Overview of Phoenix
Many types of rental properties are available in
metropolitan area. But house
rentals are more prominent in suburban communities and subdivisions
surrounding downtown Phoenix rather than in the heart of the metro area.
Phoenix's several large suburbs each with a population of more than 100,000
offer appealing house rentals in communities that feel like small cities and
are near a major metro hub. However, Phoenix's smallest suburbs serve as
little gems that remind residents of the local history and of how to enjoy a
more peaceful neighborhood lifestyle.
House Rentals are Available in Phoenix's Smallest Suburbs (each
with a population of less than 10,000):
Carefree - An upscale residential area that
was master planned in the mid-1950s, this area of just a few thousand people
offers house rentals that reflect the community's tight grasp on its Western
heritage. Their motto is, "Home of the Cowboys and Caviar, Where the Old West
Meets the New."
Cave Creek - Located in the Sonoran Desert,
this suburb is home to the Spur Cross Ranch, which is a Maricopa County park
and the location of unusual cacti species, stone formations, and hundreds of
Hopi Indian tribal artifacts.
Coolidge - Old and new converge again; this
town is home to the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument-an ancient city
built in 1200 AD by the Hohokam people-as well as the Central Arizona
Gila Bend - This little desert community
features roadside sculptures and attractions and is named after an
approximately 90-degree bend in the Gila River.
Guadalupe - Nestled between Phoenix and
Tempe, this town of about 5,000 was founded in 1900 by Yaqui Indians fleeing
an oppressive Mexican government and continues to be a center of Yaqui
Kearny - A planned community built around
mining operations, this little community features house rentals for small and
Litchfield Park - This small
family-oriented town is located just 15 mi from Phoenix and features
residential neighborhoods, camping areas, equestrian facilities, golf
courses, and a natural habitat for endangered species.
Mammoth - Quiet and unassuming, this little
community's mining glory days are gone but the nearby ghost town of Copper
Creek is a popular local attraction.
Superior - Home to the Boyce Thomson
Arboretum State Park, the largest and oldest botanical garden in Arizona,
this area has also been used as the setting for several films, including the
John Wayne classic How the West Was Won.
Tolleson - Perfect for renting a house for
a small family, this little city of about 6,000 people focuses its attention
on community-building events to enrich the lives of residents.
Wickenburg -This Sonoran Desert town is
rich in mining history and tall tales of the Wild West but these days it is
home to the nation's largest eating disorder treatment facility-also
the town's largest employer-and attractions like golf courses and
Youngtown -The ironically named town was
built in 1954 as the country's first master planned community dedicated
exclusively to retirees. Today, it offers house rentals to a more diverse