Prescott Valley Arizona
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Prescott Valley Arizona is located just east of Prescott. Originally know as Lonesome Valley. Prescott Valley was settled during the 1880’s by ranchers who supplied beef to the miners and settlers in the area.
Prescott Valley Arizona remained unincorporated until the late 1970’s. In 1978, the voters in Prescott Valley Arizona approved the incorporation as a town. The town has grown from 1,500 residents in the late 1970’s to over an estimated 39,000 in 2013.
The economy of Prescott Valley Arizona is based on manufacturing, retail and services businesses. It is home to many retirees because of the lower cost of housing and relatively mild climate.
Prescott Valley Arizona Home Prices
The estimated median home value in Prescott Valley Arizona is $245,200. The median list price of a Prescott Valley Arizona home is $194/sq ft.
A December 2014 publication by the National Association of Realtors on best places to live for baby boomers in the United States has Arizona with 2 spots. Tucson and Phoenix. To almost no ones surprise, the two key factors in selecting the best places to live where a lower cost of living and sunnier weather.
For those considering Prescott Valley Arizona for a winter retreat or future place to retire, you may also want to put Tucson AZ and the communities in Northwest Tucson on your list of places to explore.
Prescott Valley Arizona is 1 1/2 hours from Phoenix AZ and just 3 hours from Tucson AZ on the I 10 Freeway. The communities of north of Tucson include Oro Valley, Dove Mountain and Marana are all a bit closer – MAP
About Tucson Arizona
Tucson sits in a Sonoran Desert valley that is surrounded by 5 mountain ranges. Interestingly, the trip from the 2,389-foot valley floor to the 9,157-foot Mt. Lemmon peak traverses seven of the earth’s nine life zones. To put that in perspective, that is the same as driving from Mexico to Canada.
Tucson is surrounded by the natural landscapes of the Coronado National Forest, Catalina State Park, Ironwood Forest National Monument, and Saguaro National Park.
The City of Tucson is home for the University of Arizona. Go Wildcats!! That means there is an endless list of things to do and activities available. The Tucson area has rich cultural heritage and an abundance of Tucson attractions. Museums, galleries, shops, and live performances are available the year around.
To give you a flavor of the many things Tucson AZ has to offer, here is our top 10 list.
About Oro Valley AZ
Oro Valley Arizona presently encompasses approximately 34 square miles. Oro Valley provides a great public parks system, notable outdoor amenities and retailing venues. The Oro Valley Hospital on Tangerine Rd services the residents of Oro Valley, SaddleBrooke and Northwest Tucson AZ
To the north of Tucson is the Town Oro Valley AZ. Just north of Oro Valley, near the intersection of Hwy 79 and Oracle Road, are two Robson Resort Communities. SaddleBrooke to the south and SaddleBrooke Ranch.
These are two very popular active adult communities just north of Tucson AZ. There are other adult communities in Oro Valley AZ that provide the opportunity to meet new friends and pursue personal interests in an active retirement.
Oro Valley families are served by the Amphitheater School District which is one of the statistically highest performing public school systems in Arizona. Search for an Oro Valley Homes By School.
Many of our clients start their Arizona home search in Phoenix Arizona or the greater Phoenix area and then find Tucson AZ.
Guess what, they like the Tucson area better. If you are considering a home in Phoenix Arizona or Phoenix, then also take a look at homes Northwest of Tucson AZ. Oro Valley, Dove Mountain and Marana all have active adult communities and lot of things to do.
Give us a call, we can help you find that perfect place in the Northwest Tucson area.
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