Park Palms is a quaint condominium development in Palm Desert, California. Residents enjoy community amenities and beautiful mountain views as well as being close to shopping, dining, and entertainment.
This community has three pools, three tennis courts, and two putting greens. The Park Palms clubhouse has his and hers saunas as well as a workout room, kitchen, pool tables, and bar. Landscaping is well maintained; small lakes, streams, and waterfalls are found throughout the neighborhood. Units have many amenities like vaulted ceilings, fireplaces, breakfast bars, and gate court entryways. In the larger units the master suite has a separate bathroom plus a large sitting area that can be converted into an office. And a guest bedroom and bath is located on the entry level.
The City of Palm Desert experienced rapid grown the 1980’s and 90’s which created one of the major shopping destinations in Coachella Valley. The Palm Desert Town Center was opened in 1983 followed by Target in Desert Crossing in 1995. The main shopping street is El Paseo Drive which has been compared to Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. This area offers 150 boutiques, restaurants, and art galleries. And it runs parallel to one of Palm Springs’ main thoroughfares, State Route 111.
Palm Desert is a favorite of “snowbirds” who come to visit to escape colder climates. Winter sees an influx of residents although many have stay on to become “full-timers.” This region was once the home of the Old MacDonald Ranch and was changed to Palm Village when date palms were brought in during the 1920’s. The first know residents were the Cahuilla Indians of the San Cayetano tribe which is now extinct.
This area is served by the Desert Sand Unified School District and includes highly ranked James Earl Carter Elementary, Palm Desert Charter Middle, and Palm Desert High School.
47-950 Dune Palms Road, La Quinta, CA 92253-4000
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