Litchfield Park owes its existence to the invention of the pneumatic tire, the Salt River Valley's parallel soil and climate to that of Egypt, long-staple cotton, and Paul Litchfield executive of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. Litchfield Park's founder was sent to Arizona in 1916, to cultivate interest from local farmers to... Show all »
Litchfield Park owes its existence to the invention of the pneumatic tire, the Salt River Valley's parallel soil and climate to that of Egypt, long-staple cotton, and Paul Litchfield executive of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. Litchfield Park's founder was sent to Arizona in 1916, to cultivate interest from local farmers to raise cotton. He failed, so Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company started a subsidiary, the Southwest Cotton Company and made Paul Litchfield, its president. They purchased 5,000 acres and named it Litchfield Ranch and in 1917, they along with 2,000 employees began transforming the ranch into a cotton producing operation. The operation was a success and within a year a camp for the employees was built at the center of modern Litchfield Park.
Although it was started as a company farm camp, it was never a shanty town. Litchfield Park began with tree lined street of palms and ornamental oranges. The four star Wigwam Resort was originally built for visiting Goodyear executives, making the Litchfield Ranch of yesterday a veritable oasis in the desert. Today Wigwam is an exclusive getaway, it features Arizona's only 54 hole destination golf resort, the world renown Red Door Spa, tennis, drive-in movies in the summer, concerts on the lawn, and Red's Steakhouse a Four Diamond award winning restaurant and Litchfield Park of today is the perfect setting.
Old Town Litchfield Park has many beautiful mid-century executive homes, a plethora of locally owned shops and eateries, and of course the famous Palm & Orange Tree lined streets that are now more beautiful than ever. There are beautiful master planned communities with affordable homes, where many families of enlisted men from Luke Air Force Base reside, and upscale communities of semi-custom and custom homes where the more affluent live, all designed to embrace and enhance Litchfield Park's resort style ambiance and lifestyle.
Phoenix Magazine named Litchfield Park as one of the "10 Best Places to Live in Arizona" and a testament to that fact is the number of families who after retiring from active duty have returned to make it their permanent home.
Outdoor activities are a dominant part of life for the residents of Litchfield Park, and they have many resources locally to exercise that need. The Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium, the only public aquarium between San Diego and Albuquerque, home of the largest collection of exotic animals in Arizona is located there. It is a favorite for family outings, school field trips and draws more than 500,000 visitors each year.
The Tierra Verde Lake Park, also located in Litchfield Park, is a great place to spend a sunny day, fishing for trout, picnicking by the lake, reading a book under a lovely shade tree or playing a game of Frisbee with your favorite four legged friend. If residents are looking for league activities they can always consult with the Parks and Recreation Department for more activities.
Arizona Avenues, the Official West Valley Visitor's Guide, cites "Litchfield Park is quickly becoming known for its celebration of the arts. The City's Christmas in the Park, the award-winning Fine Art and Culinary Festival, the Native American Festival, and the six award-winning Arts in the Park outdoor concerts, along with the annual Library Arts and Crafts Festival truly makes Litchfield Park a destination for art and music lovers. A walk around the City's five-acre lake and the landscaped open spaces makes your trip to historic Litchfield Park a visit to remember."
The average sales price for a single family home or condo in February 2010 was $175,194. This information is gleaned from MLS data, and while deemed reliable, is not guaranteed. « Show less
Level lot in neighborhood of custom homes and manufactured homes. Power to property. Private water in neighborhood. Irrigation trenches visible. Buyers to conduct all...
Level lot in neighborhood of custom homes and manufactured homes. Power to property. Private water in neighborhood. Irrigation trenches visible. Buyers to conduct all inspections and verify information. Luke planes fly over. Beautiful mountain views to the west.
Amazing house with additional garages, workshop and/or guest quarters. Country living at its best with no HOA. This custom home has 12'' insulated thick walls on the ground...
Amazing house with additional garages, workshop and/or guest quarters. Country living at its best with no HOA. This custom home has 12'' insulated thick walls on the ground floor and basement with 2x4's insulated. The basement ceiling and stairwells sprayed for sound and insulation. Solar hot water, central vacuum system on all 3 levels. The bedroom in the basement was originally set up for a home theater with wiring for surround There is a craft room in basement with cabinets and storage. The bedroom on the ground floor has added closet storage. Refer to Semi Private Remarks regarding 4 car garage that could be used as 6 and/or guest quarters.Very well built home! Clean and ready to move in!The property is being sold as 1 acre of land.
Spacious 5 bed / 3.5 bath in gated community! Separate living and family rooms. Gas fireplace in living room. Kitchen with dark wood cabinetry, all jenn-air appliances, gas...
Spacious 5 bed / 3.5 bath in gated community! Separate living and family rooms. Gas fireplace in living room. Kitchen with dark wood cabinetry, all jenn-air appliances, gas cooktop, dual wall ovens, center island with granite countertops and breakfast bar. Wood blinds throughout home. All wood and tile flooring for easy maintenance. Master suite downstairs with separate exit to patio. Master bath features jetted tub, separate shower, dual sinks. Upstairs has bonus room that can be used as a den or theater or game room. Nice oversized patio area with pool and basketball hoop. Automatic sunscreens on windows. Beautiful mountain views from back yard. Great community amenities including walking/biking paths, children's playground area. House is on cul-de-sac lot.
This is your chance to own an extraordinary custom home for an affordable price. This 4 bed + den/office, 4.5 bath house sits on 1.25 acres with everything you could want in a...
This is your chance to own an extraordinary custom home for an affordable price. This 4 bed + den/office, 4.5 bath house sits on 1.25 acres with everything you could want in a luxury home. This property has over $55,000 in upgrades in addition to having granite counter tops in the kitchen and bathrooms, travertine tile throughout the entire house, custom cherry wood cabinets with pull out shelves, and not to mention the custom wood shutters in the entire house. Master bedroom is huge!! It features french doors that lead out to its own little private court yard, an incredible master bath with his and hers sinks, jetted tub, walk in shower and did I mention the huge walk in closet? This luxury home has way too many features to list. Call me for an appointment so you can see for your self.
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