New, Younger Members Gravitating to Desert Mountain Club & Community

With SEVEN courses open, Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, Arizona is the place to be.

There’s change in the air at Desert Mountain, where an increase in new members and real estate sales is showing a definite youth movement. Many state it’s the 20 miles of private, pristine hiking trails, the newly remodeled Sonoran fitness center and spa, or the 10 restaurants and grills. Others chose the Scottsdale location and attractive real estate opportunities.

Desert Mountain Golf, Outlaw Course

At the top, middle and bottom of everyone’s list is…GOLF. Desert Mountain has recently upped its game to be the only club in Scottsdale that is home to seven championship courses within its 8,000 stunning acres. That’s one for every day of the week, and home buyers are discovering diverse styles and price points at Desert Mountain, with options ranging from brand new condominiums to custom mountain estates.

By early November 2019, Desert Mountain had surpassed its all-time record for custom-home sales volume, nearing $200 million year-to-date.  In the past six months, the community has welcomed 90 new members, with 85% of membership sales tied to home purchases.

Desert Mountain clubhouse

The upscale Arizona community also has a record number of homes under construction, along with robust resales. A 7,600-square-foot home was recently sold for $9.3 million, the highest overall priced home in the community of all time. The buyers, both under 50, were attracted by the community’s active lifestyle, abundance of activities options, and welcoming, inclusive environment.

“More than 500 of our members are under 55,” says Nicole Forbes, Director of Membership Sales, “and are a combination of families and empty nesters.” Many of these new members are taking advantage of opportunities such as the Junior Legacy membership. As a result, the average age is trending in the mid 50’s, many with school-age children.

Among the new offerings with broad market appeal and homes priced from $1.4 million is Seven Desert Mountain™, an exclusive, 90-acre luxury residential golf community that enriches the reputation of Desert Mountain Club as one the finest private golf and recreational communities in the world.  An inspired collection of contemporary luxury homes is notable for breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Mountain biking trails near Desert Mountain

Seven Desert Mountain offers distinctly different home designs by three select luxury builders:  Cullum Homes, Camelot Homes and Family Development.  Each home incorporates the highest level of craftsmanship, energy-efficient building methods, and “smart home” technology.

The picturesque Sonoran Desert is the backdrop for one of the finest private golf and recreational communities in the world consistently ranked among the top private clubs in the nation. It was voted the #1 Private Country Club in Arizona, ranked #19 nationwide as part of the Platinum Clubs of America in 2019-2020 and is the only club and community in the world to feature 6 Jack Nicklaus Signature Courses and the all- new par 54 No. 7 at Desert Mountain.

37700 Desert Mountain Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
(480) 428-1415

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