Trovas is a gated luxury community found inside McDowell Mountain Ranch. It was developed by Coventry Homes from 1996 ~ 1999 and consists of 134 single story homes and 124 (93%) have pools. The average square footage of the homes is 3,415 and the average lot size is 12,931 and 124 (93%) have pools. Trovas is situated in the easternmost section of McDowell Mountain Ranch, it is at the base of the McDowell’s and it borders the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, making the most magnificent, endless views of the wide open desert landscape. Trovas offers all the best that McDowell Mountain Ranch has to offer. There are walking and biking trails that wind throughout the community, ultimately leading to either one of the two community centers that feature such amenities as tennis, basketball, volleyball, heated pools and spas, and grassy play areas for the children. The beauty of it all is breathtaking.
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.