Ahwatukee Foothills Real Estate
“House of Dreams”
Sitting at the southernmost tip of Phoenix, at the base of South Mountain State Park, is Ahwatukee Foothills—a small community that helps to make up the villages of Phoenix. Though it is on the smaller side, population-wise, it is a thriving community with innumerable opportunities for incredible outdoor recreation. Ahwatukee Foothills is surrounded by mountain ranges, creating a feeling that it is independent from Phoenix. Homeowners in Ahwatukee Foothills benefit from the close proximity to city central, but love the small town feel they are afforded by their location.
Homes in Ahwatukee Foothills start in the low 200s and range upward to almost $1 million. There is a diverse variety of options in terms of style, price points, and size. Sitting at the base of South Mountain Park, residents who own a home in Ahwatukee are lucky enough to have a space with a view. Nearly every home in this little pocket of Phoenix has an incredible view of the gorgeous Arizona landscape among the South Mountain foothills. Buying a home in Ahwatukee Foothills is one of the best investments a buyer could ever make!
Many sources claim “Ahwatukee” is a Crow term for “House of Dreams,” and in this community, that’s exactly what potential buyers will find—the home of their dreams! The community sits at the southernmost tip of Phoenix, just slightly cut off visually from the city by South Mountain, but benefits from the advantages of living in a large city. What draws most potential home-buyers to the area more than anything else is the educational opportunities afforded to the youngest residents. The public schools in Ahwatukee are unmatched by anywhere else in the Phoenix area.
Ahwatukee is slightly cut off from the more urban sections of Phoenix, but there is still plenty nearby to keep residents entertained. Between the local shops, boutiques, restaurants, and saloons, there’s never a dull moment in the Ahwatukee Foothills. There are large department stores, organic grocers, retail outlets, and unique boutiques scattered throughout the community to keep the resident’s needs fulfilled. When it comes to entertainment and recreation, the community also boasts a movie theater, a number of country clubs, and even public recreation centers! There is always some even going on in Ahwatukee—come see for yourself!
Phoenix is a city that allows for year-round recreation, and the recreation available in the Ahwatukee Foothills keeps residents entertained for twelve full months of the year. Residents who love the outdoors enjoy living right by South Mountain State Park—the largest city-owned park in the entire U.S. South Mountain allows for hiking, biking, and even horseback riding! Our athletic residents love having a local heated pool, and even tennis and basketball courts. The opportunities for recreation are endless in Ahwatukee—and our residents love it!
Ahwatukee Foothills Listings Summary
Ahwatukee Foothills - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Year Built in Ahwatukee Foothills: 1990 / County Avg 1994