Amazing Time Capsule Mid-Century Rancher

Here’s another mid-century stunner!

time capsule midcentury ranch house in CA

This 1958 “Modernist Ranch” is located in Rancho Mirage, California.

Mid-century ranch time capsule

The exterior is fabulous, but you have to see the interior to truly appreciate this time-capsule.

Mid-century ranch time capsule

It’s an absolute time warp!

From the Terrazzo flooring to the impeccable mid-century furnishings, this place is like stepping back into the 1950’s.

Mid-century ranch time capsule

Mid-century ranch time capsule

This classic beauty is currently listed for sale for $1,299,000.

https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/71076-Country-Club-Dr_Rancho-Mirage_CA_92270_M19172-31326

The listing agent calls this home a “quintessential Cody” – referring to the architect who built it, William F. Cody.

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

His hallmarks of design (as with many of the mid-century masters) was simplicity of form, natural light, and large windows on both sides of his structures, allowing a free flow between exterior and interior spaces.

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

This lucky home has been exquisitely preserved and restored and was featured in the 2019 Signature Palm Springs Modernism Home Tour.

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

It was also the recipient of the ‘Residential Restoration‘ award in 2014 from the prestigious preservation organization, the Palm Springs Modern Committee.

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

The original sunken bar once described by the original owner, Sharon Simons, as ‘the cat’s pajamas‘, is still in place.

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

All of the furnishings/d├ęcor are available for negotiation to purchase separately for a turnkey package.

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

And hey, if you are shopping in this price range, why not?

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

Check out the retro kitchen:

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

So gorgeous – from top to bottom!

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

A groovy little breakfast nook:

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

Look at the vintage box TV!

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

Almost every room in the house has an antique TV…

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

The bedrooms feature thick, colorful shag carpet.

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

The mid-century vibe continues in all the bathrooms…

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

As does the shag carpet!

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

It’s true to the era, but honestly, what were they thinking back then? Carpet in the bathrooms? *shudder*

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

A sunken tub makes up for it though!

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

This house is just so much fun!

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

It wouldn’t be a true California MCM without an in-ground pool in the backyard!

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

According to the listing, the house is located in Thunderbird North, one of the area’s earliest resort communities which was created in 1956.

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

The neighborhood features 7 acres of lush garden-like greenbelts with 10 custom homes, each designed by renowned architects of the era.

Mid Century ranch time capsule in Rancho Mirage CA

Wouldn’t it be great if someone bought this place and rented it out as a vacation rental?

Not only could you stay in a sun-soaked setting, you could time travel back to the 1950’s for a couple of days!

WAY better than a hotel!

 

Source:

https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/71076-Country-Club-Dr_Rancho-Mirage_CA_92270_M19172-31326

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