A Desert Farm to Table Guide

Farm-to-table promoters advocate for locally-sourced food, arguing that it has health, environment and flavor benefits. Today, we’ll focus on the health benefits, and where to get local produce in the desert.

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Jen Hasselbeck
Is an Active Resort Community Right for Me?

Sure, the time to retire is drawing near, and your kids have finally stopped doing their laundry at your house. Now, you want to make the most out of your time by lowering your stress and increasing your enjoyment. So, just how do you change gears without stalling out?

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Jen Hasselbeck
Inside the Waterworks: Spa Secrets Revealed

Many long-time seasonal and year-round residents have questions about the pumps, the wells, and the filtration system in our pools. Why is the water a little warmer or cooler than it was last time? Why do the minerals smell stronger? Is there too much chlorine? What is the environmental impact? Where does the water go?

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Jen Hasselbeck
Right-sizing Your Life

More and more Americans are embracing minimalist value changes like the tiny home movement. The pattern of working to acquire more and more things which require money and maintenance proves emotionally unsatisfying, and instead we want to escape to an unencumbered, more holistic lifestyle. For many, tiny homes provide the perfect compromise between uncluttered freedom and long-term stability.

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Jen Hasselbeck
Destress, Declutter, Decompress

Whether it’s through an Eat, Pray, Love- style spiritual journey or by acting out The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, these days everyone looking for new ways to declutter their lives. And to many people, part of that journey towards simplicity and balance leads them to seek out a smaller home.

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Jen Hasselbeck
A Dollar for the Details

Our Caliente Springs homeowners do love their park models, but if you’re upsizing, downsizing, or just simply right-sizing away from your current home, we’ve got a few tips to help you get the best price you can when selling your existing manufactured home in the resort. Even if you are almost ready to sell, you can use these tips to boost your home’s value in the days, weeks, or months leading up to your listing.

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Lush and Efficient: Landscaping Your Park Model

Beauty comes in many shapes and sizes. While leafy plants and giant trees might not do well in the desert climate, there are plenty of low-maintenance, sustainable options to help you create a beautiful tableau around your park model or manufactured home. Ray Lotz, Sky Valley’s manager of community standards, is here to help by offering suggestions and recommendations.

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Aging in Place: Maintaining a Mobility Mindset in Your Home

Homeowners at Caliente Springs are active, outdoorsy and usually in excellent health. With a combination of tennis, golf, pickleball and swimming routines, our community keeps moving long into their retirement years. But even the healthiest and most energetic know that they can’t defy age completely and one day, things will start to move a little bit slower. It’s not too early to start maintaining a household that can cater to a version of yourself with a little less mobility.

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Sky’s the Limit with a Home from the Courtyard Collection

Nightly dark skies, loaded with millions of stars. Clean desert air, far from the polluted cities. Flat vistas, distant mountains, beautiful sunrises, all colored by year-round sunshine: these are the  reasons our residents are drawn to the village of Caliente Springs. Incorporate Sky Valley’s open skies into your living plan with a manufactured home from our Courtyard Collection.

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Try a Gateway Getaway Home in Caliente Springs: The Casita Collection

Snowbirds, minimalists and weekenders alike can experience the comfort of home in our Casita Collection. Spanish for “tiny home,” Casitas are Caliente Springs’ most affordable line of park model homes. At 400 square feet, the floor plans prioritize simplicity and convenience. The perfect high-value, entry-level purchase, seasonal and temporary residents appreciate the virtually maintenance-free appeal, while environmentally-conscious homeowners and minimalists value the low carbon footprint. Perhaps a Casita is a good investment for you?

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 7 Things You Can Strike Off Your Bucket List by Visiting Palm Springs

The 300 days of sunshine a year and desert beauty and mystique automatically make Palm Springs, California, a must-see destination. Additionally, it has a great deal of amazing opportunities for entertainment and excitement ranging from golf courses, museums, outdoor entertainment. There are many activities which can only be seen and done uniquely in Palm Springs, and are worthy of being on your bucket list!

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