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.
Welcome To ''rancho Autry'', Former Residence Of America's Favorite Singing Cowboy, Gene Autry. Situated On One Of The Most Prestigious Lots In Old Las Palmas, Step Inside This Charming Residence & Find Yourself Immersed In Historical Architectural Sple...
This Magnificent, Old Las Palmas Estate Was One Of The Last Projects Designed By The Legendary Steve Chase. Natural Elements Such As Log Beams, Slate, And Granite Prevail In His Sensuous Design And Interiors, Blending All Of These Elements And Creating A On...
An Incredible Restoration Of This One Of A Kind Romantic 2-story Spanish Colonial On Approx. 1 Acre Of Land In The Coveted Old Las Palmas Neighborhood. Taken Down To The Studs In 2001 The Property Has Been Expanded With The Acquisition Of 1/2 Adjoining Lo...
Ready Made Seasoned Real Estate Portfolio. This Is A Bulk Sale/1031 Exchange Of 15 Single Family Income Units All Rented Ready For A New Portfolio Owner. The Sale Will Be A 1031 Exchange; Buyer To Co-operate In A 1031 Exchange With Seller. Homes All Rented ...
An Iconic Piece Of Architectural History, Designed By Howard Lapham. Believed To Be One Of The Largest Mid-century Homes In Palm Springs. Offering 9br, 12ba, Indoor And Outdoor Pools, A 60 Ft Long Lr With Walls Of Fleetwood Sliders Opening To A Covered Pati...
Historic Charlie Farrell Estate | Spanish Colonial Revival Architecture Built In 1933. Situated In Palm Springs Famed Movie Colony On 1-acre In The Heart Of The City. Main House Consists Of Both Formal And Informal Spaces; Living And Dining Room Have Wood ...
Once In A Lifetime Opportunity! Your Chance To Own Your Own Street! Known Worldwide As The Look Magazine ''house Of Tomorrow'' And Also As ''the Elvis Presley Honeymoon Hideaway''. This Architectural Gem Offers Nearly 5,000 Square Feet Of Splendid & U...
Described By Architectural Historian And Author Steven Keylon As One Of Architectural Designer And Builder Herbert W. Burns' 'more Lavish Homes,' This Little Tuscany Residence In Palm Springs Is Now A Mid-century Modern Masterpiece. Partially Demolished And...
This Private Secured Estate Is Located In Old Las Palmas, The Most Prestigious Neighborhood Of Palm Springs Where Your Neighbors Were Dinah Shore, Elizabeth Taylor, Kirk Douglas And Now Leonardo Dicaprio Among Others. With Almost One Acre Of Beautiful Park ...
Architect Stan Sackley's Work Is Synonymous With The Transitional Period From The Mid-century Genre To What Has Become Known As Desert Modern. His Hallmarks Update The Classic Indoor/outdoor Exchange With Volume Ceilings And Soaring Walls Of Glass To Drink...
Experience The Ultimate In Contemporary Luxury In This Flawlessly Elegant Home-designed By Michael Black, Aia. Renovated And Re-imagined By Award Winning Architecht Rl Williams.tucked Away In The Most Desirable Neighborhood- The Historic Tennis Club. Upon E...
Built As A Hideaway For An Entertainer, This Amazing Hilltop Penthouse Was Designed By Modernist Architect, James Cioffi. Recently Remodeled To A High Standard, With New Flooring, Lighting, Air Systems (3) And Fireplace Added. Guest Suite And Bath Were En...
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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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