Finisterra Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Nestled among other tree-lined neighborhoods in the Catalina Foothills, Finisterra is a quaint, picturesque community that’s about 30 minutes northeast of Tucson. North Javelina Drive serves as its western border, and North Canyon Crest Drive serves as its eastern border. North Craycroft Road is the southernmost part of the community, while the forest serves as its northern border.
Sabino Canyon, which is imbedded in the Cataline Foothills and a part of the Coronado National Forest, is only a few minutes from the neighborhood, and it offers a vast recreation area for walking, hiking, and playing. Wildlife can often be observed in the canyon, from skunks to tortoises to mountain lions.
The Tohono Chul Park is also nearby. This 49-acre nature preserve has breath-taking gardens, including a children’s garden, a performance garden, a hummingbird garden, and a geology wall. It also offers walking trails with breathtaking desert and scenic views, as well as art exhibits, an on-site restaurant, and a gift shop. The Tucson Botanical Gardens, Fort Lowell Park, and McCormick Park are also nearby.
Finisterra is a family-friendly neighborhood, with many well-reviewed schools within easy walking or driving distance. Children can attend The International School for Peace, which is highly regarded for its Spanish immersion program. They may also attend Ventana Vista Elementary School, Sunrise Drive Elementary School, and Lamb’s Gate Christian School. Middle school students can attend St. Gregory College Preparatory School. Older teens can attend Catalina Foothills High School or Sabino High School.
Some residents are members of the Skyline Country Club, which is within walking distance southwest of Finisterra. It offers a sprawling, 18-hole professional golf course, tennis courts, a state-of-the-art fitness center, special interest clubs, special event facilities, on-site dining, and a luxurious clubhouse. The Ventana Canyon Golf & Racquet Club is also very popular in the community.