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Rio Verde

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Rio Verde is an age-restricted 55 and over golf course community in a town of the same name in Arizona. It sits just outside of the McDowell Mountain Regional Park and is north of Scottsdale. Construction on the community began in 1973 and continued as recently as 2016.

The community was designed to offer a quiet, relaxed way of life that appeals to retirees and homeowners in the 55 and older crowd. It offers scenic views of the surrounding desert and a number of upscale amenities to encourage residents here to remain fit, active and engaged with their friends and neighbors in Rio Verde.

Today, Rio Verde is home to around 980 single-family and attached homes that were designed by a variety of reputable home builders, such as Alexander Homes and Taylor Morrison. The real estate market in Rio Verde consists primarily of resale only homes. People who are interested in the homes for sale can contact West USA Realty and Carl Chapman REALTOR for information or in-person showings.

The homes for sale in Rio Verde are priced affordably for the area. Most homes sell from anywhere from the low $200,000s to the low $1 million. These prices get buyers residences that have at least two, if not three or more bedrooms and just as many bathrooms.

The homes are also expansive and cover upwards of 5500 square feet on average. Most of them are constructed in the southwest style of architecture and come with terra cotta tiles on the roofs, desert landscaping complete with rocks, boulders, palm trees, and succulents. They also have one and two-car garages covered front entrances and brick sidewalks and driveways.

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The insides of the homes found in Rio Verde likewise offer amenities and designs like:

  • Kitchen islands
  • Space for side-by-side fridges
  • Granite or marble counters
  • Tile floors
  • Painted wood cabinetry
  • Open floor plans that connect the living room, dining room, and kitchen
  • Chandeliers
  • Wood window blinds
  • Fireplaces
  • Family rooms or offices
  • Utility rooms with counters, cabinets, and sinks
  • Walk-in showers
  • His and her bathroom sinks
  • Walk-in closets
  • Enclosed backyards
  • Covered back patios with ceiling fans
  • Brick backyard patios and walkways

Many properties in Rio Verde also have fire pits or swimming pools in their backyards.

Rio Verde offers just as many amenities to people who buy homes in this upscale community. Much of daily life in Rio Verde center around the two Fred Bolton-designed golf courses. Both of them offer sweeping views of the surrounding desert landscapes and peaks.

Additional amenities are found at Rio Verde’s 27,000-square foot clubhouse. These amenities include a pub, casual bar, and grill, and fine dining restaurant. It likewise offers premium views of the desert that surrounds Rio Verde.

The community’s 18,000-square foot community center offers a host of amenities and recreational opportunities as well, such as:

  • A fitness center
  • Hobby studios
  • A library
  • A heated swimming pool

Residents can also make use of the miles of trails at the community center, which are ideal for walking, bicycling and hiking.

Other fitness and recreational amenities can be found at the Rio Verde tennis club. This club has six tennis courts, a pro shop, and a year-round instructor on hand who offers private lessons.

There are also a number of clubs to be found in Rio Verde. Residents can find clubs for their favorite hobbies and activities like arts and crafts, sports, and card games. The Rio Verde community additionally hosts several golf tournaments throughout the year.

People who buy homes in Rio Verde likewise are close to a number of local attractions and facilities. They are just 45 minutes away from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and 50 minutes from downtown Phoenix. There are also a number of major medical facilities within 30 minutes of Rio Verde.

Interested home buyers have a variety of upscale and comfortable resale homes to choose from in Rio Verde. They can find out what ones are available and schedule in-person tours of the houses in Rio Verde by contacting West USA Realty and Carl Chapman REALTOR today.