2550 Araby Drive S, Palm Springs, CA


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About 2550 Araby Drive S

***Significant price reduction to allow buyer room to improve the property. *** This historic rock home built by R. Lee Miller in 1929 comes to market for the first time in 45 years. Perched above Araby Cove with panoramic views of the desert, this property offers privacy and solitude. There is a detached structure used previously as the garage and detached studio casita with full bath which has been used as an artist's studio in the past. This home has two fireplaces and an original stove pipe. Look closely at the detail of the handcrafted doors, windows and shelves, ironwork on the door latches, ceiling beams and handmade fireplace tools. Look even closer and you will discover a hidden room behind a bookcase. Look closer still and you will see the original owner, Perle Martin Wheeler carved her named into a nook in 1931. These homes have a storied history (see attached articles) of which many myths and legends have endured over decades. The roof was just redone August 2022. It has historic Class 1, Landmark designation with the City of Palm Springs. It does allow short term rentals. The sister property to this is also for sale, 2501 Araby Drive (MLS#219083969). Class 1 properties in Palm Springs are eligible for Mills Act contracts (see attached). These properties are only accessible via a private road with restricted access. You must have an appointment to view them. ***It is important you do not drive to the property. You must have an appointment.***

Features of 2550 Araby Drive S

MLS® # 219083971
Price $649,000
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 3.00
Full Baths 3
Square Footage 1,311
Acres 0.00
Year Built 1929
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Style Other
Status Active

Community Information

Address 2550 Araby Drive S
Area 334 - Palm Springs South End
Subdivision Araby
City Palm Springs
County Riverside
State CA
Zip Code 92264-4903


Parking Spaces 2
Parking Total Covered Spaces, Other
# of Garages 1
View Canyon, Desert, Mountain(s), Panoramic
Has Pool No


Interior Features Beamed Ceilings
Heating Fireplace(s), Wood
Cooling Wall/Window Unit(s)
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 2
Fireplaces Stone, Living Room


Lot Description 19602

Additional Information

Days on Market 594
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details

AgentNyla Patzner
OfficeDesert Sotheby's International Realty

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