Thuderbird Country Club (Rancho Mirage, CA)
By Elaine Stewart, RE/MAX Desert Properties
(Elaine Stewart is the #1 Individual RE/MAX Agent for 11 years straight in the Coachella Valley. (760) 668-2399 )
 Welcome to Thunderbird Country Club!  Founded in 1951, the prestigious Thunderbird Country Club became the first 18-hole member-owned country club in the Coachella Valley. Offering a spectacular setting in a premier Rancho Mirage location, the 24-hour, guard-gated Thunderbird Country Club incorporates California’s history and heritage, including the 50‘s era of Hollywood celebrities (Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Ginger Rogers, and other notable personalities), elegance, exclusivity, and fun in a warm and friendly milieu.Members enjoy a beautiful, renovated clubhouse, fine dining, championship golf, unparalleled tennis, a state-of-the-art fitness center, luxurious spa treatments, and numerous activities and events. The beautifully re-envisioned Thunderbird Country Club provides the unique a...
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By Kathy Schowe, La Quinta, California 760-333-8886
(California Lifestyle Realty)
In a town where classic designs never go out of style... this 50's desert modern home is still a rock-star!  Purchased in 1956 by Paul and Katharine Mavis, who owned an automobile/trucking business in LA, the 3,300-square foot property was designed by Cody for steel and aluminum tycoon Earl M. Jorgenson. Living in Los Angeles, Paul and Katharine were friends of composer Hoagy Carmichael, who owned a home just a couple of doors down from the Jorgenson house.  It was also a Cody design.  Recently, the kitchen and carport served as backdrops for a Justin Timberlake photo spread in the July issue of Vanity Fair.  The home was a top choice for the producers of "Oceans Eleven".  Katherine initially agreed to let them use the home, but then changed her mind.   The home has been kept in pristin...
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