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Homes in Scottsdale Planned Communities

Homes in Scottsdale Planned Communities

McDowell Mountain Ranch is a master-planned community that is nestled within the Sonoran Preserve in northern Scottsdale, Arizona. Its history dates to 1992 when the Hersberger family donated the land, which is hallmarked with native wildlife and beautiful desert flora, that would eventually be used to build it. Its northern boundary extends to Bell Road while its southern boundary reaches just past East Ludlow Drive. Its western boundary reaches to Peak Parkway and its eastern border extends past North 115th Way. Houses for sale here can be viewed by contacting Carl Chapman REALTOR at West USA Realty. After the Hersberger family donated the land for development, planning for McDowell Mountain Ranch began in earnest in 1993. Developers created 21 different home models and initially planned for 11 different neighborhoods within McDowell Mountain Ranch. However, it is now home to more than two dozen neighborhoods, as well as numerous home styles that Carl Chapman REALTOR and West USA Realty can show you today. In fact, McDowell Mountain Ranch is so well designed that it won the Home Builders Association of Central Arizona’s Master-planned Community of the Year award in 1995. When you look for a home here, you will find dozens of home styles for your consideration. These homes typically have upwards of three to five bedrooms and as many bathrooms. They also are expansive, offering open floor plans and as much as 4000 to 5000 square feet of living space. Because of how popular McDowell Mountain Ranch is among homebuyers in the area, the houses here are competitively priced, selling for between $665,000 to as much as $3 million. People who do buy houses in McDowell Mountain Ranch pay annual dues to the community’s homeowners association. In exchange for their dues, the HOA oversees residents’ services, such as community safety and architectural requests. The HOA also oversees community amenities, which are designed to encourage residents to remain engaged and active in their neighborhoods. McDowell Mountain Ranch offers two public parks for residents’ enjoyment. It also has a community center that can be reserved for events like birthday parties and baby showers. Further, this master-planned community offers its own recreation center, which is home to amenities like:

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A residents-only swimming pool

Hot tub

Tennis courts

Six pickleball courts

Splash pad

Basketball and volleyball courts

Ramadas with picnic tables and gas grills

McDowell Mountain Ranch also offers numerous trails throughout the community that residents can use for exercise and recreation. These trails are ideal for activities like hiking, walking, bicycle riding, and horseback riding. Additionally, the HOA offers community events, such as Friday art walks, throughout the year. Finally, families who move into McDowell Mountain Ranch enjoy convenient access to local schools. The community is located within the Scottsdale Unified School District. Elementary and middle school students attend nearby Desert Canyon Elementary School and Desert Canyon Middle School. High school students attend Desert Mountain High School. McDowell Mountain Ranch is designed to offer comfortable, convenient, and upscale master-planned community living. You can enjoy dozens of amenities that are available exclusively to homeowners who move into the dozens of neighborhoods here. Check out the homes for sale by contacting Carl Chapman REALTOR at West USA Realty. DC Ranch DC Ranch is a premier residential community that is located in the Sonoran Desert in Scottsdale, Arizona. Plans for it got underway in the 1980s when land developers networked together to create this community. The group sold more than 4000 acres to the city of Scottsdale for residential development. Since then, it has flourished into one of the most thriving master-planned communities in Scottsdale. Houses here are designed to enhance and highlight the natural desert landscape. Carl Chapman REALTOR from West USA Realty can show you the numerous home styles that are found in DC Ranch and assist you in finding one that suits your needs today. Moreover, DC Ranch is located conveniently within the Scottsdale city limits. It sits just south of Pinnacle Peak Vistas and north of East Bell Road. It is located east of North Pima Road and encompasses the Silverleaf Country Club and Horseshoe Canyon. DC Ranch is home to four different neighborhoods:


Country Club

Desert Camp

Desert Parks


Its Community Management board oversees the overall upkeep and function of DC Ranch. Community management here focuses on fostering a sense of connection with and among residents. It also maintains neighborhood and road safety and ensures the integrity and design of architecture used in new homes that are built-in DC Ranch. The community is also managed in part by 10 sub-associations within DC Ranch. These sub-associations oversee the daily operations of the individual neighborhoods within the community. Homes in DC Ranch include single-family homes, condominiums, and townhouses. It is not uncommon for these homes, which Carl Chapman REALTOR and West USA Realty can show you, to have two and three bedrooms, as well as upwards of two to three bathrooms. They also routinely feature two and three-car garages, as well as open floor plans that encompass as much as 3000 square feet. Prices for homes in DC Ranch start in the lower $300,000s and reach as high as $5 million. Community amenities in DC Ranch include two community centers, a community playhouse theater, and outdoor recreational facilities like:


Pickleball, basketball, tennis, and volleyball court

Heated outdoor pools

Tot pools and splash pads


Ramadas with picnic areas and barbecues

Indoor and outdoor event facilities

The community centers also feature commercial kitchens and can be reserved for celebrations like birthday parties and business meetings. DC Ranch also offers community events for residents to take part in and enjoy each year. These events include DC Ranch Day, which is a community-wide barbecue held each spring. Residents there can also take part in the annual spring Eggstravaganza held around Easter, as well as the Spooky Carnival near Halloween and the wintertime holiday tree lighting. The community management here also encourages residents to volunteer and help out their community through its DC Ranch Gives program. Additionally, DC Ranch is located close to local shopping centers and entertainment venues. Residents live minutes away from grocery stores, local medical facilities and hospitals, and movie theaters. When you view the homes with Carl Chapman REALTOR, you can find out from West USA Realty what schools are available for your children to attend. Public schools in or close to DC Ranch include Copper Ridge School for preschool through eighth-grade students. High school students attend Chaparral High School. Private school options for families in DC Ranch include El Dorado school, which serves preschool through eighth grade, Notre Dame High School for grades 9 through 12, and Scottsdale Preparatory Academy, which is for students in fifth through 12th grade. Grayhawk Grayhawk is one of Scottsdale’s most coveted master-planned communities that draws new homebuyers each year. This premier residential area dates to 1996 when developers first began home construction. The last of the homes in Grayhawk was finished in 2004. It now boasts a mix of single-family homes, townhouses, condominiums, and apartments that West USA Realty and Carl Chapman REALTOR can show to the interested homebuyers. Specifically, this premier community is located south of East Deer Valley Road and just north of Legacy Boulevard. It is east of North Scottsdale Road and west of North Pima Road. Its location puts it about two minutes away from the Scottsdale police and fire departments, 10 minutes from the Scottsdale airport, and 25 minutes away from Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport. Grayhawk is also conveniently located just off Loop 101 Freeway. People who live here enjoy close proximity to local shopping areas like Hayden Peak Crossing and Grayhawk Plaza. They are minutes away from grocery and retail stores, as well as restaurants and entertainment venues. People who move to Grayhawk also have dozens of different home styles from which they can choose. Carl Chapman REALTOR and West USA Realty can show homebuyers single-family houses, as well as townhouses, condos, and apartments that come up for sale here. The typical home in Grayhawk has at least three bedrooms and two bathrooms. It is also not uncommon to find homes for sale here that have attached garages, natural rock landscaping, and open floor plans that span around 2500 square feet. Prices for housing in Grayhawk start around $250,000 for apartments and condos and can reach as high as $1 million for single-family homes. The homes in Grayhawk are located throughout the community’s two different neighborhoods, The Retreat, and The Park. The Retreat offers two golf courses, as well as seven community swimming pools and spas, and six tennis courts. The Park makes available grassy parks, picnic ramadas, and several playgrounds to residents. Grayhawk also offers its residents access to its community park. The community park encompasses 13 acres and has amenities like:


Baseball fields

Sand volleyball courts

Soccer fields

Tennis courts

Basketball courts

Additionally, residents of Grayhawk can enjoy the community trails for hiking, walking, and bicycle riding. Families who move into Grayhawk are served by the Paradise Valley Unified school district in Scottsdale. Children in the community can attend Grayhawk Elementary School, which serves students through fifth grade. Older students can attend Mountain Trail Middle School and Pinnacle High School. Grayhawk offers an upscale, comfortable way of life that appeals to many families, as well as retirees and single professionals. It makes available amenities that are designed for an active and engaged lifestyle. To find out what homes are for sale in Grayhawk, reach out to West USA Realty. Carl Chapman REALTOR can show you the newest Grayhawk homes that become available on the market. Kierland is recognized as one of Scottsdale’s most exclusive luxury master-planned communities. It is located in the city’s northern area and sits on 435 acres. Development in Kierland began in 1995 and continued until 1998 when most of the single-family homes were completed and made available for purchase. In fact, most of the homes in Kierland are designed to be single-family units. Buyers have dozens of different styles from which to choose. Most of the homes that agents like Carl Chapman REALTOR and West USA Realty can show you are single or two-story residences that span at least 4000 square feet. Most of the houses also have four to five bathrooms. The typical single-family home in Kierland sells from $565,000 to $2.4 million. More recently, however, Kierland became home to two townhouse communities. Kierland Greens features apartment-style one-story townhouses that offer between 1100 to 2200 square feet of space. Kierland Heritage offers one and two-story townhouses that are as large as 1600 to 2400 square feet. Homebuyers who want to move to Kierland in Scottsdale can also choose from the lofts that are available in the Plaza Lofts at Kierland. These residences were built between 2005 and 2008. They range in size from 1100 to 3900 square feet. When you view The Plaza Lofts at Kierland with Carl Chapman REALTOR and West USA Realty, you will find a number of community-exclusive amenities like:


Onsite concierge services

Two private reception lobbies

Two community lounges outfitted with catering kitchens

A private fitness studio

Two landscaped balconies that overlook Kierland’s Main Street

A heated lap pool and spa

A poolside cabana

Fire pits

Outdoor kitchens

Gas-powered barbecues

The Plaza Lofts at Kierland is also a pet-friendly community that offers a pet park where residents can walk their pets. Kierland additionally has its own golf club that features three nine-hole courses. The golf club offers a fitness facility to its members. It is part of the Audobon International Cooperative Sanctuary Program that focuses on land management and conservation of natural resources. Further, the Kierland master-planned community is also minutes away from local amenities and services. Homeowners are just two minutes away from the Scottsdale police department. They are seven minutes away from the Loop 101 freeway, 10 minutes from the 51 freeway, and 25 minutes from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Homeowners in Kierland also are close to the Mayo Clinic hospital, as well as Scottsdale Healthcare’s Hospital at Thompson Peak. Families who move into Kierland likewise have access to public schools for their children. The community is part of the Paradise Valley Unified school district. The schools available to families there include Sandpiper Elementary School, Desert Shadows Middle School, and Horizon High School. West USA Realty and Carl Chapman REALTOR can show you the available houses for sale in Kierland. You can enjoy an upscale and comfortable way of life in one of Scottsdale’s most exclusive master-planned areas. You can also choose from single-family homes, as well as spacious and upscale townhouses and lofts for sale. McCormick Ranch McCormick Ranch has a reputation for being one of the most affluent and upscale master-planned communities in Scottsdale. It is located just south of East Shea Boulevard and north of East Indian Bend Road. Its eastern border touches North Pima Road. The community itself encompasses seven square miles that include the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch. Part of what makes McCormick Ranch so attractive to homebuyers is its small village charm. When you view the homes that West USA Realty sells here, you can appreciate how close the community is to local shopping and dining options. In fact, Carl Chapman REALTOR may point out how close your new McCormick Ranch home is to the Seville Shopping Center, which is home to local amenities like:


Salons and boutiques

Jewelry stores

Decor shops

Wine bars

Restaurants and bakeries

Breakfast cafes

There are also a number of American eateries that are located within minutes of the houses in McCormick Ranch. McCormick Ranch is 12 minutes from Scottsdale Airport and about 20 minutes away from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Moreover, this master-planned community features a number of outdoor recreational amenities, such as its 10 fully stocked man-made lakes. These lakes are available to community residents for fishing, swimming, and boating. Further, McCormick Ranch is full of lush landscapes and greenbelts. It also has its own 25-mile trail where you can bike, walk or hike at your leisure. When you buy a McCormick Ranch home from West USA Realty and Carl Chapman REALTOR, you can also buy a membership to the community’s two public golf clubs. These clubs, the Pine Course and the Palm Course, both feature 18-hole courses. They also offer scenic views of nearby Camelback Mountain. More than 27,000 people now call McCormick Ranch home. Fowler and Anne McCormick originally owed the land and raised Arabian horses on it. However, in the 1960s, they donated land to the city, which in turn used the property to build homes. The homes for sale in McCormick Ranch reflect the exclusivity of this master-planned area. When you browse for homes that West USA Realty and Carl Chapman REALTOR sell here, you will find townhouses and condominiums, as well as single-family, patio, custom, waterfront, and golf course houses. The prices for the homes here also allude to how premier and upscale this community is. It is not uncommon to find a three-bedroom, four-bathroom home listed at $700,000 or higher here. Home prices can reach as much as $1 million or more, depending on the size and location within McCormick Ranch. However, the homes for sale in McCormick Ranch also offer luxury living that rivals anything found elsewhere in Scottsdale. Many homes have large 3000 square foot open floor plans, as well as attached two and three-car garages and natural rock landscaping. Likewise, families who move into McCormick Ranch are served by a variety of highly ranked public schools. They can choose to send their younger children to either Cochise or Kiva Elementary School. Older students can attend Cocopah or Mohave Middle School while high school students can go to Chaparral or Saguaro High School. Find the ideal home for you and your family in McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale. Allow Carl Chapman REALTOR from West USA Realty to show you the available McCormick Ranch homes for sale today. Scottsdale Ranch Scottsdale Ranch is a master-planned community that dates to 1984. Markland Properties and Costain Arizona, Inc. developed this residential area that now includes more than 40 different neighborhoods and subdivisions. It sits south of East Shea Boulevard and north of East Doubletree Ranch Road. Its runs east of North 96th Road; North Via Linda traverses through the center of this community. Scottsdale Ranch has a reputation for being a progressive, luxury residential area. It is home to more than 3900 houses that mostly consist of single-family homes and townhouses. West USA Realty and agents like Carl Chapman REALTOR routinely offer homes for sale in Scottsdale Ranch. As a master-planned community, Scottsdale Ranch offers dozens of amenities that are designed to keep residents engaged and entertained. It has its own community center, for example, that can be rented out by the hour, up to a four-hour span. This community center features a fully equipped kitchen and an 80-inch flat-screen TV. It also has outdoor misters and heaters, a gas fireplace, and chairs and tables that can be used for events like parties and meetings. It is designed to fit up to 75 people inside and 125 people outside of the community center. Scottsdale Ranch is also home to the Scottsdale Ranch Park, which features amenities like:


18 lighted tennis courts

Four racquetball courts

Squash courts

Six sand volleyball courts

A full basketball court

Two half basketball courts

Four lighted baseball fields

Six picnic ramadas

12 station exercise courses


A desert garden

Public restrooms

Senior citizens in Scottsdale Ranch can also make use of the community’s Via Linda Senior Center, which offers recreational and social services, as well as services designed to enhance clients’ health and wellness. When you tour Scottsdale Ranch with Carl Chapman REALTOR from West USA Realty, you can also appreciate the access that you and your children will have to local public schools. Students in this community attend Laguna Elementary School, Mountainside Middle School, and Desert Mountain High School. The homes in Scottsdale Ranch are priced to reflect the exclusivity of the community. It is not uncommon to find two and three-bedroom homes priced at around $1.2 to $2 million. Townhouses can sell from $300,000 to more than $600,000 in Scottsdale Ranch. The homes in this master-planned community are designed to offer upscale comfort and luxury. They come with open floor plans with tall windows that overlook the natural scenery and beauty of the neighborhoods here. Many landscapes in Scottsdale Ranch feature succulents and natural rock for easier upkeep. They also come with attached garages that can fit at least two, if not three, vehicles. Scottsdale Ranch is designed as a master-planned community to offer the utmost in premier living. You can find out when any of the close to 4000 homes here come up for sale by hiring Carl Chapman REALTOR. Schedule an appointment or go online to West USA Realty to learn more about what properties are for sale in Scottsdale Ranch today. The Boulders The Boulders is a luxury master-planned community that is named for the captivating boulders that surround it. It is located between Scottsdale and Carefree. It sits on 1300 acres that are located in the Sonoran Desert. The Boulders is situated just east of North Tom Darlington Drive and south of North Boulder Pass. It is west of North Clubhouse Road and north of East Westland Road and located close to restaurants and shopping areas. The premier amenity that is available to residents in The Boulders is the Waldorf Astoria Resort. Other community amenities include:


A community spa

Rock climbing facilities

Hiking trails

Bicycle tours

Four swimming pools

There is also an eight-court tennis garden where The Boulders residents can receive one-on-one instruction and take part in tennis socials and clinics. The Boulders is designed to accommodate numerous lifestyle choices and offers home styles that are all designed with southwest architecture in mind. These homes are located in the 12 different subdivisions that make up The Boulders. All of the subdivisions offer views of the nearby mountains and community golf courses. In fact, people who live in The Boulders can join the community golf club, which offers two different golf courses. Both courses, dubbed The North Course and The South Course, were both designed by Jay Morrish and can accommodate both advanced and beginner players. The North Course measures 6950 feet from the back tees. It has a par of 72. The club offers family and social memberships to residents of The Boulders. Both types of memberships allow for full access to the Waldorf Astoria spa, a 33,000-square foot facility that offers services and amenities like:




Tea room


Japanese bath

Fitness center

Pilates studio

Lap pool


In light of these upscale amenities, it is little wonder that the homes for sale in The Boulders are also priced somewhat higher than in other communities in Scottsdale. The prices reflect both the exclusivity of this master-planned community, as well as the demand for the amenities if offers. The typical home that Carl Chapman REALTOR from West USA Realty can show to you in The Boulders has four bedrooms and four bathrooms. It also will have, on average, 4000 square feet of living space, which features an open floor plan and tall windows that overlook the desert landscape. Prices for a home in The Boulders can start at $1.8 million. Further, an agent like Carl Chapman REALTOR and West USA Realty can point out that The Boulders is served by the Cave Creek Unified school district. Students who live here attend Black Mountain Elementary school, Sonoran Trails Middle School, and Cactus Shadow High School. When you look at the homes for sale in The Boulders with Carl Chapman REALTOR from West USA Realty, you can also appreciate how close your new home will be to the local airports. You will be about 20 minutes away from the Loop 101 freeway, 25 minutes from the Scottsdale Airport, and about 50 minutes away from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Firerock and Firerock Country Club Firerock is a gate-guarded community in Fountain Hills, Arizona. Its history began in 2005 with the construction of new luxury homes. The most recent homes added to Firerock were completed in 2008. Scenic landscapes and mountain views surround this upscale community. It sits on 800 acres and has a total of 379 home sites. The variety of landscapes located throughout the community gives each property its own distinct look and appeal. Firerock is located just south and west of East Shea Boulevard. It is east of Eagle Mountain and bordered by the Salt River Pima Indian Reservation to the south. Natural amenities that surround the community include McDowell Mountain Range and McDowell Mountain Regional Park, as well as the Verde River and Tonto National Forest. The homes for sale that Carl Chapman REALTOR and West USA Realty can show you average between 1800 to 2700 square feet. Most homes have at least three, if not four or five bedrooms, as well as two to three bathrooms. They also have open floor plans and come with attached garages, tile roofs, and natural rock landscaping. The typical home price in Firerock is around $2 million. However, there are also empty lots of land for sale that are zoned for new home construction. These lots of land sell for around $200,000 a piece. The houses in Firerock command these prices in part because of the community-exclusive country club that is available to homeowners here. The Firerock Country Club has its own 72-par golf course. The course was designed by Gary Panks and measures around 6900 yards from the back tees and about 5600 yards to the front tees. The course overlooks the Red Mountains and is dotted with natural features like deep canyon washes and elevation changes. Membership to the Firerock Country Club is by application only. Some of the amenities that members get access to include:


A fitness center

Tennis courts

Tennis clinics and classes

Cardio tennis courses

Full-service lounge for members only

Covered patios

Aside from the fitness and recreation opportunities found at the country club, people who live in Firerock can also remain active and entertained with the numerous trails located throughout the community. These trails are designed for activities like hiking, biking, and walking and are open throughout the year to community residents. Families who live in Firerock have easy access to local public schools. The schools that Firerock public school students attend include:


McDowell Mountain Elementary for kindergarten through second grade

Four Peaks Elementary for grades three through five

Fountain Hills Middle School

Fountain Hills High School

Firerock is also conveniently located close to local airports, hospitals, and thoroughfares. Homeowners in this community are five minutes from downtown Fountain Hills, as well as the Mayo Clinic. They are 15 minutes from Loop 101 freeway and 30 minutes away from Old Town Scottsdale. The Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is also only 40 minutes from Firerock. Firerock offers a comfortable, upscale way of life that is centered around its natural beauty and members-only country club. You can view any of the homes for sale here by contacting West USA Realty. Carl Chapman REALTOR can show you the single-family homes and lots of land for sale today. Sun Ridge Canyon Sun Ridge Canyon is a master-planned community that is nestled among the area’s scenic canyons and ridges. It sits south of East Sierra Madre Drive and north of East Palisades Boulevard. It is also located west of East Golden Eagle Drive and encompasses Shadow Canyon at Sunridge Canyon. This residential community is designed with families’ comfort and luxury in mind. The homes for sale here offer between 1400 to 6000 square feet of living space. The typical home price in Sun Ridge Canyon is around $500,000 to $600,000, which buys three to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, an attached single or double car garage, a tile roof, and a natural rock and succulent landscape. Sun Ridge Canyon also offers dozens of empty lots that are zoned for residential new construction. They are range in size from half to full acre lots. You can preview any of the homes for sale, as well as available lots of land, by contacting Carl Chapman REALTOR at West USA Realty. The daily life in Sun Ridge Canyon is also heavily centered around the community’s golf course. The golf course itself is open to the public. It is a 71-par course that showcases the community’s natural terrain and elevation. It also has dips and curves to make it even more challenging to play. Sun Ridge Canyon’s golf course is so well designed that it was listed in the top 100 golf courses in the U.S. It has its own 18,000 square foot Spanish hacienda clubhouse that offers:


A casual dining venue

A bar and grill

Locker rooms

A conference room

A full-service golf shop

Additionally, Sun Ridge Canyon is located close to the award-winning public schools for which Fountain Hills and Scottsdale are well-known. Kindergarten through second-grade students generally attend McDowell Mountain Elementary School while students in third through fifth grade go to Four Peaks Elementary School. Middle and high school students attend Fountain Hills Middle School and Fountain Hills High School, respectively. Sun Ridge Canyon is also conveniently located to some of the most important amenities and facilities in the Scottsdale area. Homeowners here are just minutes away from downtown Fountain Hills. They are also five minutes away from the Mayo Clinic, as well as 20 minutes away from the Loop 101 freeway. Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport is just 50 minutes away from Sun Ridge Canyon. Sun Ridge Canyon is designed for comfortable, family-friendly living. It offers its own golf course that homeowners here can make use of at their leisure. To see what the homes in Sun Ridge Canyon have to offer you, you can contact Carl Chapman REALTOR to take a tour of the ones for sale. You can also find out about buying half an acre to acre lots of land for building a new home in Sun Ridge Canyon by contacting West USA Realty today. Rancho El Dorado Rancho El Dorado is a golf course community that is located in Maricopa, Arizona. It is relatively new, with many homes being built between 2004 and 2016. It has around 5000 homes that were built by six different home builders. The homes in Rancho El Dorado are a mix of entry-level homes, midsize properties, and luxury houses. The typical home has around 2000 to 3000 square feet of living space. An interested homebuyer can contact Carl Chapman REALTOR at West USA Realty to take a tour of any of the homes for sale in Rancho El Dorado. The primary amenity found in Rancho El Dorado in Maricopa is its Duke Golf Course. This golf course is open to the public. It offers a variety of membership options for individuals, families, and couples, corporate and junior members. The memberships to Duke Golf Course provides members access to amenities like:


Unlimited green fees

Access to all of the course’s practice facilities

Unlimited range balls

14-day advanced tee time reservations

Members-only golf and social events

15 percent discounts on food and beverages

15 percent discounts on food and beverages

25 percent off at the golf pro shop

In addition to the amenities found at the Duke Golf Course, people who live in Rancho El Dorado also have access to community amenities like:


A community lake for fishing, swimming, and boating

Basketball courts

Tot lots

A four-mile community loop for biking, walking, and hiking

Access to such upscale amenities makes living in Rancho El Dorado appealing to many people moving in and around the Greater Phoenix area. The homes in this golf community average in price from $300,000 to $400,000. They come with luxury designs that include cathedral ceilings, tall windows, fireplaces, and attached single and double car garages. Rancho El Dorado is also part of the Maricopa Unified School District. Students who live here can attend one of several elementary schools, including Santa Rosa Elementary and Pima Butte Elementary. Older students attend Desert Wind Middle School or Maricopa Wells Middle School. High school students go to Maricopa High School. When you are interested in looking at and buying any of the homes for sale in Rancho El Dorado, you can call Carl Chapman REALTOR to show you homes there. You can also go online to the website for West USA Realty to find out what Rancho El Dorado homes are available for sale today. Johnson Ranch Johnson Ranch is a golf community that is located in San Tan Valley, Arizona. It is adjacent to Queen Creek and named after its developer George Johnson. Construction of new homes in Johnson Ranch began in 1999, with the newest homes being built as recently as 2019. Johnson Ranch is located southwest of East Hunt Boulevard and East of North Gary Drive. The community association manages and takes care of this upscale golf community. In exchange for residents’ services, such as safety and maintenance of the roads, people who live in Johnson Ranch pay fees to the community association that ranges from $168 to $186 a quarter. Johnson Ranch has around 6000 single and double-story homes in the community and sits on 225 acres. More than 20,000 people, a mix of retirees, families, and single professionals call Johnson Ranch home. The homes here range in price from $265,000 to $510,000. The average closing price for a home in Johnson Ranch is $262,000. Homes in Johnson Ranch feature between two and six bedrooms. They also have at least two, if not as many as six, bathrooms, as well as attached single and double car garages, tile rooftops, and natural rock landscaping. They also routinely come with amenities like fireplaces, tall windows, and expansive open floor plans. You can see the ones for sale in Johnson Ranch by asking Carl Chapman REALTOR for a tour or by visiting the West USA Realty website. People who live in Johnson Ranch enjoy access to a host of community amenities. These include:


Green belt space

Three outdoor swimming pools


9-hole pitch course

Putt golf course

Catch and release pond

Tennis and basketball courts

A sand volleyball court

Nine-hole disc golf course

19 playgrounds

Additionally, the community association offers events throughout the year for residents. These events include arts and crafts fairs and movies in the park. Further, Johnson Ranch is located close to neighborhood amenities and facilities. They are minutes away from several grocery stores and pharmacies. They are also located conveniently to retail stores, restaurants, and medical facilities like hospitals and rehabilitation facilities. Johnson Ranch is also heavily centered around the community’s golf course of the same name. This golf course offers memberships to individuals and couples. Members enjoy access to services and amenities like the club’s terrace and the outdoor barbecue, as well as indoor and outdoor facilities that are set up for weddings, meetings, parties, and other events. Families with children in Johnson Ranch likewise have a number of schools from which to choose. Some of the schools that are close by or in Johnson Ranch include:


Circle Cross Ranch K-8 School

Mountain Vista Academy

Sun Tan Heights K-8 School

Poston Butte High School

Skyline Ranch Elementary School

Magma Ranch K-8 School

Johnson Ranch is built for comfortable family-friendly and retirement living in mind. The homes are priced affordably for the area and allow for easy access to the community’s golf course, as well as nearby shopping and restaurants. You can find the ideal Johnson Ranch for you when you look for one on the website of West USA Realty. You can also contact Carl Chapman REALTOR to find out what homes in Johnson Ranch are available for sale today. Anthem at Merrill Ranch Anthem at Merrill Ranch is a community that is located in Florence, Arizona. It is home to more than 21,000 people and actually consists of a variety of neighborhoods. Most of the neighborhoods are geared toward families and single homeowners. However, there is also a subdivision that is exclusively designed for homeowners aged 55 and older. The homes in Anthem at Merrill Ranch vary in size and price. Well-known companies like Pulte and DR Horton build many of the houses that are found in Anthem at Merrill Ranch. It is not uncommon to find houses for sale here that span more than 1500 square feet and can be as expansive as 3000 to 4000 square feet. Further, the homes that West USA Realty and Carl Chapman REALTOR can show to interested buyers also have upwards of three to four bedrooms. They have at least two, if not three or four, bathrooms, as well as attached garages and tile rooftops. Many of the one-story homes in Anthem at Merrill Ranch also feature stucco exteriors with arched doorways and natural rock landscaping. They often have tall windows that overlook the desert scenery that surrounds the community. Most of the neighborhoods in Anthem at Merrill Ranch are managed by homeowners associations. People who buy homes here pay annual dues that help pay for community maintenance and repairs, as well as neighborhood safety. Anthem at Merrill Ranch in Florence offers a variety of community amenities that homeowners can enjoy throughout the year. These amenities include:


Catch and release lakes

Neighborhood parks

Playgrounds and tot lots

Walking and nature trails

Swimming pools with slides and diving boards

Picnic facilities

A water park

Athletes of all skill levels can also take advantage of sports facilities like:


Lighted tennis courts

Sand volleyball courts

Soccer fields

Baseball fields

An inline hockey rink

Further, Anthem at Merrill Ranch has its own community center. The community center is available throughout the year to homeowners in the neighborhoods there. It can be rented out for special events like weddings and anniversary parties. It is also the location where HOAs hold community events throughout the year. The community center also has amenities available to people in Anthem at Merrill Ranch like:


A rock-climbing wall

A heated indoor pool

A fitness center where fitness classes are routinely available

Indoor basketball courts

Ping pong and billiard tables

A daycare center

The community center also has its own café where homeowners can purchase food and beverages. In addition to the community center, Anthem at Merrill Ranch offers a three-hole golf course to residents. This golf course has several clubhouses, as well as its own fitness center and tennis courts. Anthem at Merrill Ranch is part of the Deer Valley school district. Children who live there can attend schools like Anthem Elementary, which serves kindergarten through eighth-grade students, and Boulder Creek High School. You can learn more about the homes for sale in Anthem at Merrill Ranch by contacting West USA Realty. You can also see them on the website for West USA Realty. Encanterra Encanterra is a community in Queen Creek, Arizona that is geared toward homeowners that are 55 years old and older. Construction in this community began in 2008. The building of new homes continues today, with homeowners flocking to Encanterra to enjoy both the scenic landscapes and country-like quiet. Most of the homes that have or are being built feature single-story construction. They typically have large open layouts and at least two to three bedrooms. Most homes also have two to three bathrooms, as well as a half bath. The homes for sale that West USA Realty and Carl Chapman REALTOR can show to interested buyers likewise come with features like tall ceilings and arched doorways. It is not uncommon to find homes with expansive gourmet kitchens and fireplaces in them. They also have tile floors and roofs, as well as natural rock and succulent landscaping. The typical home price in Encanterra is around $300,000 to $400,000. The community is managed by a homeowners association to which homeowners pay dues every quarter or year. Shea Homes is one of the leading builders in Encanterra. The location of Encanterra is also designed to be convenient for people who live there. It is about 45 minutes southwest of Phoenix. It is close to 202 Loop and Superstition Freeway 60. It is also close to the new Interstate 24, as well as the cities of Chandler, Mesa, and Gilbert. Encanterra is also built to offer ample amenities to keep residents entertained, engaged, and active in the community. The community itself is surrounded by the Sun Tan Mountains. Residents in Encanterra have ready access to trails that are designed for hiking, bicycling, and walking. Further, Encanterra is located close to attractions like the Phoenix Zoo and Desert Botanical Garden. It is also minutes away from the Native American Heard Museum, as well as numerous local shopping and retail centers and medical facilities. Within the community itself, Encanterra’s HOA offers residents-only events like wine and spirit demos, cooking classes, and wellness events. Moreover, people who live in Encanterra can enjoy golfing at the 18-hole community golf course, which comes with green fairways, a sauna and steam room, an indoor pool, and an expansive patio. Other amenities that are available to Encanterra residents include:


A resort-style outdoor pool

Fitness center

Art studio

Eight pickleball courts

Bocce courts

Encanterra also has four restaurants on the premises and several cafes for residents’ enjoyment. People who fit the age criteria for living in Encanterra can find out what homes are for sale here by contacting West USA Realty. They can see listings online and see for themselves what living in Encanterra has to offer. They can also arrange for a tour of the available properties by reaching out to Carl Chapman REALTOR. Wickenburg Ranch Wickenburg Ranch is a golf community located within the town of Wickenburg, Arizona. Many of the homes for sale here were built as recently as 2015. The area itself became part of the U.S. after 1848 and the Mexican-American War. A gold strike in the 1860s brought an influx of settlers to the area. Wickenburg is named after Henry Wickenburg, one of the first people to settle here. Troon manages Wickenburg Ranch and allows top named companies like Dorn and Shea Homes to build many of the houses for sale here. It is now one of the most popular golf communities in the Greater Phoenix area and is renowned for its quiet way of life and upscale amenities. It is home to neighborhoods like The Outlaw, which features a resort-like lifestyle with expansive homes for sale that Carl Chapman REALTOR and West USA Realty can show to homebuyers. These homes are surrounded by natural desert scenery and beautiful mountain views. There are also quick move-in homes for sale in Wickenburg Ranch. The typical home price in Wickenburg ranch ranges from $400,000 to $500,000. Most homes here have three and four bedrooms, as well as two to three bathrooms. Many of them also have attached single or two-car garages, paved driveways, and natural rock landscapes. The homes are also built for comfortable, resort-like living in mind. Many of them come equipped with expansive modern kitchens, fireplaces, and open floor plans. They feature tile or marble flooring, tall ceilings and windows, and family rooms or studies. Wickenburg Ranch itself is geared toward active and engaged living and offers a host of amenities designed to keep residents entertained and engaged with their community. Some of these include:


Resort swimming pools

Fitness facilities


Sports shops

An art barn

Putting greens

A community courtyard

An onsite bar and grill

Onsite retail shops

For athletes of all skill levels, there are:


Tennis courts

Bocce ball courts

Pickleball courts

Horseshoe pits

An outdoor seating area

Eight nature trails

An outdoor lounge

There is also a yoga lawn for residents’ use. Wickenburg Ranch likewise has event halls that can be rented out by the hour or day for weddings, parties, meetings, and other gatherings. The community management likewise offers social events throughout the year for residents’ enjoyment. They can take part in gatherings like destination hikes and the yearly Thanksgiving dinner preparation. They can also attend Oscar night parties. Moreover, Wickenburg Ranch offers a number of social clubs for residents to take part in and foster their favorite hobbies or pastimes. There are clubs for:



Arts and crafts



Wickenburg Ranch also has several nine and 18-hole golf clubs available to residents. These clubs offer memberships and allow members to book tee times online. They also offer golf pro shops and have been named among the best courses to play in the U.S. With all of these amenities, it is little wonder that Wickenburg Ranch remains one of the favorite golf communities in the Phoenix area. People who are interested in buying a home here can take a look at the West USA Realty website to find the newest listings. They can also schedule tours of homes for sale by contacting Carl Chapman REALTOR.