An insiders guide to


The Lifestyle

Meticulously maintained grounds surround every home.

A gorgeous golf course for residents to enjoy.

A laid-back, family-centric, meticulously-maintained community.

Ocotillo is a laid-back community, well known for its well maintained parks and lakes. On the weekends, strolling through the neighborhood is a common family activity and, all week, residents enjoy fine dining at Lefty’s Grille – a restaurant within the prestigious Ocotillo Golf Club that offers American cuisine in a peaceful atmosphere nestled amid waterfalls. This community’s homes are just minutes from grocers, retail shopping, and every type of dining. This incredible access to amenities means a more laid-back, easy-going lifestyle for Ocotillo residents. A unique feature of the Ocotillo community is the lake system, which contains 17 miles of shoreline. The system is an ecological marvel, using reclaimed water to irrigate the lush greenery of the golf course and the community. Nature lovers delight in the many varieties of fish and birds that gather around the lakes. The fish serve as a natural cleaning crew, keeping the water free of debris, while ducks and geese, and the graceful tern, sandpipers, and pelicans delight the eye.

The Schools

Knox Gifted Academy students excel at STEM learning.

Basha High School is often state champs in various sports.

Empowering parents to help drive their kids’ education.

Ocotillo is zoned to take advantage of schools within the Chandler Unified School District, a district that prides itself on its freedom of choice and custom-tailored education programs. Options for parents and students include gifted-child programs, core-knowledge programs, single-gender classrooms, and more traditional academy approaches. Chandler Unified School District outperforms peers, as AzMERIT results show. Chandler students scored better than the state average in every grade level and subject area for the third straight year in 2017. Further, they outperform charter school grade averages in math and language arts.

The Work

Intel is rapidly expanding it's Ocotillo presence.

The city is experience rapid tech growth.

Over $10B in investments have been announced this year alone.

Rapidly growing commerce centered around high-tech.

Ocotillo is located near the high-growth “tech corridor” that has been taking shape over the past decade in Chandler, Arizona. An endless array of high tech companies have begun moving operational facilities to Chandler to take advantage of its highly skilled workforce and second-to-none quality of life. Among the most recent announcements: Intel is investing seven billion dollars in the city and creating 3,000 high-paying jobs in the process. These are not uncommon occurrences of – it’s what Chandler happens to enjoy on a regular basis. As such, a growing majority of Ocotillo residents are employed in management, professional, and executive positions within these fields. All told, South Chandler supports a job force in which has been nationally recognized for it’s exploding growth and increasing wages.

The Play

The gold standard of upscale golf club.

Plenty of public parks and lakes.

Endless new tastes to explore down every road.

Tons of amenities for golf club members.

Relaxing, family-friendly entertainment and dining.

The common night out consists of happy hour at The Living Room Wine Café & Lounge in Downtown Ocotillo or a low-key dinner at the Steakhouse down the street. Ocotillo residents receive a vast array of special privileges and discounts at the Ocotillo Golf Resort, which Golf World has honored as one of its Top 50 Resorts nationwide.

If you like tennis, the Ocotillo Community Association maintains lighted courts, open from 7am to 10pm. Ocotillo is also close to Chandler Fashion Center, providing easy access to all the shops and entertainment that come with it, as well as Chandler’s historic downtown area. Community associations work around the clock to ensure family-friendly events are always on the calendar. Popular annual events including a classic hot rod show, a jazz festival, a cook-off, and even a science spectacular. Additionally, numerous sporting events, including track and field games, are commonly hosted for residents.