Ancala is a guard-gated community in North Scottsdale, Arizona. The upscale community is located in the Sonoran Desert on 850-acres. From many different areas of the community, there are views of Camelback, the McDowell Mountains and the Scottsdale lights below. Frank Lloyd Wright bought land in 1937, imagining homes built on the side of the McDowell Mountains as looking like butterflies settling on rocks. His property became the land for Ancala, which was named for a flower and rock garden in Scotland. The community has a full-time executive director on site in order to help keep Ancala on track in being an upscale community.
One of the popular attractions in the area is the Ancala Country Club, which has an 18-hole golf course, a fitness center, swimming pool, tennis courts, and restaurant. The golf course has five sets of tees, luxurious greens, as well as a lake. It was designed as a test of skill but makes the golfing experience a fun one for any level of player that chooses to play. There are also many hiking and biking trails in the area that enable you to view both the spectacular mountains and lovely desert plants. Families will look forward to visiting Ancala Park, which boasts play areas for the kids, basketball hoops, grills and picnic tables as well as swing sets. There are many nearby shopping areas with many upscale shops and fine dining is a great way to end a day of shopping.
The real estate in the gated community of Ancala are luxurious southwestern style single-family homes on beautifully landscaped lots. There are also townhomes available in Ancala. As a gated community, this area is a secure place to raise a family or for retirees to consider. With the wonderful amenities of this area, proximity to excellent schools and easy access to the 101 Freeway to access additional shopping, healthcare and other amenities in Scottsdale, this friendly community is a must consider destination for home buyers searching in the Scottsdale area. If you would like more information on homes for sale in Ancala of North Scottsdale, Arizona, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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