Once in a generation, the opportunity presents itself to acquire a significant piece of American architecture. For the first time in 50 years, the architect William Gray Purcell's own vacation home is in search of its next caretaker. Designed and built in 1934 as the architect's desert hideaway, this is the earliest example of Moderne design in the Coachella Valley, and the only surviving example of the architect's work. Featured numerous times in local and national publications and websites, this home has been Designated Class 2 historic site #141, February 24, 2022. A spacious great room with fireplace, with adjacent dining room, connected to kitchen, which with love could be a chefs dream with large windows overlooking the pool area. The open floor plan has an entertaining vibe. Main bedroom has beamed ceilings and a connected ensuite. The two guest units are spacious and would make a great multigenerational home. All rooms open to the pool area with spectacular mountain views. To describe this property as special would barely scratch the surface of this important piece of American design history. This is your chance to become only the third steward of this rare home. Historic designation. Note that the property underwent significant improvements in the early 90's, adding living space to the main house and a detached, large garage with bonus room and bath. A bedroom and bath, with entries from the main house can easily accommodate guests or be converted to separate living quarters.