With world-class sports facilities, an Entertainment District, Fashion Square, a contemporary art museum and some of the finest schools in the state, The Luxe at Desert Ridge Scottsdale offers families the opportunity to live in a bustling metropolis that is only minutes from pristine nature preserves and hiking trails. The condo market here combines the best of luxurious furnishings at reasonable prices for families of all kinds.

For those with children of all ages, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art offers a beautiful setting in which kids can learn about some of the finest art of our times. In addition to its remarkable galleries, the museum also offers a full suite of children’s education programs, including the Art Start Training Wheels program, which is designed for children between the ages 3 to 5, as well as the Viewfinder program, which is aimed toward high school students. All of the museum’s programs foster an appreciation for and education about the techniques involved in creating a variety of works of art, from painting to sculpture to photography.

The area is also home to numerous first-rate medical facilities and professionals, including the Honor Health Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center and the Scottsdale Children’s Group. This latter complex provides the finest pediatric care in the greater metropolitan area, with a full staff of both nurse practitioners and board certified medical professionals. From regular check-ups to potentially life-threatening ailments, this center is capable of handling any child-related health issue.

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For those weekends when the family wants to get out of the city and into the clean air and lush vistas of the countryside, the Salt River Reservation, the McDowell Mountain Regional Park, and the Desert Botanical Garden are all within easy driving distance, and offer numerous hiking trails, camping areas, and other outdoor-related facilities perfect for a family that loves spending time in nature.

The housing stock here offers families a plethora of choices when it comes to finding their ideal condo. From high modernist aesthetics to “traditional” southwestern adobe architecture to cozy, simple living, the condos in Scottsdale feature an array of styles and layouts. Regardless of the specific architectural style, the kitchens tend to function as the most popular room in the home. Beautiful tile work, from the backsplashes to the countertops, distinguishes the kitchen as a place not only to prepare food and have an ice-cold beverage, but as a gathering spot for the entire family. Most of these condos come with an extra large kitchen island with seating on the side, making it easy for kids fresh from school or parents returning from work to have a seat, make a snack, and enjoy talking about their day.

No matter what activities a family enjoys doing together, the exceptional condo market in Scottsdale, combined with the incredibly close array of civic and cultural hotspots, makes this an ideal place to live.