Sun City, Palm Desert CA | Home Buying, Study Guide

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Sun City Palm Desert

Sun City Palm Desert is a massive, master-planned community for active adults just 11 miles east of Palm Springs, California. This community features a staggering array of world-class amenities, including two golf courses and three clubhouses spread across 1600 acres of impeccably landscaped real estate. Homes in Sun City Desert Palms are spacious, elegant, Spanish-Colonial style properties, many directly adjoining fairways, and with sweeping mountain views.

Sun City Statistics

Average Price $674K
Lowest Price $323K
Highest Price $1.6M
Total Listings 69
Avg. Days On Market 47
Avg. Price/SQFT $330

Property Types (active listings)

Homes for sale at Sun City Palm Desert represent more than 40 distinct floorplans, ranging from around 1000 to 3400 square feet in size. Across the approximately 5000 homes, residents enjoy a wide selection of units offering 1 to 3 bedrooms (all lower-level), as well as two-car garages, and golf cart storage.

Sun City Palm Desert homes were built between 1992 and 2003 in Spanish-Revival style. Common elements include soft-tone stucco exteriors with tile roofs, arched entryways, and adobe-inspired interiors.

Sun City Palm Desert is one of California's largest gated communities for active adults, sprawling over 1600 acres of sun-soaked property in the Coachella Valley. Residents here enjoy sweeping views of the mountains and adjoining fairways, as well as the lush grounds complete with dozens of water features.


The full list of Sun City Palm Desert's amenities, facilities, and community highlights would be long indeed. Residents of this resort-style community are never lacking for opportunities to enrich their lifestyle.

One of Sun City Palm Desert's undeniable highlights are the two master-designed 18-hole golf courses. These beautiful courses are supplemented by two pro shops, a driving range, and full-sized putting and chipping courses.

Other features include:

  • Tennis, pickleball, paddleball, and bocce courts.
  • Numerous swimming pools and spas, including an indoor Olympic-size pool.
  • Two state-of-the-art fitness centers.
  • Three large clubhouses with restaurants, meeting space, studios, and libraries.

There are many more attractions in this active community, so make sure to contact us to find out exactly what's in store with Sun City Palm Desert real estate.

Sunset View Clubhouse

Mountain View Clubhouse

Floor Plans

Interactive Map

Explore and study the community of Sun City, Palm Desert using this interactive digital map. All amenities, landmarks, and golf course holes have been mapped out across the community. Make sure to zoom in and out for the greatest user expereince.