In 1966, “The Sound of Music” was nominated for 10 Academy Awards and won 5 of them, including Best Picture of the year.
One of the stars of the film lived in Palm Springs, until her death in 2013, at the age of 91. Her former Canyon Estates home is currently for sale, for under $500,000.
The south Palm Springs midcentury modern development, where she lived, was designed by architect Charles E Dubois. The community has a clubhouse, a fitness center, 15 pools, 12 spas and a 9-hole golf course, with no green fees for owners. The homeowner association fees include cable TV and earthquake insurance.
Over the years, Palm Springs has been home to 100s of Academy Award winners and nominees. If you’re looking to purchase one of their former homes, or a home in one of their neighborhoods, or if you just want a home where you can throw a fabulous Oscar party, please contact me today at the number listed above.
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Each year, Palm Springs, California celebrates midcentury modern homes during its popular Modernism Week event.
Many of the best examples of midcentury modern architectural home design can be found in golf course communities and country clubs.
Below are a few of the golf course communities, in the city of Palm Springs, offering midcentury modern country club and golf homes and condos for sale.
Canyon Estates Country Club
Seven Lakes Country Club
Please contact me for a personal showing of any of the midcentury modern golf homes and condos currently for sale in Palm Springs.
Click the link below for more information about Modernism Week 2014.
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Actress Eleanor Parker died in Palm Springs on December 9th, 2013, at the age of 91.
Appearing in more than 80 movies and TV shows, Parker is probably best remembered for her role as the Baroness Schraeder in the 1965 Oscar-winning musical The Sound Of Music.
Her midcentury modern, approximately 2,600 square foot, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom Palm Springs golf course home is currently on the market with an asking price of $595,000. Please contact me for a personal showing.
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