This Spanish casa dates from 1935 and was owned by actress Dorothy Lamour. Research and local legend say it was also the site of a rumored affair between Marilyn Monroe and a very high-ranking government official in the early 1960's. The house is located just one house in from Ruth Hardy Park which has public tennis courts, playgrounds and lots of open space.
This property is 1/3 acre. Quiet, safe neighborhood. Professionally decorated, living area with 42" plasma TV and kiva wood-burning fireplace, sun/playroom, kitchen, laundry room, 4 bedrooms plus nursery area, 3 full baths. All floors are tiled, with area rugs. Fully enclosed and gated yard. The sun/playroom has toys and games for children of all ages. Triple French doors open to the backyard with mini-playground, large pool, in-ground spa and mature fruit trees. The updated kitchen has microwave, toaster, coffee maker, and everything needed for the serious chef. Fully equipped including all serving dishes, glassware, ceramic dishes plus plastic ware, for outdoor use, and kids' dishes. Laundry room, located off the kitchen, has large washer/dryer; detergent is supplied. - Master Bedroom: King bed, sitting and dressing area, walk-in 2-head shower, nursery (crib and changing table, bedding supplied) off MBR area. French doors open to spacious backyard.- Bedroom #2: King bed. Also contains the printer/fax/copier. Full bath with large tub, and (probably) Dorothy Lamour's medicine cabinet, is located right outside the bedroom door.- Bedroom #3: Queen bed. Bathroom (shared with Bedroom #4).- Bedroom #4: Enter through BR#3. Quality trundle bed can be 1 or 2 Twin beds. French doors open directly to the backyard. Items supplied: fluffy towels, pool towels, all basic bath supplies (shampoo, hair dryers, soap).
The spacious landscaped yard has a heated pool [in season] and in-ground spa. Luxury Front gate pool floats. Misting fan for hot summer days. Mini-playground with deck and slide for children and a playhouse (originally the work shed) completely decorated inside with a wonderful mural painted by local artist Snake Jagger.The walled and gated backyard also has a huge grapefruit tree and apple and orange trees for healthy snacks. Take the steps up to the second-story "tanning" deck for an even better view of Mt. San Jacinto and Ruth Hardy Park.
There is one covered gated parking space. Another covered space is located on the circular drive in front. Two additional off-street parking spaces located off the circular drive. Do you need two houses for your gathering? This property is located only 0.7 miles from downtown.
Rates listed in our rate table 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 utility fee of $65. Cleaning Fee of $260. Pet Fee $150 (1 dog) $225 (2 dogs) if home is pet friendly, Damage Waiver of $79. There is an 11.5% Occupancy tax in Palm Springs. Posted specials are for new bookings only. Please note for security, the location on the map is not exact and the marker is only an approximate location.
Additional amenities include: games, living room, close to town, movie theatres, tennis, pharmacy, wheelchair inaccessible, dining, pets considered, dog friendly, lawn / garden, minimum age limit for renters, water park, outlet shopping, baby crib, nearby grocery, non smoking only, post office, cookware, nearby post office, art museum, near casino, grapefruit trees, washer & dryer, ironing board, ice maker, free long distance north america, casino, heating, dishes & utensils, walk to bars/restaurants, live theater, iron & board, coffee maker, chaise loungers, nearby bank, nearby internet cafe, nearby medical services, walking distance to downtown, free long distance us/canada, symphony orchestra, near convention center, nearby atm, golf course, grocery store.TripAdvisor property ID 2391807...Read more
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