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1164 N Calle Rolph Palm Springs, CA 92262

3 Bed
2 Baths
1150 sqft
MLS# PF18252603
This landmark International Style early modern home by master architect Albert Frey is listed as one of the City's 100 most important buildings. Palm Springs Historic Site #100, its Class 1 designation means the property is eligible for significant property tax savings through the Mills Act. Frey’s only realized tract of single-family homes, Bel Vista stands in tribute to his mentor, Le Corbusier. Following a thoughtful and comprehensive restoration, integrity and authenticity abound in this early modern gem. Profiled in Atomic Ranch and photographed by Julius Shulman, Frey’s Bel Vista is an important part of Palm Springs’ architectural fabric. An abundance of windows and doors in common and private spaces create a heightened sense of indoor/outdoor living. It’s a light and bright showplace. Bakelite doorknobs, restored bathrooms to keen period detail, beautiful polished concrete, tile and cork floors, vintage lighting and original color palette bring its period of significance to life. Upgrades include en-suite MBR, newer pool/spa with wireless controls, 200amp service, energy-efficient laminated-glass doors and windows, new heat/AC in 2018 and an outdoor shower. Its grand 10,000sf lot – on land you own – is in famed Movie Colony East and complemented with open spaces, citrus trees and great views. Part of the City's architectural legacy, it’s quintessential Palm Springs. Enjoy power pole-free views, sweet sunrises and magnificent mountain vistas from your own Albert Frey.
Listing Courtesy of CRMLS / Deasy Penner Podley / Adam Bray-Ali
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Pasadena Area Single Family Home

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1234 El Mirador Drive Pasadena, CA 91103

5 Bed
2.3 Baths
3463 sqft
Enjoy the rich history of Pasadena in the heart of Linda Vista: El Mirador Ranch. A centerpiece of the area for nearly 100 years and resting on a large lot of more than 13,000sf is a magnificent 4-bedroom and 3-bath neo-classic main home designed by the noted firm of Marston, Van Pelt & Maybury. Atop the large two-story garage is an equally special 1-bedroom and 1-bath guest residence featuring treetop and mountain views and an artfully renovated kitchen and bath. Originally owned by George and Nellie Hoffman, the same family has lovingly cared for this unique estate for more than 50 years. Fronted by a grand formal porch, the remarkable home is replete with wonderful period details throughout. The main house features a large master suite, updated systems, central heat/AC, a robust EQ retrofit, a renovated kitchen, wonderful hardwood floors, two fireplaces, mountain views, a large 985sf basement and let's not forget a few “hidden” gems built into its architecture. The home’s rich past and authenticity are apparent in every room and reflect a quality and history that makes Pasadena such a special place to live. The over-sized garage features a great workspace, its own bathroom and a Tesla recharging station. Its park like, verdant grounds still nurture some of The Ranch's original avocado trees. The property may be eligible for Mills Act and its substantial tax savings. Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to own one of Pasadena's most important historic properties.
Listing Courtesy of CRMLS / Deasy Penner Podley Pasadena Granite / Todd Hays