Real Estate in Cottonwood, AZ

Cottonwood is located 18 miles southwest of Sedona at the foot of Mingus Mountain with a population of around 11,000. Properties in Cottonwood, although much less expensive than neighboring Sedona homes, are increasing in value at almost the same rate, making Cottonwood an excellent low-cost real estate investment.

Real Estate in Cottonwood, property for sale

Cottonwood's climate is much more temperate than most cities in Arizona due to its elevation, it is much warmer than Flagstaff during the winter and much cooler than Phoenix in the summer. Cottonwood is a center of commerce for nearby towns such as Sedona, Jerome, and Cornville. You will find an inviting variety in shopping—including a Super Wal-Mart, Sears, Fry’s, Big Five, and a Home Depot. Fortunately, it still maintains a friendly small town atmosphere and properties here include everything from manufactured homes to large private ranches.

Cottonwood properties have easy access to the largest medical facilities in the Verde Valley, a High School, several Elementary Schools, a library, local parks, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, and a golf course. It really has something for anyone looking to move to this desert oasis. The Old Town district in Cottonwood has seen a major revival in the last decade and continues to flourish. You can visit many local wineries’ tasting rooms, a variety of bars, restaurants, and a plethora of antique shops.

The city hosts many annual community events including the Verde River Days, the Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival, the Cottonwood Gem & Mineral Show, a Chocolate Walk, a Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration, and the Cottonwood Christmas Parade. For more information about Cottonwood, visit

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