Luxury Homes for Sale in Scottsdale Arizona

Discover Luxury Homes for Sale in Scottsdale Arizona

Named as one of the best places to live, work and play in Arizona, Scottsdale has also frequently been honored as one of the nation’s best-run cities. A move to Scottsdale promises abundant amenities, from vibrant outdoor activities and sports to a thriving downtown and waterfront. Located 23 miles northeast of Phoenix, homebuyers will find many upscale neighborhoods and communities featuring luxury homes for sale in Scottsdale Arizona from finely-appointed urban condos/townhomes to gorgeous homes tucked away in private golf course communities to high-end luxury estates with breathtaking views. Some of the most desirable communities offering luxury real estate in Scottsdale Arizona include McCormick Ranch, Gainey Ranch, Silverleaf, Scottsdale Country Club, Stonegate, Scottsdale Ranch, McDowell Mountain Ranch, Windgate Ranch, Scottsdale Mountain, Kierland, Ironwood Village, DC Ranch, Grayhawk, Troon Village, Desert Highlands, Whisper Rock, Desert Mountain, The Boulders, Mirabel, and Estancia. Residents of Scottsdale enjoy a high-quality of lifestyle that includes warm weather and sunshine most days of the year, world-class shopping and dining, a vibrant art and cultural scene, top-rated schools, dozens of championship golf courses, and an abundance of outdoor recreation that can be enjoyed year-round. Cathy Carter is a luxury home specialist and a top REALTOR® in Scottsdale Arizona with over two decades of experience working with buyers and sellers. A highly-qualified luxury market expert, Cathy would love to help you explore your options for making the best home purchase decision. Get the process started today by giving Cathy a call at 480-459-8488 (direct cell) or send her an email to schedule an appointment at your convenience.

Learn more about luxury real estate in Scottsdale Arizona and lifestyle, and browse the MLS for the most up-to-date listings on luxury homes for sale in Scottsdale below: 

Luxury Homes for Sale in Scottsdale Arizona

Scottsdale Homes For Sale


If you would like more information about any of the above luxury homes for sale in Scottsdale Arizona or would like to schedule a private showing, please contact Cathy Carter, specializing in newer homes and luxury real estate. 

More About Luxury Real Estate in Scottsdale Arizona

The Scottsdale market is VERY Hot right now and home values and home prices have been steadily on the rise. Just over the past year, home values increased by 6.2%. The median price of homes currently listed in Scottsdale is $604,950. As a professional, licensed real estate agent and a luxury home specialist for over twenty years, Cathy Carter is extremely knowledgeable about the local market and where to find the most valuable luxury homes for sale in Scottsdale Arizona. Uniquely qualified, Cathy can provide all the resources and information you need about the most upscale neighborhoods and communities, types of homes and features offered, top builders in the region, nearby schools, area amenities, and so much more. Cathy is aware of new inventory of luxury real estate in Scottsdale Arizona as soon as it becomes available, ensuring that her buyers have immediate access to the best listings and securing an offer. Get the home search process started today by requesting customized search results delivered directly to your email along with email alerts of new listings.  

Why Homebuyers Should Consider Living in Scottsdale, Arizona

Although Scottsdale has a reputation for being a travel destination and popular among retirees, it is also home to many Gen X and millennial residents raising young families in the area. The city of about 220,000 is known for offering excellent quality of life and offers plenty of activities that appeal to families including recreational activities, arts, and museum culture, and accredited sports. Hotels, spas, and other tourism businesses make up a large portion of the Scottsdale economy. The city is also home to a branch of the Mayo Clinic along with Scottsdale Healthcare and other medical research companies. For parents with school-age children, the city’s school districts: the Scottsdale Unified School District and the Paradise Valley Unified School district are consistently ranked among the top in the state, including charter and magnet schools. Charter BASIS High School ranks among the top 10 high schools in the country, per U.S. News and World Report. Scottsdale has an outstanding community college and offers proximity to Arizona State University. 

The city is loosely divided into four areas that include South Scottsdale, Old Town (Downtown) Scottsdale, Central Scottsdale ("Shea Corridor"), and North Scottsdale. Old Town features a variety of boutique shopping, restaurants, nightlife venues and is home to a number of galleries as well as the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and Scottsdale's Museum of the West. Also located downtown is the upscale Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall with anchors like Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Dillard’s and Barney’s New York. North Scottsdale is where you’ll find the majority of luxury homes for sale in Scottsdale Arizona, with many homes priced over 5 million. Scottsdale’s Shea Corridor has some of the most desirable residential areas in the Phoenix metro area such as Gainey Ranch and McCormick Ranch. A large portion of Scottsdale Road in the Shea Corridor has been dubbed the "Resort Corridor" due to the many upscale resorts that line the street. South Scottsdale is home to the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center, SkySong, one of the premier economic engines in the Phoenix metro area.  

Scottsdale is legendary for golf, which is a major economic and tourism driver locally. A golf lover’s paradise, Scottsdale has over 50 top-rated golf courses to choose from with more than 150 additional courses within easy driving distance. For outdoor recreation, residents have access to 16 community parks, 25 neighborhood parks, 4 aquatic centers, 45 miles of paved paths for walkers and cyclists, and another 115 miles of non-motorized trails. McDowell Sonoran Preserve offers up 30,000 acres of lush desert environment attached to a national forest and over 120 miles of trails. Pinnacle Peak Park features a moderate out-and-back trail through the pristine Sonoran Desert environment and is a local favorite for hiking, horseback riding, and rock climbing.  

The city is home to a number of popular annual events such as the Phoenix Open Golf Tournament (the most-attended tournament in the world), Barrett-Jackson Auto Show, and the Scottsdale International Film Festival, just to name a few. For getting around town, Scottsdale has a free trolley system that links to entertainment, restaurants, shopping, schools, parks and health services. Scottsdale Municipal Airport is a single-runway airport located in North Scottsdale used mostly for corporate and transient aviation traffic and is one of the busiest single-runway airports in the U.S. The closest major airport is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, located about 14 miles from the center of town. 

If you are ready to make one of the beautiful luxury homes for sale in Scottsdale Arizona your own, Cathy Carter would love to help you on your real estate journey!


Serving the local community since 1994, Cathy Carter and her professional and friendly team, provide the kind of knowledge, skills, commitment, and personalized service you need and deserve. Whether you are looking to invest in luxury real estate in Scottsdale Arizona or it’s time to list your current home, experience matters most in a changing market. For sellers, your agent should know how to act swiftly and decisively to get you the highest price on your property. Cathy will get your home SOLD and will get you the best market price in the least amount of time possible. For buyers, Cathy will help you find and get into the right home at the right price. By partnering with Cathy, you'll have an experienced, luxury home specialist by your side who will protect your interests, advocate for you, and skillfully handle the complexities of the real estate transaction. For out-of-town buyers, Cathy is also a relocation expert and will make sure the details of your home purchase and move to Scottsdale are handled professionally and with care.

Please give Cathy Carter a call today at 480-459-8488, or fill out the online contact form, and she will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.

Cathy Carter 
2450 S. Arizona Ave, Suite 1
Chandler, Arizona 85286
Cell: 480-459-8488

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Cathy has been in the Real Estate industry for over two and a half decades in the Arizona market. She has the ability and confidence along with continued education that is necessary to succeed in this ever-changing market. Cathy specializes in difficult to move properties in the Chandler Area. Quick to respond to all tasks required. Equator Certified Platinum for Bank owned homes and Short Sales as well.

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