Desert Ridge Homes for Sale

The Area

Located North of the AZ-51 Freeway, the master planned communities of Desert Ridge have sweeping mountain and desert views.  Desert Ridge is home to more than 50,000 residents and numerous retail and business locations.  In addition, Desert Ridge is the site of the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort which includes 36 holes of championship golf.  

The area of Desert Ridge is generally considered to be comprised of Pinnacle Peak Road to the North, the AZ-51 Freeway to the South, 56th Street to the East and Cave Creek Road to the West.

The Schools

Desert Ridge is located in the Paradise Valley Unified School District. Paradise Valley Unified School District has previously been on the "A+ List of Excellence" by the Arizona Education Foundation. You can view more information about the school district by clicking here.


The Homes

The Desert Ridge Communities are governed by the Desert Ridge Community Association.  In addition, several subdivisions within the Desert Ridge Area have separate HOA's that govern their individual communities.  This area is has single family homes from a low price of $225,000 to a high of $900,000, with the majority of homes falling within the range of $400,000 to $500,000.  Homes in this area are available in many styles including, ranch, two-story, townhouse and condos.

What's Nearby

There are a lot of destinations near by Desert Ridge.  The Desert Ridge Marketplace is home to many large stores such as Target, Barnes and Noble, and Kohl's.  In addition, the marketplace features an outdoor shopping center complete with an AMC Movie Theatre and numerous restaurants.  You can view more information on the Desert Ridge Marketplace by clicking here.

Commute Times

Commuting is an integral part of daily life.  When choosing a new home, it is important to know your potential commute times. Desert Ridge is located within the following approx. distance and times of many major employment areas under normal traffic conditions:

  • Chandler - 38 Minutes - 33 Miles
  • Downtown Phoenix - 23 Minutes - 20 Miles
  • North Scottsdale - 15 Minutes - 8 Miles
  • Tempe - 32 Minutes - 24 Miles
  • Sky Harbor Airport - 22 Minutes - 20 Miles 

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