To regular vacationers and smart home buyers, Peoria, Arizona, has long been one of the most desirable locations in the Grand Canyon State. With its desert vistas, beautiful mountains, master planned communities with lakes, country clubs and golf courses, Peoria has a lot to offer including diverse housing opportunities with record levels of affordability. According to Arizona State University’s Center for Real Estate, the median price for an existing home in Peoria is $142,255, and for a new home is $227,500.
Some of the more popular neighborhoods in Peoria include Vistancia, Westwing Mountain, and Cibola Vista.
Vistancia’s three villages offer resort-style living in homes that range from modest starters to upscale villas. With ancient arroyos, burrowing jackrabbits and captivating desert vistas around every bend, the trail at Vistancia offers new opportunities for discovery everyday. At Vistancia, the best amenities are masterfully woven throughout this accessible and intimate living environment, allowing residents an active lifestyle right at home. From the aquatic park to golf set within tall native grasses to brisk morning walks along the Discovery Trail, Vistancia offers everything you could ever ask for from a community.
Westwing Mountain is minutes from downtown Phoenix, yet surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of the high Sonoran Desert, this master-planned community allows its residents to enjoy the best of both worlds. Comprised of approximately 2,000 homes on 1,300 acres, Westwing Mountain features a 340-acre mountain preserve lined with miles of hiking and mountain bike trails. In addition, the community has loads of features to entice residents to spend even more time outside, including grassy parks, playgrounds for the little ones, picnic tables and ramadas, sports areas, grilling facilities and a community center complete with a splash pad for cooling off on those warm summer days.
Cibola Vista is a community that offers a resort hotel, tennis and swimming, trails, a river master plan, all on 198 acres of pristine land. This innovative new neighborhood offers a distinctive approach to sustainable living through Meritage Homes. Meritage is the only top-10 homebuilder that’s 100% ENERGY STAR® qualified at no additional cost. Every home they build comes with the best energy-efficient features, materials, and appliances – standard.