Cali Comparables: What $2 Million Buys in Riverside County

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 crisscrossing the Golden State to give you an idea of how far your dollar goes in certain areas.

This week we’re headed to explore properties in Riverside County, all with one thing in common: guesthouses. What will our budget of $2 million purchase? Let’s find out!

21264 Pequeno Circle, Murrieta                $1,588,000

Located in the La Cresta development of Murrieta, this property boasts great views and plenty of privacy. The house features modern finishes and gorgeous architectural details, such as coffered and tray ceilings, stone finishes, and high-end wood floors. The luxurious master suite is situated on the main floor and comes with a fireplace and seating area. The spacious kitchen is equipped with upgraded appliances and is located between the breakfast nook and the formal dining room. Outdoors, there is a pool and spa, basketball court, tennis court, and batting cage. Also located on the home’s approximate 5.4 acres is a secondary house, which includes a bedroom and full bathroom, a large bonus room, and full kitchen.

39100 Vista Dunes Rd, Rancho Mirage                    $2,100,000

This home includes all the trappings of luxury as one could expect by its location on Millionaire Row. An impressive exterior begins with the gated driveway and continues with a pool, koi pond, putting green, and an outdoor kitchen. As soon as guests enter, they will be greeted in the equally as impressive large foyer. Also notable, the kitchen is modern and spacious with updated appliances and a bar seating area.  This property also has a separate guesthouse with one bedroom, one bathroom, a kitchen, and living room.

5800 Hawarden Drive, Riverside                $2,250,000

This historic property makes its debut on the market for the first time in 50 years. Elements of the home’s architecture mirror Riverside’s history and landmarks – making this property truly unique. The property has spacious interiors which include a formal living room, dining room, a study, library, basement with chauffeur’s quarters, and a rotunda. The grounds are just as breathtaking, with large mature trees, a greenhouse, and a three-room guesthouse.