There’s something special about starting a new book – pages ahead full of possibilities, adventures to be had, new characters to meet. And the prelude is where it all begins.

The story has just begun at Shea’s newest development, Prelude at Storyrock. We’re thrilled to have just broken ground at this exciting new master planned community.

Prelude is the first community under construction at the Storyrock master planned community, situated in northeast Scottsdale at the edge of the magnificent McDowell Sonoran Preserve. This gated community offers the best of high Sonoran Desert living, with access to beautiful trails that wind through 30,000+ acres of protected desert habitat.

Storyrock will bring a fresh and modern approach to Sonoran living by giving you a personal retreat in one of Phoenix’s most enamoring natural settings, while keeping you close to the cultural action of Scottsdale. Sweeping panoramic views showcase Troon Mountain, Four Peaks, McDowell Mountains, the Superstitions, and more of the Valley’s most iconic backdrops.

The McDowell Sonoran Preserve offers you 150 miles of trails across 30,000 acres of protected land to explore. Six private trailhead connections will give residents easy access to gorgeous vistas that will remain pristine and protected.

Storyock is designed for the outdoor life, and that’s not just hiking and biking through the Preserve. Thirteen of AZ’s notable golf clubs are less than 15 minutes away. World class dining, shopping, entertainment, museums, spas, fitness clubs, equestrian centers… it’s all waiting just outside your door.

But when the sun goes down and the stars come out, you wouldn’t know you’re in country’s fifth largest metropolitan area. Set away from the intense city lights of Phoenix, residents will enjoy unprecedented views of the night sky, so add stargazing to your list of activities. And that’s not the only thing that makes this location so ideal. Access to the nearby freeways makes it easy to traverse the Valley. Less than a 30-40-minute drive from your home you’ll have access to Sky Harbor Airport, lakes and rivers for watersports, luxury shopping centers, and cultural extravaganzas like the Phoenix Open, Barrett Jackson Car Auction, Spring Training, and so much more.

The new construction of 51 homes of Prelude at Storyrock range from approximately 2,973 to 4,019 square feet, with 4 to 5 beds, 3.5 to 4.5 baths, and 3 to 4 car garages. Five distinct new home floorplans feature Contemporary Adobe and Desert Contemporary architecture and are designed to embrace an outdoor lifestyle. Large homesites offer plenty of room to spread out and enjoy your natural surroundings. The grand opening is set for fall of this year.

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Prelude at Storyrock in Scottsdale, AZ

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