Ahwatukee is known for it’s great golf courses, and hiking/biking trails on South Mountain, which boasts over 60 miles of paths and trails to be explored.
Relaxation is another alternative, so cooling off in the pool or spending time in the spa has become synonymous with desert living. For those times of the year when it’s just too hot for taking a walk in the hills, or when you don’t want to play outside, there are some great alternatives. With ice-skating rinks, and air-conditioned indoor entertainment centers on your doorstep, there are plenty of options. It is only a short drive away from Flagstaff where the altitude brings cooler temperatures, typically over 30 degrees color, and offers an escape if needed.
Nearby you can take a romantic horseback ride on the mountain with dinner under the stars, driver training at Bob Bondurant’s school of race car driving, or take your chances at one of the local casinos.
Homes for Sale in Ahwatukee
Ahwatukee is located in the foothills of South Mountain Park,a 16,000-acre natural reserve with more than 60 miles of purpose built trails perfect for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. Even if you don’t partake in the outdoor activities that such close proximity to a mountain offers, the views are spectacular.
Buyers are attracted to homes for sale in Ahwatukee because of its location. This budding community has a lot to offer residents and visitors alike. Aside from its proximity to the mountain, and the feeling of being far from the city, it is extremely accessible. Sky Harbor airport is approximately 20 min away for those who travel often. There is also easy access to shopping, dining, and nightlife in Ahwatukee as well as Tempe, Scottsdale, and Phoenix. Ahwatukee is complimented by a city recreation center with a park, basketball courts, soccer fields, a skate park and a public pool.
Ahwatukee is part of the Kyrenepublic school district. Ahwatukee offers schools ranging from public schools, nationally accredited private schools, to charter schools. Reviews for schools can be found on www.greatschools.org
There are many communities with homes for sale in Ahwatukee for every lifestyle. Whether you are looking for a small home, lake views, mountain views, a gated community, equestrian access or a retirement community.
1.The Foothills Reserve
The Foothills Reserve refers to a neighborhood in Ahwatukee which can be found at the end of Pecos Road. There are several neighborhoods to choose from including with the gated communities or custom homes.
There are homes for sale in Ahwatukee in this community ranging in size from approximately 1600 square feet to over 4,000+.
Club West refers to a neighborhood in Ahwatukee which can be found between 17th Avenue and Central Avenue. The community offers amenities such as a golf course, club house and Community Park with playground, tennis courts, sand volleyball, and a playground.
There are homes for sale in Ahwatukee in this community ranging in size from approximately 1300 square feet to over 4,000+ with the option of gated communities or semi-custom homes.
3. Mountain Park Ranch
Mountain Park Ranch refers to a neighborhood in the center of Ahwatukee. Mountain Park Ranch consists of 2700 acres and is made up of 9 sub-communities. The community includes a biking/walking path, a pool, spa and recreation center for their residents, as well as children’s playground, parks and tennis courts.
There are homes for sale in Ahwatukee in this community ranging in size from 1300 square feet to 9,000 square feet with options of gated communities or custom homes.
Lakewood is a neighborhood in Ahwatukee which can be found between 32nd Street and 40th Street. The community features 3 Ramadas with picnic tables and BBQ grill, 2 Tot Lots and 1 Swing Set, 2 Lakes with 4 boat docks, an elementary school, walking paths and bike lanes.
There are homes for sale in Ahwatukee in this community ranging in size from approximately 1400 square feet to 4,000 square feet with lake front homes, semi-custom homes, and gated communities.
5.Ahwatukee Custom Estates and Equestrian Estates
Ahwatukee Custom Estates and Equestrian Estates refers to a neighborhood in Ahwatukee in the north section of Ahwatukee at the base of the mountain. This community has amazing views and allows easy access to South Mountain Park with trails for hiking and biking. As the names suggest, the homes in these communities are custom and unique, offering luxury homes as well as some offering equestrian access.
There are homes for sale in Ahwatukee in this community ranging in size from approximately 2,500 square feet to over 7,000+ with custom homes, mountain views and horse facilities.AHWATUKEE
Ahwatukee is located between South Mountain Park and the Gila River Indian Community. Although it is classified as part of Phoenix, it is its own community. There are outlined plans to extend the 202 freeway so that Ahwatukee becomes more accessible to downtown Phoenix and the 1-10 West and 1-17 North freeways.
The area’s K-8 students are served by the Kyrene School District. High school students go to one of two in the area: Desert Vista and Mountain Pointe. Both schools are operated by the Tempe Union High School District, the best, by test scores, school district in Arizona.
There are also a number of private/charter schools and public charter schools available.
Hiking and mountain biking in the Ahwatukee area is a popular activity in and around South Mountain Park. Click on the link below for trail maps and descriptions:
Ahwatukee is a also a popular destination for road cyclists who utilize Pecos Road for training and scenic rides alike.
Golf is a popular pastime in Arizona. Ahwatukee has three main golf courses, which can be accessed by clicking on the links below.
Ahwatukee is a beautiful community in Phoenix. It was annexed by the city of Phoenix between 1982 and 1987, so even though it carries a Phoenix address, it is known as Ahwatukee.
The zipcodes for Ahwatukee are 85044, 85045, and 85048.
There is currently a plan to extend the loop 202 west of the I-10. It will run east and west along Pecos Road and then turn north between 55th and 63rd avenues, connecting with Interstate 10 on each end.