Foothills Ranchos is a wonderful large lot subdivision just south of Thunderbird and west of the commercial development on Scottsdale Road. What most people don’t know is that for years, Thunderbird Rd did not connect with Scottsdale Road, falling about 400 feet of dirt short.
The story goes that two enterprising residents of Foothills Ranchos, one a landscaper and the other owned a paving company, got together one evening and before sunrise they had “completed” two lanes of Thunderbird to Scottsdale Road. Once done, the City of Phoenix had no choice but to come in and finish the job with extra lanes and curbing.
69th St – Scottsdale Rd
Larkspur – Sweetwater
Large desert-style lots, close access to Cactus Park