As this map also shows, East Mesa’s residential communities are those within the area bounded by Gilbert Road from the west and Ellsworth Road from the east.
The East Mesa area covers the larger part of the city’s two sections. As such, this area hosts a rich mix of communities offering a wide range of residential types including townhouses, condos, and detached single family homes.
East Mesa, in fact, embraces several major destinations for prospective home buyers in the city. These areas include the neighborhoods and subdivisions in North Grove, The Groves, Spyglass Estates, Camelot Estates and Camelot Country Club. Alta Mesa, Ridgeview, Desert Uplands and portions of Superstition Springs, Red Mountain, and Las Sendas are also within East Mesa.
Amenities: Outside of these communities, home buying in East Mesa can veer to the multifamily homes at Muirfield and University Manor. The choices in these subdivisions include condos or townhouses designed with two to three bedrooms within home sizes ranging from about 600 to 1,500 square feet. Amenities, such as pools and clubhouses, are provided in most of these communities.
East Mesa single family homes for sale can start in listings of detached one-bedroom dwellings with floor plans of about 1,000 square feet that could typically be found at Desert Village. Larger, four-bedroom houses with floor plans of over 3,000 square feet dominate East Mesa’s Augusta Ranch and Ironwood at Parkwood Ranch.
Convenient for residents of these neighborhoods, East Mesa is host to the Superstition Springs Business Park with an amphitheater and a shopping mall. Its tenants include Dillard’s, JCPenney, Macy’s, and Sears.
There are several ball parks and golf courses as well in East Mesa. Its communities likewise enjoy proximity to the Usery Mountain Recreation Area.
Schools: East Mesa boasts of a deep field of schools for all learning levels. For elementary schools, some of the choices include Patterson Elementary, Brinton Elementary, and Augusta Ranch Elementary. Among the high schools to choose from in the area are Desert Ridge High, Smith Junior High, Superstition High, and Skyline High.
The campuses of the Mesa Academy for Advanced Studies, Cambridge Academy East, and East Valley Academy are also in East Mesa.