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MLS # 219054812DA
Listed on 12/23/2019
Status Pending
Price $615,000
Type Condominium
Size of home 1,860 Sq ft
Beds / Baths 2 / 2.00
Size of lot 2,178 sq ft
Complex Merito Manor
Location address 193 W Merito Place
Palm Springs 92262


Merito Manor is an architecturally significant mid century modern complex replete with exceptionally manicured grounds and five sided, heated pool. 193 W Merito is a detached 2bed/2Bath plus den unit and is ideally situated in the historic Old Las Palmas neighborhood. The home was expanded in the early 2000s by a previous owner from 1426 to1860 sq. ft. incorporating the same clerestory windows and waffle roof lines to maintain continuity while adding a den and expanding the L shaped living/dining room. It's located two short blocks from exceptional shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities in the popular Uptown Design District. Designed by California architect Barry Berkus in 1960 the historical designation plaque on the grounds reads: ''Berkus was only 25 years old when he designed Merito Manor, using a structural ''stressed skin'' folded plate roof system to give it a distinctive look and to allow column-free interiors. ''Screenwalls'' of cut rock in a pattern dubbed ''peanut brittle'' were placed between the thin wood columns, but these rock walls do not extend up to the roof line emphasizing that is is the thin columns, not the heavy rock walls, that support the roof and allow the post and beam structural module to be expressed, a common te

General Information

School District Palm Springs Unified
Original List Price $615,000
Price Per Sq/Ft $331
Furnished No
HOA Fee $6,000
Land Type Fee
Land Lease Expires N/A
Association Amenities Assoc Pet Rules, Greenbelt/Park, Other
Pool Yes
Spa No
Style Mid-century Modern,Architectural,Iconic / historical
Year Built 1961
Levels Ground Level
View Peek-A-Boo
Interior Features High Ceilings (9 Feet+), Open Floor Plan, Recessed Lighting
Flooring Carpet, Travertine
Appliances Oven-Electric, Range
Patio Features Enclosed
Laundry In Kitchen
Fireplace No
Heating Type Central, Electric
Cooling Type Central
Parking Spaces 2
Parking Type Assigned, Carport Detached, Covered Parking, Detached, Driveway, Shared Driveway

Courtesy of: Gary Howell / Bennion Deville Homes

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