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Last updated: 01/03/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Sleeps 6. 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 2000 square feet.

Welcome to my 'Desert Dream' ~Vicki Butler, Owner
Your vacation starts with a very well appointed, fully furnished home. I have taken the time to provide you the things that make a house a home. Luxurious beds and linens, Direct TVs, hi-speed wireless Internet, washer, dryer, and a well equipped kitchen await you. As you move to the outside, the beautiful panoramic view of the Catalina Mountains serve as a backdrop for your private, saltwater pool & spa, outdoor dining, BBQ grill, covered patio, and elevated sun deck. Inside or out - life is but a dream.

As the owner of this home, I wanted to create a haven for myself and my family. Coming from Alaska, I find that Tucson not only warms my body, but my heart and soul. I come to rejuvenate, relax, and shed the burdens of daily life; and, let the calmness of the desert embrace me. It truly is my Desert Dream.

Things to Do: Enjoy hiking and biking the numerous mountain and city trails, or experience world class golf at one of the numerous golf clubs sprinkled throughout Tucson. Maybe you'd like to watch the desert bloom in the Spring! Or see the Arizona Diamondbacks during their Major League Spring Baseball Training. Come on down for the famous Tucson Gem & Mineral show, or visit the local wildlife and gardens at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (my personal favorite!). Need more ideas: Tombstone, The Copper Creek Mine, Reid Park Zoo, Aircraft Boneyard, Biosphere II, and the beautiful 1700 Spanish Mission: San Xavier del Bac (another personal favorite of mine!). Want to cool off? See Tucson underground via Kartchner Caverns State Park or Colossal Cave Mountain Park. Or just stay home and plunge into the salt water pool, or enjoy a relaxing massage from the spa. Afterall, it is your 'Desert Dream.'

Where to eat.: Ahhhh...where to eat? How do I begin? Do you head down to the University area and taste all of the sandwich shops and exotic fare? Or go downtown for Cafe Poco Cosa - imaginative Mexican cuisine? Or hit the nearby Thunder Canyon Brewery or World Sports Grill? The J Bar Lounge or La Pasada for happy hour with a view. Hit La Encantada Mall for Ra (sushi), NoRTH (modern Italian cuisine), Blancos (tacos & tequila), Blue Fin (seafood) and you can always pop into AJ's (excellent fine foods grocer). For the best pancakes in town, you've got to drive down to BoBo's - the all American greasy spoon. Try Frank's for breakfast with an attitude. Viavace is always a top dining choice. Number #1 choice for the ladies - choose from Sauce or Wildflower. And don't forget your own backyard. Fire up the BBQ and have some steaks on the grill.
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/03/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking & Vaping allowed OUTSIDE only (thank you!)...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    In order to provide a safe and comfortable vacation for all of our guests, including those with pet allergies, there is absolutely no pets allowed. No exceptions....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • The master bedroom comes complete with a luxurious king size pillowtop mattress and high quality luxury linens. View the Catalina Mountains or the sparkling pool from your bay window. Wake up each morning to beautiful sunrises right from your bed. Master bath has garden tub, shower, dual vanities, walk-in closet, ceiling fan, and plenty of room to retreat for that afternoon nap. Bedrooms 2 and 3 have the same quality linens, with one King size and one Queen Size pillowtop bed. They share the hall bath....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Designed to be your home away from home. Very relaxing, very accommodating. Desert Dream puts you at ease the minute you walk in the door. You will spend as much time outdoors as you do indoors. The fantastic Catalina Mountains, your outdoor gas BBQ grill, sparkling pool and hot tub await you and your family. The kitchen comes well appointed and stocked with basic spices, and supplies. Stop by our two grocery stores (Albertson's is within a mile, Safeway or Fry's is only 2.3 miles away (opposite directions on Thorneydale) and you are set. Or take advantage of our variety of nearby restaurants....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV in living room and all bedrooms. Wireless Direct TV available (watch a program on your computer while sitting poolside and keeping an eye on the kiddo's)....moreless

  • Television:

    Flat screen TV in each bedroom and living room....moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain:

    Unobstructed views of the Catalina Mountain Range...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The backyard with saltwater pool & hot tub face the greenbelt and an unobstructed view of the gorgeous Catalina Mountains....moreless

  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Roller Blading
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Covered porch with outdoor dining for six....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Powerful jets will massage your tired muscles from a day of hiking....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Private resort living! Enjoy the saltwater pool and spa with your family while enjoying the view of the Catalina Mountains....moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 31 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Continued
Jan 3 - Jan 27, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,365
GEM SHOW
Jan 28 - Feb 12, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,695
Spring 2017
Feb 13 - May 13, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,365
Summer 2017
May 14 - Sep 2, 2017
3 night min stay

$1,195
Fall 2017
Sep 3 - Nov 17, 2017
3 night min stay

$1,365
Winter 2017
Nov 18 - Jan 26, 2018
7 night min stay

$1,435
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$195

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $135
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

--Pool Heat $300/week (Optional)

--Cleaning Fee, Add $50 ($185) for 7 occupants (upon approval only)

**Gem Show rates 2014: $1695 per week, 7 day minimum (Jan. 28, 2016 to Feb. 12th, 2017)

A mid-stay cleaning charge of $125.00 will be added to stays of one month or longer.

--$200 Security Deposit


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tucson International Airport
2.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Fox and Hound, Thunder Canyon Brewery
0.6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Omni Tucson National Golf Course
6.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-10

Car: Necessary

Welcome to 'Desert Dream'. Enjoy a full panoramic view of the Catalina Mountains from your covered patio. Colorful sunsets and brilliant sunrises await you. Prepare your meals from the outdoor BBQ or from the fully appointed kitchen. Plunge into the pebble tec/salt water pool or enjoy a relaxing massage from the spa. After all, it is your 'Desert Dream'.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Living in Alaska for 30 years, it was time for me to find a place to warm up and feel the sun in my face. Currently travel and teach classes & workshops for meditation, crystals, essential oils, and more!

Why the Owner Chose Bluffs, Casas Adobes, Arizona, United States of America:
When I visited Tucson, I fell instantly in love! With an abundant amount of sunshine almost daily, the beauty of the surrounding mountains, the desert plant life, and the amazing wildlife - it was easy to choose Tucson as my vacation destination, and then as my home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This home has been crystal gridded for easy releasing of stress, family harmony, relaxation, and joy! Time and again I received emails sharing that the families had plans to tour the city, and fell so much in love with the property they decided to stay and enjoy the pool and the view!


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/03/2017

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Photos

  • Are you ready to dip your toes in the pool?

    Are you ready to dip your toes in the pool?

  • Enjoy the spacious spa with powerful jets to relax in at the end of the day.

    Enjoy the spacious spa with powerful jets to relax in at the end of the day.

  • Plenty of seating in the Living Room with 42" flat screen T.V.

    Plenty of seating in the Living Room with 42" flat screen T.V.

  • Rack up a game of pool before heading off to bed

    Rack up a game of pool before heading off to bed

  • 1st Queen Bedroom with pillowtop mattress.

    1st Queen Bedroom with pillowtop mattress.

  • San Xavier Missionary

    San Xavier Missionary

  • Fully furnished kitchen complete with stainless steel appliances

    Fully furnished kitchen complete with stainless steel appliances

  • Master Bedroom suite with plush pillowtop mattress and luxury linens

    Master Bedroom suite with plush pillowtop mattress and luxury linens

  • 2nd King Bedroom with pillowtop mattress.

    2nd King Bedroom with pillowtop mattress.

  • Welcome to Desert Dream!

    Welcome to Desert Dream!

  • Plenty of wildlife viewing in the backyard desert

    Plenty of wildlife viewing in the backyard desert

  • Enjoy the active wildlife in the greenbelt

    Enjoy the active wildlife in the greenbelt

  • Enjoy lunch and the plant life at Tohono Chul.

    Enjoy lunch and the plant life at Tohono Chul.

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