20 apartments for rent in Miramonte, Tucson, AZ
Framed by East Speedway Boulevard to the North, East 5th Street to the South, North Alvernon Way to the East, and North Country Club Road to the West, the Miramonte neighborhood in Tucson is mainly composed of single family and multi-family residences. Trees and well-manicured landscapes also add to the appeal of this neighborhood.
A small desert-style park, Miramonte, is found at the northwest corner of East 3rd Street and North Ritchey Boulevard. This park offers a desert landscape and tables with built-in chess boards. An annual Halloween party is held here with refreshments, costume parades, and a pumpkin raffle for kids.
The Benedictine Monastery, a Spanish Renaissance style monastery just off North Country Club Road, offers a community garden open to the neighborhood. The garden boasts an orchard with date palms, orange trees, and lemon trees. A gift shop features several handmade gifts by the Benedictine sisters such as candles, bath salts, lotions, and salves.
According to Walk Score, a website that rates walkable neighborhoods, the Miramonte neighborhood ranks 15th among the most walkable neighborhoods in Tucson. With a walk score of 76, this neighborhood is considered very walkable.
Parents of school-age children have several nearby schools: Peter Howell Elementary and Sam Hughes Elementary, Mansfield Middle School, and Tucson Catalina High Magnet School. For a fresh start in early education for children aged two to five years old, Desert Spring Children’s Education Center off East 2nd Street and Small World Preschool off East 3rd Street are very close by.
University of Arizona students residing in the Miramonte neighborhood may take advantage of convenient bike routes through East 3rd Street that lead right to campus. East 3rd Street is bike-only, except for local traffic, and is equipped with convenient bike crossings.