The Estancia Club, located in North Scottsdale, is a master planned golf community that is renowned for both for its prestige and its luxurious, expansive homes. This gated community was built in 1995. It quickly became one of the most upscale and in-demand luxury communities in which to live in the Scottsdale-Phoenix area.
The Estancia Club has a Tom Fazio-designed golf course around which much of daily life in the community revolves. It sits on a total of 600 acres and is respectful of the natural environment that surrounds it. In fact, the designers of The Estancia Club purposely took into consideration measures to protect and highlight the breathtaking views of the surrounding desert and mountains.
The Estancia Club actually sits at the northern slope of the majestic Pinnacle Peak. Its golf course was recognized as the best golf course in the U.S. in 1995. It has consistently ranked in the top golf courses in the country since.
The real estate market in The Estancia Club consists primarily of custom built homes. However, there are also vacant lots on which new homes can be built. eXp Realty and Carl Chapman REALTOR can show the available properties to interested buyers.
The homes that go up for sale in The Estancia Club are most commonly single-family homes. These homes, however, are expansive and encompass thousands of square feet. They are also designed and built for optimum luxury and comfort.
In fact, the typical home for sale in this exclusive community sits on half to whole acre lots. They also span more than 5000 square feet and have attached garages for three to four vehicles.
Further, many homes in The Estancia Club have anywhere from four to six bedrooms, as well as five to six bathrooms. They additionally include features like:
The home prices in The Estancia Club range from $3 million to $7 million. Vacant lots of land for building new construction homes can range from $800,000 to upwards of $1 million.
All buyers who purchase properties in The Estancia Club are subject to the mandates and rules that the community association enforces. The Estancia Club Community Association makes it a priority to govern the community in a friendly and professional manner. The members of the association strives to provide a safe, welcoming and upscale way of life while meeting all of the needs of the homeowners in the community.
The community association also offers a number of services to people who live in The Estancia Club. For example, it maintains the community's bark park where community residents can take their dogs for exercise and playtime.
Further, it maintains a security patrol that can monitor and safeguard homeowners' properties when they are out of town or away for extended periods of time.
Homeowners in The Estancia Club can find out and access the services that the community association makes available on its website. They can submit concerns and questions regarding neighbors, nuisances or amenities in the community. They can also submit requests for architectural changes to their homes, find community events on the association's calendar, find minutes from the association's meetings every month and access security services on the community association website.
The community association also maintains numerous amenities found throughout The Estancia Club. In fact, much of the daily life in this upscale community revolves around its own eponymous golf course. This 18-hole golf course was designed by top designer Tom Fazio and spans more than 7300 yards. It has been recognized as the top golf course in the U.S. by various golf publications in 1995, 2013 and 2014.
It is a member-owned course, although membership to it is not restricted solely to people who live in The Estancia Club. It is actually open to the public and welcomes residents and non-residents like.
Further, it has its own 32,000 square foot clubhouse that is the site for numerous activities and events throughout the year. The clubhouse likewise offers amenities like:
The clubhouse can also be reserved for special occasions and celebrations, such as birthday parties and anniversaries.
The Estancia Club likewise offers a number of clubs for residents' enjoyment. These clubs center around popular hobbies and activities, such as hiking, book reading, bridge and other card games.
The Estancia Club is part of the Cave Creek Unified School District. Parents can send their children to nearby public schools like the Desert Sun Academy, Sonoran Trails Middle School and Cactus Shadows High School.
Cave Creek Unified School District consistently ranks among the top school districts in Arizona. In fact, out of the state's 115 school districts, Cave Creek ranks in the top third for qualities like academics and safety.
Specifically, the Cave Creek district is ranked 22nd out of 115 districts in the state for academic excellence. It ranks 39th for safety and 31st out of 115 school districts for the quality of its athletic programs.
Moreover, Cave Creek Unified School District gets a national grade of B for the quality of education that it offers to student. It earned an A grade for both academic excellence and college preparation. It has a graduation rate of 94 percent. The average ACT score for students in the district is 27, which is significantly higher than the national average of 20.6.
Cave Creek Unified School District likewise has a small student body population. Around 5400 students are enrolled in the total of six elementary schools, one middle, one high school and one STEM academy. This small student body size contributes to a healthy teacher-to-student ratio of 24 students to one teacher.