Paradise Valley Real Estate
Paradise Valley is located in the Sonoran Desert and was incorporated as a Town on May 24, 1961. Today, the Town is still a small residential community of 16 square miles, with a population of 12,820 and approximately 5,643 homes. Located between the City of Scottsdale to the east and the City of Phoenix to the west, it continues to maintain its unique residential zoning that strictly enforces the vision described in the original Paradise Valley General Plan.
There are nine world class resorts located call Paradise Valley home. They blend perfectly with the homes and landscape of the town. Their resorts offer residents numerous recreational opportunities, such as golf and tennis, as well as some of the finest dining in the area.
Throughout the years Paradise Valley has maintained a small, responsive government that is dedicated to preserving the residential character of the community. Residents enjoy and appreciate the peaceful and quiet surroundings, the open space, the dark nighttime sky and the unobstructed views of prominent geographical features such as the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, Camelback Mountain, Mummy Mountain and Indian Bend Wash. The Town has a Council - Manager form of government, and employs 75 people. More than 80 Town residents volunteer their time and talent to reduce the cost of government while keeping in close touch with the needs of the Town residents. The Mayor, Council, Municipal Court judges and appointed members of the Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment and other boards and committees receive no compensation. These volunteers have a direct voice in the planning and decision making process for the Town. Council meetings and public hearings held at the Town Hall are always open to the residents.
Paradise Valley truly lives up to its name!
Paradise Valley Listings Summary
Paradise Valley - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in Paradise Valley: $7,099,300 / County Avg $1,002,700
Avg Taxes in Paradise Valley: $12,500 / County Avg $2,800
Avg Sq. Ft. in Paradise Valley: 7,086 / County Avg 2,442
Avg Price per/sqft in Paradise Valley:$1002 / County Avg $411
Avg Walkscore in Paradise Valley: 14 / County Avg 30
Avg Year Built in Paradise Valley: 1997 / County Avg 1995
Avg Days on Website in Paradise Valley: 92 / County Avg 31