Bellemont Homes For Sale
Bellemont HOMES & PROPERTIES FOR SALE
Nestled along the historic Route 66 in Arizona, Bellemont beckons with its unique blend of history, natural beauty, and community spirit. Situated just 11 miles west of Flagstaff, this charming settlement stands as a testament to the past while embracing the present. From its elevated vantage point of 7,132 feet, Bellemont boasts the distinction of being the highest settlement on Route 66, offering breathtaking views and a rich tapestry of stories that have woven its identity over the years.
What Neighbors Are Saying About Living in BELLEMONT:
“I’ve lived in Bellemont for a little over a year now and I love it. It’s a very friendly community with a lot of families, yet it’s nice and quiet. I feel very safe taking my dogs for a walk. The car ride to Flagstaff is the perfect length to listen to a podcast episode and you’re still where you need to be within 15-20 minutes.”
“My favorite part of living in Bellemont is that at all times of the day, I can hear children playing outside. It’s such a family-friendly place to live for all sorts of families!”
Residents of Bellemont live in the Flagstaff Unified School District. The assigned schools serving residents of Bellemont are Charles W Sechrist Elementary School, Manuel De Miguel Elementary School, Mount Elden Middle School, and Flagstaff High School. Although these schools primarily serve residents of Bellemont, the Flagstaff Unified School District allows for an open enrollment option for all 15 school sites that make up the district.
Bellemont sits at an elevation of 7,132 ft.
The Best of Bellemont
- Kendrick Park Watchable Wildlife – Long Trail
Explore this 1.3-mile loop trail close to Bellemont, Arizona. Widely regarded as a simple path, it typically takes around 25 minutes on average to finish the loop. Ideal for activities like bird watching, hiking, and leisurely strolls.
- Kendrick Park Watchable Wildlife – Short Trail
Discover this 0.5-mile loop trail in the vicinity of Bellemont, Arizona. Recognized as a straightforward path, it usually requires about 9 minutes on average to traverse the loop. This trail is a favored choice for bird watching and leisurely walks, and you can relish some moments of tranquility during the less busy periods of the day.
- Humphrey’s Peak
Familiarize yourself with this 13.3-mile point-to-point trail located near Bellemont, Arizona. Generally acknowledged as a demanding path, this trail offers an excellent opportunity for hiking.
- Kelsey Springs Trail
Give this 12.3-mile out-and-back trail a shot near Bellemont, Arizona. Widely recognized as a demanding path, completing it usually takes around 6 hours and 14 minutes on average. This trail is well-suited for both hiking and running.
Best Things to Do...
- Nestled at an impressive elevation of 7,132 feet
- Bellemont proudly claims the title of the “highest community along Route 66.”
- This quaint town’s breathtaking altitude offers travelers a unique vantage point to experience the iconic Route 66 like never before.
- Bellemont is located just outside Flagstaff city limits, offering a quiet community while still less than 15 minutes away from Downtown Flagstaff.
- As a developing community, most of the homes for sale in Bellemont are either newly built, or in the process of being built, and usually, homes are more affordable in the Bellemont community, compared to homes in Flagstaff.
- Plenty of wide-open space, a large park, and easy access to the Coconino National Forest.
The History of Bellemont
Bellemont, nestled along Interstate 40 near Flagstaff, holds a unique place in Route 66 history as its highest settlement. Named after Bella Smith, it marries “Bella” (Latin for “beautiful”) and “Mont” (French for “mountain”). Once vital during WWII with the Navajo Ordnance Depot, it’s now an Arizona National Guard training site since 1982. Perched at 7,132 feet (2.175 meters), it offers stunning vistas. The famed Pine Breeze Inn, a biker haven from “Easy Rider,” adds to its allure. Today, Bellemont thrives as a developing community that cherishes its past while embracing the future.
If Bellemont was a musician, It Would Be….
The Zac Brown Band because it is a little western compared to Flagstaff but not very country.
If Bellemont was an actor, it Would Be….
A hard working, supporting actor like Amy Adams or Ed Harris, solid choices that make every movie better. Only 15 minutes from Flagstaff, it’s a convenient location off the I40 with newer construction and nice neighborhood amenities.
If Bellemont was a Star Wars character, It Would Be…
Rey. It’s newer to the galaxy, and while unassuming, plays an integral role in the future of Northern Arizona.
If Bellemont was a Netflix Series, It Would Be…
Easy Rider, starring Dennis Hopper. It is the most iconic motorcycle movie of all time. When the stars set out to bike from LA to New Orleans they had to pass through Bellemont and probably would have stopped and the famous Harley Davidson. Since Bellemont was originally established off of the original route 66, Harley Davidson center.
If BELLEMONT was a professional athlete, It Would Be…
Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns. As Booker is underrated by some NBA fans, Bellemont is a very underrated town just to the west of Flagstaff. It offers great value and is worth the investment, like Booker.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the average home value in Bellemont?
As of July 2023, the median listing home price in Bellemont, AZ was $579,000, showing a year-over-year increase of 5.8%.
How can I find a home for sale in Bellemont?
If you’re looking for a home for sale in Bellemont contact Best Flagstaff Homes Realty to sign up for custom MLS alerts and get the best advice on purchasing a home in that neighborhood.
How far is Bellemont from Flagstaff?
Bellemont is just a short car ride away, situated just 11 miles west-northwest of Flagstaff,
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Flagstaff has historically had a market based on high demand and low inventory. This creates a seller’s market, with buyers scooping up Flagstaff homes quickly as they come on the market. In the past 20 years, home prices have increased in Arizona by an average rate of 4.15%. In 2021 – they doubled! Although new homes are being built in Flagstaff and surrounding communities like Bellemont and Kachina Village, we expect it to continue to be a seller’s market for years to come.
Flagstaff is a tightly knit community that offers small-town vibes with all the city amenities you need. With its bustling downtown life, numerous mountain adventures and active Northern Arizona University campus, Flagstaff is home to a diverse community. Weekly summer farmer’s markets, art walks, theater happenings, local breweries, shopping and restaurants are all within walking distance of Downtown Flagstaff. There are seven national parks and monuments within 80 miles of Flagstaff, including Walnut National Monument and the Grand Canyon. With Sedona’s unique landscape just 45 minutes to the south and Snowbowl Ski Resort just 30 minutes to the north, Flagstaff is an outdoor lovers’ paradise.
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With a combined 100 years of experience, the Best Flagstaff Homes Realty team knows a thing or two about Flagstaff neighborhoods. We’ve learned to navigate Flagstaff market trends with expertise, knowledge, great skill and care, and a lot of laughter! We’d love to be the team that introduces you to Flagstaff neighborhoods and helps you find what you’re looking for in your next home. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or already have some real estate experience under your belt, our experienced team will find you your dream home in Flagstaff.
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