A search for a Peoria home will have you viewing homes in one of the fastest growing communities in Arizona. In 2008, it was named by Money Magazine as one of the top 100 places to live. Peoria is considered a suburb of Phoenix. With all the development the city has done in the past couple of decades, it’s becoming a small city in its own right and Peoria AZ real estate is booming.
Families considering Peoria homes will be moving into an area with high performing public schools. There are also several well respected private and parochial schools. The city hosts family events like an annual Easter Egg Hunt and Earth day. Lake Pleasant Regional Park is another great resource near Peoria homes. There are many different classes offered, including archery and kayaking. Rangers frequently lead educational hikes.
Plenty of shopping is available near Peoria homes. The Park West Shopping Mall provides many clothing retailers, as well as great dining at Beach Club Cantina or Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse. Arrowhead Towne Center also offers a great selection of clothing and retail shops. Both malls have great theaters, too.
Like nearby Glendale, Peoria homes are very close to great professional and college sports. The San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners both have their spring training in Peoria. There is also regular season baseball played by the Arizona Diamondbacks. Two basketball teams play out of Peoria--the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury. There’s also NASCAR racing at Phoenix International Raceway.
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