Central Tucson homes with guest houses or guest quarters are sprinkled through central Tucson. Central Tucson Homes with guest houses come in all price ranges and conditions. Most central Tucson homes with guest houses, or guest quarters are, for the most part older homes. These homes may be historic and the guest houses or quarters were originally built for extended family or household help. Some Central Tucson Homes with Guest Houses have been “grandfathered” in so some aspects of how the guest house is being used may not actually meet the up to date legal criteria for a “guest house.” These properties have to be considered on a case by case basis. A buyer, needs to make sure the guest house was built with legal permits, but also realize aspects of the construction may not meet current building code.
Legally, the guest house portion of Central Tucson homes with guest houses is “intended” for use as extended family living space as opposed to a “rental” apart from the main house. As extended family living space the guest house is allowed to have full sized appliances as opposed to merely a hot plate or microwave and small apartment size refrigerator. Practically speaking, Central Tucson homes with guest houses or guest quarters are still privately rented out, at the owners discretion, usually on a temporary basis, and may be furnished. Usually Central Tucson homes with guest houses have only 1 main utility meter but the guest house can be metered separately if the owner has chosen to utilize the space for a home office and wanted the utilities separated. Water meters for Central Tucson homes with guest houses are almost always on only 1 meter.
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- Homes W/Guest Houses/Quarters