Catalina Valley Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Located in the southeastern section of zip code 85749, Catalina Valley is nestled along the base of picturesque mountains, interesting desert wildlife and prestigious real estate. It sits comfortably between Saguaro National Park and Santa Catalina Natural Area in the Santa Catalina Mountain Range. Catalina Valley is on the western outskirts of Tucson, Arizona, close enough to the city, yet secluded enough to enjoy the open countryside.
Homes in the area have the traditional western flare, mission and adobe style, open and inviting. Landscapes reveal colorful rocks that native animals like jack rabbits, lizards, snakes, prairie dogs, and several species of birds and other animals use as habitats. Dusty trails create a certain charm in the area that residents and visitors use for exploration and recreation. Wary of the cacti, locals and tourists hike with caution to see magnificent desert views.
Camping is a popular pastime for Catalina Valley residents. There are several campgrounds in the area, each with amenities and services that cater to almost any camper’s needs or desires. Day trips for picnicking and hiking are also enjoyable.
Catalina Valley neighborhood is located northwest of University of Arizona, north of Davis Monthan Air Force Base and west of Interstate Highway 10. Nationally recognized golf courses in the area and luxurious country clubs help boost the economy, while historically recognized landmarks like the DeGrazia Gallery, and the University of Arizona Observatory make it unique and inviting to locals and tourists alike.
Catalina Valley is an older neighborhood. Most of the homes were built in the 1970s. It is a family community where the average resident earns a modest income living in comfort and style.