Amenities of Scottsdale Neighborhoods

McDowell Mountain Ranch – Scottsdale 85255 — April 23, 2015

McDowell Mountain Ranch – Scottsdale 85255

Nestled at the edge of a vast mountain preserve, McDowell Mountain Ranch real estate sits on 3,200 acres conveniently located with access to North Scottsdale amenities including premiere hiking through the McDowell Sonoran Preserve.  At its heart is a park where you can enjoy a picnic, play tennis, basketball, take a dip in the pool or relax in the spa.  The spacious community center is a great place for residents to attend classes, enjoy social events, as well as rent out for private functions.  You also have the McDowell Mountain Aquatic Park, which is an impressive 35-acre area, within walking distance of most of the community as well as the newly renovated Arabian Library.  What’s more, its convenient location provides easy access to the 101 loop and Scottsdale schools which are among the best in the state.  Downtown Scottsdale is just 15 minutes South and downtown Phoenix is only 25 minutes southwest of McDowell Mountain Ranch.

This North Scottsdale location is perfect for those seeking an active lifestyle as a wide range of amenities are nearby.  McDowell Mountain Ranch real estate is located in the McDowell Mountains Northeast of Scottsdale Arizona.  There are nearly 4,500 homes in this area and over 10,000 residents.  The community provides many NEIGHBORHOOD PERKS, including a convenient mix of residential, shopping and recreation, including golf.

Neighborhood Real Estate:

McDowell Mountain Ranch Neighborhoods  McDowell Mountain Ranch Homes

The McDowell Mountain Ranch real estate market continues to climb.  Sales are up and listings are limited.  Condominiums and townhomes start at about $325,000 and go as high as the mid $400’s.  Single family homes range from the low $400’s to some of the exclusive areas boasting outstanding views, privacy and luxury, where prices are in excess of $3,000,000.  As with all real estate, this wide range of what homes are selling for is due to features such as location, views, house size, amenities and home improvements.  

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Conveniences of living in McDowell Mountain Ranch…

Neighborhood Restaurants:

Temple Bar Sports Grill

17050 N. Thompson Peak Parkway    Phone:  (480) 429-4520

Nori Sushi Scottsdale

10115 E. Bell Road    Phone:  (480) 513-6488


10101 E. Bell Road    Phone:  (480) 245-4469


10101 E. Bell Road    Phone:  (480) 502-6870

Twisted Lizard Tavern & Grill

10401 E. McDowell Mountain Ranch Road    Phone:  (480) 538-0211

Tom’s Thumb Fresh Market

9393 E. Bell Road    Phone:  480.513.8186

Ciao Grazie

18835 N. Thompson Peak Parkway    Phone:  (480) 685-3884

Over Easy

9375 E. Bell Road    Phone:  (480) 270-3447

Which Wich

15033 N. Thompson Peak Parkway    Phone:  (480) 451-9424


15027 N. Thompson Peak Parkway    Phone:  (480) 661-8883

Bogeys Grill American

14700 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard    Phone 480-767-3887

Pita Jungle

14858 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard    Phone:  (480) 949-7482

Giant Rustic Pizza

14626 Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard    Phone:  480.800.3860


15801 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard    Phone:  (480) 661-1150
Neighborhood Schools:

Desert Canyon Middle School    Public/6-8    (480) 484-6100

Desert Canyon Elementary School    Public/K-5    (480) 484-6100

Desert Mountain High School    Public/9-12   (480) 484-7000

Notre Dame Preparatory    Private/9-12    (480) 634-8200

Copper Ridge Middle School    Public/6-8    (480) 484-6100

Copper Ridge Elementary School    Public/PK-8    (480) 484-6100

Copper Ridge Math and Science Academy    Public/9-12    (480) 484-1500

Aztec Elementary School    Public/PK-6    (480) 484-6100

Zuni Elementary School    Public/PK-6    (480) 484-6100

Casy Country Day School #2    Charter/K-5    (480) 661-0401

Camelback Desert School    Private/PK, K-4    (480) 451-3130

Neighborhood Health Clubs:

Village Health Club & Spa

Mountainside Fitness

Other Neighborhood Perks:

Grocery Stores:  AJ’s Fine Foods, Basha’s, Safeway

Salons:  Posh Salon, Paulene’s Nails, Scottsdale Nails, Rejuvent Medical Spa

For Fun:  Ice Den – AZ Premier Ice Skating Rink, McDowell Mountain Golf Club, MMR Aquatic Center, Horizon Park & Dog Park,

As evidenced by the consistent real estate sales, McDowell Mountain Ranch continues to be a popular resort lifestyle destination for first time home owners, people trading up, and second home buyers.  McDowell Mountain Ranch is truly an oasis within the desert.

If you’re interested in the McDowell Mountain Ranch lifestyle and would like to look at houses in the area, contact: 

Robin Katz – Realtor, DPR Realty @ 480.270.2468 or email

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Robin Katz Real Estate Agent DPR Realty  DPR Realty

Robin Katz – 480.270.2468

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