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899 N Avenida Palmas Palm Springs, CA 92262
$5,495,000
5 beds
6 baths
7,006 sq ft

Courtesy of Bennion Deville Homes, Jim Schwietz. IDX Contact: 760-459-0057

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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!

Property Details & Features

Property Type

  • Single Family Residence

Year Built

  • 1925

Appliances and Equipment

  • Barbecue
  • Double Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Gas Cooktop
  • Disposal
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Range Hood
  • Trash Compactor
  • Vented Exhaust Fan
  • Warming Drawer

Bathrooms

  • 3 3-quarter bathrooms
  • 3 full bathrooms
  • 6 total bathrooms

Bedrooms

  • 5 total bedrooms

House

  • 1 total stories
  • Built in 1925
  • Stories: 1
  • 7,006 sqft living area
  • Spanish
  • Stucco
  • One
  • Covered
  • Open
  • Patio
  • Tile

Community

  • Gated

Cooling

  • Central Air

Disclosures

  • Historical

Exterior Features

  • Misting System

Fence

  • Block

Fireplaces

  • Family Room
  • Gas
  • Guest Accommodations
  • Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Raised Hearth
  • Wood Burning

Foundation

  • Combination

Garage

  • 3 garage spaces

Heating

  • Forced Air
  • Natural Gas
  • Zoned

Interior Features

  • Beamed Ceilings
  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Cathedral Ceiling(s)
  • Furnished
  • High Ceilings
  • Open Floorplan
  • Recessed Lighting
  • Storage
  • Dressing Area
  • Multiple Master Suites
  • Wine Cellar
  • Walk-In Closet(s)

Laundry

  • Inside
  • Laundry Room

Listing

  • Property Subtype: Single Family Residence
  • 40 days on market
  • Listed on 2021-12-03

Location

  • County: Riverside
  • Subdivision: Movie Colony

Lot

  • 44431 sqft
  • 1.02 acres
  • Area: 44431
  • Back Yard
  • Front Yard
  • Lawn
  • Yard

Parking

  • Door-Multi
  • Garage
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Private

Pool

  • Private pool
  • Filtered
  • In Ground
  • Private

Possession

  • Close Of Escrow

Property

  • Guest House
  • Updated/Remodeled
  • Mountain(s)
  • Pool

Roof

  • Rolled/Hot Mop

Security System

  • Carbon Monoxide Detector(s)
  • Fire Detection System
  • Security Gate
  • Gated Community
  • Smoke Detector(s)

Sewer

  • Sewer Tap Paid

Spa

  • In Ground
  • Private

Windows

  • Custom Covering(s)
  • Drapes

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