The median home value in Mountain Center, CA is $564,500.
the county median home value of $452,000.
The national median home value is $277,796.
The average price of homes sold in Mountain Center, CA is $564,500.
Approximately 25% of Mountain Center homes are owned,
compared to 10% rented, while
64% are vacant.
Mountain Center real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale.
Commercial properties are also available.
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Exceptional large scale compound/retreat completely remodeled on 4.63 acres just above Palm Desert with stunning panoramic views from nearly every angle on the wrap-around porch. This home is modern, bold and sleek. Inspired by Buckminster Fuller, the Geodesic Dome home has everything a family would want for a retreat. The acreage includes a newly resurfaced tennis court configured with two pickle ball courts, as well as hidden trails on the uniquely wooded lot. The front yard has a lean to shed and is ready for pasture fencing. A special feature includes an outdoor amphitheater for kids plays, corporate retreats, music, lectures and movie night under the stars. Situated a close 27 miles to El Paseo Shopping & Restaurants, 14 miles to idyllic Idyllwild and 38 miles to the Temecula wine country, you are truly centrally located in the sweet spot to ''city'' amenities while being in the mountains. You will have clear starry nights contrasted with crystal clear blue skies during the day. The interior is impressive with high ceilings, large windows, and open floor plan creating a welcoming space for relaxation and reprieve from the rigors of daily life. The eat-in kitchen is a truly unique experience, as any chef would attest, as it boasts exotic granite and quartz countertops, state-of-the-art dual ovens, and stovetops, as well as plenty of space to entertain guests both indoors and outdoors. This property truly takes your breath away. Take a look at the property video
Iconic equestrian estate featuring a 3-story, custom hand-crafted Canadian spruce log home with dramatic entryway set on over 5 acres with fantastic unobstructed views of forest from every window. Best location in Garner Valley adjacent to riding trails into the forest, away from neighbors and Highway 74 road noise and surrounded by nature and riding trails. Huge gourmet kitchen with granite counters, center island, walk-in pantry and new appliances including new dishwasher & cooktop opening onto large deck for entertaining. Also includes Jennair double oven, warming drawer and side-by -side refrigerator. The round dining room is a focal point and features views of the equestrian facilities, the valley and the San Jacinto Mountain range beyond. Great room features a soaring open-beam ceiling and dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows and wrap-around deck. The 3rd floor master suite includes a spa tub, walk-in shower, walk-in closet and 2 balconies. An additional bedroom, bath, balcony and loft complete the 3rd floor. The first floor includes a large family room w/bar and 2 huge bedrooms. Adjacent to the 4-car garage is an additional room suitable for an office or studio and a new 3/4 bath. The equestrian facilities include matching Castlebrook barns for 12 horses in a U-shape, courtyard configuration with hot water wash rack, Nelson heated waterers, large tack room and hay storage. Plus additional 13 shelters in riding arenas and turnouts. Two large dry pastures and RV hook-ups.
Wonderful Cabin under the Pines in the Thomas Mountain Village area of Garner Valley ~ Palm Desert is a 40 minute drive down the mountain, Idyllwild a 15 minute drive up the mountain and the recreation area of Lake Hemet is only 5 minutes~ Perfect spot and location for either full time living or as a mountain getaway ~ The seller has professionally upgraded and installed, within the last few months the following: New roof ~ 3 New mini-splits (heat and air) for ultimate comfort and convenience ~ New propane stove ~ New propane hot water heater ~ A new fireplace insert for efficiency ~ New refrigerator ~ New stackable washer and dryer ~New electrical box and plumbing upgrades!The Cabin has 2 bedrooms with a Jack and Jill bathroom ~ A welcoming living room with a beautiful stone fireplace ~ A warm and inviting kitchen with double copper sink, custom maple cabinets, plenty of storage and counter space, and a cozy dining area with lovely views of the yard and pines ~ the windows are double pained ~ there is a carport / storage area ~ and a fenced in dog area ~ high speed fiber optics available ~Come on up and take a look at this great cabin in an area known for it's unsurpassed outdoor activities; including hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, fishing and just relaxing!~ Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed ~
Rare small fixer with a casita opportunity in Pinyon Pines!Capture the mystic beauty and serenity of Pinyon Pines with this home. Brand new wood flooring installed last week.Outrageous deal. Schedule an appointment and walk through this 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, original mountain bungalow with an extra cabin on the property. It's no secret, an extra cabin in a NON-HOA community is a winning money maker waiting to happen. It's easy to spot the winners. Call us today, this will not be on the market long
Garner Valley Equestrian Estate property, this property has been remolded and owners have built a fabulous new North coast 40x48 custom barn with raised roof 16 foot breezeway that includes four 12x12 stalls and a 12x12 feed room plus 12x12 tack room and a 12x40 foot front porch. Wash rack with hot and cold running water. huge pasture for horses. property has RV parking with full hook ups. There are three 12x10 outbuildings with power , This property is nearly 3500 sft , Large living room with reclaimed wood accents, new pellet stove, built in wet bar, large sliding glass doors to the back for great views. Two Master suites, laundry room, walk in pantry there is an additional room over the garage can be used as an office or gym, 3 Car Garage, tons of storage. Too much to list MUST SEE
Looking for a peaceful place to live enjoying the beautiful surroundings? This unique property boasts over 10 acres of land, stunning mountain views, it is fully fenced with two points of entry. It offers an SFR dwelling, a detached carport, approximately 2430sf barn w/apartment, studio & workshop, a 45'x 32' equipment barn,, a horse corral, chicken coop & tack shed with horse stalls. The dwelling is a rustic farmhouse w/Living Dining Room Combo, 3BDR, 3BA, a gourmet kitchen. The 3rd bedroom has a built-in Murphy bed and it is used as a den/family room. Vibrant colors, natural wood & metal elements, show the artistic side of its owner. There is a 240' deep well & two septic tanks servicing the dwelling & the barn. Located in Pinyon Pines, this property is a short drive to/from Palm Desert. One has the luxury of accessible conveniences to fine shops, restaurants & golf yet in a serene setup, surrounded by desert native landscape. Offered furnished per inventory.
One of the most amazing homes in the Pinyon Crest community is now for sale! This Grand A Framed Style Home was previously owned by a celebrity. The architectural retreat was debuted on the cover of LA Magazine in 1962. 4 beds 4 baths and a total of 3,502 square feet. Master bedroom, spacious second bedroom, large loft, and detached guest/maid quarters. An extra parcel provides the potential to build an additional home with ample privacy and views of its own. Located on almost 9 acres in the upper section of Pinyon Crest which is a private community of 100 homes approximately 14 miles from El Paseo in Palm Desert. Unbelievable night and day Views of Mountains and The Valley Floor. Private Gated Entry. The Guest/maid quarters are adjacent to the Regulation Size Tennis Court. Pebble Tech Lagoon Pool and Steam Sauna. An entertainer's home featuring Floor to Ceiling Glass Windows, Wrap Around Decking, Skylights, and High-End Appliances. Oversized detached two car garage and storage room. Extraordinary getaway, phenomenal space, great options, and a private mountain oasis to call home. Absolutely a must-see. ENJOY!
Remodeled in 2007 this 3000 sq ft split-level desert mountain hillside home with a unique view of Coachella Valley. Its 3,700 feet elevation means it's much cooler than the desert valley floor. The open spacious gourmet kitchen features stainless steel appliances, an electric range, a high ceiling, two granite countertops with backsplash providing plentiful prep spaces, contemporary wood cabinets and a large pantry offers ample storage. There are two large bedrooms with a private sink, toilet, and shower. The two smaller bedrooms share a spa-like suite with glass built-in shelving, a granite countertop with dual sinks, and an enormous step-in shower with a window that brings soft natural light. Two tiled patios offer unrestrained views of the surrounding mountains and valley below. These patios together with a nearby custom built-in stone barbeque pit and oven provide enhanced opportunity to enjoy outdoor entertainment. The one car garage includes a work and storage area. There is unlimited outdoor parking and includes RV parking. A private well provides ample water. A water filtration system in the kitchen ensures safe, tasty water. 1000 gal. pressure tank with downhole water pump & well. Large propane gas tank included. This unique mountain home sits on 77.05 acres is a rare find for someone seeking comfortable, enjoyable living spaces, with an extraordinary view, and privacy, yet only a few minutes away from Palm Desert.
Welcome home to your 3,175 square foot, fully usable 4.85 acre, 5 bedroom 4 bathroom Victorian mountain estate ideally located in the quiet countryside of Garner Valley. Located only minutes from Idyllwild and Lake Hemet and is perfect for anyone looking to live in a quiet mountain community while still being only a short drive from the bustling areas of Palm Desert, Temecula and San Diego. Remodeled in 2017 , this gorgeous, turn key, estate comes well appointed with wood like tile flooring, dual pane windows, recessed lighting, quartz counter tops, updated energy efficient Air conditioners and furnaces, hardie plank concrete siding, smart home features and a beautiful brick wood burning fireplace. The modern, eat in, kitchen features custom cabinetry, corian counter tops, stainless steel appliances, a breakfast bar and nook that looks out over the property. The master bathroom will leave you wowed with custom cabinetry, walk in closet w/ built ins, soaking tub and a walk in shower. This smart home features hard wired cat 5 and 6 running to all major rooms, a mesh wifi system, Nest thermostats, Alexa voice activated control units, Insteaon smart switches and a Brinks wireless alarm system w/ security cameras. Easily work and study from home with connected fiber optic high speed internet. Enjoy the cool mountain breeze and mountain views from the large private rear courtyard or enjoy a good book from the peaceful front porch. This equestrian property comes complete with pip stalls, barn w/ tack room, large pasture and access to 26 miles of maintained horse trails and miles of country roads. The detached garage and workshop is perfect for hobbyists or anyone who works from home and could be converted into guest living quarters. This fully enclosed property offers every amenity that even the most discerning buyer will find irresistible; with 6 garage spaces, 4 attached and 2 detached there is plenty of room for all your toys, picturesque views, central location, great weather, interior appointments, private gated access, open space, low maintenance, RV hookups w/ 220 and dump station along with low taxes.
1+ Acre borders U.S. Forest and wide open spaces. Winding drive leads to secluded Cabin on the Hillside. Inviting front porch beckons, then into the open beamed Great Room with native Stone Hearth and genuine wood floors. Gaze through dual pane Windows to Mountain Views. Kitchen features Butcher Block Counter Tops and opens to Dining Area. One Bedroom + Loft Sleeping or Office area. Big Full Bath. Laundry Room. Water supplied by your own Private Well. Storage Shed. Horse legal. Come dream big!
This is an incredible opportunity to acquire a vacant lot with ALL APPROVALS and initial permits (grading and septic) for a 2001 sqft SFR 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with attached garage. Spectacular views and gorgeous terrain. Water through homeowners association so no need to drill a private well. Only 20 minutes (approx) to Palm Desert, yet a million miles away. Sparkling starlit nights and 20 degrees cooler, you'll love the privacy and solitude of this amazing location. This process of obtaining all approvals and get to this point takes about 2 years so its HUGE that this site is ready to build today.
Come experience the stunning view, from almost every angle of this estate! This 2 acre property has everything you could possibly want in a mountain retreat! 2 houses, and 2 lots, all interconnected. Main living quarters, is nearly 3500 sq ft, with a 2700 sq ft unfinished basement (owner builder, and owner has all the plans and blueprints with the ability to build out the basement if desired) Tucked a short distance from the main home, is a guest cottage currently booked out as an AirBNB, with income records, and management in place. As you enter the inviting courtyard, complete with built in water feature, you will see doors and windows allowing access to both sides of the house, as well as the main living area. Entering into the Great Room, you'll find massive 30' high ceilings, custom windows, custom doors, and an enormous fireplace as the centerpiece overlooking the views from every angle! Out the back of the house, you will find a huge, wraparound deck that spans the entire back half of the house. You will have ample space for tables, chairs, hammocks, firepits, jacuzzies, or any number of ways to enjoy the panoramic views of the San Jacinto mountains. Enormous dining area + custom kitchen, open directly to the great room, all offering wrap around views of the outside, from the inside. As you walk from one area of the house to the next, you will find an delightful array of custom wood creations, from the ceiling beams, to the baseboards. To the south of the main living area, and great room, you'll enter the spacious Master Wing w/sitting area, den or additional bedroom + bath. On the south side of the house, there are 2 additional guest suites, each complete with their own full bath. Detached from the main house is an enormous garage and workshop, with a studio apartment on the second floor. From the outside, there is an entrance to a 2700 square foot basement. This area already has plumbing and electrical roughed in for kitchens and bathrooms, and can be converted into 2 Additional 2/3 bedroom living quarters!! There is a ton of space for RV's, toy haulers. 60 Panel PAID OFF Solar!! If you are looking for beauty, seclusion, space to grow, potential income property, this has everything you are looking for!! This home is located just off of Highway 74, but set back far enough that you don't have the views or noise of the main road. 10 minutes from Lake Hemet, 15 minutes from Idyllwild proper. Don't miss out on this incredible estate!
The Pinyon Pines village, located just 20 minutes up Santa Rosa Mountain from Palm Desert, consists mainly of charming and eclectic cottages built pre 1950! Many well known artists have purchased here and now have home studios in this beautiful milder 4 season climate, nestled within this mountain community!This particular cottage has all the charm and artistic flavor of a Laguna Beach artist retreat. The Pinyon Pines village has become a highly sought after getaway spot from the stresses of living and working within the cities where crowds, noise and light pollution can affect your quality of life and peace of mind.A fenced in and gated .31 acre, it is a perfect place to enjoy outdoor living; dining, relaxing, hiding away.There are miles of "wandering and exploring" trails leading out into the adjacent national forest service lands for those with an adventuresome spirit...If you choose to be "connected" you will find that it is easy to live and work from home due to the high speed fiber optics now available within this area!~Being sold in an "As Is" condition~Yes it needs some work, but can you put a price on the charm, ambiance and tranquility found within this private little sanctuary
FABULOUS MOUNTAIN GETAWAY WITH 3 SEPARATE LIVING SPACES, PRIVATE WATER WELL, and NO HOA RESTRICTIONS. Make this freshly updated property your new home nestled in the beautiful Garner Valley of Mountain Center. You can relax or work from home away from big city problems but still be conveniently close to the charm of Idyllwild and all that Palm Desert has to offer. The unique design of the house offers three separate living spaces, each with their own private deck and entrance. Perfect for extended family members, a care giver, or potential income from full or part time rentals, it can also be converted back to a single family home. The home has been completely updated including high end European Poggenpohl kitchen and bath cabinets, quartz counters, new appliances including a professional SS dual fuel gas range, a second built in wall oven/microwave, French door refrigerator, dishwasher, and garbage disposal. The expansive bathroom includes a separate shower and freestanding tub with forever mountain views, plus a laundry area featuring a fully tiled dog wash station. Original hard wood floors, freshly refinished and restored, preserve the charm of an older home with all the modern conveniences of a new home. The A/C and heating systems are new along with the plumbing and electrical. The roof, interior and exterior walls and wood ceilings are all new, in addition to the generously sized decks on both sides of the house that allow you to entertain outdoors in the pines. The property is mostly flat usable land with the residence resting on a gently contoured slope. With NO HOA RESTRICTIONS and your own newly upgraded and certified WATER WELL for landscaping, gardening, or agricultural, the possibilities are endless. For equestrians there's a 336 sq. ft. storage barn for tack or equipment, a 480 sq. ft. vintage shed perfect for hay storage, plenty of room for a corral and horse barn, or even a shop building for a home based business. Mostly surrounded by National Forest, this home offers absolute privacy plus direct access to trails for horseback riding, mountain biking and hiking the Pacific Crest Trail that passes right through the area. At an elevation of nearly 5000 feet, you will experience all four seasons, usually 20 degrees cooler in the summer than the nearby Desert communities.
Partially completed garage to house conversion on an absolutely gorgeous 1.01 acre parcel in beautiful Pinyon Pines with private working well. This structure was originally a 1300 SF Permitted garage that had recently been started over to a house conversion with some permits in place (county use code is currently Single Family Residence). The interior has been framed out for a 2 bedroom 1 full bathroom home with kitchen and open great room with a wall of windows to take in those gorgeous Santa Rosa Mountain views. Much plumbing and electric has been completed. Buyer to investigate and verify ALL matters pertaining to the finish build out of this property including permits, cost of completion, and bringing in electric. This has a great producing well with a pump, pressure tank and storage tank. The property backs up to hundreds of acres of private observatory land making this location particularly private and peaceful. Enjoy all the beauty the high desert has to offer just a quick 20 min jaunt up the mountain from Palm Desert. Easy to get to shopping, dining, etc. Local gas station with market nearby. NOTE: MAKE THIS A 2 ACRE PARCEL AND PURCHASE THE CONTIGUOUS 1.01 ACRE PROPERTY NEXT DOOR BEING SOLD FOR $45,000 (ALSO WITH ANOTHER PRIVATE WELL). APN #635-276-004, MLS SW21123346. NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT ASK LIST AGENT HOW MUCH IN BUILDING COSTS OR PERMITTING FEES TO FINISH THIS CONVERSION. AGENT IS NOT A CONTRACTOR NOR BUILDING INSPECTOR. BUYERS AND AGENTS TO DO DUE DILIGENCE AND SHOULD CONSULT WITH A BUILDER/CONTRACTOR.
Take the chance to escape to your very own wilderness lodge, equipped with beautiful equestrian facilities with an 8-stall barn, and breathtaking mountain views. Each of the 4-bedrooms suites in the main home come with its own full bath. With the main home boasting over 6000 SF and a detached guest house approx. 720 SF, you will be living an entertainer's dream. As you enter the home, you are greeted by breathtaking vaulted ceilings with a large open concept floorplan that is both warm and inviting. The house comes equipped with an impeccably designed kitchen, top-of-the-line appliances and finishes, and a full-height 150-bottle wine cellar. This stunning property will make you feel like you've been transported to a Colorado Ski lodge, surrounded by billowing Pine Trees on 4.5 acres of private land. Whether you want time to be a recluse and enjoy the serenity of natural surroundings and picturesque sunsets or spend your time shopping or visiting the renowned vineyards of Temecula nearby, you will have access to it all.
END OF THE ROAD.. PRIVATE...SECLUDED.... Your Daily home or WEEKEND GETAWAY. Leave the city chaos behind come to Country living at its very finest. And Views to die for !!!! Intense spring colors and snow capped winters Here in SO CALIF. YOU MUST COME AND SEE TO APPRECIATE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!Beauty is understated regarding this HOME and the surrounding areas. It is 100% surrounded by majestic mountain ranges, a short walk to the start of Cedar Creek Trail which hooks into the Pacific Crest Trail, parks, camps, and hiking in abundance. Privacy and seclusion with Views for miles and miles in all directions. Yes you even get snow up here. 2240 S.F Manufactured Home, on a 433 permanent foundation. Large Master bedroom w/very large bathroom and sitting room , 2 additional bedrooms and 2nd Bath. Large Open Country Kitchen, propane cook top, electric oven, dishwasher & microwave.High Ceilings and natural lighting from the Skylights. Picture yourself in the open living room sitting in front of the fireplace and looking out the windows that show off the most beautiful views. SERENITY!!!Small storage cabin behind the home. This property is on well, propane and septicThis property also includes APN#568-110-021 - 5663 s.f lot
Do you have a home that should be on a postcard? Well, you can! This custom equestrian home is built like nothing you've ever seen. Almost all of the wood was milled on site and manzanita trees used for the hand-railings! From the moment you arrive, it is breathtaking. Surrounded by half split logs for privacy fencing and a beautiful front entrance with a hand torched iron gate. Just as you walk in you are greeted with high ceilings, an open floor plan, and majestic views. 4 levels with a finished basement, 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, and a theater. Master retreat has a huge deck with a fireplace and hot tub hookups. The kitchen has a built in refrigerator and GE monogram appliances. Some of the many upgrades are: multiple decks for entertainment, 4 fireplaces, central vac, laundry shoot, natural-edged cedar, hand carved bar in the game room, granite showers with waterfall and so much more. Outside you will find the coolest treehouse; it is several feet high with built in bunks for the kids' sleepovers or just a fun retreat. Property has several outbuildings including a 60x60 barn w/4 stalls, covered feed storage, 80x60 round pen, 130x120 log-sided shelter, and chicken coop. There is a seasonal stream with a permitted bridge and a gazebo with multiple bird houses. This home has everything you could want and has been very well maintained. Schools/bus stop very close. HOA has amazing amenities including a 26 mile trail. Adjacent 5 acre parcel for sale with professional skate park.
Own a piece of history! This 4.9 acre piece of land has one of the first cabins built in Garner Valley dating back to the early 1900's. The 2 bed 1 bath cabin was built in 1933 and the windmill was installed when HWY 74 was being paved. So much to offer here with a 10,000 gallon water tank, 2 containers used as store fronts with walk in cooler/freezer and permitted for seasonal sales. There is a 875,000 gallon retention lake stocked with fish (bluegill, small mouth bass, giant catfish) and has an 8 inch gate valve. The elevation and large valve help with the production of 475 gallons per minute from the well. The gravity drips are great for watering all the plants without the usage of any electrical motors for pumps. It was designed for low impact to the environment. The industrial capacity well is high producing and YOU OWN THE WATER RIGHTS to this well. During the heat of summer the water comes out ice cold with a PH level of 8.3, its great drinking water! Sitting on a huge aquifer with a 50 ft contamination seal to keep the water systems clean and over 900 ft of frontage road on the Palms to Pines Scenic HWY 74. Licensed for all farming including industrial hemp and a road side vegetable stand. Currently being used for a hemp farm that is licensed with the state and federal government. Zoned RA5 with endless possibilities of farming or its a great place to work/live and raise your kids. If you own a business that needs large amounts of water this is the place for you.
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