Palm Desert Real Estate

There are very few things better in life when savoring the warm sun shining over the Coachella Valley, adorned by picturesque views of the Santa Rosa Mountains, with a nice glass of fresh Sangria by the pool. This is only the beginning of what is to be discovered in the Palm Desert real estate market. Located to the east of Palm Springs, Palm Desert is considered one of California's top-destinations for tourists and homeowners. In fact, it wouldn't be unlikely if you've discovered this page while on vacation in Palm Desert, as many visitors become enthralled with their experience, they end up investing in this thriving year-round community!

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139 Properties Found. Page 1 of 12
  • 139 Single Family Properties Available
  • $575,000 Median Sales Price
  • $1,400,686 Average Sales Price

One Of The Most Innovative Desert Estates Anywh...

Photo of Listing #219058797DA

$12,900,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 0.87 Acres
  • 12,925 ft²

Residential

613 Indian Cove, Palm Desert, CA

MLS® #219058797DA

One Of The Most Innovative Desert Estates Anywhere. Inspired By Open Carefree Living This Palatial Estate Transports All Who Enter To A Personal Eden. Casbah Cove Offers Ultimate Elegance And An Oasis Of Serenity. Perched In The Hillside High Above The City...

This Property Sits High Above The Desert Floor ...

Photo of Listing #219052433DA

$9,600,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 10 Baths
  • 1.07 Acres
  • 10,315 ft²

Residential

155 Tekis Place, Palm Desert, CA

MLS® #219052433DA

This Property Sits High Above The Desert Floor And Is Carved Into The Foothills Allowing Acres Of Surrounding Natural Terrain To Become A Part Of The Experience. The Mountain Range Is Your Back Drop By Day And By Night The Down-valley View Spans The Cities ...

Nestled Into The Mountain Range In The Exclusiv...

Photo of Listing #219059297DA

$7,500,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 1.16 Acres
  • 6,290 ft²

Residential

50023 Canyon View Dr, Palm Desert, CA

MLS® #219059297DA

Nestled Into The Mountain Range In The Exclusive Community Of Ironwood Country Club! This European Inspired Home Was Designed By Architect Juan Carlos Ochoa And Offers Impeccable Details At Every Turn! Sitting On 2 Adjoining Parcels Makes This Estate Lot ...

Welcome To One Of The Most Dramatic Views In Bi...

Photo of Listing #219060260DA

$6,750,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.54 Acres
  • 7,255 ft²

Residential

106 Lantana View, Palm Desert, CA

MLS® #219060260DA

Welcome To One Of The Most Dramatic Views In Bighorn, With Unrivaled Down-valley, Golf Course And Mountain Views From Your Elevated Outdoor Living And Dining Rooms. Perched Above The Canyons 2nd Faraway, This Romantic Architecture Offers Some Of The Best In...

With Hand-carved Reclaimed Wood, An Abundance O...

Photo of Listing #219038394PS

$6,700,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 0.65 Acres
  • 8,250 ft²

Residential

527 Mesquite Hl, Palm Desert, CA

MLS® #219038394PS

With Hand-carved Reclaimed Wood, An Abundance Of Stonework, And An Ambiance That Rivals Even The Most Exclusive Italian Estates, This Architectural Masterpiece In Palm Desert's Guard-gated Big Horn Golf Club Brilliantly Unites Warm And Inviting Old World St...

A Private Gated Estate With Unobstructed South ...

Photo of Listing #219058586DA

$6,195,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.48 Acres
  • 7,007 ft²

Residential

515 Mesquite Hills, Palm Desert, CA

MLS® #219058586DA

A Private Gated Estate With Unobstructed South Facing Views Which Was Recently Updated With A Whole New Look Including Paint, Finishes, Furnishings, Complete Home Automation And Multi Camera Security System. The Transitional-contemporary Approach Provides ...

Introducing...la Lumiere... ''the Light'', Is T...

Photo of Listing #219051334DA

$5,750,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 5 Acres
  • 9,707 ft²

Residential

71100 Aerie Rd, Palm Desert, CA

MLS® #219051334DA

Introducing...la Lumiere... ''the Light'', Is This Double Gated Private Estate At The Highest Elevated Residence In Palm Desert. Surrounded At Night By City Lights And Daylight Views Of The Rising And Setting Sun. With 5 Acres, Options Abound, Including A H...

Located On A Very Special Homesite Within Bigho...

Photo of Listing #219059129DA

$4,950,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.74 Acres
  • 5,785 ft²

Residential

100 Sivat Dr, Palm Desert, CA

MLS® #219059129DA

Located On A Very Special Homesite Within Bighorn, The Private Entry Into This Estate Begins With A Meandering Driveway, Gardens With Water Features Within Rock Outcroppings, Sculptures And Artistic Landscaping. Once Inside The High Ceilings And Expansive V...

Shown By Appointment Only. Stunning Newer Home ...

Photo of Listing #219061204DA

$4,300,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.45 Acres
  • 6,265 ft²

Residential

49967 Ridge View Way, Palm Desert, CA

MLS® #219061204DA

Shown By Appointment Only. Stunning Newer Home On One Of The Very Best Lots At Ironwood Country Club. Private, Long Views Of Eisenhower Peak Across The Negative Edge Pool Which Appears To Blend With The Lake. Not A Detail Was Missed In This Spectacular Ho...

Frank Sinatra's Desert Hideaway - 1970, "villa ...

NEW Photo of Listing #21-729116

$4,250,000 Active

  • 9 Beds
  • 13 Baths
  • 7.5 Acres
  • 6,428 ft²

Residential

70300 San Lorenzo Rd, Palm Desert, CA

MLS® #21-729116

Frank Sinatra's Desert Hideaway - 1970, "villa Maggio". Sinatra's Hit Song Lets "get Away From It All" Could Be The Inspiration For His Private, Secluded, Mid-century Mountain Retreat Perched High Above Palm Desert. This "james Bond" Lair-like Compound Enco...

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Explore Palm Desert Homes For Sale

If you're passionate about golf, Palm Desert is home to a number of golf and tennis communities. You'll find exclusive neighborhoods surrounded by private greenways like the Ironwood Country Club, to more open and public golf communities found at the Desert Falls Country Club. Golf aficionados looking to invest in Palm Desert real estate will be happy to know that there are well over 10 golf communities to choose from.

Another attractive quality that sets Palm Desert real estate apart from the rest is that while it's exceptionally trendy and lavish, the real estate prices and cost of living is lower compared to other nearby communities of Palm Springs. Aside from the reasonable housing prices and the natural beauty of the desert, people are also drawn to this city for the cultural and recreational amenities similar to that of a resort destination.

Palm Desert real estate is equally enticing, with options for just about any budget or taste. You'll come across ultra-luxurious properties, as well as affordable and convenient homes. One thing is for certain; these Palm Desert homes for sale are cozy and embody everything that makes the community elegant. Yes, you can have the best of both worlds living here!

Popular Palm Desert homes for sale include the beloved-midcentury modern properties, which are native to this area and more contemporary single-family developments. The Palm Desert mid-century moderns offer airy and spacious floor plans, which also allow plenty of natural light indoors. Some of these styles have been upgraded, while others are just like stepping back in time. If the vintage-modern look isn't your style, cozy bungalows with a Mediterranean look and feel are well-known to this area too. Sun-washed palette exteriors, ordained with Spanish clay roofs, and elegant wrought iron gates will surely have you thinking you might be in Tuscany. Other features of these single-family Palm Desert homes include:

  • In-ground pools
  • High ceilings
  • Xeriscape
  • Spacious kitchens with quartz countertops
  • Sun-catcher patios
  • Cozy fireplaces

These single-family homes range from 2,000 square feet to 4,500 square feet and offer 2-5 bedrooms. They're perfect for the growing family, or couple. Don’t forget that these homes can be treated as excellent income generators, as many of the floor plans are large enough to host multi-families and guests.

Looking to be a part-time resident or consider yourself a snowbird? Perhaps a first-time buyer? Palm Desert condos offer super convenience and less upkeep compared to attached dwellings. This is the most affordable way to invest in Palm Desert real estate, while still enjoying private amenities that are offered in many of these gated communities. There are a nice mix-up luxury condos and townhouses, as well as super affordable steals in smaller units. Income generator potential is huge here since over a million people a year choose to spend their vacations here!

Explore Palm Desert Luxury Real Estate

Luxury real estate plays a major role in this coveted region, and is often referred to as the Rodeo Drive of the desert. For homeowners looking to purchase a Palm Desert dream home, you'll have a variety of sun-kissed estates to choose from. Palm Desert luxury real estate can reach up to 11,000 square feet of prime living. These spacious floor plans accommodate up to 10 bedrooms and bathrooms, and mega-master suites. These homes are often tucked behind private gates in the mountain, just above Palm Desert boasting panoramic views of the Coachella Valley. Whether you'd like desert tranquility or gated-community luxury, you'll find it in Palm Desert. Here are some prevalent features to enjoy in luxury Palm Deseret real estate:

  • Resort-like pools and cabanas
  • Private tennis courts
  • Outdoor kitchens with fireplaces
  • Cathedral-high ceilings
  • Gourmet kitchens
  • Spa-like bathrooms
  • Heli-pad

Life in Palm Desert

With nearly 350 days of sunshine every year, playing outside in Palm Desert is at the top of most people's to-do list when living here. The majority of the Palm Desert residents chose this city for its excellent golf courses, with over 100 courses in the area. With so many courses available, whether you're a pro, or new to the game, you'll find a course that suits you best.

Off of Highway 111, you'll find the main shopping district of the Coachella Valley. With over 5 shopping plazas to choose from, you'll find a mix of high-end brands, as well as nation-favorites like Target and TJ Maxx. Palm Desert has some of the best outlet shopping in the Valley. Nightlife and dining are equally as diverse and impressive!

Though Palm Desert is well known for its awesome array of amenities, this city is also recognized for fantastic education opportunities. The College of the Desert and the extension campus of the University of California Riverside and the California State University- San Bernardino are higher-education hubs in the city. The public schools are also highly-rated. Here's a list of top public schools in Palm Desert real estate:

  • George Washington Charter School
  • James Earl Carter Elementary School
  • Palm Desert High School
  • Palm Desert Charter Middle School

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