Scottsdale is a popular and affluent city east of Phoenix, Arizona. It's known for its spa resorts, championship golf courses, scenic Sonoran Desert landscaped neighborhoods, shopping and dining options. Scottsdale attracts many young professional resident, young families as well as retirees. Housing options widely range from high-end modern condominiums, custom built estates, golf course homes, gated family oriented communities to horse properties. Scottsdale offers many amenities to residents and visitors: Scottsdale's McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West, Old Town Scottsdale, Scottsdale's Museum of the West, Odysea in the Desert, Desert Botanical Garden, TPC Scottsdale and Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall for upscale shopping and Scottsdale Quarter and Kierland for an outdoor high end retail/restaurant hub. Scottsdale public school are highly rated but there are plenty of options for those looking for private schools.