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Big Lots in the West Valley

If you’re like many urban dwellers who love city living but still covet a home on a big lot, consider the West Valley, where acre plus lots can still be found.

Spacious lots offer so many options. In addition to the large homes which often accompany these lots, you’re likely to have long private driveways and substantial front, back, and side yards – all of which create a beautiful buffer zone between you and your neighbors.

Most lots of this size are equipped with additional parking for boats, trailers, or RVs. Wide “RV gates” are a common feature. Don’t be surprised to find private sport courts, resort style pools, water features, playgrounds, and expansive covered patios which extend your living space outdoors. With this kind of acreage, you’ve got the space to design your own outdoor wonderland.  

By comparison, standard lots generally range between 5,000 to 8,000 square feet, and the size of the home determines how much space you have left to work with. If a larger house is squeezed onto a smaller lot, let’s hope you like your neighbors. You’re likely to hear a few of their conversations and the hum of their air conditioning units every time you step outside.

Communities with Large Lots

The gated community of Copper Canyon Ranch in Surprise, built by William Lyon Homes between 2003 and 2006, offers a variety of lot sizes from cozy to over 40,000 square feet.  Indoor living space ranges from 1,500 to more than 5,000 square feet, and these homes are loaded with modern upgrades. Homeowners within this neighborhood enjoy two community parks as well as mountain views.

Peoria has several subdivisions which also feature homes on large lots.  

Cibola Vista, an upscale community located next to the timeshare resort of the same name, is comprised of several neighborhoods with an assortment of lot sizes and builders. Semi-custom homes, built by Lennar and US Home, are situated on half acre lots, approximately 21,000 square feet. Many of these homes back to a desert wash and enjoy breathtaking views of Sunrise and Westwing Mountains.

Situated on lots of about 35,000 square feet, Peoria’s Melton Ranch are custom built luxury homes.  With this much land, it’s easy to customize your space with circular drives, backyard ramadas, outdoor kitchens, fire pits, swimming pools, and water features.  Homeowners in this prestigious gated community also enjoy the gorgeous mountain views.

It used to be that if you wanted a larger lot, you were better off moving to an older neighborhood or buying land outside of a subdivision. That’s not your only option anymore.  While it’s still true that most of the newer subdivisions feature standard sized lots, a few builders have designed subdivisions which include large lots up to 43,000 square feet or more.   

If you’re one of the many homeowners that covet spacious lots but still want convenient freeway access as well as a close proximity to shops, restaurants and entertainment, the West Valley is a great place to begin your search.    

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Last Updated: 2020-08-11 16:13:02