Luxury Apartment Living in Oro Valley
Location is everything! A short drive from both city style and stunning views, Encantada living allows convenience to all things Oro Valley.
We sit at the foot of Pusch Ridge, a group of three peaks in the Santa Catalina Mountains whose soaring beauty draws golfers, hikers and bighorn sheep – as well as employers including Securaplane, Honeywell and Ventana Medical Systems.
Encantada at Steam Pump is minutes from BASIS Oro Valley, consistently ranked among the top high schools in the United States. The Amphitheater school district includes Canyon del Oro, one of the top public high schools in the country.
Pima Community College has been developing our community through learning since 1969. With six campuses, including the Northwest campus, PCC offers convenient, affordable education that can help you make your dreams a reality.
The University of Arizona is a premier public research university. Established in 1885 as the first university in the state and the state’s land grant university, the UA is nationally ranked in the sciences, business, college athletics, and other fields.
Shop, Dine & Spa
Encantada at Steam Pump is conveniently located a few miles from Oro Valley Marketplace and staple stores such as Target, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Office Depot, Best Buy, Lowe’s, Costco Wholesale, Home Depot, Kohl’s, Sportsman’s Warehouse and Petco. Groceries include Sprouts, Trader Joe’s, and Whole Foods Market.
For leisure and fashion, Foothills Mall (10 minutes away) hosts Barnes & Noble, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th , and outlets from top national brands; while Tucson Mall (15 minutes away) hosts national names including REI and H&M. Beside Tucson Mall, Nordstrom Rack and Total Wine complete your lifestyle essentials.
Find ingredients as beautiful as your kitchen at the excellent Oro Valley Farmers Market every Saturday. The Farmers Market is held at the original location of the historic Steam Pump Ranch. Prefer to eat out? Choose from independent local favorites, including gastropub Noble Hops, Harvest, Jax Kitchen, and Harvest Moon, as well as family staples such as Chili’s and In-n-Out Burger. Living just got easier!
Feel like treating yourself big time? The world-renowned spa resort Miraval is tucked in secluded corners of Oro Valley.
There’s plenty of fun to be had close by when you call Encantada at Steam Pump home. The Oro Valley Aquatic Center is an award-winning facility for competitive and leisure swimming alike. For entertainment, there’s Gamezone by Gameworks, a Cinemark Century movie theater for blockbusters and the AMC Loews IMAX at Foothills Mall for thrills. For something new and different, Oro Valley’s Archery Range is a great place for all ages to blow off steam.
Opportunities abound for nature lovers (no matter what your experience level is) when you live at Encantada at Steam Pump. Pusch Ridge is within Catalina State Park, which boasts more than 5,000 saguaros, camping and one of Tucson’s signature hikes. Oro Valley Parks & Rec lists more of the many public parks that make up your giant back yard.
You’re also about 10 minutes from Tohono Chul, named one of the world’s ten great botanical gardens by Travel & Leisure magazine.
With more than 60 miles of signed bike trails in Oro Valley, there’s plenty to explore. Cyclists new to the area will find a warm welcome at Oro Valley Bicycle, while riders of another kind can head straight for Pusch Ridge Stables.
While you’re in Oro Valley, you’ll be closer than the rest of Tucson to visit Biosphere2, the well-known nature lab and environmental research center and Ora Mae Harn District Park. Hiking trails abound at nearby Tortolita Mountain Park and Catalina State Park, not to mention Picacho Peak State Park, which is a short drive away.
Old Tucson Studios
Take a day trip and experience the Old West at Old Tucson Studios! Set at the base of the Tucson Mountains, Old Tucson is a western theme park and working film location. Originally built as a film set in 1939, Old Tucson has been the setting for 300 movies and TV productions, including John Wayne westerns Rio Bravo and McLintock! This old west town features stunt shows, trail and stagecoach rides and more.
Pusch Ridge is home to the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort, a beautiful AAA Four Diamond Resort. The Oro Valley Country Club and Stone Canyon Golf Club are just a few of the many alternatives for residents.