As the largest zip code in the Scottsdale area, measuring in at 126 square miles, 85262 is a newer part of town characterized by a lower population density and typical lot size of more than an acre. This gives 85262 a more “remote” feel, but don’t let that worry you. Amenities and shopping are just a short drive away, ranging from large-scale chains to quaint, specialty shopping centers. Additionally, housing options include custom, semi-custom, patio, town home and new construction.
The open space feel of 85262 lends itself to spectacular natural topography, community features, and outdoor opportunities for its residents. Community clubhouses, custom homes, and open spaces are common features of neighborhoods in this area. Its location so close to popular Pinnacle Peak, the McDowell Mountains, Camelback, and the Mummy Mountains ensures a lifestyle steeped in all of the rural and urban luxuries you could want. Read more about homes in 85262.
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HOMES IN THE 85262 ZIP CODE
Home of a variety of communities, 85262 is most notable for its spacious lot sizes, custom homes, and stunning scenery. Driving through this zip code, one cannot help but notice the distinctive design and style of its homes and neighborhoods. With properties often staunchly southwestern in appearance, their character and charm are welcome complements to the mountainous desert landscape surrounding them.
Master planned communities, such as Troon North and Desert Mountain, are prominent in 85262. Many homes are relatively new, built in the 1990’s or later, with custom home sites still available today. Other popular neighborhoods include Legend Trail, Carefree Ranch, and Estancia. For golf enthusiasts, Estancia and Troon North are hailed as premier golfing communities in Scottsdale and Arizona respectively.
AMENITIES NEAR 85262 HOMES
If the traditional Arizona luxury lifestyle is your desire, then 85262 is the zip code you’ve been dreaming of. It is a picture-perfect region comprised of premier golf courses, exclusive communities, and a scenic location that can’t be beat. One of the best golf courses in all of Arizona, Desert Mountain Golf Course, is located in 85262.
Outdoor enthusiasts will love the abundant and diverse hiking, camping, and horseback riding opportunities in this zip code. There are also a surprising amount of water sports, including the popular Bartlett Lake, and a variety of streams where you can float, boat, and fish in the beautiful Arizona desert.
Plenty of shopping, grocery, and restaurant locations can also be found in 85262. Beyond the necessities, such as Target, CVS, and Safeway, El Pedregal is not far, a quaint specialty shopping area with cute stores and local eateries.