Homes for Sale in Amado, AZ

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Amado offers affordable housing, ranches, ‘ranchettes’, and large plots of land, with easy access to the I-19 corridor.


Like its nearby Santa Cruz neighbors, most homes are not part of HOA’s and the overall crime rate is substantially below other suburban areas, nationally and statewide, while medical services and ample shopping options are all close at hand.


Amado is horse-country, with the much loved Amado Equine Hacienda offering boarding, riding lessons and more. Amado’s wide open spaces, vast vistas, surrounding mountains, and sparsely populated environs provide you with the definite feel of living in the country, and yet the city lights and culture of Tucson are a mere 30 minutes to the north, while Green Valley’s supermarkets, medical services, and year-round golf are only 15 minutes away

Scenic Beauty: Nestled in the Santa Cruz River Valley, the picturesque beauty of Amado is a paradise for birdwatchers, nature-lovers, and city folk alike.

The wide range of ecosystems extends from the rugged peaks and pine forests of the Santa Rita mountains to spring-fed canyons to the Sonoran Desert and Santa Cruz River Valley.

  • WELL-PRESERVED LANDSCAPES: Amado is surrounded by vast canyons and untouched desert landscapes that stretch into the beautiful mountain ranges of Santa Cruz County. Driving along the many village streets in the community, you’re treated to scenic views that stretch as far as the eye can see. There are lots of outdoor recreation to be had in the area, with lots of local companies providing mounted tours along the well-preserved natural landscapes of the region.

  • AFFORDABLE HOMES: Amado has some of the most affordable home options in the region. If you’re looking for a home just outside Green Valley and is a short drive away from the town of Tubac, then properties here may be an excellent choice for you and your family. 

  • BEDROOM COMMUNITY: Like most other towns along Interstate-19, Amado is an excellent bedroom community a short drive away from the larger city centers along this highway. Cities north of Amador include Green Valley, Sahuarita, and Tucson, while to the south, you have Tubac, Rio Rico, and Nogales. The region also features the Arivaca Road, an east-west highway that connects to Arivaca and US Highway 286 to the west.
Homes for Sale in Amado

5 Need to Know Real Estate Facts About Amado

  • There are two primary sections for residential real estate in Amado. The first are homes near Arivaca Junction, which are mostly Spanish-style bungalows and ranch-style homes.
  • These residences are priced around the mid $100,000s and offer 1,000 sqft to 1,900 sqft of living space.
  • The second section is to the northeast, which features subdivisions that branch out from S Canoa Road.
  • Properties here feature a mix of move-in-ready residences and vacant lots that are construction-ready. 
  • Available homes for sale in this section of Amador are priced between $90,000 to $400,000.
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Amado is a small town of about three hundred residents in Santa Cruz County, Arizona. The community has a total land area of 5.28 square miles, with over 104 households used by the many families living in the region. The highlight of Amado-living is the scenic landscapes that surround the town. You’ll find picturesque green spaces perfect for birdwatching, hiking, horseback riding, and more.

The development of Amado was mostly centered on the small border town. The most notable of these is the Lakewood Estates subdivision which was built in the 1970s to 1980s. There’s also a lovely selection of farmhouse-type residences situated in the northeastern part of the town, perfect for buyers looking for a house built on spacious lots with overlooking views of the surrounding canyons.

What's To Love

  • Nestled in the Santa Cruz River Valley, the picturesque beauty of Amado is a paradise for birdwatchers, nature-lovers, and city folk alike.
  • Look for the gigantic “longhorns” at the Longhorn Grill, across the street from the legendary Cow Palace steakhouse and saloon—a favorite of John Wayne and others since 1920.
  • Amado has a nice scenic highway rest stop.

What's Not To Love

  • Does not have much in the way of healthy food options.
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Things to do in Amado

The Amado Market

Long-standing grocery store and gas station providing a convenient shopping destination for residents in the region.

Agua Linda Farm

Private 63-acre family farm offering beautifully landscaped gardens and function rooms perfect for private events and weddings.

Longhorn Grill and Saloon

Classic Southern-style restaurant serving delicious meat dishes.

Amado Territory Inn

Beautiful Southern-themed bed and breakfast offering comfortable lodging while you explore the many attractions in the territory.


Schools in Amado

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Sopori Elementary School
K – 5
Sahuarita Middle School
6 – 8
Sahuarita High School
9 – 12