Paradise Valley is a small town near Old Town Scottsdale with 5,000 homes and nearly 13,000 residents. Despite the town’s relatively small area compared to the rest of the Phoenix metro area, Paradise Valley, AZ is home to twelve resorts, making it an Arizona tourist destination. It is also known for its stunning real estate and amazing homes for sale, superb restaurants, unparalleled shopping, and easy access to downtown Phoenix. The town’s name comes from the expansive area known as Paradise Valley. The valley (not the town) spreads from the Phoenix mountains to Cave Creek & Carefree in the north and the McDowell Mountains to the east. The town is a small portion of the expanse. The terrain of the town of Paradise Valley is dominated by Mummy Mountain. Other landmarks include Camelback Mountain on the southern border and the Piestewa Peak on the western border.
Paradise Valley’s motto, coined by its residents, is “there is a reason we call this valley paradise”. In 2012, the magazine “Forbes” named Paradise Valley’s zip code, 85253, the 71st most expensive zip codes in the United States. Residents love Paradise Valley for its quaint small town feel and operation (it has its own mayor) yet it has access to big city, world-class amenities.
Residents in Paradise Valley attend schools in the Scottsdale Unified School District.
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