4 second homes designed for luxurious desert living

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Tony Huynh

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There’s a reason desert homes are so desirable: They offer a truly unique lifestyle. From striking architecture and a modern aesthetic to sparkling pools and surrounding views, homes in the desert are a perfect second home oasis. 

Desert lounge

Bel Air complements the beauty of the surrounding desert mountains with its sleek layout and airy design. You can relax in the spacious entertaining room, share a meal on the backyard patio and swim in the inviting pool. A custom-built fire pit and private casita complete this slice of desert paradise.
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Pacaso listing: Bel Air — Palm Desert, CA

Sun and solitude

Tucked inside a walled courtyard, this chic Palm Desert Pacaso is the perfect place to enjoy some privacy. Somera’s living room opens up to a beautiful pool and spa, making it easy to blend indoor and outdoor living.
Palm Desert Backyard
Pacaso listing: Somera — Palm Desert, CA

Mountaintop marvel

This Arizona Pacaso is the epitome of desert modernism with its glass walls, sleek lines and seamless indoor and outdoor spaces. When you’re not admiring the architecture, you can enjoy some R&R on the wraparound balcony and soak in miles of desert views in the Instagram-worthy infinity pool. 
Pool in Arizona
Pacaso listing: Desert Haven — Cave Creek, AZ

Unmatched desert design

Design and architecture fans will love this stunning estate in Paradise Valley. It boasts a travertine stone exterior, beautifully decorated interior, European white oak wood flooring and luxury modern fixtures. The home’s craftsmanship is only matched by its amenities, which include an outdoor spa, pool, grill and patio along with spacious suites and a chef’s kitchen.
Pool in Arizona
Prospect listing: Paradise Valley, AZ

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