Acclaimed as one of the Top 5 neighborhoods in Phoenix, the North Central community is a beautiful variety of well-established neighborhoods with classic homes and historic subdivisions. It’s also one of the most upscale Phoenix communities and offers some of the most exclusive homes in the city.
The first homes, built in the 1930’s, were adobe territorial style. Building continued in this area through the 1950’s, though, bringing with it a number of other classic architectural styles, some that are unique to the southwest and others that are more universal. Here, you’ll find bungalows, Tudors, neoclassical, and southwest vernacular homes. Overall, the neighborhoods are an attractive mix of historic style and modern class. The result? Homes in North Central Phoenix are considered prime-time real estate!
Because of the rich architecture and history, the Annual Home Tour is a popular event in this community. The tours are both family-friendly and informative, providing a wonderful opportunity to tour some of the most exclusive neighborhoods and famous homes. And if you move to the neighborhood, you may just get to be part of the route! The tour also includes a variety of food trucks and a craft fair, both of which highlight the areas other key features – delicious food and diverse art and culture.
The North Central Corridor offers an authentic reminder that the area was first home to traditional ranchers and cowboys. Murphy’s Bridal Path runs right through the neighborhood and was originally used for travelers riding horse back. Today, the path is still unpaved and offers a picturesque place for bikers, joggers, and stroller pushers to enjoy the tree-lined walkway in traditional southwestern style.
The public schools in this community are some of Phoenix’s highest ranking but the real educational appeal is the two highly reputable Catholic schools, Brophy (all boys school) and Xavier (all girls school). Both located in the heart of North Central Phoenix, Xavier is an all-boys college preparatory school and Brophy is the all-girls equivalent. Many families move to this area specifically for the opportunity to send their kids to these high ranking and elite preparatory schools.
Close to the buzz of downtown, North Central offers a unique opportunity to live surrounded by classic suburban luxury but with chic food, modern art, and a bustling night life just a few minutes up the road.
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