Arcadia Neighborhood

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TRUE Arcadia Corridor location is bounded by 44th to 68th Streets, Indian School Road to Camelback Mountain.

Arcadia Phoenix and its immediate surrounding areas have more recently been referenced as Lower Arcadia or the Arcadia area but the real, true Arcadia corridor begins at the corner of 44th Street and Indian School Road going north and east from there. Contrary to many people trying to ride on the “Arcadia” name, there is indeed a true, defined Arcadia Corridor. The nearby Arcadia Lite and Lower Arcadia are also more popular than ever today.

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Arcadia has some the best schools in the entire State of Arizona. Click here to learn about Arcadia Schools in an around the Arcadia Neighborhood.

Arcadia neighborhood is not officially a historic district even though its roots date back to 1919. Its eastern edge is in the City of Scottsdale but Arcadia has more than earned its huge place in Phoenix history.

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Arcadia, AZ Today

A huge potion of Arcadia today is going through a total face lift right now where older homes are being torn down and new construction is the new norm. The landscape is changing before your very eyes!

Arcadia Was My First House Purchase Ever

I personally lived in Arcadia starting in 1989 as the first house I purchased was in this eclectic neighborhood. I had a stunning view of Camelback Mountain in my back yard like so many homes in Arcadia do. In fact, you’d be hard pressed to find a home that doesn’t have a view of Camelback Mountain, at least to some degree. I can attest to all the wonderful attributes Arcadia has to offer but don’t take my word for it. Get in your car and go cruise the area. You’ll fall in love with it.

A True Old School Neighborhood 

This is the type of neighborhood, with a real old school feel.  It’s where the neighbors know each other, walk their dogs and are out with their children enjoying the tranquility this wonderful neighborhood offers! 

Arcadia Adobe Home PhoenixArcadia Phoenix is one of the most desirable and priciest addresses in Phoenix. The homes range from small ranch houses under 1000 Square feet to stunning luxury estates that sit on five acres with a lot of in-between. You’ll find a wide variety of architectural styles from sprawling 4 to 5-bedroom ranches built in the postwar era to Revivals and Pueblo-style homes dating to the late 1920’s and early 1930’s

Arcadia’s Population

The population of Arcadia is somewhere around 10,000, depending on the boundaries specified (the circulation of Arcadia News is 12,500). The median age of residents is 40, and the median household income, $92,401.

Nearby Arcadia Phoenix

The neighborhood is surrounded by original luxury guest resorts along Camelback Road like the Royal Palms and is walking distance to many trending restaurants are bars such as The Vig, LaGrande Orange Grocery and Pizzeria, Postino’s Wine Cafe, Zipps, The Arcadia Tavern, the famous Pete’s Fish and Chips and so much more! Eating and drinking your way around Arcadia is fun and can take some time.

Arcadia Midtown & What’s Nearby

Many people now refer to Arcadia as Midtown as it’s in the middle of everything superb and its overall location is in the center of it all.

Sky Harbor Airport is just a hop and a skip away as is Biltmore Fashion Park, Fashion Square in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley along with a plethora of fantastic golf courses! Downtown and Central Phoenix is just a very short jaunt as is I-10, the Loop 202, the 51 and the 143. Arcadia Park, G.R. Herberger Park, Camelback Mountain (and its hiking trails) along with easy access to the canal gives many options for hiking, jogging, biking and walking.

A Desert Oasis

Arcadia is a true desert oasis of beautifully landscaped Phoenix homes was named for Virgil’s Arcadia: a peaceful, pastoral region of ancient Greece. In the early 1920’s, the land to the south of majestic Camelback Mountain went up for sale at 35 cents an acre.

Citrus Orchards

It was mostly sold in 5-acre parcels as citrus orchards, that is, after the Arcadia Water Company began irrigating. Today, Arcadia residents enjoy a well-meshed neighborhood of spacious, architecturally interesting homes and the lush remnants of the area’s rural past.

Schools In Arcadia

Arcadia is also known for its top tier public schools (some of the best in the state) such as Hopi Elementary School, Ingleside Middle School and Arcadia High School in the Scottsdale Unified School District making it an extremely family friendly community. There are also private schools in the area.

Arcadia Homes In Phoenix

Arcadia homes have character, are well-kept and have high property values as the neighborhood is adjacent to the upscale suburbs of Paradise Valley, the Biltmore area, Scottsdale and North Central Phoenix. Most lawn have lush, green lawns, custom landscaping, palm trees and citrus trees galore!

A Citrus Haven

Built on former citrus groves, Arcadia is known for well-irrigated, mature landscaping. Several yards prominently feature orange, lemon and grapefruit trees as reminders of the area’s past.

The area used to be occupied by citrus farmers from 1919 to the mid-1950s. In the mid-1950s, the rest of Phoenix caught up with the farms and the area suburbanized with characteristic ranch homes on large lots. Arcadia High School serves and derives its name from the neighborhood.

Homes For Sale In Arcadia Historic Neighborhood

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$510,000
Safe, clean, quiet neighborhood
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1650
Approx Lot SqFt: 6504
Year Built: 1955
Subdivision: INDIAN VILLA AMD
City/Town Code: Phoenix
Description: Located in the highly desirable, rapidly modernizing Lower Arcadia area, th...
Status: Active
Last Updated: October - 24 - 2020
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$2,795,000
6109 E EXETER Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Open House (10/24/2020 - 11:00 am)
Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Square Footage: 4134
Approx Lot SqFt: 18833
Year Built: 2002
Subdivision: ARCADIA / LA MAZA VILLA 1
City/Town Code: Scottsdale
Description: Gorgeous Estate on the most coveted street in Arcadia, Exeter Blv. with Cam...
Status: Active
Last Updated: October - 24 - 2020
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$2,295,000
4488 E LAFAYETTE Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85018
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 5.5
Square Footage: 4018
Approx Lot SqFt: 20938
Year Built: 1969
Subdivision: LAFAYETTE VILLA 4
City/Town Code: Phoenix
Description: Welcome to life on the lane. This complete remodel by Emery Lane Homes off...
Status: Active
Last Updated: October - 23 - 2020
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$1,095,000
4635 E CALLE VENTURA, Phoenix, AZ 85018
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3
Square Footage: 2281
Approx Lot SqFt: 14035
Year Built: 1957
Subdivision: HIDDEN VILLAGE 4
City/Town Code: Phoenix
Description: A charming original ranch home on an oversized 14,000 + sf lot. Situated a...
Status: Active
Last Updated: October - 23 - 2020
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$1,600,000
6133 E CALLE DEL PAISANO, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3
Square Footage: 3758
Approx Lot SqFt: 16283
Year Built: 1958
Subdivision: Arcadia
City/Town Code: Scottsdale
Description: Warm and welcoming home in the heart of Arcadia! Beautiful 4 bedroom / 3 b...
Status: Active
Last Updated: October - 23 - 2020
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$2,120,000
Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 4
Square Footage: 3850
Approx Lot SqFt: 16893
Year Built: 1957
Subdivision: EL CAMELLO 2
City/Town Code: Scottsdale
Description: Sweet Arcadia Charm! N/S facing on one of Arcadia's prettiest streets, thi...
Status: Active
Last Updated: October - 23 - 2020
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$695,000
4326 E TURNEY Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85018
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3
Square Footage: 2235
Approx Lot SqFt: 6957
Year Built: 1978
Subdivision: ORANGE GROVE HEIGHTS
City/Town Code: Phoenix
Description: The PERFECT open floor plan concept in dreamy Arcadia with a POOL. Split ma...
Status: Active
Last Updated: October - 23 - 2020
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$1,200,000
4058 N 58TH Street, Phoenix, AZ 85018
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Open House (10/23/2020 - 1:00 pm)
Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3
Square Footage: 2260
Approx Lot SqFt: 15677
Year Built: 1957
Subdivision: Sun Valley Estates
City/Town Code: Phoenix
Description: Arcadia, 3 BD, 3BA + bonus playroom/office on nearly 1/2 acre with great vi...
UCB or CCBS: No
Status: Active
Last Updated: October - 23 - 2020
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$925,000
4409 E MONTECITO Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85018
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Open House (10/23/2020 - 11:00 am)
Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3
Square Footage: 2927
Approx Lot SqFt: 5942
Year Built: 2017
Subdivision: CAVALIER PALMS 1-41
City/Town Code: Phoenix
Description: Welcome to your new home in ARCADIA! This modern home boasts an open floor ...
Status: Active
Last Updated: October - 22 - 2020
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$2,000,000
Landscape Architect's rendering looking Northeast of the backyard.
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 4.5
Square Footage: 4028
Approx Lot SqFt: 18687
Year Built: 2020
Subdivision: OSBORN EAST ESTATES
City/Town Code: Phoenix
Description: Custom spec home by Genova-Detwiler featuring modern ranch architecture. Th...
Status: Active
Last Updated: October - 21 - 2020
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The film, Everything Must Go, takes place in Arcadia.

In 2002, CNNMoney voted Arcadia as one of the “Best Places To Live” stating:

In stark contrast to Ahwatukee’s desert foliage are the lush green lawns of Arcadia, a neighborhood that sits on the Phoenix and Scottsdale city line. Arcadia is a former orange grove with its own irrigation system, and rows of citrus trees line its blocks of quaint homes built in the 1950’s and 1960’s on large lots.

Because Arcadia is so highly regarded for its greenery and high-performance schools, which are in the Scottsdale system, prices are on the high end. Starter homes begin at $300,000.

Homeowners tend to do a lot of remodeling, adding much diversity to the once similar-looking homes; it’s not uncommon to see a country cottage adjacent to a Spanish hacienda. Residents brag about being close to Scottsdale’s high-end shopping, a world-class resort, arts centers and good restaurants, as well as downtown Phoenix.

I couldn’t agree more. After all, living in Arcadia for so many years, I’m hooked. Need some more reasons?

10 More Reasons to Live In Arcadia Phoenix Neighborhood:

10. Unique spirit of place. According to Where to Live in Phoenix, “Arcadia casts a spell like no other neighborhood in the Valley of the Sun.” Watch the sun set over Camelback Mountain from anywhere in the area and you’ll understand why.

9. Irrigated lots mean taller trees, abundant plant life, and cooler temperatures (by as much as 5 to 10 degrees compared to surrounding areas).

8. The schools are some of the best in the state.

7. Shopping. Nearby Scottsdale and The Biltmore Fashion Park will satisfy anyone’s taste for art, fashion, and fun.

6. Dining in Scottsdale, the Biltmore area, and nearby resorts offers a huge variety of flavors and experiences from casual and quick to five-star elegant. La Grande Orange Grocery and Pizzeria is a very popular neighborhood eatery with a plethora of mouth watering dishes.

5. Hiking Camelback Mountain is a favorite challenge of the fit and fabulous from all over the Phoenix area.

4. Arcadia News, a neighborhood paper, offers updates exclusively of interest to Arcadia residents, as well as classifieds, local restaurant reviews, and (in the online edition) links to community services.

3. A clean, well-kept cluster of homes tucked between the best areas of Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arcadia has a small community feel but enjoys the amenities of a big city.

2. No tract homes for sale here; Arcadia is all about homes with character.

1. Location, location, and ooh, location. All of the above, and fast access to anywhere in the valley. Arcadia is just 10-15 minutes from downtown Phoenix, the airport, and just five minutes from the freeway system.

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