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Claudio de Medeiros

Member since: 2008
Call Manager
Speaks english


Bedrooms 4
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of the Racquet Club West vacation estate rental

Estate, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10-11), 2 outdoor showers.

Be cool. 40ft swimming pool for laps, playing or staying cool. 80ft of covered patios, outdoor fans, Mexican tile, Bbq, tables, chairs and conversational areas.

Plenty of pool glasses to sip margaritas on the lounges by the pool. Sit in the tea house with misters, fans, lights and music to stay cool. Unfortunately, my mother in law passed away January 2014 and the second building is vacate.

Six cool showers to keep you refreshed. PERMIT #4705

Minutes to the action in downtown Palm Springs and located in Old Racquet Club West.

Escape to the tranquil and lazy days at Villa de Catalina. The Villa is nestled in the neighborhood to the stars—Onassis, Betty Davis and Joan Crawford and where Marilyn Monroe and Natalie Wood use to hang out at the old Racquet Club West.

Enter to mountain views, numerous fountains and a large private swimming pool.

The two over-sized verandas have ceiling fans, lighting, Mexican tile floors, music and misters.

Outdoor dual showers.

Japanese tea house for early morning coffee break. Or a quiet retreat to read the daily morning newspaper or listen to music .

Your stay will include:

• Four bedrooms and three granite tile baths: one with dual showers, jacuzzi tub. One bath with large walk in shower with over-sized shower head, the other bath has bath and shower combination.

• Master bedroom features wood floors with private entry to outdoor veranda and pool.

• 4 bedrooms—1 king, 3 doubles, 1 twin, 2 double blow up beds; plenty of closet and drawer space for longer stays.

• Fully stocked state-of-the-art kitchen for entertaining with high efficiency appliances (Jenn-Air, Viking, Maytag, Bosch). Kitchen leads directly to outdoor veranda with BBQ, large granite counter, over-head fans, lights, misters. Cozy seating and tables for large groups.

Laundry facilities on site.


• Southwestern Spanish Villa flare with eclectic style throughout; plantation shutters, ceiling fans and centralized air, mexican tile floors and tile roof.

• Environmentally sensitive and equipped with solar panels and indigenous desert plantings, and landscaped with large palm and fruit trees.

• Desert tortoise compound—endangered tortoises on loan from the ‘Living Desert’.

• Two verandas – one for outdoor dining with built-in gas grill and the other for relaxing under misters that overlook the pool. Ample seating and tables for eating or watching a sunset. Misters, music, ceiling fans and lights make for special moments.

• Numerous outdoor seating areas for larger events.

Palm Springs has something for everyone. Be our guests and enjoy the experience.

Keywords: Southwestern Spanish Villa


• World-famous Aerial Tramway to the cooler climate of Palm Springs; enjoy dinner on top of the mountain or hike one of the numerous hiking trails.

• Coechella Music Festival (annually in April).

• Stagecoach Country Music Festival (late April).

• Palm Springs International Film Festival (annually in January).

• Tennis—Indian Wells BNP Paribas Open - ATP World Masters and WTA event (annually in March).

• Casinos—Agua Caliente, Augustine Casino, Morongo, Spa Resort, Fantasy Springs Resort, Spotlight 29.

• Theaters—Annenburg, McCallum Theatre.

• Museums—Palms Springs Air Museum, Palm Springs Art Museum, El Paseo Artwalk, Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, Indian Museum and ceremonial Indian Pow Wows and the unique Cabot Pueblo Museum.

• Golf at world class courses or watch the pros—Desert Willow, Indian Canyon, Tahquitz Creek, Mesquite, Escena and more.

• Tour homes of movie stars of the past and neighborhoods of mid-century modern homes (Celebrity Tours, P.S. Windmill Tours).

• Shopping: Downtown Palm Springs, Desert Hills Premium Outlets, Cabazon Outlets, The Shops on El Paseo, Street Fair-every Thursday evening in Palm Springs.

• Day Spas – Spa Resort downtown Palm Springs, Agua Serena Spa, Miracle Springs Spa, The Wells Spa, Spa Esmeralda.

• Other attractions: Desert Adventures, Hummer Tours, Big Wheel Tours, Smoke Tree Stables, Funseekers.


• Disneyland (1.5 hours)

• Six Flags Magic Mountain (2 hours)

• San Diego Zoo (1.5 hours)

• Legoland (1.5 hours)

• Universal City Walk/Universal Studios (2 hours)

• Santa Monica Pier/Venice Beach/Marina Del Rey (2 hours)

• Las Vegas (4 hours)

• Grand Canyon (6.5 hours)

Nearby ski resorts: Mountain High (1 hour 15 minutes), Bear Mountain (Big Bear 2 hours)

More Details
  • long term renters welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
Claudio de Medeiros (Property Manager)
Member since: 2008
Call Manager
Speaks english


Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Palm Springs International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Minutes to downtown Palm Springs, casinos
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Palm Springs
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate highway 10
Nearest Beach
100 Miles
Laguna, Newport, Venice, Santa Monica
Car: recommended

Short ride to downtown Palm Springs and the Aerial Tram. Enjoy downtown's block party every Thursday night or escape into the resort flare of Villa de Catalina for your entire stay!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation estate rental in Racquet Club West, California

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 12 2016 - Apr 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
Apr 10 2017 - Apr 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Apr 25 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$93 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$333
Pet Fee C$67
Refundable Damage Deposit C$1,332
Tax Rate 11.5%

All renters must sign a short term lease agreement. Pool Heating is not included and the charge is $100 per night. The pool is cold from October till June.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation estate rental in Racquet Club West, California

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • Six showers with 3 bathrooms inside and 2 extra showers outside.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size bed (1), Double Beds (3), Twin Bed(1), 2 blow up beds, 2 down filled Couches
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
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