AT A GLANCE
Palm Springs is a desert oasis with a cosmopolitan twist. Enjoy the world-class restaurants, visit legendary boutique hotels and discover Villagefest, a year-round street fair full of entertainment, food and unique art. For the outdoor adventurer, Palm Springs offers hiking and jeep tours and families can visit Palm Springs Tramway, the Palm Springs Art Museum and Knott’s Soak City Waterpark.
This contemporary four-bedroom, five-and-one-half-bathroom estate showcases the work of world-renowned designer Xorin Balbes and architect Paul Ashley. Known as “Old Las Palmas,” this home is a modern structure blending indoor and outdoor living.
The master suite features mountain and pool views, a luxurious soaking tub and a four-person steam shower in the bathroom, a sitting room with fireplace and a spacious walk-in closet. The property also has three more master suites, each with their own bath and private patio.
Other features include high ceilings, walls of floor-to-ceiling glass, three interior fireplaces, a outdoor firepit and travertine flooring throughout for indoor/outdoor entertaining. The main living areas overlook the 2,000-square-foot loggia space near the pool for outdoor entertaining.
The kitchen has top-of-the-line appliances, limestone countertops and rift sawn cabinets spread over a large and open kitchen area.
The landscaping features 16 craned-in mature palm trees, 70 installed boulders, new fruit trees hand-selected and planted and countless new plants introduced to complete the desert tropical oasis theme. Spread over half an acre, the home is completely walled and gated to maintain security and privacy.
For more information, call Louise Hampton of Prudential California Realty’s Louise Hampton Team at 760.323.5000 or visit louisehampton.com.
Location-500 W. Crescent Drive, Palm Springs, CA
Housing Type-Single-family home
Number of Units-1
Architect-Designer Xorin Balbes and architect Paul Ashley