The Pinnacle Peak Area is named after the granite 3,170-foot mountain summit providing a rustic backdrop in north Scottsdale. Pinnacle Peak Road, which runs perpendicular to Pima Road, bisects the western half of this community. The neighborhoods of Pinnacle Peak were developed amidst the magnificent Sonora desert at the picturesque northern foothills of the McDowell Mountains.
Most residences of Pinnacle Peak consist of single family homes and condo-type townhouses. Sales listings in this community range from home builds in the 1970s to newly constructed dwellings. Wide-ranging choices on square footages can be found at Pinnacle Peak, especially at its subdivision Desert Highlands. Typical single family homes here have floor plans of approximately 3,600 square feet designed with three bedrooms, High-end choices in this neighborhood feature homes with floor plans of nearly 12,000 square feet designed with five bedrooms with pools and beautifully landscaped backyards equipped for entertaining.
A broad range of condo options are also available at Troon North where the top picks are four-bedroom townhouses with floor areas of about 3,500 square feet. Down the scale, the sales listing in this Pinnacle Peak development can include two-bedroom condos in 1,400-square-foot layouts.
Other communities for home buyers to explore in the Pinnacle Peak Area include Arizona Silverado, Troon, Los Portones, and Estancia.
Amenities: The Pinnacle Peak Area teems with the amenities that discriminating home buyers look for. Some of the points of interest within the area itself include Pinnacle Peak Park, The Shops at Pinnacle Peak, Appaloosa Library and the Adobe Business Center. The area is also host to the Pinnacle Peak Country Club Golf Course. Besides its golf facilities, this country club also offers lots of social activities and recreational choices. More lifestyle options can likewise be conveniently accessed via the Loop 101 freeway onward to the urban hubs surrounding Pinnacle Peak. Hiking opportunities are a short drive away to Pinnacle Peak and the McDowell Mountains.
Schools: In addition to Pinnacle Peak Elementary, the schools convenient for students in the area include the Desert Sun Academy, Sonoran Trails Middle School and Cactus Shadows High. Other schools that serve the Pinnacle Area are Copper Ridge School, El Dorado Private School and Freedom Academy.