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Luxury Foothills Condo - Resort Style Living - Save 10% in May

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,023 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Condominium, 2 bedrooms, 2 bath

Relax in this beautifully furnished 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo with elegant granite and travertine finishes. At Placita Escondida condos you are in the heart of it all at the corner of River and Campbell. In this second story unit, you will be staying in one of Tucson’s first, truly new condominium development. This is not another 'condo conversion', this is new construction. Inside, you will appreciate the high ceilings with spacious living area. Sit on the balcony and enjoy a beautiful Arizona sunset or relax and enjoy an evening of television on a large flat screen TV. Wireless Internet is also available for your convenience. Located in the Foothills, this particular location is a visitor’s paradise. This community is quiet, well maintained and in the heart of excellent shopping and restaurants.

Features in Foothills area: All within a 1/2 mile or an easy walk on the Rillito River Trail to Trader Joe's, Starbucks, Zinburger, PF Changs, Sullivan's Steakhouse, Vivace Restaurant, Gadabout Salon & Spa, and Body Works Studio. The Rillito River Trail is a linear parkway that goes miles in each directions. Great for walking, jogging or bike riding.

Within easy reach are hiking trails into the Catalina mountains or the Sabino Canyon Recreation area, several world-class golf courses, the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (one of the outstanding wildlife museums in the world), Kitt Peak National Observatory, Colossal Cave, Mt Lemmon recreation area, the University of Arizona art museums and University of Arizona sports activities! Great location for the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show in February!

Shopping: Upscale foothills environment, very safe. Enjoy shopping at Tucson's acclaimed La Encantada (an intimate, open-air shopping mall with world-class shopping and dining) or the fine restaurants, boutiques and galleries at St. Philip's Plaza and Joesler Village, all just moments away. St. Phillip's Plaza has a larger and very nice Farmers Market every Saturday and Sunday morning...don't miss it!!

Other Activities: Golfing and resorts like Westin La Paloma Resort, Ventana Country Club, Westward Look Resort & Hacienda Del Sol Resort are close by.

The new 57-acre Brandi Fenton Memorial Park is nearby and The Rillito River Park — complete with a walking, jogging and biking trail — is right outside your door.

More Details

Property Manager
Steve & Lynn
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 11, 2018

About Steve & Lynn

We have lived in Tucson for many years and know the area well. We have been renting luxury condos for over 10 years and have many returning guests. We would be happy to advise about what to do and where to go, whether that be outdoor adventures or fabulous dining. We know all the local spots and can recommend scenic hikes, horseback riding, golf courses, and the best Mexican restaurants in town! We look forward to your visit!

Steve & Lynn purchased this condo in 2007

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thanks Steve & Lynn! We enjoyed our stay and will not hesitate to let our

friends in Canada know about your lovely condo in the foothills. Close to everything we wanted to do. We will definitely use you if we come back to Tucson.
Nov 2010
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Catalina Foothills Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1023 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Town
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Large spacious bathrooms! The master bath off the master bedroom has two sinks. Liquid shampoo and body wash dispensers in both bathrooms. Large thick towels for the bath and pool. The guest bath is tiled and a step away from the guest bathroom. It has a tub/shower combo and skylight with plenty of storage space for toiletries.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Beds are top of line pillow top mattresses. Lots of closet space. The large, carpeted master bedroom is 17' x 15' with sliding doors that open to the southwest sunset. Linens are all 100 percent cotton with a 400 thread count or higher. In addition to a six drawer chest, there is a large walk-in closet (7' x 10'). Ceiling fans in all rooms. The carpeted guest bedroom (12' x 14') features a queen-sized bed with luxury linens and pillows, large double closet, four-drawer chest and television
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Amenities: Slab Granite Counter tops, Mexican Noce Travertine Floors and Showers, Cherry Cabinets w/ Smoke Finish, Double Sink in Master Bath, Two Balconies, Remote Control Fan Speed and Lighting, Large Walk-In Closet, Entryway Fountain, Secluded Setting. Super comfortable couch and recliner in living room!! Large 47 inch Flat Screen HDTV in living room (with expanded cable service and high definition programming) and wireless Internet. TVs in both bedrooms.


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Luxury Foothills Condo - Resort Style Living - Save 10% in May
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 25 reviews

Lovely condo

  • 4 of 5

The condo was very attractive and well stocked. The owners thought of everything and were very accommodating. The condo was convenient and close to shopping, restaurants etc.and a wonderful walking path. We love outdoor space. The complex lacked comfortable outdoor space. The pool had metal chairs, little shade and was at the end a parking lot. The apartment itself was five stars.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great choice!

  • 5 of 5

We had a very comfortable and enjoyable stay in this condo. All the furnishings were in great condition, and it was very well appointed with nearly everything you could imagine needing during a stay! The condo was nicely maintained and clean. Nearby are some great restaurants in easy walking distance, and a Trader Joe's is close, too. No complaints!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great condo!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was just as advertised and the owners were a pleasure to deal with! The complex was quiet and private, condo was immaculate and the covered garage spot was a bonus. We felt that the location of the condo was central to everywhere we went and we enjoyed the option of walking to some restaurants instead of driving.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well appointed and so comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Hope to come back!

All the comforts of home. Well located. Owners easy to reach and responsive. Great place!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Jose, California

great value, quiet place yet close to everything

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this condo for a week over New Years. What a great value compared to similarly priced hotels. It was great to have a washer/dryer inside the unit. The kitchen was fabulous, stocked with all utensils, spices, some things were higher quality than we have at home. Convenient layout, outdoor deck for viewing the sunset, and only a walk to a very nice bike path along the Rillito River. Trader Joes just a minute away, Tucson mall 5 minutes away yet very quiet, even on New Year's Eve. The unit was very clean and well maintained. We would recommend this unit to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2014
  • Stayed: December 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Roseville, CA

Serene retreat.

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic place for either the vacationer or business professional who does not want the hectic environment of hotels and needs a few of the conveniences of home. This is a comfortable, clean place, as luxurious as most good hotels but with all of the conveniences of home. Very comfortable beds, high quality linens, kitchen supplies, etc. Steve and Lynn have provided so many little things that you need such as laundry soap, body wash, condiments, extra pillows, ironing board, hair dryer, etc. the list goes on. Just bring your clothes and food and you are set. I stayed here with a colleague as we were in town for a week during doctoral studies and we needed quiet, convenience to the U, and high speed internet access. We also enjoyed walking on the River walk since we did not have time to do any other activities while in town. Steve and Lynn are very easy to work with and everything met or exceeded our expectations. I am a frequent user of home away properties and this one was right up there with the very best.

If you are a U of A student/family just remember that you have to travel off peak to make the left turn out of the complex to get going west (I recommend going early or late, not at rush hour), and of course you have to have a car. Use Mountain instead of Campbell to reduce traffic hassles.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Tucson International Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Ventana Canyon, Del Urich, Starr Pass, La Paloma
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-10 and I-19
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Scordato's, Vivace, Union, Zinburger, Sullivan's
Car: recommended

Located on the Rillito River Park near the corner of River Rd and Campbell Ave.

Tucson is a wonderful place to visit and relax. There are endless outdoor activities to enjoy like hiking, cycling, golfing and sight seeing. Tons of culture to take in. Wonderful sunsets, warm weather, theatre, sporting events, shopping malls, close to Mexico and plenty of great restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning fee $80

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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