Gilbert Heights Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Gilbert Heights is a community on the northwest side of Tucson, a little less than a half hour from the heart of the downtown area. Entirely residential, this gated community is made up of 77 single-family homes built between 1980 and 1995. Each of the homes was custom-designed, creating a unique mix of different sizes and architectural styles. The homes are situated on lush lots that range from half an acre to a full acre.
The boundaries of Gilbert Heights are defined by West Mars Street on the north, West Gilbert Street on the south, North Oldfather Road on the west, and North Shirley Lane on the east. Interstate 10 runs past the neighborhood, less than a half mile to the west. Part of Pima County, this community is in the 85741 zip code.
Residents of this neighborhood enjoy scenic views of the nearby Santa Catalina Mountains. A variety of opportunities for outdoor recreation like camping, fishing, and hiking are just a short drive away. Among these are Tucson Mountain Park and The Reserve At Saguaro Park to the west and the Santa Catalina Natural Area and Catalina State Park to the east. Closer to home, the Arthur Pack Regional Park is just minutes north of this community. Among the amenities offered are 10 baseball/softball fields, batting cages, hiking/walking trails, a picnic area, playground, and an 18-hole golf course.
The Omni Tucson National Resort is another golfing option within a short drive of Gilbert Heights. Offering two pristine 18-hole courses, this resort and spa has been home to numerous collegiate and professional golf competitions, including many PGA Tour events.
For local shopping, residents of Gilbert Heights are just minutes north of a retail center that offers a grocery store, Target, and several dining options. A bowling alley is also close to home.