A home of distinction in one of the most stunning and rarest of settings in the desert...on the water. Experience this retreat home, finished by an Award winning designer from the Bay area. New listing and available only to a select number of guests, the home has an infinity pool with an unobstructed view of the lake & mountains all in a semi custom gated desert oasis.
This retreat home large glass doors wrap around a partially covered courtyard area with views of the lake, mountains and spa area. The blending of total openness and total privacy creates your ideal retreat from the outside world. The prestigious community built on the 9 acre Santo Tomas lake is minutes from upscale shopping and dining, minutes from Mission Hills in the heart of the worlds most famous golfing.
The large living room has ample seating, a media center featuring HDTV, a large flat panel TV and DVD system, surround sound and glass doors opening to the outside dining and living areas. A separate wine refrigerator holds refreshments for guests.
Follow an open hallway to the large great room and kitchen area perfectly arranged for entertaining or just a group gathering. The great room features a gas fireplace, large flat panel HDTV, DVD system and 16 foot vaulted ceilings and is open to the fully equipped gourmet kitchen. The GE Monogram culinary appliances, 5 burner gas stove top, built in dual conventional and convection ovens, a second hidden flat screen HDTV for ‘the chef’ with a large granite island seating 8 or more and more seating at the large glass dining table – all make this spacious room a center for food and fun. All common spaces share the ever changing lake views giving you the ‘tropical’ feeling of outdoors merging into your indoor space.
The totally private Master bedroom suite features 16’ vaulted ceilings and faces the lake side of the home. Custom king bed with elegantly appointed bedding are placed for an early morning and late evening view of the sun on the beautiful Santa Rosa mountains. Spacious room features HDTV and DVD player and surround sound. Ample arm chair seating for curling up to watch TV or read, custom drapes and shutters for light control complete the area. The suite has it's own separate entrance to reach the spa and pool area.
Beautifully appointed master bath with granite counters, a walk in rain shower, large soaking tub, ample drawer space, and Tibetan carpet. Large, walk in master closet for his and hers dressing.
A separate guest room located on the other side of the house has a large queen bed with custom bedding, a large closet and a full en suite bath with a shower / tub and granite counters. Privacy shutters control the light. Room has HDTV with flat screen TV, DVD player and surround sound.
The Casita / 2nd Master suite features a completely separate entrance. It has a custom King bed with designer linens, sitting area, full bath with shower/tub, all granite counters and a large closet. Guests will enjoy the Bar refrigerator, coffee maker & microwave. Entertainment system is an HDTV Flat screen TV, DVD player and Bose CD player. Privacy shutters for light control.
The 4th room/office has a Queen sleeper sofa, and a full, attached bath with shower/ tub and granite counters. Business center desk is equipped with high speed DSL cable, computer, unlimited local phone calls, and HDTV Flat screen TV.
The Half Bath is off the living room with easy access to laundry room and two car garage. Garage has remote control and indoor access to the home.
The centrally controlled surround sound system for all rooms of the house and pool and patio exterior living areas have a separate volume and on/off controls for each guests comfort.
Pool area is landscaped around the 40 X 15’ infinity pool and is furnished with custom chaises and an architectural moon sofa for viewing the lake and mountains. The gas BBQ is just steps away for outdoor cooking with a view. The covered outdoor teak tables are comfortable for dining for 8 or when separated can seat more and is easily accessible through the double glass doors of the great room/kitchen.
Kayaks and canoes are allowed on the 9 acre lake.
Require more room? It’s easy. Right next door, a gorgeous ‘lifestyle’ home, can also be available for rental to add sleeping for 8 additional guests. Just across the lake is a luxury home which sleeps 6 for still more guest space.
These are one of a kind showplace properties intended only for the most discriminating.
Keywords: Lake front, gated community, designer, dock, kayak, mission hills golf
We were captured by the rare mix of desert, glass & light, water and mountains, all of which are visible through the living space of this house. This home is a special place. Located on .4 acres of lake front, it's a perfect combination of a private & quiet oasis nearby to world class physical activity, shopping, entertainment, nightlife and culinary experience.
From the Palm Springs airport friends and guests can arrive from anywhere in the world to your doorstep just minutes after landing. Minutes away, worlds apart.