For those residing in the Pinnacle Peak area there is no limit to the happiness this residential section of northeast Scottsdale provides. The glorious backdrop of the McDowell Mountains can be seen practically wherever you go in this part of North Scottsdale. Outside every beautiful home is a vibrant neighborhood, and beyond each street is a community knit together by quality schools, verdant parks, friendly family-owned businesses, convenient large retailers, and professional buildings housing many large corporations. Residents of Pinnacle Peak enjoy year round outdoor recreation, fine restaurants, renowned arts, exclusive shopping, access to world famous spas and resorts, and some of the best weather in the country. Of course, if the heat ever does become too much to bear, residents can find solace by making a two-hour drive to the cooler mountain areas or to one of the many nearby lakes for water recreation.
Long time inhabitants and new residents are continually enchanted by life in the valley. It's difficult to ignore the panoramic breathtaking views, unique landscape and inspirational sunsets. It is a place where natural beauty abounds and supports an exceptional quality of life. Locals say the valley embodies traditional southwest charm and eclectic cultural variety. This rich community spirit is evident wherever you live in the greater Phoenix area.
One of the biggest draws of Pinnacle Peak is the Pinnacle Peak Country Club. Considered the "Hidden Oasis in the Desert," the Country Club is a membership based club, which allows members to enjoy a game of golf without the crowds. But what makes the golf course at this country club so special is the fact that the course features lushly tree-lined fairways as opposed to the customary desert golf courses found around Arizona. In addition to the golf course, other amenities offered at the Pinnacle Peak Country Club include a fitness facility, fine dining, a heated 25-meter lane swimming pool, tennis courts, a golf shop and a clubhouse.
Once outside the community of Pinnacle Peak, a world of opportunity exists, whether one's pursuit is recreation, education, or employment. Downtown Phoenix is less than a 20-minute drive away and is home to a litany of cultural amenities such as museums, theatres, performance halls, concert venues, parks, and ethnic centers featuring a diverse collection of specialty restaurants, markets, shops, and boutiques. Several major shopping malls are also within a short drive, such as the Outlets at Anthem, Desert Ridge Marketplace, Paradise Valley Shopping Mall, Scottsdale Fashion Square, and the Arrowhead Towne Center. Phoenix is also a relative sports mecca when it comes to collegiate and professional athletics. So much so that Phoenix is only one of 12 United States cities that has major league sports teams in the four major sports ? baseball, basketball, football, and hockey.
In addition to Phoenix, cities near Pinnacle Peak include Paradise Valley, Cave Creek, Carefree, Fountain Hills, Mesa, and Tempe with each offering its own unique opportunities and amenities. Arizona State University is in the heart of Tempe and serves as one of the region's many cultural centers. This modern campus is home to over 30,000 students and is surrounded by cobblestone streets lined with restaurants, bars, clubs, coffee houses, delis, and mom and pop shops. Arizona State offers local residents the opportunity to receive a quality education without traveling far from home.
To live in the Pinnacle Peak community is to live among the tranquil beauty and wildlife of the Sonoran Desert. With so much to see and do, the opportunities available to residents of Pinnacle Peak are second to none. When you're looking for a home in Maricopa County, look no further than Pinnacle Peak and discover for yourself why so many are proud to call this part of Scottsdale their home.