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Great Property, Spotlessly Clean, Friendly Owner

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

private 3 bed, 2 bath, poolside bar and Extraordinary Mountain Views

With every inch of this property newly renovated, Via Jacques will be your new Palm Springs home away from home. Mid century indoor/outdoor living design by Meiselman, thoughtfully updated in 2013 with a nod to the mid-century/Palm Springs modern aesthetic. Via Jacques boasts a large swimming pool with built-in spa plus unequalled views of Mount San Jacinto. Indoor sound system, full poolside bar and lots of places to lounge in the large back garden. All of life's necessities like wireless internet, full laundry facilities, home security system and garage with Tesla charger.

3 bedrooms and two bathrooms, living room sofabed to accommodate an extra guest or two.

Enjoy cool desert nights by the indoor fireglass fireplace or outdoor fire pit. Private, fully fenced back yard. Covered patio. Mature fruit trees and lots of palm trees.

Racquet Club Estates is a quiet neighborhood about 1 mile from downtown Palm Springs. Welcome to Via Jacques!

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Susan Karlshoej
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 May, 2018

About Susan Karlshoej

After a happy and thriving experience with our first vacation rental in Palm Springs, Via Miraleste, my husband and I purchased Via Jacques in April 2013 and have gone through major renovations to bring our guests a taste of Palm Springs mid-century living with all of the amenities of today.

I love mid century design and love being a host to my guests.

My family and I live in Orange County, California, about 1 1/2 hours from Via Jacques (in another mid-century property!) and spend a good deal of time in Palm Springs tending to our properties.

Susan Karlshoej purchased this house in 2013

Why Susan Karlshoej chose Racquet Club Estates

I purchased Via Jacques in April 2013 after looking at dozens of homes in Palm Springs. Via Jacques has wonderful light, beautiful views of the mountains, is very private and peaceful and just has a good all-around 'feel'. I loved that the entire pool, fire pit and spa could be viewed from the living room and dining area--really an indoor/outdoor experience.

What makes this house unique

Via Jacques boasts not only a large pool and built-in spa, but a proper fireplace indoors and an outdoor firepit with lots of seating around it. I also loved that Via Jacques fulfilled my 'must have' of an unobstructed view of the mountains. The deal clincher was the poolside bar with full size fridge, large sink, and plenty of storage and counterspace to blend favorite frosty drinks. Now you can blend away and then fill your friends' glasses just steps from the pool!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Beautiful and well maintained home, pool, spa, and landscaping, all very private. Susie (the owner) is very personable and makes certain that her guests feel comfortable and that all is in order. I give it a 5 star rating. We plan to return again.
Nov 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Racquet Club Estates in Palm Springs

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Master
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , sink with lots of storage below for your toiletries
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , twin beds can be made into a king bed on request
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, walk-in closet and sli
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
Via Jacques offers guests a wonderful desert home away from home. Features include large pool with built-in spa, outdoor fire pit, indoor fire place, and all new furniture with a wink to mid-century design. Tesla charger installed March of 2015. City ID 1555 TOT


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Great Property, Spotlessly Clean, Friendly Owner
average rating of 4.9390244 based on 85 reviews

Everything was just right- we were able to have a relaxing trip

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 5 day stay at Via Jacques. We wanted to travel with our small dog and the property was very accommodating with well maintained and securely fenced backyard. The house was equipped with everything we needed- towels, toiletries and the grocery store was a mile away for anything extra. We spent most of our time in the pool and the yard. The pool was heated and good size for laps and just having fun. We grilled for dinner and made salads and all the utensils and dishes required for that were stocked in the kitchen. The owner of the property answered any questions we had very quickly and she was very helpful.

Overall we had a wonderful time enjoying the pool and relaxing.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed Via Jacques! If you need more space next time, please consider my other property, Via Miraleste. (You can't beat Via Jacques' oversized pool, though!!!) :) Susie
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Pure Enjoyment

  • 5 of 5

We and our children & grandchildren spent a long weekend at this beautiful property. The home is spotless and the kitchen well stocked with about anything you might need. This place is perfect for a family get away. We spent hours in the pool and enjoyed the outdoor eating area, as well as the quiet side yards with the hammocks & hanging chairs. This property is lovely, and we look forward to a return visit!

  • Review Submitted: 06-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Property! Favorite place to stay in Palm Springs

  • 5 of 5

I look forward to going to Palm Springs for many reasons, but one is staying at this property. The owner is so wonderful, the house is quiet, private, relaxing, clean, beautiful and is like being welcomed home each time I return. It has everything you need to cook at home if you want. Is close to grocery stores and many restaurants and activities. I only hope its available when I return. Thank you so much for a wonderful stay.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wow!!!! We loved it;)

  • 5 of 5

This place was beautiful and great location and clean. It had everything you need to feel like your at home. There was 8 of us and we were very comfortable. The owner was so easy to work with and very friendly and understanding. So thank you Susie for that ;). The temp of pool and hot tub was great. And the view is breath taking.

My family was very happy and had a fabulous time. I would highly recommend this place.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing getaway

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay here. The home is beautiful but the best part is the backyard. My kids said it was like our own private resort - pool, hot tub, fire pit, and a cover patio with hammocks and swinging chairs my kids couldn't get enough of during our stay. We had so much fun relaxing and being together at the house we barely left the home during our stay (saved our sightseeing for before and after check out). The owner is very responsive and welcoming - she even let us know that the property was available for early check in. We will be back and would recommend this home to anyone looking for a getaway in Palm Springs.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything you need for the perfect Palm Springs vacation ...and more.

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay (2 adults & 3 teenagers) and we were not disappointed. Susie was a pleasure as always to communicate with. The house was spotlessly clean, continues to have a well stocked kitchen with everything you need for self-catering and more. I appreciate non-perishable items being left by previous guests, in Canada we call this 'paying it forward' this includes drinks in the pool bar fridge. We actually don't mind paying it forward when we leave because its so much more satisfying than throwing it out.The pool and outside areas are by far the best we have experienced in a couple of properties over 6 years in the same neighborhood. The neighborhood itself is very peaceful both during weekdays and weekends. Highly recommend this house for its location, amenities, cleanliness and lovely owner. Already looking forward to our return next year.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3.6 Miles
Car: recommended

Via Jacques is in the Racquet Club Estates, a thriving mid-century modern neighborhood close to all you enjoy about Palm Springs!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Racquet Club Estates, California Desert

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £297.04
Cleaning £148.52 + Tax

City ID#1555 Via Jacques' pool is especially large and very deep. Many other Palm Springs properties charge between $35 and $50/day for pool heat. Pool heat is included in the rate
Minimum stays and premium pricing apply on Christmas, Thanksgiving and Coachella.
Two night stays are available if made within 30 days of arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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