Palm Springs has long been a popular retirement destination in California. Homebuyers will be pleased to know that there are affordable communities in the area, even for those seeking a resort-like experience. We’re exploring the best lowest-priced communities the Palm Springs area has to offer.
Desert Vista Village - Yucca Valley, CA
This beautiful 55+ community attracts homeowners because of its low prices and welcoming environment. With just 105 single-family homes, Desert Vista Village offers a strong sense of community. Development began in 2011 and is currently ongoing, so residents can choose from modern features such as granite countertops, energy-efficient windows, and stainless-steel appliances. All residences also feature private outdoor courtyards.
The community’s clubhouse allows residents to stay active at a well-equipped fitness center, take a dip in the outdoor pool and spa, or catch up while playing a game of billiards. Desert Vista Village also has a 9-hole putting green.
Gallery Links at Indian Palms Country Club - Indio, CA
With scenic grounds and outstanding amenities, Gallery Links at Indian Palms Country Club offers a resort-like experience while keeping prices affordable. This community has no age restrictions, but it’s a popular choice for active adults seeking a vibrant, high-end atmosphere. Development is still ongoing, and upon completion the community will have 86 single-family homes.
Residents are served by the Indian Palms Country Club Lifestyle Center, which provides an abundance of amenities. It has a fully equipped fitness center, restaurant and bar, banquet hall, outdoor pools and spa, and more. The community’s USGA Championship courses, which are available for an additional fee, are major attractions for golf lovers.
Four Seasons at Terra Lago - Indio, CA
Four Seasons at Terra Lago is another top choice for active adults seeking an affordable resort-style community. This award-winning 55+ community will consist of 682 single family homes upon completion. Homebuyers can choose from 14 modern home designs that offer desirable features, such as ceramic kitchen tile, open floor plans for entertaining family and friends, recessed LED lighting, and energy-efficient appliances.
The community’s amenities are what make it such a popular option in the Palm Springs area. The Lodge, which is a 22,000 square-foot clubhouse, provides a state-of-the-art fitness center, arts and crafts studio, indoor lap pool, and a beauty salon with a massage room. Outdoors, residents can enjoy a pool and spa, spacious patio, cabanas, and fire pit. The community also provides easy access to two 18-hole golf courses at the nearby Golf Club at Terra Lago.
Villa Portofino - Palm Desert, CA
While prices at Villa Portofino reach the low $500s, there are still lower-priced homes available, making it an affordable option for those wanting to settle down in the Palm Springs area. This desirable 55+ community features charming Italian details throughout the grounds and the architecture of the homes. Villa Portofino consists of 460 single-family and attached homes in a gated environment.
Residents stay active and make lasting connections at the community’s 30,000 square-foot clubhouse. This luxurious clubhouse has a fully equipped fitness room, yoga studio, 100-seat movie theater, a sports bar, and an on-site beauty salon. The community’s outdoor amenities allow residents to enjoy the famous Southern California weather. There is a pool and spa with a cantina, walking and biking trails, and a 9-hole putting course that offers views of the surrounding mountains.
Domani - Palm Desert, CA
Domani is a highly anticipated new community that broke ground in 2017. Upon completion, this elegant 55+ community will have 202 single-family homes. A big attraction for homebuyers is that upgraded features will come as standard, including granite slab countertops, custom maple cabinets, and modern appliances. Floor plans will be available in beautifully designed Spanish Revival, Hacienda, and early California styles.
Domani’s 5,000 square-foot clubhouse will be the thriving social center of the community. With a fitness center that offers views of the surrounding mountains, a resort-style pool and spa, and more, residents will have no shortage of ways to stay social and active.