is one of North Scottsdale’s newest master planned communities.
The 3,700-acre “connected community” is situated at the
western foothills of the McDowell Mountains, on land once occupied by
a working cattle ranch.
Opened in 1997, the community plans to continue development through
community” tag refers to physical connection as well as digital
connection. Miles of paths and trails make it possible for residents
to access anything on the Ranch without having to drive. Neighborhoods
are built with interaction and community living in mind; home construction
emphasizes “front-of-the house living.”
calls itself “Arizona’s first telecommunity,” because of
the advanced digital fiber technology and customized telecommunications
package it offers residents. RanchNetÃ† is the community’s private
builders offer a variety of housing options in DC Ranch, including 6,000
square- foot custom homes that can cost more than $3 million, and townhomes
with market values of around $500,000.
“enclave” is currently in development at DC Ranch. Set in
the canyons of the McDowell Mountains, Silverleaf will offer three neighborhoods
of homes, a private golf course and spa. Home sites range in value from
$1 million to over $5 million.
many of the area’s master planned communities, DC Ranch provides
residents with an array of services and amenities.
18-hole, par 71 golf course treats players to beautiful mountain and
valley views. The Market at DC Ranch is a farmer’s market open
daily from mid-October through mid-May. The nine-acre Desert Camp indoor/outdoor
community recreational facility caters to all family members with on-site
computers, workout facilities, swimming pools, tennis and basketball
courts and children’s play areas.
Residents purchase golf and club memberships
separately, and can chose full golf equity, sports/social, or a clubhouse
membership (swimming, tennis and dining).