Desert Ridge is a 5,700-acre master-planned community in North Phoenix, Arizona is full of life, energy, and activity. As one of Arizona’s largest planned communities, the population will ultimately exceed 50,000 people. Award-winning Desert Ridge has a wide variety of residential, recreational, commercial, employment, and health care opportunities. For outdoor lovers, shared-use trails wind through the Sonoran desert. The community includes Desert Ridge Marketplace, CityNorth, JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa, the American Express regional campus, and the Mayo Clinic Hospital.
Desert Ridge falls within the Paradise Valley Unified School District, which is considered one of the top educational districts in Arizona. The community is located just north of the 101 highway, which runs through Tempe, Scottsdale and East Phoenix. The Desert Ridge Marketplace is well known for the best local dining, entertainment, and shopping. Kierland Shopping District is a short distance from Desert Ridge with theaters, retail shops, and restaurants. In addition, Sky Harbor Airport and downtown Phoenix are just a 20 to 30-minute drive away.
For pleasure or for business, Desert Ridge makes a perfect retreat for those looking to unwind. The JW Marriott Resort and Spa delivers relaxing therapeutic spa services, golf, and dining. Desert Ridge will soon be home to three new resorts including Residence Inn by Marriott, a five-star luxury resort in City North, and a four-star business hotel. This makes Desert Ridge a favorite destination for golfers, snowbirds, and even locals looking for a “stay-cation” during the hot summer days.
As the premier master-planned community in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area, Desert Ridge offers a multitude of housing options to suit any lifestyle including apartments, condominiums, single-family homes, and luxury custom homes along a golf course. The community has quality lifestyle opportunities for every age. In addition, Sagewood at Desert Ridge provides a revitalizing way of life for seniors through assisted living, therapy, and on-site health care providers. Desert Ridge has an active recreation center located in Aviano, seven parks, and more than ten golf courses within easy driving distances.