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Charming Old Tucson Home on Private Acre with Stunning Mountain Views!

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Beautiful Mexican Hand-Carved Entrance to Classic Burnt Adobe Home on an acre.


Last updated: 12/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Private Homes house description

If you're looking for a serene and private setting, away from the crowds, this is it! Yes, there are neighbors but most homes in this northeast Tucson area are on an acre or more. This home is warm, friendly and just waiting for a couple with children, two couples who like to vacation together or friends that want to get together for a memorable time in the sun. OR your waiting for your new house to be finished or you want to check out Tucson in our dry heat Summer! WINTER/SPRING RATES WILL INCREASE NOVEMBER 1.

The views are amazing. It feels as though you can reach out and touch the Santa Catalina Mountain Range. 'The Thimble' is a special peak in the Catalinas that is viewed from this home. The 75' brick patio is a special treat in these warmer winter months for Bar-B-Qs, Family Retreat, Reunions or just get-togethers with your other Tucson friends or new acquaintances.

You'll definitely find new friends on Saturday and Sunday mornings at the popular coffee house, 'Le Buzz.' The Desert Fitness Club is 5 minutes away for those Silver Sneaker members or Udall Park for a myriad of classes for seniors, work-out facilities, basketball courts and indoor swimming. There is also machines for circuit training and an indoor track for walking.

Back to the cozy near 2500 square foot one-level (no steps) home with high beam ceilings in the huge family room adjoining kitchen. The bedrooms are specious as are all of the rooms. If you like to swim, the pool is just steps from the master suite. For indoor water exercise and lap swimming, Udall Park is the place to go.

Don't hesitate to call for additional information and photos.

Keywords: Single Family Home, Tucson, Sabino Canyon, Bear Canyon, vacation, Sabino Creek, Tanque Verde Valley


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2360 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                26 years for adults....moreless

              • Children Welcome:


              • Limited Accessibility:

                Although one level home, there is a step down to living room. Otherwise home and grounds are relatively flat....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                ONLY OUTDOORS, PLEASE....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Subject to approval of breed and number of pets....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Convertible bed(s)


              • Bedroom 1 - Large Master Suite: 1 king

                Walk-in Closet + Built-in Wall Closet-Patio Door to Pool...moreless

              • Bedroom 2 - Adobe walls: 1 queen

                Regular bedroom with Mountain Views - Queen Bed...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Queen-size - Mountain Views...moreless

              • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), large desk for computer/T.V., night stands. Access to hall bath from bedrooms 2 and 3 Good closet space.....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Hall Bath Services Bedrooms 1 and 2 - Beautiful Garden View...moreless

              • Bathroom 2 - Master Suite: toilet, shower

                Large walk-in shower. Separate shower/toilet rm. Lg vanity...moreless

              • Bathroom 3

                Nice Utility Sink/Vanity - other end of home off living area...moreless

              • Botrh bedroom baths are spacious and feature floor-to-ceiling arched windows that look inito private flower garden. Windows are non-see-thru from outdoors and interior morphs into floor-to-celing mirrors. Pleated shades can be up or down....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • If you wish to experience the real 'Old Pueblo' and take in the virgin desert surounds, on the street along the east side of the only running waterway within 40 miles -Sabino Creek - this is it. A '70s home with the charm of a elegant taste of yesteryear's Old Tucson days. The high ceiling feature beams in the family room and iron work in the living and dining rooms. Special custom windows throughout the living areas and baths together with designer window treatments. A stunning and relaxing destination for one wishing for tranquility yet within biking distance to festive and popular pubs and coffee shops. 4 Corners of shopping, library, restaurants, groceries, hair salons, pharmacies, etc within 1.5 miles....moreless


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


                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions


                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Photography
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Monument View:

                    Fabulous view of the awesome Santa Catalina Mountain Range - up close and personal. Popular peak out the window - Thimble Rock...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    Fabulous view of the awesome Santa Catalina Mountain Range - up close and personal. Popular peak out the window - Thimble Rock!...moreless

                  • Village:

                    Tanque Verde village consists of 8 corner of shopping, restaurants, business, library, pubs, coffee shops, grocery store, convenience store, beauty salon, urgent care, etc. Just 1.5 miles....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis


                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    Large formal dining overlooking courtyard with fountain. Also breakfast area table and bar....moreless

                  • Dining Area


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central Air-conditioning...moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    Comcast Bundle...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace:

                    Huge fammly room fireplace with raised hearth from wall-to wall. Very charming!...moreless

                  • Garage:

                    Double with brick covered breezeway to back door. Pass by dramatic ten foot arched window allowing a view of dining and living room. ...moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Central forced air gas...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Spacious living room with large Venetian tiles and gorgeous Asian Rugs. Awesome mountain views out pirture windows....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Large circular driveway accommodates many vehicles....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    No Need. ...moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine


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

                    Large open kitchen U-shaped with breakfast bar adjoining huge Family Room. Wood-clad patio doors access 75' brick patio and path to pool and views....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Stables. Salt and pepper, coffee, some spices, baking goods, etc....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Stainless Steel with auto ice and water....moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Aside from the open pool decking, from the family room and master suite are wide patio doors opening onto 75 foot covered brick patio with path to pool area....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    American Golf Club, aka Sabino Springs 18-hole golf within 1 mile. Several other golf courses within 5 miles....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Fully serpentine masonry wall enclosing a good portion of acre site, equipped with two side iron gates and a walled separate pet area accessible from utility from for pet....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Private Pool:

                        Beautiful 5' deep 32-foot pool with spacious decking affording again, wonderful mountain views and desert landscape....moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,150 $4,900
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • $500/wk refundable dep $500
                          • Cleaning non refundable $250
                          • MUST BUY $5000 COVERAGE $89
                          • Pet Fee $100
                          • Taxes Included


                          Please call for personal conversation with any questions and clarification. Also for the purpose of discussing any pets or guests and the consequential additional fees, oif any. 1-800-263-3639 direct to cell.

                          $500 refundable deposit for 1-2 weeks. $1,000 ref dep/mos

                          REMEMBER! Discounts given for more than one month. Also, additional discounts available upon personal conversation with owner.

                          $1,000 per month rented to be deducted from rental balance. Reservation confirmed upon payment which can be mailed to 2 Jefferson Parkway J 08, Lake Oswego, OR 97035, or posted by credit card to my account at PayPal; i.e. Balance of rent to be received by cashier's check at least two weeks prior to occupancy. There is no damage/security deposit other than $89 insurance.

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                          Last updated: 12/14/2014
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                          8 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Tucson International (TUS) - 20 minutes
                          1.5 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Le Buzz - Montgomery Pub - Pizza Hut
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Sabino Springs National Golf - restaurant/bar
                          1.5 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Tanque Verde (4 lane) & Catalina Hwy (4 lane)
                          1.5 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Le Buzz - Fantastic breakfast, lunch & dinner menu
                          30 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Ski Bowl - Summerville (winter skiing)

                          Car: Recommended

                          Although property is located on an acre near the mountains and Sabino Creek, just down the hill about 1 mile are 8 corner shopping strips with library, restaurants, pharmacies, large grocery store, mini-mart, gas stations, hair salons, fitness centers, breakfast restaurants (good) coffee cafes, Starbucks, CVS, Walgreen's, Safeway, horse riding arenas, major equestrian center and much more. ALL WITHIN A 2-MILE RADIUS. Then of course, the wonderful hiking trails and tram for Sabino Canyon and Bear Canyon hiking just minutes from home on foot. Sabino Creek Access, too.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1997

                          About the owner: I'm a transplant from Oregon and do enjoy the desert. My favorite things here in Tucson are the wildlike, sunny blue skies and casual lifestyle. My career is in real estate. I've sold homes both in Portland, Oregon and Tucson, Arizona totaling 35 years -- most in Tucson. I enjoy having licenses in both states. I LOVE MY HOUSE DESCRIBED ABOVE AND I'M SURE YOU WILL, TOO.

                          Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
                          I love Tucson. I mostly love Tanque Verde Valley of Tucson. It's lush, virgin desert and low-density with extreme mountain views attracted me to this area. I originally bought the home for my own family but now am living elsewhere as my family has grown up. This particular home is on the street paralleling the only running water within 40 miles -- Sabino Creek. What a treat!

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          This area is terrific for hiking, walking dogs, enjoying views, or driving 5 minutes to parks, clubs, restaurants and coffee houses. Arizona National Golf Course is also within 5 minutes as is McDonald Park with their separate dog park for both small and large pets. It's an ideal place to enjoy the phenomenal weather in Tucson, PLUS, you can actually see all the stars in the sky in this area of Tanque Verde Valley -- Bear Canyon Hills.

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                          • Beautiful Mexican Hand-Carved Entrance to Classic Burnt Adobe Home on an acre.

                            Beautiful Mexican Hand-Carved Entrance to Classic Burnt Adobe Home on an acre.

                          • Gorgeous Mountain Views - Lush Desert Vegetation

                            Gorgeous Mountain Views - Lush Desert Vegetation



                          • BACKYARD IN SPRING

                            BACKYARD IN SPRING

                          • Whimsical Side Courtyard/Fountain

                            Whimsical Side Courtyard/Fountain

                          • From Dining Room overlooking living room, entry & bedroom hallway. Mountain View

                            From Dining Room overlooking living room, entry & bedroom hallway. Mountain View

                          • 75' BRICK PATIO FOR YOUR OUTDOOR LIVING

                            75' BRICK PATIO FOR YOUR OUTDOOR LIVING

                          VRBO #331647

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                          $1,150 per week (USD)

                          3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 12/14/14
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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