The Villas at Rancho Sin Vacas Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Villas at Rancho Sin Vacas is a small community in Tucson nearby the prestigious Catalina Foothills. Its peaceful settings and convenience to several nearby amenities makes this neighborhood quite a desirable one. Homes in the neighborhood boast panoramic views of the Catalina Mountains, appealing Southwestern design and natural desert landscaping. Located within the gated community of Sin Vacas, the Villas at Rancho Sin Vacas are guarded 24/7 by on-site guards.
Residents at the Villas also get to enjoy a heated pool and spa, fitness center and clubhouse. Social events in the community such as wine tasting and barbecues are organized year round. Sport enthusiasts may enjoy two nearby country clubs: La Paloma Country Club off East Sunrise Drive offering tennis, golf and fitness facilities and Skyline Country Club off East Street Andrews Drive offering golf, tennis, fitness and dining.
While the area is rich in nature trails, a car is needed to run most errands. La Encantada, an upscale retail outlet located off the intersection of Skyline Drive and Campbell Avenue is easily reached by car. The Amphitheater School District serving this area encompasses Harelson Elementary off West Chapala Drive, Cross Middle School off West Chapale Drive as well, and Canyon Del Oro High Schools off West Calle Concordia.
The land in this development was once state-owned property and used primarily for the grazing of cattle. ”Ranchos Sin Vacas” literally means “Ranches Without Cows.” It was named by Jack Holliday, a steel manufacturer from Indianapolis after he purchased and fenced the land, but, naturally, before he bought the cows.