The town of Apple Valley can be found in the area of Victor Valley in California´s San Bernardino County, and lies on the Southern border of the Mojave Desert. It was incorporated on November 14, 1988 and is governed by a town council. The five-member Council votes in a new member each December. The current mayor as of December 2015 is Larry Cusack.
Apple Valley´s motto is “A Better Way of Life” and it’s residents definitely agree. With clean air, low population, low incidents of crime, first-rate schools, and a suburban, country-like way of life, the town of Apple Valley should be seriously considered by homeowners looking for an alternative to living in the city. Whether it’s spacious, custom homes on large lots, equestrian parkland or corporate estates, Apple Valley features housing opportunities for everyone. As of late however, Apple Valley´s main focus is on business development which serves to balance the local economy. Education is also valued and it’s school district currently leads California School Districts in both technology and scholastic distinction.
Sun City Del Webb in Apple Valley
Sun City, created by Del Web, is a community for adults 55 and older. With a small town charm, this 1700 home community is just 40 minutes from San Bernardino and the Inland Empire. Buyers move to this community for the clean air, affordable living, low taxes and a carefree lifestyle. Tucked away from the fast-paced lifestyle and congested cities, this community has everything for an active senior. There are two club houses: Aspen clubhouse is 2200 square feet of recreation which houses the fitness center, tech cardiovascular and weight training equipment, an aerobics studio offering low impact aerobics, yoga and pilates classes, and an indoor lap pool, The Aspen clubhouse also offers an outdoor pool, spa and patio, grand ballroom, hobby and craft studios, card room, library and computer lab!
The Mariposa Lodge is a smaller facility at the edge of Sun City that includes an exercise room, hobby and meeting room, and an outdoor amphitheater which hosts a variety of events such as concerts and movies. If you are a sport enthusiasts, you can enjoy tennis, golf, and bocce ball courts. There are miles of scenic walking areas and bike trails as well!
What is nearby? Grocery stores, Restaurants, Coffee Houses, Movie Theaters, Drug Stores, Banks, Shoe stores, Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, countless clothing stores, and a Burlington Coat factory just to name a few.
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|Apple Valley History|
|The town of Apple Valley, who’s name derives from the flourishing apple orchards found here at the turn of the century, has a unitory that includes the discovery of the Native American Indians and the colonizing by Spanish conquistadors, however, Apple Valley´s fate was formed by Newton T. Bass and Bud Westland in 1945. The two oil field wildcatters discovered a way to mine into the High Desert’s massive underground water basin and helped pioneer Apple Valley into the premier urban development of the High Desert.|
|Apple Valley Recreation|
Movie stars in the 1950’s considered Apple Valley a veritable playground, and for quite some time has been renowned for its quality of life and has attracted thousands to its beautiful atmosphere and rich leisure opportunities.
Apple Valley residents can enjoy peaceful horseback rides and rodeo competitions, sporting events such as softball and basketball, and athletic recreation such as swimming and bicycling. Golf enthusiast will enjoy golf at the Apple Valley Country Club. It’s an exclusive 18-hole regulation (par 72) course offering challenges suitable to the beginner or golf pro. Families can enjoy some fishing at Jess Ranch fishing pond, a tour of the Victor Valley Museum, or if planned correctly, participate in one of Apple Valley´s annual family-oriented community festivals such as Happy Trails Roundup or the Jess Ranch Arts Presidio.
|Apple Valley Links