With an undeniable Old Western flare, the City of Scottsdale, Arizona is full of modern architecture, world-class attractions, must-have amenities, and breathtaking displays of natural beauty. The shopping here is world-renowned, the dining options are robust, there is an incredibly active entertainment and arts calendar, diverse nightlife, and exhilarating recreational opportunities for people of all ages.The sensational weather and all of these extraordinary amenities are why Scottsdale is considered the epitome of luxury living in the Valley. Situated east of Phoenix, this Maricopa County city is long and narrow, covering 184.2 square miles. Home to around 227,000 residents, Scottsdale includes the 85250, 85251, 85255, 85256, 85257, 85258, 85259, 85260, 85262, 85264, and 85266 zip codes.
Prospective homebuyers with children are continually drawn to this remarkable city because of the excellent educational institutions here. The Scottsdale Unified School District has more top-ranking schools than any other district in the state. It also has a thriving economy and serves as home to the corporate headquarters of Aerospace, Avnet, Cold Stone Creamery, GoDaddy, Henkel, Honeywell, Medicis Pharmaceutical, and US Airways. Furthermore, Scottsdale is the spring training home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies, and San Francisco Giants. Additional attractions in this extraordinary city include ArtWalk, Butterfly Wonderland, Cave Creek Outfitters horseback riding and stables, and Montezuma’s Castle National Monument. Residents also enjoy easy access to Kierland Commons/Scottsdale Quarter, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West, Scottsdale Fashion Square, McDowell Mountain Preserve, and Scottsdale Center for the Arts. And we would be remiss not to mention the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), Phoenix Art Museum, Old Scottsdale, Rawhide Wild West Town, Westworld, and the Barrett-Jackson auto show. The city is also known for gorgeous golf courses, grand resorts, and phenomenal restaurants. Examples include Four Seasons Resort at Troon North, Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch, Eddie V’s Prime Steakhouse, Cafe Monarch, The Herb Box, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, among many more.
The spectacular quality of this city is proven by the fact it attracts an average 8.9 million visitors annually. Another noteworthy fact, scenes from Wayne’s World, Raising Arizona, and Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure were filmed in Scottsdale, as were scenes from the 1930s classic Stagecoach, 1950s War of the Worlds, and 1960s Psycho. In addition to all of this, Scottsdale has outstanding real estate. In fact, the city is consistently ranked among the top ten luxury home markets in the United States. There are seemingly endless options for homebuyers desiring an upscale community with extravagant amenities and special features. Whether you are looking for a condo, townhome, single-family home, custom home, a grand estate, lakefront property, or a residence in a gated or golf community, you will not be disappointed. A few of Scottsdale’s most prestigious neighborhoods include Ancala, The Boulders, Bellasera, Cactus Corridor, DC Ranch, Desert Highlands, Desert Mountain, Eagle Mountain, Estancia, Firerock, Gainey Ranch, and Grayhawk. As well as the neighborhoods of Hidden Hills, Ironwood Village, Kierland, Legend Trail, McCormick Ranch, McDowell Mountain Ranch, Mirabel, Paradise Valley, Pima Acres, Pinnacle Peak, and Pinnacle Peak Country Club. And we can't fail to mention Scottsdale Country Club, Scottsdale Mountain, Scottsdale Ranch, Silverleaf, Sincuidados, South Scottsdale, Stonegate, SunRidge Canyon, Terravita, Troon North, Troon Village, Whisper Rock, Windgate Ranch, and Winfield. Each of these remarkable communities has its own distinct character and charm, offering its residents highly desirable amenities and advantages. Because of the tremendous diversity of real estate, homes for sale in Scottsdale come in a broad price range, which assures most homebuyers will find a property that suits their needs and tastes. If you would like to learn more about the distinguished neighborhoods of Scottsdale their magnificent housing options, please do not hesitate to contact us. We would love the opportunity to serve you.
All information should be verified by the recipient and none is guaranteed as accurate by ARMLS. Copyright 2018 Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. All rights reserved.