This gorgeous midcentury modern vacation home was elegantly designed by Palmer & Krisel for the Alexander Construction Company in 1959 and has been recently updated in 2012 with beautiful finishes and today's modern conveniences.
Featuring the iconic Alexander butterfly roof-line, this ""Sleek Retreat"" offers impeccable midcentury style and makes the most of the indoor-outdoor living Palm Springs is famous for.
The great room is open and bright with clean sleek design, offering clerestory windows and walls of glass looking out over the private pool and remarkable mountain backdrop. The simple sliding glass doors of the 50's have been replaced with top-of-the-line expansive Fleetwood pocket doors that brings together the indoor and outdoor living that makes Palm Springs such a special vacation home destination. Seamless transition from inside to outdoors makes this an ideal midcentury modern vacation home.
You'll find the kitchen in this midcentury modern vacation home is a chef's delight, featuring stainless steel appliances, abundant quartz countertop prep space, gas range, and all of the small appliances you'll need to prepare delicious meals for friends and family.
The backyard is well-designed with entertaining and relaxation in mind, featuring a sparkling heated swimming pool, 5 chaise lounges, outdoor dining for 6, a custom gas fire pit with comfortable outdoor seating, and a gas BBQ grill.
This Palm Springs vacation home offers 3 stylishly appointed bedrooms. The master features a Cal King size bed, 32"" flat screen TV, and an ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower and direct access to the backyard.
The two guest rooms share an updated guest bathroom down the hall that features a tub/shower combo. One of the guest room offers a queen size bed and 26"" flat screen TV and the other offers a bunk bed, twin on top with a full size mattress on the bottom, and a 26"" flat screen TV.
Make sure to bring your laptop so you can check your email using this Palm Springs vacation home's free wireless high-speed Internet. Other amenities include iPod docking, outdoor shower, washer and dryer, and 2 car garage access.
Nearby Palm Springs area vacation attractions include world-class golf, casinos, swimming, hiking, botanical gardens, and desert landscape parks, Knott's Water Park, aerial tram, tennis, gyms, museums, horseback riding and more.
Palm Springs area shopping is world-class: head East to the El Paseo shopping district in Palm Desert, with retail offerings from Tiffany & Co, Gucci, Coach, Luis Vuitton, Burberry, etc. or head West to the Cabazon factory outlet mall that feature those very same top of the line designers at true outlet store prices!
Also enjoy other nearby attractions such as the Joshua Tree National Monument (an extraordinary national park set in the desert). Theme parks within a two-hour drive include Disneyland (Anaheim) and Sea World (San Diego). This Palm Springs Alexander home is a terrific updated example of the midcentury modern vacation home that made Palm Springs so popular with celebrities and vacationers in the 1950's and 60's.
What is an Alexander Home? An Alexander is a style of midcentury modern home that were built in specific neighborhoods in Palm Springs during the mid-20th-century: 1957 to 1960. Similar to Eichler homes built in Northern California, these homes are known for their clean lines, post and beam construction, soaring rooflines, and open and airy spaces. The City of Palm Springs ID# 2291