Designer Bobby Berk makes desires come true on a regular basis on Queer Eye. However when it got here to his personal fantasy of proudly owning a home within the desert, he may by no means justify having one other property that he’d solely use occasionally. That each one modified final 12 months throughout a keep in Palm Desert. “I believed I ought to discover a home and I ought to Airbnb it,” Berk tells AD, and that’s precisely what he did.
Berk got here throughout a picturesque, Spanish Hacienda–fashion property in Palm Desert that he would quickly rework into an expensive oasis for Airbnb company to take pleasure in. “I may get the home that I’ve at all times needed as a trip dwelling, but additionally generate profits off of it on the identical time. It justifies getting a further dwelling,” he says.
Regardless of the gutting, electrical, plumbing, and roofing updates the home required, Berk embraced the property’s quirkiness whereas giving it a contemporary face-lift. “I needed to maintain as a lot of the unique items of the home as I may, so we stored all the unique flooring and wooden ceilings,” he says.
His thoughtfully curated house is now crammed with distinctive decor any design-admirer will respect, together with furnishings, art work, and assertion items from each native artists and others from around the globe, handpicked by Berk. He was very intentional with the items he selected for the home. “I needed it to really feel such as you had been in Tulum or Cabo,” Berk says. “I needed you to return to our resort and really feel such as you by no means actually need to go away.”
Visitors could have entry to the property’s 5,000 sq. ft, seven custom-designed bedrooms and eight loos, plus its on-site casitas and coated balconies—all that includes trendy but cozy touches. Berk needs company to take pleasure in each facet of this property. He put in bars, a pool, a jacuzzi, a bocce ball courtroom, state-of-the-art theater room, and yoga and meditation areas for company to totally immerse themselves in whereas thriving within the idyllic, luxurious, desert panorama.
Bookings for Berk’s itemizing will likely be out there beginning immediately. In celebration of Berk changing into a number this 12 months, the 2 preliminary, two-night stays occurring on June 6-7 and June 9-10 (for as much as two company every) will likely be listed at a particular worth of $22. You may ebook your keep on Airbnb.