The gated community of Ivy League Estates in Rancho Mirage, California, offers luxury living to its residents, and the convenience of being close to a large city.
These single-family homes have wonderful views of the surrounding mountains and city lights. Amenities include gated front yards, double door entries, covered patios, fireplaces, media rooms, master bedroom with sitting area, master bath with spa tub, large walk-in showers, and walk-in closets. Many homes have gourmet kitchens with slab granite countertops, gas stove tops, double ovens, walk-in pantries, and stainless steel appliances. The backyards are an entertainer’s dream with refreshing pools, waterfalls, and barbecue pits. This area is served by the Desert Sands Unified School District which provides facilities like James Earl Carter Elementary, Palm Desert Charter Middle School, and Palm Desert High School.
Ivy League Estates is close to the resort town of Rancho Mirage which is one of nine cities in the Coachella Valley. There are many upscale shopping venues like The River which offers places to eat as well as places to watch movies. And El Paseo Drive is a mile-stretch of posh boutiques and is known as the Rodeo Drive of the West.
Outdoors enthusiasts will love the opportunities for hiking and biking along with tennis, golf, and swimming. Golf players are in heaven here with twelve golf courses and resorts to choose from. Thunderbird Guest Ranch which opened in 1946 was the first one built. Rancho Mirage golf courses include the Tamarisk Country Club, Mission Hills Country Club, The Springs Country Club, Sunrise Country Club, Westin Hotels Missions Hills Resort, and Tuscania by Sunrise.
This exciting city was incorporated in 1973 and gained notoriety when the Hollywood crowd came looking for private retreats. Many stars that traveled here included Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Bob Hope, and Frank Sinatra. Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan also frequented these country clubs.
980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262-0119
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