Glamour Meets Pop Tradition Camp in This Palm Springs, California, Residence

Glamour Meets Pop Tradition Camp in This Palm Springs, California, Residence

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Location: Previous Las Palmas, Palm Springs, California 

Worth: $4.8 million

Previous Hollywood glamour lives on at this Sixties Palm Springs home, which belongs to Karen Haines, founding father of premium vodka cocktail model Spa Ladies Cocktails.

The gated property within the movie star haven of Previous Las Palmas is a glass-wrapped single-story residence with an outside pool and enormous garden grounds. It was made for entertaining, with its sweeping reception rooms, majestic palm tree gardens and spectacular mountain backdrop. 

Ms. Haines—who launched her ready-to-drink canned vodka cocktail enterprise in 2017—described her home as “James Bond meets ‘Valley of the Dolls,’” referring to the 1967 movie concerning the leisure business. 

The walled and gated entrance backyard has towering palm timber.

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Villa De Leone, as it’s identified, has a mid-century design with stylings that draw on Hollywood’s golden age. It has extravagant options, together with a formidable double-door entrance with water fountains, classical columns and unfinished inside marble partitions. It has a freestanding stone hearth in the lounge, a classic eating room chandelier, mirrored partitions and a coated, column-lined pool terrace. Its predominant rooms have vast pool and backyard views.

Within the Palm Springs home, Ms. Haines and her husband, Chris, have created a “British Room,” that includes Pop Artwork, a group of classic racing bikes and a Union Jack flag carpet. There’s an adjoining mirrored bar space. It additionally has a recording studio the place rows of electrical guitars are displayed. 

“My husband and I curated each element on our personal. As soon as you’re in the home, you do not need to depart,” Ms. Haines stated. “The home is full of our favourite issues—from artwork to music and it’s an entertainer’s dream. We now have had some unimaginable events, I need to say.”

This soundproof music room, full of musical devices, was designed for composing and enjoying music.

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Ms. Haines has owned the house since 2012. 

The four-bedroom walled-garden property was designed and in-built 1962 for former TV government Bob Marx, the son of Gummo Marx of the Marx Brothers. 


The 4,278-square-foot indifferent home stands on a 0.45-acre plot. It has 4 bedrooms (two have been transformed into a house workplace and an leisure room), two and a half bogs, a kitchen, two residing rooms and a eating room. 


Along with the freeform pool, the property has a state-of-the-art recording studio and a chef’s kitchen. It has massive, established entrance and rear gardens, full of mature palm timber. It has a walled and gated property line and a double storage.

Design Notes

In 2015 and 2018, Villa De Leone has featured twice on Palm Springs Modernism Week, the annual pageant celebrates the town’s mid-century design and movie star historical past. “We have been thrilled that in 2018 we have been known as the ‘fan favourite’ from the earlier tour, which is why we have been requested once more to take part,” Ms. Haines stated.

Neighborhood Notes

The home lies within the Previous Las Palmas neighborhood, a few mile from downtown Palm Springs and its predominant facilities. It’s the first and oldest group to be in-built Palm Springs within the mid Nineteen Twenties and is understood for its massive variety of movie star properties.

Agent: John Campbell, Keller Williams Luxurious

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