Key 0011: El Portal
Stunning 4 bdrm 3.5 baths, 3,000 sq ft private home is gated from the street on 1/4 acre lot, so you’ll feel safe and secure yet still enjoy the desert views and surroundings.
From the moment you enter the pedestrian gate from the quiet street, you’ll appreciate the dramatic and thoughtfully designed landscape and architecture, including both expansive green space and carefully planned desert scape. A large breezeway separates the garage from the main residence entry and forms a picturesque entrance to the paradise that is your uber-secluded back yard, sparkling blue saltwater swimming pool, bubbling spa and gas fire feature.
The large Great Room to the left of the main entrance soars two stories with clerestory windows providing ample natural light. Remote controlled electric shades provide respite from the sun on the upper level windows. The Great Room is anchored by a large gas fireplace with white statuary marble hearth and 70″ flat screen TV mounted directly above. With abundant comfortable seating, this room is sure to be a popular gathering place for all of your guests.
Recently renovated, the Chef’s Kitchen features a suite of stainless steel Viking appliances including six burner gas cooktop and dual ovens. Thoughtfully appointed, this space is sure to inspire many levels of culinary creativity, should the mood strike! A Breakfast Bar provides seating for three, perfect for casual dining, while the rough-hewn wood Dining table seats up to eight guests. Just off the Dining area, an outdoor dining room provides an al-fresco dining option with Gas BBQ and food prep area, ideal for a casual meal under the Desert sky.
The four Guest Quarters are located on the second level of the home. The large loft style Master Suite overlooks the Great Room below and features a King sized bed, Flat Screen TV and private en-suite bath with dual vanities, large soaking tub, and walk-in glass and tile shower. The First and Second Guest Quarters each feature a Queen sized bed, Flat Screen TV and shared en-suite bath with single vanity and walk-in glass/tile shower. The Third Guest Quarters feature a Queen sized bed, Flat Screen TV and en-suite bath with single vanity and walk-in glass/tile shower. Expansive sliders line the south facing walls of the second level opening onto an upper level patio and provide views of the pool patio below.
El Portal features expansive outdoor living space, with the in-ground saltwater pool and spa framed by multiple Chaise lounges, vibrant yellow umbrellas, poolside bistro seating and gas fire feature. Stunning views of the Mountains rise from the west, viewable from the pool, spa and seating areas. This is Palm Springs living at its best!
One of Palm Springs most notable historic neighborhoods, The Mesa features an eclectic mix of architectural styles tucked into the base of the rugged San Jacinto’s. While just a short drive to downtown Palm Springs or the popular South PS restaurants and resorts, this neighborhood provides the peace and solitude of a true Desert retreat!