Sunset Canyon Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The community of Sunset Canyon, approximately 10 miles directly north of downtown Tucson, is nestled in the Catalina Foothills and offers beautiful views of the mountain and surrounding natural area, as well as picturesque views of the city below. The neighborhood consists of a single street – North Sunset Canyon Drive – north of East Ina Road. Nearby communities include Catalina Ridge Estates to the northeast and Las Vistas Encantadas to the south. The zip code for this Pima County community is 85718.
Sunset Canyon is currently made up of just a half-dozen or so beautiful homes on large lots. Nearly every home here has a swimming pool for beating the Arizona heat. Residents of this community are quite affluent, and home prices are well above the Tucson median.
State Highway 77 is roughly two miles west of the Sunset Canyon neighborhood, which runs roughly north to south. One of the area’s most prominent retail areas, Oracle Crossings, can be found here. This fairly new shopping center is anchored by a Kohl’s, Peter Piper Pizza, Razmataz, and Sprouts. The Estrada De Aro Shopping Center is adjacent to Oracle Crossings. It offers more shopping and dining options convenient for Sunset Canyon residents. Another retail center, the Casas Adobes Shopping Plaza, is situated slightly south, where Highway 77 intersects with Ina Road.
The Tohono Chul Park is another attraction along Highway 77. This beautiful park features a mixture of art, nature, and culture. It offers botanical gardens, art exhibits, and cultural and educational events. Tohono Chul has been recognized as one of the best botanical gardens in the entire world. Weddings are frequently held here and there is a tea room for dining.
A variety of medical centers, additional shopping plazas, and golf courses can also be found along Highway 77, still within a short drive of Sunset Canyon. For more shopping, dining, and entertainment options, Sunset Canyon residents make the 25-minute trip to downtown Tucson.