Arizona Real Estate | Arizona Horse Property & Homes

Arizona Real Estate | Arizona Horse Property & Homes

Horse Property & Homes in Gilbert, Arizona are in high demand. Gilbert is located southeast of Phoenix, Arizona, and is within the Phoenix metropolitan area. Gilbert, Arizona, is also located in the very large county of Maricopa County. Maricopa County has many horse properties for sale and you may enjoy learning about Maricopa County Islands and horse property and homes for sale on County Islands in Arizona. Click Here and can search Gilbert homes and Gilbert Horse Property for sale on a Maricopa County Island.

Gilbert is the fifth-largest city in Arizona and the fourth-largest in the Phoenix area. It covers roughly 69 square miles. Gilbert used to be a rural area, with farming being prevalent. It used to be known as the “Hay Shipping Capital of the World”.  In 2020 the census reported the population as 267,918 in Gilbert, Arizona.

The weather in the winter doesn’t get any better than in Gilbert, Arizona. However, Gilbert has an average of 7″ to 9″ of rain in a year, and though it does hit freezing temperatures at various times in the winter, the temperature during the day is between 40 and 50 degrees on the coldest days during the daylight hours.

Gilbert Parks

Gilbert’s infrastructure includes many public parks for community enjoyment. Gilbert public parks include the following:

Cosmo Dog Park – 2502 E. Ray Road
(NE corner of Ray Rd & Santan Loop 202)

Crossroads District Park  – 2155 E. Knox Road – Home of AZ Ice
(On the West side of Greenfield Road, South of Warner Road)

Desert Sky Park – 6624 S. Power Road
(On Power Road between Williams Field and Pecos Roads)

Discovery District Park – 2214 E. Pecos Road
(Northwest corner of Santan Village Parkway & Pecos Road)

Elliot District Park – 4536 E. Elliot Road – Home of Cactus Yards
(West of Power Rd, on Elliot Road)

Freestone District Park – 1045 E. Juniper Road – Skate Park
(At the corner of Lindsay and Juniper Roads – between Guadalupe and Elliot Roads)

Gilbert Regional Park – 3005 E. Queen Creek Road
(Higley and Queen Creek Roads)

McQueen District Park – 510 N. Horne
(Between Cooper and McQueen Road, North of Elliot. Need to access by Cullumber Ave. & Horne)

Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch – 2757 E. Guadalupe Road
(East of Greenfield on Guadalupe)

Discovery Park is one of my favorite parks in Gilbert and it is located near San Tan Village Mall and the 202 Freeway. It offers fishing lakes that include game fish such as bass, sunfish, bluegill, and catfish.

Discovery park has 5 multi-use fields, sand volleyball pits, 2 fishing ponds, a playground, basketball courts, 8 picnic ramadas with power BBQ grills, and a small rock climbing wall.  The park opened in 2006. It includes 48 acres.

I think it is very cool that Discovery park was named because, when they were building it, they discovered fossils of a Columbian Mammoth. The city had a naming contest and the mammoth was known as Tuskers. You can actually go to the Southeast Regional Library in Gilbert to see exact replicas of the fossils.

Overall, Gilbert is proud to offer over 600 acres of open space37 park ramadas, and 2 riparian areas for recreation enjoyment. Whether you’re into sports, relaxation, or family outings, there’s something for everyone in Gilbert’s parks. 🌳🌞

Population of Gilbert, AZ

Gilbert, a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, has undergone remarkable changes over the years. Incorporated on July 6, 1920, it was once known as the “Hay Shipping Capital of the World.” However, its identity has shifted dramatically. Today, Gilbert is a bustling suburban center within the Greater Phoenix area.

As of the 2020 census, Gilbert’s population stood at 267,918 residents. However, this vibrant community has continued to thrive, and by 2022, the estimated population had grown to 275,346This rapid transformation reflects Gilbert’s transition from an agriculture-based town to an economically diverse hub, covering nearly 69 square miles1

Gilbert is the fifth-largest municipality in the state of Arizona and the fourth-largest within the Phoenix metropolitan area. Its population density is approximately 4,010 people per square mile, which is significantly higher than the national average.

At the time this article was written, it was reported that Gilbert, Arizona, has roughly 89,000 households, and Gilbert has many types of homes for sale. If you are considering moving to Gilbert, you may want to explore the different areas and types of homes. No matter what type of home you are searching for, we have it filtered for you to search. For example, you can see all gilbert homes for sale here. If you are looking specifically for Gilbert Horse Property for sale, you can search that on this site as well. Furthermore, Gilbert also offers waterfront properties and golf properties.

Indeed! Gilbert, Arizona, really does have it all. If you are considering moving here, you can schedule with Michelle and Emma Shelton for a home tour. The home tour is set up after you have attended a buyer consultation with them on Zoom. Schedule here 

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