Chandler, Arizona is a suburb of Phoenix in Maricopa County. Chandler had its beginnings in the 1890s when Dr. A.J. Chandler began buying land, which eventually he sold in plots to homebuilders. The city was officially founded in 1912 when the newly completed Arizona Eastern Railroad brought interested buyers. The city was incorporated in 1920. Originally an agricultural area, as it began to grow, Chandler began to be known as an industrial city. The city has an approximate population of 236,123.
This diverse area has quite a selection of amenities. Outdoor lovers will be delighted with the Environmental Education Center, which makes available programming in art, fitness, science, and outdoor opportunities for all age groups. Veterans Oasis Park is another great avenue, with 113 acres of wetland as well as arid land, which makes it perfect for the wildlife and plants of the Sonoran Desert, and different kinds of recreational activities. Museum lovers will enjoy the Chandler Museum. It is located in the historic McCullough-Price House and has an exhibit gallery as well as an archival research center. The Tumbleweed Ranch is also run by the museum. This is a learning environment that features a 1917 home, antique agricultural equipment and a historic grocery stored in Tumbleweed Park. There are several aquatic centers for swimmers, many include teams for competition.
The diverse real estate in this Phoenix suburb combines older traditional single-family homes with the more modern, multi-level southwestern style homes. Many of the homes are stucco with nice size lawns and feature from three to six bedrooms. In the last 30 years, the significant growth of business in Chandler has dictated population growth and proved the need to build townhomes and condos as well as new single-family homes. The history of the area is reflected in the historic downtown, and with the parks, and family-oriented activities and diverse educational areas to take part in, this has been called a good place to raise a family. When you take into consideration the local amenities, and the great things to do and additional work opportunities in Phoenix, then this is a must-consider destination for home buyers searching in the Phoenix area. If you would like more information on homes for sale in Chandler, Arizona, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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