About Scottsdale 85254 Area
85254 is located east of Tatum Blvd., South of Shea Blvd., West of Scottsdale Road and North to Mayo Blvd. Residents are attracted by the great schools, safe streets, and surplus of parks, as well as top hospitals (Mayo Hospital, and nearby Honor Health Scottsdale Shea and Thompson Peak Hospital). The location is ideal with easy access to the Loop 101 and trendy shopping at Kierland Commons and Scottsdale Quarter. Scottsdale 85254 has a wonderful range of residential condos, townhomes, single-family homes, golf course and horse properties. There are approximately 17,256 homes with a median home price of $440,000.
85254 is experiencing a transition with major renovations of large lots and horse properties. Communities range from large custom homes in Orangetree Estates, Equestrian Manor to luxury condos located in Kierland; for example, Landmark or the new Optima Kierland. Popular subdivisions are Triple Crown, Raskin Estates, North Ranch and Maravilla.
Scottsdale 85254 is in Scottsdale Unified School District and the Paradise Valley School District. Both Scottsdale’s Chaparral High School and Paradise Valley Horizon School have consistently been rated as the Top High Schools in the country. Chaparral, its elementary and middle schools are nationally ranked and committed to a top, well-rounded education. Chaparral High School has been ranked Top 10 Arizona High Schools by U.S. News and World Report: Silver Award, Top High School by Newsweek and recognized by Niche as a 2016 Top 25 Public High School in Arizona. SUSD elementary schools in this area are Sequoia and middle school Cocopah. Within the PVUSD is comprised of A+ Rated Copper Canyon Elementary School and Desert Shadows Middle School. Horizon High School was ranked #33 in the state of Arizona in the recent US News and World Report‘s Best High Schools! Also, ranked A+ School of Excellence.
In Scottsdale 85254, the current population is 45,925 and the greatest age group is 35-54 with over 13,000 residing in this area.
Parks & Recreation
Parks, golf courses, and open air shopping plazas can be enjoyed year-round, and children can enjoy the Splash Pad at The Scottsdale Quarter during the warmer weather. Just east of Scottsdale Road is Cactus Park; 17 acres which include a swimming pool. Mescal Park is an equestrian arena located on 68th Street. For spa lovers, is The Westin Kierland Resort Agave Spa According to the Kierland Resort the Scottsdale spa takes inspiration from its namesake, the indigenous Agave plant, which is used in many of the spa’s treatments. Guests can enjoy the Spa’s relaxing courtyard garden and quiet lap pool. The nearby Revive Spa at the JW Marriott Desert Resort was named one of the Top Resort Spas in the U.S. by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine.
Just south of the 101 on Scottsdale Road is The Penske Racing Museum, The Penske Racing Museum Showcases an amazing collection of cars, trophies and racing memorabilia.
Scottsdale Promenade at the corner of Scottsdale & Bell Rds. is the Frank Lloyd Wright Spire. Architect Frank Lloyd Wright originally designed the Spire in 1957 for the Arizona State Capitol. It was built in 2004 and assembled with approximately 1,700 individual pieces of steel weighing more than 75,000 pounds. At night you can view the blue lights illuminating from tower.
Kierland Commons and The Scottsdale Quarter are one of Arizona’s premier shopping and dining destinations with unique specialty stores, local and national brand shops and restaurants. Also, nearby Scottsdale Promenade, Scottsdale Mayo 101, Harkins Cine Capri Movie Theater, Whole Foods and a vast array of shopping and restaurants.
Orangetree Golf Club located off of 56th Street between Shea Blvd. and Cactus Road. This golf course was originally an orange grove and named the Century Golf Club. The Orange Tree Golf Club is one of Arizona’s finest golf vacation destinations. Recently awarded a Green Award for the Scottsdale Green by Design Award from the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Orange Tree Golf Club has been recognized by the community for its green efforts in reducing non-recyclable waste, reducing water usage and implementing a recycling program on property.
Starfire Golf Course is located just east and between Shea Blvd. and Cactus Road. The Starfire Golf Course (formerly Scottsdale Country Club) is a public golf course located in the heart of Scottsdale, AZ. This is an Arnold Palmer designed golf course
The Westin Kierland Golf Club in Scottsdale Arizona. Honored as one of the “Top 10 Public Courses in Phoenix/Scottsdale” by Golf Advisor. One of the delightful experiences is the sunset bagpipes. The Scottish Tradition at The Resort serve to pay homage to the contributions made by the Scottish immigrants
The Wildfire Golf Club at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort is among the best in the Valley with two 18-hole courses designed by gold legends Arnold Palmer and Nick Faldo. Two putting greens, an all-grass driving range, and the Wildfire Golf Shop, ranked in Golfworld’s Top 100 Best Golf Shops in 2008, complete the experience.
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