Located at the base of the McDowell Mountains, the guard-gated community of Windgate Ranch was constructed by Toll Brothers in 2005. Windgate Ranch features five different collections of approximately 700 homes, all semi-custom, and all built in the Hacienda style, many with courtyards and balconies.
One such collection is the Desert Willow Collection, which showcases one and two story homes, some with a master bedroom on the first level. The homes range from 2,529 square feet to 4,365 square feet. The Cassia Collection offers 7 different single-story home designs, with sizes from 2,264 square feet to 4,196 square feet. The Ocotillo Collection features both one and two story homes, ranging from 2,253 square feet to 3,856 square feet. The Mesquite Collection houses all single-story homes, all with a minimum of 3 car garages. These homes range from 3,834 square feet to 5,169 square feet. Finally, the Cottonwood Collection showcases both one and two story homes, ranging from 3,402 to 4,639 square feet.
Windgate Ranch offers many resort-style amenities, as well as a 10,000-square foot clubhouse. There are three pools, tennis and basketball courts, and a teen center, with video games. The Windgate Ranch Homeowner’s Association fee is $258 per month, and includes common area maintenance, as well as the clubhouse, pool, spa, security gate, playground and tennis court.
Minutes away is the McDowell Mountain Regional Park, which offers over 40-miles of hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding trails. Golfers can try their luck at nearby Grayhawk Golf Club. The Scottsdale Center of the Arts is 20 minutes away. Nearby shopping includes DC Ranch Marketplace, as well as the Scottsdale Quarter and Kierland Commons. Windgate Ranch is approximately 25 miles away from Sky Harbor International Airport.
The Scottsdale School District serves family-friendly Windgate Ranch. Copper Ridge Elementary, Copper Ridge Middle School and Chaparral High School service this community, with Copper Ridge located less than a mile away. Also nearby is Notre Dame Preparatory High School, a private high school.