Would you live here?
Tasteful Friends: A glorious new build in a new community!
|by Anonymous||reply 70||02/24/2021|
|by Anonymous||reply 1||02/23/2021|
A dull southern California tract house.
|by Anonymous||reply 2||02/23/2021|
As they said....it stuns...NOT
|by Anonymous||reply 3||02/23/2021|
Veda Pierce would hate it.
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|by Anonymous||reply 5||02/23/2021|
The gated community looks gorg!
|by Anonymous||reply 6||02/23/2021|
That place had people lining up to buy when the sales office was open the first day. It is a wildly successful project. There is no golf course, which is nice.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||02/23/2021|
I like it
|by Anonymous||reply 8||02/23/2021|
That's a "no" from me.
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|by Anonymous||reply 10||02/23/2021|
I live probably less than a mile from there. I'd seen the entrance but had never been inside.
It's pleasant enough. I think it's small, inside and out, for the asking price. Our home is bigger, inside and out. But despite being a few hundred feet from Rancho Mirage's borders, we are considered to be in a less trendy area.
Some of the bits in the main living areas I like - the lighting, the layout of the kitchens, the built ins.
I don't like how crowded and just generic the beds/baths/closets look.
The back yard seems small - I suspect looks smaller than it really is, because the pavers cut it up and don't give a linear look to the area. The structure overall is very similar to lots of other homes in the area.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||02/23/2021|
*kitchen not kitchens plural
|by Anonymous||reply 12||02/23/2021|
No, I don't like it. Already looks dated.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||02/23/2021|
The inside is infinitely nicer than the outside. The street view makes it look like some tarted up mud house in Tijuana.
But no, I could never live in a house with the neighbors right up on me on 3 sides like that. Even with the wall around the back garden there could never be any real privacy. You'd have to listen to every sound the neighbors made.
|by Anonymous||reply 14||02/23/2021|
And what's up with the price increase of $170 thousand in less than a year? No way that property has increased in value that much in that short a period.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||02/23/2021|
It does look dated on the outside for something that's 2 years old.
R15 the price increase makes me wonder if a new developer came in to finish it or something along those lines. Either that or the seller is underwater on their mortgage - in which case, the appraisal won't bear out their asking price.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||02/23/2021|
It looks like a boring, been-done-to-death Irvine condo, but in a hotter part of hell.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||02/23/2021|
Overpriced. No pool??? (I know there is a community pool a four-minute walk away, but that's shit.)
|by Anonymous||reply 18||02/23/2021|
It’s huge, but very bland. Not offensive, but devoid of taste.
Is that thing in the garden a pool or just a water feature? If it’s a pool, it should be three times its size.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||02/23/2021|
Horrifying...that anyone would pay $839,000 for that hovel
|by Anonymous||reply 20||02/23/2021|
I wouldn't use it for an outhouse.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||02/23/2021|
They certainly had room for a larger pool. I mean, most of the homes here don't have Olympic sized pools but they didn't have to put those fugly pavers everywhere.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||02/23/2021|
OMG that looks depressing. Seriously, one cookie cutter house after the next is awufl.
|by Anonymous||reply 23||02/23/2021|
Fat guy in the mirror! Fat guy in the mirror!
|by Anonymous||reply 24||02/23/2021|
It is a nice house but you are paying a fortune to live in one of the very modest houses in a very wealthy community. I wouldn’t want to live in Rancho Mirage anyway; No.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||02/23/2021|
I'll bet the monthly fees are outrageous, too.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||02/23/2021|
[quote] Seriously, one cookie cutter house after the next is awufl.
Yeah, it is cookie-cutter, which isn't always a bad thing. I grew up in a tract (cookie cutter) home in the suburbs. But I think the design was really simple and the construction was good (double-walled, decent sound-proofing). This house at OP seems to incorporate too many trends that you know will pass soon.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||02/23/2021|
I hate open floor plans. It's depressingly bland. I would be suicidal after a few months.
|by Anonymous||reply 28||02/23/2021|
It looks so dated. Are the early 2000’s coming back? So much tan.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||02/23/2021|
Ugh, straighten that bathroom before taking pictures!
|by Anonymous||reply 30||02/23/2021|
What a ridiculous price for such an uninteresting nothing of a place. It will need a couple hundred grand in refurbishing its dreary interiors, and the water feature in lieu of anything less than a showstopping pool is an added insult.
|by Anonymous||reply 31||02/23/2021|
"Is that thing in the garden a pool or just a water feature?"
It's called a "Spool". Pool and spa, get it?
|by Anonymous||reply 32||02/23/2021|
PS real estate has blown up. Will be interesting to see in a few years if people will stick around or stay.
The increases the last two years are bubble-level.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||02/23/2021|
Painful at 125 F.
|by Anonymous||reply 34||02/23/2021|
This is a retirement community mostly of wealthy people who want to down size. They've had the big houses, cars and the rest of the stuff. Del Webb makes lovely communities with huge halls, card and pool rooms, crafts/painting, restaurants, bars. And that just the inside. My aunt and uncle just move to a Del Webb and they love it. They have meet new friends and walk everyday. Their community has a ten mile walking path inside the community. They never did that. You are paying for community in the price of the homes.
|by Anonymous||reply 35||02/23/2021|
R35 OK fine. But do they have to make it so aggressively cheap looking?
|by Anonymous||reply 36||02/23/2021|
That. may well be, R35, but that house is shit.
|by Anonymous||reply 37||02/23/2021|
the last picture is amazing.
|by Anonymous||reply 38||02/23/2021|
ALL new builds ARE SHIT, PEOPLE! It doesn't matter where they are located.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||02/23/2021|
Before the houses. Looks nice to me.
|by Anonymous||reply 40||02/23/2021|
R38, it's only amazing if you step outside your retirement community tract house and stand out on the sidewalk. Hot as fuck.
|by Anonymous||reply 41||02/23/2021|
I'm in Mission Hills across Dinah Shore. Del Webb is going to be beautiful when it's completed and the landscaping matures. I love it here. It's like living in a park, with unobstructed view across the golf course to the San Jacintos.
|by Anonymous||reply 42||02/23/2021|
Other than the heat who wouldn't want to retire in a place like this? C'mon? Some of you are not telling the truth. Here's drone video of the area.
|by Anonymous||reply 43||02/23/2021|
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|by Anonymous||reply 45||02/23/2021|
[quote]I'm in Mission Hills across Dinah Shore.
Sounds so glamorous. I'm in New Jersey.
|by Anonymous||reply 46||02/23/2021|
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|by Anonymous||reply 49||02/23/2021|
Seems similar to Del Boca Vista.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||02/23/2021|
R42 I can probably walk to your place!
|by Anonymous||reply 51||02/23/2021|
This is nearby - bigger (4/3) more contemporary on the outside, larger pool, etc.
Not a new build, but not an old 80s thing either.
And yet almost 200K cheaper. Less amenities, and it's not in Rancho Mirage.
|by Anonymous||reply 52||02/23/2021|
Here's what is going to be built around this community. What is MFP? The light orange color closest to the homes.
|by Anonymous||reply 53||02/23/2021|
r42, I love Mission Hills. It's so beautiful and peaceful. My Aunt had a home on Colonial Dr. I'm still pissed my husband and I didn't buy it five years ago. Enjoy your lovely life there.
|by Anonymous||reply 54||02/23/2021|
They are making yards significantly smaller now. This is a change in the zoning code to sandwich more people together. That property is too smal for a tree or small garden, so they put in that ugly water feature to disguise this. No tree, no shade. It will be ugly there and hot as hell.
No one wants to buy these type of properties. People do want yards, some want pools. Outdoor space is very important in California.
|by Anonymous||reply 55||02/23/2021|
they are really sandwich together, so there is a NOISE problem.
|by Anonymous||reply 56||02/23/2021|
R52’s house is so much nicer, bigger. It would need to be slightly refreshed though, but nothing too expensive. And it has a real pool.
|by Anonymous||reply 57||02/23/2021|
Thanks, R54. Wishing you happiness wherever you are.
|by Anonymous||reply 58||02/23/2021|
That’s a nice house. Where’s the rest of it?
|by Anonymous||reply 59||02/23/2021|
I'd rather kill myself then to pay $839K for a house on sun-scorched flats that would go for $295K any place else in the real world
|by Anonymous||reply 60||02/23/2021|
Look, it's probably a great place to live but man that house is ticky-tack.
|by Anonymous||reply 61||02/23/2021|
Taupe is hideous. When a US developers paint homes taupe, you know they NEVER hired a bonafied architect. I don't like this.
|by Anonymous||reply 62||02/23/2021|
It is a small and poorly layout grand room. Shouldn't they have covered the outdoor court yard.? It's weird. Like they had no ideas or architectural skills. Lots of problems.
|by Anonymous||reply 63||02/23/2021|
I can’t believe this was built in 2020. The community and the house look like the less nice version of the Over 55 my parents moved into in 2006 (also a Del Webb).
|by Anonymous||reply 64||02/23/2021|
It only has 2 bedrooms. Sad.
|by Anonymous||reply 65||02/23/2021|
If someone junk is all over the place, how is it a NEW build? How?
|by Anonymous||reply 66||02/23/2021|
Christ what a house of horrors. Also, that community will be unlivable within a decade. No one can live in 130 degree temps the majority of the year.
|by Anonymous||reply 67||02/24/2021|
The front landscape design looks like it was done by elementary school kids.
|by Anonymous||reply 68||02/24/2021|
[quote] Will be interesting to see in a few years if people will stick around or stay.
Aren't those the same things? LOL
Sorry, I just couldn't resist.
|by Anonymous||reply 69||02/24/2021|
[quote] It only has 2 bedrooms. Sad.
Seems like the subdivision was built for empty-nesters & retirees, so that would make sense to have 2 bedrooms.
|by Anonymous||reply 70||02/24/2021|