Rancho Mirage Luxury Real Estate
Luxury living defines the City of Rancho Mirage, known as the “playground of presidents” with a full-time population of over 18,000 which grows during “season” to over 20,000. Residents have included former Presidents Eisenhower and Ford, Frank Sinatra and Ginger Rogers
Long-time winter residents Ambassadors and philanthropists Walter and Lenore Annenberg often hosted President and Mrs. Regan at their Rancho Mirage estate, Sunnylands.
The streets of Rancho Mirage are pristine and paved with a rubber mix to soften and smooth the ride for both citizens and visitors. From gated luxury country club and golf communities to The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage which sits high on a hillside with breathtaking views of Rancho Mirage and beyond. Rancho Mirage is an elegant small city with a strong local government, award-winning library, movie theaters, and fine and casual restaurants for all tastes.
Home to Eisenhower Medical Center, ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” residents never have to leave Rancho Mirage for top quality health care. Rancho Mirage’s convenient Coachella Valley location about 8 miles east of the Palm Springs International Airport makes it a perfect choice for luxury living no matter how much time you spend there.
About Rancho Mirage
Rancho Mirage is one of Southern California’s premier luxury real estate locations for active lifestyles. The city of Rancho Mirage incorporated in 1973 is an exciting resort town located at the midpoint of the Greater Palm Springs area. Rancho Mirage is bordered on the west by Cathedral City and Palm Desert to the east or “down valley as locals say. Stunning views of snow-capped Mt. San Jacinto greets you throughout Rancho Mirage.
Ambassador and Mrs. Walter Annenberg’s pink-walled 200-acre mid-century estate Sunnylands (with private nine-hole golf course) was the place to celebrate New Year’s Eve for President and Mrs. Regan, and other members of his famous “kitchen cabinet.” Frank Sinatra married Barbara Marx at his friend, Ambassador Annenberg’s Sunnylands in 1976 even though his estate was just a mile down the road. In 2012 after both Annenbergs had passed away, Sunnylands opened to the public. Today Sunnylands owned and run by the Annenberg Foundation and the Sunnylands Center & Gardens are a much-enjoyed spot with free admission for all. Paid tours of the lush Annenberg estate are offered sell out months in advance. It was the site of the historic U.S. China Summit in 2013 between President Obama and President Xi Jinping.
As the ‘Playground of Presidents’ it no surprise Rancho Mirage boasts thirteen golf courses many within some of California’s most exclusive country clubs. Thunderbird Country Club, a Rancho Mirage landmark is well known as home to presidents, celebrities, sports icons and true captains of industry.
All the affluent country clubs in Rancho Mirage boast lively social lifestyles Members truly enjoy. Clubhouses offer first-class dining while a professional staff creates and manages full calendars of social events to create new friendships and encourage family get-togethers to mark life’s celebrations. Rich with amenities from golf and tennis to expansive spa and fitness centers. Members can be active all day long or relax and enjoy the Desert’s sunrises and sunsets.
For a desert dream home experience without a club membership, gated Mirada Estates’ just above The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage offers a collection of fine custom homes and luxury properties with unmatched panoramas of the desert and Coachella valley.
Rancho Mirage has a variety of architectural styles from sprawling contemporary estates to iconic mid-century properties to comfortable Mediterranean style homes in residential neighborhoods and within the gates of prestigious country clubs. Many homes in Rancho Mirage offer indoor-outdoor living at its best. Think floor to ceiling window that seamlessly opens to the outdoors. Walls of glass to take advantage of rugged mountain and lush golf course views.
Things to do in Rancho Mirage
There is always something to do while living in Rancho Mirage. From golf and tennis club tournaments to dining and hiking and biking prove, there is a place for everyone in this ‘playground of Presidents.
- A stately must-visit landmark, Sunnylands Center & Gardens is always a favorite among residents and visitors alike.
- For the movie buff, a large collection of luxury theaters is just a short easy drive away, all with plenty of parking.
- Find an eclectic mix of restaurants, cocktail and entertainment spots along Highway 111.
- Stop in at The River–a striking destination center for eating shopping and entertainment.
- The Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa offers great dining, top-rate shows and of course a full range of Vegas-style gaming.
See Rancho Mirage for Yourself
Rancho Mirage stands apart as one of the most desirable cities in the Coachella Valley. Do explore all that is Rancho Mirage by scheduling your tour of Rancho Mirage Luxury Real Estate with us today.
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