Home Of The Week
478 W Merito Place
With the style of a Spanish hacienda and the ambiance of a vacation villa, this exquisite Palm Springs estate is designed to capture the very best of Southern California indoor-outdoor living.
Ideally sited near the base of Mount San Jacinto in desirable and convenient Old Las Palmas, this is a residence of rare privacy and tranquil beauty. Walled and gated, it is framed by dramatic and awe-inspiring mountain views. Surrounded by gorgeous, mature landscaping, the home is picturesque from every angle, and large windows take advantage of views into serene gardens.
With wonderful flow and gracious outdoor spaces for both casual and elegant entertaining, the home is romantic and luxurious. Interior details provide great character and charm, such as arched doorways, exposed beams, and traditional ceramic tiles and pavers. The living room, with a large fireplace, and dining room open to the outside terraces. In true hacienda style, the kitchen has Mexican tiles and knotty pine cabinets and butcher block counters. Just beyond the French doors are more patios and a built-in barbecue/sitting area. There are spacious double master suites, each with a fireplace, one with a large inside/outside shower atrium, surrounded by patios, a private Jacuzzi and majestic mountain views.
The incomparable outdoor setting features a swimmer’s pool, spa with seating, an outdoor kitchen and a luxurious entertainment pavilion. There is also a self-contained guest house with two bedrooms and one bath.
This legacy estate is a rare treasure created for day-in-day-out comfort and peaceful living in true Palm Springs style.