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Encanto-Palmcroft: The Ultimate Guide

Encanto-Palmcroft 100 year old palm tree lined streets

Encanto-Palmcroft is a dream neighborhood filled with beautiful grand estates, villas, immaculate landscapes, and the famous Encanto Park. This neighborhood was created in the 1920s after the Roosevelt Dam was finished and water was available to help the area bloom. There are 388 homes with an extensive range of architecture, including Spanish Colonial, Tudor Revival, American Colonial, Cape Cod, Mission Revival Spanish, Ranch and Georgian Revival. The average estate here has 3-5 bedrooms and 1-4 bathrooms, and ranges from 2,500 to 5,000 square feet. These homes have very unique features that are not found in other historic districts, such as luxury pools, wine cellars, butler quarters, guest houses, private security service and more. The famous Encanto Park, Golf Course, Amusement Park, and community rose garden add further value to the homes in this area. Below you’ll find historic and luxury homes for sale in the Encanto-Palmcroft, Phoenix neighborhood.

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Encanto-Palmcroft Historic Neighborhood

Years Built

Homes were built from 1920s - 1940s


330 Historic Homes


Spanish Colonial, English Tudor, American Colonial Revival, Cape Cod, Mission Revival Spanish, Ranch, & Georgian


Homes on average are 3-5 bedroom and 1-4 bathrooms, with 2,500-5,000 square feet.


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

What You'll Love

Dream-like estates with big trees & mature lush landscapes. The wonders Encanto Park.

Life in Encanto-Palmcroft

Encanto-Palmcroft is a wonderland—no exaggeration. From its beautiful homes, rose garden and winding water canal paths with perfect picnic areas to its golf course, sports fields, lake with paddle boats, amusement park, and beyond. This neighborhood offers a world of luxury and recreation. Explore our Midtown Lifestyle Guide to learn more.

Where is Encanto-Palmcroft located?

Encanto-Palmcroft is located in the heart of midtown Phoenix. Surrounded by top shopping, restaurants, cafes, the Central Arts District, light rail stations, and only minutes to downtown, uptown, Biltmore & Arcadia, and all major freeways.

Parks near Encanto-Palmcroft

Encanto-Palmcroft has it’s own 220 acre historic Encanto Park, as well as these other midtown parks near by the Encanto Palmcroft neighborhood:

  • Encanto Park  
  • Encanto Golf Club
  • Amp Island
  • Margaret T Hance Park
  • Japanese Friendship Garden
  • Monterey Park
  • Civic Space Park
  • Coronado Park
  • Steele Indian School Park

Schools in Encanto-Palmcroft

These are the schools zoned for the Encanto-Palmcroft neighborhood:

Architecture in Encanto-Palmcroft

Encanto-Palmcroft is a grand display of almost every kind of historic Phoenix architecture, and it was masterfully built with the homes and local park designed together. If you love Country Club Manor, Alvarado or Los Olivos, you will fall in love with the level of craftsmanship exhibited in Encanto-Palmcroft homes. Many of the most beautiful and enchanting historic houses for sale in Phoenix are located in this neighborhood.

Encanto-Palmcroft Featured Listings

Check out real estate listings in Encanto-Palmcroft to see some of the most unique historic houses for sale in Phoenix, Arizona.

Encanto-Palmcroft 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 Encanto-Palmcroft 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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