Homes for sale in Verrado, a golf community in Buckeye, AZ
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Verrado is a great place to live with great weather, great schools, a fabulous golf course, great people and gorgeous scenic beauty.
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Verrado resides in the west valley of Phoenix, Arizona, about 25 miles west of downtown Phoenix. Offering unmatched scenic beauty and clean air, Verrado is only 25 miles from Sky Harbor Airport. Known for its wonderful golf course and sunsets, Verrado is only 13 miles to Westgate City Center, home to the Arizona Cardinals of the NFL and the NHL's Phoenix Coyotes.
The Buckeye and Verrado area has a lower crime rate and better schools compared to other area school districts in Arizona. With an almost old west setting with beautiful mountains and attractive living conditions, Verrado is one of the most desirable places to live in the Phoenix area. Experiencing the outdoors is easy in Verrado with more than 200 parks, both larger and small, in and around the greater Phoenix area along with hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails. Verrado is adjacent to the White Tank Mountain Recreation area which gives outdoor lovers a great place to enjoy the environment.
Culture is alive and well in the city, with the Cricket Wireless Pavilion along with Glendale Arena hosting major concerts year round. Gammage Auditorium on the campus of Arizona State University hosts numerous plays and musicals. The community and is also home to Arizona State University. This family-friendly community, prides itself on volunteerism - its members coming together to impact society in a positive manner - to create a better world for future generations.
The area has a number of award winning schools including Verrado High School. Children living in Verrado can attend this renowned school. Construction of Verrado started in 2002, and Verrado quickly became a premiere Arizona master-planned community. The population of Buckeye is about 53,000.
The Business Community
The Phoenix/Buckeye/Verrado area is home to a number of major employers. The list includes Intel, Avnet, US Airways, Petsmart, and University of Phoenix just to name a few.
The rich diversity of businesses in the city provides the area with a strong and stable economic foundation. In addition, retail, corporate and industrial entities give community members a variety of local employment opportunities.
The primary shopping market has a current population of approximately 2,000,000 and includes the cities of Buckeye, Glendale, Peoria, Phoenix, Avondale, and Tolleson. The median household income of the Buckeye market is more than $48,000 (2009 study by Arizona). The retail buying market area is growing, evidenced by the continued strength of Arrowhead Towne Center, along with other shopping venues in the market area.
The Arrowhead Towne Center includes three major anchor stores: Macy's, Dillard's, and Sears, plus 190 other high-quality shops, a food court and a movie theater. The Westgate City Center, a smaller regional shopping center and entertainment complex, also has a number of great boutique stores, a food court and an AMC IMAX movie theater and is also a great location for sporting events and concerts.
Additionally, national brand stores not represented in the Valley continue to seek locations in Phoenix to showcase their new Southwestern presence. Numerous smaller shopping centers, such as Desert Ridge and Paradise Valley mall also offer shopping choices. Residents and visitors enjoy fine dining at many local restaurants while many hotels, such as the JW Marriott, offer luxury accommodations.