This flat-roofed 1959 Palmer & Krisel-designed Plan B1 home in
Palm Springs’ Racquet Club Road Estates sits on a huge 12,100 square-foot cul-de-sac
lot with a pool. The home is its original 1,225 square-foot layout, with three
bedrooms and two bathrooms, a two car carport and a courtyard between the
carport and home. With fantastic views of Mt. San Jacinto and a lush, private
backyard, the asking price of this home is $575,000.
|Original rendering of Plan B1|
|Walkway from driveway to front door|
This flat-roofed home features a simple, modernist façade,
with a dingbat starburst light fixture mounted on the face of the home, an
opaque split fence enclosing the carport, and sleek steel fencing along the
side of the home. The front of property is low maintenance, with a mature pine,
olive and palm tree.
|Living and Dining as viewed from entry|
The living, dining and kitchen are all on the east side of
the home, while all three bedrooms are on the west. Simple, sleek polished
concrete floors allow colorful and modern furniture to be the star of the room,
while the open, beamed ceilings finish the midcentury look in each room.
|Living Room and Entry|
|Dining Room and Kitchen|
The living and dining rooms feature wide sliding glass doors
that overlook the courtyard and backyard pool area. The kitchen has been
renovated, and features clean, modern lower wood-faced cabinets and sleek,
opaque glass-fronted uppers. Appliances are all stainless steel, and a
multi-tonal blue mosaic backsplash and white quartz counters complete the look.
|Master bathroom with one of the smallest mirrors we've seen|
All three bedrooms feature warm grey carpet, plenty of
natural light and the master features a glass slider that accesses a private
patio. Both the hall and master bathrooms have been updated, with the hall bath
reflecting a white-on-white motif, while the master bath shower is finished in
multi-tonal blue mosaic tiles.
|Pool backyard views|
|Patio off of master bedroom|
|Courtyard off of Living Room|
The backyard is a lush, green oasis, with private swimming
pool, green lawn and privacy shrubs line the backyard. There’s plenty of
covered and uncovered patio space, and an above-ground hot tub just off the
This is a great home that through its renovations has stayed
true to its modernist roots. The views, lot, and pool offer that perfect Palm
Springs lifestyle, and if you’re looking for a restoration project, the home right
is for sale too.
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