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The Butterfly Alexander

Palm Springs

3 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms

6 Guests

Dog Friendly

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Experience mid-century modern luxury at this meticulously restored Palm Springs retreat. Private oasis salt-water pool, eight-person spa, and a fully furnished deck with majestic mountain views. The open floor plan showcases stylish mid-century furnishings and a well-equipped kitchen, designed for relaxation and enjoyment. Beds: K,Q,Q
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About the property

P.S. City ID #3040 | Primary renter must be at least 25 years of age to rent (Proof of age required)

Indulge in mid-century modern luxury at this meticulously restored Palm Springs retreat, originally designed by architect William Krisel in 1959. The iconic "butterfly" roof sets the tone for a deluxe getaway with modern amenities. Outside, a private oasis awaits, featuring a large salt-water pool, an eight-person infinity-style spa, and a fully furnished deck with mountain views. Inside, the open floor plan showcases stylish mid-century furnishings, a well-equipped kitchen, and three bedrooms with ultra-comfortable memory foam beds. The quiet Racquet Club Estates location, just a mile-and-a-half from downtown, offers easy access to Palm Canyon Drive's attractions. Beds: K,Q,Q

OUTDOOR LIVING SPACES
Step into your private outdoor sanctuary, where breathtaking mountain vistas await. Take a refreshing dip in the expansive salt-water pool, ideal for leisurely laps, or unwind in the newly added eight-person infinity-style spa tucked into one corner. The generously furnished pool deck invites you to relax on four padded lounge chairs, basking in the sun or choosing the cool shade of multiple umbrellas. An outdoor dining table, shaded by an overhead pergola, sets the scene for al fresco meals, while the stainless steel grill, fueled by a natural gas line, guarantees an endless supply for your culinary delights. As night falls, gather around and marvel at the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway's ascent to the peak of the San Jacinto Mountains. Your evenings here are destined for enchantment.

** The pool will be heated to 83 degrees upon request with an additional service fee. Please let us know if you'd like to heat the pool so we can ensure it is heated before your arrival. Spa heating is included with your rental at no extra cost **
** Please Note: This fee is not included in the quoted price on some booking platforms. **

THE INDOOR LIVING SPACES
Step into the bright and expansive open floor plan, offering seamless views of the outdoor pool area and garden. The living area exudes style with furnishings by renowned mid-century modern designers, gracing polished concrete floors that truly encapsulate the Palm Springs vibe. Sink into the sofa for a relaxing TV session or enjoy a book by the corner window, adjacent to the fireplace. For indoor dining, the hip tulip table invites you to experience a touch of George Jetson's flair.

The fully-equipped kitchen provides ample space for cooking, dining, and relaxation with loved ones. Preserving the mod atomic style, original mid-century cabinetry adds a nostalgic touch. Up-to-date stainless steel appliances and a generous array of kitchen gadgets make preparing anything from a holiday feast to a midnight snack effortlessly chic.

** The term "Pets Allowed” or “Pets Accepted" at an ACME House Company vacation rental means that we welcome dogs only. No other pets are allowed. **

SLEEPING QUARTERS
Indulge in a night of pure comfort in any of our three bedrooms, each adorned with brand-new, ultra-cozy memory foam beds. The primary bedroom boasts a King bed, blackout window coverings for a restful morning, and sliding glass doors leading to a private side patio. The en suite bathroom offers a luxurious experience with a beautifully tiled shower. Unwind in our queen guest rooms, each equipped with 32” TVs and blackout shades for a serene night's rest under architecturally captivating upper windows. Both rooms conveniently share a bathroom across the hall, complete with a shower/bathtub.

THE LOCATION
Nestled on a tranquil street in the historic Racquet Club Estates of Palm Springs, this home is just a short mile-and-a-half from the lively heart of downtown. Along Palm Canyon Drive, you'll discover delectable restaurants, enticing shops, and captivating museums for the enjoyment of every guest. Nature enthusiasts can explore nearby gems like Tahquitz Canyon, Indian Canyon, or Mount San Jacinto State Park for invigorating hikes. And for an extraordinary day trip, don't miss the chance to explore the unique desert landscape at Joshua Tree National Park. Your stay promises both relaxation and exploration in the vibrant tapestry of Palm Springs.

Features & Amenities

Accessibility

  • Long Term Stays Allowed

Bedding

  • Bedroom King: 1
  • Bedroom Queen: 2
  • Bathroom: 2
  • Living Room: 1

Conveniences / Attractions Nearby

  • Nearby Convention Center
  • Nearby ATM / Bank
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby Cinema / Movie Theater
  • Nearby Fitness Center
  • Nearby Golf Course
  • Nearby Groceries
  • Nearby Hiking Trails
  • Nearby Pharmacy
  • Nearby Restaurants / Shopping
  • Nearby Museums / Galleries

Custom

  • Parking

Entertainment

  • WiFi / Internet
  • Games

Features

  • Max Pets: 2
  • Square Feet: 1385
  • House Rules: Primary renter must be at least 25 years of age ** Proof of Age Required ** Palm Springs Municipal Code 5.25.030 ** Please note ** Pool heating prices vary (please inquire about pricing) HOW MANY IS TOO MANY? Please check with the person who rented you the unit as to the maximum number of overnight occupants and the maximum number of daytime occupants permitted to stay there. Limits have been established for both. Compliance with these rules will assure that you and your neighbors will both enjoy your stay. We’re glad you’re here! WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW? It is important to be a good neighbor – whether you’re at home or on vacation. Please keep in mind that you may be cited or fined by the City, or even evicted by the owner, for creating a disturbance or for violating other provisions of the City’s Vacation Rental Ordinance. The surrounding neighbors have been given a 24-hour number to call should they need to file a complaint. WELCOME TO PALM SPRINGS Palm Springs is world-famous f
  • Unit Type Name: STH3RCE
  • Neighborhood: Racquet Club Estates
  • Non Discountable: All Discount Apply

Home Safety

  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices
  • No Contact Check-In / Check-Out
  • SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Clean with Disinfectant
  • Exterior security camera present

Kitchen

  • Cooking basics
  • Coffee
  • Dining Table
  • Wine Glasses
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Full Kitchen
  • Cookware & Small Appliances
  • Ice Maker
  • Kettle
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Filtered Water
  • Island
  • Stainless Appliances
  • Gas Stove & Oven

Living

  • Dryer
  • Cleaning products
  • Conditioner
  • Clothing Storage
  • Body soap
  • Dedicated Workspace
  • Shower Gel
  • Extra Pillows & Blankets
  • Hangers
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Pool Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Linens
  • Hot Water
  • Essentials
  • Fireplace
  • Bathtub
  • Room Darkening Shades
  • Multiple Lounge & Hangout Zones

Location

  • Mountain View
  • Close to Town

Outdoor

  • Garden or Backyard
  • Chaise Lounges
  • Private Entrance
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Covered Dining Area
  • Grill
  • Outdoor Lounge Area - Covered
  • Outdoor Lounge Area - Uncovered
  • Cornhole
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Dog Friendly
  • Private Walled-in Courtyard
  • Walled & Gated

Pinned Feature

  • Private Pool

Pool / Hot Tub

  • Private Hot Tub
  • Pool Heating Available (Inquire for Cost)
  • Saltwater

Top Features

  • Mid-Century Modern
  • Dog Friendly
  • Amenity Assurance Certified

Unitcategory

  • Property Type: 3 Bed House

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Important Details Before You Book

House Rules

  • Check-In: After 3 PM | Checkout: 10 AM
  • No smoking or vaping
  • Renters must be 25 years of age or older
  • No Music is allowed outside of the rental home (at any volume)
  • Parking is restricted to 1 car per bedroom in designated parking spaces.
  • Pets are not allowed in Non-Pet Friendly Properties
  • Please do not exceed the max occupancy of the home
  • All rentals require state and county tax plus additional required fees
  • Damage waiver covers renter for up to $2,000 of accidental damage to the property. If the damage protection is declined, an additional $5,000 security deposit is required
  • The pool is heated upon request with an additional service fee. Please let us know if you'd like to heat the pool so we can ensure it is heated before your arrival. 

Trusted Stays Cleaning Process

  • Wearing Masks & Gloves
  • Washing Hands & Maintaining Distance
  • Using Sanitizer/Virucide Cleaners & Disinfectants

The safety of our guest has always been our priority and in anticipation of your future arrival, we have also updated our cleaning processes to meet CDC requirements.

Booking & Cancellation Policies

All reservations require you to provide a valid photo ID and a signed rental contract.

Reservations booked within 72 hours of arrival require additional verification to provide identity and avoid fraudulent bookings including live video chats with staff members that are recorded.

CANCELLATION/REFUND For Short-Term Stays (28 nights or less)

Direct Bookings on www.acmehouseco.com or Via Phone* for stays of 28 nights or less:

100% Refund for Cancellations within 48 Hours of Making Booking.
30 days or more prior to the Arrival date, ACME House Company will process a 100% refund of all Reservation Charges, except the Booking Fee. 
Greater than 48 hours from Booking and between 8 & 29 days prior to arrival, guests will receive a partial refund of 50% of all Reservation Charges, except Booking Fee.
7 days or less prior to arrival, 100% of All Reservation Charges are considered earned.

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY For Long-Term Stays (29 nights or longer)

Direct Bookings on www.acmehouseco.com or Via Phone* for stays of 29 nights or longer:

Greater Than 6 Months Prior to Arrival - ACME House Company will process a 100% refund for cancellations that are more than 6 months prior to the Arrival date.
Greater than 91 Days and less than 6 Months Prior to Arrival - ACME House Company will process a 100% refund of all Reservation Charges, except the Booking Fee. 
Greater Than 60 Days but Less Than 91 Days Prior to Arrival - Guests will receive a partial refund of 50% of the Reservation Charges and Booking Fee. All other costs and fees are refunded, including cleaning fees, security deposit, and any utility fees. Any special services ordered that cannot be canceled in time to receive a refund will also not be refunded.
60 Days or Less From Arrival - 100% of All Reservation Charges are considered earned. All other costs and fees are refunded, including cleaning fees, security deposit, and any 

*Bookings on third-party websites: If you do not book directly with ACME (www.acmehouseco.com), your reservation IS subject to cancellation policies for the website on which you booked. Please refer to the policies on the site you booked for their cancellation policy. 

**CONSIDER TRAVEL INSURANCE – For your convenience and consideration ACME makes available the Sun Trip Preserver Policy during booking. You can find coverage details linked here.**


Guest Reviews

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We had a fantastic time

4 of 5

We had a fantastic time. The place was lovely especially the backyard. The house for sure needs some work like new windows, bathrooms need a face lift, landscaping and pool need an upgrade. The pool and spa heated quickly. The location was great very close to all the shops and restaurants.

by Breanna

Submitted on Apr 7, 2024

Thank you, Breanna! We're so glad you had a fantastic time and we hope you'll return for another fun Palm Springs adventure!

Palm Springs Mid Century Glamour

5 of 5

This property has an amazing location. It is minutes from Downtown Palm Springs and all the activities. Has covered parking if you are visiting in the Summer season your car will be shaded all day. The pool and back area are a wonderful place to relax and float the day away. There is even a fire pit to enjoy after you enjoy the sunset from the lounge chairs. This was my third stay here and I enjoy every minute.

by Todd L

Submitted on Apr 4, 2024

Thanks, Todd! We appreciate your loyalty and we're thrilled you enjoyed every minute of your stay with us! We look forward to your next desert getaway!

Palm Springs Hollywood Glamour

5 of 5

I would highly recommend this property. Wonderful location from downtown Palm Springs. Great for a Palm Springs getaway. I enjoyed floating in the pool and soaking in the hot tub. For those rare evenings with cool in the air, there is even a fire pit with four chairs to enjoy a cocktail. I enjoyed the covered carport keeping the car out of the sun. This trip was my third visit. I look forward to many more.

by Todd Leavitt

Submitted on Mar 26, 2024

Thank you, Todd! We're so glad you had a fabulous Palm Springs getaway and we look forward to your next stay with us!

Great place to stay!

5 of 5

Great place to stay! Loved the pool area. Close enough to town while still being tucked away.

by Alexanderia

Submitted on Mar 24, 2024

Thank you, Alexanderia! We're so glad you had a fabulous poolside retreat with us and we hope you'll come back soon!

Tennis week / Palm Springs

5 of 5

This place has everything one could want for a Palm Springs getaway. Super clean and comfortable, with a gorgeous pool and stunning mountain views. Private backyard with a great grill and outdoor fire space. Kitchen is very well stocked for indoor or outdoor dining. Beds were very comfortable with nice linens and towels. The mid-century architecture of the home and the desert landscape enhance the magical ambiance of the desert. Large heated pool with wonderful hot tub perfectly placed with views of the snow capped mountains. Uber readily available, we rarely used our rental car.

by Adam D

Submitted on Mar 24, 2024

Thank you, Adam! We're so happy you had a fabulous Palm Springs getaway with us and we hope you'll visit us again soon!

Charming Oasis in the Desert

5 of 5

Located in a quiet neighborhood very close to the main strip of Downtown Palm Springs. Everything was clean and tidy upon arrival, including pool and hot tub which both got cleaned once during the stay. House had everything we needed for a pleasant and comfortable trip. Decor and furniture are simple but have a quaint midcentury feel. Great private outdoor space in the backyard with a lovely fire pit we enjoyed several evenings. Overall a great space perfect for a desert getaway.

by Rodney Voisine

Submitted on Mar 15, 2024

Thank you, Rodney! We're so happy we could provide you with a five-star Palm Springs getaway and we hope you'll visit us again soon!

Nice place

4 of 5

Nice place and well maintained. Pool was cold on day of arrival when we had paid in advance to have it heated. No compensation was offered.

by Robert

Submitted on Feb 21, 2024

Thank you, Robert! We're so glad you had a nice stay with us and we apologize for any difficulties you encountered with the pool temperature. We hope you'll visit Palm Springs again soon!


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