Where Should We Live In Scottsdale

Scottsdale, Arizona has seen significant growth in recent years and offers a variety of neighborhoods and communities, each with its own unique appeal. Trying to choose the right part of the city in which to live means considering your budget, lifestyle, and family dynamic. Whether you’re a young family, retired couple, single professional, or a budding artist, Scottsdale likely has a community that will feel like home.Where Should We Live In Scottsdale

Downtown Scottsdale

In the heart of Scottsdale are downtown apartments and condos, as well as some detached single family homes. As with most downtown areas, the appeal of living in the city, with walkability to dining, shopping, and possibly even your workplace, is undeniable. The median home price in this area is $500,000. Many young professionals love downtown Scottsdale for its nightlife and up-and-coming businesses.

Gainey Ranch

For those who prefer a more suburban community, Gainey Ranch offers a planned community with nearly 20 gated neighborhoods. The median house price in this area is $666,000. Highly rated schools, private golf courses, paved walking paths, low crime rates, and cleanliness are all a part of the appeal of this upscale community.

Paradise Valley

Some Scottsdale residents crave the peace and quiet of a rural setting, but still want a reasonable commute to shopping and the amenities of the city. Paradise Valley is just a ten-minute drive from downtown Scottsdale but feels like living in a rural desert community--with a touch of luxury. The median home price in Paradise Valley is $2,000,000, which comes as no surprise when you learn that it’s nicknamed The Beverly Hills of the Southwest. In Paradise Valley, you’ll find high-end resorts and luxury homes with gorgeous desert views.

McCormick Ranch

Another popular suburban Scottsdale community is McCormick Ranch, where the median home price is $499,000. It is a comfortable, upscale community with highly rated schools, new healthcare facilities, and all the shopping and amenities someone would expect from a planned community.

South Scottsdale

One of the most affordable communities in the area is South Scottsdale, where the median home price is just $260,000. South Scottsdale is known for its fun, atrisitic, quirky feel, while remaining safe and family-friendly. Many young families are drawn to South Scottsdale because of its affordability and artistic appeal, like the weekly art walk and plentiful art galleries. There are also a many job opportunities in South Scottsdale, making it appealing to young adults and young families looking to establish themselves. 

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10254 E Blanche Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85255
$845,000
Neighborhood: Hoffman Property
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,837
Sq.Ft.
1999
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6429073
MLS
Beautiful 4-bedroom home in a cul-de-sac at popular McDowell Mountain Ranch. Great location Home had got many upgrades in the last year. Home is nicely updated with new floors, new granite counter...
$999,900
Neighborhood: Vista Parc
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
3,026
Sq.Ft.
1994
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6429100
MLS
Location is prime. Vaulted ceilings and a loft give this home an open feel with generous square footage. Primary bedroom is on the main floor with a large walk in closet, spacious bathroom with...
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20100 N 78th Place #2154 Scottsdale, AZ 85255
$395,000
Neighborhood: Edge At Grayhawk Condominium
1
Beds
1
Baths
942
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6429145
MLS
Perfect Arizona Getaway. Unique opportunity, these particular units don't come along very often. 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Condo with a large loft and one of the few units with a 1 car garage. The large...
$549,900
Neighborhood: Venu At Grayhawk Condominium
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,438
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6429237
MLS
Absolutely beautiful 3 bedroom top floor condo in premier central location in prestigious Venu at Grayhawk community offering gorgeous mountain views, stunning views of the sparkling community pool....
$1,350,000
Neighborhood: Parkwood Village
4
Beds
3
Baths
3,383
Sq.Ft.
1991
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6429245
MLS
If you are looking for a peaceful retreat, this luxurious home has your needs covered! Displaying a delightful curb appeal with a 3-car garage, mature trees, & a spacious front yard. Immaculate...
$5,300,000
Neighborhood: Candlewood Estates At Troon North
7
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
4,525
Sq.Ft.
1993
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6429307
MLS
Phenomenal generously renovated property sitting on multiple lots in Candlewood at Troon North! This home is an entertainers dream with 5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths in the 5,200 SqFt main home, 1802 SqFt...
$925,000
Neighborhood: Desert Rose
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,714
Sq.Ft.
1993
Year Built
2
Days on Site
6428611
MLS
Welcome to this spacious home located in the desirable Scottsdale Desert Rose community. This 4 bedroom, 3 bath home has an open and flexible floorplan. Kitchen has granite counters, stainless steel...
$849,000
Neighborhood: Park Scottsdale 2
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,915
Sq.Ft.
1962
Year Built
2
Days on Site
6428627
MLS
WONDERFUL HOME in the Heart of Scottsdale! 3-Bedroom + Den/Office and 2 bathrooms. New Roof, electric panel and exterior paint in 2021. New HVAC, Water Heater, Refrigerator and Microwave in 2020. New...
$575,000
Neighborhood: Casa Granada Townhouses
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,584
Sq.Ft.
1965
Year Built
2
Days on Site
6428654
MLS
LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION! This 3 bedroom condo is COMPLETELY REMODELED by a professional designer to perfection and just FOUR MINUTES from the heart of Old Town Scottsdale! Walk into a lively...
$330,000
Neighborhood: Woodland Springs
2
Beds
2
Baths
864
Sq.Ft.
1972
Year Built
2
Days on Site
6428686
MLS
Beautiful 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath condo in the heart of Old town Scottsdale located in Woodland Springs community. GROUND FLOOR UNIT! Move-In without worrying about the stairs! Freshly painted, Large...
$950,000
Neighborhood: Trail West 2 Amd
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,990
Sq.Ft.
1961
Year Built
2
Days on Site
6428678
MLS
Welcome to your charming 1960s ranch-style home with lovely upgrades and finishes! You'll be greeted by a pleasing open floor plan when you enter the home. As you walk in, you'll notice the kitchen....
$874,900
Neighborhood: Santa Fe Subdivision Unit 2
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,295
Sq.Ft.
1979
Year Built
2
Days on Site
6428690
MLS
Highly desirable, rare single level 3 bedroom 2 bath unit in McCormick Ranches Santa Fe! This unit sits on a large corner lot and only has 1 shared wall - the living room wall. All other exterior...

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