The spectacular City of Glendale, Arizona is just nine miles from Phoenix in Maricopa County. When the Arizona Canal Company began to build a canal in the Glendale area in the 1880s, people began to settle near the water brought in through the canal. As the town began to grow, it became a line for the Santa Fe Railroad, bringing, even more, people and goods to the area. The approximate population is now 246,000 residents.
Glendale has a great historic district. They have combined two neighborhoods to create Historic Downtown Glendale. You will find over a dozen ethnic restaurants as well as almost 100 boutiques. Some call this area retro-chic as it has red brick sidewalks, shops in renovated bungalows and tree-lined streets. Continuing the historical theme is the Sahuaro Ranch Park. With picnic areas, playgrounds and historic ranch buildings you can combine a love of history with recreation. You’ll also find that Glendale has the Manistee Ranch on the National Register of Historic Places. The ranch was built in 1897 and features Victorian home and barn along with many gardens. This historic ranch is managed by the Glendale Historical Society. Glendale has attractions besides historical sites. The University of Phoenix Stadium is the place to go to watch the Arizona Cardinals. You can also watch the Arizona Coyotes at the Gila River Arena in a state-of-the-art hockey arena opened in 2003.
The historic city of Glendale has a combination of real estate options. On well-maintained streets, you will find single-family homes as well as gated townhomes and apartments. These Glendale homes have from two to four bedrooms, and the lawns are well-manicured. Many of the homes have their own swimming pools. In historic Glendale, you’ll also find many public parks as well as the many shopping options. The place is known to be safe and has the easy access to Phoenix for additional amenities. When you consider these options, the natural beauty surrounding Glendale, then this becomes a must-see destination for home buyers in the Phoenix area. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Glendale, Arizona, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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