The Buchanan Estates neighborhoods in north Clovis can be found in four different areas. One of the most popular neighborhoods is on the northeast corner of Willow and Nees behind the commercial shopping center and on the other side of the Clovis Rail Trail. This neighborhood is extremely popular because of all of the commercial amenities found on three sides of the Willow and Nees intersection such as Starbucks, Savemart Supermarkets, Trader Joes, Chase Bank, Union Bank (inside Savemart), CVS, Rite Aid, McDonalds, Valero, Shell, Panda Express, Taco Bell, Me ‘N’ Eds Pizza, Oreilly Auto parts and the list goes on and on from there. So people living here can walk to do all of their grocery shopping, banking, eating at maybe 10 establishments, drinking at Grogg’s Irish Pub or visiting the House of Pendragon tap room, get a massage, see a Chiropractor, have your clothes dry cleaned, visit a day spa and get pampered, etc., etc. The conveniences of being located near this intersection will blow you away. Hop on the Clovis Rail Trail and head into downtown Clovis for the farmer’s market or visit the many other attractions there.
One other Buchanan Estates neighborhoods can be found at the south-east corner of Nees and Minnewawa, across the street from the football stadium at Buchanan High School known as Veterans Memorial Stadium. The athletic facilities at Buchanan High School are exceptional. They rival most facilities even at the community college level. For several years the CIF state track championships have been held at this location as it is a great meeting place for southern California and northern California schools to meet in a central location.
Not far from there is the Buchanan Estates neighborhood located in Historic Wawona Ranch. The northern side of Historic Wawona Ranch is the Buchanan Estates homes. The southern side consists of two Leo Wilson communities known as Rivage and Wyndover. This neighborhood is located directly to the east of Buchanan High School. On the east side of Historic Wawona Ranch is the Dry Creek Trail for those to like to walk, run or cycle. This trail meets up with the Clovis Rail Trail and can get one to downtown Clovis in a matter of a few miles. This neighborhood has beautiful tree lined streets just like the location at Willow and Nees and there is no HOA fee or dues to maintain the nice landscaping.
The fourth neighborhood is located south of Shepherd and west of Locan. This location is probably the most affordable because it is a little further away from conveniences. There is a small strip mall with retail spaces and food options nearby at Fowler and Shepherd. Also nearby is the Enterprise Trail for people who like to stay active.
These highly desired Wathen Castanos Buchanan Estates homes sell for top dollar. These homes on large lots do not come on the market often. These are single story homes with at least 3 car garages. These are considered move up homes and some would consider them forever homes. Here is a list of the most expensive homes in and around the Buchanan Estates neighborhood at Willow and Nees. Click HERE to see what is active on MLS today in and around the Buchanan Estates neighborhood near Willow and Nees.