Homes for Sale at Doney Park in Flagstaff
Doney Park HOMES & PROPERTIES FOR SALE
Sitting at 7,000 ft and home to the largest contiguous ponderosa pine forest in the world, Flagstaff is as unique to its state of Arizona as each neighborhood within Flagstaff is unique to the city. We often hear Flagstaff residents say they love the tight-knit community feel that Flagstaff neighborhoods bring. Learn more about what makes each neighborhood unique and what you can expect if you consider buying a home here.
On the east side of town, Doney Park has an abundance of trails homes with acreage and views for days. Only 10 miles from downtown and 23 miles from Snowbowl Ski Resort, Doney Park is unique in the amount of land a homeowner has access to. Learn more about Doney Park below or click to speak with a Realtor!
What Neighbors Are Saying About Living in Doney Park:
“My favorite thing about Doney park is the community, we are one big family that steps up if someone needs help, watches out for our neighbors, cheers each other on, we have our own parades, events, and trunk or treats. We have awesome sunsets too.”
“Every August I would sleep on my patio with my glasses on and wake up during the night to watch the persades meteor shower. Doney park wind was definitely tough, but I have wonderful memories living there.“
“Doney has not changed its attitude towards others. Country living as it was 40+ years ago. I enjoy owning land, it’s like a pioneer. It’s the atmosphere. You help your neighbors, they help you but you don’t intrude!” -John Girvin (property owner)
“Growing up out here we knew all of our neighbors. They would tell your parents you got in trouble before you could, or they covered for you and sent you home. We raised our kids out here to have the small-town feel but be close enough to town to still have a “city” life. My favorite reason to live out here is you may not know the neighbors but they will be there for you at the drop of hat. We still have each other’s back!” -Salyna Girvin
“I mostly love the open space and not being right on top other people. Friendly neighbors that enjoy their privacy as well. I love to sit on my deck in the evening and just listen to the chickens, horses, donkeys, dogs, birds, cows etc of Doney Park. I am always in awe when I’m sitting outside on my deck and have a herd of elk come within touching distance to graze. I was in my spa one morning watching the sun rise with my coffee when a herd of elk came thundering over the hill behind us! As Flagstaff grows I am happier by the year to live in Doney Park, I have all the beauty of living in a country setting but only a 10 minute drive to town. I’m always most happy to be out of Flagstaff traffic.”
“I love the sense of community!”
“It’s a quiet neighborhood and the neighbors have been welcoming & friendly. We love being close to Flagstaff and all it has to offer but are far enough away to enjoy the rural feel of the area. We have great views of Mount Elden and the San Francisco Peaks and love the proximity to Sunset Crater and the Cinder Hills OHV area, which can be accessed through the east end of the neighborhood.”
“It’s quiet with larger pieces of land, lots of room to spread out, lots of animal sounds- roosters, donkeys, prairie dogs, dogs, horses, sheep, goats, birds and amazing views!
We are a good distance from our neighbors and the whole neighborhood is peaceful.”
EXPLORE DONEY PARK
Residents of Doney Park attend Flagstaff Unified School District. The schools near Doney Park are Cromer Elementary School, Sinagua Middle School, and Coconino High School. Flagstaff Unified School District has an open enrollment option for parents if enough classroom space is available so your options extend beyond those listed.
The elevation in Doney Park is slightly below the city of Flagstaff at 6558 ft.
The Best of Doney Park
Known for its large horse community, Doney Park homes are unique to the rest of Flagstaff because many lots are one acre or larger. With horse privileges, access to equestrian trails, and horseback riding, Doney Park is a favorite among horse lovers. It also offers fantastic views of the San Francisco Peaks and Sunset Crater.
- Old Caves Crater:
- Old Caves Crater Trail is a 4.2-mile looped trail less than a mile from Doney Park that features beautiful wildflowers in the spring. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.
- Brandi’s Way
- Brandi’s Way is a 3.4 mile out and back trail located west of Doney Park. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. We love to go in the spring to view the wildflowers.
- Cinder Hills OHV Loop
- Cinder Hills OHV Trail is a 13.6-mile loop trail located 6 miles north of Doney Park. This 13,500-acre area of volcanic cinder cones, craters and pine forest is very unique! The loop is mainly used for off-highway vehicle users, so be alert if you’re biking.
- Want to explore a fantastic monument? Visit the hikes around Sunset Crater.
- Lava Flow Trail
- Lava Flow Trail is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked loop and is a great trail to see all the fascinating geological forms. Highly recommended and easy for kids.
- Lava’s Edge Trail
- Lava’s Edge Trail is a 3.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail that allows you to walk through the lava flows and lava rock.
Best Things to Do...
- Mountain bike
- Horseback riding
- Timberline Tavern & Corner Cafe
- Picture Canyon Natural & Cultural Preserve
- Flagstaff Mall
- Horse privileges
- Equestrian community
- Large acre lots
The History of Doney Park
A farming community originally, Doney Park and the Timberline area east of Flagstaff had the largest field of pinto beans in the county. The fields were dependent on summer monsoons and snowmelt. The 1950s brought an end to Flagstaff’s farming history, but Doney Park has kept its ranching roots, becoming an area known for large acred lots and horses farms.
If Doney Park Was A Netflix Series, It Would Be….
It would be Pluto: The Last Frontier. If you are not aware, on February 18, 1930, Pluto was discovered in the city of Flagstaff. Flagstaff is the world’s first International Dark Sky Place, which basically means that the skys of Flagstaff are fantastic for stargazing and Doney Park is just the place to do so. Doney Park’s multi-acre parcels allow for less light pollution and most of the area is not as heavily treed as other areas of Flagstaff.
If Doney Park was a Band, it Would Be….
The Highway Men. All of those amazing old-time country singers would love to sing about the amazing mountain views and clean air!
If Doney Park Was An Actor It Would Be…
Tommy Lee Jones, down to earth and hard-working. Often is noted for playing a supporting role but has the talent to star in an epic western with expansive mountain views & room for animals or close enough to downtown to get to your Space Cowboy job at Lowell Observatory in 20 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
About Doney Park:
What is Doney Park?
Doney Park is a residential area northeast of Flagstaff. It is located off of US Route 89. Doney Park got its name from a Northern Arizona pioneer, Ben Doney.
Is Doney Park A Part Of Flagstaff?
Doney Park is part of Flagstaff. Residents have a Flagstaff address. Doney Park is the neighborhood’s name.
What Is The Average Home Value In Doney Park?
The average home value in Doney Park is $717k. Home prices have gone up 28.1% from December 2021 to December 2020.
What Is The Average Lot Size In Doney Park?
The average lot size in Doney Park is over one acre.
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With four distinct seasons, Flagstaff’s weather offers something for everyone. Warm and bright sunshine in the summer, chilly mornings with colorful aspens in the fall, snow with freezing temperatures in the winter, and a mix of everything in the spring. The average high in the summer is 80ºF and a low of 53ºF. During the cold season of late November to early March, the average daily high is below 49ºF. The hottest month is July and the coldest month is December. Flagstaff’s mountain elevation does bring summer monsoon storms that keep the trails in great shape and the hot days to a minimum.
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.
Meet Your Local Flagstaff
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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