Prescott is an attractive place to live! There is an array of housing options located throughout this scenic area. Housing prices tend to run somewhat higher than the national average, but residents here appreciate the quality of life available to them, including the outdoor lifestyle, highly rated educational institutions, medical facilities and shopping and dining establishments. Whether you are renting or owning, you’ll have many places from which to choose.
Prescott’s lifestyle has been repeatedly recognized by national publications and websites. For example, Prescott was named the second-best place in the U.S. to retire by Smart Money/Wall St. Journal, and has been called a top adventure town by National Geographic Adventure magazine, among several other significant accolades.
Active retirees find the city’s master-planned communities on one of the beautiful golf courses to be ideal for living the laid-back retirement years. Prescott is also home to numerous retirement communities, independent and assisted living facilities and skilled nursing homes.
Prescott has many realtors, contractors, designers and other service-oriented businesses, all readily available to help prospective residents find or create the perfect home. Browse through the area’s list of pertinent businesses by accessing the Chamber of Commerce’s Membership Directory via its website, www.prescott.org, or the membership directory in this book.