Warm Sands Homes For Sale
The Warm Sands neighborhood of Palm Springs enjoys a central position within the city. Because of this community's location only minutes from downtown Palm Springs, as well as popular golf courses and the Tahquitz Creek Channel, residents of this desirable community will find that there's always something to do nearby. Warm Sands homes for sale tend to be mid-ranged single-family houses. Many of these are historic houses that date back to when Palm Springs was young. The community is popular among those looking for affordable vacation properties near the heart of the action.
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Inside Warm Sands Real Estate
The Warm Sands real estate market is where a buyer will find some of Palm Springs oldest homes. Many of these historic properties date back to the 1920s, making this one of the oldest communities within the city considering Palm Springs was incorporated in 1938.
For many years this exclusive neighborhood was the chosen vacation spot of Hollywood's finest stars. Today, you’ll find the area still has many highly rated hotels and resorts, but it also has a number of gated communities, manufactured homes, duplexes, and single-family houses.
The neighborhood of Warm Sands is quite small. In fact, the entire community measures approximately half a square mile. Because of the compact size of the neighborhood and the desirability of the area, buyers will find that opportunities to invest in this community are rare. As such, when you find a Warm Sands home for sale that piques your interest, it is important to act quickly to avoid disappointment.
Prices on the Warm Sands real estate market begin around $400,000 for a single-family home, but can exceed $800,000, depending on the size, level of luxury, and location of the home. On average, houses tend to measure upwards of 1,400 square feet and contain three or four bedrooms. This is just one reason that homes within this community are so appealing to families.
Architecturally, this community is diverse. Some homes date back to the earliest days of this community and were built in the 1920s. Others were built in the 1950s when Mid-Century Modernism was the pinnacle of home design in Palm Springs. Others reflect more recent construction. Many of the older constructions in this community have been thoughtfully renovated by previous homeowners so that they can fully meet the needs of today's buyers. Regardless of your tastes and your needs, you’ll find that there is a home in Warm Sands that fits your lifestyle.
On a drive through Warm Sands you will spot a number of different architectural styles. Adobe houses tend to be one of the most prevalent building styles. From the exterior, these houses are often composed of sandy hues and stone walls. Crafted from stone, these houses are ideal for desert living because they transfer heat very slowly ensuring that houses retain the day’s warmth through the cold evenings, yet keep the night’s cool throughout the hot days.
In addition to Adobe-style houses, you will also find Mid-Century Modern masterpieces and California-style ranchers on the Warm Sands real estate market as well.
Life in Warm Sands
Warm Sands is where you'll find many of Palm Springs' resorts. For residents, this means that they are close to many hotel restaurants and bars where they can grab a quick drink or bite to eat within walking distance. The neighborhood is also not far from the downtown core where residents can explore the works of local artists in one of the many galleries, try a new restaurant, or shop at one of the boutiques.
For most of their daily needs, residents of Warm Sands can visit the shopping complex on the intersection of South Sunrise Way and Ramon Road. There, they will find a grocery store, cafés, restaurants, banks, the Palm Springs Public Library, and several other services.
For families who have school-aged children, the Palm Springs High School is within walking distance. Other nearby schools include:
- Cahuilla Elementary School
- Desert Chapel Christian School
- St. Theresa Catholic School
Those who love to golf will enjoy the close proximity to the Mesquite Golf & Country Club. The 18-hole championship course features stunning views of still waters, waving palms, and the impressive profile of the San Jacinto Mountains. For many, the course is a local favorite. It has often been recognized as the preferred golf course of Bob Hope.
Other outdoor recreation options in the area include taking a walk along the Tahquitz Creek Channel or visiting the nearby Baristo Park. The park has a playground for children and a grassy area ideal for family picnics.