899 North Avenida Palmas
899 North Avenida Palmas Palm Springs, California 92262 United States

$5,495,000
 Get directions
 
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...
$5,495,000
Change Currency
5
Bedrooms
3
Full Baths
651 m²
Interior
4,128 m²
Exterior
Residential
Property type
1925
Year Built
21108925
Web Id
21108925
MLS ID
Movie Colony
Subdivision
Palm Springs Unified
School District
369
days ago

About 899 North Avenida Palmas

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.

Listing Courtesy of Jim Schwietz, Bennion Deville Homes, 01229074, Active

Amenities

  • Dishwasher
  • Family Room
  • Fireplace(s)
  • Furnished
  • Patio
  • Pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Spa
  • Storage
  • View
  • Walk-in Closet(s)
  • Yard
  • Wine Cellar

features

cooling
Gas, Propane Heating
Parking
Garage
lot description
Open
Style
Spanish

PROPERTY INFORMATION

Appliances
Barbecue, Double Oven, Dishwasher, Gas Cooktop, Disposal, Microwave, Refrigerator, Range Hood, Trash Compactor, Vented Exhaust Fan, Warming Drawer
Cooling
Central Air
Fireplace Info
Family Room, Gas, Guest Accommodations, Kitchen, Living Room, Raised Hearth, Wood Burning
Heating
Forced Air, Natural Gas, Zoned
Parking Description
Door-Multi, Garage, Garage Door Opener, Private
Pool
Filtered, In Ground, Private
Sewer
Sewer Tap Paid
View
Mountain(s), Pool

EXTERIOR

Construction
Stucco
Exterior Features
Misting System
Lot Description
Back Yard, Front Yard, Lawn, Yard

INTERIOR

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)
Listing Courtesy of Bennion Deville Homes
Contact Agent