Welcome To The Phoenix Urban Village Of Ahwatukee
Before searching Ahwatukee Homes For Sale you should know something about Ahwatukee.
The Phoenix Urban Village of Ahwatukee, is situated south of South Mountain which separates it from the rest of the City of Phoenix. Ahwatukee is the southernmost of the city’s 15 urban villages. Ahwatukee is located on the southern flanks of South Mountain which separates Ahwatukee from Phoenix city center which lie to the north. Ahwatukee homes for sale are nestled in the canyons and foothills of south mountains southern flanks.
Ahwatukee residential development started in the early to mid 70’s when Presley Homes planned a retirement community complete with golf course and Community center. The community was a success, however, development was limited to the retirement community until the mid 80’s when several builders started residential construction down the 48th St. corridor. As development continued, residential and commercial construction progressed westward along Chandler Blvd. and Ray Rd. to create the communities of Mountain Park Ranch and The Ahwatukee Foothills. By the early 90’s few construction had spilled across Desert Foothills Parkway into the communities of Foothills Club West.
Major hospitals are located in downtown Phoenix and in the adjoining cities of Tempe, Chandler and Mesa. Ahwatukee has plenty of restaurants ranging from the usual chains you would expect, excellent local establishments that include pizza, sports bars and ethnic foods. There are also several excellent choices for upscale dining. There are two USPS locations in Ahwatukee. Ahwatukee has just about every kind of conceivable shopping. There is an AMC Multiplex Theatre, Barnes and Noble, Office Max as well as several large chain grocery stores scattered throughout the area. Most of the Big Box chains such as Lowes, Home Depot, Costco and Sam’s Club are located immediately east of Ahwatukee, across the I-10 Interstate, in Chandler.
Ahwatukee is a short commute from downtown Phoenix and Sky Harbor Airport. You will discover that the short drive is well worth your effort as you enter Ahwatukee’s quiet neighborhoods, nestled around pristine, shimmering desert lakes and along the lush fairways of the three Ahwatukee Golf Courses. Ahwatukee Homes For Sale come in all styles, sizes and price points to meet the needs of every discriminating buyer.
Ahwatukee Homes For Sale, are serviced by the the highly acclaimed Kyrene School District. Both Desert Vista and Mountain Point high schools serve Ahwatukee residents are part of the Tempe Union High School District. To get local school scores and more information about these schools check out the Ahwatukee Schools page on my website. The highly rated Horizon Community Learning Center is an Ahwatukee charter school and a viable option in addition to the public schools.
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