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Luxurious, Mountain View, Jacuzzi, Pets Welcome, Handicapped Accessible Resort

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,085 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

7 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, Sleeps 12

Elaborate Western Style Ranch with a beautiful secluded Studio Apartment, Master Bedroom with Whirlpool spa,two walk in closets, two bars, two fireplaces, huge kitchen, Game Room with Pool Table, Business Center, WIFI and unlimited internet in every room. Relax and just enjoy the western landscapes, nightly entertainment, Cowboy Shows, Rodeos, Golf Tournaments, Gems Shows and the unique mystique Tucson has to offer.

We are pet friendly (small dogs to large draft horses)

From station wagons to stage couches (We have room for it all)

Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Catalina Mountains and Pusch Ridge while , hiking, biking,visiting friends, golfing, riding horses or just passing the time sitting around the pool. Dive right into our 12 foot deep, 75 foot elegant outdoor pool, night lights and an outdoor fountain.

We are presently in the process of converting our Tack Room into a Bunk House and bringing in an additional housing structure all located in the back. We will also have motor homes access in rear of property,

More Details

Karen Gillum
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

About Karen Gillum

Retired Army Officer wanting to share my beautiful home and land to those who want a really nice place for your graduation, wedding, gem show, reunion, vacation, honeymoon, spring break, rodeo, golf tournament, seminar, club meeting or holiday. 10% of monies gained from this vacation rental will be used to provide housing in an urban area located in New Mexico for all of our wounded warriors of today and yesterday. We will always remember our 'Fallen Soldiers'.

Karen Gillum purchased this house in 1997

Why Karen Gillum chose Casas Adobes

Centrally located ranch style home: 4 bedrooms, 3 Baths, Houses up to 12 persons, Horse Stables, Handicapped Accessible, 3-Car Garage, Western Design with real live Saloon Doors, Large Living Room, Huge Kitchen, Den, two fire places,Ceiling Fans, WIFI and internet in every room, Central Air and Heating, two large Swamp Coolers, Large 75 Foot Pool with Diving Pool, Game Room with Pool Table, 2 Bars; Pet Friendly; Horses (up to 8) may be housed right out back in deluxe horse stables, automatic waters in 12 x 12 indoor stalls; All while taking in the sites of the beautiful Catalina Foothills.

What makes this house unique

This is the only Resort of its kind in the SouthWest. You can have 1 to 12 people, cats, and dogs, feel and dress like the wild, wild west but enjoy all the 5-Star Golf Courses and western sunsets all at one location and price. Plenty of Parking. Reservations can be made for daily (with 2-day minimum), weekly, or monthly. Rates vary per season.


Rancho Verde House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3085 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , jetted tub , Brand New Pedastool Sink and Toilet with Jacuzzi Tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Completed Refinished Full Bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Handicapped Ready, Beautiful new decor lighting
  • 1 Full; 1 Handicapped Shower; 1- 2 person Jacuzzi
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Jacuzzi, Cherry dresser Headboard w/lights, Walk-In Closet
    Bedroom 6 - 1 twin/ single , 1 Captains bed located in Living Room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Beautiful NEW Queen Size Bed and Furniture, Cable, WIFI
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Queen Size, Walk In Closet, Lots of Storage, New Furniture
    Bedroom 2 & 3 - 1 queen , 1 double , Queen and Full Beds, 62" TV, Studio,Handicapped Shower
    Bedroom 7 - 1 twin/ single , Captain's Bed located in Business Center. Privacy Divider.
  • There are 7 beds set up. Additional sleeping includes: 13 Blow Ups (King to Twin) The additional beds can be placed anywhere in this spacious house. Additional bedding is provided. You can also bring your own sleeping bags for additional persons.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We provide a Luxurious Get-A-Way with military and law enforcement discounts. We plan on adding an Arizona room before October 2017 for added outdoor pleasure.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(53 traveler reviews)

Luxurious, Mountain View, Jacuzzi, Pets Welcome, Handicapped Accessible Resort
average rating of 4.5849056 based on 53 reviews

Great home for a large family or group!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the property last week and over the weekend for four nights. Our mother passed away, and we found this house last minute to accommodate all the relatives and friends who came from out of town.

It was comfortable for everyone - the kids could run around and have fun, and there was enough room for everyone to have a little privacy as well. The kitchen was well equipped for just about any type of cooking or food prep that you could whip up. There were plenty of towels and linens. Lots to do with a pool, BBQ grills, pool table, bars, games, television, etc.

Karen was an amazing and generous host to all of us, and very kind with the passing of our mom.

If you have a large group to accommodate, I would certainly recommend this property.


  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lori, It was my pleasure to meet all of you and see an entire family come back together and reaquainted. You welcomed me with open arms and made it very easy to help you during this trying time. Please tell everyone that I enjoyed meeting and getting to know them. I welcome you to come again anytime and share a drink and some old times. Thanks for your comments.
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Great and spacious home!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed here for almost a week and found this location to be very relaxing and spacious. There is a huge backyard and it is conveniently centralized to many restaurants and shopping centers including a mall. Karen the owner was very helpful with information and very respectful to our privacy during our stay. Thx

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying, please come back next year.
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Vacation Spectacular

  • 5 of 5

All of us enjoyed the pool, the beautiful scenery and the great company. Thanks

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us.
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Frat house

  • 1 of 5

Debris around all sides of property, filthy linens & towels, dirty pots, pans & cooking utensils, dirty floors, bathrooms and bathtub, BBQ grill appeared to have never ever been cleaned, some form of plant life growing in the bottom of pool and surface debris. Bathroom doors missing or unable to lock, missing interior doors, swap cooler worked only for first 4 hours upon arrival. Somewhat handicap accessible. Clearly a lack of maintenance throughout entire property.

Prior to booking, I took the place at face value and based upon the reviews it seemed like a good fit for grandparents, great grandmother and other family members attending our daughters college graduation.

After washing all linens, towels, pots, pans, etc, and picking up front yard debris we made the best of it.

Perfect frat house if that's what your looking for.



  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Everything that this man wrote was a lie and malicious. Not only was the place immaculate, but they were given a huge discount even though the reservation was made in a hurry. Upgrades were/are being made, but no garbage and debris throughout the premises. Yes, it is true. You can't please everyone and this "out of place" review, is proof.
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Dave Book

  • 5 of 5

Great place the owner was really nice. Help you in any great time!!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Dave, Have a good one.
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Electric Man

  • 5 of 5

During this emotional time, the owner was courteous, set up extra tables, sent flowers, gave wiene for the 40th reunion of most of us and the funeral for our mother. Karen is a great person and supplied us with more than material items. We enjoyed staying there and would recommend this house for anyone.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9.1 Miles
Tucson International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.2 Miles
Fox & Hound
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
El Conquistador
Nearest Train
14.4 Miles
Amtrack - Several Locations
Nearest Motorway
5.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Metropolitan Grill
Nearest Ski
42 Miles
Mt. Lemmon
Nearest Beach
186 Miles
Rocky Point, Mexico
Car: recommended

At our Northern Luxurious Western Ranch in Tucson, AZ we have built an executive retreat. We are a centrally located resort near 3 golf courses, 2 recreation centers, over 85 miles of bike paths, 17 hiking trails, horseback riding trails, horse boarding facilities (on site) Desert Museum, Old Tucson (Wild West show), Golf Tournaments, Professional Rodeo, Art/Gems Shows and Gun/Knife Shows. So invite yourself, your family and your friends to indulge while sharing this relaxing experience with fabulous views at the base of the Catalina Foothills and Pusch Ridge. Hospitality Western Resort is 3750 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, Formal Living room with 55 inch High Definition TV, Cozy Fireplace, Recliner, Love Seat, Cough and realistic horse collage in floor; 2 beautiful Family Rooms, Queen Master 2 Room Suite with a large jacuzzi tub, walk in closet, WIFI and high speed internet; Queen Studio (Very Private) 3 Room Suite with large black leather couch, deluxe shower, 62 inch TV, WIFI and high speed internet; 2 Queen Rooms with walk in closet, WIFI and internet; 3-Car Garage; 2 Driveways, Additional parking in rear; Bath in Hallway; Game Room; Pool Table; Two Bars; Huge Kitchen, Pantry and storage available.

Newly remodeled: New tile floors, new granite, paint, (inside & outside), new appliances, new patio furniture, large outdoor grill (6 foot x 3 foot); Outdoor Fountain and Pool with Diving Board.


Rates & Availability

Rancho Verde House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $50
Tax Rate 10.0%

Check In - 3 PM Unless otherwise told by property manager or owner. Latest check in will be is 12 pm.
Check Out - 1130 AM This is extendable to 12 pm only due to the large demand for this house and amount of turnovers. (someone leaving, someone arriving same

Any special accommodations needed prior to your arrival, should be made as far in advance as possible.

Airport Pick Up - $50.00.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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