Neighborhood spotlight: Marana's Heritage Highlands

 Heritage Highlands at Dove Mountain is a gated, age-restricted golf course community north of Tucson in the quiet town of Marana. 

Located only 10 minutes from I-10, the beautiful Heritage Highlands neighborhood is a short 30 minutes north of downtown Tucson and equally convenient to Oro Valley. Phoenix is approximately 90 minutes to the north.

Residents will find their daily shopping needs easily met close to home, with the nearby neighborhood shopping center on North Dove Mountain Boulevard.

Built in the early 2000s, the active adult community surrounds its beautiful, semi-private 18-hole golf course and 29,000-square-foot clubhouse. Amenities in the master-planned community include tennis and pickleball courts, full restaurant and bar, golf pro shop, arts and crafts room, billiards room, and a separate, 5,500-square-foot fitness complex adjacent to the clubhouse. There is also an outdoor, heated pool. Many homes in the community also include private pools.

Neighbors quickly become friends in Heritage Highlands, with a bevy of planned community activities, games, trips and events.

There are only 1,297 Lennar/US Home-built homes located in Heritage Highlands, wihch is part of the larger master-planned Dove Mountain community. Dove Mountain encompasses 6,200 acres.

Homes range in size from 1,100 square feet to 2,600 square feet and are all single-story homes with a minimum of 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2-car garages.

Yards are landscaped with native desert plants and take advantage of the golf course and nearby mountain views. The 3,000-foot elevation allows residents to enjoy more outdoor living even in the Summer months.

For residents that may want to divide their time between locations, home rentals are allowed by the HOA, however, there are rules set by the HOA regarding leasing under the community's convenants.

In the last 12-month period, a total of 48 homes sold in Heritage Highlands for an average of $316,802. The top sold price of a home in the community was $477,000 and lowest sold price was $198,500.

An average of 3.3 homes sell per month in Heritage Highlands at an average price of just over $179 per square foot.

HOA fees for 2018 were approximately $200 per month. The HOA fees do not include separate membership fees for the golf course.

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