Northpointe Ridge Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
With splendid views of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Northpointe Ridge is a convenient neighborhood of contemporary ranch homes. Sidewalks run throughout, making a walk to schools, churches, and recreational sites quite pleasant. Northpointe Ridge lies west of North Shannon Road and north of West Overton Road, accessed by West Monmouth Street or North Hampshire Drive. It is in zip code 85742.
Only a mile west is Arthur Pack Regional Park, home to many youth sports with its multiple athletic fields. An 18-hole public golf course, Crooked Tree, is also at Arthur Pack. Mountain View High School sits at the north end of the park. A large grocery store and fast-food restaurants are here as well.
North Thornydale Road is a major thoroughfare a mile west of Northpointe Ridge. This road gives residents a direct route to all of the educational, cultural, and entertainment venues of downtown Tucson. The University of Arizona and Pima Community College are fewer than 15 miles away.
A few miles east along West Overton Road are the Oro Valley Municipal Pool and the Pima County Public Library. Both sit at the foothills of Santa Catalina Mountains, an immense recreational area offering hiking trails, snow skiing, and a variety of ecosystems.
Top entertainment venues in the downtown area include the historic Rialto Theater, which brings concerts ranging from hip-hop to country. The Tucson Convention Center brings Broadway and jazz, along with other events. Of course, the many festivals year-round feature music and dance. The Casino del Sol is an open-air venue that draws top-name performers.
Shopping opportunities range from the nationally acclaimed farmers market to small galleries that specialize in southwest arts and crafts. New and upscale malls are north of the neighborhood, while the more traditional Tucson Mall has four department stores and specialty stores.