Desert Highlands Private Communities
Known as the first private community to be developed encompassing a country club, Desert Highlands in Scottsdale, Arizona is established the standard for golf communities throughout Arizona. There's 850 acres that have 560 home sites. However, to preserve the land and surrounding beauty of Pinnacle Peak Mountain, fifty-percent of Desert Highlands' land by law is to remain undeveloped.
From young families to retired couples, business professionals to golf community enthusiasts, it is an appealing community for all walks of people who share an affinity with fine properties.
Various stores, restaurants, banks, medical facilities and schools are minutes are conveniently right outside the main 24-hour guard gate. Also nearby is Scottsdale's Old town, and professional sports venues are only a minute's drive away.
For well over 25 years, Desert Highlands has been regard as one of the most exclusive clubs providing residents with protection and security. The Club is monitored 24 hours a day and has nine miles of walls surrounding the residents. The golf course membership is restricted to only homeowners.
The majority of homes in the community of Desert Highlands are custom built, but the neighborhoods known as the Heights and the Hillside Villa Estates are the only communities that are semi-custom. The first home within the community became available in 1983, although a number of custom homes are still being built presently. Home prices range from $700,000 and reach up to $5,000,000.
Designed by Jack Nicklaus, the par-72, 18-hole championship golf course is eco-friendly as it conserves water. The Desert Highlands course has been played by some of the very best hall of fame players: Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Tom Watson. The course also features an 18-hole putting course. Membership comes automatically for homeowners who purchase a home in Desert Highlands.
Golf Club Members in Desert Highlands also have access to fitness classes at the fitness and wellness center, a certified fitness trainer, a swimming pool, and a clubhouse restaurant with fine dining. If you are a tennis fan, the club has some of the best to offer players with four clay courts, four grass courts, three Laykold hard courts, and two Nova Pro Bounce courts) for members convenience.