This growing community of nearly 44,000 people is the heart of a metropolitan area of nearly 130,000 people. Where is Sierra Vista? It’s just 70 miles southwest of Tucson in Cochise County. It’s located quite close to Fort Huachuca, an army base and this amazing community is surrounded by mountains. Lots of mountains! (The Huachuca Mountains, the Dragoon Mountains, the Whetstone Mountains, the Mustang Mountains and the Mule Mountains!) What could be better? It is bordered on the east by the San Pedro River. Sierra Vista, Arizona
By now, you must have realized that Sierra Vista is gorgeous! It offers breathtaking views, perfect weather, friendly people! Sierra Vista is the kind of place that people discover while looking for the best things in life! If you have children, Sierra Vista is the kind of place that will create a life time of great family memories. The community is well served by six elementary schools, a middle school and high school, Buena High School, home of the Colts. There are several charter schools and private school options too. After high school your students can continue their education through the University of Arizona South, Cochise Community College, the University of Phoenix, Wayland Baptist University and Western International University.
With all that Buena Vista offers, you might expect it be expensive, right? Wrong! Right now the median home price in Sierra Vista is a remarkably low $158,400. That’s right. You could own your own piece of a desert paradise for less than $160,000. It represents an amazing value and has potential for a growing investment!
This might be a great time to remind you that the English translation of “Sierra Vista” is “Mountain View.” Breathtaking viewpoints abound in Sierra Vista. With mountains all around, you are sure to find one that becomes your absolute favorite! It’s also the perfect place to observe nature. In fact, Sierra Vista is nicknamed “the hummingbird capital of the United States.”
The desert is full of life and you could spend a lifetime learning just a basics about it. Imagine spending the long sunny days on the trails or one of the many golf courses and then spending a crystal clear night observing the breathtaking views of the heavens! If you feel the need for a more urban experience, have no fear. Tucson is just an hour away! There you can find ample opportunities to enjoy a more metropolitan experience: fine dining, live music, friendly gathering places. It’s all yours and you’ll still have time to get home for a great night’s sleep.
Sierra Vista is well served by Arizona highways, and you will never be far from one of the many state and national parks in the area. Whether you hike, bike or simply cruise the desert, you are sure to find many things to do nearby. So, what are you waiting for? Check out Sierra Vista today!