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Magical Private Mountain Estate in Ventana Canyon + Guest Ventana Membership!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Smoke-Free, Pet Free. Minimum length of stay 4-6 days (depending upon the season). The property resides inside the gates of the acclaimed Lodge at Ventana Canyon Resort community. Ask us about short term membership options for use of the Spa, Fitness, Pool and Dining rooms (breakfast, lunch and dinner).

Visitors describe this as an absolutely magical place. What separates this property from other rentals, besides the phenomenal views, is the quiet and privacy. Despite being within the Ventana community, the private drive and 3.6 acre lot, and the way it's situated in the mountains, allows for a feeling of a complete get-away. Other homes may be in the mountains, but often have neighbors and roads so close that you hear cars, dogs barking, landscapers, etc.

With views that extend to the edges of the surrounding Tucson mountain ranges and beyond you can enjoy Golf course, lake, and national park views right from the three decks and patio. If you're going through the adventure to rent a home, why not stay in a place that you'll never forget? Martha Stewart (no kidding!) visited and just loved it.

Quiet, secure, private and safe, the 3.6 acre property features 24/7 guarded, video-monitored entrance through the Lodge at Ventana Canyon and a separate, private drive with gate to the house. Full, monitored security system and ANSI-level 1&2 locks & security doors. The Lodge at Ventana Canyon has extensive facilities, including a resort pool with bar, Olympic sized, heated pool with pool house and cabanas. Golf (ranked in the top 75 in North America), Tennis (ranked in the top 50 in the world). Ask us about Spa and Dining availability and guest member rates. This can be set-up prior to your arrival.

This is a full-time, rental property, not our residence, so it's free of clutter and personal effects.

High-end electronics, fast internet/802.11 ac/n/g wi-fi, and nice decor. Three bedrooms, one king in the master and your choice of two extra-long twin beds or king beds in the other two bedrooms. One full bath with two-person jetted-tub separate from (two person, two-head walk-in) shower. One three-quarter bath (shower, no tub), and one half-bath. Full bath connects to master bedroom, and 3/4 bath connects both to a bedroom and living room. The two showers have (head-height) windows which open to the outside. Full kitchen (with cleaning supplies, spices and condiments). Laundry room with various soaps, cleaning supplies, rags and an iron. 2.5 car garage with tools, bags and an extra refrigerator/freezer. No noisy neighbors or roads.

Attention to details and highly functional. The input from dozens of past renters has taught us to furnish the home with extensive amenities. Just a few of the examples include: propane grill a computer desk, surge protector strips in each bedroom so you don't have to reach behind furniture to plug in, a small table to set things on near the front door, rags, cleaning supplies, shampoo, soap, tissues, candles, dimmers on most of the lights for creating moods, a small tool kit, first aid kit, and so much more.

The house has original artwork, custom mirrors, and new, solid wood furniture.

It includes a custom, comprehensive renter's guide with instructions on the operation of the house, appliances and entertainment, room-by-room inventory list, along with information of attractions and the best dining. Rates can be negotiated if the house is within the near term (last minute availability).

[Caution- most of the condos listed as 'Ventana luxury' in VRBO are outside of the Ventana property. They were very cheap apartments that were converted into low-end condos a few years ago. Many of these were in foreclosure for as little as $60,000. They are noisy- you can hear your neighbors trampling around, their stereos, cars and car doors slamming right outside your window. They are in a different league from this mountain home, so don't be fooled.]

Keywords: Ventana Canyon, Sabino Canyon, Golf Course, Tennis, Resort and Spa, Lodge at Ventana Canyon, Loews Ventana, Mountain Top View Property, Quiet, Private, Safe, Secure, Gated, Pool

More Details

Owner
Jason Theodosakis
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 11, 2017

About Jason Theodosakis

I live in Tucson and have been enjoying the beauty of this desert for over two decades now.

Jason Theodosakis purchased this house in 2007

Why Jason Theodosakis chose Catalina Foothills

I purchased this house in 2007 because it was the most amazing property I had seen. I was taken by the privacy and amazing views all within the confines of a four-star, nationally ranked, 36-hole golf and tennis resort.

What makes this house unique

Enjoy the simple beauty of the desert in this house that is built into the mountain. From enjoying a cup of coffee while watching a monsoon roll in, to watching the mountains turn purple at sunset. Tremendous privacy and quietness, you'll regain a connection with nature. A perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of your normal life. Despite the private and rural feel, your nearby everything you need: restaurants, stores and adventure.

Map

Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Tucson International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Lodge at Ventana Canyon
Nearest Golf
Ventana Canyon
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
I-10
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Lodge at Ventana Canyon
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Mount Lemmon
Car: necessary

Private hiking on property. Yoga and Pilates studios nearby. Arrangements available to use Owner's Ventana Canyon Country Club member privileges, pricing, and access to Golf, Tennis, Spa, and Dining up to two weeks.

Amenities

Ventana Canyon Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • The main bathroom is very large. Has a two head shower with a bench and window, a two-person bathtub, and two sinks. The second bathroom has a large shower, one sink, and toilet. The third bathroom is a powder room. A sink and toilet only.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Huge room- couch, desk, table, TV, stereo
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , TV, Sofa, Table
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , TV, built-in dressers
  • King size beds (3) King Bed in the Master and your choice of a King or two Twin XL beds in each of the other two bedrooms. Blackout shades in all 3 bedrooms. Quiet and dark in each room., Twin or Single Beds (6) King Bed in the Master and your choice of a King or two Twin XL beds in each of the other two bedrooms. Blackout shades in all 3 bedrooms. Quiet and dark in each room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Magical mountain top estate. Views are unparalleled. Unobstructed views of Sabino Canyon National Park. Southwestern style home with solid wood furniture/leather couches. Six Extra Long Twin beds can sleep a max. of six people, or can be converted to King Beds with seamless toppers. Four televisions, Sony HD LCDs (x4). DirecTV HD DVR (on 3 TVs). 8,000 Downloadable Movies and TV Shows via DirecTV & Sony Internet TV Apps. Private pool on property, with olympic size pool at Lodge, along with jacuzzis, steam rooms & saunas (ask for details on this). 6 spa robes (2 per bedroom).

Reviews

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Magical Private Mountain Estate in Ventana Canyon + Guest Ventana Membership!
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 72 reviews
5

Fantastic Location and Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

It is my pleasure to pass along to anyone interested in renting Jason's place on Thimble View what an incredibly enjoyable stay we had there. The house is immaculate and tastefully decorated throughout, as though it were meant to be a comfortable home to live in, not a rental for others to enjoy. The view from the well-placed decks looking over the Ventana Canyon Resort below and the Tucson valley beyond are so spectacular the we found ourselves rising before dawn each morning to watch the sunrise with a hot cup of coffee as the sun lit the surrounding cactus-covered mountains.

We can’t overstate how much we appreciated the opportunity to spend what turned out to be a perfect vacation in Arizona, far exceeding our expectations, and due in large part to the wonderful time we had at the place on Thimble View.

Jason was extremely accommodating throughout our entire stay, and we have already begun discussing plans for a return visit.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at the property. The house is beautiful, the setting is secluded yet convenient to the city, the views are spectacular and the amenities are first class. If you have ever wanted to experience living on a mountain in the desert southwest, book this property!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Views

  • 5 of 5

Very nice, private upscale home. Would recommend to anybody unless you have trouble with stairs.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Getaway in Tucson

  • 5 of 5

This incredibly special authentic Southwestern home is located high above Tucson in the Ventana Canyon Country Club. The views are spectacular, especially at night when the lights from Tucson come on.

In the mornings, my husband and I enjoyed coffee and the view on the deck off the kitchen while we were entertained by birds, butterflies, little lizards, an an occasional road runner. One early morning, we were lucky enough to see a javelina family eating grasses on a ridge across the way. During the day, my family had fun at the pool. In the evenings, we continued to enjoy the views of the hills and Tucson.

You can see the care and respect the owner has for this home, which is clean and extremely well-maintained. The beds are comfortable and the appliances are high-end.

It is important to note that the owner has been very responsive and detail-oriented concerning the rental of the home.

We have stayed in this home twice, and we plan on returning on our next trip to Tucson.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great property, view was great.

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay. I have stayed with Homeaway several times. This is one of the best properties we have stayed at. The owner was so good about communicating with us. The house was spacious and well kept and very clean. Can't wait to go back.

Thank you Dr. Theo

Julie Erwin

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at the Private Ventana Canyon Mountain Estate for 8 days. It was simply amazing! We loved the home and our visit to Tucson. The host was very accommodating and stayed in touch with us before, during, and after our stay. The home has everything you need for an extended stay. It is very private and yet, offers incredible views of the mountain range above and the city of Tucson below. The lights of Tucson are quite mesmerizing from the pool. We truly enjoyed the pool! We spent a lot of time there relaxing and cooling off in the water. I truly can't say enough great things about our stay at this property. I would highly recommend and will of course return if we are ever in the Tucson area again. Thanks again J. for a wonderful visit and for sharing your beautiful home with us! Best, G & M

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.05%

If it's a last-minute rental, or short rental, payments may be requested in full, or split in halves, not thirds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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