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Are you looking for an upscale, residential community in Gilbert, Arizona for your next home? Be sure to explore Acacia homes for sale in Gilbert. Acacia Estates is a luxury, gated community situated south of E. Riggs Rd. and west of S. Higley Rd. in the friendly town of Gilbert. Built by the renowned, T.W. Lewis by David Weekly Homes, Acacia Estates is made up of half-acre lots and features beautiful, semi-custom, single-story homes and new construction homes with up to 7 bedrooms and a 4-car garage. Homes are priced from the high-500s to over one million. Students living in the community attend Charlotte Patterson Elementary School, Willie & Coy Payne Jr. High School and Basha High School in the nationally-recognized, ‘A-rated’ Chandler Unified School District. Community amenities include a park, children’s playground, and walking/biking trails. Residents also enjoy close proximity to shopping, restaurants, entertainment, top-rated schools, and championship golf along with easy access to San Tan Mountain Regional Park with miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. In order to gain access to Acacia real estate in Gilbert and secure an offer on the perfect home, buyers will need to partner with a qualified agent. Cathy Carter is a luxury home specialist and a top-rated Acacia REALTOR® in Gilbert with over 25 years of experience. Cathy is very familiar with Acacia homes for sale and has all the resources and information you need to explore your options and make the best home purchase decision. Get the process started today by calling Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can reach her here.
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Cathy can inform you about the different types of homes and features offered in Acacia Estates, the builder, schools (Chandler Unified School District), surrounding area amenities, attractions, local community developments, and much more. She would love to speak with you to discuss the type of home you have in mind and answer any questions you may have about Acacia real estate in Gilbert. Get the home search process started today by calling Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can reach her here.
The Benefits of Living in Gilbert, Arizona
The friendly town of Gilbert is a Phoenix East Valley suburb situated in Maricopa, Arizona. With over 320 days of warm weather and sunshine per year, major employment opportunities, a vibrant Heritage District, exciting cultural and recreational options, great shopping (San Tan Village) and dining destinations, an excellent school system, top-rated golf courses, and outdoor activities galore, it’s easy to see why so many people are choosing to move to Gilbert from other parts of the U.S.
Gilbert was once considered the "hay capital of the world." Over the past several decades, Gilbert has emerged as one of the most rapidly growing towns in the country. A youthful community, the median age of Gilbert residents is 33.8 years with 67.6 percent of the population under the age of 45. The median household income in Gilbert is $87,566 and with the median price of homes currently listed at $365,000, Gilbert is still an affordable place for families to buy a home.
Access to an educated and diverse workforce, a pipeline of emerging technologies from statewide universities, and exceptional community amenities have attracted major employers to Gilbert like GoDaddy, B H Drywall, Banner Health, Isagenix International, Northrop Grumman, Silent-Aire, Morgan Stanely, Merrill Lynch, Deloitte, and many others great companies - fueling the local economy.
Gilbert Heritage District
Downtown Gilbert, also known as the Heritage District, is a family-friendly destination featuring the Hale Theatre with Broadway shows, locally-owned shops, a vibrant nightlife, pet-friendly eateries with patio space to enjoy the warm weather and sunshine, and Water Tower Plaza, a gathering place for community events like the Downtown Concert Series and the Gilbert Art Walk. Below the water tower is a splash pad and outdoor seating. Popular downtown eateries include Joe’s Real BBQ, Liberty Market, Postino East, and The Farmhouse Restaurant. Gilbert Art Walk is a bi-weekly art gathering in downtown Gilbert from October through March, offering an array of artistic styles for exhibition and sale. The Heritage District marks the original location of the town of Gilbert. A 135-mile bike path system connects the Heritage District to parks and attractions throughout town.
SanTan Village in Gilbert
Gilbert has several great shopping destinations including SanTan Village, an outdoor lifestyle center featuring major retailers like Best Buy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Dillard’s, and Macy’s along with specialty stores like Apple, Barnes & Noble, Charming Charlies, Coach, and Sephora, just to name a few. Gilbert also boasts a cutting-edge cuisine scene and is consistently named among the best “foodie” towns in the U.S. Popular restaurants and eateries include Koi, Joe’s Real BBQ, Barrio Queen, The Farmhouse Restaurant, Nicantoni’s Pizza, Nico Heirloom Kitchen, Zinburger, Postino East, Joyride Taco House, and Romeo's Euro Cafe, just to name a few. From fast-food joints to fine dining establishments, Gilbert is known for its extraordinary culinary scene.
Gilbert's Excellent School System
For parents with school-age children, the quality of a school district is often a top deciding factor when choosing where to settle down and buy a home. Most homes for sale in Gilbert are served by Gilbert Unified School District #41 (GUSD), also known as Gilbert Public Schools (GPS). As of 2020, thirteen GPS schools have earned the "A+ School of Excellence™ Award" from the Arizona Educational Foundation. A district of choice, GPS serves over 35,000 students at 40 schools across Gilbert, Chandler, and Mesa. Gilbert Public Schools has twenty-six elementary schools (Pre K-6); six middle schools (7-8), five high schools (9-12), two academies, one global academy, and one alternative education.
Each of the 40 schools in Gilbert Public Schools delivers academic excellence through a comprehensive well-rounded curriculum that includes technology, art, music, leadership, physical education, and a wide range of athletics and extracurricular programs. Gilbert Public Schools offers open enrollment opportunities for students who wish to attend a school within the Gilbert Public School District even if they don't live within that school's boundaries. School Choice Arizona provides alternatives to parents who don't choose to send their children to the local public schools to which they are assigned. Public school choice options include open enrollment policies, magnet schools, and charter schools.
The school district also offers Traditional Programs for K-6 (classrooms and curriculum) at Neely Traditional Academy, Spectrum Elementary, and Canyon Rim Elementary. In the Traditional classroom, the desks all face the front of the room, and the curriculum is delivered primarily through whole group instruction led by qualified teachers. Gilbert Classical Academy is a high performing National Blue Ribbon School and Gilbert’s college preparatory school of choice.
The Academy ranks third in the state and 10th nationwide, in part because of the school’s 100% participation rate in Advanced Placement coursework and its all-honors level classes. The GPS Performance Academy program (4–8 grades) at Mesquite Elementary School allows students involved in elite athletics or performing arts to experience everything a school has to offer, while still maintaining their training and competitive schedule. Benefits include personalized learning, flexible schedule, opportunities for acceleration, socialization with students, elective offerings, mentor programs, and collaborative project work.
Gilbert has a number of tuition-free Charter schools, public schools operated independently of public school systems, either by nonprofit or for-profit organizations. Although they are largely publicly funded, charter schools are exempt from many of the requirements imposed by state and local boards of education regarding hiring and curriculum. Students are usually admitted through a lottery process if demand exceeds the number of spaces available in a school.
A smaller portion of Gilbert is also served by the nationally recognized Chandler Unified School District (CUSD), named Arizona A+ Schools of Excellence. Institutions of higher learning serving the community include Chandler-Gilbert Community College (provides two-year degrees and comprehensive certificate programs), East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT), Park University’s Gilbert Campus Center, the University of Arizona (operates (coding boot camp classes out of Gilbert’s University Building), and Arizona State University's Polytechnic Campus located at Gilbert's eastern border in Tempe.
Gilbert's Freestone Park
Gilbert has a number of great parks including Gilbert Regional Park, Freestone Park, Discovery District Park, Veterans Oasis Park, Riparian Preserve at WaterRanch, Tumbleweed Park, and Paseo Vista Recreational Area, just to name a few. Gilbert Regional Park is the newest park in town, featuring a 4,000 Sq.ft. splash pad, a 35-foot-tall climbing & play structure, and a tot lot climbing structure. Future plans for the park include a 7-acre lake, a performance pavilion/amphitheater, a 10-acre event lawn, 6 tennis courts, 16 pickleball courts, 2 basketball courts, 6 sand volleyball courts, and a massive water park with areas for swimming, surfing, kayaking, and paddleboarding. Riparian Preserve is one of the largest wildlife preserves in Gilbert offering hiking, equestrian trails, and wildlife and bird watching.
Named a Bicycle Friendly Community, Gilbert is well known for its Central Trail System. Along with equestrian tracks, you can enjoy more than 54 miles of marked bike trails along the canals. On any given day, you can catch people enjoying the outdoors on their bikes, walking, jogging, and even horseback riding. The Western Canal Powerline /Sun Circle Trail runs east and west, connecting Big League Dreams, the Riparian Preserve, Freestone Park, and McQueen District Park in an 8.5-mile stretch, continuing west into Chandler and also Tempe.
Seville Golf & Country Club in Gilbert
For golf enthusiasts, Gilbert has some of the best golf clubs in the valley for players of all skill levels:
- Seville Golf & Country Club - Seville’s picturesque 18-hole course captures the challenge of the game and the beautiful views of Arizona and the San Tan Mountains. The course was designed by Gary Panks, ASGCA, and opened in 2002. The USGA rating is 72.5 with a slope rating of 129.
- Greenfield Lakes Golf Course - The 18-hole Greenfield Lakes Golf Course in Gilbert is a public golf course that opened in 1997. Designed by Ray Pacioni, Greenfield Lakes Golf Course measures 4107 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 91 and a 59 USGA rating.
- Kokopelli Golf Course - The 18-hole Kokopelli Golf Course in Gilbert is a public golf course that opened in 1992. Designed by Phillips Associates, Kokopelli Golf Course measures 6716 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 132 and a 72.2 USGA rating. The course features four sets of tees for different skill levels.
- Trilogy Golf Club at Power Ranch - The 18-hole Trilogy Golf Course opened in 1999. Designed by Dick Bailey, Trilogy Golf Course measures 6932 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 126 and a 71.5 USGA rating. The course features four sets of tees for different skill levels.
- Western Skies Golf Club - The 18-hole Western Skies Golf Club is a public golf course that opened in 1992. Designed by Brian Whitcomb, Western Skies Golf Club measures 6744 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 120 and a 70 USGA rating.
Gilbert provides easy access to the Santan Freeway portion of Loop 202 and a small section of US-60, which skirts the northern boundary of Gilbert at the Higley Road interchange. Public transportation is provided by Valley Metro, with daily express and local bus service in the northern, central, and western areas of town. The community is served by two major airports: Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport located in Mesa about 9.5-miles away and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport located about 18 miles from the center of town.
Partner With The Best Acacia REALTOR® in Gilbert - Cathy Carter
Whether you are interested in Acacia homes for sale in Gilbert or its time to list your current property, you need an agent who knows the area, processes a vast network of local connections, and has the skills and experience required to negotiate like a pro. An experienced Acacia REALTOR® in Gilbert like Cathy can show you more properties and save you thousands of dollars when buying a home. With access to the most up-to-date listings, Cathy has a gift for matching her clients' lifestyle needs with the perfect home.
For sellers, Cathy will aggressively market your home and employ the latest technology to get it in front of as many potential buyers as possible. You can be assured that Cathy is fully committed when it comes to getting your home sold as quickly as possible and for the highest market price. As your agent, Cathy will protect your interests and work extremely hard for you to ensure a smooth and successful real estate transaction.
If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling Acacia real estate in Gilbert or in the surrounding Southeast Valley, please give Cathy a call today at (480) 459-8488 or you can reach her here.
CATHY CARTER, ABR, CRS, CDPE
RE/MAX Alliance Group
725 W. Elliot Rd., Suite 111
Gilbert, AZ. 85233
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