The Vintage Club - Indian Wells, California
This extraordinary estate home exudes unyielded craftsmanship in its architectural design, construction elements and interior decor. The two-story residence was built by Gerry Langlois Construction under the watchful eyes of Beverly Hills architect, Bob Ray Offenhauser and decorator, John Cottrell. Its warm welcome greets you and your guests by echoing the epitome of desert living and entertainment. Located within the exclusive member owned and managed community, The Vintage Club in the prestigious city of Indian Wells, California, this creatively positioned home sits along the gold coast of The Vintage Club offering commanding views of the 17th Hole of the Mountain Course boasting lush fairways, meandering lakes with waterfalls and the valley’s surrounding mountain ranges. Through years of purchasing furnishings abroad, each room is a study of resplendent taste. An entertainer’s paradise, the splendid columned patio areas can accommodate nearly a hundred guests for dining amid unparalleled views. The surrounding landscape is kept at perfection and the lagoon-style swimming pool with rock-cropped waterfall is set away from the main residence offering privacy and a personal sense of swimming in a crystal-clear lake. Consider the obtainable experiences of this unique residence and embrace the ultimate lifestyle of excellence.
A gold tiled dome with Italian Murano Alabaster chandelier greets just beyond the double door entry while left of the entry hall is an interior atrium with reflection pool beneath a commissioned designed stain-glass ceiling. Marble floors extend throughout the house from curb to entry and out to the grand patios. Hand-carved arches surround the rooms that host exquisite custom-made draperies and furniture of luxurious silk in a vibrant and regal palette of color. Each passage door adorns gold hardware designed by Guerin. A formal living room with focal point fireplace and a large family room with sit-down wet bar offer picturesque views. The formal dining room is framed by ornate hand-carved lattice framework that encompasses a mirrored dining room table brilliantly lit by its elaborate Baccarat chandelier. The kitchen boasts herringbone hardwood floors by Rode Brothers, a large center island, custom cabinetry and hand-painted tiles that complement its design.
A marble staircase with gilded handrails leads from the upper-level of the residence to the home’s lower-level entertainment media and living areas. A wall of windows and doors allow natural light to permeate this space from its private patio garden. As you step down from the staircase you enter the large media room that sits adjacent to the game room (could also be transitioned into an office or gym). The media room has a projection drop-down screen and equipment room. There is a fully equipped working kitchen, a large guest suite with multiple sleeping areas and a full bathroom. A second bathroom with shower is located on this level along with a large laundry room and a mechanical utility room.
This 9,476± square foot home offers the primary suite plus three guest suites, each with ensuite bath and an individual distinctive décor. The palatial primary suite reflects elegance personified. Adorned by gold Lurex threads woven into the custom carpet, the suite offers a relaxed sitting area in front of the fireplace and a gently elevated floor that presents an Indian silk beaded canopy bed. The impressive primary bath is a stately sanctuary with generous step-in rain forest shower, his and hers dressing areas featuring gold sinks by Sheryl Wagner and gold designed faucets by Phyllich, a spacious jacuzzi-style tub set in marble and two spacious walk-in closets. The formal guest powder room features gold lamé fabric covered walls, marble floors and countertop with gold sink and faucets.
The Vintage Club offers a family-style membership, unparalleled Security, world-class amenities, and a variety of housing options. Membership in the community requires the purchase of real estate within the Club, nomination of buyer for membership from two existing members and is subject to the Club’s vetting and membership approval process. Contact broker for further details regarding membership and real estate.
This great home tells a story of the unseen energy of owner, designer and craftsman that together brought this masterpiece to fruition. Come and enjoy this unique and cherished residence, the ultimate in desert excellence.