Find Homes for Sale in San Tan Valley with Horse Property

Are you currently in the market to purchase a home with horse property in the Phoenix metro area's Southeast Valley? Be sure to explore homes for sale in San Tan Valley with horse property. Located in Pinal County, AZ, San Tan Valley is a suburb of Phoenix with a population of around 96,695. San Tan Valley was named after San Tan Mountain Regional Park, a spectacular park and recreation area offering over 8 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails. Numerous events are held at the park throughout the year such as stargazing programs, with the park providing telescopes. You can also look for petroglyphs and native Sonoran plant and animal life from javelinas and coyotes to Gila monsters. San Tan Valley is a great community with plenty of open space for riding horses and fun activities for families that love the outdoors. Residents also enjoy convenient access to shopping, restaurants, entertainment, and major employment centers. Located in nearby Queen Creek is the Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre, a 38-acre facility that provides English and Western equestrian events. The park is home to a number of prestigious organizations and events such as the Arizona Cutting Horse AssociationArizona Reined Cow Horse Association, and Arizona Thoroughbred Breeders Association, among others. Homebuyers will want to partner with a qualified agent who can help them uncover the most valuable real estate in San Tan Valley with horse property and secure an offer. Highly knowledgeable, Cathy Carter is a top REALTOR® in San Tan Valley with over 25 years of experience. Cathy has all the real estate tools and resources to help you explore your options and find your dream home with horse property. Get the process started today by contacting Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or get in touch by email

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San Tan Valley Horse Property for Sale

If you would like more information about homes for sale in San Tan Valley with horse property, or to schedule a private showing, please contact Cathy Carter today. A dedicated, full-time REALTOR® in San Tan Valley, Cathy keeps her finger on the pulse of the local market at all times and is the first to know when new inventory becomes available - ensuring that her buyers have the advantage they need in a competitive market. In June 2021, San Tan Valley home prices were up 42.6% compared to last year, selling for a median price of $385K. On average, homes in San Tan Valley will sell after 17 days on the market, compared to 35 days last year. A total of 297 homes sold in June this year, down from 309 last year. 

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Cathy will first help you identify your horse property needs. What do you plan to do with the property? Are you going to ride on it, or is it just for your horses to hang out at home? What kind of riding do you do? How many horses do you have? Will you be running a private or commercial facility? Are you a breeding operation, a hobby farm, or a performance horse facility? You will also want to consider your long-term plans. You might be satisfied with the horse facilities on a property when you first purchase it, but your needs and wants may change over time. What will you want to do with it in five years, ten years, or twenty years down the road?

Once Cathy has gathered up all the information that's needed, she will then spend time sifting through multiple databases in search of real estate in San Tan Valley with horse property that best matches your criteria, and schedule private showings. Get the process started today by contact Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or by email.

Living in San Tan Valley, Arizona!

Home to nearly 96,692 (2020) residents, San Tan Valley is a premier community in the Phoenix metro area's Southeast Valley, situated only a few miles drive from ChandlerGilbert, and Queen Creek. A major area attraction for residents and visitors alike is San Tan Mountain Regional Park, designed in 1986 to preserve open spaces and provide an escape from the fast-paced life of nearby Phoenix. The Park provides over 8 miles of easy to strenuous multi-use trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding - ranging from 1 to over 5 miles. You can also look for petroglyphs and native Sonoran plant and animal life from javelinas and coyotes to Gila monsters. Numerous events are held at the park throughout the year such as stargazing programs, with the park providing the telescopes. 

Top employers in the East Valley include Intel Corporation (2 campuses in Chandler) Banner Health, Arizona State University, Mesa Unified School District, Wells Fargo, Walmart, Boeing Company, Gilbert Unified School District, Bank of America, and Chandler Unified School District.

Surrounding Phoenix Area

The capital city of Arizona, Phoenix is home to an estimated 4.5 million people - making it the sixth-most populated city in the U.S. Phoenix is the center around which 30 communities have grown in an area collectively known as the Valley of the Sun. The region offers an abundance of art and culture, fabulous shopping, a signature restaurant scene, exciting nightlife, outdoor activities, and numerous trails for hiking and biking, over 200 golf courses, popular annual events and festivals, major sporting events, Cactus League spring training baseball, and more. 

In recent years, downtown Phoenix has experienced a major renaissance with new restaurants, art galleries, retail shops, and all types of businesses popping up and spurring a series of new developments -  ranging from apartment complexes to new hotels and high-rises. Phoenix boasts a restaurant scene with cuisine from all over the world such as Korean, Cajun/Creole, Chinese, Greek, Italian, Indian, Spanish, Thai, and Vietnamese, just to name a few.  

The downtown area is also home to numerous performing arts venues including the Phoenix Symphony Hall, which is home to the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra, the Arizona Opera, and Ballet Arizona. Dozens of museums exist throughout the Valley: the Phoenix Art MuseumFrank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin WestHall of Flame Firefighting MuseumArizona Science Center, and the Children’s Museum of Phoenix, among others. The Desert Botanical Garden is one of the few public gardens dedicated to desert plants and is acclaimed worldwide for its exhibits and educational programs. Right next door is the Phoenix Zoo, the largest privately owned, non-profit zoo in the country, and which developed an international reputation for its efforts in animal conservation.

San Tan Valley Schools and Education

San Tan Valley is home to several top-rated public schools, a handful of charter schools and private schools, and a community college. The community is served by two highly-acclaimed school districts, each with its own high school: Florence Unified School District (Poston Butte High School and San Tan Foothills High School) and J. O. Combs Unified School District (Combs High School). Also located in San Tan Valley is Central Arizona College, a multifaceted institution of higher education with nine campuses and centers strategically located throughout Pinal County. Central’s mission is to provide a vibrant environment centered on learning and learner success for students ranging from teenagers to those 55 and better, with the average age of Central’s student population in their mid-30’s

San Tan Valley Shopping and Dining

You'll find grocery stores, Walmart Super Store, Walgreens, and a variety of shops and retail stores in San Tan Valley. The closest shopping malls include Chandler Fashion Center (the second-largest mall in Arizona) located in Chandler (about 24 miles drive away), and San Tan Village, an open-air shopping center located in Gilbert (about 21 miles away). Some of the most popular restaurants in or near San Tan Valley:

San Tan Valley Outdoor Activities & Attractions

San Tan Mountain Regional Park is only a 15-minute drive from San Tan Valley, perfect for a wilderness excursion where you can enjoy hiking, biking, and a variety of events at the Visitors Center. Along the trails, vegetation changes from creosote bush flats to dense saguaro forests, and various types of wildlife may also be seen including reptiles, birds, and mammals. Situated in the park's northern portion is Goldmine Mountain, the highest point of any of the trails, offering incredible views. Every Spring in March, San Tan Valley hosts the popular Arizona Renaissance Festival, featuring a medieval amusement park with rides, games, jousting tournaments, feasts, and a myriad of performances. Located 10 minutes north of San Tan Valley is Schnepf Farms, where you can enjoy picking your own organic fruit and vegetables, mingle with farm animals at the petting zoo, and buy fresh baked goods and preserves from the bakery and country store. 

San Tan Valley Golf  

Golf Club at Johnson Ranch

San Tan Valley provides several outstanding options for golfers, including several top-rated courses and plenty of tee times to fit your schedule. The Links at Queen Creek Golf Course is a par 70 championship course with multiple tee boxes catering to all playing levels. It features five lakes and two running streams and offers daily rates, rental clubs, and the Ironwood Grill with a terrace overlooking the course. The Golf Club at Johnson Ranch is a quality, value-oriented daily fee club, with two very different nines.

Mountain nine offers elevated tees and stunning views while Valley nine offers generous fairways and longer holes. The golf club is also home to the Terrace Restaurant, a full-service eatery serving classic American fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Encanterra Country Club features a par 72 Tom Lehman-designed course, set with panoramic views of the Superstition and San Tan mountains. The core layout feels away from distractions, and easily accommodates those looking to walk instead of ride. In this way, a heightened golf experience becomes the sole focus.

Golf enthusiasts can choose from over 200 top-rated golf courses in the Valley.

San Tan Valley Transportation 

Public transportation in the East Valley is provided by Valley Metro, which includes trains, buses, and a rideshare program. Valley Metro Rail is a 20-mile light rail that runs through north-central Phoenix, downtown, and eastward through Tempe and Mesa. The closest major airports serving San Tan Valley are Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa (13.6 miles away) and Sky Harbor International Airport (44 miles away).   

Phoenix Area Employment 

The Phoenix metro area is one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic regions in the country for technology and software companies. With operational costs 42% less than California, according to the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, the Phoenix area has become a hub of commercial activity as more and more businesses are choosing to relocate here from other parts of the U.S. Technology and bio-science are major economic drivers in the region with health care, manufacturing, and financial services solidly growing industries.

Fortune 500/1000 companies based or having major operations in the Phoenix area include Avnet, Freeport-McMoRan, Republic Services, PetSmart, Apollo Group, Insight Enterprises, ON Semiconductor, Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, Amkor Technology, Swift Transportation, and First Solar, just to name a few. In-demand Industries in Phoenix include Construction, Professional and technical services, Information Technology, Transportation and warehousing, Health care and Social Assistance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing. For more information on occupational projections,  recent employment levels, and wages, please visit the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity.   

Phoenix Area Amenities

The Phoenix area offers numerous outdoor recreational opportunities for all age groups. Hiking, biking, climbing, horseback riding, and golfing are among the most popular activities, which can be enjoyed year-round. McDowell Mountain Regional Park offers spectacular views and features more than 21,000 acres of pristine desert, with miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails. 

South Mountain Park & Preserve, the largest municipal park in the country, includes over 51 miles of trails for horseback riding, hiking, and mountain biking for all ability levels. Camelback Mountain Echo Canyon Recreation Area is a local landmark and a popular hiking destination that offers spectacular city and desert views. Salt River also provides plenty of recreational fun with bike paths and picnic areas that surround the lake.  

The region offers a number of popular annual events and festivals such as the popular Waste Management Phoenix Open (best-attended golf tournament in the world), Barret Jackson Auto ShowArabian Horse ShowNASCAR Subway Fresh 500Fiesta Bowl ParadeZooLights at the Phoenix ZooDowntown Phoenix 4th of July CelebrationScottsdale Culinary Festival and Tour de Scottsdale Bike Ride, just to name a few.  

Phoenix is one of only 13 U.S. cities to have representatives of all four major professional sports leagues. Sports fans can watch professional basketball, football, hockey, and baseball teams as well as offseason spring training games held in the Phoenix metro area. The Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB) play their home games at Chase Field. The Phoenix Suns play in the NBA's Pacific Division and play their games at Talking Stick Arena. The Arizona Cardinals are a professional football team (NFL) based in Phoenix and play at State Farm Stadium and the Arizona Coyotes are a professional hockey league team based in Glendale. The Phoenix Mercury is a professional women's basketball team (WNBA) based in Phoenix and plays at Talking Stick Resort Arena. 

Baseball fans can enjoy Cactus League spring training baseball. With 10 facilities hosting 15 teams, the greater Phoenix area has the greatest concentration of professional baseball facilities found anywhere in the U.S. Other major sporting teams/events in the Phoenix area include PGA and LPGA golf, NASCAR and NHRA racing, and major marathons.

The Phoenix area offers plenty of outdoor activities such as hiking around the red butte formations in Papago Park. The iconic Hole-in-the-Rock features the main chamber that looks out over nearby lagoons and the distant downtown skyline. The trails in Papago Park are typically smooth with little elevation, providing easy access for walking, hiking, mountain biking, and trail running. Camelback Mountain is another popular hiking destination, located in the Echo Canyon Recreation Area between the Arcadia neighborhood of Phoenix and Paradise Valley. Camelback offers some of the best urban hiking in the U.S. - attracting over 300,000 hikers every year.  

Partner with The Best REALTOR® in San Tan Valley - Cathy Carter

With a passion for real estate, Cathy Carter has been serving home buyers and sellers in San Tan Valley for over two decades. Cathy's personal approach to the real estate process allows her to connect with her clients and uncover the right homes for sale in San Tan Valley with horse property for them. Her clients appreciate her honesty and transparency and feel it helps them as they make important real estate decisions. Cathy understands that excellent communication is critical during every transaction and is available for her clients whenever they have any questions or concerns - promptly returning all phone calls, texts, and emails. 

Read what Cathy's valued clients have to say:

"Cathy was a terrific agent from beginning to end. Her comps were accurate and helpful at the outset. Her marketing was the best we have seen in our experience and we have sold 7 previous homes. She handled all the selling and closing negotiations very well and helped us navigate several anxious turns in the process. Cathy is calm, judicious, and responsive and we found her opinions and ideas valuable. We would use her to sell or buy a house again without hesitation. Great to work with and got great results."

"Cathy Carter is a highly respected, seasoned real estate professional who is very responsive, knowledgable, and open-minded. She kept my deal together by going beyond the call of duty to do some of the work of a novice agent (representing the buyer) on the sale of my house. Plus, she really went to bat for me on the purchase of my new home, getting upgrades and closing in 3-weeks. I highly recommend Cathy to represent you in selling and purchasing your next home or investment."

“I have dealt with many real estate agents and I would have to say Cathy Carter was a pleasure to deal with. We flew in from New York to see the area and Cathy gave us as much time as we needed. She showed us around and made us feel comfortable and welcome. As of today we are currently in contract for the sale of our home and are actively looking at homes in the Gilbert and Chandler areas. Cathy emails homes for us to look at on a regular basis and we would not use anyone else.”

“My husband and I worked with Cathy to find our home in the East Valley suburbs of Phoenix AZ. We were transferred to Phoenix from the east coast and Cathy did a wonderful job of orienting us to the area and helping us gain perspective into the different homes and neighborhoods in the East Valley. While working with Cathy, she was always very attentive and efficient. Cathy is extremely knowledgeable. She listened to our ideas about the ideal home, offered suggestions, and took us to see properties that were in line with our expectations. Cathy is extremely responsive and has even reached out to check on us after we moved into our hew home. I would highly recommend Cathy to anyone who is interested in selling their home or purchasing a new home.”

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Whether you are looking to buy or sell, having a trusted professional like Cathy by your side means there is one less thing to worry about. She will always protect your best interests, advocate for you, negotiate on your behalf, and go the extra mile to ensure the best results possible. To find out more about real estate in San Tan Valley with horse property, please give Cathy a call today!

Partner with the Best Mesa REALTOR® - Cathy Carter

RE/MAX Cathy Carter Real Estate & Luxury Homes
Professional REALTOR®
RE/MAX Alliance Group 
725 W. Elliot Rd., Suite 111 
Gilbert, AZ. 85233
Email or Call: 480‑459‑8488
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