Nestled in the natural splendor of Arizona’s Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, is a city that’s synonymous with luxury real estate. Tucked away inside master-planned golf communities, its collection of high-end properties offer everything from charming suburban ranches, high-rise condos, sprawling custom-built houses, and plush villas.
Scottsdale’s vibrant Old Town is considered the finest urban center in Arizona. It is home to more than 90 restaurants, 320 retail shops and more than 80 art galleries. Downtown, a cluster of sleek condos provides the convenience of a turnkey lifestyle with amenities like 24-hour valet and concierge services. The boundaries for Scottsdale are a bit complex, but its 351 square miles include the nation’s largest city-owned wilderness preserve, an 1880s throwback Western town with a bustling city-center, 200+ area golf courses, nearly 800 restaurants, and more spas per capita than anywhere else in the country.
Prosperous North Scottsdale is known for its refined spas, classy wine bars and steakhouses, and shopping plazas with luxury boutiques, like Market Street at DC Ranch and La Mirada. The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Taliesin West complex houses an architecture school and offers tours. Nearby, McDowell Mountain Regional Park is popular for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails.
Scottsdale is a mecca of the finer things in life for a wide variety of lifestyles. Family-oriented, executive, singles or couples, the city of Scottsdale boasts unique shopping and living districts, gated golf course communities and intimate upscale neighborhoods. Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation’s most desirable communities to visit, live, and do business in.