Ahwatukee, Arizona is a Phoenix village in the southern part of the city. It is bordered by South Mountain Park, Guadalupe Road, Interstate 10, and the cities of Tempe, Chandler, Guadalupe, and the Gila River Indian Community. It was annexed in the 1980s. Ahwatukee is separated from Phoenix by South Mountain, so a view of Phoenix can only be seen from on top of the mountain.
Because of its nearness to South Mountain, there are many opportunities for hikers and mountain bikers. There are many miles of trails, and two new trails have been added to South Mountain Park, on the western side. Horseback riding is popular along the trails. There is also access to two trails called South mountain 620’s Trail One and Trail Two, which are both longer than two miles. The Ahwatukee Community Swim and Tennis Center is a great place for the sports minded. It is also the location of the Ahwatukee Farmers Market on Sundays. The farmers market has plenty of vegetables, local beef, and other food, as well as crafts to keep a person busy. The area is known for its yearly traditions. The Festival of Lights’ “Million Lights” is on display from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day. They also have live music, rides, holiday market and food to kick off the events. There is also an annual chili cookoff. The three-day event is sanctioned by the International Chili Society and draws approximately 3,000 entries.
Real estate in Ahwatukee includes moderate sized single-family homes, custom mansions, condominiums, and designated retirement communities. Most buildings are in the lovely southwest style, and both homes and condominiums are close to public parks. The magnificent desert and mountain views that seem to frame this village, enhance the beauty of the communities. Schools in this area attend the Kyrene School District. Known for its sense of peace and quiet, while offering a sense of culture as well as day to day conveniences being met, this is a must-see destination for home buyers searching in the Phoenix area. If you would like more information on homes for sale in Ahwatukee, Arizona, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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