La Quinta – A Golfer’s Paradise In The California Desert
Living in the serenity of a luxury La Quinta golf resort community infused with country club charm and stellar amenities offers a diverse array of obvious benefits such as sweeping, open green vistas, perfect weather all winter long and clean mountain air. However, there are many less obvious but equally important perks to golf resort living.
The spectacular Santa Rosa Mountains that flank the western side of the Coachella Valley provide a breath-taking backdrop to the lush green fairways of the prestigious desert community of La Quinta. This golf resort city located between Indian Wells and Indio in Riverside County, California is home to dozens of challenging courses designed by Tom Weiskopf, Arnold Palmer, Greg Norman, Pete Dye, Tom Fazio, Clive Clark, and Nicklaus and others.
The Robb Report ranks La Quinta as the nation’s leading golf destination. Amongst the plethora of prestigious and challenging golf destinations is the famous La Quinta Resort and Club, a luxury resort dating back to 1926. Ranked as the number one resort in North America by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators, the upscale venue includes 42 swimming pools, lighted tennis courts, gourmet restaurants, galleries, world-class shopping and spectacular views of the majestic California desert and mountain landscape.
When you purchase a home in a planned golf resort community you are buying a lifestyle. If golf is your game, you already know that golf contributes to keeping you both physically and mentally fit. It is a game for persons of all ages and abilities; one that gets you up off the couch and encourages a focus on physical fitness. Golf resort course-side living also provides ready and convenient access to hiking, bike paths, heated swimming pools, state-of-the-art workout facilities, luxurious locker rooms, lighted tennis courts, and equestrian trails. There are even
For those with a passion for the game, quick and easy access to the course is the primary motivation for living in a golf resort community. Why waste valuable time fighting traffic and driving long distances to get in a round? Living in a golf orientated community, you are only minutes away from the first tee. When you awake in the morning, you never have to wonder if there is something to do. You can leave your vehicle at home and jump in your golf cart and run up to the clubhouse for coffee and to see what’s happening. Even if you don’t have a scheduled tee time or a game arranged, it’s easy to just show up at the pro shop and find other golfers looking for someone to fill out a foursome. Living in a golf community can also improve your golf game. With a putting green and driving range literally in your back yard, you are likely to put in a lot more practice time and, as the old saying goes, “practice makes perfect.”
A study published by the Longitudes Group, a research company that focuses on the integral role sports plays in real estate purchase decisions, notes that course-side homes in planned golf resort communities experience more appreciated value compared to other comparable homes in their respective zip codes. “Lot values on golf courses have a 40 percent premium over other lots in the neighborhood,” advised Sara Killeen of the Longitudes Group. “Even when a market is really getting hammered, people will find a golf course home more appealing than a non-golf home. A golf home is going to out-perform a non-golf home almost every time.”
Peace And Quiet
The planned golf course resort communities of La Quinta encompass large areas of land and due to their location are far removed from the noise of city traffic. They provide a peaceful and serene setting for residents in an environment of understated, timeless elegance, natural beauty and pampered luxury. La Quinta golf resort communities offer privacy and peace. Unlike public access courses, you will never feel rushed or crowed.
Safety And Security
You don’t need to be an avid golfer to recognize and appreciate the safety and security an elite, gated resort golf orientated community provides for your family and home. The golf resort communities of La Quinta offer private security personnel that because they are in place on the property can often respond faster to an emergency than community resources.
When you live in an upscale golf resort community, you get to know your neighbors. Playing golf, attending entertainment events at the clubhouse or just sunning around the pool creates opportunities to meet new people with common interest that foster friendship.
If you live to hit the greens and are considering purchasing a new home in the Coachella Valley, you likely feel like a “kid in a candy store” when faced with a treasure trove of luxury residential properties. Choosing the right realtor is the first step in finding the perfect property to make your dreams of desert golf resort living a reality. When searching for homes for sale, rely on a La Quinta real estate agent who knows the features and character of each these communities. Contact Scott or Patty at Doyle Properties at (760) 600-5080, and we’ll help you find the home perfect for you and your luxury lifestyle. We have been in the industry for years and know the area inside and out. We would be honored to help you select your next home!