Sun City Palm Desert Active Adult Homes for Sale - Active adults who are interested in homes for sale in the Greater Palm Springs area will want to explore what Sun City Palm Desert has to offer. Developed by Del Webb between 1992 and 2003, Sun City Palm Desert is one of the largest active adult communities in the Coachella Valley. This magnificent, 1,600-acre gated community includes nearly 5,000 homes and offers a rich lineup of amenities. Residents enjoy three well-appointed clubhouses, two semi-private 18-hole championship golf courses, practice facilities, cafes and restaurants, tennis, pickleball, bocce ball, fitness centers, an indoor track, miles of walking paths, heated swimming pools, spas, dog parks, fishing lake, planned activities, 24-hour roving community patrol, and so much more. There are also numerous clubs, activities, and classes available.
The streets in the community have sidewalks and are golf cart friendly. Minutes away residents can enjoy theater, dining, art galleries, museums, casinos, and the many festivals of the Coachella Valley. Nearby El Paseo Drive (Coachella Valley's version of Beverly Hills' Rodeo Drive) and Westfield Shopping Center have over 150 name brand and boutique stores plus dining and entertainment venues. And with Palm Springs International Airport less than 30 minutes away, getting to any destination is easy. To find out more about Sun City Palm Desert real estate options, please contact Palm Desert REALTOR® – Elaine Stewart directly at (760) 668-2399. Elaine will be happy to answer any questions you might have about property details, pricing, financing options, and more.
Sun City Palm Desert Real Estate Options
Within the guard-gated perimeter of Sun City Palm Desert, you’ll discover approximately 5000 residences with nearly 50 different floor plans and over 120 variations - all surrounding two beautifully manicured golf courses. Choose from single-family homes and attached homes ranging in size from 1,000 to 3,300 square feet.
All Sun City Palm Desert homes are single-story and come with 1 to 3 bedrooms and 1.5 to 3.5 bathrooms along with a 2-car garage and golf cart storage. Sun City Palm Desert - Adult 55+ Golf homes for sale are priced from the mid-200s to $900 (homes with numerous upgrades). Low HOA fees and a wide array of amazing amenities and activities make Sun City one of the most popular communities in Palm Desert!
Sun City Palm Desert Amenities
Residents of Sun City Palm Desert have access to a world-class lineup of amenities including 1,600 acres, gated with guards and 24-hour roving community patrol 25 Lakes and waterfalls 2 Eighteen-hole golf courses 1 Driving Range Chipping & Putting practice areas 1 Eighteen-hole putting course 1 softball field 1 fishing lake 20 tennis & pickleball courts 8 bocce courts Green belts and walking paths Miles of bike and jogging paths Sidewalks on all streets 5 heated swimming pools and spas 3 clubhouses, one with an Indoor track 2 state-of-the-art fitness centers Evening & weekend activities 2 fenced dog parks Dance Studio and Table Tennis On-site cafes and restaurants Library Onsite post office 200 seat theater with stadium seating Ballroom seats 350 for formal dining Shows featuring world-class entertainers 80+ clubs and groups
There are over 80 different clubs and community interest groups that residents can join. A community activities director, monthly calendar, and monthly magazine keep residents up to date with all of the latest news and events happening in the community. A sampling of the different clubs available include Airplane Model Flying, Alcoholics Anonymous, Aqua Zumba, Art Club, Astronomy, Ballet, Book Club, Bridge, Car Club, Creative Arts, Stained Glass, Fit-N-Fun, Here We Go Travel, Performing Arts, RV Club, Writers Circle, Yacht Club, and Yoga, just to name few.
The Mountain View Clubhouse
The 77,828 sq. ft. Mountain View Clubhouse is the main clubhouse within Sun City Palm Desert. Here, residents can find a wide variety of amenities to stay socially and physically active. It’s also home to the Mountain Vista Golf Club, offering 36 holes of championship golf among cascading waterfalls and lush landscaping. Mountain View Clubhouse amenities include:
Indoor Lap Pool, Fitness Center Santa Rosa, Pro Shop Daily Grind Coffee House, Martini's Pub, Papa Dan's Restaurant, Ventana Restaurant Sierra, Ballroom, San Gorgonio Meeting Room, San Jacinto Meeting Room, Santa Rosa Meeting Room, Ventana Meeting Room, Saddleback Meeting Room, Idyllwild Meeting Room, Whitney Meeting Room, Shasta Meeting Room, Card Room, Computer Lab, Stained Glass Studio, Sewing Studio, Ceramics Studio, Arts & Crafts Studio, Woodworking Shop, Post Office, 18-Hole Santa Rosa Golf Course, 18-Hole El Gorgonio Golf Course, Driving Range, Outdoor Pool & Spa, Outdoor Patio, 10 Tennis Courts, and 4 Pickleball Courts.
The Sunset View Clubhouse
The 25,000 sq. ft. Sunset View Clubhouse s a beautiful facility that has many meeting rooms and is the perfect place to host a club meeting or party. Sunset View Clubhouse amenities include Boulevards Bar & Restaurant, Aerobics & Dance Studio, Speakers Hall, Library, San Gorgonio Pro Shop, Billiards Room, Palm Meeting Room, Oasis Meeting Room, Canyon Meeting Room, Outdoor Pool & Spa, 8 Bocce Ball Courts, Pavillion, Scenic Ponds, and Fishing Lake.
The Lakeview Clubhouse
The 16,000 sq. ft. Lakeview Clubhouse is the perfect place to stay active and involved in the community. Lakeview Clubhouse amenities include Fitness Center, Indoor Walking Track, Gathering Room, Tahoe Meeting Room, Arrowhead Meeting Room, Silverwood Meeting Room, Big Bear Meeting Room, Library, Olympic-sized Outdoor Pool & Spa, Outdoor Patio, and Scenic Ponds.
Mountain Vista Golf Club at Sun City Palm Desert
Mountain Vista Golf Club at Sun City Palm Desert is a golfers' paradise. The club is divided into two 18-hole courses. Both the San Gorgonio Course and the Santa Rosa Course offer an exceptional playing experience on gorgeous fairways and greens, with panoramic mountain views, scenic lakes, and waterways. There is also an 18-hole putting course, a driving range, and a fully-appointed pro shop. PGA Professionals are available to help you improve your game.
Pay-as-you-play opportunities are available 7 days a week with preferential rates and tee times available for residents. For Residents, pay-as-you-play rates are from $52 to $64 during the season for 18 holes and $32 to $39 for 9 holes. The Twilight rate is $35 to $44 during the season *(rates deemed accurate, but not guaranteed. Please check with the club for accuracy of current rates).
Sun City Palm Desert On-Site Dining & Restaurants
Sun City Palm Desert offers residents and the public a variety of food and beverage opportunities conveniently located within the community:
- Boulevards Bar & Grill is located in the Sunset View Clubhouse and is a great place to meet new people and enjoy a great meal. The menu includes delicious items like daily specialties, hearty burgers, healthy salads, delectable wraps, and sandwiches. The dinner menu is available after 5:oopm. Phone: (760) 200-2109
- Papa Dan’s Pizza in the Mountain View Club offers the best hand-made pizza and pasta, or order for pick-up or delivery - Featuring award-winning ‘take-and-bake’ pizza. Phone: (760) 360-3456
- The Daily Grind in the Mountain Vista Clubhouse is the perfect morning spot for a cup of coffee, tea, pastry, bagel, sweet roll, or light mid-day lunch. Phone: (760) 200-2235
- Martini’s in the Mountian Vista Clubhouse is the perfect place to enjoy a cool or hot drink with friends and family while enjoying the beautiful vistas. Phone: (760) 200-2235
- Ventana in the Mountian View Clubhouse is a great place for your special event catered by the Sun City staff. Phone: (760) 200-2206
Palm Desert - The Quentissential Resort City!
Upscale El Paseo Shopping District in Palm Desert
Palm Desert is the quintessential resort city with spectacular mountain views, date palm-laden streets, and natural scenic beauty at every turn. Bordered by Rancho Mirage, La Quinta, and Indian Wells, CA, Palm Desert is considered to be the cultural and retail center of the desert communities. Boasting year-round sunshine, scenic mountain ranges on three sides, premier shopping and dining (El Paseo), first-class educational facilities, over 30 golf courses, and an abundance of outdoor activities - palm Desert is the ultimate escape.
El Paseo Drive, the main shopping street in downtown Palm Desert, has a concentration of posh retail outlets and lush landscaping, often compared to Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. The area around the street has evolved into a premier shopping district with over 150 upscale boutiques, fine art galleries, and trendy restaurants. Featuring luxury department stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue and designer brands like Coach, Tiffany, and Louis Vuitton.
El Paseo is also home to some of the city’s most delicious restaurants. Fashion Week El Paseo takes place annually in March as the premier West Coast fashion event to showcase the newest collections by top designers and cutting-edge, emerging West Coast designers. Events feature top fashion designers like Michael Costello from Project Runway, designer graduates of the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM), and the Best of Saks Fifth Avenue and other industry favorites. El Paseo Village also features upscale brands such as Apple, Juicy Couture, and Kate Spade., just to name a few.
In addition to great shopping, Palm Desert has over 30 top-rated golf courses, 14 parks, and is home to the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, a combination zoo and botanical garden featuring an extensive collection of desert plants and animals. Year-round, world-class entertainment is available at the renowned McCallum Theatre and Performing Arts. South of Palm Desert is the Santa Rosa and the San Jacinto Mountains National Monument, and to the North is the Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge.
Palm Desert offers numerous trails for hiking enthusiasts and for those who simply love the outdoors and the rich history of Palm Desert and the Santa Rosa-San Jacinto National Monument. Palm Desert trails include the Hop Along Cassidy Trail named after television icon and Palm Desert resident William Boyd. The Herb Jeffries Trail is a tribute to the legendary “Bronze Buckaroo,” Herb Jeffries, a film star and recording artist from the era of popular western movies.
The Randall Henderson Trail was named after Randall Henderson, author and desert explorer who was instrumental in the development of the Palm Desert community. The Kathleen S. and G. George Fox Hiking Park provides open space that consists of several short, flat trails that dead-end after a moderate distance.
Palm Desert is served by the Desert Sands Unified School District and is home to California State University’s Palm Desert Campus, University of California Riverside’s Desert Campus, and College of the Desert Community College. Residents enjoy easy access to major routes: I-10 (runs north of the city) and SR-74 runs from the coast over the San Jacinto Mountains with its eastern terminus at Highway 111 in Palm Desert. Palm Springs International Airport is located about 13.5 miles from the center of town.
Partner with Elaine Stewart, #1 Individual RE/MAX Agent for 11 years Straight in the Coachella Valley!
Elaine Stewart has been serving Palm Desert and the Greater Palm Springs area for over 28 years. Highly knowledgeable, Elaine’s personal approach to the real estate process allows her to connect with her clients and uncover the right homes for them. Her clients appreciate her honesty and transparency and feel it helps them as they make important real estate decisions.
Elaine understands how critical good communication is during a transaction and makes herself available for her clients whenever they have any questions or concerns - promptly returning all phone calls, texts, and emails.
Whether you are interested in Sun City Palm Desert - Adult 55+ golf homes for sale or it’s time to list your current property, having a trusted professional like Elaine by your side means there is one less thing to worry about. She will protect your best interests, advocate for you, negotiate on your behalf, and go the extra distance to ensure the best results possible.
To learn more about Sun City Palm Desert real estate, or homes in the surrounding Greater Palm Springs area, please give Elaine Stewart a call today at (760) 668-2399 or get in touch with her by email. You may also like to consider these other 55+ active adult communities:
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Sun City Palm Desert - Adult 55+ Golf Homes for Sale