Suddenly, it's 1957! Welcome to Palm Springs Modern Classic. This Twin Palms vacation home has carefully recreated the look and feel of its original William Krisel design. Originally completed in 1957 by the Alexander Construction Company, this home is known as the "Gable."
The renovation team worked closely with Mr. Krisel during the remodel and restoration of this exciting midcentury modern home. The team consulted his archives, now at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, attempting to return the home to the look and feel that it had when first completed. The floor plan, a masterpiece of space planning, continues to work beautifully for today's lifestyle.
As you enter the home, it is bright and welcoming. Upgraded touches include terrazzo tile used throughout with premium carpeting in the bedrooms. The massive stone fireplace, difficult to recreate today, anchors the great room.
Walls of glass provide a magnificent open view of the mountains, and offer the indoor/outdoor living environment Palm Springs is known for.
The open concept kitchen, living, and dining areas overlook the fabulous pool deck, which faces west, and is back-dropped by the 10,000 foot San Jacinto mountain range seeming so close you can touch it. The well stocked and modern amenity kitchen is a chef's dream.
There is plenty of dining space with a large dining table with seating for 9 indoors, and a 6-top for outdoor dining. If cooking is not in the cards, take advantage of the variety of nearby popular restaurants, some within walking distance and others less than 2 miles by car to downtown Palm Springs.
This Palm Springs mid century vacation home features 3 comfortable bedrooms all boasting Tempurpedic memory foam mattresses and flat screen HDTVs and Blu-Ray/DVD. The master features a California king bed, 46" TV, and a beautifully renovated ensuite bath. Bedroom two also features a Californian King bed, 40" TV, and shares a hall bath with bedroom 3, which has 2 twin beds and a 40" TV.
The cabinetry in the kitchen and baths is based upon Mr. Krisel's designs as originally installed in the home, but now finished in luxurious walnut. The cabinet hardware and sliding peg-board doors are the same as specified in 1957.
Come and enjoy your next vacation in this midcentury gem located in the beautiful neighborhood of Twin Palms. Walking distance to the ACE Hotel, Saguaro and Koffi.
About this House - Architect
On the exterior, the home is finished in an original color scheme specified by Mr. Krisel. Carefully researched from the files of the now defunct O'Brien Paint Company and correctly applied as originally specified in Mr. Krisel's paint call out sheet, the colors of Persian Grey, Off White and Apricot Glow with trim of Weathered Brown blend together beautifully and simultaneously give the home a warm vintage feel, but still thoroughly fresh for today.
Mr. Krisel has personally created the landscaping for this project. A student of the great landscape architect Garrett Eckbo, Mr. Krisel's design creates a Mondrian-esque painting out of rock, cactus and lawn drawing your eye to the lines and features of the house.
Additional amenities include: abundant natural light, towels and linens provided, outdoor gas fire pit, 4 patio chaise loungers, indoor dining for 9, outdoor dining for 6, historic designation, includes garage access, walking distance to dining, shopping, and groceries, approximate pool size: 16' by 32', tempurpedic foam mattresses, unlimited long distance to usa and canada, lot size: approx. 10,000 sq ft, fully equipped modern kitchen, renovated in 2012, upscale modern furnishings, living room: 55" HDTV & DVD, HDTV's and DVDs in every room, historically restored with assistance from william krisel, approx. 1,600 sq. ft., 2 car carport parking, custom designer lighting, professional interior design, large sun deck, close to the ace hotel, saguaro and koffi.....Read more
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