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Walking Distance to Uofa, Downtown and 4th Ave. Shopping&Entertainment District

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The Sleeping loft is up the spiral stair case


Last updated: 05/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Built in 1930. Originally a mom & pop corner store. Converted to a living space in the 70's and remodeled in 2005. This cozy open floor plan boasts original hard wood floors, high ceilings, with a tranquil backyard. 1100 square feet of LUXERY. Sleeps up to 5. Up a spiral staircase into the sleeping loft is a very comfortable queen size bed. This is a sleeping loft. The sleeping loft ceiling height is short at 5'2' at the lowest end. (Note: this is a sleeping loft)
The main room is large and open with 14ft ceilings. Hosting a fold out double size sofa bed. A 42' flat screen digital TV and free internet access. Also included is a beautiful beehive fireplace. Additional sleeping feature is a twin size futon.
The bathroom has a very spacious shower that features glass block as 2 of the walls. There is an American Standard contemporary pedestal sink and contemporary fixtures.
The Kitchen has full size appliances (refrigerator, gas stove, microwave, Keurig coffee maker, dishwasher, garbage disposal and clothes washer and dryer in the back yard)

The private fenced backyard is paved with sandstone. Nice patio furniture for 4 is a beautiful place to have your morning coffee.

Tucson's famous 4th ave featuring restaurants and night life is only a block away while the newly vibrant downtown only 6 blocks away through the 4th avenue shopping district.
The University of Arizona is only 4 blocks east.

This is a great place with the ability to walk out your front door and hop on Tucson's new modern street car to go downtown, UofA campus, UofA Medical Center, and other attractions. (One of my favorite attractions is Sonoran Glass School only 1.9 miles away, or a couple of blocks walking from one of the modern street cars stops). Perfect for business or visiting students or just to get away from where ever and enjoy all that Tucson has to offer.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Outside only. No smoking inside please...moreless

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Sleeping space 1: 1 queen

    Sleeping loft: Queen size bed, ceiling height is 5'2'...moreless

  • Sleeping space 2: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    sleeper sofa: Double size new mattress. Very nice...moreless

  • Sleeping space 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Futon chair: Twin size futon folds out into a bed...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    Shower is large enough for 2, has glass block walls...moreless


  • Books


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    We are 4 blocks from the University of Arizona, and only 1 block from the artsy street 4th ave. Walk downtown to upscale bars and restaurants only blocks away....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking


  • Dining:

    table and 4 chairs 2 stools at the kitchen counter...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Heating:

    Central heat and fire place...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Queen bed is made with fresh and clean linens. All other sleeping areas the linens are in the closet....moreless

  • Parking:


  • Towels Provided:

    Set of 5. Some are under the bathroom counter...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Apartment size...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig. Please bring your own Keurig coffee pods, tea pods or hot chocolate pods....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    set of 6...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Items:

    Use of any cleaning supplies we have under the sink are also there for you....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless steel full size...moreless

  • Stove:



  • Deck / Patio:

    The back yard is like a beautiful patio. A fire place in the corner. The whole back yard is paved with sand stone. Table with 4 chairs, a perfect place for morning coffee, or evening spirits....moreless



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from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 3 - Sep 6, 2015
2 night min stay
Family weekend
Oct 9 - Oct 11, 2015
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$126 $148
Fri, Sat
$850 $3,580

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Cleaning fee $55
  • Taxes Included


Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

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Last updated: 05/18/2015
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23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates


8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tucson international airport (TUS)
0.01 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sky Bar
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I - 10
0.01 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Poncho Villa's

Car: Not Necessary

Sonoran Glass School is only 1.9 miles away!!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: I am a glass artist. I live in Tucson, AZ.

Why the Owner Chose West University:
This space used to be my studio. I have decided to down size my studio and furnish this beautiful Corner Store Loft.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
I love this place. The beautiful wood floor, the spiral stair case, the closeness to downtown and night life.

Contact us

Speaks: english


  • The Sleeping loft is up the spiral stair case

    The Sleeping loft is up the spiral stair case

  • View from under the sleeping loft.

    View from under the sleeping loft.

  • Futon chair / bed

    Futon chair / bed

  • 42' Digital TV with internet.

    42' Digital TV with internet.

  • large closet

    large closet

  • Kitchen


  • other image of bathroom

    other image of bathroom

  • back yard fence

    back yard fence

  • The Corner Store Loft

    The Corner Store Loft

  • Queen size bed in the sleeping loft

    Queen size bed in the sleeping loft

  • Couch.. in front of TV

    Couch.. in front of TV

  • Sleeper sofa (double size)

    Sleeper sofa (double size)

  • Bee Hive fire place

    Bee Hive fire place

  • Bathroom.  Show on the left

    Bathroom. Show on the left

  • Back yard, showing outside fire place

    Back yard, showing outside fire place

VRBO #594982

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Date last modified - Saturday, May 23, 2015

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Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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Walking distance to UofA, Downtown and 4th ave. shopping&entertainment district

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