If you've seen a sunset in Phoenix or spent time there, you'll know why it's called The Valley of the Sun. The sun-drenched metropolitan oasis offers moderate weather most of the year and easy access to a variety of attractions, from the NBA's Phoenix Suns to mountain skiing, making it an appealing place to call home. Small families and single people can find 2 bedroom apartment listings for many neighborhoods in Phoenix and its surrounding suburbs that will meet their home and work needs.
What do you envision for your 2 bedroom apartment? Are you starting a family? Are you a graduate student at Arizona State University looking for a roommate? Do you just need an extra room for an office or other hobby? Your purpose for searching for a 2 bedroom apartment in Phoenix will affect how you review apartment listings. Keep in mind the proximity to places or businesses you frequent, your commute, local attractions, and the type of neighborhood in order to decide which area's 2 bedroom apartment will be right for you. Phoenix comprises many municipalities but it's largest suburbs (each with a population of more than 100,000) are:
Chandler - Founded by a veterinary surgeon and rancher in 1900, this bedroom community for Phoenix is home to large manufacturers, the Chandler Center for the Arts, the Arizona Railway Museum, and its noted annual Ostrich Festival.
Gilbert - This bicycle-friendly community includes important protected bird areas, lake recreation attractions, and nationally renowned dog parks.
Glendale - Find a 2 bedroom apartment here in Arizona's antique capital and you'll be in a prime location for seeing the NFL's Arizona Cardinals.
Mesa - The history of Mesa dates back approximately 2000 years but you can find the latest listings for 2 bedroom apartments in this Phoenix suburb that is home to historical ruins as well as modern attractions.
Peoria - Located in Salt River Valley, this area offers community and recreation for all ages and is used for spring training by several MLB teams.
Scottsdale - Search for a 2 bedroom apartment here and you could make your home in what the New York Times has described as a desert version of Miami's South Beach.
Surprise - This retirement community experienced rapid growth in recent decades and now is home to a diverse demographic while maintaining a small-town atmosphere.
Tempe - The headquarters of Arizona State University are located here, along with your new 2 bedroom apartment and plenty of students looking for roommates.