***The City of Palm Springs ID# 2898***TOT Permit #3105***
***THIS HOME IS NOT LISTED ON CRAIG'S LIST***
Capture the essence and splendor of the Palm Springs Desert Modernism lifestyle in this mid-century architectural dream home, completely renovated and decorated by H3K Design. Built in 1958, this 2,200 sq.ft. designer showplace honors the modernist and minimalist signature elements of famed architects like Palmer & Krisel and was proudly presented in the Palm Springs Modernism Week 2015 Signature Home Tour. It’s post and beam construction, exposed masonry rock, vaulted tongue & groove ceilings, open floor plan, generous walls of glass and clerestory windows integrate the home into the natural surroundings to maximize enjoyment of the Palm Springs warm weather and sunshine. This stunning ranch home is set on a quiet cul-de-sac in the famous Vista Las Palmas neighborhood known for it’s distinctive architecture, A-list celebrities and unrivaled views of the San Jacinto Mountains. Alive with history and rich with character, it’s the ideal home for providing the ultimate vacation experience.
You’ll find the professionally designed interior of this distinguished property is a perfect mash-up between the charm and character of yesteryear juxtaposed with the modern day luxuries required of today’s discerning guests. The rooms are artfully appointed with comfort and style at every turn. The fashionable furnishings include sleek low sofas, chrome and wood accents, plush headboards, fun area rugs, nostalgic artwork & photographs, whimsical accessories, dramatic lighting and exquisite finishes and textures. The cool white walls and gleaming porcelain tile floors provide a soothing backdrop to the bold pops of color in lemon yellow, tangerine orange and peacock blue.
Designed to facilitate relaxing and easy entertaining, the open concept great room with kitchen, dining and living areas creates a spacious shared experience for everyone to enjoy together. Floor-to-ceiling walls of glass, sliding doors and skylights provide a seamless flow between inside and outside while brightening the living spaces with generous natural light to take advantage of the abundant Palm Springs sun and beautiful mountain vistas.
The expansive living area offers lots of comfortable seating and many entertainment options. Snuggle up on the sofa to watch a movie on the 56” flat screen HDTV with Blu-ray DVD player. Gather with friends in the hip club seating area around the massive stone gas fireplace with twinkling glass crystals while listening to your favorite Itunes through the built-in stereo system. Recline in the elegant chaise lounge while gazing at the magnificent western mountain views of San Jacinto.
The indoor dining area adjacent to the living room seats up to 8 people and is perfect for holiday meals or intimate dinners with close friends and family. The chrome and glass table, bold color Eiffel slope chairs, geometric carpet and nifty sputnik chandelier contribute to the chic modern flair of this swanky dining area.
Cook like a 5-star chef in this fully equipped kitchen featuring quartz counters, Subzero commercial refrigerator, 6-burner Fisher & Paykel gas range, Bosch dishwasher, deep stainless steel sink, microwave oven, ample European style cabinets and a large island for prep or casual dining. Plenty of room for all of the chefs in this spacious kitchen including those wishing to watch the cooking in action. Flooded with abundant natural light from the clerestory windows and skylights, there is also access to the patio with natural gas BBQ.
The crown jewel of this property is the resort-style outdoor playground allowing you to experience the magnificent desert climate. The completely private and meticulously maintained grounds are fenced, gated and hedged to provide the utmost seclusion and safety for your guests. Lovely desert gardens abound every inch of the grounds filled with cactus, towering palm trees, ficus hedges, citrus trees and many varieties of succulent plants. By day, indulge in a refreshing dip in the sparkling pool with tanning shelf and water feature. Soak in the sun and terrific mountain views from the sleek modern lounge chairs. Relax under an umbrella or the covered cabana bed with a cool beverage. There’s even a putting green for the diehard golfer. At sunset, enjoy dinner or cocktails seated around the outdoor dining table overlooking the pool and breathtaking mountain views. Indulge yourself in the tranquil 8 person jetted spa under the canopy of twinkling desert stars. Or gather for conversation with friends around the natural gas fire pit. There’s also an outdoor shower and built-in gas BBQ with bar for your enjoyment.
All four glamorous bedroom retreats have ensuite baths so there’s no sharing! They are all separated from the main living area, entitling guests to peace and privacy. Each bedroom is luxuriously appointed with a King sized bed, TV & DVD player, hotel quality linens, new mattress, unique headboard, dramatic patterned accent wall, bold rug, stylish accessories and furnishings, playful artwork, and ample closet and dresser space.
The elegant bathrooms offer spacious walk-in showers with floor to ceiling colorful geometric tile walls, floating vanities, white ceramic sinks, Grohe fixtures and plush towels. The west side bathroom also features an exquisite spa soaking tub.
For our guests added convenience we offer a separate laundry closet inside with full size washer and dryer, Wi-Fi, phone service with unlimited long distance to US and Canada and 2-car garage. All high quality linens, towels & pool floats provided too.
This sensational home, private setting and magnificent views all come together in dramatic fashion to provide a remarkable vacation experience you’ll remember for years to come. Referred to as the “Beverly Hills of Palm Springs”, Vista Las Palmas is certainly the world’s most celebrity-packed neighborhood of modern tract homes. You’ll enjoy walking in the footsteps of Old Hollywood residents like Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin, Peter Lawford, Debbie Reynolds, Joan Collins, Kirk Douglas and Dinah Shore. It’s the ultimate Palm Springs getaway for modernism enthusiasts, family vacations, a romantic couples weekend or snowbirds looking for a private, relaxing, warm retreat. We strive to provide you all the comforts of home without the work. That is why we offer all our guests access to a local property manager on call to attend to your needs. Weekly gardening service, estate disposal service and pool service twice per week are also provided. Just pack your sunscreen and toothbrush and head to the Swank House!
This property is nestled at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains in the historic Vista Las Palms neighborhood of Central Palm Springs. You are within a mile walk to Palm Canyon Drive and the Uptown Design District, which boasts upscale restaurants, boutique shops, trendy coffee cafes and art galleries. You’ll be able to enjoy all the activities this famous city has to offer including hiking, biking, horseback riding, gambling and riding the PS Arial Tramway.
International guests will find Palm Springs to be an ideal "home base" for daytrip excursions to Southern California. Enjoy nearby Joshua Tree National Monument (an extraordinary national park set in the desert) and theme parks within a two-hour drive including Disneyland (Anaheim) and Sea World (San Diego), as well as a Knotts Waterpark in Palm Springs.