11 Best Communities to Live in Greater Prescott


11 Best Communities to Live in Greater Prescott

Greater Prescott, Arizona, includes Prescott, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley, and Dewey-Humboldt. Prescott is a vibrant and growing city with a population of around 46,000 residents. Nestled in the heart of Yavapai County, Prescott is known for its charming downtown, natural beauty, and strong sense of community as well as for having the world's oldest rodeo. Prescott Valley has around 50,000 residents and offers many single-level homes and an event center where many sports events and performers come to town.

Chino Valley has around 12,000 residents and has many good rural options with many horse properties. Dewey-Humboldt is about 10 minutes from Prescott Valley and has around 4,000 residents. Whether you're a young professional, a retiree, or part of a growing family, Greater Prescott has a neighborhood to suit your lifestyle. Read on to explore the top 11 best neighborhoods to live in Greater Prescott, Arizona.

1. Prescott Lakes

Prescott Lakes is one of the premier neighborhoods in Prescott, Arizona. With a stunning 18-hole golf course, residents can enjoy the great outdoors while playing a round of golf. Additionally, Prescott Lakes offers a variety of amenities, such as a fitness center, outdoor pool, and tennis courts. This gated community offers a serene atmosphere, perfect for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Homes in Prescott Lakes are designed to meet the needs of a variety of buyers, from first-time homebuyers to those looking for a luxury home. With excellent schools, shopping, and dining options nearby, it's no wonder Prescott Lakes is a sought-after neighborhood in Prescott, Arizona.

2. Talking Rock Ranch

Talking Rock Ranch is a beautiful neighborhood that offers residents the opportunity to experience luxury living in a peaceful, natural setting. The neighborhood features custom-built homes, all of which are designed to reflect the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape. The community is surrounded by rolling hills and breathtaking vistas and features a unique outdoor lifestyle, perfect for those who love to be active.

The development includes amenities such as an 18-hole championship golf course, fitness center, hiking and biking trails, tennis courts, and a pool. Talking Rock Ranch is also home to a club with a fine dining restaurant, bar, and events space. For those who enjoy the outdoors and appreciate luxurious living, Talking Rock Ranch is an excellent choice.

3. American Ranch

The only equestrian neighborhood in the area, American Ranch is also one of the best neighborhoods in Greater Prescott, hands down. This is a master-planned community that is located at the base of Granite Mountain and near the Prescott National Forest. With 200 acres of common area available and more than 200 homestead estates that can reach 13 acres in size, it’s the perfect place for horse lovers of all kinds.

4. Hassayampa Village

Situated in the pine-filled hills overlooking Prescott, Hassayampa Village is a sought-after neighborhood known for its upscale homes and stunning views. The community is gated, offering residents privacy, and features a mix of single-family homes and townhouses. Hassayampa Village is also home to the Hassayampa Golf Club, which offers a challenging course and exceptional amenities. With its proximity to downtown and easy access to outdoor recreational opportunities, Hassayampa Village is a perfect choice for those seeking a balance of luxury and nature.

5. Ranch at Prescott & Yavapai Hills

These two great communities are some of the most centrally located neighborhoods in Greater Prescott, just a few miles from Trader Joe's and Costco. Both neighborhoods offer homes from the high $400,000s to all the way up to over $2 million. The views in both communities can be some of the best in town. The HOA fees in both communities are very low, with the Ranch at Prescott being only $150 a year and Yavapai Hills coming in at $400 a year.

6. Granville

Located in Prescott Valley, Granville is a family-friendly community with 3 club houses and a very affordable HOA fee of only $60 a month for so many amenities. Homes range from smaller town homes with one shared wall to larger single family homes on larger lots with 3 car garages. Prices range from the low $400,’s all the way up to $800,000. Conveniently located to shopping it’s a great option.

7. Williamson Valley

Situated just north of Prescott, Williamson Valley is a semi rural to rural community that offers a peaceful and tranquil lifestyle. It’s a road that goes up a valley for 18 miles. With its wide-open spaces and scenic beauty, Williamson Valley is a great choice for those seeking a quieter way of life. Residents enjoy easy access to hiking and equestrian trails, as well as a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities.  Homes range from $500,000 to 6 Million, and lot sizes range from as small as 1/3 acre all the way up to 40 acres or more depending on where in the valley the home I situated.

8. Eagle Ridge

Located just a few miles from downtown Prescott, Eagle Ridge is a community of upscale homes with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Residents enjoy access to downtown, as well as a variety of recreational facilities such as a pool, fitness center, and tennis courts. With its luxurious homes and convenient location, Eagle Ridge is a great choice for those seeking a high-end lifestyle.

9. Timber Ridge

Located in the forested hills just south of Prescott, Timber Ridge is a community of custom-built homes that offer a secluded and peaceful lifestyle. With its natural beauty and easy access to outdoor recreational opportunities, Timber Ridge is a great choice for those seeking a balance of nature and luxury.

10. The Dells

The Dells at Prescott is a community located near the Granite Dells, an absolutely stunning location for this new master-planned community. The community spans more than 1,100 acres and has great walking paths and full HOA amenities with a pool, fitness center and club house.  The structures are designed to live in harmony with the jaw-dropping beauty surrounding it.

11. StoneRidge

With an aim to blend the friendliness of a small town and the conveniences of master-planned living, StoneRidge can be found in the foothills of the Bradshaw Mountains. Home to a comprehensive Community Center and more than 1,100 homes, StoneRidge also has many parks, open spaces, and even a golf course. 

Ready to make Prescott your home?

Prescott, Arizona, is a wonderful place to call home and offers a variety of great neighborhoods to choose from. This is why for multiple years the greater Prescott area was ranked as the top ten places in America to retire.  Whether you're looking for a quiet suburban setting, a rustic retreat, or a bustling urban area with plenty of amenities, Prescott has it all. When it comes to buying a home in this area, Peter Fife is the agent to turn to. With over 27 years of experience and extensive knowledge of the local real estate market, Peter can help you find the perfect home in the perfect Prescott neighborhood. When you’re ready to start your home-buying journey, there’s no choice other than Peter Fife.

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