Tucson, Arizona is a swath of land adorned by beautiful mountain ranges and miles of desert. This city has a rich variety of cultures that influence the cuisine, atmosphere, and attractions. More than just a college town, Tucson offers an abundance of museums, golf courses, and hiking trails that keep locals entertained. If you’re looking to move to this sun-saturated city, check out these master planned communities where you can build your dream Arizona home!
After nearly two decades of planning and developing, Dove Mountain has opened over a dozen neighborhoods with a series of floorplans available. They range from 2- to 3-bedrooms – starting in the $200s – to large, personalized homes with spectacular views of Arizona’s beautiful desert landscapes. Residents enjoy full access to three golf courses, pools, sports courts, and the Ritz-Carlton Resort.
In charming Gladden Farms, families can select a 2-story home starting in the low $300s. Fun and entertainment opportunity abounds at one of the 12 playgrounds, as well as at several sparkling pools. Residents can also allow their pets to romp around at the dog park. Neighbors gather for block parties, seasonal festivals, and other themed events year around. Students in the Gladden Farms community attend the Marana Unified School District, which encompasses 17 schools.
Located in North Tucson, Saddlebrooke Ranch is a quiet retirement community. It’s so tranquil it may seem worlds away from the loud, hectic life of the city. Over 12 floorplans are available starting in the upper $200s. Residents can enjoy many activities, including tennis courts, golf courses, fitness centers, and creative arts centers. The community is gated, so residents will feel safe and secure living in their new homes.
Rancho Sahuarita offers more than 12 floorplans, each starting in the $200s, with two to five bedrooms. Two story homes are available. Residents in this community have access to two parks and in excess of 17 miles of pedestrian trails for safe walking and cycling. There are also pools and splash parks where residents can meet up with friends. For families looking for something fun to do, the Club Rancho Sahuarita is a recreation center open for residents and guests. Pools and splash parks are onsite, as well as a Kid’s Room and a Pre-Teen Room, along with a wellness center.
Rocking K Ranch
Located in the Rincon Mountains, adjacent to Saguaro National Park, Rocking K Ranch offers four neighborhoods with 12 floorplans. This community is located within the Vail Unified School District, one of the top-ranked school districts in the state. Residents can connect with nature while strolling walking paths, trails, and parks. Additionally, the community offers soccer fields, basketball courts, and a state-themed splash pad. Rocking K is also a Dark Sky Community, which makes for amazing views of the night skies.
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Jessi Gonzalez writes on the topics of home-buying, home decor, and home-ownership for New Home Source. She has a degree from Coastal Bend College and is currently enrolled in the English degree program at Texas A&M Corpus Christi.