The McCormick Ranch Subdivision Series: Las Palomas

The McCormick Ranch Subdivision Series: Las Palomas

Las Palomas in McCormick Ranch is a revelation for townhouse / patio home enthusiasts in central Scottsdale.   The guard gated community includes some highly coveted McCormick Ranch Real Estate, as waterfront lots can be found along the banks of Lake Margherite, Lake Angela and Lake Nino. Just West of Hayden Road off of San Lorenzo, the Dueck built community contains larger properties than most would associate with a townhouse / patio home development. The low-maintenance living, coupled with the considerable home sizes and ample amenities, makes for a popular choice across the full home buyer spectrum.

Following are the community specs for Las Palomas, one of the coveted waterfront subdivisions of McCormick Ranch.

  • 129 total homes; 98 single-level and 31 two-stories
  • 10 (8%) homes include private swimming pools
  • Average Las Palomas home size is 2568 square feet
  • Construction ranges from 1979-2000 (most homes were built in the 1980s)
  • Primarily wood frame construction
  • 2 car garage standard
  • Mix of flat and partial tile roofs
  • 24 hour manned guard gate
  • Heated community pools (2) and spa
  • Tennis courts (2)
  • Walking paths
  • HOA fee includes exterior maintenance of units, blanket insurance policy, front yard maintenance and common area maintenance
  • Lush, resort style common grounds
  • Zoned R-4 for 4000 square foot lot minimums
  • Cochise Elementary School | Cocopah Middle School | Chaparral High School Districts

Guard Gated Entrance to Las Palomas

Residents of Las Palomas have immediate access to the McCormick Ranch multi-use path system (Camelback Walk) which passes directly beyond the entrance to the neighborhood. With access to the approximately 25 miles of walking paths that stretch throughout the Ranch, there is no need for a gym membership.

A two minute stroll to the South finds a pedestrian amidst the shops and restaurants at the Mercado Del Lago and Village centers on Lake Margherite.  Notable inclusions are The Melting Pot, Royal Barge Thai Cuisine, Butters, Chipotle, Zipps Sports Bar & Grill, and The Village Roastery (coffee).  Continuing South under Via De Ventura Blvd, intrepid explorers can follow Camelback Walk along the Palm Course of the McCormick Ranch Golf Club.

Camelback Walk in McCormick Ranch Camelback Walk along Lake Margherite in McCormick Ranch

Heading North from the front gate of Las Palomas, residents can follow Camelback Walk underneath Hayden Rd and continue on to Cochise Elementary School, Mountain View Park, Mustang Library and Scottsdale Healthcare (Shea campus).

Residents of Las Palomas (like all McCormick Ranch residents) have boating (Lake Margherite) and fishing rights.  Permits must be obtained from the McCormick Ranch Property Owner’s Association to demonstrate residency, but are free of charge.

Ready to give up the lawn mower, but not necessarily the size and privacy of your home?  Las Palomas in McCormick Ranch just might be your ticket.

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The McCormick Ranch Subdivision Series: Meridian on McCormick Ranch

Meridian on McCormick Ranch is a newer patio home community along the McCormick Parkway corridor in McCormick Ranch. While largely detached, single-family style properties, the neighborhood falls under townhouse zoning (allows for ownership of individual lots as well as indivisible interest in the common area).  Aside from conversion projects in the Northern portion of the Ranch as well as the newly completed Veritas luxury townhouse complex in the Paseo Village area (developer lost to the bank prior to selling any units, however. Stay tuned for developments with the Veritas project), Meridian constitutes, perhaps, the best option for newer patio home style construction in the Ranch.  The unique combination of newer than typical construction/architecture and low-maintenance, single-family living is largely unrivaled in McCormick Ranch.

Directly next door to the older Spanish Oaks townhouse subdivision, Meridian on McCormick Ranch is located in the immediate facility of the McCormick Ranch Golf Club, Camelback Walk (McCormick Ranch walking path system), the Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center, Camelback Lake and the Millennium Resort.  Following are the notable statistics for the Evans Withycomb built community.

Camelback Mountain behind the McCormick Ranch Golf CourseMeridian on McCormick Ranch Statistics:

  • 111 total homes; 100 single-level, 11 two-story homes
  • 23 (21%) of Meridian homes feature private swimming pools
  • Homes built between 1988-1993
  • Average size home is approx 1941 square feet
  • Zoned R-4 for residential lots with 4000 square foot minimums
  • Kiva Elementary, Mohave Middle, Saguaro High School Districts
  • Primarily wood-frame construction
  • 2 car garages are standard
  • Mostly concrete tile roofing
  • Gated Community
  • Premium Golf Course lots at the Northern end of the subdivision
  • (Heated) Community Pool & Spa

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The McCormick Ranch Subdivision Series: Spanish Oaks

The McCormick Ranch Subdivision Series: Spanish Oaks

Spanish Oaks is a gated McCormick Ranch townhouse subdivision that lies along the North side of McCormick Parkway.  Adjacent to the newer Meridian on McCormick Ranch, across the street from the substantial HOA dues of the Sandpiper development and just East of the luxury Cuernavaca Segunda (Colonial Encantada) development, Spanish Oaks represents one of the more affordable townhouse options in McCormick Ranch.

Located along the aforementioned McCormick Parkway between Hayden and Scottsdale Roads, both directions of ingress/egress rival the Via De Ventura / Doubletree Ranch Road corridor for the title of prettiest stretch in the Ranch, if not all of Scottsdale.  An easy stroll to the McCormick Ranch Golf Club, the Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center, Camelback Walk, Paseo Village shopping center and the Millennium Resort, the view of Camelback Mountain rising behind the golf course and the adjoining Camelback Lake  is nothing short of spectacular.

Spanish Oaks Unit One Particulars:

  • Comprised of 58 properties; 45 of which are single level, and the remaining 13 two-stories.
  • Average unit size is 1664 square feet
  • Each unit was built in 1979 (Diamond Key Homes)
  • No private swimming pools
  • Wood frame construction
  • Primarily stucco finish with tile and partial tile roofing
  • Multiple patios (most units have 2 to 3 separate patio areas)

Spanish Oaks Unit 2 Particulars:

  • Comprised of 60 units; 49 single-level and 11 two-stories.
  • Average unit size of 1639 square feet
  • Units were built between 1979-1980 (Diamond Key Homes)
  • No private swimming pools
  • Wood frame construction
  • Primarily stucco finish with tile / partial tile roofing
  • Multiple patios

2 car garages are standard for both phases of Spanish Oaks.  Golf course lots are available for the outer Eastern and Northern portion of the neighborhood’s perimeter.  Zoned R-4 (both phases) by the city for 4000 square foot lot minimums, most properties sit on between 4000-5000 square feet of land.

There is a monthly HOA fee in Spanish Oaks in addition to the annual McCormick Ranch planned community fee.  The monthly dues are actually quite reasonable when you consider the amenities include a manned guard gate (not the less secure automated type that is favored by most subdivisions), community pool & spa, common area maintenance, as well as front yard maintenance and pest control.

  • Spanish Oaks lies in the Saguaro High School District (Kiva Elementary, Mohave Middle School)

Priced at the more affordable end of the spectrum for McCormick Ranch, Spanish Oaks represents a solid option for those looking at lower cost routes into the McCormick Ranch community, as well as for those stepping down from larger, higher maintenance properties.

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