Oro Valley is a quiet and stunningly beautiful little town located Northwest of Tucson and nestled against the Santa Catalina Mountain range. It is elevated at 2600 feet, which is slightly higher than Tucson, and now has around 40,000 residents that call it home.
Oro Valley is definitely an outdoor recreational mecca for those looking for outdoor activities right at their door step with hiking, biking horseback riding and golf being amongst the most popular. Oro Valley also hosts the annual bike race called the El Tour De Tucson and the Tucson Marathon race as well., Both events bring a multitude of people to the Tucson area. Oro Valley not has not only been rated as one of the safest towns in America, but also one of the Ten Most Playful Towns in America by the Nick Jr Family Magazine.
Oro Valley has a brand new state of the art hospital called Northwest Hospital which is also affiliated with the Northwest Hospital on Orange Grove Rd in the Northwest part of town.
Oro Valley homes come in a lot of different types, styles and communities. Many have amazing views of the Santa Catalina, Tortolita, and some even the Tucson Mountain ranges.
Many companies have moved their operations to the Oro Valley area because of the affordability of property and homes can be in a multitude of price ranges, with gated communities, age restricted, golf properties and golf communities, and horse properties, to subdivisions, townhomes and condos.