Tom Bashe is an associate broker at Coldwell Banker Residential, a full service Real Estate Brokerage specializing in Residential Real Estate Sales in Southern California. He began his career in real estate prior to graduating high school and was a licensed real estate agent before he received his high school diploma. In 2006, at the ripe old age of 21, Tom became one of the youngest Real Estate Brokers in the industry. In the 11 years since, his team has successfully sold hundreds of properties ranging in price from just over $50,000 to just under $5,000,000. He specializes in selling Single Family dwellings, condos, townhomes, multifamily dwellings, land and estates.
A popular getaway vacation spot is the condominium community of Palm Springs Villas I. It is located at the entrance of Palm Springs, at San Raphael and Palm Canyon Drive. It’s also near the Palm Springs Aerial Tram.
These one-bedroom, one-bathroom condos are about 589 square feet. Visitors enjoy amenities like spas, tennis, and heated community pools. The resort-like grounds look out onto the beautiful mountainous scenery. The units are just steps away from the pool and have beautifully designed interiors. These condos are great for vacationing or long term rentals. The HOA fees offer tennis and includes exterior maintenance, security, landscaping, water, fire insurance, and trash service.
There is so much to do in the City of Palm Springs with shops, art galleries, world-class dining and nighttime entertainment. This region is known for its high concentration of same-sex couples and welcomes LGBT tourists. Events are held here like the Greater Palm Springs Pride Celebration, the Stonewall Equality Concert, and the Palm Springs Pride Golf Classic. You’ll also find 30 clothing-optional resorts in this area that are marketed towards gay men.
The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is the largest of its kind in the world. Von Roll Tramways built these cars which ascend from Chino Canyon to travel up to the station at 8,516 feet. There is a restaurant at the top that looks out at the San Jacinto wilderness. Palm Springs relies heavily on tourism for its economy and brings in over a million visitors a year. It has 100 golf courses, over 150 hotel accommodations, and more than 6,000 rooms. Outdoor enthusiasts can visit the Coachella Valley for horseback riding, biking, and hiking.
980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262-0119
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