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Chrysalis: Restore, Renew, Refresh

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


Minimum Stay
4 - 5 nights

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

You deserve this. You deserve the chic comfort of Chrysalis. Imagine lounging by the saltwater pool, gazing up at the spectacular view of the San Jacinto Mountains. Or grilling out in the spacious backyard, enjoying a beverage in the desert garden. This home is private, sits on a quiet street and includes the amenities you need for a relaxing get-away. There is a fully equipped kitchen and grill, outdoor dining area, comfy lounges and more!

Movie Colony East in Central Palm Springs is close to everything:shopping, restaurants, golf, tennis, airport and entertainment. Ride the two house bikes downtown in just 5 minutes. Walk past one of the many nearby celebrity homes. Or pop over to the Design District to indulge your stylish side.

Rates listed are subject to change without notice and are higher on weekends, holidays, and special events. Reservation deposit may be increased during those same times. Other Costs: Quote will include flat rate nightly Energy Fee and Cleaning Fee in addition to the rental rate. There is an 11.5% Occupancy tax in Palm Springs.

Two night stays available mid-week and low season. Please call to book a short stay.

CHECK OUT OUR OTHER HOUSE IN WARM SANDS (South Palm Springs)! - Cielo: vrbo 689861


More Details

John Goins & Robert Broecker
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2017

About John Goins & Robert Broecker

Twelve 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 & Robert Broecker purchased this house in 2012

Why John Goins & Robert Broecker chose Palm Springs

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.

What makes this house unique

Enjoy the Chrysalis-style. We wanted the house to have that Palm Springs vibe and we still get excited whenever we arrive. It's the perfect get-away: comfortable, stylish and care-free.

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

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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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Ruth Hardy Park in California Desert

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • ensuite bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , look for the hidden compartment!
    main bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , two medicine cabinets
  • Plush robes for each guest!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , King bed, ensuite bath, access to backyard, large closet
    Grey room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , original artwork
    Mountain view room - 2 Single Bed , ample closet space, mountain views, can be an addt'l king
  • All bedrooms have flat screen TVs with Cable, IPod player/alarm clock.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

Chrysalis: Restore, Renew, Refresh
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 30 reviews

Excellent Family Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

We had a wonderful family spring break vacation at Chrysalis. When we arrived, the house was clean and lived up to the standards set by the pictures online. We had three adults and three children and the house had enough space for all of us. The kitchen was equipped with everything needed to prepare basic meals as well as some extras. The kids enjoyed the snow cone maker! All three bedrooms were very comfortable. The outside area was out favorite part of the house. The pool and hot tub were absolutely perfect for us. The heats and jets made it possible for us to swim all day long despite it being a little windy and chilly outside. The house is centrally located to several Palm Springs attractions. We had a great time and will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great home

  • 4 of 5
Verified Stay

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Chrysalis. The pool and view from the pool are outstanding. Also very close to downtown and the airport (but you don't hear airplanes). The pool has a large wading area which worked very well for my two year old grandchild.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

Perfect for our desert trip to attend "The Desert Trip" festival. We would go back!

The pool in the morning and the jacuzzi at night after the festival. Thanks

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Southern California

Cool house, big pool, big fun!

  • 5 of 5

Home had everything we needed. Cool design, nice gardens, big pool, robes, and drinks when we arrived.

They had little cards with a picture of the house as a memento. If you stay here, take one as a souvenir.

BTW, we found the secret compartment. There's a fun toothbrush holder in the back bathroom. Check it out!

Nice touches, boys! I want this house! But, I'll have to settle for a return visit.

Owner's provided great information in advance of trip. Easy to contact while there. But, they didn't overwhelm. We felt like we had our own little desert villa.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Berkeley, CA

Beautiful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Chrysalis and it was just as great as the first. The home is still beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean. When we arrived the home was nice and cool even though it was 110F outside. John and Robert left us a nice bottle of bubbly, just like the last time which we enjoyed while soaking in the hot tub. Before our stay we had some questions about accommodations. John and Robert answered everything and even helped us arrange for a poolside massage. I enthusiastically recommend Chrysalis!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a nice stay. We hope to see you again soon!
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San Diego


  • 1 of 5

Owners don't call back if there is problem, A/C did not work, the pool was dirty and jacuzzi did not work. The floors were all dirty and cracked. No outlets for any devices. Don't be fooled by their advertisement!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to review our home. We take every review seriously and are sorry that Chrysalis did not meet your expectations. We make every effort to provide a quality and relaxing vacation home and are proud of the many positive reviews we have received. This includes reviews that told us that our photos were a good representation of the home. We returned every call you made and even reached out to you several times. So we are unclear as to which calls we may have missed, but apologize if that may have been the case. Thank you again. We hope that you will be able to stay with us again.
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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.'


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Ruth Hardy Park, California Desert

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
March/April 2017
1 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Energy fee £145 + Tax
Cleaning Fee £181 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £362
Tax Rate 11.5%

Rate are subject to change until confirmed. Holidays and special event weekends may be higher.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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