Mesa Neighborhood Tour

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Mesa has a continually booming job economy, affordable cost of living and plenty to do. This makes the neighborhood of Mesa one of the standout areas to explore buying a home in the Phoenix area. Use this guide as a quick way to explore what the City of Mesa has to offer. 


This is just a small sample size of what’s available here but it will help give you a very good understanding as to how each part of Mesa is different. As well as what you might expect from area to area. Only have a day or two to explore and decide if this Phoenix neighborhood is right for you? Then this Mesa neighborhood tour is perfect for you! Included are 8 different neighborhood communities and 9 popular points of interest.


When it comes to places to live, neighborhood lifestyles, location preferences and access to some of the most popular things to do within Mesa, we’ve got you covered!


NOTE: Use the locations/addresses given for GPS purposes when traveling from neighborhood to neighborhood. Each one will get you within the neighborhood so you can explore further on your own.

Home Price Key:

$ – Under $500k

$$ – $500k to $750k

$$$ – $750k to $1M

$$$$ – $1M to $2M

$$$$$ – $2M+

Mesa Neighborhoods to check out

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1. Dobson Ranch

Dobson Ranch Park – 2359 S Dobson Rd, Mesa 85202

This well-established neighborhood on the west end of Mesa is a mix of single-family homes and townhomes. It offers a range of amenities, including parks, lakes, and golf courses. Dobson Ranch is a popular place to live because it offers a long list of outdoor activities while still being conveniently located near major shopping centers, restaurants, and businesses.

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2. Hermosa Vista

Hermosa Vista Elementary School – 2626 N 24th St, Mesa 85213

If you are searching for a blend of unique custom homes situated on large lots with beautiful curb appeal, the Hermosa Vista may be a great fit for you. Located just off the 202 and Gilbert Rd, this quiet pocket community offers a similar feel to what you might find in neighborhoods like Arcadia in Central Phoenix. 

The neighborhood is full of green grass, lush landscape and is very family friendly from a walkability point of view. And with close proximity to the 202, you will have easy access to get anywhere within Metro Phoenix in a short amount of time. 

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3. The Groves

Hidden Groves Park (within community) – E Decatur St, Mesa 85213

Similar to Hermosa Vista, The Groves was originally developed as an upscale residential community in the 1970s; with a focus on preserving the citrus groves that surrounded it. Many of the homes in this community feature large lots and mature trees, giving it a lush and inviting atmosphere. The area offers a unique blend of homes with charm, character and style that is unlike any other community in Mesa. 

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4. Las Sendas

Las Sendas Golf Club (within community) – 7555 E Eagle Crest Dr, Mesa 85207

This premier master-planned community in Mesa is known for its stunning natural beauty and luxurious amenities. The residents of Las Sendas enjoy a range of community amenities, including a championship golf course, a fitness center, tennis courts, and multiple swimming pools. 

The community is also home to several parks and playgrounds, as well as miles of hiking and biking trails that wind through the nearby mountains. Las Sendas is conveniently located near the loop 202, providing easy access to downtown Phoenix and the surrounding areas. The community is also home to a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment options, making it a great place to live, work, and play. 

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5. Mountain Bridge

Desert Foothills Park (within community) – 8404 E Mountain Bridge Dr, Mesa 85207

This luxurious and exclusive community in Mesa is known for its stunning mountain views and high-end amenities. The neighborhood offers residents a unique blend of natural beauty and modern convenience, making it a popular choice for families, professionals, and retirees alike.

Residents of Mountain Bridge enjoy a range of community amenities; including a state-of-the-art fitness center, tennis courts, a community pool and spa, and miles of walking trails that wind through the nearby mountains. The community also features a clubhouse and community center, which hosts a variety of events and activities throughout the year. 

Home prices $$+

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6. Villages of Eastridge

Desert Ridge High School (within community) – 10045 E Madero Ave, Mesa 85209

This nice community on the SE side of Mesa that was built around 2004/2005. It offers a good blend of curb appeal, affordability & location with close access to both the US60 and the Loop 202. It is also very family friendly with an elementary, junior high and high school all located within a mile of the neighborhood. This area is also a part of the Gilbert Unified school district which usually ranks high among schools in the area. 

Home options range from small single story ranchers to large two stories with a third car garage and larger lot sizes. 

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7. Eastmark

Eastmark Great Park Playground – 4834 S Curie Way, Mesa 85212

This innovative neighborhood on the far South East side of Mesa has been the number 1 selling master-planned community in Arizona for the past 5 years. And if you look at the long list of amenities, it is no surprise why that is. 

Some of the highlights include a network of parks that include splash pads, event pavilions, climbing/play structures, 18-hole disc golf, 3.4 acre skate park, community farm/garden, recreation center, walkable top-rated schools, and much more. There are still options to build a brand new home but the community is about 90% built out so you may want to consider resale options as well. 

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8. Morrison Ranch

Morrison Ranch Park – 7257 E Plata Ave, Mesa 85212

This 3,000-acre master-planned community is primarily located in Gilbert but there are a few

sections that are a part of Mesa as well. It is one of the premier destinations in the East Valley and is known as the “community with character”. 

Morrison Ranch is a unique community where people of all ages can live, work, play, shop, and learn. It is divided into different neighborhoods, each with its own distinct character. The community features ornamental grass and tree-lined streets, which are commonplace in the Morrison Ranch family of neighborhoods. 

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Points of Interest in Mesa:

  1. Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport
  2. Falcon Field
  3. Sloan Park / Mesa Riverview
  4. Hohokam Park
  5. Mesa Amphitheater
  6. Golfland/Sunsplash
  7. Mesa Community College
  8. Superstition Springs Center
  9. Usery Mountain Regional Park
  10. Orange Patch
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