Sierra Vista is a quiet southeastern Arizona mountain town with majestic views and moderate year round temperatures, making it an ideal place to work, play, or retire. This is an ideal community for the outdoor enthusiast with wide open spaces, mountains and valleys to explore.
The nearby Huachuca Mountains offer dozens of trails to explore, and along the San Pedro River there are biking paths and trails for horseback riding. This area is a mecca for birdwatchers – over 150 species of birds migrate here for the mild winters – and, this area is designated the hummingbird capital of the U.S.
Mountain Ridge Homes
The Mountain Ridge subdivision is a well-planned Sierra Vista community of approximately 250 homes located in the southern highlands, south of the Buffalo Soldier Trail, bordered to the west by Cherokee Avenue and on the east by Highway 92. Just minutes from Fort Huachuca, the only active U.S. Army post in Arizona, this contemporary development is ideal for families with reasonably priced homes ranging from the mid $100s to $250,000.
Schools In The Area
Mountain Ridge is served by the Sierra Vista Unified School District public schools. The Huachuca Mountain elementary school is adjacent to the subdivision. Public schools are highly acclaimed for excellent academics in the area.
• Huachuca Mountain Elementary School
• Joyce Clark Middle School
• Buena High School
In addition to the public schools, the community is home to the Veritas Christian School, Cochise College with 14,000 students, and the University of Arizona South Campus currently has about 1,000 students.
Live, Work, And Play At Mountain Ridge
The beautiful Huachuca Mountains in the Coronado National Forest rise nearly 10,000 feet above sea level to the west, offering beautiful mountain vistas and a wealth of outdoor enjoyment. This area is rich in mining and ranching history, and the nearby Miller Peak Wilderness Area is a wildlife haven for birds, reptiles and a wide assortment of indigenous mammals.
Golfers can enjoy the public Mountain View Golf Course or join the private Pueblo del Sol Country Club, just minutes from Mountain Ridge. Residents enjoy convenient shopping at the Mall of Sierra Vista and plenty of restaurants, grocery stores, and businesses are close by on Highway 92. Many well-known tourist attractions, ghost towns, wilderness areas, and caves are within a short one or two hour drive.
• Kartchner Caverns State Park
• San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area
• Ramsey Canyon Preserve
• Coronado National Memorial
• Bisbee Mining District
• Gammon’s Gulch Movie Set
• Queen Mine Tours
• Tombstone Old West Town
• Tubac Presidio Historic State Park
• Tumacacori National Historic Park
Southern Arizona Is Thriving
The Mountain Ridge community is in close proximity to many local attractions that bring tourists and commerce to the Sierra Vista and Cochise County economy. The area is vibrant and growing, with a bright future ahead.