Many people consider buying a home in a gated community. I love living in a great master-planned community. This gives homeowners a great variety of home prices, styles, and locations and gated options. Additionally, as a real estate agent in the area, I find this a great community. Buyers choose from single or two-story homes of varying size. There are many location options, such as backing to walking paths. Homeowners can also buy homes which back to Parks or South Mountain hillside lots.
The Kyrene School district offers families an excellent School District. Additionally, Logos elementary school now offer dual language learning to students This prepares students to understand the Spanish language as well as English.
Also, this large community provides an opportunity for homeowners to downsize as time goes on. They can downsize while remaining in the same community as friends. Sellers stay close to family and continue to enjoy the restaurants and shopping they with which they are familiar.
#1 Gated Communities in Mountain Park Ranch
There are 4 gated communities within the Mountain Park Ranch Community in Ahwatukee. Aso, these homes offer a homeowner the feeling of security and exclusivity. Also, living in a gated community will limit the access of people coming and going without access codes into the community. However, will this stop everyone from coming in? No, access is available to delivery trucks and newspaper and other delivery services. Also, if you have kids you can rest assured they will share the gate codes with their friends. My sons used to have codes for any community where
#2 Estates at the Ranch
This is a great small community made up of about seventy homes. This community is located just south of Chandler Blvd in Ahwatukee. Also, this closely knitted community, built by Americor, has all single story homes. There are various floor plans and some homes include private pools. This is the only community in Mountain Park Ranch with natural gas available in many of the homes.
Most of the Mountain Park Ranch homes do not have gas service. Some of the homes in this community do have gas to the property. The decision to have gas to the property was determined by the original homeowners as part of the builder options offered. Some spec homes were built as all-electric homes as well. Other areas within Mountain Park Ranch have predominately all-electric homes.
This community has access to the 3 Community Pools in Mountain Park Ranch. This includes one which is heated in the winter, hot tubs, as well all other HOA amenities. To see what Homes are available click on the link Homes for Sale in Estates at the Ranch.
#3 Diamond Ridge I
The gated community of Diamond Ridge I is located East of Ray Road off Ranch Circle North. Additionally, these 60 homes were built by Knoell / Shea. These homes have single and two-story options. Some do have larger lots than one typically sees Ahwatukee. Also, construction was started on these homes in 1987. Additionally, as with many homes in Ahwatukee and within Mountain Park Ranch, many of these homes have been nicely updated which. Many of these homes are move-in ready. If you are looking for a gated community in Mountain Park Ranch this may be the place for you! Click on the link Homes for Sale in Diamond Ridge 1 to see what’s available.
#4 Diamond Ridge I I
This community has about 86 homes nestled in the South Mountain valley areas in Ahwatukee. Additionally, many homes are situated on preserve lots. These lots provide privacy and amazing views of South Mountain. Also, residents often see (and hear) coyotes, javelina and other wildlife visiting homes in the area.
The Javelina love to eat flowers and it isn’t unusual to find one at your front door munching on plantings! Also, the homes in the community were built by Knoell / Shea. This community combines single and two-story home semi-custom home. Homeowners enjoy a community pool and community park.
The builder, Knoell / Shea provided new owners with many builder options to customize homes to the needs of the buyers. Homeowners have upgraded and updated these homes over the last few years. While there are no new home communities in Mountain Park Ranch, buyers today can still buy highly upgraded homes with larger lots. Many of these have amazing mountain view within the heart of Ahwatukee.
This community has access to the 3 Community Pools in Mountain Park Ranch (including one which is heated in the winter), hot tubs, as well all other HOA amenities. Click on the link Homes for Sale in Diamond Ridge 2 to see what is available.
#5 Canyon Reserve
The private community of Canyon Reserve is made up of about 60 custom homes. Also, this community is nestled in one of the many valley areas of Mountain Park. Homes in the exclusive gated community are on either side of the single road in and out of the community.
The custom homes all have dramatic mountain views. Additionally, the owners have selected a variety of home levels and floor plans making each home unique. In addition, sellers build custom homes. Additionally, the owners have been able to take advantage of the dramatic views. These have unique lot locations to make sure the spectacular view. The custom homes are sure to please even the most discerning buyer, should the owner decide to leave this lovely canyon area.
This community, while providing upscale living also retains easy access to Ahwatukee. Homeowners have convenient freeway access along fine dining and shopping. Additionally, move up buyers from elsewhere in Mountain Park Ranch do not have to change schools when the need to change homes becomes necessary. If you like to see what Homes are available, click on the link to Homes available in Canyon Reserve.
#6 Master Planned Community
Mountain Park Ranch is one of the many master-planned communities in Ahwatukee with something for everyone. This community has low HOA fees. Additionally, homeowners have access to the highly rated Kyrene School District. Also, there are several Ahwatukee private schools. In addition, the convenient southeast valley location makes commuting a breeze! You will find a variety of Home styles and pricing options and that makes this community a must look for anyone moving the Valley of the Sun. In addition to the pools and other amenities within the gated communities, all gated communities also have access to the 3 Mountain Park Ranch pool and spa areas. The pool at 15216 S. Ranch Circle Dr.is heated in the winter!.
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