In honor of this week’s unseasonable heat wave, what say we take a virtual trip to Palm Desert to ogle this snazzy midcentury pool home that’s just come up for grabs?
Located a little northeast of the Living Desert Zoo and Botanical Gardens, the four-bedroom was designed in 1963 by local architecture firm Patten and Wild, whose portfolio also includes Rancho Mirage’s Morrison-Strassner Residence.
Measuring 3,218 square feet, it features a breezeblock entryway, slate and cork floors, soffit lighting, a split rock fireplace, original tiles, and the de rigeur sliding glass walls that lead out to the Pebble-tec swimming pool.
Per the listing, “a portion of the home can be closed and used as a separate or possible rental, fully equipped with its own kitchen, bath and enclosed private patio with yard and orchard.”
Last sold in 2005 for $1.2 million, the .29-acre property is now asking $1.495 million.
- 14855 Fairway Dr [deasy/penner]