Paradise Valley, Arizona is located in Maricopa County. First settled in the 1880s, the area was first grazing land for cattle. When surveyors arrived to survey for the Rio Verde Canal Company they named the area for its amazing beauty. The area saw little growth until following World War II. Paradise Valley was residential with modest homes on at least one acre, but many times had more. Paradise Valley residents were concerned about losing their rural lifestyle if they were annexed by Scottsdale, only four miles away. As a result, they petitioned for incorporation in 1961 and it was approved. Paradise Valley is an affluent town with an estimated population of 14,400 citizens.
Paradise Valley is known to be an area of artists, golf, and resorts. Those interested in architecture will want to see Consanti, the studio and home of the Italian-American architect and author Paolo Soleri. The property offers exhibits of his work and the home is open to the public. Looking out over Paradise Valley is The Sanctuary on Camelback, a luxury resort at the foothills of Camelback Mountain. Here you’ll find tennis, a pool, hiking trails and a magnificent restaurant. A bit of history is on display in Paradise Valley at The Goldwater Memorial. The small park has a statue of the former senator and from the park, you can see the senator’s retirement home. Shoppers will find the Paradise Valley Mall is a favorite in the area for shopping. You’ll find major stores as well as a pleasant children’s area and carousel.
Paradise Valley real estate offers both luxurious single-family homes and townhomes on lovely landscaped plots. The Paradise Valley single-family homes available are both multi-story and single-story homes with three to seven bedrooms. The welcoming town of Paradise Valley holds great pride in its rural beginnings, as well as in the luxury resorts and golf courses. Residents find shops for day to day needs, as well as enjoying easy access to larger cities. When you consider the well-maintained town of Paradise Valley, the fantastic weather, and the many amenities, it clearly becomes a must consider destination for home buyers in the Scottsdale area. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Paradise Valley, Arizona, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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