Chandler, Arizona is located in Maricopa County. It is a suburb of Phoenix. The city had its beginning in the 1890s as a result of Dr. A.J. Chandler selling parts of the land he had accumulated in order to establish plots for homes. The new Arizona Eastern Railroad brought buyers to the area and the city had its official founding in 1912 and was incorporated in 1920. It began as an agricultural area, but the more it grew, the more it came to be known as an industrial city. It now has an estimated population of 236,123.
There is something for everyone to do in this diverse area. The Veterans Oasis Park has some 113 acres of arid land and wetland, making it the perfect habitat for both wildlife and the plants native to the Sonoran Desert. It also offers some recreational activities for those who visit. The Environmental Education Center has programming in science, fitness, and art, as well as outdoor opportunities for people of all ages. Those who love visiting museums will have to check out the Chandler Museum, which can be found in the historic McCullough-Price House. This archival research center also has a gallery with historic exhibits. The Tumbleweed Ranch is a working part of the museum. This learning center offers a 1917 house, a historic grocery store in Tumbleweed Park, and antique agricultural equipment to view. The city also offers many aquatic centers for individual swimming and team competition.
The real estate in Chandler is a combination of older single-family homes and modern, multi-level southwest style homes. With big yards and stucco siding, many Chandler homes have three to six bedrooms. With the growth that has taken place in the last 30 years, in both business and population, there have been new neighborhoods with both single-family homes as well as condos and townhomes built. With the history of this city reflected in the historic downtown, and many parks and family oriented activities that take place, this community is known to be family-friendly. When you consider the local amenities, along with work opportunities and additional things to do in Phoenix, this becomes a must-consider destination for home buyers searching in the Phoenix area. If you would like more information on homes for sale in Chandler, Arizona, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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