The community of East Shea is a large area east of the 101, and is bisected by Shea Boulevard, from 108th Street to the west and Doubletree Ranch to the south, adjacent to Fountain Hills to the east. The Scottsdale City Council adopted the East Shea Area Plan in 1987, which designated Shea Boulevard a scenic corridor, and established guidelines to preserve the character and development of the existing neighborhoods. As a result, this community is very scenic and protective of the surrounding natural environment.
There are several different types of residences available to those who wish to live in the East Shea community. For example, Paradise Heights, located at the intersection of East Mountain View Road and 124th Street, features 175 spacious single family homes on oversized lots. Another neighborhood within East Shea is Paloma Paseo which is near Scottsdale Mountain, on Shea Blvd. and 136th St. Paloma Paseo has 136 homes, including both condos and single family homes, predominantly built by Coventry Homes between 1996 and 1998.
Carino Canyon, with its 113 single family homes is a beautifully secluded gated subdivision tucked into the base of 136th Street. These homes were constructed by Shea Homes. For those interested in townhomes, Villas Verona is located on the eastern end of the East Shea community, and is a gated subdivision with 55 “Italian Country Village” style units, all with 2 car garages.
Amenities: Mayo Clinic and Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Hospital are located nearby, and Fountain Hills is a few miles away to the east. There are several shopping options nearby, including the Scottsdale Quarter, Kierland Commons, as well as Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall.
There are plenty of places in which to enjoy the gorgeous surroundings of the East Shea community, including the Stonegate Equestrian Park, Cholla Park and Scottsdale Ranch Park, featuring volley ball courts, tennis courts, basketball courts, baseball courts and playgrounds.
McDowell Mountain Regional Park just to the west offers over 40-miles of hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding trails. The Via Linda Senior Center is located nearby on Via Linda, next to Scottsdale Ranch. This center is a City of Scottsdale facility open to those 18 and over, and also offers a multitude of entertainment options, including classes in arts and crafts and computers as well as a gym.
Schools: The schools in the East Shea community are within the A rated Scottsdale Unified School District with Anasazi Elementary, Mountainside Middle School and Desert Mountain High School. The very highly rated private Basis Scottsdale is also an option for those students residing in the East Shea community.