Behind its wrought iron gates, you'll find an inviting, spacious and charming home with spectacular views of the nearby mountains from the ultra private backyard pool deck and sprawling entertainment area with several dining, cooking, and lounging options available to you and your guests.
This unique Palm Springs home contains many original features and is lovingly maintained, rustic charm and character in abundance. The gourmet kitchen and three bathrooms have been recently updated and upgraded.
The modern chef's kitchen features granite slab counter tops, a SubZero refrigerator, three dishwashers, three... sinks, 36" LCD TV, center isle, french doors and all of the accoutrements needed to entertain small groups or large parties with ease.
An arched doorway leads to the expansive living and dining area with comfortable sofas, french doors, a 42" TV/DVD, plantation shutters, and formal dining for six. This room features exposed beam ceilings, an authentic wood-burning fireplace, and imported museum grade lighted stained glass windows serve as the backdrop.
Stepping outside, you'll find a lovely covered courtyard patio, with a wood-burning fireplace, ceiling fans, a large fountain and dining table for 6 - 10 people.
Each room and bedroom in the main house and the guest bungalow has its own private entrance and opens through French doors on to the private courtyard and pool deck.
All of the bedrooms in this remarkable Palm Springs home have been thoughtfully appointed.
The master retreat of this Palm Springs celebrity estate has a private patio, 42" TV, fireplace, sitting area, luxury bathroom with tub and glass walled shower, and double vanity.
The second private bedroom's en-suite bath has glass enclosed tub/shower, pedestal sink with original hardware and many other charming details.
The guest bungalow at this Palm Springs estate is a home unto itself with the convenient outdoor kitchen on the front patio, three sitting areas, 2 separated bedrooms, 1 remodeled bath complete with an al-fresco style shower (french doors open out from the shower stall) and double sink vanity. High ceilings, sliding glass and French doors in the in the living area with a 42" TV and DVD player. All this, only steps from the spa and spectacular pool deck.
The Lucy House is a remarkable estate and truly one of a kind. Ideal for memorable entertaining or simply relaxing by the pool!
The Lucy House, historical information: This has been a vacation get-away property to many 'old-hollywood' stars, including: Judy Canova, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, and Groucho Marx.
This exceptional house was built in the 1930's in the Spanish hacienca style with all the rooms opening up onto the deck celebrating the original pool and dramatic mountain views.
This celebrity estate in Palm Springs is the purported former estate of the legendary Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz; taking residence from 1944 - 1955.
* Outdoor kitchen with gas grill, double sinks, and refrigerator
* Free-standing gas grill & bar
* Private above-ground spa
* Kitchen isle seating for 2
* Outdoor bar seats four
* Fire-pit & three fountains
* 4 chaise loungers
* Pedestrian entrance with intercom
* Secured parking for four vehicles
* Well behaved pets allowed
* Absolutely no smoking indoors
A $750 Security Deposit is required for any reservation on this home.
Standard Rental Fees, in addition to rent: 11.5% Palm Springs City Tax; Optional pool heating is available @ $49 per day, $250 week; One time departure cleaning fee $300. Month+ guests pay gas & electric utilities. A $45 accidental damage waiver fee is required.
TOT Permit #4952
Additional amenities include: iron/board, night life, dining and livingroom, golf, nice furniture, stove/oven, hair dryer, washer/dryer, king bed, full sized refridgerator, daily housekeeping, queen bed, coffeemaker.
We celebrated my husbands 60th with family and friends and the Lucy House was perfect. We spent 90% of our time enjoying the large pool area. The kitchen had everything we needed and there plenty of towels, etc. Not only was the house well appointed but it was also walking distance to the shops and restaurants.
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