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Listing provided courtesy of Keller Williams Realty - MLS#219102867PSMLS Provider

70380 Desert Cove AvenueRancho Mirage, CA 92270

Single Family · 5 Beds · 4 Full Baths · 2 Partial Baths · 9,500 Sq. ft. | 1.50 Acres

$4,650,000 Active


Time on Site:
26 days

An artists vision creates an estate unlike any other in the desert. The compound, named Terra, boasts 2 foot thick walls of rammed earth and steel rebar. The stained floors are composed of earth and concrete. The home features 9,500 SF of living space on a sprawling 1.5 acre lot. The main house consists of 2 spacious bedrooms, a library, 2 dining areas, 3.5 bathrooms with a grand kitchen and multiple living areas. 3 casitas/artist studios with their own living quarters makes this ideal for a family or business retreat. A focus on having Indoor/outdoor living was taken into account when constructing this open floor plan of this unique estate. High ceilings and French doors that open out to the manicured grounds are used throughout. From all angles of the property one is surrounded by unobstructed Mountain views. This custom estate designed by Jim Mcintosh has an open floor plan, and utilizes significant materials sourced from around the world, to embody an artist touch, such as Peacock feather ceiling in the powder room, stained glass and quartz windows and exotic stones surfaces. One of the casita/studios is a phenomenal entertainment venue, could be transformed into a professional recording studio. The guesthouse, and gate house provide the ability to on-site with ease. The gated grounds feature a salt water pool, sprawling lawns, a bird aviary, custom exterior walls that look like oversized books, This property will transcend your senses to a European castle!

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Facts & Features

  • Type Single Family
  • Sq. ft. 9,500
  • Price/Sq.ft. $489
  • Lot 1.50 Acres


  • Association: No
Building Information
  • New Construction: No
  • Year Built: 2003
  • Country: US
  • County Or Parish: Riverside
  • MLS Area Major: 321 - Rancho Mirage
  • Subdivision Name: Not Applicable-1
  • Walk Score: 0
Rent/Lease Information
  • Land Lease: No
  • Lease Considered: No
General Information
  • Disclosures: Home Warranty
  • Parcel Number: 689180010
  • Property Sub Type: Single Family Residence
  • Property Type: Residential
  • Senior Community: No
  • Special Listing Conditions: Standard


Parking Information
  • Garage Spaces: 4.0
  • Garage: Yes
  • Bathrooms Full: 4
  • Bathrooms Half: 2
  • Bathrooms One Quarter: 0
  • Bathrooms Three Quarter: 0
  • Bathrooms Total: 6
  • Bedrooms Total: 5
General Information
  • Appliances: Gas Cooktop,Gas Oven,Gas Range,Gas Water Heater,Refrigerator,Range Hood
  • Fireplace Features: Bath,Dining Room,Family Room,Gas,Guest Accommodations,Kitchen,Library,Living Room,Primary Bedroom
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Flooring: Concrete
  • Foundation Details: Concrete Perimeter,Slab
  • Interior Features: Beamed Ceilings,Built-in Features,Cathedral Ceiling(s),High Ceilings,Recessed Lighting,Two Story Ceilings,Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Levels: Two,Multi/Split
  • Living Area: 9500.0
  • Living Area Source: Assessor
  • Security Features: Security Gate,Key Card Entry
  • Spa: No
  • Stories: 2
  • Stories Total: 2


Parking Information
  • Open Parking Spaces: 10.0
  • Parking Features: Circular Driveway,Garage,Garage Door Opener
  • Parking Total: 14.0
Lot Information
  • Lot Features: Cul-De-Sac,Landscaped,Sprinkler System
  • Lot Size Acres: 1.5
  • Lot Size Area: 65340.0
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 65340.0
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
    Building Exterior/Construction
    • Attached Garage: Yes
    • Construction Materials: Adobe,Other,Stone
    • Patio And Porch Features: Concrete
    • Property Attached: No
    • Roof: Tile
    General Information
    • Fencing: Masonry,Stucco Wall
    • Other Structures: Guest House
    • Pool Features: In Ground,Private
    • Pool Private: Yes


    Rancho Mirage


    92270 (Rancho Mirage) Demographics
    Median Age
    Population Density (per sq. mile)
    College Educated
    Estimated Median Income
    Estimated Total Home Owners
    Estimated Total Renters
    79% / 21%
    Estimated Owner / Renter Divide
    Estimated Average Household Size
    Community data courtesy of LiveBy, Inc.


    Elementary Schools
    Rancho Mirage Elementary
    • Grades: KG - 5
    • Enrollment: 383
    Middle Schools
    High Schools
    Rancho Mirage High
    • Grades: 9 - 12 /
    • Enrollment: 1,528
    School data courtesy of LiveBy, Inc. School ratings are based on a scale of 1-5, with 5 being the highest rating and 1 being the lowest rating.

    Monthly Cost

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    Market Data

    Based on the last 30 days in this zip code

    Median Sales Price
    Median Price per Square Foot
    Properties Sold
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    Average Days on Market
    Properties for Sale
    Calculations provided by Reliance Network


    Date Event Value Agent
    11/13/2023Source: CRMLS Added to Database
    November 13, 2023
    11/13/2023Source: California Desert MLS Added to Database
    November 13, 2023