El Rancho Vista Estates
This unique mid-century subdivision of approximately 60 homes is located in Central Palm Springs, just east of the Palm Springs International Airport. Developed in the late 1950s by Roy Fey, many of the homes are designed by one of the most prominent architects of the Southern California Modernist movement, Donald Wexler, with his partner Bill Harrison.
El Rancho Vista Estates Homes For Sale
Noted for the recently added city park featuring sustainable landscaping and Palm Springs' first public bocce ball courts.
This enclave of homes has had a recent renaissance in the last 10 years, with many preservation minded folks buying these homes and undertaking serious rehabilitation.
Each home features a variety of classic mid-century architectural details including decorative concrete block, clearstory windows and walls of glass opening up to huge mountain view homesites.
These homes were designed to incorporate indoor/outdoor living, what the desert living is all about.
Original El Rancho Vista Estate brochure
Roof-lines varied on each home, some featuring the classic "butterfly" roof design.
Extensive use of decorative concrete block.
Open floor plans with walls of class bringing the outdoors in.
El Rancho Vista Estates, Palm Springs