Rancho Marana - Buying a New Home in Marana, AZ
Marana is located just northwest of Tucson, AZ and was established in 1881. The name Marana comes from a Spanish word meaning “jungle” or impassable tangle” and the town was named for its overgrown stretches of dense mesquite thickets. Marana is known for its agriculture and although Wheat and Cotton are still a major force in the town’s economy, population and new businesses fed by the nearby trains and regional airport have helped the area grow.
If you are planning on buying a new home in Marana, AZ, one of the newer subdivisions of Marana is Rancho Marana. Rancho Marana is located just west of Sandario Road, and bordered on the south by Moore Road. A mere 2-3 minutes from Interstate 10, Marana residents have a 30 minute drive to downtown Tucson, or about 75-80 minutes to the Phoenix Airport.
Homes here are affordable, and range from cozy 2 bedroom homes for sale in contemporary style to huge 5 bedroom two-story houses. The community features contemporary facades with tile roofing, surrounded by low care desert landscaping and sprawling greenbelts. Students may attend nearby elementary and middle schools in the Marana School District. The High School is located about 20 minutes away on Sandario Road.
Buying a new home in Marana, AZ is affordable. Homes on the market range in pricing from $121,000 to $155,000 and are from 1250 to 2500 sq. feet for 2 bedroom homes for sale in Rancho Marana, and 3 and 4 bedroom homes in Rancho Marana.
New construction by Meritage Homes is still taking place in nearby Solara, and Richmond American is building across Moore Street in nearby Gladden Farms.
If you are looking to purchase a new home, you can browse 2 bedroom homes, or 3 and 4 bedroom homes for sale in Rancho Marana by clicking this link. Whether a starter home, a family house, or a retirement home, Rancho Marana has something for everyone, at realistic prices.
If I can help with your relocation to Marana, Tucson, Oro Valley or Vail, AZ, I’d be happy to help. If you are planning on selling your home in the area, I am happy to send you a free comparative market analysis and sit down with you to discuss marketing strategies.