~Southwest Style in the Heart of Indian Wells

~Southwest Style in the Heart of Indian Wells

Located in the heart of Indian Wells, this lovely, Southwest-style home is offered by Barbara Wallen of Tarbell, Realtors’ Preferred Properties Division. An irresistible desert retreat with wonderful mountain views, the spacious home features a serene, south-facing backyard and a sparkling pool and spa.



With three bedrooms and three baths in approximately 3,269 square feet, the single-story floor plan is a comfortable haven suitable for weekends, vacations, or full-time residency. Each of the well-proportioned bedrooms includes a walk-in closet and a full, en suite bath.  The master and one of the guest suites have direct patio access.  The master suite also includes a romantic fireplace and a walk-in closet, and the master bath features a granite-topped dual-basin vanity plus a deep tub and separate shower.


Double doors open to reveal a formal foyer with impressive wood beams and columns. The large living room has a handsome fireplace and a view of the pool.  The adjacent den will make a perfect music room or library.  In the formal dining area, the full-length wet bar doubles as a built-in buffet, with a wide serving counter and long glass shelves ideal for displaying stemware.  The main living areas open to the inviting patio and pool deck, merging the spaces for indoor and outdoor entertaining.

The open concept family room, breakfast nook, and chef’s kitchen create a great room-style space for casual gatherings, with direct access to the outdoor dining area. The remodeled kitchen features polished granite on the counters and island breakfast bar.  High quality appliances include a built-in refrigerator plus a full-size wine refrigerator, a professional-style six-burner Garland cooktop with griddle, and two built-in Dacor ovens.

Additional amenities include a versatile flex space that would make a great home office, craft room, or study; an interior laundry room with a utility sink and extra cabinetry and counter space; and high, beamed ceilings, tile floors, plantation shutters, and recessed lighting. The home is offered partially furnished.  There is a two-car garage with a full driveway.


From the curb appeal of lush desert landscaping to the exceptionally private pool area, the home is just as pleasing outdoors as it is indoors. The enviable backyard offers the option of immersing yourself in the refreshing pool or soothing spa, or enjoying the sunny pool deck or cool shade of the covered patio.  Set on over one-quarter acre, the beautifully landscaped lot is an oasis of calm in a busy world.

Offered at $799,000

To make an appointment to see this outstanding home, call Barbara Wallen at (760) 408-2392 or email BarbW760@aol.com


Buy A Home. Sell A Home. Build A Career  Tarbell.com | Email Barbara Wallen  

~SOLD by Ron Kershaw! Luxury Home in Joshua Tree has Incredible Views

~SOLD by Ron Kershaw! Luxury Home in Joshua Tree has Incredible Views

Tarbell, Realtors is proud to announce that Desert specialist Ron Kershaw has completed a luxury home sale from the Preferred Properties Division.  This outstanding agent from the Palm Desert office successfully negotiated an offer for a wonderful Coachella Valley home.

Special Homes Deserve Special Attention.  Nestled on over an acre in South Joshua Tree, the modern ranch-style home features the captivating vistas, blue skies, and fiery sunsets of the Mojave’s high desert and offers an enticing escape from the clamor of urban life.  An immaculate interior, quality fixtures and finishes, and exceptional privacy epitomize the casual Desert lifestyle.

“This is truly a special home,” Ron said, “with a smart floor plan, comfortable living spaces, and incredible views.  It was a pleasure to work with the sellers on such a great listing.”  By enrolling the home in Preferred Properties, Ron was able to take advantage of the high-quality marketing materials, professional photography, and specialized advertising the luxury division offers.

Tarbell’s Preferred Properties specialists can help you sell your house too! Whether you are just starting to think about moving or have already made the decision to sell, reach out to REALTOR® Ron Kershaw at (760) 880-1240 or e-mail RonKershaw@tarbell.com. License#02023946.


Buy A Home. Sell A Home. Build A Career | Tarbell.com | RonKershaw@Tarbell.com 

Tarbell, Realtors’ professional agents provide outstanding real estate services from an extensive network of local offices in Orange County, the Inland Empire, and the Desert, all with global reach and exposure.  For all your real estate needs, visit Tarbell.com.

~Beautiful Santolina Model in Mountain View Country Club

~Beautiful Santolina Model in Mountain View Country Club

SPECIAL Homes Deserve Special Attention

Set on a golf course lot in the Mountain View Country Club community, this exceptional La Quinta home is presented by Lance Frank and the Preferred Properties Division of Tarbell, Realtors.  The immaculate home is a luxurious haven overlooking the 7th fairway and magnificent southeast mountain views.  This Santolina model may be the only one built with its unique floor plan.  An entertainer’s dream from the spacious interior to the custom pool and patio, it captures the most desirable elements of desert living.

Approximately 3,368 square feet encompasses three bedrooms and three-and-one-half baths. 

The single-story home features large windows and glass sliders that frame the views and flood the home with natural light.  The master suite opens to a covered patio and sunny pool deck.  There is a huge walk-in closet in the spa-like master bath, and the jetted tub, glass block shower, and double vanity are clad in marble.  Double doors in the master bedroom lead to the home office and on into the main living space.  Both of the comfortable, generously proportioned guest bedrooms- including the attached casita- feature en suite baths and private entrances.


The formal entry frames a view straight through to the golf course and reveals a palatial living area with polished travertine floors and high trey ceilings.  An inviting gas log fireplace and a wet bar make it ideal for entertaining.  Multiple dining areas include the elegant formal dining room, a game table area alongside the wet bar, and a breakfast nook.  The versatile, free-flowing floor plan allows the lucky homeowners to adapt the flexible layout to suit their own needs.


Granite kitchen counters, a center island, and a chef’s desk in the gourmet kitchen will delight the chef.  The kitchen is as hard working as it is beautiful, with built-in stainless steel appliances that include the refrigerator, double ovens, and a five-burner gas cooktop.  Gleaming wood cabinetry provides ample storage.

Among the amenities: plantation shutters, ceiling fans, recessed lighting, carpeted bedrooms, and direct access to the three-car garage.  A notable upgrade is the entirely  new  and top-of-the-line  HVAC system.


The backyard is an irresistible oasis.  The heated, saltwater pool features a pebble-bottom finish and swim-up steps, impressive stacked stone spillways and sheer descent waterfalls, and an elevated spa wrapped in stone.  For outdoor entertaining, the private patio includes a built-in barbecue center with bar seating and a refrigerator. Impressive fairway and mountain views, swaying palms, and mature landscaping add to the appeal.

Offered at $899,000


Buy A Home. Sell A Home. Build A Career | Tarbell.com | Relax@LanceFrank.com 

~The Rancho La Quinta CC Lifestyle!  Make it Your Own…

~The Rancho La Quinta CC Lifestyle! Make it Your Own…

Embrace the resort lifestyle and enjoy all the desert has to offer from your very own slice of paradise.  Set on a large lot in Rancho La Quinta Country Club, this immaculate La Quinta home is presented by Abraham Baghbodorian of Tarbell, REALTORS’ Preferred Properties Division.  Elegant fixtures and finishes enhance the visual appeal of the home’s clean and contemporary design.  The popular Encanto model overlooks a lake and double fairways on the Robert Trent Jones, Jr. designed golf course.  The sweeping view stretches to the mountains.

Approximately 2,635 square feet encompasses three bedrooms, three-and-one-half baths, and a versatile home office/fitness studio. 



The serene master suite features customized a walk-in closet and access to a private courtyard.  The lavish master bath includes a deep soaking tub and a sparkling glass block shower, plus a dual-basin travertine vanity with a built-in makeup counter.  Sunny guest bedrooms include well-appointed en suite baths, and the guest powder room features a stone counter and glass vessel sink.


At the front entry, the leaded glass door and updated tile are fresh and welcoming.  The formal foyer features a high ceiling, a tasteful chandelier, and an arched doorway that draws the eye out to the view and leads directly to the spacious great room.  Oversized sliding glass doors frame the view of the golf course and flood the open concept floor plan with natural light.  Streamlined remote-controlled shades enhance privacy.  A sleek fireplace and high ceilings heighten the airy, modern style.  Chic pendant lights illuminate the open dining area.


This gorgeous kitchen is a chef’s dream.   From the dark wood cabinetry and under-cabinet lighting to the stainless steel backsplash and granite slab counters, every detail speaks of quality.  The kitchen features a center island breakfast bar and gleaming stainless steel appliances that include the refrigerator, double ovens, five-burner gas cooktop, a microwave, and dishwasher.  If all that is not enough to make this a kitchen to love, add in the fantastic view.

Additional amenities include recessed lighting, a built-in bar area, new, neutral tile floors throughout, and a laundry room with a utility sink, storage cabinets, and full-size washer and dryer.  The two-car garage offers the bonus of a golf cart bay.


An irresistible outdoor oasis, the backyard faces the golf course and the spectacular view.   The Pebble Tec pool features an elevated spa with beautiful stone under-coping and waterfall.  New tile finishes the large private patio.  The custom-built barbeque center, clad in mosaic tile, includes a serving counter and bar seating for easy al fresco entertaining.


Rancho La Quinta Country Club offers the security of a guard-gated community plus a beautiful clubhouse, golf, tennis, and additional sports courts.

Offered at $965,000.


Special Homes Deserve Special Attention

Buy a Home. Sell a Home. Build a Career. | TARBELL.COM | AbrahamB@tarbell.com 
~ Tranquil Setting in Indian Ridge Country Club

~ Tranquil Setting in Indian Ridge Country Club

Set alongside a broad fairway in the gated Indian Ridge Country Club community, this beautiful pool home features an open concept living space and an outdoor paradise ideal for entertaining.  A presentation of Tarbell, Realtors’ Preferred Properties Division, the home is offered by Desert specialists Rae Crogan and Jeff Overman. Enjoy the unique beauty and appeal of the California Desert lifestyle.

Golf course and mountain views share the spotlight with fine finishes, custom cabinetry, and tasteful details found throughout the home.  The gated courtyard entry leads to a single-level floor plan on the golf course.

Approximately 2,430 square feet encompasses three bedrooms and three-and-one-half baths.




Interior Amenities

The master suite, which offers direct access to the pool area, includes a spa-like master bath with a deep soaking tub, glass shower enclosure, and a dual-basin vanity.  Both guest bedrooms include en suite baths.


The great room encompasses the living room, an open dining area, a well-appointed kitchen, and a full wet bar with a wine refrigerator, glass display shelves, and extra seating.

The kitchen offers warm wood cabinetry, under-cabinet lighting, a breakfast bar, and solid surface Corian countertops.  Additional amenities include the cozy living room fireplace, a finely-crafted black walnut entertainment unit, stone floors, high ceilings, recessed lighting, ceiling fans, custom wood blinds and window coverings, a powder room, and an interior laundry room

Exterior - 4 up

Outdoor Living

Facing the golf course, the back patio offers a Pebble Tec pool and spa with an integrated waterfall, tanning bench, and a built-in umbrella holder.  The enticing patio includes a sunny pool deck, a covered dining area, and a custom-designed barbeque center.   The large, elevated lot also includes a two-car garage with a golf cart bay.  Adding to the considerable appeal- dazzling views of the golf course and the Chocolate Mountains!

Front of House

Offered at $695,000.


Buy A Home. Sell A Home. Build A Career. | Tarbell.com | RaeCrogan@Tarbell.com | Jeff@SoldOnJeff.com


SOLD! ~Joshua Tree Home Emphasizes a Relaxed Desert Lifestyle

SOLD! ~Joshua Tree Home Emphasizes a Relaxed Desert Lifestyle

7084 Mount Lassen, Joshua Tree, Tarbell Realtors, frontRon Kershaw and Tarbell, REALTORS present a fantastic Desert home from the Preferred Properties Division.   Nestled on over an acre in South Joshua Tree, this modern ranch-style home offers sweeping views and an enticing escape from the clamor of urban life. An immaculate and comfortable interior, desert-friendly landscaping, and exceptional privacy imbue the quiet retreat with effortless serenity.  Enjoy the casual lifestyle, captivating vistas, blue skies, and fiery sunsets of the Mojave’s high desert.

7084 Mount Lassen, Joshua Tree, Tarbell Realtors, great roomThe light and bright contemporary home includes the most desirable modern features, earning it the Smart Home designation. Nearly 2,400 square feet includes four bedrooms and two baths, including a tranquil master bedroom with mountain views, a walk-in closet, and a spa-like bath with a deep corner tub and separate shower. Both bathrooms feature dual-basin granite vanities.  One of the guest bedrooms, currently in use as an office, includes French doors that reveal a beautiful view.

7084 Mount Lassen, Joshua Tree, Tarbell Realtors, diningEnduring good looks stem from an open floor plan finished with fresh, neutral tones and muted colors, cool tile and warm wood flooring, and the ever present view of the natural landscape. The elegant living room has French doors, an inviting raised hearth fireplace, a ceiling fan, and pitched ceilings that enhance the spacious feel.  A French slider in the formal dining room opens to a patio, extending the entertaining options right outdoors.

7084 Mount Lassen, Joshua Tree, Tarbell Realtors, kitchenThe gleaming modern kitchen features sleek stainless steel appliances, granite counters, ample cabinetry, a chef’s center island, and a breakfast bar peninsula. The large casual dining bay is encircled by expansive windows that frame views of the valley and rugged mountains dotted with ancient boulders.  Additional features include an interior laundry room, ceiling fans, stylish lighting fixtures, and an attached two-car garage.

7084 Mount Lassen, Joshua Tree, Tarbell Realtors, master bathOutdoor living rooms that put the emphasis on al fresco entertaining include the trellis-topped dining room patio, a large, deeply shaded patio off the living room, and a fully covered pavilion that houses the private spa. A huge, separate RV hangar offers a private fitness area complete with a rock-climbing wall.  Approximately 1.14 acres, the estate is within walking distance of hiking trails and climbing opportunities in Joshua Tree National Park.  The location is a convenient gateway to Mojave 7084 Mount Lassen, Joshua Tree, Tarbell Realtors, patioNational Preserve, Sand to Snow National Monument, and much more.

Offered at $432,000.

Contact Ron Kershaw for more information about this exceptional home or to schedule a private appointment. Call (760) 880-1240 or e-mail RonKershaw@tarbell.com.Kershaw- Ron - Copy

Preferred gold horse - Copy