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Saddlebrooke,Arizona News and Information

SaddleBrooke in the foothills of the Catalina Mountains, near Tucson, AZ. Where you can find Saddlebrooke Two, a best 55+ retirement community.

Saddlebrooke Active Retirement website provides information and Saddlebrooke, Arizona news. There are Three major communities within the SaddleBrooke area. There are two large master planned active adult resort retirement areas and nearby is Eagle Crest. Eagle Crest is a small non retirement area of homes along Oracle (Hwy 77)

The location just north of Oro Valley, AZ , results in cooler year round temperatures compared to other Arizona Active Adult Retirement communities.Rolling topography and elevation changes provide amazing views of the Catalina Mountains.

About SaddleBrooke, AZ Retirement Communities

The largest and newest section in the Saddlebrooke development is SaddleBrooke TWO. Rated as best retirement community in Arizona. There are 3293 homes. It includes the Preserve sub division. The Preserve is an area of larger newer homes and lots. There are lots available and homes under construction in the Preserve area. SaddleBrooke Two is a resort retirement community with multiple amenity clubhouse complexes.

SaddleBrooke TWO has three major clubhouse complexes and a Pickleball center. With two full 18 hole semi-private golf courses. The 3 complexes of buildings and outdoor facilities provide multiple options for each amenity and activity. Restaurants, bars, sports, pools, libraries and other amenities are located at these centers

Unique to this community is the large Performing Arts Theater at DesertView with live performances and concerts. The Pickleball Center is also a SaddleBrooke Two amenity.

Click to see more details and photos for MountainView , DesertView, and the Preserve. and details for the Robson Pickleball Complex. The active retirement community has over 200 formal Clubs for residents. Some limited use of Restaurants, Golf at Two courses and ticketed theater events are available to to the public. Menu dining links

A mini shopping center is located along SaddleBrooke Blvd. There are some shops, a gas station, bank, pharmacy, and medical offices.

Where is Saddlebrooke Arizona?

Saddlebrooke Arizona is located just North of Oro Valley, Arizona and is an unincorporated town known for its large retirement community, large green spaces and scenic views. It is immediately adjacent to State and Federal public lands and National Forest in the foothills of the Catalina Mountains.

What are the differences between SaddleBrooke One vs Saddlebrooke Two?

*caution for all potential new residents. Any use of the HOA TWO facilities or amenities by HOA 1 , is subject to a temporary agreement. Several specific types of amenities are located only at SaddleBrooke TWO, including Pickleball, Dog Park, Spin Cycling, Computer Room, Softball field, 450+ seat. Performing Arts Theater, Competition Swimming Center, large ballrooms, some Arts and Crafts and two libraries. The agreement expires in a few years and may not renew.

Additional information is on the page listing the amenities for both.

HOA #1 is a smaller HOA consisting of 2060 homes and was the first developed part of the community. Both Saddlebrooke #1 and Saddlebrooke #2 were developed by the Robson company. Some amenities listed and shown on the HOA One website are HOA Two amenities. Those amenities are subject to the temporary agreement that expires in a few years. HOA One has one clubhouse complex with golf, a restaurant, grill, bar, fitness center , a pool, activities room and tennis center.

Saddlebrooke Two – has Multiple Clubhouse and Amenity Complexes


MountainView Golf Course 18 hole course with practices facilities. Semi-private course.

MountainView Complex
Fully Stocked Pro Shop
Resort-style Pool, Lap Pool & Whirlpool
Men’s & Women’s Lockers
Lighted Tennis Courts
Very large Clubhouse Featuring:
Grand Ballroom/Auditorium
Multi-purpose Rooms & Library
Mt.View Restaurant, Bar
Mesquite Restaurant Casual Covered Patios
Arts & Crafts Center

MountainView : an extensive complex with multiple amenities and golf course.

The Performing Arts Theater is located at DesertView ,450+ seats for live performances, concerts, lectures
DesertView Sports Center

DesertView Sports and Performing Arts Center

DesertView Competition Outdoor Pool Lap Lanes & Whirlpool spa
Fitness Center Spin Cycle room
Multi-purpose Rooms
Main Library

4 Lighted Tennis Courts
Multi-purpose Sports Court Softball Field/W grandstands
Dog Park

Performing Arts Theater with 478 Stadium-style Seats. Some ticketed events available to the public.


The Preserve Golf Course a full 18 hole course with practice facilities. Semi private.

Preserve Complex
Fully Stocked Pro Shop
Outdoor Resort-style Pool Outdoor Whirlpool
Fitness Center

Tennis Courts
Men’s & Women’s Lockers Multi-purpose Activity Rooms

Extensive Covered Patios Fine Dining Restaurant & Bar. Some public use available.

Preserve Golf at SaddleBrooke Two – image courtesy of wikicommons

Pickleball Center

The Robson Pickleball Center has been expanded , adding more courts.

It is a SaddleBrooke TWO amenity. Located in BobCat canyon off of Ridgeview Blvd.

Pickleball Center

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