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425 W Via LolaPalm Springs, CA 92262

Single Family · 7 Beds · 8 Full Baths · 1 Partial Bath · 7,370 Sq. ft. | 0.62 Acres

$1,100,000 Closed

Closed on 5/14/2010


Time on Site:
124 days

Enter the private world of the legendary author Sidney Sheldon. This home was Mr. Sheldon's favorite and was also where he wrote all 18 of his best selling novels. The property features 5 bedroom, 6.5 bath contemporary Main House, designed by Arthur Elrod, with over 7,300 square feet of living space. Living room and dining room feature dramatic vaulted and beamed ceilings, recessed lighting, walls of glass, wet bar, and terrazzo tile flooring. Property includes a detached 2 bedroom, 2 bath Casita with living room featuring vaulted and wood beamed ceilings, wet bar, gas fireplace, with walls of glass overlooking pool and main house. The property is on .62 acres of mature grounds, with a large lagoon style pool, and is completely walled and gated to ensure privacy. The estate is located on one of most desirable streets in one of Palm Springs' most revered neighborhoods, Old Las Palmas, and commands one of the finest, unobstructed and awe inspiring views of the San Jacinto Mountain Range.

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Facts & Features

  • Type Single Family
  • Sq. ft. 7,370
  • Price/Sq.ft. $149
  • Lot 0.62 Acres


  • Association Fee: 0
School Information
  • School District: Palm Springs Unified
Listing Information
  • Dual Variable Compensation: false
Building Information
  • Year Built: 1959
  • County Or Parish: Riverside
  • MLS Area Major: 332 - Palm Springs Central
  • Subdivision Name: Old Las Palmas
  • Walk Score: 0
General Information
  • Disclosures: Home Warranty Plan
  • Property Sub Type: Single Family Residence
  • Property Type: Residential


  • Bathrooms Full: 8
  • Bathrooms Half: 1
  • Bathrooms One Quarter: 0
  • Bathrooms Three Quarter: 0
  • Bathrooms Total: 9
  • Bedrooms Total: 7
Building Interior
  • Building Area Source: Other
  • Building Area Total: 7370.0
General Information
  • Appliances: Dishwasher,Disposal,Dryer,Gas/Elec Dryer Hookup
  • Fireplace Features: Living Room
  • Fireplace: true
  • Flooring: Carpet,Terrazzo
  • Foundation Details: Slab
  • Interior Features: Main Floor Master Bedroom,Master Suite,Walk In Closet,Cathedral Ceiling(s),Wet Bar
  • Laundry Features: Individual Room
  • Levels: One
  • Living Area: 7370.0
  • Spa: false
  • Window Features: Drapes


Parking Information
  • Parking Total: 2.0
Lot Information
  • Lot Features: Level
  • Lot Size Acres: 0.62
  • Lot Size Area: 27007.0
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 27007.2
  • Water Source: Water District
    Building Exterior/Construction
    • Patio And Porch Features: Concrete Slab,Covered,Enclosed,Rock - Stone
    • Roof: Composition,Shingle,Tile
    General Information
    • Carport Spaces: 2
    • Fencing: Brick
    • Pool Features: Private,Gunite,In Ground
    • Pool Private: true
    • Sewer: In, Connected and Paid
    • Utilities: Cable Available


    Palm Springs

    Nestled at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains, the beautiful desert resort city of Palm Springs is an international destination for outdoor sport enthusiasts, Mid-Century architecture admirers, and fans of the glamour of Golden Era Hollywood. Palm Springs is located approximately 110 miles southeast of Los Angeles and 140 miles northeast of San Diego, making it an ideal distance for Southern California residents to escape for a quick getaway weekend or the perfect locale for a second home.


    92262 (Palm Springs) Demographics
    Median Age
    Population Density (per sq. mile)
    College Educated
    Estimated Median Income
    Estimated Total Home Owners
    Estimated Total Renters
    61% / 39%
    Estimated Owner / Renter Divide
    Estimated Average Household Size
    Community data courtesy of LiveBy, Inc.


    Elementary Schools
    Katherine Finchy Elementary
    • Grades: KG - 5
    • Enrollment: 603
    Vista del Monte Elementary
    • Grades: KG - 5
    • Enrollment: 536
    Middle Schools
    Raymond Cree Middle
    • Grades: 6 - 8 /
    • Enrollment: 835
    High Schools
    Palm Springs High
    • Grades: 9 - 12 /
    • Enrollment: 1,613
    School data courtesy of LiveBy, Inc. School ratings are based on a scale of 1-5, with 5 being the highest rating and 1 being the lowest rating.

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