Paradise Valley is technically a small town of 15 square miles which was incorporated in 1961. Thanks to original land parcels size guidelines, most lots are a minimum of one to five acres. Majority of homes in Paradise Valley proper are considered luxury homes: Camelback Country Club Estates offers multi-million dollar homes built around the golf course. Pennington Estates and Sanctuary feature larger custom homes with beautiful views of Camelback Mountain. Located near Echo Canyon is Finisterre, one of the largest luxury homes gated communities in Paradise Valley. The Lincoln Heights is just south of Clearwater Hills and offers more affordable single-family homes within the Paradise Valley zip code.
Nestled within Paradise Valley is Piestewa Peak (formerly known as Squaw Peak) a popular destination for walking, hiking and mountain biking. The Phoenix Mountains Preserve has multiple levels of trails while the Echo Canyon Recreation Area is a popular alternative to Camelback Mountain which is a difficult hike. Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia and the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback is a popular full service resort enjoyed by visitors and locals. Golfing options are plentiful in Paradise Valley: 18-hole course at Paradise Valley Country Club as well as the Camelback Golf Club with its two courses, the Padre and the Ambiente. Scottsdale Fashion Square is a high end indoor mall offering high-end and mid level retail stores. There are many restaurants anchored by the mall as well as the surrounding area.
The A rated Scottsdale Unified School District services the Paradise Valley with Kiva Elementary, Cherokee Elementary, Cocopah Middle School, Ingleside Middle School and Chaparral High School.
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