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Colony 29

147 S Tahquitz Dr, Palm Springs, California 92262

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147 S Tahquitz Dr, Palm Springs, California 92262

Welcome to Colony 29. Set on almost 7 acres at the very birthplace of Palm Springs, Colony 29 is a true village. Six separate & distinctive homes originally built from 1929 to 1937 have been masterfully restored and modernized with the loving hand of a craftsman. McLean Company Rentals recent inaugural launch of this sprawling Spanish Villa (as a vacation rental, Palm Springs Wedding Venue, special events venue and destination experience), has opened a hidden, historic wellspring of creative inspiration to the public. From a private, paved road, you enter Colony 29 through ornate gates and the road meanders up the magnificent hillside. At each turn, a new surprise unfolds; a swimming pool, a meditation garden, an outdoor cast iron bathtub and massage area, a tree house or outdoor kitchen. Covered patios are brought to life with ornate vines. Desert flowers flourish with exotic palms. Walkways are framed with foliage that opens to many hidden treasures as you take in the expansive private gardens. These gardens create an impressive outdoor living in addition to the amazing homes of Colony 29!The grounds of Colony 29 abound with rock walkways and weave throughout the mountainside estate. Above it all sits the two story main house, built in the mid-1920’s by artist John Burnham, the son of Chicago based architect Daniel Burnham, renowned for his work as supervising architect of the Chicago Worlds Fair and for designing numerous early sky-scrapers. Enter the main house through a front courtyard, with fireplace and garden, into a great room with massive beamed ceilings, a natural rock fireplace, slate floors, Malibu & Catalina decorate tiles and famous glass walls that overlook the city of Palm Springs. Mountain and city views will immediately astound you. There are a total of 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, 4 fireplaces, two patios, built in outdoor bar and barbecue and saltwater pool and spa. The other 8 bedrooms and 9 baths are contained in 5 separate guest houses:Carved into the bottom of the hill, are two separate venues totaling over 12,000 square feet, built in stage, outdoor lighting and sound, parking for 85 cars, all settled on nearly 7 acres with breathtaking, towering mountain views. A perfect drop back for your wedding. The private outdoor amphitheater is flanked by custom gazebos, professional lighting, and several expansive, and a lush green lawn. Just adjacent you will find another, second even larger by 1500 square feet venue. So multi functional, this venue would make the most seasoned of events planners blush. Combined seating for weddings from 50-200 people and onsite parking. What better way to execute memorable weddings, corporate retreats and engaging business conferences, than deep within this extremely private oasis. Palm Springs is a mecca of style and tranquility, as attested to by some of Hollywood’s most notable luminaries and millions of savvy travelers from around the world. Colony 29 strategic location puts your whole group within walking distance to the unforgettable flavors of downtown Palm Springs.


Palm Springs, California

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