The California home where newlyweds Elvis and Priscilla Presley spent their honeymoon in 1966 has hit the market for $5.65 million.
Made up of four bedrooms and five bathrooms, the Palm Springs abode re-listed after a two-year renovation project, the Wall Street Journal reported.
The couple had rented the home for about a year before their wedding. After tying the knot in Las Vegas on May 1, 1967, they decided to spend their honeymoon at the residence.
Now an established landmark drawing in Elvis fans and architecture aficionados, for whom midcentury modern-heavy Palm Springs is an oasis, the sellers are Seattle-based investors Dan Bridge and Paul Armitstead.
With its round-shaped walls and batwing-shaped roof, Bridge said it reminded him of a stealth bomber.
“It looked like it was ready to take off,” he told the Journal.
The rock and roll icon and Priscilla were first set to marry at the house, but changed their plans to Las Vegas after a local columnist got wind of their plans. Frank Sinatra loaned them a jet to return back to the home after the ceremony, according to the book, “And the Rest Is History: The Famous (and Infamous) First Meetings of the World’s Most Passionate Couples,” by Marlene Wagman-Geller.
“The spaceship-like dynamic winged roof line shelters four circular pods with the center of the house fanning out from the dramatic stepped waterfall,” the listing notes.
In 1962, Look Magazine — a now-defunct biweekly general-interest publication — called the futuristic design of the home the “House of Tomorrow.”
The entry features carved-wood double-height doors that lead to a “sunken party pad,” comprising stone walls, glass, and a futuristic steel beaker-shaped fireplace hood and floating hearth, according to the listing.
Throughout the home are walls of glass for optimal sunlight. The living room boasts an open-concept design, and comes with an expansive rock wall overlooking the poolside lounging and covered dining area.
A grand staircase leads you to the primary suite, which boasts panoramic mountain views, a dressing room, original built-in wardrobe closets centered around a circular tub and a balcony that can be utilized as an observation deck.
All of the bedrooms — three lower and one upper — have ensuite bathrooms. Two feature a terrace.
Renovations include restored architectural details of stone and terrazzo floor, the listing says.
Marc Sanders of Compass holds the listing.