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San Tan Valley NEIGHBORHOODS

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Gilbert

Gilbert, Arizona features many diverse housing options that make it simple to discover your new home. From finding your dream home or if you’re just starting out. Gilbert can match everyone’s housing needs. Gilbert is one of Americas Top 20 thriving cities and is located just southeast of Phoenix. Over the years Gilbert has become a very sought after destination in Arizona to live in; thanks to its expanding neighborhoods, the exceptional school system, beautiful weather, and the wide array of outdoor and cultural attractions. With its modern look and appeal, Gilbert is quickly becoming one of the greatest cities in the East Valley for everyone. There are many fine affordable sub-divisions and planned communities to choose from and all are convenient to the many specialized hospitals that the Metro Phoenix area is known for.

Mesa

Mesa, Arizona is the third largest city in Arizona offering the convenience of amenities for every home owner. With over 130 square miles, Mesa offers the healthy mix of a flourishing metropolis and the comfortable feel of a suburban environment. Mesa is perfect for those looking for a moderate lifestyle. With positive business, educational, and recreational opportunities, Mesa caters too much of the young and seasoned in the East Valley. Mesa Community College, one of the finest colleges in the state is located in the heart of Mesa, along with the famed light rail. With the sprouting of new shops and restaurants opening near and around the communities all the time, there is a reason why Mesa is well known in Arizona. Mesa is home to The Banner Hospital System and hosts one of the finest Heart hospitals in the nation.

Tempe

The home of the Arizona Sun Devils and Arizona State University. Tempe is perhaps one of the most unique and beautiful cities in Arizona. Visitors from around the country visit Tempe for its entertainment districts, food, and for its unique beauty. Many of the walkways and entertainment centers are layers with beautiful brickwork mixed with modern architecture. Historic and luxury homes can be found within the heart of the city. With so many noteworthy appeals, Tempe it is hard to choose which part is the best. Weather it’s the extremely affordable homes and amenities, the many walk around food and entertainment districts, or the huge amount of affordable small and large homes, Tempe truly is amazing.

Florence

Many think of Florence and say, “The place where movies are made here in Arizona.” And that is absolutely true. More importantly, Florence is for those who have quite not been able to get along with the busy Arizona Valley. Florence is a nice change of pace, but that is not to say there is nothing to do in Florence. Many who visit Florence often return and have said that it reminds them of an old western town. The close nit communities and old fashion charms of this East Valley city are not easily forgotten. Again, that is not to say Florence is without activity. The world famous County Thunder comes through Florence, and the San Tan Flats steak house attracts people from all over the state. Many of the housing communities often have a club house and community areas which is perfect for a night out; but not wanting to travel all the way to Phoenix to do something. There are communities here for 55 and older as well as family communities. Anthem at Merrill Ranch is perhaps the best known of all.

Chandler

Chandler, Arizona has a very interesting upbringing history and since then has become cutting edge. It has utilized a very efficient irrigation system to turn the dry desert lands of Arizona into lands with forever lasting economic life. Chandler is a popular draw for travelers from all around Arizona and the country because of the many family festivals it hosts, such as the Ostrich Festival. Chandler offers world class golfing resorts, delicious restaurants, premier shopping courts and entertainment plazas. It is obvious that Chandler offers a high quality of life for its residents. Wide array of luxury homes, smaller single family homes and horse property are spread out through the city. The clean looks and roads of Chandler, is something travelers would say their first time through Chandler.

Apache Junction and Gold Canyon

Located just east of Mesa along U.S. Route 60, Apache Junction is within both Maricopa and Pinal counties. The town is bounded by the highly recognizable Superstition Mountains, a highly visited site for hiking, mountain climbing, boating and mountaineering. The mountains and surrounding areas also provide for off road vehicles, motor bikes, four wheeler riding and many beautiful golf courses. Apache Junction and Gold Canyon feels far enough away from busy city life, but provides a quick ride back thanks to the U.S. Route 60. The housing available range from modular homes to luxurious living which each property offering the beautiful view of the mountains. Perhaps the most popular attraction in AJ is the Goldfield Ghost Town.

San Tan Valley

The San Tan Valley area is one of the fastest growing, most preferred places to live in the South East Valley. Some of the finest, most well procured communities are located within this part of town. Anthem at Merrill Ranch in the southernmost part of the area is quickly becoming the most popular. The very green and well-groomed community has an eighteen-hole golf course, full size recreational and community center with a water park right next door. There is also a clubhouse that servers lunch and dinner for its residents. Anthem offers an Active Adult side, as well as, a Family side. In the center of the community there is a large green belt with amphitheater and beautiful lake which host many community events. Everyone from around the area is welcome to the free events.

Queen Creek

The Town of Queen Creek is primarily located in the southeast corner of Maricopa County with some overlap into Pinal County. The majority of Queen Creek is within the borders of Maricopa County. Queen Creek recently annexed the Banner Ironwood Hospital, which is in Pinal County. The Town is within 10 minutes of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and 45 minutes of Sky Harbor International Airport. This small town is an oasis in the East Valley of the Phoenix metropolitan area is a world apart from city life. Families on irrigated acre lots and in friendly subdivisions live among farmers and ranchers, enjoying a rural lifestyle. The Town of Queen Creek attracts thousands of visitors each year for its u-pick fruit and vegetable crops and seasonal festivals. Scenic views include the San Tan Mountains to the south and the Superstition Mountains to the northeast. San Tan Mountain Regional Park offers open space and recreational opportunities. As development occurs and funding allows, Queen Creek is acquiring and developing two major washes crossing the community as the foundation of a parks and trail system. Historical sites include the Old Main school building and the ruins of a Butterfield Stage stop.

Maricopa City

Maricopa has grown tremendously but has not lost its identity or its sense of community. Rich in history, innate beauty, and friendly people, Maricopa is a fantastic place to raise a family, build a business, or just embrace the warm winter climate and watch the incredible desert sunset out in an array of bright colors across the evening sky and then gently disappear behind the rugged western mountains. Today, Maricopa continues to celebrate its cultural diversity, grow and prosper as a community and a regional economic development partner and provide the many outstanding amenities that its residents value and utilize every day. Maricopa is the only city in the nation bordered by two Native American communities and continues to honor and celebrate this cultural diversity and embraces the American ingenuity and pioneering spirit that has been an integral part of its community for centuries.

Marana

The Town of Marana was incorporated only a little more than 30 years ago, the Marana area and land has long since been a community center for agriculture and trade for many people and cultures. Marana’s unique position straddling Interstate 10 just northwest of Tucson and only 90 minutes south of Phoenix contributes to its unique position as an emerging logistics hub. Marana has also invested over the past decade in infrastructure improvements to the Marana Regional Airport, quickly making it a popular facility for executive travel and general aviation. One of the greatest features about Marana is the business centers that are going up which are guiding people more towards this area. Marana is quickly growing, and is striving to maintain the rich modern look of southern Arizona.