Thursday, March 10, 2016

SOLD - 1754 S Araby Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264

In the world of mid-century modern design, architect Barry A. Berkus was known for his innovative use of space, light, and cantilevered details along with his unmistakable signature iconic folded-plate rooflines. Own not just a home but a renown quintessential mid-century modern Palm Springs home in the desirable south area of town. This home’s private walled garden courtyard is ideal for entertaining with spectacular mountain views and oversized windows along with the iconic clerestory windows that accent the distinct home. The original terrazzo floors are in excellent condition along with the original working shoji screens, which provide optional separation to the kitchen area. In the kitchen, the rare original stove hood is in place yet refinished with a modern twist to accent the high end kitchen appliances. The owners have preserved the historic nature of the architecture while also providing many upgrades such as modernizing the plumbing, electrical, smooth coating all walls and ceilings, built in Asko washer and dryer, new bathroom cabinetry and fixtures, luxurious wool carpeting and new high efficiency HVAC system. Ownership of this unique home affords you both style and peace of mind with an exacting eye for detail.