A mecca for art lovers looking to put down roots, La Quinta is the place to buy. One of the shining gems of La Quinta is its creative community, which has established a strong art and cultural appeal for art lovers around the nation looking to buy in the area. With a vast number of festivals and galleries showcased in the city, tourists who are also real estate shoppers can catch a glimpse into the many offerings of the city.
La Quinta Arts Festival
Always a crowd pleaser, the 33rd Annual La Quinta Arts Festival, which was held this past weekend (March 5-8) and ranked the best Fine Art Festival in the nation for the third year in a row, drew thousands to Coachella Valley. Hosting 230 of the nation’s finest and sought after contemporary artists from 35 states, Canada and even as far as Israel, the event adorned the valley with a sea of paintings, jewelry, ceramics, printmaking, textiles and many more treasures.
Live entertainment, an array of charming restaurants, wine and live music added to the experience and displayed the richness of the city. Many artisans and tourists, looking to buy lovely La Quinta properties had realtors enjoying new prospects, accommodating showings and getting to know some really interesting people.
Art Under the Umbrellas
Art Under the Umbrellas are one-day events that take place in beautiful Old Town La Quinta and run from 10am to 4pm on select 9 Saturdays (with the next one set to take place on March 21st).
Featuring over 80 outstanding artists that set up booths and showcase their talents at each event and a venue that is a crowd-drawer in itself, this event spreads across closed-off streets of Main Street at delightful outdoor area that is “reminiscent of colonial Mexico.” Art lovers can soak in the rays while enjoying the sights and sounds, and of course, collecting precious mementos.
The Old Town is a playground for those perusing real estate in the area. Blocks and blocks along the center of the city offer a plethora of magnetic, one-of-a-kind boutiques and stores, as well as charming cafes. The area is also a hub for community happenings such as concerts, a farmer’s market, art shows and La Quinta Gallery of Fine Art. This quaint gallery is chock-full of charm and nestled in the southeast corner of Old Town and home to paintings, gallery displays, sculptures and fine art jewelry.
The extravagant accommodations that La Quinta has to offer add to the excitement of festivals and events. Meeting almost any budget requirements, tourists can take advantage of local health spas, enjoy shows at the McCallum Theater in Palm Desert, or even enjoy a round of golf.
Let’s Talk Properties
The neighborhoods of La Quinta have seen an outbreak of new construction homes and stunning upgrades that has the pickiest of home seekers considering buying. Areas like the trendy La Quinta Cove and its great sense of community and culture have heightened and increased property values.
With a widespread list of inventory that ranges from starters in the low 300’s all the way up to lavish, ultra-lux, multimillion-dollar homes, it is a vast market. The culture alone makes it nearly impossible not to be drawn to the area−as has been the case for many artists, musicians and creative types who are already homeowners in the area.
When searching for luxury real estate in La Quinta, trust a dedicated real estate agent to guide you through the process. Call Scott and Patty Doyle at Doyle Properties (760-600-5080) and they will help you find the perfect La Quinta dream home and luxury lifestyle features for you.