Pine Canyon is a 600+ acre private luxury golf community nestled among the cool pines of Flagstaff. A wide array of real estate offerings are available at Pine Canyon and include detached mountain cabins, paired homes, townhome trios and custom estate home sites.
Located in the heart of Flagstaff, only a short two hour drive from Phoenix, Pine Canyon offers easy access to the cities best shops, restaurants and entertainment, as well extraordinary outdoor attractions, including the adjacent Coconino National Forest, Arizona Snowbowl ski area and the Grand Canyon.
Within Pine Canyon exists an impressive list of community amenities, including a Jay Morrish-designed, 19-hole championship golf course, and 35,000 square-foot clubhouse offering elegant dining accommodations, an expansive wine storage and tasting room, and state of the art spa and fitness facilities.
A second amenity building, Camp Pine Canyon, is complete with three pools, two tennis courts and a clubhouse for the children. Community offerings are rounded out by Trout Creek Park, a seven-acre park perfect for barbeques, throwing the Frisbee, and catching a fish in the fully stocked lake, as well as a dog park for four-legged friends.
Situated in the pines of the Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff is in the heart of Northern Arizona and Coconino County. Along with being the largest city in Northern Arizona, Flagstaff is home to Northern Arizona University, one of the state's three public universities. Flagstaff's name comes from a pine-based flagpole erected in 1876 to celebrate the nation's centennial. With the City of Flagstaff encompassing just over 64 square-miles, this snowy oasis is home to more than 65,000 individuals and nearly 5 million visitors each year.
Flagstaff is an ideal location for those seeking cooler weather and a city with big-town amenities and a small-town feel. Known as the Gateway to the Grand Canyon, Flagstaff is rich in opportunities for those looking for outdoor adventure, indeed, while many residents and visitors enjoy skiing and snowboarding, Flagstaff also offers a wealth of opportunities for canyon rafting, rock climbing, hiking and more. Plus, downtown Flagstaff is host to numerous shopping venues and restaurants, while Flagstaff's vibrant arts scene provides entertainment pretty much any night of the week.
Flagstaff is served by the Flagstaff Unified School District. The district operates six elementary schools, two middle schools and three high schools, as well as a bilingual magnet school and a public school on the Navajo Nation. Flagstaff is also home to several private and charter schools, including Northland Preparatory Academy, Basis Flagstaff and Haven Montessori Charter School. Of course, no discussion of Flagstaff's schools would be complete without mentioning Northern Arizona University, one of the state's three public universities and home to some 25,000 students.
Whether you're looking for pricey Native American art or the newest in snowboarding gear, Flagstaff has plenty of shopping opportunities. For those seeking a classic shopping experience, the Flagstaff Mall (which has more than 60 shops) boasts beautiful lodge-style architecture. If you're looking for a more intimate shopping venue, the ten stores that make up the Old Town Shops in downtown Flagstaff are the perfect place to relax and shop -- window or otherwise.
Flagstaff's residents and visitors have many options for navigating the town. The Flagstaff Urban Trails System (FUTS, pronounced "foots") is a network of trails that traverse the city for pedestrian and bicycle access. These non-motorized pathways span over 50 miles through all areas of the city. For cyclists, Flagstaff boasts over 117 miles of dedicated bike lanes. Over half of the major roads in the city have bike lines and almost 10 percent of all trips in Flagstaff are made by bicycle.
The population of Flagstaff sits at just over 52,000. Adults age 18 and older make up more than three-quarters of the population, while those 65 years and older encompass approximately 5 percent of the population. The impact of Northern Arizona University makes the median age of a Flagstaff resident 26.3 years old, compared to the Arizona median of approximately 36 years old. Flagstaff's median household income is $48,522, slightly higher than Arizona's median of $47,826. The median value of a house or condo in Flagstaff is $258,400.
The two largest employment sectors in Flagstaff are government and education, in fact, Northern Arizona University is the largest employer in Flagstaff. With year-round activities and more than 25,000 students enrolled annually, the university has a major impact on the city's economy. In addition, tourism also has a significant impact on Flagstaff's economy.
Flagstaff's iconic San Francisco Peaks provide a stunning backdrop to skiing and snowboarding, which are two of Flagstaff's most popular forms of recreation -- and it's easy to see why. Powder-white snow and gorgeous views of the surrounding pines give adventure-seekers and nature-lovers alike something to enjoy. On the more sedate side, Flagstaff's hikers truly love the surrounding forest trails that surround the city and grace the area's scenery-filled landscape.
The heart of Flagstaff's medical care is Flagstaff Medical Center. The 267-bed hospital has a medical staff of more than 200 physicians, has more than 120,000 annual visits and features approximately 50 medical specialties. Flagstaff Medical Center, originally founded in 1936, is a member of Northern Arizona Healthcare and provides high-quality healthcare to the residents of and visitors to Flagstaff and surrounding areas.