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If you are currently looking to buy a home in the Phoenix metro area's Southeast Valley, you'll want to search homes for sale Queen Creek. The friendly town of Queen Creek offers small-town charm, modern amenities, an excellent school system, and close proximity to major employment hubs, making it a great place to settle down and raise a family. Queen Creek is home to the Queen Creek Olive Mill, Schnepf Farms, Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre, and miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. It’s also a great stop along the Fresh Foodie Trail that runs throughout East Valley. Buyers who search MLS Queen Creek will find a wide variety of residential options, including condos, townhomes, single-family homes, homes in private-gated communities, new construction, semi-rural horse properties to sprawling luxury estates. A qualified agent can help uncover the perfect home for your family in the right neighborhood and secure an offer. Cathy Carter is a top-rated Queen Creek REALTORⓇ and luxury home specialist with over twenty-five years of local experience. Cathy knows Queen Creek inside and out. She has all the information and resources you need to make the best home purchase decision. Start searching for your dream home today by contacting Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or by email.
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For more information about homes for sale Queen Creek, or to schedule a private showing, please contact Queen Creek REALTOR® - Cathy Carter, specializing in newer homes and luxury real estate. As a licensed full-time real estate agent, Cathy keeps her finger on the pulse of the local market and is always the first to know when new inventory becomes available, ensuring that her buyers who search MLS Queen Creek have access to the most valuable homes and securing an offer. In October 2021, Queen Creek home prices were up 45.5% compared to last year, selling for a median price of $560K. On average, homes in Queen Creek sell after 31 days on the market compared to 32 days last year.
Cathy can help educate you on the most desirable neighborhoods and communities in Queen Creek, the types of homes and features offered, the top builders in the region, school districts, private schools, area amenities & attractions, local community developments, and more. Cathy will help streamline the hom search process. She will search homes for sale Queen Creek and carefully put together a list of the best properties, based on your specific criteria in a home. Cathy will also arrange private showings for any of the homes that you’d like to see in person.
Why You Should Consider Living in Queen Creek, Arizona:
The friendly town of Queen Creek is located primarily in Maricopa County, with a small portion also in Pinal County, Arizona. Queen Creek is bordered by Mesa on the North, Gilbert on the west, Apache Junction to the Northeast, and Florence to the southeast. To the east is the unincorporated area of San Tan Valley, with San Tan Mountain Regional Park to the south. From small, family-owned farms and boutiques to unique shopping destinations and large-scale superstores, Queen Creek is a great community to settle down in and buy a home.
Incorporated in 1989, Queen Creek has grown from rich rural roots to a thriving community. Today, Queen Creek is experiencing strong residential growth and continued investment in the Town Center, as well as strategic interest in Queen Creek’s defined employment corridors and employment growth areas. Queen Creek is situated to be a competitive location for new business and is positioned for long-term sustainability.
The top 5 employers closest to the Queen Creek town limits include Intel Corporation (Chandler and Ocotillo campuses), Boeing (Mesa), City of Chandler, Dignity Health Medical Centers (Mercy Gilbert and Chandler Regional), and Bank of America (Chandler). Queen Creek is positioned as a center of influence in the East Valley, featuring a strategic location, land available for development, and a young, highly educated workforce.
With an estimated population of around 68,500 (as of 2021), the average household size in Queen Creek is 3.49 ( U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey). Queen Creek has a youthful population. The median age of its residents is 34.1 years, the youngest median age in East Valley. A well-educated population, 80% of queen Creek residents over age 25 have some college or an advanced degree. The median income in Queen Creek is $105,729, the third-highest median income in Maricopa County.
Schools & Education
The Queen Creek Unified School District offers an exceptional education to students throughout the town of Queen Creek, with a district that spans 46 square miles. It is one of only nine "A" graded districts earning the distinction from the Arizona Department of Education for four years in a row. Queen Creek has six public schools and several private and charter schools, offering excellent K-12 education. Queen Creek High School provides a challenging educational experience and serves about 2,100 students in grades nine through twelve. Students have access to a number of programs, sports teams, and school clubs that allow them to grow academically as well as enjoy their time spent here.
In addition to the traditional public schools serving Queen Creek, students in the community have a number of alternative educational opportunities available. One of these is the American Leadership Academy, which has a campus in Queen Creek. This is tuition-free public charter school focuses education on the study of American history. The Benjamin Franklin Charger School is another option. With superior academics and high parental involvement, this charter school has a high level of achievement. The Heritage Academy is one of the state's oldest charter schools and has a campus in Queen Creek. The focus of the programming at Heritage is to help students build strong character along with achieving a strong educational foundation. Queen Creek is just a short drive to over 15 colleges and universities including Communiversity at Queen Creek, Arizona State University Polytechnic, and Chandler-Gilbert Community College.
Shopping and Dining
Convenient shopping can be found at Queen Creek Marketplace, Cornerstone at Queen Creek, Power Marketplace, and Queen Creek Village. You’ll find national retailers such as Kirkland's, Ross, Super Target, T.J. Maxx, Walmart Supercenter, Sprouts Farmers Market, PetSmart, Home Goods, and a Harkins Movie Theater. Located in Gilbert is SanTan Village, an open-air shopping center featuring many specialty stores like Best Buy, Dillard's, Macy's, Lululemon, and Athletica along with sit-down restaurants and fast food.
Located in nearby Chandler is Chandler Fashion Center, Southeast Valley's premier shopping destination. The mall features an upscale collection of more than 185 stores including Ann Taylor, Coach, Chico's, H&M, Apple, Sephora, Lululemon Athletica, The Disney Store, LEGO, and Michael Kors. You'll also find a number of great restaurants such as BJ'S Restaurant and Brewhouse, Thirsty Lion, Hop Social Tavern, Café Zupas, P.F. Chang’s, The Keg Steakhouse + Bar, Benihana, and several others.
Popular restaurants in Queen Creek:
- The Chopshop
- The Bistro
- Original Golden Skone
- San Tan Flat
- Baci Italian Bistro
- Olive Garden
- San Tan Cafe
- Sushi Neko
- Sushi Creek
- Vero Chicago Pizza
Parks, Trails, and Scenic Views
Located in the scenic foothills of the San Tan Mountains, Queen Creek is surrounded by mountain views, gorgeous sunsets, and a variety of parks and recreational opportunities. Spend the day outdoors in Queen Creek:
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
San Tan Mountain Regional Park consists of over 10,000 acres and ranges in elevation from about 1,400 feet to over 2,500 feet. Goldmine Mountain is located in the northern area, with a spectacular San Tan Mountain escarpment in the southern portion of the park. The vegetation changes from creosote flats to dense saguaro forests. Various types of wildlife may be observed, including reptiles, birds, and mammals. At the park’s Visitor Center, you can see the wildlife exhibits or tortoise habitats. There are also over eight miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding.
Park trails range in length from 1.1 miles to over 5 miles, and range in difficulty from easy to strenuous. If you are looking for an easy, relatively short hike, the Moonlight Trail is a perfect choice, as it provides a scenic and a more mild hike for all to enjoy. If you are looking for a longer more difficult hike, try the 5.1-mile San Tan Trail. This trail winds you through the Broken Lands and Central Valley portions of the park to the top of the Goldmine Mountains. Another favorite is the Malpais Hills Trail offering a unique perspective of Rock Peak and the Malpais Hills.
Mansel Carter Oasis Park in Queen Creek
Queen Creek's newest park, Mansel Carter Oasis Park, is located at 19535 E. Appleby Road in Queen Creek. The park is open from 7 a.m. - 10 p.m and features the following amenities:
- Two lighted multi-purpose fields
- Four lighted baseball fields
- A playground centrally located in the ball field complex
- One inclusive playground
- Two sand volleyball courts
- Two lighted basketball courts
- 5-acre fishing lake
- Peninsula with rock waterfall
- Eight picnic ramadas (two large-group ramadas)
- Wheel-friendly skate plaza
- Sand discovery dig zone
- Shipwreck-themed splash pad
- Three fitness pods
- Equestrian hitch post
- Wash trail access
- Three restroom facilities (two family restrooms)
- ADA access
- Ample parking
- Total acreage: 48 acres
Desert Mountain Park
The award-winning Desert Mountain Park is located at 22201 S. Hawes Road in Queen Creek. The park is open from 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. and features the following amenities:
- Two lighted multi-purpose fields
- Four lighted Little League fields
- Two playgrounds (one designed for 2-5-year-olds, one designed for 5-12-year-olds)
- One interpretive playground
- Two sand volleyball courts (with a sprinkler system to wet down the sand)
- Two lighted basketball courts
- Eight picnic ramadas (one large-group ramada)
- One amphitheater (with picnic ramada seating for 150-200 people)
- Demonstration garden
- Equestrian staging area
- Wash trail access
- ADA access
- Ample parking
- Total acreage: 29 acres
Founders' Park is located at 22407 S. Ellsworth Road in Queen Creek and is open from 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. (Skate Park Hours: 7 a.m. - 9:30 p.m). Thi 11-acre neighborhood park is located across the street from Town Hall in the heart of Queen Creek. Founders' Park is a community gathering place and hosts many special events including Founders' Day and more. The park features the Splash Pad at Founders' Park and is located across from Pocket Park for Pups Dog Park. Additional amenities include:
- One lighted softball field
- One lighted multi-purpose field
- Two lighted basketball courts
- Lighted skate park
- Splash pad
- Four picnic ramadas
Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre in Queen Creek
Queen Creek’s Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre is a 38-acre facility that provides both English and Western equestrian events as well as home shows, RV and car shows, concerts, and more. The Equestrian Center is home to a number of prestigious organizations and events including the Arizona Cutting Horse Association, Arizona Quarter Horse Association, Arizona Thoroughbred Breeders Association, Art of the Cowgirl, Champagne Dressage Show, Cisco Productions, Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association, Roots N Boots Queen Creek, Shelley Productions Priefert World Series of Team Roping, Southern Arizona Quarter Horse Association and Vintage and Vino.
Queen Creek Wash Trails
Queen Creek offers multi-use trails along Queen Creek and Sonoqui washes. The trail system provides connectivity throughout Town and with our neighboring communities, including the San Tan Mountain Regional Park. The trails highlight the natural beauty of Queen Creek and honor the town’s equestrian and agricultural heritage.
- The Queen Creek Wash Trail is currently 4.7 miles and weaves throughout Town following the banks of the Queen Creek Wash. The trail passes open space, farmland, and a variety of residential communities. At the trail's southeastern end, Desert Mountain Park features several athletic fields, playgrounds, and picnic shelters.
- The Sonoqui Wash Trail is 3.8 miles and weaves in and out of the rural desert landscape. The trail connects from Gilbert and is part of the Maricopa Trail, which is being developed in three phases. When completed, the entire trail system will cover an estimated 750 miles.
Queen Creek Golf Courses
Las Colinas Golf Club
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.
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.
Get The Personalized Service You Need with Top-rated Queen Creek REALTOR®- Cathy Carter
Whether you are ready to search home for sale Queen Creek or it's time to list your current property, Cathy provides the kind of knowledge, skills, dedication, and personalized service you need and deserve. Known for her warm and friendly personality, Cathy's personal approach to the real estate process allows her to connect with her clients and uncover the right homes for them. She is a competent negotiator and will use her finely honed skills and 25 years of experience to get you the best deal on your new home. If you are looking to sell your home, Cathy will get it sold quickly for top dollar, with most of her listings selling within 5 days or less.
As your real estate agent, Cathy will protect your best interests, advocate for you, negotiate on your behalf, keep you informed and up-to-date, and be your trusted guide and advisor every step of the way. For more information about buying or selling Queen Creek real estate, please give Cathy a call today at 480-459-8488 or get in touch by email.
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