Scottsdale has been given the distinction as the “Most Livable City” in the nation. More than four million people visit Scottsdale every year. Scottsdale is known for it’s many art galleries and neighborhood architecture. Most of the premier resorts are located in Scottsdale.
Scottsdale offers upscale shopping, fine restaurants, and lively entertainment.
The public schools in Scottsdale are some of the most highly rated in the state. The schools in the district as a whole consistently achieve high test scores with an extraordinary number of students becoming National Merit Scholarship finalists.
Many Scottsdale neighborhoods provide world-class golf courses and luxurious homes. Communities range from non-gated to gated to guard-gated. Rural, suburbia, and city settings are all available to the discriminating buyer.
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Ancala is a guard-gated community recognized for its championship golf course, views, and safety. Positioned high in the McDowell Mountains offering scenic sunsets and a relaxing atmosphere.
Nuzzled among two prize-winning golf courses with a cache of amenities and opulent homes, villas, and townhomes.
Based at the foothills of the McDowell Mountain Preserve, this community provides beautiful homes and outstanding views.
Reclining alongside the base of the McDowell Mountains, the community of family-centered neighborhoods offers several amenities including a magnificent nine-acre recreational facility.
Hidden Hills is a gated community nestled up to the Sonoran Preserve of McDowell Mountain. Borders Fountain Hills.
Luxury community within DC Ranch. Residents enjoy two community centers with a theater playhouse, sports courts, pools, and fitness rooms.
Ultimate opulence with seven Jack Nicklaus designed golf courses, ten restaurants and grills, seven clubhouses, and a performance center. Guard-gated security. Most dramatic views in the valley of the sun.
McDowell Mountain Ranch is a family oriented community, meeting the needs of children as part of the master plan.
Within the boulders north of Pinnacle Peak, this luxurious community offers highly rated Troon golf courses surrounded by exquisite homes and spectacular views.
Perched on the north side of Pinnacle Peak, this distinguished North Scottsdale community is recognized for its gorgeous homes, environmentally conscience, and a wonderfully designed golf course.
Pinnacle Peak is a great place to live if you enjoy outdoor activities. Golf, hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding.
Residents enjoy awesome sunsets and scenic views. Tennis, pickleball, hiking and biking trails, two family parks, and of course, championship golf.
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Back in 1888, a gentleman by the name of Winfield Scott, who was a U.S. Army Chaplain, surveyed the Salt River Valley with his wife Helen, and with great excitement, decided it was time to pursue farming. Winfield purchased 640 acres of land for $3.50 an acre.
Soon bearing his name, this plot of land was very close to where downtown Scottsdale is today. Scenery, warm climate and irrigation was the biggest influence.
His decision to start this adventure was the inspired force to attract more investors into the development of this new city. While the main attraction was farming, potential good health also brought settlers.
1894 – Originally named “Orangedale” due to the citrus groves that were planted, was then named “Scottsdale.”
1896 – Public School system enacted.
1897 – First Post Office opened, inside the General Store
Early 1900’s – Scottsdale nicknamed “The West’s Most Western Town” because of the development of the Ranching Business
1908 – Granite Reef Dam Constructed
1911 – Roosevelt Dam Constructed
1909 – Ingleside Inn Resort is built
1922 – Jokake Inn Hotel is built
In 1937, highly acclaimed architect, Frank Lloyd Wright and his wife acquired 600 acres of desert land at the base of the McDowell Mountains. He built his winter home at Taliesen West, where he also had his southwest headquarters for his architectural business.
In 1942, was the opening of Thunderbird II Airfield. Flight training for over 5,000 pilot cadets took place before the end of World War 2. In addition, a German POW camp was set up in Scottsdale.
In 1947, the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce was formed.
In 1950, Motorola opened a plant near Scottsdale’s western border, signaling the beginning of an advanced technology industry that has continued to grow.
In 1951, the town incorporated. There were 2,000 people living in a square mile radius.
Scottsdale quickly grew during the 1950s, and an area of almost five square miles, had a population of more than 10,000 by 1960.
Scottsdale’s population increased to almost 67,000 by the end of the 1960’s, and the land area expanded to over 60 square miles.
For twenty years, Scottsdale was pushing north through the Sonoran Desert with higher altitudes. In 1980, the population had 88,000 people covering almost 89 square miles.
By 1990, it had reached more than 130,000 in population and expanded to roughly its present size – about 185 square miles. By 2000, the city was home to more than 202,000.
Scottsdale’s climate is dry. Winters are mild to warm and summers are extremely hot. The lowest temperature ever recorded is 16.0 °F, on January 7, 1913, and the highest was 122°F on June 26, 1990.
Scottsdale along with Atlanta are fourth in the nation for the most AAA Five Diamond Resorts and Hotels, trailing only Las Vegas, Chicago, and New York City.
Scottsdale is a highly acclaimed destination and brings in 6 million visitors a year. Retirees from the northeast, midwest, and Canada visit short and long term. Referred to as ‘snowbirds‘. If they come regularly, they end up buying winter homes.
Scottsdale galleries and studios are well known for their Native American and Western theme. Scottsdale with over 125 of them, has the highest per capita in the nation.
Scottsdale is a popular golf and resort destination. With over 55 courses, from desert golf to rolling fairways, and traditional courses, it is also home to the most attended golf tournament in the world, the Phoenix Open at the Tournament Players Club. In recent years, it is more of an event then a golf tournament, with over 500,000 people over four days.
Scottsdale is 31 miles long and 11 miles wide, filled with beautiful parks, art galleries, resorts, and shopping malls.
There are Scottsdale homes for sale for every type of buyer, from golf communities to urban condos to multifamily sites. Families to empty nesters to millennials to second home buyers.
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