SOLD!  ~Capturing the Idyllic Desert Lifestyle

SOLD! ~Capturing the Idyllic Desert Lifestyle

48750-shady-view-palm-desert-tarbell-realtors-frontDesert specialist Barbara Wallen presents a beautiful home from Tarbell, REALTORS’ Preferred Properties Division. The home is located in the Summit community, nestled between Ironwood Country Club and Bighorn Country Club.  It features incredible mountain views, generously proportioned living spaces ideal for entertaining, and an oversized cul-de-sac lot with a sparkling pool and spa.

The home includes four spacious bedrooms and four-and-one-48750-shady-view-palm-desert-tarbell-realtors-living-roomhalf baths in approximately 3,148 square feet. The huge master suite offers a soaring vaulted ceiling and an extra-wide sliding glass door that opens to the pool deck.  A pretty archway leads to the master bath, featuring two vanities, a spa tub, and a separate shower area.  Guest accommodations include a second bedroom suite, a bedroom with easy access to the hall bath, and the fourth bedroom, also with an en suite bath, which is located in the attached guest house.

48750-shady-view-palm-desert-tarbell-realtors-family-roomTucked behind the gates of a private courtyard, the gracious double-door entry opens to a single-story floor plan. In the formal living room, a raised hearth fireplace, wall of windows, and vaulted ceiling create a friendly, inviting atmosphere. The light and bright dining room has access to the backyard patio and pool area, extending the entertaining space into the outdoors.  The comfortable family room shares vaulted ceilings, recessed lighting, a wet bar, and a breakfast bar with the open kitchen, and also features large windows that frame views of the pool and the 48750-shady-view-palm-desert-tarbell-realtors-kitchenmountains.

Additional amenities include a versatile home office/bonus room; skylights and ceiling fans; a full-size laundry room with utility sink, washer, and dryer; and a three-car garage.  The attached guest house offers a private entrance.

The enticing pool and elevated spa are surrounded by an expansive deck where you can soak up the warm sun or stargaze 48750-shady-view-palm-desert-tarbell-realtors-backunder an inky sky. The large covered patio provides a shady place to relax and enjoy the incredible mountain views, and, just to make al fresco dining easy, also includes a built-in serving counter with a bar sink and refrigerator. Measuring over one-quarter acre, the exceptionally private lot is fully landscaped with mature trees and swaying palms, colorful roses and bougainvillea, and fragrant citrus trees laden with fresh fruit.

Offered at $699,000.  For more information about this home, or 48750-shady-view-palm-desert-tarbell-realtors-above-backto make an appointment for a private showing, please call Barbara Wallen at (760) 408-2392 or e-mail

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Barbara Wallen
Barbara Wallen
SOLD! ~Estate Collection Home in the Heart of Chino Hills

SOLD! ~Estate Collection Home in the Heart of Chino Hills

Tarbell, REALTORS2370-spring-meadow-chino-hills-tarbell-realtors-above’ Preferred Properties specialist Ken Shah presents an inviting two-story home nestled in a sought-after neighborhood in the heart of Chino Hills. This handsome home features light and bright living spaces, high-end upgrades, and custom granite fireplaces throughout. The backyard is a park-like oasis with a built-in barbeque center and a truly amazing koi pond under a shady pavilion. Close to shopping, schools, and freeways, the home is just a block away from English Springs Park.

2370-spring-meadow-chino-hills-tarbell-realtors-stairsApproximately 3,185 square feet encompasses five bedrooms, three baths, and a loft/bonus room. All three bathrooms have glass shower enclosures and granite slab counters. The oversized master bedroom features a vaulted ceiling, large windows, and a walk-in closet.

A dual-sided fireplace serves the master retreat and the master bath, where you can enjoy a relaxing soak in the deep fireside tub. The master bath also offers a separate 2370-spring-meadow-chino-hills-tarbell-realtors-barshower and a dual-basin vanity. All of the guest bedrooms are generously proportioned. The hall bath features a dual-basin vanity and a large stall shower. There is a guest bedroom and a full bath on the main floor.

The home’s curb appeal is enhanced by a brick walkway with lighted pilasters and a brick column that accents the double-door entry. Inside, an impressive staircase curves up to the second floor landing. The living room and 2370-spring-meadow-chino-hills-tarbell-realtors-family-roomadjacent dining room share an elegant stone fireplace. Marble floors lead to the comfortable family room (with another fireplace!) and a mirrored bar with wine storage, an ideal set up for entertaining.

The remodeled kitchen features marble floors, gleaming granite counters, warm wood cabinetry, a sunny casual dining area, and a breakfast bar peninsula. Stainless steel GE Profile appliances include the built-in refrigerator, gas 2370-spring-meadow-chino-hills-tarbell-realtors-kitchenoven, microwave, and dishwasher. The gas cooktop features an automatic fan hood that rises up from the center island and then retreats out of sight.

The laundry room offers a utility sink and direct access to the garage. Finished with an epoxy floor, the three-car garage features one bay set up as an office with all media and electronics systems in place. Additional amenities include floor-to-ceiling linen cabinets in the upstairs 2370-spring-meadow-chino-hills-tarbell-realtors-koi-pondhallway, dual-zone heat and air conditioning, a tankless water heater, and wiring for security camera, audio, and entertainment systems. No homeowners association means no HOA fees or dues.

The large koi pond, well stocked with colorful and friendly fish, is the focal point of the huge backyard, which also includes a custom barbeque center in a beautiful gazebo and a lush green lawn overlooking an adjacent pocket

Ken Shah
Ken Shah

park. Nearby English Springs Park is a wonderful resource for the community, with a gorgeous pond set in eight acres dotted with mature trees, walking paths, lovely picnic and barbeque areas, a playground, and more.

Offered at $999,888.  For more information about this home, or to make an appointment for a private tour, please contact Ken Shah of Tarbell, REALTORS.  Call Ken at (909) 803-7676 or e-mail

SOLD! ~Sackley Home in Old Las Palmas is a Timeless Classic

SOLD! ~Sackley Home in Old Las Palmas is a Timeless Classic

444-via-las-palmas-palm-springs-tarbell-realtors-frontTarbell, REALTORS presents an impeccable home located in the heart of Old Las Palmas. Offered by Rigo Lomeli of the Preferred Properties Division, this Estates Collection home is a modern classic featuring the large rooms, high ceilings, and walls of glass characteristic of noted architect Stan Sackley.  The luxurious Palm Springs home is an exceptionally private oasis with an enticing pool and spa and fantastic mountain views.  Enjoy the relaxed desert lifestyle with stylish spaces for entertaining indoors and out.

444-via-las-palmas-palm-springs-tarbell-realtors-kitchen-1The single-story floor plan includes four bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms in approximately 4,644 square feet. There is a versatile sunroom/fitness studio in the master suite.  The spa-like master bath includes a bidet, sauna, separate stall shower, and a jetted tub.

The home is distinguished by its clean, contemporary architecture and seamless transition between the indoor and outdoor living spaces. Strategically placed mirrors reflect and accentuate the 444-via-las-palmas-palm-springs-tarbell-realtors-diningnatural light.  The formal living room has an inviting marble-clad fireplace.  The spacious formal dining room will easily accommodate ten or more for memorable dinner parties and holiday meals.  The family room includes an entertainment center with surround sound, and a sunken bar with custom wine storage and a long counter for seating and serving.

Glass windows and doors wrap around the sunny breakfast room and well-appointed kitchen, framing beautiful views of the pool 444-via-las-palmas-palm-springs-tarbell-realtors-pooland manicured landscaping. This kitchen is dazzling, with sleek white cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, mirrored backsplash, and slabs of polished granite on the counters and island.

Among the amenities found throughout the home: travertine marble floors, plantation shutters, recessed lighting, and a dual-zoned air conditioning system.

Over one-third acre, the property features a fully-enclosed 444-via-las-palmas-palm-springs-tarbell-realtors-pool-eveningcourtyard with double gates that open to the circular driveway and a two-car garage. The private backyard is a wonderful sanctuary with an enticing pool and spa, elegant lighting, and a uniquely pleasing fountain.  The outdoor living space includes a built-in granite bar and barbeque center for easy entertaining.

Offered at $1,995,000.

For more information about this home, or to make an appointment for a private tour, contact Rigo Lomeli of Tarbell, REALTORS.  Please call (760) 625-7045 or

Rigo Lomeli
Rigo Lomeli