For Sale: Ten of the Most Expensive Homes in Tucson

What kind of home could you buy here if you had $3-5 million to spend? We have the answers!

6799 N. Rattlesnake Canyon Road
5 bedrooms
7 full baths
1 half bath
Square footage: 9,003
Acres: 49
Year built: 2000

Villa Esperero includes a 9,000-square-foot main house with two master suites, three additional guest suites, two additional bathrooms and a library. Mesquite hardwood floors, natural stone, flagstone and marble finishes. Multiple patios, terraces and balconies overlook the valley and mountain ranges. Gourmet kitchen, well-equipped butler’s pantry and formal dining room. Backyard includes a wraparound covered patio with outdoor kitchen and dining area and infinity-edge pool and spa.

Listing agent: Judy Smedes & Kate Herk Real Estate Group with Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Photos by Audra White/Images by Audra; Courtesy of Judy Smedes & Kate Herk Real Estate Group

7406 N. Secret Canyon Drive
4 bedrooms
4 full baths
1 half bath
Square footage: 8,327
Acres: 1.97
Year built: 1999

A hilltop Mediterranean located in the premier gated community The Canyons, this residence features a gracious soaring entry and separate reception area. There is a gallery space on both sides of the formal entry designed for art display and large-scale entertaining, as well as seated dining that can host 30-35 guests. Beautifully appointed mirror-image formal living and dining rooms flank the reception area and look out to the terrace, pool and city lights. Both rooms have carved stone gas fireplaces.

Listing agent: Judy Smedes & Kate Herk Real Estate Group with Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Images courtesy of Judy Smedes & Kate Herk Real Estate Group

8535 E. Shadow Side Place
6 bedrooms
7 bathrooms
Square footage: 5,402
Acres: .77
Year built: 1997

Mediterranean and Southwest architecture blend in this fully furnished sanctuary adjacent to Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort. Great Room with breathtaking views of both the Catalina and Rincon Mountains. Every room has its own full master bathroom with access to patio decks. Three bedrooms on each level, separate chef’squality kitchen with granite counters and a large island, as well as access to the outside deck and barbecue. Large, well-equipped laundry room includes a linen presser.

Listing agent: Edgar Yacob with Long Realty Company Photos by Daniel Snyder, courtesy of Long Realty Company

7582 N. Secret Canyon Drive
6 bedroom
6 full baths
4 half baths
Square footage: 13,350
Acres: 1.36
Year built: 2009

Located on a private lot with views of city lights and mountain ranges, the home includes many European antique finishes, such as fireplace mantels and surrounds, chandeliers, gold leaf crown molding and custom carpets. Formal living and dining rooms, butler’s kitchen and show kitchen, family room, den, nursery, English pub, 15-seat movie theater, three guest suites, exercise room, massage room, and an auto gallery with turntable for 15 cars. Pool, spa and an outdoor kitchen with pizza oven.

Listing agents: Janell Jellison and Paula Williams with Long Realty Company Images courtesy of Long Realty Company

11601 E. Lusitano Place
6 bedrooms
5 full baths
1 half bath
Square footage: 8,753
Acres: 3.31
Year built: 2001

Spanish/Mediterranean home in Wild Horse Ranch Estates with mountain views. The eat-in kitchen includes a large island, family size table, Sub-Zero refrigerator and six-burner gas cooktop with custom vent hood. Master suite has a gas fireplace, private patio, and a built-in entertainment center. Master bathroom has separate vanities, steam shower and jetted tub. There are two pools, including an indoor one with resistance jets. Attached two-bedroom guesthouse. There also is a detached, 12-vehicle garage with an apartment.

Listing agent: Don Vallee with Long Realty Company Photos by Ron McCoy, courtesy of Long Realty Company

3868 N. Canyon Ranch Drive – (not shown)
4 bedrooms
4 full baths
1 half bath
Square footage: 4,020
Acres: 0.62
Year built: 2009

A contemporary home on a view lot that backs up to Sabino Creek, the design includes walls of glass framing spectacular mountain views. Natural stone floors, wood ceilings and custom details abound. The gourmet kitchen features a mesquite butcher block island and stainless appliances, and overlooks the negative-edge pool/spa. Four lavish bedroom suites and an office make for an ideal retreat or full-time residence. This home is available furnished with some exclusions.

Listing agent: Bryan Durkin with Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty

5831 E. Finisterra – (not shown)
4 bedrooms
4 full baths
2 half baths
Square footage: 7,442
Acres: 1.53
Year built: 1988

This estate located in Finisterra recently underwent a two-year, multimillion-dollar renovation by the current owners who sourced materials from around the globe. The elaborate kitchen features an enormous Calcutta marble island, Wolf appliances, custom walnut cabinets, French parquet floors and an 18th century French fireplace. There are three guest suites and a master suite with city and mountain views, a spa-like bathroom, fireplace and impressive closet. The backyard includes a pool/ spa and pavilion for entertaining.

Listing agent: Bryan Durkin with Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty

6801 N. Dundedin Place
4 bedrooms
4 full baths
1 half bath
Square footage: 5,159
Acres: 1.33
Year built: 1994

Situated overlooking a golf course, and offering views of both city lights and the Santa Catalinas, this remodeled home features reclaimed oak floors with an inlay of Spanish deco tile. Modern amenities include an iPad interface automation for sound, with security and camera monitoring capabilities. The master suite has a luxurious bath with walk-in shower and private garden retreat. One additional en-suite bedroom is housed on the main level, with the remaining en-suite bedrooms on the lower level, which open on a shaded veranda.

Listing agent: The Gray/St. Onge Real Estate Group of Long Realty Company Photos courtesy of The Gray/St. Onge Real Estate Group

812 W. Granite Gorge Drive 339
4 bedrooms
4 full baths
1 half bath
Square footage: 7,133
Acres: 1.31
Year built: 2012

The finishes in this combination Mediterranean/modern/Tuscan-style home include handcrafted distressed flooring in office together with fireplace, library, wet bar and entertainment center. Massive front door leads to a majestic foyer with a custom ceiling with cove lighting. Staircase to loft media room created from Tivoli Walnut Slab material. The temperature-controlled wine room will showcase up to 600 bottles. Multiple outdoor spaces for relaxing/entertaining, such as the pool area, outdoor fire pit and upper deck cocktail lounge.

Listing agent: Suzie Corona and Josh Waggoner with Long Realty Company Photos by Ray Albright, courtesy of Suzie Corona and Josh Waggoner

1620 W. Niner Way
9 bedrooms
8 full baths
1 half bath
Square footage: 9,773
Acres: 16.01
Year built: 1992

Located in La Cholla Airpark, this residence has a spacious living room with 16-foot wood-beam-accented ceilings and window walls. Kitchen with top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, breakfast bar and utility island with gas cook-top and vegetable sink. The master suite has two seating areas, his/her closets, lavish bathroom with gas fireplace, steam room with shower and large, jetted bathtub. Also included: a three-bedroom guesthouse, metal barn with five-horse stall and tack room, and access to a private hangar with apartment. Listing agent: Don Vallee with Long Realty Company

Photos by Colin Catron Photography, courtesy of Long Realty Company


Disclaimer: All information for this article has been excerpted from recent real estate listings that have been edited by Tucson Lifestyle for publication. Details for the various homes are good-faith representations and are not intended to be all-inclusive. Homes may have sold, been removed from the Multiple Listing Service, or been altered from their descriptions after press time.

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