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ELEGANT five bedroom, three bath custom executive home is your own personal and PRIVATE Sonoran Desert retreat. This lovely Santa Fe-style home is located only 20 minutes from the University of Arizona and downtown on a very quiet, private and peaceful one acre in the Tucson Mountains foothills. Enjoy PANORAMIC VIEWS of the Tucson and Catalina Mountains, city lights and FANTASTIC star-filled night skies.
The graciously designed first level includes a SPACIOUS sunken living room featuring 14 foot ceilings, built-in window-seats and entertainment center including big-screen 60 inch TV with built-in Bose surround sound. The CHEERY beamed-ceiling family room features a Talavera tiled fireplace with triple French doors leading to a cool and welcoming covered flagstone patio. Free high speed wi-fi internet is available throughout the property. A breakfast nook, separate dining area and gourmet kitchen complete the living spaces.
Just off the flagstone patio a fabulous CUSTOM DESIGNED SOLAR HEATED SWIMMING POOL and GAS HEATED SPA feature a negative-edge, waterfall, dramatic lighting, soothing massage jets and SPECTACULAR MOUNTAIN, CITY LIGHTS AND NIGHT SKY VIEWS. A furnished lower terrace completes your resort-like private backyard, and makes this home PERFECT for vacations with family and friends, football weekend gatherings, holiday get-togethers, romantic escapes, and extended breaks from wet and cold winter weather (Tucson enjoys 360 DAYS OF SUNSHINE annually!).
The large second floor master suite features a king bed, private bath with oval garden tub and separate shower, and lovely mountain views. Three more bedrooms upstairs with full bath and a private downstairs guest suite with queen bed and third full bath all feature LOVELY DESERT VIEWS, new Simmons Beautyrest European pillowtop mattresses, 100% cotton linens and towels, ceiling fans and large closets.
A washer and dryer, gas grill, and three-car attached garage including mirrored exercise studio and gym complete your own private desert retreat.
King Bed (Master), Queen Bed (Guest Suite), Full Bed (3rd BR), 2 Twin Beds (4th BR), Full Bed (5th BR), & Queen Futon in Family Room, Private Heated Spa, Solar heated pool, Wall-Enclosed Yard & Huge Lighted and Covered Patio, Whole-House Air Conditioning, 60 Inch TV with surround sound, Cable, DVD/VCR, Hi-Speed Cable Internet with Wi-Fi, Total Gym Pro Workout Machine, Ice Maker & Water Filter, Cookware, Dishes, Tableware & Utensils Provided, Ceiling Fans in Most Rooms, 3-Car Garage, Double Sinks & Oval Soaking Tub in Master Bath, Patio Furnishings, Weekly Cleaning & Pool Service Provided...moreless
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Reading, Entertaining, World-Class Golf Resorts, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Old Tucson Movie Studios, Saguaro National Park, Sabino Canyon, Mount Lemon, Casino Del Sol, Mission San Xavier Del Bac, Downtown Tucson 15 Minutes Away (Museums, Galleries, Performing Arts, Sporting Events, University of Arizona, Excellent Restaurants), Day Trips, Kartchener Caverns, 7 National Parks and Monuments, Nogales (Mexico), Tombstone, Bisbee (Historic Mining Town), Biosphere II Center, Kitt Peak National Observatory, Phoenix (90 Minutes), Grand Canyon (4 Hours), Las Vegas (6 Hours)
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: Deputy Director of Western National Parks Association
Why the Owner Chose Tucson Mountain Foothills: I love the desert. Perfect place to relax (and retire!)
The Unique Benefits at this House: There is no better place on earth