Elvis fans don’t need to go to Graceland to experience how The King lived his life.
The house where he went on his 1967 honeymoon with Priscilla Presley has now gone on sale for a cool $2.5 million (£1.85 million), so those with spare cash who loved the Memphis Flash can buy it.
Located in Palm Springs, a short commute to LA, the mansion home has retained its original features throughout the years.
After choosing the home for his honeymoon, Elvis leased it for several years because he loved it so much. It was recommended to him by his manager Colonel Tom Parker, and close to the film and recording studios where he worked.
With its ‘spaceship design’, this home was chosen by Look magazine in 1962 as their ‘House of Tomorrow.’
Built in 1960 with 5,000 square feet of living space, the house was designed by modernist-architect William Krisel – originally built for the owner of the home’s Vistas Las Palmas neighborhood construction company.
It comprises of four circular living areas on three levels with a curved wall of stonework, along with five bedrooms and five baths.
One particular mid-century feature that stands out is the centre-of-the-room fireplace with a 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.
The Palm Springs neighbourhood of Vistas Las Palmas is ideal for those who love their old-style music and movies, having been home to many celebrities over the years.
The Rat Pack partied hard at Peter Lawford’s home in the area, and Jackie Cooper and Cyd Charisse lived there – as did George Hamilton. Jack Kennedy was a frequent visitor to Palm Springs too, heading to his brother-in-law Lawford’s home there/
The property is listed by Scott Histed of Bennion Deville Homes, Rancho Mirage office. It’s not exactly cheap, but it’s a far cry from the Heartbreak Hotel or the Jailhouse Rock.
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