Stonegate is a beautiful development located east of Scottsdale Ranch, south of Shea Boulevard, off of Mountain View Road. Stonegate is a gated community, with a 24/7 staffed gate, and is comprised mainly of single family homes, including single and two story, as well as custom homes. Stonegate features a community center/clubhouse, tennis courts, a pool, and several walking trails.
There are 15 different subdivisions within this development, which was started in the early 1990s. For example, the Retreat, offers 145 custom homes, from various builders, and offers single story homes with 4-5 bedrooms, averaging 3500-5000 square feet. The nearby Mountain View Estates features extra-large lots, housing 17 custom homes by various builders.
Another subdivision, Windmere, contains 76 single and two story homes, built by Geoffrey H. Edmunds and Associates. These 3-4 bedroom homes average 2000-2800 square feet. Heritage Court is another subdivision within Stonegate which contains 41 homes built by Golden Heritage Homes. These homes are single story, with 3 bedrooms, and are approximately 1800 – 2500 square feet.
The Stonegate Community Association has a monthly assessment of $173 (as of 2015) and covers all amenities, the 24/7 staffed gate as well the vehicle access control system for the three resident-only unmanned gates.
The Scottsdale School District serves family-friendly Stonegate, including Laguna Elementary School, Mountainside Middle School as well as Desert Mountain High School. All are A-rated schools.
Nearby parks include McDowell Mountain Ranch Park and Aquatic Center, as well as Cactus Park and Horizon Park. The Stonegate Equestrian Park is nearby for horse lovers. Scottsdale Ranch is next door, with its lakefront bike and walking paths, offering another option for those who are fitness-inclined. Nearby McDowell Mountain Regional Park offers over 40-miles of hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding trails.
Mayo Clinic is located within 5 miles of Stonegate, on Shea Boulevard. There are several shopping options nearby, including the Scottsdale Ranch Mercado, as well as Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall. The Via Linda Senior Center is also near Stonegate. This center is a City of Scottsdale facility open to those 18 and over, and also offers a multitude of entertainment options, including classes in arts and crafts and computers as well as a gym.