You’ll find luxury and convenience in the gated lake community of Santo Tomas, situated at the corner of Da Vall and Dinah Shore Drive in Rancho Mirage, California. Homes in this upscale neighborhood vary in prices and styles.
These homes range in size from 2,300 to over 3,000 square feet. There are many amenities depending on the house that include hardwood floors, new carpet, crown molding, surround sound, custom tiled bathrooms, fireplaces, and soaring ceilings. The gourmet kitchens include granite countertops, butler’s pantry, and stainless steel appliances. Residents love the open floor plans and how the windows welcome in the California sunshine. The master suite is its own oasis with a spa bath and walk-in closet. And it’s easy to relax in these backyard retreats with barbecue fire pits, covered patios, and relaxing pools. Public educational facilities for this area include Rancho Mirage Elementary, Nellie N. Coffman Middle School, and Cathedral City High School.
There is plenty to do in the City of Rancho Mirage which is just minutes away from this community. Visitors love to shop and catch a movie at The River. And El Paseo Drive offers a mile stretch of eclectic boutiques, not unlike Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. The neighborhood is close to the Palm Springs International Airport and Coachella Valley offers many trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding.
You can’t go wrong in this region if you are a golf enthusiast. Just in the city alone there are 12 golf courses and resorts including the Marriot Shadow Ridge Resort, Mission Hills Country Club, and Sunnylands Golf Course at Anneberg. There are also many tennis and swimming facilities.
Rancho Mirage became popular in the 1950’s and 1960’s when Hollywood stars and executives came out looking for private retreats. Many stars and politicians that frequented this city included Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Richard Nixon, and Ronald Reagan. Gerald Ford owned a home in the city and lived there at the time of his death.
980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262-0119
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