Seller represented by:
Leonardo Montenegro with Keller Williams Realty

280 W Cortez Rd Palm Springs, CA 92262
  • For Sale
  • Single Family

280 W Cortez Rd Palm Springs, CA 92262 Get directions

$824,900 $617/Sq. ft.
3 Beds 2 Baths 1,338 Sq. ft. 7,841 Sq. ft. Lot
  • Age 83 Years
  • MLS# 219055022
  • Listed 26 Days Ago


One of a kind 1938 Spanish Colonial. This well-kept, restored & updated 3BD/2BA home is one of the most captivating, charming + adorable homes in Palm Springs. Be seduced by the unique wooden gate framed by a mission style arch. A lovely stone fountain welcomes you to the front patio, perfectly manicured tall landscape, Ficus hedges, trees, verdant grass contrasts w/ the bougainvillea. The Saltillo pavers lead you to an inviting front porch, Spanish roof tile, a stone brick chimney. A delightful interior offers a brick fireplace w/decorative tiles, tongue & groove white beamed pitched ceilings, both the En-Suite BD w/renovated full BA + the BD/Den opens to the pool/spa; remodeled Chef's kitchen w/decorative backsplash, high-end commercial grade appliances, wine cooler, opens to an enchanting bright dining area. The 3rd BD en-suite/guest quarter could be rented out w/separate entrance. Every room opens to the garden. Entertain al-fresco dining parties w/guests sitting at the outdoor table, by the cozy colorful tile fire pit, by the pool, or by the rooftop enjoying breathtaking views of the San Jacinto Mts. Just magnificent sunsets! Spanish homes are known for their timeless style, insulation, and indoor-outdoor living. Perfect for a full-time/part-time/great potential income as a short-term investment. 3 HVAC zones. Near world-famous landmarks. Just a short bike ride to everything: Uptown Design District, Downtown, shopping, dog park, hiking/biking trails. YOU OWN THE LAND.


Interior Features

  • Laundry-Closet Stack
  • Furnished Description: Unfurnished
  • Flooring: Spanish Tile


  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bedroom 1 Features: All Bedrooms Down, Main Floor Bedroom, Main Floor Master Bedroom


  • Dishwasher
  • Gas Range
  • Microwave Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Laundry Facilities: In Closet, Outside
  • Laundry Features: In Closet, Outside

Heating and Cooling

  • Cooling Features: Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fan(s), Central Air, Dual, Zoned
  • Heating Features: Forced Air


  • Full Bathrooms: 2
  • Bathroom 1 Features: Double Vanity(s), Remodeled, Shower & Tub, Shower Stall

Kitchen and Dining

  • Kitchen Features: Galley Kitchen, Remodeled

Land Info

  • Additional Parcels Description: No
  • Lot Description: Back Yard, Fenced, Front Yard, Landscaped, Lawn, Private, Single Lot, Yard
  • Lot Size Acres: 0.1800046
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 7841

Pool and Spa

  • Pool Features: Location: Private, Pool Description: Heated, In Ground, Private
  • Pool Private: Yes
  • Spa Features: Heated, Private
  • Spa: Yes

Exterior and Lot Features

  • Fencing: Fenced
  • Patio Features: Covered

Garage and Parking

  • Covered Spaces: 1
  • Other Parking: Assigned, Covered, Detached Carport, Guest
  • Parking Features: Assigned, Covered, Detached Carport, Guest
  • Parking Total: 3
  • Uncovered Spaces: 2.00

Home Features

  • View: Mountain(s), Trees/Woods
  • Security Features: Security System Leased

Homeowners Association

  • Association: No
  • Calculated Total Monthly Association Fees: 0

School Information

  • Elementary School: Katherine Finchy
  • High School: Palm Springs
  • Middle School: Raymond Cree
  • School District: Palm Springs Unified

Condo Info

  • Unit Location: Ground Floor

Other Property Info

  • Source Listing Status: Active Under Contract
  • County: Riverside
  • Cross Street: Off Racquet Club btw N. Palm Canyon and Indian Can
  • Source Property Type: Single Family Residence
  • Area: 331 - Palm Springs North End
  • Source Neighborhood: Racquet Club West
  • Property Location: Near Public Transit, Park Nearby
  • Subdivision: Racquet Club West
  • Source System Name: C2C

Farm Info

  • Irrigation Source: Sprinkler System

Building and Construction

  • Total Square Feet Living: 1338.00
  • Year Built: 1938
  • Direction Faces: Front Door Faces South, F
  • Entry Location: Living Room
  • Levels: Ground, Ground Level, No Unit Above, One
  • Property Age: 83
  • Property Attached: No
  • Property Condition: Additions/Alterations, Updated/Remodeled
  • Roof: Tile
  • Levels or Stories: 1
  • Building Total Stories: 1
  • Structure Type: A
  • House Style: Spanish Colonial
  • Year Built Source: Assessor
  • Architectural Style: Spanish Colonial


  • Sewer: In, Connected and Paid
  • Water Source: Water District

Nearby Schools

Rating School Grades Distance
7 Katherine Finchy Elementary School K-5 1.3 mi
4 Raymond Cree Middle School 6-8 1 mi
6 Palm Springs High School 9-12 2.9 mi
NA Montessori Elementary Private School PK-6 1.4 mi

School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Maponics, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.


Property History for 280 W Cortez Rd

Property Tax

Property Price

Date Event Price Price / Sq ft Source
2021-01-02 Listed $824,900 $616 PalmSprings
2019-04-30 Sold - - Public Record
2019-04-30 Listing removed $0 PalmSprings
2019-04-30 Sold - - SanDiegoCountySPN
2019-04-30 Listing removed $574,999 $518 PalmSprings
2019-03-26 Listed $574,999 $518 PalmSprings
2013-06-07 Listing removed $409,000 $369 CLAW
2013-04-29 Price Changed $409,000 $369 CLAW
2013-04-01 Listed $429,000 $387 CLAW
2011-04-27 Listing removed $355,000 $308 PalmDesert
2011-04-27 Listing removed $299,999 $258 PalmDesert
2011-01-27 Sold - - PalmDesert
2010-11-19 Listed $299,900 $260 PalmDesert
2010-05-07 Sold - - PalmDesert
2010-05-05 Price Changed $249,000 $293 PalmDesert
2009-12-13 Listed $289,900 $341 PalmDesert
2005-02-10 Sold - - Public Record
2005-01-13 Sold - - Public Record
2004-09-08 Listed $355,000 $308 PalmDesert
2004-07-02 Sold - - Public Record
2004-04-26 Listed $299,999 $258 PalmDesert
2001-12-10 Sold - - Public Record

The price and tax history data is obtained from public records and/or MLS feeds from local jurisdiction. Contact your REALTOR® directly in order to obtain the most up-to-date information available.