1054 E. Dust Devil Dr. 3bd/2ba in San Tan Valley, Az 85143

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1054 E. Dust Devil Dr
You can buy this home with ZERO down! this home has a spacious great room floor plan, you can enjoy spending quality time in this great space. Neutral carpet & laminate wood flooring throughout The inviting kitchen and dining area are fully equipped - ready for you to move in and start some holiday cooking! You'll find plenty of cabinet space & a buffet area! Lots of room in the backyard for your toys! Maybe that swingset the kids have been wanting? Or, the barbecue grill you've been waiting? The greatest gift comes to those who wait, & this home was well worth the wait. There are 3 community pools, Play areas for the kids and a golf course. Close to shopping, Dinning and out door activity.


Would You Like To Live Here?
Is Johnson Ranch a Good Place to live and would you like to live here?  The answer to both questions is YES, and YES you would!   Johnson Ranch is appealing to families, single adults and retirees because there is something to love for everyone.   Johnson Ranch is an absolutely captivating master planned communty because it is delightfully affordable and it offers up an amazing aray of amenities!  This community encompasses a 2,000 acre area that includes pre-owned homes and new home builds.  The pre-owned homes were designed and built by Centex, Continnental Homes, D.R. Horton, Richmond American and Pulte Homes.  New home communities in Johnson Ranch Include Hideaway and Ridgeview.


Adventure Awaits You!
There are many reason why people find the Johnson Ranch Community so appealing and they start with all the sun-drenched walking paths, green beautifully landscaped open spaces, amenities out the wazoo, and a neighborhood school.  Choosing to live in Johnson Ranch affords you adventurous opportunities to live an active lifestyle in a family friendly enviroment perfect for families, retirees, and our Canadian Winter visitors. Anyone who loves golf will be drawned to the 18-hole golf course with it's awe-inspiring desert views that are spectacular any time of the day.  This 18-hole golf course is divided into 2 distinct courses.  The front nine, or valley nine, cuts a route of generous fairways, rolling hills and longer holes on the floor of the San Tan foothills.  The course then dramatically transitions to the Mountain nine.  The Mountain nine rises and falls in and around the San Tan Mountains and provides the golfer with exciting elevated tee and approach shots.  And of course no golf course would be truly complete without a clubhouse.  The Golf Club in Johnson Ranch sports an excellant restaurant called "The Terrace".  This comfortable family restaurant serves breakfact, lunch and dinner 7 days a week!  Their menu ranges from French Toast, Omelets and breakfact sandwiches to fun silver dollar pancakes for the kids.  Lunch offers delishious burgers, and healthy salads and sandwiches.  You will also find offered on the menu smoked brisket and pork cooked "low and slow" for over 10 hours.  Happy hour is 4pm to 6pm Monday through Friday.  On Friday nights from 5pm to 8pm you can venture out and "Get Your Grill On" and enjoy exceptional BBQ from Pit Master Richard Harris.  His tasty menu serves ribs, chicken and pork hot off the grill perfectly paired with a wide variety of side dishes.  Two hours of live music from 6pm to 8pm will surely gets your toes tapping and that's why an outside dance floor is part of this authinic experience!


What are the 7 Habits
Johnson Ranch has an elementary school within the community.  Walker Butte is a K thru 8th grade leadership school.  Everyday, all students recite the 7 habits which are:

1.Be Proactive (you're in charge)

2.Begin with the end in mind (have a plan)

3.Put first things first (work first, then play)

4.Think win-win (everyone can win)

5.Seek first to understand, then to be understood (listen before you talk)

6.Synergize (together is better)

7.Sharpen the saw (balance feels best) 



Habit #1 and #2 in Action!
Have you ever heard of the "Golden Trash Can Award"?  Well, classes at Walker Butte compete to receive this coveted award.  Custodians identify the top 3 classrooms that keep their chairs pushed in, desks straight and neat and all trash  picked up from the floor.  Each time the students receive the Golden Trash Can Award, their class is entered into a monthly drawing for a pizza party.  This is just one of the many ways Walker Butte teaches students to be proactive and begin with the end in mind!



We Love This School!

The Walker Butte School is located at 29697 N. Desert Willow Blvd. in San Tan Valley, AZ.  85143.  This school offers Music, Cheer, Football, Volleyball, Spelling Bee's, Accelerated Reading Program, Family Math and Family Game Nights.  Check out all the latest happenings by reading the Walker Butte News.  Recently, a parent posted this online,   "We love this school and the leader in me program they have implemented. I can really see the difference in the staff and students since beginning the 7 habits. That being said, I keep on top of everything my children do/learn so I can help keep them accountable. I have a bunch of favorite teachers there that my kids still hold in high regard. Plus, the reading program with Mrs. Campbell has been doing great family nights that are free. Hope they do the Math night again too as my older kids really enjoyed it. The electives that my kids chose seem extremely interesting like stock market, sustainable living, and mad science. Last but not least, the athletics program is top notch. Looking forward to the different sport seasons coming up."   Walker Butte Elementary School is part of the Florence Unified School District. 



Are you ready to buy your first home in Arizona or perhaps you're moving here from out-of-state?  Either way I have some pretty exciting news about FREE DOWN PAYMENT MONEY  that will put a big-o sloppy grin on your face.  Az dream home search team has partnered with Bill Borkowski of Academy Mortgage and has available the "Home In Five Advantage Program" and the "Home Plus" program.  Both programs are designed to help people qualify who have lower credit scores and you do have to meet certain criteria.  Both programs provide down payment grants that do not have to be repaid!  Academy Mortgage has been meeting the financial needs of home buyers since 1988.  You can have peace of mind knowing that Academy Mortgage is a direct lender which means that the local and Regional offices are equipped to complete the entire loan process in-house which means that all loan processing, underwriting, closings, and funding are handled locally. As a result, Academy Mortgage  has a proven track record of closing loans as quickly and efficiently as possible.  Right from the start, Bill Borkowski will be in control of your loan file from start to finish, and Bill will be up-to-date on the status of your loan at all times. He understands the importance of maintaining continuous communication throughout the loan process and is committed to providing you accurate, timely, and honest mortgage advice.  It is a simple process to start the pre-qualification application, find out right now how much you qualify for with this online application. 


East Valley Restaurants

Young and old alike are delightfully surprised and happy by the wide variety of dining experiences available in the sun-kissed San Tan Valley and nearby Queen Creek.  Elegant and trendy upscale Mediterranean cuisine with it's lovely indoor/outdoor dinning and Chef's table can be found at Bistro 1528.  Dine right next to the pool at Solaz Cabana Bar and Grill serving delicious sandwiches, wraps, fresh fruit, and more, along with refreshing beverages.  Enjoy a tasty breakfast with your favorite fancy cup of Joe at the beautiful Explorations Cafe.  Do you love to gather with friends to watch the latest sporting event?  Then you'll want to visit Native Grill and Wings and bring your appetite because the beer is cold and the portions are big.  Need a fun night out with with the family?  Voted the best Cantina in Queen Creek, Skippy's Cantina and Grill has karaoke the 2nd Saturday of each month and it's a blast! Venture out to the Terrace Restaurant in Johnson Ranch on Friday Nights for live music, an outdoor toe tapping dance floor, and authentic BBQ from a bona fide Pit Master.  For a wonderful and unique experience of dinning under the star in a relaxed, laid back atmosphere make your way to San Tan Flats where you'll enjoy live country music, outside tables with fire-pits and you can even buy the fixings for s'mores and roast you way to marshmallow chocolate nirvana!  If you're In the mood for delicious Italian Bistro cuisine then Oregano's is your place.  Do you love a fun and charming restaurant with outdoor seating that is dog-friendly?  Say no more, grab your leash and your best friend and head on down to Uncle Bears Grill and Tap  voted best in the East Valley.  There are many unique, flavorful, family owned eateries tucked away in the nooks and crannies of San Tan Valley and ready for exploration and yummy discovery!


What Can I Do In The East Valley?

It doesn’t matter if you’re thinking about moving to the East Valley from another part of Arizona or you’re coming from out of state.  It helps to scout ahead and get the lay of the land, to see what Arizona and more specifically the East Valley has to offer.  What can you do that’s new, educational of just plain fun?  Here is just the tip of the ice-burg,  a small sampling of the hundreds and hundreds of wonderful things to do in the East Valley.  Eat some dirt on a sunny Saturday morning with Arizona ATV Adventures.  Arizona ATV Adventures has been in the fun business for 30 years and counting.  The trails are 40 miles long with points of interest on both sides.  The main feature is Box Canyon through which the trail runs for 6 miles.  The walls are about 20 feet apart and 900 feet high.  Horseback riding is splendid during our Arizona Spring time with many native plants in bloom.  At the MD Ranch visitors can go on a horseback riding adventure through the surrounding mountains and desert trails.  Guides teach beginner riders the basics before setting out.  You owe it to yourself to explore the Tonto National Park which encompasses nearly three million acres!  This pristine destination offers Ponderosa Pines, several lakes, 8 wilderness areas, hiking and biking trails, water access for swimming, fishing and boating and of course campsites and picnic areas.   

Is golfing your favorite thing to do, then you are sure to love all the many scenic golf courses that dot the East Valley, especially the Johnson Ranch 18-Hold Public Course.  The Harkins 16 Theatre in San Tan Valley sure makes it easy to catch a flick whenever the fancy strikes.  If you have a dog then you’ll be happy to know that there are 2 exciting choices in and around the San Tan Valley for exciting pooch fun.  The first is a 1-acre canine recreation facility called Pocket Park For Pups and it offers separate grass fields for small and large dogs.  The park also provides drinking fountains, benches and shaded areas and waste bags for clean-up!  The 2nd choice is Cosmo Dog Park and it has an obstacle course and a pond for pets to swim and play in.  There is also a fenced area where dogs can play together.

How would you like to pick organic fruits and vegetables from Schneph’s Farms or enjoy the annual Peach Festival?  There is a wonderful Breakfast Restaurant here with very good food and an old fashioned store and bakery. They even have ice-skating in the winter!  Do you have kids that are into baseball?  They are sure to like the Az Grip-N-Rip Batting Cages and pitching mounds and pitching machines.  They offer individual and group instruction, camps and clinics.  It does get really hot in Arizona during the summer wouldn’t it be nice to have an indoor sports center?  Well, check out the indoor Barney Sports Center where soccer, volleyball, hockey, archery, karate, boot camps and hula are all offered.  Take a day and explore the Goldfield Ghost Town and nearby Superstition Zip-line, both are a hoot!  Cool yourself off as you go Salt Water Tubing or explore the Phoenix Zoo.  Take a tour of the Olive Mill Farm and stay for lunch, treat yourself to a custom blended bottle of olive oil.  The San Tan Mountain Regional Park covers over 10,000 acres with hiking and biking trails and native wildlife.  If bowling, bumper cars, arcade games or billiard tables are more your style, then Brunswick Zone XL will sure to please you and your crew.  These are just a few of the many fun and wonderful activities in  East Valley, Arizona.



Wanna Know My Secret?

I have a passion for helping people and I specialize in seeing possibilities.  I listen until I understand exactly what you want and then I deliver results, period.  Whether negotiating your dream property or a commercial lease for your business, your goals + my results= dreams delivered. There are many Real Estate agents out there that are good but I stand at the front of the line because I have a proven track record.  For over 25 years my sales have consistently reached the multi-million dollar level. I have an ingenious savvy for seeing possibilities and I am extremely successful at negotiating them.  If you have a job transfer, military transfer, first-time home buyer, retiring or just seeking better opportunities, I would love to help you find your dream property. My secret for helping buyers is to listen to their wants.  Do they want a short commute?  Do they prefer a move-in ready property?  After work do they want to tend their garden, take the kids to a park or walk the dog on some near-by trails?  Real Estate is my passion and nothing beats the great feeling I get from helping people reach their goals.  I have many years of experience in coordinating both large and small projects and I excel at keeping everyone on target and on schedule.  My 25+ years of negotiating experience has served my clients well in attaining the best possible outcome.  If you need to sell your home I have a bold, state-of-the-art marketing program designed to accentuate the unique features of your property and leverage the power of social media.  My function is to be your project manager and advocate with constant, timely communication.  Rest assured that I will keep you posted on all current market conditions, practices and realities so your time and my effort are never wasted. 


I love the Valley of the Sun with it's one of kind amazing sunrises and sunsets.  If you love hiking, biking, walking trails, fishing, paddle-boarding, kayaking, snow boarding, snow skiing, Indian Ruins, Caving, The Grand Canyon, Stream Engine Train Rides, Museums and Science Centers, Annual Festivals, Restaurants, Farmer's Markets, Synphonies, Theater Shows, Horseback Riding, ATV Trail Riding, Segway Tours, and Salt Water Tubing, YOU will love Arizona!  According to the Phoenix Business Journal "Arizona has finally recovered all the jobs lost during the Great Recession, according to the latest data from the Arizona Department of Administration."  Before the recession there were 2.69 million workers in Arizona's workforce.  With the 25,300 jobs added in February we now have 2.7 million.  315,500 jobs were lost between October 2007 and September 2010.  Unemployment rates dropped from 6.3 percent to 5.5.  Arizona gained about 19,600 new jobs in education and health services and  16,800 jobs in professional and business and 12,200 jobs in transportation and utilities.  According to George W. Hammond, Ph.D Director and research professor, EBRC, "Arizona's Economics Forcast calls for gains to accelerate modestly during the next 2 years, with real GDP growth rising to 2.7% in 2016 and 2.9% in 2017". 


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Thanks for reading about the Johnson Ranch Community and the Walker Butte Elementary School.  To view all homes for sale in Johnson Ranch, click here.  Do you have any additional questions about new or pre-owned homes located in Johnson Ranch?  Do you have questions about how much you can qualify for in a loan?  Would you like a private link to see all homes for sale in Johnson Ranch?  Please call or text me @ 480-253-0071 or visit azdreamhomesearch.com  I would be happy to answer any question.  You can download my totally free phone app. that let's you snap a picture of any home and get instant information like the value (price), bedrooms and baths, taxes, schools and more.  Download it here. 



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Matthew Klinowski, PA
Downing-Frye - Naples, FL
Golf Community Real Estate Specialist

Steve good luck with your listing. I hope you sell it quickly and for maximum value

May 18, 2016 10:26 AM #1
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Congratulations on your new listing.  Nice house and nice job with your presentation.

May 18, 2016 10:04 PM #2
Winston Heverly
Winston Realty, Inc. - Atlantis, FL

A great value for your future buyer to take advantage of with rates still below 4%. I'm sure it will move quickly. Good luck with the sale.

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