Paradise Valley Luxury Homes | Community Info
Lush acre lots with mature landscaping, stone walls, and grand wrought iron gates line the curbless streets of this small but affluent town that lies between Phoenix and Scottsdale. Architecturally diverse, Paradise Valley is where you’ll find stunning palatial estates – both old and new, original and renovated with many positioned high on the hillside overlooking the spectacular Valley skyline views. Extending from Camelback Mountain north to Mountain View Rd – and from about 40th St to Scottsdale Rd., Paradise Valley has a total area of 15.5 square miles. With Mummy Mountain in the middle, Camelback Mountain to the South and the Phoenix Mountain Preserves to the West, Paradise Valley is home to some of the city’s most expensive real estate.
Paradise Valley, the “Beverly Hills of Arizona”, remains the wealthiest city in Arizona, and one of the wealthiest in the United States. The Town of Paradise Valley is an extremely affluent luxury residential community consisting almost exclusively of homes and estates on a minimum of 1 acre lots and larger. Because of very strict zoning, there is almost no commercial allowed except for resorts, country clubs, schools and religious institutions. The Town is approximately 16 square miles and is completely surrounded by Scottsdale and Phoenix.
The high income of Paradise Valley’s residents attracts luxury retail and upscale services to locate nearby. Residents enjoy some of the best shopping in the country, as well as an abundance of art galleries, museums, upscale restaurants and nightlife, theatre, first-class golf courses, destination spas, spring baseball training of 7 major league baseball teams, Scottsdale Airport for private jets, and the many outstanding medical centers. Because of the fabulous weather, with sunshine 329 days a year, and its mountains and beautiful scenic areas, the area is popular with people who enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming, tennis, jogging, bicycling, horseback riding and walking.
Along with spectacular homes, Paradise Valley’s real estate includes several exclusive private schools as well as a number of world-renowned resorts and hotels such as the Camelback Inn, The Sanctuary Resort and Spa on Camelback Mountain, The Phoenician, Royal Palms Resort and Spa, Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa, and more. When one buys a home in Paradise Valley, one can become a member of any of these resorts like a private club to enjoy the spa, pools and all the facilities, including a myriad of pilates, yoga and exercise classes. These luxurious homes-away-from-home cater to not only the lifestyles of the rich and famous, but they also offer close-by venues where “the locals” and visitors alike can enjoy a night of fine dining. In addition, numerous recreational opportunities exist, in particular in the realms of golf, tennis and hiking.