The neighborhood of Colonia Granada is located in the city of Gilbert, Arizona, which is situated in the Phoenix - Mesa metropolitan area.
Colonia Granada offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of Gilbert is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are generally calm - although that is not the case around the railway line. Finally, although the neighborhood does not contain any public green spaces, parks are especially well-situated in nearby neighborhoods, making it easy to reach them from the majority of locations in Colonia Granada.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the vast majority of the dwellings in Colonia Granada, while small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood happened in the 1990s. This part of Gilbert has quite a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 85% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners while the rest are rented.
Locals will find that no matter where their property is located in Colonia Granada, primary as well as high schools are nearby. As far as eating is concerned, the closest grocery store in this area is typically only a reasonably short walk away.
Colonia Granada is very car friendly. Parking is easy. On the other hand, the public transit service in this part of Gilbert is not very frequent. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. This part of Gilbert is not particularly convenient for traveling on foot because running daily errands is at times difficult.