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Just Listed: Yes, You Can Have a 3 Car Garage in McCormick Ranch!

Just Listed: Yes, You Can Have a 3 Car Garage in McCormick Ranch!

Welcome to beautiful McCormick Ranch in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona!

Revered for its lakes, miles of multi-use paths, restaurants, golf, public parks, top rated schools, greenbelts, and housing architecture that has stood the test of time, McCormick Ranch remains a highly sought-after community four decades after its original inception. With all that Scottsdale’s first, and arguably greatest, planned community has to offer today’s home buyer, there is something that typically must be sacrificed to live here: a third car bay.

You just don’t see as many three car garages here as you do in newer developments. While many accept that limitation as a small price to pay for all of the perks of home ownership that come with this centrally located community, some just are not willing to compromise and are forced to look elsewhere, much to their regret.

For those of you who wish to enjoy the McCormick Ranch lifestyle, but must have that third car bay, you are in luck … if you hurry.

Just listed, the beautiful Spanish home at 8401 N. 86th Way is that rarest of things: a remodeled McCormick Ranch home with great room architecture, soaring vaulted ceilings, swimming pool & spa, large 1/3 acre lot and … drumroll, please … a three car garage!

Far from just an extra parking space, this gem includes Brazilian teak wood and travertine stone flooring, remodeled kitchen with refinished cabinets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances, remodeled baths with tumbled stone (snail shower in master), vessel sinks, marble counters, new fixtures, new roof and A/C, plantation shutters, and much, much more.

I could drone on, but as they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. Feast your eyes on eighteen thousand more.

Keep reading for a complete list of property details or click to learn more about McCormick Ranch.

Contact Paul Slaybaugh at (480) 220-2337 to view this unique property today.

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Take the Scottsdale Neighborhood Quiz!

Take the Scottsdale Neighborhood Quiz!

Considering a move to Scottsdale, but unsure where to start?

Looking for a winter home and wondering which neighborhoods offer golf and/or gated options?

Perhaps, you already live in the Valley and just want to know where the neighborhoods with unique homes, best schools or freeway access are?

Whatever your needs, allow us to take some of the legwork out of your search.

Take the Scottsdale Neighborhood Quiz by clicking the image below to find the subdivisions/communities that best fit your unique needs. When you finish, you’ll get a PDF report outlining the neighborhoods that most closely align with your preferences.

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Finding the right home in the right neighborhood for you has never been easier!

Kierland

Kierland

Kierland is a community of homes originally developed in the 1990s by UDC Homes just West of Scottsdale Road, between Thunderbird and Bell Rds. In an area where many of the surrounding neighborhoods contain older ranch style homes, Kierland stands out for those who love the location, but want something a bit more modern.

Standing in the shadows of the world class Westin-Kierland resort and its attendant amenities, most Kierland homes sit on smaller sized lots for lower maintenance. In addition to single-family options, there are condo / townhouse options available as well.

In addition to the resort, this neighborhood lies within walking/biking distance of one of Scottsdale’s premier shopping, dining and nightlife districts: Kierland Commons.

If newer construction on manageable lot sizes in a well-established area with ample amenities nearby sounds like your cup of tea, it’s hard to beat Kierland.

 

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Scottsdale Ranch

Scottsdale Ranch is often considered the sister community to its predecessor to the West, McCormick Ranch. Developed approximately a decade after McCormick Ranch redefined planned community living in Arizona, Scottsdale Ranch offers many of the same amenities that its famous sibling does. A multi-phase community built around the shores of Lake Serena, Scottsdale Ranch boasts miles of walking paths, multiple parks, restaurants, shopping and more.

With numerous builders and floor plans available, from small condos to large single-family estates, Scottsdale Ranch offers something for everyone, including a convenient, in-town location. The slightly newer homes provide more three car garage options than its more well-known neighbor as well.

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There are gated and waterfront (with dock / boat privileges) options for those seeking something a little different.

While there are different styles of architecture to choose from, Scottsdale Ranch is best known for its prototypical mid-80s, Spanish style homes with stucco exteriors and red, clay tiles roofs. This was the era of soaring ceilings and high-drama entryways that still appeals to many to this day.

If planned community living with affordable HOA dues is up your alley, you might want to take a close look at Scottsdale Ranch.

 

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Scottsdale Estates

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Scottsdale Estates is a collection of subdivisions in and around Old Town Scottsdale (South Scottsdale) that is recognizable by the red-brick facades of these mid-century ranch style homes. Constructed in the 1950s and 1960s by prolific builder Hallcraft Homes, these small homes typify early Scottsdale development. While most of these subdivisions lay East of Hayden Road, between Camelback and McDowell Roads, there are a few pockets that lay between Scottsdale and Hayden Rds as well.

Originally constructed with carports, some have converted to garages over time. While there are smaller and larger plans as well, the most common floor plan is a 1416 square foot, 3 bed / 2 bath model that exemplifies original Scottsdale (or classic Scottsdale as some refer to it). Originally plumbed with galvanized pipes and wired for two-prong outlets, many have updated both the plumbing and electrical systems over the years. Many of these homes originally came with evaporative cooling systems as well, though many have abandoned them in favor of standard A/C.

An entry point into the Scottsdale Real Estate market in terms of single-family home pricing, Scottsdale Estates has long been attractive to those seeking to be close to the fun and amenities of downtown Scottsdale, the Loop 101 freeway, Scottsdale Community College, ASU, and more.

For those on a tight budget and willing to do their own updating over time, a fixer-upper in Scottsdale Estates can still be had in the mid to high 200s. Move-in ready remodels tend to go in the 300s at the time of this posting. At these prices, it’s no secret as to why Scottsdale Estates remains an attractive housing option 50-60 years after its construction.

 

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Stonegate

Stonegate is a planned community just East of Scottsdale Ranch that was primarily developed in the 1990s. Featuring numerous subdivisions and various builders, Stonegate lies behind a 24/7 manned guard-gate for the security conscious home buyer.

Featuring smaller patio homes through large single-family homes, with lot sizes available from small to large, Stonegate has something to offer for everyone from seasonal residents to year-round residents.

Famous for its manicured grounds and generous amenities, including a large clubhouse and large, heated community pool/spa (several of the subdivisions have their own pools as well), walking paths, etc, this is one community where you get your money’s worth from those monthly HOA dues. You almost get the feeling that your home ownership includes resort privileges with the quality of Stonegate’s common areas. Don’t miss the adjacent Stonegate Equestrian Park either. This 23 acre city park includes equestrian arenas, round pens, trails, playground, ramadas, etc for nature enthusiasts.

With the Salt River Pima Indian Reservation laying directly to the South, Stonegate feels somewhat removed from the hustle bustle despite its relative proximity to the Loop 101 freeway (approx 10-15 mins).

At the time of this posting, prices range from the 400s to upwards of $1 million for these primarily Spanish-style homes.

 

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Arcadia

Arcadia is a little slice of Heaven that spans the South Scottsdale and Phoenix border between Camelback and Indian School Roads. Originally dominated by modest, mid-century ranch style homes, Arcadia today contains a mix of older homes and sprawling, palatial custom homes of all different types of architecture.

Known for its large grassy yards with mature trees, Arcadia is a haven for those who aren’t necessarily looking for the desert experience. It tends to attract those who prefer a little greenery, room between neighbors, and an in-town location. Arcadia is also one of the few pockets where high end homes can be obtained absent a homeowner association, for those who don’t like being burdened with all the attendant fees and bylaws.

Looking for a colonial style home, but don’t think Scottsdale / Phoenix offers any? Try Arcadia.

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Looking for a modern style home? Try Arcadia.

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Looking for a rambling, older ranch home that you can fix up and make your own? Try Arcadia.

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Looking for a Spanish or a Santa Fe style home? Try Arcadia.

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Ideally located for an easy commute downtown Phoenix, Old Town Scottsdale, the Biltmore area, etc, Arcadia offers a taste of nuvo-bucolic (yes, I just coined that term) living in the middle of the city.

You will need a sizable checkbook to break into the Arcadia Real Estate market, however. The desirability of this community and location dictates that even old teardown properties tend to start well in excess of $500,000 for Arcadia proper. The sky is essentially the limit for the upper end on newer construction. For those on tighter budgets, more affordable options can be had by straying just South of it’s Indian School Road border.

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Ancala

Ancala is a high-end, guard-gated golf community in Northeast Scottsdale along the Via Linda corridor. Renowned for its world-class golf and clubhouse facilities, it boasts custom single-family homes that average 4000+ square feet, and lot sizes that average in excess of 1/2 acre. Nestled into the Southern foothills of the McDowell Mountains, desert vistas abound and city light views are available from certain vantage points.

While home prices can reach the multi-million dollar range in this coveted neighborhood, there are more affordable options for those working on a tighter budget. Smaller casitas (free-standing patio homes on small lots) offer lower maintenance and can be had in the $500k-700k range at the time of this posting.

Walking paths, heated community pool(s) and spa(s) are among the amenities one would expect in a development of this caliber.

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Park Scottsdale

Park Scottsdale is a collection of subdivisions developed by famous local builder, Hallcraft Homes, in the 1960s and 1970s. Covering large swaths of South Scottsdale (or “Classic Scottsdale” as it has been recently dubbed in some circles), these block, ranch style homes represent a slight step up from the red brick homes of Scottsdale Estates, Hallcraft’s original development of the 1950s and 1960s.

Floor plans include single, two-story, and tri-level models.

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Park Scottsdale, along with Scottsdale Estates, Scottsdale Country Acres, Scottsdale Highlands, Village Grove, and several others represents one of the more affordable entry points into the Scottsdale Real Estate market. While prices can vary dramatically given the property ages, as some have been professionally remodeled while others continue to remain hermetically sealed in 1964, by and large this is one of the most cost effective neighborhoods in all of Scottsdale. For this reason, along with access to numerous public parks, proximity to Old Town Scottsdale and the Loop 101 freeway, it appeals to people from all walks of life.

Given the number of homes in the various Park Scottsdale subdivisions, there is typically no shortage of available housing options from which to choose.

 

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Grayhawk

Grayhawk

Grayhawk is a community developed around the renowned Grayhawk Golf Club (two professional-level 18 hole courses) in North Scottsdale. From small townhouses and patio homes to multi-million dollar estates, Grayhawk offers a variety of housing for a variety of needs. Featuring both gated and non-gated subdivisions within its confines, Grayhawk holds appeal for lock-and-leave winter residents and full-time residents alike.
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Not just appealing to golf enthusiasts, Grayhawk includes amenities like heated community pools & spas, clubhouse, walking paths, close proximity to the shops and restaurants and D.C. Ranch Marketplace, and more.

With a variety of builders and floor plans from which to choose, Grayhawk is a viable option for those looking for something a little removed from the city center, but still maintaining reasonable proximity to the Loop 101 to get anywhere in the Valley. Desert and McDowell Mountain views abound within its inviting confines.

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Grayhawk is a great option for those who want the desert experience without giving up the perks and amenities of planned community living.

 

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