Mountainview Ranch

Mountainview Ranch is community of approximately 550 single family homes along the Frank Lloyd Wright corridor in North Scottsdale. Developed in multiple phases from the mid 1980s through the early 1990s by well-established builders including Pulte and Continental Homes, Mountainview Ranch is dominated by prototypical Spanish architectural style, with stucco exteriors and tile roofs. The livable square footage of the homes range all the way from 1212 to 3986 sq ft, with a variety of single-level and two-level floor plan options available.

Just down the street from local attraction and designated National Historic Landmark Taliesin West (containing renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home, and serving today as the home of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture (Taliesin), Mountainview Ranch offers views of the majestic McDowell Mountains at more affordable pricing than many of the luxury communities that dot their Southern foothills.

Falling within the boundaries of the Aztec, Mountainside and Desert Mountain (elementary, middle and high schools respectively) school districts, Mountainview Ranch is a straight shot down Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd to the Loop 101 freeway. This accessibility to the rest of the valley makes this neighborhood attractive to commuters and those who simply enjoy exploring different parts of town alike. Shopping, restaurants and other amenities lie immediately in both directions, though, so homebodies need not venture far.

For those North Scottsdale home buyers looking for a Spanish home that typifies the Southwestern lifestyle, near it all, and with an affordable price tag, Mountainview Ranch might just be for you.

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Monterey at Mountain View

Monterey at Mountain View

Monterey at Mountain View is two-phased development in the vicinity of Gainey Ranch and McCormick Ranch in central Scottsdale. Built by Monterey Homes between 1990-1993, the two gated enclaves feature larger luxury homes (2900+ square feet on average) on moderately sized lots (approximately 10,000+ square feet on average) that typify the lock and leave lifestyle that many high-end home buyers seek. Full time residents and seasonal residents alike enjoy the security and low maintenance living afforded by these sister subdivisions, particularly if travel is a top lifestyle priority.

In total, Monterey at Mountain View contains 89 developed lots; forty lie in phase one, forty nine in phase two. The majority of the homes are single level (72 out of 89), but there is a smattering of two-story homes (17 out of 89) for those in need of a little more room to roam. Fifty nine of the homes (66%) have private swimming pools. Those who prefer to avoid the maintenance of a private pool have access to the community pool(s). A popular home builder, Monterey is known for an elegant, modern style of Spanish architecture that invokes visions of Santa Barbara and sun-drenched days by the sea. Their homes can be found in planned communities like Scottsdale Mountain, Grayhawk, McDowell Mountain Ranch, etc.

The difference between those communities and Monterey at Mountain View is location.

Many expect that they will have to migrate to the Northern or Eastern bounds of Scottsdale to find relatively newer construction of this quality. After all, many of the surrounding communities that comprise the central Scottsdale zip code of 85258 (McCormick Ranch, Scottsdale Ranch, etc) feature homes built in the 1970s and 1980s. The older floor plans and architecture of those developments are trade offs for the ideal location and amenities. Monterey at Mountain View offers the best of both, however – desirable, modern architecture right in the middle of it all.

With the shops and restaurants of Gainey Village to the immediate South, the restaurants, lakes, parks and walking paths of McCormick Ranch to the immediate East, and everything else you could need at the intersection of Scottsdale Rd/Shea Blvd to the immediate North, you could not ask for a more convenient location.

 

The excelling school district (Cochise Elementary, Cocopah Middle, Chaparral High) has long been a strong draw for buyers as well.

So whether you are downsizing to get rid of that big yard you no longer wish to maintain, looking for a vacation home that will be secure when you are gone, or are simply after a quality home with modern appeal in one of the most coveted parts of the entire valley, you owe it to yourself to consider Monterey at Mountain View for your new Scottsdale address.

 

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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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  1. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,243 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,306 sqft
    Year built: 1998
    Days on market: 4
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  2. 2 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,054 sq ft
    Lot size: 871 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Days on market: 7
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  3. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,415 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,276 sqft
    Year built: 1998
    Days on market: 37
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  4. 5 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,769 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,969 sqft
    Year built: 1996
    Days on market: 43
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  5. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,401 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,484 sqft
    Year built: 1998
    Days on market: 52
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  6. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,333 sq ft
    Lot size: 435 sqft
    Year built: 1998
    Days on market: 52
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  7. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,244 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,969 sqft
    Year built: 1996
    Days on market: 71
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  8. 1 bed, 1 bath
    Home size: 812 sq ft
    Lot size: 871 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Days on market: 76
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  9. 2 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 1,523 sq ft
    Lot size: 871 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Days on market: 76
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  10. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,911 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,178 sqft
    Year built: 1998
    Days on market: 89
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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.

Lake Serena in Scottsdale Ranch

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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  1. 4 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,656 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,890 sqft
    Year built: 1983
    Days on market: 23
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  2. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,122 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,356 sqft
    Year built: 1986
    Days on market: 43
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  3. 4 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,842 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,196 sqft
    Year built: 1987
    Days on market: 51
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  4. 3 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,568 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,939 sqft
    Year built: 1982
    Days on market: 104
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  5. 4 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,484 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,761 sqft
    Year built: 1987
    Days on market: 117
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  6. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,544 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,245 sqft
    Year built: 1985
    Days on market: 133
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Scottsdale Estates

8220 E. Mitchell Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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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  1. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,435 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,405 sqft
    Year built: 1960
    Days on market: 2
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  2. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,871 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,147 sqft
    Year built: 1957
    Days on market: 6
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  3. 3 beds, 1.75 baths
    Home size: 1,692 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,969 sqft
    Year built: 1958
    Days on market: 6
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  4. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,650 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,534 sqft
    Year built: 1958
    Days on market: 7
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  5. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,539 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,840 sqft
    Year built: 1960
    Days on market: 7
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  6. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,524 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,969 sqft
    Year built: 1960
    Days on market: 12
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  7. 4 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,354 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,969 sqft
    Year built: 1974
    Days on market: 13
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  8. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,290 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,534 sqft
    Year built: 1958
    Days on market: 19
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  9. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,800 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,534 sqft
    Year built: 1958
    Days on market: 20
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  10. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,772 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,534 sqft
    Year built: 1960
    Days on market: 21
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