Village of Oak Creek ~ Big Park ~ Pine Valley
Sedona Arizona 86351
Weekly Real-Time Market Report
Courtesy of Sheri Sperry
A Mild Climate with Impressive Red Rock ViewsSedona-Weather.com.
Castle Rock ~ Bell Rock ~ Courthouse ButteLike Sedona, there is a mix of desert flora as well as pine and juniper trees. The area is surrounded by iconic red rocks and buttes, notably Bell Rock, Courthouse Butte (pictured above), and Castle Rock. All three red rocks are pictured below. Big Park provides different vantage points to enter hiking trails. The miles and miles of trails crisscross the area and may take you to the top of the Munds Mountain ridge. You can access this trail through Jack's Canyon. This trailhead starts in the community of Pine Valley. It is a long and, in spots, difficult trail to traverse. Learn more about area recreation below.
Want to find trails that fit your needs in Red Rock Country? This site, Sedona Red Rock Trails, will provide information and an interactive map on:
Big Park/Village of Oak Creek/Pine Valley/Sedona 86351
A Vibrant Retirement and Golf CommunityThe Big Park/Village of Oak Creek (VOC) area is a sleepy bedroom community of Sedona 86336. Big Park is a census-designated place in Yavapai County, Arizona. It was founded in the early 1800s and today is otherwise known as the Village of Oak Creek or VOC. When it was formed, there was nothing but farms and ranches scattered about the area.
The "Village"The "Village," as it is often called, has slowly transformed over the last 50 years into a sleepy bedroom community of Sedona with golf resorts. Businesses support a retirement community with a bank, some hotels, shopping areas, hardware stores, and restaurants. Besides the established Hilton Resort, there is also new construction of the Westin Element Hotel and Sedona Vista Village, with two new anchor restaurants coming soon.
Sleepy Bedroom Community of SedonaPeople who may ﬁnd the 89A corridor of Sedona a little too busy for their tastes usually ﬁnd they feel right at home in the Village of Oak Creek. VOC still retains that small-town charm nestled in some of the most scenic and familiar red rock views the area offers. Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte stand out as you travel west on Hwy 179. If you are looking for quick access to Flagstaff or the Phoenix area, many like the closer proximity to I-17. Another factor that drives buyers to the Village of Oak Creek is housing prices are more moderate than in Sedona 86336. Buyers find this a better fit for their needs. Big Park homes vary in size, style, and amenities. These are all custom-built homes; most have been built from the 1980s until now.
Big Park~Village of Oak Creek~Pine Valley
This weekly real-time market report covers all Sedona, AZ 86351 areas, including Big Park, Village of Oak Creek, and Pine Valley. The map below shows the boundaries of the area of Sedona 86351. The estimated current population is 6,734 (pointo2pointhomes.com), with a land area of 5.26 square miles.
Sight Seeing-Recreation Abounds in Sedona and Big ParkIf you like golf, the area boasts three golf courses; Oak Creek Country Club, Canyon Mesa, and Sedona Golf Resort. Verde Valley School Road leads right to Red Rock Crossing on Oak Creek near Cathedral Rock. Many enjoy this swimming area in the summer months. Many of the spas offer memberships to use facilities, whirlpools, and swimming pools.
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