fireside listingThis beautiful community is located at the base of the McDowell Mountains, and was founded in the late 1990s.  DC Ranch has four different villages:  Market Street, Country Club, Desert Camp and Desert Parks Village.  These villages offer a mixture of homes including condominiums, patio homes, town homes and single family homes.

For example, Tapadero Villas, within Country Club Village, offers townhomes which range in size from 2,600 to 3,000 square feet.   Country Club Village has a guard gate, and also includes access to the Tom Lehman and John Fought Golf Course.   The nearby Desert Camp Village offers Rosewood Homes, which are 34 luxury homes, which back up to open space.  These homes feature five different floor plans and range in size from 2,300 to 4,000 square feet.

Silverleaf is an enclave of homes set within DC Ranch, and was established in 2002.  A separate village within DC Ranch, Silverleaf has 700 homes spread out over 8,300 acres.  Of this land, 4,600 acres are dedicated to open space.  The residents of Silverleaf have access to the Silverleaf Club and Spa, as well as a par 72 signature Tom Weiskopf golf course.  Silverleaf contains six different subdivisions and builders.

DC Ranch is known for its resort-style amenities, including two different community centers:  Desert Camp and the Homestead.  Desert Camp offers an adventure playground, a pool, a fitness room, as well as basketball and tennis courts.  The Homestead also offers an adventure playground and basketball courts, as well as a splash pad and a community theatre.  There are also 33 miles of paths and trails throughout DC Ranch, offering numerous opportunities for fitness enthusiasts.  Nearby McDowell Mountain Regional Park also offers over 40-miles of hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding trails.

There are three different monthly Home Homeowner’s Association fees in DC Ranch which fall into three categories:  Community Council, the Ranch Association as well as Neighborhood fees (where applicable).  These fees fund the operation and maintenance of the community centers and amenities, as well as common area maintenance.  Some neighborhood fees also cover security features.

The Scottsdale School District serves family-friendly DC Ranch.  Copper Ridge Elementary, Copper Ridge Middle School and Chaparral High School service this community, with Copper Ridge located less than a mile away. Also nearby is Notre Dame Preparatory High School, a private high school.

Nearby shopping includes DC Ranch Marketplace, Market Street, Canyon Ranch, as well as the Scottsdale Quarter and Kierland Commons.  DC Ranch is approximately 25 miles away from Sky Harbor International Airport.

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