Andreas Hills is considered one of the most picturesque neighborhoods in Palm Springs, California. This exclusive gated community has an interesting and diverse assortment of architectural designs that go well with the natural setting. Residents love the scenery of rugged mountains and peaceful desert canyons.
You’ll probably find just about any size home with the spectrum ranging from 1,600 to 8,000 square feet. Most of these homes were built starting in the 1960’s all the way up into the 2000’s. This neighborhood has mature landscaping and large back yards for entertaining. Many of the contemporary homes have wall to ceiling glass and private courtyards with custom-built doors.
You’ll find some homes with surround sound throughout the outside and inside of them. Large dining rooms and kitchens allow for large groups of guests and family. There are many variations but amenities often include fireplaces, wet bars, stainless steel appliances, soaring ceilings, breakfast nooks, and kitchen islands. This area is serviced by the public facilities of Cahuilla Elementary School, Raymond Cree Middle School, and Palm Springs High School.
Andreas Hills is located just minutes from the famous city life of Palm Springs. You’ll find many vintage boutiques and jazzy restaurants along Palm Canyon Drive. And there is plenty of outdoor recreation like biking, hiking, and horseback riding in the Coachella Valley. Palm Springs is known for its mid-century Modern designs. In the 1900’s this city became a fashionable place to vacation after tourists with various ailments came for the dry heat. They liked the area because it is protected by Mount San Jacinto and the mountains block out cold winds during the winter. George Wharton James, a travel writer in that time period described Palm Springs as being very attractive and charming. He wrote about the area in “The Wonders of the Colorado Desert”, a popular two-volume travel guide.
980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262-0119
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