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Campus Vista: The Ultimate Guide

Green trees in Campus Vista
Campus Vista is a gem of a neighborhood located alongside Phoenix College, between Encanto Park and Thomas Road. There was a need for more housing when the college opened in 1939, which sparked the development of this area. There are 197 homes here with traditional Ranch, Transitional Ranch and American Colonial architecture styles. The average home is 1,400 to 1,700 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The homes here have large front yards, small porches, detached garages and mature landscapes. The palms and pine trees create shade making it a little oasis in midtown. Find homes for sale in the historic Campus Vista area of Phoenix below.

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Campus Vista Historic Neighborhood

Years Built

Homes were built from 1939 - 1956


197 Historic Homes & Apartments


Ranch, & American Colonial


Homes on average are 3 bedroom and 2 bathrooms, with 1,400-1,700 square feet.


Home median price is $520,000. The closed sales prices range from $415,000-$551,000

What You'll Love

Large front yards with large palm & pine trees, porches, and detached garages.

Life in Campus Vista

Living in Campus Vista offers fun and convenience. The area is next door to Phoenix College, the amazing Encanto Park, Thomas Street and 7th Avenue. You can walk to the park, amazing restaurants and other amenities, including the Sprouts grocery store. The neighborhood is filled with mature trees and greenery, giving you lots of shade that will ward off the summer heat. There’s a great mix of Midtown Phoenix urban and suburban living, with quiet neighborhood streets and the ability to walk almost everywhere you need to go.

Where is Campus Vista located?

Campus Vista is located in the heart of midtown Phoenix. Built next to Phoenix College & Encanto Park. Surrounded by top shopping, restaurants, amenities, light rail stations, the Central Arts District, and only minutes from downtown, uptown, Biltmore & Arcadia, and all major freeways.

Parks near Campus Vista

These are the parks in or near by the Campus Vista neighborhood:

  • Encanto Park
  • Monterey Park
  • Margaret T Hance Park
  • Coronado Park
  • Edison Park
  • Eastlake Park
  • Virgina Park
  • Phoenix Country Club

Schools in Campus Vista

These are the schools zoned for the Campus Vista neighborhood:

Architecture in Campus Vista

Campus Vista has a wonderful mixture of architectural styles that ring true to the 1950s time period. Ranch and American Colonial architecture are the predominant styles here. Many of the loveliest houses for sale in Phoenix are located in this neighborhood. Click on our architecture guides below to learn more about your favorite styles.

Campus Vista Featured Listings

Browse real estate listings in Campus Vista to see some of the most immaculate and well-priced historic houses for sale in Phoenix, Arizona.

Campus Vista Market Report

We want to ensure that you have all the information needed to make the best decisions when it comes to your home goals. Check out the most recent Campus Vista real estate market.

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Vanessa Clayton

Hey Central Phoenix, I’m Vanessa! I’m passionate about serving the Central Phoenix community, and look forward to introducing you to all the best neighborhoods, architecture, events, restaurants, and activities in and around town. With my 25 years in marketing, sales, coaching and real estate you won't find a more caring, dedicated, and qualified professional to serve your every need. I have worked with celebrities, public figures and families around the world. And will work for you like family! When I’m not filming, writing, marketing, and selling real estate, I enjoy spending my time dancing, cooking, baking, doing yoga and walking in and around Central Phoenix with my amazing partner, David, and our beautiful daughter, Luna.
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