Established in 1986, Desert Mountain is undoubtedly one of the finest gated communities in Scottsdale. The community spans more than 8,000 acres and sits at an altitude of around 2,400 to 4,500 feet in the Sonoran Desert. From exciting, family-friendly activities in Desert Mountain to year-round golf, there’s no shortage of things to do here. The enclave has been hailed the “Best Golf Community” in the world and for good reason. The gated community has not one, but seven Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses. These masterfully designed golf courses offer the ultimate golfing experience with its lush greens, rolling fairways, and elevation changes. Desert Mountain’s convenient location puts residents close to various restaurants, shops, as well as Scottsdale’s thriving nightlife scene. Residents also have no trouble accessing central Scottsdale, downtown Phoenix, and its surrounding areas. Desert Mountain is divided into 35 villages, each one with its own distinct features and styles. Whether you’re looking for an affordable neighborhood or a luxury community, there’s a Desert Mountain village that will surely fit your needs and lifestyle. Those looking to buy Desert Mountain real estate are spoilt for choice. Golf course properties, spacious cottages, and luxury condominiums are just some of the real estate options offered. No matter where you live, expect the breathtaking views afforded by Desert Mountain’s higher elevation.