In-Depth Neighborhood Guide – Dove Mountain, Marana, Arizona

Dove Mountain is a master-planned community in Marana, Arizona that's located about 30 minutes North of downtown Tucson, Arizona.  Dove Mountain is an absolutely lovely community that's conveniently located near many amenities. 

The original Dove Mountain plans, submitted in March of 2000, had many area residents up in arms about the destruction of the natural desert environment.  The Dove Mountain Specific Plan originally covered a little over 6200 acres and was approved for 9157 residential lots and commercial areas.  The plan has been amended several times since its initial approval.

Cottonwood Properties developed Dove Mountain and still controls Dove Mountain Community Association. Within Dove Mountain are 16 subdivisions.  That number has changed throughout the years and continues to change as the community fills in.  Respect for the Sonoran Desert shows throughout the entire master-planned community.  The developer made a commitment to developing Dove Mountain responsibly. 

The subdivisions throughout Dove Mountain each have a different “feel” and general price point.  At the high end of the prince range within Dove Mountain is Canyon Pass which is a custom home community.  Prices in Canyon Pass currently run in the millions.  However, one can find homes priced in the $300Ks within Dove Mountain.  All of the communities within Dove Mountain are very nice and afford residents a lovely and safe community. 

There are three types of subdivisions within Dove Mountain: Neighborhoods; Sub-Associations; and Separate Associations. The Neighborhoods are regulated by the Dove Mountain Community Association CC&Rs while Sub-Associations and Separate Associations have their own CC&Rs. 

Future construction is planned within Dove Mountain, but costs have risen and therefore prices of completed homes have gone up significantly.  This may slow future development which isn't necessarily a bad thing. 

Dove Mountain has something for everyone.  There are 55+ communities within Dove Mountain as well as “family-oriented” communities.  There are luxury communities.  There are walking/running trails, biking, pocket parks, and The Tortolita Mountains which offer great, Sonoran Desert hiking. 

Dove Mountain has its own school too.  Dove Mountain CSTEM K-8 school (home of the Jaguars) is a first of its kind.  It's part of the Marana Unified School District.

There are 3 golf clubs, each boasting golf and other activities such as dining, throughout Dove Mountain.  The beautiful Ritz Carlton golf club which is now called The Golf Club at Dove Mountain, The Gallery Golf & Sports Club, and Highlands at Dove Mountain all offer fantastic golf and other activities in a stunning setting.

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 –    And my Dove Mountain video here -

Dove Mountain residents and businesses enjoy a very low crime rate.  The town of Marana, Arizona, where Dove Mountain is located,  is a very well-run town that operates in the black and provides high-quality public services.  Approximately 55,000 residents live in the town of Marana.  Around 80% of the city's housing is owner-occupied.  The median value of housing is around $300K  95% of Marana's residents have a high-school degree or higher.  Almost 50% of residents have earned their Bachelor's degree or higher.  Marana is located in Pima County with a small portion of Marana located in Pinal County (due north of Pima County). 

 I can honestly say, every time I drive into Dove Mountain I'm impressed.  I've been in homes in almost every community there and enjoyed all three of the clubs located in Dove Mountain.  I've hiked in the desert exploring The Tortolita Mountains and walked the paths with residents, friends, and clients.  Dove Mountain is a lovely community. 






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