Welcome to Desert Ridge
Superb location for business commuters and travelers.
Desert Ridge enjoys a prime location for easy access to Valley freeways such as the Loop 101 and State Route 51 for a quick 20-minute commute into downtown Phoenix, the surrounding metropolitan areas or to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
Families with young children, busy professionals and seasonal residents.
As part of the Paradise Valley Unified School District, school-aged children who live in Desert Ridge can attend Desert Trails Elementary School, Fireside Elementary School or Wildfire Elementary School, Explorer Middle School and nearby Pinnacle High School. Neighborhood parks and playgrounds can be found in most communities, including Cashman Park which is located east of 40th Street between Deer Valley Road and Pinnacle Peak Road. This park is owned and operated by the City of Phoenix and features plenty of shade, benches, lighted basketball and volleyball courts, a softball field, an exercise course, swimming pool, ramada and a picnic area with grills.
What To Expect
All the benefits of a large master-planned community from beautiful landscaping to lifestyle amenities to planned social events and activities.
Located just north of the Loop 101 on Tatum Boulevard at the south end of the Desert Ridge community, Desert Ridge Marketplace is a popular open-air retail, dining and entertainment destination. With large national specialty stores such as Target, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Kohl’s and Sports Authority plus a stadium-seating AMC movie theater, dozens of restaurant options, outdoor fireplaces, a splash pad, children’s play area, stage for live music, performances and special events, The District at Desert Ridge Marketplace has something for everyone. For a more urban, stylish entertainment venue, nearby High Street offers unique clothing boutiques, beauty and spa services, swanky nightclubs and hip restaurant and bars.
What Not To Expect
Historic-style homes; Desert Ridge is a very modern neighborhood.
Some of the 10 communities in Desert Ridge — such as Aviano, Bella Monte, Fireside, Glen Eagle and Lockwood Estates — offer resort-style amenities and lush desert landscaping. Some communities also feature gated entries, swimming pools and spas, tennis courts, fitness and community centers with planned activities, social and athletic clubs, and a full calendar of events for kids and adults. Meanwhile, some Desert Ridge communities back to one of the two 18-hole golf courses found at Wildfire Golf Club and many boast views of the beautiful grounds of JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa.
Working professionals who enjoy being in close proximity to shopping, dining and entertainment venues.
You'll Fall In Love With
The area’s many amenities, closeness to Valley freeways, great schools and comfortable, resort-style living.