The Cactus Corridor is a large swath of land, from Thunderbird Road to the north to Shea Boulevard, and from Tatum Boulevard to 104th Street. This Central Scottsdale area is nestled between North Scottsdale and downtown Scottsdale, and features several distinct neighborhoods.
For example, the Scottsdale Country Club/Starfire communities are golf neighborhoods, with a range of home sizes, from larger single-family homes down to smaller attached units. The nearby Scottsdale Hills neighborhood consists of one story condominiums, and is located south of Thunderbird Road and 94th Street. The Sweetwater Ranch neighborhood has homes ranging from 1,000 square feet to 3,600 square feet, and features a mixture of townhomes, patio homes and single family homes.
Another community with a mix of homes is Paradise Valley Ranchos, with apartments, condos, and single family houses. Most of these homes were built by Custom Homes, were built in a Southwestern style. Equestrian Manor, directly to the west, is a guard-gated community with luxury custom homes.
The hallmark of the homes in the Cactus Corridor are generally single-family homes on large lots, and are typically set back from the street with large front yards, as the homes have been built primarily between 1970 and 2002.
Nearby amenities are a major feature of the Cactus Corridor, including varied and distinctive restaurants, both fine dining and locally owned. Shopping is convenient, with the nearby Scottsdale Quarter, home to an Apple store, Pottery Barn, Restoration Hardware and American Girl. Kierland Commons is just across Scottsdale Road, featuring retailers such as Anthropologie and Crate and Barrel. Paradise Valley Mall with its large department stores is another nearby retail opportunity.
Cactus Corridor also caters to its fitness enthusiasts with dozens of parks with walking and biking trails, as well as traditional fitness centers. Courses such as the Starfire Golf Club, the Scottsdale Country Club East and the Orange Tree Golf Resort are all popular options for golfers.