Ackerstone Paves Out Quality and Elegance

Project Profile: Ironwood Country Club

Ackerstone believes in producing only the best exterior design and with Ironwood Country Club in Palm Desert, California, they did just that.

By Stephanie Ornelas

Ackerstone is committed to making each project stand out with the elegance and design of their products. Creating breathtaking exterior design is something the company thrives off of. With the Ironwood Country Club, they made that happen.

Members can relax with modern style furnishings including travertine floors, wet bar, gas barbeque, gas fireplace, and fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops, and of coarse beautifully-crafted walkways by Ackerstone. Having also constructed the driveway, walkway and patios, Ackerstone made sure the site was beautifully adorned by its products as well as being surrounded with serene desert landscaping.

High above the Valley floor, protected by the Santa Rosa Mountains lies Ironwood Country Club. The community members stay active in the beautiful Southern California weather with some of the area’s finest golf, a state of the art Fitness Center, 13 tennis courts, two pickleball courts, two bocce ball courts and an elegant Tuscan style clubhouse. With all these amenities it’s no wonder that Ironwood is considered one of the finest places to call home for active adults and retirees alike.

Ironwood, located in beautiful Palm Desert California delivers spectacular golf and an enviable country club lifestyle for all seasons.


High above the Valley floor, wind protected by the Santa Rosa Mountains lies Ironwood Country Club. Ackerstone played an extremely important role in making the site elegant and altogether appropriate for all residents. Taking careful consideration with every minute of the process, the Ackerstone team worked diligently to make sure each component was utilized the right way from each shape to every color. With an extensive color selection on their website, ( california), each customer is giver specific information of the color they are choosing. For example, the application of a layer of fine aggregate, cement and color to the top surface of a concrete paver is called a Face Mix. This process provides rich, vibrant colors, a smoother more refined texture and greater abrasion resistance. The Ironwood Country Club had over 5,000 color options form Ackerstone.

Ackerstone has supplied over 300,000 sq ft in Ironwood CC. We worked with the Hoa to streamline color selection and created 4 color blend that would be used as ” pre approved” colors. This helped homeowners and builders fast track the approval for all projects in ironwood,” said Kevin King, sales representative for Ackerstone. Kevin previously and personally installed all of the driveways while working as a large installer of paving stones in the Ironwood gated golf community.

Kevin knows the property management company and board of directors at Ironwood. “With over 5,000 color options Ackerstone can help a HOA or master community builder create color blends to work with any project. Also, with the volume of work a paver installation company can offer competitive pricing as there is less mobilization involved – being in the community everyday- the ” there goes our paver guy” feeling… Also the feeling of being available to discuss their paver needs.”


Ironwood Country Club offers the finest golf course real estate and homes in the Palm Springs area. Located high above the Valley floor in the foothills of the Santa Rosa Mountains, our community offers gracious living and year-round recreation. This unrivaled, membersonly property presents golfers, fitness and tennis enthusiasts with the finest amenities in the Coachella Valley. Boasting two magnificent golf courses and a Fitness Center unequaled in services, Ironwood Country Club is the place to experience private, country club living in Palm Desert.

Whether in search of a primary residence, weekend escape or a luxury vacation home with spectacular mountain and golf course vistas we can suit every homeowner’s lifestyle. With magnificent attached and detached residences ranging from the upper $100,000s to the millions, resort-style properties will also appeal to a range of discerning buyers.

With roots dating to 1928, Acker-Stone upholds an unyielding reputation for quality and service. Acker-Stone is devoted to ongoing research and development and is pioneering innovative green solutions. Indeed, Acker- Stone is paving the way to sustainable and local development, embracing LEED to balance eco-friendly construction with functionality and design. Acker-Stone is dedicated to leading the way in manufacturing innovative and environmentally conscience pavers. With plants located in Chandler, AZ and Corona, CA, we offer the largest variety of unique shapes, color blends and designer textures – all with superior quality. We welcome your inquiries to consult with us to find tailor-made solutions for your unique project.

Stephanie Ornelas is the editor for Options Magazine. She may be reached at

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