Jewel of the Sonoran Desert a Unique Desert Experience

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Last updated: 09/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Jewel of the Desert was built in 2008. It is a luxury vacation Adobe home which was featured in Tucson Lifestyle Magazine. The experience of being in an Adobe home is unique. The house is constructed of natural and organic materials. 16” thick natural Adobe mud bricks, hand plastered walls, natural stone counters, hand painted Tunisian and Talavera tiles and murals throughout. Spanish Colonial & Viga beam ceilings.

The Adobe overlooks the Sonoran Desert and has mountain views. 2300 square feet, three bedrooms (1 King and 2 Queens and 2 full bathrooms and powder room). Front gated courtyard, salt water swimming pool, two fireplaces (gas/Living Room & wood burning Kiva/Master Suite). The home is exquisitely decorated in a stunning decor in a tranquil setting.

The fully –equipped kitchen features gourmet appliances, granite countertops, with a center island and bar stools. The dining area seats eight and is open to a living room featuring a 50” flat screen TV with DVD player and CD sound system. Music from the central audio system can also be enjoyed in the front and back courtyards.

Your interest is the start, and the experience provides the rest. We hope that you will come and experience the feeling that an organic home can bring to your heart and soul!

Keywords: Adobe, Spanish, Hacienda, Colonial, Rustic, Green House

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Gated Community Private Gated Home Located in Cul de Sac Monitored Security & Camera System No Noise After 10:00 p.m. No Overnight Street Parking Allowed in Community ...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Chess / Checkers/ Backgammon...moreless

  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Living Room & Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Garage:

    2 Car...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:


  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Garage - No Street Parking Allowed...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,500 $4,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $75


Home is available for long term rent

6 Months $25,000

12 Months $42,000

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Last updated: 09/27/2016
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26 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tucson International
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Golf Club at Vistoso / Dove Mountain Golf Club

Car: Necessary

Minutes away from Dove Mountain and Oro Valley.

Many Hiking and Bike Trails, Horseback Riding, Golf Courses and Resorts


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: My husband and I are avid lovers of nature, we love to travel and experience different cultures.

Why the Owner Chose Skyranch, Marana, AZ, USA:
We chose this location because of its serenity and tranquility and the natural desert surrounds and mountain views.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Relax and enjoy the fountain and tropical landscape of the front courtyard or enjoy a swim in the salt water swimming pool overlooking the desert landscape in the private backyard. Wake up to the beautiful sunrise and the lovely sounds and sights of nature and enjoy the picturesque sunsets and starry starry nights.

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Speaks: english, french


VRBO #319928

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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