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The Lion Team
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Tucson, AZ 85704
520-878-7646
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The Complete Guide to Oro Valley

The Complete Guide to Oro Valley, AZ. (Homes, Schools, and Living)

Oro Valley is a beautiful suburb about 3 miles north of Tucson Az city limits. It was established in 1974 but has seen the most growth in the past 20 years. It is nestled in the foothills of the Tortolita Mountains. With recent growth, comes new commercial and retail shops, Oro Valley has recently added a movie theater, Walmart and a large variety of restaurants to choose from. With three grocery stores you are sure to find what you need. 
Oro Valley has spectacular views of the Catalina Mountains. If you are looking for an outdoor retreat it has the best to offer. You can go hiking, walking and believe it or not…even find a nice place to take a swim in Romero Pools which is a natural body of water located on the west side of the Catalina Mountains. It’s amazing to see a waterfall in the desert. Here is a link if you are interested in finding more information about Romero Pools http://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/arizona/romero-canyon-trail-to-romero-pools

BEST SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN ORO VALLEY:

Oro Valley is part of the Amphitheatre Public School District but, has plenty of Private and Charter schools to choose from.

Oro Valley has 2 high schools, Ironwood Ridge High School and Canyon Del Oro both are in the top 27% ranked schools.

However Oro Valley does have private and charter schools to choose from. It has one of the best charter schools in the United States called Basis. It’s a K-12 school ranked #3 in the United States for Charter Schools, Basis has 100% Grauduation and College Ready rate according to: http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/national-rankings/charter-school-rankings

MAJOR EMPLOYERS IN ORO VALLEY:

Ventana Medical Systems a pharmaceutical company is one of Oro Valley’s largest employer with over 1,200 employees. Honeywell follows with over 800 employees. The medical field offers job opportunities as well. Here are a few more of the larger employers in Oro Valley

  • Oro Valley Hospital
  • Hilton, El Conquistador
  • Splendido at Rancho Vistoso- Assisted Living Facility

If you are looking for a place to retire, look no further. Oro Valley is home to many retirement communities whether you are looking for independent living facilities or simply 55+ adult living. Here are a few of the retirement communities Oro Valley has to offer:

  • Sun City Oro Valley
  • The Highlands
  • Vistoso Village

Here are a few Assisted Living Facilities in the area:

  • Splendido
  • Fairwinds Desert Point
  • Desert Springs

Link to Homes for sale in 55+ communities (Oro Valley 85704, 85737, 85742, 85755)

ZIP CODES IN ORO VALLEY:

85704, 85737, 85742, 85755

HOMES FOR SALE IN ORO VALLEY


Sellers: Get a personalized evaluation of your home: 520-240-3828.
Buyers: Call us to get pre-qualified for your home:
520-878-7646.

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