Paradise Valley is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona.. According to 2005 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 14,558 with just over 5000 households. Despite the town’s relatively small area and population, compared to other cities in the Phoenix metropolitan area, Paradise Valley is home to twelve resorts (including: Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, Camelback Inn, Hermosa Inn and Motelucia), making it one of Arizona’s premiere tourist destinations. It has exclusive real estate, with a median home price close to $2 million, with many exceeding $5 million and some over $20 million.
Paradise Valley is known for its large lots along with breath taking views including: Mummy and Camelback Mountains. Mummy Mountain is protected by the Mummy Mountain Preserve Trust and restricts and/or eliminates any further development in order to protect the Town’s natural geographic features which benefit Paradise Valley as well as other neighboring communities.
Paradise Valley also has some of the best golf courses the valley has to offer. Some of which are: Paradise Valley Country Club (Private, 18 Hole, 6802 yds, Par 72) and Stonecreek Golf Club (Semi-private, 18 hole, 6839 yds, Par71).
In addition, to being home of some of the finest resorts in the valley, Paradise also has a number of famous residents from both past and present. Some of which to include; Barry Goldwater, Billy Grahm, Mike Tyson, Erma Bombeck, Caleb Reese (The Instant Classics Lead Singer), Dan Quayle, Sandra Day O’Conner and former MLB Player Mark Grace, just to name a few.
If you are looking for a home in Paradise Valley, check out the community of Casa Blanca below.