Stunning Solar Home Next to Saguaro National Park - Must See!
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- Wheel chair accessible:No
Gates Pass house description
Alma Del Sol is a Tucson green solar vacation rental and home desert retreat with one of a kind artistic living spaces designed to comfortably integrate visitors into the splendor of the Sonoran desert. Enjoy the desert's serenity, marvel at its surreal landscape and abundant wildlife from the comfort of a truly unique custom eco-friendly solar adobe home.
This vacation rental located in the lushest part of the Sonoran desert in Tucson, Arizona is designed to accommodate individuals, couples, families, and small groups. Alma Del Sol is a leisurely 30 minute drive to downtown Tucson and situated on eight acres of saguaro studded property on the outskirts of the city in the foothills of the Tucson mountains. The property is uniquely adjacent to the Saguaro National Park, Pima County Park, and the BLM Wildlife Refuge.
World renown sights such as the Saguaro National Park, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Old Tucson Amusement Park with its famous old west movie sets, and most other major attractions being only minutes away.
Alma Del Sol strives to be an example of environmental consciousness by utilizing eco-friendly solar energy and water recycling systems, along with architectural and landscape design to highlight the natural open space of the great American Southwest.
ADDITIONAL RENTAL INFORMATION:
Four (4) night minimum at nightly rate for reservations - Non-reservations call for availability.
Keywords: Home, house, 4 bedroom, great room, hot tub, sauna, 3 bath, views, desert, mountains, golf
- 2900 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 23, Beds for 15-23
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dining Area Seats:
- Ice Maker
- Covered Parking
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- CD Player
- Music Library
- Video Library
- DVD Player
- Computer Available:
- Mobile Phone:
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Horseback Riding
- Fitness Center
- Mountain Biking
- Basketball Court
- Rock Climbing
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Wildlife Viewing
- Sight Seeing
- Miniature Golf
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October 1 through May 31 Weekly-$2,095, Daily Rates: $450(4 day min.)), $500(3 day min.)$550(2 day min.) Monthly-$7,000 Prices include any applicable tax. June 1 through September 30 Weekly-$1,495, Daily Rates: $300(4 day min.), $350(3 day min.), $400(2 day min.) Monthly-$4,500 Prices include any applicable tax. Rates based on standard occupancy of 8 persons (2 per BR) $20 occupancy charge per person beyond 8. Additional Studio space available: www.desertretreat.com
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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Year Purchased: 1991
About the owner: I'm an artist and teach middle school art. I also owned a solar energy company which led to the construction of Alma Del Sol, the name being a play off English and Spanish, mean Soul of the Sun (Sol).
Why the Owner Chose Gates Pass:
I built this home myself as a reflection of my commitment to environmental concerns and issues we face and must find solutions for. This rental allows me to share both the artistic aspects and environmental design that should be the aesthetic in everyone's life, if it's not, you don't know what you are missing.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Views, views and views of Mountains and the most surreal cactus environment you will ever experience, as the home is located adjacent to the Saguaro National Park. Due to it's proximity to the National Park, most of the major attractions are only minutes away. In addition, this home is made of real mud adobe and will give you an incredible architectural experience. Despite it 10 acres of privacy, it's only a leisure 30 minute drive from downtown Tucson. It has modern entertainment systems, so after a fun day of running around you can relax to a movie, listen to music, and enjoy the benefits of free broadband WiFi and and on-site computers to keep you in touch with family back home.
- Primary: (520)883-2256 (USA)
- Secondary: (520)241-4215 (USA)
Front of House
Kitchen with multiple mountain view
Elevated deck off of dining Room
Saguaro sunset-Property adjacent to Saguaro National Park
Cholla cactus bloom
Great Room-1,000 Sq. ft.-Great for gatherings!
Dining Room-Seats 17 with adjacent bay window and deck areas
Patio Descanso-Hot tub area-View from deck
Solar Collectors-Solar hot water, hot tub, and heating
Saguaro cactus bloom
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4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
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