Gainey Ranch Neighborhoods

Gainey Ranch is a 640-acre resort style community with lush palm trees, fountains and has panoramic views of the McDowell Mountains. Known by locals as the "Oasis in the Desert" for the past 30 years due to its sort distance to Gainey Village Shops, Kierland Commons, Mountain View Plaza, Old Town Scottsdale, Pima Crossing, the Fiesta, Fashion Square, Promenade, and Quarter all in Scottsdale. Residents of Gainey Ranch get to take advantage of arguably the best shopping in the Phoenix valley.

Gainey Ranch neighborhood map

Gainey Ranch got its name from Daniel C. Gainey, who owned the ranch that bred Arabian horses. In the 1980s, Markland Properties made an offer to buy the property to facilitate residential development and the rest was history. The entrance to the nbeighborhood is at Scottsdale Road and Doubletree Ranch.

Gainey Ranch has over 1000 homes in 19 neighborhoods:

  • - The Oasis
  • – 7400
  • – Enclave
  • - Enclave II
  • - Sunset Cove
  • - The Pavilions
  • – Lakeview
  • - The Legend
  • – 8989
  • - The Courts
  • - The Greens
  • - Golf Cottages
  • – Oasis
  • – Pavilions
  • - The Golf Villas I, II, III
  • - Arroyo Vista
  • - North Meadow I & II
  • - The Estates
  • - Vaquero

Some include condominium and townhome properties that range in square footage from around 900-2,000 square feet built between 1985 and 1995. The majority of homes come with views of the golf course or lush landscape.

home in The Legend at Gainey Ranch

The community offers property for the first-time buyers with prices ranging from $200,000 for condos to $3,000,000 or more for the large custom lots of the Estates, Vaquero, and the Enclave.

The prestigious Vaquero home sites typically are one acre or more in size and offer views of the golf course. In this neighborhood, you'll find custom homes in a guard gated area in a location that is near the center of the community.

Luxury homes in Vaquero, the Estates range from 4230 to 11,350 square feet. Homes in the Enclave I and II are 3000-4300 square feet. HOA fees will run you $581 per month. Prices start around $1,600,000 and up.

The 27-hole private course designed by Michael Poellor, a golf architect divided the course into three, 9-hole tracts: a desert-style course called the Dunes, a vintage island green course called The Arroyo Course, and The Lakes Course, a tricky tract containing numerous water hazards including a waterfall hole.

There are four golf membership types available to play the course: Full Golf, Corporate, Seasonal, or Social memberships. Some include refundable initiation deposits.

Since ClubCorp is the owner and operate the Gainey Ranch course, golfers who are members gain access to 200 other ClubCorps golf courses and clubs worldwide. The Gainey Ranch Golf Club features a couple of nice restaurants, The Member's Grill, The Terraces Dining Room, and a re-energizing "Par Bar Snack Bar" for those palying golf. Social events can be held that the Clubhouse as well.

The heart of socializing in the community is done at the Daniel C. Gainey Estate Club. All homeowner of Gainey Ranch get access to the Estate club, which features a very nice and updated fitness center, temperature controlled swimming pool, croquet lawn and tennis court.

School-aged children in the Gainey Ranch community generally are generally attedning these fine schools in the Scottsdale Unified School District: Cochise Elementary School, Cocopah Middle School and Chaparral High School.

green fairways at Gainey Ranch