Thursday, June 14, 2012 1:38 PM
Tim and Kym Team
Best Neighborhoods in Phoenix Az. Focus Glendale 2012
Welcome to Glendale Az neighborhood and homes for sale information....we are often asked which neighborhoods are the most popular and why. Here are some of the top choices made by residents in the area, this will provide you with insight as you plan your move and decide which neighborhood or area is most fitting for your lifestyle and family. First, a little bit about the city, and to follow a recap of this year's top neighborhoods.
Glendale is a bustling suburb of the metro Phoenix area that about 225,000 call home. Located convenient to several freeway systems it makes for an easy commute into downtown. Glendale is billed as the "Antique capital of Arizona" with many renowned shops located in the heart of downtown. The downtown plaza retains the feel of yesteryear and hosts many events and festivals throughout the year. Glendale is home to The Arizona Cardinals as well as the Phoenix Coyotes. Westgate, a major entertainment complex houses the University of Phoenix stadium, Jobbing Arena, and a host of shopping and dining venues. Midwestern University is metro Phoenix's first medical school and has been rapidly expanding over recent years in Glendale. Thunderbird School of Global Management, a post-graduate business school also resides here.
Glendale Master Planned Communities
1) Arrowhead Ranch- Hands down the number 1 ranked community in Glendale is also a top pick from Phoenix Magazines 'Best Places to Live 2012'. What makes this community so popular? For starters:
Location. Arrowhead Ranch is located adjacent to the 101 freeway between 67th Ave and 75th Ave in the 85308 zip code. From this area you can be downtown in 35 minutes, Scottsdale in 30 minutes, and if you are a sports buff--- 20 minutes to football and hockey. Arrowhead shopping mall is right in the community providing hundreds of shopping venues, as well as dining choices. Arrowhead Hospital is also in the community.
Homes Arrowhead Ranch offers a beautiful assortment of dwellings, from a 1 bedroom condo on the golf course, to custom estates in the hills, there is something for everyone. For a snapshot of homes available for rent or purchase visit us here: Arrowhead Ranch Homes for Sale
Affordable When you compare communities throughout greater Phoenix, Arrowhead Ranch stacks up as a place offering the most, for a price that is definitely a value. There is a very wide range in prices, but compare the value against other areas in Phoenix and you will find the results are impressive.
Outdoor Living Why many of us love to call Arizona home wouldn't you say? You can't beat the area for being outdoors. Thunderbird National Preserve comprised in the Hedgpeth Hills offers residents 20 miles of mixed use trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding, 15 picnic ramadas, and wildlife viewing areas. Next door neighborhood Arrowhead Lakes offers boating with catch and release fishing for residents and offers a stunning boat parade at Christmas. Golfing! Arrowhead Ranch offers a wonderful country club, Arrowhead Golf Club. Not interested in a membership? Try the also popular Legends Golf Course, a public pay as you go course. Throughout the neighborhood you will find many parks and tot lots for enjoyment with family and pets.
Schools Arrowhead Ranch offers several high ranking elementary schools, junior high and high schools nearby- and is located in the Deer Valley School District.
Stay tuned for part 2 of the Top 5 communities in Glendale Az 2012