Wide glass doors center on Coachella Valley's rugged desert landcapes at this home at the Ritz-Carlton Residences in Rancho Mirage. Beamed ceilings, designer finishes and recessed lighting lend a contemporary sheen to the open-area floor plan. Among modern comforts is a chef's kitchen with a breakfast bar, a spa-like master bathroom and, in some units, an outdoor plunge tub.
Location: 68900 Frank Sinatra Drive, No. 4331, Rancho Mirage, 92270
Price: $1.385 million
Year built: 2014
House size: 1,350 square feet, two bedrooms, two bathrooms
Features: Contemporary finishes, beamed ceilings, tile flooring, custom built-ins, living/dining room, kitchen with breakfast bar, private patio, fire pit
Community amenities: Indoor/outdoor meditation spaces, 24-hour fitness center, separate adult and child pool areas, housekeeping, valet
About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 92270 ZIP Code in March was $665,000 based on 34 sales, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. That represents a 10.2% increase in median sale price compared with March 2014.
Agents: Marci Kays, Leah Kouba and Mauricio Umansky, the Agency
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