27 Sales Transactions in 2011!

Ray Jackson
Vice President of Sales

Summer is sizzling here at Toscana Country Club with continued sales success. We have recorded over 140 guests through the Sales & Design Center and Model Homes this July.  This is twice as many as July of 2010 and brings our total for the year to over 2,800 guests!

Summer has also been a busy time for home sales, with four transactions in June and one in July. 

This year there have been 27 sales transactions at Toscana.  The Toscana Sales Team continues to lead the market with participation in 85.1% of all Toscana home and homesite sales. See below for the complete summary:

  • 3 Completed New Homes
  • 7 New Sunrise Homesites for to-be-built homes
  • 1 New Estate Homesite
  • 16 Resales (13 homes and 3 resale homesites)
  • Over $42,000,000 in total volume

.... AND STILL COUNTING! We recently acquired two new listings and are proud to feature these beautiful homes below as well as a link to our entire selection of outstanding homes.

New Floorplans at Toscana - the 501 and 502

The Interest List for our soon to be released 501 and 502 plans is growing. Currently we have nine Members on the Interest List and 11 prospective purchasers!  We are finalizing the plan approvals and hope to have pricing and homesite locations identified in the next 30 days.  Construction of the new 502 model in the Model Home Pavilion is tentatively planned to begin in October.  Those who have registered on our Interest List will have priority selection once we have released the plans for sale.

These homes will include all of the distinctive features currently available in all our homes including: Multi-slide glass pocket patio doors Vaulted ceilings Private, gated entry courtyards Fully landscaped yards with programmable weather-based “Smart Control” irrigation system Porcelain tile flooring in foyer, kitchen, wet bar, all baths and laundry room Wood burning fireplace with gas connection and pre-cast decorative surround pre-cast stone pavers on driveways Slab granite countertops with 1 1⁄2” bullnose edge in kitchen and wet bar Built-in Sub-Zero, Wolf and Asko appliances Soaking tub with natural stone tile surround in master bath Natural stone slab countertop and natural stone tile shower in master bath All secondary bedrooms feature private baths with compartmentalized water closets Natural stone slab countertops and porcelain tile showers in secondary baths Custom European-style cabinetry with solid hardwood raised-panel doors . . . Just to name a few!

Residence 501 - 2,400 Square Feet - Click here for the floorplan
Residence 502 - 2,590 Square Feet - Click here for the floorplan

Home Construction Update

We currently have 11 homes under construction!  In addition to the five homes being built for your new neighbors, we are working on completing six new Sunrise Signature homes. Three of these homes (621 Tuscan, 621 Italianate and 622 Italianate) will be finished by the end of the year and will showcase our new included features - multi-slide glass pocket patio doors and vaulted ceilings.

Sunrise Signature Homes Under Construction:




Sq. ft.


 Estimated Completion

76-436 Via Firenze


621 B


North Double Fairway


76-146 Via Volterra


621 C




76-167 Via Arezzo


622 B




 76-242 Via Uzzano






42-525 Via Orvieto




West Double Fairway


76-161 Via Saturnia






76-381 Via Chianti 922 Early California   42-645 Via Orvieto ▪ 923 Tuscan
New Build

New Listings (click on photo to see the home's website)

76-126 Via Cortona 623 Tuscan
4,064 Square Feet $1,525,000
Double Fairway Homesite

  42-855 Via Orvieto 602 Early California
3,221 Square Feet $1,295,000
West Facing Homesite

Current Listings

Please click here to see all the Toscana Sales Office current listings. 
Seasonal Rental Homes Needed

Are you interested in leasing your Toscana home this coming season for the entire season or just a month when you aren't planning to use your home? We are now receiving inquiries and have a list of guests interested in leasing opportunities. Please contact Ray Jackson, Vice President of Sales, if you would like to explore the possibility of leasing your home.   It would be our pleasure to serve you.

Meet the Toscana Experts!

These are the top professionals exclusively serving the Toscana community. Our team recognizes it is nearly impossible to be thoroughly knowledgeable about more than one market.....Toscana is our only market!  Call a Toscana Expert today - we look forward to sharing our Toscana real estate expertise with you.


Ray Jackson brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the luxury market with over 25 years of real estate experience in large luxury resort communities across the United States, Most recently Ray was the Vice President of Real Estate Sales for Kapalua Resort in Maui where he headed their new home and resale divisions. He understands the dynamics of both new and resale markets and has proven success in managing both divisions within one office. Ray's leadership philosophy is to provide guidance, training and oversight to the Sales Team and to be available to navigate sellers and purchasers through the buying process. Ray and his wife Janet enjoy spending time with their children and grandson Jackson.


Charlene Brinson has over 25 years in luxury home sales with 11 in the Desert in addition to a management background encompassing commercial lending, private banking, marketing and sales. Most recently Charlene was a team member leader of The McMonigle Group in Indian Wells.  Prior to that, Charlene served as Sales Director/Broker of The Villas of Mirada in Rancho Mirage, a Senterra Real Estate Group property. Charlene brings a passion for the Desert and a strong commitment to providing exceptional service to her clients. Recognized for her leadership, vision, integrity, and overall professionalism, Brinson has been honored with the coveted Image Award from a previous brokerage firm.  Charlene enjoys spending time with her husband Keith and entertaining family and friends.


Judith Hamilton has over 10 years experience with Sunrise Company. Practically a desert native, Judith is originally from Kentucky, and has lived and raised her family in the Coachella Valley since 1990. You'll find Judith to be positive, enthusiastic and ready to help you with all of your Toscana real estate needs. "My goal is to exceed your expectations when it comes to customer service and work with you to achieve the best results for you." Judith's commitment to service and her ability to get the deal done have resulted in many sales that would have never happened without her. Rising early each morning Judith practices Yoga daily and focuses on a healthy desert lifestyle. She enjoys spending time with her six grandchildren.


Linda Menne has over 18 years experience in private club memberships and has been at Toscana since it opened. Prior to joining Toscana, Linda was the Membership Sales Manager at PGA West. Linda is actively involved in every aspect of the real estate sales process along with being responsible for membership sales.  She is here to assist both sellers and purchasers with their Club membership and real estate needs. Located at the Sales Center, Linda is easily available for Club tours and information on membership. As part of the Club Management team, Linda is intimately familiar with all aspects of the Club and the lifestyle choices it offers. In her leisure time, Linda is an avid horsewoman and enjoys spending time with her husband Dave.


Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Jamie Shelton began his career as a golf professional before entering luxury real estate sales over 20 years ago. Jamie has enjoyed a highly successful career in luxury real estate sales in golf communities from the East Coast of the United States to Hawaii. Before joining Toscana, he was employed at Hokulia in Hawaii. In addition, his career includes ten years of resort sales with the George P. Mitchell Family, the original developer of The Woodlands in Texas and Bald Head Island in North Carolina. What makes Jamie an exceptional Sales Executive is that he earns the trust of his clients by taking their best interests to heart. An avid golfer and PGA Member, he and his wife Melanie enjoy playing the game in their leisure time. 

Sales & Membership Team

Our staff is always available to provide you with any information and assistance. 
Please contact them at 760.772.7000 or their email below.

Ray Jackson, Vice President of Sales

Linda Menne, Sales Executive &
Membership Director

Judith Hamilton, Sales Executive


Jamie Shelton, Sales Executive

Charlene Brinson, Sales Executive

Luanne Amundson, Office Manager

If your property is currently listed with another broker, this is not intended to be a solicitation for a listing.