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Nestled in the desert scenery of North Scottsdale, Desert Mountain is the only private community in the world with six Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses. The newest course, aptly named Seven, will open in early 2019. Situated on 8,000 acres, Desert Mountain is among the finest private golf and recreational communities in the world.

In addition to world-class golf, the community offers an always evolving range of family-friendly amenities, activities and events. The Sonoran at Desert Mountain Clubhouse offers concierge service, fitness, racquet sports and more. Within this private community there are also a spa, cafe market, multiple fine dining restaurants, and 15 miles of private hiking trails.

Seven Desert Mountain is an exclusive luxury residential golf community with up to 190 modern, luxury homes — most right on the course. The newest community in the Desert Mountain family features a par 54 course, up to 190 homes and a gastropub clubhouse with bocce ball and fire pits. Residents can also enjoy all the Desert Mountain amenities just a short distance away.


Desert Mountain was established in 1986. Taliesin Associated Architects, founded by Frank Lloyd Wright, created the original Desert Mountain master plan. Community guidelines and environmentally sensitive architecture ensure that homes in this community respect the land and complement the natural desert surroundings.

Real Estate

Today, there are 35 “villages” within the 8,000 acre community, with a variety of properties to fit every possible lifestyle. From villas and townhomes to luxury custom estates and custom home sites, you’re sure to find the property you’ve been dreaming of.

Desert Mountain Homes for Sale

5 | 1
#6492602 | House
Courtesy of The Agency
8 | 1
Open House: Jun 10, 2023 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
#6548684 | House
Courtesy of Keller Williams Northeast Realty
#6522361 | House
Courtesy of Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty

Desert Mountain is the only property in the world to have 6 Championship Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses. Recently a seventh course has been added – an 18-hole, par 54 executive length course – and an accompanying clubhouse. In total, there are 6 clubhouses which offer everything from casual to elegant dining options. Desert Mountain has a nine-court tennis complex with your choice of hard clay or grass surfaces, six pickleball courts, luxurious pools, a state-of-the-art exercise and spa facility and a new Performance Center. The Performance Center is an indoor/outdoor, climate-controlled state of the art teaching and practice facility with 3 golf pros on staff. Residents also enjoy hiking, horseback riding and camping.

Desert Mountain is part of the Cave Creek Unified School District. Students attend Black Mountain Elementary School, Sonoran Trails Middle School and Cactus Shadows High School.

  • 4 miles from the town of Cave Creek
  • 20 minutes to the Loop 101 Freeway
  • 20 minutes the HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson Peak Medical Center
  • 30 minutes to Mayo Clinic Hospital
  • 30 minutes to Scottsdale Airport
  • 30 minutes to Kierland Commons/Scottsdale Quarter
  • 60 minutes to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport


Contact us for more information on the community of Desert Mountain and homes for sale. You can also reach us by calling (480) 351-5359.

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