This winning home is the trifecta of Palm Springs Vacation Rentals. Stunning retro interior design, iconic midcentury architecture, and strong ties to the glamour of old Hollywood. Throw in a great location, spectacular mountain views and property owners who really care about keeping guests happy. This is one of our most-requested properties and often attracts jetsetters, celebrities and tastemakers who want to immerse themselves in everything Palm Springs.
Originally built in 1955 for Oscar-winning superstar Kirk Douglas, this iconic home was remodeled a few years ago. The new owners have made some further improvements, including an updated Air Conditioning system and now this wonderful property is better than ever!
Beyond the whimsical pink front door you'll find a true desert paradise where lines are blurred between indoor and outdoor living. The spacious open floor plan features a modern white palette with striking splashes of color. High style furnishings are paired with just the right amount of bling to capture the magic of yesteryear while still staying current' very 'next century.' There are five flat screen televisions, high-speed internet access, fabulous sleeping quarters, and a gorgeous country club back yard with spectacular mountain views.
THE LIVING AREAS
This sprawling single family home has an open concept floor plan where the living room, dining and kitchen form one large area centered around a beautiful open fire pit - perfect for hanging with your entire group. All along the back of the house are walls of glass that reveal your very private poolside paradise.
THE SLEEPING QUARTERS
All the bedrooms have flat screen televisions, ample storage and comfortable mattresses. The master suite has a king-sized bed, a deluxe master bath with a spectacular soaking tub, and direct pool access. Two additional Queen Guest rooms share a bath. The casita has its own private poolside entrance, a king-sized bed and an en suite bath and a brand new climate control system (May 2016).
THE OUTDOOR SPACES
Enjoy breath-taking mountain views from this completely walled, very private, resort-style pool yard. You'll find alfresco dining for six to eight, a gorgeous outdoor living room with a fire feature, and a large kidney shaped pool with a tanning deck. The barbecue, two-person outdoor shower, rolling lawn, mature plantings and towering palm trees all add to the magic of this property. The owners just added new hotel quality chaise lounges for your poolside pleasure.
The Kirk Douglas House is centrally located on a quiet residential street in the Movie Colony East neighborhood, just a short stroll from Ruth Hardy Park and the Uptown Design District. The Casino, Convention Center, Palm Canyon Drive, restaurants, night spots, shopping boutiques and galleries are all within a mile. You'll be just about a half mile from three stops for The Buzz, the city's free trolley service that takes you up and down Palm Canyon Drive.
Optional Concierge Services: private chef, pre-arrival grocery stocking, daily maid service, poolside massage can be arranged with three weeks advance notice.
Suitable For: Families, groups, reunions, couples retreats, girls' weekends, golf outings, convention goers, fans of mid-century architecture & design. Advanced reservations strongly advised.
Rates listed in our rate table are subject to change without notice and are higher on weekends, holidays, and special events.