Welcome home to one of the fabulous original 36 Casita models in Villa Portofino! This well cared for & popular 2 bedroom + den/library, 2 bath spacious home is tastefully finished & enjoys a split bedroom design for privacy. Terrific open floorplan w/the living room open to a formal dining area & to a roomy & bright kitchen w/a breakfast bar. Oversized master suite w/luxurious bath w/2 sinks; soaking tub + walk-in shower & huge walk-in closet. Den/library/BR 3 boasts a fireplace, wet bar, built-ins & 2 closets. Features include: high ceilings; coved ceilings: ceiling fans; 2 fireplaces; travertine flooring; granite countertops in kitchen & baths; numerous architectural features; wood shutters; inside laundry room; finished 2-car + golf cart garage w/direct access into home; gated courtyard entry; side & back patios w/views of common areas & some mountains! Enjoy the 30,000 sq. ft. clubhouse; concierge; bistro dining; fitness center; meeting rooms; theater; billiards; card & game rooms; clubs; activities; classes; social events & parties; huge pool & spa; cabanas; bocce ball; shuffle board; 9 hole putting green & more! This active 55+ adult gated community is centrally located in the city of Palm Desert close to shopping & dining!