Desert living starts in this magnificent Monterey model, one of the most sought-after open concept floor plans. Enter the gated front courtyard through the etched glass front door into the light and bright great room with views to the private, west facing backyard. Home features owner suite, guest suite, den or office, powder room, dining area and plantation shutters. Stunning great room with tasteful built-in media center. Chef's kitchen with granite tile counters, complimentary glass tile backsplash, island, two breakfast bars, stainless steel appliances plus breakfast nook with sliding doors to back patio. Peaceful backyard with beautiful, extensive paver work, covered patio, soothing water feature, mature desert landscaping and citrus trees. Spacious owner suite with sliders to back patio, dual vanities, soaking tub with glass block wall, separate shower with two shower heads and walk-in closet. Den or office with double doors separates the two suites. Guest suite with bathroom and shower over tub. Laundry room with sink. 2 car plus golf cart garage with built-in cabinets and evaporative cooler. Great location in middle of community and close to Lakeview Clubhouse. Sun City Palm Desert is a nationally renowned active adult community with golf courses, pools, tennis, pickle ball, bocce ball, restaurants, social and activity clubs. HOA fee includes Spectrum cable and internet.