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Desert Highlands, Scottsdale, AZ Properties for Sale

Welcome to Desert Highlands, an exclusive and prestigious golf community nestled in the breathtaking desert landscape of Scottsdale, Arizona. With its custom-designed homes, world-renowned golf courses, and panoramic desert views, Desert Highlands offers a living experience that seamlessly combines the epitome of upscale living with the natural beauty of the Sonoran Desert.

Custom Desert Homes:

Desert Highlands is renowned for its custom-designed luxury homes and estates. Each property is a testament to upscale living, featuring impeccable craftsmanship, spacious layouts, and unparalleled views of the surrounding desert and golf courses.

Championship Golf:

The heart of Desert Highlands is its Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, which has garnered acclaim as one of the finest desert courses in the world. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a challenging round surrounded by the stunning desert scenery.

Serene Desert Beauty:

The community is enveloped by the unique beauty of the Sonoran Desert. Many homes in Desert Highlands provide unobstructed views of the desert's distinctive flora and fauna, creating a serene and picturesque backdrop.

Recreation and Amenities:

Desert Highlands offers a wealth of recreational amenities, including tennis courts, fitness centers, hiking and biking trails, and a luxurious clubhouse with dining and social options, ensuring an active and vibrant lifestyle.

Gated Luxury Living:

Desert Highlands is a gated community, providing an added layer of security and exclusivity for residents who value privacy and a sense of community.

Desert Highlands: Where Luxury and Desert Serenity Converge

Living in Desert Highlands means immersing yourself in a world of luxury and natural beauty. Experience the unique charm of desert living, indulge in upscale amenities, and build lasting connections with neighbors who share your appreciation for Desert Highlands' lifestyle.

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Newest Desert Highlands, Scottsdale, AZ Properties for Sale

4 Beds 4.5 Baths 6688427 MLS 5,047 SqFt.
Nestled on the 17th Tee box on the world-renowned Jack Nicklaus Golf Course, & with Pinnacle Peak Mountain practically in the backyard, this exquisite Desert Highlands residence embodies the pinnacle of luxury living in North Scottsdale. Built in 2003 by Casa Del Oso & completely reimagined in 2022. Spanning a generous layout with 4 ensuite bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, & a 3 car garage, this property, offers an unparalleled lifestyle with full golf & tennis membership. Every inch of this estate has been meticulously redesigned for luxury, comfort, & entertainment. From the culinary dream kitchen featuring a 48-inch six-burner Wolf range with a griddle, custom cabinetry, 2 Subzero refrigerators, coffee bar, appliance pantry, California Faucets, spacious kitchen island with prep sink, leathered Nestled on the 17th Tee box on the world-renowned Jack Nicklaus Golf Course, & with Pinnacle Peak Mountain practically in the backyard, this exquisite Desert Highlands residence embodies the pinnacle of luxury living in North Scottsdale. Built in 2003 by Casa Del Oso & completely reimagined in 2022. Spanning a generous layout with 4 ensuite bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, & a 3 car garage, this property, offers an unparalleled lifestyle with full golf & tennis membership. Every inch of this estate has been meticulously redesigned for luxury, comfort, & entertainment. From the culinary dream kitchen featuring a 48-inch six-burner Wolf range with a griddle, custom cabinetry, 2 Subzero refrigerators, coffee bar, appliance pantry, California Faucets, spacious kitchen island with prep sink, leathered granite & quartzite counter tops, & all this with mountain & golf course views. You will be mesmerized by the breathtaking views in the large great room with dining area, gas fireplace, & custom bar inspired by New York's finest restaurant which features a marble countertop, custom cabinetry, custom lighting & beverage fridge. The primary suite is a sanctuary of tranquility with sliders out to the pool & spa, fireplace, standalone tub, stunning shower, dual vanities, make up area, & 2 walk in closets. There is a dedicated office, bonus room with sliders out to the backyard oasis, & modern designed powder room. Ownership includes full membership to Desert Highlands' Golf Club with $150,000 fee, which grants access to the golf course, the state-of-the-art tennis club, putting course, bocce ball, pickle ball, catch & release pond, & dog park. This home is an entertainer's dream with the outdoor spaces designed for year-round enjoyment, blending seamlessly with the stunning views & landscape. There are multiple patios, courtyards, and balconies including an outdoor kitchen with views, 2 outdoor fireplaces, a fire pit, putting green, pool & spa. The mountain views are second to none with views of Pinnacle Peak, Troon Mountain, & the McDowell Mountains with the property positioned to maximize the sweeping mountain vistas & city light views. Enjoy privacy, security, & the convenience of being minutes away from fine dining, shopping, and the natural beauty of the Arizona desert. Enjoy playing the world class course which was named as one of the top desert courses in the Nation. Embrace a life where luxury meets the pinnacle of outdoor living. This Desert Highlands gem is more than a homeit's a masterpiece designed for those who demand excellence and exclusivity.

10040 E Happy Valley Road Unit 1010, Scottsdale

3 Beds 3 Baths 6670784 MLS 2,787 SqFt.
Welcome to a charming, modern Southwest single level turnkey home w/ no interior steps in the guard gated, highly desirable neighborhood of Desert Highlands. Golf & club membership is immediate in this award-winning community. This tastefully updated 3 bed/3 bath home sits on nearly 1 acre boasting spectacular mountain views & beautiful desert landscaping in a private, resort-like setting, w/ plenty of room on the property to add a casita. Private front courtyard leads to an impressive foyer where you are greeted by an abundance of natural light that fills the great room & formal dining room. The creative chef's kitchen contains top-of-the-line appliances including a new Wolf 4-burner gas range w/gas oven, 2nd wall convection oven, convection oven microwave and subzero refrigerator. Lots of open shelving for beautiful and functional storage. Enjoy the separate beverage station, near a butler pantry wine refrigerator and connected to a laundry room with large sink & storage. This residence features 2 primary ensuite bedrooms with fully equipped bathrooms, walk-in circular showers and walk-in closets with built-in dressers. One has a gas fireplace, exit to outdoor patio, plus a soaking tub in the bathroom. The 3rd bedroom is split with an adjacent full bath & can multi-function as an office with its additional storage. The home has surround sound inside/outside and an oversized 3 car garage with walk-in shop & built-in storage. Outdoors relax in the spool w/spillover natural waterfall conveniently operated and connected via wi-fi to your cell phone. There are 2 large outdoor covered patios with newly installed BBQ showcasing huge Mountain Views. Golf, tennis, pickleball, bocce league, full gym with classes galore in this spectacular community. New "Director of Fun" creates events just for you and your neighbors, including wine tastings, enrichment speakers, live music, game nights and club events. 2 amazing restaurants and bar with newly awarded Chef. (Can't find it on a menu??? Ask for the "DH special" where the Chef prepares whatever pleases your palate!) Desert Highlands is not just a neighborhood, its goal is to create a family of friends. More than just a golf club, it's a shared community. This property is being sold turnkey for an easy move-in (with or without all the furnishings - your call!) Close escrow, arrive with your suitcase and head out for golf, entertainment and dinner! A $150,000 membership fee is due from buyer at close of escrow.

10040 E Happy Valley Road Unit 404, Scottsdale

3 Beds 3 Baths 6673740 MLS 2,985 SqFt.
IMMEDIATE GOLF MEMBERSHIP at closing! An exceptional opportunity within Desert Highlands, this charming custom home offers the opportunity to renovate and expand. There is significant unused building envelope behind the backyard wall that could be captured to expand the backyard, add a guest house, and/or put an addition on the existing home. This single level southwest contemporary estate has a private courtyard, offering mountain views from the front of the home. The floor plan is open and inviting with new Anderson windows and sliding doors that allow the natural light to enter and be appreciated from every room. Through the front door, you are welcomed into the great room featuring a tiled gas fireplace, formal dining area, and a wet bar which opens to the kitchen. The kitchen is accessible from both sides of the great room and is well equipped with a 4 burner gas cooktop, beautiful wood cabinetry offering ample storage, granite counter tops, Bosch stainless steel appliances, and a kitchen island with additional storage options. The breakfast nook overlooks the back yard through a large bay window. Each of the 3 en-suites are situated with privacy in mind, occupying separate corners of the home. The spacious primary bedroom offers private access to the backyard, steps away from the outdoor fireplace. It's primary bath features granite tiled dual vanities, jetted tub, separate shower and a large walk-in closet. One en-suite is located down the hall from the primary bedroom while the other located on the opposite side of the home features an en-suite bath that doubles as a powder room for guests. The back exterior has a sunny south facing exposure, large covered patio, grassy play area, built-in BBQ and an inviting wood burning fireplace. The home has 2 newer A/C units (2017 & 2022), new hot water heater (2023), new roof (2022), and fresh exterior & interior paint (2022). Residents of the community become immediate members with payment of membership fee of $150,000 at close of escrow. Members at Desert Highlands enjoy access to world class amenities including the Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, the Gary Panks designed 18-hole putting course, exquisite clubhouse with both casual and fine dining, 7,700 square foot fitness center, bocce ball, 13 tennis courts (including hard, clay and grass courts), pickle ball courts, dog park, and a catch and release pond.

10040 E Happy Valley Road Unit 249, Scottsdale

4 Beds 5.5 Baths 6618446 MLS 5,300 SqFt.
Welcome to Desert Highlands, where a FULL Club membership is IMMEDIATE at close of escrow. This Spanish/Santa Barbara style residence boasts breathtaking views of Pinnacle Peak & the City lights. Positioned on a nearly .7-acre homesite, the home strategically captures the expansive mountain vistas that served as its inspiration. As you enter through the intimate front courtyard graced with a tranquil fountain, a sense of calm envelops you. The current owner updated the home while thoughtfully preserving its Spanish charm, evident in the rich ceiling beams, niches, arches, and the gorgeous saltillo flooring. The main level features three bedrooms, while the remodeled primary ensuite graces the second level. Glass sliders from most of the first level open onto a vast Saltillo-tiled veranda that borders the heated pool, spa, outdoor kitchen, fireplace, and putting green, all framed by the majestic backdrop of Pinnacle Peak. Enjoy expansive indoor & outdoor spaces designed for gatherings or intimate spaces designed for the comfortable Arizona lifestyle. Welcome to a home where style meets serenity, creating an unparalleled living experience. Located within the private guard-gated community of Desert Highlands Club! Close escrow in the morning and enjoy Full club amenities that same day! Offering an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature course, Gary Panks' designed 18 hole putting course, 7,700 sf state-of-the-art Fitness center, 13 tennis courts (clay, grass & hard surface), Pickleball courts, bocce ball courts, fishing pond, dog park and walking/biking path that meanders throughout the community. Finish the day at Jack's Pub or for more elevated dining, The Ventana. Welcome home!

10040 E Happy Valley Road Unit 630, Scottsdale

7 Beds 9.5 Baths 6476411 MLS 13,175 SqFt.
Welcome to Desert Highlands #1! The Epitome of Multigenerational Resort-Style Living. This extraordinary estate, nestled on a sprawling 2.6 acre private cul-de-sac homesite, offers an immediate full Club membership, providing you with access to a wealth of exclusive amenities. Step onto the pavered, circular drive, and you'll be greeted by a private garden courtyard with lush landscapes, setting the tone for the lux lifestyle that awaits. This home underwent a remarkable $6 million total re-imagination in 2019, resulting in a smart, transitional luxury masterpiece. Every detail is meticulously curated, and no expense has been spared to create this stunning residence. Inside the main home, you'll find an array of sophisticated spaces, perfect for hosting large gatherings, as well as comfortable, light-filled areas for casual everyday living. The state-of-the-art features and top-of-the-line finishes make this home truly exceptional. A remarkable value, priced well below pre-listing appraisal. The first level of the main home boasts a formal living room, elegant dining room, four of the five en suite bedrooms, a spacious office, media room, and not one, but two wine cellars. The fifth guest ensuite (on the 2nd level) opens to a private deck offering down valley views. The chef's kitchen is a delight with upgraded appliances, oversized Sub Zero refrigerator, and a Wolf range with six burners and multiple ovens. And let's not forget the Miele built-in plumbed coffee system to kickstart your day in the best way possible. The custom furniture grade cabinetry is not only abundant but exquisitely topped with gorgeous Matterhorn granite, adding to the allure of the kitchen. From the kitchen, you'll find seamless transitions to the light and airy breakfast room and inviting family room, with telescoping glass sliding doors leading to multiple extended covered patios and private gardens, offering magnificent views from every angle. As you explore further, you'll discover the private primary suite, occupying the south wing of the main level. This luxurious oasis features a relaxing sitting area, direct patio access to the pool and spa, and a resort-inspired bath retreat with mesmerizing mountain views from the spectacular blue marble topped jetted tub. Dual custom vanities, water closets, and a generously sized shower with multiple heads complete this lavish bathroom, along with dual custom walk-in closets. On the other side of the home, beyond the 50' gallery, Desert Highlands #1 offers a large and spacious casita. Thoughtfully designed with privacy in mins, its single-level layout ensures easy accessibility for those who prefer a step-free environment. The casita features its own private courtyard entrance, allowing guests to come and go as they please without intruding on the main living areas. The well-appointed guest casita offers tranquil living space, a full Wolf/Sub Zero kitchen, two en suite bedrooms with personal patios, private laundry room and an attached garage. Beyond the diving pool, a true entertainer's paradise awaits with a 2,576 square foot fun-filled cabana. This vibrant space boasts a full-sized kitchen, a massive wet bar, four wall-mounted TVs, and game room . The cabana opens up to the pool area with automated telescoping sliding windows, overlooking the swim-up bar. And for a unique experience, the "Dive-In movie screen" is stored above the swim-up bar, allowing you to enjoy your favorite films while relaxing in the pool. The primary home, guest casita, cabana, and ramada seamlessly encircle the backyard retreat, creating a completely private oasis. The outdoor living space is unlike any other, featuring an expansive heated pool, spa, three gas fire pits, two waterfalls, misters under the ramada for added comfort, a water slide, custom outdoor kitchen and a swim-up bar! You can also indulge in a huge conditioned gymnastics space, complete with a trampoline, tumble track, and foam pit, complemented by a convenient full bathroom. The home is fully automated with Control 4 technology, offering modern convenience in the heart of the Sonoran Desert. For the car enthusiasts, there is a possibility of 12+ parking to accommodate your prized collection. Desert Highlands Golf Club, a private guard-gated community, provides an idyllic setting for this exceptional estate. As a resident, you'll have access to an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature course, a Gary Panks designed 18-hole putting course, a 7,700 sq. ft. state-of-the-art fitness center, 13 tennis courts with various surfaces, pickle ball courts, fishing pond, dog park, and a meandering walking/biking path throughout the community. After enjoying these amenities, unwind at Jack's Pub or indulge in formal dining at the Ventana Dining room. Welcome to your new home at Desert Highlands #1, where the possibilities for luxury living and unforgettable experiences are endless.

10040 E Happy Valley Road Unit 1, Scottsdale

3 Beds 5 Baths 6587514 MLS 4,651 SqFt.
IMMEDIATE GOLF MEMBERSHIP in the country club community of Desert Highlands and expansive MOUNTAIN and CITY LIGHT VIEWS. FIVE car garage. Recently completed renovation reveals warm sleek design. Fully redesigned kitchen and open concept dining room. Custom Mocaccino Bellmont cabinetry, Quartzite counters, waterfall island, cascading natural light, coffee bar, multiple pantries and breakfast bar overlooking the great room. Great room showcases floor to ceiling matrix granite surrounding the linear gas fireplace, a wet bar, multiple seating areas, gorgeous mesquite hardwood floors, 13 ft beamed ceiling and exceptional flow for entertaining. Main level primary suite with seating area features a newly expanded ensuite with floor to ceiling granite and tile, heated spa tub, walk-through shower, separate vanities with oodles of storage and a colossal custom walk-in closet with built-ins and washer/dryer. Secondary bedroom with ensuite, two posh powder rooms, plus a full laundry/storage room complete the main level. Upstairs (above garage only) you'll find a private guest retreat with separate seating area, bonus room/office, ensuite with dual vanities and separate tub and shower, walk-in closet and stunning views from the private balcony with stairway access to the patio below. Five car garage with 4 car tandem parking in one bay and an additional bay for 5th car parking or plenty of room for toys, plus built-in storage, separate storage closets, epoxy floors. The serene south facing backyard is private, spacious and offers a view of the champions tee of the 5th hole. It features a covered patio, built-in BBQ, heated spa and rooftop deck for stunning sunrises, sunsets, desert and mountain views plus sparkling city lights. **See Documents tab for extensive features/upgrades list** Desert Highlands Club is a private guard gated community and is ranked the #12 top Golf Club in America 2023-2024 by Platinum Clubs of America! World class amenities include; 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature course, Gary Panks' designed 18 hole putting course, 13 tennis courts (clay, grass & hard surface), pickleball courts, bocce ball courts, 7,700 sf state-of-the-art fitness center, fishing pond, dog park and meandering walking/biking path. Enjoy fine dining at The Ventana or more casual fare at Jack's Gastropub. Be on the golf course as soon as you close. Start living the world-class life that you deserve in this magnificent contemporary estate.

10040 E Happy Valley Road Unit 409, Scottsdale

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