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Roadrunner Retreat-a Treasure Found in the 'Mountain Empire'

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Last updated: 12/06/2014
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Patagonia house description

'Roadrunner Retreat' is located in the artist's hamlet an international birding destination of Patagonia. Patagonia, Sonoita and Elgin are referred to as the 'Mountain Empire' & are located in Southern Arizona's 'sky islands' just 50 miles south of Tucson. This region is noted for its scenery, year round comfortable climate, open spaces & eclectic culture. Patagonia is one of the west's last undiscovered treasures with charming downtown shops & galleries. The area is known worldwide for the 300 species of birds that migrate through or nest along its creeks & waterways. In addition to the many hiking and biking trails, visit the local wineries and surrounding ghost towns. This spacious 2000 square foot brick adobe home is ideal for escaping the summer heat or winter cold. The Retreat is tastefully furnished & decorated in a comfortable and casual southwestern style. It has striking views of the Patagonia & Coronado Mountains which provides enchanting sunrises & glorious sunsets.


Relax, Enjoy and Unwind: 'Roadrunner Retreat' is truly a special place with striking territorial views of the Patagonia and Coronado Mountains and a perfect southwestern view of 'Red Mountain' which provides enchanting sunrises and glorious sunsets from the patio. This region is noted for its scenery, year round comfortable climate, open spaces and eclectic culture. 'Roadrunner' is just a short distance from year round habitat for rare and exotic birds...one of the most exciting spots for birding in the entire country. The Nature Conservancy Preserve beautiful scenery thrives with unique riparian wildlife bred by the Sonoita Creek. The creek just a few short block from the 'Roadrunner' is home to some of the world's best bird watching and the oldest Fremont Cottonwood tress, some 130 years old and towering more then 100 feet. More then 300 bird species have been signed in the Preserve and several unique hummingbirds and butterflies.

Explore the richness and diversity of this setting: Coronado National Forest and the surrounding areas offer year-round recreation opportunities for all energy levels. In addition to the many hiking and biking trails, you can visit the local wineries in Sonoita and Elgin and the surrounding ghosts towns. Visit Patagonia Lake State Park just a short drive from Patagonia where you can fish, swim or boat. It is a great way to spend a day with friends and family.

It's hard for some folks to image but Arizona has about a dozen wine regions and the Sonoita/Elgin area together with Patagonia is one of the premier spots. With an elevation of 5,000 feet & soil that's been compared to Tuscany, the area features five vineyards as well as several under development. Some of the vintages have received flowing reviews. The 3rd weekend in April is the Annual Blessing of Sonoital Vineyards Festival, October is the Patagonia Fall Festival and November is the annual 'new release festival' for the Sonoita Vineyards.

Activities to Enjoy: Located amid the Patagonia Mountains at 4000 foot elevation, this spacious 2000 square foot brick adobe home is idea for escaping the summer heat or winter cold. Patagonia is one of the most exciting spots for birding in the entire country. Sonoita Creek just a short distance from the house is home to some of the world's best bird watching. More then 300 bird species have been sighted in the Preserve. Coronado National Forest and the surrounding areas offer year round recreation opportunities for all energy levels. In addition to the many hiking and biking trails, you can visit the local wineries in Sonoita and Elgin and the surrounding ghosts towns. Birdwatchers, wildlife enthusiasts, photographers, hikers and mountain climbers have hundreds of miles of national forest and wilderness trails to explore. Take an easy day trip to visit Tombstone and then meander through the Mule Mountains to Bisbee 'Queen of the Copper Camps.'

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 21 or accompanied by parent or guardian...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Nice enclosed patio area for children....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Arizona Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • The spacious master bedroom has a very comfortable queen size bed and patio view. The bedroom is furnished with a computer credenza and hutch. The work center creates a working environment that is as pleasing to the eye as it is functional. The master bedroom has a large walk in closet and plenty of storage and large dresser. The master bath w/jacuzzi tub adjoins the room. The guest bedroom has a garden view w/queen bed. This bedroom has two large closets and a dresser. A full size bathroom adjoins this room. There are two additional queen sleeper sofas that are separated for privacy in the living and Arizona (family) room....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

            Master bath...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • The large master bathroom is well appointed with jacuzzi tub, large vanity and mirror. The main bathroom is very large with private section for toilet, extra closet and storage space, extra large vanity and mirror....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Roadrunner Retreat is perfect for a weekend getaway, a special retreat and is a 'home away from home.' The Retreat is tastefully furnished & decorated in a comfortable and casual southwestern style. It has beautiful red tile floors throughout the house. The Arizona Room is great for a family gathering area with ample seating for watching TV or movies or just admiring the views of the surrounding mountains and gardens. The living room has a fireplace. The large dining room has pleasant views of the patio and the 'country kitchen' is fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, and service for eight. From the dining room you step out onto the patio where you can sunbathe, entertain friends or enjoy glorious sunsets while watching resident birds and other wildlife settle in for the evening. Comfortable patio area has dining table & chairs with a market umbrella and hot tub. Gas grill provided. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books:

                Birding information, books and magazines...moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                a variety of games and puzzels...moreless

              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                satellite...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                DISH service...moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Duty Free Shops
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Beachfront:

                Go swimming at Lake Patagonia in the state park. Also rental boats available and fishing....moreless

              • Downtown:

                Patagonia is a short walk or drive - less then half a mile...moreless

              • Mountain:

                loads of hiking and mountain biking...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Red Mountain and surrounding Patagonia Mountains are viewed from home....moreless

              • Rural

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Snorkeling
              • Spelunking
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Arrival Day

                  • Flexible

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Large country kitchen w/bar and comfortable dining table and service cabinet with view of patio garden...moreless

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Swap Cooler - forced air water cooling...moreless

                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    large capacity dryer...moreless

                  • Fireplace
                  • Garage:

                    carport...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Electric force air...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    DSL and wireless service...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided:

                    all linens and blankets provided...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Lovely living room w/fireplace and large family room...moreless

                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking:

                    available for up to three cars ...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    parking of one vehicle in carport and other parking spaces are off street...moreless

                  • Shampoo
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided:

                    All towels provided...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    large capacity w/detergent provded...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    All utensils provided ...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    all tableware, pots/pans, glassware and utensils provided including baking dishes....moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen:

                    fully equipped kitchen with everything you need to cook any meal and/or beverage. Includes dinner ware and glasses for the patio....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven:

                    full size overn...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    All cleaning, paper products provided...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Full sized w/ large freezer...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Full size stove and oven...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Bicycles:

                    Bicycles available for rental in Patagonia...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Lovely enclosed patios ...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    excellent golf courses within 15 minutes of Patagonia...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    outdoor furniture provided...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    large gas grill ...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Tennis:

                    tennis courts available for use at high school just six blocks from home...moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Public pool available for public swim at high school just six blocks from home and Lake Patagonia 7 miles from home...moreless

                  • Jacuzzi

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card
                       

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                      $105-$125 (1-2 guests) per nite max 8 guest min. 2 nights -10% discount weekly stay
                      Your 'home away from home'. Rent this lovely 2000 square for home.  Year round self-catering vacation w/professional housekeeping between guests rental.   No housekeeping charge.
                      
                       Rentals are per person (double occupancy) rate listed; additional rent fee for each additional guest up to 8 guests with a 2 night minimum,   
                      
                      10% off nightly rate for week  and 35% off three week and longer. Contact owner for long term rates.  Rates subject to change.  Guests must be 21 or over unless accompanied by parent or guardian.  A security deposit of $200 is required prior to occupancy.  Please contact owners for rates and seasonal discounts.
                      Please contact owners for rental rates and special three night festival rates for the November, Patagonia Holiday Walking Tour featuring local artists and a 'Moveable Feast' (11/28-29), St. Martin's New Release Festival at Sonoita Vineyards (second wkend Nov), Patagonia Fall Festival (2nd wkend Oct), Sonoita Labor Day Rodea (9/1-3), August Festival Sonoita Vineyards (8/4-5), Patagonia's 4th of July Celebration, April and May's Santa Cruz Horse races and Quarterhouse show & Annual Blessing of the Vineyards Festival (3rd wkend April), second wkend in March is Patagonia's Birdland Art Walk and Mariachi Festival & February is Patagonia's annual Writers Roundup.  Santa Cruz River and valley are only a few miles away from Patagonia hosts the 'As the Birds Fly South' tour of bird sculptures which serve as a directory that informs visitors of the many natural, historical, cultural and artistic resources that are part of the Santa Cruz Valley.
                      

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                      Last updated: 12/06/2014
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                      Location

                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Tucson
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Patagopnia
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Nogales
                      17 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Nogales
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Patagonia
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Patagonia
                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Mt Lemon
                      17 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Lake Patagonia

                      Car: Necessary

                      A treasure found in the 'Mountain Empire' of Southern Arizona. Roadrunner Retreat is located in the artist's hamlet and international birding destination of Patagonia. Patagonia along with Sonita and Elgin are referred to as the 'Mountain Empire' and are located in Southern Arizona's 'sky islands' just 50 miles south of Tucson in the Coronado and Patagonia Mountains. This region is noted for its scenery, year round comfortable climate,open spaces and eclectic culture. The area is also known as Arizona's Wine Country.

                      Patagonia is one of the west's last undiscovered treasures. Charming downtown shops and galleries feature the work of local and regional artists. The Nature Conservancy's Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve & Patagonia Lake State Park are known worldwide for the 300 species of birds that migrate through or nest along their creeks and waterways. Patagonia offers access to numerous hiking trails including the historic Arizona Trail.

                      Golf: Just 10 miles from Roadrunner Retreat Kino spring is a magnificent gold course nestled below the Patagonia Mountains in the Santa Cruz Valley. This 18 hole gold course begin in tall grasslands, winds through a canyon and end in the same grasslands where it begins. The greens are well maintained. The Santa Cruz River can be seen from the course. Pro Shop 520.287.8701. Other courses within a half-hours drive include Country Club of Green Valley, Desert Hills, Haven Country Club and Torres Blancas.

                       

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                      Photos

                      • Main entrance to home

                        Main entrance to home

                      • Casa front door and pathway to wall patio which overlooks Red Mtn.

                        Casa front door and pathway to wall patio which overlooks Red Mtn.

                      • View of dining room w/access to patio

                        View of dining room w/access to patio

                      • View of 'Arizona Room'

                        View of 'Arizona Room'

                      • View of master bedroom w/work center

                        View of master bedroom w/work center

                      • View of patio, garden and views

                        View of patio, garden and views

                      • Patio eating & lounge area

                        Patio eating & lounge area

                      • View of mountains from patio

                        View of mountains from patio

                      • Patagonia sunset from patio

                        Patagonia sunset from patio

                      • Front of home with seating area for relaxing & enjoying mtn. views.

                        Front of home with seating area for relaxing & enjoying mtn. views.

                      • View of 'Red Mountain' from home

                        View of 'Red Mountain' from home

                      • View of living & dining rooms

                        View of living & dining rooms

                      • Country kitchen

                        Country kitchen

                      • View of Arizona Room near entry

                        View of Arizona Room near entry

                      • Arizona Room

                        Arizona Room

                      • View of guest bedroom

                        View of guest bedroom

                      • Comfortable dining

                        Comfortable dining

                      • Sunset from patio

                        Sunset from patio

                      • View of Red Moutain from patio

                        View of Red Moutain from patio

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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 12/06/14
                      Owner
                      Member since: 2005
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/06/2014
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