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High Desert Rammed-Earth Home - Sonoita, Patagonia Area

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Last updated: 05/14/2014

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  • Minimum stay:28 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Patagonia house description

Popular with Birdwatchers, this comfortable, spacious, rammed-earth home in peaceful Southern Arizona is just a few miles north of the Village of Elgin, near Patagonia and Sonoita. This home is on five acres at a charming 'end-of-the-road' location. You'll find it romantic and unique if you wish to stay 'home' to relax & rejuvenate, as well as being a wonderful base from which to explore this beautiful & diverse part of Arizona.

The home has lots of comfortable nooks to relax in. The private walled yard is a great place to soak up the ample Arizona sunshine. You may never want to leave the property, as the views of the Whetstones to the East, wilderness of the Empire Cienega to the north & Biscuit Mountain to the south are magnificent. The night skies are alive with stars - probably more than you have seen in years.

A short drive will take you to the world-famous bird-watching areas of Ramsey Canyon or the Patagonia Bird Sanctuary, as well as historic Tombstone, Bisbee & Benson. Parker Canyon & Patagonia Lakes are about 45 minutes & 30 minutes away, respectively. Elgin Wine country is only five miles from the home.

There's something for everyone to enjoy here. The home will give you a true southwestern experience & is an exceptional property.

(Please note...there is about 1/4 mile of dirt road to cross as you approach the property, but all types of vehicles have used it, including low-profile sports cars, with no problem.

Keywords: Southwestern, custom home, acreage, privacy, unique, birding, wineries, Elgin, Patagonia, Sonoita, Tombstone, Ft. Huachuca, Patagonia Lake, Parker Canyon Lake

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                Pets love this house! There is a one-acre fenced yard, lots of trees, interesting places to explore and even an occasional rabbit to chase!...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking outdoors only please...moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 2

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              • Upstairs bathroom is accessed from master bedroom and has roomy tiled shower. Downstairs bath has clawfoot tub with shower enclosure....moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Amenities

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Lots of room to park extra vehicles, trailers, boats. Inquire about possibly parking an RV or Camper...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Rural location - it's safe to say everything is 'off street'...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                8 full sets of towels & 1 extra set of sheets per bed...moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                High efficiency LG air conditioners...moreless

              • Wood Stove:

                Firewood provided at no charge....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Iron & Board
              • Living Room
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wood Fireplace

              Other Amenities

                  • This home is one-of-a-kind with a a spiral staircase, roomy stainless-steel kitchen, claw-foot tub, lots of cozy nooks in the massive earthen walls, and even a pool table! ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Pool Table
                  • Stereo
                  • Television

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Flagstone patio outside back door....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Location & View

                      • Mountain View:

                        Amazing views of the Whetstones & Mustang Mountains and north to the wilderness of the Empire/Cienega Resource Conservation area. ...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Churches
                      • Spelunking
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Hiking
                      • Golf
                      • Fishing
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Cycling
                      • Medical Services
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Groceries
                      • Fitness Center
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Walking
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Festivals
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Library
                      • Museums
                      • Restaurants
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Swimming
                      • Antiquing
                      • Boating
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Photography
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Shopping
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Tennis
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 23 traveler reviews
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                      My Standard Rate
                      28 night min stay

                      $875

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                      Location

                      Car: Necessary

                      Wine Tasting, Photography, Birdwatching, Pool table on site

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1983

                      About the owner: I have owned this home since it was built in the early 1980's and it is very dear to my heart. It was built with energy efficiency in mind & to take advantage of the southern exposure for light & heating. The thick rammed-earth walls (like adobe, but compacted in place) make it very comfortable in all seasons with a wonderful ambiance which I love to share with my many happy guests. Renting the home as a vacation rental is a great way to let others experience it's wonderful qualities. My two sons grew up in the home & it proved to be a very creative & interesting environment for them and continues to be so for the children of our guests. It is truly a special property in a location that is quiet & beautiful, but not far from the many activities the Southeastern Arizona area has to offer. If you stay here don't forget to bring your pets as well since they will have a great time too.

                      Why the Owner Chose Patagonia:
                      This location is wonderful since it is only 2 miles from Highway 82. Visiting all the sites this unique part of the world has to offer is so convenient from here. Restaurants are plentiful and easy to drive to and from if you don't want to cook in the spacious kitchen. I was introduced to this area by my mother and father who discovered it after searching all over Arizona. They were avid fishermen so the location being near Patagonia Lake and Parker Canyon Lake was perfect for them for day fishing and boating trips.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      This home really lets the creative juices flow with it's great energy & is a favorite for artists & musicians. Hiking opportunities abound on the Empire Cienega Ranch to the north where you are sure to spot some unique wildlife & may even luck into finding an arrowhead or worked stone. Being within 30 minutes of Sierra Vista allows easy access to the large chain grocery stores if you like to prepare your own meals, but at the edge of wilderness when returning to the property. It really is the best of both worlds here.


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                      Photos

                      • The north side of the home

                        The north side of the home

                      • Great room, Arizona room & spiral staircase

                        Great room, Arizona room & spiral staircase

                      • Northern View of BLM from Upstairs Window - Cottonwood Trees are at Mud Springs

                        Northern View of BLM from Upstairs Window - Cottonwood Trees are at Mud Springs

                      • Master Bedroom - so nice & the views to the BLM are breathtaking!

                        Master Bedroom - so nice & the views to the BLM are breathtaking!

                      • Downstairs bedroom - relax and unwind

                        Downstairs bedroom - relax and unwind

                      • Downstairs bathroom has claw-foot tub & shower enclosure

                        Downstairs bathroom has claw-foot tub & shower enclosure

                      • 'Kiva' room with pool table and fireplace

                        'Kiva' room with pool table and fireplace

                      • Kitchen is spacious & now is equipped with a new Bosche Dishwasher

                        Kitchen is spacious & now is equipped with a new Bosche Dishwasher

                      • Approaching the House located at the end of the road - Whetstone Mountain view

                        Approaching the House located at the end of the road - Whetstone Mountain view

                      • Upstairs Bedroom - quiet and cozy

                        Upstairs Bedroom - quiet and cozy

                      • The Arizona Room is light & airy with a door leading to patio area.

                        The Arizona Room is light & airy with a door leading to patio area.

                      • Master bath has yucca cabinet doors & Mexican tile sink

                        Master bath has yucca cabinet doors & Mexican tile sink

                      VRBO #45859

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                      This listing was first published here in 2004.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

                      $3,750 per month (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Minimum stay: 28 nights
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