Stunning Former Model Home For Sale Griffin Ranch, La Quinta, CA 

Stunning Former Model Home For Sale Griffin Ranch La Quinta CA

Former Model Home – 81095 Giacomo Way, La Quinta, CA 92253

A private, stunning and elegant home is what you will find with this former model in Griffin Ranch

MLS #218029722

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Price $849,000 | 4 beds | 1 baths | 2 half bath | 1 three-quarter bath | Size 3,423 ft. 

Stunning and elegant finishes in this Former model home, on a private street, in Griffin Ranch! There are South facing, panoramic mountain views from the large, well-appointed yard. The landscaping for the entire home is top notch. The rear yard has a large Patio cover, wrap around barbecue island, custom pool and spa and privacy. There are three en-suites and an office and also a large den with wet bar. Either of these rooms can easily be a 4th bedroom. The kitchen and living room have that open feel and are very light and bright. High-end stainless-steel appliances, a large kitchen island, & granite slab countertops complete this area. The living room has super high ceilings, a fireplace, custom built-ins, and views out to the pool and mountains. Travertine floors throughout except all bedrooms, and office spaces have high end, designer carpets. Plantation shutters in all rooms except living room & kitchen. 

Property Info

  • Status Active 
  • Price $849,000
  • Beds 4 
  • Baths 4 
  • Baths (1 F, 2 H, 1 ¾) 
  • Type Single-Family 
  • Size 3,423 ft. 
  • Lot Size 16,988 ft²


  • high-end stainless-steel appliances
  • super high ceilings, a fireplace, custom built-ins
  • Travertine floors
  • plantation shutters
  • high end, designer carpets

General Information

  • School District: Coachella Valley Unified School District
  • APN: 767780053
  • HOA Dues: 654
  • County: Riverside
  • Subdivision: Griffin Ranch
  • View: Mountain View
  • Building Details
  • Year Built: 2007
  • # of Stories: One Level/Story
  • Roof Type: Tile
  • Style: Santa Barbara
  • Heating/Ventilation: Forced Air
  • Sewer: Connected & Paid
  • Water: Water District
  • Foundation: Concrete Slab
  • Garage: Yes
  • Exterior: Stucco
  • Flooring: Carpet, Travertine Tile
  • Pool: Heated In Ground


  • Built-in BBQ
  • Built-ins
  • Carpet
  • Crown Moulding
  • Dishwasher
  • Fireplace
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gated Entry
  • Granite Counter Tops
  • Landscaped Back Yard
  • Landscaped Front Yard
  • Patio
  • Pool
  • Range / Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Shutters
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Stove
  • Tile Counter Tops
  • Tile Floors
  • Vaulted Ceilings
  • Washer/Dryer

Griffin Ranch – The Ultimate in Gracious Desert Living 

Offering the ultimate in gracious desert living, the exclusive, 24-hour guard-gated community of Griffin Ranch was once owned by television personality Merv Griffin.  In 2008, Lennar Homes took over Griffin Ranch and in 2014, an additional 221 luxury homes were added. Griffin Ranch is located in gorgeous South La Quinta near the upscale communities of The Hideaway, Madison Club, and PGA West.

Griffin Ranch La Quinta

Nothing short of “grand” can describe the Griffin Club, featuring a lounge with a bar that opens to an inviting outdoor space with fireplaces, a convention room that seats 200 people, and a catering kitchen for large and small events. Members also enjoy a state-of-the-art fitness center and Pilates room, a junior Olympic-size swimming pool with outdoor café and a splash park for the kids, and world-class tennis facilities including a sunken court with stadium seating and shaded lounging areas. Golf enthusiasts can work on perfecting their short game on the putting green, and dog owners can walk their canine friends while socializing in the security-gated dog park.

Living in Beautiful La Quinta, CA

The city of La Quinta is nestled at the base of the picturesque Santa Rosa Mountains in the Coachella Valley between Indian Wells and Indio. La Quinta’s downtown commercial district is officially known as “The Village,” which includes “Old Town” and “Plaza Calle Tampico,” with many professional offices, a museum, several restaurants, tourist-oriented shops and boutiques. 

Old Town La Quinta

La Quinta’s Old Town features charming cobblestone sidewalks, shops, restaurants, and more. During Art on Main Street (October – April), dozens of local artists display their works in Old Town. Every Spring, La Quinta Civic Center Park hosts the popular La Quinta Arts Festival where you can check out artisan blown glass, metal sculptures, canvas art and more from over 200 artists, along with food, wine, beer, and live entertainment all weekend long. 

Located near Old Town is the La Quinta Museum, with exhibits focusing on everything from the history of the indigenous Cahuilla tribe to mid-century modern design and the area’s cultural arts. La Quinta ha a variety of dining options ranging from fast to fine, local to global. A common theme here is al fresco dining, where you can dine with friends and family while taking in the beautiful weather and stunning views.

The Robb Report named La Quinta as the leading golf destination in the US. La Quinta’s most prominent industry is golf and is home to more than twenty golf courses, including the world-famous PGA West, which has hosted prestigious tournaments such as The Skins Game, Bob Hope Chrysler Classic,  The Grand Slam of Golf, The Legends of Golf, as well as the PGA Tour Qualifying School. The SilverRock Municipal Golf Course offers La Quinta residents the benefits of enjoying world-class golf at discounted prices.  

Hiking enthusiasts seek out La Quinta for its many spectacular trails surrounded by preserved natural beauty and incredible mountain views.  La Quinta Cove offers easy access to miles of trails that traverse beautiful desert mountains and canyons. Popular hiking trails include Bear Creek Trailhead to Cave, Cave to Palm Oasis (Bear Creek Trail), Cove to Lake Cahuilla, and Boo Hoff Trail to Lake Cahuilla Loop.

Partner with Award-winning La Quinta REALTOR® – Elaine Stewart

Elaine Stewart is an award-winning La Quinta luxury REALTOR® with over 25 years of experience working with buyers and sellers. A member of the RE/MAX Platinum Club and RE/MAX Hall of Fame, Elaine is uniquely qualified and offers the kind of knowledge, dedication, and personalized service you need and deserve. As your personal agent, Elaine will protect your interests, advocate for you, and do whatever is necessary to ensure a smooth and successful transaction. To find out more about this former model home for sale in Griffin Ranch or to schedule a private showing, feel free to call  Elaine directly at (760) 668-2399 or you can get in touch with her here

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81095 Giacomo Way, La Quinta, CA 92253