McCormick Ranch is Celebrating Its 40th Birthday!
Wow, the McCormick Ranch community is 40 years old and seems to be getting better with age. McCormick Ranch was originally developed by Anne & Fowler McCormick back in 1942 when they started to assemble parcels of land in the central area of Scottsdale and it was a working Arabian horse and Angus cattle ranch until 1970. McCormick Ranch was the first master planned community to developed and built in Scottsdale and that began in 1972 and was completed in mid 1990’s.
McCormick Ranch is surrounded by 10 lakes, parks, 25 miles of biking/walking paths, office complexes, multiple retail shopping centers, churches, hotels, school, library and a public golf course. The development has a vast array of mature eucalyptus trees, palm trees, green belts and a style of its own that is not featured in any other Scottsdale community.
The McCormick Ranch community stretches from Indian Bend Road to the south and Shea Blvd to the north. Scottsdale Rd to the west and as far east at 96th Street between Shea Blvd and Doubletree Ranch Rd. The housing mix in McCormick Ranch includes, apartments, condominiums, patio homes and single family homes that the majority are single level on larger lots that you will see North of the 101 Freeway. McCormick Ranch Homes For Sale
One of the unique features of McCormick Ranch is the McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park that is located at the southeast corner of Scottsdale and Indian Bend Roads. The McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park was developed by Guy Stillman son of Anne and Fowler McCormick. Guy’s 5/12 Paradise and Pacific Railroad was offered to the City of Scottsdale in 1971 and is the centerpiece to the entire park which includes, picnic areas, model train museum, playground and arboretum.
The McCormick Ranch community is seeing a wave of redevelopment and remodeling as new families and businesses move into the community. If you would like to know more about real estate opportunities in McCormick Ranch click on link McCormick RanchHomes For Sale or give me a call today at 602-620-2164 or contact me.