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Beautiful home on five acres of pristine desert...Awesome views of the Catalinas and Rincon Mountains.. Lots of birds, coyotes and wildlife all around.. Home is surrounded by mesquites, cacti and agaves....Out but close to shopping, restaurants and cafes....Lots of hiking paths and bike riding close... All tile floors, high ceilings with fans in all rooms...wood burning fireplace inside and out. Huge brick patio and disappearing sliding glass doors to an incredible backyard with big mesquites and awesome views of the Catalina Mtns. Very quiet, peaceful, with huge wash and sometimes running water. Just a beautiful place to relax and get away. Pool is not heated in the winter. Home has huge windows and a disappearing sliding glass door, to bring the outside in. Huge mesquites surround the backyard where lots of birds gather. Outside patio on the banks of the Agua Caliente wash with stone fireplace to watch the stars as they come out at night. Roadrunners, quails, hummingbirds, coyote howling, beautiful sunsets almost every night. The Agua Caliente Park just south of property with natural hot spring and wild ducks. Mt. Lemmon is just north, and only takes a half hour to reach the top, temperature drops 20 degrees, pine trees, ski lift and three restaurants. The smells of the desert after a rain is incredible. Short ride down a dirt road to this desert oasis...
The master bedroom has an African flare with original paintings and huge windows with views of the Catalinas....The guest bedroom has original bird paintings and big closet and huge window with views of the Catalinas too....More guests will cost an extra $35.00 a night......moreless
The walk in shower has four back jets and a huge overhead shower head....big spa tub that fits two with views of the desert. Also has a huge walk in closet and fan over double sinks to cool you down if needed....moreless
We can get the basics for your stay...will shop and charge 10% over food costs....moreless
Library area in the big house that guests are welcome to come see and read...moreless
Dvd player inside and out, with surround sound inside and out...moreless
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Check out is 11:00 A.M. Check in is 4:00 pm, sometimes check in could be earlier, depending on when the people left before. This property is on a five acre lot, with a huge wash that runs thru the middle..sometimes it is a raging river or soft stream. Great for hiking or just sitting and admiring the untouched beauty of the Sonoran Desert. Mountain views everywhere and no manmade sounds...
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Saguaro Nat'l Monument, Agua Caliente Park, Colossal Cave, Reddington Pass
Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: Hi...this home was a bank repo, completely torn apart..I added this addition in 2007...tried to leave the desert untouched. I originally came to Tucson from Annapolis Md., grew up in a harbor on the Severn River. Moved here in 1982 to get away from the cold...Love Tucson...
Why the Owner Chose Tanque Verde: My place is very remote but close to town. I own five acres of mostly untouched desert. The Catalina Mtns. are so close and the way the light changes the shadow every morning and night is incredible...The sunsets are the best in the world, almost every evening. Relax out back and watch as the birds come in for their dinner's and experience the sunsets.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: Experience complete privacy, away from the maddening world, hear no noises except the birds, coyotes and wind. Go down to the gazebo and start a roaring fire... Listen to the sounds of the desert and watch the stars come out like you have never experienced them!!!