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Sedona is a stunning city in Arizona's high desert. The small community in the northeast portion of the Verde Valley is famous for its fantastic red sandstone formations, which glow in brilliant shades of red and orange when illuminated by the rising or setting sun.
Sedona Arizona sits in the midst of the Coconino National Forest at the entrance to Oak Creek Canyon. The canyon is a slot canyon and is often compared to the Grand Canyon for its spectacular scenery. The breathtaking mountain peaks and fantastic rock formations make Sedona one of the world's most beautiful and unique places.
Unique Features of Sedona Arizona
Sedona's economy is primarily based on tourism. The charming community welcomes approximately four million visitors from all over the world each year. Situated in the high desert, Sedona experiences a mild climate with average temperatures during the winter between 55Fand 35F, and summer temperatures between 95F and 75F. Sedona has an abundance of activities to enjoy all-year-round. The busiest times for the tourist season are Spring and Fall when most of the annual events and festivals take place. Sedona's downtown area (uptown) has an abundance of excellent restaurants, cafes, and nearby wineries.
Areas of the MLS: Sedona Homes For Sale
The Areas in the Sedona MLS Include:
- West Sedona Best known to most people. Has the majority of hotels and businesses as well as residences.
- Uptown Sedona Best known for the 'touristy' area and entrance to Oak Creek Canyon. Homes are beyond that strip.
- Little Horse Park (Chapel Area) Many short term rentals in this area of few HOA's. Sits between Uptown and Bell Rock/VOC.
- Red Rock Loop Can have magnificent views, mostly rural.
- Village of Oak Creek (VOC) a large HOA just outside city limits but with a Sedona address (86351)
- Big Park That portion of what's commonly known as Village of Oak Creek but is not in the HOA. Unincorporated Yavapai County.
- Oak Creek Canyon The narrow canyon with Oak Creek. Leads to Flagstaff. Not a lot of homes come on the market in this area.
Many of the Sedona homes in Big Park are established and were built between 1970 and 1999. However, a lot of houses are considerably newer. The area, which is also known as the Village of Oak Creek, is more rural in comparison to other areas of Sedona. The Village of Oak Creek and Big Park are in Yavapai County with a Sedona address (zip 86351) but it is not incorporated.
VOC and Big Parks annual event is the Verde Valley Music Festival. The festival held at the Verde Valley School is a fundraiser that provides scholarships for Native American students. Verde Valley International School is a boarding, college preparatory high school. A lot of the real estate in Big Park consists of small studios and one or two-bedroom apartments, high-rise complexes, and single-family homes. The median price for Village of Oak Creek homes is $527,647.
Sedona City Center's median real estate price is $762,094. Like Big Park, some of the homes in this suburban neighborhood were built between the 1970s and 1990s. However, for the buyer searching for an older home, some of the residences in this section of the city were constructed between 1940 and 1969.
Oak Creek Canyon is a rural neighborhood based on the population and mainly consists of medium-sized or three to four-bedroom homes, apartment complexes, and small, studio apartments. Most of the residences are occupied by the owners. The median price for homes in Oak Creek Canyon is $558,986.
Red Rock Loop has a median real estate price of $458,677. The suburban neighborhood features three to four-bedroom homes, some small single-family homes with up tp two-bedrooms, and some mobile homes. A considerable percentage of the homes in Red Rock are occupied seasonally.
Homes in the West Sedona area are mainly larger (three to four-bedroom)and small, single-family homes. The neighborhood is considered to be suburban and has a median price of $475,496. A considerable number of West Sedona's homes are occupied seasonally.
An excellent selection of West Sedona homes is on the market all-year-round. At any given time, there may be more than 500 homes for sale. The median price for Sedona homes is $528,200. The median price per square foot is $273, and the average price of recently sold homes is $490,000. Since Sedona's population is small, the city is much quieter than in many surrounding cities. The significant number of inhabitants in creative arts helps to shape the character of the community.
Luxury Sedona Homes For Sale
A substantial number of Sedona homes on the market are in luxury, gated communities. Many of the Sedona luxury homes feature a scenic view of the red rock formations and are close to shopping, dining, and hiking trails. Among the amenities included in luxury homes are access to a community pool, clubhouse, and golf. Some of the popular subdivisions in the city are La Barranca in Big Park, Canyon Mesa Country Club in Oak Creek, and Back-O-Beyond Ranch in the Chapel area.
Reasons To Live Here
Sedona's natural beauty attracts tourists from all over the world. Some people are seasonal residents who enjoy the relatively mild weather during the winter. Others come because they love the peace and tranquility of the Verde Valley. Residents enjoy the quiet atmosphere while still being less than two hours (and a world away) from Phoenix and Sky Harbor Airport.
Sedona's location is ideal for nature lovers, especially with Red Rock State Park and Slide Rock State Park nearby. Red Rock State Park offers residents 286 acres of trails to explore and panoramic views of the soaring peaks. The city of Sedona hosts dozens of annual events and festivals throughout the year, including arts and crafts shows, film festivals, star parties, Cinco de Mayo, and Oktoberfest.
Sedona's properties are diverse and unique, with a variety of different architectural styles, square footage, and spectacular views. Many homes on the market are minutes away from the central part of town, with shopping areas closeby. If you love being outdoors, many of the patio-style homes are right on golf courses or close to hiking trails. The many spas, vineyards, spiritual retreats, and galleries along the downtown area's Gallery Row all offer relaxing ways to spend your leisure time.
Arizona's Verde Valley is the ideal location for anyone who wants to live in one of the world's most unique and beautiful locations. You have breathtaking views of the red rocks from your living room. Spend your leisure time exploring the national forest and many mountain biking and hiking trails. Go stargazing and view the Milky Way from one of the world's most remote spots without the sky glow that's so common in most cities around the country.
Permanent and seasonal residents agree that Sedona is one of the most perfect places to live. The climate is ideal for outdoor recreation all-year-round, and the spectacular scenery offers the peace and tranquility you won't find anywhere else.
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955 Dry Creek Rd
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5 Acres Or More
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149 Pegasus Tr
Sedona, AZ 86351
5 Acres Or More
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