The Desert Wave

Known as the Miles C. Bates “Wave" House for its curving roof that mimics the nearby San Jacinto mountains, the mid-century Walter S. White-designed home was opened to the public in February 2020 for the first time since its restoration by Stayner Architects.

The Walter S. White Archives, UCSB

Photo by Jon Anthony

Overnight Escapes

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, a one-bedroom stand-alone house with an outdoor chilled/heated cedar soaking tub, king-size bed, and two bathrooms with rain showers. Built in 1955 and meticulously restored by Stayner Architects.

Vintage modernist furniture, luxury Tibor fabrics and Frette Italian linens, personal whiskey and amaro bar, full kitchen. Sonos and vintage Bose sound system. Private gardens and views of the Santa Rosa Mountains. Native desert landscaping by the Cactus Store of Echo Park and NYC.

Small Events

The Desert Wave is a full-service event venue. With a private outdoor terrace, plush yard, and open-air interior spaces, it offers event planning, management, and catering for family gatherings and events.

Modernica outdoor event furniture, original 1950's Russel Wright china, wine and champagne service by Tilda Wine of Echo Park. Sunset views and vintage modernist evening lighting. 

Please contact for more information.

Photo by Monica Orozco