Real Estate and Community Information
If you enjoy the Southwestern desert region but want to live in a more upscale location, consider Scottsdale AZ
. Located on the eastern edge of the Phoenix metropolitan area, the city has a lot of history as well as many luxury homes available. Originally founded in 1894, the city was finally incorporated in 1951. As of the 2010 census, Scottsdale had a population of 217,385. The city has a definite southwestern feel while also providing everything you would find in a big city. If you enjoy the desert sun, but still want to be near great shopping and entertainment venues, this is the place for you.
While you are checking out properties
, take a look also at all the recreational areas the town has to offer. The city planners have made a point of providing green space for residents to enjoy by creating several parks as well as a green belt
. There are also city sponsored sports activities like tennis, basketball, flag football, boxing, swimming and more. They also sponsor senior adult programs and after school programs. No matter what type of activity you enjoy, you will find it here. For more about the local parks and recreation, visit www.ScottsdaleAZ.govAttractions
As you are looking at the local homes for sale
, check out all the attractions and activities nearby as well. Not only is the town only a few miles from the Phoenix metro area, but it also has a lot of things for you to do on its own. The city offers seven different museums as well as Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West
, The Desert Botanic Garden, Rawhide 1880s Western Town and a number of local golf courses that provide some of the best golfing experiences in the world. For more about local attractions and activities, go to www.ExperienceScottsdale.com
The city also features many exciting events throughout the year such as The Great Train Escape
wine tasting tour, local concerts and festivals, the food truck caravan, Native American Dancing, the Artwalk Festival, the International Supper Club, Pool-A-Palooza, the Hearts-4-Clubs Casino Night, All Year Round MarketPlace
and the Vino and Canvas "Birch Trees" Painting Party as well as the Arizona Air Adventures, the Classic Car Season, Cowboy Couture and the Baseball Fan Fest and Events where you can see many of the professional baseball teams as they warm up for the new season during Spring Training.
When you are ready to purchase real estate
in town, contact Lorna Lemon
. She is very familiar with the local real estate market and can help you find just the right place for you to call home.