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Historic Spanish Hacienda on over one acre in prime Movie Colony. A playground of the Stars Hideaway crafted in 1925 for celebrity film star/comedian Harold Lloyd. Numerous hand carved and hand painted doors/cabinets and massive beams of pure beauty. Harmonious feng shui and warm Moroccan interiors with vibrant tilework throughout. Turreted entry tower opens to a grand reception/ballroom and art gallery. The vaulted-beamed living room is truly a sprawling conversation lounge with fireplace and French doors to outdoor patios and fountains. Massive thick walls and Saltillo floors offer cooling insulation. Distinctive design elements illuminate interiors with soft natural light. A jaw-dropping family room with fireplace lends another comfortable retreat. The Chefs Kitchen with center island has eat-in dining with fireplace and deluxe appliances. The formal dining room is pure perfection for elegant entertaining. Adjacent spiral staircase leads to a sub-terranean 1000 bottle wine cellar and tasting lounge. Expansive owners suites with pampering dual baths, steam shower and dressing areas. The main house also hosts a third bedroom guest suite. The guest house (circa 1936) has covered patio/fountain a central living room, built in entertainment with kitchenette plus two separated bedroom suites each have a fireplace and dual vanity. The caretakers or second guest house has vaulted ceilings, spacious great room/bedroom with walk-in closet and dual vanity bath. Plus, a fully equipped kitchen and dining area. The rear yard features a covered veranda, bold west facing mountain views and pool/spa/firepit. The wet bar service kiosk has gas cooktop, ice trough and BBQ grill. Manicured, well landscaped walled and gated grounds have mature trees offering shade and privacy. Seamlessly expanded improvements were done in 1936, 1970s, 2004 to date. Turnkey furnished per Inventory. All this and a three-car garage too! See-enjoy and own this Zen filled "happy place" today! NOTE 8/25/22 Property had been in lengthy escrow after multiple cash offers, winning buyers were unable to fund escrow.

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Updated: 10/3/2022 5:37:13 PM
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201 N. Palm Canyon Dr.

Palm Springs, CA 92262

6 beds• 6 baths• 8,058 sq.ft• Built in 1925• Pool: Yes• Spa: Yes• $8,950,000

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MLS: 21108925 • Status: Active • Community: Movie Colony • TYPE: Single Family Residence

Days on Market: 305 | Updated: 10/3/2022 5:37:13 PM Listing Agent/Office: Jim Schwietz, Bennion Deville Homes Source: CL

Historic Spanish Hacienda on over one acre in prime Movie Colony. A playground of the Stars Hideaway crafted in 1925 for celebrity film star/comedian Harold Lloyd. Numerous hand carved and hand painted doors/cabinets and massive beams of pure beauty. Harmonious feng shui and warm Moroccan interiors with vibrant tilework throughout. Turreted entry tower opens to a grand reception/ballroom and art gallery. The vaulted-beamed living room is truly a sprawling conversation lounge with fireplace and French doors to outdoor patios and fountains. Massive thick walls and Saltillo floors offer cooling insulation. Distinctive design elements illuminate interiors with soft natural light. A jaw-dropping family room with fireplace lends another comfortable retreat. The Chefs Kitchen with center island has eat-in dining with fireplace and deluxe appliances. The formal dining room is pure perfection for elegant entertaining. Adjacent spiral staircase leads to a sub-terranean 1000 bottle wine cellar and tasting lounge. Expansive owners suites with pampering dual baths, steam shower and dressing areas. The main house also hosts a third bedroom guest suite. The guest house (circa 1936) has covered patio/fountain a central living room, built in entertainment with kitchenette plus two separated bedroom suites each have a fireplace and dual vanity. The caretakers or second guest house has vaulted ceilings, spacious great room/bedroom with walk-in closet and dual vanity bath. Plus, a fully equipped kitchen and dining area. The rear yard features a covered veranda, bold west facing mountain views and pool/spa/firepit. The wet bar service kiosk has gas cooktop, ice trough and BBQ grill. Manicured, well landscaped walled and gated grounds have mature trees offering shade and privacy. Seamlessly expanded improvements were done in 1936, 1970s, 2004 to date. Turnkey furnished per Inventory. All this and a three-car garage too! See-enjoy and own this Zen filled "happy place" today! NOTE 8/25/22 Property had been in lengthy escrow after multiple cash offers, winning buyers were unable to fund escrow.

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