Expansive California Castle Vacation Estate Offers Unique Amenity Packages for the Well Traveled
California Castle, a 9,000 square foot 10 bedroom, 12 bathroom vacation rental estate and guest house, is located in the quiet hills above Palm Springs in the pristine surroundings of Yucca Valley. With the arrival of spring, California Castle is now offering travelers the choice of one of two complimentary upgrades, available at the time of booking and based on a three night minimum stay.
“Cowboy Up” Package:
Looking to fulfill a Wild West fantasy? Cowboy up, release your inner best western and see the true beauty of Yucca Valley with a world class trail riding experience and saloon-style night on the (Pioneer) town. Up to four California Castle guests will receive complimentary limousine transportation to and from Joshua Tree Ranch, a 40 acre horse ranch and farm at the edge of Joshua Tree National Park. There, guests will receive a personal guided tour through traverse open lands, canyon bottoms, dry washes and designated equestrian trails. Return to the Castle and freshen up before heading out to Pioneertown’s infamous Pappy & Harriet’s saloon and restaurant where the likes of Robert Plant, Shelby Lynne and Lucinda Williams have been known to perform or kick back with the locals. Guests will receive a $100 voucher good towards dinner, drinks and the best honky-tonk west of the Mississippi.
“Quiet Please, I’m Healing” Package:
If a little rest and relaxation is more your speed, California Castle’s “Quiet Please” package was designed for you. Relinquish your knots of stress within the privacy of the Castle walls with our private Spa technician and masseuse. 5 guests will receive a complimentary one hour Swedish Massage in a private on-site location. Round out the spa experience with a soak in one of the Castle’s two Jacuzzis or heated pool or unwind and detox in the Castle’s private steam room.
Once intended as a religious retreat center by a previous owner, the 1.6 acre estate and grounds underwent an extensive interior and exterior renovation in 2007, transforming the once dilapidated 80’s-style property into a formidable destination fit for any discerning traveler. The elaborate medieval décor features 18th century spears and tapestries, antique doors, a large stone fireplace, imported slate floors, hand-painted faux wall finishes, imported furniture and a massive medieval horse statue to help guard the exterior of the property (a former relic of the PF Chang dynasty).
The Main Castle and Guest House feature a total of 10 regal bedrooms and 12 luxuriously appointed baths over two stories, each custom furnished with 600 thread count linens and top of the line fixtures. The Main Castle sleeps up to 21 guests comfortably while the Guest House accommodates an additional 4 to 6 travelers.
Technology is infused throughout the property with integrated video, sound and security systems, including a touch screen music server and separate Media Room with high definition television, an Xbox 360® game console and comfortable seating for 12. An adjacent game room furnished with pool and poker tables, bar station and board games caters to those looking for more a traditional playing experience.
For the culinary expert, the Castle and Guest House provide 4 fully outfitted gourmet kitchens with custom designed cabinetry, top of the line appliances and two large BBQ’s for outdoor cooking and entertaining.
Ramp-up, or simply rest, relax and rejuvenate in California Castle’s wide array of spa-inspired amenities and outdoor recreations including: a stadium-sized tennis and basketball court with optional stage for intimate weddings and events, heated tiled pool with statuesque fountains surrounded by lush landscaping, two Jacuzzis, three-tiered stone pond with soothing waterfall and a custom built steam room. Walk a short distance to the Castle’s backyard and enjoy 1,000’s of acres of beautiful high desert wilderness, ideal for hiking and sightseeing enthusiasts, or take an off-road ATV adventure ride provided by the Caretaker of the California Castle in the property’s private ATV vehicle.
Additional property amenities include:
A Castle “Culture Concierge” available to help guests plan outdoor excursions, shopping trips and entertainment outings
Over 40 medieval costumes on -property for those who want the true Camelot experience. Armored chest plates, chain mail, massive shields and swords and an array of period costumes to fit all shapes and sizes
Estate conveniently located approximately 25 minutes from the desert oasis of Palm Springs, California
A short, 10 minute drive to the gates of Joshua Tree National Park where world class rock climbing and wondrous rock formations exist.
For additional pictures and information on California Castle, including reservations, availability and special amenity packages, please visit www.californiacastle.com or call 1.888.5.RESORT.