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Stunning Desert Contemporary Home*AC*Free WiFi*Cable TV*Grill*Hiking Activity

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Gorgeous mountain views with private back patio!

Our newly constructed 1100 sq. ft. ranch home is set on 3 beautiful acres near the Saguaro National Monument West. The contemporary design dramatically contrasts the rugged terrain of the hillside. The open floor plan and abundance of large windows allows for beautiful views in all directions. Our back patio offers privacy and gorgeous scenery with an opportunity to see occasional visitors such as javelina, hawks, and mule deer. Fully stocked kitchen, dining area, living room, outdoor grill, private patio and large bedroom make the perfect setting for a great escape. The bathroom has a large walk-in shower with a bench seat and a window which allows for natural light and a spectacular view up the side of the mountain. Easy access to I-10 with a 20-25 minute drive to downtown Tucson. Many interesting venues such as Old Tucson Studios, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum are close by. If hiking, biking or just relaxing is your pleasure, then this is the place for you.

Don or Ingrid
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Don or Ingrid

Don and Ingrid are from the Midwest and have enjoyed vacationing in Tucson for the last 10 years and decided to build in the Tucson Mountains. Having rented homes ourselves in many varied locales across the US and abroad, we wanted to include some of the favorite things we've seen into this home.

Don or Ingrid purchased this house in 2013

Why Don or Ingrid chose Rancho Del Cerro

The home is set into a hillside and therefore offered us a very quiet and private setting. We felt that Tucson was the perfect balance of big city attractions and rugged rural beauty.


Rancho Del Cerro House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancellation policy: 100% refund if cancelled 60 days before to arrival date, within 60 days 50% of rental rate but not less than $500.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Walk-in shower with bench seat
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Queen air mattress avail w/ mattress pad, sheets, pillows
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
Easy to use security system.


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Stunning Desert Contemporary Home*AC*Free WiFi*Cable TV*Grill*Hiking Activity
average rating of 4.969697 based on 33 reviews

Stylish, clean, beautiful surroundings

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this property. We loved our stay at Tucson Mountain Vista. The house is located in a beautiful, scenic, and peaceful setting. We loved the views from the dining room and our morning walks. It is beautifully decorated and super clean. Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2015
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  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at this house for 6 days. This house is a treasure. The pictures on the website are exactly what you will find. The house is immaculately clean, the bed is super comfortable, strong wifi, and a well stocked kitchen. We also found 2 great hiking spots within a 5 minute drive from the house. The back patio is gorgeous! We were visited by a coyote, bunnies, quail, hummingbirds, and a woodpecker during our stay. A great find in Tucson. We hope to be back next winter!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peace and quiet in the midst of saguaros

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful house, fully equiped with beautiful scenery surrounding it. Regular visitors are hummingbirds, woodpeckers, quail families and sometimes an owl at night.

We enjoyed sitting on the patio even on cold mornings. The I-10 is close by, very convenient for trips.

We would love to come back one day!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Immaculate, perfectly designed and equipped - exceeded all expectations (which were already high).

  • 5 of 5

Truly beautiful vacation home in convenient, location for city and outdoors activities. Hosts helpful and responsive. Layout, furnishings and amenities all ideal, with lovely space and views to enjoy relaxing outside too. Really couldn't have asked for more. Photos and description don't do this vacation rental justice. Next visit to Tucson, we will book this without even looking at alternatives.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Michigan, USA

Very Relaxing - Again!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here two years ago and loved it. We came back this year for another week. Nothing much has changed. Still a great rental and the owners/management are very easy to deal with and quick to respond. We love the location – it is remote but you can get anywhere you want. We really looked forward to coming back each evening to watch the sun go down. It was quite warm this time so we did not do as much hiking as we would have liked. We did do the Tanque Verde Falls trail one day which was nice and the Sonoran Desert museum is not to be missed. We also golfed a few times - lots of nice golf courses around! We met some friends one day and drove down to Tubac - many shops and galleries - worth the drive if you have time. We also found Dragoon Brewery which is very close to the Safeway if you like craft beer do not miss this one! I am sure we will be back to Tucson again and we will definitely stay at this rental.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Desert oasis

  • 5 of 5

Very well appointed, quiet and comfortable. Close to our family thus very convenient. We will come back!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Tucson International Airport
Nearest Train
11.5 Miles
Car: necessary

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Bisbee, Pima Air and Space Museum, Biosphere 2, Kartchner Carverns State Park, Kitt's Peak National Observatory, Mission San Xavier del Bac, Mt. Lemmon Sky Center, Nogales Mexico, Old Tucson Studios, Reid Park Zoo, Sabino Canyon, Saguaro National Park, Tucson Botanical Gardens, Tubac, University of Arizona Museum of Art,




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $125

Excellent internet access through WiFi (for tablets, laptops and cell phones). Cell phone service in the area is poor with some carriers being slightly better than others. Walking or driving a short distance away may provide a better signal. Guests may use the landline house phone for calls within the continental United States. The driveway is not recommended for low clearance vehicles.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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