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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$505,000
Subdivision: Montana Del Sol
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,269
Sq.Ft.
1985
Year Built
2
Days on Site
6308266
MLS
Lovely 3 bedroom, 2 bath detached single level townhome. Home features newly remodeled kitchen with granite countertops, beautiful cabinets and appliances. Beautiful back splash tile with decorative...
$470,000
Subdivision: Indian Shadows 1
4
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,754
Sq.Ft.
1969
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6308276
MLS
Nice home in a great area that is ready for you to make your own. Very close to schools, Scottsdale's Club SAR and the Indian Bend green belt with it's Indian School, Chaparral and Dog parks. Other...
$485,000
Subdivision: Lakeside Villas Of Scotts
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,442
Sq.Ft.
1986
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6308320
MLS
Beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bath 1442 sq ft condo. This condo is on the 1st floor and has a great floor plan. Lakeside Villas is a beaurtiful area of Scottsdale. Green grass, koi ponds w fountain, the...
Open 10/16
4834 N 74th Place Scottsdale, AZ 85251
$419,000
Subdivision: Villa Monterey
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,431
Sq.Ft.
1961
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6308351
MLS
SCOTTSDALE LIVING AT IT'S FINEST! *Beautiful home in Villa Monterey, a premier 55+ Community *HIGH DEMAND neighborhood *SINGLE LEVEL TWO BEDROOM HOME with covered patio, backyard oasis with access to...
$589,900
Subdivision: New Papago Parkway 10
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,726
Sq.Ft.
1960
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6308375
MLS
GREAT location near LOTS of Shopping & Dining. Also near: neighborhood parks, TONS of golf, LOTS of hiking and biking trails, and easy freeway access.1 story, 3 bedroom, 2 bath with a 2-car garage....
$799,000
Subdivision: Optima Kierland Center 7180 Condominium Amd
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,509
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6308381
MLS
This gorgeous second floor unit in the Optima Kierland with 2 bedrooms and 2 baths is impeccable! Large great-room with walk-out balcony with views of the McDowells is perfect for relaxing after a...
$395,000
Subdivision: Talavera Condominium
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,154
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6308402
MLS
MUST SEE!!! Beautiful spacious 2 bedroom 2 full bath Condo in the lovely Talavera community. Ground level unit that features large bedrooms, large walk-in closets, a breakfast bar, full size in unit...
$1,197,000
Subdivision: Kierland
4
Beds
3
Baths
3,599
Sq.Ft.
1997
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6308411
MLS
LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION! Enjoy a bike ride to Kierland / Scottsdale Quarter for a bite to Eat & Drink, Shop or See a Movie, take a stroll to Starbucks and the neighborhood school or relax at the...
$1,500,000
Subdivision: Park Scottsdale 12
5
Beds
2
Baths
2,349
Sq.Ft.
1970
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6308427
MLS
A-1 BNB KING OF SCOTTSDALE IS BACK W/ ANOTHER WOW PROPERTY!!! EVERYTHING BRAND NEW!! Why BUY A USED UP HOUSE?? This is a ONCE IN LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY. 5 BED/ 2 BATH Tri-Level with THE POOL of YOUR...
$575,000
Subdivision: Villa Monterey Unit 4B Amd
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,922
Sq.Ft.
1963
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6308441
MLS
Beautiful 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath Townhouse/Patio Home in desirable Villa Monterey* HOA Fee is $600/Year * Historic Designation minutes to fashion square. * Two Car Carport, Open Spacious Floorplan & move...
$350,000
Subdivision: Casa Granada
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,120
Sq.Ft.
1965
Year Built
3
Days on Site
6307590
MLS
Location, location, location! Move-in ready 2 bed/1.5 bath townhome in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. This townhouse features a private patio with mature desert landscaping, a light & bright...
Open 10/16
6620 N 79th Place Scottsdale, AZ 85250
$575,000
Subdivision: Indian Bend Village No 2 Condominium
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,437
Sq.Ft.
1981
Year Built
3
Days on Site
6307594
MLS
Open and inviting floor plan with stylish beamed ceiling, lots of natural light and a cozy kiva fireplace for those chilly nights! Home features include newer windows and roof, quartz countertops,...

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