The McCormick Ranch Subdivision Series: Vista Del Lago

Custom Stairway in Vista Del Lago Home

True to its name, The view of the lake from Vista Del Lago in McCormick Ranch is something to behold. Sitting upon the Southern bank of Lake Margherite, the largest of the McCormick Ranch lakes, Vista Del Lago is a custom home subdivision. As such, the architecture and styles differ radically from one home to the next.
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The pocket of 49 homes is located at the NE corner of the Via De Ventura and Via Linda intersection (West of Hayden Rd). There are 43 single-level homes and 6 two-story homes in Vista Del Lago. Of these, 45 (92%) feature private pools. The average home size is approximately 3238 square feet and boasts a like of around 1/4 acre, per the R-10 zoning. Homes on the North side of E. Del Capitan and N. 82nd Place are waterfront properties with private boat dock privileges. These lots carry some of the largest premiums in all of McCormick Ranch.

Lake Margherite in McCormick Ranch

Lake Margherite

The majority of the construction in Vista Del Lago took place in the late 1970s – mid 1980s. With the remaining vacant lots developed over the years and older properties razed in favor of new construction, however, there is construction as new as 2008 in the neighborhood. Homes on the water can still fetch in the multi-million dollar range, while the internal lot locations are largely in the sub $1,000,000 range at the time of this posting (notable exceptions are a few of the new builds). The most affordable homes in the subdivision line the Southern side of E. Del Barquero, as this road carries some traffic noise from the abutting Via De Ventura.

Custom Home in Vista Del Lago of McCormick Ranch

Just North of the Via De Ventura boundary line, Vista Del Lago falls within the Cochise Elementary, Cocopah Middle and Chaparral High School districts.

Mercado Del Lago in McCormick RanchThe Lake Margherite dam lies adjacent to the subdivision and ties in to the renowned McCormick Ranch greenbelt and multi-use walking path system (including Camelback walk along the McCormick Ranch Golf courses). Notable local amenities include the shops/dining at The Village and Mercado Del Lago centers (NW corner of Hayden and Via De Ventura), ie: Zipps Sports Bar and Grill, TCBY, Royal Barge Thai Cuisine, The Melting Pot (fondue), Buster’s On the Lake Restaurant, Chipotle, The Village Roastery coffee shop and more.

When it comes to Scottsdale living, it doesn’t get much better than McCormick Ranch.  And when it comes to McCormick Ranch, Vista Del Lago stands with the premier subdivisions at the very top of the luxury home food chain.

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