McDowell Mountain Ranch is an award-winning master-planned community, approximately 3200 acres, nestled in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains. There are 26 neighborhoods containing approximately 4000 homes, with miles of trails, children's playgrounds, a 5-acre park with picnic and green areas, a Community Center, tennis, basketball, and beach volleyball courts, and two heated pools and spas.
McDowell Mountain Ranch has all the convenience you need for an active lifestyle. Desert Canyon Elementary and Middle Schools are integrated into the community; both are Excelling Scottsdale schools. The Scottsdale Arabian Library is nearby, as well as the new $10 million + Aquatic Center and the Scottsdale Citizen's Service Center. There are two shopping centers that offer an array of unique dining, retail, and service establishments combined with necessities like a large supermarket and a pharmacy.
The McDowell Mountain Ranch (formerly Sanctuary) Golf Course, recently renovated, is in close proximity to McDowell Mountain Ranch. This championship 18-hole public course lies on the western slope of the McDowell Mountains and is surrounded by native plants and wildlife.