Oro Valley Homes for Sale - Oro Valley Arizona
Situated at the base of the Santa Catalina mountains Oro Valley is a vibrant, active community. Just north of Tucson, the town was founded in 1974 and continues to grow today. With easy access to the areas classic attractions and modern shopping centers, the town is a popular place to both live and visit. In 2017 Oro Valley was named Arizona’s best small city by WalletHub
Oro Valley is a community located in northern Pima County, approximately three miles from the Tucson city limits. Oro Valley has spectacular mountain views, wonderful schools, an excellent police force and expanding business/retail opportunities. The town also is rated one of the safest towns in Arizona, and has easy access to a world of recreational and cultural experiences in the neighboring metropolitan area.
Oro Valley is a vibrant, active community with plenty of fun for all ages. Many programs are sponsored by the town’s Parks and Recreation Department, including Spring Break Nature Camp at Catalina State Park, the Oro Valley Walking Club, The Nature of Oro Valley Parks Bird & Nature Walks, children and adults’ aerobics and dance, organized hikes, adult fitness and personal training, All Age Tennis Tournament, dog obedience classes, yoga, Tai Chi, and much more. Just a short drive can bring residents to attractions like Picacho Peak State Park, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Old Tucson Studios, Saguaro National Monument West, San Xavier Mission, and Biosphere 2, a three-acre model of the earth's ecosystem. There’s certainly no shortage of this to do!
The town is home to a number of high tech firms and medical/biomedical campuses that provide a number of jobs to the area. Other top employment opportunities include an electronic control producer and the towns numerous resorts and country clubs.