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North Encanto: The Ultimate Guide

North Encanto Historic District

Built beginning in 1939, North Encanto has some of the most intact Transitional Ranch homes in the state of Arizona. They include distinct characteristics like clay tile, low-pitched roofs, and double-hung wood or steel-encased covered windows. You will find homes with intact retro features like 2-color tiles as well as full remodels. There are 456 homes here averaging 1,000 to 2,800 square feet. Most have 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Beyond Transitional Ranches, you can also find Mediterranean Ranch, Spanish Colonial, Pueblo Revival, American Colonial and even Art Deco homes here. The circular streets with beautiful homes, mature trees and friendly neighbors make this a wonderful place to live. Find houses for sale in the historic North Encanto, Phoenix area below.

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North Encanto Historic Neighborhood

Years Built

Homes were built from 1939


456 Historic Homes


Ranch, Spanish Colonial Revival, Pueblo Revival, American Colonial Revival


Homes on average are 3 bedroom and 2 bathrooms, with 1,000-2,800 square feet.


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

What You'll Love

Ranch homes with clay roofs, remodels with intact retro features, & detached garages.

Life in North Encanto

North Encanto has a fairly young population filled with professionals, new parents and new homeowners. This is a tight-knit community where the neighbors know each other, throw block parties and partake in holiday festivities. With Encanto Park and all of Midtown’s amenities nearby – this is an active and fun place to live.

Where is North Encanto located?

North Encanto is located in the heart of Midtown Phoenix. Steps away from Encanto Park, Phoenix College, top shopping, restaurants, the Central Arts District. Minutes from downtown, uptown, Biltmore & Arcadia, and all major freeways.

North Encanto Neighborhood

Parks near North Encanto

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

  • Encanto Park
  • Willow Park
  • Amp Island
  • Civic Space Park
  • Cielito Park
  • Hu-O-Te Mini Park
  • Walton Park
  • Harmon Park
  • Madison Park
  • Central Park
  • Ladmo Park
  • Flacon Park
  • Lyceum Park
  • Margaret T Hance Park
  • Sueno Park
  • Monterey Park
  • Roosevelt Mini Park
  • Steel Indian School Park

Schools in North Encanto

These are the schools zoned for the Brentwood neighborhood:

Architecture in North Encanto

North Encanto’s architecture comes in many forms. The Transitional Ranch style homes in this area have been beautifully maintained. And whether you like a modern or retro interior, you’ll find plenty of suitable options. The most intact Transitional Ranch homes in Phoenix can be found here, but there are other choices if that’s not your taste. Some stylish Pueblo Revival homes and a few Art Moderne homes are located in this neighborhood as well.

North Encanto Featured Listings

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

North Encanto 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 Encanto real estate market.

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