The gated community of Versailles in Rancho Mirage, California, is popular for its luxury homes as well as its affordability. Besides having one of the lowest Home Owners Association fee schedule in the region, it is also in the Imperial Irrigation utility district which typically results in lower electric bills.
These one and two story houses have large lots with pools on many of them. HOA’s cover the community tennis courts, basketballs courts, and basic cable. Home features include open floor plans, arched doorways, guest quarters, granite counters in the kitchen, chandeliers, and high ceilings. Many of the homes have backyard retreats with relaxing pools, covered patios, and built-in barbecues. Schools for this neighborhood include Rancho Mirage Elementary School, Nellie N. Coffman Middle School, and Palm Valley School.
There are many activities in the City of Rancho Mirage which is just minutes away from Versailles. You can catch a movie at The River which also offers dining and shopping. Or take on the mile stretch of El Paseo Drive and its eclectic boutiques. Residents are also close to the Palm Springs International Airport and Eisenhower Memorial Medical Center. The wilderness of Coachella Valley offers rugged trails for the nature enthusiast in your family. Here you’ll find hiking, biking, and horseback riding.
Residents don’t have far to go in this city with 12 golf courses and resorts to choose from. The Thunderbird Guest Ranch was the first to open in 1946 and started a legion of celebrities and business clientele. The crowd included greats like Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Fed Astaire, Ginger Rogers, and even Queen Elizabeth II. Former presidents like Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan also visited frequently. Popular golf courses include the Marriot Shadow Ridge Resort, Desert Falls Country Club, Mission Hills Country Club, Tamarisk Country Club, and Sunnylands Golf Course at Anneberg. There are also many tennis and swimming facilities.
980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262-0119
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