Entire home hosted by Leafe & Katherine

  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 2 beds
  4. 2 baths
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Fast wifi at 59 Mbps, plus a dedicated workspace in a common area.
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The RETRO RANCHITO is a healthy holistic ORGANIC retreat home all to yourself. Salt water pool & hot tub, organic garden with fresh herbs and seasonal vegetables. You will find natural body products, organic bedding, towels and robes. Breath in the warm desert air, stare up at the blue skies and mountain views from the front and rear yard in this very private Palm Springs calming space for friends or family to create new memories.
City ID # 4235 TOT Permit#7315

The space
The RETRO RANCHITO is a welcoming Mid-Century Jack Meiselman home less than a five minute drive or 10 minute bike ride (four bikes for your use) to downtown Palm Springs shopping, and restaurants. Don’t worry about traveling with your Vitamix or your juicer, we have them here along with four yoga matts and bikes to cruise around Palm Springs. Watch the hummingbirds buzz overhead while lounging in the hammock under the Meyer Lemon tree. Sip your morning coffee, lazily looking out at the mountains on the outdoor daybed. Take a night swim and sit around the glow of the fire pit or indulge in a Netflix marathon with the LG smart HGTV in each bedroom individually climate controlled. Ready for dinner...harvest dinner accompaniments from the organic garden

The rear yard is where the pool/ spa/ outdoor shower is located, and it is very private and swimsuit optional! Enjoy picking from your own cocktail garden with your choice - Blood orange, Thai Lime, Mandarin, Spanish orange, or Meyer lemon

Living room – Overlook the front yard and organic garden from the comfortable couch. Enough seating for everyone to sit and relax. local books and entertainment information, vintage board games

Dining room – Open to the living room and kitchen, vintage family heirloom Danish mid-century modern dining set.

Kitchen- Full fridge with ice maker, gas vintage style stove and oven, dishwasher (Big Chill appliances), food dehydrator, Vitamix, twin gear juicer, food processor, tiny food processor – great for small salsa batches, French press, electric tea kettle, organic spices, oil, coffee, tea, utensils, reverse osmosis drinking water, separate vegan, vegetarian, and meat cutting boards, separate recycling container, ask about composting, original vintage 1950’s steel Youngstown kitchen cabinets.

Master bedroom- Relax in a queen bed with attached bathroom. The queen bed is dressed with organic sheets. The room opens through glass doors onto the private backyard where you can overlook the outdoor fireplace, pool, and spa from the bedroom. The master bath door has a convenience door for easy access to the bathroom directly from the pool area. Bathrooms supplied with natural bathing products and organic towels and robes. Smart HDTV is ready for you to log onto your Netflix, Hulu, Prime, etc. --------- queen bed, organic sheets, garment rack and dresser, sliding glass doors to outdoor fireplace and spa, attached master bath with direct outdoor access, natural bathing products, organic towels, organic robes, and a Teak Squatty Potty!

Second bedroom- Glass doors open onto the backyard pool area. Smart TV with your personal app logon to watch on the organically dressed queen bed.  The bathroom is just next to the bedroom with a full bath for soaking and plenty of storage for your particulars. We supply organic towels and organic robes as well as natural bathing products and a Teak Squatty Potty! - if you are unfamiliar with Squatty Potty you must watch the videos, they are quality - search it.

Heat/ A/C – Each room has its own Fujitsu Halcyon DC inverter mini split climate controls for your specific comfort.

Fast WIFI throughout the interior and exterior of the home

Outdoors – Lay back and choose from many comfortable lounging options in the front and back yards, all with amazing mountain views. Landscaped for sustainability and balanced for wellbeing. Fire up the BBQ and enjoy your meal at the outdoor dining area. Enjoy the year round pool – cool in the summer and heated in the winter (optional). Sit around the gas outdoor fireplace and warm up after a dip in the water while watching the Tram lights on Mt. San Jacinto. Shower off in the heated outdoor shower behind the green privacy wall.------Queen lounging day bed, organic garden, BBQ, seating, loungers, pool (ask about heating), hot tub spa, outdoor fireplace, heated outdoor shower, lawn areas – perfect for your pup, views of Mt. San Jacinto and the Tram lights at night, citrus trees, Moringa superfood tree, hammock

Pets- We travel with our dogs and believe the best pet parents are those who vacation with their dogs. (It is even ok to leave your dogs while you go out and enjoy the town. They really just want to nap anyway.) We allow dogs, but please pick up after them – waste bags are provided. Please keep them off of the furniture and plan accordingly for your pets comfort. There is not an extra dog fee. If your dog leaves a mess or damages anything, we will take the damages out of your security deposit. Yard space for playing and potty time, waste bags supplied

COVID-19- Aside from our regular cleaning, we have started a strict sanitizing curriculum and we are part of Airbnbs strict enhanced cleaning/ sanitizing program. Please ask if you have any specific questions about this! We are more than happy to fill you in.

Allergies- We have concrete floors. We clean with natural plant based cleaners. All linen is laundered with lavender essential oil and a plant based natural soap on the highest temperature setting. To keep allergens down, we ask you do not use perfume, cologne, scented body sprays, or hairspray inside the house out of respect for the following guests who maybe arriving after you

Laundry – washer and dryer available

Accessibility -5 ½” step and thresholds to enter the house via all exterior doors, front door is 35” wide, glass sliders are almost 3’ wide at the door opening, master bath has 3” step up to shower, bathroom doors are 23 ½ “ wide, master bathroom has 1” step up into the room. Bed room doors are 28” wide, one side of each bed has extra space to enter and exit the bed

TRANSIENT OCCUPANCY HOTEL TAX ("TOT")- The City of Palm Springs requires an 11.5% Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT). This tax will be collected at the time of booking.

Interested in staying in the high-desert of Joshua Tree? Check out our other listings which include cabins and caravans located on over 12 acres. Each cabin or caravan has a private 2.5 acre or 5 acres property. All of the rentals are in walking distance to each other with only a road separating the properties

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Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 couch, 1 crib, 1 hammock
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 1 couch, 1 crib, 1 hammock
Living room
1 couch

What this place offers

Golf course view
Valley view
Fast wifi – 59 Mbps
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
Private pool
Private hot tub
Pets allowed
Security cameras on property

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Where you’ll be

Palm Springs, California, United States

Five minutes from downtown, (4 bikes at house), and the city’s largest park is in this neighborhood along with a dog park! Hungry? Chef Tanya's Kitchen (awesome vegan) is in the neighborhood and only a few blocks away! Choose from 7 grocery stores within 7 minutes, restaurants, lots of shopping (new, vintage, antiques and boutiques), golf, tennis, dog park, gyms...and so much more! We are also convenient to the convention center

Hosted by Leafe & Katherine

  1. Joined in June 2011
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We are a couple of nomads seeking out new adventures. Coloradans at heart via NYC to the desert of Joshua Tree, a place that can be as unique as NYC in different ways. In love with the desert and the history of the homestead cabins peppering the Joshua Tree landscape, we gratefully acquired ours and are honored to share it with our guests. We are local and LOVE giving tips and suggestions...ask away!
We are a couple of nomads seeking out new adventures. Coloradans at heart via NYC to the desert of Joshua Tree, a place that can be as unique as NYC in different ways. In love wit…

During your stay

Welcome to your home while you are staying in Palm Springs! We are available anytime you need us. Feel free to call, text, or message us anytime if you have questions or need anything :) We live in Joshua Tree but Leafe's family live in Palm Springs and can be there to assist with any needs immediately or we can can come and help out too!
Welcome to your home while you are staying in Palm Springs! We are available anytime you need us. Feel free to call, text, or message us anytime if you have questions or need anyth…

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Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
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No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

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