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Discover The Best Scottsdale Real Estate in Golf Communities!

Buyers who are interested in the best golf communities in Scottsdale with homes for sale have many upscale communities to select from. Nestled in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale’s climate provides blue skies and comfortable temperatures most of the year allowing residents to participate in all that the area has to offer. A true golfer’s paradise, Scottsdale is home to nearly 50 top-rated courses along with more than 150 courses within easy driving distance. The city boasts world-class shopping and dining destinations, exciting art and cultural offerings, top rated schools, an abundance of outdoor activities, and dozens of championship golf courses. In order to gain access to the best Scottsdale real estate in golf communities, buyers will need to work with a qualified, local agent who can help them navigate the market. Cathy Carter is an experienced REALTOR® in Scottsdale as well as a Luxury Home Specialist and would be delighted to speak with you to find out what you are looking for in your next home. Call Cathy today! 480-459-8488

Below is a list of some of the best golf communities in Scottsdale with homes for sale:  

The Boulders A unique community, and home to the world-famous Boulders Resort and Spa, The Boulders is situated in both Scottsdale and Carefree. Homes in the community are nestled around two world-class golf courses: Boulders North and Boulders South, both designed by Jay Morrish. The courses are a combination of a resort course and private course. The Boulders gets its name from the granite boulder formations located throughout the property. Homes range from casitas to sprawling custom homes that overlook the golf courses and Sonoran Desert terrain. Residents enjoy access or receive discounts for many of the Boulders Resort and Spa amenities.

DC Ranch - The upscale, master-planned community of DC Ranch features a wide selection of residential options from condos and villas to luxury estates on the golf course to elegant custom homes with spectacular views in guard-gated neighborhoods. The community includes a private country club along with community centers, schools, 33 miles of trails, neighborhood parks, natural greenways, and an upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment area. DC Ranch is within one mile of Loop 101 (Pima Freeway), which connects to the greater Phoenix metro area and the interstate. 

Desert Highlands - The private luxury golf community of Desert Highlands is situated in North Scottsdale just south of Pinnacle Peak. Residential options range from two bedroom luxury homes to larger luxury custom homes. Golfers enjoy an 18 hole championship golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus, known for its challenge and design. The Desert Highlands clubhouse offers world-class amenities including fine dining, a swimming pool, a fitness center and spa, and an award-winning tennis complex. 

Desert Mountain - The luxury golf community of Desert Mountain is located in far North Scottsdale. Desert Mountain is a multi-gated community with guarded gates. Each village in the community is distinct, but all share the world-class amenities of Desert Mountain. Buyers have a number of housing options ranging from 2 bedroom casitas to sprawling estates nestled in the mountainside. The 8,000-acre community is home to six Jack Nicklaus golf courses, multiple practice facilities, six clubhouses, a tennis complex, a fitness center with spa, swimming pools and miles of trails for horseback riding, biking, and hiking.  

Estancia - Considered to be one of the most exclusive golf communities in Scottsdale, Estancia is located just north of Pinnacle Peak. The private 640-acre community is comprised of stunning custom homes in a variety of sizes and styles, boasting fabulous views. Residents have the option to join the Estancia Golf Club featuring an elegant clubhouse, fine and casual dining, a fitness center, pool, tennis courts, and pro shop. Estancia has an award-winning golf course designed by Tom Fazio, which consistently makes the ranks of top courses in Golf Digest’s America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses.

Mirabel Club - The private, luxury golf community of Mirabel Club is located in far north Scottsdale. Comprised of 713 acres, Mirabel is located at 3,000 feet and many of the homes and homesites offer breathtaking views of Pinnacle Peak and the city lights of Phoenix and Scottsdale. Mirabel is mostly comprised of custom homes along with 35 El Corazon homes situated near the clubhouse. The private Mirabel Club features a Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course and a Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired clubhouse. Residents enjoy a tennis garden, a fitness center, spa, and pool. Golf memberships are limited to 300 members and homeowners have the choice of belonging to the golf club. 

Silverleaf - Nestled in the McDowell Mountains, the exclusive guard-gated enclave of Silverleaf is situated within the larger community of DC Ranch (listed above). Silverleaf features stunning estate homesites situated high up on the mountain as well as several smaller neighborhoods within the community with sidewalks and landscaped green areas. Silverleaf has its own private country club and golf course and residents also have access to the amazing amenities of DC Ranch including an upscale shopping and dining district. 

Terravita - Located in North Scottsdale just south of Black Mountain, the community of Terravita encompasses 823 acres and 23 neighborhoods. Residential options range from lock-and-leave smaller homes to larger homes up to 3,800 square feet. The 18-hole championship Terravita Golf Course was designed by Billy Casper and Greg Nash. Residents enjoy an expansive clubhouse featuring casual and fine dining, a fitness center, a pool, and a variety of activities along with tennis courts and scenic walking trails. Homeownership in Terravita comes with a membership to the Terravita Country Club and golfers have the option to join the Terravita Golf Club.

Troon Village and Troon Country Club  - The guard gated, 14,000-acre community of Troon Village is a collection of communities centered on and around Troon Mountain. Homes in Troon Village range from lock-and-leave townhomes to sprawling mountainside estates with spectacular valley views. The Troon Country Club features an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish. Residents enjoy a tennis complex, pool, fitness center, and an active social calendar.   

Whisper Rock - The guard-gated golf community of Whisper Rock is located in North Scottsdale. Surrounded by Turtle and Sombrero mountains, many of the homesites are multi-acre parcels which allow for privacy and enjoying the natural desert landscape. Residents enjoy an array of outstanding amenities including a tennis complex, a pool and spa, a fitness center, a 3-acre community park and 5 miles of scenic walking trails. The Whisper Rock invitation-only golf club includes two pristine golf courses: the Upper 18-hole course designed by Phil Mickelson and the Lower course designed by Tom Fazio. Membership is not tied to property ownership.

Partner with an Experienced REALTOR® in Scottsdale - Cathy Carter

Offering over two decades of experience and specializing in luxury properties, Cathy believes that no one person, no matter how experienced or knowledgeable, can provide the best service without a team of specialists. It starts with listening to your wants and needs and hearing your concerns and goals. Cathy is then able to uncover the right home in the right community that best meets your individual requirements. Her number one objective is to make the home buying process as stress-free and rewarding as possible for you. Cathy also understands that frequent and open communication is essential to each and every transaction and her phone never goes unanswered. If you are ready to make one of the beautiful golf homes in Scottsdale your own, please give Cathy a call today!

Please call the most experienced REALTOR® in Scottsdale - Cathy Carter at 480-459-8488 or fill out the online contact form, and she will be delighted to answer any questions you may have.

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