Quick Facts

Price Range
Low $100s - High $100s
Home Types
Attached, Single-Family
Number of Homes
195
New/Resale
Resale Homes Only
Age Restrictions
55+
Gated
No
Construction Dates
1982 - 1986

Desert Hills 5 Overview

Desert Hills 5 in Green Valley is a 55+ community of single-family and attached homes in Pima County, Arizona. Homeowners enjoy access to all of Green Valley Recreation s amenity-filled facilities as well as a vibrant social scene throughout an area designated for active adults. Not only do homeowners of Desert Hills 5 enjoy a tight-knit sense of community where neighbors become lifelong friends, they also have the convenience of living in the Southern Arizona area with a year-round warm climate.

Desert Hills 5 Amenities

Homeowners pay a reasonable fee that provides access to the 13 recreation centers that make up Green Valley Recreation (GVR). GVR s facilities are spread throughout the Green Valley area and are available to active adult residents. Its world-class amenities include meeting rooms, hobby studios, fitness centers, and ballrooms. The year-round warm climate makes it easy to enjoy the many outdoor facilities as well. There are numerous sports courts, parks, fishing lakes, trails, and picnic areas.

55+ homebuyers will be pleased to know that one of the 13 centers is located near their subdivision. Desert Hills Social Center includes a clubhouse, auditorium, meeting rooms, and an exercise room. Exploring new hobbies is a breeze with an arts and crafts studio, ceramics studio, and lapidary studio included as well. Outdoors, Desert Hills 5 residents can walk to a swimming pool and spa, four tennis courts, and shuffleboard courts.

Desert Hills 5 Homes & Real Estate

Desert Hills 5 is an all resale community that consists of 195 homes built in the early to late 1980s. Homebuyers can find an attached or single-family home that suits their needs. Both attached and single-family homes were built with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. Most residences offer between 1,300 to just over 2,000 square feet of living space. Homes throughout Desert Hills 5 enjoy picturesque views of the Santa Rita Mountains and traditional desert-style landscaping.

Desert Hills 5 Lifestyle

Homeowners throughout Desert Hills 5 enjoy a variety of clubs, sports, games, and special interest activities hosted throughout the many GVR facilities. Those interested in card games can partake in bridge, canasta, hearts, poker, and euchre. Special interest groups can help form new hobbies by offering clubs that focus on woodworking, ceramics, quilting, or lapidary.

With activities like hiking, swing dancing, tennis, bocce ball, billiards, and more, there s always something for those who are more physically focused. With over 60 clubs and activities offered by GVR, residents are always sure to find something to keep their calendars full while living in Desert Hills 5.

Area

Desert Hills 5 is located in Green Valley, Arizona. This 55+ community in Pima County is situated in Southern Arizona just west of Interstate 19. It is located about 20 miles south of Tucson and 35 miles north of Nogales, Mexico. Residents enjoy living in a picturesque area just west of the Santa Cruz River with mountain views as well as views of the Coronado National Forest.

Both retail and professional services are situated just two miles away along Continental Road. When looking for a 55+ community in Southern Arizona that s located in an area of active adults and great amenities, look no further than Desert Hills 5 in Green Valley.

Desert Hills 5 Amenities

Green Valley Recreation (GVR)

Homeowners pay GVR fees for membership access to all indoor and outdoor facilities found throughout Green Valley. It includes:

  • 13 Recreation Centers
  • Restaurants
  • 13 Heated Swimming Pools
  • 5 Fitness Centers
  • Aerobics & Dance Studios
  • Ballrooms
  • 24 Meeting & Multi-Purpose Rooms
  • Ceramics Studios
  • Arts & Crafts Studios
  • 3 Lapidary Studios
  • Photography Studio
  • Woodworking Shops
  • Computer Labs
  • 11 Billiards Tables
  • Table Tennis
  • Walking & Biking Trails
  • 17 Tennis Courts (9 Lighted)
  • Pickleball Courts
  • Bocce Ball Courts
  • 52 Shuffleboard Courts
  • Basketball Court
  • Volleyball Court
  • 2 Racquetball Courts
  • Scenic Lakes & Ponds
  • Picnic Areas
  • R.V. Parking

Desert Hills Social Center

Desert Hills Social Center is one of the 13 recreational facilities included in GVR. Located across the street from Desert Hills 5, residents enjoy easy access to the following:

  • Desert Hills Social Center
  • Auditorium with Stage
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Catering Kitchen
  • Art Studio
  • Art Gallery
  • Ceramics Studio
  • Lapidary Studio
  • Billiards
  • Fitness Center
  • Sauna
  • Outdoor Pool
  • 4 Tennis Courts
  • Shuffleboard Courts

Desert Hills 5 Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in Desert Hills 5. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Annual Pancake Breakfast
  • Aquabelles
  • Arts and Craft Association
  • Bocce Ball
  • Camera Club
  • Canasta
  • Ceramics
  • Chess
  • Clay Studio
  • Computer Club
  • Couples Social Bridge
  • Cribbage
  • Duplicate Bridge
  • Eastern States Club
  • Educational Lectures
  • Euchre
  • Fabric Painters
  • Folk Dancers
  • Forum
  • Green Bay Packers Club
  • Hearts
  • Hiking
  • Iowa Club
  • Irma's Crafters
  • La Tienda
  • Ladies Bridge
  • Lapidary and Silversmithing
  • Line Dancers
  • Los Bailadores
  • Men's Poker
  • Men's Social Bridge
  • Michigan Club
  • Minnesota Club
  • Movies
  • Oregon Club
  • Parkinson's Group
  • Pickleball
  • Pinochle
  • Progressive Bridge
  • Racquetball
  • Roun-de-lays
  • Santa Rita Art League
  • Sheepshead (Schafskopf) Card Club
  • Shuffleboard
  • Squares
  • Swim
  • Table Tennis
  • Tap Dancers
  • Tennis
  • The Alaska Club
  • The Canadian Club
  • The Colorado Club
  • The New England Club
  • The Valley Players
  • Trips & Tours
  • White Elephant Parade
  • Women's Club
  • Woodworkers
  • Wright-Patterson Mah Jongg

Attached Homes

Price Range: Low $100s - High $100s

Most residences offer between 1,300 to just over 2,000 square feet of living space with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Homes throughout Desert Hills 5 enjoy picturesque views of the Santa Rita Mountains and traditional desert-style landscaping. Please Note: Floor plans are not available at this time.

Single Family Homes

Price Range: Low $100s - High $100s

Both attached and single-family homes were built with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached garage. Most residences offer between 1,300 to just over 2,000 square feet of living space. Please Note: Floor plans are not available at this time.

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