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Artisan Retreat on 4 Acres • Pool – Mountain Views & Comfort

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Looking across the fire pit and pool toward the Tucson Mountains

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Last updated: 08/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property 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. There is a gas fireplace for those winter nights.

The kitchen is perfect for enjoying meal preparations while being a part of the living/dining room and the desert and mountain view. The kitchen is appointed with granite surfaces, a Viking range, a modern microwave + convection oven and a generous refrigerator. There is a washer and 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 Single Bed, with lots of light and art and shares 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.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 2050 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Not suitable for those with cat allergies: Oliver the cat lives here part time. Despite the house being immaculately cleaned, the trace of cat may be enough to trigger an allergy reaction....moreless

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:

    Pioneer DVD player also plays Blu-Ray and CDs....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Extensive music library of CDs....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast cable with premier channels. ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Rotel & Pioneer electronics and B&W speakers provide audiophile sound. Enjoy!...moreless

  • Television:

    Pioneer Elite 60 inch HD monitor. Unbeatable picture. ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Extensive video library....moreless

Attractions

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

    A sweeping panorama view of the Catalina Mountains, viewed from the patio, looking across a native desert landscape. ...moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining area between the kitchen and living room seats up to six. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air in two zones: living areas and bedroom wing. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Gas fireplace....moreless

  • Heating:

    Central heating in two zones: living areas and bedroom wing....moreless

  • Internet:

    Extra high speed internet. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    New high quality bed linens provided. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Very comfortable sofa and chairs for relaxing, conversation, television watching. There is a collection of art, photographs and collectables. ...moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided:

    Quality thick Turkish cotton towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Kurig Coffee maker, Nespresso brand espresso maker and French Press provided. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Complete sets of dishes and utensils suitable for any meal preparation and table setting. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Kenmore dishwasher in perfect condition. ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Modern airy kitchen adjoins the dining room and looks outward toward the living room. Window looks over the patio & pool to the mountains beyond. Wood laminate floors and granite counters....moreless

  • Microwave:

    New Kenmore conventional + microwave....moreless

  • Oven:

    Viking conventional + convection oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Most essential pantry items are provided. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New side-by-side Kenmore with ice and water dispenser. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Viking four burner stove....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Flagstone surface patio with table & chairs for outdoor dining. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    There is a lawn and garden surrounding the patio and pool. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Generous size pebble-tech pool is salt water purified (no smelly chlorine!) and solar heated during warm seasons....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Aug 10 - Oct 14, 2015
3 night min stay
$285
$1,995

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $285 Nightly

High Season
Oct 15 - Jan 29, 2016
3 night min stay
$345
$2,415

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $345 Nightly

Gem & Miniral Show
Jan 30 - Feb 14, 2016
7 night min stay
$345
High Season
Feb 15 - May 14, 2016
3 night min stay
$345
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$285

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $175 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • 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: 08/30/2015
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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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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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