Category Archives: Condos-Downtown

The Villas Of Old Palm Springs Luxury Downtown Town Homes For Sale

The Villas Of Old Palm Springs is a charming, gated, luxury cobble stoned Tuscan Village of 47 town homes, built in 2005 and 2006. Some of the homes are attached and some are detached.

The gated Villas offers two pools and three spas, a bocce ball area and a large outdoor BBQ area for entertaining. The complex is located next door to the Palm Springs Museum and two blocks from downtown shopping, restaurants and entertainment.

You own the land and homeowner association fees are only $295 a month.

Prices start in the high $700,000s.

Please contact me today, at the number listed above, to make an appointment to see any of the homes currently for sale here.

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Villa Alejo Midcentury Modern Downtown Palm Springs Condos For Sale $100,000

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Palm Springs has some of the coolest and most artistic doors you’ll find anywhere in the country, possibly the world.

Here are two of my favorite double doors. They are located at the entrance to the Villa Alejo midcentury modern condo complex in downtown Palm Springs.

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17th Annual Tour de Palm Springs Riders Showed The Love On Valentine’s Day

For Valentine’s Day, hundreds of bicycle riders rode 5, 10, 25, 50 or 100 miles to benefits charities related to the Coachella Valley. I shot the video above at the start of the 10 mile ride.

The 17th Annual Tour de Palm Springs took place on Valentine’s Day and started in downtown Palm Springs on North Palm Canyon Drive at Alejo Road.

If you love to play golf or tennis or like to ride bikes, run, hike or walk, you’ll find numerous events in Palm Springs, held throughout the year, to enjoy your favorite sport or activity and raise money for charities at the same time.

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Palm Springs Condos With FIREPLACES — Just In Time For The Holidays

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To someone who’s never visited the desert, a home or condo with a fireplace may seem odd. Locals, however, know just how cold it can get in Palm Springs, in the winter. The mountains are covered with snow each year and temps can drop into the 20 degrees at night.

Plus, with Christmas just around the corner, where would you hang those stockings without a fireplace?

A few days ago I mentioned one of my new manufactured home listings has a fireplace and how rare that is, here in the desert. A little less rare are condos and townhomes with fireplaces. In fact, there are currently more than 150 condos for sale with fireplaces. Click the link below to view them and then contact me if you would like to see any of them in person.

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Downtown Palm Springs Condos Under $125K

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One of my clients is currently in escrow on a condo at the Biarritz in downtown Palm Springs. My lucky buyer was able to purchase this penthouse condo, with a huge patio overlooking Palm Springs and the beautiful surrounding mountains, for under $100,000!

Deals like this are becoming scarce and there are currently only a couple of other condos like it on the market in this price range. If you wait until the new year to make your move, you may be too late.

Contact me today and I’ll be happy to help you find a condo under $100K, while they last.

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Tennis Players LOVE-LOVE The Palm Springs Tennis Club

Before Palm Springs became the Golf Capital of the world, it was famous for tennis and the famous celebrity tennis players who flocked to town to play.

The legendary Palm Springs Racquet Club went out of business years ago, but the Tennis Club neighborhood, with its luxury condos and single family homes, in downtown Palm Springs, is still one of the desert’s hot spots.

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Palm Springs Caters To 50+ Home Buyers

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Palm Springs has always had something of a split personality. On the one hand, it’s always had a reputation for being cool, trendy, sophisticated and a luxe international resort destination.

On the other hand, it’s also been a retirement destination. Those two things don’t always go hand in hand, but in Palm Springs, they always have. Somewhere around fifty-percent of the Palm Springs population is over 50.

When purchasing a home, it can be important to have the best restaurants and entertainment venues nearby, but it might also come in handy to have an urgent care close by, as well. In Palm Springs, you can have both. For example, this Eisenhower Urgent Care Center, on Tahquitz and Sunrise is located next door to the ultra modern and trendy 48@Baristo condos.

In Palm Springs, fabulous never gets old or goes out of style.

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Tierra Hermosa Townhomes In Palm Springs Offer Private Pools

The Tierra Hermosa complex in downtown Palm Springs offer townhomes with private pools and a killer location, just blocks from the casino, shopping, restaurants and much more.

These newer homes are on Indian Lease land but well worth the value.

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Palm Springs Gets A Facelift At 75!

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The city of Palm Springs, California, turned 75 this year.

To celebrate the milestone, it had a cool party, downtown. It also installed the Marilyn Monroe street art sculpture (at the corner of Tahquitz and Palm Canyon Drive) which has drawn tourists from all over the world. It also began the demolition of the dilapidated downtown Palm Springs Desert Fashion Plaza Mall, which has been a mostly empty eyesore, and thorn in the side of the city, for over a decade.

In the 1950s, my grandparents used to go clubbing at the world famous Chi Chi nightclub and in the early 1960s I became a film buff, watching some of my first movies on the big screen at the Village Theater. Both were demolished in the late 1960s to make room for the current Desert Fashion Plaza Mall. I watched the mall being built then, and a little over 40 years later I’m happy to see it being demolished to make room for a new and improved downtown plaza. Although, I would prefer the return of the Chi Chi club and the Village Theater, that’s not likely to happen.

In my opinion, Palm Springs has always had the best downtown, of any of our desert cities. El Paseo, in Palm Desert has some great street art, restaurants and is a wonderful place to walk and shop, as well. Old Town La Quinta, is also a popular spot for the same reasons. All three downtown areas have their own personalities and much to offer tourists and locals.

I mention these three downtown areas because when you buy a home you are also buying a community and a lifestyle. If you prefer to live near the best downtown area (in my opinion, of course), please contact me and I’ll be happy to show you homes or condos in a variety of price ranges.

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