Year-round sun, palm trees, retro vibes, and, of course, iconic midcentury modern architecture—Palms Springs has it all. It’s no secret that this desert resort town, just 100 miles east of Los Angeles, was also the destination du jour for Hollywood stars in the 1950s and ’60s; many of them even made this oasis their home away from home.
And people continue to flock here, whether as tourists trying to get away for the weekend or retirees looking to enjoy their twilight days amid the impressive backdrop of the San Jacinto Mountains, because there’s something for just about everyone.
Without further ado, here are 10 stellar Palm Springs homes you can buy right now. Most of the residences on offer are midcentury, naturally, and some come with Hollywood pedigrees and even hefty price cuts. No matter which one calls to you, however, each abode teases that sparkling, high-desert, fantasy lifestyle. Get dreaming below.
1954 Edris House by E. Stewart Williams for $4.2M
This beautiful 2,700-square-foot, three-bedroom home was built in 1952 and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places last year.
Frank Sinatra’s Palm Desert hideaway for $3.9M
Technically located 14 miles east of Palm Springs, in Palm Desert, this 4,300-square-foot compound was commissioned by none other than Ol' Blue Eyes.
1956 home by John Porter Clark for $3.7M
Built in 1956, this sprawling 4,449-square-foot abode was once owned by Hollywood legends like Tippi Hedren and William Holden and Stefanie Powers.
1933 Bourne Estate by Wallace Neff for $3.2M
This 9,318-square-foot hacienda was designed in 1933 by Wallace Neff for Singer sewing machine heir Arthur Bourne and has since been completely restored.
1958 Charles Dubois for $2.565M
This gorgeous Charle Dubois number, with 3,441 square feet of living space, five bedrooms, and a glittering pool, recently got a price cut of $25,000.
1969 Max Factor home with original furnishings for $2.5M
This impressive 5,471-square-foot three-bedroom recently came back on the market with an enticing $1 million price chop—and its eclectic collection of art and furniture is included.
1960 Vista Las Palmas home for $1.495M
On the market for the first time ever, this groovy 2,076-square-foot four-bedroom was renovated in 2008 and includes a swimming pool and outdoor kitchen.
1951 Summers & Hicks home for $1.23M
A recent price cut of $60,000 makes this 2,468-square-foot three-bed three-bath midcentury rancher all the more enticing.
1958 home once owned by Zsa Zsa Gabor for $929K
The late Zsa Zsa Gabor had great taste in homes, as evidenced by this 1,784-square-foot bungalow she once owned. A recent price cut of $40,000 brings it well under $1 million.
1968 home by William Krisel for $925K
This William Krisel design was completed in 1968 and comprises 2,312 square feet of airy, open-plan living, three bedrooms, and, of course, a pool.