***The City of Palm Springs ID# 3258***TOT Permit #3105***
***THIS HOME IS NOT LISTED ON CRAIG'S LIST***
You are invited to experience the Palm Springs Desert Modernism lifestyle in this meticulously renovated and splendidly decorated mid-century architectural treasure. Built in 1959, this 2,400 sq. ft. iconic “butterfly” Alexander home epitomizes the modernist and minimalist signature design elements of legendary architect William Krisel. It’s post and beam construction, soaring rooflines, 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 remarkable home is nestled on a quiet street at the foothills of the San Jacinto Mountains in the exclusive Vista Las Palmas neighborhood known for it’s distinctive architecture, A-list celebrities and unrivaled mountain views. Alive with history and rich with character, it’s the ideal home for providing the ultimate vacation experience.
The sophisticated interior design of this property is a perfect blend of classic mid-century architectural splendor and modern day luxuries required of today’s discerning guests. The rooms are artfully appointed with comfort and style at every turn. The furnishings are a combination of vintage Danish teak as well as 21st century modern classics from Eames and Nelson. Warm colorful accents and artwork complement the cool white walls and gleaming porcelain tile floors throughout.
The signature Alexander great room provides an ideal environment for easy entertaining or relaxing with family and friends. Floor-to-ceiling walls of glass windows and sliding doors 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 uses one open space to connect sitting, dining and kitchen areas while flowing smoothly to the private backyard oasis. With plenty of seating for guests on the large comfortable sectional sofa and Eames lounge chair, enjoy watching a movie on the 50” Sony flat screen Smart TV. Gather with friends on cool desert evenings around the enchanting gas fireplace while listening to your favorite music from the Sonos stereo and gazing at the magnificent western mountain views of San Jacinto or the sparkling pool. You’ll love the nifty bar with wine fridge, lacquered cabinets and plenty of glassware for whipping up your favorite trendy cocktails.
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 elegant teak table, sleek white leather chairs and 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 a Bertazzoni 6-burner gas range & hood, Kitchen Aid refrigerator with ice maker, Bosch dishwasher, deep stainless steel sink, microwave oven, ample European style cabinets, gleaming white quartz countertops and large prep peninsula. There’s plenty of room for all of the chefs in this spacious kitchen including those wishing to watch the cooking in action from the breakfast bar. Flooded with abundant natural light from the windows and glass doors, there is also sufficient task and overhead lighting.
Bathed in year-round sunshine, this resort-like property allows you to truly experience the magnificent desert climate. High walls and gates ensure maximum privacy and tranquility. There are no homes behind you, just up close mountain vistas. The professionally landscaped property features stacked stone terraces with rock gardens, towering fan palms, cactus and desert ornamentals that anchor the home into the mountain backdrop and showcases the natural beauty of the rugged desert terrain. By day, indulge in a refreshing dip in the heated Pebble-tec pool large enough to swim laps. Soak in the sun and terrific mountain views from the sleek modern lounge chairs or relax under the umbrellas with a cool drink. By night, enjoy dinner on the outdoor dining table overlooking the pool. After dinner, sip cocktails or relax while seated on the comfortable outdoor sofa or around the natural gas fire pit, perfect for cozying up to on a brisk desert evening. Or, indulge yourself in the 6 person jetted spa under the canopy of twinkling stars. There’s also a Weber gas grill, outdoor shower, artificial grass for playing yard games and pool floats to complete the perfect outdoor experience.
All three luxurious bedrooms of this Palm Springs vacation home have vaulted exposed wood beam ceilings, clerestory windows or glass doors, ceiling fans, smart TVs, custom window shades, plush carpet, ample clothes storage and deluxe bedding. Plus, they each have their own bathroom so there’s no sharing!
The elegant bathrooms offer spacious walk-in showers with floor to ceiling custom tile, rain and handheld shower heads, subway tile walls, floating vanities, white ceramic sinks, elegant fixtures and plush towels.
There are two master suites at opposite ends of the home to provide the utmost peace and privacy. Perfect for couples traveling together. Each master retreat provides a King bed, high quality linens, 42” flat screen smart TV, glass doors that open to the backyard and an ensuite bathroom. The third bedroom offers a Queen bed with 32” flat screen smart TV and adjacent hall bath.
For our guests added convenience we offer a laundry closet with full size Whirlpool Duet washer and dryer, Wi-Fi, Direct HDTV, phone service with unlimited long distance to US and Canada and a garage for a single car. All high quality linens, towels & pool floats provided too.
The Haute House is 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 relax and enjoy your stay!
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. It’s the perfect locale to experience all the attractions and entertainment that has made Palm Springs famous 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 Wet N Wild Waterpark in Palm Springs.