Welcome to Paradise Valley and Arcadia
Two of the most desirable destinations in all of Arizona, Paradise Valley and Arcadia, can be a dream come true for homeowners looking to settle down in an affluent and luxurious community filled with every possible convenience and amenity imaginable. Situated just outside of Phoenix, both Paradise Valley and Arcadia offer the ideal living situation, allowing for a fast and easy commute to one of the most important cities in the Southwest without having to sacrifice the peace and quiet that comes from living in a small suburban community.
Sprawling properties with beautiful estates make up the majority of these neighborhoods, which are especially popular with families looking to take advantage of the extra acreage. The historic charm and quaint atmosphere are strictly protected, with residents refusing to give way to commercial build-up and development in favor of a more rural and bucolic setting.
What to Love
- Peaceful and relaxing atmosphere
- Strong sense of community
- Ideal location and a perfect blend of convenience and ease.
There is a distinct appreciation for the beautiful natural landscape around both these communities, with residents in both neighborhoods living much more active and healthy lifestyles than many of the surrounding areas. Local parks, hiking trails, and natural preserves are often some of the most popular places during the weekends.
There is also a strong dedication to the community at large. Residents often choose to take part in local government as well as projects and organizations in order to ensure the lifestyle that they’ve worked so hard to develop over the years will be maintained for generations to come.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The dining scene in and around Paradise Valley and Arcadia is as upscale and luxurious as the rest of the community, with numerous highly-rated restaurants calling these neighborhoods home. The Phoenician Resort is one of the most popular local dining destinations. Set in the luxurious Scottsdale hotel, guests can choose to dine in any of their eight separate restaurants, with a variety of different cuisines ranging from elevated fine dining to relaxed comfort food.
The Sanctuary Resort is another local favorite, with residents looking to enjoy the extraordinary culinary experience that is Elements. This award-winning farm-fresh New American style restaurant is considered one of the best in town. With dishes like beef tenderloin beef tartare, salt spring mussels with coconut-pineapple green curry, and a delicious double bone-in pork chop, it’s easy to understand why.
The Hermosa Inn is an important part of the local community, hosting numerous events and dinners for the community over the years. This boutique hotel is home to LON’s Restaurant, which serves some of the best globally inspired Arizona cuisine with a twist. Their menu includes delights like ricotta-stuffed squash blossoms, seared duck breast, and wood-fired grilled Atlantic lobster tail.
Things to Do
When Paradise Valley and Arcadia residents feel like doing something other than wandering through the picturesque local parks and hiking along some of the most fantastic trails in the Southwest, they’re welcome to enjoy any of the various entertainment opportunities, recreational activities, and events put on throughout the year. The nearby paradise valley is home to some of the world’s best golf courses, including the spectacular Mountain Shadows Golf Club
Both Paradise Valley and Arcadia are served by the Scottsdale Unified School District, which holds numerous highly-rated and award-winning elementary, middle, and high schools. The Desert Mountain High School is one of the most prestigious public schools in the district, winning numerous national education awards as well as offering some of the best extracurricular opportunities in the state.