Cali Comparables: What $1.2 Buys You in the Coachella Valley

You set a certain budget for your house hunt—and you can’t go a penny over it. But what if you want to expand your search a wee bit beyond a specific neighborhood? We decided to play the comparison game by exploring what you can buy for a certain dollar value in various California neighborhoods in a series called “Cali Comparables.” We’re going across the Golden State to give you an idea of how far your dollar goes in certain areas.

With spring time in full swing, we’re headed to the desert to explore what $1.2 million (and slightly over/under) will buy us in terms of real estate.

Located in Bermuda Dunes Country Club’s private community of Castle Harbour, this approximately 5,150-square-foot custom residence will surely amaze. Overlooking the #4 tee on the club’s Classic Course, enjoy fabulous views from almost every room. Features include 4 ensuite bedrooms, travertine tile throughout, slab granite in the gourmet kitchen and all 5 bathrooms, stainless steel appliances, and wine refrigerator. The outdoor entertainment area is a dream with saltwater pool, cascading waterfall spa, and built-in BBQ with island.

79480 Saint Margarets Bay
Bermuda Bay, CA 92203
$1,175,000

A rare opportunity to own a multi-generational retreat in Rancho Mirage. The residence is comprised of 3 separate structures including, a 3-bedroom main house which was built in 2007, a mid-century modern 2-bedroom built in 1958, and a free-standing game/media room. The homes are separated by a lush greenbelt. The outdoor loggia area opens to a sparkling pool with spa and water features and offers plenty of patio space for outdoor entertaining. The property also features RV parking, 3-car garage, workshop, and carport.

38851 Nielson Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
$1,273,000

Nestled in a beautiful setting surrounded by lush landscaping and soaring trees, this home eloquently balances traditional elements with contemporary refinement. Offering spectacular panoramic mountain views, the residence also overlooks the golf course and lake. Impressive double doors open to formal foyer and gracious dining room. Just adjacent, the living room looks onto the backyard with flagstone patio, pool and spa. The generous master suite boasts superb views, fireplace, seating area, two walk-in closets, soaking tub, and dual vanities. Perfect for entertaining, there are two oversized guest ensuites and a very private casita.

49300 Sunrose Lane
Palm Desert, CA 92260
$1,600,000