Desert Starr "The Steel Butterfly" is a wonderfully executed Mid-Century Alexander in Racquet Club East. This home was recently upgraded and designed with good taste and mid-century modern style. This three bedrooms, two bathroom pool/spa home has exquisite furnishings and fittings through out.
The Desert Starr was recently featured in the 2018 Modernism Home Tours as "The Steel Butterfly". It was originally designed by William Krisel and built by Alexander Construction Company in 1959. In 2013 it was thoughtfully renovated to maintain its Mid-Century modern flair and style by Joel Dessaules Design, Inc. Brining the home to the next level with panache and sophistication.
This charming home is extremely well-situated just minutes from downtown Palm Springs, with easy access to the airport and freeway, and plenty of areas to walk or bike a midst the renowned Mid-Century architecture that Palm Springs is known for.
Enjoy stunning mountain views from the front and back yards and the front bedroom, with a large 1/4 acre lot that has been completely re-landscaped with citrus trees, desert shrubs, agaves and cacti, not to mention the 8 palm trees!
The back yard is private and has a large grassy area adjacent to the Saltwater pool and spa, with a generous deck, dining area, and a large selection of patio chairs and chaise lounges. There is an optional pool security fence available for child/pet safety if desired. The barbecue area has a gas grill, refrigerator and full oven/stove for outdoor cooking at its best.
Inside there is a combination of new and period pieces of furniture, rugs, original art and accent pieces to produce a 1960s feel, but with modern comfort in mind. And for the casual gourmet, the kitchen is well-equipped with superb knives and gadgets, a wine refrigerator, all new dishes, glassware and linens, plus so much more!
This is the perfect place to enjoy the Mid-Century Palm Springs lifestyle!
City of Palm Springs ID # 1380