Arcadia

Arcadia is a little slice of Heaven that spans the South Scottsdale and Phoenix border between Camelback and Indian School Roads. Originally dominated by modest, mid-century ranch style homes, Arcadia today contains a mix of older homes and sprawling, palatial custom homes of all different types of architecture.

Known for its large grassy yards with mature trees, Arcadia is a haven for those who aren’t necessarily looking for the desert experience. It tends to attract those who prefer a little greenery, room between neighbors, and an in-town location. Arcadia is also one of the few pockets where high end homes can be obtained absent a homeowner association, for those who don’t like being burdened with all the attendant fees and bylaws.

Looking for a colonial style home, but don’t think Scottsdale / Phoenix offers any? Try Arcadia.

arcadia colonial home arcadia colonial home 2

Looking for a modern style home? Try Arcadia.

arcadia modern mccormack exterior

Looking for a rambling, older ranch home that you can fix up and make your own? Try Arcadia.

arcadia ranch home 1980-01-01-00-00-32

Looking for a Spanish or a Santa Fe style home? Try Arcadia.

arcadia spanish home arcadia santa fe home

Ideally located for an easy commute downtown Phoenix, Old Town Scottsdale, the Biltmore area, etc, Arcadia offers a taste of nuvo-bucolic (yes, I just coined that term) living in the middle of the city.

You will need a sizable checkbook to break into the Arcadia Real Estate market, however. The desirability of this community and location dictates that even old teardown properties tend to start well in excess of $500,000 for Arcadia proper. The sky is essentially the limit for the upper end on newer construction. For those on tighter budgets, more affordable options can be had by straying just South of it’s Indian School Road border.

Ready to start your Arcadia home search?

  1. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,129 sq ft
    Year built: 2004
    Days on market: 1
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  2. 2 beds, 1.5 baths
    Home size: 1,080 sq ft
    Year built: 1964
    Days on market: 3
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  3. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,457 sq ft
    Year built: 2003
    Days on market: 7
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  4. 5 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 2,987 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,147 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Days on market: 7
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  5. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,743 sq ft
    Year built: 2005
    Days on market: 8
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  6. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,152 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,178 sqft
    Year built: 2003
    Days on market: 8
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  7. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,081 sq ft
    Year built: 2003
    Days on market: 11
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  8. 5 beds, 4.5 baths
    Home size: 5,161 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.22 ac
    Year built: 1978
    Days on market: 11
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  9. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,152 sq ft
    Year built: 2002
    Days on market: 15
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  10. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,081 sq ft
    Year built: 2005
    Days on market: 17
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(all data current as of 10/18/2017)

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