Benson Real Estate

Welcome to Benson: Rails of history, caverns of wonder

Picture this: stunning river-valley views, perfect weather, and the impressive Kartchner Caverns State Park right at your doorstep. As you travel along Interstate-10, Benson proudly stands as the Gateway to Cochise County, beckoning you to explore its wonders.

Dating back to 1880, Benson's roots predate Arizona's mining boom. It all began as a vital stop on the historic Butterfield Overland Stage mail delivery route. Then came the iconic Southern Pacific Railroad, weaving its way through Benson's history until 1997 when Union Pacific Railroad took over. Immerse yourself in the rich culture of the Old West and the town's railroad heritage, embodied by the beautiful Benson Visitor Center – Train Depot. This replica railroad depot, located in the heart of historic downtown, pays homage to the original architectural marvel built over a century ago.

Benson AZ Visitor Center

Benson AZ Visitor Center

However, Benson's crown jewel is undeniably Kartchner Caverns State Park. Spanning 550 acres at the foothills of the Whetstone Mountains, this natural wonderland awaits just south of Benson on State Highway 90. Feel the thrill as you embark on picnicking adventures, camping expeditions, invigorating hikes, and leisurely walks through this mesmerizing landscape. And the pièce de résistance? The still-living caverns will leave you in awe of their beauty as they are home to a wide range of cave formations that have been continuously growing for tens of thousands of years.

Benson experiences hot summers, with temperatures sometimes reaching 100°F in June, but the nights are cooler. Winters are milder during the day, but it can get quite cold at night. There's not much snow, but it can snow a little in January and February. July and August have more rain, making them the wettest months.

Benson, Arizona offers a variety of real estate options, from cozy single-family homes to sprawling ranch-style properties. As you embark on your search for a new house, let Derrick Coates be your trusted partner. With his extensive network, access to exclusive listings, and in-depth knowledge of the local market trends, Derrick will help you navigate the real estate landscape in Benson and find the home that truly feels like yours.

Benson - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Benson: $346,300 / County Avg $438,000


Avg Taxes in Benson: $1,600 / County Avg $1,700


Avg Sq. Ft. in Benson: 2,081 / County Avg 2,002


Avg Price per/sqft in Benson:$166 / County Avg $219


Avg Walkscore in Benson: 10 / County Avg 27


Avg Year Built in Benson: 1999 / County Avg 1983


Avg Days on Website in Benson: 128 / County Avg 143


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