4141 N Quail Canyon, (sold for 875,000) with almost 3,900 square feet, is the largest home sold in 2010. This gorgeous ridge-top home (listed by Long Realty) is in perfect condition and has drop-dead city views with some Catalina Mountain views. However, it was not the most expensive–there was Feburary sale of a custom home on 4155 Boulder Canyon (listed by Keller Williams Southern Arizona) that sold for $900,000 that is 3,630 square feet. Boulder Canyon is very contemporary and very exquisite, built- with much attention to detail. This home backed to the Sonoran Desert.
This year has not been a good year for 1 million + priced homes in Sabino Mountain (since none sold). Last year there were two sales priced at 1 million and $1,250,000 (my sale). Whereas the Catalina Foothills seemed to hold its own with a similiar number of sales at a million and over this year vs last year (approximately 40 sales), Sabino Mountain had no sales reaching this price point.The homes in the Foothills that sold on the very high-end were almost all priced very aggressively, and in order to sell at Sabino Mountain in the very high-end, owners must follow suit. I predict 2011 will see price stablization in the high-end market, but no appreciation yet.