85262 homes for sale are in the largest zip code in the Scottsdale area, comprised of 126 square miles. At the same time, it is the lowest density of people, with only 78 people per square mile. The average home in 85262 costs roughly $746,000. The average income is $126,000. It is bounded by Pinnacle Peak Road to the south, Pima Road to the west, Rio Verde and the Bartlett Resevoir to the east and the Carefree to the north.
This zip code is a relatively newly developed area of the Valley. Many of the homes here were built after 1990, with the exception of some of the more expansive ranches that have been here since the 1960’s. At that time, it was a remote area that was not easy to get to. Today, 85262 consists of Legend Trail, Desert Mountain, Carefree Ranch, Sears Kay Ranch, and Browns Ranch. The remote feel of 85262 still exists today with most homes sitting on more than acre. The average home is 3,500 square feet in size.
85262 is a great area for outdoor enthusiasts. Hiking, camping and horseback riding trails are in abundance in this zip code. Browns Ranch has hiking, horseback riding, and camping. Needle Rock Campground is a great area for campers, as is Cave Creek campground. There are also a lot of opportunities for fishing and water sports in this area. Bartlett Lake is a beautiful oasis in the desert, along with such streams as Blue Wash, Camp Creek, and Little Maggie May. For golfers, Desert Mountain Golf Course is one of the best golf courses in the state.
For those that enjoy the remote feel but still want to do some shopping, never fear there is plenty of shopping in the areas around 85262. Sure there is Safeway, Target, CVS and all of the necessities, but you are not far from El Pedregal where there are specialty shops and many dining options such as The Spotted Donkey, Brugo’s Pizza and The Bakery Café. In addition, 85262 has dining such as Gianfranco’s Italian Eatery, The Hot Dog Guy, Talavera and Rosati’s pizza.
85262 is located in two school districts, depending on where you live. Some children attend in the Fountain Hills Unified School District, and some will attend school in the Cave Creek District. Private options include the Scottsdale Conservatory.
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