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Scottsdale's South Pinnacle Peak Area

Scottsdale's South Pinnacle Peak Area is an epitome of the high Sonoran Desert with beautiful cactus & boulder outcropping. The Pinnacle Peak is a premier area for residential communities; it features golf courses, McDowell Mountain, Four Peaks, Pinnacle Peak, Gateway Loop, City Lights & more. The place is conveniently close to 101 Freeway.

Grayhawk Community & Golf Club

Grayhawk is a community comprised of condos, townhomes, patio homes and single family homes. Many of the properties have views of Pinnacle Peak & The McDowell Mountains. Many neighborhoods in Grayhawk are gated. The Grayhawk Golf Club has two public courses. Area schools are sought after. The Grayhawk Community Park is centrally located. This area is Very close to the 101, restaurants, golf and hiking and shopping which makes it very desirable location

Desert Highlands Golf & Tennis Club

Desert Highlands is a Lifestyle Community( every homeowner purchases a golf membership) that is guard gated They have an excellent dining facility with great views, tasty drinks & food for every palate. The golf course was designed by Jack Nicklaus, with views of Pinnacle Peak, McDowell Mountains & City views. Desert Highlands is one of three courses in the country to have an 18 hole-4 green putting course that is extremely challenging. Tennis courts are clay, grass & regular. It is well located in North Scottsdale.

Mastro's Steakhouse

Mastro’s Steakhouse Executive Chef David Battersby. They have a excellent selection of appetizers, sushi soups, salads steaks, chops seafood, potatoes & fresh vegetables, desserts, coctalils: Wine & beer. Mastro’s does quite a spread for their Sunday & holiday brunches

Pinnacle Peak General Store

Pinnacle Peak General Store is a U.S. Post office, a restaurant with antiques, a mini mart & a gas station all wrapped into one. The restaurant is open from 6am to 2pm and is a very popular place for breakfast & lunch. It offers inexpensive & very good home cooking; you can also check out a variety of antiques - from a gasoline pump to glassware - hanging from the ceiling & walls. The mini mart sells pizza by the slice, fountain drinks, bottled drinks of all kinds, chips & candy. It is the only gas station on Pima Road from the 101 north.

Pinnacle Peak Country Club

It was the first developed golf community in the area. The golf course was built in 1976 by Jerry Nelson& designed by Dick Turner.Membership is capped at 325 single or family memberships. It is located in the center of the Pinnacle Peak/Pima corridor.

Troon Village & Troon Country Club

Troon Village is a large neighborhood in North Scottsdale. There are over 12 smaller neighborhoods, mostly gated, whose residents can enjoy the views of Troon Mountain and the city skyline. Neighborhoods surrounding the Iconic Pinnacle Peak include Windy Walk, Ballantrae, Artesano, Tusayan, Troon Ridge Estates, Dorado at Troon Village, Boulder Mountain Estates, Glenn Moor, Sonoran Highlands, Estates @ Desert Crest, Ladera Vista, Saguaro Canyon & Sonoran Crest. Troon Golf Club is located among various neighborhoods. Established 29 years ago, this was the 1st golf course designed by Weiskopf/Moorish. The club is enjoys great location, terrific views, and easy access to freeways and airport. There are lots of great hiking spots and preserve areas in the vicinity.

AJ's Fine Foods

AJ’s Fine Foods is a gourmet food store that caters to those who love to cook and those who don’t. They have a yummy salad & soup bar as well as many prepared foods and for holidays complete meals from appetizers to dessert & all the goodies in between. AJ’s carries a great selection of meats, fish, cheeses and produce and a great wine section.

Sprouts Farmers Market

Sprouts Farmers Market has an incredible variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. A huge selection of Nuts & seeds packaged or bulk. They also have a nice selection of organic foods, meat, chicken and seafood.

McDowell Mountain Ranch

McDowell Mountain Ranch is large neighborhood with single detached homes & condos. There a regional park with over 40 miles of hiking, mountain biking, and horse back riding trails. Beside the walking/hiking trails there is McDowell Mountain Ranch Aquatic Park, Arabian Library, the Sonoran Preserve and golf courses. This area has great schools - easy access to downtown Scottsdale and the airport.

DC Ranch Market Place

DC Ranch Market Street hosts a nice selection of restaurants, such as Fleming’s Prime Steak House, the Herb Box - great for lunch and dinner, and Jalapeño Inferno with very good Mexican fare. There are also Safeway and Animal Hospital, Delia’s Cleaners, Diva Nails, and Pilates Studio. DC Ranch Market Street is the hub of DC Ranch residential neighborhood. The neighborhood itself is a community very well suited for all ages.

James Sewart

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Scottsdale's South Pinnacle Peak Area