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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$766,990
Subdivision: Ointe Scottsdale Unit 1
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,571
Sq.Ft.
1965
Year Built
2
Days on Site
6345836
MLS
This is a lovely home in a prime location, close to the 202 Freeway and mere seconds away from the 101. The house itself has a very spacious family and living room, with a recently remodeled kitchen,...
$3,500,000
Subdivision: Desert Estates 11
5
Beds
6
Baths
6,389
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
2
Days on Site
6345947
MLS
NEW BUILD UNDER CONSTRUCTION. Fabulous and captivating in sought after Scottsdale 85254 within the famed 'three C's' schools. Expansive lot just shy of 1-acre in an ultra-private location. Desirable...
$640,000
Subdivision: Walden Place
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,777
Sq.Ft.
1980
Year Built
2
Days on Site
6345985
MLS
Desirable end unit in the heart of Scottsdale! Great location....easy access to 101! Walk to your favorite restaurant, or jog the nearby trails. Complex across from Chaparral Park with miles of...
$1,999,999
Subdivision: N 508.59F Of W2 Nw4 Ne4 Nw4 Sec 29 Ex N 357.40F Th/Of & Ex Com Se Cor W2 Nw4 Ne4 Nw4 Sec 29 Th W 330
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
3,214
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
2
Days on Site
6346075
MLS
One of a kind opportunity to come home to your own ''Scottsdale Resort''. Open the Accordion great room doors, take in the spectacular mountain views and step into the oasis-like backyard which...
$1,125,000
Subdivision: Th Pt E2 Se4 Sec 15 Daf N 265F Of S 795F Ex W 495F Of Fol Desc Prop Com Se Cor Sec 15 Th N 55F Th W
5
Beds
4
Baths
3,749
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
2
Days on Site
6346056
MLS
This custom home has it all: Unobstructed Mountain Views from nearly every window, Seclusion, Privacy and Space on the 2+ Acres, Distance to the neighbors, Low Energy bills thanks to the Owned Solar...
$250,000
Subdivision: Scottsdale House
1
Beds
1
Baths
1,088
Sq.Ft.
1969
Year Built
2
Days on Site
6346160
MLS
Located in Scottsdale central area. Guard Gated community that has dining Clubhouse/with Dining room/Room Service, hair studio, heated swimming pool and spa, workout room and media room and...
$439,900
Subdivision: Villa Estados Phase 2 Amd
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,764
Sq.Ft.
1985
Year Built
2
Days on Site
6346170
MLS
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$2,495,000
Subdivision: Desert Mountain Phase 1 Unit 1 Lot 1-205 Tr A
3
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,400
Sq.Ft.
1999
Year Built
2
Days on Site
6346188
MLS
This unique home on Renegade's 10th fairway incorporates both contemporary and Southwest design elements. Enjoy the outdoor desert lifestyle on the various patios that surround the home, featuring...
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,867
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
4
Days on Site
6345657
MLS
Tucked at the base of revered Camelback Mountain, Ascent is a new, private residential enclave adjacent to The Phoenician Resort - one of Arizona's premier luxury resort destination. This community...
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,679
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
4
Days on Site
6345659
MLS
Tucked at the base of revered Camelback Mountain, Ascent is a new, private residential enclave adjacent to The Phoenician Resort - one of Arizona's premier luxury resort destination. This community...
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,985
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
3
Days on Site
6345663
MLS
Tucked at the base of revered Camelback Mountain, Ascent is a new, private residential enclave adjacent to The Phoenician Resort - one of Arizona's premier luxury resort destination. This community...
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,996
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
3
Days on Site
6345662
MLS
Tucked at the base of revered Camelback Mountain, Ascent is a new, private residential enclave adjacent to The Phoenician Resort - one of Arizona's premier luxury resort destination. This community...

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