So you want to live in North Scottsdale? Well, you can’t get too much further north this. In fact, this area of North Scottsdale embodies what the upscale second homeowner, empty nester or sodbusters are looking for in an Arizona home.
You will not soon run out of things to do living in this area. You are literally surrounded by great options in the private communities of Whisper Rock, Terravita, Boulders and Desert Forest. There are also available public golf courses including Dove Valley and Legend Trail.
This part of Scottsdale is also nearby the great shopping options in Carefree and Cave Creek, where you will find a variety of boutiques, art galleries and restaurants. One shopping area in particular that is not to be missed is el Pedregal at the Boulders. This is one of the most unique shopping centers in all of North Scottsdale. You will find apparel and accessory stores, gourmet foods and famous galleries. El Pedregal also offers various live events in the Courtyard Stage. Of course, if you are just shopping for the basics, this area also offers stores like Target.
This northern North Scottsdale region also has its share of nearby delicious restaurants; try The Spotted Donkey or Harold’s. The Spotted Donkey offers some of the best Southwest Mexican cuisine in Scottsdale. Harold’s Cave Creek Corral is a popular Cave Creek restaurant that many consider to have the best food in town.
Of course it goes without saying that North Scottsdale Area One also offers great views by the Boulders and Black Mountain. You will have access to the sweeping views of Desert Mountain Real Estate as well.
Many homeowners choose to live in N. Scottsdale due to the conveniently located shopping and dining. If you aren’t in a hurry, you can also drive to Bartlett Lake in about 30 minutes to cool off. This area offers fishing, boating, skiing and camping and has lower temperatures in the summer.