What is The Best Maricopa Community to Relocate To?
Subdivisions located in Maricopa and the features they offer

There are homes for sale in several communities in Maricopa, each offering its own unique set of features to appeal to a wide array of home buyers. Which community that best suits you relies on what you’re looking for in a community. While some prefer a community pool and close proximity to good schools, others are simply looking for a quiet place to call home.

Subdivisions located in Maricopa and the features they offer

Your realtor will be able to help you find homes for sale located in the communities you find interesting. Knowing what communities offer which amenities will help your real estate agent narrow down the areas that you will focus your search. Here are the subdivisions in Maricopa and some of what they have to offer their residents.

Acacia Crossings

This community is small, and located nearest to the East Valley and Phoenix, and offers the following features:

There is an elementary school, middle school, and a high school within the community.
Several parks and playgrounds
Close to shopping, dining, and golfing
Acacia crossings Homes from 1000-3000 square feet
No community pool

Cobblestone Farms

This is one of the first communities you will happen upon when coming into Maricopa. This community has around 900 homes which are built by Fulton Homes. The community offers the following features: new home in maricopa

Built around Center Park
Community and neighborhood pools
Close to shopping and dining, with easy access in and out of town
Basketball and tennis courts within the community
Cobblestone Farms Homes from 1500-6000 square feet

Desert Cedars & Alterra Area

Desert Cedars offers a smaller, family oriented town with just over 400 homes, while across Highway 347 Alterra is a bit larger and has over 1000 homes. The area offers:

Close to Maricopa High School
Maricopa Wells Middle School inside Alterra
Close to amenities

Desert Passage & Santa Rosa Area

Desert Passage, or Smith Farms, is located near City Town Hall and is semi-hidden away. It has over 700 properties and offers the following amenities:

Community pool
Walking paths
Sports fields and courts
Play areas for children
Close to shopping and medical facilities

Santa Rosa is a subdivision that is currently being developed, and once completed, will contain over 600 homes. It will offer walking paths, basketball courts and beautiful views.


Near the heart of Maricopa, this developing community contains over 2300 properties. The Homestead homes that are currently being built range in size from 1,100 sf to 2,500 sf. This community offers the following amenities:

Volleyball/basketball courts
Several parks
Soccer/baseball fields
A fire department inside the community
Close to shopping and dining


bought a new home in maricopa This community contains over 2000 Glennwilde homes, and is located near the Banner Health Center. The homes range in size between 1,100 square feet to 3,000 square feet. Besides being located close to schools for every grade, it also offers the following amenities:

Two community pools
A lake
Soccer/baseball fields
Close to medical facilities and shopping

Rancho El Dorado & The Villages

Rancho El Dorado was the first subdivision built in Maricopa, and is the first housing development you encounter when driving in from Phoenix. With nearly 5,000 homes, this subdivision has a wide range of home types, from entry-level homes to luxury homes, and everything in between. It is a golf course community offering the following amenities:

Features The Duke at Rancho El Dorado Golf Course
Santa Rosa Elementary School is within the community

The Villages at Rancho El Dorado is a master-planned community which contains nearly 2000 homes. The Villages offers the following amenities:

Two community pools
Basketball and tennis courts
A fitness center
Butterfield Elementary School is within the community


Voted the best active adult community in the United States in 2006 by the National Association of Home Builders, Province offers homes from 1,100 square feet to 3,000+ square feet. They offer both single family homes and villa style homes. The following amenities are also offered at Province:

Features a 32,000 square foot recreation center
Indoor and outdoor pools
Tennis courts
Fitness center
Basketball courts
Arts and crafts, sewing, and ceramics rooms
Walking trails

Rancho Mirage & Tortosa Area

Located on the far east edge of Maricopa, Rancho Mirage is a developing community offers Shea Homes ranging from 1,900 square feet to 2,500 square feet. Rancho Mirage offers the following amenities: tips to get my house ready to sell quick

A 4-acre lake
Walking paths

Tortosa features over 1000 homes, and is located just east of Rancho Mirage. Tortosa has the following amenities available:

Basketball/volleyball courts
An elementary school
A fire department within the community


Senita just just south of the Villages at Rancho El Dorado and contains over 1300 homes which were built by Pulte and DR Horton. The community offers these amenities:

Basketball courts
Play areas for kids
A variety of home sizes
Two entrances

Now that you have a clearer picture of the communities in Maricopa, and the types of lifestyles they each support, you can let your real estate agent know where you would like to schedule your viewings. Whether you have found the right location in Maricopa, or the preferred amenities, we would love to help you find the right home for you. Please call us at the Maricopa Real Estate Company at 520-350-1091 so that we can help put together a list of viewings and get you into your next home.

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Maricopa, AZ 85139

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