Described by the New York Times as a “desert version of Miami’s South Beach”, North Scottsdale has been known for decades as a vacation destination and a wonderful place to call home; full of beautiful scenery, not to mention the great weather. Boasting over 330 days a year of sunshine, Scottsdale’s motto is “The West’s most Western town”, with winters averaging 72 degrees. Although it’s reminiscent of cowboys and saloons, living in North Scottsdale can also be urban, upscale and luxurious. Living in the desert doesn’t mean sacrificing quality of life. North Scottsdale Road runs between Old Town and North Scottsdale houses and condos making the drive between the areas extremely pleasant. Highway 101 also runs between North Scottsdale and downtown / Old Town Scottsdale
The McDowell Mountains and Pinnacle Peak provide excellent hiking opportunities including Tom's Thumb, a popular hiking trail with a thumb-like granite formation at the top. Additional McDowell Mountains trails include Sven's Slab and Granite Ballroom. There are dozens of other hiking trails in the McDowell Mountains with various degrees of difficulty. This allows for amazing hiking with scenic views for all ages and levels of athleticism. Touring in Scottsdale is not just for tourists; residents of North Scottsdale can also enjoy horseback riding, aerial hot air balloon rides and jeep tours.
Scottsdale is also known as one of the top U.S. cities for art with more than 125 art galleries and studios in the area. The Scottsdale Art Festival has been ranked the number one art event in the country. Speaking of the arts, Scottsdale also hosts the annual Scottsdale International Film Festival which features some of the most notable independent and critically acclaimed movies of the year.
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Over the last 5 years, single family homes have continued to rise in value. To gain an idea of how well these homes have appreciated, let's take a look at the following graph:
Beginning in the 1st Quarter of 2014, homes for sale in the 85254 zip code (the largest area in North Scottsdale) were selling at an average of $180 per square foot. Two years later, the average selling price increased to just under $195, roughly a 4 percent increase, which would continue to its peak price in the 3rd Quarter of 2018 at $219 per square foot. As North Scottsdale continues to grow in popularity, the average selling price will continue to steadily increase.
Scottsdale is also one of the top destinations for golf in the nation with more than 200 courses. Golf courses ranging from rolling green and traditional fairways to desert landscaped courses. Robb Report named Scottsdale “America’s Best Place to Live For Golf”. North Scottsdale now hosts the Phoenix Open, a four-day event that attracts over 500,000 visitors annually.
North Scottsdale also offers great shopping centers, spas, and resorts. Scottsdale has the highest number of luxury and destination spas in the country.Whether you're simply visiting or you call North Scottsdale home, you'll certainly enjoy these great outdoor Scottsdale shopping centers. Living in North Scottsdale, you’ll enjoy the standard of living you deserve and the convenience you desire. Scottsdale has an average Walk Score of 32 and average Transit Score of 24 with 217,385 residents.
North Scottsdale makes up a large portion of the homes for sale in the Phoenix, AZ metro area. Dozens of properties are being sold and put on the market daily in North Scottsdale. Below are the latest search results for homes for sale in North Scottsdale. This is based on specific North Scottsdale subdivisions. We recommend that you contact us so that we can create a custom search based on your specific search criteria. If you aren't familiar with the area, this also gives us a great opportunity to educate you on the various neighborhoods, subdivisions, school districts and more in North Scottsdale. We can also assist you with understanding your financing options and introduce you to a lender if you would like.
North Scottsdale features public and private golf course communities which are amongst the best luxury desert communities in the Southwest. If you are looking for a premier golf course community in Scottsdale, take a look at the Grayhawk, Legend Trail, Pinnacle Peak Country Club, Troon, DC Ranch, and Gainey Ranch subdivisions, and learn more about the surrounding area, golf courses, and other neighborhood details.
Finding an affordable single family home in North Scottsdale is simple, and each subdivision has its own unique features that appeal to a wide variety of tastes and needs. Arabian Views, Greenway Park, and Paradise Valley Mirada are ideal for the family who are looking for a home near the Loop 101 and within a short drive of the Mayo Clinic. Those in search of a quiet desert home near the town of Fountain Hills should take a look at Scottsdale Mountain and Rio Montana neighborhoods, while the family who loves being close to great entertainment can find their dream home within the Casa Privada, Mountainview Ranch, and Vista Del Rincon communities.
Below are the latest search results for homes for sale in North Scottsdale. This is based on specific North Scottsdale subdivisions. We recommend that you contact us so that we can create a custom search based on your specific search criteria. If you aren't familiar with the area, this also gives us a great opportunity to educate you on the various neighborhoods, subdivisions, school districts, etc. in North Scottsdale. We can also assist you with understanding your financing options and introduce you to a lender if you would like.
We highly recommend that you Contact Us and we will create a custom search for you that will automatically alert you when new homes come up for sale in North Scottsdale. We are dedicated to being your Scottsdale Realtors and can assist with all of your Scottsdale real estate needs. Our site lists all Scottsdale homes for sale that are presently listed on the MLS.
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