Spanish Architecture Home Estate with Authentic Bell Towers, Botanical Gardens, Saltwater Pool/Spa, Fountains and Casita Suites

Film location available for production rental

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Welcome to Palm Springs Film Location at Casa de Monte Vista, the ultimate solution for location scouts seeking a film-friendly environment with crew accommodations. Our 1920s Spanish architecture/ Mediterranean property offers breathtaking mountain views near desert scenes. Our estate is a walled and gated estate for privacy and security. Palm Springs Film Location has botanical gardens, courtyards, Spanish doors, tile, and collections of art and cultural pieces meticulously curated to provide a backdrop for your next film project.

Robert and Rosemary Stack once owned the property in the 1960s. The Old Las Palmas neighborhood is rich in Hollywood History.

With ample greenery, vibrant blooming plants, flowers and a tranquil ambiance, our location awaits you. Our property is more than just a picturesque backdrop; it's a full-package experience that ensures your film crew's comfort.

We have showcased and carefully curated vignettes, collections, furniture, fountains, plants and historical artifacts into visually stunning compositions providing abundant photo opportunities and backdrops for your film and photography needs.

Permits and licenses: City of Palm Springs Short-term rental ID #1623. TOT-4796. Property Management Event/rental License #6444. We are experienced with the City in acquiring permits for various needs. Palm Springs, CA is a film-friendly city.

A Seamless Filming Experience: We understand the demands of the film and photography industry. We are experienced and well-versed in accommodating crew and production needs, ensuring your team has the space and resources necessary. We provide flexible scheduling options and professional support. Whether your needs are indoors or out, we help with electricity, lighting, props, wifi and more. We have a caterer-ready outdoor covered kitchen and bar area. We also have a variety of outside vendor relations with local businesses.

Crew Accommodations: As a City of Palm Springs licensed short-term vacation rental property and event venue, we offer four individual casitas/ suites, each with private entries, bathrooms, coffee makers, etc., for up to 10 guests. Additional accommodations are negotiable.

Location Convenience: Our estate sits in the historic Old Las Palmas neighborhood, two hours from Hollywood. The property is six short blocks from downtown Palm Springs. Although parking on our street is limited, we can hold seven vehicles within our gates, and there is public parking a few blocks away. Many hotels, restaurants and caterers are nearby, making commuting to the set convenient for your cast and crew.

Versatility in Every Frame: Whether you're working on a romantic drama, garden and poolside scene, whimsical fantasy, action, comedy, drama, fantasy, horror, mystery, thriller or western, our estate can transform to fit your vision. The property provides many opportunities to capture the essence of your story, whether it's a romantic stroll through flower-covered archways or a love scene in one of the bedrooms. You may be looking for a restaurant, cafe or bar setting or want to set up scenes inside an old library with a collection of books, antiques and art. We have adaptable indoor and outdoor spaces with wide doors and gates catering to various filming needs.

Production-Friendly Amenities: Amenities include ample power outlets, flexible lighting options, dressing rooms, green rooms, makeup room and bathrooms.

In Conclusion: Palm Springs Film Location at Casa de Monte Vista allows filmmakers to capture the magic of storytelling against the backdrop of our enchanting Spanish architecture and botanical gardens. Whether you're a director, producer or location scout, our property promises a unique canvas for your artistic vision. Embark on a productive journey with us and make your next project easy and memorable.

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Early 1920s Spanish Architecture:

Embark on a visual journey through time and culture at our film-ready location with stunning Spanish architecture, authentic Spanish tile, multiple bell towers and a curated collection of cultural artifacts. Explore the possibilities for your next film project amid these captivating settings. From courtyard pavers and floors to walls and roofing tiles, they create a stunning visual tapestry that can enhance the aesthetics of your film.

Enjoy Spanish culture and artistry through authentic and ornate wood doors, furniture, windows, stone water fountains, and murals collected into natural backdrops on our film-ready property.

Five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, four casita suites, open format living room with fireplace and piano. The living room space contains Spanish French, wide pocket doors for easy opening and access for your crew, creating a 20-foot wide stage.

Historic library 20 x 15-foot with collections of books, antique artifacts, 1937 Dreyfuss 302 telephone.

1500 square-foot interior of the main home. (Bedrooms are separated additional areas.)

Formal 10 x 22-foot dining room with original Spanish hand-carved table and chairs that seats twelve.

Butler’s pantry is 7 x 9-foot. Original tin ceiling with antique lighting, wet bar, double metal gated entry, pass-through window to outdoor kitchen, bar and patio.

Unique architectural elements include quatrefoils, bell towers, ornate tile and roofing. 11 x 12-foot octagon tower with an 18-foot tall entry with a Spanish wood door surrounded by trailing Arabian jasmine vines.

Outdoor covered bar/ restaurant area with 40-foot stone bar top with 10 stools

Perimeter walls around the property are 7-foot tall.

Two electric property entry gates are 18-foot wide for entry and load in.

Wide open 60 x 90-foot yard area with no overhead electrical lines with majestic mountain views

A variety of outdoor and indoor lighting options are available

The outdoor library area is covered and tiled and includes chandeliers and candelabras

Small upper sundeck size is 10 x 15-foot overlooking the Spanish tile roofing.

The saltwater pool/spa is 30 x 15-foot with open pool deck for film crew’s easy access. Clothing optional/ nudity allowed.

Finely-tuned Baldwin baby grand piano

Stucco tile 1930s gas fireplace with wood beam mantle and tile seating area

Bluetooth connected full property sound system with Bose speakers throughout the estate

Excellent signal strength wifi throughout the estate

Professional sound drapes available

Botanical Gardens and Courtyards:

Botanical Gardens:
Step into a realm of natural beauty as you explore our meticulously designed botanical gardens. Each corner is a work of art, featuring a symphony of colors, textures, and scents that will infuse your scenes with a sense of wonder from one season to another. Discover serene pathways to vibrant flower beds. Our gardens offer an array of versatile settings for a wide range of film genres.

The courtyard and garden property includes flowering arches, a small vegetable garden, vines, exotic plants, trees, bushes and flowers, including purple sky flowers (duranta), bougainvillea, banana trees, epiphyllum, hibiscus and seasonal plantings. The interplay of light and shadows, the gentle rustling of leaves, trickling water fountains, hummingbirds, butterflies and four resident desert tortoises create an immersive experience to develop your scenes.

The gardens provide stunning backdrops for special events, garden weddings and celebrations. The various picturesque settings of plants sprinkled with water fountains and canopied by palm trees provide a visually captivating atmosphere and enhance the overall ambiance of any occasion.

75’ panoply of palm trees including washingtonia filifera and robusta, queen palms, ponytail palms, date palms, phoenix roebelenii.

Spanish palapa with tiled roof:

Create an enchanting set beneath our 50' x 20’ Spanish palapa with tile roofing. This architectural element, supported by a wood frame and cantera stone columns, exudes rustic elegance while providing a versatile filming setting that accommodates various scenes, from intimate conversations to vibrant celebrations. We offer long rustic tables and seating for up to 50 seated guests. The palapa nestles within a garden of plants with controlled dimmer lighting elements and provides flexibility to transform its ambiance to suit your narrative.

Film Your Culinary Scenes in our Fully Equipped Outdoor Kitchen and Restaurant Setting:

Discover a film-ready rustic location with Spanish Southern California charm that caters to your culinary storytelling needs. Create authentic dining scenes with our rustic yet fully functional commercial grade outdoor kitchen and bar, charming cafe, restaurant, and bar setting with realistic props. Lots of space surrounds this setting for your crew and filming equipment.


Property owners are xperienced with assisting your crew in providing control over ambient sounds during filming.


The estate sits at the base of a 10,000’ tall mountain range providing breathtaking colors at sunrise and sunset.

Art collections:

Worldwide collection of Spanish cultural artwork, paintings, Liberace’s candelabra, retablos, Central American stone wall masks. All are available as authentic props to enhance your film and photography scenes.

Previous film and photography guests/ clients:

Steven Soderbergh’s film “Behind the Candelabra” with Michael Douglas and Matt Damon
Brian Van Flandern with Food Network
George Clooney and Randy Gerber with CasaMigos Tequila
World Market
Debbie Reynolds
Lady Gaga
George Hamilton
TreSemme/ Unilever
Windsor Womens Clothing and Fashions
Dateline and 20/20 interviews
Lucie Arnaz
Gavin MacLeod
Ruta Lee
Sara Karloff (daughter of Boris Karloff)
Bill Marx (son of Harpo Marx)
Alison Arngrim (Little House on the Prairie)
Peggy Gohl (one of Dean Martin’s Goldiggers)
Although parking on our street is limited, we can hold seven vehicles within our gates, and there is a large public parking lot a few blocks away.
  • Makeup Area
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  • Crew or Staff Accommodations
  • Place for Craft Services
  • Eating Area
  • Kitchen
  • Props
  • Electricity
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Wheel Chair Accessible
  • Restroom Facilities
  • Office
  • Pool
  • Views
  • Roof Area w/View
  • Garden
  • Porch
  • Stairs
  • Unique Buildings on Property
  • Props
  • Kitchen w/Island
  • Commercial Kitchen
  • Pantry
  • Fireplace
  • Commercial Project
  • Corporate Parties
  • Documentaries
  • Event Venues
  • Feature Films
  • Film Shorts
  • Independent Films
  • Music Videos
  • Performing Arts
  • Photography Projects
  • Private Parties
  • Reality Shows
  • Student Films
  • Television Commercials
  • Television Series
  • Television Shows
  • Training/Industrial Videos
  • Web Series
  • Weddings
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