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Luxury Home Amid Saguaros on 2 Ac Tucson Mtns Foothills, 15 Mins to Downtown,

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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

4 Bedrooms, 2 Full, 1 half bath, sleeps 8 to 10

This beautiful warm home is set in the near west foothills of the Tucson Mountains on 2 serene acres, yet just 15 minutes from downtown Tucson or the Tucson Desert Museum. Two full baths plus a large powder room. The Starr Pass Golf Resort is 10 minutes away as well as the nearest supermarket-pharmacy. Come home to your private swimming pool and spa and just relax in this warm, inviting home full of natural stone and wood viga beams.


Magnificent Southwestern Home in Tucson: 3,000 sq ft , 4 bed/3 bath luxury vacation home in the foothills of the Tucson Mountains. Sleeps up to 8 comfortably. Serene west side elegant Santa Fe Style home in private community with large lots, but only 12 minutes from downtown. Set on 2 acres of tall saguaro cactus, this beautiful oasis with swimming pool and outdoor hot tub surrounded by uniquely desert flora provides a great getaway headquarters for family or friends looking to enjoy Tucson’s great golf, hiking, shopping or just quiet relaxation. Enjoy great views of city lights and the Catalina Mountains from the balcony and pool patio.

Comfort and leisure:
The home is newly decorated with 2 large HDTVs in living room and Master bedroom. The brand new heating/cooling system and ceiling fans in every room and solar pool/spa heater assure your comfort after a day enjoying all that the area has to offer. Step out of the dining room onto the patio with covered dining area and inviting Pebbletech pool and spa. The generous 3 car garage with inside entrance to the house completes the experience of convenience and opulence. Large upper and lower parking areas for guest parking and easy turn around.

Located a few minutes from the striking Starr Pass Golf Resort , supermarket and pharmacy and big box stores for your convenience. With more than 20 golf courses less than an hour away and the Tucson desert museum and Old Tucson movie studios just 15 minutes away, there’s plenty to do and see, Birdwatchers and animal lovers will delight in this natural unspoiled haven. Start your desert experience at the end of the 350 ft driveway and hike in the Saguaro National Park or drive to many of the Tucson area’s uniquely Southwest Colonial attractions. With gourmet kitchen, breakfast area, two story living room and 2 + bedrooms downstairs, giant master suite upstairs, most with warm natural flagstone floors and counters, this home will draw you in and make you want to come back again.
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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets can be arranged with a deposit....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Unfortunately, a few too many steps:(. The three downstairs bedrooms are accessible but there are 3 steps down to the sunken living room. The garage can be reached without going outside, though....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Balcony great views of Catalina Mtns days, City lights nites...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Walk in closet. Desert view...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    Walk in closet. Desert view....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Walk in closet. Desert view. Very spacious....moreless

  • Master suite with large viga wood beams and custom shutters and beautiful balcony overlooking city lights and Catalina Mountains. Extra large walk in closet and master bath suite with flagstone walls in shower an spa tub with windows looking out to Catalina mountains and city lights....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Half Bath: toilet

    natural stone...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    natural stone, sinks in outer part of bathroom....moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    natural stone bath enclosure...moreless

  • Luxurious Master bath with city views and all natural flagstone with jacuzzi tub, separate shower. Both downstairs baths with natural flagstone all around....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Two large HDTVs, one in great room, one in master suite. Separate breakfast table and outdoor patio dining table. Solar heated swimming pool/spa. Oversize 3 car garage. House is set in Saguaro filled 2 acres. See deer, quail, javelinas hummingbirds and on a quite residential area with 2 acre minimum lots....moreless

Entertainment

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    one in living room, one in Master Bedroom....moreless

  • Toys:

    sometimes there are puzzles and some board games....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Just a quick 15 minute drive to downtown, including the Convention center and the very lively Congress Street with lots of new restaurants....moreless

  • Monument View:

    Sagauro National Park Starts right behind our street. Gates Pass is just a few minutes away. Hike on Saguaro filled trails on 5 minutes notice....moreless

  • Mountain:

    In the foothills of the Tucson Mountains just west of downtown. Hiking starts at end of driveway....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Look across Tucson valley to the Catalina Mountains while nestled in the foothills of the nearby Tucson Mountains near Saguaro National Park West. Dove Mountain Oro Valley views....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Separate 6 seat dining area as well as breakfast nook seating 4. The chairs in the adjoing breakfast nook can be pulled up to seat more guests at dining table....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Heating:

    Central...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets and towels provided for all registered guests...moreless

  • Living Room:

    2 story living room, with couch chairs and day bed...moreless

  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking:

    3 car garage plus 2 separate off street parking areas....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Besides 3 car garage plenty of parking in 2 separate parking areas off street close to house....moreless

  • Security System
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Large front loader...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Cooking utensils including barbeque tools....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full sets of dishes and glases...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Spacious and well appointed with large windows....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Two part with microwave included....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Some basic spices, salt, pepper, sugar...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Double door stainless....moreless

  • Stove:

    Two part wall oven and 5 burner gas stovetop....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Golf:

    closest Starr Pass Resort and Silverbell public course about 10 minutes away, many more within 10 miles....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    covered outdoor dining area...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Desert landscaping...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas and charcoal...moreless

  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Spa can be heated to 101 degrees...moreless

  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Can be heated to 82 degrees for an extra charge....moreless

  • Spa Whirlpool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
mar 20 27
Mar 20 - Mar 27, 2017
4 night min stay
$300 $350
Fri, Sat
$2,000

Rates are based on 3 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

april 2016
Apr 1 - May 6, 2017
3 night min stay
$310 $360
Fri, Sat
$2,100 $8,000

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

grad 2017
May 7 - May 14, 2017
4 night min stay
$400 $425
Thu, Fri, Sat
$2,600 $8,000

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

early summer 2017
May 15 - Jun 28, 2017
4 night min stay
$300 $400
Thu, Fri, Sat
$2,100 $7,000

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

4th 2017
Jun 29 - Jul 6, 2017
4 night min stay
$300 $400
Thu, Fri, Sat
$2,100 $7,000

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

summer 2017
Jul 7 - Aug 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$300 $325
Fri, Sat
$2,300 $6,000

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

labor day 2017
Aug 31 - Sep 5, 2017
4 night min stay
$320 $350
Fri, Sat
$2,500

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

fall 2017
Sep 6 - Nov 21, 2017
3 night min stay
$300 $350
Fri, Sat
$2,400

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest

thanksgiving 2017
Nov 22 - Nov 29, 2017
4 night min stay
$325 $350
Thu, Fri, Sat
$2,500

Rates are based on 7 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

early winter 2017
Nov 30 - Dec 20, 2017
3 night min stay
$300 $335
Fri, Sat
$2,400 $7,000

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Holidays 2017 18
Dec 21 - Jan 3, 2018
5 night min stay
$360 $425
Thu, Fri, Sat
$2,700 $7,500

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Begin 2018
Jan 4 - Jan 24, 2018
3 night min stay
$325 $400
Fri, Sat
$2,300

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Gem Show 2018
Jan 25 - Feb 6, 2018
6 night min stay
$415 $460
Fri, Sat
$3,300

Rates are based on 7 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

spring 2018
Feb 7 - May 6, 2018
4 night min stay
$340 $400
Fri, Sat
$2,100 $7,000

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

graduation 2018
May 7 - May 14, 2018
4 night min stay
$400 $425
Fri, Sat
$2,600

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$400
$2,500 $8,000

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

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

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $250
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Tax Rate 12.05%

Notes:

$2000 to $3500 per week, $4800 to $13000 per month. The state/county taxo f 12.05% is not applicable for stays of more than 30 days. Pool heat is available as needed in season at the rate of $250 per week. It is generally not needed from late spring to late fall. There is solar pool heat which increases the temperature a few degrees year round. Rates also dependent on length of stay. State hotel tax applies to stays of less than 30 days. Weekend surcharge in high season for stays less than 7 days. Pool heat is $250 per week prorated. Over 8 guests $20 per person per night.

Weekly only during gem show. More flexibility and multiweek discounts other times of year. Great monthly rates in summer. Pool heat $250 per week. 10 of rental fee is nonrefundable rebooking fee. All rental amounts paid will be nonrefunable unless we can rebook those dates.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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Location

  • Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress

    "Great place in historical hotel. Wonderful atmosphere with a large outdoor patio with a gre..."

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  • El Charro Cafe - The Original

    "Must visit in downtown old Tucson. Charming atmosphere and good food. Home of the Chimicha..."

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  • Maynards Market & Kitchen

    "Great restaurant in the old train station across the street from the Congress Hotel. Wonder..."

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  • Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

    "Wonderful museum for all ages with a very good restaurant (Ocotillo). go early before it ge..."

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  • San Xavier del Bac Mission

    "Just a short ride away is this lovely old mission with delicious fry bread food in the plaza..."

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  • Pima Air & Space Museum

    "Amazing collection of (literally) hundreds of planes."

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17 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tucson Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Rusty's
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Starr Pass Resort, Silverbell Golf Course
6 Miles
Nearest Train
Tucson
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-10
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Teresa's Mosaic, Rusty's, Primo at Starr Pass
150 Miles
Nearest Beach
Rocky Point

Car: Recommended

This home is set in the private and serene foothills of the Tucson Mountains, a short walk from fascinating desert life of the Saguaro National Park (West) and just 15 minutes to downtown. The are new dedicated cycling trails. Tucson is becoming a bike friendly city 10 minutes to supermarket/pharmacy and 'Big Box' stores as well as Highway I-10. Nearest golf are Silverbell public Golf Course Starr Pass Resort just 10 minutes away, with over 20 golf courses less than 60 minutes away. Take in the magnificent view at Gates Pass on your way to Old Tucson Studios and the Tucson Desert Museum, also 15 minutes away. Chiracahua Mtns, Tombstone, historic Bisbee, and the wineries of Elgin are less tha 1.5 hours away. Or take a day trip to Rocky point Mexico, 3.5 hours away - Arizona's beach. Pool heat at 82 degrees is available for about $250, depending on the time of year with a $100 minimum.

Other Activities: Nature trails

Ski: Mt. Lemon

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: I've been a Homeaway member at this house for since 2008. I'm happy to have helped families make wonderful vacation memories since then.

Why the Owner Chose Sunset Hills Estates, AZ, USA:
We fell in love with the warm ambience of the house.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
So roomy and welcoming. Lots of privacy on 2 acres yet just 5 minutes to the majore stores and banks an 15 minutes to the vibrant downtown area with new restaurants and galleries springing up all the time.


Contact us

Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

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Photos

  • Overview of house

    Overview of house

  • Front door at night

    Front door at night

  • View of house from pool

    View of house from pool

  • Pool view from Dining area

    Pool view from Dining area

  • Kitchen view from dining room

    Kitchen view from dining room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Sunrise towards the East

    Sunrise towards the East

  • Fireplace in great room from balcony

    Fireplace in great room from balcony

  • View of balcony rom below

    View of balcony rom below

  • One of many Saguaros next to house

    One of many Saguaros next to house

  • Looking at house from lower gate

    Looking at house from lower gate

  • Back patio

    Back patio

  • Pool view from Balcony

    Pool view from Balcony

  • patio and outdoor dining area

    patio and outdoor dining area

  • Master bedroom facing towards bath suite

    Master bedroom facing towards bath suite

  • Reading nook on Balcony

    Reading nook on Balcony

  • View of high ceiling over fireplace

    View of high ceiling over fireplace

  • view from living room

    view from living room

  • Night view of lower gate

    Night view of lower gate

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