Songwriter's Sanctuary In Movie Colony Neighborhood! Private! Walk to Downtown!

444 East Valmonte Norte, Palm Springs, California 92262, United States

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1) Palm Springs City ID # 2645-4592
2) You must be at least 30 years of age to rent this property!
3) As a reminder, your reservation will not be accepted or confirmed without providing a valid photo ID and signed rental agreement within 24 hours of this reservation request to ModMansions, Owners of this property. Thank you!

THE SONGWRITERS SANCTUARY was formerly owned by Michael Masser, a famous American songwriter, composer and producer who created popular music for artists such as Diana Ross, Whitney Houston, Roberta Flack and Natalie Cole. This luxurious and private estate is the ULTIMATE property in the heart of the Movie Colony Neighborhood – just a quick and easy walk to downtown Palm Springs, Ruth Hardy Park, five star restaurants, cafes, the famous Aqua Caliente Spa Resort Casino and the historic O'Donnell Country Club and golf course.

Meticulously remodeled and maintained, this 6 Bedroom, 5 Bath private home features a large living room with cozy fireplace, hardwood floors and an inviting environment. The Family Room has an enclosed fireplace with queen sleeper sofa and overlooks the extensive resort-like pool and outdoor entertaining area.

The master en-suite extends into a step-down, large, private and comfortable sitting area with a cozy fireplace and private entrance to the pool deck. In addition, there are another 3 en-suite bedrooms, and two additional bedrooms with a full bath and tub between them. All bedrooms have their own 42” Smart TVs .

The modern and large gourmet "kosher" kitchen features (2) Dishwashers, (2) Ovens, (2) Sinks, and a Wine Cooler. The island bar invites guests to gather for a meal or conversation while the formal dining room has a large table that comfortably seats 8 formal chairs and is open to the kitchen for ease of entertaining.

This private estate is walled and gated for your privacy and has plenty of parking for multiple vehicles.

Your home will have the starter products designed to get you through the first few days of your stay. Starter products consist of vanity soap, shampoo, laundry detergent, dryer sheets, household and kitchen cleaning detergents, dishwasher tabs, dish washing liquid, toilet paper and paper towels.

Parking: All cars must be parked within the interior of the property.

CANCELLATION POLICY

60 days prior to scheduled arrival date, you will receive a refund of any advance deposits minus a $300 cancellation fee.
Between 0 and 59 days prior to scheduled arrival, no refunds will be granted.
No refund will be given for early departures.

Exterior music or amplified sound is prohibited 24/7 by the City of Palm Springs, vacation rental ordinance.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact ModMansions at 760-209-4311.
Sleeps 14
Square Feet 4004
Bathroom 5
Bedroom 6
Kitchen 1
Iron & Ironing Board
Bed Linen & Towels
Washing Machine
Dishwasher
Cable TV
Terrace
Air Conditioning
Heating
Swimming Pool
Garden
High Speed Internet Access
Smoke Detectors
Heating
Free Parking With Garage
Pets Accepted Under Request
No Parties
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Fire Extinguisher
No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
First Aid Kit
Enhanced Cleaning Practices
Cleaning Chemicals That Are Effective Against Coronavirus Used
Social Distancinging Following Guidelines From Local Authorities
Contactless Check-in And Checkout Is Available.
Staff Follow All Safety Protocols From Local Authorities
Linens, Towels And Laundry Washed In Accordance With Local Authorities Guidelines
Linen And Towels Washed In At Least 60°C/140°F
Plates, Cutlery, Glasses And Other Tableware Sanitised
High Touch Surfaces Disinfected
Property Is Vacant For At Least 24 Hours Between Reservations.
First Aid Kit Available

Check in times

Check-in is 3 pm and check-out is 10 am. Please contact us if you need special accommodations

Airports

Palm Springs International Airport

Policies & disclaimers

In order to keep our homes in beautiful condition, we have a few policies that ensure your next visit is just as wonderful as your first visit.

Age Requirement:

You must be 30+ years of age to reserve any home with ModMansions.  Guest must provide a copy of a valid government issued photo id.

Rates:

Published rates are based on standard occupancy, do not include an 11.5% percent City of Palm Springs room tax, are in U.S. dollars, and are subject to change without notice. Higher Rates do apply during Holiday Periods.

Payment Schedule:

An Advance Deposit is due at the time of signing the contract with ModMansions. The balance is due 90 days prior to your arrival at the property. In complex long term reservation payment arrangements may be made by contacting us directly.

Utilities

If staying in a home, with its own private pool, for 28 nights or more, the guest will be required to pay a utility deposit of $1,000.00 to $2,500.00 depending on the property. This deposit will be used to pay the actual monthly gas and electric bills and copies of the actual bills will be provided to guest.  Should the stay exceed 28 nights and utilities used exceeds the utility deposit, the guest agrees to pay an additional deposit to cover remaining stay.  There is no markup by ModMansions on any utilities.

Cancellation Policy

60 days prior to scheduled arrival date, you will receive a full refund of any advance deposit(s) or pre-paid amounts less a $250 cancellation fee & any credit card or processing fees MM incurs.

Between 0 and 59 days prior to scheduled arrival, no refund is given.  If we are able to re-rent the property, we will refund the amount we were able to re-rent it for, up to the pre-paid amount, less a $250 cancellation fee & any credit card or processing fees incurred.

Special event weekends & holidays (Christmas/NY/Thanksgiving/Coachella, etc.) & long-term rentals (stays 28 nights +) no refimd will be given unless we are able to re-rent the property, we will then refund the amount we were able to re-rent it for, up to the pre-paid amount, less a $250 cancellation fee & any credit card or processing fees incurred by ModMansions.

No refund given for early departures.

Smoking

All homes are non-smoking; Smoking inside the properties is a violation of your rental agreement and subject to immediate forfeiture of your deposit.

Additional Fees/Terms:

  • 3-day minimum stay required or 2-day optional with a 20% surcharge (not including High Season holiday dates and events.  Ask ModMansions for details
  • Cleaning fee of $400 is added to all rentals
  • Optional spa/pool heating has a fixed rate of $400 per minimum stay plus $100 for each day thereafter.  Please let us know 24 hours in advance of your stay.  (Not all properties have a Jacuzzi)
  • Cify of Palm Springs Transient Occupancy Tax is 11.5%..
  • All rates are in US Dollars.
  • Please note the difference between High Season and Low Season Rates:
    • High Season: November 1 – May 31  Low Season: June 1 – October 31
    • Higher rates apply during special holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years´.  Please contact us about the date you have in mind.
  • Lost keys, gate openers or garage door openers are charged $25 per item.
  • Check-in is 3 pm or later and check out is before 10 am.  Please contact us if you need special accommodations

Palm Springs Municipal Code on Vacation Rentals and the Palm Springs Municipal Code Noise Level Limits:

Internet, Cable TV & Phone

All homes have Smart HD television, wireless high speed internet and most properties have a digital phone with unlimited calling inside the US and Canada. Please inquiry about your specific property when making a reservation.

Pet Policy:

Dogs are welcome in most houses with prior approval from ModMansions and payment of a $500 Pet Deposit.

Pool & Spa 

Energy costs in Palm Springs are among the highest in the US. A surcharge of pool/spa heating usage applies for daily or weekly use; monthly rentals pay actual electric + gas usage minus an allowance. Pool heating must be ordered in advance as the average pool takes up to 48 hours to heat up to 85 degrees.  If the home also has a Jacuzzi spa, it´s temperture is set to 102 degrees.  Pools/spas are cleaned on a twice weekly basis (by homeowner vendor) during your visit. We also make sure every home has a skimmer for occasional use by the guest.

Your home will have starter off products.

These products are designed to get you through your first day after which you may need to do a grocery store run.

Starter off products are are items such as vanity soap & shampoo, Laundry detergents & dryer sheets, general household & kitchen cleaning detergents, dishwasher tabs, Dish washing liquid, Toilet Paper & Kitchen Paper towels.

These products are designed to get you through your first day after which you may need to do a grocery store run.


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  1. Refundable Security Deposit
    This refundable security deposit applies to all properties and is calculated on the right under "Additional Service Charges". The deposit will be fully refunded if there is no damage to the property.
    $500
    (Per booking)
  2. Cleaning
    $400
    (Per booking)
  3. City tax
    11.5%
  4. Pet fee
    $500.00
  5. Heating fee
    $400.00