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

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Last updated: 10/19/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Tubac cottage description

Pedro Herreras 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 Herreras. Lovingly restored and updated by the current owner, a nationally renowned novelist, the Pedro Herreras Casita 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 Herreras 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


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

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

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

              • Bedroom 1


              • Other (See Description)


              • 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


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


              • DVD Player
              • Television:

                32' HDTV Television w/built-in DVD player. ...moreless


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


              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Horseback Riding
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking


                  • Dining:

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

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people


                  • 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....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


                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Fully equipped with cooking utensils. If anything else is required by individual guests, it 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


                  • Deck / Patio:

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

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional


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                      from 7 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      High Season
                      Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $850 $3,000
                      Low Season
                      May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $600 $2,000
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Taxes Not included


                      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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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Friday, December 26, 2014

                      $100 - $150 per night (USD)

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 3

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                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                      Member since: 2011
                      Speaks: english, french
                      • Calendar last updated: 10/19/2014
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