Here are the Top 10 master-planned communities in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2020 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based on how voters answer this simple question: with whom would you recommend doing business? To make your vote count in the 2021 edition of Ranking Arizona, click here to vote.
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Here are the Top 10 master-planned communities in Arizona, as featured in the 2020 edition of Ranking Arizona:
2,300 homes or more
Background: Set amongst a stunning backdrop of mountain ranges and featuring dramatic views of the natural Sonoran Desert surroundings, Vistancia located in Northwest Peoria features some of the best in new home options and community living. With excelling schools, parks and trails, recreation centers, golf courses and resident amenities, Vistancia truly offers something for every member of the family. Vistancia’s 7,100-acre master plan offers three unique lifestyle communities: The Village at Vistancia offers family friendly multi-generational neighborhoods with access to two K-8 elementary schools and planned residents activities and recreation centers; Blackstone at Vistancia is a luxury golf course community featuring the private Blackstone Country Club golf course; and Trilogy at Vistancia an active adult resort community.
Surprising fact: “The name Vistancia is an original word that was derived from two words, vista and distance.”
2. Morrison Ranch
3. Las Sendas
4. Estrella by Newland
6. Verrado by DMB Associates
7. DC Ranch
9. Desert Mountain
10. Power Ranch
2,299 homes or more
Background: Mountain Bridge is a new signature community for all ages and features 45% open space including Extensive Trails and Paths. The signature feature of this resort-style Master-planned Community is the rustic stone bridge connecting the southern and northern areas of Mountain Bridge. There is a covered grand entryway, clock tower, rustic old-world, Mediterranean and Andalusian architecture in intimate gated neighborhoods with open space behind most home-sites. The Mountain Bridge Owners Club with resort-style amenities offers heated pool, spa, fitness, tennis, event lawns, parks and lifestyle activities. Great schools, dining, shopping, boating and recreational areas are just minutes away.
Community’s strengths: “In addition to a robust calendar of community events, classes and activities; this neighborhood also features several impressive amenities. These include individually vehicular controlled gated neighborhoods, workout facilities, clubhouse, hiking/walking trails, community parks, playgrounds, basketball courts, pickle-ball courts and tennis courts.”