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$5,500,000
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    Overview

    MLS # 21-711610
    Listed on 03/31/2021
    Status Looking For Backup
    Price $5,500,000
    Type Single Family Home
    Subtype Single Family
    Size of home 7,900 Sq ft
    Beds / Baths 6 / 11.00
    Size of lot 85,813 sq ft
    Neighborhood Movie Colony
    Location address 657 N Via Miraleste
    Palm Springs 92262

    Description


    First time on the market in over 40 years. An island parcel with no adjoining neighbors built on almost two acres in 1931 by George Heigho, Invernada or Winter House is one of Palm Springs best examples of Spanish Revival Architecture, and considered to be one of the most significant properties in Palm Springs. In 1946 Tillie Lewis purchased Invernada, she was considered to be the first female Captain of Industry. The Invernada estate was acquired by the current owner in 1978. Constructed with the finest materials and techniques of the day, Invernada has survived with the majority of its original details and floor plan intact. The main residence of the estate is more than 6000 SF. The property also includes a resort-sized pool, guest suites, a 3-car garage, and several out buildings. The 1700 SF guest house was built in the 50s to look like Spanish on the exterior, but the interior is Mid-Century Modern at its finest. Each of the seven baths in the main house boasts its original tile and fixtures. The 50 FT long living room features numerous original steel framed French doors on each side offering exceptional views of the garden, pool, and mountains. Outstanding wrought iron fixtures compliment the vintage decor. Class 1 Historical Site. Attributed to William Charles Tanner Architect of the O'Donnell House.

    General Information

    Original List Price $5,500,000
    Price Per Sq/Ft $696
    Furnished No
    Land Type Fee
    Land Lease Expires N/A
    Pool Yes
    Spa No
    Style Spanish / Hacienda,Iconic / historical
    Year Built 1931
    Levels Two Level
    View Mountains, Panoramic
    Interior Features Wet Bar, Built-Ins, Beamed Ceiling(s), High Ceilings (9 Feet+), Basement - Partial
    Flooring Stone Tile, Clay
    Appliances Cooktop - Gas, Built-Ins, Built-In Gas, Built-In BBQ, Double Oven, Gas, Oven, Range Hood
    Patio Features Enclosed Glass Porch, Patio Open
    Laundry Room, Inside
    Fireplace Yes
    Heating Type Central, Natural Gas, Forced Air, Zoned
    Cooling Type Air Conditioning, Central, Wall Unit(s), Multi/Zone
    Parking Spaces 3
    Parking Type Driveway - Gravel, Driveway Gate, Garage - 3 Car, Gated

    Courtesy of: Jim Schwietz / Bennion Deville Homes

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