Gated Communities in South Phoenix
There are many gated communities in South Phoenix from which to choose. Are you in the market for a new home and desire something in a gated community? Then this short article is written for you to inform you about the different gated communities in South Phoenix. These will not really be in any specific order such as East to West, North to South or based on value and increasing, no this will just be a list and some comments about the gated community to inform a bit. If you have any specific questions, please feel free to call me – I am after all a local South Phoenix realtor who has specialized in the area since 2004.
The Pines at the Raven – Located just North of Baseline on 40th Street in South Phoenix. This gated community features 80 improved lots, with homes being built between 1996 and 2001. Average house square footage is about 1978 square feet, with a 6579 sq. foot size lot. All homes built where single story homes. The subdivision does offer a community pool for folks to enjoy. Prices do range, but check out a list of current homes for sale in the Pines at the raven here.
Gardens at South Mountain – This gated community in South Phoenix is located just north of Baseline rd. on 40th Street, just south of the SRP canal on the West side of the road. The Pines at the Raven has 117 improved lots, with 56 single story homes, and 61 multiple story homes with homes in community being built between 2004 and 2006. The average square footage for homes are 1625 livable space with a 4304 square foot size lot. The gated community of the Gardens of South Mountain does offer a community pool as well.
Blossom Hills East – Blossom Hills actually has to sections and they are separated by a little space between, Blossom Hills East and then the regular blossom hills. Though most of the time the properties listed for sale get mixed into just blossom hills. The community of Blossom Hills east is actually located just west of 40th St. and South of Baseline Rd. There is a total of 96 improved lots in the community with 29 single story homes, and 67 multiple story homes. Homes in Blossom hills east were built between 2007 and 2011, which for some who don’t know was the economic downturn. Average home square foot size is about 1986 with the average lot size being about 5267. This gated community in south phoenix does have some greenbelt areas, but no community pool. Does have excellent mountain views, but so do most of the homes in south Phoenix.
Raven Condominiums – As stated in the name this gated community in south phoenix is a condominium complex. Located just east of 32nd street and baseline, it is on the north side of the road. This complex has 160 units, which were built in 1999. The average size of the condos are 838 square feet, and this gated community does offer community pool, spa and even a work out facility. Great location, and prices are still good. This is a favorite for snow birds and folks looking to buy, and play golf. Both the Raven and legacy golf courses are within 5 minutes. From past experience selling units, I can inform there is 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom units.
Village at South Mountain – This is a real nice gated community in South Phoenix located just south of 32nd Street and Baseline Rd. This community has a total of 41 improved lots, with homes being built between 2005 and 2014. 30 of the homes built in community are single story, with an additional 11 being multiple story. Average size of home is about 2927 square feet, with an average lot size of about 12373. Just in case you did not notice, these are larger homes, and yes there are on larger lots about ¼ an acre. This is a little more upscale gated community, and has a lot to offer, good open feel community with green space, but no community pool.
Ravenswood Patio Homes – Another great gated community in South Phoenix. This one is located between Baseline Rd. and Southern on 32nd street. There are a total of 130 improved lots in the subdivision with all homes built being single story. Average size of homes in the community is about 1543 with a lot size of about 4294. Homes in Ravenswood were built between 1999 and 2002. Many homes do have views to the ravens golf course, and others great views of the South Mountain. There is a community pool to be enjoyed.
Cachet at Legacy Condominiums – Again, great location for this South Phoenix gated community. This group of homes is located between baseline Rd and Southern Ave. and 32nd street. It actually is like a gated community within a community, and a golf course community at that. There was 150 improved lots in community with homes being built 2001 – 2004. There are some that are single story about 100, with 50 that are multiple story. Yet these, one must truly see to understand, as they are condos some on ground level, some on 2nd level, and some that actually have a little on ground and most of the livable space upstairs. Average size for homes in the community is about 1567, and as a condo, does not really have a lot, which is great because that means NO maintenance. Great for buyers that are sick of cutting their grass!! This gated community does offer a pool, hot tub and even work out facilities and community rooms.
Encanto at the Legacy – This community is actually just west of the Cachet at the Legacy, so basically also between baseline rd. and Southern off 32nd street. This is also a gated community within a community, but this one is single family detached homes built 1999 to 2000. Average size of homes built was about 1599 with average lot size of 4945. Total of 106 improved lots in community, with about 13% of them having private pools. This community does not have a community pool or other offerings, but is a real nice community.
Hunter Ridge Condominiums – Community is located on the NW corner of Baseline Rd and 32nd street. Great and convenient location for easy access to golf courses, area highways and even down town work commute. There was a couple of built out phases in this community, but there was about 270 improved lots. Square foot average is about 1394, and there are 2 as well as 1 garage units. This gated community in South Phoenix also does offer a community pool.
Blossom Hills – Located on the South West corner of 32nd street and baseline rd. This is not a large community with only 20 improved lots, with 18 out of the 20 being single story homes. Homes were built 2014 and are also currently being built in 2015. Average size home is about 3473 square feet with a lot size of 14167, which is larger than a quarter acre. Community offers great mountain views and some common area, but no other community features.
Mountain Grove – Located just east of 24th street and baseline at approximately 27th street. This a relatively newer subdivision with 57 improved lots having been built between 2007 and 2012. Average size of home in community is about 1954 with a 4311 square foot size lot. There is no other community features.
Fairways at the Legacy – This gated community is located just north of 24th street and baseline on the east side of the street, and it is part of the legacy communities. This particular community has 117 improved lots with homes being built in 2000 and 2001. This is another golf course community, and it also happens to be gated which is why it is included in this article of gated communities in south phoenix. Average size of home is about 2253 with a 6952 square foot size lot. There are no community features beyond being gated, but many homes do offer city views, mountain views and many are on the fairway, NICE!!!
Highline Groves – This is one of my favorite gated communities in South Phoenix, and mostly because of great location and because some of the homes do have basements. 37 improved lots in this gated community with all homes being single story. The homes do average about 2963 square feet with a lot size of about 23556 (about ½ an acre). No community features, just an overall great community with wide streets, irrigation, and proximity to hiking, biking and easy commutes to all areas of Phoenix.
Desert Rose – This gated community is located south of Baseline, about ½ mile, 32nd street will basically end you at their gate. This community does border the south mountain preserve so to say you border the mountain is an understatement, here you basically live on it. Total of 88 improved lots in Desert Rose with all homes being single story homes and having being built 2008-2014. Average size of homes in this gated community is 3239 square feet with an average lot size of 16,135 or shy of a 1/3 of an acre. Other than great location, no additional features.
Gilead at South Mountain – Another great community in South Phoenix. This community is located south of baseline Rd at about Euclid and 24th street. It borders the south mountain preserve, and is actually across the street from a popular trail head with parking. The community only has 10 improved lots with all homes being single story, though some do have basements. The community was sold as lots, and buyers had option of picking their own builder, though one can see uniformity with the look and feel in community. Average size of home is just over 4000 square feet and was built on a 16310 square foot size lot, or again about 1/3 of an acre. The community does not have any additional features.
Mandalay at South Mountain – This community is right across the street from Gilead, so basically about ½ mile south of Baseline Rd on 24th Street. Right at the NW corner of Euclid and 24th Street. Community has 33 improved lots with 29 properties single story and only 4 2 story homes. Homes in the community have an average size of about 2855 with an average lot size of 10041. The community does have some common area, but no additional features.
Pines at South Mountain – Located at about 20th street and baseline on the south side of street. There is a total of 135 improved lots in the community with all homes being single story, and about 19% of the homes do have a private pool. 2025 is the average size of a home at the Pines at South Mountain with an average lot size of 7605. Community does have children’s play area, community pool and spa.
Cobblestone – This gated community in South Phoenix is located on the north side of baseline road at about 18th/19th street. Community has a total of 98 improved lots with all but 12 being multiple story homes, so only 12 single story homes. Only a small percentage have private pools, about 5%. 1773 is the average size of homes with an average lot size of 4007. No real additional features.
Las Colinas – Community is on the South East corner of 16th street and Baseline rd. 187 total improved lots in this gated community with 121 single story homes and 66 2 story homes. Average home size in Las Colinas is about 2342 livable, with a lot average size of 8592. No real additional features to community though there are some green belts and kids play areas.
Heather Grove – Located west of 16th street and baseline, on the north side of the road at about 15th street. 101 improved lots in community with homes being built 2001 through 2004. Average size of home is about 1665 and has about a 2965 square foot size lot. The vast majority of homes (100) per records are 2 story homes with only 1 home being a single story home. No additional features to community, but it is another south Phoenix gated community.
Dobbins Creek – This gated community is South of Baseline Rd, actually on Dobbins Rd at about 14th street. The community has 282 improved lots with homes being built between the years 2001 and 2004. Average size of home built was 2237 with an average lot size of about 7665. While there is some common green belt areas, and no additional features are listed, I have seen a soccer field in this community – which for soccer fans is a nice bonus, game on!
Heritage at Alta Vista – This community is located just south of Southern avenue and 7th Ave., at about Alta vista. Entrance to community is actually on Alta vista just west of 7th Ave. The community has a total of 60 improved lots and all homes being single story. The homes were built 2003 through 2005. Average home size is about 1753, with an average lot size of about 6976. There is a common area with playground, but no additional features.
Highline Estates – This community is located South of Baseline Rd, north of South Mountain Ave at about 5th Ave. This is actually a newer built subdivision, with most homes being built this year, 2015. Currently 18 improved lots, with 11 homes being single story and 7 two story homes. Average home size so far is about 2084 with an average lot size of 5968. There is a community pool at this location, just in time for summer!
Talasera – Located South of Baseline rd. about 2 miles, south of dobbins rd., on 19th Ave. This is a very popular community that borders the south mountain preserve, is high up the mountain slope so offer excellent city views. Community has 118 improved lots, with homes built 2002 to 2007. All the homes in this community are single story, and the vast majority are going to be on about 1/3 of an acre desert lots. Average home size in the talasera community is about 3458. The community does not offer additional features, but is close to hiking, offers natural desert landscape and has stellar views!
Southern Highlands – This is a community located south of dobbins road at about Olney and 24th Ave. Community has about 178 improved lots with homes having been built from 2007 through 2013. 147 homes in community are single story and 31 homes are 2 story homes. Average size of a home in Southern Highlands is about 2690 square feet and is situated on an 8781 size lot. Subdivision does offer nice south mountain views, and some homes may offer city views. No additional features in this gated community in south phoenix.
Suncrest at Rio Montana – Located on the South Side of baseline rd. just west of 19th Ave. and Baseline. This community has a total of 114 improved lots with 92 single story homes and 22 two story homes. Homes were built between 2003 and 2005. Average size of home built was about 2360 and is situated on a lot of about 10699. Some common areas, but no additional features.
Silva Mountain Unit 2 – This community is located south of Baseline rd. and 23rd Ave., just north of South Mountain Ave. Community has a total of 91 improved lots with 61 single story homes and 30 two story homes. The homes in this community were built 2007 through 2014. Average size of home is about 2443 and is on an 8542 square foot size lot. No additional features to this community.
Laveen Village – This gated community is located at the South East corner of 31st Ave. and Southern Ave. Community has a total of 53 improved lots with homes having been built 2006 through 2014. Pretty even split with 26 single story homes and 27 two story homes in the community. Average livable space of homes in Laveen village is about 2918 square feet and is placed on an average lot size of 7193. This gated south phoenix community does not have any added features.
Coplen Farms Estates – This gated community is located South of Dobbins Rd, off Olney and between 47th Ave and 43rd Ave., specifically at about 46th Ave. This community has 39 improved lots with 18 single story homes and 21 two story homes. Homes in this Laveen gated community average about 4455 square feet and are built on an average lot of 21029 square feet. Most of the homes were built from 2007 through 2009. No additional features to this community.
Vaquero Estates – This gated community is located on 43rd Ave. just south of Dobbins Rd. Community has a total of 88 improved lots with 67 single story homes and 21 two story homes. Homes in the community were built from 2006-2013. The average home size in Vaquero estates is 3386 and is built on an average lot size of 12320 square feet (about ¼ of an acre). No additional features to community beyond some common areas and play areas.
Cheatham Farms Unit 2 – This is a neat little gated community of patio homes located at about 45th Ave and Baseline, on south side of the road. Community has a total of 80 improved lots with homes having been built 2005-2007. All the homes in this community are single story homes. Average size of home is about 1414 square feet and a smaller average lot size of about 3782. This community does offer a community pool and common areas.
Estrella Mountain View – This gated community is located just south of central Laveen on 51st Ave., just south of South Mountain Ave. on the west side of 51st Ave. The community has a total of 26 improved lots, with 24 single family homes and 2 homes that are two story. Homes were built between 1998 and 2005. The average size of homes in this community is about 3380 square feet and all homes are on about a 1 acre property. This is actually one of the first communities to have been built in Laveen, before Laveen was discovered by many to offer proximity to central phoenix with a rural feel. This is still one of the only gated communities in south phoenix that is also horse property. No additional features to this community.
Cottonfields community Replat – This is a large gated community which is at about 57th Ave. and extends between Southern Ave and Baseline Rd. Community has 450 improved lots with 265 homes being single story and 185 being two story homes. This is also a golf course community, so many homes to sit on a fairway, and offer great views. Average home size is about 2350 square feet and the average lot size is 6690 square feet. The additional features for this south phoenix gated community really is the golf course, and yes, it will cost money to play it does not come with the house.
Riverwalk Estates – This gated community is located just north of Southern Ave at about 57th Ave. Currently this subdivision has a total of 42 improved lots with homes being built 2014 – 2015. Actually, they are still building at this time, and I can say they are some nice floor plans. All homes in community to date are single story homes. Average size of home is about 2132 square feet and is situated on a lot of about 8046 square feet. The community has common areas, but no added features. Originally plan looked to have a potential soccer field built in community, but so far that is NOT been built.
Folks, as you can clearly see, there are several gated communities in South Phoenix. The thing when looking to buy your specific home, is to know which is likely to fit your personal needs. If you have any questions, please call, I’ve worked in the area since 2004 and have knowledge of all the communities and would like the opportunity to earn your business.
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