Imagine yourself with a cocktail in hand on a mellow desert eve, as the sun melts away for the day behind the San Jacinto Mountains, lounging by a pool that was likely enjoyed once-upon-a-time by A-listers like Sean Connery and Jill St. John. Perhaps the neighborhood where you’re soaking up the desert's magical energy, was once the setting of a Golden Age film. In Palm Springs, this is a realistic scenario. Since 1915, the desert's austere beauty has attracted all walks of life, including Hollywood legends, worldly artists, and, of course, those of us who resonate with the carefree vibe and endless swank modernism found in this glamorous Sonoran Desert city.
Palm Springs is recognized for stylish hotels, spas, championship golf courses, and many fine examples of mid-century modern architecture. Truly, what this Coachella Valley paradise is best known for, are the legendary neighborhoods found in Palm Springs real estate. Whether you wish to own a piece of iconic history, a high-end desert escape, or a cozy condo nestled in the Valley, the Palm Spring lifestyle will leave you golden in more than just one way.
Nestled Into The Mountainside High Above Palm Springs Rests This One-of-a-kind Retreat Set On 72 Acres. The Compound, Comprised Of Five Villas Offering 5 Bedroom Suites, 2 Bedroom Caretaker Dwelling And Spa Side Pool House Is Surrounded By Waterfalls, Swimm...
La Piedra Presents The Deserts Ultimate Lifestyle! Located In One Of The Most Exclusive & Iconic Neighborhoods, This Extraordinary Architectural Masterpiece Was Unveiled After 7 Years Of Construction, Using 700 Tons Of Hand Cut Idaho Quartz. This Magnificen...
This Extraordinary California Contemporary Home Appears To Be Suspended In Air, Almost As If In Flight Over The Palm Springs Airport Surrounded By Its City Lights, The Windmills In The Distance And The Snow Capped Mountains Beyond. The Interior Space Is Lux...
This Extraordinary And Romantic Southridge Tennis Estate With The Most Amazing Views And Privacy Is On The Market For The First Time In Over Fifty Years. Massive Double Wooden Doors Lead You Into A Private Open Air Courtyard And One Of Two Pools. Inside T...
A Rare Offering In Old Las Palmas, The Walled And Gated Former Lord Hanson Estate Situated On 1.47 Acres. Luxurious Is An Understatement, This Estate Consists Of Generous Living Areas, Views, Tennis Court, Guest House And Quiet Intimate Spaces For A Special...
Premium South Palm Canyon Location Surrounded By Boutique Hotels And Restaurants, El Moro Villas Includes Two Parcels Totaling Just Under An Estimated 1.5 Acres Of Land Lot Size. Options Are Limitless For A New Buyer. The Property Historically Used At One...
One Of The Most Spectacular Estates To Be Built In Old Las Palmas, This Exceptional Private Home & Grounds Boast A Pedigree Featuring The Nationally Acclaimed Architectural Team Of M. Brian Tichenor & Raun Thorp. As Featured In Their Book "outside In - The...
Ideal For Real Estate Portfolio, This Is A Bulk Sale/purchase Of 14 Single Family Income Units For A 1031 Exchange; Buyers To Co-operate In A 1031 Exchange With Seller. Homes All Rented With Season 3bd/2ba Garage, Large Lots, All Rented. Cap Rate 5.8% ( A...
Bird Streets Luxe Meets Palm Springs Glam. Simply One Of The Finest, Most Comprehensive Mid-century Renovations In The Desert. Located On .33 Acres In The Historic Tennis Club, This Legendary Home Is Equal Parts Hollywood Regency, Parker Hotel Whimsy, And ...
Designed By Herbert Burns, This Beautifully Maintained Mid-century Modern Resort In The Historic Tennis Club Neighborhood Is All About Location And Views. There Are 14 Individualized Rooms From A Standard Studio To A Two Bedroom Apartment With A Separate En...
This Opulent And Remarkable Estate, Formerly Owned By Jack Warner And Known As Villa Aujourd'hui, Was Once A Hollywood Haven For Film Stars And Artists Such As Elvis Presley And The Surrealist Salvador Dali. Enjoy Dramatic Mountain Views, Expansive Private ...
Simply Perfect. Designed By Donald Wexler Protege Lance O'donnell, This Modernist Architectural Home Has Been Expertly Finished To The Highest Level Of Quality. Poured Terrazzo Floors, Cedar Lacquered Ceiling, White Aggregate Block And Double Reveal Highlig...
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The experimental architects of this glamorous sanctuary were certainly onto something when it came to designing; they knew exactly how to complement the stunning natural landscape of the Coachella Valley, by creating homes that were sure not to obstruct or distract from the scenery. This movement gave life to what Palm Springs is known world wide for mid-century modern real estate. In contrast to more traditional homes, these homes earned a captivated audience for their versatility, innovation, and timeless relevance. What makes these Palm Spring homes the perfect enhancement to the Palm desert backdrop are these key elements:
Flat planes: Fascinating geometric lines make up flat roofs and modern shapes.
Asymmetry and Clean Lines: Arguably the most stylish detail found in Palm Springs midcentury modern.
A House to See Through: Chic, elegant La Cantina doors and other sprawling panes of glass. A major feature in Palm Springs real estate offering an abundance of natural light and flow.
Blended with Nature: Rooms have complete views of the outdoors. Seamless indoor-to-outdoor transition in living space.
Vintage Palm Spring real estate also had a Mediterranean and southwestern flare thrown into the mid-century modern mix. Other styles included craftsman and Spanish Villas.
To this day, these original masterpieces appeal to nearly any taste, which is why plenty of newer Palm Spring real estate has used various midcentury modern architectural principles, thus creating equally compelling properties. Up-to-the-minute designs have borrowed from the Golden Age of Hollywood, highlighting minimalism, glam, and sophistication. Contemporary Palm Spring homes may look similar to throwbacks. However, many of these homes include technological advancements, such as smart home automation systems. Here are some prevalent features found in Palm Spring homes for sale:
Spa-like bathrooms with saunas
There is something for everyone here since floor plans range anywhere from 900 square feet to 10,000 square feet. On average, Palm Spring homes for sale offer 2-5 bedrooms and bathrooms. Depending on what type of lifestyle you’d like to pursue, gated communities, and condos offer easy living due to their low maintenance factor. Palm Springs condos are great income generators for snowbirds. They offer multiple amenities like tennis courts, pools, cabanas, golf, and much more.
If you’re looking to buy a swanky Palm Springs pad, you’ll receive a solid return on investment since most have become immortalized. There's also a healthy demand for rental properties during high season in Palm Springs.
Though styles and sizes of properties vary in Palm Springs real estate, many people have found themselves captivated by the deserts anonymity. No matter who you are, in Palm Springs you’ll find that living here goes beyond the glitz. People choose to invest in this real estate here for the relaxed vibe allowing all walks of life to enjoy the serenity of the desert. This notion is easily found in Palm Springs real estate, as many of the properties were built for R&R.
Palm Springs is all about lifestyle, and stylish it is! For such a glamorous place, what makes Palm Springs truly special is how low key and down to earth some parts of the city and neighborhoods can be. Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that many people escape to Palm Springs for the serenity found in the Sonoran Desert. And to escape to this oasis is not terribly difficult. Residents are only 2 hours away from LAX, and 2 hours from San Diego.
Palm Springs is a small-scale city that offers stunning cultural amenities like a metropolitan area. Residents get to enjoy first-class dining, shopping, entertainment, golf, and recreation. The San Jacinto Mountains are a fine contrast with the bustling downtown. One of the most popular places for activity and leisure can be found at Palm Canyon Drive. You’ll find many festivals, vintage-retro shops, galleries, restaurants, and of course colorful nightlife options.
The best of the best can be found here in terms of recreation, not just real estate! For the avid golfer, residents have over 130 golf courses to choose from. Some of the best in the world can be found in your backyard! Country Clubs like the Classic Club (designed by Arnold Palmer), and the Vintage Club are must-play venues. This urban center also offers epic hikes in the San Jacinto Mountains, and the Joshua Tree National Park. To wind down after your day of activity, what could be better than getting a spa treatment at the famous La Quinta Spa? Get relaxed and refreshed, just in time for a night out to an art festival presented by Art Palm Springs. After that, step back in time at the posh and historic Mini Bar at the Parker Palm Springs for some great cocktails and classy spirits.
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