Ahwatukee, AZ Real Estate for Sale
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Ahwatukee is a village of approximately 77,000 people in the City of Phoenix. Unlike the other 14 villages that make up the City of Phoenix, Ahwatukee is relatively isolated by the South Mountain to the northwest and the Gila River Indian Community to the south. This relative isolation allows Ahwatukee to maintain a quiet, small-town atmosphere unlike any other Phoenix village.
The character of the Ahwatukee Foothills is suburban. The people who choose to move to Ahwatukee do so because they crave the community’s peace, quiet, safety, and its close proximity to South Mountain and the airport.
You’ll find a community perfect for raising a family with quiet streets where it is still safe for children to ride their bikes. You will also find a community surrounded by well-preserved, unspoiled natural landscapes.
Ahwatukee, AZ real estate has a wide range of options. There are homes for sale, luxury homes for sale, condos for sale, and active adult (55+) homes for sale. For those looking for a bit more security, there are quite a few gated communities. Check out the Ahwatukee Foothills homes for sale.
Schools in Ahwatukee Foothills
The schools in Ahwatukee are excellent. K-8 students attend schools in the Kyrene School District. There are nine elementary schools and three middle schools within the village. High school-age students attend either Desert Vista or Mountain Pointe high schools. Both these schools are part of the Tempe Union High School District – the best school system in Arizona.
In addition to public schools, there are private and charter schools like Montessori and BASIS.
As an affluent community, Ahwatukee Foothills has many restaurants offering a variety of cuisines from Thai to Italian and everything in between. Many of these restaurants are local, family-owned businesses that have been serving the community for many years and are vested in seeing it succeed. In addition to locally-owned restaurants, there are several recognizable chains in the area.
Ahwatukee’s proximity to South Mountain Park provides those who live here with nearly limitless opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. 50+ miles of South Mountain trails offer excellent and challenging hikes for those who love hiking. For cyclists – both mountain and road – there are plenty of roads and trails in the area, with the highway 202 shared-use path being the number one option for road riders and the trails in the South Mountain Park being a favorite among mountain bikers.
For those who love golf, Ahwatukee is home to two spectacular golf courses: Ahwatukee Foothills Golf Club and the Ahwatukee Country Club. In addition to these local courses, dozens are within easy driving distance.
Did You Know?
Many individuals and online resources refer to Ahwatukee as the Ahwatukee Foothills. Residents of Ahwatukee and the majority of Phoenix area residents refer to it as simply Ahwatukee. This is because the Ahwatukee Foothills is a large area (community) within Ahwatukee.
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