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2350 S Araby Drive

Palm Springs, CA 92264
  • $2,595,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 10 Days
  • MLS #: 23233609
UPDATED: 31 min ago
$2,595,000
  • 4
    BEDS
  • 0.64
    ACRES
  • 3
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
  • 3,087
    SQFT
  • $841
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1926
County:

School Ratings & Info

Listing Agent(s): P S Properties of Bennion Deville Homes (760-459-0057)


Description

Class 1 historically designated "The Giannini Residence" located in South Palm Springs in coveted Araby Cove. The Giannini Family were the first inhabitants associated with this spectacular view home back in 1926 and were the founders of Bank of America. The property was a refuge from the Desert for them in Araby Cove which is one of the first and oldest subdivisions in Palm Springs. Back in 1926 (although heavy timber on the porch is carved with a 1925 date) Araby Cove was considered "out in the boonies" as they say. It was idyllic then as it is today with tremendous views overlooking the Desert floor and has a sense then and now of being away from it all yet all of it being so close. The property was constructed with board formed, poured in place concrete and finely cut locally quarried stone over the concrete walls which is reminiscent of the arts and crafts movement flourishing from the 1880's through the 1930's. The property also features a basement and a bank type vault that would be congruent with the banking Giannini Family. A large Albert Frey designed carport addition was added in the 1980's creating a beautiful sun and star gazing deck on top and shade for the cars underneath. The current owners also made a thoughtful South addition gourmet chefs' kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances, coffee bar area and butler's pantry with adjacent formal dining room. The addition of the chef's kitchen and formal dining room pours out through sets of glass doors to a South facing patio. Just up a few steps is the classic (and updated) kidney shaped pool and circular spa. Back inside, the primary suite bedroom also has an adjacent seating area with a large bath and vanity area. Two other bedrooms share a Jack and Jill bath and one additional bedroom is currently being used as a den. Remember, the house is on a hillside so this affords an area below the living area that is quite large in nature. It is currently being used as a storage area and laundry facility but could be a multitude of things. This home has only changed hands twice in the past 70 years (while being almost 100 years old) for a reason; the quality and craftsmanship of the original property with thoughtful augmentations through the decades coupled with some of the best siting creates a very special environment that will last for many generations forward.

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2350 S Araby Drive Palm Springs, CA 92264

  • Price: $2,595,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 10 Days
  • Updated: 31 min ago
  • MLS #: 23233609
4
Beds
3
Baths
0
½ Baths
0.64
Acres
3,087
SQFT
$841
$/SQFT
1926
Built
Neighborhood:
Araby
County:
Riverside
Area:
334 - South End Palm Springs
Property Description
Class 1 historically designated "The Giannini Residence" located in South Palm Springs in coveted Araby Cove. The Giannini Family were the first inhabitants associated with this spectacular view home back in 1926 and were the founders of Bank of America. The property was a refuge from the Desert for them in Araby Cove which is one of the first and oldest subdivisions in Palm Springs. Back in 1926 (although heavy timber on the porch is carved with a 1925 date) Araby Cove was considered "out in the boonies" as they say. It was idyllic then as it is today with tremendous views overlooking the Desert floor and has a sense then and now of being away from it all yet all of it being so close. The property was constructed with board formed, poured in place concrete and finely cut locally quarried stone over the concrete walls which is reminiscent of the arts and crafts movement flourishing from the 1880's through the 1930's. The property also features a basement and a bank type vault that would be congruent with the banking Giannini Family. A large Albert Frey designed carport addition was added in the 1980's creating a beautiful sun and star gazing deck on top and shade for the cars underneath. The current owners also made a thoughtful South addition gourmet chefs' kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances, coffee bar area and butler's pantry with adjacent formal dining room. The addition of the chef's kitchen and formal dining room pours out through sets of glass doors to a South facing patio. Just up a few steps is the classic (and updated) kidney shaped pool and circular spa. Back inside, the primary suite bedroom also has an adjacent seating area with a large bath and vanity area. Two other bedrooms share a Jack and Jill bath and one additional bedroom is currently being used as a den. Remember, the house is on a hillside so this affords an area below the living area that is quite large in nature. It is currently being used as a storage area and laundry facility but could be a multitude of things. This home has only changed hands twice in the past 70 years (while being almost 100 years old) for a reason; the quality and craftsmanship of the original property with thoughtful augmentations through the decades coupled with some of the best siting creates a very special environment that will last for many generations forward.
Exterior Features

Attached Garage YN Yes Carport Spaces 4 Carport YN Yes Construction Materials StoneWood Siding Direction Faces North Entry Location Ground Level W/Steps Foundation Details Combination Open Parking Spaces 5 Parking Features Attached CarportGuestGravel Parking Total 9 Patio And Porch Features Rear PorchFront PorchRooftop Pool Features FilteredIn GroundPrivate Pool Private YN Yes Sign On Property YN Yes Spa Features Private Spa YN Yes View DesertHillsMountain(S)Pool View YN Yes

Interior Features

Appliances DishwasherGas CooktopDisposalRefrigeratorWater PurifierDryerWasher Common Walls No Common Walls Cooling Central Air Cooling YN Yes Fireplace Features Living Room Fireplace YN Yes Furnished Unfurnished Heating Central Heating YN Yes Interior Features Ceiling Fan(S)

Property Features

Association YN No Buyer Financing Cash Disclosures HistoricalListing Broker Advantage Garage YN No Land Lease YN No Laundry Features Inside Lease Considered YN No Levels One Listing Agreement Seller Reserved Listing Service Full Service New Construction YN No Possession Close Of Escrow Property Sub Type Single Family Residence Security Features Carbon Monoxide Detector(S) Senior Community YN No Sewer Sewer Tap Paid Special Listing Conditions Standard Water Source Public



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