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Beautiful Desert Villa with Dramatic Views, Pool & Spa on 3+ Private Acres

Tucson, AZ, USA
  • House3000 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths0
  • Mininum Stay4 - 7 nights

Sonoran Oasis - Custom Southwest Home Exudes Arizona Indoor/Outdoor Living

Welcome to Casa Campana, consistently among Southern Arizona's highest rated vacation rental properties.


• 4 bedroom/3 bath Southwest home w/ custom woodwork and detailing throughout

• Ultra-private setting on 3.3 acres

• Accommodates up to 8 people very comfortably

• Tranquil mountain view courtyard in front

• Open concept great room with pool table

• Fully equipped modern kitchen

• HDTVs & Dish/DVR service throughout w/ extensive media options (Netflix, AppleTV, Sirius…)

• Expansive furnished covered back patios with mountain views and city lights

• Swimming pool with sunning lagoon & natural rock water feature

• Pool-side resort style king 'Bali Bed'

• Hot Springs spa

• Gas fire feature

• Privacy, views and Sonoran Desert wildlife abound


This stunning 3,000 sq ft custom southwest traditional home (with an additional 1,000+ sq feet of covered patios) is situated on 3.3 private acres in the Tortolita Mountains foothills of the northern Tucson area, adjacent to the Dove Mountain resort community.

The majestic Sonoran Desert is breathtaking and perfect for biking, hiking or just relaxing and taking in the surrounding beauty. Enjoy the private setting with incredible views while maintaining a close proximity to shopping, great restaurants and some of the best golf Tucson has to offer.


Open the gate to the serenity of the front courtyard, perfect for enjoying your morning tea, curling up with a book, or sharing intimate dinners. The soothing fountain, whimsical hummingbirds, comfortable furnishings, and magical evening lighting offer unique solitude and a calm hideaway.


Once inside the villa, you will be enthralled by the spacious great room with polished concrete floors, high beamed ceilings and impressive custom woodwork throughout. With its championship billiard table, 60-inch flat screen, Bose surround sound and the latest media choices, this great room offers countless entertainment options.

Discerning cooks will feel inspired in the fully equipped kitchen, outfitted on par with a primary residence complete with stocked spice cabinet, and a full compliment of gadgetry, small appliances and even china place settings. No detail has been spared.

The striking king master suite is beautifully appointed and includes a small office work space, views of the Catalina Mountains and direct access to the covered patio, hot tub and swimming pool. The master bath provides a large walk-in shower with dual heads and separate soaking tub perfect for indoor relaxation.

The master suite and three equally charming guest rooms all include flat screen TVs with DishTV/Hopper DVR access and Blu-ray DVD players.

Bed arrangement includes: Master Bedroom - King, 'Tahoe Bedroom' - King, 'Southwest Bedroom' - Queen, and 'Route 66 Bedroom' - 1 Queen & 1 Full.


While the home's interior is very comfortably furnished and equipped, Arizona life is all about the outdoors. Enjoy the exquisite weather year-round from the expansive outdoor living spaces including fully furnished covered patios, spa and heated swimming pool with natural boulder water feature just steps away.

Lose yourself in the surrounding beauty, sunning in the lagoon or napping on the covered pool-side Bali Bed by day; or gazing at the city lights while gathered around the gas fire feature by night. This Sonoran outdoor oasis is sure to captivate with its surrounding desert wildlife and beauty.

Transportation Notes: the route to Casa Campana includes a very short (1/8th mile) segment of flat, compacted gravel road between our lane and the city street. This is not unusual for the area. If arriving by recreational vehicle, an RV space with electric hook-up is provided.

As noted in our Rates section, Pool Heating is optional and not included in Rental Fee. Contact owner for estimate and more details.

It is our sincere pleasure to welcome you to Casa Campana.


Mark & Susan

Member Since 2014
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Calendar last updated:
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About Mark & Susan

We purchased this property after falling in love with Southern Arizona, its desert beauty, and the wonderful year-round weather. Being long-time Seattle area residents, it has been a welcome respite from the damp northwest winters. The weather here cannot be beat! We enjoy all that Arizona has to offer - abundant golf, tennis, hiking, wildlife, cuisine, and most of all, Sunshine!! We enjoy visiting as often as possible, for both needed R&R as a couple, as well as with extended family to reconnect. It is our hope that our guests come to love the property, amenities, and ambiance as much as we do.

Mark & Susan purchased this House in 2012

Why Mark & Susan chose Tortolita

This property was chosen due to its uniqueness, privacy, and tranquil setting in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. Unlike many vacation rental homes situated in dense neighborhoods, our guests enjoy significant privacy in a quiet peaceful suburban ranch environment (3+ acre and larger properties). After an extensive on-line and in-person search, this home (later named Casa Campana – or ‘Bell House’) was the clear choice for these and many other factors that hopefully guests will experience and come to love for themselves.

What makes this House unique

The unique benefits of this property include the pristine desert setting, abundant privacy and open space, many custom details inside and out, and the overall peacefulness it exudes. Although the existing custom home provided a good starting point, we spent over a year developing the overall property into a premier vacation destination drawing on our experiences traveling to small boutique resorts in the US, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Those reference points contributed to adding just the right furnishings, amusements, relaxation options, and luxury amenities to make Casa Campana an exceptional experience. This applies equally for those vacationing as families, as we do with our own young adult children, or as couples seeking rest and tranquility. Many guests have commented that their time at Casa Campana was like a retreat at their own personal, private resort. We couldn't agree more!


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Master Bedroom
        1 king, Couch, Chair & Ottoman, Desk, HDTV w/Satellite/DVR and DVD
      • 'Southwest Room'
        1 queen, Beautiful Courtyard View w/ Southwest theme, HDTV/DVR/DVD
      • 'Tahoe Room'
        1 king, Lake Tahoe theme w/ pool view, HDTV/DVR/DVD & adjoining bath
      • 'Route 66 Room'
        1 queen, 1 double, Route 66 theme; HDTV/DVR/DVD, adjoining bath
      • Comfortably sleeps 8 adults. Master Bedroom includes King Bed, Entertainment Center with HDTV, Satellite/DVR, and DVD. Also includes workspace suitable for short-term office work, full size couch, chair and ottoman. Each of the other three bedrooms have flat screen TVs and Satellite/DVR service.


      • 3 Bathrooms
      • Master Bathroom
        toilet, tub, shower, Tiled walk-in 2-head shower, plus soaking tub
      • Jack 'n Jill
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Shared between Tahoe and Route 66 bedrooms, separated shower
      • Main Hall/Pool Bathroom
        toilet, shower, Main hall bathroom plus direct access to patio and pool area

        Location Type

          • Mountain View
            Case Campana lies in the foothills of the Tortolita Mountains providing beautiful views of three mountain ranges - Tortolitas, Catalinas, Twin Peaks (Tucson Mountains).


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Spa
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Iron & Board
                      • Air Conditioning
                        Dual air conditioning units keep the house comfortable all year round.
                      • Fireplace
                        Outdoor gas burning fire pit with comfortable seating
                      • Garage
                        2 garage parking spaces provided
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                        Dual furnace units allow comfortable settings for everyone
                      • Internet
                        High speed Comcast WiFi internet access provided throughout home, extending outside on the covered patios. Free Wi-Fi
                      • Clothes Dryer
                        Bosch dryer and fabric softener sheets provided
                      • Linens Provided
                        Full bed linens provided. Extra pillows and blankets located in bedroom closets. Plenty of blankets to curl up with located in Great Room cabinet drawers.
                      • Living Room
                        Great Room concept with Billiard Table, Media Center with 60-inch flat screen TV, Bose Surround Sound and Apple TV. Custom Cabinetry and Large Sectional Sofa. Large assortment of DVD's and games.
                      • Parking
                        Parking available on-site
                      • Telephone
                        Land line with Continental US calling provided at no charge
                      • Towels Provided
                        Bath and swimming pool towels provided
                      • Washing Machine
                        Bosch clothes washer and dryer provided with laundry soap pods along with fabric softener sheets
                      • Free Wifi


                          • Coffee Maker
                            In addition to a traditional coffee maker, there is also a Kuerig beverage maker. Coffee packs and a small assortment of Kuerig 'K-cups' are provided for your convenience.
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                            Multiple place settings for up to 10. China service for up to 10. Well stocked with serving dishes, glassware, utensils, linens and placemats
                          • Dishwasher
                            Dishwasher pods supplied. Very quiet operation.
                          • Kitchen
                            Well equipped kitchen with appliances and tools for discerning cooks including waffle maker, juicer, ice cream maker, crock pot, Kuerig, coffee maker, elec tea kettle, hand and stand mixers, spices
                          • Microwave
                            GE Monogram Microwave/Convection oven.
                          • Oven
                            GE Monogram
                          • Pantry Items
                            Large selection of spices, cooking oil, coffee, teas, sweeteners and creamers. Well stocked with dish towels, paper towels, paper napkins, plastic wrap and foil. Cle
                          • Refrigerator
                            GE stainless side-by-side refrigerator with water/ice in the door
                          • Stove
                            GE Monogram Glass Top - Heats rapidly for even cooking with easy cleanup. Glass top cleaner provided.
                          • Toaster


                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining
                                The dining table provides seating for up to 8 people comfortably, and the nearby kitchen island has seating for 3. There are also 3 additional outdoor dining tables with padded chairs.
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 8 people


                                  • Pool Table
                                    Championship Pool Table with new tournament felt. Assortment of pool cues to choose from.
                                  • Books
                                    Take-a-book / Leave-a-book 'honor' library. Wide variety of current magazines. Multiple local hiking books along with books about the surrounding area.
                                  • Game Room
                                    Kettler Outdoor Ping Pong Table . Paddles and balls also provided. Can be played inside the garage or rolled out onto the front parking pad.
                                  • Games
                                    Huge Variety of Family Board Games and Puzzles
                                  • Music Library
                                    AppleTV with installed music library, plus Sirius Satellite Radio and DishTV CD channels.
                                  • Ping Pong Table
                                  • DVD Player
                                    Blu-ray DVD players in Great Room and all bedrooms. Huge selection of DVDs stored in Great Room Cabinet drawers.
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    DishTV Satellite service includes: multi-room Hopper DVR, large selection of news, sports and movie channels including Showtime. Sirius Satellite Radio and DishTV CD music services included.
                                  • Stereo
                                    Bose Surround Sound System in Great Room integrated with 60-inch Sharp HDTV, AppleTV, DishTV-based Sirius Satellite Radio, and Sharp DVD player.
                                  • Television
                                    Flatscreen HDTVs provided in Great Room and each Bedroom (5). Bose Surround Sound System in Great Room.
                                  • Toys
                                    Assorted pool floats and life jackets. Kiddie Corral for toddlers and small children.
                                  • Video Library
                                    Netflix Movie Streaming Service provided in Great Room and Master Bedroom. DVD collection also provided with many current and classic movies.


                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        Covered front and rear patios (1,000+ sq ft) with multiple furnished seating areas, dining options and retractable shade screens create numerous entertaining options for the entire group.
                                      • Golf
                                        Conveniently located near several Championship Golf Courses including The Highlands, Dove Mountain Golf Club, The Gallery and Vistoso Golf Club.
                                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                                        Extensive landscape lighting creates dramatic evening atmosphere for entertaining on the expansive covered patios.
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                        Beautiful surrounding landscape includes multiple fountains, dramatic accent lighting, cactus gardens and much more.
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                        Outdoor patio granite grill island with high-end Delta grill and two burner cooktop

                                        Pool / Spa

                                          • Heated Pool
                                          • Hot Tub
                                            Large, Relaxing Hot Springs Spa - No additional charge! Note: Pool and Spa are not fenced/gated separately from rest of backyard. Parties with small children should take this into consideration.
                                          • Private Pool
                                            Private Swimming Pool with 18-inch deep sunning lagoon with in-pool umbrella. Natural boulder waterfall. Pool heat upon request at additional cost. (not generally needed May-Oct)


                                              • botanical garden
                                              • caves
                                              • churches
                                              • cinemas
                                              • festivals
                                              • live theater
                                              • museums
                                              • restaurants
                                              • water parks
                                              • zoo

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • eco tourism
                                                  • gambling casinos
                                                  • horseback riding
                                                  • outlet shopping
                                                  • photography
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • walking

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • Babysitter
                                                      • fitness center
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • hospital
                                                      • laundromat
                                                      • massage therapist
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • cycling
                                                          • golf
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • mountain biking
                                                          • skiing
                                                          • tennis


                                                              • PARTIES WITH SMALL CHILDREN, PLEASE NOTE: Swimming Pool and Spa are open to the rest of the backyard and are not separately fenced/gated from the rear patios, outdoor spaces, or rear house doors. Please take this into consideration when reviewing this property for your vacation needs.

                                                                House Rules

                                                                Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                Cancellation Policy

                                                                100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                70 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                Amazing Property with Best Owner Experience!

                                                                Ron B.

                                                                This property is "As Advertised". Beautiful setting and convenient access to shopping & activities. The house is extremely well-maintained and very functional. Could not have been more pleased with my interactions with the Owner and would love to return in the future!


                                                                darlene G.

                                                                Relaxing and beautiful

                                                                Beautiful property.

                                                                Juanita N R.

                                                                Owners were very friendly and helpful. The location had easy access to different places of interest to us. We will probably return to this amazing property in the future.

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                We are glad that our house was conveniently located for your needs. We would happily welcome back your group in the future.

                                                                Fabulous Tucson property

                                                                RandP M.

                                                                My husband and I have just booked our 4th straight year at Casa Campana, and I can honestly say it is my most favorite place to visit. First, the house itself is absolutely gorgeous and sits on ~3.5 acres at the end of a cul-de-sac, which means the surroundings are reliably quiet and serene. There are lovely covered patios both at the back and the front of the house with the mountains in the background, and each is very tastefully decorated in beautiful, comfortable furnishings. Beyond the covered area in the back is a magnificent pool, surrounded by lovely cacti and flowering plants that attract lots of butterflies—all immaculately maintained. Everything inside and outside the home is absolutely first quality, and there is not one thing I would not love to own myself. In addition to the comfortable surroundings, there are many unexpected surprises that enhance the environment and truly make it magical. There are gorgeous fountains all around, and at night there are colorful lights hanging from the tress all around the property, in addition to the professional lighting around the pool, fountains, and plantings—it is truly enchanting. We have rented many houses through Home Away and other sites, and often the photographs of the properties do not live up to expectations once you arrive. In the case of Case Campana, the actual home and property are even more beautiful than portrayed in the photos. We also find that the location in Marana is extremely convenient—we love that the whole area is very uncongested, but it has a wonderful supermarket very close-by in addition to the amenities at the Ritz Carlton at Dove Mountain. It is also quick and easy to get into downtown Tucson or to Highway 10. Finally, I would like to say a word about the owners, Mark and Susan. Each guest receives an extremely generous “goody bag,” which has included tasty treats and snacks, a very nice bottle of wine, monogramed hot/cold cups, the bag itself, and various other goodies. Mark is extremely helpful in explaining the impressive electronics and how everything works. And, he is always available via email or text during your stay if you have any questions at all. Mark and Susan could not be more generous and accommodating hosts, who will do everything possible to ensure you enjoy your stay. It is truly rare to find a home with such quality items throughout that is available to rent—I could not recommend this property more highly.

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. The beauty, peace and solitude you mentioned are among the many reasons we also love the property and why it is so hard to leave when our time is up. Along with our wonderful crew, we work hard to ensure all our guests have a wonderful experience at 'the Casa' and leave wanting more. Your return for a fourth time speaks volumes and we couldn't be happier to continue hosting you. Thank you.

                                                                best place ever!

                                                                Russell L.

                                                                We have rented dozens of VRBOs and AirBnbs over the years and this place was far and away the nicest, best cared for, most completely appointed home we have ever seen. It is every bit as lovely as the pictures, and the sunsets are amazing. The kitchen was fantastic, with very high-end appliances, knives, and table settings. The beds were fantastic, the linens were brand new, the pool toys were new, the outside sitting areas had new furniture....everything was amazing. Thanks so much!

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                We are glad that our home exceeded your expectations and that you found it to be so well appointed. We love our home, and use it as often as we can, and are always making improvements along the way. We hope that you can return again soon.

                                                                The most incredible property to get away from it all!

                                                                Kathy W.Fort Worth

                                                                Beautiful home with gorgeous landscaping and comfortable surroundings. Many wonderful amenities provided. The home owners were so wonderful to work with, and really cared about your experience. Felt like we were at a resort! Definitely want to go back one day.

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                We're so glad you enjoyed your stay. Starting with the tranquil desert setting, we've tried to add plenty of lounging spaces, gardens, and amenities to create an environment perfect for relaxing and recharging. It was great hosting you and we hope you can return to Casa Campana soon.


                                                                Tucson, AZ, USA

                                                                Case Campana is located in the Tortolita Mountains foothills at the northern part of the greater Tucson area and adjacent to the Dove Mountain resort community including the Dove Mountain, Gallery and Heritage golf clubs and Ritz Carlton resort. Only a short drive away are major Tucson area attractions including Mount Lemmon, Biosphere2, The Sonoran Desert Museum, Old Tucson, University of Arizona, and many great area golf clubs. Other nearby popular pursuits include hot air ballooning, off-road excursions, and mountain and desert hiking. Dove Mountain, the former site of the Accenture Match Play World Golf Tournament is only minutes away. Close enough for day trips from Casa Campana, historic Tombstone, Kartchner Caverns, Tubac arts community, Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory, and the Arizona Wine Country are all popular visitor destinations. Situated on a private lane of 3+ acre properties, Casa Campana itself affords a great Sonoran Desert experience including an abundance of desert plants/trees, cactus, birds (including mourning doves, night hawks, hummingbirds, ...) and desert animals such as javelinas, coyotes, and deer. The property's natural setting and privacy will be appreciated by all, but convenience is not sacrificed with restaurants, shopping and other services less than 5 minutes away.

                                                                Rates & Availability

                                                                Additional information about rental rates

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                                                                Pool Heating at additional fee - quote upon request Cancellation/Refunds: 60 days prior to reservation arrival date, or more: 100% refundable less $150 cancellation fee to be subtracted from refund. Less than 60 days but prior to 30 days prior to reservation arrival date: Refund will be 50% of rental cost for the entire reservation. 30 days or less prior to reservation arrival date: No refund. "Property Fees" line item is a required $59 Accidental Damage Waiver as described in detail in Guest's rental agreement.

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