Comfort and History in Tucson's Barrio Viejo
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- Minimum stay:N/A
- Pets allowed:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Stay in our lovely adobe two bedroom and one bath house in historic Barrio Viejo. Bedroom #1 has a queen bed and Bedroom #2 has two twins. The upgraded kitchen has a bar and stools for eating meals. Relax in the living area on our comfortable couch and overstuffed chair. The patio has a cactus garden and table/chairs. The large bathroom has a clawfoot tub with a shower.
About the neighborhood:
This area is convenient to most everything in Tucson. The revitalized downtown is in walking distance -- museums, shops, restaurants, and bars are very close and the 4th Avenue business district is about a mile away. The University of Arizona is within two miles, and the Desert Museum and Saguaro National Monument are a 20 minute drive. I-10 is easily accessed - head northwest toward Phoenix and Flagstaff or southeast to Bisbee, Tombstone, and Sonoita. Bird watching, hiking and other outdoor activities are easily found nearby.
Barrio Viejo is rich with adobe-style architecture. Many homes display southwestern colors of blue, purple, and orange. The Mexican and Spanish influence is abundant in the neighborhood. With protruding windowsills and recessed doors, the charm comes through in this unique neighborhood.
The name, Barrio Viejo, means “Old Neighborhood.” and it dates back to the 1880's It is considered one of the most colorful neighborhoods in Tucson because of the vibrant adobe homes and many artistic murals that reflect the Mexican and Spanish influence. The neighborhood is home to such landmarks as El Tiradito Shrine, where residents and visitors go to a crumbling wall to leave slips of paper inscribed with prayers and messages in the wall’s cracks. The area is yet another must-see Tucson neighborhood that reflects the desert southwest eclectic theme so commonplace in Arizona.
Keywords: Historic adobe two bedroom house in charming downtown neighborhood.
- Vacation Rental
- Children Welcome
- Pets Not Allowed
- Non Smoking Only
- 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Two twins.
- 1.0 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Linens Provided
Casa Abuela is a unique 750 sf adobe home built in the early 1900s featuring original 18' walls and brick floors throughout. Our quiet, residential area is just south of Tucson's downtown filled with gorgeous museums, great restaurants and music halls including MOCA, Tucson Museum of Art, Hotel Congress, Maynards, the Rialto, the Fox, the Arizona Theater Company, the Leo Rich Theater, St. Augustine Cathedral, the Tucson Convention Center and more. The University of Arizona is under 2 miles away and can be reached easily by bicycle or car. Gold's Gym and the YMCA are a short walk away....morecollapse
- DVD Player
- CD Player
- Wireless Internet
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Horseback Riding
- Fitness Center
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$700 per week $120 per night - 3 night minimum Multiple week discounts are available - please ask!
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- Nearest Airport: Tuscon International Airport at 8.5 Miles
- Nearest Motorway: 1-10 at 1 Miles
- Nearest Barpub: Cushing Street Grill at 0.25 Miles
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: We will be happy to help you plan your visit to Tucson. Please ask us for recommendations! Our home is located in a separate building on the property - both have their own street entrances.
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Entrance from Convent Avenue.
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