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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1555 E Entrada Segunda, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,811 SqFt

1555 E Entrada Segunda, Tucson

$775,000
13535 S Sundown Ranch Road, Vail
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,550 SqFt

13535 S Sundown Ranch Road, Vail

$550,000 ↑ $19,000
13105 E Placita Las Avenas, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 6,007 SqFt

13105 E Placita Las Avenas, Tucson

$2,950,000
13190 E Camino La Cebadilla, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,977 SqFt

13190 E Camino La Cebadilla, Tucson

$1,695,000 ↓ $200,000
N/A, Arivaca
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,921 SqFt

N/A, Arivaca

$1,399,000 ↓ $409,000
7350 S Cactus Thorn Lane, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,800 SqFt

7350 S Cactus Thorn Lane, Tucson

$1,295,000
3 Libres Ct, Tubac
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,318 SqFt

3 Libres Ct, Tubac

$1,275,000
7109 N Cathedral Rock Place, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,507 SqFt

7109 N Cathedral Rock Place, Tucson

$1,185,000
7855 N Como Drive, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,602 SqFt

7855 N Como Drive, Tucson

$1,150,000
6145 N Mina Vista, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,544 SqFt

6145 N Mina Vista, Tucson

$994,000
92 N Horned Owl Lane, St. David
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,202 SqFt

92 N Horned Owl Lane, St. David

$985,000 ↓ $10,000
8336 N Rose Marie Lane, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 3,680 SqFt

8336 N Rose Marie Lane, Tucson

$974,000 ↑ $25,000
1725 N Wentworth Road, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,096 SqFt

1725 N Wentworth Road, Tucson

$934,000
5412 E Placita Apan, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,398 SqFt

5412 E Placita Apan, Tucson

$895,000
4400 N Territory Circle, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,706 SqFt

4400 N Territory Circle, Tucson

$875,000 ↑ $13,000
6398 E Paseo Otono, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,264 SqFt

6398 E Paseo Otono, Tucson

$849,000
4245 E Havasu Road, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,380 SqFt

4245 E Havasu Road, Tucson

$849,000
5734 E Paseo Cimarron, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,459 SqFt

5734 E Paseo Cimarron, Tucson

$799,000
68 Via Campestre, Tubac
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,457 SqFt

68 Via Campestre, Tubac

$737,000
5345 N Strada De Rubino, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,065 SqFt

5345 N Strada De Rubino, Tucson

$699,000
62 Madera Court, Tubac
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,346 SqFt

62 Madera Court, Tubac

$675,260 ↓ $7,945
1511 Via San Cayetano, Rio Rico
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,582 SqFt

1511 Via San Cayetano, Rio Rico

$675,000 ↑ $19,900
2425 N Redington Place, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,118 SqFt

2425 N Redington Place, Tucson

$669,000 ↑ $5,000
5469 N Camino Del Penoso, Tucson
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,061 SqFt

5469 N Camino Del Penoso, Tucson

$659,500 ↑ $5,500


Territorial-Style Real Estate Market

In the current Territorial-Style homes for sale, the highest price home is listed at $2,950,000 with the lowest available home listed at $125,000. The current average price for a home in the Territorial-Style real estate listings is $451,809 with a median price of $335,000. Territorial-Style homes for sale range in size from 588 Sqft to 6,007 Sqft and sit on lots that average 1.30 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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