The 5,700 acre master-planned community of Desert Ridge brings together the best of desert living and the Phoenix lifestyle.  Desert Ridge amenities and location make it one of the most desirable and fastest growing communities in the entire nation.  Desert Ridge has a large variety of homes and subdivisions to choose from.  The developers of Desert Ridge created residential Superblocks that are structured to avoid a sense of physical isolation that many communities promote throughout the country.  Each Superblock contains an elementary school, neighborhood park, and a neighborhood shopping center.  This creates an environment of a tight knit community and strong neighborhood identity and orientation.

The current population of Desert Ridge is just over 6,000 and approximately 30% of its residents are under the age of 18, while the median age is 32.5.  Desert Ridge is in the Paradise Valley Unified School District, one of the best school districts in the Valley.

Desert Ridge homes range from small starter homes to 5,000+ square foot homes that can suit the largest families.  One of their communities is Aviano by luxury home builder Toll Brothers.   Aviano at Desert Ridge is composed of town homes and single family homes.  On the smaller end, the Villages at Aviano are a collection of Tuscan style town homes with 1-2 and 3 bedroom units that range in price anywhere from $225,000 to over $425,000.  Looking for something larger?  Then a single family Tuscan and Spanish Colonial style semi-custom home by Toll Brothers is what you are looking for.  These semi-custom homes range from $450,000 for just over 2,000 square feet up to $1M for 4,500+ square feet.  Due to the size of Desert Ridge, there is never a short supply of Desert Ridge homes for sale.  In fact, the market currently is buyer-friendly with any Desert Ridge foreclosures and short sales on the market at huge discounts.

Fireside at Desert Ridge is a brand new community that covers 270 acres within Desert Ridge built by Pulte/Dell Webb.  This home is still being built out, but when complete will include a total of 916 homes in seven different subdivisions.  Fireside at Desert Ridge’s central focus is its large community park and community center which includes pools, spas, and state of the art fitness center.  Depending on what you are looking for, homes for sale in Fireside at Desert Ridge range in price from $200,000 to $650,000.

There is also golf at Desert Ridge, located on the grounds of the JW Marriott resort.  With 950 rooms, 165,000 square-foot meeting facility, 8 tennis courts, and a 28,000 square-foot spa.

Last, but certainly not least, Desert Ridge has a 1.2 million square-foot retail, dining, and entertainment center.  You will find the largest and most popular retail giants located right here in Desert Ridge.

Pick up a Bank Owned property, Short Sale property, or just a good buy on a traditional sale in Desert Ridge today!  Let Kelly Cook and the Kelly Cook Real Estate Group assist you in your Desert Ridge real estate search.  We represent both sellers and buyers for all homes in Desert Ridge, Phoenix, AZ.  From a basic, single story property to a custom estate, trust the Kelly Cook Real Estate Group to ensure your end goals are met.

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