Beautiful Rancho Mirage, (population16,000) – often called the playground of Presidents, is nestled at the base of the Santa Rosa foothills, 11 miles southeast of Palm Springs at the geographic heart of the Coachella Valley, the city of Rancho Mirage is not a figment of anyone’s imagination. However, it is well known as a world-class desert destination with award-winning resorts. Vibrant cultural activities, varied recreational opportunities and excellent schools complete its international appeal. The largest private school in the valley (Marywood/Palm Valley) is located in Rancho Mirage and the city is served by the Palm Springs and Desert Sands Unified School Districts. Just select any category of home below to start searching or the Perfect Rancho Mirage property for you:
The bulk of Rancho MIrage residential real estate is located in gated complexes many of which feature stunning golf courses and even a few lake front communties. As such it is a leader in luxury residential and commercial real estate developments; a carefully planned city with lush multi-million dollar estates, beautifully landscaped streets and an unparalleled quality of life surrounded by the natural beauty of the Coachella Valley. Famous residents of the city have included Desi Arnez & Lucille Ball (an honorary Mayor!), Carol Channing, Frank Sinatra, Walter Annenberg, Jayne Wyman, Kaye Ballard & the Marx Brothers.
Rancho Mirage is also known as “The Playground of Presidents,” because many U.S. Presidents, from Eisenhower to George W. Bush, have visited and/or had homes here. The Fords maintained a winter home here as well. Rancho Mirage is renowned for fine dining, year-round sunshine, professional services, financial institutions and spas. World class resorts such as The Rancho Las Palmas and The Westin Mission Hills bring vistiors from across the world to enjoy the delights that Rancho Mirage can offer.
Residents have access to always expanding, five-star healthcare services at the Eisenhower Medical Center and the Betty Ford Center. The city has played host to The Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, the premier golf tournament in the area, in the past and Mission Hills Country Club is the permanent home of the Kraft Nabisco LPGA Championship golf tournament.