Scottsdale Zip Codes For Vacation Homes

Many people are starting their search for a second or vacation home in Scottsdale and primarily north Scottsdale. One thing they don’t often know prior to spending much time here is how to narrow their search via zip code.

One of the things I that many second or even third home buyers have on their wish list is something unusual. A touch of magic. Maybe a whimsical character to the  home.

What are some of the things that make a home have that instant vacation feel.


There’s not many waterfront homes in Scottsdale and in many ways that’s what makes them super special. Sure you have to pay a premium. But there’s something amazing about waking up to a perfect Sonoron desert sky and taking your morning coffee over looking a lake. No matter how unlikely.

Zipcodes To Look For: 85258.


For some people a vacation without golf just isn’t a vacation. Scottsdale has some of the finest golf on the planet. You can chose to buy an actual golf course home or just get a base and explore the many courses available to the public.

Zip Codes To Look For: 85255, 85262, 85258. Also in a good location to access golf courses but with less golf homes consider 85260, 85259.


No matter where you are from one thing you might not have at home is twinkly city lights views. Scottsdale in the north has this in abundance if you chose the right view lot. From the canyons of Silverleaf or hillsides McDowell Mountain Ranch to the adobe homes of Pinnacle Peak Vistas many many option.

Zip Codes To Look For: 85255, 85262.


If you are from the east coast even an expensive family home might not have an extensive amount of land. If you are hedge fund manager from NYC you might not even have any outdoor space. Scottsdale offers the ability to buy a home on a 5 acres parcel and while not cheap they are available. The one caveat to that being. The more desert you own, the more animals you share it with.

Zip Codes: 85255, 85262