Are You Looking For A Place To Call Home?
When looking for a place to call home in the Phoenix major metropolitan area, there’s no better place to look than in the East Valley. The Phoenix area is made up is dozens of smaller towns and suburbs, each one offering it’s own unique charm and culture, ranging from urban to rural and the cozy “small town” feel in between. Nestled in the foothills of Superstition Mountain, Gold Canyon is a newer, unincorporated city about 45 minutes east of the Phoenix Sky Harbor airport, and is considered an upscale community with many affordable homes for sale.
Since many of the homes have been built since 2000, there are many options to suit your needs, be it a single-family home, a condo, or a custom built luxury home in a private, gated community. With all the amenities of the city at your fingertips, either in Gold Canyon itself or easily accessible via the freeways, you’ll still be able to enjoy the beautiful desert landscape of the Sonoran Desert.
Named one of the fastest growing towns in the country, Gilbert Arizona boasts “Small Town Feel with Big City Appeal,” as is the town’s slogan. Even with such rapid growth, Gilbert was named the safest municipality in Arizona in 2009 and the 24th safest community in the country. With one of the highest high school graduation rates in the nation, several prestigious colleges, and three state of the art hospitals, Gilbert also offers outstanding education programs for children and adults alike.
Gilbert is also home to the famous Riparian Institute, a 110 acre nature preserve that is truly breathtaking and a must see, whether you’re a permanent resident or just visiting for the winter. Yes, Arizona is one of the most popular “snowbird” destinations in the country, especially the East Valley of Phoenix, and Gilbert is no exception. Sunny days, warm temperatures, and dozens of golf courses, Gilbert is the winter getaway destination and a wonderful place to call home, even if just for a few months at a time.
If getting back to nature is important to you, consider looking for a home in Queen Creek or San Tan Valley, each a unique community, but each with a rich heritage based on small-town values and country friendliness. Conveniently located mere minutes away from the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Queen Creek is tucked into the base of San Tan Mountain Regional Park, where visitors and residents alike can enjoy more than 10,000 acres of the beautiful Sonoran Desert, complete with hiking and horse trails.
Be sure to check out the homes for sale in Solera at Johnson Ranch located in the town of San Tan Valley to view many beautiful homes. San Tan Valley itself is located just to the south, between Queen Creek and Florence, and also borders the San Tan Mountain Regional Park. Home to a variety of golf communities and family neighborhoods, San Tan Valley is a small, but vibrant and growing region with a young and affluent population Whether you’re looking for a simple country cottage or a sprawling ranch-style home, there’s plenty of prime real estate in Queen Creek and San Tan Valley just waiting for you.