Best Neighborhoods to Live in Palm Desert CA

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Best Neighborhoods to Live in Palm Desert CA

South Palm Desert Real EstateSome of the best neighborhoods to live are located right here in Palm Desert, CA! Located just 15 minutes from Palm Springs and less than 10 minutes to La Quinta, Palm Desert is the most central city in the Coachella Valley and home to more than 50,000 full time residents.

What distinguishes Palm Desert neighborhoods from others is the great school selections, and the retail shopping and restaurant selection. 

Palm Desert is the only city in the desert that features the world famous shopping district of El Paseo. Also home to the College of the Desert and the McCallum Theatre. Residents here enjoy the warm summer nights with free concerts in the park at the Civic Center Park Amphitheater. Search Homes for Sale in Palm Desert

Best Neighborhoods in Palm Desert


- Considered one of the most distinguished neighborhoods in Palm Desert and home of two private golf courses, this 24 hour guard gated neighborhood offers residents superb views of the valley floor. With a multi-million dollar clubhouse and top of the line fitness club, Ironwood is as distinct as Palm Desert itself. Two & three bedroom condos range from $200,000 to $700,000's and single family homes start in the mid $400,000's. The most recent highest sale for a single family home sold just under $1.5 million.

South Palm Desert

- This eclectic area is filled with impeccable lawns, top rated schools, and spectacular desert mountain views. With large lots, spacious streets and sidewalks, you won't even realize there is no HOA. The lowest priced single family home currently on the market is listed at $315,000. Most recent sale prices range from $163,500 to $743,000. 

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- If you're looking for a  private member owned equity country club, Indian Ridge is a place to consider home. Known most for its world class golf courses, tennis club, and state of the art fitness club. Home prices start in the mid $400,000's and go up to more than $2 million. With a mix of condos and single family homes, you will find floor plans from 1900 square feet to more than 5400 square feet.


 - A newer community, Venezia is a small, gated neighborhood of only 94 homes. Quaint and vibrant, these single family homes offer luxury along with comfort. Not to big and not to small, floor plans range from 2400 square feet to more than 3400 square feet. The three most recent home sales sold between $480,500 to $529,000.

Which schools will my kids attend?

Schools of attendance for the Palm Desert area include St. Margaret's Episcopal School, Sacred Heart, & Palm Desert High School . Get local school scores and school reports here on my website.  

Search Homes for Sale Here

If you are interested in homes for sale in Palm Desert CA click on the link. Find the most current and reliable listing information here. These listings are a direct feed from the Desert Area MLS and are updated multiple times per day. 

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Comments (5)

Mark Loewenberg
KW of the Palm Beaches - Palm Beach Gardens, FL
KW 561-214-0370

great to use the community aspect of market leader!  another super way to help buyers and sellers

May 28, 2013 08:40 AM
Kathy Schowe
California Lifestyle Realty - La Quinta, CA
La Quinta, California 760-333-8886

Great local post on El Paseo and the Palm Desert neighborhoods Tina!  Best,  K

May 28, 2013 03:11 PM
Kathi Cline
Palm Desert, CA
Coachella Valley's Real Estate Professional

Great information about Palm Desert, Tina!  I enjoy reading your blogs.

Jun 03, 2013 03:44 AM
Kimberlee Morgan
First Team Real Estate - Palm Desert, CA
Desert Dream Team

Great information T!   Palm Desert is a special place :)

Jul 02, 2013 12:35 PM
Ron Saporito, Palm Desert, CA Real Estate & Mortgage Broker Since 2003
Ronald Christopher & Associates. Proudly serving Palm Desert, La Quinta, Indio, Coachella, Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs. - Indio, CA
Call (760)574-8486.

Great neighborhood information for Palm Desert. These are all top rated communities to live in Palm Desert.


Nov 20, 2013 04:56 AM