Scottsdale, Arizona, is a lovely desert city located in Maricopa County. It’s called “The West’s Most Western Town,” and it’s sometimes known as “[the] desert version of Miami’s South Beach” due to its partying atmosphere and abundance of hotels. Scottsdale is considered one of the best cities in which to live because of its excellent health care, recreational activities, and overall quality of life.
Scottsdale has over 242,000 people, so it’s large enough for you to have a diversity of potential friends, yet small enough to not feel overwhelming. Since this is “The West’s Most Western Town,” there is one event that honors its rich Western history: the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. The event features approximately 2,000 half-Arabian and full-Arabian horses that compete for prizes. This city also puts a high emphasis on the arts because it’s home to over 125 art galleries. Many of its art museums showcase art that features work depicting American Indian and Western cultures. Other museums, like the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, only showcases modern artworks. If you’re a fan of cycling, then you’ll love the fact that the city is a bike-friendly community. There are many parks here filled with trails with the McDowell Sonoran Preserve having the most. (It has over 120 miles of trails.) When you want to cool off during a scorching summer day, you have four aquatic centers to choose from. Three of them have fitness centers. Scottsdale public schools are run by the Scottsdale Unified School District and the Paradise Valley Unified School District. There are a few private and charter schools available in the area as well if you desire other education options for your child(ren).
Fifty-five percent of Scottsdale real estate properties are single-family residences. Other types of homes in Scottsdale include mobile homes, townhouses, and apartments. You have a big chance of getting a fairly recent dwelling here since 66 percent of residences were built between 1970-1999, and most of them have two to three bedrooms. Scottsdale is a great city in which to live, whether you’re raising a family or planning to retire. The community also has a strong economy, a low-crime rate, and high-quality schools.
If you’re interested in homes for sale in Scottsdale, Arizona, please contact us today.
All information should be verified by the recipient and none is guaranteed as accurate by ARMLS. Copyright 2019 Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. All rights reserved.