The Tucson area, including Saddlebrooke and Saddlebrooke Ranch,
continue to receive Top 25 ratings for
great places to retire. Over the last 4 years publications such
as Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine and Business
Week Magazines have consistently rated Tucson with high marks
for everything from quality of life to value. In the May 2011
Edition, Money Magazine reported that, “Of the 30 best places to
buy, these 12 are expected to have strong gains through next
year’s 3rd quarter, according to THE research firm
Fiserv.” Tucson is poised to grow by 1.8%. Not bad when you
consider that prices are expected to continue falling or will
stay flat in 80% of the markets across the US.
Saddlebrooke sits in a canyon between the
Santa Catalina Mountain Range and a ridge of State owned land
providing a sense of security unmatched by many communities. To
learn more about our small town feel with big city amenities and
how you can experience a taste of what life here would be like,
MarkFinchem.com or give me a call
and ask about the “Stay & Play” experience.
Hiking and the visual opportunities are
often breath-taking. This photo of a field with California
Poppies in bloom is from the Catalina State Park, just 7 miles
from SaddleBrooke Ranch. If you like mosaic of wildflower color
and the hummingbirds that are attracted by it, you’ll love a
regular weekend hike that is just minutes from home.
This east facing photo taken at sunset,
with the west to the photographer’s back is just one example of
the breathtaking beauty you will witness nearly every day.
The Coronado National Forrest shares a
common boundary with the Catalina State park and provides
protection for a large area of wild land. During the spring
large areas of desert are covered with California Poppies and
Penstemon offering a beautiful visual experience
But there is much more to life than money.
Saddlebrooke and Saddlebrooke Ranch provide outstanding examples
Resort Style Living every day of the year. Our quality of life
in the Saddlebrooke area is supported by a strong medical care
system well trained and equipped emergency services providers
and thoughtfully placed provider locations. Oro Valley Hospital
is within 10 minutes of Saddlebrooke and 20 minutes of
Saddlebrooke Preserve contributes to a
great quality of life...
There are nearly 185 different clubs
gathering people of similar interests to share good times. From
oil painting to politics, from bicycling, golf and tennis to
Bache ball; model planes, trains and automobiles or antique
cars, Saddlebrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch offer a large variety
of clubs to enjoy. Making new friends and sharing good times is
what the community is all about.
The La Hacienda Clubhouse
Ranch is you’re your own 5-Star Resort Spa. Good people from
all over the world come to Tucson for good reasons.
Saddlebrooke Ranch even offers a guaranteed
utility cost program, where the cost of operating your home is
fixed for a period of 3 years. With advances in building
materials and methodologies locking in the cost of housing and
the cost of operating your home are easier than ever.
The University of Arizona also known as
“The U” and “U of A” is on the leading edge of medical research.
Through a cooperative relationship with Ventana Medical Systems
located in Oro Valley, the northern suburb of Tucson just a few
minutes from Saddlebrooke is rapidly becoming a significant
bio-tech center in the world and job generator in the southwest
United States. Dr. Tom Grogan, a research scientist at the UofA
figured out a way to identify cancer cells and a promising way
to design custom cancer medication, significantly advancing the
effort to identify and treat cancers of every type.
The Tucson area is also the former home
of the 390th Strategic Missile Wing, a complex of
Titan II missile silos. At one time the Tucson area was home to
21 Titan II Missile silos. One such installation, long since
decommissioned and destroyed sat near today’s site of
Saddlebrooke Ranch along Arizona Highway 77. Veterans of the
Air Force during the Cold War are revered as Heroes in this Air
Force town. The Titan Missile Museum is a great day trip to see
what it was like for the men who stood watch over our nation for
With uncertainty in the housing market looming over so many
Americans, Saddlebrooke and Saddlebrooke Ranch offer a landing
place for you flight to safety. Give me a call at (520)
918-1619 or request a Buyer’s Resource Book at