Villa Verde Historic District Homes For Sale
Villa Verde Historic District boundaries are roughly: Monte Vista to Granada Road, 19th Avenue to 20th Avenue
The architectural styles and square footage in the Villa Verde neighborhood come at an adorable variety as they were built between 1928 and 1945 by Frank Wallace. Villa Verde Historic District is 1 block wide and 4 streets long. It’s a small neighborhood of quaint Period Revival style picturesque homes including English Cottage homes, Tudors and Cotswold Revivals with a combination of architectural styles. The construction varies between clinker bricks or stone, red brick, river rock or simple wood frames. There are truly only a handful of clinker brick homes in metro Phoenix and this cozy neighborhood houses a few. Here are a few pictures of what clinker brick material looks like. Click on photo for a larger view:
Roofs may be gabled or clipped, the chimney may or may not stand out and porch existence stand at about a 50-percent chance. The entry way may or may not be arched. Mostly, these homes are 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom averaging about 900 square feet. Most of these homes have original hardwood floors and a wood-burning fireplace inside.
The Arizona State Fairgrounds border Villa Verde east of 19th Avenue. Since 1905 the fair has been an attraction. There has been talk of moving the fairgrounds away from this Phoenix district but nothing is solid on that note…yet.
It’s currently still one of the most affordable historic districts in Phoenix and most of these homes still have all their original character intact and the residents are lovely.
The booming Grand Avenue cuts north and this area is becoming a vibrant and unique arts district.