470 E VALMONTE SUR, Palm Springs,
Welcome to the iconic Palm Springs Movie Colony. Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Dinah Shore, Jack Benny, Marilyn Monroe and Al Jolson are just a few of the Old Hollywood celebrities who used to call this neighborhood home. The area comprises of about 170 homes, most of which are very private, concealed by their high walls and hedges. Known for its rich history, privacy and convenient location, the Movie Colony is a short walk from the prestigious Uptown District of Palm Springs where you can find shopping, fine dining and lively entertainment. This gorgeous property is surrounded by a radius of 114 Ficus trees giving you the utmost seclusion to enjoy your quiet retreat. Before entering, you are greeted by an immense gate that leads you to an enormous front yard where you will find a sparkling blue pool and a gorgeous, unobstructed, west facing mountain view. Both a built-in bar table complete with stools and a tanning shelf for soaking up the sun have recently been constructed in the pool for enjoying your summer days in style. Transform the grand living room into an outdoor space with your vast, disappearing, pocket doors and marvel at your vaulted ceilings featuring plenty of recessed lighting. Mix a cocktail on your sunken bar, a throwback to the glory days of Palm Springs. Take pleasure in your 3 gas/wood burning fireplaces situated throughout the house. Host large dinner parties from your elegant, expansive kitchen that includes an instant hot water tap and brand new silent dishwasher. This incredible property is truly an entertainer's dream. A total of 67 owned Solar panels cover both the front and back of the roof to keep electric cost low. This beautiful home boasts over 3,300sq.ft. of living space that has unlimited potential to make your own. The third bedroom could easily be converted into a casita since it has an attached bathroom en suite and outdoor access, while there is also plenty of space to create a fourth bedroom if desired. The rear side of the house is another area for leisure featuring a clear-sealed wooden deck that wraps around the back of the premises. A few more key details include an 80 gallon hot water tank, newer HVAC system, ample storage throughout the house, solar exterior lighting, Venetian plaster finish, and triple insulation in the roof. Whether you are looking for a new primary home, a secondary home, or to run a successful vacation rental in Palm Springs - you just can't go wrong with this exquisite property. This is your chance to become a part of this special neighborhood and its Old Hollywood history. Call and schedule your very own private showing today.