New Retro-Contemporary Homes: Vista Palms, Desert Hot Springs

The Mid-Century Modern mood thrives in Desert Hot Springs, home of the magnificent mineral springs and the world-renowned spas that have enthralled Hollywood celebrities for decades. The sense of calm, the lights at night, the sweeping mountain views can all be experienced from your new home at Vista Palms.

Rising from the hillside heights, you've found a rare mix of yesterday's clean and contemporary mid-century modern design, in a new home that embodies the innovations of today. Vista Palms is the height of cool, a study in fine design with angled roofs and uncomplicated linear lines integrating perfectly with the stunning simplicity of desert landscaping.

Designed to captivate and to accommodate in the most modern way, Vista Palms offers spacious floor plans that seamlessly transition from room to room; ranging from 1,918 to 2,108 square feet. Impressive details highlight throughout with features that are decidedly custom quality.

Marvel at the views, and enjoy the beauty of peaceful surroundings in a home that is truly a revisionist mid-century modern work of art.

Community Highlights:

  • Located within minutes of downtown Palm Springs

  • Elevated home sites with spectacular views of the mountains and valley

  • Large lots with home sites that provide extra privacy


  • Mid-Century modern style architecture with low sloped roofs and clerestory windows

  • Private courtyards designed for indoor outdoor living

  • TPO roof with radiant barrier and 20 year limited warranty

  • Upgraded front yard drought tolerant landscaping

  • Stacked concrete block, corrugated metal or wrought iron rear yard fencing (per homesite)

  • Steel-panel, insulated roll-up garage doors with garage door opener

  • Two-car garage fully drywalled8' entry doors

  • Gas BBQ stub-out

  • Ready for solar system

  • Voluminous ceiling heights vary from room to room

  • Great rooms for easy living and entertaining

  • Vinyl plank flooring in entry, kitchen, laundry and water closets

  • Designer selected carpet

  • Smooth slab 8' doors with chrome hardware

  • HDMI connection in great room

  • Pre-wired for ceiling fan in great room and bedrooms

  • Spacious master walk-in closet

Gourmet Kitchens:
  • Large island with counter seating

  • Granite slab kitchen counters with 6" backsplash

  • Whirlpool® ENERGY STAR® Appliances including:

  • Self-cleaning gas range with glass door

  • Microwave/hood with turntable

  • Multi-cycle dishwasher

  • Contemporary flat panel cabinets

  • Stainless steel single compartment sink with waste disposal

  • Modern high arch chrome faucet with pull-out sprayer

  • E-Stone slab vanity tops with 4" backsplash

  • Double vanities in master

  • Modern wide-spread chrome faucets

  • Frameless clear glass enclosures at showers, with chrome trim

Energy Saving Features:

  • R-38 roof insulation, R-15 & R-19 wall insulation

  • Central heating & air conditioning (16 SEER) with programmable thermostat

  • Tankless water heater

  • ENERGY STAR® dual paned, vinyl framed windows & sliding glass doors with energy efficient low E glass

  • Whirlpool® ENERGY STAR® appliances

  • Recycle center in kitchen cabinet

  • Low VOC interior wall paint, carpet & pad

  • Formaldehyde-free insulation & carpet pad

  • Water saving bathroom faucets & showerheads

  • Water efficient landscaping & water saving smart irrigation

  • ​HERS Testing to ensure leak free HVAC system

Models and Floor Plans
The Cosmo
  • 1,918 sq ft

  • 3 bedrooms

  • 3 baths

  • 2 car garage

  • Private pool area

The Manhattan
  • 2,054 sq ft

  • 3 bedrooms

  • 2 baths

  • 2 car garage

  • Unique Artisan Kitchen

The Martini
  • 2,108 sq ft

  • 3 bedrooms

  • 2 baths

  • 2 car garage

  • Angled Open Great Room Concept

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