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Everything the desert offers - just steps away.

The Sandpiper is the finest mid-century modern condo complex in the Coachella Valley. Located in Palm Desert, California, it was designed by world renowned architect William Krisel and built in phases between 1958 and 1969. The architectural firm of Daniel Palmer and William Krisel designed the development to be "tropically beautiful and beautifully work-free." This was realized by constructing Sandpiper's 300-plus homes in circle-shaped clusters centered-around crystal clear swimming pools and luxuriant landscaping.

Our condo in one of the original circles, is located in a beautiful setting that provides spectacular views and individual privacy, and has historical designation - all just walking distance to the luxurious shopping and restaurants of El Paseo.

Activities and amenities include some of the best hiking and biking trails in the world, mountain views, architecturally stunning swimming pools, putting greens, and tennis courts within a short 5 minute walk.

Sandpiper Palm Desert combines the best of mid-century modern design aesthetic with 21st century living.


The first mid-century modern community of its kind considered the area's first condominium project, the story of Sandpiper's home designs and its distinctive development plan, is recorded in the annals of the historical society and documented in books as exemplary examples of mid-century modern architecture and design. Started in 1958 and completed around 1969, Sandpiper homes with their sleek, clean lines and timeless style are much in demand by mid-century modern purists. Although many units are updated to accommodate our  personal lifestyle needs, the classic styles of these homes are as fresh today, as they were decades ago.   The architectural firm of Daniel Palmer and William Krisel designed the development to be "tropically beautiful and beautifully work-free." It was accomplished by constructing Sandpiper's 306 homes in circle-shaped clusters centered-around crystal clear swimming pools and luxuriant landscaping to create friendly gathering spaces.  Residents today, say they are attracted to life at Sandpiper primarily because of the dramatic mountain views, and variety of amenities, just steps from their doors.  In addition to the community pools, common ground entertainment areas feature putting greens, shuffleboard courts, barbecues, ice-makers, tables, and lounge chairs, all designed to bring friends, family, and neighbors together.  The modernist single-story structures have flat roofs and characteristically straight lines and pierced block privacy walls. All homes are built for a blended indoor/outdoor lifestyle with large glass walls and private courtyards. The homes vary in size from 1,000 square feet, 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom models, to 2,600 square feet, 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom units.   Distinctively designed, open-plan interiors feature 10-foot ceilings, skylights, and "glass walls" with sliding doors, wet bars, double vanities in the master bath, walk-in closets, and plenty of modern amenities. Sandpiper homes are well-suited to our 21st Century lifestyle, whether as full-time residences or, as vacation homes.  Current residents love the walkable community and short stroll to El Paseo, with its fine dining, world-class art galleries, and shopping. The City of Palm Desert is centrally located in the heart of the Coachella Valley, offering a plethora of nearby entertainment and activities, year-round. Sandpiper is conveniently located at Route 74 and El Paseo, a major plus for persons who frequent California’s nearby mountain and coastal cities.

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Soaring glass walls bath the space in light and breathtaking views.


Amenities include a fully outfitted Cooks Kitchen, Wet Bar, Sonos whole house audio, 2 TVs, full sized laundry machines and dedicated parking. The master Bedroom has a Cal King bed while the 2nd Bedroom has 2 Full sized beds.
The private courtyard has a table that seats 8, warm weather  mister, dramatic lighting, pond and gas lit fire pit.
The Nest controlled central AC/Heat Pump system assures a comfortable year round stay.

The Condo is a generously sized 1850 sqft. single level semi private structure with exhilarating 11 foot ceilings and spectacular mountain views. It has 2 large bedrooms and 2 baths plus a den/office, all with immense full wall built in closets. Exterior walls feature floor to ceiling glass and sliders. The Great Room and Den/Office open out to the Pool while the Kitchen and Bedrooms open to the private enclosed Courtyard.

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