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Award Winning Architecture! Desert Moon Retreat

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Out by the pool-Plenty of seating and floating in the Black -bottom Pool

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Last updated: 10/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Tanque Verde house description

Set in the heart of the Sonoran Desert at the base of Mount Lemmon and the entrance to the Coronado Nation Forest, Desert Moon Retreat is the ideal way to spend your vacation. The architect, Alex Riley was voted one of the top 100 architects in the world for this property which has been featured in Architectural Digest three times! The layout of the house is based upon Hopi Indian traditions. The house has eleven round rooms and is in the shape of a crescent moon-no straight walls or right angles!. People talk about the healing powers of the house and the true immersion into the desert environment while staying at the Retreat. Desert Moon Retreat is the perfect getaway for the adventure seeking who want to be in the heart of the Sonoran Desert. The house sleeps 6 comfortably and has a full kitchen, two full bathrooms, many outdoor sitting areas, and pool and hot tub. Rates are based on double occupancy. Add $25 per night per person. To see all of our vacation rentals please visit our websiteIf your interested in purchasing property in Southwest Arizona please contact us, we operate Canyon Group Realty llc as licensed real estate agents and property managers.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Young children will need to be supervised as pool is not fenced off from house....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Please let us know if you would like to bring a pet. There is an additional charge of $10 per pet per night. ...moreless

          • Smoking Allowed:

            Smoking allowed outside in driveway only....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

            Several areas with two to three steps in house. ...moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Master Bedroom: 1 king

            Large master bedroom with own bathroom and walk-in closet. ...moreless

          • Guest Bedroom: 1 king

            Large room with own study ad walk-in closet. Entry to pool....moreless

          • Bedrooms are on opposite sides of the house for complete privacy from one another. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Master Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower, outdoor shower

            Full bathroom in the Master bedroom...moreless

          • Hall Restroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Large bathroom with door to pool area. ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Smoking is allowed outside but is not allowed in the house. Becuase of the unique nature of the house and the pool we strongly suggest that children under 6 need to be watched at all times. If you bring a pet you will need to watch it while outside as we have bobcats and coyotes that will attack. Please cleanup after your kids and pets. Also, no kids with diapers allowed in pool or hot tub and not kids under 12 allowed in the hot tub-no exception or you forfeit you security deposit. We do not allow any outside visitors to use any of the facilities. We do not allow parties of any kind-this includes outside guests over for dinner. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Botanical Garden
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    Surrounded by Catalina Mountains to the north and the Rincon Mountains to the east, the Desert Moon Retreat embodies the Sonoran Desert mystique. ...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Inside dining, outside dining, breakfast nook-plenty of space to eat. ...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central Air conditioning and heating ...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Full size clothes dryer available in house. ...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    There are two fireplaces however, they do not work well so no fires are allowed. ...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Central heating and air conditioning...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Wireless internet powered by satellite ...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    300 count sheets, 4 large pillows per bed and blankets. ...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Great Room with 42' flat screen TV and plenty of seating...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Parking for two cars in carport for house guests only . Three additional spaces to be shared with guest house renters. ...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    Bath towels and beach towels for the pool and hot tub are provided. ...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Full size washing machine available in house. ...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen:

                    Full kitchen with electric stove and oven, coffee maker, microwave, full refrigerator with ice maker. Spices, soaps, paper towels, plates, pots, glasses, knives and silverware. ...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator:

                    Full size with freezer and ice maker. ...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Electric oven and stove...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

                    Each bedroom has its own seating area by the pool ...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Deck off pool area for viewing the wash and desert landscape. ...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Several public courses nearby. ...moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Semicovered area between guest house and main house with seating-great views and a nice breeze. ...moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Large outdoor hot tub to be shared with guest house. ...moreless

                  • Private Pool:

                    Black Bottom pool to be shared with Guest House. ...moreless

                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall 2014
                  Sep 1 - Dec 18, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $150 $175
                  Fri, Sat
                  $900 $3,400

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  Winter I 2014-2015
                  Dec 19 - May 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $200 $225
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,100 $4,200

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  Summer 2015
                  Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $125
                  $750 $2,800

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  Fall 2015
                  Sep 1 - Dec 18, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $150 $175
                  Fri, Sat
                  $900 $3,400

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  X-Mas 2015-2016
                  Dec 19 - Jan 28, 2016
                  3 night min stay
                  $200 $225
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,200 $4,400

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  February 2016
                  Jan 29 - Feb 29, 2016
                  2 night min stay
                  $250
                  $1,500 $5,000
                  Winter 2016
                  Mar 1 - May 31, 2016
                  2 night min stay
                  $200 $250
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,200 $4,400
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • cleaning fee $150 + tax
                  • Pet Fee $10 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 6.05%

                  Notes:

                  Cancellations: 60 days or more before check-in date: 100% of deposit less $250 fee. 59 days or less before check-in there is no refund of deposit, however, we will not bill for balance due. No tax for stays 30 days or longer.

                  Check-in time: 4 pm

                  Check-out time: 11 am

                  Pet fee is per pet, per night $10-not a one time fee of $10.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 10/23/2014
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                  Location

                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Tucson International Airport
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Risky Business
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Arizona National Golf Club
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  I-10
                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Zona 78
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Mount Lemmon

                  Car: Necessary

                  Nestled in the high Foothills of the Sonoran Desert on the outskirts of Tucson, this unique house with its curving walls and commanding views of three mountain ranges, is the perfect getaway for the adventure seeking individual or couple(s) or for those that want a peaceful desert retreat. Sleeps 6, with full kitchen, laundry, hot tub, and pool. Minutes from downhill skiing in winter or a round of golf, or simply basking in the desert sun by the pool or watch the stars at night from the hot tub, this property offers a unique vacation experience. Also, available is a studio guesthouse for larger parties-sleeps 3 and has its own kitchen and full bath. For more information on this and other vacation rentals we have available please visit our website. Your hosts are experienced real estate agents who would be happy to help you find your own special retreat in the Tucson area-just ask!

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2010

                  About the owner: The Owners are design professionals, Maria is a licensed Architect and Landscape Architect, with her own general contracting license. Carla is a designer extraordinaire! She specializes in interior and landscape design and is the guiding design force behind all of our vacation rental properties.

                  Why the Owner Chose Tanque Verde:
                  We purchase unique, architecturally significant houses and transform them into wonderful vacation experiences.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Return home after staying at one of our properties feeling refreshed and renewed. Moving to Tucson or thinking about buying or building give us a call or drop us an email.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Out by the pool-Plenty of seating and floating in the Black -bottom Pool

                    Out by the pool-Plenty of seating and floating in the Black -bottom Pool

                  • Did we say Wildlife?

                    Did we say Wildlife?

                  • The Living Room with 42' TV and plenty of good seating.

                    The Living Room with 42' TV and plenty of good seating.

                  • The main living area, plenty of natural day light

                    The main living area, plenty of natural day light

                  • The Sonoran Desert Right out the Windows!

                    The Sonoran Desert Right out the Windows!

                  • The Breakfast nook with its own fireplace

                    The Breakfast nook with its own fireplace

                  • The Master bedroom with king size bed and plenty of pillows!

                    The Master bedroom with king size bed and plenty of pillows!

                  • The view from the Master Bedroom

                    The view from the Master Bedroom

                  • The Guest bedroom with King Size bed and its own study.

                    The Guest bedroom with King Size bed and its own study.

                  • Out by the Pool with the Catalina Mountains in the distance.

                    Out by the Pool with the Catalina Mountains in the distance.

                  • The Guest House is also available for larger groups.

                    The Guest House is also available for larger groups.

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • The main living area with plenty of curved walls

                    The main living area with plenty of curved walls

                  • Full Kitchen with all the conveniences

                    Full Kitchen with all the conveniences

                  • The Master Bedroom with doors off to the pool.

                    The Master Bedroom with doors off to the pool.

                  • The view from the Master Bed

                    The view from the Master Bed

                  • The Guest bedroom with king size bed.

                    The Guest bedroom with king size bed.

                  • All the round rooms!

                    All the round rooms!

                  VRBO #575987

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                  This listing was first published here in 2014.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, October 23, 2014

                  $125 - $250 per night (USD)
                  2

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 10/23/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated 10/23/2014
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