Gilbert, Arizona is one of the fastest growing towns in the U.S. as it has increased its population from just over 5,700 in 1980 to over 208,000 in 2010. The main reason is its transformation from an agriculture-based community to an economically diverse one. At present, it is America’s largest incorporated town as people and businesses continue to flock to Gilbert.
It is only 13 miles away from Scottsdale and 18 miles from Phoenix so it is part of a Metro area with over 4.5 million. Small wonder then that high earners in these cities see Gilbert as the perfect place to raise a family. The nation’s top homebuilders have watched these trends with interest and offer luxury living in the town. Keep reading to learn more about 4 communities in Gilbert offering luxury homes from the $500s.
The Reserves (Shea Homes)
The Reserves is one of the newest gated communities in the entire state as Shea Homes only opened it on May 6, 2017. There are a total of four home plans available at present although there may be more in the near future. You can choose between 3-5 bedrooms, 3.5-4.5 bathrooms and each single story property has a huge 4-car garage! As a result, you benefit from an enormous amount of storage space. Each home has a dream kitchen, functional rooms for outdoor living, and a host of personalization options.
As well as enjoying the space of your ¼ acre home site, you will live in a community with amenities such as BBQ grills, picnic tables, ramadas and even a giant chess board. The Reserves provides residents with a rural, peaceful feel yet it is only a short drive from major cities such as Phoenix. Homes in The Reserves are available from $499,990.
Callindra Estates (Toll Brothers)
Callindra Estates is located within Gilbert’s San Tan area and Toll Brothers are offering a wide variety of luxury homes in this gated community. There are a total of five unique home designs and you can choose between 3-5 bedrooms, 2-4.5 bathrooms and 3-4 car garages in a single story property. Features include a master bedroom with rear-yard access, a welcoming foyer with tray ceiling, double-island kitchen, front porch and a large laundry room. The properties have patios and courtyards which make them ideal for outdoor living.
The community is a fantastic place to raise a family as it is located within the highly rated Chandler School District. It is also a short drive to the Crossroads Towne Center and the SanTan Village; both locations offer an impressive range of entertainment and fine dining options. Homes are available at Callindra Estates from $508,995.
Acacia Estates (David Weekley Homes)
T.W Lewis created the Acacia Estates community and top homebuilders such as David Weekley Homes regularly have new luxury properties for sale. There are a total of 10 floor plans and you can choose between 4-5 bedrooms, 4.5-5.5 bathrooms in homes with 4-car garages. These properties are equipped with features such as energy efficient appliances, a walk-in pantry, designer-appointed accent tiling and flooring, oversized granite slab island and a family room. Space is the name of the game with these homes as they have large basements for storage and giant backyards for outdoor living.
Acacia Estates is located near the beautiful San Tan Mountains and close to the San Tan Regional Park where you can hike, bike or even ride a horse. It is also near high-quality shopping, dining and entertainment centers along with a championship golf course. As the community is within the Chandler Unified School District, you have access to several top schools including Patterson Elementary and Basha High School. Although there are homes on offer from the $500s at various times, the lowest cost homes available at present range from the mid $700s.
Power Ranch is a huge master-planned community in Gilbert and prospective homeowners have the opportunity to purchase a property from one of 11 exclusive neighborhoods. While there is ample affordable housing, there is also plenty of luxury adobes that are just begging for your attention. There are properties on the market in Power Ranch with up to 7 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and 3-car garages. Features include a kitchen island, pantry, granite countertops, media room, family room, and landscaping.
Power Ranch has won the coveted Best Masterplanned Community award from Ranking Arizona one four occasions. Community amenities include 26+ miles of biking and hiking trails and a 7.5 acre Community Park which has a sand volleyball court, full basketball court, 25-meter swimming pool, and a 10-acre soccer complex among other things. It also has a 7.3 acre Trailside Community Park with picnic pavilions, a greenbelt trail, large event lawn and more. The luxury homes in Power Ranch are available from the $600s.
You’ve worked hard to provide for your family so why not treat yourself by purchasing a luxury home in one of these wonderful communities? Homebuilders such as Shea Homes offer fantastic deals and you can finally live in the property of your dreams.