Old Stone Ranch – Chandler, AZ
Old Stone Ranch
Old Stone Ranch, a family oriented community in Chandler, AZ, is a development of apartments, condominiums and one and two-story single-family homes. Old Stone Ranch is located on the south side of Ocotillo Road, west of Lindsay Road, and is within close proximity to Freeway 202.
Chandler, AZ is located in Maricopa County in the heart of the Phoenix Metropolitan area, which comprises the cities of Tempe, AZ, Mesa, AZ, and Gilbert, AZ. The town was founded in 1912 by Dr. Alexander John Chandler and was originally a small agricultural town with numerous ostrich farms.
Today, Chandler, AZ is home to several technology corporations including Intel, its largest employer, with over ten thousand employees. The median household income in Chandler for 2012 was approximately $80,000.00.
Primary and Secondary Schools near Old Stone Ranch
There are five public elementary schools near Old Stone Ranch These are:
- Weinberg Elementary School
- Navarrete Elementary School
- Jane D. Hull Elementary School
- Audrey and Robert Ryan Elementary School
- Santan Elementary School
Chandler, AZ also offers several alternative educational choices. Magnet, charter, and parochial schools, as well as traditional academies, are also available.
There are several higher educational choices also. Northern Arizona University, The Chandler-Gilbert Community College, and Western International University are all located within Chandler city limits. Located nearby in Mesa are Arizona State – Polytechnic Campus and Northern Arizona University.
Old Stone Ranch Public Transportation, Rail and Freeways
Transportation, including bus and rail services, are very convenient. Valley Metro buses run 365 days per year, and offer rail connections to Mesa, Tempe, and Phoenix. There are numerous bus routes to and from the downtown area. There are also several park-and-ride facilities for commuters.
Two major freeways and Interstate 10 provide convenient access within Chandler and to other metropolitan cities. In addition, the city-owned municipal airport provides added convenience for local pilots and corporate executives.
Chandler, AZ Historic and Cultural Attractions
For those who enjoy history, downtown Chandler is open for walking tours where you can visit the 1938 McCullough-Price House, a newly rebuilt pueblo style home, which is also the visitor’s center.
Art enthusiasts will enjoy the diverse programs available at the Chandler Center for the Arts. The Center hosts three theaters, an exhibition gallery, concerts, dance, comedy, drama and many special events.
Recreation near Old Stone Ranch
If you enjoy outdoor activities, Chandler offers an array of parks for biking and skating, all excellent activities for Arizona’s warm climate. For the children, the Mesquite Grove Aquatic Park, near Old Stone Ranch, is one of the many water parks available.
For hikers, Paseo Trail, which runs through Chandler, Gilbert and Mesa, is a 10-foot wide trail that runs along the Consolidated Canal and has accommodations for walking, jogging, bicycling and is an alternative transportation route for getting to and from the city.