Desert Highlands Real Estate

Desert Highlands is a landmark residential enclave set amidst 850 acres of lush Sonoran Desert, located at the base of Scottsdale’s Pinnacle Peak.

Of the 575 Desert Highlands platted homesites, nearly 500 custom homes have been completed.

There are 3 1/2 miles of jogging and walking trails that wind throughout the community.

A Membership Fee of $75,000 is payable upon the transfer of property ownership in Desert Highlands. (Additional community information below map.)


The recreational centerpiece is the Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course.

An 18-hole putting course designed by Gary Panks.

Desert Highlands achieved international recognition as host course to the first two “Skins Games” in 1983 and 1984, featuring Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson and Gary Player.


Two manicured grass tennis courts and four clay courts are supplemented by seven additional grass, clay and LayKold courts that are harmoniously integrated into the natural environment of Desert Highlands.


The dramatic views from the Desert Highlands Clubhouse create a sensationally picturesque setting for formal or informal dining.

The Desert Highlands Sports Pavilion is a 7,000 square foot fitness facility featuring the finest cardio and weight training exercise equipment.