McCormick Ranch is a large planned residential community located in Scottsdale, Arizona. The ranch was originally owned by Merle Chaney. Anne McCormick gained possession of the ranch and was a lover of Arabian horses and raised horses on her working ranch in the area. When she died in 1969, approximately 4,250 acres of the ranch land was sold for the development of real estate. The development was incorporated in 1972. This affluent area has become a thriving, upscale community of some 67 subdivisions and over 25,000 families.
One of the most popular things to do in the area is the public McCormick Ranch Golf Club. There are two 18-hole courses, a restaurant, and a pro shop. Both courses have views of McDowell Mountain and Camelback Mountain. The resort courses combine manicured layouts with areas of the desert. There are also rooms to have meetings, special holiday events or family gatherings. If you love the railroad, then the McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park is the place to visit. A miniature replica of a Colorado narrow gauge railroad is ready for you to climb aboard for a journey to explore the park, an antique carousel, and famous railroad cars. There are some 25 miles of bicycle paths for avid bikers, many parks for families and friends to gather, as well as public tennis courts. Water enthusiasts will appreciate seven man-made lakes on 130 acres.
Real estate in McCormick Ranch feature ranch homes that were built among the golf courses and lakes and have mountain views from all direction. This master planned community was developed to assure easy access throughout the community, including the miles of both bike and pedestrian pathways. It is a perfect place for the active family to call home. Within the community, there are many shops and businesses if you don’t want to stay local, but there are many additional things to see and do in Scottsdale and other nearby communities. When you look at all these great options, this is clearly a must consider destination for home buyers searching in the Scottsdale area. If you would like more information on homes for sale in McCormick Ranch, Arizona, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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