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Upscale Studio Suite Walk to Uofa / Downtown / Streetcar.

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Welcome to The Big Blue House on University Blvd.

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Last updated: 04/01/2015

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION...
The Big Blue House was featured in March 2013 Arizona Highways Magazine for it's award-winning historic restoration and beautiful rooms.....
Offering a beautifully furnished studio apartment with private exterior entrance and a fully equipped kitchen with regular housekeeping and linen change included. Perfectly located only 6 blocks from Downtown Tucson and only 8 blocks from The University of Arizona. Walk only one block to the best selection of over 50 restaurants in Tucson at Historic 4th Ave.
The suite features 450 sq ft of space. Free HBO, Showtime and most premium channels. Free Wifi.

THERE ARE MANY IMAGES of this incredible historic house online due to the famous designer (Henry C Trost) and the mysterious coincidence of the current owner and original owner have the same middle & last names and actually ended up being closely related. Simply search for 'The Big Blue House Tucson'

The Big Blue House is an incredibly beautiful 1899 Queen Anne Victorian restored to her original grandeur.
Stately on the corner of University Boulevard and 6th Ave in central Tucson. The Big Blue House Inn provides daily and weekly studio suite rentals.

LOCATION:
'Stay where you can walk everywhere!'
Directly on The University Bike Boulevard and only 1 block from the new Tucson Modern Streetcar!

Walk to all the best Tucson had to offer;
Historic Fourth Avenue 'The cultural center of Tucson' is perfectly one block away with the new Tucson Streetcar connecting you with The University of Arizona and Downtown Tucson. Fourth Ave. is the best selection of restaurants ans shops Tucson has to offer.

PRIVACY:
Each suite is unique and offers all modern amenities found in upscale hotels. Each suite has a totally private entrance as you do not enter a common area for totally private comings and goings.

AMENITIES:
Stay in an upscale Bed and Breakfast environment on a daily or weekly basis because all of our suite have kitchens suitable for extended stay. Included are unusual amenities such as 5 gal dispenser of R.O. filtered drinking water. We proudly prevent about 4500 plastic bottles from reaching a landfills. ALL the premium television channels FREE.

BREAKFAST:
Daily rental with a full hot country breakfast served in our 'Breakfast Cottage'
Or weekly rental where you prepare your own meals in the privacy of your own fully equipped kitchen.
We are flexible and can combine.

There is nothing quite like The Big Blue House anywhere in Arizona. She was designed by Henry C Trost who studied and worked with Frank Lloyd Wright. Trost designed many government buildings in Tucson, but rarely designed private homes such as The Big Blue House.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 450 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Included In Price

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No Smoking inside the house. Smoking allowed on the porch....moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • In-Suite Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Breakfast included in Breakfast Cottage

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    FREE HBO, SHOWTIME, CINEMAX all the sport chanels and premium channels are free...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Located six blocks from Hotel Congress downtown Tucson....moreless

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Rate includes full hote breakfast served on The Breakfast cottage daily...moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Available...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    available at property...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen ready to cook and serve a meal...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Free use of iur bicyles. We are dorectly on the new University Bike Boulevard. 'Tucson's friendliest biking spot'...moreless

  • Deck / Patio

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Weekly
Nov 22 - Sep 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$120
$490
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$120

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $20 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

You are actually renting an upscale bed and breakfast suite with private bath and full kitchen. This suite rents for $140.00 per night during the season. During the slower summer months we offer weekly rates...


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Location

6 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tucson International
500 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Delectables
0.5 Miles
Nearest Train
AmTrak
0.75 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 10
500 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Several

Car: Not Necessary

You are smack in the center of the best of Tucson. From here you can walk or take the streetcar to downtown Tucson or University of Arizona. We are located only 3 minutes off the freeway.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Lea Ramsey Since October 2005 she and her immediate family have devoted themselves to the appropriate historic restoration of the previously neglected Trost historic gem. All proceeds and profits are reinvested into the preservation of one of only a few Victorian Bungalows ever designed by famed architect Henry Charles Trost.

Why the Owner Chose West University:
Unique concept, location, historic significance, great breakfast, perfectly located in a great walking neighborhood... did I mention location??

The Unique Benefits at this Bed And Breakfast:
One of the most beautiful, unique and historic properties in Tucson.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Welcome to The Big Blue House on University Blvd.

    Welcome to The Big Blue House on University Blvd.

  • Each suite is unique and equipped with all the modern amenities

    Each suite is unique and equipped with all the modern amenities

  • 'The Hemingway Traveler' suite

    'The Hemingway Traveler' suite

  • Recently restored, the attention to detail is evident everywhere.

    Recently restored, the attention to detail is evident everywhere.

  • Located on the corner of University Blvd & 6th Ave. Watch for our truck-sign

    Located on the corner of University Blvd & 6th Ave. Watch for our truck-sign

  • Welcome Home

    Welcome Home

  • Restored to original in every detail

    Restored to original in every detail

  • Art Deco suite. All original vintage deco. check out the lamps...

    Art Deco suite. All original vintage deco. check out the lamps...

  • All beautiful old growth redwood construction. Nothing else it...

    All beautiful old growth redwood construction. Nothing else it...

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Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
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  • Calendar last updated 04/01/2015
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