Indian Canyons Homes For Sale
Few Palm Springs neighorhoods enjoy a better location within the city than Indian Canyons. This exclusive community finds itself located in the southwest corner of the city. As such, it is within a five minute drive of cafés, restaurants, art galleries, and boutiques located in Downtown Palm Springs. It is also located near the starting points of many popular hiking trails. Those who love to golf will find that this community is host to one of the finest golf courses in Palm Springs. Indian Canyon homes for sale are some of the finest luxury properties on the local market. Life in this community is comfortable, beautiful, and convenient.
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Indian Canyons real estate is some of the most exclusive in Palm Springs. Prices for a home in this area often begin in the $700,000 range and can exceed a million depending on the year of construction, level of luxury, and location within the community.
Architecturally, Indian Canyons is home to many different building styles. On a drive through this community, buyers will spot the Mid-Century Modern architecture type that Palm Springs is so famous for, Spanish inspired designs, and the single-level profile of California ranchers.
For those who aren't familiar with the characteristics of Mid-Century Modern architecture, here are some key features of the building style.
- Single-level designs
- Butterfly roofs
- Extra-wide eaves
- Floor-to-ceiling windows
- Clean, white surfaces
- Natural finishes
For the Mid-Century Modern architect, the goal of their work was to create an indoor space that connects to the outdoors. It's for this reason that you'll find many Mid-Century Modern houses attempt to the bring nature inside by including expansive windows with exceptional natural views and wood panel ceilings. In an attempt to be more eco-friendly, you’ll also find wide eaves off the roof ensure that rooms are shaded during hot summers, yet winter sunlight can help heat spaces in the cooler months, lending to a more passive home design.
Many houses within this community were first built in the 1960s and then refurbished and renovated so that today they host all of the contemporary finishes and conveniences. Many residents are attracted to the area because of the famous architects who helped design the homes here. Famous names include Palmer, Krisel, and Sackley.
Life in Indian Canyons
For someone who loves to spend their days outdoors, Indian Canyons is a fantastic option. Many of the luxury houses within this community are accompanied by picuresque backyard pools where residents can swim and sunbathe. With houses in view of the San Jacinto Mountains, it won't come as a surprise to those that visit Indian Canyons that this neighborhood is close to some of the Coachella Valley's finest hiking trails.
South Lykken Trail begins off of South Palm Canyon Drive. The 3.5 mile roundtrip has an elevation gain of 900 feet. At the summit, hikers can appreciate a view of the entire city of Palm Springs and the surrounding Coachella Valley.
One mile south of the neighborhood of Indian Canyons, the San Adreas Canyon hike is a pleasant 2-mile excursion. The path follows a stream and winds the walker through groves of California fan palms. Because of the stream, the vegetation is uncharacteristically dense for the area, lending to an exotic jungle feel.
Other popular hikes in the area include:
- Indian Canyons
- Tahquitz Canyon
- Chino Canyon
- Earl Henderson Trail
- Araby Trail
One of the most popular way for residents of Indian Canyons to spend time outdoors is in their very own neighborhood at the Indian Canyons Golf Resort. The resort consists of two 18-hole courses, respectively known as the South Course and the North Course. The course was founded in 1961, and it has a reputation for being popular among the many stars that have vacationed and lived in Palm Springs. The South Course was remodeled in 2004 by architect Casey O'Callahan and is known as a favorite course among ladies in the area. The South Course is where you'll find many handsome Mid-Century Modern homes that back onto the course. Several of these were once owned by Walt Disney. Both courses include palm trees, exceptional views of the San Jacinto Mountains, and water hazards.
When it comes to finding services or enjoying a fun night on the town, those who choose to invest in Indian Canyons real estate will find that they are within a ten minute drive of downtown. The vibrant Downtown Palm Springs is well known for its exceptional selection of restaurants. Whether you’re looking for a trendy café, an outstanding brunch place, or a farm-to-table restaurant, you won't be disappointed.
Downtown Palm Springs is also where you'll find many local galleries. Palm Springs has a high artist population, and many of the shops in the city's core feature the works of local artists.