Nested in the beautiful Northeast Valley of Phoenix, Arizona, you’ll discover the 5,700-acre master-planned community of Desert Ridge. This extraordinary community is one of the state’s largest master-planned communities and encompasses Desert Ridge Marketplace, Mayo Clinic Hospital Phoenix, American Express regional campus, and JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, as well as several other wonderful points of interest. The Desert Ridge Marketplace is a huge advantage when calling Desert Ridge home. The 1.2 million square feet retail development not only has abundant shopping and dining opportunities, but it also boasts unique water features and outdoor fireplaces and routinely hosts live music. You’ll find this extraordinary destination on Tatum Boulevard just north of the Loop 101.
Not terribly far from Desert Ridge Marketplace you’ll find another exciting attraction, the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa. This gorgeous resort has an on-site fitness facility, kids activity center, lazy river and waterslide, and five beautiful swimming pools. You’ll also find two championship golf courses, a 250,000 square feet event space, and both casual and fine dining options, all conveniently located near Cave Creek, TPC Scottsdale, and the Musical Instruments Museum. Speaking of the MIM, this unique museum has more than 6,600 instruments on display from approximately 200 different countries and territories from around the globe. Adding to the excitement, the museum has an Artist Gallery where instruments from music icons are on display, including those once played by Elvis Presley®, John Lennon, Carlos, Santana, and Taylor Swift, to name a few.
Desert Ridge not only has excellent shopping, dining, and entertainment, but you’ll also enjoy a multitude of recreation opportunities when you buy a home in Desert Ridge, at places like Reach 11 Sports Complex. Reach 11 Sports Complex is located on East Deer Valley Road and has eighteen regulation-sized soccer fields. It is the most massive soccer complex in the state, and one of the largest in the western U.S. which is why it has hosted regional, national, and international tournaments in rugby, field hockey, and soccer. You’ll also find Wildfire Golf Club in the vicinity with two 18-hole championship golf courses. Features like these make this community an ideal choice for people wanting to live an active lifestyle. This area is also a fabulous option for homebuyers with children. Students residing in Desert Ridge attend Explorer Middle School and Pinnacle High School, both highly esteemed educational institutions.
Within Desert Ridge, there are several smaller neighborhoods offering very diverse housing options. Homes for sale in Desert Ridge are found in Aviano at Desert Ridge, Bella Monte Condos, City North, Expedition Point, Fiesta, Glen Eagle Golf Community, Ironwood Greens, Leroux Springs, Lockwood Estates, Sierra Pass, Stonecrest, Toscana at Desert Ridge, Villages at Aviano Condos, and Wildcat Ridge. Within the Fireside at Desert Ridge community, you’ll find the Copper View, Scarlet Ridge, Crimson Point, Saguaro Valley, Amber Crest, Sunset Canyon, Desert Vista, and Sierra Park neighborhoods. And there is a brand new master-planned community planning to open in 2018 called Sky Crossing. This spectacular new development will include 1,200 single-family homes built by Pulte Homes and Taylor Morrison, as well as a pavilion, swimming pool, and an elementary school. So whether you are searching for a Desert Ridge condo, townhome, a modest single-family home, or a grand luxury estate, you will not be disappointed. Desert Ridge real estate comes in a wide variety of architectural styles and sizes in a broad price range. If you would like more detailed information regarding available property in Desert Ridge of Phoenix, Arizona, please give us the opportunity to assist you and contact us today.
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