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2/2 Bungalow in +55 Utopian Village Built in the Heart of the Sonoran Desert

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A Desert Home a New Yorker Could Love

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Last updated: 01/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Academy Village house description

CASA ACADEMICA Leisure time is well spent in this Utopian town of Academy Village. Visitors will find many activities cultural, social and physical in this 55+ community built from the ground up a decade ago and looking out upon a plain of saguaro cacti stretching to the Rincon Mountains. Your stay in this two bedroom, two bath, home replete with original art and books written by the owner, will be one of your most memorable Arizona experiences. At night the stars shine brightly without competition from human lighting. The Village is located in the Rincon Valley of Tucson, Arizona, which offers art and cultural venues, beautiful scenery, and Arizona’s great weather. Hiking and biking enthusiasts love this location. A nearby Farmer’s market is just down the road, a great place to find unique handmade jewelry, furniture, antiques and other treasures as well as locally grown fruits and vegetables.
At the heart of the village is the Community Center and The Arizona Senior Academy. When you stay here, you will find a fully equipped kitchen, dishes, towels, bedding, television, as well as a washer and dryer provided. You will have a lovely patio to enjoy Arizona’s great outdoors. Your home is cleaned prior to arrival and after your departure, interim cleaning service is available for an extra charge. You will have access to the village facilities including: the fitness center, the health and wellness center and the Arizona Senior Academy. The community calendar informs you of the various art and exercise events. Enjoy gracious living and a comfortable lifestyle in the unique Academy Village community.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1680 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

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

    No one under 25 unless an adult is in attendance at all time. Lease must be in the adult's name....moreless

  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Vacation rental agent has a series of questions asked in an oral interview....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    has en suite bath w dual vanities...moreless

  • Guest Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Scoot them together for King size comfort, 4 piece bath near...moreless

  • Has a sofa sleeper in the living room

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Master bath is open and spacious with a long wall of mirrors over the double vanity....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Go to the academyvillage.com for more information.

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Fabulous view of the Rincons with the best hiking trails available in Tucson....moreless

  • Rural:

    A very special planned community built in a broad expanse of scenic desert...a village unto itself...moreless

  • Village:

    All new, architecturally compatible...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Casual dining open to LR and Kit, seats 4 Formal Dining Room in separate room, seats 6, doubles as a library/study...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central HVAC system, refrigerated air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage:

    Double Car Garage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central HVAC system...moreless

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

    Garage and Driveway...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    See details on page 3, horizonvacationrentals.com; 'Furnishings for a typical 2 bedroom, 2 bath home...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Efficient Shape, Good work triangle, fully equipped...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Tennis

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
HIgh Season
Jan 15 - Apr 14, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,470 $3,320

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Mid Season/1st Summer
Apr 15 - Jul 14, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,370 $2,730

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

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

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Set UP Fee $180
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Security deposit and 30% down paid at time of booking. Paid in full 60 days in advance. Guests stay 7 nights and 6 days, arriving at 3pm on the 1st day and departing at 10pm on the 7th day. Extra days are charged on a per diem basis and rates are based on the number of guests. Initial rate quoted is for a double occupancy only. Late check out or early results in a half day charge.


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Last updated: 01/15/2015
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Location

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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tucson International
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Settlement, Sauraroo Corners (restaurant/bars)
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Rancho del Lago Golf & Country Club
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-10
45 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt. Lemmon (during rainy winter season only)

Car: Necessary

This beautiful site is nestled in an upper valley of the Rincon Mountains with temperatures 5-10 degrees milder than Tucson's, The setting is immensely beautiful with the mighty Saguaros dotting the undulating land...an atypical Arizona landscape with architectural beauty and composition in every building....a planned town!

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2013

About: Karen King manages my property for me. My name is Linda and I live in New York City. The idea of owning a vacation/retirement home in this lovely spot sited between the historic Spanish Trail and Saguaro East State Park really appealed to me. The idea of a completely new town built on such a beautiful site intrigued me.

Why Academy Village:
It was right across the road from my sister's retirement vacation rental. I came for a visit and fell in love with the clean, Southwestern design of this community.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The cultural amenities appeal to me. I have written books on art and here I am living in art. The many cultural events inspire me to live an active life where I can appreciate the talents of other exhibited on the gallery walls, attend concerts and lectures. At Academy Village, I can keep on learning and living an active lifestyle long after retirement.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish

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Photos

  • A Desert Home a New Yorker Could Love

    A Desert Home a New Yorker Could Love

  • All the buildings settle into the landscape and are new to each other

    All the buildings settle into the landscape and are new to each other

  • I can sit outdoors in winter and watch the shadows play on the mountains.

    I can sit outdoors in winter and watch the shadows play on the mountains.

  • Watch the mountains, wide screen TV and the fire from this lofty living room!

    Watch the mountains, wide screen TV and the fire from this lofty living room!

  • Guests love this bath so near their bedroom.

    Guests love this bath so near their bedroom.

  • Casual Dining w views of the Rincons....

    Casual Dining w views of the Rincons....

  • Ceilings that reach for the sky...

    Ceilings that reach for the sky...

  • Fine art finds it's home easily here.

    Fine art finds it's home easily here.

  • Formal Dining Table can seat six...my art belongs here.

    Formal Dining Table can seat six...my art belongs here.

  • This kitchen cooks!

    This kitchen cooks!

  • A totally new town built within the same time period emerges from the desert!

    A totally new town built within the same time period emerges from the desert!

  • Welcome!  Mi casa es su casa.

    Welcome! Mi casa es su casa.

  • The guest bedroom is soothing and comfortable.

    The guest bedroom is soothing and comfortable.

  • The kitchen from the formal dining room...

    The kitchen from the formal dining room...

  • Masterful Master Bath w two vanities...

    Masterful Master Bath w two vanities...

  • Spacious Utility Room with much extra storage

    Spacious Utility Room with much extra storage

$1,370 - $1,470 per week (USD)
Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Manager
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, french, spanish
  • Calendar last updated: 01/15/2015
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