The exceptional City of Chandler, Arizona is located in Maricopa County. A suburb of Phoenix, Chandler began in the 1890s when A.J. Chandler bought land and then sold it in plots to homebuilders. In 1912 the city was officially founded with the arrival of the completed Arizona Eastern Railroad. The city was later incorporated in 1920. Chandler began as an agricultural community and as it grew it became known for its industry. The city now has an estimated population of 236,125 citizens.
Chandler is diverse in its selection of things to enjoy. Outdoor enthusiast will find the Veterans Oasis Park a great place to visit. There are some 113 acres of arid land, wetland and a variety of wildlife and plants that are part of the Sonoran Desert. The Environmental Education Center has programs in fitness, science, art and a variety of outdoor activities for all ages. For those who love to explore museums, the Chandler Museum will be a great opportunity. Located in the McCullough-Price House, a historic home in Chandler, you will find a gallery of various exhibits as well as a research center with many archives. If your interest in history includes ranching, you’ll see the museum runs the Tumbleweed Ranch, a learning environment with a 1917 home, a historic grocery store and agricultural equipment in Tumbleweed Park. The city of Chandler also has several aquatic centers for both individual swimmers and swim teams interested in competition.
Chandler’s diverse real estate combines modern, multi-level southwestern homes with older traditional single-family homes. Many of the homes have from three to six bedrooms and have beautifully landscaped lawns. Because of significant business growth over the last 30 years, there has also been population growth, resulting in the development of new single-family homes and Chandler condos and townhomes. With the history of Chandler reflected in its historic downtown, this growing city is one of depth and diversity. The parks and many educational and family-oriented activities make this a great place to raise a family. Taking all this into consideration, along with the many additional opportunities found in Phoenix, this is a must-see destination for homebuyers searching in the Phoenix area. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Chandler, Arizona, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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