Why Live in McCormick Ranch
McCormick Ranch is a vibrant neighborhood in the heart of Scottsdale. McCormick Ranch is home to approximately 14,000 residents and is comprised primarily if single family residences that range in price from approximately $200,000 to $1 million. McCormick Ranch has a storied history. Prior to its development it was a “real ranch” owned by a granddaughter of John D. Rockefeller, Sr., and her husband.
In addition to single family residences, which comprise the majority of housing options in the neighborhood, McCormick Ranch also has a variety of condos and apartments available as well. The neighborhood has a significant number of families with school age children.
Amenities at McCormick Ranch
Amenities and attractions abound in McCormick Ranch. These include an abundance of parks and green spaces. These parks and green spaces are geared towards people of all ages. The parks within McCormick Ranch include:
- Mountain View Park
- Comanche Park
- Shoshone Park
- Zuni Park
Schools Serving McCormick Ranch
The residents of McCormick Ranch are served by the Scottsdale Unified School District. The specific schools serving the McCormick Ranch area include three elementary schools:
- Cochise Elementary School
- Kiva Elementary School
- Laguna Elementary School
The elementary schools teach students in grades pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. In addition to the elementary schools serving the students of McCormick Ranch, there are two middle schools:
- Mountainside Middle School
- Cocopah Middle School
Grades 6 through 8 attended classes in these schools. One high school serves the McCormick Ranch community:
- Desert Mountain High School
Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment Near McCormick Ranch
Because of its location in the heart of Scottsdale, McCormick Ranch is situated close to some of the finest eateries in town as well a full spectrum of entertainment destinations, including theatre and musical venues. Retail options abound, from major merchants to specialty shops and boutiques.
Cultural and Recreational Opportunities
McCormick Ranch is located in central Scottsdale. As a result, the community is in very close proximity to all of the primary cultural and recreational opportunities available in the city. This includes the unique and historical venues of Old Town.
McCormick Ranch is near the Talking Stick Resort and its exceptional golf course. The community is also located adjacent to the Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, a large recreational complex with baseball and softball diamonds. This is where the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies Major League Baseball teams congregate for spring training each year.