Arthur Elrod's Escape - 4BR Home + Private Hot Tub


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Palm Springs Condo Rental Description

Located just around the corner from actor Leonardo DiCaprio and on the same street that was home to Kurt Douglas, Elvis Presley, the Warner Brothers Studio retreat and famous TV producer and author Sidney Sheldon, this property is the former residence of renowned Architect and Designer, Arthur Elrod. It is also more recently the former home of William and Frances Hamling, a prominent Palm Springs couple, he being a former writer and publisher and fighter for First Amendment rights who had five cases heard before the U.S. Supreme Court and she being a former writer as well and a presence and volunteer for many years at Desert Hospital in Palm Springs.. This stunning property has been well preserved, allowing a new generation of design aficionados to immerse themselves in the era! In the late 1950s Elrod was often referred to as the Design King of the Desert, and this property is notable in that he resided in the home from the time it was completed in 1962 through 1964, at which time it was sold to a family friend who has preserved the property in era appropriate condition. Situated in one of Palm Springs most desirable neighborhoods, Las Palmas, this 4,780 sq. foot home features four bedrooms and four and one half bathrooms on a 1/3 acre lot. Designed for the utmost in privacy, the grounds of the home are surrounded by lush, mature landscaping with both the pool area and patios walled and gated. Stunning 12 double doors adorned with brass detailing greet guests and usher them into the Entry Courtyard featuring a reflecting pool and fountain. To the right, the main doors of the home lead into Foyer and grand Living Room. The Living Room features 14 foot ceilings, with views to the patio and pool through the Eastern facing wall of floor-to-ceiling windows. A Custom VSoske wall-to-wall cream rug with bright floral accents is accented by the 22-foot angled sofa and large free form coffee table, creating the ideal space of social gathering or quiet conversation. Parties were held here hosting celebrities Vice President Hubert Humphrey, Jr., California Governor Pat Brown, television comedian Bill Cosby and hotel developer Larry Lawrence (former owner of the Hotel Del Coronado near San Diego). Throughout the home, original dcor and accent pieces remain as an homage to Mr. Elrods vision. Located off of the Living Room is an amazing entertainment space featuring a Sunken Bar, Work Desk, Game Table and Sofa - perfect for cocktails or casual conversation. Imagine serving your favorite Cocktail creation from the vintage bar accessories! Located adjacent, the Dining Room can accommodate up to eight guests with ease. Dual sliding glass doors provide views to the covered Alfresco Dining area and BBQ, as well as Outdoor Living Room. The Estate features two Kitchens, one as the primary Kitchen, with the second serving as the Prep/Butlers Kitchen. Both are thoughtfully equipped for at-home meal preparation. Off of the main Kitchen is a Breakfast Nook, ideal for casual dining. The home features four bedrooms, each with en-suite baths and Flat Screen TVs. The hallway off of the Dining Room leads to the Master Suite and First Guest Bedroom. The Master Suite is oversized and offers a custom Bed with dual double mattresses, sitting area, large en-suite bathroom and oversized walk-in closet, as well as a sliding glass door to the pool. The First Guest Bedroom features a Queen sized Canopy Bed, en-suite bathroom and sliding glass door to the outdoor patio. The Library Room is located off the Lounge area, featuring two twin sized beds, en-suite bathroom and two sliding glass doors leading to the pool patio. The fourth bedroom is located off of the Kitchen, offering a Queen sized bed and en-suite bathroom. The Pool and patio areas provide abundant space for all guests to relax and enjoy the Palm Springs lifestyle! From the pool, guests will enjoy stunning Western facing Mountain views, while guests spending time on the large patio on the Northern side of the home will enjoy a serene setting, surrounded by lush and mature landscaping. WIFI, internet access, and televisions in every room. Located just a short walk from the Uptown Design District and Palm Canyon Drive, a Tiki Bar that was the former home of Don the Beachcomber Restaurant and a boutique coffee shop are located just at the end of the street and within easy walking distance. Arthur Elrods Escape provides timeless amenities in a setting that has been carefully preserved as an homage to its era - a true Palm Springs experience!

The person whose name is on the reservation (considered the responsible party) must be present at the time of check-in and produce valid ID. If the responsible party will not be present at the time of check in, a copy of your photo ID must be sent in 4 days prior to arrival to confirm identity and age.

EVERYONE MUST BE 25 YEARS OR OLDER IN ORDER TO STAY AT ANY OF OUR PROPERTIES, unless the parents of the guests under 25 are staying at the house also.

Features and Amenities


  • 4 Bedroom Condo
  • 4 full bathrooms
  • 1 half bathroom
  • A/C
  • Deck
  • Washer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Deck Furniture
  • Dryer
  • Linens

On-Site Facilities

  • Private Pool
  • Private Hot Tub


  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Coffee Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove Top Burner


  • Internet Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • High Speed Internet Access


  • Hi Def Television
  • Satellite/Cable Television


  • Minimum Age for Renters
  • No Pets
  • No Smoking


  • Maximum Occupancy: 8 people
  • Maximum Cars Allowed on Property: 1 car


$895 - $2,244 per night. 50% down to hold a reservation. Balance due 60 days before check-in. 4% processing fee. Listed rates do not include tax. Holiday and peak season rates and required length of stay may be different than quoted above. Credit cards, cash, checks and wire transfers accepted. Minimum night stay varies amongst the various rental units. Many rentals have 30-night minimums.


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