Property Description

Historic Spanish Hacienda on over one acre in prime Movie Colony. A playground of the Stars Hideaway crafted in 1925 for celebrity film star/comedian Harold Lloyd. Numerous hand carved and hand painted doors/cabinets and massive beams of pure beauty. Harmonious feng shui and warm Moroccan interiors with vibrant tilework throughout. Turreted entry tower opens to a grand reception/ballroom and art gallery. The vaulted-beamed living room is truly a sprawling conversation lounge with fireplace and French doors to outdoor patios and fountains. Massive thick walls and Saltillo floors offer cooling insulation. Distinctive design elements illuminate interiors with soft natural light. A jaw-dropping family room with fireplace lends another comfortable retreat. The Chefs Kitchen with center island has eat-in dining with fireplace and deluxe appliances. The formal dining room is pure perfection for elegant entertaining. Adjacent spiral staircase leads to a sub-terranean 1000 bottle wine cellar and tasting lounge. Expansive owners suites with pampering dual baths, steam shower and dressing areas. The main house also hosts a third bedroom guest suite. The guest house (circa 1936) has covered patio/fountain a central living room, built in entertainment with kitchenette plus two separated bedroom suites each have a fireplace and dual vanity. The caretaker’s or second guest house has vaulted ceilings, spacious great room/bedroom with walk-in closet and dual vanity bath. Plus, a fully equipped kitchen and dining area. The rear yard features a covered veranda, bold west facing mountain views and pool/spa/firepit. The wet bar service kiosk has gas cooktop, ice trough and BBQ grill. Manicured, well landscaped walled and gated grounds have mature trees offering shade and privacy. Seamlessly expanded improvements were done in 1936, 1970’s, 2004 to date. Turnkey furnished per Inventory. All this and a three-car garage too! See-enjoy and own this Zen filled “happy place” today! NOTE: 8/25/22 Property had been in lengthy escrow after multiple cash offers, winning buyers were unable to fund escrow.

: Private, In Ground, Filtered
: Zoned, Forced Air, Natural Gas
: Central Air
: Block
: Pool, Mountain(s)
: Living Room, Gas, Wood Burning, Family Room, Kitchen, Raised Hearth, Guest Accommodations
: Security Gate, Gated Community, Smoke Detector(s), Carbon Monoxide Detector(s), Fire Detection System
: Covered, Patio, Open, Tile
: Furnished
: Dishwasher, Gas Cooktop, Disposal, Microwave, Refrigerator, Warming Drawer, Range Hood, Vented Exhaust Fan, Barbecue, Double Oven, Trash Compactor
: Spanish
: Gated
: Garage, Garage Door Opener, Private, Door-multi
: Rolled/hot Mop
: Sewer Tap Paid
: In Ground, Private
Address Map
Palm Springs
899 N Avenida Palmas
W117° 27' 26.3''
N33° 50' 5.8''
Additional Information
Bennion Deville Homes
Jim Schwietz
7,006 Sqft
: Stucco
Indian Canyon Drive North of Alejo Road to Tamarisk Drive go East 3 blocks to Avenida Palmas Left to property
: Misting System
Palo Verde
: Ceiling Fan(s), Walk-in Closet(s), High Ceilings, Recessed Lighting, Storage, Multiple Master Suites, Open Floorplan, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Dressing Area, Beamed Ceilings, Furnished, Wine Cellar
: Front Yard, Yard, Back Yard, Lawn
Rogich Sig
: Standard
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: Drapes, Custom Covering(s)


899 N Avenida Palmas, Palm Springs, California92262

5 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms
7,006 Sqft
Listing ID #21108925
Basic Details
Property Type : Residential
Listing Type : For Sale
Listing ID : 21108925
Price : $5,495,000
Bedrooms : 5
Bathrooms : 3
Square Footage : 7,006 Sqft
Year Built : 1925
Lot Area : 44,431 Sqft
Status : Active
Property Sub Type : Single Family Residence
Subdivision Name : Movie Colony
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