Know Your Neighborhood: Magma Ranch

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Magma Ranch in San Tan Valley, AZ

Here at LGI Homes, we take pride in not only the quality and affordability of our homes, but also in the locations we select for building each of our communities. Each location is chosen with you in mind, and we take care to ensure our neighborhoods provide convenient access to some of the best restaurants, parks and attractions around. As part of our “Know Your Neighborhood” series, we’re showcasing some of these locations to help you become better acquainted with the area around you. Today, we’re highlighting some of the best local attractions and businesses near our brand new Magma Ranch community in Phoenix, Arizona.

The Golf Club at Johnson Ranch
30761 W Golf Club Dr
San Tan Valley, AZ
(480) 987-9800
johnsonranchgc.com/
The Golf Club at Johnson Ranch offers golf enthusiasts a place to play for a daily fee just minutes from the Magma Ranch community. The 18-hole, championship-length course was designed by Kenny Watkins, who has overseen the development of courses across New Mexico, Utah and Arizona. In addition to the course, the Golf Club at Johnson Ranch offers a practice facility, a pro shop, a golf academy and an on-site restaurant.
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
1100 W Ruins Dr
Coolidge, AZ
(520) 723-3172
nps.gov/cagr
12 miles southwest from Magma Ranch you’ll find the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. The monument has stood as a meeting place and landmark for over 650 years, and you and your family will love exploring this piece of history so close to home. Tours are available to help you learn more about the history of the monument and the surrounding area, and there’s a junior ranger program to help your children get more involved in their new community. Additionally, there’s a visitor center and plenty of places to have a picnic.
Queen Creek Olive Mill
25062 S Meridian Rd
Queen Creek, AZ
(480) 888-9290
queencreekolivemill.com/
If you’re interested in learning about the local agriculture of the Phoenix valley, look no further than the Queen Creek Olive Mill, a tourist attraction like no other in the area. The mill is a local sustainable farm that produces all of the extra virgin olive oil in the state, and you can tour the facility to learn more about the variety of olives they grow as well as the history of the farm. They also have a gourmet marketplace on-site, where you can purchase olive oil directly from the farm, as well as a variety of other local and imported products. Additionally, there’s a Mediterranean grill that serves up a wide variety of foods freshly made from scratch.
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
6533 W Phillips Rd
Queen Creek, AZ
Austin, TX
(480) 655-5554
maricopa.gov/parks/santan/
Outdoor lovers will enjoy the convenient access Magma Ranch provides to a wide variety of recreational attractions, including San Tan Mountain Regional Park. The park is located just 11 miles from the community, and is the perfect place to hike, bike, picnic or camp. It’s the perfect place for checking out local flora and fauna, especially if you’re new to the valley area.
Anthem Parkside Community Center
3200 N Anthem Way
Florence, AZ
(520) 723-4572
ouranthemmr.net/
The Anthem Parkside Community Center is the perfect place for your kids to meet new friends and for your entire family to get involved in your new community. At the center you’ll find everything from fitness classes, a gym and a water park to clubs and after-school programs. The center also has a rock climbing wall, a game room, tennis courts, volleyball courts and much, much more.
Miscellaneous Shopping Whether you need a place to stock up your pantry or somewhere to fix up your car, you’ll find a wide variety of shops and services near the community. Within minutes of Magma Ranch there is a Walmart, a Walgreens, and O’Reilly Auto Parts, a Dollar General, a Target and more.

5-bed New Home for Sale at San Tan Heights in San Tan Valley

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San Tan Valley 5 Bedroom Home

Plan Name: Winslow

Community: San Tan Heights (San Tan Valley, Phoenix, AZ)

Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 2.5
Garage: 2 car garage

Price: $861/month

Home highlights: 2 Stories, a master suite located on the first floor with a private bath and walk-in closet, 5 total bedrooms plus a loft that can have multiple uses, all of the bedrooms have private walk-in closets, an enclosed front entry and covered back porch, fully-fenced backyard.

Floorplan features: This floorplan is the largest in the San Tan Heights community, and is suited to fit even the largest of families. The main floor offers an oversized master suite that is secluded off of the living room, with a private bathroom, large walk-in closet and storage. The kitchen sports 36” maple custom cabinets with high-quality trim, granite counters, ceramic tiles and raised 2-panel doors—all included as part of LGI Homes’ free upgrades. Upstairs is an open loft perfect for a family gaming room or as a play area for younger kids. Four large bedrooms are located on the second floor, each with their own walk-in closets. The laundry facility in the house is located right outside the four upstairs bedrooms, so even busy parents will be able to easily keep up with this chore—and no lugging laundry upstairs and down!

About San Tan Heights: San Tan Heights is a community of just 3,200 residents, and it maintains the integrity and family-friendly feel of a small town. It has a central location just minutes away from metropolitan necessities, while still allowing a close-knit community that is wonderful for raising families. The community offers more family amenities than most, such as elementary and middle schools located right within the community, parks for the entire family, playgrounds for all ages of children, greenbelt areas and trails for everyone to enjoy. Houses in San Tan Heights include over $15,000 worth of upgrades at no cost, including high-quality appliances, top-quality trim throughout the house, refrigerators included in each home, fully-fenced in backyards, and an incredible 10-year homeowner warranty. Come and check out the 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes that San Tan Heights has to offer!

Phoenix East Valley 4-bed New Home for Sale

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4 Bedroom New Home in San Tan Valley, Arizona

Plan Name: Sedona

Community: San Tan Heights (San Tan Valley, Phoenix, AZ)

Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2.5
Garage: 2 car garage

Price: $809/month

Home highlights: Two Stories, master suite with private bath and large walk-in closet, centrally located, open kitchen, covered front entry and covered back patio.

Floorplan features: This floorplan is centered by a spacious, open-design kitchen that is filled with stellar amenities like 36” maple cabinetry, and granite counters. The high-quality refrigerator is included in the price, as is the ceramic tile and raised 2-panel doors. These designer touches turn your kitchen into a great gathering place for both quiet nights with the family, and parties with friends and love-ones. The kitchen flows seamlessly into the dining room and living room, creating an easy, relaxed feeling that encourages family time together. The master suite has its own private full bathroom, and enjoys a spacious walk-in closet. The second-floor laundry room makes wash day a breeze, and in the evening? A delicious soak in the master suite’s garden-styled soaker tub!

About San Tan Heights: San Tan Heights is a community of just 3,200 residents, and it maintains the integrity and family-friendly feel of a small town. It has a central location just minutes away from metropolitan necessities, while still allowing a close-knit community that is wonderful for raising families. The community offers more family amenities than most, such as elementary and middle schools located right within the community, parks for the entire family, playgrounds for all ages of children, greenbelt areas and trails for everyone to enjoy. Houses in San Tan Heights include over $15,000 worth of upgrades at no cost, including high-quality appliances, top-quality trim throughout the house, refrigerators included in each home, fully-fenced in backyards, and an incredible 10-year homeowner warranty. Come and check out the 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes that San Tan Heights has to offer!

New Home in San Tan Valley, Arizona with 3 Beds

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San Tan Valley 3-bed New House

Plan Name: Prescott

Community: San Tan Heights (San Tan Valley, Phoenix, AZ)

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Garage: 2 car garage

Price: $757/month

Home highlights: Easy to navigate one story design, three spacious bedrooms plus a den for the entire family to share, a covered entryway and a covered patio, master suite with ensuite bathroom and walk-in closet.

Floorplan features: The Prescott features a classic ranch design that offers three large bedrooms and a den, plus 2 full bathrooms. The kitchen, a central gathering place, has a host of special amenities, and connects directly to the dining room/living room for easy entertaining and relaxed nights at home with the family. The 36” custom maple cabinets, granite counters and matching ceramic tile elevate the designer feel in the kitchen, and the same quality and attention to detail is evident throughout the rest of the property, in features like custom trim and a fully-fenced backyard. There is ample storage located throughout the home, allowing owners to store all of their precious belongings and stay organized!

About San Tan Heights: San Tan Heights is a community of just 3,200 residents, and it maintains the integrity and family-friendly feel of a small town. It has a central location just minutes away from metropolitan necessities, while still allowing a close-knit community that is wonderful for raising families. The community offers more family amenities than most, such as elementary and middle schools located right within the community, parks for the entire family, playgrounds for all ages of children, greenbelt areas and trails for everyone to enjoy. Houses in San Tan Heights include over $15,000 worth of upgrades at no cost, including high-quality appliances, top-quality trim throughout the house, refrigerators included in each home, fully-fenced in backyards, and an incredible 10-year homeowner warranty. Come and check out the 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes that San Tan Heights has to offer!

3-Bed New Home in Metro Phoenix at San Tan Heights

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San Tan Valley New Home for Sale

Plan Name: Flagstaff

Community: San Tan Heights (San Tan Valley, Phoenix, AZ)

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5
Garage: 2 car garage

Price: $729/month

Home highlights: Two-story plan, master suite with private bathroom and walk-in closet, covered front porch, covered rear patio, dramatic entryway with open staircase.

Floorplan features: The Flagstaff floorplan features three large bedrooms and 2½ bathrooms, offering plenty of space for couples, singles and families. The master includes an ensuite bathroom with soaker tub and separate shower, as well as a spacious walk-in closet. The first floor offers a spacious dining room and living room combination that flows easily into the kitchen—which itself is full of quality appliances, and designer upgrades like 36” maple cabinets, beautiful granite counters, a refrigerator and ceramic tile. The rest of the house has the same high-quality touches, such as raised 2-panel doors, top quality trim and a fully-fenced backyard—perfect for kids and pets. The open staircase helps create a dramatic entryway that will welcome you and your guests into your home.

About San Tan Heights: San Tan Heights is a community of just 3,200 residents, and it maintains the integrity and family-friendly feel of a small town. It has a central location just minutes away from metropolitan necessities, while still allowing a close-knit community that is wonderful for raising families. The community offers more family amenities than most, such as elementary and middle schools located right within the community, parks for the entire family, playgrounds for all ages of children, greenbelt areas and trails for everyone to enjoy. Houses in San Tan Heights include over $15,000 worth of upgrades at no cost, including high-quality appliances, top-quality trim throughout the house, refrigerators included in each home, fully-fenced in backyards, and an incredible 10-year homeowner warranty. Come and check out the 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes that San Tan Heights has to offer!

For Just $679 per Month You Can Own a 3-bed New Home in San Tan Valley, Phoenix, Arizona

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Brand new LGI Homes’ house for sale in San Tan Valley, Phoenix, AZ with 3 beds and 2 baths.

New Home in Phoenix Arizona

Plan Name: Bisbee

Community: San Tan Heights (San Tan Valley, Phoenix, AZ)

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Garage: 2-car

Price: $679/month.

Home highlights: Formal dining room, Master bedroom suite, Covered rear patio

Floorplan features: The Bisbee floorplan offers easy family living, all on one level. This layout features a formal dining room off of the main entry, which flows into a large open kitchen. The superior kitchen space includes custom upgraded 36-inch maple cabinets, granite countertops, quality appliances (including a new refrigerator), raised-panel doors and a host of other upgrades offered at no cost to the buyer. Two of the bedrooms share a full bath and both have easy access to the laundry utility room, as well as an additional closet. The master bedroom is located at the rear of the home for privacy, and includes a large walk-in closet, ensuite master bath with large garden soaker tub and separate shower. The oversized living room is open to the kitchen making it feel spacious, while also allowing access to the large covered patio that transitions indoors into the backyard.

About San Tan Heights: The master-planned community of San Tan Heights is located in Metro Phoenix’s East Valley foothills, and is home to more than 3,000 residents. LGI Homes offers San Tan Heights home buyers affordable living in an amenity-rich community, bringing their signature high-value, high-quality construction to this peaceful, natural landscape. Each new home comes with a ten-year structural warranty, and fully-landscaped front yards, fenced back yard, and covered patios are included. Other upscale touches include upgraded trim, vaulted ceilings and a spacious two car garage. Each brand new three, four, and five bedroom home is on an oversized lot, and within a short walk of community amenities like parks, walking trails, greenbelts, children’s playgrounds, and basketball courts.

LGI Homes Announces its New Communities in Phoenix’s East Valley and Austin

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Hot on the heels of 2011′s incredibly successful sales year (in which we placed a record number of buyers into their own beautiful new homes), 2012 is already promising to become another milestone in LGI Homes‘ history. That’s because this year we’re bringing the LGI Homes model of home building into two new cities: Austin, Texas and Phoenix, Arizona!

Austin Texas New Home Community: Sonterra

LGI Homes' new home community Sonterra, located in Austin, TX.

The LGI Homes focus on value, affordability and quality has driven our success in a number of markets across Texas, so we’re excited to expand into the unique and dynamic setting of Austin, one of Texas’ most forward-thinking, diverse and vibrant cities. Sonterra, our first community in Greater Austin, is ideally situated just off of I-35, and offers homebuyers exceptional value, with prices starting at just $679 per month. Commuters will enjoy unparalleled access to the urban areas of Austin, Georgetown, Salado, Belton, Temple, and Killeen/Ft. Hood, while those staying closer to home will enjoy countless superb amenities and a close-knit community experience. Floorplans at Sonterra range from 3-5 bedrooms, and include over $10,000 worth of designer upgrades at absolutely no cost to the buyer. With oversized lots, a family park with clubhouse, a pool with toddler-friendly splash-play area, walking trails and a brand-new elementary school, Sonterra promises to be one of the Austin area’s most popular family-friendly communities.

San Tan Valley New Home Community: San Tan Heights

LGI Homes' new home community San Tan Heights, located in San Tan Valley, AZ.

In Phoenix—our first expansion outside of our home state of Texas—buyers will thrill at the homes we are offering in San Tan Heights, a stunning master-planned community in Phoenix’s East Valley. San Tan Heights offers easy access to all points in the greater Phoenix-metropolitan area, but capitalizes on the quiet beauty of its location in East Valley foothills. An incredible natural setting, exceptional community amenities and astonishingly affordable prices (starting at just $679 per month!) make San Tan Heights a premiere choice for homebuyers looking for family-friendly communities and the active, adventurous lifestyle so typical of this Southwestern state. Whether it’s the spacious oversized lots, the modern 3-5 bedroom floorplans, or the generous home warranty that brings you out to visit us at San Tan Heights, you’ll soon find that you stay because of the neighborhood feel, the ideal location, and the level of service, quality, affordability and value that is the signature of LGI Homes.

So here’s to 2012, a great year that promises—especially for the savviest homebuyers in Austin and Phoenix—to be one of the best yet.