Artistic Desert Retreat
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- Minimum stay:7-14 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Location: Oro Valley, Tucson & Southern Arizona, Arizona, USA
Accommodations: Main home (1440 sf), tile and carpeted floors with Oriental rugs in living and dining room. 2 Bedrooms (sleeps four), den, 2 small Bathrooms. Room outside connected to the patio provides dryer, and storage. Covered patio 240 sf.
Creative environment in a quiet neighborhood above the end of cul-de-sac with circular drive. With great privacy, the home sits in the middle of 1.3 acres of desert and is perfect for desert and nature lovers. Watch the sun set over the Tucson Mountains from a swing at the front of the house, watch it rise over Pusch Ridge from bed as you awaken.
Large back patio has many types of birds, along with bunnies, ground squirrels. Located near Canada del Oro Wash and La Canada Dr. Coyotes, bobcat and javelina are frequently seen.
Please take time to view the links below to fully understand the setting of the house, its patios, the natural vegetation surrounding it, and to see more photos of the kitchen, dining room, living room, den, bathrooms and bedrooms.
Private unheated swimming pool with auto-cleaner and fenced enclosure offers a peaceful place to sun and read. Dine by the pool or enjoy the sunken stone patio with a circular enclosure to use briquettes. Experience the freedom of swimming in your own private pool (it's a bit chilly during the late fall, winter and early spring but still available).
Home benefits from an open floor plan. Wood-burning fireplace. Kitchen is fully equipped,with dining table, kitchen table.
Both bedrooms have queen beds. Master bedroom has its own small bathroom with walk-in shower. Third room is den with futon sofa which would make a good bed for children. All three rooms recently re-carpeted.
Everything about this house is oriented toward the creative person looking for a quiet get away, a place to paint or write. A photographer will find no end of subjects. There are two desks with space for two writers to finish or start their manuscripts.
Grocery store, fuel and three restaurants are less than a mile away, Canada Del Oro Wash trail 1/2 mile on sidewalk, five miles to diverse shopping, two movie theaters, hiking, golf courses,restaurants and Catalina State Park.
House has WiFi/DSL, DirecTv with150 channels.and local programming 55" HDTV and NetFlix included and local phone service. Monitor and keyboard in the den, just bring your laptop. A FAX, Inkjet printer, and scanner on office desk.
We are NO SMOKING , and like pets. Talk to us about bringing yours. We recently put good screen wire around the fenced pool area in those places pets might escape giving them a nice place to enjoy their vacation also.
Carport, washer in the house with dryer in small room off the large, covered patio.
Please see the video link below
Keywords:fenced pool yard, 1.3 acres of desert, pets,
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Member since: 2009
- 1440 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered:
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable:
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer:
- Covered Parking
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 28 - Feb 13, 2017
14 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning $150
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Taxes Not included
Check or Paypal on request. add 2%.
Monthly $1000 deposit, balance 90 days prior.
Weekly 50% on booking, balance 30 days.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: An artist and a retired engineer
Why the Owner Chose Horizon Heights, Oro Valley, AZ, USA:
We bought this place for the location. Views of Pusch Ridge and Tucson mountains plus privacy with desert all around the house. We stated coming to Tucson in 1965 to go to graduate school and never stopped coming back to explore. The expansion of Oro Valley has brought convenience to the site as never before. The desert + close to stores, golf, and movies. Escape to Canada del Oro wash in 300 yards or go golfing at 4 courses within 3 miles. Walk to the grocery store ~ 1 mile or take your golf cart /walker on the path.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Close to hiking at Catalina State Park, Honeybee Canyon, and many other excellent trails and petroglyph sites make this a creative base while getting healthy exercise. On the back patio is an easel which makes it an excellent place to create a painting. With the wireless, it's great for research and writing. The energy here has always been conducive to creativity.
- Primary: (503) 838-5031
- Secondary: (503) 930-0348 (Oregon, USA)
Links to more information:
Looking down driveway
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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