Northpoint Ridge Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Nestled among other green neighborhoods at the foothills of the Catalina Mountains, Northpoint Ridge is a small, picturesque community of Casas Adobes in the 85742 zip code. It’s about 30 minutes northwest of Tucson. West Sumter Drive serves as its northern border, and West Overton Road serves as its southern border. North Shannon Road borders it to the east, while North Thornydale Road is its western border.
The Arthur Pack Regional Park is adjacent to the neighborhood to its west. This ADA-accessible, massive park offers soccer fields, football fields, a snack pavilion, walking paths, a basketball court, batting cages, 10 baseball/softball fields, a playground for children, an 18-hole golf course, four ramadas, a drinking fountain, and picnic tables.
Northpoint Ridge is a very family-friendly community, with several well-regarded schools within easy walking distance. It’s served by the Marana Unified School District. Children can attend Ironwood Elementary School, which lies within walking distance to its northwest and is noted for the academic achievements of its students. They may also attend La Petite Academy and Mesa Verde Elementary School. Junior high schools students can attend Tortolita Middle School. Older teens can attend Ironwood Ridge High School and Mountain View High School.
Several museums for young people are also within a five-minute drive. The History of Gaming Museum at Level Up Video Games entertains and educates about a popular pasttime. The GPD Toy Train Museum and the T-Rex Museum offer hours of fun, while also providing learning experiences.
Other cultural attractions are also within easy reach of residents. The Arizona State Museum, which houses over 20,000 ceramic pieces in addition to its other artifacts, is southeast of Northpoint Ridge. The Tucson Musicians Museum pays homage to the rich musical history of the city, and it lies only a few minutes southwest of the neighborhood. Also nearby are the Franklin Auto Museum and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.