Things To Know

Frequently Asked Questions:


We have two beautiful golf courses and a par-3 executive course that are fun to play and provide an abundance of open space for all to enjoy. The country club is private and member-owned. All Rio Verde residents are social members of the club and may upgrade to golf members for the complete active lifestyle.

Rio Verde has all the amenities you need for an active lifestyle including, tennis and pickleball courts, an art studio, fitness center, community church, library, hiking trails, biking and more. Our amenities are close. Residents enjoy traveling around the community in golf carts, on bikes, or on foot.

Surrounded on all four sides by open desert terrain.  National Forest on our north and east.  Regional park to the west and pecan and citrus orchards on the south give Rio 360 degrees like no other community.

Unparalleled openness, peacefulness and quiet.

Renewable and sustainable water supply.

Rio Verde is a designated 55+ retirement community where residents pay no town or school taxes, just county taxes.


Community Association annual dues for 2019 are $4,146. Dues include use of all Community Association facilities, including the swimming pool, tennis and pickle ball courts, bocce ball courts, and common areas.


Property taxes are based on property valuations determined by the county assessor. Rio Verde residents pay no town or school taxes, just county taxes. Annual property taxes on a 2,500-square-foot home are in the $2,200-to-$2,700 range.


The Community Church of the Verdes is very welcoming and has both Protestant and Catholic services every Sunday.

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Custom Homes & Lots
“Rio Verde is a magical place. We sit on our patio and gaze up at a million stars you can actually see. And with the quiet, we hear owls, coyotes, and other wonderful desert sounds.”- Bill and Anne Lewis, Colorado
Rio Verde has 980 custom-built homes, town-homes, and villas ranging in price from less than $200,000 to over $1 million. As a low-density, master-planned community, you’ll find that most homes are on large lots with golf course, mountain, or desert views. Prospective homeowners will appreciate our community’s low taxes and competitive real estate prices.

To learn more about owning a home in Rio Verde, please click here for one of our preferred realtors.

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Club Membership
“It’s a place where everyone knows your name. Dining in the Verde Pub is a favorite and so is taking a whirl on the dance floor during parties.”- Don and Lori McCormick, Minnesota

Rio Verde Country Club is the social center of the community for everyone who lives here. Friends and neighbors gather for morning coffee at the Rio Verde Pub. Lunch on the Pub patio after golf, tennis, or bridge is always popular. We like to dress up for dinner dances, jazz concerts, wine dinners, and other special evenings in the Sundance Room.

Spending time at the club with neighbors, friends, and family is what makes living in Rio Verde so enjoyable.

All Rio Verde residents are social members of the club, which also has 365 golfing memberships. New Rio Verde homeowners who join the club as golfing members within 30 days of escrow receive a reduced initiation fee. The club offers golfing membership plans for both couples and individuals.

For complete membership information, contact David Benham, Membership Director, at 480-471-3410 or

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Medical Services
The Rio Verde Fire Department is located in the community, with full emergency medical services and an on-site ambulance.

The average response time to an emergency is 3 minutes and 43 seconds. Rio Verde is also supported by an EMS helicopter for critical emergencies. Rio Verde is about 25 minutes from Mayo Clinic and 27 minutes from Honor Health, Scottsdale Thompson Peak. 

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Post Office
“We’re fortunate to have our own post office where everyone greets neighbors and catches up on local news.”- Nancy Werner, Texas

Rio Verde, AZ 85263

Rio Verde’s friendly, small-town feel comes to life at the post office. People come in their golf carts, on foot, and by bike or car. Each home has its own post office box, so a daily trip to pick up the mail is a chance to meet friends and learn about current events. The Rio Verde post office is full service, with its own postmaster and ZIP Code.

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