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1904 Adobe SunCountryGuestHouse Well Appointed, Canyon View

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

House, kitchen, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (shower), (Sleeps 1-2)

Our 1904 adobe home was remodeled in 2007 with a focus on comfort. Thinking of the desert we recently added radiator solar hot water heating for winter time comfort. The south facing balcony gives you a lovely private view of the canyon, the surrounding mountains, and locals walking to and from the art galleries. Not far from Sun Country in Old Bisbee there is live theater preformed by Bisbee Obscura . There is also a lovely small concert hall with fabulous musicians that come from around the world to play "For the Love of Music".

There are many restaurants to choose from in historic downtown Old Bisbee. Sun Country Guest House is($125/night for 2 nights, $150 for a single night, $560wk). It has a lovely living room with leather furniture and an eclectic art and DVD collection. The bright and well equipped kitchen that has a window view of the desert behind. A bench can be seen as you lay in the green velvet chaise. Walk on up the path carefully and check out the view, please stay on the paths. The bathroom with shower, toilet and reading materials bedroom is sunny and private. The bedroom is bright with good blinds so one might sleep in late. The queen bed has organic linens, feather pillows, wool and down blankets. Sit on our outdoor lounge chairs or rockers and watch the birds while you enjoy our canyon views and sunsets from the balcony. Watch DVD movies on our 42-inch flat panel TV. There are movies provided, which we update regularly for you folks that return to Sun Country Guest House. Enjoy our backyard desert deck with propane grill.

It's 5 minute walk to gourmet cafe and store, that serves all 3 meals of the day and has 1 gluten free pizza day, order ahead . We also have a the Food Co op that I like to support, as it brings in organic food from local food growers and farmers. Take the bus it's easy, near and goes all about. You'll find many fascinating details about southwestern plants, history, geology and folklore in our library of books. Romantic hikers, music lovers, hikers, birders, LGBT and bicycle riders are welcome. There's even a place to lock your bike.

Take a 10-15 minute walk to the heart of our historical, artsy town, take a gander of the 100 year old beautiful library. Check out the interior of the bank, also very cool. Explore the stores in our old buildings. Every store has a story. We have fine antiques stores and great shops which feature many nationally known artists. Dine in an elegantly restored historic hotel or one of Arizona's most fabulous restaurants local restaurants the Cafe Roka. Take a tour through the Bisbee copper mine, once the largest in the U.S. Ride your bikes on our friendly streets. Wherever you go, you're sure to enjoy meeting the colorful characters who call Bisbee home.

Use our home as your base to explore the southwest desert, run a race or hike to the tops of nearby mountains. There are state parks within 30 minutes of town. Don't forget to make your reservation for a tour of the spectacular Karchner Caverns. Birders will be amazed to watch the sand hill cranes swoop down to feed in a local lagoon, sit on the balcony or watch the tree fill with turkey vultures, just across the way. Kick back and relax in our quaint little western town. Perfect for anyone looking for a warm and sunny winter vacation in a charming town.

For two couples or a family please see our other listing at the same address Sun Country Studio(listing #356152)

Keywords: House with balcony, mountain and canyon views, private deck off of the kitchen, with grill, tables and chairs, 1 bedroom, living room, bathroom with shower, a fully equipped kitchen that is quite bright and cute.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About sarahdorrance

We are bus riders, walkers, bicyclists and hikers and have enjoyed Old Bisbee and Tucson for years. One of us has a gluten allergy, both of us love good food and have been glad to find accommodations for dietary needs in Old Bisbee.

sarahdorrance purchased this house in 2011

Why sarahdorrance chose Tucson & Southern Arizona

We love Old Bisbee! It is one of our favorite places on Earth. We love the ease of taking day trips from Old Bisbee. The desert with its uniqueness of flora and fauna always astounds us, as does the great food near Sun Country. We enjoy the tourists as well as the local people, the architecture, history, and especially the art. We love Pride and appreciate that folks may come to Old Bisbee, AZ and be joined. Old Bisbee is a great get away!

What makes this house unique

Sun Country Guest House has a balcony with an awesome south facing view of the canyon. It is just a 5 minute walk to gourmet cafe/store and pizza and drinks. A 10-15 minute walk to historical downtown Old Bisbee shops, fabulous restaurants, good wine and local beer and art. It has organic linens and is kept nicely clean. We also have a property manager that arrives to give you the keys and a quick tour when you want to arrive.

Guestbook comments from the owner

After staying at the lower level studio for a weekend get-away, we decided it would be the perfect place to bring some of the family and celebrate my birthday. We rented both the house and studio and can say that everyone had a great time and loved the property. We all felt immediately at home - it was truly designed with an eye for comfort. I must say that having so many great spaces - indoors and out - is the way to go when with family! The streetside porch with wonderful views of the canyon and mountains is the perfect spot to both bird and people watch. The private back patio with gas barbeque off the kitchen is a great gathering spot while the lower (studio) deck is a cozy retreat to put your feet up and relax. My 7 year old granddaughter especially loved the vintage wall-mounted hand-crank coffee grinder and was the official coffee grinder for our stay. My grandson brought his skateboard and happily skated ahead as the rest of us footed it around Bisbee. We ordered a delicious enchilada casserole that was still hot when we arrived our first night there. It was really nice to arrive and have the main course ready and waiting. My birthday celebration was the best and Sun Country is the perfect place and location to enjoy all that Bisbee has to offer.
Jun 2011
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Bisbee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 private sunny bathroom with towels, shower, sink and toilet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • A sunny bedroom with good blinds for sleeping in. A Queen size bed with organic linens, feather pillows, down and wool blankets. The 6 drawer dresser allows you to unpack, side tables with reading lamps, a red swivel chair is my favorite spot to read, draw at the desk with it's lovely view.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
1904 cool, 1 bedroom adobe house in Old Bisbee. Sunny bedroom with Queen bed with organic linens, feather pillows, down and wool blankets. Good blinds for sleeping in. A living room with board games and nice leather furniture. A well appointed bright kitchen . A great balcony with south and east facing views of the canyon is both private and is a fabulous place to watch the Red Dress Run, as well as the Bisbee 1000 stair race. Sun Country Guest House is just a 10-15 minute walk to historical downtown Old Bisbee and just a 5 minute walk to a gourmet cafe/store, restaurants and historical courthouse. Sun Country Guest House is an Excellent place to stay for romantic cyclists, hikers, and of course romantic bird watchers. LGBT friendly, friendly to all. *Family and friends can rent the downstairs Sun Country Studio see listing #356152.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

1904 Adobe SunCountryGuestHouse Well Appointed, Canyon View
average rating of 4.9375 based on 17 reviews

Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

I am particular about my choices for overnight accommodations, and perhaps my review will spare you from the same time consuming research.

My stay began by meeting the delightful property manager, Sarah. She was punctual, extremely personable, and exceptionally helpful. With her welcoming disposition we walked throughout the house as everything was clearly shown to me. Before she left I was told not hesitate to contact her with any questions.

Sun Country Guest House is maintained well and has a warm and cozy atmosphere with the added delights of beautiful views and privacy. The bed is comfortable, the shower is great, and the living quarters invite you to feel at home. Trust me, I am known to be finicky. You will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sarah will appreciate your comment, she is a wonderful and appreciated part of Sun Country Guest House. I love my house and am so glad you found it to your standards. Come again! All the best, Sarah and Sarah
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  • 5 of 5

Just exactly what we were looking for to escape a few weeks of Iowa winter.

Played golf several times, did a day at Tombstone, browsed the shops til I dropped

(she obviously lasted longer), and totally relaxed in a "home away from home."

Best of the best: Bisbee Breakfast Club. Ray M.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you for your visit and review. Guests like you and your wife make Sun Country an easy place to rent. Come visit again.
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San Francisco, CA

Quiet, comfortable and a short walk to town!

  • 5 of 5

We visited Bisbee for the first time last weekend and had a fabulous stay in the main (upstairs) unit at Sun Country Guest House. The location is perfect, with High Desert Market and Café (for breakfast and groceries), Screaming Banshee Pizza (for lunch) or the Bisbee Royale (for dinner or a movie) all just a five-minute walk away, and the rest of the many sights of Old Bisbee just ten minutes further east. If you don’t feel like walking into town on a given morning, then you can sit on the peaceful front porch and enjoy the sounds of birds chirping and the sun-dappled views of the surrounding hillsides ...

Aside from its ideal location, we also appreciated the cozy bedroom, the spacious kitchen, and the newly renovated bathroom in the upstairs unit. Overall, we found the property to be quiet, comfortable, and easily accessible, whether driving from Tucson or walking into town. We would recommend it without hesitation to anyone who is planning to visit Bisbee, especially for the first time.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are welcome anytime. Glad you enjoyed yourself. There is something for everyone in Old Bisbee. Regards, Sarah
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San Francisco

A gem

  • 5 of 5

Delightful cottage that is beautifully furnished and equipped with everything you could need for a comfortable stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are welcome any time! You will have to try another season to have a cool kind of desert experience. Thanks, Sun Country Guest House
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Seattle bird watchers

  • 4 of 5

Kitchen well equipped. Living room crowded and dark. Bed and bath fine. Clean. Convenient location to good restaurants in town. Don't miss Roka Café, The Table and Banshee Pizza, all well above average to excellent. Unit needs DVD light means off, no light means on. To select input for DVD, don't select the two DVD inputs, but choose the Games input to watch DVDs. Duh!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you found the location perfect for your downtown forays, the sunny kitchen well equipped and the bath and bed to your liking. Thanks for the feedback about the DVD and we apologize that the directions were not clearly written in our book. The property manager Sarah, did not mind coming up to help with the confusion, she was glad you called and glad you figured it out. We will add directions to our house book for future guests. The large sunny balcony does shade the windows of the adobe living room keeping it, "yes" dimly lit, but enjoyable and cool in the summer months.
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Stillwater, MN

A great way to explore Bisbee

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the comforts of the Suncountry Guesthouse. It offered a stylish environment, well equipped and stocked with some great books. Would definitely go back!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We spend our free time at Sun Country Guest House and like it to feel like our home, a home that we share with others. I am glad you felt it met your style and practical needs. Please do come again, I am sure it will have changed and I may be ready for the beautiful rugs you have to offer. Sarah, Sun Country Guest House
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Nearest Airport
150 Miles
Tucson International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Screaming Banshee Pizza
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
High Desert Cafe and store
Car: necessary

There are many outdoor activities in the desert year around. My favorite is sitting on the balcony and bird watching with the beverage of my choice. There are many different seasonal birds. The hiking is wonderful, whether you want to walk the many stairs and explore Old Bisbee, walk West on Tombstone Canyon road. If you keep walking you will arrive at a great place to see the lay-out of the area. This is a street walk. The road becomes unused except by folks who live in the area and then becomes unused at all. It takes me about an hour or so round trip. The hour does not include the hanging out time.There is shopping in very cool and inviting places if you walk east on Tombstone Canyon, many restaurants with very good food, wine, beer and cocktails There are cool dark bars to try, some have food and local beer making to experience. Old Bisbee has a community seasonal pool that is incredibly nice, with a slide. The park cross the street is a good place to have a lot of folks gather for a big meal. Tombstone is less than an hour away. Stop on your way in or on your way out. Go to the Lavender Pit, it's cool to see and understand the history of the area. There is a Smithsonian exhibit up in our local museum, also informational, see the changes time makes. If you just want to relax Sun Country Guest House is a great place for it.


Rates & Availability

Bisbee House Rental Rates

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1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.05%

1 night reservation is $150.00, $168.00, this includes tax.
A 2 night reservation is $280 this includes tax. There is a 25% non refundable fee for late cancellations or long holds.
We no longer accept dogs.

Check is sent to owner by snail mail and the house is reserved. The reservation is held for 4 days while the owner awaits the check. When the check is received the owner sends and email and makes the reservation permanent.
25% of Fee is non refundable for cancellations if reserved for over 1 month or cancellation arrrives very late.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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