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5 Things To Know About Living In Chandler, AZ

Chandler's proximity to the Phoenix Valley and its luxurious yet modest identity make it one of the area's most desirable landing spots for professionals, retirees, and raising a family.
Chandler, AZ City Hall

Chandler is a flourishing city in the Phoenix valley located just 25 minutes from downtown Phoenix, Sky Harbor International Airport, and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport.

The City of Chandler is in the East Valley and resides in Maricopa county, the largest Arizona county. Chandler is on the leading edge in the technology profession and is the home of many notable tech companies. The computer chip producer Intel is the largest employer in Chandler.

Here are 5 things to know about living in Chandler, AZ.

Chandler has more than 60 parks that range from larger regional parks to neighborhood and community parks. One of Chandler’s largest and most popular parks is Tumbleweed Park, where residents have a wide variety of amenities available, including gymnastics, tennis, a dance studio, and many other classes and events.

Chandler residents and visitors have many options to get outdoors and spend time with family & friends. Chandler deserves much credit for their park programs between the splash pads, skate parks, dog parks, and special-use facilities.

Tumbleweed Park in Chandler, Arizona
Tumbleweed Park in Chandler, Arizona

Chandler is one of Arizona’s top cities for golf, with its seven courses scoring 153 holes! You’ll find striking water features, perfectly groomed greens, and breath-taking desert mountain views. Take into account the fabulous Arizona weather, visitors and residents take advantage of year-round golfing.

The San Marcos Golf Course was the first grass course in Arizona opened more than a century ago. Other notable golf courses in Chandler are Ocotillo Golf Club, Bear Creek Golf Complex, Ironwood Golf Club, Springfield Golf Resort, Sunbird Gold Club, and Lone Tree Golf Club.

Ocotillo Golf Course in Chandler, Arizona
Ocotillo Golf Course in Chandler, Arizona

Chandler has a vibrant downtown area that features award-winning restaurants, shopping, events, and live music. Dr. AJ Chandler Park is a great place to hang out with the family, grab some takeout and enjoy an afternoon lunch in this spacious green park.

Downtown Chandler also offers a unique retail shopping experience and farmers market, which is open every Saturday year-round.

Downtown Chandler, Arizona
Downtown Chandler, Arizona

Chandler real estate offers a wide variety of price points and locations. Prices will vary based on neighborhood amenities, square footage, lot size, and location. Whether you’re looking at golf communities, lake-front properties, or freeway access, the price of Chandler homes for sale will change significantly.

Alamosa Estates | Neighborhood In Chandler, AZ
Community street in Chandler, AZ Neighborhood Alamosa Estates

Chandler offers over 400 neighborhoods to choose from within its vast city boundaries. Chandler neighborhood amenities range from gated security, age restrictions, golf courses, water-front, private country clubs, community pools, and even remote islands!

Some popular neighborhoods in Chandler include Fulton Ranch, Ocotillo, Fox Crossing, Saguaro Canyon, and Circle G At Riggs. Neighborhood sizes range from smaller and tucked away to the larger statement communities.

Fulton Ranch | Neighborhood In Chandler, AZ
Welcome entrance sign, waterfall in Chandler, Arizona Neighborhood Fulton Ranch

Chandler, Arizona is a multi-cultural and thriving community within the Phoenix Metropolitan area. It provides a wide range of job opportunities and lifestyles to its residents. Chandler’s proximity to the Phoenix Valley and its luxurious yet modest identity make it one of the area’s most desirable landing spots for professionals, retirees, and raising a family. If any of these characteristics are on your checklist, then put Chandler Arizona near the top of your list.

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