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Privacy, beauty and comfort, near downtown Palm Springs

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bed 3 bath private home with pool, mountain view, front and back courtyards

City of Palm Springs ID# 2366. Our three bedrooms are furnished with classic furniture and artwork, and each has an ensuite bath and a private exterior door. The Green Room is a cool and inviting haven whose colors will remind you of lush palms and cacti against the mountain expanses. The Orange Room glows with the colors of desert flowers and the sunset. The Blue Room mirrors the azure hue of the brilliant desert sky. The living spaces are similarly furnished, with brand new furniture and accessories. The kitchen has been outfitted with all you will need to create memorable meals, including basic ingredients and a full range of cookware. Free wi-fi, flat screen TVs and cable are available. Lounging, sunbathing and dining areas, and barbecue grill, enhance the back yard near the pool. Lounging area in the front courtyard provides a view of majestic Mt. San Jacinto.

Susan St. Louis
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, little bit of Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2018

About Susan St. Louis

I grew up in a small town in Connecticut, and married my college sweetheart, who is a doctor. We raised three girls, homeschooled them, coached youth soccer, and now spend our time studying languages, cooking meals for friends, trying to stay fit, and volunteering for medical missionary trips whenever possible. We have used VRBO properties many times, ourselves, and we find it a much better way to travel than to stay in hotels. We hope you will enjoy staying in our beautiful new Palm Springs casa.

Susan St. Louis purchased this house in 2013

Why Susan St. Louis chose Warm Sands

Casa de Colores (House of Colors) has been lovingly decorated with all new furniture, beautiful art and accessories in the colors of the desert to make your stay comfortable, enjoyable and unforgettable. Each bedroom has its own outside door, with high quality wooden shutters that completely darken the rooms when fully closed. All linens and towels are new, and will be regularly replaced as needed, to ensure comfort and satisfaction. The living room opens onto the front courtyard, with its mountain views, and allows you to 'bring the outdoors in with you.' The game table in the living room nook will lure you to find out who has the best poker face. Full sets of dishes, pots and pans, cooking utensils and basic supplies will provide you with all the things you'll need to cook as much or as little as you desire. The pool and spa will draw you to spend time in the back yard, but you will also have three separate lounging and eating areas there in which to spend your time. Whether you are one couple, a large family or 2 or 3 couples vacationing together, you will never lack for comfortable, private places to sit and talk. We want this house to be the best place you've ever vacationed in, and we will continue to try to make it worthy of that label.

What makes this house unique

When we saw this house we fell in love with the quality of the construction, and the wonderful architectural elements like the round windows in the front entryway and master bath, the foyer tower, the arched entryway and front door, the colored tile floors throughout, and the exquisite wooden beams and cathedral ceiling in the living room. We also really liked that each bedroom has its own bath and exterior door. And many of the attractions of downtown Palm Springs are within a short walk!

Guestbook comments from the owner

(There is no star rating on this review because it was left in a written note in the guest book, and was typed in here by the owner.)


We had a wonderful 9-day stay in your house that now - unfortunately - has come to an end. We really enjoyed your lovely house which our son Sebastian found planning our travels to California. Coming from a trip from San Francisco and north in Merced (Yosemite NP), Fresno (Sequoia NP) and Las Vegas, we had a very restful stay in your house! My personal highlight was the pool, giving me the chance to swim whenever and however long I wanted to. (All of us enjoyed it!)

My husband liked the hummingbirds coming to the orange flowers near our sleeping-room-door. My oldest son (25) enjoyed the space everyone had for their own - and "Free Willy" in the pool. My younger son (23) liked the great supply with everything we needed for cooking, swimming, etc. His friend (also 23) enjoyed the sofas inside and outside the house for listening to audiobooks and music.

We all had a wonderful, restful time in your house - which really is a house!

Thanks for your hospitality and we wish you all the best! Thanks also to Julie who prepared everything so well.
Aug 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Warm Sands in Palm Springs

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No loud noise or music allowed out of doors, per city ordinances.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Master Bath - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , double sinks, walk-in closet, hair dryer, shampoo/body wash
    Bathroom 2 - Orange Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , hair dryer, shampoo and body wash provided
    Bathroom 3 - Blue Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , hair dryer, shampoo and body wash provided
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - Green Room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - Orange Room - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - Blue Room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
As of 2017, Palm Springs regulations stipulate that for a house with 3 bedrooms, the 7th and 8th guests who will use the sleep sofa must be 12 years of age or under.


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Privacy, beauty and comfort, near downtown Palm Springs
average rating of 4.9 based on 61 reviews
Eden Prairie, MN

Absolutely wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

What a gorgeous home. Everything was so clean and comfortable. Susan was a great hostess and was very responsive to any concerns or questions we had. The outside seating areas and pool were beautiful and well cared for. We definitely hope to return again next year. Thank you for sharing your home with us. We loved it!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Karen! We loved sharing our home with you, and we do hope that you will return again next year.
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Nice house, as advertised

  • 4 of 5

Had a very nice stay for one week in February. The house is lovely and as shown in the pictures. The complimentary bottle of wine and popcorn on arrival was much appreciated as our flight was delayed and we did not feel like finding a grocery store or going out for dinner on our first night. There were instructions at the house and everything is labelled as well as easy contact with the very helpful landlord if needed. As far as location, we did not find a car was necessary as we are avid walkers. Walking time to a drug store that also sells some food and liquor (CVS) is about 15 minutes, a great bagel shop/coffee shop (Townies) a 5 minute walk, a very nice lunch/dinner restaurant (Spencers) about 20-25 minute walk and a movie theatre (Regal) about a 20 minute walk. I would recommend this rental!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic rental in a great location!!!

  • 5 of 5

This rental is a 5 star. It was clean, and the owner was fantastic. If we had any concerns, they were dealt with immediately. The location was great. This home is within walking distance of all the festivities, restaurants and shopping. The backyard is peaceful and hosts a nice pool and hot tub along with many areas to sit and enjoy the great weather.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Linda! It was fun to meet you all - and I do hope that you come back again. You were great guests!
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Warm, convenient, perfect for us!

  • 5 of 5

The property is convenently located, easy yo find, close to necessity shopping. The house is cozy and perfect for the 3 adults in our group.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Portland, OR

Fantastic house and location

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our family of 4. It's a great space, lovely home, and well stocked. You can walk over to Palm Canyon and enjoy downtown Palm Springs. Will definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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excellent home near center of town with all needed amenities

  • 5 of 5

Nice house within walking distance of the main streets of Palm Springs. All needed equipment for cooking, good firm beds, nice bathrooms for each bedroom, hot tub and pool, and always great weather. I go back in a heartbeat. Thanks for making it so easy.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Peter, for staying with us. I really enjoyed meeting you and your wife. Please do come back, even if the weather up there doesn't get you down!
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Nearest Airport
2.7 Miles
Palm Springs International (PSP)
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Zelda's Nightclub
Nearest Golf
1.4 Miles
O'Donnell Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
600 Metres
Highway 111
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Starbucks, Roscoe Grill, Palm Greens Cafe
Nearest Ski
83 Miles
Big Bear Lake, CA
Car: not necessary

Most people come to Palm Springs for the unique combination of outdoors living, recreational activities, and cultural richness to be found here. From the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, which draws top music and comedy performers due to our proximity to Los Angeles, to the lively arts community, to the hundreds of golf courses, tennis courts, and country clubs to be found in the Coachella Valley, we are certain that Palm Springs has something for everyone. And the many events that occur each year in our valley draw interest from around the nation and even the world - the Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals, the BNP Paribas Tennis tournament, the Humana Challenge and Kraft Nabisco golf tournaments, the White Party, the Palm Springs Film Festival, the Tour de Palm Springs bicycle event, and many more. But in addition to all of that, if you want to vacation in a place where you can simply rest, sunbathe, lounge by the pool and rejuvenate yourself, our house will provide the indoor/outdoor Palm Springs living style that you are craving.

The areas of southern California within and surrounding the Coachella Valley abound in great outdoors adventures. The base station for the famous Palm Springs Aerial Tram is about a 15 minute drive from our house. The largest rotating tramcars in the world take you from the valley to the San Jacinto Mountain Station, at 8,516 feet of altitude. Also nearby (about one hour by car) is Joshua Tree National Park, perhaps the premier rock climbing mecca of America. Joshua Tree, named for the amazing and weird versions of the yucca plant that grow only in that area, is also full of wonderful hikes and stunning driving tours. Big Bear Lake, with all the summer boating, fishing and swimming activities, and both alpine and downhill skiing in the winter, is only 2 hours away by car. The attractions of Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego are all within a few hours away by car.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Warm Sands, California Desert

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Winter 2017-18
1 Dec 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early summer 2018
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter 2018-19
1 Dec 2018 - 30 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer 2019
1 May 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2019
1 Jul 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall 2019
1 Oct 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter 2019-20
1 Dec 2019 - 30 Apr 2020
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £361.05
House Cleaning £108.31 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

Standard check-in, check-out day is Saturday. Multiple week discounts may be available - call or email to enquire. Monthly renters can check in on first day of month and out on last day of month, even if it is not a Saturday. If you want to rent across seasons or if system fails to specify a rental price, call/email me and we can discuss it. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. Palm Springs Vacation Rental ID # 2366.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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