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5 Cool Phoenix Neighborhoods You've Probably Never Heard Of

Historic La Hacienda is located just across the street from the Phoenix Country Club.
Historic La Hacienda is located just across the street from the Phoenix Country Club.
Katie Johnson

Between the home tours, the magazine features, and top 10 neighborhoods lists, some areas of Phoenix get a lot more recognition than others. But don't mistake good PR for better living. In truth, we could think of a number of Phoenix neighborhoods that folks haven't heard of but probably should. Let's start with these five.

See also: 10 Best Neighborhoods in Metro Phoenix

Brentwood is an up-and-coming historic neighborhood located near the I-10 and 51 freeways.
Brentwood is an up-and-coming historic neighborhood located near the I-10 and 51 freeways.
Katie Johnson

Brentwood Between McDowell and Interstate 10, 16th Street and State Route 51. Average price of homes for sale: $150,750.

Thanks to all the touch-ups and tear-downs that go with maintaining the character of an older house, historic homeownership isn't always cheap. But those with a can-do attitude and a little bit of elbow grease can save big in neighborhoods like Brentwood. With convenient proximity to downtown and some of the best food around on Calle 16, this up-and-coming neighborhood offers affordable early 20th-century homes in need of a little TLC.



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