Paradise Valley, Arizona is located in Maricopa County. First settled in the 1880s, it was mostly grazing land for cattle. The area was called Paradise Valley when the Rio Verde Canal Company surveyors were enchanted with its great beauty. The area saw little growth until after the second world war. Residences were modest in size and sat on an acre or more of land. Concerned that annexation leading to subdivisions would ruin the rural lifestyle, the Citizens Committee for Incorporation made petition to the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors for incorporation as a town. This community has an estimated population of 14,400 residents.
This affluent area has many resorts, golf courses and artistic venues to offer. The Sanctuary on Camelback is located at the foothills of Camelback Mountain, a luxury resort overlooking Paradise Valley. Besides a restaurant that features Chef Beau MacMillan, it offers a pool, tennis courts and trails for hiking. Those who appreciate architectural styles will find Consanti interesting. It is the home and studios of Paolo Soleri, an Italian-American author, and architect. It is open to the public and features exhibits of his work. The Goldwater Memorial is a small park established to pay honor to Senator Barry Goldwater. A statue of the senator looks out over his retirement home. The shoppers will find the Paradise Valley Mall offers major stores with an area for children’s play and a carousel.
The Paradise Valley real estate offers luxury single-family homes on beautiful plots as well as townhomes. There are single story or multi-story homes in Paradise Valley, ranging from three to seven bedrooms. This friendly community has strong ties to its rural beginnings, as is reflected in the beautiful landscaped homes. Considered a warm and welcoming community, this affluent community has a lot to offer. With the luxury resorts and golf courses that offer a challenge to players, and the amazing weather, the local amenities when combined with those of other communities, makes this a must-see destination in the Scottsdale area. If you would like more information on homes for sale in Paradise Valley, Arizona, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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