The central Historic Neighborhoods such as Sam Hughes, Blenman Elm, Jefferson Park and West University are in the closest proximity to the University of Arizona Health Sciences Medical Center and the University of Arizona campus. The Sam Hughes and University of AZ Area neighborhoods have long been some of the most desirable central neighborhoods near the University of Arizona. Sam Hughes, Blenman Elm, El Encanto, Colonia Solana, Miramonte, Jefferson Park and West University are just a few of the historic neighborhood pockets that harbor gracious to palatial homes minutes from Tucson’s City Center and surrounding the University of Arizona! Many of these central Sam Hughes and University of AZ area neighborhoods have the feel of “the country” but exist right in the heart of the city.
Sam Hughes and University of AZ Area historic neighborhood residences may have qualified for “Historic Designation” meaning the neighborhood is recognized by the Federal Registry of Historic Homes and a homeowner has gone through the fairly simple) process of obtaining “historic designation”. If a home is a “primary residence” there is a significant tax benefit to have this designation. If the home is historic but used as rental property the tax benefit would not apply. The following link will take you to a map of the Historic Areas in the Sam Hughes and University of AZ area neighbors which qualify.
Sam Hughes and University of AZ area neighborhoods have maintained their desirability and thus are sought after homes. There are few short sales and bank-owned properties in these areas.
- Central luxury homes
- Downtown homes over $400k
- New downtown housing over $400k