This former home of actor Alan Ladd who starred in “This Gun for Hire” boasts movie-star quality throughout: gated entryway, huge entertaining spaces, open layout, and dramatic views of the backyard and San Jacinto mountains. Designed by famed architects Donald Wexler and Richard Harrison, the estate is bright and minimalist allowing the sunlight to grab the spotlight.
Marble makes a cameo in the dining room table and in the glistening master bath. 3 of the 5 bedrooms feature their own in-suite bathroom providing the ultimate in privacy.
With 2 sinks, 2 dishwashers, and 2 ovens, the kitchen is “kosher ready.” And, Chabad House and temples are nearby.
For stays of 30 or more nights, please call (760) 209-4311 or click here to contact us.
Check-in is 3 pm and check out is 10 am. Please contact us if you need special accommodations
Palm Springs International Airport
In order to keep our homes in beautiful shape, we have a few policies that ensure your next stay is just as wonderful as your first stay.
You must be 30+ years of age to book and reserve any home with ModMansions and you must provide a copy of your photo id.
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.
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.
If staying in a home, with its own private pool, for 28 days or more, the guest will be required to pay a utility deposit of at least $1000.00. This deposit will be used to pay monthly gas and electric bills that combined, exceed $200.00 per month. This deposit must be replenished each month as it is used.
Guest shall inform Owner, both by phone and in writing, of Guest’s intent to cancel agreement. For a cancellation received by Owner before 60 days prior to arrival all funds deposited shall be returned. After that date, if Owner is able to rent the unit during any part of the intended stay, the rental fee for that occupied period will be refunded, plus the Security Deposit less $250 processing fee.
All homes are non-smoking; smoking outside is permitted and ashtrays are provided. Smoking inside the properties is a violation of your rental agreement and subject to immediate forfeiture of your deposit.
Privacy and Parties
Our homes are created for families and friends who entertain while respecting their neighbors. Palm Springs has a “quiet zone” after 9 pm. No outdoor music is allowed. Violation of this policy will lead to immediate removal and forfeiture of the security deposit.
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.
Dogs are welcome in most houses.. If you plan to bring a dog, please confirm which rentals will accept them. Extra deposit may be required.
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 86 degrees. Pools/spas are cleaned on a twice weekly schedule (by homeowner vendor) during your visit. We also make sure every home has a pool skimmer for occasional use by the guest.
"My family just completed a week at the Ladd house. It met all our needs and we had a ball. James was extremely accommodating and flexible in agreeing to some needed date changes in our reservation. He was a gentleman. And, Clarke, the on site manager, was terrific. He was fun, engaging and made sure that all went well. And, if guests try real hard and are on their best behavior, they may even be able to run into Alan!! First rate experience. Thanks." - Irivng Greines, Los Angeles - Date of Stay: July 14, 2011
"Our family recently stayed at the Alan Ladd Estate to celebrate Graduations and our 40th anniversary!! We were in Palm Springs in the summer during a heat wave and the Air Conditioning offered us great relief from the heat! We all loved the pool area. The pool is such a great size and the umbrellas and retractable shade gave us needed protection from the sun. The kitchen is well stocked with cooking supplies. The grill is awesome! The home has a very open general area-great for entertaining! The bedrooms are tucked away at the ends of the home so you can escape to peace and quiet if you so choose. We arrived late. The house was nicely staged with all of the lights on and music playing. The managers have put together a very informative booklet to get you acquainted with the area and the home. We felt very welcome! The neighborhood is very quite and great for taking walks. Restaurants are close by. Downtown was fun and happening! There is a huge statue of Marilyn Monroe currently downtown. A variety of stores are close by so if you forget something, you can easily find it at the store. The ladies made the mandatory shopping visit to the outlets-about a 20 minute drive-very easy. The whole family went on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. This is just a short (5 minute) drive away and it is really awesome! It was about 30 degrees cooler up there--so bring the right clothing if you go. We had our one year old grandson with us and this home was perfect for him as well! My husband read the book about Alan Ladd's life and shared that with us as he read. Very interesting." - Susan Dziubek, Amherst, Ohio - Date of Stay: June 15, 2013
Here's a list of some of the great things you can purchase while making a booking at this property.
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.$500.00 ( Per booking )
Cleaning Fee$390.25 (11.5%) ( Per booking )
"Man's best friend" is welcomed at any of our properties with a deposit. Sorry no cats allowed. This deposit will be fully refunded if no pet damage has occurred."$500.00 ( Per booking )
We'll turn the pool heat on before you get here so you can jump right in! This fee is optional and is not normally necessary during our summer season.$85.00 ( Per day )