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Stunning Frank Lloyd Wright-Style Adobe, Central Foothills in Tucson

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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Catalina Foothills house description

Imagine yourself in this spectacular Frank Lloyd Wright-style home,
nestled in the open desert in the Central Catalina Foothills.
Breath-taking views of the mountains are available from virtually
every room. A sunken living room with huge windows offers comfortable
furnishings for groups, and the brand-new dining room easily
accommodates 10 people. The separate guest house/casita offers
extra privacy for the occupants.

The entire house is constructed of burnt adobe brick, which offers a
rustic warmth and charm blended with all the modern conveniences. The
adobe maintains a comfortable interior temperature in all seasons.

Surrounded by palm trees, this 'Sanctuary in the Desert' has the
feeling of staying in your very own private resort.

The Kitchen has been renovated in 2010, with brand new stainless steel appliances and a large island that provides seating. It is fully stocked for gourmet cooking: All-Clad pots and pans, food processor, blender, waffle iron, pasta pot, spices and seasonings, all utensils, etc.

Extensive covered ramadas and patios--all executed in the style of
Frank Lloyd Wright--surround the house and Casita, offering
opportunity for outside entertaining, viewing the gorgeous desert
sunsets, watching the birds, and communing with the desert. The ramadas have been newly furnished with modern all-weather wicker for comfort and versatility.

The backyard features a pathway through private cactus and succulent specimen garden located on over an acre of open desert.

The pool and spa face the mountain, and the walled-in sun deck offers
ultimate privacy.

Three spacious bedrooms plus den sofa bed sleep 7 comfortably:


Master BR #1 in the main house has a King size bed, but the mattresses
can be pulled apart to sleep 2 separately.


Master BR #2 in the main house features a Queen size bed.


Guest Room/Den in the main house has a Single size sleeper sofa with a
foam mattress topper.


The separate Guest House/Casita has a King size Tempur-pedic mattress.


All 4 open and spacious Bathrooms offer showers, 2 with tubs.

The central location of the house, near Campbell Avenue and Skyline
Drive, makes access to upscale La Encantada Shopping Center and all of
the City of Tucson very convenient. Quality restaurants are literally
minutes away in every direction. AJ's supermarket, Trader Joes, and
Safeway are within minutes, also. Hiking trails can be reached in
minutes by car. The Tucson International Airport is 30 minutes away
by car. Phoenix and Sky Harbor Airport are 100 miles/90 minutes by car.

Activities and attractions in Tucson Arizona:
Within minutes from the house in every direction you will find:
Hiking trails of every expertise level, bicycling, strolling through
the open desert, wild life viewing, bird viewing, shopping, cooking,
fine dining, golfing, tennis, touring the Arizona Sonora Desert
Museum, Saguaro National Parks East and West, Old Tucson Studios,
University of Arizona, Center for Creative Photography, Tucson Museum
of Art, Arizona State Museum, multitude of art galleries, Pima Air and
Space Museum, Tohono Chul Gardens, Tucson Botanical Gardens, Titan
Missile Museum, etc.
Please refer to our custom Visitor's Guidebook in the house for
suggestions for a variety of day trips and all local activities.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                However, there is a sunken living room with two steps down and no wheelchair access...moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 king

                In the guesthouse which includes an ensuite bath...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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              • Master bedroom 1 has either a king/two twin beds.

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    Our home was designed around the view of the Santa Catalina Mountains, visible from virtually every window and the vanishing edge pool....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    There are several outdoor dining tables in addition to the dining room....moreless

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    fully air-conditioned throughout the house...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace:

                    5 fireplaces both indoors and outside!...moreless

                  • Garage:

                    Room for one car in the garage and lots of space in the driveway...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet:

                    internet connection is available...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Good down pillows and quilts too....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    The living room is sunken, with a large picture window and views of the Catalina Mountains. ...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    room of lots of cars...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    there is a house phone...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    there is a washer and dryer in the main house and the Casita...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    everything you need and more...moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Pantry Items:

                    lots of everyday items stocked in the house...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    large French door Samsung refrigerator/freezer...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    electric cooktop...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Bicycles
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Sun deck and covered ramada with lots of seating, a fireplace, dining table and chairs and beautiful plants...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    there are many golf courses in the area where people play year round...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Over an acre of desert gardens ...moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Private Pool:

                    Beautiful pool with gorgeous views...moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      December-May
                      Dec 1 - May 31, 2015
                      30 night min stay

                      $7,000
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                      • cleaning fee $200
                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      Please contact owner directly for rental requests other than monthly. A one-time cleaning fee of $200/rental. Optional Propane pool heat costs approx. $250/wk. Optional Propane spa heat costs approx. $100/wk. Actual charges will be measured and deducted from the Security Deposit after checkout. (The pool and spa are solar heated, which lessens the need for propane heat.)


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                      Location

                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Tucson International Airport
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      2.2 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      La Paloma Resort, Westward Look Resort
                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      I-10
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Tavalino, Armitage, Blanco, North, Firebirds
                      43 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Mt. Lemmon

                      Car: Necessary

                      University of Arizona Campus, 7.7 mi

                      Arizona Señora Desert Museum, 21.5 mi

                      Sabino Canyon National Park, 9.6 mi

                      Saguaro National Park West, 18 mi

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2005

                      About the owner: We are two New York retired professionals, who discovered the beauty and serenity of the Tucson Desert in 2005 and never looked back! We split our time between New York and its craziness, and Tucson and its healing warmth. We are amateur gardeners, and our property has been carefully landscaped with the exotic plants indigenous to the Sonoran desert, as well as interesting specimens from other deserts. Hiking, biking, bird watching, wine tasting, traveling, and all food-related-activities are at the top of our list, and our home is equipped with all the tools needed for those activities.

                      Why the Owner Chose Catalina Foothills:
                      The 'dry heat' of the Sonoran Desert drew us to Tucson for the first time. Finding a home with exquisite Mountain views, a vanishing edge swimming pool and spa, and a central location to all the cultural activities that Tucson has to offer, compelled us to relocate there.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Our Home's unique benefits: Mountain views from virtually every room, open desert all around the property, nearby hiking trailheads, easy access to University of Arizona cultural events, close proximity to restaurants, food stores, shopping, art galleries, fully outfitted Gourmet Kitchen, comfortable mattresses


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                      • Entry to the front patio

                        Entry to the front patio

                      • Sunken living room, fireplace, wall of windows   , spectacular mountain views

                        Sunken living room, fireplace, wall of windows , spectacular mountain views

                      • Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with island

                        Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with island

                      • King bathroom with shower and mountain views

                        King bathroom with shower and mountain views

                      • Queen bathroom with shower and bathtub

                        Queen bathroom with shower and bathtub

                      • Casita king bedroom with sitting area and fireplace

                        Casita king bedroom with sitting area and fireplace

                      • Den with desk, flat screen TV and sofa bed

                        Den with desk, flat screen TV and sofa bed

                      • Vanishing edge pool with garden, casita and mountain views

                        Vanishing edge pool with garden, casita and mountain views

                      • Our backyard garden and walk with views of the Catalina mountains

                        Our backyard garden and walk with views of the Catalina mountains

                      • Lots of seating under the Ramada including an outdoor fireplace with seating

                        Lots of seating under the Ramada including an outdoor fireplace with seating

                      • Covered outdoor dining area and garden off the kitchen.

                        Covered outdoor dining area and garden off the kitchen.

                      • Cactus in bloom in our yard

                        Cactus in bloom in our yard

                      • Front patio bench for watching the incredible sunsets

                        Front patio bench for watching the incredible sunsets

                      • Dining room with table for 8-10 and mountain views!

                        Dining room with table for 8-10 and mountain views!

                      • Large King/two twins bedroom

                        Large King/two twins bedroom

                      • The Casita, (guesthouse) 50 ft. from the main house

                        The Casita, (guesthouse) 50 ft. from the main house

                      • Casita bathroom with Jacuzzi and shower

                        Casita bathroom with Jacuzzi and shower

                      • View of the Ramada (covered patio) pool, and hot tub

                        View of the Ramada (covered patio) pool, and hot tub

                      • The hot tub with garden and mountain views

                        The hot tub with garden and mountain views

                      • Shaded seating area under the Ramada overlooking the pool and mountains

                        Shaded seating area under the Ramada overlooking the pool and mountains

                      • Outdoor fireplace under the Ramada with seating around it.

                        Outdoor fireplace under the Ramada with seating around it.

                      • Sun deck and garden off the Ramada

                        Sun deck and garden off the Ramada

                      • Sunset views

                        Sunset views

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                      Date last modified - Saturday, December 13, 2014

                      $7,000 per month (USD)
                      2

                      3 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 7

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                      Minimum stay: 30 nights
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                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 09/09/2014
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