The Desert Mountain golf community is nestled in 8,000 acres of high Sonoran desert just north of the Phoenix metropolitan area. It’s separation from the concrete jungle of city life not only makes for quiet restitution, but helps bring down the infamous Phoenix temperatures. In fact, Desert Mountain real estate enjoys five to 10 degrees (Fahrenheit) cooler temperatures than in the heart of Scottsdale.
Par for the Course
The Desert Mountain community amenities are one of the biggest attractions to Desert Mountain properties, and undoubtedly what help it rank among the top 10 private golf and recreational communities in the nation. It’s the only private community worldwide with six Jack Nicklaus Signatures Golf Courses, each course designed to be challenging and enjoyable for all skill levels and each course with its own unique clubhouse. The sprawling desert and city views are just the beginning of course attributes. Players relish the dramatic elevation changes, fantastic course conditions and rolling fairways that make these 108 holes so distinctive.
For players looking to improve their game, there’s the newly added Jim Flick Golf Performance Center. Really the only facility like this in the country, the center boasts state-of the-art technology like 3D motion capture, multiple camera motion capture and analysis, and some of the best PGA-trained pros in the industry.
Desert Mountain Golf Club is also home to the 2015 and 2016 Charles Schwab Championship Cup. As the last stop on the PGA Tour, golf fans eyes are fixed to the spectacular Cochise Course and the top players who compete for the tournament and season wins.
Recreation for Everyone
Desert Mountain has also been referred to as “Wimbledon of the West,” thanks to its stellar tennis facilities featuring grass, hard composition and clay courts. Then there’s the Fitness Center and Spa, offering members a resort-like health club experience complete with personal training and spa treatments.
One of the most unique Desert Mountain community features is Member Services, similar to a resort concierge. Residents can get help planning evenings out, getting show tickets, or making dinner reservations. Or they can just relax and enjoy the on-site planned events like wine and art nights.
As a family-friendly community, the kids are definitely not left out. The Youth Activity Center features pools, sport courts and junior golf and tennis. Desert Mountain is served by a few public schools in the Cave Creek Unified School district, specifically Cactus Shadows High School. There are also a number of charter and private schools nearby in north Scottsdale.
Desert Mountain Real Estate: A Place to Call Home
Desert Mountain homes are part of a planned community including a collection of secluded villages, like mini-subdivisions. Home buyers can find courtyard homes up through custom estates and home sites. Most semi-custom homes are under one million dollars, while custom homes average between one and two million dollars.
Sweeping views of the surrounding desert, mountain and city can be appreciated from almost every home. With custom Desert Mountain homes come custom features, like private drives, designer ironwork, gourmet chef’s kitchens, stone slab surface, wine cellars and negative edge pools. Membership to Desert Mountain Club may be included in the purchase of a home, however membership is open to non-residents and can be purchased directly from the club.
For those home owner’s looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, yet still have easy access to all the luxury amenities that they’ve come to expect in Scottsdale, Desert Mountain real estate is an ideal choice. From teeing off on the greens, to hiking the over nine miles of surrounding trails, and sharing stories over a divine meal, this exclusive community is a perfect southwestern retreat.
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$3,795,0004 beds, 4.5 baths6,725 sqft lot 25,700 sqftMLS 5009137
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