Home of the Week: Spanish Villa in La Quinta

A premier desert playground, La Quinta is the perfect location for active living. Showcasing spectacular views, enjoy endless outdoor recreation, world-class golf, boutique shopping, fine dining, and luxury resorts in La Quinta. Known as the gem of the desert, La Quinta offers a plethora of art, cultural, and sporting events to relish in year round.

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Located in the coveted Tradition neighborhood of La Quinta on a quiet cul-de-sac, this Spanish villa eludes luxury. Beyond the ornate hand-carved entry door lies a desert retreat unlike any other. Recently renovated, the home features the finest craftsmanship including custom doors imported from Italy, honed marble floors, and carved stone fireplaces. Antique wooden planks rescued from an ancient barn abound the ceilings to complete the Mediterranean flair.

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This inspired sitting room was meticulously designed to reflect a timeless look and feel. Recessed ceilings emphasis the showpiece of the room, the vintage style crystal chandelier.

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Prime for entertaining, the great room is centered on a media center, flanked by a large stone fireplace and custom bar. Bartender, we’ll take a margarita on the rocks—don’t forget the salt!

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Style meets function in the gorgeous gourmet kitchen which seamlessly blends old world charm with modern amenities, including a commercial grade refrigerator, open pantry with separate workstation, and glassed wine cellar. The massive butcher block featured in the center of the island is both unique and quite convenient.

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Make your way to the master retreat to experience complete nirvana. The sparkle of the chandelier draws your eye as you enjoy the crackling fire in the background. Not to mention the master has direct access to the outdoor living spaces where you can soak up the desert sun year round.

Elegance extends to master bath, which features a tiled sunken tub with jets and large picture window to observe the property’s beauty.

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The casita, or guesthouse, has a separate living area, kitchenette, and bedroom allowing your guests complete privacy.

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The grounds are quite spectacular with an over-the-top outdoor kitchen featuring bar seating, dining set, and separate seating around the fireplace. Experience the ultimate in desert living with this resort-style pool & spa.

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52905 Latrobe Lane is offered at $3,395,000 by Tom Triscari and Patti Cerf of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Indian Wells/La Quinta.