McCormick Ranch Real Estate
McCormick Ranch is a seven square mile community and among the first master-planned communities around 40 years ago. Today over 27,000 residents call it their home.
Adjacent to the man-made lakes that have become characteristic of the area, McCormick Ranch is filled with parks, greenbelts and grassy landscaping. Residents of McCormick Ranch take delight in biking throughout the stretch of bike paths for 25 miles, and the many community lakes, Commercial shopping centers are within walking distance to most homes.
Residents especially appreciate the choice to sail, fish, and boat on the 130 acres of 7 man-made lakes. It is simply beautiful and picturesque when blended with the enchanting scenery of mountains. The nearby shopping centers are The Borgata, the Fashion Square, Paseo Village Shopping Center, Mountain View Plaza, and the Seville.
The community known as McCormick Ranch was originally purchased by Fowler and Anne McCormick in the 1940s. Anne McCormick's interest lay in raising Arabian horses, and she eventually used her expertise to help establish the All Arabian Horse Show held in Scottsdale.
In 1967, Anne donated a portion of her ranch to the city, an area now known as the McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park which remains a very popular place among locals.
There are more than 67 subdivisions in McCormick Ranch which has various types of residences from townhomes, condos, patio-style homes, single-family detached homes, waterfront homes, golf course homes and luxurious million dollar homes.
The more distinguished and desirable neighborhoods within McCormick Ranch are the guard gated communities of:
Las Palomas with 140 units, mostly single-story patio homes and large townhomes on the waterfront;
Colonia Encantada / Cuernavaca Segundo offers luxurious and spacious 2000-3800 square feet Spanish Colonial style patio homes with prices ranging from $600,000 to over $1 million;
Lakeside Villas with roughly 60 units and borders Lake Marguerite;
located in the northern part and adjacent to the fairways and lakes of the McCormick Ranch Golf Club is Meridian which has 100 residences with 90-percent being single-story and home prices starting in the high 300s;
Palm Cove condo community with lakefront units ranging from 1255 up to 1683 square feet and Sandpiper a very grassy neighborhood of 160 townhomes, some on the golf course, many upgraded units conveniently located on the southern end of East McCormick Parkway and between N Hayden Rd and N. Scottsdale Rd. Prices range from the mid $100's for 1 bedroom condos and around $300,000 for 3 bedroom patio homes.
For those seeking 2,000+ square feet single family homes, prices are approximately $350,000 to more than $2 million for a 5 bedroom home with a boat dock on the lake.
The McCormick Ranch Golf Club is home to two public 18-hole golf courses: the Pine Course and the Palm Course (named for the types of trees that are planted on each course). Both courses are of the parkland style and feature stunning views of Camelback Mountain.
If you have kids please pay attention to the location of your desired neighborhood as that may ultimately determine the school. It will be either: North McCormick Ranch (Chaparral High School District) or South McCormick Ranch Subdivisions (Saguaro High School District).