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Exploring North Scottsdale Area Three

The area of North Scottsdale that hugs the east side of North Pima Road, extending south to approximately Pinnacle Peak Road, is known as North Scottsdale Area Three. This area is zip code 85262 and resides directly east of the towns of Carefree and Cave Creek.

A wide range of neighborhoods and communities call this section of North Scottsdale home. Many new communities have been built or are under development. This growth has pushed even further east the number of homes and types from which buyers have to choose. The homes within this part of North Scottsdale range from affordable, budget-friendly options to multi-million dollar luxury estates.

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Hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails surround the North Scottsdale area. Trail destinations such as Pinnacle Peak Park, Tom’s Thumb Trailhead, Granite Mountain Trailhead, and Brown’s Ranch are just a few of the favorites of both local residents and visitors.

Some of the existing and established neighborhoods and communities include:

  • Legend Trail
  • Mirabel
  • Privada
  • Quisana
  • The Retreat at Seven Desert Mountain
  • Rio Verde Foothills
  • Rosewood Ranch Estates
  • Rosewood Sierra Highlands
  • Rosewood Summit Estates
  • Sierra Norte
  • Summit at Pinnacle Peak
  • Sunrise Desert Vistas
  • Talon Ranch
  • The Rocks Club
  • Treviso
  • Troon North
  • Vista Velle

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Whether residents choose to visit Carefree, Cave Creek, or stay within North Scottsdale, every daily amenity any homeowner could want is less than 15 minutes away. New businesses including coffee shops, wine bars, restaurants, and boutiques are cropping up adding to the already diverse amount of options available.

Grocery shopping, postal services, hardware stores, salons, and spas are all also less than 15 minutes away. Golf courses, clubs, and resorts are all nearby, allowing residents to have a particularly robust and energetic lifestyle.

This area of North Scottsdale is served by the Scottsdale Unified School District, as well as several private and charter schools.

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This area of North Scottsdale is the closest to Lake Bartlett on its east. The towns of Carefree and Cave Creek are to the north and west. Some of these communities are slightly more remote, but this does not mean they are isolated.

Offering over 300 hundred days of sunshine each year, The Valley of the Sun allows residents to participate in their favorite activities virtually all year long. Even cloudy days often provide moderate temperatures ensuring residents can pursue their outdoor interests 12 months a year.

Hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails surround the North Scottsdale area. Trail destinations such as Pinnacle Peak Park, Tom’s Thumb Trailhead, Brown’s Ranch, and Granite Mountain Trailhead are just a few of the favorites of both local residents and visitors.