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The McDowell Mountain Ranch real estate market is very unique due to the 26 different neighborhoods and 14 different builders. If you are considering buying or selling a home in McDowell Mountain Ranch, please contact me at 480-247-7244.
Tucked away in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains, McDowell Mountain Ranch or “The Ranch” as it is referred to by locals, is a 3,200 acre master planned community. The community’s location in Northeast Scottsdale makes it an ideal spot to enjoy the natural beauty and tranquility of the Sonoran Desert. McDowell Mountain Ranch was orginially developed in 1992 and homes began selling in 1995. The 4,000 homes in McDowell Mountain Ranch are dispersed amongst 26 unique neighborhoods that were built by 14 different builders.
At the core of the community is the McDowell Center, which is a community center that is host to over 25 different clubs reflecting the interests of the community residents. Just adjacent to the center is basketball, tennis and volleyball courts, a swimming pool and spa facility, picnic ramadas with barbeque pits, a children’s playground and splash fountain and an open grassy recreational area.
In addition to events and activities within McDowell Mountain Ranch, just outside the community is the McDowell Mountain Aquatic Park. It features a swimming and diving pool with water slides, a lazy river and a state-of-the-art skate park. Also near the community is the McDowell Sonoran Desert Preserve, which is home to the Desert Canyon School Campus, the Scottsdale Arabian Library, a Scottsdale Citizen’s Service Center, West World and the Sanctuary Golf Course.
Not to be left out, there are also two shopping centers inside the community. These retail centers feature a large supermarket, a variety of dining experiences and small boutique shops.