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Located on a slope at the foot of the Santa Rosas in Indian Wells, The Reserve Club offers a premier country club atmosphere that stresses privacy, luxury and the incorporation of indigenous desert terrain, and is an esteemed member of the Distinguished Emerald Club of the World. A relative newcomer to the valley’s high-end real estate scene, The Reserve was built in 1999 and offers 21 holes of golf designed by the famed Weiskopf/Moorish design duo. The 18-hole championship course (and its three practice holes) offers a challenging target golf experience steering players through the rustic canyons and hillside. In addition to the golf, tennis, swimming and hi-tech fitness facilities, The Reserve is noted for its elegantly-appointed Tuscan clubhouse complete with indoor and outdoor dining. New home sales and resales within The Reserve are currently available from the low $1,000,000s to multi million dollar custom homes.
Boasting two Tom Fazio golf courses, this exclusive community of 454 properties in Indian Wells has recently added a very large spa and fitness center to its tennis facility with lounge and proshop, a sport court for basketball, volley ball, badminton, pickle ball, ping pong, foosball and billiards. There are 5 dining venues including the club dining room, Grille room, Palm Court and 2 snack bars. Prices range from mid $500,000s (condo) to multi million dollar custom homes.
The Dramatic Vistas of the Santa Rosa Mountains are the backdrop for the residences at The Hideaway in La Quinta. Designed to reflect the architecture of early California, a Spanish Colonial Revival Style is utilized with Mediterranean-inspired accents. The 475 residential units will be a mixture of custom homes, built on one-third to one-half acre lots, and single-family homes and golf villas designed to meet the unique needs of each buyer’s individual lifestyle. The artistically designed 36 golf holes consist of an 18-hole course by Pete Dye, and an 18-hole course by Clive Clark. Prices range from the low $1,000,000s to multi million dollar custom homes.
The Madison Club in La Quinta is the modern interpretation of California’s classic old-line country clubs, offering the finest in golf and club facilities in an intimate and sophisticated setting. The 56,000 sq. ft. clubhouse opened in 2010 and defines casual elegance with an exceptional attention to detail. With its Mediterranean style, it was painstakingly crafted by Addison Mizner, to invoke the famous hybrid timeless design. A Private Dining Room is situated near the sweeping staircase in the foyer adjacent to a Private movie theater. The Bar and Lounge and main Dining Room with Sushi Bar overlook the immaculate 18th green and the impressive San Jacinto and Santa Rose mountain ranges. The state of the art Fitness Center, the expansive Men’s and Women’s Locker Rooms, the Spa, Pro Shop, Discovery Performance Center and private Suites are all contained within the Clubhouse grounds. Prices range from the low $1,000,000s to multi million dollar custom homes.
The host for numerous nationally-televised golf events, Bighorn Golf Club in Palm Desert is widely regarded as one of the most exclusive country club atmospheres on the West Coast. Set elevated above the valley floor and boasting two world-class golf courses by names such as Fazio & Hills, Bighorn is a custom and semi-custom home community with home values starting from the low $1,000,000s to multi million dollar custom homes. Carved into this rugged terrain, Bighorn’s Mountain and Canyon course deliver a dynamic golf experience and create the ideal setting for dramatic valley architecture.
One of three golf courses within the La Quinta Resort & Club Heritage Membership program, the Citrus Golf Club is located in the city of La Quinta and as the name suggests, was created within a vast grove of mature grapefruit trees. Designed in 1987 by world-renown golf course architect Pete Dye, the Citrus course is considered by many as one of the most challenging courses in the valley and over the years has played host to numerous PGA and nationally televised golf events. During the early-to-mid 1990”s the Citrus came to fruition with a handful of developers offering both attached and freestanding homes that capitalized on the Citrus’ spectacular fairway and mountain views. Currently, homes are available starting at about $600,000.
Built on the grounds of a rustic La Quinta ranch, The Tradition is a golf club whose undulating fairways are lined with both mature landscaping and multi-million dollar custom homes. Exuding an early-California architectural warmth, homes within The Tradition offer incredible mountain and fairway views – some homes have even been sculpted right into mountainscape. In
addition to the course’s ultra-green fairways, The Tradition offers players and homeowners a beautiful landscape, complete with streams, mature landscaping, crushed white marble sand traps and an incredible cascading waterfall spilling from the hillside.
The 18 hole championship course and the nine hole par 3 course were designed by Arnold Palmer, and the recently completed 5400 sq. ft. Fitness Center combines sophisticated old world charm and architectural design with advanced equipped facilities and world class professionals to support the Members’ pursuit of physical fitness, optimal health and total body well-being. Homes are priced from the low $1,000,000s.
Regarded as one of the more lushly landscaped country club communities within the valley, Rancho La Quinta offers two championship golf courses (Robert Trent Jones Jr., & Jerry Pate), a premier fitness facility with racquet club and a broad range of real estate opportunities. As its name suggests, Rancho La Quinta places emphasis on an early-Californian theme with the clubhouse and homes’ architecture reflecting a Mission/Mediterranean exterior. The community’s proximity to both the Santa Rosas and local shopping make Rancho La Quinta a highly coveted address for seasonal and year-round desert residents. Homes are priced from under $500,000.
Considered by many as one of the finest golf courses in California, The Quarry’s 7,000-yard golf course is a Tom Fazio design, transformed a rock quarry into a truly breathtaking accomplishment at the foothills of the Coral and Santa Rosa mountains. The recently renovated Clubhouse, with its defining view of the course, is casual elegance defined. In addition to the countless mature palms and vegetation, The Quarry’s fairways are also lined with some of the most dramatic and view inspired architecture found in the desert. Homes are priced from the mid $1,500,000s.
One of the most historic golf clubs in the Coachella Valley, Indian Wells Country Club was built in 1955 by co-founder and actor Desi Arnaz. Initially intended to be an escape for Hollywood moguls and captains of industry, Indian Wells Country Club soon saw its membership rise as more and more people discovered its rustic mountain scenery and secluded location.
Since that period, Indian Wells Country Club has experienced incredible growth with both buyers and builders continuing to admire the area for its natural beauty, famed past and central location. Designed by Harry Rainville, the original 3 9-hole courses are noted for their mature landscaping, tight fairways and their incorporation of the Santa Rosa foothills. With the last nine holes of golf completed during 2001, Indian Wells Country Club now offers 36 holes of golf and presents both resale opportunities as well as new construction, with prices ranging from under $400,000.
Situated atop one of the most coveted parcels of land within the Coachella Valley, Toscana Country Club in Indian Wells is a luxury master planned community developed by world renowned Sunrise Company. Designed with a Tuscan influence, Toscana Country Club offers two distinct 18 hole golf course experiences designed by Jack Nicklaus, as well as award-
winning architecture and floor plans that will cater to a wide range of home layout needs. One of the newest additions to Toscana is its world class fitness center with sports club and tennis, including group motivation and movement, hiking and wellness lectures, along with its numerous amenities such as yoga, pilates, and spa treatments at Bella Vita. Prices range from the low $1,000,000s.
Mission Hills Country Club is a name synonymous with history and tradition, a club known for incomparable value. Located in the prestigious city of Rancho Mirage, Mission Hills CC provides its residents with a private world of unparalleled beauty, recreation, and fun. A Golf Membership at Mission Hills Country Club entitles the Member to play at three unique championship golf courses designed by Desmond Muirhead, Arnold Palmer, and Pete Dye. Condo prices start in the mid $100,000s with custom and semi-custom homes from the $500,000s.
Located adjacent to the newly restored Ritz Carlton of Rancho Mirage, Mirada is a hillside community of custom homes offering tremendous mountain views, roaming bighorn sheep and all of the services of the Ritz Carlton resort. For homeowners seeking the ultimate in convenience, location and privacy, Mirada boasts a central Rancho Mirage address, 24-hour manned security and hotel amenities. Home prices start from the mid $2,000,000s.
It is the sublime setting that first attracts. Towering mountains, blue skies, and a near perfect climate set the stage. So it is little wonder why this magical place has become a haven for thoseseeking resorts, golf courses and spas that rank among the world’s finest. There is so much to see, to experience, to enjoy. A great place to enjoy a stroll is El Paseo, sometimes referred to as
the Rodeo Drive of the Desert. Stores such as Gucci, Escada, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bottega, Stuart Weitzman, Ralph Lauren, and numerous art galleries grace the palm lined avenue.
Only minutes from Palm Springs lies the unparalleled desert sanctuary that is the city of Indian Wells. Here, the stunning mountain vistas and majestic palm trees of Southern California play backdrop to some of the world’s finest resorts and spas, golf, tennis, shopping and several yearround recreational activities.
The City of La Quinta has something for everyone! There’s golfing at the City’s spectacular public course ,Silver Rock Resort; dining and shopping in the quaint Village area or along the Highway 111 commercial corridor; biking along the Bear Creek Trail; and hiking in the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto mountains, just to name a few. No matter your pleasure, you’re sure to find
plenty of reasons to come and enjoy the “Gem of the Desert” La Quinta!
Located in the heart of the Palm Springs Valley, Rancho Mirage is nestled at the base of the Santa Rosa Mountains, conveniently located to utilize the Southern California freeway system, one of the most extensive transportation networks in the world via Interstate 10. Rancho Mirage is home to many fine country clubs, and the desert’s most famous estate–The Annenberg Estate, which encompasses beautiful gardens, a private golf course that has seen many Presidents of theUnited States, and is now home to the Annenberg Museum.
Palm Springs has always been known as a getaway to the Stars. Palm Springs Modern architecture has seen a resurgence, and Palm Canyon is dotted with restaurants and night spots.