Sneller Hills Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Located in the northeastern part of the city, the neighborhood of Sneller Hills is a tranquil one with a slightly rural feel. Popular with those who own second “winter” homes in Tucson, the community offers a wide range of housing options, including many upscale homes with large acreage. Many have sweeping mountain views of the Santa Catalina or Rincon mountain ranges.
It is also a popular community for those who enjoy horses. Homes that offer property conducive to owning or boarding horses are widely available in the area. This neighborhood also rates among the safest in the Tucson metropolitan area, with low crime rates.
Recreationally, residents of Sneller Hills have many options. With more than 30 golf courses in the Tucson area, golf is king. Within the immediate area is the Arizona National Golf Club. This course, designed by Robert Trent Jones, follows the natural landscape of the surrounding Catalina foothills, and Golf Magazine has rated it one of the top courses. Also close to the neighborhood is the Forty Niner Country Club. This older, slower, yet elegant course offers three lakes with stunning views. Fairways at this course are lined with mature cottonwoods, eucalyptus, and weeping willow trees in the shadow of the Rincon Mountains.
With the surrounding mountains, day hiking is popular activity among residents of Tucson. The foothills also make a popular setting for local resorts, such as the Westin La Paloma Resort and Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, which are found in this area.
Snells Hills residents can enjoy upscale shopping at La Encantada, with a wide range of designer shops and fine dining options. Other area shopping malls include Foothills Mall, which also has a movie theater complex in addition to shopping and dining, and Tucson Mall, the largest in the area.