Buying A Home in Kachina Village Flagstaff, Arizona

Kachina Village, Flagstaff, Arizona home for sale

As realtors, we’re used to people asking us about Flagstaff’s neighborhoods and surrounding areas. People want to know what each community has to offer so they can narrow down their home search, and we’re always happy to help!

Kachina Village is a popular neighborhood sitting seven miles south of Flagstaff, Arizona. The neighborhood measures less than two square miles and has a total population of fewer than 3,000 residents. Developed initially as a second home community in the early to mid-1960s, Kachina Village was originally called “The Kachina Country Club Village.” However, in the 1970s, the country club dissolved, and the neighborhood has been known as simply “Kachina Village” ever since.

So why is such a small mountain neighborhood so popular with first- and second-home buyers? The median cost of a home in Kachina Village is $435,300 (in July 2021), while the median home value in Flagstaff is $600,000 (in July 2021). This makes Kachina Village a desirable location for Flagstaff employees or for the remote workforce who don’t want to pay a higher price for a house within city limits, but still want to enjoy the small mountain town.

Buying A Home in Kachina Village Flagstaff, Arizona

If you’ve always dreamed of buying a cabin in the woods, the home of your dreams might be tucked away in Kachina Village. Tucked away in the Ponderosa Pines of the Coconino National Forest, the tiny hamlet of Kachina Village is a popular neighborhood for those seeking a more laid back, cabin lifestyle. New home buyers who start their journey seeking cabins for sale in Flagstaff often set their sights on Kachina Village.

There’s no shortage of opportunities for outdoor recreation in Kachina Village, and you’ll have plenty of ideal weather in which to enjoy them. Kachina Village weather is as close to perfect as it gets in Arizona. Here, you’ll enjoy all four changing seasons—the average low temperature in January is 11° F, while July’s average high temperature is a mild 84°. And, since it’s just ten minutes outside of Flagstaff, you’re still close enough to Downtown to enjoy its restaurants, shopping, and nightlife.

There are a variety of lot sizes in Kachina Village, so there are homes here that suit a variety of buyers, from first-time homeowners seeking an affordable single-family home to second homeowners seeking a modern mountain getaway. If you’re interested in viewing homes for sale in Kachina Village, you can sign up for custom MLS alerts to learn about new listings as soon as they hit the market.

What Kind of Homes are in Kachina Village?

Kachina Village has a diversity of home styles and lots, which is one of the reasons it’s so popular with buyers. Many of Kachina’s first homes were cozy cabins on wooded lots built for vacationers, so you’ll find a variety of cabin-style homes here with slightly smaller footprints than those in Flagstaff. Log-homes, A-frames, and wood-built homes are common here, many with fireplaces or wood-burning stoves serving as the primary heating source.

Kachina Village isn’t populated strictly by single-family homes, which is one more thing that sets it apart from other Flagstaff neighborhoods. You’ll find manufactured homes, cabins, mobile homes, and single-family homes all inside the same community.

How to Buy a Home in Kachina Village, AZ

The steps to buying a home in Kachina Village are the same as anywhere else. You’ll need to set a budget, identify your priorities, and partner with an experienced real estate agent to help you navigate the process. Kachina Village and Flagstaff are famously hot real estate markets with high buyer demand and low inventory, so properties here tend to move quickly.

Given the perks of living in Kachina Village, it’s not surprising that so many buyers are interested in living here. Kachina Village is also among the few neighborhoods in the area without a homeowner’s association, which is an attractive benefit to many buyers. The area’s laid-back vibe lends itself to fun firepit hangs with friends and neighbors as well as quiet evenings of stargazing, away from the noise of the city. The neighborhood abuts on National Forest Service land, providing plenty of opportunities for trail hiking, biking, and running, while taking in the sights, sounds, and joys of nature.

Since Kachina is only ten miles outside Flagstaff, residents who work in the city have a relatively short commute that averages about twenty minutes. If you’re moving to Kachina Village from the city, you’ll also be changing water and utility providers. Kachina Village relies on the Kachina Village utility company for its water, trash, and recycling services.

Homes and Cabins for Sale in Kachina Village, Arizona

Kachina Village is a popular neighborhood just outside of Flagstaff, AZ. At a given time, there are typically multiple homes at various price points available in Kachina Village.

The Flagstaff real estate market is famously competitive. It’s not uncommon for homes to go on and off the market in as little as one day, and this holds in the surrounding neighborhoods, as well. So, if the wooded setting of Kachina Village is where you want to put down your roots, you should consider working with an experienced REALTOR® who can help you navigate the fast-paced and sometimes confusing Flagstaff real estate market.

For a current list of the homes for sale in Kachina Village, click here. If you’re interested in purchasing a Kachina Village Flagstaff home or would like to explore homes available in other Flagstaff neighborhoods, feel free to reach out and talk to one of our experienced agents.

Find Your Dream Home in Kachina Village

If Kachina Village, AZ, sounds like the neighborhood for you, the team at Best Flagstaff Homes Realty is here and ready to help you find the perfect property. The Kachina Village real estate market moves fast. Working with a REALTOR® who has market-specific Flagstaff real estate experience can help you navigate it with ease and potentially gain an edge over the crowded field of buyers.

Whether you’re buying a second home or searching for your first, we partner with you through every step of your home search and purchase process. Do you have questions about how to buy a home, or are you interested in viewing homes for sale in Kachina Village, AZ? Call Best Flagstaff Homes Realty today, and one of our agents will be happy to help!


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