A two-acre compound in La Quinta includes five houses grouped around a tennis court, an outdoor bar and a kidney-shaped pool with a spa. Wrap-around mountain views enclose the walled desert oasis. The grounds include lawn space for badminton or perhaps a putting practice.
Address: 49200 Avenida el Nido, La Quinta, CA 92253
Price: $5.5 million
Built: Starting in 1989
Lot size: 75,715 square feet
House size: 11,425 square feet, 13 bedrooms, 15 bathrooms
Features: Each house has an individual address, driveway and garage; 28 citrus trees, including grapefruit, orange and tangelo; half-size basketball court; two outdoor grills; outdoor dining space
About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 92253 ZIP Code in December was $384,000 based on 106 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 4% decrease compared with the same month the previous year.
Agents: Jeff Botsford, Vicky Botsford and Kevin Botsford, (310) 500-3937, Partners Trust, and Kathy and Charlie Coulter, (760) 777-8822, Coulter & Associates
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