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Spectacular Mid-Century Modern Retreat in Tucson

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Clean lines and burnt adobe masonry - a building material unique to SE Arizona

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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Stunning mid-century modern retreat in East Tucson.

This home designed and built in 1959 by noted Tucson modernist Tom Gist features beautiful burnt adobe masonry, walls of glass, incredible wood paneling and cabinetry, and a stunning kitchen. The home is listed on the National Register for Historic Places.

This residence has been maintained by previous and current owners in immaculate condition and is furnished with authentic mid-century furnishings, including Heywood-Wakefield bedroom and dining room sets.

The beautifully-landscaped patio has views of the Catalina mountains along with a large heated private pool. Even in the city, Gambel's quail, mourning doves, hummingbirds, and cottontail rabbits share the grounds. This home is a perfect base for exploring the city and the surrounding Sonoran desert.

The home sleeps six, with two full-sized beds in separate bedrooms, along with two twin beds in a third bedroom. A study/office workspace with wireless internet is also available. Bathrooms have original cabinetry and fixtures, and each has a combination shower and tub.

Experience the magic of Tucson living as it was originally envisioned in the 1950's.

PLEASE NOTE: MINIMUM WINTER STAY IS 60 DAYS



Keywords: mid-century modern, Tom Gist design, retro, heated pool
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Owner

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/12/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Recommended for children 14 and over. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Beautifully landscaped patio area, heated swimming pool, authentic mid-century furnishings...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Beautiful views of Catalina mountains...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Pool is heated for use during winter season. Pool area is not enclosed; not recommended for small children or those who do not swim....moreless

 

Reviews

5
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2017-Spring 2018
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2018
30 night min stay

$3,300
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

$2,600
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

Why the Owner Chose El G.H.E.K.O., Tucson, AZ, USA:
My family is from and I grew up in the Sonoran desert of Southern Arizona. I always wondered why I ever left. This home is a beautiful example of the creativity in design and building of that era.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This is the way that Tucson was meant to be enjoyed.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/12/2017

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Photos

  • Clean lines and burnt adobe masonry - a building material unique to SE Arizona

    Clean lines and burnt adobe masonry - a building material unique to SE Arizona

  • Entry hall leads to dining room and bedrooms

    Entry hall leads to dining room and bedrooms

  • Living room opens to landscaped patio, and views to front desert landscape

    Living room opens to landscaped patio, and views to front desert landscape

  • Spectacular open kitchen with mahogany cabinetry.  Architect's signature feature

    Spectacular open kitchen with mahogany cabinetry. Architect's signature feature

  • Master bedroom with full-size bed and Heywood Wakefield "Rio" bedroom set

    Master bedroom with full-size bed and Heywood Wakefield "Rio" bedroom set

  • Extensive glass that opens to patio

    Extensive glass that opens to patio

  • As you pull in to the circular driveway...

    As you pull in to the circular driveway...

  • Living room furnished with authentic mid-century pieces

    Living room furnished with authentic mid-century pieces

  • Beautiful fireplace for crisp Tucson winter evenings

    Beautiful fireplace for crisp Tucson winter evenings

  • Dining room with seating for 6

    Dining room with seating for 6

  • Second bedroom with full-size bed

    Second bedroom with full-size bed

  • Heated pool adjacent to patio area and home

    Heated pool adjacent to patio area and home

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Friday, May 12, 2017

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