Desert Shadows

7425 North Mona Lisa Road, Tucson, AZ 85741
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Resident 2015 - 2019 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/08/2019
Do not rent here!!! Scotia property management is in charge here and they are concerned with one thing only and it's raising rent to keep profits high. The employees are rude and incredibly arrogant and highly trained liars. At the beginning of this year they started… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2018 Recommended
Reviewed 07/25/2018
I moved into Desert Shadows in 2009. I just signed another lease for one more year. In the 9.5 years I've lived here there have been the occasional noisy neighbor, broken washer in the laundry room, or trashed workout room. But lately all has been well.… See More
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Resident 2016 - 2018 Recommended
Reviewed 06/13/2018
Since the exterior paint job and upgrades on the patio fencing it has made a tremendous difference for Desert Shadows. When I have brought concerns to management they have worked hard to address them in a timely manner. Maintenance always responds to my request within 24hours.… See More
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Mindy gonzales • Resident 2018 Recommended
Reviewed 01/04/2018
Once in a great while you come across a really great place to call home and at desert shadows that's exactly what I found! I've lived in many apartments in my life but without a doubt this has been the best! Super clean apartment, not run… See More
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Prospective Resident Visited 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/13/2017
Visited this place recently and talked to the office manager "Brianne" i think, she seemed nice almost too nice so over the next few days I visited repeatedly to try to find residents outside their apartments to get the truth about this place and it's staff.… See More
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sanzo1200 • Resident 2016 - 2017 Recommended
Reviewed 06/26/2017
I have lived here fro almost a year now. It looks like they are attempting to update the outsides of the buildings which is desperately needed. I've lived in better places and worse as well. As far as the office staff goes they seem to be… See More
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vjm • Resident 2016 - 2017 Recommended
Reviewed 05/02/2017
The apartment complex is conveniently located between a shopping mall and local community college and is clean and the grounds well maintained and provide plenty of space for walking dogs in this pet friendly community. The maintenance crew have attended to any problems quickly and the… See More
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Resident 2015 - 2016 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/12/2017
Run,run,run this place is a dump. The 26 yr old blonde manager Brianna, Jeremiah the lying assistant manager and the rude,arrogant and condescending Lexi are only out for themselves and DO NOT care about residents. The maintenance crew doesn't fix things they just put band-aids on… See More
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Codyorr82 • Resident 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/06/2017
the only complaint I have is today the property manager and some other lady came to my unit,kind of caught me off guard as I had no warning of their arrival,I had told them when I moved in that I work nights and sleep during the… See More
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ANGELA_123456 • Prospective Resident Visited 2016 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/14/2016
WORST APARTMENTS I HAVE EVER BEEN TO. THE YOUNG GIRL WHO WORKS IN OFFICE CARES MORE ABOUT HERSELF THEN ANYONE WHO MIGHT BE IN FRONT OF HER.I FELT LIKE I WAS PUTTING THEM OUT JUST FOR COMING IN AND TRYING TO TOUR. IF THEY WERE THAT… See More
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MaryB1985 • Resident 2016 Recommended
Reviewed 07/26/2016
Wonderful Community!Office staff & Manager are Friendly and kind. Quiet community & Matinence is always on top of any concerns! See More
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76542 • Prospective Resident Visited 2016 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/06/2016
I just moved to Tucson from Texas and I had looked at these apartments online and thought they had a lot to offer. When I arrived in Tucson and went to look at the apartments in person, I loved what they had to offer. I turned… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 11/10/2015
Do not rent from them. ---- the manager does not care about you or your problems he is rude. At first moving in it was great. But now our lease is up and I could not be more happy to GET OUT when you first move… See More
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megz88 • Resident 2015 Recommended
Reviewed 09/24/2015
I moved in a few months ago and I couldn't be happier! The apartments are very well kept. The only thing I would say that is not the best is the walkways need to be power washed. Otherwise the pools are kept very clean and the… See More
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Resident 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/24/2015
Quiet property and great location. Older, inefficient HVAC units result in high electric bills. Property management folks are nice but maintenance is horrible. Have to make maintenance requests numerous times to get work done and the work is done poorly. Low point of this great community… See More
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Amc359 • Resident 2015 Recommended
Reviewed 09/22/2015
I moved in more recently to Desert Shadows and I could not be happier. The process was simple and I worked with the leasing agent with dark hair who made everything smooth. It is a good location and very convenient living. It stays quiet and is… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2015 Recommended
Reviewed 07/02/2015
This place is wonderful. I have been living the apartment lifestyle for several years now in different locations. Regardless of looks or reviews, no place is perfect and it won't have everything your looking for. I also feel the need to point out that almost every… See More
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l23t520 • Resident 2014 - 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/23/2015
signed a 1 year lease with them and was not a place we would ever live again. We started to notice roaches in our apartment a couple months in. We noticed them not just in our apartment but the buildings around us outside as well. We… See More
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ELEONOR25 • Resident 2014 - 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/31/2015
LIVE HERE THE STARING MONTH OF JULY 2013 AND HATE IT,THE NEIGHBORD UP STAIRS WALK LOUDE ALL DAY,YOU CAN EAR THE STEPS AND KIDS RUNNING AROUND THE APT ,I TRY TO SLEEP AT AROUND 4 AM AND THEY ARE AWAKE DOING LOUDE SOUND IS VERY DESTURBING… See More
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Resident 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/02/2014
rude and demanding and poorly maintained , outdated appliances (ac, fridge ,stove garbage disposal, dishwasher) highly over price for the quality and you have to pay for water on top of rent , have to pay $50 per Pet . save your patience look somewhere else.… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/05/2014
Renter's beware!! The grounds of desert shadow's definately looks nice! but that about where the positives stop. I've lived here over a year and a half, it started out ok for a while but then things went from bad to worse. First, besides maybe one of… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/18/2014
Our lease is ending in 10 days and it's not a day too soon. We want OUT! When we first moved in back in 2012, the place was nice. There were mostly older folks and it was quiet. The worst thing I had to complain about… See More
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kosherburrito • Resident 2012 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/24/2013
This is the second worst apartment company I have rented from. I am moving out today and I find out by overhearing a conversation in the apartment that they are preleasing my unit as a non-view apartment but they charged me $10 a month extra for… See More
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Jowders • Resident 2011 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 05/20/2013
I have been renting for 11 years and recently purchased my first home. And the greatest renting experience that I have had, by far, is with Desert Shadows! The management team genuinely care and get to know your household personnally. They are very involved and encourage… See More
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Tucsonnw2011 • Resident 2011 - 2012 Recommended
Reviewed 10/31/2012
I have been at Desert shadows for about 18 months. I moved to a townhome after the first year. It is clean, well-maintained. Maintenance service has actually improved. I have a covered space nearby. I cannot hear noise from neighbors on either side even though we… See More
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  • Dogs Allowed
    Deposit: Required
    Rent: Required
    Restrictions: Breed restrictions apply.
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    Deposit: Required
    Rent: Required

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Studio, 1 Bathroom

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    $741

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    Studio

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $798

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    1 Bedroom

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $914

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    2 Bedrooms

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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    $1,005

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    2 Bedrooms

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Desert Shadows is an apartment in Tucson in zip code 85741. This community has a Studio - 2 bedroom, 1 - 2 bathroom, and is for rent for $741 - $1,005. Nearby cities include South Tucson, Oro Valley, Marana, Green Valley, and Oracle. 85741, 85742, 85743, 85704, and 85737 are nearby zip codes.

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