Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Palm Springs - PS Albert Frey
You are invited to experience the Palm Springs Desert Modernism lifestyle in this recently restored and designer decorated mid-century architectural treasure. Built in 1946 by renowned architect Albert Frey, this 1,800 sq. ft. home epitomizes Frey’s modern
Please refer to PS Albert Frey, when you call about this house. You’ll find the interior design of this property is a perfect mash-up between classic mid-century style reflecting clean sleek lines juxtaposed with modern day luxuries required of today’s discerning guests. The floor-to-ceiling walls of glass windows & sliding doors brighten the living spaces with generous natural light and take advantage of the abundant Palm Springs sun and beautiful mountain vistas. The open and spacious layout provides an ideal environment for easy entertaining or relaxing with family and friends. The rooms are artfully appointed with comfort and style at every turn. The furnishings are a combination of vintage mid-century Danish teak as well as 21st century modern classics from Design Within Reach, Herman Miller & Knoll. Bold colorful accents contrast with clean white walls and white tile floors throughout.
The expansive living area uses one open space to connect sitting, lounging and dining areas while flowing smoothly to the private backyard oasis. Enjoy watching a movie on the 46” LED flat screen HDTV with Blu-ray DVD player or listening to your favorite music on the IPOD stereo while gazing at the magnificent western mountain views of San Jacinto & the sparkling pool. There are a variety of options for both casual and formal dining. You may choose the informal breakfast table for 4, the elegant expandable Danish teak table with seating for 8 + or dine under the stars on the glass outdoor dining table with seating for 6. All the accoutrements are provided such as tablecloth, placemats, cloth napkins, plenty of dinnerware and lots of votive candles to set the mood.
The kitchen faces west overlooking the pool area with new stainless kitchen hood & stove, double porcelain sinks, white tile counters & floors, window garden box, ample pantry and cupboards, refrigerator with automatic ice maker, microwave, and much more. There is no wasted space in this small yet fully stocked kitchen outfitted with brand new pots, pans, dinnerware, barware & cooking utensils.
The crown jewel of this property is the large outdoor living space. Lush desert gardens abound every inch of the grounds filled with cactus, towering palm trees, citrus, ficus hedges and many varieties of succulent plants. By day, indulge in a refreshing dip in the heated saltwater pool, soak in the sun and terrific mountain views from the sleek modern lounge chairs or relax under an umbrella or covered patio with a cool drink. By night, enjoy cocktails and conversation while seated around a fun modern gas fire pit, perfect for cozying up to on a brisk desert evening. Or, check out the 5 person jetted spa that can be just as soothing under the canopy of twinkling stars. A natural gas stainless steel BBQ with plenty of alfresco seating and pool floats complete the perfect outdoor experience.
All three bedrooms of this Palm Springs vacation home have glass doors leading to the outdoor patios and gardens, ceiling fans, TVs, modern light fixtures and brand new furniture and bedding. The master suite features a brand new temper pedic CA King mattress, high quality linens, 32” LED flat screen HDTV with Blu-ray DVD player, IPOD doc and glass french doors that open to the outdoor patio with spa tub. The en suite bath offers a sunken bathtub & shower, dual vanities, skylight, new fixtures combined comfortably with vintage ones, brand new high quality towels, abundant closet space and loads of storage and shelves.
City of Palm Springs Permit Number: 4513
California Seller of Travel Number: 2066831-40
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
About Globe Homes and Condos
I fell in love with Palm Springs after visiting several times on vacation and decided to purchase my own desert hideaway. My primary residence is in Chicago and one day I hope to spend a lot more time in Palm Springs. Until then, I hope guests will find the warmth, solace and comfort that I appreciate when visiting this relaxing desert getaway. Enjoy your stay!
(This property is managed by Globe Homes and Condos)
Globe Homes and Condos purchased this house in 2011
Why Globe Homes and Condos chose Palm Springs
The reason I chose the Movie Colony East neighborhood is for its large private lots, abundance of charm, mountain views, scenic streets, and close proximity to all major attractions. Within a short walking distance you'll find coffee houses, live theatre, restaurants, boutiques, Spa Resort Casino, art galleries and much more.
Another great feature this property location has to offer is its proximity to Ruth Hardy Park. A beautiful public park with tennis courts, grass vollyball, basketball courts, picnic tables & grills, children's playground, walking paths and rose gardens.
What makes this house unique
The qualities of this unique home that make it so special are the authentic mid-century architectural design and cool retro vibe! It's a 1946 Albert Frey design with vintage furnishings and modern day amenities. Truly one of a kind! Whether you are floating aimlessly in the pool, gazing at the beautiful starry sky from the hot tub, or sipping cocktails around the gas fire pit you will find this Retro Retreat a relaxing break from your worldly cares.