Once home to fitness pioneer Jack La Lanne,Tres Palmas stands out as a prime example of Palm Springs resort home living in an area of Palm Springs renowned for its Mid Century Modern architecture.
The butterfly roofline Alexander-style home was designed by Wexler Harrison, one of the pre-eminent design firms of the period.The house is pictured in the book `Donald Wexler: Architect` and is listed as the home of the Architect, Richard Harrison. Tres Palmas has a clean, modern street facade screens a very private large lot perfect for enjoying the extraordinary Palm Springs climate.
The house is featured on the Dwell Magazine web site and was one of the properties showcased for tours during the magazine`s 2006 Mid Century Modern conference in Palm Springs.
This stylish desert retreat resort home is situated on a 1/3 acre site with dramatic mountain views to the west. The lushly landscaped lot accommodates a variety of activity areas have a dip in the large saltwater pool, lounge in the spa, or take some sun on the double chaise lounges.
Play croquet on the lawn, or just lie in the hammock. Enjoy a barbeque at the outdoor dining terrace, or a drink next to one of the two firepit conversation areas. There are a number of fruit and citrus trees on the property for guests to enjoy fresh fruit in season.
The three bedrooms all have sliding door access to the terraces. At the Master bedroom, the en suite bath has a door leading directly to the pool deck.
The newly remodeled stainless steel kitchen has a professional style range. The layout and equipment will please the chef of the group.
This Palm Springs resort home is furnished to reflect the modern architecture, with many pieces from Eames, George Nelson, Mies Van de Rohe are mixed with more contemporary pieces to provide a relaxed comfortable resort atmosphere.
The house also features wireless internet throughout, as well as two flat screen televisions and a stereo system.
A short drive to the attractions of downtown Palm Springs, the home is also just up the road from Knotts Soak City, if you would like some additional excitement in your aquatic experience.