85259 homes for sale are in a quaint 20 mile area in Eastern Scottsdale. The boundaries stretch from roughly 104th street in the west to Fountain Hills in the east, and from the northern McDowell Mountain Range to the southern border with the Reservation. The median house price is $675,000 and the median age of residents is 45. The population spans about 22,000.
The area contains many quiet communities, notably the Cactus Corridor, Scottsdale Mountain, Ancala, Stonegate, parts of the McDowell Mountain Ranch and the East Shea area. These lots are often spacious and expansive, sometimes containing horse properties. Since the zip code lies in one of the more elevated edges of the valley, many homes have spectacular views, particularly around dusk.
Residents of the 85259 zip code will enjoy many sunny days by the pool and cool mornings to go explore the nearby McDowell Mountains through the many scenic pathways through the desert brush. Many stables are contained within the area for equine lovers, and back trails against the mountain range are perfect for hikers, runners, and four-wheelers. Relaxation is easy with nearby spas and golf courses, and the many plazas throughout the area will keep all your needs covered—and maybe a little bit more.
Elementary students living within the zip code attend Anasazi or Desert Canyon, while middle schoolers also having the option of Mountainside High School. 85259 contains the renowned Desert Mountain High School, though those seeking private education may consider the conveniently close Notre Dame Preparatory or BASIS school.
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