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Spectacular Desert View and Catalina Mountains

Bedrooms 1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2

Charming little guest house with about 5000 sq feet unique, private outdoor area and breathtaking views! It sits on the top of the hill and the real beauty is the view from the double deck that overhangs the cliff. Enjoy spectacular views of Sonoran Desert and Catalina mountains all day long. It is perfect for people who love to spend time outdoors! Soak up the sun on the deck or enjoy your outdoor meals. Big Saguaro Cacti stand on the desert creating the most unforgettable view. Sometimes you can even see wildlife that inhabits this most expensive of neighborhoods of Tucson Foothills. Property is located on River Road in Tucson. It is close to everything but it provides quite and comfortable escape from the busy city.

Guest house has about 400 sq feet. It is complete and comfortable. It has 1 bedroom with a closet, bathroom with tub and shower and kitchen combined with a living area.

**The kitchen has all you need to feel at home and prepare your meals. Big refrigerator, gas stove and oven, coffee maker, electric kettle, toaster, microwave and blender.

**The bedroom has very comfortable queen size bed.

**In the living room you can enjoy watching television on a sofa. There is 42 inch flat screen TV with DVD player and several DVD movies.

**Wi Fi Wireless Internet

**gas grill

**private driveway with remote opening gate.

**additional utility room with washer and dryer.

**private swimming pool (not heated)

**5000 sq foot private outdoor area with 4 different sitting/lounge places.

**We are less than 5 min away from the BIKE LOOP (Rillito River) which goes for miles around town and connects to Santa Cruz Loop. (24-50 miles of biking).

We can make our bikes available for only $35 a week. Please ask.

This unique house sits high on the hill on 5 acres of desert.

It is private with a big double deck and a swimming pool.

Sit, relax and enjoy our beautiful place. It is so beautiful that you will want to spend your time outdoors.

There is plenty place to park your car.

You are close to everything: grocery store 5min away, restaurants 3-5 minutes away, mall and movies 8 minutes away, tennis, golf , bicycling, hiking. But most of all you can enjoy sunny weather sitting by the pool or looking over the desert.

All utilities included. We have all you need ready for you so when you arrive you can enjoy your stay.

There are lots of interesting places to visit. Some of them are:

Sonoran Desert Museum,

Old Tucson Museum ( Place where old western movies where made)

Pima Air and Space Museum,

Titan missile museum

Mission San Xavier del Bac

Sabino Canyon,

Saguaro National Park

Mount Lemon,

International Wildlife Museum,

De Grazzia Gallery in the Sun

Tombstone only 90 min away

Kartchner caverns and Colossal cave

Tumaccacori Mission


Birding sites at Ramsey and Madera Canyon

More Details

Property Manager
Meg Homoki
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, german, polish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 2, 2017

Why Meg Homoki chose Tucson

This is very unique property. It has 5 acres in Catalina Foothills in Tucson with spectacular views of the desert and the mountains!

What makes this house unique

Huge private outdoor area with lots of seating area to enjoy wonderful sunny weather.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thanks for sharing your wonderful spot in the desert. We particularly enjoyed sitting by the pool in am and into the night as well as swimming. It's a special private place.
Jun 2015
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Tucson International
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
La Paloma Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
El Coral
Car: necessary

Pima air museum, Old Tucson, Tucson Desert Museum, Biosphere II, Saguaro National Monument,


Tucson House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom has a bathtub and a shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • The bedroom has comfortable queen size bed, dresser and walk-in closet.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • 2 bicycles
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • tennis
Private remote controlled gate.


Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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Spectacular Desert View and Catalina Mountains
average rating of 4.111111 based on 10 reviews

Property has nice views and privacy. Perfect for 2 people and a small dog.

  • 5 of 5

Sits up on a hilltop in the desert but close to everything you need. Heard coyotes at night. We had a couple of javelinas surround our truck one evening and decided to just let them have it and we stayed in! Reccomend you arrive in daylight for the first time. But once you know the way it is easy to access.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful desert views

  • 4 of 5

This is a sweet little guesthouse just off River Road. The views of the desert are spectacular and it feels remote, but it's quite convenient to things in the city. It feels safe with the gated entrance and owners nearby, although it's very private. It's good for a single or couple. There's a pool, although it was too cold to use in December. All the basics are in the kitchen (pans and dishes, not food). I did have a hard time finding it in the dark when I arrived, despite the good map, and that kept me from going out at night as much as I might have otherwise. I finally figured out it's 7/10 of a mile from Hacienda del Sol, and that the drive is at the spot where there are big 35 mph reflective markers marking a curve on River. A few more amenities like soap would be nice, but it was a nice place at an excellent price for the foothills.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property was clean and and private yet close to shopping and dining.

  • 3 of 5

Nice if you want privacy. Very small but we had everything we needed. The ambiance was a bit lacking but comfortable. Nice views.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great help

  • 5 of 5

I did not have the opportunity to stay at this location due to last minute health issues, but after three days of trying to make a decision Meg went above and beyond being patient and helpful.

Truly a nice person!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful location! It is close to everything but has lots of privacy. This small house is very well organized. It had everything we needed for our stay. For us it was very comfortable. Lovely view of the mountains and the desert. Great place to relax. It is very close to biking or walking trail at Rillito River.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hugh disappointment!

  • 1 of 5

The pictures were not true to the reality of the rental. It was basically a vacated property. When we first got there we walked in and it smelled musty. I called immediately and expressed my concerns. Was very old and so were the furnishings including the bedding and linens. We stayed two nights and left when we were suppose to stay 21 days. Luckily, we received 70% of our money back.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The pictures represent EXACTLY as the place looks like. To say they are not accurate is ridiculous. Vacated property. Hmm I wonder what that means … PRIVACY, nobody looking over your shoulder. Yes it is very private. Furniture are 3 years old. Cheryl S, you are delusional and the only thing you can do is complain and complain. Ugh .... I was glad she checked out early. So much negative attitude is not healthy to be around. I agreed to cancel her rental agreement just to have some peace. I feel sorry for the next owner she is going rent from….
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Pet Fee $65
Cleaning fee $75
Tax Rate 9.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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