The community of Fountain Hills is located east of the McDowell Mountains and Scottsdale, and just south of the McDowell Mountain Regional Park. At 500 feet above the Phoenix valley, the views are absolutely magnificent on the links and off.
FireRock Country Club is a private, gated community with an 18-hole championship golf course. Designed by Gary Panks, this gorgeous course winds its way through the desert landscape, offering elevated tee boxes and rolling fairways. This course was voted by the Arizona Republic as the “Best New Golf Course” when it opened in 2000. From vacation villas and casitas to large hillside estates, FireRock offers a wide variety of residences.
Located just to the west of Fire Rock is Eagle Mountain Golf Club. This fun golf opportunity is a Scott Miller designed course and was opened in 1996. This challenging 18-hole regulation course has a par-71, 6800-yard layout, and is known for its fun, yet challenging holes with elevation changes throughout. This community also features a luxury boutique hotel, the Inn at Eagle Mountain. The homes in this golf community include single-family detached homes, ranging in size from approximately 1,600 to 4,800 square feet, and townhomes ranging in size from 1,700 to 2,600. Homeowners in Eagle Mountain are able to enjoy this course year round with preferred tee times and discounted rates.
Finally, the golf community of SunRidge Canyon features a 6,823-yard, par 71 course designed by Keith Foster. This course winds through the ridges and canyons which are unique to the McDowell Mountains. The final six holes are named the “Wicked Six”, apropos for their steep climb up the canyon and the accompanying “wicked “wind that normally blows against golfers, for a challenging finish. SunRidge Canyon has won several awards, including the Golf Week Best Courses in Arizona four separate years, as well as the Golf World’s Readers’ Choice Award for the Top 50 Public Courses in the Country. This community offers single-family detached homes of all sizes ranging from 1,400 square feet to approximately 6,000 square feet.