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FULL RENOVATION DREAM HOME..HUGE pool & HUGE views, very CLEAN, walk to town

Mr. James Nello...

Member since: 2006
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People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Calendar last updated:
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FULL RENOVATION DREAM HOME..HUGE pool & HUGE views, very CLEAN, walk to town

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Palm Springs - The MOD Spot *! WOW !*

A TRUE MID-CENTURY WITH A MODERN FLAIR...WHERE REST, LUXURY & CONVENIENCE MEET

From the shade of the two mature Carob Trees, or from the sun drenched vintage-style swimming pool .... Just lay back and take in the majestic mountain views and features of this gorgeous home.

The Mod Spot is a home built in 1957 and was recently renovated to bring back the vintage flavor to the house...and adding the modern conveniences that we all like to have.

Also, on offer is a Full-Platinum Private Membership Access to Palm Valley/Mission Hills Country Clubs/Resorts.

This is something unique to The Mod Spot so please inquire on this privilege if interested.

This Jack Meiselman designed and built house was lovingly and carefully renovated and just completed in 2015, so it's absolutely turnkey...new everything.

The ‘Studio Lounge’ is attached to the main house and has its own bedroom (queen size bed), bathroom and kitchen & living area. Perfect privacy for those that want their own space or great for your nanny, Au-pair or personal chef.

You will enjoy the new white on white, fully equipped kitchen.... With an easy flow to the dining and living areas.

On those cooler evenings, you can light the see through fireplace or on warmer evenings, push back the sliders and have that indoor/outdoor experience that one enjoys and demands in the desert.

Walk into the home and you immediately view the blue pool. It's 46' long with stairs on each end... Perfect for doing laps, or just floating the day away.

Even more importantly, it’s located on THE SHELTERED SIDE OF THE HOUSE away from any wind (it can get windy in Palm Springs, so keep this in mind..it's a real plus) ….incredible views everywhere.

For those that like to sleep in a little, there are black-out blinds in all bedrooms and for those that enjoy their own music, The Mod Spot is equipped with Sonos wireless sound system throughout the house.

There is plenty of outdoor lounging, an outdoor fireplace, BBQ and two dining tables for el-fresco dinners.

At night, light the outdoor fireplace and take in the stars!

This is Palm Springs at its best!

TOT Tax Permit # 3117-PS.

(Please Note: More than 8 people?:

The nightly rate is $83.01 per extra guest, per day.Maximum of 9 guests.)

We accept pay-pal transactions at a 2.99% fee.

We also accept US FUND drafts, bank wires, cashiers/personal checks for our guests in the USA.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
Mr. James Nello... (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
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Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 March, 2015

What makes this house unique

Clerestory Windows.

Pool area has amazing views.

Pool is on SHELTERED side (SOUTH) of the house.

Off Street Parking for 5+ cars.

Indoor/Outdoor flow.

Light and Bright throughout the house.

See through Fireplace.

Sonos Wireless Sound System throughout the house.

Back out blinds.

TURN KEY !

Guestbook comments from the owner

Erich was a wonderful host....quickly responsive and very communicative. He showed my friends and I around the house upon arrival and provided very clear instruction on maintenance of the house throughout our stay. The house itself was SPECTACULAR and without question one of the most photographic homes I've ever stayed....the attention to every single detail throughout the house was so well thought out. The outdoor fireplace, pool and ping pong table were best! We took full advantage and wished the weekend would never end. Will we return? Absolutely...we are counting the days :-)
Jan 2015
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Bathrooms3
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Reviews

4.8
based on 26 holidaymaker reviews

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FULL RENOVATION DREAM HOME..HUGE pool & HUGE views, very CLEAN, walk to town
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 27 reviews
5

This house is amazing! Looks like a boutique hotel

  • 5 of 5

Pictures don't even do it justice. "Luxury" isn't enough to describe this house! My girlfriends and I just rented this gorgeous house and we had such a wonderful time, the house looks brand new, and top of the line EVERYTHING!!! Erich, the owner met all of our needs and it had more then enough room for 5 adults, perfect for a girls getaway. I would highly recommend this house, we just found it difficult to leave. I can't wait to go back in September.

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I try to ensure that once you walk through the doors, you don't want to leave. Sometimes the small things, like having a pool on the sheltered, view side of house, an outdoor shower or off street parking for 5 or more cars) really does count! Luxurious relaxation for this renter... and that makes me very happy.
San Francisco, CA
5

Gorgeous!

  • 5 of 5

We spent the holidays (Christmas and New Year) at this lovely home. Erich, the owner, was super - responsive, thoughtful (he put up a tree for us!) and hospitable. The beds are truly what you would want in a relaxing vacation home, my only complaint is they were so comfy I could barely get my friends up to enjoy the incredible backyard! We enjoyed many a meal with the very well stocked kitchen and enjoyed the outdoor fireplace for sundown lounging. Would highly recommend this home!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Whether relaxing in bed, or lounging by the pool.. I've strived to make The Mod Spot a relaxing experience for everyone.
San Francisco, CA
5

Amazing and beautiful house. HIGHLY recommended

  • 5 of 5

I stayed a week here and the house is absolutely stunning. Everything was immaculate upon arrival, the rooms were great and the pool and back yard are to die for. The house is so nicely decorated and feels very comfortable. When it's cool there's the indoor fireplace or an outdoor one as well with lots of blankets to use. The pool was so relaxing and in such a great backyard for a group. The kitchen has great amenities and was fun to have especially for making drinks and snacks. The house is pretty close to town. Great area to run as well. Erich is such an amazing guy. I would recommend this rental to anyone who wants a great place and to chill out.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 26, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Another stoked guest... thanks for the review and look forward to seeing you again.
5

Pics do not do this place justice...

  • 5 of 5

Was even better than we anticipated. Erich was charming and super-helpful. House is amazing; well furnished and everything you need to enjoy your stay is provided. Everything exceeded our expectations. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awesome... Great group of people who had a getaway to relax and enjoy the great weather. Appreciate that the The Mod Spot was better than expected and I have been told that the pictures in the web site don't do it justice.... so... it's a great surprise for folks when they walk through the front doors.
Cheboygan
5

Excellent home! Best ever rented!

  • 5 of 5

My family was very happy and enjoyed out recent stay at Erich's lovely home. The colors are perfect for Palm Springs...bright and cheerful. He has created a cozy, comfortable, very clean, completly furnished and updated get-away in a quiet neighborhood. All the linens and beds were very nicely appointed and comfortable with fresh towels, hair dryer, nice pillows, etc. I loved the master bedroom mattress...so comfortable! Erich met me personally to show me the house and amenities...nice touch, very friendly and welcoming. All was exactly as advertised and shown in photos. We hope to return to Palm Springs and would definitely return again and recommend this home to family and friends. This was the best VRBO I have ever rented! Thanks, Erich!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for another wonderful review. It's great to see a guest take in some of the other aspects of The Mod Spot. I pride myself on the house being super clean and having those extra comforts that make a vacation extra relaxing. With 2 sisters I grew up around hair dryers.. so yes, the house is set for stepping out and feeling fabulous ! I hope to see this guest rent again... she was wonderful to deal with and it was my pleasure to meet and greet, and welcome her to The Mod Spot.....as I do with all reservations.
5

Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a Girl's Weekend at this house. It was completely immaculate, well decorated, comfortable, well stocked with whatever you needed, and perfectly located. Our entire party was completely comfortable in the house and wish we could have stayed longer. During the whole rental process Erich was easy to work with and great with communication. The only thing we wish there were was some sort of shades on the windows, but nothing an eye mask couldn't help and some umbrellas over the lounge chairs even though there was plenty of coverage on the patio. Overall, our stay was excellent and we would 100% stay at the property again. THANKS!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Another great renter and obviously extremely satisfied group. Happy to report that the custom window fittings have been ordered and will be installed in the next coming weeks !

Location

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Palm Springs International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Birba
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Indian Canyons South and North
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Interstate 10
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Birba
Nearest Beach
69 Miles
Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA
Car: recommended

Beautiful and leafy Ruth Hardy Park is an easy 8 minute walk for strolling, playing tennis (several courts), basketball, tree hugging, meditating or simply laying under a shady tree and contemplating life.

Its an easy 11 minute walk to the Design District which has fast become THE place to grab food, shop for gifts, go vintage hunting or just browse the area. It's an upbeat and high energy spot with design and vintage stores and trendy restaurants.

With the house situated in CENTRAL Palm Springs you are lucky to be in easy reach to all that the city has to offer... whether that be walking,cycling or driving.. you cannot beat the location of the Movie Colony East... AND you still get warm sunshine until LATE in the day (as opposed to being too close to shadow of the mountain).

If you arrive by air, then its an easy and inexpensive taxi ride to the house from the airport.

Around Christmas you can walk to see the Robolights (a local attraction of Christmas lights on sculpture in a private residential garden).

Do your research and go find close by homes that belonged to the likes of Lucille Ball, Liberace or Cary Grant (to name a few).

In short, the location of the home is ideal... quiet and peaceful for those lazy days by the pool..but close enough to the best action that Palm Springs can offer.

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Prices & Availability

From $418 Nightly

Prices for this holiday house in Palm Springs, California Desert

Rental Basis:
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Prices quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
LPGA KRAFT/EASTER WEEKS
28 Mar 2015 - 6 Apr 2015
3 night minimum stay
$2,464
for 3 nights
From
$672
$4,464
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $93 per night, per additional guest
 
COACHELLA #1
8 Apr 2015 - 13 Apr 2015
2 night minimum stay
$2,376
for 2 nights
From
$964
$5,987
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $137 per night, per additional guest
 
STAGECOACH FESTIVAL
21 Apr 2015 - 27 Apr 2015
2 night minimum stay
$2,238
for 2 nights
From
$895
$5,245
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $93 per night, per additional guest
 
MAY SPECIALS
1 May 2015 - 21 May 2015
3 night minimum stay
$2,129
for 3 nights
From
$561
$3,684
$9,228
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $93 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day Weekend
22 May 2015 - 25 May 2015
2 night minimum stay
$1,952
for 2 nights
From
$753
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $93 per night, per additional guest
 
MAY SPECIALS
26 May 2015 - 31 May 2015
2 night minimum stay
$1,569
for 2 nights
From
$561
$9,228
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $93 per night, per additional guest
 
2015 JUNE SUMMER SPECIALS
1 Jun 2015 - 30 Jun 2015
2 night minimum stay
$1,346
for 2 nights
From
$449
$3,015
$8,369
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $93 per night, per additional guest
 
4TH OF JULY WEEKEND
1 Jul 2015 - 6 Jul 2015
3 night minimum stay
$2,464
for 3 nights
From
$672
$4,023
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $93 per night, per additional guest
 
2015 SUMMER SPECIALS
7 Jul 2015 - 31 Aug 2015
2 night minimum stay
$1,283
for 2 nights
From
$418
From
$452
Fri,Sat
$2,900
$7,081
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $93 per night, per additional guest
 
SEPTEMBER SPECIALS
1 Sep 2015 - 30 Sep 2015
2 night minimum stay
$1,428
for 2 nights
From
$491
From
$530
Fri,Sat
$3,346
$10,203
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $93 per night, per additional guest
 
OCTOBER SPECIALS
1 Oct 2015 - 31 Oct 2015
2 night minimum stay
$1,528
for 2 nights
From
$541
$3,569
$10,705
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $93 per night, per additional guest
 
NOVEMBER SPECIALS
1 Nov 2015 - 24 Nov 2015
2 night minimum stay
$1,651
for 2 nights
From
$602
$3,903
$11,458
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $93 per night, per additional guest
 
THANKSGIVING
25 Nov 2015 - 30 Nov 2015
3 night minimum stay
$2,772
for 3 nights
From
$775
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $93 per night, per additional guest
 
DECEMBER SPECIALS
1 Dec 2015 - 23 Dec 2015
2 night minimum stay
$1,863
for 2 nights
From
$708
$4,294
$15,555
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $93 per night, per additional guest
 
XMAS+NEW YEAR
24 Dec 2015 - 3 Jan 2016
4 night minimum stay
$4,126
for 4 nights
From
$920
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $93 per night, per additional guest
 
JAN 2016
4 Jan 2016 - 31 Jan 2016
3 night minimum stay
$2,772
for 3 nights
From
$775
$4,787
$16,001
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $93 per night, per additional guest
 
Feb 2016
1 Feb 2016 - 22 Feb 2016
3 night minimum stay
$3,039
for 3 nights
From
$864
$5,286
$16,056
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $112 per night, per additional guest
 
Feb 23 thru March 31 2016
23 Feb 2016 - 31 Mar 2016
3 night minimum stay
$2,872
for 3 nights
From
$808
$4,974
$13,826
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $95 per night, per additional guest
 
April 2016
1 Apr 2016 - 6 Apr 2016
3 night minimum stay
$2,872
for 3 nights
From
$808
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $95 per night, per additional guest
 
Coachella 2016
7 Apr 2016 - 18 Apr 2016
4 night minimum stay
$4,238
for 4 nights
From
$948
$6,016
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $139 per night, per additional guest
 
April 2016 II
19 Apr 2016 - 21 Apr 2016
2 night minimum stay
$2,064
for 2 nights
From
$808
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $95 per night, per additional guest
 
Stagecoach Festival 2016
22 Apr 2016 - 24 Apr 2016
3 night minimum stay
$2,972
for 3 nights
From
$842
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $110 per night, per additional guest
 
April 2016 III
25 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2016
3 night minimum stay
$2,621
for 3 nights
From
$725
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $95 per night, per additional guest
 
May 2016 I
1 May 2016 - 26 May 2016
2 night minimum stay
$1,685
for 2 nights
From
$619
$3,912
$9,339
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $95 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day Weekend 2016
27 May 2016 - 31 May 2016
3 night minimum stay
$2,638
for 3 nights
From
$730
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $95 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

DAILY UTILITIES:PER DAY $71.01 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $89
Pet Fee $205 + Tax
DEPARTURE CLEANING FEES $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%
Notes Additional Fees:
All Utilities Package: $71.01/day [Includes Pool heating in season]. Damage Waiver Fee $89.00
City of Palm Springs TOT TAX: 11.50% of the total rental rate, cleaning fees, damage waiver, utilities and pet fees. No tax on stays over 27 days.
Departure Cleaning/Supplies Fee: $250. Daily/Weekly Cleaning Services available (just ask).
I allow certain dog breeds up to 30lbs. $205

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:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2788 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower , MASTER BEDROOM ENSUITE
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , STEP DOWN SHOWER WITH HAND HELD SHOWER COMBO.
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , STUDIO LOUNGE WITH TUB AND SHOWER
  • NEW TOILETS AND CABINETS IN ALL BATHROOMS. THE STEP DOWN SHOWERS ARE A UNIQUE FEATURE.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , STUDIO LOUNGE BEDROOM.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , ENSUITE. TOP OF LINE 'COOL GEL' MEMORY FOAM MATTRESS
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , MOUNTAIN VIEWS
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , CLERESTORY WINDOWS.
  • More than 8 guests will require $83.01 per day, per extra guest with maximum of 10 people. ALL NEW BEDS AND 100% COTTON LINENS. AMPLE CLOSET SPACE IN ALL BEDROOMS. WALK IN CLOSET IN MASTER BEDROOM. MASTER BEDROOM HAS SLIDER AND VIEW OF POOL. PRIVATE ENSUITE FOR MASTER BEDROOM AND STUDIO LOUNGE. MASTER BED HAS 'COOL GEL' MEMORY FOAM MATTRESS. ALL BEDROOMS HAVE OVERHEAD FANS.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
More than 8 people? The nightly rate is $83.01 per extra guest, per day. Maximum of 10 guests.

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