Neighborhood Spotlight – DC Ranch

DC Ranch is one of the most sought after, luxurious neighborhoods in Arizona. Located in North Scottsdale off Thompson Peak Parkway, it is one of the highest recommended communities to live in. The neighborhood is a 4,400 acre community nestled up against the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. It has 26 unique neighborhoods within four residential villages (Country Club, Desert Camp, Silverleaf, and Desert Park).  


The community first began in 1997 when the first home was built and has grown to around 2,800+ homes and over 7,000+ current residents! The neighborhood boasts 47 parks that stretch over 50 miles of landscaped paths and trails including fire pits, waterfalls, shade canopies and eye-catching paving patterns and vine-covered ramadas which make it great for indulging in the Arizona landscape.


In addition, the DC Ranch community has a variety of different events and programs offered to its residents that provide the exclusive, luxury experience buyers want. They have fitness and wellness classes from aqua fit, yoga, and strength and balance programs as a resource to keep the residents engaged in an active lifestyle. The community also has various arts and educational programs from cooking classes to creative art and lifelong learning programs. Another amazing feature of the community is its youth programs. This includes a swim team, summer camp, and even a theater program called ‘The Homestead Playhouse’. The youth theater program has explored the magic of the performing arts in more than 20 productions, including a variety of musicals, since its launch in 2006 and produces one production each spring offering a variety of workshops throughout the year.


The DC Ranch communities are also home to multiple resident clubs! These range from social clubs like Grapenuts Wine Club or the DC Ranch Women’s Club to more competitive clubs like the Pickleball, Canasta or Bridge. Desert Camp and The Homestead Community Centers are the heart of all DC Ranch community activities, events, and social gatherings. You can stop by either beautiful clubhouse to gather with other members of the community, participate in clubs or events, or reserve the sport courts!


Residents also have the option of participating in the community’s charity and volunteering program called ‘DC Ranch Gives’. The program provides residents with meaningful opportunities to engage with each other and give back to the broader community! It is a testament to the values of the community which are centered around environmental stewardship, lifelong learning, healthy lifestyles, and a sense of community.


In June 2022, DC Ranch home prices were  selling for a median price of $2.5M which is right on par with the luxury you experience in this community. Explore the wonders of this beautiful community and experience what it’s like to live in one of the top neighborhoods in Arizona!