Buying and Living in Flagstaff Ranch

Buying and Living in Flagstaff Ranch

 

When clients are looking for a home in Flagstaff, they often ask us about specific neighborhoods and their unique characteristics. Here we would like to focus on one neighborhood, in particular, Flagstaff Ranch. Located about 5 miles west of downtown Flagstaff, Flagstaff Ranch is a golf-centered community that is an attractive retreat for those wanting to relocate here full-time, or as a second home to escape the hot summers southern Arizona. Featuring an 18-hole golf course and 25,000 square foot clubhouse, Flagstaff Ranch is a great option to consider for those looking for a golfing community in Flagstaff.

 

What kind of homes are in Flagstaff Ranch?

When looking at homes to purchase in Flagstaff Ranch, there are many options. If you’re looking for a condo, Flagstaff Ranch has a small condo development called Aspen Shadows that could fit your needs. Condos in Aspen Shadows currently range from the mid $300,000’s to the low $400,000’s. You can find units in Aspen Shadows that range in size from approximately 2,500 square feet up to 2,800 square feet. They are often very nicely finished and could be a great option for a part-time resident that would like the comfort of having an HOA maintaining the property exterior. If you’re in the market for a bit of a larger home or yard, the townhomes offered at Aspen Ridge Estates may be what you’re looking for. Currently being built, these units range in approximately 2,300 square feet to 2,800 square feet, prices in this area currently range from about $480,000- to the mid $600,000’s depending on finishes and lot premiums. If you’d like to spread out a bit more, larger custom homes are available throughout Flagstaff Ranch as well. Ranging from cottage style homes in the 2,000 square feet range, all the way up to larger estates that can be 4,000 square feet or more, there are many different options for custom stand-alone homes. Homes of this type currently range in the mid $500,000’s to over $1 million, depending on size, finishes, and lot location. There are even lots still available in Flagstaff Ranch if you’d like to design your new dream home. Lots can be found from a cozy .14 acres to an acre or more and can vary in price from the mid $60,000’s to nearly $400,000.

 

What it’s like living in Flagstaff Ranch?

Flagstaff Ranch offers a fantastic community centered around its 18-hole golf course. Property owners enjoy the comfort of a gated community and the security that it affords them. This is especially beneficial if you’re looking for a part-time or vacation home. Having the peace of mind of your property being protected is a great feature that benefits the entire community. After you’ve settled into your new home, you can take advantage of the amenities that Flagstaff Ranch has to offer. The 25,000 square foot clubhouse offers dining options, a lounge for members and guests, billiards room, meeting rooms, locker rooms, and more! That’s not to mention the breathtaking views it showcases as well! ¬†There’s an additional Community Center where members can find many more amenities. If you’re looking for the pool, you’ve found it at the Community Center! With a baby pool, a larger pool for swimming, and a spa, the entire family can take advantage of a quick dip. If fitness is your passion, the Community Center also boasts a fitness center and offers various fitness classes free for members. Tennis and pickleball courts are also available at the Community Center, as well as grills that can be a great way to entertain guests!

 

How to buy a home in Flagstaff Ranch?

If you’re considering purchasing a property in Flagstaff Ranch, there are many factors to consider. Flagstaff Ranch offers several different types of memberships at many different price ranges, including a $30,000 Social Membership, or a $60,000 Golf Membership. Determining what type of membership fits your needs is the first step, as membership types are attached to specific properties and lots. So if you are looking at only a Social Membership, be sure to only look at homes that have a Social Membership assigned to them. Additionally, there are monthly dues ranging from $412-$622 our month depending on the membership type. There may also be additional dues associated with condominium properties as well. Once you know what type of lifestyle and membership you are looking for in Flagstaff Ranch, you can then begin shopping for homes that fit those criteria. If you’d like the convenience of a managed property for part-time use, then a condo may be your best bet. Or if you’d like a larger estate with room for family and guests, you may wish to select one of the many beautiful custom homes available in Flagstaff Ranch. With a large range of home styles, amenities, and membership types, Flagstaff Ranch can be a great option for many Flagstaff homebuyers!

 

Click here for a current list of all homes available in Flagstaff Ranch. As always, if you’re interested in purchasing a home in Flagstaff, Flagstaff Ranch, or any of our surrounding areas fee free to reach out to us.