Homes For Sale in 85008
Camelback East: Homes For Sale in 85008
The Camelback East neighborhoods of Phoenix are located mainly within the 85008 zip code just east of Central Phoenix and south of the Biltmore and Arcadia areas. Homes for sale in 85008 are similar to those you will find in the more expensive neighborhoods to the north, but are much more affordable. Homes range from simple 1950s brick starter homes to larger ranch homes built on larger parcels of land. There are also many condo and townhome communities. Prices here fall more in line with the average home prices in Phoenix and appeal to a broader range of budgets. Architectural styles include ranch, santa fe, spanish colonial, contemporary, and mid-century modern.
The northwest portion of Camelback East is often mistaken as Arcadia Lite because you will find minimal differences in the styles of home, in fact much of the area is marketed as Arcadia. No matter where you purchase in Camelback East, you will be satisfied with its central location and proximity to the best restaurants, cafes, bars, and entertainment venues that Phoenix and its neighbors to the east, Scottsdale and Tempe, have to offer.
Homes for sale in 85008 and Camelback East are close to the two hiking attractions in the Phoenix area, Camelback Mountain and Piestewa Peak. The first offers two challenging hikes to a summit that offers sweeping views of Phoenix and the surrounding suburbs. The latter offers hiking trails for various adventure types, but the highlight is the summit trail, a 45-minute hike that ends with spectacular views of Phoenix, Camelback Mountain, the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, and Mummy Mountain.
If you are looking for an affordable area of Phoenix that is close to all the perks of the more expensive neighborhoods, then Camelback East is a great place for you to purchase.You really have the best of everything when you reside in this neighborhood.
For the purposes of our Camelback East Neighborhood Guide, and homes for sale in 85008, we include the area between 16th St and 56th St (from west to east) and the area between Loop 202 and Thomas Rd (from south to north). Because of the proximity to the airport, we do not include homes for sale south of Loop 202. If you are interested in these areas, please contact us and we will be happy to share a list of available homes for sale.
Check out our other guides for adjacent neighborhoods. Central Phoenix is to the west, Arcadia and Biltmore are to the north, and Downtown is to the southwest. If you are looking for historic homes in the area, we have a guide specifically related to historic homes for sale in Phoenix. If you are searching for a condo for sale in 85008, we also recommend checking out the new high-rise luxury condos and townhomes in our Downtown Phoenix Guide.
There are numerous attractions near Camelback East and homes for sale in 85008. The proximity to Downtown and Central Phoenix as well as Scottsdale and Tempe offers residents in Camelback East and 85008 limitless options for fun things to do. In Central Phoenix, you’ll find The Phoenix Art Museum and the Heard Museum, two large and impressive museums in the city. Located nearby are The Phoenix Zoo and the Desert Botanical Garden. Tempe is a bustling and growing suburb that has its own arts & culture scene that is worthy of attention. Tempe Town Lake is located to the southeast and offers patrons kayaking, biking and jogging trails, and the Tempe Center for the Arts. Hiking is found at Camelback Mountain and Piestewa Peak. If you’re looking for a fun night out on the town, a concert, or sports, Downtown Phoenix is the epicenter of these activities. Chase Field (Arizona Diamondbacks), Talking Stick Resort Arena (Phoenix Suns), and the many theatres of downtown offer Phoenix residents the best activities found in major metropolises across the United States.
Homes for sale in 85008 and the Camelback East neighborhoods are served by the Phoenix Union High School District and two elementary school districts, Creighton and Baltz. Camelback High School is the public high school zoned for this area. Brophy College Prep and Xavier College Prep are private schools located nearby in Central Phoenix between Central Avenue and 7th Street south of Camelback Road. Phoenix College, a community college, is a large campus located near 19th Avenue & Thomas Road. Arizona State University’s main campus is located nearby in Tempe. Their second largest campus is in Downtown Phoenix.
The Best of The Camelback East
A great neighborhood restaurant by Fox Restaurants serving a fusion of industrial and classic dishes. Features a weekend brunch and robust wine selection.
Offers a variety of healthy options, from bowls, grains, greens, wraps and refreshing lemonade, kombucha or organic wine and beer. Everything on their menu is made from scratch using farm fresh ingredients. A true contender in the quick eats category.
An irresistible menu for discerning diners, Beckett’s delivers comfort food and sophistication in equal measure. The menu emphasizes seasonal American cooking with unique twists on trusted comfort food classics.
Postino’s origional location built inside an old post office originally built in 1940, hence the take on the name. They feature $5 glasses on wine every day until 6pm. Their wine selection rotates and is appropriate for both the most casual and sacred of gatherings. We strongly suggest the bruschetta here.
A Chic brewery and taproom offering a selection of craft beers formulated and brewed on-site with amazing happy hours and weekend brunch. O.H.S.O is a fun, open environment. Pet owners and pets alike with love the dog patio.
A unique option to experience a gourmet market and cafe in a historic ranch home within the Arcadia neighborhood. The restaurant offers great salads, sandwiches and all-day breakfast. Don’t leave without trying their homemade gelato.
6000 E Camelback Rd (at the Phoenician)
Located at The Phoenician this place offers a variety of seasonally inspired American dishes, private dining, and a great wine selections. The environment is upscale yet relaxed. It’s the perfect place to impress a date or unwind outside the confines of the city.
Asian-fusion cuisine, expertly prepared by top sushi chefs with fresh, quality fish and a variety of sushi rolls, including original creations that can only be found here.
An unexpected yet perfect duo: pizza and rotisserie chicken. The eclectic pizzas and juicy chicken can be paired with any of the restaurant’s eight house made sauces. A savory and delectable neighborhood favorite.
An option that offers a wide crave-worthy italian food menu, made from scratch Chef’s daily pizzas waiting to be discovered and tempting assortment of wine, beers and house-made cocktails.
L.G.O. is unique community spot with a bohemian vibe. Here, you can find a curated general store, wine shop, breakfast joint, and best of all, a pizzeria (the showcase of L.G.O.) They offer a variety of cocktails, draft beers, and wine.
This modern and stylish tavern offers a Southwestern twist on classic pub foods. Not just a restaurant, The Vig is a social destination with a bocce ball court and an open patio featuring live music many evenings and weekends.
This place is more than your typical Mexican restaurant, it‘s an escape from the ordinary, a happy hour hang out, a place to sit back, recharge and party. It’s a vacation in your neighborhood that helps you relax with your favorite people.
Brewery offering cheese & charcuterie boards in a large, open space with bright yellow seating, creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere where you can enjoy their award winning beers.
Upscale chain eatery serving burgers, steaks & other American fare in stylish, spacious surrounds.
A fresh grill and wine bar featuring a seasonal menu and an award-winning wine list. Their cooking is inspired by the fresh appeal of a farmer’s market where local growers, ranchers, fishmongers and artisans present their very best.
Elevated dining featuring local, sustainable, organic and internationally celebrated seasonal delicacies. The restaurant and its team has been awarded over fifty local and national accolades.
Artisanal local food & craft beers, wines & spirits served in a warm neighborhood bar venue.
Offers a daily menu of favorites, along with a weekly rotating menu inspired by the season’s freshest ingredients to create a dining experience that will have you returning often to this neighborhood kitchen.
A hip & contemporary eatery serving lunch, happy hour, and dinner. Local chef Bernie Kantak creates extraordinarily flavorful new-American cuisine that boldly pairs with an extensive beverage program featuring craft cocktails, 250+ whiskies, and table-side ice balls.
A pizza parlor built out in a 1950s-era beauty parlor, this eatery serves some of the state’s best gourmet pizzas & other Italian dishes in an airy space with recycled-wood accents. They have a cozy patio with an outdoor fireplace, perfect for chilly winter nights.
Relaxed option for chef-driven American fare with cocktails & craft beer, live music, and a wine store. Serving both quality interpretations of classic dishes and daring new ventures into the uncharted territories of food.
Serving fine Italian food, steaks, and wine, Tomaso’s is ideal for any gathering or special event. Their establishment and menu breathe the lifestyle of Italian cuisine. Voted best Italian Restaurant in the valley since 1977, Tomaso’s celebrates simplicity & quality of authentic Italian food & wine with humor & hospitality.
A coffee bar, coffee roaster, cocktail bar, and eatery all in one. They are passionate about providing high-quality food & drinks and creating genuine connections with guests.
Intimate counter-serve stop for classic breakfast & lunch items plus a variety of baked goods. No frills, but amazingly good.
They originated downtown and opened a location farther uptown, and good thing because the line to dine is long. This is one of the best breakfast locales in Phoenix. The offer a contemporary American cafe specializing in carefully sourced lunches & breakfasts. They focus on fresh farm-to-table, organic, humanely raised meat prdocust and local produce.
Upscale shopping mall with high-end department stores & retailers, plus restaurants & fast food. Notable stores include Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s, The Apple Store, Sephora, MAC Cosmetics, lulu lemon, and J.Crew.
Basic shopping plaza with a Safeway grocery store, casual eateries, retail shops & salons & other services.
Open-air mall with supermarkets, shops, services, fast food & a year-round, weekly farmer’s market. Stores include Nordstrom Rack, Banana Republic, The Container Store, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, and LA Fitness.
Contemporary shopping plaza with over 40 shopping and dining experiences including Best Buy, Bed, Bath, & Beyond, Fry’s Marketplace, Last Chance, and Ulta
In this shopping spot you will find a wide range of services available for your everyday life, a Safeway grocery store, a CVS for prescriptions and essentials, a Tutor Time for daycare, dental and medical offices, a pet store, and an array of restaurants, coffee shops, and treats.
This shopping plaza hosts over 20 boutiques, restaurants, and more. There are plenty of dining options, such as Flower Child for healthy eating, pizza from Streets of New York, and Steak 44 for, well steaks! AJ’s Purveyors of Fine Foods offers a wide range of specialty foods in addition to every day grocery items, and there is a full variety of personal care services. This is also where the Camelback Village Racquet & Health Club is located.
This is a top shopping destination option with more than 200 stores and restaurants. You’ll find stores like Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Pottery Barn, Macy’s along with a Harkin’s movie theater.
A restaurant and movie theatre rolled into one. Enjoy handcrafted food and drinks with premium sight, sound and seating.
The Phoenix Zoo opened is the largest privately owned, non-profit zoo in the United States. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, the zoo was founded by Robert Maytag, and operates on 125 acres of land in the Papago Park area of Phoenix.
The largest art museum in the southwest United States with over 20,000 pieces in its collection of acclaimed art spanning from the Renaissance to the present. The museum features numerous rotating exhibitions throughout the year.
The Phoenix Theatre Company is a professional theatre company started in 1920 by a theatre troupe known as the Phoenix Players. The theatre is among the oldest continually operating theaters west of the Mississippi River. It offers more programs and experiences than any other, with nearly 500 performances on multiple stages and thriving education and outreach programs.
Since its founding in 1929, the Heard Museum has grown in size and stature to become recognized internationally for the quality of its collections, world-class exhibitions, educational programming and its unmatched festivals. Dedicated to the advancement of American Indian art, the Heard successfully presents the stories of American Indian people from a first-person perspective, as well as exhibitions that showcase the beauty and vitality of traditional and contemporary art.
Named one of the “10 Best Museums in Phoenix” by USA Today and one of Phoenix’s “10 Best-Kept Secrets” by The Culture Trip, Shemer Art Center is a cultural destination, The center provides a unique and inviting atmosphere for residents and visitors alike to enjoy and learn about visual art through classes, lectures, workshops, exhibits and events.
Desert Botanical Garden is home to thousands of species of cactus, trees and flowers from all around the world spread across 55 acres, also offering dining, a gift shop & library. Visiting the garden in the winter months is refreshing and beautiful. During the holidays, the Luminaries and other special holiday events are spectacular and a must see for any visitor.
A large mountainous park with miles of trails & a scenic 2,608-foot summit which is a popular destination for hikers. While there are many trailheads that provide the scenic route around the base of the mountain, the most popular hike is the summit hike. It takes approximately 45 minutes to get to the top, but the views from there are well worth the effort you’ll exert to make it to the top.
Echo Canyon Trailhead
One of the most ubiquitous tourist attractions and a local favorite spot for hiking is Camelback Mountain, located on the north side of the neighborhood. Two hiking trails (Echo Canyon and Cholla) provide a strenuous workout. Make sure to have plenty of water, proper hiking gear, and sunscreen before attempting this hike.
Offers programs for swimmers of all ages and levels of development, from the six year old beginner to the Olympic medalist. Phoenix Swim Club is a co-ed swim team open to the public; swimmers join from various schools all over the valley.
This large city park is built on 72 acres around one of the city’s historic sites, guests will find access to a large dog park, playgrounds, a lake, jogging paths, picnic ramadas, art installations, basketball and volleyball courts, and other large areas for outdoor recreational activities. Steele Park is host to a number of festivals throughout the year, such as Phoenix Gay Pride, beer festivals, music festivals, and more.
Arizona Falls is formed by a natural 20-foot drop along the Arizona Canal and features a restored hydroelectric plant. This is a neighborhood gathering place where visitors can learn, interact and reflect on the history of the Arcadia neighborhood. The Phoenix Art Commission’s “WaterWorks at Arizona Falls” project was designed by Boston artists Lajos Heder and Mags Harries.
The largest park in the area, Arcadia Park is an open space featuring a sizable playground, picnic tables, and a volleyball court. It is the perfect place to spend time with family and friends enjoying outdoor activities.
Exclusive golf facility offering two 18-hole courses, a driving range, lessons, and a restaurant. Adjacent to the legendary Arizona Biltmore Hotel and Resort, these golf courses stand as testimony to some of the greatest golf outings in all of Arizona.
A private country club where an urban lifestyle meets tradition. The club offers spa and fitness services, a golf course, trained culinary and service staff for hosting special events. There are a variety of venues available to its members. Additionally, there are swimming and tennis lessons available, activities for children, and everything your family needs to create lasting experiences and memories.
The club was founded in 1900 and was moved to its current location in 1921. Golf Connoisseur Magazine rated Phoenix Country Club among top 100 Most Prestigious Private Clubs in America. The 18-hole golf course was home to the Phoenix Open from 1932 to 1986. Other activities here include tennis, swimming, and fitness. There are also restaurants on-site for guests.
More than a gym, it is a lifestyle! This club provide access to expansive fitness floor, unlimited yoga and studio classes, basketball courts, eucalyptus steam rooms, and an outdoor pool. There is also unlimited group training and individualized sessions.
A traditional gym with circuit weights, free weights, cardio equipment with group classes and individualized personal training. LA Fitness features locker rooms with towel service and shower, and some feature lap pools.
Perhaps the gem of the neighborhood, here you will find the perfect place to strengthen your body, rejuvenate, relax and meet others with similar interests. The health club offers the ideal blend of fitness and relaxation. There are group fitness classes, virtual classes, and personal training available, in addition to spa and salon services, golf and tennis, a kids’ club, and wellness and nutritional coaches.
Independent small business gym equipped with weights & cardio equipment also offering tanning & massages. If you want a more personalized and private experience, this is the best gym for you.
Orangetheory is a science-backed, technology-tracked, coach-inspired group workout designed to produce results from the inside out. Classes are small and pricey but the workout is intense and will leave you craving more.
A basic, no frills, low cost gym with flexible memberships. Some of their clubs feature add-on amenities like tanning, massage, and red light therapy.
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright to encapsulate timeless beauty and the magic of the desert’s allure, all accommodations feel elegantly tranquil and luxuriously chic in equal measure. The reinvented resort offers new delights for the whole family, from wild rides down water slides to cool cocktail evenings under the stars. Every President of the US from Herbert Hoover to Barack Obama has stayed at the Arizona Biltmore.
Surrounded by sophistication, onsite restaurants and a rooftop bar, you’ll unwind in the pool with a sunset cocktail and mountain views. Rooms feature marble bathrooms and eye-popping artwork. Inspired balance of authenticity and cutting-edge style that extends into food, art, entertainment & more
Located just minutes from Arizona Biltmore Golf Club and the Biltmore Fashion Park. Enjoy an inviting outdoor pool and seating area, a fitness room, and business center.
Schools in Camelback East
Brophy College Preparatory (9-12, young men)
Xavier College Preparatory (9-12, young women)
Phoenix Union High School District serves high school students in the area. Elementary students are served by several elementary school districts noted below.
Tillman Middle School (5-8) – Balsz District
Brunson-Lee Elementary (K-4) – Balsz District
Griffith Elementary (K-4) – Balsz District
Gateway School (K-8) – Creighton District
Papago School (K-8) – Creighton District
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