Cottonwood is known as the economic heart of the Verde Valley. There's plentiful shopping and restaurants including the big box stores like Walmart and Home Depot, or visit the small shops and wineries in quaint Old Town. There's an excellent hospital in Cottonwood and many medical practitioners, so your healthcare will be nearby. There's something for everyone in Cottonwood. You can find just about any kind of housing in the Cottonwood area including 55 plus communities with affordable manufactured homes on leased land, pristine subdivisions, or country homes with acreage and breathtaking views of Sedona. You will be roughly 20 minutes from Sedona where you'll find endless hiking trails and the iconic red rocks, and only a 10 minute drive to the historic old mining town of scenic Jerome.