Buying and Living in Munds Park

Munds Park, Arizona. Est 1876.

 

 

 

Munds Park is a small rural neighborhood located about 20 miles south of Flagstaff and 125 miles North of Phoenix. The year round population is less than 2,000 people as it has been a popular second home destination for many years. It has been a largely retiree and second home population, in  recent years, more and more families who work in Flagstaff are moving to Munds Park, full time. Munds Park is popular for its outdoor recreational activities in all seasons. From Hiking to Mountain Biking to ATV riding, there is plenty of fun stuff to do! There are several lakes in the area as well, one located directly in Munds Park called Lake O’Dell. Lake O’Dell is popular with Kayakers and fisherman as it is stocked with trout. Munds Park also houses it’s very own private 18-hole championship golf course called Pinewood Country Club. With so much to do it’s no wonder Munds Park is becoming more and more popular to visit and move to! 

 

What Kind of Homes are in Munds Park? 

Living in Munds Park is appealing part in due to the homes there. They range from a small log cabin to large golf course homes and everything in between.  The homes will vary in price from $150,000- $1.5 Million. Size of the homes will also greatly differ, you may find a 800 sq ft cabin or a 5,000 sq foot golf course home. Some people really desire that cabin feel, and that is a common home you will find here. There are plenty of mobile and manufactured homes available as well, most will have lovely large porches to sit and enjoy the beautiful weather. There are many different homes in  Munds Park within their own little mini-communities. For instance Foxboro Ranch Estates, here you will find new, many to be built, homes inside a gated community with private horse boarding and multiple community lakes. Or a single family home on the golf course within the Pinewood Country Club. Or maybe you’d prefer a centrally located quaint, private home in the center of Munds Park. The choices are endless. 

Homes for sale in Munds Park have picked up in recent years and are selling faster than ever. Enjoying the cooler weather in the pines trees has fast become a favored destination spot for those coming from the hotter climates such as Phoenix and Tucson. With it’s proximity to Flagstaff but the feeling of being “away from it all” Munds Park is really a fantastic full time, second home or vacation destination. 

 

How to Buy a Home in Munds Park? 

Buying a home in Munds Park?  Great choice!! First things first, call us. We will guide you through the whole process. Secondly, you will want to decide what type of home you are wanting? Is this a small little cabin in the woods, a nice mobile home with a wrap around porch or a large golf home? Then we start looking. There will be some differences in buying a home in Munds Park vs in Flagstaff for instance. Most of Munds Park is on their own private water and sewer company called Pinewood Sanitary District. However, some are not. They will be on a septic system for sewer and almost all will have propane for gas. Once you’ve decided on a home and get under contract, inspections will happen. Because of the septic systems, there will be a separate inspection for this in addition to any others you choose. This can be a stressful time but we will help you through! Before you know it, you will be sitting on your very own porch enjoying the  cooler weather in the pines. 

 

What it’s like living in Munds Park? 

 

Living in Munds Park is said to be very peaceful. It is said to have a slower way of life, a stop and smell the pine trees rural feel way of life. Many people who live in Munds Park or have their second home here enjoy the closeness of hunting grounds. It is located within the richest units for Elk, Deer and other large game. You will also likely have many visits from the large game as well. Many people here drive an ATV or even a golf cart as their transportation within town. You can enjoy dinner at the Pinewood Country Club inside the two dining rooms or on the patio or taking a nightly stroll through the neighborhood. You will most often find kids riding their bikes in the streets and playing basketball in the summer months. The country club also offers summer activities for kids. ALso in the summer months you can frequent the Pinewood Farmers’ Market every Saturday beginning in May and runs through Labor Day.  Munds Park is a gem of Northern Arizona, many residents say. Come see for yourself! 

 

Munds Park has so much to offer. Whether you just want to relax by the pool at the country club, going on long hikes or enjoy hunting, there is something for everyone here. Buying a home in Munds Park might just be exactly what you need. Feel free to reach out to us with any questions or if you’d like us to get you set up on our Multiple Listings Service to start receiving home listings as soon as they come on the market. Be the first to know when a new Munds Park home comes on the market! 

If you currently own a home in lovely Munds Park and are thinking of selling, give us a call!