Avondale, a major bedroom suburb for Phoenix, is located just 15 miles west of downtown Phoenix. This city was incorporated in 1946, and is home to several major residential subdivisions, many built on former farmland.
For example, Cambridge Estates, located at Avondale Boulevard and Buckeye, features single-family homes built in 2002, ranging from 1,534 to 2,449 square feet, on average. To the south is Del Rio Ranch. Del Rio Ranch I and II features newer homes by Richmond American, ranging from 3-6 bedrooms and from 1,900 to 3,100 square feet. Rimrock at Del Rio Ranch offers new homes by Courtland Communities with 6 floorplans and 3-4 bedrooms, from 2,055 to 3,212 square feet.
Roosevelt Park by Beazer Home features single-family new homes in 4 different floorplans with 3-6 bedrooms from 1,719 to 2,922 square feet. Elliott Homes has developed Avalon Estates with its single story single-family homes featuring 3-4 bedrooms, and 3-4 car garages in floorplans ranging from 2,209 to 2,747 square feet.
Other neighborhoods in Avondale include Cantada Ranch, Litchfield Heights, Ambrose Estates and Glenhurst, to name a few. Avondale is a family-friendly community thanks to all of its amenities. Avondale is home to 10 community parks, encompassing over 200 acres. For example, Friendship Park provides 10 multipurpose fields and hosts soccer tournaments and special events year round, along with the Randall McDaniel Sports Complex featuring 83,000 square feet of indoor sports. Avondale also touts its parks and recreation department which offers sports opportunities for both children and adults.
Avondale is home to 7.5 miles of trails which have been preserved for viewing wildlife, hiking, trail riding and mountain biking. The trails are located in Estrella Mountain, Base and Meridian Wildlife Area, nearby Tres Rios and Monument Hill. The major golf courses in Avondale are the Coldwater Golf Club and the Valley Golf Center. Nearby courses include the Palm Valley Golf Club, Wigwam and Tres Rios Golf Course. Home to Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale is sure to please sports enthusiasts. Avondale is also home to two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as well as two Nationwide Series and a Camping World Truck Series race each year.
Additionally, Historic Avondale is a budding artist community – home to various forms of public art displays, murals, and monthly Art Walks. Avondale Elementary, Littleton Elementary District and the Agua Fria Union High School District service Avondale.