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Tucson Foothills Casita, Gorgeous Views, Excellent access to Tucson

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Guesthouse/Apartment, 1BD/1BTH, (Sleeps 2)

Our home is on a one acre parcel with a guest residence (Casita) on the second story (our home is owner occupied). Our Casita is fully separate, seperate parking, private, with wonderful views from every window and it's patio. The property offers wonderful shaded areas to sit and enjoy a beverage any time of day and take in the mountain views or the full valley vistas. Dine indoor or out on the Casita patio or near the fire pit. As the sun sets enjoy the increased glow of the fire pit and the valley lights. My wife and I having both worked in the service industry are interested in our guests having an exceptional stay in Tucson. Give us a try and enjoy our hospitality or your privacy!

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Bike to the 55 mile Bike loop a mile away or the off road bike and hiking trails throughout the Tucson mountains. Enjoy some of the best bird watching in the country. Spot hot air balloons from your window. Spy javalina or coyotes as you listen to them howl below our property. Take in the endless Saguaro cactus and views at Gates pass.

Our location offers exceptionally quick access to Tucson and surrounding destinations due to it's proximity to interstate 10. The only highway in Tucson, I-10 runs along the west and south side of the city.

**NOTE** VRBO inquiries have been responded to from fraudulent sources on occasion. To ensure you are communicating with me the owner best to Text me or call and I will answer your inquiry. *******

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 26, 2017

About Roy

We are Roy and Laura. I was formally a Navy SEAL and now presently a city firefighter and father. My wife hails from Wisconsin, was a Grand Canyon riverguide, is a teacher, and a steller mom to our adopted and biological children.


Tucson Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
Access to washer and dryer


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Tucson Foothills Casita, Gorgeous Views, Excellent access to Tucson
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
Clear Lake SD

A Peaceful Serene Stay

  • 5 of 5

My stay at Roy and Laura's casita was so delightful. Living in Tucson for many, many years this was my first use of a VRBO listing. I have to say I was not disappointed in the least. Being on my own now I felt very safe and secure there and Roy and Laura were always right there to take care of any concerns. I wish I could stay there all the time, it is perfect. Views from every window in the casita, so very clean and well equipped. You will not be disappointed if you choose this rental for your next vacation. It is a true delight. Thank you Roy and Laura

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Andover, MN

A Very Pleasant Stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our two weeks in this cozy, very comfortable casita. It is conveniently located in a nice neighborhood, only a few miles from excellent hiking trails. The views from the balcony are great. The owners are pleasant, friendly and very accommodating; they were responsive to our needs and requests, but were never intrusive. We have nothing but good memories of our time there.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary, Alberta

We Hated to Leave

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 10 days in this lovely Casita. Our hosts Laura and Roy are wonderful people and their children are a delight. We spent our days hiking, biking, exploring Tucson and evenings on the deck. We loved the deck, very private. The location of the Casita is close to biking and hiking areas you don't have to drive very far to access trailheads. The Casita itself is well stocked, nicely decorated and clean. We appreciated the east facing deck especially on those very hots days and if you get up early enough you can watch the sunrise with a nice cup of coffee...bliss. The grounds are beautiful with spectacular views of the mountains; if your lucky you will see the javelinas put on a show, knocking over garbage bins. We found this exciting as we don't have Javalinas in Alberta and we love wildlife. We enjoyed exploring Tucson and the surrounding area there's so much to see. I would highly recommend a stay at Laura and Roy's Casita its a little gem.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Reno, Nevada, United States

Tastefully decorated, excellent view, nice neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this cute and comfortable casita for one month. We loved the balcony and the amazing views it afforded. We even got to see a thunderstorm blow through. Quite exciting! The property itself is in a very nice neighborhood and we walked our dog, Sadie, almost daily. Roy and Laura are wonderful hosts and their children are endearing and very well-mannered! They made sure all our needs were met and offered advice about local area attractions. We all got to be very close and even spent some time together. Laura took me out to a local cowboy dance hall and we had a blast! We highly recommend this rental and look forward to returning on our next visit to Tucson.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great vacation rental in a wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent the whole month of January 2014 in Roy and Laura's apartment in NW Tucson. The rental is exactly as described on the website, complete and comfortable. Sitting on the balcony, overlooking the Santa Catalina mountains, having a morning coffee or afternoon beverage is soooo relaxing. The views from the apartment are superb, as are the kitchen supplies, the bed and the large TV with Directv. If you have any other needs, the owners are eager to attend to them. When my wife got sick, they brought up a humidifier. There was even several welcoming bottles of wine.

Although the rental location may appear to be away from downtown to those not familiar with Tucson, it is only 15 minutes from the City Center and much closer in time than many rentals out to the east. The apartment is close to the Camino del Cerro trail head with numerous hiking trails right into the desert. We took many five mile hikes all over the Tucson Mountains. The neighborhood is well-off, safe and good for walking. We did see abundant wildlife, including javelinas in the yard and coyotes on the road.

Finally, a word about the wonderful family you will be sharing your vacation with. Roy and Laura have four young children who are just fantastic. They do not disturb the apartment which is separate from the house and is very quiet. But, they do love to interact if you choose. I was invited down to watch a NFL playoff game (Go Packers) and we shared a beautiful fire pit one cool evening.

We will definitely return. Thanks Roy and Laura.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Friendly hosts, beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in Roy's and Laura's rental apartment - it was great. The apartment is comfortable and well equipped, and the East-facing balcony (which is quite large) provides spectacular views of the Tucson valley and mountains. The location in the foothills of the Tucson Mountains, near El Camino del Cerro, is very convenient, both for visits to the nearby mountains and the City. We also had the opportunity to get to know Laura and Roy (and their children) a little bit: They are wonderful people - very friendly, and helpful too. When my wife was unlucky to get too close to a Cholla, Laura knew just what to do to remove the spiny object from her arm. Laura, Thank You!


  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Tucson International
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

1/2 Deposit of total visit to secure requested dates.
Balance must clear 30 days prior to visit.
If you would like to bring a pet it needs to be cleared through the owner first

Owner'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.