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Artisan Retreat on 4 Acres • Pool – Privacy – Views – Comfort • 2-7 Days Rental

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Looking across the fire pit and pool toward the Tucson Mountains

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Last updated: 12/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Private Homes house description

Hale Bonita in Northwest Tucson is a soothing retreat on four acres, with privacy and expansive desert and mountain views. The home is appointed with art, comfort and technology to delight.

This vacation rental welcomes a gentle occupancy and does not allow parties or events.

Hale Bonita – so named in the Hawaiian-Spanish translation of “Beautiful House” is a Santa Fe contemporary, with a solar heated pool and 3 bedrooms. Entry to the property is by way of a private paved road, leading to the brick circular drive. As you enter the home, you are welcomed by the warmth and style of a private resort.

The Living Room is appointed with art, comfortable contemporary furniture in a conversational grouping with a 60 inch HD TV hidden behind doors. An audiophile B&W speaker system, Blu-Ray + CD player and premier Satellite programming leave little to desire in home entertainment. A gas fireplace provides an evening glow.

The kitchen is perfect for enjoying meal preparations while being a part of the living/dining room and the desert + mountain view. The kitchen is appointed with granite surfaces, a Viking range, a modern microwave + convection oven and a generous size modern refrigerator. There is a washer + dryer in a utility room.

The Master suite is a warm and cozy retreat from the day. Wake up in the California King bed, looking out the French Doors, beyond the lawn and pool, to the view of desert and mountains. A generous walk-in closet will set you right at home with its custom built-ins. The Master Bath is large and airy with a Jacuzzi tub and an artistically designed pebble-stone shower.

The middle bedroom has a Queen Bed and a private vanity that enters into a full bath. The small bedroom has a Full Bed, with lots of light and art and accesses the full bath through a Jack-’n-Jill doorway. A travel-photography gallery of prints adorn these two rooms. There are two full baths and one guest half-bath.

The landscaping was designed to incorporate the best of the Sonoran Desert with a touch of Sonoran tropical. The heated swimming pool is surrounded by a garden of lush plants and trees. Swim, relax, barbecue on the gas grill or head out from the back gate onto the dirt roads for biking or hiking in this ranch style horse community.

The home is 7 minutes from the I-10 freeway ramp – 15 minutes to downtown Tucson and 30 minutes to mid-town.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Not Suitable For Children:

                No children under 12 years - the swimming pool is not child protected. Events such as parties are not allowed....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

              • Master Bedroom: 1 king

                Large wardrobe with built in drawers, shoe racks, mirror etc...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Private vanity / sink, full closet, leading to full bath....moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

                Small bedroom with big window and door to full bath....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet

                ...moreless

              • Master Bath: toilet, shower, jetted tub

                There is an outdoor shower outside the Master Bedroom...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player:

                DVD, Blu-Ray, Cd combo player....moreless

              • Music Library
              • Satellite / Cable:

                DirecTV with HBO, Showtime, etc package....moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Spa
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Synagogues
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Mountain View
              • Rural

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rock Climbing
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Dining:

                The Dining Room adjoins the kitchen and seats six....moreless

              • Dining Area

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Dual zone air for main living area and bedroom wing....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace
              • Garage
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Dual zone heating for Main living area and bedroom wing....moreless

              • Internet:

                High Speed Wi-Fi (wireless)...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                Comfortably and tastefully furnished living room with conversational seating for six. Audiophile stereo / home theatre system with 50 inch HD TV that is concealed behind cabinet doors....moreless

              • Parking
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Keurig Coffee maker - uses K-cups. There is also a French Press, if that is your preference....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Complete sets of dishes and utensils. ...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Full size dishwasher....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                All modern appliances including Viking Range, modern refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, Keurig for coffee and Nespresso for Espresso!...moreless

              • Microwave:

                Brand new Elite micro plus conventional/convection range-top unit....moreless

              • Oven:

                Viking gas oven with convection option....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                All staple items, and then some - including spices, etc....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Brand new side-by-side stainless....moreless

              • Stove:

                Viking gas Stove...moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Bicycles
              • Deck / Patio:

                Flagstone patio with dining table and seating. ...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Lawn with a large variety of Sonoran Desert plants & trees....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Pool / Spa

              • Heated Pool
              • Private Pool:

                Pebble tech 18,000 gallon pool with waterfall, solar heated and salt water purified. Extremely private garden surroundings. ...moreless

               

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              High Season
              Oct 15 - May 14, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $345
              $2,415

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning $175 + tax
              • Tax Rate 6.05%

              Notes:

              Maximum Stay 14 days.


              Cancellation policy:

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


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              Last updated: 12/14/2014
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              Location

              24 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Tucson International Airport
              4.7 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Omni Tucson
              2.4 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Interstate-10

              Car: Necessary

              No matter what you love to do in the great outdoors, Tucson is the place to do it. With our famed mild climate and about 350 sunny days a year, our outdoors is always open.

              Explore the Magic of Our Great Outdoors

              Hiking: From pleasant urban walks to rugged canyon hikes we have countless spectacular trails for every level.

              Biking/Cycling: On the trail or on the road, Tucson is a top biking destination.

              Horseback Riding: You can saddle up at a guest ranch, resort, or public stable in Tucson.

              Nature & Ecology: Experience the Real Southwest's awe-inspiring natural beauty.

              Rock Climbing: The five mountain ranges surrounding Tucson offer endless opportunities for climbers of every skill level.

              Plants & Animals: Discover the incredible variety of plants and animals that have adapted to our unique ecosystem.

              Outdoor Family Fun: Kid-friendly activities that are fun for grown-ups too.

              Bird Watching: With over 250 species in our widely varied environments, Southern Arizona is a birder's paradise.

              Astronomy: Tour some of the world's most-respected observatories and enjoy the same 'good seeing' as the pros.

              Caves: Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Southern Arizona's underground.

              Biosphere II: The experimental earth environment that continues to evolve and provide scientific data and general awe.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2000

              About the owner: A former Honolulu resident, I reside in sunny Tucson, working as a commercial photographer. I glide between the best of both worlds: the tropics of Hawaii and the mystical beautiful Sonoran Desert.

              Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
              I chose this 4 acre land to build a custom house because of its magnificent views of the mountains, the natural desert - lush with saguaro cactus - and the quiet of the locale.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              In the years following the construction of this house, I added all of the amenities that has made it the comfortable home it is today. It is a sanctuary.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Looking across the fire pit and pool toward the Tucson Mountains

                Looking across the fire pit and pool toward the Tucson Mountains

              • Living Room, looking south. Cabinet doors slightly opened to show location of TV

                Living Room, looking south. Cabinet doors slightly opened to show location of TV

              • Living Room looking north, with Dining Room and Kitchen beyond.

                Living Room looking north, with Dining Room and Kitchen beyond.

              • Circular brick driveway entry.

                Circular brick driveway entry.

              • HALE (Hawaiian for 'House') BONITA (Spanish for beautiful).

                HALE (Hawaiian for 'House') BONITA (Spanish for beautiful).

              • Kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

                Kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

              • Master Bedroom

                Master Bedroom

              • Master Bath view of curved stone wall entry to shower.

                Master Bath view of curved stone wall entry to shower.

              • Second bedroom, looking west.

                Second bedroom, looking west.

              • Second Bedroom, looking east.

                Second Bedroom, looking east.

              • Second full bath.

                Second full bath.

              • Patio leading to the pool and fire pit / conversational grouping.

                Patio leading to the pool and fire pit / conversational grouping.

              • The amethyst is a centerpiece of the entry.

                The amethyst is a centerpiece of the entry.

              • Living Room looking west. The fireplace is in view.

                Living Room looking west. The fireplace is in view.

              • Private road entry to the property.

                Private road entry to the property.

              • Dusk entry to courtyard.

                Dusk entry to courtyard.

              • Looking across dining table to kitchen.

                Looking across dining table to kitchen.

              • Looking from kitchen, across Dining Room with Living Room in distance.

                Looking from kitchen, across Dining Room with Living Room in distance.

              • Master bath

                Master bath

              • The Master Bath shower will provide a spa-like experience.

                The Master Bath shower will provide a spa-like experience.

              • Second bedroom looking toward bathroom with vanity to the left.

                Second bedroom looking toward bathroom with vanity to the left.

              • Third bedroom is a small room with a full bed and door to full bath.

                Third bedroom is a small room with a full bed and door to full bath.

              • Swimming pool looking across unobstructed view of desert w/ Catalina Mountains

                Swimming pool looking across unobstructed view of desert w/ Catalina Mountains

              • Late afternoon view from back yard, looking toward the Catalina Mountains.

                Late afternoon view from back yard, looking toward the Catalina Mountains.

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              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Saturday, December 20, 2014

              $345 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

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              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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              Member since: 2014
              Speaks: english
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              • Response rate: 100%
              • Calendar last updated: 12/14/2014
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