Nueva Espana Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
With its mature landscapes, well-kept homes, and ready access to major roadways, the Nueva Espana neighborhood offers residents the charm of rural living just minutes from city amenities. Many of the yards in this established neighborhood have shade trees and swimming pools. Nueva Espana is Spanish and means “New Spain.”
Home designs in Nueva Espana tend toward territorial-style houses built in the 1970s. The neighborhood is in ZIP code 85704. The community is bounded by West Harelson Street on the north, North Oracle Road/Route 77 on the east, West Ina Road on the south, and North Paseo Del Norte on the west. The community is mostly residential. However, there are a variety of commercial establishments in the area, including hotels, churches, restaurants, shops, and service establishments.
One of the many appealing aspects of Nueva Espana is Tohono Chul Park, which sits in the northwest quadrant of the community. This world-renowned botanical garden offers visitors a comprehensive desert oasis experience combined with art and culture. The garden features vegetation native to the Sonoran desert and offers guided tours that focus on a variety of themes, including wildflowers, birds, and reptiles. Tohono Chul also has an exhibit hall and gallery that features works of nature by regional artists.
For Neuva Espana residents who enjoy a round of golf or a tennis match, Quail Canyon Ranch is located to the south of the neighborhood. The Ranch features a golf course, tennis courts, and an event center that is often used for weddings. The Quail Canyon Golf Course is a 30-acre course with a picturesque lake and mature trees.