Welcome to Casa Ligera, a high quality property offering a quiet and relaxing vacation experience for those seeking the best in both indoor and outdoor living. This is a spacious, one level home with many intimate and group gathering places, and views from nearly every room. It comfortably accommodates up to eight people, but at the same time is a wonderful home for a romantic getaway or honeymoon. The beautifully landscaped backyard features a saltwater pool and spa, expansive covered patio and beautiful views of the Catalina Mountains and surrounding desert landscape. Enjoy the sitting area on the front porch with beautiful views of the surrounding mountain ranges during the day and city lights at night.
Casa Ligera blends the elements of design, style and setting in a way that make it a truly unique and wonderful property. The location is at the base of the Catalina Mountains with views to the south, west and north. The northerly orientation of the backyard patio and pool offers mountain and desert vistas, and protection from the hot sun during the warmer months of the year. The home features 10 to 12-ft ceilings throughout, quality construction and oversized windows that bring the outdoors into the home. The setting is secluded, peaceful and quiet with a 60-acre natural desert reserve as your backyard. The property is on a cul-de-sac with neighbors a comfortable distance away.
The home was recently furnished with a tasteful, eclectic mix of high quality furnishings that celebrate the southwest and hacienda design elements of the region. The rooms are large and allow for all to enjoy the many potential activities the home has to offer.
In the kitchen you will find all the essential cooking utensils and a spice selection to cover most cooking needs. There are many eating areas in the home including a table for four in the kitchen, formal dining room for eight, and several patio tables for four to six people for outside dining.
Casa Ligera features a whole house speaker system with 12 zones including two for the backyard patio and pool level. Listen to a wide variety of music genres though a streaming app by SONOS. You can also easily add your own streaming service to the app such as Pandora or Spotify while staying at the home. In the living room, you will find a keyboard and a felt card table for poker or any number of card or board games. Poker chips are provided along with several board games and puzzles.
Internet is provided by a secure wi-fi network, and a wi-fi printer is found in the den. All televisions are smart TV’s allowing free movie streaming through Netflix and Amazon Prime, in addition to television and movies through the Comcast/Xfinity cable service.
The pool and spa are saltwater, a much healthier and enjoyable water experience. There is an abundant supply of good quality outdoor furniture on the pool level and patio, and several comfortable chairs and a bench on the front porch. The front porch view is a beautiful, expansive outlook to the south of the Santa Rita, Sierrita and Tucson Mountain ranges, and the city lights of Tucson at night.
The Foothills area of north Tucson is the upscale district of greater Tucson with the highest concentration of resorts and golf communities, quality restaurants and shopping. In addition, there are plenty of recreational areas and an abundance of hiking trails. The immediate neighborhood of Casa Ligera features high-end, quality homes in a beautiful, low density desert setting. A short five minute drive will take you to a good quality commercial district with all the basics you need during your stay including good restaurants, a grocery store, drug store, gas station and banks, plus other shopping and services. A few minutes further north is Loews Ventana Resort with lodging, golf course and fine dining. Sabino Canyon is another very popular hiking and outdoor recreational area which is only five minutes away from the home.
Mount Lemmon is about 60 minutes from Casa Ligera and is the southernmost ski area in the country. The drive is dramatic, gaining elevation from about 2,600 feet to 8,000 feet, and traveling from the warm desert landscape to cool pine forests. Skiing is typically open from late December to March or April, and in the summer there is hiking, camping, fishing and birding. This is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Tucson area.
Downtown Tucson and the University of Arizona are located about 30 minutes from Casa Ligera. The downtown district has seen a recent wave of new property development and business openings with an expanding variety of restaurants, entertainment, cultural activities and music. Driving time to the Tucson International Airport is about 35 minutes.
- Must be 25 years old to book
- No smoking
- No children under 15 years of age
- Pool heat is an additional cost. Contact owner if requested
- No pets allowed
- No events, parties or large gatherings