Monday, December 23, 2013

Fountain Hills Holiday Paper Lanterns

Fountain Hills Holiday Paper Lanterns

"Luminarias"

Luminarias at the Desert Botanical Garden.

When and Where

Visit Fountain Hills to view the luminarias in late December, by and large the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of December. The luminarias could be seen on a number of the roads yet the best places to delight in them are the Avenue of the Fountains making a beeline for Fountain Lake Park and the strolling way around the lake in Fountain Lake Park. Make a point to bookmark this page and return for current news before heading up!
An astonishing fulfillment is performed every year in Fountain Hills in excess of a three day period in late December when the Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce hosts the 'Lighting of the Holiday Luminarias.' right away look this wouldn't appear to be exceptionally noteworthy until you acknowledge there are a huge number of luminarias lit along miles of avenues, roads and walkways. The Luminarias utilized within Fountain Hills are little tan paper packs loaded with sand to keep them open and set up. A lit light is then set on top of the sand inside the sack tenderly enlightening the translucent pack. Contingent upon the year, these luminarias are set around Fountain Lake, the walkways in Fountain Park and huge numbers of the roads close downtown Fountain Hills incorporating Avenue of the Fountains and Saguaro Blvd.

What are Luminarias?

Luminarias are a centuries-old Hispanic elaborate custom. In spite of the fact that they here and there are a lamp or a little light, ordinarily they are built as the Fountain Hills Luminarias are made: with a lit flame in a tan paper sack with sand or earth to stabilize them. Despite the fact that generally they are of essentialness to Hispanics and Roman Catholics throughout Christmas, they have gotten to be to a greater extent a common design in the course of the most recent not many decades, particularly in the Southwest. Throughout the winter occasions some Santa Fe style homes in Fountain slopes are enhanced with a plastic form that is lit up by a little light.
How it's done
At the begin of the three nights that the Luminarias are lit in Fountain Hills, many volunteers from the Fountain Hills set up the embellishments by hand. This is frequently done utilizing cooperation: one individual pushes a wheelbarrow brimming with sand, while an alternate opens and sets sacks down, and an alternate individual puts some sand in the bag. An alternate volunteer then sets a light tenderly on the sand while a last individual lights the flame. Different groups select to amass the Luminarias early and put them on trays for simple lighting. After the first night just another candle is required inasmuch as a storm hasn't passed through since the former night.

A Lovely Walk in the Park

The enormous exertions of every one of the aforementioned volunteers result with the landing of nightfall. The delicately gleaming Lumiarias jab through the murkiness like many campfires. The best place to experience the peacefulness and excellence of the Luminarias is to go out for a stroll around the Fountain Lake. On a peaceful, windless night the impressions of the Luminarias off of the lake is an unfathomably quiet sight.

Luminarias on walkway, wall, and structure. (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

Holiday in the Southwest

Being a desert neighborhood, Fountain Hills once in a while gets snow. In the event that snow does fall, it covers the encompassing mountains and seldom the neighborhood itself. On the uncommon events when it achieves Fountain Hills roads, it rapidly vanishes with the morning sun. The Holiday Luminaria custom includes a spot of occasion soul to the neighborhood furnishing that 'Holidays are here!' prompt that snow regularly gives in colder atmospheres. Between the luminarias, the occupants' own particular occasion designs, and the lighting of the Avenue of the Fountains (Strollin the Glow), the town dependably has a "home for the occasions" air in December however without the astringent chilly.

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Parks in Fountain Hills

Parks in Fountain Hills

There are a variety of outdoor Parks in Fountain Hills for adults, kids, senior citizens and even pets to stretch their legs and have a good time.
Fountain Park remains the most visible —and most visited— Parks in Fountain Hills. From miles around people are drawn to this 64-acre park with the trade­mark spouting wonder of the desert, the Fountain, one of the largest continuously running fountains in the world.
Following is a listing of major Parks in Fountain Hills or outdoor recreation areas and information. Contact the Town’s Community Services Department for more information on permits for Parks in Fountain Hills, how to reserve facilities or schedule activities or event by calling (480) 816-5151 or visiting www.fh.az.gov.

Golden Eagle Park 

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Golden Eagle Park occupies 25 acres off Golden Eagle Boulevard, just north of the Fountain Hills High School on Palisades Boulevard.

 
Veterans Memorial 
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The Town of Fountain Hills has dedicated a portion of its centerpiece Fountain Park to honor America’s war veterans with a special Veterans Memorial located at El Lago Boulevard and Kiwanis Drive. The Parks in Fountain Hills memorial was dedicated on Memorial Day 2005, and on Veterans Day 2006 a bronze statue of a World War I veteran was unveiled for Parks in Fountain Hills

 
Fountain Park 
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This Parks in Fountain Hills 64-acre public park, which includes a 29-acre effluent lake, is owned and maintained by the Town of Fountain Hills. The park was built in 1970 as the cornerstone of Parks in Fountain Hills and includes an 18-hole championship disc golf course, two age-defined children’s playgrounds with shade covers, a restroom building, as well as new park benches, ramadas, walking paths and the Splash Pad providing Fountain Hills youth a local place to cool off in the summer months. The recently initiated Greening Project has meant the inclusion of more trees and other plantings in the Parks in Fountain Hills.

 
Four Peaks Park 
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Four Peaks Neighborhood Park, located on Del Cambre near the Boys and Girls Club, is a 15-acre park that includes a youth soccer field with spectator seating, a 100-foot pedestrian bridge and walkways, picnic tables, an 18- by 24-foot ramada, a 750-square-foot restroom/control building, two lighted tennis courts, two lighted basketball courts, two multi-purpose ball fields with lights and a children’s playground for Parks in Fountain Hills.

 
Desert Vista Park 
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Desert Vista Park — Desert Vista Park features lighted athletic fields, a restroom and concessions building, picnic and shade ramadas, age-appropriate children’s playgrounds, walking paths, landscaping improvements, area lighting and parking areas for Parks in Fountain Hills.
Info located from http://www.fhtimes.com/

Friday, December 20, 2013

Cul de Sac Home for sale in Gilbert under 500k

2918 E ESTRELLA CT
Gilbert, AZ 85296
Cul de Sac Home for sale in Gilbert under 500k
Price:$449,000.00
Bedrooms:5
Bathrooms:3.00
Square Foot:3,891
Lot Size:11,230 sq.ft.
County:Maricopa
Property Type:Single Family
Year Built:2000
MLS Number:5044506



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5 bedroom home for sale with pool in Gilbert AZ

2918 E ESTRELLA CT
Gilbert, AZ 85296
5 bedroom home for sale with pool in Gilbert AZ
Price:$449,000.00
Bedrooms:5
Bathrooms:3.00
Square Foot:3,891
Lot Size:11,230 sq.ft.
County:Maricopa
Property Type:Single Family
Year Built:2000
MLS Number:5044506



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Beautiful 5 bedroom home for sale with pool in Gilbert AZ street! Kitchen is chef's delight with double ovens and gas cooktop; natural 42'' Hickory cabinets; Butcher block island and Corian countertops. Entertain in this 5 bedroom home for sale with pool in Gilbert AZ fabulous back yard that features a sparkling pool and spa with (Heat hook-up) and a built-in BBQ, Flagstone decking and Fire-pit. Huge Rec Room that can accommodate pool table, & multiple other games in this 5 bedroom home for sale with pool in Gilbert AZ. The 3-car garage has insulated walls for year-round comfort. RV Gate and Pad Don't miss out on this rare gem! Home backs to the Greenbelt offering privacy and beautiful green lawns behind the 5 bedroom home for sale with pool in Gilbert AZ.
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5 bedroom cul de sac Rancho Corona Gilbert 85296

2918 E ESTRELLA CT
Gilbert, AZ 85296
5 bedroom cul de sac Rancho Corona Gilbert 85296
Price:$449,000.00
Bedrooms:5
Bathrooms:3.00
Square Foot:3,891
Lot Size:11,230 sq.ft.
County:Maricopa
Property Type:Single Family
Year Built:2000
MLS Number:5044506



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Friday, December 13, 2013

Four Peaks and Red Mountain Views Fountain Hills home for sale

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15481 E Palisades BLVD
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Four Peaks and Red Mountain Views Fountain Hills home for sale
Price:$599,000.00
Bedrooms:3
Bathrooms:2.50
Square Foot:2,794
Lot Size:13,286 sq.ft.
County:Maricopa
Property Type:Single Family
Year Built:2001
MLS Number:5038338



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Four Peaks and Red Mountain Views Fountain Hills home for sale Oasis In the Desert-If your buyers are looking for a premier Four Peaks and Red Mountain Views Fountain Hills home for sale with mountain views from Four Peaks to Red Rock & views of the Famous Fountain, they will not be disappointed! This Four Peaks and Red Mountain Views Fountain Hills home for sale boasts an open floor plan with tons of light & views. From the moment you walk through the gorgeous courtyard, to entering your immaculate new Four Peaks and Red Mountain Views Fountain Hills home for sale, you will feel as though you are in your own Tropical Oasis. The kitchen is adorned w/custom 42'' maple cabinetry & beautiful granite countertops. Your new home also features new 20 porcelain tile throughout, fire sprinklers, security system Four Peaks and Red Mountain Views Fountain Hills home for sale, new irrigation system, water softener & reverse loop in the kitchen. The back yard is an entertainers delight; boasting state of the art misting systems for the patio & pebble-tec pool, the pool also has a breathtaking waterfall, grotto, pool bath, built-in BBQ. Four Peaks and Red Mountain Views Fountain Hills home for sale The 3rd bedroom features executive cabinets with a desk & includes a built-in Murphy bed Entertain your guest in this Four Peaks and Red Mountain Views Fountain Hills home for sale style with a great room that showcases a beautiful granite wet bar & built-in entertainment center. Bring your most demanding buyer as this Four Peaks and Red Mountain Views Fountain Hills home for sale will exceed all of their wants and needs.
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Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
15481 E Palisades BLVD is for sale in Fountain Hills AZ
Price:$599,000.00
Bedrooms:3
Bathrooms:2.50
Square Foot:2,794
Lot Size:13,286 sq.ft.
County:Maricopa
Property Type:Single Family
Year Built:2001
MLS Number:5038338



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