This newly built marble-clad home at the Madison Club, a golf course community in La Quinta, offers an updated take on Midcentury Modern architecture. Strong horizontal lines, abundant floor-to-ceiling glass pocket doors and a sleeping porch pay homage to the style.
Location: 81333 Peary Place, La Quinta 92253
Asking price: $8.495 million
Architect: Trace Wilson
House size: Five bedrooms, six bathrooms, 8,200 square feet
Lot size: 0.72 of an acre
Features: Office, glass wine room, home theater with seating for 15, game room, marble flooring, outdoor fireplace, bar, zero-edge swimming pool, dog shower, electric vehicle docking station in garage
About the area: In the first half of last year, 698 single-family homes sold in the 92253 ZIP Code at a median price of $352,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 13.8% price increase from the first half of 2012.
Agent: Valery Neuman, HOM Sotheby's International Realty, (760) 861-1176
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