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Mollohan Castle (15%off Jan 2017) Mountain side seclusion, Desert Beauty

Bedrooms 3
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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About the property

Discounts (15% ) for January 2017

10 min. to city center / 10 Seconds to Sonoran Desert Beauty

Tucson Mtn.s Castle - At the end of the road and up the drive you will find your muse. Sun worshippers, castle enthusiasts, desert adventurers, retreat/culture seekers looking for something unique, it's HERE. Create your visit from a point of inspiration, I mean the Castle decks and patios where you see the entirety of Tucson plus more than 8 Mtn. ranges and 50 mile, 360* views.

The modest accommodations vary; Ever sleep in a Dungeon or Rappunzels Tower - well theres tamer boudoir's as well,like the Masters quarters on the main living floor and the guest suite with large private sun deck theres even outdoor futons that make true beauty of our Sunsets, Stars, Sunrises, oh and did I go on about Tucson lights at night,pretty magical !

Amenities you ask?

Family kitchen, two hands needed for dishwashing but mixer, micro and toaster all here. Theres a clothes washer but our dry desert air make it easy and fast to line dry so thats mostly what we do. Sheets bedding and towels are provided as well as paper products (kleenex/ toilet tissue and paper towels within reason)(also dish soap)..

Ok fun stuff

Gas grill, chiminea(small fireplace), futon on the deck and pool table

Private sun deck on the second floor out.

Hike ,bike and horse trail right from the back of the property. Great 1.5 mile loop or much more if wanted!

More Details

Daniel Reese
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

About Daniel Reese

A trans plant originally from suburbs of Phila. thru the early legal gambling days in Atlantic City then to Tucson Az. to pursue rental R.E. and adventure. Degreed in hospitality mngt. I've always felt good when I can make a person comfortably at ease. A relaxed atmosphere with attention to service for you is what I'd like to provide you.

Daniel Reese purchased this castle in 1996

Why Daniel Reese chose Tucson

location, location and oh yes, views 50 mi 360* !

second is the trails adjoining Tucson Mtn. Park while being only minutes from downtown and forth ave.

Only a mile from the Interstate intersection at 10 and 19 or over the Ajo Pass to attractions like The Desert Museum (high recommendation) , Old Tucson Movie Studios and Casino Del Sol.

What makes this castle unique

A residence blended with entertaining and entertainment for guests and their invitees. Privacy and unique accommodations that would also handle your event needs up to say 100 framily and friends.


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Mollohan Castle (15%off Jan 2017) Mountain side seclusion, Desert Beauty
average rating of 4.4545455 based on 11 reviews
Philadelphia, PA

GREAT FIND! Mollohan Castle

  • 4 of 5

GREAT FIND! We travel a lot and Mollohan Castle was a unique alternative to hotels and B&B's. It is eclectic, fun and authentically cool. We loved the hiking trail outside the back door, and close proximity to Mt. Lemon is a huge convenience. The massive rose quartz boulder in the living room is a conversation piece as is the statuary on the grounds. Easting dinner on the veranda in the evening, watching the sunset, or just hanging out listening to the coyotes howling is a unique experience. The kitchen is spacious for prepping meals and eating in, the beds are very comfortable, having the laundry is a bonus. The moat in the front of the property was overgrown and could use some TLC. Additional lighting in the rear of the property would be helpful especially when coming back in the dark. Ellen & Gerry

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Alamos, NM

Magical Thanksgiving Weekend in the Castle

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Danny for a most enjoyable stay in your vacation rental. Your place is charming and made for a special Thanksgiving weekend celebration with my family. The Castle was exactly as we expected - funky, unique, and fully accommodating for the seven of us. We had a really great time!!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: At a time that I wasn't able to celebrate with my family sure was joyful to hear your family in celebration, go so well. See you next year and have great holidays, Danny
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay at the Mollohan Castle. The owner was great to work with. Up-front about everything with us and very helpful with his knowledge of activities and things to do in Tucson. Terrific views from the decks. Great mountain trails right out the back door. Very clean , with great amenities. Lots to do during the days and then great to just relax on the deck at night and take in the great view and weather. Look forward to another stay at the Mollohan Castle.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Novel Stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great stay at the castle. We hiked, played pool, and spent some good quality time together. The castle was the most unusual place we have stayed in, with a private room on the third floor and a dungeon in the basement. Plenty of room for the four of us.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mollohan Castle

  • 3 of 5

The Mollohan Castle is a very unique property with a lot of potential. Our four children loved exploring the Castle and there are unlimited quirks and neat things in the house. Our host was very gracious and informative. He presented us with several options of restaurants and local attractions. Despite living on-site, we never were aware of his presence in the five days we were there aside from when he met us to orient us on the first day. It is not for those looking for luxury and creature comforts as there is no dishwasher or laundry dryer (the desert air does a good job of drying though). For those travelling with children, the sleeping arrangements outside of the master bedroom are unusual - a murphy bed that fold over the staircase, a bed in a dungeon with trap-door access, a bed in the living room, and a bed in the dome at the top of the house. It takes some planning around bedtime as the only shower is upstairs and once the murphy bed is down, you can't get up the stairs to access it. No big deal but we didn't clue in until the kids were asleep already. Great selection of spices (Penzey's) in the kitchen and good fridge and stove if you want to prepare your own food. Nice grill on the deck as well. Very clean house. Overall, one of the most unique buildings we have stayed in with very cool, fascinating decor. Just needs a bit of finishing work to make it more functional for a bigger family. For a small family would work quite well.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marshall MN

Mollohan Castle

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I had a great time here. We followed the path up into the hills on the second day and loved the hike. There are wonderful views from the castle and up in the surrounding hillside. The location is minutes from downtown and was close to the sports complex where my son was playing baseball and yet we had plenty of privacy. Dan does stay onsite but you wouldn't know it. He offered a number of sight seeing tips as well. Wish we could have stayed longer. Great place to propose to your girlfriend as well. Worked for me!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Cruz Southwest Castle Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • castle
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • queens bath - toilet , tub , handheld shower
    guest bath - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Books
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

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