Elizabeth Taylor’s House, Palm Springs

Elizabeth Taylor’s House, Palm Springs

It is here, in the upscale Old Las Palmas neighborhood, that you find the oasis of the one and only Elisabeth Taylor. Known as Casa Elizabeth, this home is full of Taylor's art collection, from photography to oil paintings, including Andy Warhol's famous portrait of the hostess.

Dame Elizabeth Taylor was a British-American actress who took Hollywood by storm as a child-actress in the early 1940s and continued starring in feature films up until the mid-1970s. Her most critically-acclaimed films include “Cleopatra” (that hit the screens in 1961) and “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” (released in 1966). Later in her career, Taylor became known for stage productions and television movies as well. She was constantly in the spotlight, with eight marriages to seven men and a jet-set lifestyle.

The property includes three detached casitas for guests, a large courtyard veranda, a second-story observation deck, and luxury landscaping. The pool is one of the finest in Southern California. An open-air pavilion, fountains, and lots of palm trees complete the oasis getaway look.

Renovated by Kathy Ireland and now sometimes referred to as "The Jewel of the Desert," the home is currently available for rent nightly or as a wedding venue.

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Sight Name: Elizabeth Taylor’s House
Sight Location: Palm Springs, USA (See walking tours in Palm Springs)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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