Alta Vista Contemporary Sells for 850K

6360 N Placita De Tia Ro is an over 3,700 square foot home sited on slightly over 1/2 acre located in ungated Alta Vista Estates. It sold for 850K now and sold for the same price 4 years ago (Listed by Long Realty and Omni Homes International found the Buyers). Alta Vista is located in the eastern side of the Catalina Foothills adjacent to Ventana Canyon.  This 19 year old home has hard to find solar owned panels making utility bills very affordable, plus the HOA fee is only $40.55 a month! The views are of the high Catalinas from almost all windows!

The Foothills II Mediterranean Sells for 1.4 Million

6941 N Finger Rock , an over 4,400 square foot remodeled Mediterranean, (listed by Long Realty and Tierra Antigua Realty found the buyers), closed at 1.4 million! This two-story home has panoramic views  of the mountains and the city. It boasts a new gourmet kitchen; much of the home has antique fireplaces, beams, flooring and window surrounds from reclaimed building materials. The Foothills II is a gated community located in the epicenter of the Catalina Foothills.


Catalina Foothills Mediterranean Sells for $1,330,000

7155 N Mercer Spring Place, an over 6K square foot, 15 year old, two-story Mediterranean was listed by Long Realty and the Buyers were procured by Remax Excalibur after trying off and on for several years to sell it at a beginning much higher price. This ridge-top home is sited on almost an acre in gated Foothills II community. This nicest feature about this house, in my view, is that it has hard-to-find movable glass walls looking out into the high Santa Catalinas.

Ventana Canyon Masonry Mediterranean Sells for $1,060,000

You know most of the country is seeing appreciation in homes priced over a million; this is not the case in the Catalina Foothills. Why; well call me or email me and I will tell you. 

6351 N Whaleback Place is an over 4 K square foot house sited on a small homesite for a home priced over a million-.37 of an acre.This 21 year old home is sold by Long Realty. A competitive area in Scottsdale, Arizona (which is not as pretty as the Catalina Foothills and the  climate is warmer and for many too warm) would cost much, much more. Stunningly beautiful Ventana Canyon is a luxury resort that is a 24 hour guard gated community,

Call me at 520-615-2598 or email me at to hear the scoop and check out luxury Catalina Foothills homes for sale.

The Summit Renovated Mediterranean Sells for just under 2 Million

4647 E Palais Place, a slightly over 7K square foot- recently renovated 16 year old Mediterranean, sold for $1,960,000 by Andy Courtney Properties.

This gorgeous home  with 25 foot ceilings had two things going against it–it has no pool and is a 3 story home (with elevator). Most folks, of course, want a one-story home with a pool (especially in this price-range).

However, desirable features include that this home is located in The Summit which is a small gated community located at the top of the Catalina Foothills with panoramic views. Amazingly, this one sits on a large homesite of over 4 acres. Had this been a one-story home with a pool and  that it is masonry- built (as this one is), it would have sold for well over 2 million.

If you are thinking of selling your Catalina Foothills home or want to explore the great opportunities to live in this Sonoran Desert wonderland, give me a call at 520-615-2598 or email me at!

Ventana Canyon Country Club Southwestern Home Sells for 859K

6406 N Desert Wind Circle , a 21 year old, masonry Southwestern-style home with almost 3K square feet on a little less than a quarter acre sold today for 859K (Long Realty was the listing broker). It last sold  5 years ago for 710K after which time some nice renovations were made.

Ventana Canyon has a 24 hour guard gated entrance and this one backs to the golf course!

The Catalina Foothills, besides offering a gorgeous setting with a wonderful climate, offers affordable luxury.  Contact me at if you want to explore local real estate.

Cobblestone Home Sells for 860K

Certainly luxury homes in the Catalina Foothills are selling; many at fabulous prices. 3361 E Finger Rock Circle is no exception. It went on the market during the summer of 2012 for $1,295,000 and Long Realty finally sold it today at 860K which is 33% less than the starting price.

This  26 year old home offers over 4,100 square feet and is sited on a little over an acre with both city and mountain views. Cobblestone has a 24 hour gated community with one of the most beautiful settings in all of Tucson.

If you are looking for affordable luxury with the rare and pristine beauty of the Southwest, contact me: Donna Anderson

Donna Anderson,Tierra Antigua Realty 520-615-2598; website: AZ licensed