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The Elrod House – Palm Springs

This notable house is famous for its appearance in the James Bond classic “Diamonds are Forever.” Bond girls Bambi & Thumper rough 007 up a little before he successfully rescues billionaire Willard Wyler from his arch-villian kindnappers.

The 8,901 square foot home was designed by John Lautner for interior designer Arthur Elrod, in 1968. The home features a concrete domed ceiling with fan-blade like skylights. The home also blurs the division between inside and out.

2175 Southridge Drive, Palm Springs

More info: johnlautner.org


Drew de la Houssaye is an associate with THE BROKERAGE Real Estate Group Beverly Hills. Drew specializes in westside luxury real estate, renovations and probate sales. He blogs on Westside real estate, entertainment and local events. If you would like to contact him, he can be reached via twitter, facebook, LinkedIn or email.

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