This map area of South Paradise Valley is between Lincoln Drive to the north and Camelback Road to the south. The town of Paradise Valley is a town of 15 square miles, and was incorporated in 1961. Thanks to its original guidelines on the minimum size of the land parcels, most lots are a minimum of one to five acres per parcel.
Most of the homes in Paradise Valley proper can be considered luxury homes. The subdivisions of Pennington Estates and Sanctuary both feature larger custom homes, many with beautiful views of nearby Camelback Mountain. The subdivision of Lincoln Ridge features six single-family homes on a cul-de-sac on East Claremont Street. Arroyo Heights is another smaller neighborhood, with roads that are small and narrow thanks to minimal traffic. Most of the homes in Arroyo Heights have at least one acre of land, creating more separation between the houses.
Other subdivisions within South Paradise Valley include Valhalla, Praying Monk View Estates, Heritage Hills, Marion Estates, Park Paradise, Village at Camelback Mountain, and Camelback Sierra.
Things To Do: Mummy Mountain is located in the center of Paradise Valley, while Piestewa Peak (formerly known as Squaw Peak) flanks its western border and Camelback Mountain is on the southern border of Paradise Valley. All of these mountains and their corresponding parks and recreation areas provide opportunities for walking, hiking and mountain biking. the Phoenix Mountains Preserve has multiple levels of trails for varying fitness levels, while the Echo Canyon Recreation Area is a popular starting point to tackle Camelback Mountain, a difficult hike.
There are several options for leisure and getaways in Paradise Valley, thanks to its eight full service resorts, including the Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia and the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback. Golfing options are not in short supply in Paradise Valley, as courses include the 18-hole course Paradise Valley Country Club which was established in 1953, as well as the Camelback Golf Club with its two courses, the Padre and the Ambiente. Scottsdale Fashion Square is a popular mall, offering hundreds of both high-end and middle level retail stores, as well as multiple restaurants.
Schools: The A rated Scottsdale Unified School District services the town of Paradise Valley, with Kiva Elementary, Cherokee Elementary, Cocopah Middle School, Ingleside Middle School and Chaparral High School as the town’s public schools. Phoenix Country Day School is within this map area of South Paradise Valley.