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Iconic Albert Frey/Robson Chambers Mid-Century Modern

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Last updated: 10/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Warm Sands house description

This Architecturally significant home was the first collaboration between architects Albert Frey and Robson Chambers for Chambers' personal residence. The initial structure was built in 1947 and was later added on by Chambers. Perfectly sited, the home takes full advantage of the spectacular views of the San Jacinto mountains. Floor to ceiling glass seamlessly combines the interior space with the outdoor living areas unifying the space of one, large open entertainment venue. Photographed by Julius Shulman and featured in Mademoiselle Home 1950 and Architectural Record 1952. This property is a unique mid-century modernist home. It has gone through historic renovation and was refurbished by internationally published, interior designer, Sam Cardella. The renovation brought it back to its original design without compromise to its integrity. This property features two bedrooms, plus a sun room with a full size foldout, a formal dining room and living room with 2 seating areas. This property is an incredible example of Frey and Chambers work. Special attention has been taken with the interior design and amenities to fit with the bones of the structure. Luxury linens, plush towels and a fully stocked kitchen make this ideal for the discerning traveler with an appreciation of architecture, style and design. The central location of this magnificent property puts it within minutes of the area’s many cultural, dining, entertainment, sports, hiking, biking, theater, downtown and shopping areas and clearly makes this home ideal for vacationing in Palm Springs. It is being offered on a limited basis for the discerning traveler that shares a passion and appreciation for architecture, history and style. This property is only being made available for 15 weeks out of the year.

Keywords: Architecturally significant modernist home
spectacularly sited towards a west facing pool area with expansive mountain panorama. Beautiful floor to ceiling glass walls maximize natural light and the mountain views.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1757 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge

          Suitability

          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Avail for a minimum stay of two weeks with Insurance and fee of $175. Single pet only. No puppies....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • In addition to the architectural and historical importance of this property, a good deal of thought has been paid to the interior design. This is apparent throughout the property with furnishings by Herman Miller, Knoll, Donghia, B&B Italia and others. Window coverings and wall and floor treatments are consistent with the thought that has been taken to create a comfortably relaxed and luxurious setting. Linens and towels are exceptional in thread count and plushness....moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Satellite / Cable:

                large flat screen with Netflix, HULU, and other functionality in Sun Room. Both bedrooms include flat screen TVs with basic cable....moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Nude Beach
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    Panoramic Views to the south and west...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Racquetball
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Covered Parking:

                    Carport...moreless

                  • Fireplace
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking:

                    additional in driveway and street availability...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available:

                    Concierge Services upon request....moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Private Pool:

                    Pool Heating is available as an option at a rate of $50 per day or $300 per week. $850 per month based on a temperature reading of 86 degrees F....moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 19 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Off Peak
                      Sep 16 - Nov 30, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $312
                      $1,872 $5,616
                      High Season
                      Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $375
                      $2,250 $6,750
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Property Damage Protection $89
                      • Pool Heating $300 + tax
                      • Pet Fee $150 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 11.5%

                      Notes:

                      Special events, holidays and high demand dates add minimum 10%. Short term rentals (less than a month) require 11.5% TOT Palm Springs Tax. #4846. Security deposit based on rental history and length of stay. Pool heating available as an option at a nightly, weekly or monthly rate. Pet friendly consideration. Professional cleaning. Accept Paypal if renters pays fee.


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                      Last updated: 10/03/2014
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                      Location

                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Airport

                      Car: Not Necessary

                       

                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 2011

                      About: Based in Seattle, Peter & Marty are huge mid century architecture fans. We instantly fell in love with this property and feel fortunate to now be the caretakers of this amazing piece of architecture.

                      Why Warm Sands:
                      We love Palm Springs, the amazing abundance of mid-century architecture and absolutely love Albert Frey and Robson Chambers work. And, of course, we instantly fell in love with this property.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Beyond the incredible architecture, the house is comfortably appointed with furniture and accessories that really compliment it. Beyond that, the yard and grounds are amazing, incredibly private, great pool and wonderful views of the mountains.


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                      Speaks: english
                       

                      Photos

                      • Formal glass walled dining room. Seats 8-10.

                        Formal glass walled dining room. Seats 8-10.

                      • Sun room, sofa converts into queen

                        Sun room, sofa converts into queen

                      • Interior design includes furniture by   Donghia, Bertola, Knoll and others.

                        Interior design includes furniture by Donghia, Bertola, Knoll and others.

                      • Floor to ceiling glass walls.
Classic desert living.

                        Floor to ceiling glass walls. Classic desert living.

                      • Bright & Styled Guest Bedroom

                        Bright & Styled Guest Bedroom

                      • Photo: Julius Shulman

                        Photo: Julius Shulman

                      • Significant modernist property

                        Significant modernist property

                      • Mid-Century Classic, 1st Collaboration between Albert Frey and Robson Chambers

                        Mid-Century Classic, 1st Collaboration between Albert Frey and Robson Chambers

                      • Gorgeous sunsets

                        Gorgeous sunsets

                      • Classic mid century design--Herman Miller, Noguchi, B&B Italia, Mies Van der Roh

                        Classic mid century design--Herman Miller, Noguchi, B&B Italia, Mies Van der Roh

                      • Master Luxury & Comfort.

                        Master Luxury & Comfort.

                      VRBO #400428

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Friday, October 10, 2014

                      $312 - $375 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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                      2 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 6

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