If you are looking for a great community to move to, real estate at Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale may be right for you.
Scottsdale, Arizona is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing cities in America. Located just to the east of Phoenix, Scottsdale is home to some of the most popular golf courses, nightclubs and resorts in the United States. Home to multiple stops on the PGA Tour, golf enthusiasts will feel particularly at home here. Scottsdale was originally inhabited by Native Americans up until the 1800s, where the modern city was founded west of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, the tribal lands of the natives who still live in Scottsdale to this day. The town, originally known as Orangedale, began rapid expansion in the early 1900s and officially incorporated as Scottsdale in 1951. Since then, the population has more than quintupled and is growing more every year.
During the late 1960s many golf courses and parks were constructed as part of a federal government plan to reduce flooding in the area. The golf courses became extremely popular with tourists and professionals, and over the years many more were constructed. This eventually led to Scottsdale becoming the renowned golfing community it is today.
Scottsdale is popular for its generally warm climate year round, with highs rarely falling below 65 degrees even in the winter. Allergy sufferers also enjoy the generally low pollen counts year round. The weather tends to be dry, with rare periods of intense rain or very rarely snow. This combines to provide a pleasant climate for most of the year; summer highs are usually around the mid 90s as well.
Scottsdale is divided into several community areas, such as South Scottsdale, Old Town, North Scottsdale and the Shea Corridor. Old Town houses multiple cultural sites such as historic buildings, a museum and many great restaurants. The Shea Corridor contains several of the most exclusive residential communities, including the Gainey Ranch area. Gainey Ranch real estate is in high demand, due to the high quality of the homes and the friendly, exclusive community.
Gainey Ranch is also known for the Gainey Ranch Golf Course and Resort, one of the most popular golf locales in Scottsdale. Home to a five-star resort and three nine-hole golf courses, the Gainey Ranch community is also centrally located with easy access to popular locations in Scottsdale.
The educational system in Scottsdale is top notch, so those with children can rest assured that their needs will be taken care of. The Scottsdale Unified School district is home to a variety of public and private schools, such as Saguaro High School and Arcadia High School. Higher education is also available, with Scottsdale Community College located in the city. The University of Phoenix and University of Arizona at Tempe are both within driving distance, located only a few miles away.
The nightclub and entertainment scene in Scottsdale is booming. The New York Times listed Scottsdale as one of the "hippest and most happening places in the country" recently. Home to many major bars, clubs, and restaurants, Scottsdale has quickly become the nightlife destination for the entirety of the Phoenix Metropolitan area. Weekend nights often draw crowds several hundred thousand strong to the area to enjoy the clubbing scene. For those looking for more traditional entertainment, Scottsdale is home to multiple theaters (both cinematic and live acting) and high quality restaurants often featuring live entertainment. If you are looking for an active, growing community that is part of a larger metropolitan area, Scottsdale, Arizona may be the right place for you.
Home to exclusive communities such as the Gainey Ranch area, excellent night life, relaxing golf courses and great shopping opportunities, Scottsdale is quickly becoming one of the most popular cities in America.
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