This villa is located within the prestigious and popular gated community of Ironwood Country Club. Ironwood is known as one of the premier communities in the desert. It is literally minutes away from shopping, cultural and recreational activities to include fabulous shopping and dining on El Paseo, the Palm Desert Mall, the Riverwalk Shopping Center, in Rancho Mirage and McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts, Palm Desert’s state-of-the-art center for performances of all kinds. Palm Desert is the geographic center of the Coachella Valley, a fast-growing region of southern California that comprises nine cities. Palm Desert has evolved into a vibrant small city that today is the educational, retail, and cultural hub of the Valley. Convenient for many activities in the Coachella Valley: HITS Thermal Desert Circuit, Bob Hope Chrysler Classic (now known as the Humana Challenge Golf Tournament), Dinah Shore, Indian Wells ATP Tennis Tournament, La Quinta Arts Festival, Coachella Fest, Stagecoach, and many, many activities including fine dining, shopping, golf, tennis, hiking, biking, and hot air ballooning, etc. Great shopping at El Paseo, downtown Palm Springs, Westfield Mall, Cabazon & Desert Springs Outlets, Old Town La Quinta. Local attractions like the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, Living Desert, McCallum Theater, Fantasy Springs, Agua Caliente & Spotlight 29 Casinos, Red Jeep Tours. 30 minutes from Palm Springs International Airport. Palm Springs International Film Festival - January 3 – 14, 2013, Palm Springs... Humana Challenge - January 16 – 22, 2013, La Quinta... Thermal / Indio Horse Show - January 22 – March 17, 2013, Thermal...Enjoy Polo Season January - March at nearby Polo Grounds at Twin Palms and Eldorado Polo Clubs. Twin Palms Polo Club hosts a catered BBQ every Saturday afternoon after the last game of the day. Southwest Arts Festival - January 25 – 27, 2013, Indio... Riverside County Fair/Date Festival - February 15 – 24, 2013, Indio... Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational - February 21 – 23, 2013, Indio... BNP Paribas Open - March 4 – 17, 2013, Indian Wells... La Quinta Arts Festival - March 7 – 10, 2013, La Quinta... Kraft Nabisco Championship - April 1 – April 7, 2013, Rancho Mirage... Indian Wells Arts Festival - April 5 – 7, 2013, Indian Wells... Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival - April 12 - 14 and April 19 - 21, 2013, Indio... Stagecoach Music Festival - April 26 – 28, 2013, Indio.