Exploring 5 of Scottsdale’s Hottest Neighborhoods

Exploring 5 of Scottsdale’s Hottest Neighborhoods

  • 06/5/23

If you’re like many people, you know that Scottsdale is full of great neighborhoods – but which one is right for you? Your real estate agent can help you find a neighborhood or community that’s a great fit, but in the meantime, you can explore:

  • North Scottsdale
  • Downtown Scottsdale
  • Gainey Ranch
  • Troon North
  • McCormick Ranch

Here’s a closer look at each.

North Scottsdale

North Scottsdale is often considered the epitome of luxury living. In North Scottsdale, you'll find gated communities, exclusive neighborhoods and truly spectacular landscaping. The communities in this area are home to some of Scottsdale 's most grandiose estates, including those built with ultra-modern amenities. There are several golf courses around the area, all with meticulously manicured greens that add to the areas overall appeal. Additionally, the shopping centers in North Scottsdale are incredibly impressive and packed with high end shops, providing residents a chic retail experience.

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Downtown Scottsdale

Downtown Scottsdale is a perfect blend of historic charm and modern luxury. You'll find strikingly beautiful residential buildings dotting the skyline, providing breathtaking city views. Downtown Scottsdale offers a multitude of world class restaurants featuring global flavors, spectacular shopping experiences, and a vibrant nightlife that really brings the city alive after dusk. The arts district and regular city events also add to the area’s spectacular atmosphere, making the downtown area a delightful place to live.

Gainey Ranch

Gainey Ranch is a neighborhood exuding tranquility and convenience. This community features luxury townhomes and condos that perfectly balance the ease of community living with the exclusivity of luxury residences. This area’s known for its golf courses, meticulously maintained and professionally designed to provide players with an exceptional golfing experience. Dining in this area is also a culinary journey, with various upscale restaurants offering a range of cuisines. This neighborhood seamlessly integrates high quality living with a quiet, laid-back environment.

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Troon North

Troon North is a paradise if you're a nature lover and you don't want to compromise on luxury. The neighborhood is close to the foothills of Pinnacle Peak, which will give you a breathtaking panorama of the desert and the city. You'll find spectacular custom homes throughout this community, each built with careful attention to detail to maximize scenic views and harmony with the surrounding landscape. The proximity to the mountain offers endless opportunities for outdoor activities, from hiking and camping to simply enjoying the unparalleled views.

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McCormick Ranch

McCormick Ranch offers residents A distinct lifestyle. Featuring a network of greenbelts throughout the community, there's ample space for leisurely walks and morning jogs, biking and tracking through the landscape. The golf courses in and around this community are as inviting to experienced golfers as they are to beginners. The neighborhood also offers a variety of luxury homes, ranging from cozy condos perfect for people who don’t want a lot of home maintenance to sprawling single family custom homes ideal for people who need lots of space.

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Are You Buying or Selling a Home in Scottsdale?

If you’re selling a luxury home in Scottsdale, we can help. You can use our home value calculator to get a ballpark idea on what your home may be worth – and you can call us at 602-694-3200 to talk to a REALTOR® about how we can market your home to all the right buyers.

If you're also looking for a new home, we’ll be happy to show you the homes that interest you most. While you’re here, explore all our Scottsdale real estate listings or look in specific communities:

Don Matheson
REALTOR® | Founder
The Matheson Team
RE/MAX Fine Properties
21020 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85255
[email protected]

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