Expansive views, larger lots and natural desert vegetation is the setting for homes in this area of Tucson. It offers a great location to access other parts of Tucson. Being at the foot of the Catalina Mountains is awe-inspiring. The vibe feels private and unhurried, more quality, less quantity. It is the gateway to outdoor activities and is sprinkled with the majority of the Tucson seasonal visitors.
While there are some homes built in traditional Tucson styles from the 30’s and 40’s, most homes were built much later. Many incorporate local architectural ideas and sensibilities. Home styles include Sonoran, Spanish style, Mediterranean, Santa Fe, territorial, along with mid century modern and contemporary homes. Homes are generally well sited to take advantage of magnificent mountain and city views.
Claim to Fame
Close to golf courses, recreational activities, and upscale restaurants and amenities, this area is centrally located to everything Tucson has to offer. There is special attention to incorporating the unique Sonoran desert landscape, a sense of space and privacy. The Catalina School District is highly sought after.
The entry level of homes in this area will be in the form of condos and townhomes. Single family home entry level is much higher than other areas of Tucson. Homes are much larger in size and generally are on one or more acre lots. Home values can vary depending on the age, location and care of the home.
While there are some areas where walkability is good, this area generally has no sidewalks, lighting or shoulder for walking. There are no neighborhood parks. There are more encounters with local wildlife. Aside from busy commercial areas, plan to drive more! Cyclists will find this area to be a hub to access other areas of Tucson and major streets are debris free and have cycling lanes. Neighborhood streets can be challenging!