Desert Ridge is all about convenience, beautifully designed and landscaped neighborhoods with top-rated schools and tons of amenities. The area continues to attract families, professionals and empty nesters as Desert Ridge has a wide range of homes for a wide range of buyers. The majority of homes in Desert Ridge are single family homes. Sanctuary, a gated Toll Brothers community, offers 3 to 4 bedroom homes ranging from 1982 to 3811 square feet, as well as its own community center. Aviano features larger single family homes with 3 car garages, and 4 to 5 bedrooms. The jewel of Aviano is the community center with a large play pool, spa, tennis courts, meeting rooms, and workout facility. Next to the community center is the expansive Aviano Community Park with its immaculate soccer fields, walking paths, and an extra-large adventure playground. Fireside, built by Pulte, range from 1,903 square feet to 3,834 square feet. Fireside also has its own private community center with a large beach entry pool plus a fully-equipped fitness facility. Lockwood Estates, built by Zachar Homes, average 3,300 square feet and nearby Leroux Springs, a gated community of semi-custom homes range from 3,700 to 4,800 square feet.Villages at Aviano is a condo community built by Toll Brothers, offering direct access to two-car garages and range in size from 1,334 to 2,158 square feet. Condos are still being built in this subdivision. Another option is the Bella Monte from 1,360 to 1,835 square feet. Paradise Valley Unified School District serves Desert Ridge. The elementary schools in this community are Desert Trails, Wildfire and Fireside Elementary School, Explorer Middle School and Pinnacle High Schools.