Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Classic 1962 Palmer & Krisel Sandpiper Condominium For Sale – Palm Desert, CA

Exuding great modernist lines, the Sandpiper Condominium development in Palm Desert, CA features several varieties of single-story condominium homes in a wide range of square-footages and floorpalns. This particular unit is 1,300 square feet, contains two bedrooms and two bathrooms and supplies a one-car carport for parking, comes with monthly HOA dues of $495 and carries an asking price of $339,000.

Situated near the back of the community, this unit features fantastic diamond patterned shadow block on the face of the home, accented by a pair of double doors and a flat-roofed canopy. Entering the residence, the living room faces north towards the swimming pool and common greenbelt area. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors make up the entire north-facing wall of the living room, letting lots of natural light flow into the living area. The dining room opens to the living room, and faces south with it’s set of floor-to-ceiling sliding doors overlooking the private south-facing patio.

Entry and Living Room

North facing Living Room overlooks patio

Living Room opens to south facing Dining Room 
The kitchen open up towards the dining room and features the original cabinetry, white Formica countertops and stainless steel appliances. A glass mosaic tile backsplash has been added to the kitchen wall surround the range and fridge, and can lights have been added to help illuminate the space. The adjacent south facing patio is also shared with the secondary bedroom, and with a solid five-foot wall provides privacy from the surrounding roadway and parking areas.

Dining Room and Kitchen

Kitchen with original cabinetry

Kitchen overlooks private south facing patio
Southern patio
The entire home is floored in ceramic tile placed on a 45-degree angle to the walls, including both bedrooms. The secondary bedroom faces south and provides a floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door to the private patio, while the master bedroom faces north and overlooks the common area. Both bedrooms are generous in size and are separated by both the hall bath and the master bath. Both bathrooms still feature their original floating vanities topped with granite countertops and undermount sinks. Both bathrooms also feature walk in showers – the hall bathroom would have originally included a tub.

Secondary bedroom

Guest bath

Master bedroom

Master Bathroom
Outside the master bedroom the north-facing patio features a small planter with trellis-covered lightwell and decorative screen block giving privacy to the bedroom. Another neat feature of the north patio is that the sunflap fascia of the building is actually pulled back from the soffit by approximately one-foot, allowing additional light to flow into the patio area. This creates a pretty neat effect, and adds another layer of visual interest to the outdoor space.

Lightwell and decorative screen block on north-facing patio

Screen block and open fascia detail allows natural light to flow onto the patio

Patio and screen block

Unit as viewed from common pool area with fantastic mountain views

Sandpiper is a fantastic multi-family development that offers privacy in a community setting, with no unit looking directly into another. This home is move in ready awaiting personalization from its new owner.  

Check out the full listing on here: 72913 Willow Street #614

Or Zillow here: 72913 Willow Street #614

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