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Desert Guesthouse - 10 Acre Property Nw Tucson

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Pool/ Spa privileges available - main house

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Last updated: 07/08/2016

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  • Minimum stay:28 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Spacious property with plenty of space to accomodate a horse trailer or a RV.

This 10 acre property is located in the uplands of the Sonoran Desert. It is surrounded with majestic saguaros, ironwood trees and cactus abound. The property is in a pocket of natural desert yet just 5 minutes to I10 (Twin Peaks interchange). The guesthouse sits on its own private area and can barely see the main house. You may watch Harris and Redtail Hawks flying overhead, catch a glimpse of a great western owl or a bobcat and see the roadrunner and coyotes scampering the grounds. The hummingbirds winter here as well and if you supply the nectar in the feeders they will grace your presence. The roads are dirt however we are only approx. 1/4 mile to the nearest paved road. The area has horse ranches and you are likely to see the equestrians and cowboys strolling the roads along with a mule drawn cart on occasion. It is excellent for hiking and mountain biking. There are numerous golf courses nearby from the Ritz Carlton at Dove Mtn (along with the Gallery and Heritage Highlands) - to the local county course at Arthur Pack.


The guesthouse has a master bedroom with a queen bed as well as a television. The second bedroom has a convertible sofa ( double size) or I can furnish it with a pop up trundle for those needing more sleeping accommodations. All luxury linens are included. The greatroom/kitchen offers comfort to watch 42 inch television. The house has Dish service as well as broadband internet offering speeds of 7 Mbps. There is a fireplace in the greatroom. The living room and dining room are in the Arizona Room - a room that is glass on all three sides. This room is wonderful for reading and for watching the hummingbirds and desert wildlife coming and going. The main area of the guest house has new bamboo flooring and the Arizona room is all Mexican Saltillo tile. Outside you will find 2 large covered porches, a flagstone patio and lighted ramada along with a BBQ grill. This house also has an oversized carport with a large laundry and outdoor storage room attached.

We are minutes to the U of A, downtown (Trolley) and less than 1.5 hrs to Sky Harbor airport in Phoenix. The Tucson airport is approx. 20 minutes away. Come relax and enjoy the dry warmth of the desert. Summers offer spectacular lightning events and wonderful sunsets. The heat is dry and the temps can drop 25 degrees in 15 minutes after a shower - which rarely lasts over 20 minutes.

Of course our winters are the 'high' season and what better place to escape the cold, damp weather. Late January - February will bring us the Tucson Gem Show (world’s largest) as well as the Superbowl 2015 in Phoenix. We have the Accenture Matchplay golf tournament in February as well as the Tucson Rodeo Parade- the world's largest non motorized parade before the rodeo. El Tour de Tucson - Bicycle race in November is a world class event.

My husband and I live on the property and have been in Tucson for almost 40 years raising our two (grown) sons and enjoying the southwest deserts. We are avid hikers and when not in Tucson you will find us escaping to the cool rivers of the western states or perhaps to the beaches of Mexico. We enjoy cooking, sharing recipes, tales of travels over a glass of wine. We can be quietly friendly or here to help you enjoy and plan your stay in the Tucson Desert.

Tucson is a great place to enjoy the out of doors and the multicultural heritage of the area.

Tucson Sites
University of Arizona
Arizona Sonora Desert Museum
Pima Air and Space Museum
Old Tucson Studios
San Xavier Mission
Saguaro National Park
Center for Creative Photography (U of A)
Reid Park Zoo
Mt Lemmon Scenic Byway
Sabino Canyon
Kitt Peak Observatory
Sonoita/ Elgin Vineyards
Bisbee AZ
Tombstone AZ
Tubac Artist Community
Tumacacori Mission


Please ask me about multi month discounts and corporate stays. Also contact me directly for stays shorter than 1 month.
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5204190967
AZ time is PCT in summer and MST in winter

Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 07/08/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking ok out of doors in patio areas...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2 /office: 1 double

    convertable sofa - popup twin trundle is avail upon request...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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Other Amenities

  • We can accommodate RV parking as well as Horse Trailers. Horse boarding privileges can be arranged in the adjacent boarding facilities. Contact us for more information. House Rules No Smoking inside House. No glass in pool area. If you expect visitors during your stay please notify us beforehand. Please note that we expect respectful behavior and we will respect your privacy as well. Signed rental agreement required prior to occupancy....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo:

    Bluetooth speaker for use with personal device ( ipad, iphone, etc..)...moreless

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    formal dining room as well as a breakfast island in kitchen...moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    wood burning in great room...moreless

  • Garage:

    oversized carport...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    heat pump...moreless

  • Internet:

    broadband 5-7 Mbsp...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    on site - can accommodate a horse trailer or motor home...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    2 sets of towels, dish towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    in Arizona room - auxiliary - (entire house has central heat and cooling)...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    fully stocked - let us know of your specific needs...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    start up paper towels, trashbags, spices, flour, sugar, etc......moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    electric...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    The use of the main house spa and pool can be arranged for additional charge. The pool can be heated. The spa is used in the winter months and the pool as a cold dip. Solar cover keeps pool at +/- 65....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter @016-2017
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2017
28 night min stay

$2,800
My Standard Rate
28 night min stay

$1,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning fee $150

Notes:

Short term tax of 12.1% is charged on rentals that are less than one month. All monthly rentals are not taxable.

All rentals for the winter season can be held for a $500 deposit (which is then applied to the refundable security) The Security deposit is then returned after completion of your stay and leaving property in in the same condition as you found it.

Credit/debit cards add 3%


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Calendar

The property's calendar has not been updated in over 4 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

 

Location

  • Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain - Cayton's

  • Tortolita Tour Company LLC

    "This tour company offers a combination of the beauty of the desert, the wonder of the old we..."

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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tucson TSN
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I10

Car: Necessary

This 10 acre property is located in the uplands of the Sonoran Desert. It is surrounded with majestic saguaros, ironwood trees and cactus abound. The property is in a pocket of natural desert yet just 5 minutes to I10 (Twin Peaks interchange). The guesthouse sits on its own private area and can barely see the main house. You may watch Harris and Redtail Hawks flying overhead, catch a glimpse of a great western owl or a bobcat and see the roadrunner and coyotes scampering the grounds. The hummingbirds winter here as well and if you supply the nectar in the feeders they will grace your presence. The roads are dirt however we are only approx. 1/4 mile to the nearest paved road. The area has horse ranches and you are likely to see the equestrians and cowboys strolling the roads along with a mule drawn cart on occasion. It is excellent for hiking and mountain biking. There are numerous golf courses nearby from the Ritz Carlton at Dove Mtn (along with the Gallery and Heritage Highlands) - to the local county course at Arthur Pack.

We are minutes to the U of A, downtown (Trolley) and less than 1.5 hrs to Sky Harbor airport in Phoenix. The Tucson airport is approx. 20 minutes away. Come relax and enjoy the dry warmth of the desert. Summers offer spectacular lightning events and wonderful sunsets. The heat is dry and the temps can drop 25 degrees in 15 minutes after a shower - which rarely lasts over 20 minutes.

Of course our winters are the 'high' season and what better place to escape the cold, damp weather. Late January - February will bring us the Tucson Gem Show (world’s largest). In February as well the Tucson Rodeo Parade- the world's largest non motorized parade before the rodeo. El Tour de Tucson - Bicycle race in November is a world class event. We have in recent years expanded the Dia de los Muertes ( Day of the Dead) - All Souls Procession - generally the weekend after Halloween.

My husband and I live on the property and have been in Tucson for almost 40 years raising our two (grown) sons and enjoying the southwest deserts. We are avid hikers and when not in Tucson you will find us escaping to the cool rivers of the western states or perhaps to the beaches of Mexico. We enjoy cooking, sharing recipes, tales of travels over a glass of wine. We can be quietly friendly or here to help you enjoy and plan your stay in the Tucson Desert.

Tucson is a great place to enjoy the out of doors and the multicultural heritage of the area.

Tucson Sites

University of Arizona

Arizona Sonora Desert Museum

Pima Air and Space Museum

Old Tucson Studios

San Xavier Mission

Saguaro National Park

Center for Creative Photography (U of A)

Reid Park Zoo

Mt Lemmon Scenic Byway

Sabino Canyon

Kitt Peak Observatory

Sonoita/ Elgin Vineyards

Bisbee AZ

Tombstone AZ

Tubac Artist Community

Tumacacori Mission

Please ask me about multi month discounts and corporate stays.

 

Owner info

About the owner: My husband (of 34 years) and I are in land planning and commercial real estate management. We live on the property and take great pride in the area as well as the southwest US. We love to hike, travel, cook, and sample all that Tucson has to offer in in cultural and geographical diversities. We love to enjoy the beautiful sunsets with a glass of our favorite wines. We would love to have you join us and tell us about your travels. When we are not in Tucson we are traveling to places to see the out of doors, fly fishing, spending time on the water boating, kayaking, and rafting wherever it may take us.

Why the Owner Chose Tucson, AZ, USA:
We bought this property over 30 years ago and fell in love with the Sonoran desert. All the surrounding properties are on 3.3 - 30 acres. This area offers privacy and solace and it is unique in that you have quick access to the interstate, hospitals, and area shopping.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Please ask me about the "ranch house" - a 3 bedroom furnished 3000 sq ft home on the same property - available July 2015 - available on 3-6-9 month or 1 year lease


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 07/08/2016

Send email

 

Photos

  • Pool/ Spa privileges available - main house

    Pool/ Spa privileges available - main house

  • Ramada

    Ramada

  • Ramada looking toward main house

    Ramada looking toward main house

  • greatroom w/ wood burning fireplace and new bamboo flooring

    greatroom w/ wood burning fireplace and new bamboo flooring

  • Sitting area in Arizona Room looking towards dining area

    Sitting area in Arizona Room looking towards dining area

  • 2nd bedroom/office -convertible sofa - double size (popup trundle on request)

    2nd bedroom/office -convertible sofa - double size (popup trundle on request)

  • Young bobcat on wall outside kitchen window of main house

    Young bobcat on wall outside kitchen window of main house

  • Century plan in full bloom in driveway of main house

    Century plan in full bloom in driveway of main house

  • Saguaros on the property

    Saguaros on the property

  • a winter storm behind a mighty saguaro on property

    a winter storm behind a mighty saguaro on property

  • another rooftop view to the north from main house with neighbor in mid range

    another rooftop view to the north from main house with neighbor in mid range

  • Poppa bobcat crossing driveway entrance

    Poppa bobcat crossing driveway entrance

  • Front View Guest House

    Front View Guest House

  • double oversized carport

    double oversized carport

  • Kitchen with new bamboo flooring

    Kitchen with new bamboo flooring

  • Arizona Room with saltillo tile looking through to front patio

    Arizona Room with saltillo tile looking through to front patio

  • Master bedroom with queen-size bed - furnished in mid century modern

    Master bedroom with queen-size bed - furnished in mid century modern

  • bathroom

    bathroom

  • bobcat looking in through kitchen window of mainhouse

    bobcat looking in through kitchen window of mainhouse

  • View from property looking east to the Catalina Mountains

    View from property looking east to the Catalina Mountains

  • more saguaros on the property

    more saguaros on the property

  • rooftop view looking north to the Tortolita Mountains at sunset

    rooftop view looking north to the Tortolita Mountains at sunset

  • Saguaros abound on property

    Saguaros abound on property

  • Another day of desert splendor on property

    Another day of desert splendor on property

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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