A serene desert escape with 360 degree mountain views

Welcome to Fountain Hills

​​​​​​​The town of Fountain Hills was built around, and named after, its iconic fountain, which shoots water up to 560 feet in the air, making it one of the tallest in the world. The town is surrounded by the McDowell Mountains, which also influenced its naming. Homes in Fountain Hills are known for blending into the natural desert surroundings, many of which are styled with Southwestern or Tuscan architectural elements. Residents enjoy breathtaking views of the McDowell Mountains throughout the town, as there are no tall buildings within town limits to block the scenic sights.

Without a doubt, Fountain Hills is a town that naturally draws you to the beautiful outdoors. The town is home to some of the most scenic golf courses in the state — FireRock Country Club and Eagle Mountain Golf Club. You can also pick from other courses like Desert Canyon Golf Club and SunRidge Canyon Golf Club for a change of pace.

What to Love

  • An active art scene
  • Beautiful, private properties in a peaceful community
  • Panoramic views of Four Peaks
  • Plenty of golfing spots

Local Lifestyle

​​​Fountain Hills has established itself as a town of luxury and artsy lifestyle that continues to attract new residents year after year. Many are drawn to its sense of privacy and serenity as it’s nestled in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains. The town lends itself to a leisurely and relaxed lifestyle with panoramic views, many biking and walking paths, parks, and golf courses. The warm weather in Fountain Hills ensures residents can bask in the sun all year long without worrying about harsh winter months. Once you experience all that the town has to offer, you'll have a hard time trying to find a more pleasurable and peaceful place to live.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

​​​​​​​While Fountain Hills is away from the hustle and bustle of the city, you won’t have to travel into Phoenix for a tasty dish. For an authentic Italian dining experience, Arrivederci Cucina Italiana or Sapori D’Italia are two resident staples in Fountain Hills. Both offer a relaxed and intimate ambiance, which is the perfect setting for enjoying your meal. La Mai Thai is another local favorite restaurant in Fountain Hills, offering a unique Asian cuisine experience. Here, diners can enjoy excellent service and even better meals- the Phad Thai is a must-try!

Things to Do

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​On your way into town, don’t forget to stop at the Fountain Hills Viewing Point, where you can bask in the breathtaking landscape the town is known for. However, you’ll soon come to find out that the views never leave you in this town!

As mentioned, the golf scene is a big part of the town's appeal. Nonetheless, even if you are not an avid golfer, there’s plenty to do in Fountain Hills. In Arizona we are never short of sunny days; making it ideal for strolls and picnics at Fountain Park. In addition, the town hosts a variety of annual festivals like St. Patrick's Day Greening of the Fountain, and the Fountain Hills Art Festival (where residents experience and support local art).

There is a prominent art culture embedded in the Fountain Hills community. In fact, the town's art collection boasts close to 150 pieces. Residents and visitors alike can marvel at the various pieces at the Centennial Circle Sculpture Garden at the Fountain Hills Community Center. The Avenue of Fountains Plaza also displays a beautiful bronze eagle statue named "Freedom," which represents the American way of life. In addition, Fountain Hills has bronze statues of former American presidents at Fountain Park. Fountain Hills' art culture goes even further with the Fountain Hills Artist Gallery and the Emerson Art Gallery, which display pieces from both local and national artists.


    Fountain Hills belongs to the Fountain Hills Unified School District. Some notable schools in the community include:

    Overview for FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ

    23,810 people live in FOUNTAIN HILLS, where the median age is 59.7 and the average individual income is $61,147. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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    FOUNTAIN HILLS has 11,048 households, with an average household size of 2.15. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in FOUNTAIN HILLS do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 23,810 people call FOUNTAIN HILLS home. The population density is 1,162.63 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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