Territorial-Style Homes For Sale

Territorial-style homes for sale in Tucson are prevalent and available throughout the entire city. Territorial homes are typically constructed using slump block concrete, and most were built from the 1960s to the 1990s. The style originated while the area was still known as the New Mexico Territory of the United States. The Spanish-inspired home was the standard during those times, but some homeowners wanted something slightly different, so they designed a home that was a bit more box-like, allowing for faster build times and more space.

Another important concept evolved during the mid to late 1800s when Tucson transitioned from a Mexican to an American town. Spanish residential developments were usually row houses, with each home on the edge of a block. In the middle, neighbors shared a common courtyard. This was the traditional way to build housing in Spanish cities at the time. American (or British to be more exact) developments were different in that each family would own their own home and land, not sharing anything (other than perhaps a well) with the surrounding neighbors. This led to homes that were not connected to each other anymore. The end result of merging Spanish-style architecture with American building styles were the territorial-style and bungalow-style homes.

Start your search for Territorial homes for sale in Tucson below, or learn more about the characteristics of Territorial houses.

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4575 W Dove Canyon Place, Marana
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,467 SqFt

4575 W Dove Canyon Place, Marana

$1,275,000
6942 N Longfellow Lane, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,017 SqFt

6942 N Longfellow Lane, Tucson

$824,950
958 N Rosemont Boulevard, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,583 SqFt

958 N Rosemont Boulevard, Tucson

$164,900
1570 W Niner Way, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 3,726 SqFt

1570 W Niner Way, Tucson

$1,400,000
4841 W Lone Dove Drive, Marana
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,491 SqFt

4841 W Lone Dove Drive, Marana

$1,285,000
1901 W Cessna Way, Oro Valley
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 5,645 SqFt

1901 W Cessna Way, Oro Valley

$1,200,000
3850 E Placita De Piacho, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,353 SqFt

3850 E Placita De Piacho, Tucson

$1,189,000
14842 N Dove Canyon Pass, Marana
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,226 SqFt

14842 N Dove Canyon Pass, Marana

$1,175,000 ↑ $13,888
2 Calle Diaz, Tubac
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,100 SqFt

2 Calle Diaz, Tubac

$1,150,000
5141 N Camino Sumo, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,321 SqFt

5141 N Camino Sumo, Tucson

$995,000
4737 N La Rueda, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,412 SqFt

4737 N La Rueda, Tucson

$899,900 ↑ $45,100
144 E University Boulevard, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 10 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 4,165 SqFt

144 E University Boulevard, Tucson

$899,500
2751 E Ozona Place, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,375 SqFt

2751 E Ozona Place, Tucson

$899,000
2500 W Magee Road, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,267 SqFt

2500 W Magee Road, Tucson

$850,000
4850 N Paseo Sonoyta, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,713 SqFt

4850 N Paseo Sonoyta, Tucson

$849,000 ↑ $10,000
6920 N Alvernon Way, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,492 SqFt

6920 N Alvernon Way, Tucson

$799,900
6966 E Badger Trail, St. David
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,955 SqFt

6966 E Badger Trail, St. David

$795,000
487 W Coyote Moon Place, Oro Valley
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,391 SqFt

487 W Coyote Moon Place, Oro Valley

$785,000 ↑ $10,000
2231 N Norris Avenue, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,098 SqFt

2231 N Norris Avenue, Tucson

$729,000 ↑ $4,000
5045 E Saint Andrews Drive, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,786 SqFt

5045 E Saint Andrews Drive, Tucson

$725,000 ↑ $10,000
1825 N Norton Avenue, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,169 SqFt

1825 N Norton Avenue, Tucson

$725,000
4905 N Entrada Primera, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,178 SqFt

4905 N Entrada Primera, Tucson

$675,000
6951 N Saint Andrews Drive, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,624 SqFt

6951 N Saint Andrews Drive, Tucson

$675,000 ↑ $25,000
50 Burruel Street, Tubac
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,908 SqFt

50 Burruel Street, Tubac

$665,000 ↑ $30,000


Territorial-Style Real Estate Market

In the current Territorial-Style homes for sale, the highest price home is listed at $1,400,000 with the lowest available home listed at $104,900. The current average price for a home in the Territorial-Style real estate listings is $374,974 with a median price of $305,000. Territorial-Style homes for sale range in size from 742 Sqft to 6,794 Sqft and sit on lots that average 1.25 Acres in size. Territorial-Style properties appeal to a wide variety of home buyers and are some of the most popular homes in the SCC-Tubac East" area.";


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Common Characteristics Of Tucson Territorial Homes

Slump Block

Slump BlockTerritorial homes have been around Tucson since the mid-1800s, but most of the ones currently on the Tucson real estate market were built from 1960s to the early 1990s. Those homes are almost always built from a certain kind of concrete. Slump block is wider than a traditional brick, but about the same height. The block has a distinctive look because it is removed from its mold prior to being completely set, giving it a slightly "slumped" appearance.

 

Spanish Heritage

Spanish HeritageTerritorial houses retain a lot of their Spanish heritage including arches, wrought iron (especially over the windows), courtyards in the front of the homes, and in many cases, some decorative tile work.

 

Flat Roofs

Flat RoofAlmost all territorial homes have a flat roof. They also have scuppers, or drainage outlets, to direct the water away from the house. These look a little different from the Spanish home's canales but serve the same purpose.

 

Cornices

CorniceUsually made from brick, these cornices are a hallmark of high-end territorial design. Cornices don't serve any function, but they do add decoration to what some people view as an overly simplistic, boring exterior.

 

Rectangular

RectangularTerritorial homes are almost always rectangles. Some have had additions built over the years, but typically these homes are twice as wide as they are deep.

 

Invest In Tucson Territorial Real Estate

Tucson Territorial real estate is generally seen in the areas of the city that saw explosive growth from the 1960s to 1980s. NW Tucson, Catalina Foothills, and east side of Tucson all have thousands of territorial homes. Most of these houses now belong to highly demanded central locations and neighborhoods as the city of Tucson has grown.

If you would like additional information about territorial homes for sale in Tucson region and would like a knowledgeable REALTOR® to help you understand more about this home type, feel free to contact the Michael Oliver Team today. We understand which details make for a great territorial property. If you own a territorial home in the Tucson area, we have experience selling this style and understand what buyers are looking for. As such, we can help you sell your home for the best price possible.

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