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Twin Palms Midcentury Modern Gem With Pool, Spa and Stunning Mountain Views

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8, Maximum Daytime Occupancy 12

This beautifully restored Butterfly Alexander (Palm Springs Vacation Rental Permit # 6137000020017504, City ID # 2557, TOT Permit # 6137) was designed by renowned architect William Krisel AIA. and built by the Alexander Construction Company during the 1950's. The midcentury modern home is located in a very quiet residential neighborhood that will appeal to modern architecture and art enthusiasts. It is the perfect place to relax and spend time with family and friends and is conveniently located in the Twin Palms Neighborhood within walking distance to the Ocotillo Lodge, Biltmore Hotel and the Ace Hotel and Swim Club. The home is tastefully furnished in a blend of modern and retro styles with outstanding amenities that is ideal for couples or families and those looking for quiet, relaxing accommodations.

The Fully renovated kitchen is cleverly laid out, and the open floor plan connecting to the massive great room makes entertaining a breeze. The 50 inch plasma screen is connected to cable TV, Apple TV, Blue Ray player, and a Wii U gaming system. Large selection of blue rays and Apple TV movies. The house features two spacious master suites each with a private bathroom and two guest bedrooms that share a bathroom. All furnishings throughout are new, and the house is nonsmoking. One of the master bedrooms has it's own television, and there is WIFI throughout the home. Unfortunately we do not allow pets in the home. Lodging rates for the house are competitively priced and are nonnegotiable.

The beautifully landscaped private yard has a sparkling heated saltwater pool, a large heated spa accommodating eight, a Viking Gas Barbecue, and an impressive outdoor gas fire pit table for those chilly desert nights. Plenty of chairs and tables are available on the patio for outdoor relaxation and dining . There is a large lawn for lounging and the whole property is enclosed to ensure privacy and security. The property is not suited for individuals who can not swim including very small children.

The Twin Palms Neighborhood Association works closely with homeowners throughout this historic neighborhood to ensure a high quality of life is enjoyed by residents and guests. Additionally, the City of Palm Springs has a city wide noise ordinance, which is vigorously enforced. This ordinance forbids amplification of sound or music outside of household dwellings. Fines associated with noise ordinance violations range from $250 for the first offense to $500 for each successive offense. Guests staying at the home are advised to monitor and manage their noise levels so not to create a nuisance as they will be held responsible for fines and fees associated with any citations issued during their tenancy. Individuals seeking a more lively setting may wish to choose alternate lodging as this home is not intended to be used as a party space.

More Details

Virginia L. - Property Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Twin Palms in Palm Springs

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • City ordinance#1918 requires written rental agreement, picture of the primary renter's drivers license and license plate numbers prior to occupancy.
  • Maximum Daytime Occupancy is 12 and Maximum Overnight Occupancy is 8. A copy of a valid credit card is required to secure the lease.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Master Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • All three bathrooms have luxurious modern finishes, with massive glassed in showers and beautiful tile work.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Master 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Master 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • All bedrooms have ample closet space, master bedrooms have flatscreen tv's, and sitting area. Guest bedrooms are adjacent, master bedrooms are on opposite sides of the house.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Twin Palms Midcentury Modern Gem With Pool, Spa and Stunning Mountain Views
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews

Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

This is a truly gorgeous home, and Virginia was incredibly responsive and helpful before and during our stay. Love that there are two master bedrooms. The light in them both is fantastic. Pool and outdoor space were great. No complaints at all - can't wait to come back!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA

Architecturally significant and so comfortable for our 2 families!

  • 5 of 5

This is the nicest property we've found in Palm Springs and we've been visiting for 5+ years. Real quality is evident in the renovation of the Kriesel/Alexander home, the landscaping, the furnishings, the art and team we interfaced with. Check in and out was a breeze! Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words from our favorite guest :)
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Seattle, WA

Perfect Palm Springs Paradise

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we walked in the door, we were impressed! This home has been thoughtfully updated and feels very spacious- perfect for our group of 8. Two master suites with in-suite bathrooms and two additional bedrooms. Very functional floor plan for a large group. The beds were comfortable and had great linens. The highlight of the property was the backyard- saltwater pool, hottub, BBQ, firepit, plenty of lounge chairs...this place has it all. Some of the pool rafts were a little grungy, but other than that, perfection! Looking forward to returning in the future!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review, we love hearing what our guests have to say about the home and what their favorite parts were! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to having you stay with us again in the future!
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  • 5 of 5

Speechless!!! awesome house in and out!!!great art work and interiors through out the house. The house is lot bigger it seems in and out from the photos shown on VRBO. Julie the manager was so welcoming and nice!!! Nothing to complain but what a great house it was. Def. coming back for future stays or getaways. We had a great time for 30th birthday celebration and all our friends and couples enjoyed it very much. Thank you and Samuel and Julie!!!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the kind words Tommy! We loved having you at the house and are glad you enjoyed yourselves and the home so much. We look forward to having you stay with us again whenever you are in town. Have a great day!
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Long Beach CA

Wow, simply wow.

  • 5 of 5

We booked this legendary Alexander "Butterfly" home, situated in a gorgeous and quiet part of Palm Springs, for 2 families. Driving up, we couldn't help but admire the stunning low water yard, but it kept getting better as we walked into the very cool outdoor foyer. Opening the second door to the interior of the house was truly the wow factor though. Light abounds in every room, and the extensive glass gives wonderful views of the amazing backyard. In some bedrooms, there's spectacular mountain scenery.

Everything worked really well in the well equipped kitchen, the house and yard was immaculate, pool clean and warm (82F), the spa really warm (101F,) and the rooms airy and very nicely appointed. The layout with 2 luxe master suites is ideal for our kind of mini vacation with 2 families.

Frankly I struggle to find anything remotely disappointing at this stunning property. I'd be reduced to quibbles (such as the lack of a garlic press). The HD channel selection available on the large flat panels sprinkled around the home was great, and even the wifi was good. Julie was quite helpful and the instructions for pool/spa and wifi etc was very clear. All around a truly memorable stay!

We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Modern and fun!

  • 5 of 5

Great place for a family holiday! The pool and spa were great. The outdoor fireplace was fun. We also used the outdoor grill and the indoor fireplace for our Christmas celebration.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Palm Springs International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Ace Hotel and Swim Club
Nearest Ferry
80 Miles
Newport Beach Ferry
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Palm Springs Country Club
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Palm Springs Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 10
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Beach
75 Miles
Laguna Beach
Car: recommended

There is no shortage of activities in this beautiful city. There are a host of world class golf courses, horse trails, and hiking for those wanting to enjoy the outdoors. For those seeking a thrill, stop by Off road Rentals off Highway 111 just north of town, where you can rent ATV's and go explore the desert. 'The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is the largest funicular in the world, and the views during the twelve and a half minute ride to the top of Mount San Jacinto are absolutely breathtaking. For those who are seeking less adventure and more relaxation, there are plenty of coffee shops, bars, and boutiques all within walking distance of the house.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Twin Palms, California Desert

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
27 Apr 2018 - 29 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 May 2018 - 20 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Memorial Day
25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Jun 2018 - 27 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Independence Day
4 Jul 2018 - 8 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
31 Aug 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rosh Hashana 2018
9 Sep 2018 - 11 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
22 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
2018 Holiday Season
21 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £40 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £71.05
Utility Fee (3 nights) £150.72 + Tax
Cleaning Fee £215.31 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £215.31
Tax Rate 11.5%

Quote is for up to eight (8) adults.
Utility Fee is $70/night
Long term rental requires weekly cleaning ($150/week)
Noise Ordinance allows no music to be heard outside of the home.
Not suitable for events.
Pool not gated.
No Pets.
Check in is 3pm, and check out is 11am.
Late checkout (8pm) is available for an additional $200.
All inquiries will be responded to within 24 hours on weekdays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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