Inside the $5.65M home where Elvis and Priscilla Presley honeymooned

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The California location  that doubled arsenic  a romanticist  honeymoon getaway for Elvis Presley tin  present  beryllium  yours. The California location that doubled arsenic a romanticist honeymoon getaway for Elvis Presley tin present beryllium yours.

The California location wherever newlyweds Elvis and Priscilla Presley spent their honeymoon successful 1966 has deed the marketplace for $5.65 million.

Made up of 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, the Palm Springs abode re-listed aft a two-year renovation project, the Wall Street Journal reported.

The mates had rented the location for astir a twelvemonth earlier their wedding. After tying the knot successful Las Vegas connected May 1, 1967, they decided to walk their honeymoon astatine the residence.

Now an established landmark drafting successful Elvis fans and architecture aficionados, for whom midcentury modern-heavy Palm Springs is an oasis, the sellers are Seattle-based investors Dan Bridge and Paul Armitstead.

With its round-shaped walls and batwing-shaped roof, Bridge said it reminded him of a stealth bomber.

“It looked similar it was acceptable to instrumentality off,” helium told the Journal.

The location  comprises 4  bedrooms and 5  baths.The location comprises 4 bedrooms and 5 baths. Jam Press/Courtesy of Compass
The ceremonial  surviving  country  with a fireplace.The ceremonial surviving country with a fireplace. Jam Press/Courtesy of Compass
The household  room.The household room. Jam Press/Courtesy of Compass

The stone and rotation icon and Priscilla were archetypal acceptable to wed astatine the house, but changed their plans to Las Vegas aft a section columnist got upwind of their plans. Frank Sinatra loaned them a pitchy to instrumentality backmost to the location aft the ceremony, according to the book, “And the Rest Is History: The Famous (and Infamous) First Meetings of the World’s Most Passionate Couples,” by Marlene Wagman-Geller.

“The spaceship-like dynamic winged extortion enactment shelters 4 circular pods with the halfway of the location fanning retired from the melodramatic stepped waterfall,” the listing notes.

In 1962, Look Magazine — a now-defunct biweekly general-interest work — called the futuristic plan of the location the “House of Tomorrow.”

The kitchen.The kitchen. Jam Press/Courtesy of Compass
The meal  room.The meal area. Jam Press/Courtesy of Compass
Elvis Presley with his bride, the erstwhile  Priscilla Ann Beaulieu, pursuing  their wedding May 1, 1967.Elvis Presley with his bride, the erstwhile Priscilla Ann Beaulieu, pursuing their wedding May 1, 1967.Bettmann Archive

The introduction features carved-wood double-height doors that pb to a “sunken enactment pad,” comprising chromatic walls, glass, and a futuristic alloy beaker-shaped fireplace hood and floating hearth, according to the listing.

Throughout the location are walls of solid for optimal sunlight. The surviving country boasts an open-concept design, and comes with an expansive stone partition overlooking the poolside lounging and covered eating area.

A expansive staircase leads you to the superior suite, which boasts panoramic upland views, a dressing room, archetypal built-in wardrobe closets centered astir a circular tub and a balcony that tin beryllium utilized arsenic an reflection deck.

All of the bedrooms — three little and 1 precocious — have ensuite bathrooms. Two diagnostic a terrace.

Renovations see restored architectural details of chromatic and terrazzo floor, the listing says.

Marc Sanders of Compass holds the listing.