
  • Books
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Bicycles
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf privileges optional
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • golf
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • rock climbing
  • basketball court
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