SKYE is small neighborhood of contemporary homes in Palm Springs. Each of the 40 homes in SKYE is oriented to view Mount San Jacinto. These high end homes not only have beautiful views but they are stunning examples of modern architecture with a nod to mid-century.
SKYE is within walking distance of shopping and restaurants. For example, Melvyn’s. Think old school. Think classic cocktails. Reminiscent of the Rat Pat era, this restaurant and bar was a favorite of Frank Sinatra and other celebrities.
The architect behind SKYE in is Hannouche Architects. There are five floor plans. Plans range from 3,322 square feet to 3,933 square feet. Ceilings are 12 feet in the main living areas. Sliding glass panels which disappear create a seamless indoor/outdoor living experience.
Contemporary homes in Palm Springs often can appear stark. But as you enter through a garden court with lush landscaping, you feel like you are in a tropical paradise. The pool features a tanning deck and spa. There are multiple outdoor entertaining spaces. There is are also great views from the BBQ and fire pit lounge area on the other side of the house.
Inside is equally as beautiful and features an open floor plan. For instance, the walls of glass bring the mountain views inside. The kitchen is a chef’s delight and features high end appliances and a large island for entertaining. Also, the game room with wet bar opens with sliders to the pool area. Each of the three bedrooms also feature sliders to the outside.
The home below represents a Plan 4 in SKYE. There are many highlights to this popular plan. For example, the island in the kitchen can seat up to eight people and opens to the living and dining areas. This particular home has a three car garage instead of the bonus room option and is 3,702 square feet of living space.