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A Model Life

The custom details actually begin outdoors before you even enter this Mediterranean-style residence for sale in La Quinta.

Lawrence Karol Current Digital, Home & Design, Real Estate

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The back patio comes with a built-in cooking center with a bar and refrigerator; a custom spa and pool, and a relaxing rock waterfall.
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This beautiful Mediterranean-style residence offered by Desert Vintage Realty is a former Toll Brothers model so it comes with all the special upgrades and finishes you might imagine, including marble floors, custom carpet, crown moulding, and a sophisticated color palette throughout the home.

But the custom details actually begin outdoors before you even enter the four-bedroom, 4.25-bathroom, over 3,800-square-foot house. You’ll pass through a wrought iron gate into a lushly landscaped courtyard with water features in two separate reflecting pools.

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Indoors, you’ll be immediately captivated by the private, panoramic views of the desert, the Santa Rosa Mountains, and the PGA West Greg Norman Golf Course—the only Greg Norman-designed course in the Coachella Valley.

The open floor plan includes a great room with vaulted cathedral ceilings, a wet bar, and a double-sided fireplace clad in flagstone that also faces the sitting room of the master suite; a formal dining room; a large kitchen with a breakfast nook, Sub-Zero and GE appliances, a center island with cooktop, and granite countertops; and a home theatre with surround sound.

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The master en-suite is outfitted with granite countertops and a generous-sized jetted tub, both with limestone trim; a walk-in shower with glass block; travertine marble floors; and a separate sit-down vanity area. The home’s other bathrooms have similar high-end finishes.

There’s also a casita with its own separate entrance that contains an en-suite bathroom and two closets.

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Outdoors, the over one-third acre lot has it all: A back patio with a built-in cooking center with a bar and refrigerator; a custom spa and pool with a relaxing rock waterfall; a fire pit; misting system; and a lovely grass area.

PGA West is a 2,000-acre golf and lifestyle community. Located behind private gates, PGA West Greg Norman has its own golf course with driving range and a clubhouse with dining. There are only 180 homes in the community, but they’re accessible by tunnel to the rest of PGA West where a few of the many amenities include its five other golf courses, tennis, private member clubhouse dining, pickle ball courts, and more.

Listing price: $1,295,000 (basic furnishings with golf cart and golf membership available)

81145 Kingston Heath, La Quinta

Kay Bastasini
Desert Vintage Realty
760-774-4439
kaybast@aol.com