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This week: Desert homes

1. Palm Springs, Calif.
This three-bedroom home on Indian Canyons golf course is surrounded by cactus gardens. Built in 1969, it features slate floors and built-in mahogany fixtures in the master bedroom. $1,175,000. Mark Lange, Capitis Real Estate, (760) 834-5484

2. Sedona, Ariz.
This seven-bedroom home sits on a 10-acre lot that extends into the Coconino National Forest. Outdoor features include a pool with slide, waterfall, and spa, as well as an outdoor kitchen. $15,000,000. Loren Hedrick, Coldwell Banker/First Affiliate, (928) 282-4666

3. Joshua Tree, Calif.
Designed to blend into its surroundings, this two-bedroom home was constructed using steel-and-concrete boulders and has a sod-and-wildflower roof. Located near Joshua Tree National Park, the two-and-a-half-acre property has drought-resistant landscaping. $1,350,000. W. Garett Carlson, (310) 858-7355

4. Newberry Springs, Calif.
Sitting atop a volcanic cone midway between Las Vegas and Los Angeles, the Volcano House provides a 360-degree view of the Mojave Desert. Besides the two-bedroom home, the 60-acre property also includes a one-bedroom guesthouse and a lake. $750,000. Scott Quattrochi, Deasy/Penner & Partners, (310) 275-1000

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5. Phoenix
A cactus garden and tall palm trees lead up to this two-bedroom adobe home. Additional features include a large, eat-in kitchen and a fireplace. $250,000. Kristine Devine, Devine Properties/Keller Williams Realty, (602) 920-7653

6. Santa Fe
Constructed on a 14-acre mountaintop property, this three-bedroom home has views of Santa Fe. The house features a living room with exposed wooden beams and extensive exterior decking. $1,695,000. Sharon Macdonald, Santa Fe Properties Inc./Christie’s Great Estates, (505) 946-0444

7. Moab, Utah
This three-acre property, set on a plateau, has 360-degree views of Mill Creek Canyon and the La Sal Mountains. The six-bedroom home features exterior patios and walkways, a pool, a sauna area, and a gazebo. $2,750,000. Rick Lamb, Moab Realty, (435) 259-6050

8. Scottsdale, Ariz.
Built along a golf course, this four-bedroom home has views of Pinnacle Peak. Exterior features include a stone fire pit and a lap pool surrounded by cactuses and other plants. $4,595,000. Tom Locati, Russ Lyon/Sotheby’s International Realty, (480) 600-2345

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