Thunderhead Ranch Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Thunderhead Ranch neighborhood is comprised of the homes on East Thunderbird Ranch Road that is accessed from South Old Spanish Trail. The neighborhood is 15 miles from Tucson in zip code 85747. These upscale custom homes sit on large lots. While the Thunderbird Ranch neighborhood appears to be isolated, it is close to many attractions. It is located at the base of the Saguaro National Park and has stunning views of the Sonora Desert and the Catalina Mountains.
There are several places for dining and shopping in the area, but nearby Interstate 10 is the gateway to all the shopping and dining that Tucson has to offer. Children attend Cottonwood Elementary School, Desert Sky Middle School, and Empire High School.
The Colossal Cave Mountain Park is close to this neighborhood and invites tourists to visit. Tours of the caves started in 1923. The caves have an interesting history. They once were home to indigenous tribes. Later, outlaws used the caves to hide out. The Colossal Cave Mountain Park educates visitors about wildlife in the region and the history of the caves.
Residents have to pass the Fred Enke Golf Course on the way to the Tucson International Airport a short distance away. The golf course is unusual. Grass is used only on the tees, landing areas, and the greens. The native plants are left undisturbed.
The residents of the Thunderbird Ranch neighborhood are close to Tucson and all that the city has to offer while living in a more rural setting with spectacular views and plenty of things to do.