Mountain Shadows | Sierra Vista AZ
Escape the bustle of town amid the quiet streets, expansive lots and spacious homes of the prestigious Mountain Shadows neighborhood. Conveniently situated west of Highway 92, this upscale and well established neighborhood rests just south of the Sierra Vista city limits.
A step apart from other neighborhoods, Mountain Shadows enjoys a rarely-found stability and esteem. More than 91 percent of Mountain Shadows‘s homes are owned, giving the community a strength and constancy that is nearly double the Cochise County and national averages. In addition to this solid character, Mountain Shadows residents enjoy outstanding schools and access to stellar recreation and entertainment, ensuring its distinctive reputation.
Mountain Shadows Real Estate
Large, well-kept homes are the hallmark of Mountain Shadows. Appealingly landscaped with mesquite and palm trees, many of the welcoming homes rest on generously sized full-acre lots. These expansive lots ensure that Mountain Shadows residents have sensational views of the neighboring Huachuca Mountains and extra privacy.
Mountain Shadows residents have access to some of the best public schools in Cochise County:
- The neighborhood school, Huachuca Mountain Elementary, consistently earns excellent Great Schools scores.
- The outstanding Buena High School receives many academic accolades and is home to a state teacher of the year, advanced placement courses and champion basketball, soccer, dance and music teams. Its technology-based Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps competition team has also won several awards.
- University of Arizona South and Cochise College Sierra Vista campuses are less than 15 minutes away via Highway 92.
Enjoy the Great Outdoors
Encircled by the Coronado National Forest, all of Sierra Vista has spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. Mountain Shadows’ location on the southwest side of town gives residents even more extraordinary vistas as well as quick access to recreation in the neighboring 10,0000-foot Huachuca Mountains. Brimming with wildlife and birds and vibrant Native American, mining and ranching histories, the Huachuca Mountains are the perfect place to get outside and relish the beauty of nature.
Just 15 minutes to the west, Mountain Shadows residents can hike the stunning Ramsey Canyon Preserve’s nature trails. Another ten minutes south is the exceptional Coronado National Memorial and Coronado Cave, where visitors can savor the excitement of caving, rock climbing, mountaineering and hiking. Plentiful recreation is available to the north as well. Sierra Vista’s bountiful hiking, cycling and equestrian trails are scattered conveniently throughout the area, and Country Club and Summit parks are just minutes away.
Part of Mountain Shadows allure is in its unique setting, giving residents the feeling that they are part of town and yet separate. At home, savor the tranquil, rural location, resting comfortably in the knowledge that all of the important city conveniences are nearby. Spend the day shopping and dining at the Mall at Sierra Vista, or take a refreshing dip in The Cove aquatic center’s many pools and water features.