Thirty miles south of Tucson, located at the southern most tip of the famous retirement community of Green Valley, you will find Canoa Ranch real estate situated at the foot of the Santa Rita Mountains. Its ideal location includes access to big-city entertainment from within a Southwestern paradise, including hiking, biking, bird watching and more.
Though designed for the active lifestyle, recreation isn’t the only thing important to Canoa Ranch residents. Recently, the Canoa Northwest Homeowners’ Association received press coverage for completing a yearlong project to conserve water used to irrigate the communities’ 12,000-sq-ft entry areas, including the ones at Calle Tres and Camino del Sol.
Shopping and Dining
Canoa Ranch enjoys access to the delicious Green Valley restaurants, including the Coyote Grill and Del Sol Steak House. The Grill on the Green, located at the Canoa Ranch Golf Club, features contemporary American cuisine set against the panoramic views of the Santa Rita Mountains. For basic necessities, residents can head over to the Green Valley Shopping Mall for groceries, books, craft supplies, and more. Want something a little more unique? Check out the galleries and boutique stores 20 miles away in Tubac and Tumacacori.
Parks and Recreation
Canoa Ranch real estate is ideally situated in the midst of a cultural paradise. The San Xavier Mission, the Tumacacori National Historic Park (featuring three historic missions), the Titan Missile Museum, and the Tucson Museum of Art are all within easy driving distance. For outdoor activities, nothing beats the Canoa Ranch Golf Club. With 18 holes, dramatic elevation changes, and a view of Elephant Head, it’s a Southwestern golfer’s paradise! Residents of Canoa Ranch also have access to Green Valley’s 13 recreation centers featuring a vast array of amenities, including: Olympic-size pools, spas, meeting rooms, fitness centers, tennis courts, art rooms, clay studios, and more. The recreation center in Canoa Ranch is the newest of the 13 centers opening in late 2008.
Situated just south of Green Valley, Canoa Ranch features a number of age-restricted communities ideal for recent retirees, with homes ranging in the high $200,000 to low $400,000. Canoa Northwest is a premier retirement community featuring 301 single-family homes in the Southwest style. For resort-style living, check out the condos and townhouses in the Wyndham Canoa Ranch Resort. The resort is set on 52 acres, and will feature: 288 units (mostly two-bedroom condos), two championship golf courses, an upscale restaurant, a planned spa and fitness center, and an outdoor swimming pool.
Schools, Health and Transportation
The community of Canoa Ranch includes access to superior education and medical facilities. The University of Arizona in Tucson can be reached in approximately 30 minutes, and the Tubac Culinary School is a mere 17 miles away. U.S. News and World Reports rated Tucson’s University Medical Center as one of the world’s best hospitals. For access to domestic and international destinations, the Tucson International Airport is within easy driving distance.