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39999 Desert Sun Drive Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Sold Price $1,800,000
List Price $1,899,000
3 beds
4 baths
2,781 sq ft

Property listed by BD Homes-The Paul Kaplan Group, Jeni Campa. IDX Contact: 760-459-0057

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Peyson Robertson

Peyson Robertson

Buyer’s Agent

CA DRE# 02115525

Property Description

This one of a kind gated Mid-Century property by Richard Leitch has been meticulously renovated keeping the integrity of the original home and time period. The house was taken down to the studs with great care to keep as many of the original elements from when it was built in 1956. Plenty of room in this spacious 2,781 sq.ft. home with 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. There is an attached art studio with outside access and inspiring pool views. Property is situated on an oversized corner lot of 13,068 sq.ft. Once you walk into this home, you will be welcomed by the grand features including 2,500 sq.ft of Italian Terrazo flooring, mostly original glass walls and sliders with their original handles. The centrally located original Atrium brings ample light into the living areas. The original Fireplace in the living room is a main focal point and very characteristic of the era. The custom flooring, tilework and colors were carefully considered. Other features include WaterWorks and California faucets, custom walnut cabinetry, Quartz waterfall kitchen counters, fabulous backsplash, wine refrigerator and classic Big Chill appliances. Upgrades include new roof, new gaslines and the new copper plumbing and upgraded new electrical were installed in a modern way out of sight. Soak in the spa like tub of your master bath surrounded by custom Lazer-cut tiles and quaint builtins – Some vanities feature their original framing and knobs. From the interior of the house, swoon at the new sparkling pebble tech pool, landscaping and lighting. there are sunny and shady areas to lounge Poolside. Indulge in the majestic snow-capped mountain views and towering palm trees. Enjoy the warm desert nights while stargazing. The exterior features over 2,800 sq.ft of new concrete and a drive-thru 4 car garage with their original garage doors for the car enthusiast. There are multiple private outdoor spaces for entertaining. Each room has outdoor access encompassing the indoor-outdoor feel that is highly desirable. With the extensive attention to detail and custom features, this home is a must see!

Property Details & Features

Property Type

  • Single Family Residence

Year Built

  • 1956


  • Palm Springs Unified

Appliances and Equipment

  • Dishwasher
  • Gas Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Range Hood
  • Dryer
  • Washer


  • 4 full bathrooms
  • 4 total bathrooms


  • 3 total bedrooms


  • 1 total stories
  • Built in 1956
  • 2,781 sqft living area
  • Mid-Century Modern
  • Stucco
  • Rear Porch
  • Front Porch


  • Central Air


  • Privacy
  • Wood


  • Living Room


  • FHA Approved
  • Permanent
  • Slab


  • Attached garage
  • 4 garage spaces


  • Central

Interior Features

  • Recessed Lighting
  • Atrium


  • Listing ID: 22124595
  • Property Subtype: Single Family Residence
  • 93 days on market
  • Listed on 2022-02-07


  • County: Riverside
  • Subdivision: Thunderbird North


  • 13068 sqft
  • 0.3 acres
  • Area: 13068
  • Back Yard
  • Front Yard


  • 4 total parking spaces
  • Covered
  • Driveway
  • Electric Gate
  • Garage
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Guest
  • Gated
  • Oversized
  • Paved
  • Private


  • Private pool
  • In Ground
  • Private


  • Updated/Remodeled
  • Repairs Major
  • Mountain(s)


  • Foam


  • High School District: Palm Springs Unified

Security System

  • Carbon Monoxide Detector(s)
  • Smoke Detector(s)


  • Tinted Windows

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