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Special offer: $1,800 Monthly for 6+ months. Furnished. Excellent Location! Details
**6 MONTH MINIMUM STAY from the 1st to the end of the month** (COUPLES WANTING SHORTER STAYS, PLEASE SEE VRBO.COM/444008)
Conveniently located near Tanque Verde Rd & Catalina Hwy, in NE Tucson, near Mt. Lemmon. (This is a non-smoking property).
Comfortably sleeps 6 people (2 per bedroom) and can accommodate an additional 4 guests on a full-size sleeper sofa & 2 single-size roll-a-way beds.
Rustic adobe brick home surrounded by 8.5 acres of desert land and vegetation, but close enough to a main intersection that you have all of the necessary conveniences within walking/biking distance: shopping center, grocery store w/Starbucks, drug stores, restaurants, library, banks, mail depot, (even an Urgent Care & the Sheriff's Dept), etc. Great place to stay for nature-lovers. Excellent location for cyclists. A 'hiker's heaven.'
Step back in time to what a typical adobe brick ranch home and property was like 100 yrs ago or more!
The quaint charm of a 1950's Arizona ranch house, yet completely updated and newly remodeled with modern appliances. Unique southwestern decor. Very neat and clean and well-kept. Located in a warm, secluded, private setting. Kitchen features beautiful brand new hickory wood cabinets, new appliances and plenty of space for food/groceries in the walk-in pantry and the large side-by-side refrigerator/freezer. Brand new tile floors throughout the whole house. Living room features a cathedral ceiling, stone fireplace and 40'' flat screen TV w/Blu-ray DVD player. Bedrooms with lovely exposed wood beams and open raised cathedral ceilings. Huge, northern-facing, picture windows for priceless mountain views! Gorgeous view of the Catalina Mountains, Thimble Peak and Mt. Lemmon.
The Casa Soleada, the sunny house, has an open yard with lots of sunshine, yet is surrounded by property full of lush, mature desert vegetation. It takes 50-75 yrs for a saguaro cactus to grow an arm. There are a dozen saguaro with many arms, making them well-over 100 yrs old! And there are several younger ones on the property as well.
Located on the exclusive Northeast side of Tucson near the foot of Mt. Lemmon. Easy access to the main surface roads of Tucson via E Tanque Verde Rd. Easy access to Mt. Lemmon via Catalina Hwy, which is a 2-lane road also called 'Sky Island Scenic Biway'. (The Santa Catalina Mountains are one of southern Arizona's 'sky islands'). The 30-mile route to Mt. Lemmon's summit, Summerhaven, begins at the T-intersection of E Tanque Verde Rd & E Catalina Hwy and winds its way up to the top of the mountain.
Mt. Lemmon offers cooler temperatures, beautiful pine trees, a lake and recreational opportunities including numerous campgrounds, picnic sites and hiking trails amongst stunning terrain, gorgeous rock formations and scenic views. At the 9,157' peak is an operating ski slope in the winter months (normally providing skiing & snowboarding from late December into March or April) and 'sky rides' on the ski lift in the summer months. There are also restaurants, gift shops, etc.
The Casa Soleada is just 15 minutes from Sabino Canyon & Bear Canyon, in the Coronado National Forest, which are perfect for sightseeing via walking, hiking or a narrated tram ride. 15 minutes from Saguaro National Park East (with hiking, biking & horse trails, a paved 8 mile loop for a scenic drive or cycling, picnic areas and a free educational desert life video at the visitors center). 25 minutes from Colossal Cave. Just down the road there's access to miles of newly paved bicycle paths. Perfect for cyclists! Close to beautiful Agua Caliente Park, perfect for picnics. Near Udall Park with paved walking track, dog park & indoor recreation center. 15 minutes from the iconic Gaslight Theater, Park Place Mall, cinemas and numerous restaurants. Less than 10 minutes from Trail Dust Town (w/restaurants, horse soldier museum, kiddie rides, western stunt show, gun gallery, various shops) and Golf N' Stuff (miniature golf, go karts, bumper boats, laser tag). Just 1 minute from Rocks & Ropes (The Bloc) indoor climbing & fitness center w/yoga classes (w/daily rates & equipment rental; adults & children). Close to several horse boarding stables on the East/Northeast side of Tucson. 10 minutes from Pantano Stables which offers group & private horseback trail rides. 20 mins/11 miles from the U of A (University of Arizona).
Closest public Golf Courses: Arizona National (4 miles away), Ventana Canyon, La Paloma, 49ers, Fred Enke, Del Lago, Randolph. Numerous other courses about 30 miles away: Starr Pass Country Club-Rattler (among Arizona's top 10 and the nation's top 100), The Golf Club at Dove Mountain (designed by Jack Nicklaus & host of The World Golf Championships Accenture Match Play), The Gallery Golf Club at Dove Mountain (acknowledged as one of Golfweek's Best Modern Courses), Highlands at Dove Mountain (Arthur Hills design), Tucson National (home of the PGA tour), The Pines, Arthur Pack.
20 minutes from central Tucson's famous 4th Avenue historic shopping district with eclectic boutiques, shops and cafes. 20 minutes from La Encantada Plaza with upscale retail shopping and fine dining.
The private home's location is literally the perfect balance of Tucson's Old Pueblo rustic charm and the City of Tucson's modern conveniences in the Sonoran Desert!
The house was completely remodeled & updated as of Jan 2014. Brand new roof. Brand new tile flooring. New paint and furnishings. Also converted from gas to all-electric with brand new heater/AC unit. Upgraded to a new 50 gal electric hot water heater. It is listed at an extremely reasonable and competitive monthly rate.
RATES: Negotiable. Contact owner.
**6 MONTH MINIMUM STAY from the 1st to the end of the month** (COUPLES WANTING SHORTER STAYS, PLEASE SEE VRBO.COM/444008)
Pets considered. (Pet Damage Deposit required; $500 per pet). Dogs. No cats, due to allergies. Small dogs, since the adobe block wall in the backyard is only 3-4 ft high and the rest of the property is not completely fenced. Medium to large size older dogs, if they cannot/will not jump the wall....moreless
Each bedroom has 2 sets of bed sheets & a blanket provided for each bed. 1 set of bed sheets & blanket for the sleeper sofa & 1 for the roll-a-way bed. Extra pillows (soft & firm). Living Room throws....moreless
Cordless phone with unlimited local & long distance phone service. No international calls permitted. Answering machine to receive messages. Land-line for 911 emergency calls; nice if lose cell service...moreless
Fully equipped kitchen: flatware, dinner plates, bowls, glasses, mugs, pots & pans, cooking sheets, cutting boards, cooking utensils--wooden spoons, spatulas, etc.--mixing bowls, measuring cups/spoons...moreless
Full kitchen, stocked with everything except groceries (guests provide their own food and prepare their own meals). Large walk-in kitchen pantry with plenty of room to store groceries/food, etc....moreless
Special offer: $1,800 Monthly for 6+ months. Furnished. Excellent Location!
Gorgeous 3-bedrm/2 bath rustic southwestern ranch-style home on 8.5 acres of beautiful Sonoran Desert property on Tucson's Northeast side. Priceless mountain views! Great location for hiking, biking, sightseeing or relaxing. Easy access to all of the main surface streets of Tucson. Looking for 6-month lease (mth-to-mth after). Perfect rental home for relocating professional or visiting professor.
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180 night min stay
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Close to Sabino Canyon & Bear Canyon, which are in the Coronado National Forest. Close to East Saguaro National Park. All of which are great walking, hiking and biking areas. Close to Colossal Cave. Also near Arizona National Golf Course. Close to several horse boarding stables on the East/Northeast side of Tucson. Close to horse stables offering trail rides. Many fun family activities nearby. Near the base of Mt. Lemmon, which offers cooler temperatures, beautiful pine trees, a lake, and recreational opportunities including numerous campgrounds, picnic sites, hiking trails, gorgeous rock formations and scenic views. At the summit is Summerhaven, which has restaurants, gift shops, etcs. Also at the 9,157' peak is an operating ski slope in the winter months (normally providing skiing & snowboarding from late December into March or April) and 'sky rides' on the ski lift in the summer months.
About the owner: The owners, Mac & Sue, live on the adjacent property to the 8.5-acres of 'The Casa Soleada'…on a 3-acre property called 'The Summer Ranch'. They love the privacy the large acreage properties provide. They enjoy the warm, sunny, mild winters in Tucson and appreciate the natural desert vegetation and wildlife of the Sonoran Desert, a beautiful and diverse living desert. They are thankful for their everyday views of the Catalina Mountains, Thimble Peak & Mt. Lemmon. Mac & Sue enthusiastically rent out the casita on their property (#444008) and the casa next door to them (#505439) to Tucson vacationers at an extremely reasonable and competitive rate, wanting to share what they believe is the best area of Tucson to visit and definitely the most convenient Northeast Tucson location of all!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
** If there are only 2-3 people in your party and the dates of your stay are marked UNAVAILABLE on THE CASA SOLEADA's calendar, please consider looking at our other Tucson property #444008, THE CASITA, which is near the same location. **
A beautiful sunset view from the backyard
Spacious and comfortable living room. The dark brown sofa folds out into a double bed (room darkening shades or curtains are on all of the windows). The gray sofa is a recliner. Has 40'' flat screen TV, satellite TV service & Blue-ray DVD player. Picture was taken from in front of the fireplace
Brand new beautiful hickory wood kitchen cabinets; side-by-side fridge; glass top stove; brand new dishwasher, garbage disposal, microwave, coffee maker, toaster & electric can opener.
Master Bedroom with King-size Bed; matching end tables & lamps; entry off of living room (other 2 bedrooms are on the other side of the house); french doors open up into Arizona Room; spectacular mountain views
Additional vanity & counter top space in master bathroom
The master bedroom has a large 5-drawer dresser & huge walk-in closet
Second bedroom also has a huge closet and large dresser with mirror. Mountain views, too.
Third bedroom has 2 single beds. It is next to the second bedroom on the opposite end of the house from the master bedroom & next to the main bathroom
Laundry closet w/full-size washer/dryer off of the kitchen
View from the living room, through the Arizona Room, of the backyard's landscape
A roadrunner in the backyard. Some of the local Sonoran Desert wildlife.
'The Casa Soleada' means The Sunny House (In Spanish 'casa' means house & 'soleada' means sunny)
Saguaro cactus in the backyard and gorgeous mountain views. There are a dozen large, mature saguaro, (with many arms), on the property. And several younger ones. It takes 50-75 yrs before a saguaro grows an arm. So most of these are well over 100 yrs old!
Dining room; unique 1930's librarian's desk refinished and converted to a table for 6, with unique accent trim made from saguaro ribs. In the background is the living room's large stone fireplace.
Large open kitchen. Also gorgeous brand new tile floors throughout the whole house.
Master bathroom off of the master bedroom; convenient & private
Master bathroom has a walk-in glass-walled shower handmade with unique Mexican tile
Second bedroom has a Queen Bed; very large (12' x 14') room with table for 2 that can also be used as a desk; cathedral ceilings gives an open spacious feel; beautiful exposed wood ceilings with contrasting dark wooden beams
Main bathroom; brand new vanity & wall cabinet; w/bathtub and shower (also handmade from beautiful Mexican tiles & ceramic tiles)
View of the side yard from the window in the third bedroom. Lush desert vegetation surrounds The Casa Soleada.
Huge Arizona Sunroom off of the living room and master bedroom (approx 10' x 30') with floor to ceiling picture windows facing the mountains
The house has a perfect view of Thimble Peak (a Tucson landmark rock formation shaped like a sewing thimble)
A rock-lined pathway winds through the many acres of The Casa Soleada's desert property available for walks. There are a few signs for some of the desert vegetation--names of the different types of plants, trees & cactus
The Casa is secluded & private with a long driveway & lots of desert vegetation
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