(By toptenrealestatedeals.com)

When Elvis picked Look magazine’s ‘House of Tomorrow’ for his and Priscilla’s blissful 1967 honeymoon, Elvis was already at his peak of popularity and could afford any honeymoon location in the world.

This futuristic house in Palm Springs, was actually leased by Presley for several years. It still looks much like it did when hosting the happy couple.

Today, the ‘House of Tomorrow’ is priced at a cool $2.5 million (R36.4m).

The mid-century-modern abode is an interesting example of the contemporary style for which the city is famous.  Looking much like our concept of the interior of a flying saucer back in the day, it was chosen by Look magazine in 1962 as their ‘House of Tomorrow.’

Subscribe to our Free Daily All4Women Newsletter to enter

5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms

Deceivingly large, the home has five bedrooms and five baths along with a spacious interior in the round, which gives it its space age vibe.

Built in 1960 with 5,000 square feet of living space, the house is built on a grade and is cantilevered, offering excellent privacy for the main living areas.

Photo credit: Rodeo Realty/toptenrealestatedeals.com

 

The design by modernist-architect William Krisel was built for the owner of the home’s Vistas Las Palmas neighbourhood construction company, created out of four circular living areas on three levels with a curved wall of stonework.

Photo credit: Rodeo Realty/toptenrealestatedeals.com
Photo credit: Rodeo Realty/toptenrealestatedeals.com

 

A favourite mid-century feature is the centre-of-the-room fireplace with chimney suspended from the ceiling and walls of glass overlooking its 1.16 acres. Outside are a private garden, tennis court, orchard and a partly shaded terraced swimming pool for lounging and outdoor barbecues.

Priced at $2.5 million, the property is listed by Scott Histed of Bennion Deville Homes, Rancho Mirage office.

 

Photo credit: Rodeo Realty/toptenrealestatedeals.com
Photo credit: Rodeo Realty/toptenrealestatedeals.com
Photo credit: Rodeo Realty/toptenrealestatedeals.com
Photo credit: Rodeo Realty/toptenrealestatedeals.com

 

See inside Trevor Noah’s million-dollar homes: Past & Present

Trevor Noah is the epitome of living your dreams – just take a look at the multi-million-dollar homes which he has lived in since moving to America!  This past weekend saw Trevor Noah’s name trending on South African Twitter. Not […]

Combine comfort & style: How to pick the perfect bedding + Where to shop the look

Before you buy your bedding you need to consider a few things including comfort and style. Here’s how to pick the perfect bedding…

How to feng shui your home’s entryway

Feng shui is a top 2020 home decor trend, but it’s really never gone out of style. Here are tips on how to feng shui your home’s entryway…

How to make the most of a tiny kitchen

A tiny kitchen can feel like a curse, but it can be efficient and charming if you know how to make the most of the available space…

PICS: Inside Chrissy Teigen & John Legend’s R351m home – of course, there’s a purple piano!

One of Hollywood’s favourite couples listed their Beverly Hills home for sale in September 2020, for a cool $23.95 million (around R351m!)