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Desert Mountain

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Desert Mountain is located in the northern part of Scottsdale, Arizona. This picturesque community is tucked amidst the hills and scenery of the Sonoran Desert. It boasts of many splendid features and amenities. Chief among them is it that it is the only private community with six Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses in the entire world.

Aside from that, residents of Desert Mountain enjoy:

  • Easy access to Scottsdale and downtown Phoenix
  • Numerous club amenities (golf, tennis, swimming, and fitness centers)
  • Conveniently close to shopping and nightlife hubs in Scottsdale, Cave Creek, and Carefree.
  • Elegant home selections
  • Numerous hiking and biking trails
  • Resort style concierge service
  • Easy access to nearby medical facilities such as the Desert Foothills Medical Center and Mayo Clinic Hospital


Life in Desert Mountain is highly desirable. At the forefront of this community is the need to give only the very best to the residents no matter the lifestyle.

Getting active is not a problem in Desert Mountain. Residents get to make use of the Sonoran Fitness, Tennis and Spa. This 42,000 square foot facility boasts of a total workout and wellness experience. It has state of the art equipment, athletic courts, and a spa and wellness center.

Residents also have access to the more than 15 miles of trails within the community. The trail system covers a wide range of terrain and offers plenty of challenge and scenic points to enjoy. In fact, the Desert Mountain is a recipient of the American Trails Developer Award.

The crown jewel of Desert Mountain however is the six Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses. Golfing aficionados will find heaven here with its 5 separate clubhouses, state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor practice facility, and three golf pros that are on staff.

The clubhouses themselves are an attraction. Each distinct from the other, they offer upscale dining options on top of amenities such as swimming pools, athletic courts, and luxurious spas and fitness centers. A must try are the different dining experiences each clubhouse has to offer. Whether its tasty Southwestern staples, Mexican offerings, favorite Italian fare, or classic American choices, it can all be enjoyed in any of the six clubhouses in Desert Mountain.

School are of no great difficulty to find as well. Children in Desert Mountain can get excellent education courtesy of the numerous fine educational institutions in the area. This includes the Black Mountain Elementary School, the Sonoran Trails Middle School, and the Cactus Shadows High School. Other schools are the Foothills Academy and the Freedom Academy – Pima Campus.

Real estate

At 8000 acres of prime real estate choices, Desert Mountain offers plenty of options. Buyers can find anything from villas to single-family homes to townhomes and luxury estates in Desert Mountain. These properties are set in 35 villages with each village boasting of their own unique look:

  • Desert Fairways

This village offers views of the golf course and luxurious golf course homes. Select homesites are available as well as custom single-family homes.

  • Cintarosa

This village showcases sprawling mountain views and is the pinnacle of luxury and privacy. Luxury estates can be found here.

  • Lookout Ridge

This village is located in the heart of Desert Mountain. It provides surreal views from its elevated location above the golf course.

Other villages are:

  • Arrowhead
  • Deer Run
  • Desert Hills
  • Gambel Quail
  • The Haciendas
  • Sonoran Ridge
  • Sunset Canyon

Interested in a home in Desert Mountain?
Give Nancy a call at (480) 748-1696 for more information.

Homes For Sale in Desert Mountain

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