1. Palm Springs This three-bedroom contemporary house, built in 1984, has views of the San Jacinto Mountains. Features include a great room with an oversize fireplace and a master bedroom with large windows and a fireplace. The 0.23-acre property has a patio with a pool and a spa area. $799,000. Marc Lange, HOM/Sotheby’s International Real Estate, (855) 298-0428

2. Venice This four-bedroom home sits on a corner lot in the Venice Canal Historic District. Built in 2004, the house features maple floors, a two-story great room with floor-to-ceiling, mahogany-trimmed windows overlooking the canal, and a master suite with a saltwater lap pool on the deck. The fenced yard includes landscaping and a built-in Argentine bar-becue. $3,695,000. Tami Pardee, Pardee Properties, (310) 907-6517

3. San Diego Built in 2005, this three-bedroom modern home is in the Old Town neighborhood. The house features a chef’s kitchen, a master suite with a fireplace, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Outdoor amenities include a view of the ocean and the city skyline, a balcony, and a patio off the kitchen area. $1,450,000. Thomas Dunlap, Ascent Real Estate/Leverage Global Partners, (619) 929-1413

4. Santa Barbara Set on 3.5 acres, this Spanish colonial–style house was built in 1964 and remodeled in 2004. The three-bedroom home includes a wine room and a master bedroom with a fireplace and doors that open onto a balcony. The property features an infinity pool, a guesthouse, and a fruit orchard. $4,285,000. Maureen McDermut, Sotheby’s International Realty, (805) 570-5545

5. Solana Beach This five-bedroom stucco home is set at the end of a cul-de-sac overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Built in 2007, the house features a gourmet kitchen with a copper sink, a master suite with a stone wall and a patio, and mahogany floors throughout. Exterior details include copper gutters, slate pillars, and private decks off each bedroom. $4,200,000. Robin Borrelli, Ascent Real Estate/Leverage Global Partners, (619) 325-4134

6. Los Angeles This five-bedroom, Mediterranean-style house in the Hollywood Hills was built in 1927. The restored home features a living room with a music terrace and an eat-in kitchen with oversize windows. The yard includes a fire pit and a fountain. $1,677,000. Konstantine Valissarakos, Sotheby’s International Realty, (323) 252-9451

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7. Los Angeles Built in 1900, this one-bedroom cottage is in the Highland Park historic zone. Details include a custom period kitchen, high ceilings with exposed beams, and wide-plank, reclaimed-wood flooring. The property features a river-rock front wall, a brick patio with redwood benches, and on-site parking. $399,000. Jeffrey Bar, NELA Homes, (818) 281-9948