About Ancala

Ancala is a beautiful community located high in the McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale, Arizona. The guard-gated community is noted for its championship golf course, safety, and beauty.

The community of Ancala stretches across 850-acres of the Sonoran Desert and has incredible views of the famous Camelback and the McDowell Mountains. It has its own community park which, in addition to grassy play areas, has a basketball court, swing set, picnic table area, water fountain, barbecue grill, and restroom. The Ancala Country Club is located within the community and offers an 18-hole golf course, casual and formal restaurants, fitness center, heated swimming pool and lighted tennis courts.





Ancala provides close proximity to three excelling schools: Anasazi Elementary, Mountainside Middle School, and Desert Mountain High School. Strategically located with easy access to the 101 freeway, Ancala is near recreational areas in Scottsdale which offer upscale shopping, restaurants, spas, healthcare facilities, and many recreational activities.

Ancala is fortunate to have a full-time, on-site executive director, committed to helping maintain Ancala as an upscale community. For questions about Ancala, contact 480-661-1066 or [email protected].

*When purchasing the land in 1937, Frank Lloyd Wright envisioned homes on the side of the McDowell Mountains looking like “butterflies alighting on a rock.” His vision and property was the land for Ancala.¬†Ancala was named after a rock and flower garden in Scotland.

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