Scottsdale, AZ is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. It has been dubbed by the New York Times as a desert version of Miami’s South Beach, having plenty of late night partying and a thriving hotel scene. The city’s slogan is “ The West’s Most Western Town”.
In addition to its world class golf courses, Scottsdale also boasts a wide selection of gated communities that you can choose from. Beautiful and safe, more and more people are choosing to live in gated homes. In addition to breath taking views, Scottsdale gated homes provide the added benefit of security. Part time home owners for instance can just ‘lock and leave’ their properties, safe in the thought that everything is protected 24/7.
There are a lot of reasons why people nowadays choose to live in gated communities – exclusivity, security, privacy, location, and a sense of community that only comes from people living in a small community.
Gated communities in Scottsdale vary in prices depending on where you want to live, and what kind of property you are looking at. If you prefer to live in a gated and guarded condominium, prices can start in the $100,000’s. It usually has 1 to 2 bedrooms with one bath and the area can range from 700 square feet up to 1000 square feet. The amenities vary from community to community, but some communities include a shared pool, spa, gym, tennis court to name a few.
If high end gated homes are something that you are looking at, prices range from $500,000 for a simple golf house, going up up to $3,000,000 above for a sprawling villa. These sprawling mansions have more than 5 bedrooms five baths complete with more than 2 garages. The houses are usually equipped with a security system providing extra security. The villas come with a pool, a sauna, a jacuzzi to name a few. The amenities for this type of home usually include guarded entry, clubhouse, on-site recreation room, and a golf course.
Whatever the reason that you might have in wanting to live in a gated community, Scottsdale offers a variety of options that you can choose from. Whether you like living in a small home or prefer instead to call a sprawling mansion home, Scottsdale has the perfect home for you.