Scottsdale Ranch has been coined “oasis in the desert” due to the 42-acre Lake Serena, located within the community. Waterfront homes line the five mile curving shoreline and provide beautiful views of the calm water. Ung options with apartments, condominiums, patio homes, spacious townhomes, sage of lake amenities are open to all Scottsdale Ranch residents and many take advantage by taking out row boats, pontoons, kayaks, canoes and paddle boats. Lake Serena also provides a great fishing experience since it is stocked with bass, blue gill, white amur, carpe and croppie. There are also many multi-use paths along the water and within the community for residents to walk their dogs, ride bikes, go for a jog or roller blade.
Scottsdale Ranch real estate not only has waterfront properties, but has 40 different subdivisions that offer other upscale livitennis villas and single-family homes. The Racquet Club of Scottsdale Ranch has 395 Mediterranean style condos, casitas, townhomes and villas. The grounds offer a resort-like setting with nine lighted tennis courts, five pools, six spas, fitness center, gardens and fountains.
Centrally located in Scottsdale Ranch is the Via Linda Senior Center and the Scottsdale Ranch Park and Tennis Center. The senior center offers a place for seniors to socialize and take classes in fitness, art, computers and much more. The park and tennis center is a great place for families or active adults since it provides sand volleyball courts, basketball courts and 18 tennis courts. The Mercado Shopping Center is right across the street and offers shops and restaurants.
The Scottsdale Ranch community is south of Shea, west of N 112th St and east of N 96th St. The area is part of the Scottsdale Unified School District and is served by Laguna Elementary, Mountainside Middle School and Desert Mountain High School. Directly next to Laguna Elementary is the Virginia Piper Branch of Scottsdale Boys&Girls Club, which offers over 100 different after school and summer programs.
The 101 freeway is easily accessible and the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is approximately 10-15 minutes away. The Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall, downtown Scottsdale and The Talking Stick Resort and Casino are also all nearby for shopping, eating and entertainment.