Casa Sonora Grande is perfectly tucked away in a peaceful cul-de-sac, this professionally furnished, private Luxury home sits between spectacular views of the San Jacinto mountains to the west and vast vistas of the local lagoon and golf course to the East.
The house has been designed to be the perfect place for peace and quiet. Each bedroom has been purposefully placed at separate corners of the home to give each guest their own private sanctuary. There are four bedrooms, as well as a den with its own private entrance which can become a bedroom thanks to the full-size bed in the pull out sofa. Every bedroom has its own DVD player and TV with DVR, and there is a bathroom for each, as well as a spa in the master bathroom's over-sized tub to relax and unwind at the end of the day.
At the center of the home you will find a fully furnished chef's kitchen with fine cookery and appliances. You and your guests can enjoy a meal at the kitchen table or on the counter, as well as in the formal dining room or the one outside which both seat ten people.
The property sits next to the signature hole of the Tahquitz Resort Golf Course, managed by Arnold Palmer. The home is situated next to the fairway, but the lavish desert landscaping still offers complete privacy.
There are plenty of places to lounge and relax. Indoors, the Great Room is equipped with a premium sound system, 54" HDTV with DVD player, and a gas-powered fireplace. Outside, you'll have to make a tough choice between three locations:
• The Golf Course Lounge - take a seat around the campfire as you look over the golf course.
• The Lanai Living Room - take a breather under the ceiling fan as you gaze out over the pool.
• The Courtyard - gather around the fireplace as you relax in this secluded citrus courtyard.
You can also take refuge in the pool, as two fountains gently flow into the water as you relax in the beautiful pebble-tec saltwater oasis. Step into the spa surrounded by natural desert landscaping for seclusion in style. Relax under the umbrella near the tanning shelf to keep an eye on the kids. If you're in the mood for the other kind of pool, set up a game of billiards inside.
This home also includes: premium movie channels, whole house DVR, WiFi with extra signal booster, built in barbeque, full security system, three car garage, high ceilings, 8' wooden doors, central A/C and heat, safes in each bedroom, and washer and dryer. Courtesy of owner, this property also has LA Times Newspaper service delivered every Thursday and Sunday. Conveniently located just 1.3 miles from the airport and 2.6 miles from downtown Palm Springs, this retreat is the epitome of desert luxury.
K0063 Casa Sonora Grande
PALM SPRINGS CITY ID # 455 TOT Permit: 3085
Additional amenities include: pool table, ground level: single story, walking, living room, golf, hiking, HDTV: hi definition TV, golf course view: golf course views, mountain climbing, antiquing, mountaineering, movie channels: movie channels, mininum nights: 3 night minimum, babysitter, groceries, fishing, massage therapist, health/beauty spa, mountain biking, cycling, outlet shopping, dishwasher: dishwasher, hospital, tennis, king bed: 1 king bed, zoo, # beds: 12 beds, golf: golf nearby, non smoking only, dining room, atm/bank, cinemas, rock climbing, luxury property: luxury, hot air ballooning, medical services, spa: private spa, coffee maker, sight seeing, scenic drives, shopping, churches, photography, pets allowed: dogs allowed, dining area, dishes & utensils, heating, internet: wireless internet, wildlife viewing, iron & board, tennis: tennis nearby, laundry: washer dryer in unit, swimming, pool view: superior pool views, exposure: east exposure, long-term renters welcome, miniature golf, water parks, equestrian events, long distance: long distance us, horseback riding, pools: private pool, housekeeper optional, laundromat, mountain view: superior mt views, gambling casinos, restaurants....Read more
Left on 10/16/2011 for a stay in May 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 16, 2011Stayed May 2011
This was a nice experience with family all together to share my wife's big 50 birthday. The accommodations were great and enough room for all my family. The staff was really helpful. I would recommend this place to my friends and family
Left on 05/15/2011 for a stay in May 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 15, 2011Stayed May 2011
We rented this awesome property for golf trip with 8 guys. The house was perfect. Lots of space beautiful pool area and tons of glasses, dishes, towels etc. Overall the house was very clean and in a good location near the airport.
Left on 12/30/2010 for a stay in December 2010 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Dec 30, 2010Stayed Dec 2010
15 family members joined together in this beautiful home to enjoy a wonderful Christmas.The home is gorgeous and fit our needs perfectly. We cooked a fabulous Christmas dinner in the beautiful kitchen with everything we needed. (kitchen knives are a bit dull and lacking large cutting boards). The location was great and if you're a golfer(s) (which our group is) the golf couse right out the backyard was beautiful! We had a wonderful stay!!
Drawbacks...the bed pillows and bath towels were not up to par. The bedroom with bunk beds off the garage is freezing at night...the wall heater didn't seem to heat the room. Only blew in cool air.
Left on 10/22/2010 for a stay in October 2010 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 22, 2010Stayed Oct 2010
I rented this home for a 3-day weekend for a bachelorette party with 13 girls. As soon as I walked in the home, I was so happy and knew I made the right choice. The house was beautiful and looked just like the pictures. It was very clean and organized. The home had plenty of beds for everyone which were fairly comfortable. The kitchen was fully stocked with plenty of glasses and dishes for both indoor and outdoor use. The main complaint I had was that there were not enough paper products (toilet paper, paper towels, etc) for the amount of people the house holds. We ran out of toilet paper on the third day we were there. Also the house only has 4 small dish clothes which was not enough for the amount of dishes we were doing. We ended up having to do a load of laundry just so we could have some dry dish towels for the last two days.
Left on 09/09/2010 for a stay in September 2010 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 9, 2010Stayed Sep 2010
This is a great house for a vacation with a bunch of people. Either family reunion, bachelor/ette party or other big group. Pool was always cool, lime trees were a cool feature, house was big, and there were plenty of kitchen amenities to accommodate big groups. Only negative was difficulties with air conditioner. Hard to get it really cold.
Left on 07/14/2010 for a stay in June 2010 | KenReviewed Jul 14, 2010Stayed Jun 2010
The house was great! Checked in on Friday. The pool was a disaster (trees on the golf course blow leaves directly into the pool when the wind gusts). I called the agency. They had someone out there within the hour to clean it. Good work!
Overall, the house was excellent. Good size although it does look larger in the pictures. The pool is nice but a bit skinny. There are several different lounge areas to hangout in groups. Good privacy from the neighbors and still sheltered somewhat from the golf course. Not too far from the main district.
Left on 07/14/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 14, 2010Stayed Jul 2010
The home was just as wonderful as the last time I stayed there. All of us felt as though we were on a private resort get-away. It was incredibley relaxing, as well as exciting. There is plenty of seating areas for everyone in the residence, as well as activities within the property, swimming, barbequing, playing pool, playing chess, relaxing in the hammock, etc...Wonderful stay!!!
Left on 01/11/2010 for a stay in December 2009 | TracyBReviewed Jan 11, 2010Stayed Dec 2009
This is the third time I've rented a vacation home in Palm Springs, and for
this occasion (a small family reunion) this property was nearly perfect. It's
completey walled & gated around the perimeter of the property so it was
safe for all the kids and for our dog to roam freely.
There is an additional room in the 3 car garage that was like a kids dorm.
We only had 4 kids, but with all the bunk beds would easily sleep 8. They
loved being together in one big room. It was a surprise/bonus because
there was no picture of the "kids room" on the web site.
The house feels light & airy w/high ceilings and is tiled throughout the main
living areas. The pool table was huge hit as were the many television sets.
The pool is both kid and adult friendly with many places to sit and sun
bathe. The laundry room is particulary convenient & my husband
appreciated the private office area adjoining the master bath.
The Property is close to the airport which came in handy for the relatives
flying in from back east. It's also less than a mile away from the Palm
Springs Dog Park which we used 3 times on our visit. Close to restaurants,
casinos and shopping, with a grocery store and dry cleaners just a few
The house is neutrally & tastfully decorated. I would make a few small
changes. I highly reccomend replacing the dining room table as it's really
wobbly - almost falling apart - and it's the only place for a large group to
gather and eat. Also, while the leather furniture in the living room is
attractive, it in no way accomodates the number of guests the house holds.
Seats maybe 4 people max. A curved sectional would really be a better
choice for the space and for the size of the home. Again this would just be
my preference - the house overall was absolutely great and I'd stay here
again with a large group.
The service we received from PSRA was first rate. Whenever we needed them
they were only a phone call away. It's definately an organizati
Left on 10/01/2009 for a stay in September 2009 | S.H.Reviewed Oct 1, 2009Stayed Sep 2009
It was my husband's 60th birthday and we wanted to get the family together to celebrate. My husband is an avid golfer so I wanted to surprise him with a house on a golf course. This house totally exceeded our expectations. When we first walked in there is a big "wow" factor – mountains, golf course, lake, pool.
The house looks like a model home. It has very high ceilings and tasteful furnishings. It was so clean well taken care of we thought we were the first group ever to stay there.
We have a big family with lots of parents, kids, grandkids so a big house is important to us. This property had plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms for everyone. The rooms were large and beautifully decorated. The kids loved the pool and yard, the men loved the golf and the women loved all the confortable seating areas inside and out to get away and catch up. We also all liked the pool table.
We felt like we were in another world and it made for the most memorable birthday. It really had everything we needed. And because the house could accomodate all our families, it was a great value. We plan to book the property again.
Left on 09/24/2009 for a stay in August 2009 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 24, 2009Stayed Aug 2009
We are a group of five couples that like to get together a few times a year without our kids and grandkids. We?re all retired and don?t like to travel too far. Palm Springs is the perfect distance for most of us. We looked for a house that could accommodate 5 couples and were all really, really impressed with Casa Sonora Grande.
The house is on a very quiet cul-de-sac in Palm Springs. The house looks beautiful from the outside. It is completely gated and very private. We had forgotten that the alarm was set for the house, so when we first entered the alarm sounded and we couldn?t find the sheet on how to shut it off. We called the rental agency and they were very helpful. They did a great job taking care of us.
We were very surprised that everything was exactly like the pictures on the website. I mean exactly. It has clearly been professionally decorated and it shows. We?re all pretty picky and the cleanliness and d?cor was outstanding. The house was perfect for 5 couples. You can kind of get lost in the house. All the rooms are in different corners so it was nice to have the privacy of our rooms and baths then get together in the main areas. We love to cook and BBQ so the kitchen and BBQ were important to us. The kitchen is at the center of house and had everything we needed. There are spectacular mountain views from the front of the house and views of the golf course, pool and lake from the backyard.
We all commented that this was one of the most peaceful, relaxing and elegant places we have stayed in. It had everything we needed. We could not image a more perfect resort experience.
Left on 07/31/2009 for a stay in July 2009 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 31, 2009Stayed Jul 2009
We stayed at the Casa Sonora Grande in early July(7 days) and won't be returning. We visit PS sereval times a yr to enjoy the small town feeling, the heat and the relaxing pool side time.
CSG looks nice and fit the size we needed w/ friends from out of town joining us but the quality wasn't there.
If you provide a BBQ grill get a proper working one...The directions in the handbook said turn the gas on, throw a match in AND STAND BACK!! Yikes! Law suit in the making. Also when trying to grill the flame would go out more often than none when trying to use the low flame. Then you had to try to start it!!! REMEMBER...stand back. The grilling tools were worthless. We love to grill and that killed us.
No hand/drying towels in the kitchen. Sure we used the dish washer to do full loads but while preping food, small washes or just to wash your hands...We ended up buying our own and making sure we didn't leave them behind.
Toilet Paper was cr*p. Come on you charge 100s a night and Motel 6 beats this pace on the TP issue. I'm not picky but this was bad. Again we bought our own and took it w/ us.
The Managing Co was poor particularly when we checked out. My wife and I walked in to return the keys and remotes and the lady working the front desk only asked us which house we were in.....nothing after that. Not, How was your stay? How was everything? Was there anything else I can help you w/? No lady you just topped off the complaint...but thanks any way.
Other managing companies we have dealt w/ walked us thru the property and all its feature and makes sure we understand things like the alarm, pool, BBQ and any other things that may need explaining. PSRA couldn't be bothered.
We live and we learn and PSRA helped me short list my next stay in Palm Springs
I'm sorry to hear about the inconveniences you experienced during your stay in this Palm Springs rental property. I can assure you that we appreciate your business and your feedback regarding the visit. We have taken the following steps to ensure that future renters will have a more relaxing and problem-free vacation at Casa Sonora Grande:
-we have replaced the BBQ unit entirely to prevent future difficulty
-we have upgraded the toilet tissue paper throughout our properties and will ensure the housekeeping staff maintains the new standard
-we have labeled the drawer in the kitchen which contains "potholders and hand towels" as such to help future guests find the 4 hand towels provided
-we have upgraded the silverware in the house with a premium product befitting the high-quality nature of the property
We hope to see you again and please remember that our office is staffed 365 days a year to help guests out with any issues that arise during their stay. Our help with any appliance or amenities is just a phone call away.
Again, we are truly sorry for your trouble and hope to see you soon in sunny Palm Springs.
-the management of Palm Springs Rental Agency
Left on 06/30/2009 for a stay in May 2009 | orb711Reviewed Jun 30, 2009Stayed May 2009
The house was great!! I had a lot of fun hanging out in the pool and all the rooms were comfortable. I would definitely rent this house again!!
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