A Look at the McCormick Ranch Subdivision in Scottsdale, AZ
McCormick Ranch lives by the mantra of “live, work, play, and shop.” Since being sold by the McCormick family in 1970, it has been recognized as one of Arizona’s biggest planned residential areas.
Homes for sale in McCormick Ranch are part of a master planned community that's in the center of Scottsdale. Built in the 1970's it is now home to more than 25,000 people. With 130 acres of man-made lakes (7 lakes total), 43 miles of biking and hiking trails, public tennis courts and two 18-hole golf courses McCormick Ranch is one of the nicest and most sought after communites in Scottsdale! McCormick Ranch homes for sale are an ideal location for individuals seeking fantastic outdoor facilities, easy commuting access to the 101 freeway and downtown Scottsdale, and a variety of home choices in magnificently maintained neighborhoods. Boating and fishing are also allowed on the larger McCormick Ranch lakes, including Lake Margherite, the crown jewel of the Ranch.
The McCormick Ranch master plan is home to a total of 67 subdivisions and since the majority of McCormick Ranch homes for sale were built during the 70’s and 80’s, one of the trademarks that most homes had are cathedral ceilings, sunken garden tubs in the master’s bathroom and sunken living rooms. These days, homeowners have decided to move forward by doing away with garden tubs and opting to use higher ceilings whenever they remodel their home. [click here to start searching McCormick Ranch homes for sale]
How Much Is The Average Listing Price at McCormick Ranch?
Depending on what you’re looking for, McCormick Ranch homes for sale range in price from the mid $100's for 1 a bedroom condo and around $300,000 for a patio home. Most single family homes in McCormick Ranch are priced from $300,000 to $1,000,000. Houses that are located near the lake or a golf course command a higher price.
School Districts Serving the McCormick Ranch Community
McCormick Ranch offers two elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools. Students who reside south of Via de Ventura will attend Kiva Elementary School, Mohave Middle School and Saguaro High School. Students who reside north of Via de Ventura will attend Cochise Elementary School, Cocopah Middle School & Chaparral High School.
Each school has a reputation of providing quality education since they all are part of the Scottsdale Unified School District. The district holds the distinction of being one of the top districts in the Arizona Department of Education, assuring you that your kids will be in good hands.
Community Events at McCormick Ranch
McCormick Ranch offers a variety of events every month that allow residents to participate and interact with one another. Board meetings are scheduled every month to discuss matters and address current issues faced by the neighborhood.
For the holiday season, the community offers a unique event called the Holiday Magic on McCormick Ranch which offers live shows, face painting, and a parade that will not only provide entertainment during the holiday season but also promote the spirit of camaraderie among residents.
Public Parks Near McCormick Ranch Real Estate For Sale
McCormick Ranch isn’t just known for its beautiful and luxurious homes. The community also provides residents with numerous parks that families can hang out in. These include Rotary Park, Mountain View Park, Comanche Park, Shosone Park, Zuni Park and its most prominent being The McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park.
The McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park is popular thanks to its train and carousel rides, which is open every half hour on weekdays and the whole day on weekends. The park also has newly open Model Railroad Building, a 10,000 square foot establishment that’s home to four model railroad clubs and showcases at least eight scale model trains starting from the tiny Z-Scale to the life-sized Roald Amundsen Presidential Pullman Car. The park even offers exhibits that capture the history of Scottsdale’s railroads and shops where you can buy food and unique souvenirs. Park times for McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park vary per month.