Old Town Scottsdale, Arizona is located where the original site of Scottsdale was first established. Although Scottsdale is famous for its luxury resorts, championship golf courses, and upscale boutiques, Old Town Scottsdale is the very heart of Scottsdale’s historic downtown. This historic western themed area is a celebration of the city’s vibrant past.
The Old Town district offers a wide variety of shopping options. You will find jewelry and art with the distinctive Southwestern flair in specialty stores. There is a weekly ArtWalk, a self-guided tour of the fine art galleries. You can take a free trolley or even a horse-drawn carriage ride to tour the Arts District. Fashion boutiques are also found in this wonderful district. As are many kinds of restaurants from fine dining to more hip eateries. And there is a vibrant nightlife ready for you to enjoy. If you prefer to shop and find your favorites under one roof, the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall has some 225 stores and restaurants. Included in that are 40 designer brand shops that can’t be found anywhere else in the state. Although many of the themes in Old town focuses on its western heritage, there is an abundance of modern art museums as well as contemporary art galleries. The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art features revolving exhibitions in five galleries. This museum was founded in 1999 and features local as well as national and international artists. You won’t want to miss the outdoor garden, full of modern sculpture, or the gift shop where you can pick up anything from architecture books to creative and imaginative gifts or souvenirs.
The real estate in Old Town Scottsdale includes a few homes that are the traditional southwestern style with nice yards. A majority of housing available in Old Town Scottsdale are luxury condo complexes and townhomes. Many of these communities feature fitness centers, pools and reserve parking. Living in Old Town means close and easy access to over 100 restaurants, the many boutiques, shops and art galleries that make up downtown Scottsdale. When you consider the great amenities of this area, along with the many recreational activities available in surrounding areas, then this is a must-consider destination for homebuyers in the Scottsdale area. If you would like more information on homes for sale in Old Town Scottsdale, Arizona, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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