Living in Kierland

On this map area, the Kierland community is represented by the area from the 101 Freeway to the north, and Shea Boulevard to the south, between 56th Street and Scottsdale Road. Homes in this area are a mixture of luxury apartments and townhomes, and single-family homes. Most of the single-family homes in the specific Kierland community were built by UDC Homes between 1995 and 1998. More than half of these homes are two stories and range in size from 1,600 to 3,500 square feet.

Other residential options in Kierland include townhomes. First, the Kierland Greens community was built by Centex Homes between 1998 and 2000, and these apartment-style townhomes range from 1,100 to 2,200 square feet. Next Kierland Heritage, a Cachet Homes community, was built between 1997 and 1999 and offers 1,600 to 2,400 square feet one and two-story townhomes. Both communities back onto the Kierland Golf Club. The Landmark and The Plaza Lofts are appealing to empty nesters and business executives as these condos offer amenities such as a fitness studio, a heated lap pool, spa, outdoor kitchens, and a pet park. Constructed between 2005 and 2008, the units in these developments range from 1,100 to 3,900 square feet and offer the perks of urban living thanks to its location within Kierland Commons.

Other neighborhoods within this map area include Maravilla Two, Tatum Horizons, Scottsdale Sonoran Villas, Horizon Casitas, Heatherwood, Equestrian Manor, Desert Trails, Sunrise Shadows, Orange Tree Manor, Montage Condominiums, and Scottsdale Pueblo Norte.

The Kierland Golf Club is one of the more popular golf courses in Scottsdale. A Scott Miller designed course, the Golf Club features three nine-hole courses: Acacia, Mesquite, and Ironwood, named for the beautiful trees which line the courses. These courses offer a combined round of play on 18 holes of par 72, 6,900-yard golf.

Shopping and entertainment options are convenient to Kierland due to its location near Scottsdale Road. The eponymous Kierland Commons offers a wealth of shopping options such as Anthropologie, Crate and Barrel, Peek, as well as both casual and fine dining restaurants. The Scottsdale Quarter outdoor mall is across Scottsdale Road with stores such as Apple, Urban Outfitters, and American Girl, and the Scottsdale Promenade, home to the Nordstrom Rack, ULTA, and Home Depot, is less than a mile north. The larger Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall is fifteen minutes south of Kierland.

School: Arizona’s largest school district, Paradise Valley Unified, serves Kierland, specifically Sandpiper Elementary School, Desert Shadows Middle School, and Horizon High School. Other schools within this area are served by Scottsdale Unified School District, such as Cocopah Middle School. All are A-rated schools. Kierland is 20 miles away from Sky Harbor Airport.