Desert Ridge

A charming residential community with excellent amenities for locals of all ages

Welcome to Desert Ridge

Desert Ridge is well-manicured and friendly, a beautiful community that is full of opportunities.
With the best of the Phoenix and Scottsdale areas just minutes away, Desert Ridge offers a quiet respite from the hustle and bustle of the city. From well-manicured, spacious lawns and beautifully-designed homes, Desert Ridge is a charming residential community with excellent amenities for locals of all ages. Families with young children will appreciate the excellent schools, while entrepreneurs and investors will enjoy the excellent golf courses and outdoor recreation opportunities.

A wide variety of festivals and events keep this community exciting, although the peaceful vibe ensures that residents can always come home to relaxing surroundings. A lot of restaurants and boutiques are just minutes outside of Desert Ridge, including many locally-owned hotspots that will keep guests coming back for more.

What to Love

  • Desert Ridge combines relaxed living with big-city amenities.
  • Lots of hiking and rock climbing opportunities are just minutes away.
  • Extravagant homes with lots of detailed design elements.

Local Lifestyle

Affordable but still high-end, Desert Ridge is a popular residential area for residents of all ages who want to enjoy a taste of the Arizona lifestyle. From the natural rock landscaping and large homes to the well-maintained common areas, Desert Ridge is exceptional from one corner to the other. As one of the area's largest master-planned communities, Desert Ridge has a lot to offer when it comes to outdoor recreation as well as indoor adventure. Upscale malls sit side by side with locally-owned restaurants and shops, providing the variety and convenience that Desert Ridge is known for.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Locals love visiting Desert Ridge Marketplace to enjoy shopping, dining, and entertainment. Bands and entertainers perform here often, and throughout the year, festivals and special events take place in the open-air sections of the marketplace. Cook & Craft - High Street is a popular eatery that serves upgraded takes on comfort food classics, such as handcrafted grilled cheese sandwiches and grilled meatloaf. 

The Sicilian Butcher invites locals and tourists alike to experience elevated Italian classics, all served in an inviting, chic setting. Guests will appreciate the charcuterie boards and muffuletta sandwiches, as well as the extensive wine list. Located inside the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Tia Carmen is a relaxed eatery that offers something for everyone, including Tex-Mex classics and delicious brunch favorites. This restaurant incorporates elements of the local culture into the cuisine, giving guests a chance to feel deeply connected to the landscape around them.

Make sure to visit for breakfast or brunch to enjoy the buffet, which offers fresh fruit and hearty mainstays such as omelets and pancakes.

Things to Do

The Cave Buttes Recreation Area is a top destination for outdoor enthusiasts. With hiking trails, open fields for exploring, and space for flying model airplanes, many consider this beautiful spot to be one of the best for family fun in the state. High Street is a popular tourist destination with restaurants, shops, salons, and bars. This area often hosts festivals and vendor events as well, coming alive with the sights and sounds of Desert Ridge culture.

Sporting events and games can be found at the Reach 11 Sports Complex. This popular recreation area has more than a dozen fields, including four baseball fields and plenty of wide open spaces for younger visitors to enjoy. Many guests opt for bringing a picnic or a bottle of wine to enjoy the fresh air or catch a game since there's always something going on at this neighborhood hotspot.
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