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Historic Carriage House near UofA, Med Ctr, Downtown & Fourth Avenue

Susan Christy

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Susan Christy

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
May 8, 2015
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Historic Carriage House near UofA, Med Ctr, Downtown & Fourth Avenue

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Tucson Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Beautiful 1 BR 1 BA loft in Early-1900's Carriage House

This light-filled, cheerful getaway is located in the heart of the West University Historic District, 4 blocks to the U of A campus, and 1 block from the 4th Avenue retail district. Walk to downtown, restaurants, shopping, and arts events. Within 10 minutes of Reid Park, home of the Tucson Zoo, the Randolph and Dell Urich golf courses, and a lovely outdoor pool and Rec Center.

All outdoor activities abound, or just enjoy sunny Tucson from the private, walled yard. Porch/patio is perfect for outdoor dining or just basking in the sun.

Please see my other listing, 322155.

The two-story loft apartment has 1 bedroom and 1 full bath. It comes completely furnished, with WiFi, TV, DVD, CD stereo, iron/ironing board, ceiling fan, air conditioning and heat. The kitchen is fully equipped, including stove, refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, blender, toaster, cooking accessories, dishes and silverware. The apartment sleeps 1-4, with a Queen-size bed in the bedroom upstairs and a full-size fold-out couch in the living room. All bed and bath linens provided. Laundry facilities available at several local Laundromats.

If you like, we can do a pre-arrival shopping of food and beverages on a cost/hourly basis.

If you will be here for any of the holidays, we can also supply decorations and have the place festively adorned for your arrival on a cost/hourly basis as well.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Susan Christy (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 8, 2015

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 32 traveler reviews

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Historic Carriage House near UofA, Med Ctr, Downtown & Fourth Avenue
average rating of 4.90625 based on 32 reviews
Madison, Wi
5

Convenient, clean, comfortable and well equipped.

  • 5 of 5

Met our needs in every way, and true to how it is pictured and described. Wonderful location a couple of blocks of both 4th Ave with its eclectic shops and eaterie, and the University, and in walking distance of downtown. Thoughtfully and fully equipped, clean and well maintained. Susan was available and responsive to address our questions. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Seattle, WA
5

A cozy place in the perfect location

  • 5 of 5

I greatly enjoyed the month I spent here. It's perfect if you want to be close to 4th Ave, the UofA campus and only a 15 minute walk (or,of course, SunLink) to downtown. I enjoyed the bright sunlight and the efficient and easy-to-use heat/air con when needed. The property was very clean and just as pictured. Off street parking is handy (and necessary here!) and the neighborhood was very quiet and felt perfectly safe, day and night. Susan was very responsive to any issues that arose. I look forward to a return visit!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Burlington, VT
5

Wonderful Location and Perfect for Two

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week! The carriage house was just right for the two of us, it had everything we needed. The courtyard was a great spot for morning coffee or relaxing in the early evening after exploring Tucson or the surrounding area. The wonderful eclectic 4th Avenue shopping district is within walking distance, a block away. There is a very nice Co-op, Food Conspiracy Co-op, for groceries, various stores for all sort of other shopping plus a number of nice places to eat. I would also suggest Time Market, 3rd and University for beer, wine or a slice of pizza. However we mostly picked up groceries and ate in. The kitchen is well stocked for cooking.

The carriage house is also close to downtown or if you are looking to head out into the surrounding area, close to highway access. Once the light rail system is up and running in the fall of 2013, access all over the city will be even better.

We are looking forward to a return trip and would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
4

Comfortable, affordable and cozy

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for 10 days. The listing had accurately described the carriage house and the listing pictures were true. Opening the door on the day of arrival, we found the place warm and welcoming. On the coffee table was a basket of tourist brochures as well as a welcome letter and instructions on how to operate the heating system (remember we were there in December!) In the fridge was a full Brita water pitcher--a nice additional touch.

The location is in a residential neighborhood, quiet, safe and well within walking distance to downtown Tucson. Shopping was close by. Off street parking meant our vehicle was close by to unload our luggage.

Susan, although not there in person, was quick to respond to all of our emailed questions. She gave us good advice and recommendations.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
4

COZY AND CONVENIENT CARRIAGE HOUSE

  • 4 of 5

This is the place to stay if you're looking for convenience, cleanliness and comfort.

The location if quiet yet a very easy walk to eateries, shops and markets, close to the U of A, downtown attractions, etc. Susan, the owner, is a great source of info on the area (restaurants, sights to see, where to shop, etc). The carriage house has a wonderful exposed brick wall which lends a lot of character, the loft bedroom is comfortable, you'll have both privacy (a separate entrance) and convenience.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Kent, UK
5

A wonderful holiday in this Tucson carriage house

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have just spent a week in this charming carriage house. I thought it would be helpful to future holiday makers to describe the property and the things you can do in the area.

Before our stay, I had considerable contact with the owner. The responses I received were prompt and considered, inspiring confidence that we were going to have a most enjoyable stay.

The property is accurately described and we found it to be very clean and comfortable. The living space downstairs is spacious and welcoming. The kitchen, whilst small, provides every facility needed for a self-catering holiday. Upstairs, the bedroom is smartly furnished with plenty of storage. The bathroom is modern with a shower and bath. The wifi proved to be a real boon – keeping in touch with family was a breeze.

Our preferred holiday making involves plenty of walking. There are many opportunities to participate in these pursuits. Within a few miles there are state parks providing scope for hiking, from short, easy trails to long, arduous ones. In the Tucson heat, we chose the easier options! Both Sabino Canyon and Madera Canyon were well worth the visit. We also enjoyed trips to the Sonora Arizona Desert Museum, Biosphere 2 near Oracle and the Tohono Chul Park in town. For those interested in the ‘Wild West’, Tombstone is a 90 minute drive and well worth the visit. One thing which you may wish to purchase is the Tucson Attractions Passport - it's a no-brainer for anyone visiting the top attractions. With a trip to the Biosphere2 costing more than the passport it pays for itself with just one excursion as you get one free admission with one paying visitor.

I would have no hesitation in recommending this property to future holiday makers. You will be assured of the warmest of welcomes and a carefree holiday in this interesting area.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: HomeAway

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Rates & Availability

From $75 Per night

Tucson Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter/Spring
Feb 15 2015 - May 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$80
From
$80
Fri,Sat,Sun
$480
$1,450
 
 
Summer/Fall
Jun 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$75
$450
$1,350
 
 
Fall/Winter
Nov 1 2015 - Jan 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
$80
$480
$1,450
 
 
Gem Show
Jan 29 2016 - Feb 14 2016
7 night minimum stay
$100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes $75 - 80/Night
All rates are for 2 people. For each additional adult, add $25/nt. Kids stay free. Maximum occupancy 4 people. Minimum stay is 3 nights. A deposit of 50% due at time of booking; balance + cleaning deposit due at check-in.
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Amenities

Tucson Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Fold-out sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • 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
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

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