Phoenix is the fifth largest city in the country and ripe with luxury homes in spectacular, distinctive areas. As the fifth largest city in the country and the From the South Mountain foothills in Ahwatukee to the tree-lined streets of the Central Corridor, the variety of Phoenix luxury homes for sale appeal to a diverse group of homebuyers.


Why Phoenix?

Over 300 days of sunshine and expansive views in Phoenix.

Over 300 days of sunshine and expansive views in Phoenix.

Why choose Phoenix luxury real estate? With over 300 days of sunshine, bustling downtown arts, golf courses galore, mountain trails and easy access to an international airport, Phoenix attracts homebuyers from all over the world. Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is a short drive from almost anywhere in the city and offers direct flights to cities across the globe. This makes Phoenix a great home base for jet setters as well as an ideal winter retreat to escape colder climates. Although temperatures can soar above 100 in the summer, the weather fall through spring is incredibly mild with highs in the 70s and 80s. Outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round and never any snow shoveling!

Soak up the Sun

Phoenix really is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream location. South Mountain, Phoenix Mountain Preserves and Camelback Mountain are all right in the city. These central locations not only make the mountain biking and hiking trails easy to get to, but they offer exceptional 360 degree views of the surrounding Valley and Sonoran desert. Many of the city’s parks and trails also accommodate horseback riding, another popular southwest activity. In fact, some luxury homes in Phoenix, such as those in Desert Hills and Sunset Hills, are zoned as horse property and include stables and/or equine facilities.

Diversity in Phoenix Luxury Homes for Sale

Some Phoenix communities feature large lots and tree-lined streets.

Lush landscaping, large lots and tree-lined streets in some luxury Phoenix communities.

Because the different Phoenix neighborhoods are so diverse in age and location, luxury homes in Phoenix range in size and style, especially custom homes. More established communities such as Arcadia, the Central Corridor and the Biltmore Estates are not typical of most other Phoenix desert neighborhoods. These communities boast mature trees, lush landscaping, and large lots. Because many homes in these communities are also custom or have been remodeled over the years, the architecture varies from mid-century modern to Spanish and Mediterranean, and everything in between.

Hillside mountain views in Phoenix luxury homes for sale

Hillside estates offer a prime location and spectacular views in Phoenix luxury homes for sale.

Some Phoenix luxury real estate communities incorporate more of the desert and mountain surroundings in their home designs. In communities like Clearwater Hills and the Ahwatukee Foothills, homes are built along the hillside and it’s common for styles to be more southwestern in architecture, colors and landscaping. They can also include breathtaking views of the mountains, desert and city lights.
Many luxury homes in Phoenix really take advantage of the warm weather by turning the backyard into a resort-style oasis. Negative edge pools, rooftop decks, built-in barbeques and outdoor kitchens are common. Casitas and guest houses are also easy to find. And for those homeowners who want the luxury lifestyle without all the property maintenance, there are many high rise luxury condos in Phoenix. Reminiscent of a Manhattan penthouse, these condominiums are spacious and open with the same elegant features of single-family homes.

Schools in Phoenix

Students have access to a variety of Phoenix Unified School District public schools. There are also about 300 charter schools in the Phoenix Metro area alone. Phoenix is also home to some of the state and nation’s top private schools, including Phoenix Country Day (kindergarten through 12th grade) and Xavier and Brophy Preparatory Academies (Catholic and gender-separated for 9th through 12th grade). A variety of alternative and vocational schools are also in the area.

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    732 sqft   lot 871 sqft
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  11. 3 beds,  2 baths
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  12. 3 beds,  2 baths
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  14. 2 beds,  2 baths
    881 sqft   lot 2,613 sqft
    MLS 5899770
  15. 4 beds,  2 baths
    1,305 sqft   lot 7,405 sqft
    MLS 5899757
  16. 2 beds,  1 bath
    1,086 sqft   lot 8,712 sqft
    MLS 5899737
  17. 5 beds,  4.5 baths
    5,132 sqft   lot 2.50 ac
    MLS 5899724
  18. 3 beds,  2 baths
    1,874 sqft   lot 7,405 sqft
    MLS 5899731
  19. 4 beds,  2 baths
    1,441 sqft   lot 6,098 sqft
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  20. 3 beds,  2 baths
    1,675 sqft   lot 4,791 sqft
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  21. 3 beds,  1.75 baths
    1,734 sqft   lot 17,859 sqft
    MLS 5899687
  22. 3 beds,  3 baths
    1,728 sqft   lot 7,840 sqft
    MLS 5899697
  23. 4 beds,  2 baths
    1,811 sqft   lot 7,405 sqft
    MLS 5899696
  24. 3 beds,  3 baths
    1,586 sqft   lot 871 sqft
    MLS 5899680
  25. 2 beds,  2 baths
    1,217 sqft   lot 4,791 sqft
    MLS 5899678
  26. 3 beds,  2 baths
    1,456 sqft   lot 6,098 sqft
    MLS 5899667
  27. 3 beds,  2.5 baths
    2,670 sqft   lot 6,969 sqft
    MLS 5899673
  28. 3 beds,  2 baths
    1,350 sqft   lot 5,662 sqft
    MLS 5899672
  29. 3 beds,  2 baths
    1,783 sqft   lot 6,098 sqft
    MLS 5899662
  30. 2 beds,  1 bath
    1,008 sqft   lot 871 sqft
    MLS 5899632
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