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Artistic Desert Retreat

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Last updated: 12/07/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Oro Valley house description

Location: Oro Valley, Tucson & Southern Arizona, Arizona, USA

Accommodations: Main home (1440 sf), tile and carpeted floors with Oriental rugs in living and dining room. 2 Bedrooms (sleeps four), den, 2 small Bathrooms. Room outside connected to the patio provides dryer, and storage. Covered patio 240 sf.

Creative environment in a quiet neighborhood above the end of cul-de-sac with circular drive. With great privacy, the home sits in the middle of 1.3 acres of desert and is perfect for desert and nature lovers. Watch the sun set over the Tucson Mountains from a swing at the front of the house, watch it rise over Pusch Ridge from bed as you awaken.

Large back patio has many types of birds, along with bunnies, ground squirrels. Located near Canada del Oro Wash. Coyotes, bobcat and javelina are frequently seen.

Please take time to view the links below to fully understand the setting of the house, its patios, the natural vegetation surrounding it, and to see more photos of the kitchen, dining room, living room, den, bathrooms and bedrooms.

Private unheated swimming pool with auto-cleaner and fenced enclosure offers a peaceful place to sun and read. Dine by the pool or enjoy the sunken stone patio with a circular enclosure to use briquettes. Experience the freedom of swimming in your own private pool (it's a bit chilly during the late fall, winter and early spring but still available).

Home benefits from an open floor plan. Wood-burning fireplace. Kitchen is fully equipped,with dining table, kitchen table.

Both bedrooms have queen beds. Master bedroom has its own small bathroom with walk-in shower. Third room is den with futon sofa which would make a good bed for children. All three rooms recently re-carpeted.

Everything about this house is oriented toward the creative person looking for a quiet get away, a place to paint or write. A photographer will find no end of subjects. There are two desks with space for two writers to finish or start their manuscripts.

Grocery store, fuel and three restaurants are less than a mile away, La Cañada Wash trail 1/2 mile on sidewalk, five miles to diverse shopping, two movie theaters, hiking, golf courses,restaurants and Catalina State Park.

House has WiFi/DSL, DirecTv with150 channels and local programming (pay per view options and HBO available on request!), and local phone service. Monitor and keyboard in the den, just bring your laptop. A FAX, Inkjet printer, and scanner included.

We are NO SMOKING , and like pets. Talk to us about bringing yours. We recently put good screen wire around the fenced pool area in those places pets might escape giving them a nice place to enjoy their vacation also.

Carport, washer in the house with dryer in small room off the large, covered patio.

Please see the video link below
Keywords:fenced pool yard, 1.3 acres of desert, pets,
wildlife viewing.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1440 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Medium or small dogs and cats only. Talk to us about your pet. We have house cats!...moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Monitor, keyboard, FAX, scanner and inkjet printer available, bring your laptop computer....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library
              • Satellite / Cable:

                DirecTv, standard cable, local programming..no 'pay for view'...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Video Library

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Water Parks
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    Pusch ridge to the back and Tucson mountains out front. Watch sunsets from the swing under the covered entry....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    circular table in kitchen area, side board and antique extension table in dining area....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    in small storage room off patio...moreless

                  • Covered Parking
                  • Heating:

                    gas furnace and AC integrated...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    With sofa, 2 chairs and entertainment center. ...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    carport...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    including bread machine and food processor...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    covered patio off dining room in back. The pool is separately enclosed with two patios, one for sunbathing/dining, one for sitting and relaxing....moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                       

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                      Nov 2 - May 1, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $875 $3,200
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • cleaning $150
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Check or Paypal on request. add 2%.

                      Monthly $1000 deposit, balance 90 days prior.

                      Weekly 50% on booking, balance 30 days.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 12/07/2014
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                      Location

                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Noble Hops,
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Harvest Rest (GF), Caffe Torino , Carlotta's

                      Car: Necessary

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1999

                      About the owner: An artist and a retired engineer

                      Why the Owner Chose Oro Valley:
                      We bought this place for the location. Views of Pusch Ridge and Tucson mountains plus privacy with desert all around the house. We stated coming to Tucson in 1965 to go to graduate school and never stopped coming back to explore. The expansion of Oro Valley has brought convenience to the site as never before. The desert + close to stores, golf, and movies. Escape to Canada del Oro wash in 200 yards or go golfing at 4 courses within 2 miles. Walk to the grocery store ~ 1 mile or take your golf cart /walker on the path.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Close to hiking at Catalina State Park, Honeybee Canyon, and many other excellent trails and petroglyph sites make this a creative base while getting healthy exercise. On the back patio is an easel which makes it an excellent place to create a painting. With the wireless, it's great for research and writing. The energy here has always been conducive to creativity.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Front

                        Front

                      • Living room from dining room

                        Living room from dining room

                      • Kitchen from dining room

                        Kitchen from dining room

                      VRBO #267501

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Friday, December 12, 2014

                      $875 per week (USD)
                      7

                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

                      View calendar: Updated 12/07/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      Member since: 2009
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/07/2014
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