Best Neighborhoods in Dove Mountain

Dove Mountain is a master-planned resort-style community located in the Marana community, just north of Tucson, at the foothills of the Tortolita Mountains. It consists of a wide range of luxury neighborhoods and retirement communities and offers residents breathtaking views of the beautiful Sonoran desert landscape and mountains. 

Best Neighborhoods in Dove Mountain

The best neighborhoods in Dove Mountain are located in various subdivisions which are typically categorized based on whether they are gated or non-gated. Gated subdivisions include:

Dove Mountain golf course
  • Canyon Pass At Dove Mountain
  • Dos Lagos at Dove Mountain
  • The Gallery at Dove Mountain
  • Heritage Highlands
  • Highlands At Dove Mountain
  • Insight Homes at Dove Mountain
  • Meritage at Los Saguaros
  • Residences At The Ritz Carlton Tucson
  • Solana at Dove Mountain
  • The Cottages at the Gallery
  • The Estates at Tortolita Preserve
  • The Golf Villas at Solana
  • The Preserve at Dove Mountain
  • Toll Brothers at Dove Mountain
  • Toll Brothers at Los Saguaros

Non-gated subdivisions include:

  • The Bluffs at Dove Mountain
  • Quail Crossing
  • Quail Crossing II
  • The Retreat at Dove Mountain
  • The Villages at Dove Mountain
  • The Villages at Red Hawk

Let’s review the best neighborhoods in Dove Mountain that guarantee fun activities, dining, and entertainment options right outside your door.

Ritz-Carlton Residences at Dove Mountain

The Ritz-Carlton Residences is a custom luxury neighborhood that offers residents only the best luxury living experience. Residents of this neighborhood get to enjoy an exquisite resort lifestyle and access to several resort-quality amenities. They also enjoy the most picturesque land in this location as homes in this neighborhood offer very stunning views of the Tucson city lights and the well-preserved landscape and surrounding wildlife of the desert.

Real estate property in Dove Mountain

Residents are allowed to choose any of the custom luxury homes and design them to their taste from the ground up. They can also choose from any of the eight available customizable floor plans and adjust them to their taste. Residents have access to world-class amenities such as:

These amenities make the Ritz-Carlton residences a perfect retirement location. While the Ritz-Carlton residences are situated high in the Tortolita Mountains, residents can easily access Tucson, and even Phoenix, for dining, upscale shopping, and entertainment. This neighborhood is served by the Marana School District providing access to schools like the:

The Bluffs at Dove Mountain

The Bluffs is a nice and intimate neighborhood of almost 250 homes located in the Oro Valley. Most of the homes in this neighborhood are relatively new and are mostly contemporary in style as they were built between 1999 and 2004. Most of these homes have their backs facing open space, providing residents with privacy and scenic views at the same time.

The Bluffs is located about halfway up on the Tortolita Foothills. As a result, many homes offer residents stunning views of the Tortolita and the Catalina Mountains. Residents also get to enjoy the view of the city lights and the desert landscape. The location of this neighborhood makes it easy for residents to access shopping and dining in Oro Valley and Tucson.

Families hiking in Dove Mountain

Like the Ritz-Carlton Residences, the Marana School District also serves homes in The Bluffs, providing access to the:

  • Ironwood Elementary School
  • Tortolita Middle School, and 
  • Mountain View High Schools.

Canyon Pass at Dove Mountain

Canyon Pass is a luxury guard-gated golf neighborhood built into the foothills of the Tortolita Mountains. This neighborhood has dramatic changes in its elevation across the landscape. This allows residents in this neighborhood to enjoy views of the city light, the Tortolita Mountains, and panoramas of the distant mountain range. This is why it is one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in Southern Arizona.

This neighborhood’s beautiful mountainside landscape features towering pristine Saguaros, naturally sculpted rock formations, and hanging cliffs with a backdrop of the mountainsides, the canyon walls, and the adjacent Gallery Golf Course. Residents can also access a private hiking trail of up to 2.5 miles rising to an elevation of over 4,000 feet above Dove Mountain. 

With most lot sizes being two acres on average, residents are also guaranteed their undisturbed privacy regardless of whether their homes were built high up on the mountainside or against the canyon walls. The Marana School District also serves Canyon Pass.

Dos Lagos at Dove Mountain

Dos Lagos is another luxury private golf neighborhood of 91 built into the base of the Tortolita Mountains and around the Gallery Golf Club’s South Course. This neighborhood features custom luxury homes built on mountain view lots and golf course lots. 

This affords residents the enjoyment of the pleasant view of the desert landscape, the city lights, the mountain, and the golf course. Residents can easily drive to Tucson, or to nearby Oro Valley, for shopping and dining. The Marana School District also serves the Dos Lagos residences.

Nearby subdivisions include Heritage Highlands and Solana Homes. 

The Highlands at Dove Mountain

Del Webb at Dove Mountain

The Highlands is a resort-style retirement neighborhood built into the Tortolita Mountains. This age-restricted, guard-gated neighborhood located on the outskirts of Tucson is a suitable location for active adults to retire. 

Built-in the late ‘90s and early 2000s, there are almost 1,300 homes in this neighborhood, all one-story and contemporary in style. The homes also provide an excellent view of the city lights and mountainside view. Residents have access to the resort-quality amenities and services including an 18-hole golf course, a fitness center, a clubhouse, a community pool, tennis, and pickleball courts. 

The Highlands offers easy access to shopping, dining, entertainment, and even healthcare in Oro Valley. Canyon Pass is another incredible subdivision located close by.

Del Webb at Dove Mountain

Del Webb is a much newer resort-style age-restricted neighborhood nestled into the base of the Tortolita Mountains. There are several lots available in this neighborhood and the home can be upgraded to the specifications of residents as much of the neighborhood is still being built.

All the homes in Del Webb are single-story and provide an excellent view of the Tortolita Mountains and Tucson city lights. Residents have eight different floor plans they can choose from. There are also excellent neighborhood facilities and amenities available to residents including a fitness center, a spa, and a pool. 

Residents can also easily access the I-10 freeway to the west and the Oro Valley town to the east for shopping, dining, entertainment, and healthcare. This easy and direct access is among the long list of desirable attributes that this neighborhood offers, and draws in new residents by the droves.

Conclusion 

You can check out any of these neighborhoods to determine which suits your luxurious tastes. If you are looking to sell or buy a house in these areas, be sure to contact AZ Flat Fee. Please fill out this form for more information about our services.