Best Scottsdale Neighborhoods

TOP 7 Scottsdale Neighborhoods for golf, schools, entertainment, dining and more

Scottsdale is like the Miami of the West! Best Golf Homes and Country Clubs! A golf Mecca with about 198 golf courses sprinkled across the city and of course home to the Waste Management Phoenix Open at the TPC Course which is watched and attended by millions. Home to the Barrett Jackson Classic Car Auction, Scottsdale Fashion Week, The Arabian Horse Show at Westworld and countless art, wine and food festivals on the Scottsdale Civic Center lawn, there is never a dull moment in this lively and beautiful city.

Some of the Valley’s Best restaurants and Nightlife can also be found in Scottsdale, here is a sampling of just a few:

10 BEST Scottsdale Restaurants

BEST Scottsdale Nightlife

BEST Things to do in Scottsdale

From hiking the McDowell Mountains, to biking along the greenbelts that run through South to North Scottsdale there is never a dull moment in this fabulous city. Kids will love the Railroad Park located on the corner of Scottsdale Rd and Indian Bend.The 30-acre park, located in the heart of Scottsdale, Arizona, is the most unique park of its kind in the country. Take a ride on the Paradise & Pacific Railroad and the 1950-vintage Allan Herschell carousel. Visit a variety of shops and museums, play on our one-of-a-kind playgrounds, or just relax in the grass under a tree in one of Scottsdale’s most beautiful parks and listen to music during their summer music concerts starting in May!

The Scottsdale School system is one of the best with everything from private, traditional to the public model available across town. Find out more about the Scottsdale School System.

With countless parks and things to do for adults and children – Scottsdale is the place to be!

Some of our favorite Neighborhoods:

DC Ranch


McCormick Ranch



Scottsdale Waterfront

Gainey Ranch




Best Scottsdale Golf Neighborhoods

DC Ranch & Silverleaf – Homes from $ 600’s to $ 19 million in several unique neighborhood layouts

The Country Club at DC Ranch, is an award-winning private18-hole, par-71 tract designed by professional golfers Tom Lehman and John Fought. The Country Club at DC Ranch also features a clubhouse with dining and social events, swimming pool, fitness facility and six tennis courts. DC Ranch offers 3 different distinct level of memberships.

Equity Golf Membership Initiation Fees: Market Base Pricing- Members set the value of their membership to be sold.(Please inquire with the Membership Director regarding the current price)

  • Monthly dues $1,076/Capital Fund $119 (Senior $80)
  • Unlimited golf privileges and use of all social facilities for the member, spouse and unmarried children under age of 24.

Junior Golf Membership 

  • Non-Equity Junior Membership Fees: $25,000/ Monthly dues $714 (subject to availability)
  • Unlimited golf privileges and use of social facilities for the member, spouse, and unmarried children under age of 24
  • Payment schedule $10,000/$5,000/$5,000/$5,000 over four years/Capital Fund $81
  • Available to prequalified individuals or families ages 21-39, oldest of applicants must be primary member
  • At age 40, the Junior Member must upgrade to a full golf membership and pay the difference between the $25,000 and the then lowest price available Golf Membership (upon availability, as determined by the Market-Based Pricing Policy) or, if preferred, the Junior may convert to a Sports Social or Clubhouse Membership

The Sport Social Membership 

  • Initiation Fee $25,000/Monthly Dues Family $632/Single $474/Capital Fund $72
  • Receive unlimited tee times and guest privileges from June through December; from January through May, members receive a maximum of six rounds per a family member. Sports Social Members pay a reduced greens fee per round. Practice facilities can be used year round.
  • Tee times can be made 4 days and advance and are restricted on weekend mornings and holidays during peak season.
  • Includes unlimited use of all social facilities, activities in the Clubhouse, swimming pool, fitness room and tennis.
  • Non-equity membership.

The Clubhouse Membership 

  • Initiation Fee $10,000/Monthly Dues Family $432/Single $324/Capital Fund $51
  • Includes unlimited use of all social facilities, activities in the Clubhouse, swimming pool, fitness room and tennis, excluding golf.
  • Non-equity membership.

Family Privileges 

  • All Membership privileges extend to the member, spouse, and unmarried children under the age of 24

Property ownership in DC Ranch is not a requirement for membership and the Country Club at DC Ranch has the right to amend the above information at anytime. If you are interested in DC Ranch Homes and the Country Club Membership, feel free to reach out. One of our agents has a home in Silverleaf and purchased when they first opened in the late 90’s and can tell you anything you need to know about living in DC Ranch & Silverleaf. Private tours available weekly with personal introduction to the Club Membership Director.

Gainey Ranch Golf Club

North Scottsdale's Entertainment & Shopping District includes award winning golf!


A private, 27-hole course designed by golf architect Michael Poellor is split into 3 challenging 9 hole tracts. As an added bonus, the Gainey Ranch course is owned by ClubCorp, a corporation that grants Gainey Ranch members access to 200 other ClubCorps golf courses and clubs around the world.

Semi-Private Membership:

Golf (Includes Unlimited Golf, Social & Dining benefits)

  • 90% Transferable Golf Membership
  • Current Preferred Offering: $ 25,000
  • ONE Monthly Dues $ 784
  • Base Monthly Dues $ 732

Non Transferable Golf

  • Current Preferred Offering: $ 15,000
  • ONE Monthly Dues $ 784
  • Base Monthly Dues $ 732

Young Executive Golf (Available to candidates under the age of 40*)

  • Initiation Deposit: $ 2,500 down remainder due at 45
  • ONE Monthly Dues $ 453
  • Base Monthly Dues $ 401

Attractive Financing options available on our Full Golf memberships. Ask for details.

Club (Includes Golf May 1st thru December 31st, Social & Dining benefits*)

  • Initiation Fee: $ 1,000
  • ONE Monthly Dues $ 453
  • Base Monthly Dues $ 401

Social (Includes Social & Dining benefits)

  • Initiation Fee: $ 50
  • ONE Monthly Dues $ 164
  • Base Monthly Dues $ 112

Membership Privileges: Benefits extended to the Primary Member and spouse or spousal designee and dependents under 23, unmarried and living at home.

Benefits of your category of choice plus:

  •  50% off a la carte dining
  • Connect, work, host and celebrate with family and friends throughout the Club
  • Access to the entire ClubCorp network while traveling –  FREE* Golf,  FREE* Dining and More
  • Access to the TicketLine, your online connection to the best seats at your favorite venues
  • Discounts at world-class resorts and renowned hotels worldwide
  • Access to ClubLine, 800.433.5079, your personal concierge service

Rates are valid as of Jan 2017. For a private tour of homes available for sale and the Golf Club with personal introductions by our team, reach out to Sandra Mccullough 480 570-1179.

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