Discovery Canyon Real Estate
Discovery Canyon was one of three McDowell Mountain
Ranch communities developed by Woodside Homes. Discovery Canyon was introduced
in 1998 ~ 2000 and consist of 179 improved lots of which 125 are single story
and 54 are multi story and 58 (32%) have pools. The average square footage is
1,779 and the average lot size is 5,472. Discovery Canyon is
actually separate and apart from the other communities of McDowell Mountain
Ranch. It is found directly adjacent to the Desert Canyons Schools and
athletic fields. Because of the proximity to the school it offers direct
pathways to Desert Canyons Schools as well as other walking and jogging trails.
Discovery Canyon has magnificent views of the McDowell Mountains and is close
to the McDowell Mountain Community Center.
Residents will find such amenities as a heated pool and spa, tennis courts,
basketball courts and grassy play area with a playground for kids.
Schools in McDowell Mountain Ranch are Desert Canyon Elementary School,
Desert Canyon Middle School and Saguaro High School. Some students attend other
local schools through open enrollment; they are Copper Ridge Middle School, Chaparral High School and
Desert Mountain High School.
There are a variety of private school choices such as Notre Dame Preparatory
High School and Scottsdale Christian Academy.