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Enjoy Our MAH-velous Location, Salt Water Pool And Dramatic Mountain Views.

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Architecturally Significant, 5 Bedroom, 3 Bath Home That Sleeps 12 In Style.

The original Alexander home was completely renovated in 2001, and extensively re-renovated in 2016. The size was doubled, the luxury was increased and we have created a place of peace, pleasure and privacy to share with you and your family and/or friends.

Think of our house as Alexander Plus! It's mid-century MAH-velous.

This home is a legal Palm Springs Vacation Rental, license #64260000-20019526, the city of Palm Springs ID#156 .

Our Master Oasis, with 38" flat screen TV, and double-sided fireplace offers views of the San Jacinto Mountains from the king-size bed and soaking tub. The tub-room and fireplace are separated from the toilet room and shower by a large walk-in closet. (Really large! "Put your baby in a portable crib" kind of large...)

Adjacent to the Master Suite are two Guest Bedrooms that share a bath. All bedrooms (and the living room) have flat screen TV's and all our baths and beds have 100% cotton sheets and towels. One has a queen sized bed and one a king, and both have ceiling fans.

The 4th bedroom, with its 2 queen-sized beds is on the other side of the house. It is very private: an oasis within an oasis, with its own sliding doors to the pool.

The fifth bedroom is just outside the 3rd bath, and features its own access to the outside, a king size bed and a sitting area.

Separating the bedrooms is a large open living space, where white painted beams and white plank ceiling contributing to the breezy open nature of this space, as do the three ceiling fans!

This great room includes a sitting area (with 65" flat screen TV) and a dining room. At the far end is a full wet bar (sink, refrigerator, wine cooler, cocktail shakers, and stemware galore) as well as a game table for cards (poker chips included), dominoes, and more.

The kitchen is separated from the great room by a 4-person breakfast bar, yet maintains plenty of visual connectivity to the pool, barbecue grill and the main living spaces.

8 lounge chairs line the 35' saltwater pool at our newly updated mid-century modern Alexander home. One end of our side yard is fenced separately from the backyard pool area. The other features easy access to a sandy area perfect for dogs.

The living area spills onto the backyard entertaining area through three sets of wide sliding glass doors that connect the expansive living space to the pool deck.

Down the hall from the kitchen is a full-sized laundry room.

The house is wonderful, we bought it in good shape and with the help of several professionals, we've made it great. We are more than happy to share our love for Palm Springs and for this historically significant house with you.

Please note that by City of Palm Springs law, no more than 12 peoples may stay overnight at the property at any time, no more than 18 persons can be on the property of this vacation rental home at any one time. As we are a licensed vacation rental, we strictly enforce the law. If at anytime you violate either the City Noise Ordinance (posted at the house) or the limit on the number of persons allowed on our property, and we discover it, you will be evicted, and your deposit will be forfeited. If the police discover that you are in violation of either law, you will be responsible for any fines, you will be evicted, and your deposit will be forfeited. Palm Springs takes vacation rental rules VERY SERIOUSLY. No music is allowed outside EVER.

More Details

Nora Williams
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, just high school french so don't get your hopes up
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

About Nora Williams

My husband and I have been vacationing in Palm Springs for years, the International Film Festival, Film Noir Festival, Modernism...for years we flew out of Boston to experience culture Palm Springs style and explore The Joshua Tree National Park and The Living Desert. We moved to Palm Spring several years ago, and love being a part of the vibrant, diverse community.

Nora Williams purchased this house in 2015

Why Nora Williams chose Palm Springs

We wanted an Alexander home, George Alexander brought high profile design to the average family. He built over 2000 mid-century modern homes in Palm Springs between 1957 - 1966. We wanted an Alexander home and looked for the right one for years... Ours is wonderful, we hope you agree, and we know you will come to love it as much as we do.

What makes this house unique

The elegant master suite with the two-sided fireplace warming both the bedroom and the soaking tub sold us, as we visited initially in February. The views of the mountains from our bed in the morning, swimming among the palm trees with the sound of the waterfall in the background keep us enchanted with this place. Offering privacy with lots of intimate corners, plus the space to entertain large groups, our "Alexander Plus" home is just perfect for this lifestyle, this climate.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Racquet Club Estates in Palm Springs

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30 ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Palm Springs has a # of Vacation Rental Rules: the most important probably being NO AMPLIFIED NOISE OUTSIDE. No outdoor music is allowed.
  • The primary guest is required to submit a copy of his or her driver's license with the rental contract. # of cars allowed for the rental party is 5.
  • Please note that the maximum number of adult guests is 10. By Palm Springs Vacation Rental ordinance, all guests over 12 years of age count as adults.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • 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 ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroon - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , tubroom with fireplace and separate shower and toilet room
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , near front door and just outside 5th bedroom, very private
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , original bath, original tile, totally refreshed, and so cute
  • Each bathroom has thick cotton towels, thick bathmats and toiletries. A hair dryer is in the bathroom between Bedrooms two and three on the lowest shelf or the cart. Another hair dryer is on the lowest shelf in the cart in the third bath. An additional hair dryer is in the Master Bedroom cabinets under the sink. Please return them to these locations so our next guest will be able to find them easily.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , with fireplace, 2 person soaking tub, and 38" flat screen TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Windows on 2 sides, ceiling fan and 40" flat screen TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , cozy room with ceiling fan and a 32" flat screen TV
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Large Double Bed , with 40" flat screen on an adjustable mounting bracket
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 40" flat screen tv, sitting area, sliders to dog run
  • 100% cotton sheets on all beds with 4 pillows per bed of different densities. All the mattresses are good quality, and there are extra blankets in every bedroom, 2 more in the linen closet out in the hall. We know that you'll sleep MAH-velously!
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Two dozen of the best restaurants in Palm Springs deliver both lunch and dinner straight to your door! (See LABites in Palm Springs) But if you're headed out: 2 min to Starbucks, groceries, drugstores, Redbox kiosks, World Gym. 5 min to Modernist antique district, a spacious, shaded dog park, and the spectacular Palm Springs tramway: 360 degree valley views from 8500 ft. w/mountaintop dining. 10 min to Palm Springs International Film Festival screens (& only 5 min to the Gala Awards!), Saturday Farmer's Market, PS airport. 5 min to Beautiful downtown PS w/restaurants and shopping galore, Thursday night street fair, art museum. 20-25 min to famous El Paseo shopping district in Palm Desert, and in case of phone or computer emergency: Apple Store, Best Buy, and the Westfield Mall! 30 min to: The Living Desert natural habitat and zoo. Coachella Fest: 26 miles. Joshua Tree: 36 miles. And if the urge strikes: Disneyland and Hollywood are both an easy 2-hours drive.


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average rating of 4.885714 based on 35 reviews

A great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect destination home. We had privacy, convenience, in a quiet setting. There was plenty of space for great grandparents to newborn babies. Every family member expressed delight with the home. Nora was in constant communication to make sure we were taken care of. All this and we saved thousands of dollars by staying here and cooking for ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA


  • 5 of 5

We began as 12 but ended up as only 7. The house was wonderful and would have been comfortable if every one showed up! This way even the babies got their own room! The house is very comfortably laid out and well furnished. It was still hot in Palm Springs in September so we spent a lot of time in the pool. The pool, pool area and spa were very clean and well kept up and safe for our 6 month old and 2 1/2 year old swimmers.The kitchen was well furnished and had everything we needed. There was even a children's park within walking distance!. The owner was very accessible but not intrusive. It was clear that she wanted us to have a good time and enjoy ourselves in her house. I highly recommend this rental and would stay there again in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You wete wonderful guests. We are so glad you had a good time!
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Kitchen should be a bit more stalked with napkins, trash bags, and kitchen items

  • 4 of 5

Lovely home myself and my family enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Spot

  • 5 of 5

Came with a group of girls for my birthday… The house was gorgeous and slept 12 easily. Nora was extremely easy-going and Josh was very helpful. Most importantly, the place was super cute and had everything you'd need!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Burbank, California

MAH-velous weekend!

  • 5 of 5

The house was really Mah-velous! It was fully stocked and HUGE! The owners have done a great job at making this an ultimate vacation rental. Hope to stay again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! You were wonderful guests too!
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  • 5 of 5

Me and my girlfriends from college came here for a girls getaway. The house was absolutely amazing with a pool and more than enough room for us. The owner and property manager Josh were great and made the whole process so easy. I would highly recommend this to anyone!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. We were so glad to have you.
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Nearest Airport
4.3 Miles
Palm Springs International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Miles
Riviera Palm Springs
Nearest Golf
2.6 Miles
Escenda Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.9 Miles
HWY 111
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
Loco Charlie's Mexican Grill
Car: necessary

It's Palm Springs, whatever you want is here! The Aerial Tram is a little over a mile away, the Living Desert Zoo (think camel rides) is about 25 minutes east, between those two you can find any activity you want. Highest of high brow activities to lowest of the low, it's fun here for all ages.

There are excellent art museums here, as well as Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, the Palm Springs Air Museum, and tours of the mid-century movie star homes that put Palm Springs on the map OR you can go the other way and tour Elvis's honeymoon cottage or some of the more colorful bars close by! There are dune buggy rentals, mountain bike rentals, and Walt Disney's old stable has been revamped to become an equestrian center called Smoketree. Around the corner is Victoria Park, which is great fun for the youngsters, and the newly renovated Palm Springs dog park!

Note that this is not the house for you if you are coming to Palm Springs to party loudly - unless you intend to do that AWAY from the property. (-:. This is a lovely quiet residential neighborhood - "blissful" says one review...let's keep it that way!


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
23 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Nightly Rate
28 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
29 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Winter Holidays
1 Nov 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
PS Film Festival
3 Jan 2018 - 17 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
15 Feb 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
11 Apr 2018 - 24 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £38.01
Pool Heat Fee - ASK! £0
Post-stay housekeeping £228.03 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £760.1
Property Damage Protection £44.85
Tax Rate 11.5%

Pool heating is optional @ $50/day.

Price subject to change until deposit is received.

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.
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