Scottsdale Arizona homes for Sale

Posted by Cathy Carter on Friday, July 3rd, 2020 at 3:26pm.

Explore Scottsdale Arizona homes for Sale

The city of Scottsdale, AZ is consistently rated among the nation’s most desirable communities to live, visit, and do business in. Scottsdale offers a quality lifestyle with over 300 days of warm weather and sunshine, world-class resorts & spas, art & culture galore, great shopping & restaurants, popular annual events like the Phoenix Open Golf Tournament and Barrett-Jackson Auto Show, over 50 top-notch golf courses, an excellent school system, and an abundance of outdoor recreation options. The city’s vibrant Old Town neighborhood is home to more than 90 restaurants, 320 retail shops, and more than 80 art galleries. Scottsdale's McDowell Sonoran Preserve is the largest urban wilderness area in the U.S. and features more than 60 miles of trails through scenic desert terrain. Buyers in the market for Scottsdale Arizona homes for sale will discover a wide range of residential choices from urban condos situated in the heart of things, single-family homes in quiet neighborhoods and gated subdivisions, gorgeous homes on the golf course and waterfront, to sprawling luxury estates with breathtaking views. Some of the most desirable communities featuring Scottsdale Arizona real estate include Gainey Ranch, Mcdowell Mountain Ranch, Grayhawk, DC Ranch, McCormick Ranch, Troon North, and Paradise Valley (located just outside the city), just to name few. In order to navigate the market and find the perfect home, buyers will need to partner with a qualified agent. Cathy Carter is a luxury home specialist and top-rated Scottsdale REALTOR® with over 25 years of local experience. Intimately familiar with Scottsdale and the surrounding area, Cathy can help you explore your options and make the most informed home purchase decision. Get the process started today by contacting Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here.  


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If you would like to schedule a private showing or would like more information about any of the above listings for Scottsdale Arizona homes for sale, please contact Cathy Carter. As a licensed, professional Scottsdale REALTOR® and luxury real estate specialist, Cathy keeps her finger on the pulse of the market at all times and is the first to know when new Scottsdale Arizona homes for sale become available, ensuring that you have access to the most valuable properties and securing an offer.

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Serving the local community since 1994, Cathy is a local expert and can provide the kind of valuable insight into the different neighborhoods and communities in Scottsdale that few other agents can offer. She can inform you about the types of homes and features offered, the builders, school districts, surrounding area amenities, nearby attractions, local community developments, and so much more. Streamline your home search by having Cathy but together a list of Scottsdale Arizona homes for sale that are the best fit for your lifestyle and needs. Get the home search process started today by calling Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can reach her here

Why Homebuyers Should Consider Living in Scottsdale, Arizona

 

The cosmopolitan city of Scottsdale is bordered by Phoenix to the West, the Tonto National Forrest to the North, the McDowell Mountains to the East, and the Salt River to the South. Home to nearly 255,339 people, the affluent city of  Scottsdale is loosely divided into four areas: South Scottsdale, Old Town (Downtown) Scottsdale, Central Scottsdale (Shea Corridor), and North Scottsdale. Old Town features boutique shopping, restaurants, nightlife and is home to a number of galleries, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, the Scottsdale's Museum of the West. Also located in Old Town is the upscale Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall featuring major retail anchors like Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Dillard’s, and Barney’s New York. North Scottsdale is where you will find the majority of luxury homes, many of which are priced over 5 million.

 

ASU Skysong Innovation Center in South Scottsdale

Scottsdale’s Shea Corridor includes some of the most desirable residential areas in the valley 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 SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center, and one of the premier economic engines in the Phoenix metro area.  The Scottsdale Waterfront is a sophisticated and stylish community located in the heart of Downtown Scottsdale at Camelback Road between Scottsdale Road and Marshall Way.

The beautiful 1.1 million square foot mixed-use project includes a diverse collection of retail, office, restaurant, and high-rise residential buildings. The development is also home to the Fiesta Bowl headquarters and museum. The Soleri and Marshall Way bridges link the canal to Southbridge and the Scottsdale Fifth Avenue Shopping District. Scottsdale Fashion Square is also located directly across from Scottsdale Waterfront. The Waterfront is host to numerous events throughout the year including the Thunderbird Artists Fine Art & Wine Festivals, Scottsdale Public Art's Canal Convergence, The Original Taste, and more.

Kierland Commons Shopping District in Scottsdale

With the fourth-most AAA Four-Diamond hotels in the U.S., hotels, spas, and other tourism businesses make up a large portion of Scottdale’s economy along with healthcare, finance, and technology. Scottdale is host to a number of highly-attended annual events such as the Phoenix Open Golf Tournament, Barrett-Jackson Auto Show, and several others. Considered to be one of the top cities for fine art in the country, Scottsdale has numerous art galleries, art studios, and museums. The city is also known for its fabulous shopping destinations, from the Pavilions at Talking Stick to the Kierland Commons, Scottsdale is a paradise for shoppers of all tastes. The city is also home to top-notch restaurants embodying the spirit of local and seasonal dining trends to spots revitalizing the fine-dining experience. Some of the best restaurants in town include Chula Seafood, Sel, Virtu Honest Craft, FnB Restaurant, ShinBay, Talavera, and Atlas Bistro, just to name a few

Top-rated School Districts in Scottsdale

For parents with school-age children, Scottsdale is served by two highly regarded school districts: Scottsdale Unified School District and Paradise Valley Unified School district. Both are ranked among the top school districts in the Country. Scottsdale Unified School District is a public school district that serves the majority of the city. There are 22 schools in the district, and every school has received the state's highest-ranking in the past. It is considered to be a premier school district in the state, which is why many parents strive to move into Scottsdale. Within the district, there are 16 elementary schools and three schools that offer grades K-8. There also are 6 middle school buildings and 5 high schools. There is one alternative school building in Scottsdale. 

Paradise Valley Unified School District is a large public school district that provides educational opportunities for those in Phoenix and a portion of Scottsdale. Within this district, there are 30 elementary schools, 7 middle schools, and 5 high schools. The district provides students with several different alternative programming options, including a S.T.E.M. program, an International Baccalaureate program, and a Digital Learning Center. Parents may also decide to send their children to one of the public charter schools within this community. There are about a dozen charter schools in Scottsdale, including the Scottsdale Country Day School that serves grades K-6 and the Foothills Academy College Preparatory School that serves grades 7-12.

Many of the charter schools in Scottsdale receive high rankings and are an option for those who are looking for an alternative to the traditional public school system. There are several highly-ranked private schools in Scottsdale such as Our Lady of Perpetual Help, which serves grades K-8, and Thunderbird Adventist Academy, which serves grades 9-12. Private schools in the community offer many resources and curriculum options for students. Scottsdale is also home to an outstanding community college and offers close proximity to Arizona State University less than 6 miles away. 

McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Scottsdale

Scottsdale is the ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts. The city maintains 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. Camelback Mountain is open from sunrise to sunset and includes three hiking trails: Cholla Trailhead, Echo Canyon Trail, and Bobby’s Rock Trail. 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. 

Top-Rated Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale

Known for having some of the best golf clubs in the world, Scottsdale alone has over 50 golf courses with additional 150 courses within easy driving distance. It's easy to see why the Scottsdale - Phoenix area has established itself as one of the world's leading golf destinations. Some of the best golf clubs in Scottsdale include Troon North Golf ClubMcDowell Mountain Golf ClubGrayhawk Golf ClubEagle Mountain Golf ClubOrange Tree Golf ResortThe Phoenician Golf ClubLegend Trail Golf ClubThe Boulders Golf ClubWestin Kierland Golf Club, and We-ko-pa Golf Club, just to name few. 

For sports fans, the Phoenix metro area is home to four Major League sports teams, a professional WNBA team, and Cactus League spring training baseball. The Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB) play their home games at Chase Field. The Phoenix Suns play in the NBA's Pacific Division and play their games at Talking Stick Arena. The Arizona Cardinals are a professional football team (NFL) based in Phoenix and play at State Farm Stadium and the Arizona Coyotes are a professional hockey league team based in Glendale. The Phoenix Mercury is a professional women's basketball team (WNBA) that also plays at Talking Stick Resort Arena. 

 

Scottsdale's Free Trolley System

Scottsdale's free trolley system connects with the Valley Metro's transit system, providing easy access to the greater Phoenix metro area. Scottsdale Municipal Airport is a single-runway airport located in North Scottsdale used primarily for corporate and transient aviation traffic and is one of the busiest single-runway airports in the country. The closest major airport to Scottsdale is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, which is located about 14 miles from the center of town.

Partner With Experienced Scottsdale REALTOR® Cathy Carter 

Whether you are interested in Scottsdale Arizona homes for sale or its time to list your current property, experience matters the most in a changing market. Serving the local community for over two decades, Cathy provides the kind of knowledge, skills, dedication, and personalized service that's hard to find. For buyers, Cathy is an expert at matching her client’s lifestyle needs with the perfect home in the right neighborhood. For sellers, Cathy has the experience and skills needed to get your home sold as quickly as possible and for the highest market price. As your personal agent, Cathy will protect your interests, advocate for you, and go the extra mile to ensure a smooth and successful transaction.

 If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling Scottsdale Arizona real estate, please give Cathy a call today at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch with her here.

 

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Gilbert, AZ.  85233 
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