Recently updated, this four-bedroom retreat includes southwest views of the mountains in a central Palm Springs location. This classic ranch design with rows of palms lining the walkway into the home is a spacious oasis of desert living. The home is located in the El Mirador / Ruth Hardy Park neighborhood just blocks to the heart of downtown Palm Springs.
Enter the home to find a warm color scheme and many upgraded appointments. This family dwelling offers traditional accents and furnishings with the perfect blend of modern pop artwork displayed throughout. The residence includes 4,200 square feet of spacious interior living in an open floor-plan leading out through sliding glass doors to the lanai for additional outdoor living. The central living space also includes a cozy fireplace in a room of exposed rafters and a picturesque bay window. A large media room that seats 12 includes action film-noir movie posters for the ultimate theater experience.
The sleek kitchen offers modern appliances with a large eat-at island perfect for creating a gourmet experience. For outdoor living, a grill area is available for dining al fresco in the lanai. An adjacent formal dining area has seating for 8 guest with an adjacent wet bar for enjoying cocktails. The sleeping quarters offer plenty of relaxation in bright hues and modern furnishings and appointments. All bedrooms have direct access to the pool area and include en suite bathrooms.
The outdoor spaces of Mel House are an entertainer’s delight! The terrace and completely private yard feature abundant lawn space, which surround the pebble-tech pool and spa. Recently updated, the outdoor entertaining spaces offer an outdoor kitchen featuring a cold-water sink, built-in ice chest, natural gas barbeque, and pergola to provide shade.
Three blocks away is Ruth Hardy Park amidst the original estate homes of the historic Movie Colony. The park features plenty of mature trees and open grass fields with a playground for children, beach volleyball, basketball court, and tennis courts with night lighting. This is a great neighborhood for morning walks, enjoying the many architectural styles of homes from mid-century, modern, to Spanish revival.