In an effort to keep travelers and our workers safe, we are following CDC recommendations to keep everyone safe. Please be patient as travel or hosting restrictions constantly change and we can't always set search parameters to ensure the home fits your travel itinerary. When considering this home, please DO NOT automatically book. Rather, send us an inquiry and allow us to authorize or ensure the dates will work before booking. We thank you, in advance, for your patience and understanding. To further accommodate the appropriate time between reservations, early arrivals will be limited and there will be no late check-outs.
The City of Palm Springs just mandated a masking order for anyone inside a local business. They've also mandated, for indoor dining, proof of vaccination or a negative co-vid test result within the past 72 hours.
We have invested in and are using an OSHA/EPA-approved, hospital-grade disinfectant on hard surfaces and high-touch areas throughout each home. If you need assistance while you are in residence and anyone from our team needs access to the house, they will be masked and gloved upon entry. We ask you wear a mask while we are present in the home.
Welcome to PS Murphy! This updated 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home is bright and spacious making the perfect retreat for escape or entertainment. Modern furnishings in a stylish yet soothing color palette make for a chic yet casual backdrop for your Palm Springs vacation.
Enter the living room and you’ll enjoy an open floor plan with beautiful new tile floor. With plenty of seating, everyone can enjoy an easy afternoon or perhaps an early cocktail hour before heading out to dinner. The living room flows seamlessly into the dining room so no one misses out on the action. The contemporary dining area features seating for 6 or up to 8 comfortably and is steps from the kitchen.
The well-stocked kitchen with new stainless appliances has all the tools you’ll need to make entertaining a snap. Downtown is just minutes away just in case you’d rather enjoy the city and sights of Palm Springs.
This home offers great bedroom separation and sleeping arrangements. The master bedroom, on one side of the house, is spacious and offers its own private, full bath with step-in shower. On the opposite side of the house, you’ll find 2 guest rooms: one guest room offers a king bed while the other offers 2 twin beds. These twin beds can be converted to a king with prior notice to management. Just outside each of these bedroom doors is their guest bath. It's worth noting that in the living room, the sofa actually has a pullout queen bed. Please ask management ahead of time for the bedding... they will make it available.
The backyard is almost fully decked with tons of entertaining space and plenty of covered seating, too. Outdoor dining is covered so you can maximize outdoor living both day and night. There are 4 chaise lounges to catch the rays you were seeking in Palm Springs. The outdoor kitchen will make grilling fun and the counter at the grill with bar-stool seating ensures you can bring cocktails and snacks to keep the grill master entertained. There’s a half-bath/powder room on the patio for everyone’s convenience.
Named after the owners’ charming 4-year old Yorkie, PS Murphy is an ideal getaway: comfortable, uncomplicated and suited for every age! Dog-friendly, of course! Murphy wouldn't’ have it any other way.
Please note that the maximum number of guests for a home this size is 6 (8 if the 2 additional guests are 12 years of age or younger) per Palm Springs Ordinance #1748. It should also be noted the City has sound ordinances that are strictly enforced. No outdoor amplified sound (music) at all. The owner(s) like to stress this home is ideal for a dream vacation and relaxation but is by no means a “party-central” home. Each guest is expected be as good a neighbor as the owner(s) themselves.
Special events like weddings are NOT allowed.
TOT Permit #3115
PS City ID# 3286
Long-Term Renters Welcome
Minimum Age Limit For Renters: 25
Pets Considered (Dogs only)
Additional pet fee: $95 (for one), $145 (for two) which is added after booking (just like pool heat)
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps up to 6
Guest Room 1: 2 Twin/Single Beds, TV (Twins can become a King bed with prior notice to management)
Guest Room 2: 1 King Bed, TV
Master Bedroom: 1 King Bed, TV
Living Room: Queen pullout sofa (please ask management prior to arrival to make the linens available on arrival)
Bathrooms: 2.5 Bathrooms
Guest Bath: Shower and Toilet
Master Bath: Shower and Toilet
Pool Bath/Powder Room: Toilet
Indoor Dining Area: Seating for 8 guests
Outdoor Dining Area: Seating for 8 guests
Central Air Conditioning and Heat
Iron & Board
Off Street Parking: 4 cars
Curbside Parking: 2 cars
* Rates are subject to change without notice. Pricing excludes taxes, additional options or fees.
Vacation Rental Standard Pricing
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Reviewed: Jul 9, 2021
Its was a very beautiful home. It was clean and had everything you would need. Also if you had any questions someone was available to help you out. Had a wonderful time thank you
Reviewed: Jun 28, 2021
I cant say enough about the service we received and the home. Me and a few of my girlfriends, all who work in the nonprofit sector and spend our days and nights caring for others, were in need of a stress-free girls trip - and thats exactly what we got. The home was immaculate, the pool was sparkling clean and welcoming, the outdoor kitchen and bar gave us space to cook, laugh, and enjoy one another. The various sitting areas throughout the backyard allowed us to come together when we wanted and to be off by ourselves when needed. This home was exactly what we needed. Now on to the service, which started way before our arrival. Everyone was so kind and ensured that we had all the information we needed before our trip. Upon arrival we received a call to ensure that everything was up to par and to see if we needed anything. I stated that we plan to go to lunch and dinner and I was immediately given recommendations and a later call back with the available reservation times for a few restaurants. Who does that - they do?!!!!!! I cant say enough about the service we received, we needed it badly and it was given freely. Thank you for taking care of three women who badly needed to be taken care of, we will definitely be back!!!!
Reviewed: May 27, 2021
This house was perfect for our relaxing Palm Springs getaway. The outdoor living space and garden is complete and is exactly what one needs for some serious R&R. We enjoyed grilling and cocktails at the outdoor kitchen, dinner at the large outdoor dining table, and lounging in the pool and hot tub. The furnishing and interior were all very nice. Would stay here again.
Reviewed: May 26, 2021
Palm Springs Oasis-The best backyard and pool
We absolutely loved this backyard and would highly recommend this listing if you hope to be swimming and grilling during your Palm Springs vacation. We paid extra to heat the pool and learned that 88 degrees is the magic number for a comfortable swim. The hot tub was fantastic after a day of hiking and it heats up amazingly fast. We loved all the outdoor seating options and gorgeous outdoor kitchen which we used several times. The cooks were thrilled that the propane was piped in so no worries about running low. The house itself was great-there is a comfortable family room area and while the kitchen is smaller it is well stocked (it desperately needs new sharp knives!). The house is decorated and well appointed, and the mid century decor was fun and perfect for the area. To note-this is a neighborhood of homes on the outskirts of Palm Springs towards the highway which can be a windy area. It is also NOT a great walking neighborhood especially with no sidewalks and a very busy road nearby. We turned that into a silver lining and found a fantastic walking park in the studio movie district of Palm Springs (forgot the name)-its about a two mile drive so we walked our dog there daily. It was great-lots of shade and great loops to walk on. We also loved the Molton brown products in the house and working with relax palm Springs was seamless-better communication than we have had with any other rental company. Highly recommend any rental through them and While this neighborhood has some nice rental homes along with some older homes that Needed TLC-you wont regret the time spent in the gorgeous back yard!
Reviewed: Feb 25, 2021
We enjoyed the house pool and HotTub: we will be back.
Date of arrival - February 5, 2021
Reviewed: Dec 17, 2020
We really enjoyed our stay at this property. The house was clean and very comfortable, the kitchen was well stocked with everything you need, even for making Thanksgiving dinner. The bed linens were wonderful and there were plenty of nice, plush towels (including pool towels). It's located in a cool neighborhood in a great location. Close to several grocery stores, hiking spots, and restaurants. I would have given 5 stars but we had a problem with the hot tub/pool which wasn't resolved until the day we were leaving, so that was a bit of a bummer. But otherwise, all was good and I would recommend.
Reviewed: Dec 17, 2020
We loved this place, and the property managers were fantastic. We know all VRBO photos never live up to their promise, but this place came the closest to all the rentals we've visited. Pool and hot tub were kept at a perfect temperature, and the kids were thrilled. Very well stocked kitchen -- we were able to cook Thanksgiving dinner with ease. Good location, easy to get to everything. And lastly, we really appreciated being able to have our dog with us. We have this bookmarked for a return!
Reviewed: Oct 14, 2020
Great place for a getaway with friends. Super easy going and relaxing and clean with exceptional service. Will come back again!
Reviewed: Sep 21, 2020
Everything about the property is perfect! Its spacious and beautiful! You cant beat the awesome outside pool area!! I will definitely be staying here again! If your thinking about renting this place, DO IT!! Thank you me later!
Date of arrival - August 20, 2020
Reviewed: Aug 25, 2020
Fantastic mini vacation at PS Murphy! The property has everything you need for a fun and relaxing stay. Kids had the best time swimming in the pool all day. Outdoor bathroom was handy to keep from trekking water into the house; beds are super comfortable; house came stocked with plenty of toiletries, soap and other cleaning supplies; and property managers were always accessible. Only minor issue was water temp in spa and master shower wasn't as hot as we would've liked, but definitely would stay here again :)
Date of arrival - August 5, 2020
Reviewed: Aug 25, 2020
We had an amazing stay at PS Murphy. During our trip, we were already planning our next stay. The house was clean, pool was sparkling, it had everything we needed for a great getaway.
Date of arrival - July 22, 2020
Reviewed: Jul 28, 2020
we loved the home. the house was just as beautiful as the pictures. Our favorite part of the house is the amazing backyard and pool. it was so soothing & relaxing. the whole rental process was very smooth and easy. we had absolutely no problems and the communication between us and the owner was readily accessible. thank you for everything and we would definitely come back again
Reviewed: Apr 16, 2020
The property is quiet and well equipped. We really enjoyed the pool, hot tub and the outdoor kitchen. The property could use a little bit of an update, particularly in the pool area. The outdoor patio roof leaks really bad when there is rain, which was a bit of a bummer, since you cant sit outside when its raining. The neighborhood isnt the nicest area weve stayed in PS, however, it is convenient for getting around. The managers of this place are awesome. We had a couple of issues in the beginning of our stay and they handled them immediately and were fantastic to deal with. Overall, the place was nice and quite comfortable, it could just use a little TLC.
Date of arrival - March 12, 2020
Reviewed: Feb 21, 2020
1st time; not the last
Even the birds couldn't leave the pool. The home is spacious, well-appointed, and spotless. The outdoor space was perfect, with palm trees on the property, sun shields in just the right spaces. A++. Just what one needs, privacy, a pool, great location with easy access to food, groceries, and goodies of all flavors.
Reviewed: Aug 20, 2019
Pre back to school getaway!!
We enjoyed our stay. The pool Was clean and refreshing. The BBQ worked well. The house was comfortable and clean. We will consider staying here again.
Reviewed: Jun 6, 2019
We stayed for 6 weeks and completely enjoyed the property. We never wished we were home or somewhere else. Murphy is well appointed, plenty of comfortable seating throughout all the rooms which we've found isn't always the case when renting in PS. The pool area was great; plenty of room and places to lounge around including the BEST GRILL I've ever used! Fantastic! Just great! The kitchen was very nice and well equipped with dinnerware, flatware and serving pieces. A previous renter had not done a good job cleaning up some pots and pans before they left, but there was a good selection of cooking utensils to use for cooking. Lighting throughout the property was good; we are bed readers and the master bedroom was well lit for bedtime reading; again, and surprisingly not always the case when decorators go for looks over function. Nice that we had both. But the best part of PS Murphy? The property managers at RELAX Palm Springs! So responsive! Nice guys! Gave us a thorough and worthwhile introduction to the property, the pool, the spa, inside heat, TV, etc; everything we needed to know. They bent over backwards to help us navigate flooded, washed out roads following the February rains on our arrival; turned pool heat on and off via text; good recommendation for a dentist to deal with a loose crown. Both our damage deposit and the unused portion of our heat/gas deposit were returned at the first credit card billing cycle without us having to jump through any hoops. A great property and a great property manager; I'd rent again but we've already rented a different unit from the same managers for next year for a new experience. It's nice to know that we have nothing to worry about for next year and we'll be well taken care of.
Reviewed: Jan 19, 2019
Relaxing and beautiful
Everything you could possibly need was there! We had a very quiet relaxing time. Pool was great! Would stay again for sure!
Reviewed: Dec 10, 2018
Great property, fantastic outdoor pool/hot tub, and grill/kitchen area.
The property management company is great, the house is great, convenient to the airport
Reviewed: Jul 18, 2018
Great property, great management
We stayed here in December 2017 and loved it. The house is well maintained, with great management who did not bother us while were there and kept the pool well maintained (and warmed up). Check in was smooth - I texted back and forth with Scott when I landed at Palm Springs Airport and he showed us the lay of the land when we got there. After that, we were on our own to enjoy the property and the town. Everything we needed was available to make it a great stay.
One thing, I would say is that we thought the pool appeared slightly bigger in the photos than it actually is, but I think that's the effect of a good photographer and marketing. Not a bad thing, but just something to note. I highly recommend this house and would absolutely stay there again.
Reviewed: Jul 18, 2018
Sun and swim
The pool and under roof outdoor area for sitting, cooking and eating had us outside from breakfast through dinner. Well supplied bathrooms and kitchen. If we go back to that area, we would want to stay there again.
Reviewed: Jul 18, 2018
This house was perfect for our girls getaway. It had everything we needed and more. The pool area was perfect and included an outdoor half bath so you didnt have to trek through the house wet. This is a very windy part of the city so we had to clean the pool every morning but that wasnt a problem at all. The relax PS team was very responsive the whole time.
Reviewed: May 2, 2017
Very nice house well taken care of beautiful back yard
Reviewed: Apr 25, 2017
Beautiful homes that are beautifully decorated and landscaped. True oasis in the desert, so much so that we barely felt the need to leave! Just relaxed and enjoyed the wonderful pools and scenery. Everything we could have needed was available. A perfect adult retreat!
Reviewed: Mar 28, 2017
Scott did a great job creating a very comfortable, inviting 'home' experience for this visit. The neighborhood is very quiet and the stay felt very private, which was what we were looking for. The home has everything one would want to stay-in to cook and relax. The one draw-back is that the wind in this part of the city can get fairly strong in the afternoon, but otherwise for the majority of the day it wasn't a barrier for our kids to get in the water.
Reviewed: Mar 22, 2017
We rented this house for a girls vacation and it was perfect! We had plenty of space and everything we needed. The amenities were fantastic and Scott made the entire process so smooth and easy for us. We can't wait to come back!
No Smoking in house.
Dog(s) must be pre-approved.
House is not child proof; the pool is not separated from the house. (Extra consideration needed for for children under 8).
Overnight guests limit: 6 (8 if the 2 additional guests are 12 years of age or younger)
Daytime guests limit: 10
Check-in is between 2 pm-5 pm (contingent upon housekeeping and home availability)
Check-out no later 10 am.
Early check-in, late check-out may be available for an additional fee.
Any commercial photography or filming requires pre-approval and additional fees.