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Orion House: Spacious Retreat Overlooking Old Bisbee

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Last updated: 10/12/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Named after the constellation Orion, which dominates Bisbee's spectacular night sky,  this roomy guest house overlooks historic Old Bisbee, with views to Mexico.  A five minute walk takes you to the center of Bisbee's art and entertainment district.

Accommodations include fully-equipped eat-in kitchen with a comfy window seat nook, two bathrooms with showers, laundry room, a dining area in the living room,  and two bedrooms with queen size beds.  An extra room  can be art studio, family room, or third bedroom with queen size futon. The covered front porch and spacious back deck have comfortable seating and great views.

Orion House has off-street parking, central heating and cooling, a flat-screen monitor with DVD/VCR player, WiFi, propane barbecue grill,  an extensive library of books and music, and complementary coffee.

A relaxing getaway for a single artist or a couple, Orion House  can also accommodate a larger group, with three queen beds, and cushioned window seats suitable for sleeping children or singles.  It can be a retreat for your artists' group, athletic team, or business associates, or a great place to host a party.

Well behaved dogs are welcome.  No cats please.


Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    Children up to 12 yrs old free....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Well-behaved dogs welcome. nonrefundable cleaning fee. No cats....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    spectacular views into the mountains of Southern Arizona and Mexico...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Mountain Biking


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    swamp cooler...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 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


  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 13.05%


Rates quoted are for up to two guests. For each additional guest, there is a charge of $25/night, or $70/week, or $125/month.

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Last updated: 10/12/2015
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100 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tucson Arizona
0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Old Bisbee's art and entertainment district
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 80
0.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Old Bisbee's art and entertainment district

Car: Necessary


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2005

About: Kate and Grady's home has always been a social center for artists, students and travelers. When they moved to Bisbee from California, they lived in Orion House while Grady built their new home in the adjacent lot. Then it seemed natural to open Orion House for guests. They have traveled extensively, and know what it takes to make you feel welcome and comfortable. They have recently returned from one year of travel in Southeast Asia and South America. Grady is a retired building contractor who teaches furniture-making to women in transition. Kate is an artist/clairvoyant medium. The Orion House is decorated with artwork acquired in Europe, Central and South America, the Caribbean and Asia.

Why Bisbee:
They bought this property after visiting Bisbee for a weekend and falling in love with the area. The cozy window seat alcove in the kitchen won Kate's heart. She has spent hours reading, relaxing and bird watching there. The location on High Road is ideal for its feeling of peaceful seclusion within easy walking distance from downtown, the magnificent views, wonderful neighbors, spacious house, garden and decks.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
It is comfortable for a single person, but can sleep up to eight. The layout and well-equipped kitchen and barbecue make it a great place to host a party, seminar, or other group activity. The fenced yard is dog-friendly.

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Speaks: english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Orion House

    Orion House

  • dining area

    dining area

  • breakfast nook with cozy window seat

    breakfast nook with cozy window seat

  • second bedroom

    second bedroom

  • one of two bathrooms

    one of two bathrooms

  • front porch

    front porch

  • garden


  • Enjoy birdsong and expansive views

    Enjoy birdsong and expansive views

  • living room

    living room

  • kitchen


  • bedroom


  • studio/extra bedroom

    studio/extra bedroom

  • deck with view to Mexico

    deck with view to Mexico

  • View


  • beetles painted on garden wall

    beetles painted on garden wall

VRBO #437410

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Monday, October 12, 2015

Minimum stay: 2 nights
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