FAMILY & HOME Celebrity Homes PALM SPRINGS CONTEMPORARIES P alm Springs has been a popular getaway for the rich and famous for decades. In the desert, the stars could forget the stressful demands of Hollywood, socialize with their peers, and play a leisurely round of golf. Palm Springs is also known for its vast collection of mid-century modern homes, attracting an influx of new buyers from Los Angeles to San Francisco. A collection of 14 new homes for developer LINEA, based on the minimalist theme of Palm Springs’ best designs, is coming to market in the next two years. Three have already been completed and are ready for buyers - each of similar size and all with guest houses. The all-white homes follow the mid-century home pattern, sleek and 48 GAZELLE STL contemporary, incorporating minimal lines and walls of glass, and using the desert landscape to maximize the clean looks. Walls and floors are all pure white, allowing for artwork to pop along with the furnishings. The properties’ open floor plan transcends with year-round outdoor living: swaths of emerald green grass, an outdoor kitchen under a pergola with an adjustable slatted ceiling, and adjacent one-bedroom guest house with living room and a swimming pool and spa. An example of one of the project’s first homes for sale measures 4,790 square feet with four bedrooms and five baths, and is priced at $2.75 million. The listing agent is Richard Nolan of The Agency in Palm Springs, California. You can browse more spectacular homes at toptenrealestatedeals.com.