The Verdes

Welcome to The Verdes: Rio Verde, Tonto Verde, Vista Verde
Active Adult Living 20 minutes from Scottsdale and bordering the Tonto National Forest

Why would you choose to live in the Verdes?

  • Proximity to Scottsdale and the Sonoran desert beauty make this community highly desirable.
  • You desire a more upscale community where most homes are custom built and unique.
  • You want access to board a horse, or are an avid rider; the Verdes has its own stables and is a feature no other active adult community offers!

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Tucked into the high Sonoran desert just east of Scottsdale, Rio Verde is an active adult community known for its spectacular mountain views, its serenity and its outstanding servicesand amenities. Golf and more, the community features two Tom Lehman designed golf courses, a clubhouse, resort heated pool, a high tech center, classrooms, and more. Homes were built from the early 1980s to mid-2000s, there are many different builders, sizes, and styles to choose from, many with unparalleled golf and mountain views.

Tonto Verde active adult living houses approximately 717 home sites ranging from the 200s to the 2Ms, and two golf courses designed by Gary Panks and David Graham. The Peaks course opened in 1994, and the first homes were constructed that year through the mid-2000s. The Ranch golf course opened in 1999 and very  unique to most resort communities, the first 18 hole natural grass ‘putting’ course is located here. In 2010 a major renovation of the clubhouse garnered a first place award from Golf Inc. for best clubhouse renovation. The Santa Fe style facility boasts breathtaking views overlooking two lakes and the golf course.

Vista Verde is the newest of the Verdes’ collection. Custom home sites are available and on occasion a resale of a newer existing home becomes available as well. The Vista Verde Golf course opened in 2006 and the 18 hole course was designed by Ken Kavanaugh, ultimately the course will have 27 holes. The practice facility at Vista Verde is a great place to hone your golf skills.


Latest Real Estate

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29216 N SUMMIT SPRINGS Road, Rio Verde, AZ 85263
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# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Square Footage: 3027
Year Built: 2019
Description: This open design with 15 1/2 ft ceilings is light, airy and great for enter...
Last Updated: October - 16 - 2019
17237 E FORT VERDE Road, Rio Verde, AZ 85263
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Open House (10/19/2019 - 1:00 pm)
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Square Footage: 2900
Year Built: 2019
Description: Amazing opportunity to own this brand new, never lived in home that feature...
Last Updated: October - 16 - 2019
17659 E FORT VERDE Road, Rio Verde, AZ 85263
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Open House (10/19/2019 - 12:00 pm)
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 2441
Year Built: 2017
Description: Endless mountain views on a premium lot enhance the perfection of this open...
Last Updated: October - 16 - 2019
18814 E Blue Sky Drive, Rio Verde, AZ 85263
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Status: Pending
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1394
Year Built: 2019
Subdivision: Tonto Verde
Description: New home ready now! This move-in ready Taylor Morrison home has more than $...
Last Updated: October - 16 - 2019
26009 N RIO Lane, Rio Verde, AZ 85263
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# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1727
Year Built: 1974
Subdivision: RIO VERDE
Description: Great location! Convenient to ALL Rio Verde Amenities! Home, Garage and lot...
Last Updated: October - 16 - 2019
26817 N SANDSTONE SPRINGS Road, Rio Verde, AZ 85263
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Open House (10/17/2019 - 12:00 pm)
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Square Footage: 3414
Year Built: 2010
Description: Backing to nearly 3.0 Million Acres of Tonto National Forest -this is the u...
Last Updated: October - 16 - 2019
18460 E AVENIDA DEL RAY, Rio Verde, AZ 85263
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# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 2069
Year Built: 1980
Subdivision: RIO VERDE
Description: Pride of ownership is evident in this lovely home. It is slightly elevated ...
Last Updated: October - 16 - 2019
17905 E VISTA DESIERTO, Rio Verde, AZ 85263
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# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 2322
Year Built: 2016
Description: Welcome to your new 2 beds + den with double doors, 2.5 baths dream home wi...
Last Updated: October - 16 - 2019
17993 E SILVER SAGE Lane, Rio Verde, AZ 85263
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Status: Closed
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1543
Year Built: 2018
Subdivision: Trilogy at Verde river
Description: Beautiful resort living home at Trilogy Verde River, just 10 minutes from n...
Last Updated: October - 16 - 2019
17315 E QUAIL TRACK Road, Rio Verde, AZ 85263
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3
Square Footage: 3046
Year Built: 2019
Subdivision: Metes and Bounds
Description: NEW SEMI CUSTOM Home jaw dropping views with expansive open views, EPCOR wa...
Last Updated: October - 15 - 2019

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Arrowhead Fairways Condo for Sale!

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