Luxury Real Estate in Queen Creek
Are you currently in the market to purchase luxury real estate in Queen Creek? One of Arizona’s best-kept secrets, Queen Creek offers a slower-paced lifestyle amidst scenic desert surroundings and spectacular views of San Tan Mountain Regional Park. From spacious, single-family homes tucked away in private gated developments, gorgeous custom homes situated on the golf course, horse properties with acreage, new construction homes with the latest designer features, to sprawling luxury estates with breathtaking views, you’re certain to find luxury homes in Queen Creek for sale to fit your lifestyle needs. Queen Creek is a small community that’s rapidly growing due to its appeal to growing families and retirees alike. A highly-educated population, an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, and easy access to nearby employment centers make Queen Creek a destination of choice for Phoenix East Valley luxury homebuyers. For parents with school-age children, the Queen Creek Unified School District offers an exceptional education and is one of only nine "A" graded districts earning the distinction from the Arizona Department of Education four years in a row. In order to navigate the market and find the perfect home, buyers will want to enlist the services of a qualified agent. Cathy Carter is a luxury home specialist and one of the best Queen Creek REALTORS® you will find. Offering over two decades of local experience, Cathy would love to help you explore your options and find the home of your dreams. Get the process started today by reaching out to Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here.
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If you would like to schedule a private showing or would like more information about any of the above listings on luxury homes in Queen Creek for sale, please contact Cathy Carter, specializing in newer homes and luxury real estate. As one of the highest-rated Queen Creek REALTOR®, Cathy keeps her finger on the pulse of the market at all times and is the first to know when new inventory becomes available, ensuring that her buyers have access to the most valuable properties and securing an offer.
Partnering with a skilled agent like Cathy can prove invaluable when buying a luxury home. Serving Queen Creek since 1994, Cathy can help educate you on the best neighborhoods and communities, the types of homes and features offered, the top builders in the region, school districts, nearby private schools, surrounding area amenities, local community developments, and much more.
Many of the luxury homes in Queen Creek for sale come with the latest designer features that luxury buyers are looking for such as:
Smart home technologies that monitor and manage systems inside and outside the house, including home security features such as smart locks, CCTV cameras, safety alarms for fire, floods, or break-ins.
Gourmet chef kitchens with high-end restaurant-grade appliances, warming drawers, wine fridges, walk-in pantries, and climate-controlled wine rooms, and more.
Indoor/outdoor living with features such as floor to ceiling doors that slide seamlessly into the wall and open up to the outdoors, outdoor kitchens with plenty of outdoor seating, fire pits, designer pools, spas, and drought tolerant, desert landscaping.
Home entertainment including game rooms, home theaters, and amenities like indoor basketball courts, racquetball courts, indoor pools, and lavish sports bars.
Luxurious spa bathrooms with walk-in showers with seating, rain and steam showers, large soaking tubs, radiant heated floors, double vanities, towel warmers, heated toilet seats, skylights, and more.
Home Gyms fully equipped with the latest workout equipment, yoga/stretching rooms, and features such as built-in speakers, flat-screen TVs, indoor lap pools, private saunas, and more.
Designer dressing rooms that include his and her walk-in closets, comfortable & elegant seating areas, jewelry & handbag display cases, designated breakfast areas, etc.
Cathy would love to speak with you to discuss the type of home you are looking for, your preferences and needs, price range, and answer any questions you might have about specific properties, pricing, financing, etc. Streamline your home search by having Cathy put together a list of luxury real estate in Queen Creek that is the best fit based on your specific home criteria. Feel free to get in touch with Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can reach her here.
Why Homebuyers Should Consider Living in Queen Creek, AZ
The rapidly-growing town of Queen Creek is located in Maricopa County, Arizona with a small portion extending into Pinal County. Queen Creek offers a slower, more relaxed pace with an excellent school system, plenty of family-oriented activities for all ages, several top-rated golf courses, scenic desert surroundings, and nearby San Tan Mountain Regional Park with miles of crisscrossing trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding (less than 8 miles away). Queen Creek is a great community to settle down in and raise a family, with easy access to major employment hubs (distance from Phoenix, AZ to Queen Creek, AZ is less than 38 miles) and the exceptional amenities found in nearby Chandler and Gilbert.
Queen Creek Schools and Education
For parents with school-age children, the highly-acclaimed, A-rated Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD) provides comprehensive pre-k through 12th-grade academic programs to meet the needs of all students. Quality programs include regular education, gifted, special education, and early childhood, as well as career and technical, and alternative high school services. The district includes approximately 9,000+ students who continue to score well above the state average in all areas of math and English language arts.
QCUSD holds the distinction of being one of only nine "A" graded school districts from the Arizona Department of Education for 5 years in a row. The QCUSD boundary area includes the Town of Queen Creek and extends north of Mesa Gateway Airport to Warner Road and east to Meridian Road. Encompassing 46 square miles, the school district includes eight kindergartens through 6th-grade schools, two 7th grade through 8th-grade junior high schools, one 7th through 11th-grade high school, and one 9th through 12th-grade high school.
Schools in the Queen Creek Unified School district include Desert Mountain Elementary (Grades K–6), Faith Mather Sossaman Elementary (Grades K–6), Frances Brandon Pickett Elementary (Grades K–6), Gateway Polytechnic Academy (Grades Preschool–6), Jack Barnes Elementary (Grades K–6), Katherine Mecham Barney Elementary (Preschool–6), Queen Creek Elementary (Grades Preschool–6), Silver Valley Elementary (Grades Preschool–6), Newell Barney Junior High School (Grades 7–8), Queen Creek Junior High School (Grade 7–8), Eastmark High School (Grades 7–11), Queen Creek High School (Grades 9–12), and Queen Creek Virtual Academy
Alternative education options include Benjamin Franklin Charter School, Cambridge Academy, and Heritage Academy Queen. Institutions of higher learning in or near Queen Creek include Arizona State University, ASU Polytechnic, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Chandler-Gilbert Community College – Williams Campus, Communiversity @ Queen Creek, and Maricopa Community College.
Shopping in and Around Queen Creek
Queen Creek Marketplace
Residents of Queen Creek have access to convenient shopping at Queen Creek Marketplace, Cornerstone at Queen Creek, Power Marketplace, and Queen Creek Village. You will find national retailers like Bed, Bath & Beyond, Kirkland's, Ross, Super Target, T.J. Maxx, Walmart Supercenter, Sprouts Farmers Market, PetSmart, Home Goods, and a Harkins Movie Theater, Located north of Queen Creek in Gilbert is San Tan Village, an outdoor lifestyle center featuring major retailers, dozens of specialty stores, restaurants, and more. Located in nearby Chandler is Chandler Fashion Center mall featuring major retailers, numerous specialty stores, a variety of restaurants and eateries, a Harkins movie theater, a seasonal splash pad for the kids, and more.
Fun Things To Do In and Around Queen Creek
Equestrian enthusiasts will appreciate Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre, a 38-acre facility in Queen Creek that provides English and Western equestrian events as well as home shows, RV and car shows, concerts, and other special events. The park is home to a number of prestigious organizations and events such as the Arizona Cutting Horse Association, Arizona Reined Cow Horse Association, Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association, Arizona Thoroughbred Breeders Association, Shelley Productions Priefert World Series of Team Roping, Queen Creek Barrel Racing Association, and Vintage and Vino. Queen Creek Performing Arts Center provides Broadway-quality theater, spectacular plays, and entertaining musical acts in its modern 777-seat theater.
Schnepf Farms is a fourth-generation family farm in Queen Creek and the largest organic peach grower in Arizona. You can experience everything from peach picking to watching a historical re-enactment, enjoying a classic car show, or an antique craft fair, or just stop in to pick veggies in the u-pick garden. Queen Creek Olive Mill is Arizona's only working olive farm and mill. Family owned and operated, the 100-acre farm has over 7000 olive trees. You can taste your way through the gourmet marketplace and shop for locally made olive oils and also enjoy the Italian inspired eatery featuring old-world family recipes.
Barney Family Sports Complex (The Barn), is a 77,000 Sq.ft. indoor sports facility in Queen Creek that includes two indoor hockey rinks. The Barn offers different youth and adult sports, clubs, and leagues as well as hosts many special events like high school dances, gymnastics tournaments, roller derbies, and birthday parties. Seasonal events include the Pumpkin & Chili Party (October), Winter Wonderland (December), Peach Blossom Festival (February), Dinner Down the Orchard (Spring), and Easter Egg-citement.
Queen Creek Outdoor Recreation and Activities
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
Queen Creek and the surrounding area offer plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities like hiking, biking, and horseback riding, which can be enjoyed year-round. Desert Mountain Park, Queen Creek Founders Park, Queen Creek Community Center, and local schools provide a variety of amenities that include sports fields, tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts, community pools, and more. Mansel Carter Oasis Park is Queen Creek's newest park featuring sports fields, playgrounds, volleyball and basketball courts, a 5-acre fishing lake, a rock waterfall, a wheel-friendly skate park, a shipwrecked-themed slash pad, an equestrian hitch post, three fitness pods, and more.
San Tan Mountain Regional Park is just a short drive from Queen Creek (7.7 miles), which encompasses over 10,000 acres and preserves a small portion of The San Tan mountain range. A network of trails crisscrosses the park providing opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. MD Ranch offers scenic guided horseback riding through the San Tan Mountain Regional Park and the desert trails of the Sonoran Desert.
Queen Creek Golf
Avid golfers can choose from several top-rated golf courses in the immediate area, including Las Colinas Golf Club, Apache Sun Golf Club, and Encanterra Golf Course. Las Colinas Golf Club is a public 18-hole traditional style golf course designed by golf architect Mike Asmundson. The layout features an interesting variety of holes and offers a challenge for all skill levels. Apache Sun Golf Club is a public traditional 9-hole course designed by golf architect Leo Johnson. Encanterra Country Club is located in nearby San Tan Valley, featuring a private 18-hole desert/traditional golf course designed by golf architect Tom Lehman.
Closest Major Airports
Queen Creek is served by two major airports: Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport located in south Mesa about a 15-minute drive away and Sky Harbor International Airport, which is about a 45-minute drive from the center of Queen Creek.
Surrounding Phoenix Metro Area
Phoenix is the center around which 30 communities have grown in an area collectively known as the Valley of the Sun. One of the fastest-growing and most dynamic regions in the country for technology and software companies, health care, manufacturing, and financial services are also solidly growing industries. Fortune 500/1000 companies based or having major operations in the 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.
The Phoenix metro area hosts hundreds of annual events such as the popular Waste Management Phoenix Open (best-attended golf tournament in the world), Barret Jackson Auto Show, Arabian Horse Show, NASCAR Subway Fresh 500, Fiesta Bowl Parade, ZooLights at the Phoenix Zoo, Downtown Phoenix 4th of July Celebration, Scottsdale Culinary Festival and Tour de Scottsdale Bike Ride, just to name a few. For sports fans, Phoenix is home to 4 Major League sports teams plus a professional WNBA team. 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 Resort 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 also plays at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Baseball fans can also enjoy Cactus League spring training baseball in the Phoenix area. With 10 facilities hosting 15 teams, the Phoenix area has the greatest concentration of professional baseball facilities found anywhere in the U.S.
Work With One of The Highest Rated Queen Creek REALTORS® - Cathy Carter
Whether you are interested in luxury homes in Queen Creek for sale, or it's time to list your current property, experience matters most in a changing market. With over 25 years of experience working with buyers and sellers, Cathy is able to provide her clients with the kind of knowledge, skills, dedication, and personalized service they need.
For buyers, Cathy will
- Notify you of new listings that meet your home criteria and coming soon listings
- Schedule private showings and only show you properties that match your home criteria
- Conduct price target research to ensure that you don’t overpay
- Make an offer on your behalf and negotiate both price and terms
- Manage the transaction to closing and beyond
- Arrange a final inspection
- Deliver the keys to your new home!
Cathy understands that you are looking for someone you can trust. She will be there to protect your interests, advocate for you, negotiate on your behalf, and be your guide and advisor every step of the way.
Cathy's client testimonials speak for themselves:
"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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Cathy works very hard for clients and will always go the extra mile to ensure a smooth transaction and the best results possible. If you or someone you know is interested in luxury real estate in Queen Creek, please give Cathy a call today at (480) 459-8488 or get in touch here.
CATHY CARTER, ABR, CRS, CDPE
RE/MAX Alliance Group
725 W. Elliot Rd., Suite 111
Gilbert, AZ. 85233