Casas Mio Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
With its large lots that take advantage of the rugged desert terrain, Casas Mio offers residents a slow-paced rural refuge. Many of the homes in this quiet community have pools and established trees. Casas Mio is a Spanish name that translates to “My Houses” in English.
Home designs in Casas Mio tend toward sprawling Territorial-style houses that were built in the 1960s and 1970s. Casas Mio encompasses zip code 85704. The community is bounded by West Ina Road on the north, North Glaconda Way on the east, West Chula Vista Road on the south, and North Leonardo Da Vinci Way on the west. Interstate Freeway 77 also runs outside of the community to the east. The community is primarily residential, although you will find a few restaurants, shops, and service establishments in the area.
Of the many appealing aspects of Casas Mio is Tohono Chul Park, which is located outside of the neighborhood to the northeast. Considered one of the greatest botanical gardens in the world by Travel and Leisure, Chul Park offers visitors a desert oasis experience. Guests to the park enjoy vegetation native to the Sonoran desert and have the opportunity to take guided tours focusing on a variety of themes, including birds and reptiles.
Not too far away to the southeast is Quail Canyon Ranch which offers visitors golf, tennis, and entertainment opportunities. The 30-acre Quail Canyon Golf Course was built in the 1960s and features views of the Santa Catalina Mountains. There is a lake on the course and many mature trees.