Springtime in Southern Arizona brings idyllic temperatures perfect for a whole host of beloved festivals. Here are some standout events happening in and around Marana. It’s best to plan ahead as some events,… Read more »
Creating Luxury Spaces for Spring Guests
We love spring in Southern Arizona. The weather and scenery are picture-perfect and local events are plentiful. It’s when friends and family drop hints about visiting, and we welcome the opportunity to introduce… Read more »
Into the Wild
Residents of Dove Mountain come from Arizona, across the country and around the globe. One of the major attractions is the serenity and beauty of the Sonoran Desert with its towering saguaros, rugged… Read more »
Love Where You Live. Live Where You Golf
Luxury homes in a world-class golf community Dove Mountain is home to three distinct golf clubs with some of the best golf courses in Arizona. The courses offer a unique and challenging experience… Read more »
Your Sonoran Desert Sanctuary Awaits
The feeling of isolation and the resulting anxiety that we felt during the pandemic put a renewed focus on the quality of our lives. More and more of us sought out safe and… Read more »
From Desert to Dish
To know Tucson is to love its culinary traditions, some dating back thousands of years. Worldwide, our remarkable “foodie” culture has not gone unnoticed. In 2015, Tucson was designated the very first U.S.… Read more »
A Community of Cherished Friends
What could be better than creating a community of friends in a place as stunning as Dove Mountain? For one couple from Chicago, this is a dream that is now coming true. In… Read more »
The Benefits of Buying a New Construction Home
The Fearless Pursuit of New Construction Homes With fewer preowned homes on the market, apprehensions about building custom homes are fading. What may have seemed like a scary and expensive proposition in the… Read more »
Where Golf Dreams Come True
The popularity of Golf has surged nationwide and locally during the past two years. It’s a great way to stay fit, enjoy the outdoors, and safely interact with friends and other golfers while… Read more »
2022 Homebuyer Market Trends
Home values in 2021 appreciated at approximately 12% in 2021! Low mortgage rates, the freedom to work from home during the pandemic and low housing inventory made the market super competitive, leading to… Read more »
Why Phoenix Home Buyers Love Dove Mountain
If the pandemic has taught us anything, quality of life matters. And, where we live is an anchor to our happiness. Perhaps that’s why we are experiencing an uptick in inquiries from Phoenix… Read more »
Day Tripping and Wine Sipping
February is a great time for a road trip to Southern Arizona’s wine growing region just 60 miles south of Dove Mountain. Many visitors are surprised to find out the deep loam soils in Sonoita and Elgin, Arizona share characteristics found in the Burgundy region of France. The result is some amazing wines.
4 Top Luxury Home Tech Trends in 2021
The COVID-19 crisis has, among other things, reinforced the importance of family, friends and quality of life, as well as significantly impacting how we communicate with others and how we interact with our surroundings. These sentiments and others are driving luxury home buyers to seek homes surrounded by natural beauty and that integrate technology to make healthy living and social distancing easy to manage. Here are just a few “must haves” this year.
550 Reasons You’ll Love Birding in Arizona
During our mild and sunny winters, birding is extremely popular at Dove Mountain. It gets us outdoors, it’s relaxing and it’s a great way to refresh our spirits. More than that, birds are simply fascinating to observe as they communicate, compete, feed and flirt with each other.
Our Favorite Winter Cycling Destinations
Dove Mountain offers a full and active lifestyle within a resort-like setting, minutes north of Tucson. Luxury homes are located along some of the finest golf courses in Arizona, only a short distance… Read more »
The Wild Horses of the Tortolitas
Dove Mountain is a special place to live and visit. The community sits at the base of the Tortolita Mountains offering stunning views of wild desert terrain alive with wildflowers, blooming shrubs and… Read more »
2021 Promises to be a Another Strong Housing Market
Dove Mountain, home to the 5-Star Ritz-Carlton Resort & Spa, is a luxury community offering spacious and highly customizable homes. The community is known for its stunning desert and mountain vistas, championship golf… Read more »
Signature Ralph Lauren event comes to Dove Mountain
The Golf Club at Dove Mountain is a picture-perfect tournament destination. The Ralph Lauren brand represents the allure of all things western. And what could be more alluring than a Ralph Lauren Pro-Am… Read more »
Luxury Homebuyer Demographics Shifting
For decades Dove Mountain has attracted out-of-state and international luxury homebuyers. Many buyers were introduced to the community through signature PGA Golf tournaments held at The Golf Club at Dove Mountain. While golf… Read more »
Dove Mountain Welcomes Ranger Ainsley!
If you love dogs, Dove Mountain is a great place to raise and enjoy your canine friends. This pet-friendly community features groomed walking paths and multiple shaded dog parks (separated by small and… Read more »
Your New Holiday Traditions
Late fall and early winter are a magical time of year in Southern Arizona. The air gets crisp, and the temperatures begin to drop, and it’s time to break out sweaters and coats.… Read more »
Homesteading the Canyon
Dove Mountain is a special place for visitors and residents alike. Guided by an historic legacy of celebrating and respecting the land, the master-planned community integrates the beauty of the Sonoran Desert with… Read more »
Giving Back This Holiday Season
Dove Mountain developer Cottonwood Properties believes in supporting the local community. For years Cottonwood and its owners, the Mehl family, have supported the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona’s Marana Resource Center. The… Read more »
A Taste of Tradition: Living Through the Hohokam and our Ancestors
The Vast Sonoran Desert The Sonoran Desert is a vast expanse of land, approximately 100,000 square miles, that can seem inhospitable at times. Yet when looking at it closely, it is home to… Read more »
Dove Mountain is a Natural Choice for Families
The Dove Mountain community is known for many things — it’s home to The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain Resort and Spa, beautiful luxury homes, and an unparalleled natural setting with thousands of acres of Sonoran Desert preserved forever.
Luxury Living at The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Dove Mountain is on the Rise
Tucson real estate values are on the rise, but the luxury home market movement has lagged behind other sectors. Real estate experts have said some home buyers with the means to invest in… Read more »
Enjoy a Perfect “Progressive Dinner” at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain
Gather up your best friends and head to The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain for a fun and crazy-delicious “moving meal” that requires no cooking, no mixing of drinks, no fuss and is an absolute… Read more »
Relax and Rejuvenate at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Dove Mountain
When Dove Mountain residents need a little “me time” they don’t even have to leave the neighborhood. Why would you?
Mixing It Up Ritz-Carlton Style
Meet Chris Shannon, a mixologist extraordinaire who concocts amazing cocktails using fresh, floral and exotic flavor combinations at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain’s Ignite bar and lounge.
Dove Mountain: A Masterfully Planned Community
If you are single, married, have children or are happily retired, you just may find your dream home on Dove Mountain, a master-planned community. The development boasts miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails; 81 holes of world-class golf; fine restaurants and the Forbes Five Star awarded Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain Resort & Spa.
Homes for the Holidays
The vibrant economy is bringing a resurgence of interest in holiday shopping for custom homes and homesites on Dove Mountain. The resurgence of million-dollar homes is occurring in two very special neighborhoods — Canyon Pass and The Ritz-Carlton Residences. Both gated neighborhoods feature incredible properties, yet different and wonderfully unique lifestyle choices.
Marana’s Dove Mountain Community
Stewardship of this exquisite Sonoran Desert landscape has been a top priority dating back to the 1920s when Eugene Cush established his ranch at the base of the Tortolita Mountains.
Updates from Our Builders
There are plenty of exciting new residential, business, educational and recreational projects currently underway.