Care to live like “The King of Cool”? Steve McQueen’s former home is up for $4.6 million. The late American actor and actress Ali MacGraw have spent much of his time on the mid-century modern home located just a mile and a half from downtown Palm Springs.steve-mcqueen-palm_springs_house_1Tucked away in the gated community of Southridge, it has been almost unused since McQueen’s ownership.steve-mcqueen-palm_springs_house_2Built in 1964 by Californian architect Hugh Kaptur, the renowned residence is made up of two intersecting glass boxes framed in steel.steve-mcqueen-palm_springs_house_4Spreading 4,493 square feet, the home welcomes with two-story-high doors  that open to a soaring foyer with a floating staircase, terrazzo flooring, and pecky cypress paneling.steve-mcqueen-palm_springs_house_5Home to four bedrooms and four bathrooms, the residence elegantly sits at the foot of the San Jacinto Mountains. The well-designed home also features a large family room, an eat-in kitchen, and a living room framed by glass walls that render panoramic views of the San Jacinto Mountains to the west and the city below.steve-mcqueen-palm_springs_house_6While the glass doors of the sunlit living room open onto a terrace, the grounds of the paradise feature a swimming pool and surrounding patio.steve-mcqueen-palm_springs_house_7

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