McDowell Mountain Ranch is located north of Scottsdale Arizona just east of Highway 101. The homes between E. Bell Rd. and East McDowell Mountain Ranch Road are not gated while most of those south of McDowell Mountain Ranch Road are gated, especially those to the east of the McDowell Mountain golf club.
Homes that are not gated, north of the McDowell Mountain Ranch golf club are typically priced from $399,000-$650,000 on average. Higher end properties in gated communities south of this neighborhood are priced from $600,000 to $1.3 million. On average, homes in McDowell Mountain Ranch are around $520,000.
Homes toward the north end of the community require additional monthly homeowners fees between $30 and $50. These low homeowners fees cover common area maintenance, common area landscaping and several road maintenance fees. Many people pay quarterly, at just $99 or are welcome to pay annually as well. Fees also include capital improvement, impact fee and impact fee #2.
Homes in gated communities south of East McDowell Mountain Ranch Road are typically $500,000-$900,000 with monthly homeowners fees between $50 and $75. These also include common area maintenance and amenity maintenance such as a community swimming pool, tennis courts, clubhouse maintenance, biking and walking path maintenance and gate maintenance.
Several properties do require an association transfer fee. This can be between $300 and $450 depending on the units. Many people that have access to the community amenities will have to pay this Association transfer fee. Please check with individual listings on specifics when it comes to the transfer fee.
Other than these simple fees, new homebuyers will simply pay the initial principle cost of the unit in addition to any interest and taxes, which may be included in my mortgage payments. There are no additional membership fees or requirements.
For the Golf Club, residents do get discounts based on whether you are an Arizona resident, obtain a McDowell Mountain Players Card for an additional fee or travel cardmembers. General admission is available as well for the general public, but the nice thing about the McDowell Mountain Ranch is that Residents Are Not Required to Be Members. The Golf Club offers all the amenities of a private club without any annual memberships, costs or fees.
For more information on the cost of McDowell Mountain Ranch homes, properties and any additional fees that may be included in the listing please contact me at anytime.