Gainey Ranch: One of Scottsdale’s Most Prestigious Areas

Gainey Ranch: One of Scottsdale’s Most Prestigious Areas

Gainey Ranch: One of Scottsdale’s Most Prestigious Areas


Nestled in central Scottsdale is Gainey Ranch, a master-planned community home to some of the area’s most sought-after addresses. Often referred to as the “Oasis in the Desert,” this upscale resort-style is home to 18 gated neighborhoods ranging from carefree condominiums and villas to custom estate homes, constructed on 640 acres of land once an Arabian horse ranch owned by Daniel C. Gainey. Developed by Markland Properties, construction began in the mid-1980s with the intent that the community would feel like a small town.


Award-Winning Golf

The private Gainey Ranch Golf Club is the centerpiece of the community. Opened in 1985, Gainey Ranch Golf Club has three award-winning courses—The Lakes, The Dunes, and The Arroyo—all offering panoramic views of the McDowell Mountains. Only club members and their guests, as well as guests of the adjacent Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch, have access to the club. Gainey Ranch Golf Club offers social, partial golf, and full golf membership options. All memberships provide access to dining and social events.


Secure, Gated Neighborhoods

Gainey Ranch has over 1,000 homes spread over 19 gated neighborhoods. Of these, 12 are single-family communities, ranging from the three-home Lakeview neighborhood, nestled between the fifth and sixth fairways on The Lakes Course, ranging to the estate homes at The Estates and The Enclave. Buyers will also have a choice of seven carefree condominium communities, many of which also have beautiful golf course views. Homes range in size from 1,250 square feet for smaller condos to 7,500 square feet for luxury estates.


The Estate Club

All Gainey Ranch homes include membership in The Estate Club, located in the converted ranch home of former owner Daniel C. Gainey. The facilities feature a 25-meter lap pool, spa, seven lighted tennis courts, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and an activity lawn. Residents can reserve the great room, catering-style kitchen, and terraced patios for private events. Tennis lessons, personal training, and a book club are available.


Gainey Ranch Dining

Some of the best dining in the area is inside the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa, including:

  • Southwest Bistro
  • Alto Ristorante e Bar
  • Center Stage Bar
  • Noh
  • Cantina Due


Gainey Golf Club members have a choice of three restaurants, while other notable places within and just outside of the community are:

  • Wally’s American Gastropub
  • Maui Pasta
  • Yama Sushi & Asian Cuisine
  • Lure Fish House
  • Pomo Pizzeria Napoletana
  • Soi 4 Bangkok Eatery
  • Famous 48
  • Pei Wei Asian Kitchen
  • Bandolero Cocina de Mexico


Gainey Ranch Shopping

For daily shopping, residents have Gainey Ranch Center, located on Doubletree Road inside the community, and Gainey Ranch Shops Plaza at Doubletree Rand Road and Scottsdale Road. Gainey Ranch Center is home to Fusion Academy Scottsdale, a private elementary school, plus hair salons, a needlework shop, an insurance agency, and Gastromé Market. Gainey Ranch Shops Plaza has Sprouts Farmer’s Farmers, Oliver Smith Jeweler, a nail salon, a women’s clothing store, and more. You’ll also find the restaurants mentioned above in one of these locations.

Five Reasons To Live In Gainey Ranch

Five Reasons To Live In Gainey Ranch

Five Reasons To Live In Gainey Ranch

Gainey Ranch is a self-contained, upscale golf community in the Paradise Valley area of Scottsdale. Gainey Ranch features an array of distinctive residences of different styles. Single family properties in the community are selling for between the low 400s upward to about $3 million.

Many of the residences in Gainey Ranch are situated on half-acre properties with resplendent views of the Valley. There is a small number of attached homes and condominiums in the community. With that said, the average residence Gainey Ranch comes complete with three bedrooms and the same number of baths.


Amenities in Gainey Ranch

A gated community, Gainey Ranch epitomizes what it means to reside in an Arizona golf community. The Gainey Ranch Golf Course truly is at the center of the community. The award-winning 27-hole course is surrounded by green spaces, rolling hills, and lovely homes. Within Gainey Ranch itself are a number of unique, private subdivisions, each with its own home owner’s association.

The amenities at Gainey Ranch located in the heart of Scottsdale include the luxurious Gainey Ranch Estate Club. Attached to the golf course, the Club also features a swimming pool, fitness center, and tennis courts. An array of events are featured at the Club the year around. On a seasonal basis, an expansive lawn is the site of many enjoyable functions and events.


Schools Serving Gainey Ranch

The community is served by the award-winning Scottsdale Unified School District. Three public schools serve the educational needs of the young people of Gainey Ranch:

  • Cochise Elementary School, with about 600 students
  • Cocopah Middle School, with approximately 900 students
  • Chaparral High School, with just over 2,000 students


Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment Near Gainey Ranch

Gainey Ranch is located in the midst of hundreds of different restaurants. These include everything from popular casual dining options to iconic fine dining establishments that have made the greater Scottsdale community famous.

Adjacent to the community is The Shops at Gainey Village, a shopping and commercial area that not only features great eateries but also an array of different retail stores, shops, and boutiques. Gainey Ranch located a short jaunt from the other major shopping and entertainment destinations in the Scottsdale-Phoenix metrolex.


Cultural and Recreational Opportunities

Because of its prime location, residents of Gainey Ranch have access to amazing recreational opportunities. In addition to a number of highly rated golf courses, residents can take advantage of hiking and biking trails.

Gainey Ranch also is conveniently located to a variety of popular, well-regarded cultural venues as well. These include everything from art galleries to historic destinations, many of which offer a wide range of family friendly programs and events.


Avaialbe Homes In Gainey Ranch

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Open House (10/01/2023 - 12:00 pm)
# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 6.5
Year Built: 1990
Subdivision: GAINEY RANCH
Description: Stop looking, BEAUTIFUL HOME IN THE ESTATES OF GAINEY RANCH. truly one of a...
Last Updated: October - 01 - 2023
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3
Year Built: 1992
Description: Experience unparalleled luxury living in this exquisite furnished turn-key ...
Last Updated: September - 30 - 2023
10100 N 78TH Place, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3
Year Built: 1998
Last Updated: September - 30 - 2023
7425 E GAINEY RANCH Road, 15, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Year Built: 1991
Subdivision: Gainey Ranch
Description: Perfect opportunity to own in popular Legend at Gainey Ranch on fabulous go...
Last Updated: September - 30 - 2023
7705 E DOUBLETREE RANCH Road, 32, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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Open House (09/30/2023 - 1:00 pm)
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 1994
Subdivision: GAINEY RANCH
Description: Gorgeous update in Gainey Ranch. Extensive remodeling done. Fabulous chef...
Last Updated: September - 28 - 2023
Open House (10/07/2023 - 12:00 pm)
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3
Year Built: 1986
Subdivision: Gainey Ranch
Description: GOLF COURSE LOT...Experience the epitome of comfortable living in this love...
Last Updated: September - 28 - 2023
7760 E GAINEY RANCH Road, 24, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 1985
Description: **Welcome to the Golf Cottages in Gainey Ranch.**This freshly remodeled 2BR...
Last Updated: September - 27 - 2023
From the moment you step inside this home your are greeted with 14 foot ceilings, floors that shine and natural light.
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# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 1994
Subdivision: Gainey Ranch
Description: The pinnacle of luxury living awaits at this pristine 2 bed/2 bath, (plus s...
Last Updated: September - 23 - 2023
7760 E GAINEY RANCH Road, 30, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 1985
Subdivision: GAINEY RANCH
Description: Breathtaking views abound from this beautiful, single level, 3bed/2bath/2 c...
Last Updated: September - 22 - 2023

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Gainey Ranch Market Update – June 2019

Gainey Ranch Market Update– June 2018

Gainey Ranch Market Update– June 2019

Scottsdale Arizona

  • Currently there are over 16,283+ homes available through the AZ MLS
  • Average Days on Market for a single family home in Gainey Ranch is roughly 110 days
  • Gainey Ranch has a 11 single family homes on the market through the MLS with average  price per square foot of $330 (not including for sale by owner)
  • Average price per for a single family home in Gainey Ranch on the market is $945k with the average square footage of 3300
  • Gainey Ranch has 15 condos or town homes that are on the market through the mls with an average price per square foot of $495
  • Most expensive single family home for sale in Gainey Ranch is priced at $2,590,000
  • Cheapest single family home is available for sale in Gainey Ranch is $649k


  Recent Sales & Pendings

  • 7525 E. Gainey Rach Rd #180 1937 sqft (Listed for $699k and Sold For $700k in 3 days)
  • 7755 E Doubletree Ranch #38 2645 sqft (Listed for 860k and Sold For $840k in 28 days)
  • 7525 E Gainey Ranch #194 2860 sqft (Listed for $795k and Sold for $770 in 220 days)
  • 9941 N. 79th Pl 3398 sqft (Listed for $1,200,000 and sold for the same price in 13 days)
  • 10080 N. 78th Pl 3779 sqft (Listed for $899l and Sold for $770k in 830 days)
  • 7878 E Gainey Ranch Rd #50 3300 sqft (Listed for $1,275,000 and Sold for $1,225,000)


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  • The Holm Group has closed over $120 million in transactions and counting
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Gated Communities In Scottsdale


Thinking about leaving your humid coastal city and trading up for a subtropical life in Arizona’s saguaro-plotted desert? Not only will you be transported to an entirely different landscape, but you’ll also be able to stretch out as you move from a cramped and drafty apartment to living in one of Arizona’s beautiful, upscale, spacious homes. Check out these premier gated communities of Scottsdale.

Desert Highlands

Gated Communities In Scottsdale

If you’re looking for sweeping desert views that align with your outlook and lifestyle, Desert Highlands’ 850-acres of Sonoran desert landscape are sure to meet your standards.

With four grass, six clay, and three hard tennis courts, an 18-hole, par 72 signature golf course designed by legendary Hall of Fame golfer Jack Nicklaus, and an award-winning, state-of-the-art, 7,000 square foot fitness center, residents are well cared for in this exclusive–but not isolated–private, gated community. Nearby amenities include the La Mirada Shopping Center, Desert Village Shopping Center, the HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson Peak Medical Center, Scottsdale Stadium, and more.

It’s also just a 35-minute drive away from the Arizona State Capitol in the heart of Phoenix, so no matter where you work, your commute will never be too long and held up by traffic.


Silverleaf Golf Course Homes

Neighboring Desert Highlands and sandwiched between the communities of DC Ranch and Desert Ridge, the gated community of Silverleaf perfectly balances premium privacy, exclusive elegance, and veritable views, with the amenities of a mid-sized city, access to Phoenix’s downtown, and the twinkling city lights.

At just 2,000 acres, Silverleaf provides residents with an 18-hole, world-class, Tom Weiskopf-designed golf course, as well as a sizable, 50,000 square-foot clubhouse decked in authentic antique furnishings, the pristine Silverleaf Spa facility, fine dining, and regular events that include art and photography courses.

And if you ever feel like heading out for retail shopping, restaurant browsing, hiking, or to see the Diamondbacks or Cardinals training, you’re a short commute from the downtown area, Scottsdale’s over 600 restaurants, shopping at Kierland Commons, Biltmore Fashion Park, or the Shops at Gainey Village.


Estancia Real Estate

Located in sight of Pinnacle Peak Park and just outside the award-winning Troon North Golf Club, few communities offer the kind of custom lots and distinct estate homes that Estancia does. Their design guidelines are posted on their website, so you can check them out in advance of any planning.

This 640-acre desert community uses every acre to give its residents the most, including community services like a dog park, onsite car detailing, home monitoring, and an 18-hole championship golf course designed by internationally-renowned golf course architect, Tom Fazio. Supplementing Estancia’s breathtaking course are its active caddy program and a clubhouse with fine dining, tennis courts, basketball courts, meeting rooms, a swimming pool, steam room, and a state-of-the-art fitness center.

Scottsdale Mountain

Scottsdale Mountain Homes For Sale

If clear and proactive communication is important to you in a community, you’ll love Scottsdale Mountain. With a comprehensive website detailing everything from trash pick up and visitor parking to assessment due dates and community contacts, you’ll be in good hands if you decide to live here.


Marry its excellent community management with its wonderful views, open-air tennis courts, first-come, first-serve basketball court, immaculate spa, and signature Southwestern style homes, and it’s a puzzle why you aren’t already on your way here.

Gainey Ranch

Gainey Ranch Golf

To the east of Paradise Valley lays Gainey Ranch, an upscale community built on the land that originally housed an Arabian horse ranch. However, this luxurious community is far from its humble western roots.

 Surrounded by green landscaped and palm trees, this oasis in the desert is perfect for those looking for a resort-style home. The Daniel C. Gainey Estate Club provides residents with a lap pool, a spa, a number of state-of-the-art tennis courts, fitness center, and community center. And, of course, the Gainey Ranch Golf Club boasts 3 championship level 9-hole golf courses.

For an even further escape from reality, Gainey Ranch is also home to the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa. This 27-acre resort is perfect for relaxing with the whole family or as a solo day of pampering thanks to the indulgent spa, pristine golf course, and unique and exciting activities.

Property listings, especially in newer and smaller communities, can go fast, so you’ll need to get in contact with a realtor agent so you’ll be first in line. Call Andrew w/ The Holm Group today at 480-206-4265…