Adjacent to the wonderful cities of Phoenix and Scottsdale, the region known locally as the Southeast Valley brings together young and hip sections of Tempe, rustic 'wild west' sections of Gilbert, rich in history Mesa, tech savvy Chandler and what has been referred to as the 'world's largest cul-de-sac' Ahwatukee. Vibrant, urban desert environment meets cultural metropolitan for an area so explosive in growth and yet so down to Earth and family friendly- you'll be ecstatic to call this place in Arizona 'home'.
A more relaxed existence with a small-town feel that omits the remarkable landscape of the living desert, what better way to start the day and invigorating hike along the trails of the surrounding mountain ranges as a wonderful way to exercise an experienced nature the region includes a huge amount of stunning golf courses and country clubs for the morning round, all offering perfectly groomed fairways and greens. With facilities like swimming pools tennis courts and spas, you can always find somewhere local to be found.
After a relaxing lunch and basking in one of the 330 sunny days per year there is always a little time for shopping and there are many options to choose from. Tempe offers the Beach Park giving access to the town lake for recreation and fun outdoor shopping with a young vibe due to the fabulous home to the Arizona State University.
To avoid the midday days the Chandler Fashion Center is an excellent place to browse the boutiques and shops for that something special. As part of a local blooming economy Chandler now find yourself up to many high-tech companies including Intel, Orbital and Microchip. Through the beautiful neighborhoods of Gilbert and Mesa you head into the stunning scenery of the mountains and lakes, giving further opportunity for quality recreation of water, sports including boating jet skiing and fishing.
Many of the residential communities in the region are often gated and created around spectacular golf courses, which offer a superb opportunity to live an extraordinary luxury home or moderately priced from some in the better-known northern towns and with the benefits of the wonderful leisure facilities. Here you have time to unwind with friends and prepare for the evening as you head out to one of their many superb restaurants to be found in the local area. Popular places include restaurant row in Gilbert and of course the always active Mill Avenue in Tempe, which is also home to Gammage Theater at ASU, boasting world-renowned plays and performance arts. As an integral part of the Phoenix and Scottsdale region the Southeast Valley is unique in delivering all the delights of living in a metropolitan district whilst giving easy access to stunning natural beauty and a high-quality desert lifestyle.