Sold On 07/01/2020

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MLS # 219043106PS
Listed on 05/17/2020
Status Sold
Price $895,000
Type Single Family Home
Size of home 2,160 Sq ft
Beds / Baths 3 / 2.00
Size of lot 11,761 sq ft
Neighborhood Twin Palms
Location address 991 E La Jolla Road
Palm Springs 92264


In 1957 the Alexander family worked with Los Angeles architect William Krisel, AIA, to create the first truly modern neighborhood in Palm Springs. Now popularly known as Twin Palms, each house was beautifully detailed and had a unique, custom look. This particular home features the famous extended butterfly roof, which was one of the most daring and dramatic. Spreading gracefully across the extra large lot, the wings of the butterfly encompass both dwelling and garage creating an impressive facade to the street. Over the years, the open courtyard entry was enclosed creating a large entry and bonus room. The home otherwise retains its original floor plan. The post and beam construction is still very apparent with the tongue and groove ceiling rising to dramatic 13 foot heights which allows an incredible amount of light to penetrate into the home while always connecting the new owner to the outdoors. These homes caused a sensation when they were first built and, in fact, sold out very rapidly and a visit to this home and the neighborhood will quickly show why. Pool and jacuzzi have been recently upgraded. There are solar panels on the roof for energy conservation.

General Information

Original List Price $895,000
Price Per Sq/Ft $414
Furnished No
Land Type Fee
Land Lease Expires N/A
Pool Yes
Spa Yes
Style Alexander,Mid-century Modern
Year Built 1957
Levels Ground Level
View Mountains, Pool
Flooring Bamboo, Ceramic Tile
Fireplace No
Heating Type Central
Cooling Type Air Conditioning, Central
Parking Spaces 2
Parking Type Attached, Door Opener, Driveway, Garage Is Attached

Courtesy of: TTK Represents / Compass

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