McDowell Mountain Ranch


Nestled at the base of the McDowell Mountains, the McDowell Mountain Ranch community offers 4000 homes with floor plans that will appeal to all lifestyles. From apartment-style condominiums to patio homes, single family track homes to custom homes with pristine views, McDowell Mountain Ranch Homes offer a wide variety of floor plans for all budgets.

All residents of the community enjoy 3 community centers, two of which offer heated pools, spas, tennis courts and playgrounds. A full time activities director ensures a full calendar of events including card games, festivals, fitness classes and more. Some communities are gated and offer additional amenities including fitness centers, negative edge pools and tennis courts.

Miles of hiking trails connect all the neighborhoods and allow residents to truly enjoy all the beauty the desert has to offer.  The community is also adjacent to the McDowell Mountain Preserve, the 101 Freeway, Scottsdale Shopping and Restaurants. 

Within the boundaries of McDowell Mountain Ranch are Desert Canyon Elementary School and Desert Canyon Middle School, part of top ranked Scottsdale Unified School District.  Looking to exercise? Enjoy the McDowell Mountain Aquatic Center, complete with Skate Park, full fitness center, water park, lap pool and diving facilities. It’s no wonder McDowell Mountain Ranch is consistently ranked among the top communities in North Scottsdale!