Indian Wells

33.7176° N, 116.3408° W

Indian Wells Homes for Sale

Indian Wells, California, is a luxurious city in Coachella Valley. It’s minutes from Palm Springs and the Palm Springs International Airport, making it a preferred location for many vacationers. 

​​​​​​​As a resort town, there are plenty of spas and a wide variety of fine dining options in Indian Wells. A few of the luxury resorts in the area are the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa, the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa, Sands Hotel and Spa, and the Miramonte Indian Wells Resort and Spa.

Luxurious estates surround the many celebrity golf courses in the area. The architecture of the homes ranges from mid-century modern to contemporary. Many homes have large windows to take advantage of the beautiful natural landscape surrounding the valley.

Explore Indian Wells homes for sale and more with Gregg Fletcher, the premier realtor in California desert properties. We can help you navigate the Indian Wells real estate market to help you realize your dreams of luxury desert living.

What to Love

  • Wide range of fine dining options
  • Gorgeous natural backdrop of the Santa Cruz Mountains
  • Variety of spas and golf clubs
  • Indian Wells Tennis Gardens
  • Relaxed, vacation vibe in a luxurious community

Local Lifestyle

Residents of Indian Wells pride themselves on having a strong sense of community. While tourism is a large part of the local economy, it doesn’t infiltrate the residential community. Instead, it exudes a luxurious vacation vibe that residents enjoy year-round. Residents are engaged in the community with memberships to local golf clubs and serving on city committees.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The Nest has a newly remodeled dining room and a menu that has brought Indian Wells residents back for over 10 years. Their patio is heated and has air conditioning, so it provides a wonderful experience year-round. 

Jillian’s has a romantic ambiance and an eclectic menu. On their menu, you will find items like sweet corn risotto, liver veneziana, and Hawaiian cheesecake. The Pink Cabana in the Sands Hotel and Spa has a vibrant ambiance with neon colors and a pink ceiling. They specialize in Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine and serve breakfast, lunch, brunch, and dinner.

The Village at Indian Wells has boutique shops, art galleries, restaurants, and more. Every Thursday, from October through May, the town coalesces at the Farmers Market in the Village to shop for local produce, freshly prepared foods, and handmade goods. 

Residents of Indian Wells also head over to nearby Palm Desert for the El Paseo shopping district and The Shops at Palm Desert. El Paseo is often referred to as the Rodeo Drive of Coachella Valley and has many luxury designer brands to shop from. The Shops at Palm Desert is an indoor mall with national brands.

Things to Do

The Indian Wells Tennis Garden is the home of the BNP Paribas Open, the world’s largest tennis tournament. It is one of the most revered sports venues in the United States and, luckily for Indian Wells residents, is open to the public. The Tennis Garden also hosts large concerts and the annual Indian Wells Arts Festival in April, where you will find 200 different vendors.

There are over a hundred golf courses in the Coachella Valley. Two notable golf clubs in Indian Wells are the Toscana Country Club and the Indian Wells Golf Club. Toscana is a private club with two Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses surrounded by homes and luxury estates. Indian Wells Country Club has a 70,000-square-foot clubhouse and two 18-hole golf courses. They pride themselves on keeping a full calendar of fun events for their members. 

One of the most exciting things to do in Indian Wells is to take a hot air balloon ride. With Fantasy Balloon Flights, you will soar over the desert, lemon orchards, vineyards, the Salton Sea, the San Andreas fault line, and so much more.


The Desert Sands Unified School District and its team of talented teachers and staff members aid the young minds of Indian Wells to reach the next steps in their education. Below are a handful of the many notable schools in the area.

Indian Wells, CA Real Estate FAQ

  1. What is the current real estate market like in Indian Wells, CA?
    The real estate market in Indian Wells, CA can fluctuate, so it's essential to check with a local real estate agent for the most up-to-date information.

  2. What is the average home price in Indian Wells, CA?
    As of October 2023, the prices of homes in Indian Wells decreased by 24.0% compared to the previous year, reaching a median price of $958K.

  3. What neighborhoods are popular in Indian Wells?
    Popular neighborhoods in South Palm Desert include El Paseo, Silver Spur Ranch, and The Summit. Each offers unique features and amenities, catering to different preferences.

  4. Are there good schools in Indian Wells?
    Indian Wells is part of the Desert Sands Unified School District, and there are excellent schools in the area, including Gerald R. Ford Elementary School. Check with local school districts for the most up-to-date information.

  5. What amenities and attractions are available in Indian Wells?
    Indian Wells is renowned for its world-class golf courses, including the Indian Wells Golf Resort. The city also offers upscale shopping, dining, and access to luxury resorts and spas.

  6. Is Indian Wells a safe place to live?
    Indian Wells is generally considered a safe place to live. Keep in mind that crime rates can vary within different neighborhoods, so obtaining information specific to the area of interest is advisable for a comprehensive understanding of safety conditions.

  7. What is the commute like to and from Indian Wells?
    Commuting in and out of Indian Wells is convenient, with access to major roads like Highway 111. The area is well-connected, making travel to neighboring cities efficient.

  8. How can I find a real estate agent in Indian Wells, CA?
    To find a top-notch real estate agent in Indian Wells, CA, explore local recommendations and online reviews. Reach out to Gregg Fletcher, renowned for their expertise and exceptional service in the area. They are dedicated to helping you find your dream property in Indian Wells.

  9. Are there any special considerations for buying property in Indian Wells?
    Special considerations for buying property in Indian Wells may include understanding homeowners' association (HOA) rules, considering golf course views, and being aware of city regulations. Its essential to work with a local agent like Gregg Fletcher for insights into these factors and a smooth buying process.

  10. Can I find both single-family homes and condos in Indian Wells?
    Yes, Indian Wells offers a variety of housing options, including luxurious single-family homes and upscale condominiums. Explore different neighborhoods to find the type of property that suits your preferences.

    Remember that the real estate market is subject to change, so it's crucial to consult with a local real estate expert for the most accurate and current information regarding Indian Wells, CA. Team Armstrong will keep you informed and help you save time, every time throughout the entire real estate process!

Overview for Indian Wells, CA

4,827 people live in Indian Wells, where the median age is 67.4 and the average individual income is $108,699. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Indian Wells, CA

Indian Wells has 2,517 households, with an average household size of 1.91. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Indian Wells do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,827 people call Indian Wells home. The population density is 337.11 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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