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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Villa
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
You'll find Starr Pass glowing in the warm sun light (and moon light) nestled in the Tucson Mountains. Gaze at the city lights, under the brilliant Tucson stars (an astronomical world class location) and view the cityscape from just the right point of view.
A few minutes from the Tucson Airport, take a left at Starr Pass Blvd and head toward the Tucson mountains - you'll find yourself and your companions in an oasis unmatched. The Starr Pass 27 hole Arnold Palmer Golf Course is one of the best in the world. Each hole has stunning desert scenery. Our guests frequently enjoy golf and many times we can recommend golf discounts.
Guests, please always Inquire, even if calendar shows booked. Owner has calendar and can also refer your party next door and nearby. ' The Owl Casita knows' the best places to stay;)
There is only one place like this in the world.
The bedrooms at the casita are inviting, private and comfortable. The main bedroom is on the right of the property. It has a king bed, bath with tub and shower, flat screen television, window with wood shutters.
The second bedroom is situated on the other side of the casita, on the left, with its own entrance, bath, mini fridge, micro, sink, staples ,flat screen, writing table, window with wood shutters.
in between the two bedrooms is the spacious living room, fireplace, full kitchen, outdoor patio and laundry room off kitchen.
OLD FRIENDS are the BEST FRIENDS is our motto ;) We love our return guests and we have a lot of them. Most of our calendar is filled with return guests! We love to return the favor: for those guests who leave the Owl casita in pristine shape, return again and email us a good email review, we offer special consdieration for scheduling and special 5 Starr Owl rates. Some guests have us holdover their deposits if they are new and would like to return, so on their request if they know they want to return soon, we hold that for them and schedule their next visits. We don't even need a deposit for guests who we have a long history with us.
We have the best managers on site, we repair everything that comes to our attention, so we ask guests to let the owner and manger know when something needs any attention. We also work very hard to keep costs down so that you can enjoy a great place to stay away from home at a great rate!
We have a guest book in the casita with suggestions for your visit, guest comments and suggestions. Please keep track of your favorite spots during your visit and let us know what you love! We do the same thing, write down anything we believe you may love about Tucson or Starr Pass.
Starr Pass Owl Casita is the most well positioned casita -- the most sought after casita in Starr Pass. Guests who stay come back time and again, stay sometimes months at a time, for its great location; an end unit, centrally located, but quiet, with one of the best views of the Tucson mountains, the Road Runner golf course and the nearby resort.
Your golf casita will provide the best lodging. We ensure comfort cleanliness and beauty in a peaceful yet invigorating environment. Beautiful golf club-house with two indoor outdoor restaurants, Terrace Cafe and Catalina BBQ, just steps away from the casita. The BBQ restaurant uses local ingredients, and award winning bbq secrets. Our guests (and we) love this bbq! And don't think you should miss it!
Golfers may want to add a day or two after playing the Starr Pass course -- to also play at one of the other 18 nearby courses, challenging all levels of players. Starr Pass Owl Casita can arrange 50%-70% off golf at Starr Pass, as well as other Tucson courses, free wifi and incredible beds. Enjoy the out-your-door mountain bike open park facility. Hikers, hike on historical Starr Pass trails, visit nearby museums and shops, all just minutes away.
All the Starr Pass Owl casita beds have been upgraded with Sleep Innovations products; soft clean sheets and fresh comforters. You won't want to get up -- but do so you won't miss any of the unbelievable days at Starr Pass and in Tucson.
Starr Pass Owl casita is perfectly situated on the Starr Pass course, 16th hole, of a 27 hole Arnold Palmer Starr Pass course.
Most guests are so busy golfing or hiking or biking, they don't have much time, but there are three new flat screen televisions, a DVD player, a VHS player. The kitchen has a toaster, coffee maker, dishes, and is fully equipped for your service. The mini kitchen in the second bedroom is also equipped with basics.
The living area is open beamed, tile floors, fireplace, also a large window for viewing the mountains, the golf course tee and wildlife outside. Or you can rest outside on the patio and watch the fireworks. And who can miss the Tucson stars. Barbecue, washer and dryer, ice maker, stove, micros. FREE WiFi and cable. Free parking directly outsde casita. Only casita with this location, parking directly in front of the casita. Starr Pass Owl Casita is quipped with supplies; towels, sheets, condiments, etc. all provided. Quiet end unit.
Housekeeping and special errand requests avail at an additional rate. Please let owner know how we can make your stay wonderful.
Starr Pass Owl Casita is the home of artist Cynthia Joy's famous surprise spot mural; her popular Starr Pass owl.
Starr Pass Owl casita shares the property of the newer 5 star Marriott. Closest resort to all of these: downtown Tucson and the University of Arizona (U of A), Tucson Reid Park ZOO, 5th Street Shopping, near Gates Pass (make note to self, must drive to Gates Pass lookout at least once to see the sunset from and amazing vantage point), Old Tucson Movie Location, International Desert and Wildlife Museum, Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum, Tucson Internatioanl Airport (TUS), Tucson Convention Center. Near Interstate 10 and 19, access to all of Southeastern Arizona. About 100 miles south of Phoenix.
Take the Marriott shuttle from the nearby clubhouse ( or your front door if you call ) up to the 5 Star Marriott hotel for dinner at Primo or sit outside on the comfy couches at Signature Grill near fire pits and gaze and gaze at the beautiful stars. This is also a great place to meet other travelers or conventioners. There is a complimentary wedding toast every evening around 4:30-5:30p.m. as part of the Marriott's special tradition.
Many adults and older teens spend a half or full day (or two or three) at the Marriott Day Spa and pool and for each treatment enjoy a free day at the beautiful private (and quiet) saline spa pool (no chlorine)with private cabana's. Work out facility, spa treatment, spa pool use, all for price of any treatment.
We hope to see you at the owl!
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Member since: 2008
- 1250 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 2-8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Golf Discounts Available- Owner requests guests to sign in with VRBO.com guest page before inquire, so we can get to know you. Lovely garden areas. One of Tucson's Best Steakhouses -- right on the property at the Club House, Enjoy meeting family and friends Indoor/Outdoor dining sometimes with roadrunners! The casita has a level entry and no stairs; its cozy and equally suitable for a family with children; mountain biking; hiking; golf and sports partners enjoy a spacious and well suited resting spot. Wonderful for quiet private weekends away. Decorated southwestern style. Birds and wildlife within full view. You will see many varieties of birds, bunnies, roadrunners, some deer, etc. Scenic to the max. Lots of warm weather!! 5 pm romance toast at Marriott outdoor restaurant. Take shuttle. Enjoy! Vrbo.com 197720 website is for our guests only, please do not use contact info for solicitation or information. If you are not a guest, please identify yourself, and your company name....moreless
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Golf Course Front:
- Golf Course View:
- Monument View:
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
Pool / Spa
Under 18 - Archer Pool, new facility a mile or so away from the casita. No other pool is available at the resort at this time for children. If this changes we will post in the next few weeks....moreless
- Heated Pool
- Hot Tub:
- Private Pool:
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 1 - Dec 15, 2016
3 night min stay
Dec 16 - Jan 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Gem Mineral Show
Jan 31 - Feb 19, 2017
1 night min stay
Feb 20 - Feb 28, 2017
3 night min stay
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Apr 1 - May 30, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
May 31 - May 31, 2017
1 night min stay
Jun 1 - Sep 29, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- After 2 guests pp $20 + tax
- Cleaning fee $125
- Tax Rate 3%
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Resort with the most spectacular location: Starr Pass is nearest to the airport, U of A, downtown Tucson, Old Tucson, Arizona Desert Museum, Gates Pass Lookout, are all close by. (Guests, please create a guest profile for faster communication. It helps us understand if we are a good fit for your travel plans. I always check the Guest Profile before making a reservation. Thank you.) On the grounds: Salud Bar is a star gazing epithelium. Relax on comfy couches with glowy fire pits, Signature Grill is Arizona's best daily breakfast buffet (or order off the menu) famous for their sticky buns and organic choices; upscale PRIMO restaurant, many dishes made with the chef's garden grown herbs and vegetables from on the property, interesting beverage bars, organic drinks and dishes available. Starr Pass Marriott Hashani Spa saline spa pool is a stress-no-more spot. Starr Pass is an open park environment. Wildlife, javelin, mule deer, birds, rabbits, quail, roadrunners.
Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: We are University of Arizona Wildcat graduates who could never fully leave the Old Pueblo. We loved it so much that 20 years later we searched for and found Starr Pass Owl Casita to enjoy ourselves and share with our amazing guests from all around the country and the world.
Why the Owner Chose Starr Pass, Tucson, AZ, USA:
We chose to purchase the Starr Pass casita for the location, near the U of A. Its also an end unit in the center of the development, with front door parking and the best view of all the casitas; across the Road Runner golf course.. toward the Tucson Mountains. Starr Pass is considered by many as the best of all the resorts in Tucson for its location to I-10, the airport, downtown, the U of A, etc. An open park wildlife reserve, Starr Pass is rich in beauty and scenic desert terrain, in a community with great admiration for the natural world, the amazing Arnold Palmer golf course, the open air mountain bike park, the five starr Marriott being in our back yard, a short walk to restaurants, and nightlife. The view of the Old Pueblo from this vantage point is unsurpassed. We visited and stayed at all the developments and resorts in the Old Pueblo and came back to Starr Pass. There is something special about this desert oasis. This is a place to return to again and again.
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27 Hole 3 courses Arnold Palmer Golf Course - Beautiful Desert Views
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Wonderful Tour Guide Guided Hike Thru Canyon Behind Owl Casita
Mothers Day 2012 Shot from Comfy Couches at Marriott
This is your view: 5 star Marriott, on best golf course: Road Runner! Best view!
Casita Living Room
Full Bathroom in Master BRoom with Shower Stall and Bathtub, Double sinks
Invigorating, Exhilerating, Relaxing, Memorable...Sunsets
Frequent Firework Shows Right Outside Your Patio Door
Javalina on Road Runner Golf Course Taken By guest on recent trip
GuestSuite /Side B Bedroom, sep. entrance, kitchenette, bath/shower, flat screen
Starr the Owl Resident Resides perched in the Living area...
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016
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