Bell West Ranch is a subdivision in Surprise, and is bounded by Cotton Lane to the west, Northampton Road to the north, 167th Drive to the east and Bell Road to the south. Bell West Ranch has 3 community parks, including West Halifax Court Park. Bell West Ranch features single-family homes, built from 1999 to 2005. The primary builders in Bell West Ranch are Elliott Homes and Standard Pacific. The home sizes range from 1,447 square feet to over 3,000 square feet and have 3 to 5 bedrooms.
Things To Do: Surprise has a large Aquatics Center, a large community park, and is home to Maricopa County’s northwest regional library, which are popular amenities with the many families who live in Surprise. Other community parks include Asante, Dreamcatcher, Stonebrook and Veramonte, among others. The Surprise Tennis and Racquet Complex features 25 tennis courts available for rent, including 17 which are outfitted with lights for nighttime play.
Golfing options within Surprise include the Granite Falls Golf Course, Coyote Lakes Golf Club, Desert Springs Golf Course and Arizona Traditions Golf Course. Surprise Stadium is the Spring Training home to Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals. Surprise Stadium also hosts movie nights for the families of Surprise as well as a festival and fireworks display on the Fourth of July.
Given its proximity to the original Sun City development, Surprise is also popular with retirees, who are drawn to the modestly-priced homes as well as the lower property taxes. Shopping centers include the Surprise Town Centre as well as many smaller shopping areas along Bell Road and Grand Avenue.
Schools: Dysart Unified School District provides the majority of the public elementary and secondary schooling options within Surprise.