Buckeye, Arizona is located in Maricopa County and is a suburb of Phoenix. The area was first settled in 1887 by “TN” Clanton and his family. A plat for the town was filed in 1888, naming the town Sidney. However, the post office was already called Buckeye, and residents continued to call the area Buckeye. In 1910, the area was re-platted as Buckeye. When the Buckeye Canal was built, a significant boost in construction took place leading to growth in the area. The population now is an estimated 54,927.
Because of the great Buckeye climate, golf is a popular way the residents enjoy the outdoors. The Raven Golf Club at Verrado is open to the public all year. The course length features the desert, hills, and sand and features a clubhouse, practice range, and pro shop. The Copper Canyon Golf Club is also available. This 18-hole championship course was designed by Brian Curley and Lee Schmidt. Another choice for golfers is The Sundance Golf Club which was designed by Greg Nash and is great for avid golfers. It includes the course, a driving range, pro shop and lessons by PGA professionals. If you prefer hiking, the Skyline Regional Park has many trails that are on the level for an easier hike. There are also camping accommodations. If you’re feeling adventurous, the Desert Skydiving Center will provide you with a well-organized, professional and secure way to experience the big jump.
The Buckeye real estate offerings are a combination of older ranch style homes and newer, more contemporary homes. There are also mobile homes available, as well as townhomes. Many Buckeye homes are single-family homes, with three to six bedrooms, depending on the size and style for which you are looking. This is considered a laid-back area, with a diversity of culture and you’ll find families with young kids to college students to seniors. Because of the beauty of the area, and the local amenities, as well as the many options found in Phoenix, this is a must consider destination for home buyers searching in the Phoenix area. If you are interested in homes for sale in Buckeye, Arizona, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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