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North Central: The Ultimate Guide

Lush green street in North Central, Phoenix

The North Central Corridor is a green oasis in the heart of north Phoenix. This community was built in 1895 and continued to be developed into the 1950s. Originally developed with large irrigated lots, this neighborhood was designed for the wealthy and the homes built here reflect this level of luxury. Gorgeous custom-built Cape Cod, French Provincial, and Ranch architectural styles were built here creating a vibrant mix of historic and modern-looking homes. The average home here has 2-5 bedrooms and 1-6 bathrooms, ranging from 1,500 up to over 5,000 square feet. In the heart of the neighborhood, Central Avenue is lined with Olive trees that are over 100 years old, creating a beautiful green shaded walk. The Murphy Bridle Path for horse lovers has created an equestrian community. There is a calm feeling here, with the large custom homes, deep lots, and green streets this neighborhood is a true oasis. Below you will find historic and luxury homes for sale in the North Central, Phoenix area.

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North Central Historic Neighborhood

Years Built

Homes were built from 1895- 1950s


Historic & Custom Estates


Cape Cod, French Provincial, Ranch-styles


Homes on average are 2-5 bedroom and 1-6 bathrooms, with 1,500-5,000 square feet.


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

What You'll Love

Haven in the city with beautiful homes, big trees, mature landscape, horse back riding, & orchards with quick access Uptown, Midtown, Downtown, Biltmore, & Arcadia

Life in North Central

North Central residents are well established with families of all ages. The beautiful homes, tree-lined streets, horse trails, parks, hiking, and fantastic local shops, restaurants, and amenities make this is a perfect-kind of neighborhood. You can see families on the streets enjoying the walks, trails, and local amenities. It feels like the best of private rural and Uptown Phoenix. The community here is strong and they will tell you how much they love living in North Central, Phoenix.

Where is North Central located?

North Central is located in the peaceful haven just beyond uptown Phoenix. Just minutes from the bustle of the city. Filled with top luxury amenities, cafes, boutiques, restaurants, minutes from Downtown, the Central Arts Districts, Uptown, Biltmore & Arcadia, and all major freeways.

North Central Neighborhood

Parks near North Central

These are the parks in or near by the North Central neighborhood:

  • Murphy Bridle Path
  • Steele Indian School Park
  • Monterey Park
  • Colter Park
  • Royal Palm Park
  • Granada Park
  • Encanto Park
  • Country Club Oval
  • Coronado Park
  • Margaret T Hance Park
  • Phoenix Country Club

Schools in North Central

These are the schools zoned for the Brentwood neighborhood:

Architecture in North Central

The North Central neighborhood was built from the late 1800s into the 1950s with custom Cape Cods, French Provincials, and Ranch architecture style homes Many of the most beautiful historic and luxury homes for sale in Phoenix can be found in this area.

North Central Featured Listings

Check out real estate listings in North Central to see some of the best luxury homes and historic houses for sale in Phoenix, Arizona.

North Central 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 North Central 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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