Located north of Shea on 136th Street, in the foothills of the McDowell Mountain Preserve, is the master-planned community of Scottsdale Mountain. Known for its beautiful desert and mountain views Scottsdale Mountain offers a range of single-family and custom homes. With builders such as Monterey Homes, New Horizon, Ryland Homes and Saddleback, these homes start at 2,000 square feet and range upwards of 4,000 square feet. The single-family homes average 3-4 bedrooms, many have private pools and some offer eco-friendly features.
Luxury townhomes are available in The Overlook, which offers six different floor ranging up to 2,400 square feet. The community of Scottsdale Mountain has a 24 hour, 7-day a week guard gate, as well as tennis courts, a basketball court and a community spa. The Scottsdale Mountain Community Association fees cover common area maintenance, water, sewer as well as landscaping, among other things.
Fitness and outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the convenient Sunrise Trail, a gorgeous 4-mile round trip hike, at 2,460-foot elevation, in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Nearby McDowell Mountain Regional Park offers over 40-miles of hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding trails. The Sunridge Canyon Golf Club offers a scenic desert-link course for golfers. The nearby Via Linda Senior Center is a City of Scottsdale facility open to those 18 and over, and also offers several entertainment options, including classes in arts and crafts and computers as well as a gym.
The Scottsdale School District serves Scottsdale Mountain with Anasazi Elementary, Mountainside Middle School as well as Desert Mountain High School. All are A rated schools. The highly-rated private school, Basis Scottsdale, is located nearby as well. Mayo Clinic is located within a few blocks, and beautiful Fountain Hills with its many parks and art galleries is 3 miles to the east. There are several shopping options convenient to Scottsdale Mountain, including the Scottsdale Ranch Mercado, Scottsdale Quarter, Kierland Commons, as well as Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall.