Desert Highlands real estate is a guard-gated community located on the south side of Pinnacle Peak in beautiful North Scottsdale Arizona. This impressive residential area opened in 1983. Desert Highlands real estate places a special focus on the integration of architecture that seamlessly blends into the Sonoran desert environment. There are over 560 Desert Highlands homes spread over 850 acres. Click here for the Desert Highlands lot plat map.
The location is very convenient and in close proximity to schools and hospitals. In fact, you are nearby the famous Mayo Clinic and Hospital. Owners of Desert Highlands real estate will appreciate the local Desert Village Shopping Center, which is a large retail shopping center less than 2 miles away. This area also offers a wide variety of restaurants including Sassi, Pane E Vino, and Mastro’s Steak House. Children who live at Desert Highlands attend the Cave Creek schools.
Desert Highlands homes, foreclosures and land for sale starts at approximately $650,000 and span to over $10 million. You will find that this real estate offers some of the most spectacular views. Vacant lots are also available. Prices start at $600,000 and can be found for over $800,000. Additionally, there is a homeowner’s fee of about $855 per month.
The security at Desert Highlands is quite impressive. There is 24-hour monitoring and electronic access on vehicles. The staff includes 16 trained security officers who cover the property 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Jack Nicklaus designed the remarkable championship golf course at Desert Highlands. In fact, Desert Highlands made history in the 1980’s, as this was the first residential community built around a country club. This renowned course has a focus on the natural terrain. While normal golf courses use about 125 acres of irrigated land, Desert Highlands only uses 80 acres. This provides a truly natural desert look. Owners of Desert Highlands real estate automatically get a golf membership. The fee is $75,000.
In addition to the widely respected golfing facilities that surround Desert Highlands homes, there are also a variety of other recreational activities available. For example, residents can take advantage of beautiful walking trails, tennis, and putting course.
Another notable offering is a 7,000 square foot fitness center and clubhouse. In fact, this Desert Highlands clubhouse has won a variety of awards. For example, Tom Doak’s Confidential Guide called it the “Most Beautiful Clubhouse in America” and it won 4 awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects. The Clubhouse offers two restaurants. The Ventana Room has received honors from Food and Wine Magazine, and the Zagat Survey. The Grille offers casual dining.
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