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Tubac's Premier Historic Rental Property: Beautiful, Private, 1857 Adobe Casita

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Last updated: 04/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Pedro Herrera Casita, Est. 1857

One of the oldest houses in Tubac, this charming territorial-style adobe casita, built in 1857, was home to the village’s first postmaster, Pedro Herrera. Unfortunately, Pedro and the rest of the residents were forced to flee Tubac for Tucson in 1861, due to repeated raids by Cochise's Apaches out of the nearby Santa Rita Mountains. The first postmaster never returned. Today, the Pedro Herrera Casita has been lovingly restored and updated by the current owner. It offers a comfortable, romantic retreat with all the modern conveniences, including central heat/air conditioning, and evaporative cooler, Dish Network satellite service, and wireless internet connection.

Set on a terraced and beautifully landscaped half-acre lot, shared by the owner’s residence, the casita is shaded by old-growth deciduous and fruit trees and is only minutes from the Santa Cruz river and the Anza Trail, offering wonderful walking, hiking, biking, and birding through magnificent old-growth cottonwood and mesquite forests. Less a desert landscape than it is a riparian one, the area is a favorite vacation destination for birders who come to see the incredible diversity and fecundity of both resident and migratory species.

The 750-sq. foot casita is furnished in Colonial-style antique furniture, and includes one bedroom/one bath; original stone-lined working adobe fireplace; fully-equipped kitchen; separate laundry room with washer/dryer and utility sink; brick patio with gas grill and umbrella-shaded dining table. Although only steps from Tubac’s lively shopping streets, the Pedro Herrera Casita is its own private enclave, offering our guests tranquility and serenity in an Old World atmosphere.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    1/2 acre fully fenced yard. Pet deposits or fees possible. Please inquire about specific pet policies. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Other (See Description)

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  • Queen size Beds (1) New Serta Vera Wang pillow top queen mattress set. Guests all remark on it's great comfort. Twin or Single Beds (1). Very comfortable 16-inch thick, self-inflatable mattress available for placement in main living area, suitable for one additional guest, adult or child. Those who have slept on it have been very, very satisfied. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Attractive saltillo tiled bathroom, with antique sink base, shower, commode, laundry hamper, and full assortment of towels....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    32' HDTV Television/DVD player. ...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table shares space with the main living area, which includes the sofa, a writing table with comfortable office-style chair, and a leather club chair with ottoman....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioner and evaporative cooler....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced air heating system with thermostat....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Antique colonial Peruvian armoire w/32 TV set. Antique trastero for glassware storage, with two drawers and two cabinets. Writing desk with office-style chair, leather club chair and ottoman, sofa....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking available directly in front of casita....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Fully functional wood burning fireplace, mesquite firewood available....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped with cooking utensils. If any other cooking items are required by individual guests, they will be cheerfully provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full range of dishware and flatware....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen with everything required for the serious or casual cook....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Full-size oven....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Four burner electric stove top....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio/courtyard with umbrella-shaded dining table. Covered front porch with small dining table w/two chairs, and two porch chairs....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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50% deposit due upon confirmation of reservation. Balance due 60 days prior to check-in date. Payment by personal check, cashiers check, money order, or paypal.


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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english, french
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  • Calendar last updated 04/26/2015
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