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Desert Mountain Homes for Sale - North Scottsdale Luxury Living

Desert Mountain Homes for Sale

Desert Mountain logoLocated in a setting with the panoramic beauty of lush foliage, high mountains, and distinctive ridges that come with living in the Upper Sonoran area, the Desert Mountain area communities offer gated entries, unique vistas, gorgeous sunsets, and near-daily sunshine. With landscaping that primarily incorporates native flora into the design for the homes situated on approximately 8,000 acres of North Scottsdale real estate, each of the distinctive neighborhoods offer exquisite views from the front or back doors.

The Desert Mountain Area is known for its “Wimbledon of the West” tennis complex, six Championship Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses, and six equally distinctive clubhouses. Come visit and discover for yourself why Desert Mountain was named one of the “World’s Best golf Communities” by the Robb Report in 2000. Other amenities include a spa, pool, fitness center, pro shop, massage rooms, exceptional dining facilities, and more. The Desert Mountain Area has certainly created one of the best collections of private master-planned communities. Live the casual southwestern lifestyle that so many people have come to love and enjoy in the Desert Mountain area.

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Located in a setting with the panoramic beauty of lush foliage, high mountains, and distinctive ridges that come with living in the Upper Sonoran area, the Desert Mountain area communities offer gated entries, unique vistas, gorgeous sunsets, and near-daily sunshine. With landscaping that primarily incorporates native flora into the design for the homes situated on approximately 8,000 acres of North Scottsdale real estate, each of the distinctive neighborhoods offer exquisite views from the front or back doors. These premier residential communities located in the north end of Scottsdale offer its members exceptional amenities and true luxury.

The master-planned development of the Desert Mountain area features a number of exclusive neighborhoods designed with a distinctive twist in style. Many of these premier communities are gated, do not connect with each other, and have a strong emphasis on southwestern-style architecture including Ranch and Pueblo. A contemporary theme can be seen throughout much of the stonework, stucco, hewn timbers, metal roofs, and exterior artwork that the homes portray.

The Desert Mountain Area is known for its “Wimbledon of the West” tennis complex, six Championship Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses, and six equally distinctive clubhouses. Come visit and discover for yourself why Desert Mountain was named one of the “World’s Best golf Communities” by the Robb Report in 2000. Other amenities include a spa, pool, fitness center, pro shop, massage rooms, exceptional dining facilities, and more. The Desert Mountain Area has certainly created one of the best collections of private master-planned communities. Live the casual southwestern lifestyle that so many people have come to love and enjoy in the Desert Mountain area.

The Desert Mountain area includes the following subdivisions: Apache Cottages, Apache Peak, Arrowhead, Cintarosa, Cintarosa Ranch, Chiricahua Club Villas, Cochise Ridge, Cochise-Geronimo Village, Deer Run, Desert Fairways, Desert Greens, Desert Hills, Desert Horizons, Eagle Feather, Gambel Quail, Gambel Quail Preserve, Grey Fox, Lone Mountain, Lookout Ridge, Lost Star, Mountain Skyline, Painted Sky, Renegade Trail, Rose Quartz, Saguaro Forest, Seven Arrows, Sonoran Cottages, Sonoran Ridge, Sunrise, Sunset Canyon, Turquiose Ridge, and The Haciendas at Desert Mountain.

Desert Mountain- Character Area

Nestled beneath the Continental Mountain range of North Scottsdale, the Desert Mountain Character Area offers exceptional scenery, spectacular weather, and desirable luxury homes with the ultimate in amenities. With a diversity of recreational amenities, Desert Mountain is a fun place to live as well as being a great place to retire, raise a family, or live the single life.

Entrenched in a rich history, the Desert Mountain Character Area exudes evidence of the lifestyle led by its early pioneers in the rustic, ranch architecture of some of its homes. Several of the Championship Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses reflect the Indian heritage of the area with names like Cochise, Renegade, Geronimo, and Apache. What better place to live than one that shows its respect for those who have contributed to the growth of the area?

The presence of clubhouses and fitness centers scattered throughout the area provides a casual atmosphere offering numerous opportunities for social gatherings and recreational events. This includes distinctive golf courses, world-class tennis courts, and luxurious spas. Local dining venues range from casual to fine with a variety of cuisine featured on the menu.

Spectacular real estate options in these private residential communities include guarded entryways, spacious floor plans, multiple levels, multiple garages, guest houses, deluxe features, and of course, spectacular views of gorgeous Arizona countryside. The Desert Mountain Character Area includes Desert Mountain, East of Desert Mountain, West of Desert Mountain, and South of Desert Mountain. Each area has its own unique display of homes while sharing some of the most spectacular vistas in all of Arizona.

Desert Mountain East- Character Area

Presenting distinctive landscaping that is in keeping with the rich desert landscape that exists naturally, the Desert Mountain East area is beautiful. The Southwestern style of architecture that blends seamlessly with the panoramic desert beauty of the area is appealing and fits in easily with the character of the area. The Desert Mountain East area that is situated off Cave Creek Road includes the subdivisions of Quail Ridge and Tonto Hills.

Situated to the south of Troon Mountain, Quail Ridge features a charming array of luxury homes, many of which have been constructed by Toll Brothers. This gated community features amazing mountain views, sparkling city light views, beautiful sunsets, and a relaxing atmosphere.

With gorgeous views of the Four Peaks, the Tonto National Forest, and more, the community of Tonto Hills offers a panoramic backdrop for each of its luxury homes. Nearby amenities include area golf courses, club houses, tennis, and dining. A day of relaxation is easily accomplished at nearby Bartlett Lake.

Desert Mountain South– Character Area

The Desert Mountain South area is home to an amazing array of incredible vistas, glowing sunsets, daily sunshine, and pure desert air. Some of the magnificent views include those of nearby McDowell Mountains, Pinnacle Peak, Black Mountain, and Lone Mountain. Amenities include access to one or more of the following: a Tom Fazio designed golf course, clubhouse, tennis, pool, fitness center, and spa.

Luxury and custom homes in the Desert Mountain South area feature one or more of the following: up to 6 bedrooms, 4-car garages, additional casita, courtyard, exceptional finishes, deluxe moldings, Sonoran Desert views, glittering city light views, and breathtaking mountain views. Many of these luxurious homes have been constructed by Toll Brothers or Discovery Land.

The Desert Mountain South area includes the communities of Bel Canto, Boulder Heights, Carefree Hills, Carefree Rolling Hills, Carefree Shadows, Estates at Cave Creek, Mirabel, Rancho Santa Fe Del Oro, Sonoran Sanctuary, Sierra Norte, Treviso, Velvet Shadows, and Vista Valle.

Desert Mountain West- Character Area

Just south of the Tonto National Forest, the area west of Desert Mountain features stunning mountain estate homes, eye-catching desert scenery, rolling hills, privacy, and so much more. Here, residents enjoy a perfect setting with priceless views, spacious home sites, and exceptional amenities. The Desert Mountain West area includes the communities of Carefree Ranch Homesteads, Lone Mountain, and Ranch Highlands. These subdivisions include easy access to golfing, shopping, dining, horseback riding, hiking, biking, walking, boating, and so much more all within the security of a gated community and its surrounding area.

Carefree Ranch Homesteads feature spectacular views of nearby mountains and city lights. The rolling hills and natural desert scenery add to the private nature of this gated community. Spacious elegance and privacy await homeowners in the Lone Mountain subdivision located among the gently sloping hills of the Sonoran Desert. Ranch Highlands features the exceptional views and gorgeous weather that residents in this North Scottsdale area have come to expect.

Preservation of the surrounding environment is a top priority among the residents in the Desert Mountain character area including the area west of Desert Mountain. While providing the ultimate in privacy, the builders have created a desirable blend of safety, convenience, and privacy.

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