Seeing inside California’s Most Colorful Home Will Have You Gasping For Air!
Perhaps the California’s most colorful home will make your entire month much better and you are going to want to buy it! What if I tell you that you can buy it?
With the very first step you take inside this home, an explosion of color awaits you to turn your day around!
The extravagant home in Palm Springs, California, was dubbed as the “Penguin Cottage” by its actual owners. These guys were inspired to make a place that embodies the beauty of their worldly travels.
The Spanish-style property is 1,664-square-feet is on the market of $499,000 and you might want to buy it.
According to Zillow, the second most expensive property in Palm Springs area costs around $315,400, so the price for the Penguin Cottage runs a bit higher than the average price.
The current owners of the house designed two rooms with certain paintings in mind. Do you think they did a great job? Because we are kind of loving it!
With the use of red walls, multicolored wooden paneled floors, a green table and a sheep-shaped stained glass window, the living room is a recreation of a painting by Valerie Berlin Edwards, a Memphis artist. Her painting also shows an open door with sheep outside.
They even painted one of the bathrooms, pink and feature a large bathtub replicating a print that hangs there called “Bathing the Emperor,” in which a seagull washes a penguin in a bathtub.
The estate comes with some cool features such as a private stone courtyard and unobstructed views of the Mount San Jacinto, that’s located nearby.
But we still think that the splashes of color are the best feature this house has!
Curbed.com, which first spotted this $499,000 listing, calls the pad “straight out of a Van Gogh painting.”
The exterior of the home was done with marigold-colored paint with teal-colored trim, which leads you inside a much colorful rooms with happy vibes.
The couple, Carl Tookey, a pilot, and Gregg Featherston, a flight attendant, were influenced by the places they visited with the Charleston in East Sussex, England being the deal breaker for them.
The couple was also captivated by a trip to London’s Buckingham Palace, where they saw the sage-walled Green Drawing Room, which was originally the Duchess of Buckingham’s saloon.
It became the model for their living room, which has a similar wall color and a lofty, beamed ceiling.
Before completing the work on the house, the interior was completely white. Can you believe what a transformation it is!
Their listing estate agent Klint Watkins said ‘Their goal was to create whimsy and fantasy,’ he said.
Do you think they managed to create “whimsy and fantasy” inside their home? Would you buy it?