Ranchos Carmela – Sierra Vista, AZ
Ranchos Carmela is a beautiful suburban sub-division located in the City of Sierra Vista in southeastern Arizona.
Set in the cultural and commercial center of Cochise County, residents of Ranchos Carmela enjoy proximity to a host of business, recreational and shopping opportunities serving a city of 45,000 residents, while also enjoying picturesque mountain views, thanks to the surrounding beauty of the Huachuca, Dragoon and Mule Mountain ranges.
Ranchos Carmela Estates feature an array of wonderful homes, many built in the mid-to-late ‘90s and many others built within the past decade.
They range in style from stately two stories with lush colonnades and roomy interiors, to fashionable ranches with open floor plans and fantastic outdoor escapes.
The community’s diverse architecture is a fitting tribute to Arizona native and famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and there is truly something for everyone in this growing community of families and young professionals.
Parks and Recreation in Ranchos Carmela, AZ
Residents of the Ranchos Carmela area enjoy a comfortable climate year-round, making it easy to take advantage of the many cultural offerings and area attractions of Cochise County throughout the year.
Favorites include the annual Cochise County Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering each February, the springtime Festival of the Southwest and the state’s longest-running holiday parade and gathering each December.
Plays, musicals and concerts are interwoven into the community calendar throughout the year through the Art Discovery Series, and birders flock to the Carmela Estates and Sierra Vista area from across the country every August to enjoy.
The world famous bird watching opportunities at the region’s popular Southwest Wings Festival and the nearby Ramsey Canyon Preserve are sights to behold.
For those interested in sporting recreational opportunities, the city is home to two championship golf courses, a variety of both private tennis courts and those open to the general public, several ballparks and nearly a dozen community parks featuring beautiful green space and recreational opportunities to suit the needs of the whole family.
Hikers and bikers enjoy more than 20 miles of scenic pathways crisscrossing the city.
Families looking for a variety of educational choices will find options to fit every student’s needs in Ranchos Carmela.
Residents are conveniently located near the highly rated public schools of Sierra Vista Unified School District and several private and charter schools are minutes away, as well.
The Ranchos Carmela community is served by nearly 30 churches, and service-oriented community groups are a popular presence around town. The professional and reliable public safety agencies serving the area employ highly trained men and women who take pride in providing services to their neighbors that go beyond the call of duty.
Child fingerprinting services, free home security checks and educational offerings to prevent identity theft are commonplace and resident enjoy consistently low crime rates.