RELAX IN COMFORT AND PRIVACY ON ONE ACRE AMONG THE SAGUAROS

Lynne Bracker

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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RELAX IN COMFORT AND PRIVACY ON ONE ACRE AMONG THE SAGUAROS

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3 BR, 2 BA, Sleeps 8. City And Mtn Views. Hiking And Bike Paths

2000 sq ft home on one acre provides privacy for your vacation getaway. One queen-sized bed (first bedroom), two twin beds (second bedroom), trundle bed which can be either two twins or made into a king-sized bed (third bedroom), one full sized bed (pull out sofa in living room). Full kitchen. Two baths, one with jet tub. Washer and dryer. Two flat screen TVs with many DVDs. Wireless Internet. Phone. Property is beautifully landscaped to attract the many varieties of hummingbirds for your enjoyment. Large walled outside patio with heated hot tub and barbeque grill. Convenient to restaurants, downtown, and local attractions. Abundance of native cacti and wildlife, as well as convenient to hiking and bike paths. Located right off Gates Pass Road on the West side of Tucson.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
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"This is the cleanest place we've ever stayed"
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Lynne Bracker

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My husband and I have lived in Tucson since 1976 when we came for graduate work at the University of Arizona and we plan to live here the rest of our lives. We love the casual lifestyle, the friendly Arizonans, and the weather where your picnics are never rained out. My husband and I are engineers, although I have recently entered the world of real estate as a salesperson. This is our only rental property and we plan to make it our eventual retirement home.

Lynne Bracker purchased this house in 2010

We love the house; we love the neighborhood; we knew the previous owner and the builder. We love how you can sit outside in the u-shaped patio surrounded by incredible views of the city and surrounding mountains, or sit inside and feel like you're outside due to the large windows and glass doors. We love hearing the coyotes call to each other at night; we love watching the shooting stars; we love seeing the colorful hummingbirds sip nectar from flowers, watching the mule deer as they come down from the mountains in the afternoon to graze on the jojoba, and the javalina as they move in a herd through the desert. It's all right there at our doorstep. And finally, we love this property for its convenience. In minutes we can be downtown at the Convention Center, the University of Arizona, University Medical Center, some of the best restaurants in Tucson, museums, and attractions. We have the best of both worlds - desert tranquility and beauty while being within a 10 minute drive from Tucson and city life.

After searching properties for over a year, our casa, Entrada de los Montanas, was the choice. Its location offered million dollar views, and its layout made for a comfortable and relaxed living style. After a full year of working to upgrade the property, it was finally ready to offer to you, our visitors, for your vacation rental. From the new air conditioning and heating system to the carefully selected Southwestern furnishings we have tried to give visitors a WOW feeling from the time you open the front door until the day you leave. Comfort, privacy, beauty, convenience, ease and grace are words we hope our property conveys. We will strive to make your vacation the best one ever.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Relax In Comfort And Privacy On One Acre Among The Saguaros
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BEST VIEW IN TUSCON

  • 5 of 5
This was a good home to rent with plenty of room and a great view of the City, especially at night. I would highly recommend this home to anyone. The owner was wonderful, even meeting us upon arrival, to show us everything in the home, we needed to know. I look forward to going back!
  • Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Relax In Comfort And Privacy On One Acre Among The Saguaros
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+1 5206651261
Tucson Arizona
5

WHAT A BEAUTIFUL HOME!

  • 5 of 5
This was the cleanest home we've stayed in. Loved the views. Beds were extremely comfortable. Lynne was very helpful with where to by groceries and eat out. We loved Theresa's Mosaic Café. Thanks for a memorable vacation.
  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Relax In Comfort And Privacy On One Acre Among The Saguaros
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5

THE HOUSE WAS AS ADVERTISED

  • 5 of 5
The house was very clean and tidy. The location was perfect. It was just far enough away from the city to make us feel like we were in the country yet we could be downtown in ten minutes. The view was spectacular especially at night when the city was lit up. The sunrise was spectacular as well. Lynne was very helpful and eager to answer our questions about Tucson. We would definitely rent the house again.
  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Relax In Comfort And Privacy On One Acre Among The Saguaros
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5

GREAT TUCSON GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5
We really enjoyed our stay! The patio has incredible views of the desert, endless saguaro cactus, and the beautiful hills. It was also a great place to watch the moonrise and to star gaze. Plus the hot tub! Lynne was a great host and made sure we had everything we needed.
  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Relax In Comfort And Privacy On One Acre Among The Saguaros
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Tucson Arizona
5

RETREAT IN THE PERFECT TUCSON LOCATION

  • 5 of 5
Lynn (the owner) was a delight to work with from the start of our inquiry. She met us at the house--which is exactly as it is described in the listing--and took the time to explain everything we might have needed to know about her house, including how to work the hot tub, wireless Internet and DirectTV. The house is ideally situated at the foot of Gates Pass, which allows easy access to recreational activities and to city amenities. The house has an open floor plan, which suited our needs perfectly, and was immaculate (even the outside grill was spotless) with absolutely stunning views. After we left, we discovered that we'd left a watch behind; Lynn not only agreed to return the watch to us but paid for the postage! We really appreciated her letting us stay at her house, which certainly enhanced the overall enjoyment of our trip. I highly recommend this listing to anyone! Thanks Lynn--we'll be back!
  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Relax In Comfort And Privacy On One Acre Among The Saguaros
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Tucson Arizona
5

PHENOMENAL DREAM HOME IN THE TUCSON MOUNTAINS!

  • 5 of 5
If I imagined a perfect getaway and place to stay over looking the mountains and Tucson desert floor, this would be it! Perfect for cyclists or couples, groups or a family. I loved the location, décor, style of the home and cleanliness. Lynne was a great host and we didn't want to leave. The hot tub in the courtyard over looking the Sonoran Desert and Catalina mountains was my favorite end to the day. The location of this home was just far out enough to feel in the desert but still accessible to all the major restaurants and attractions in Tucson. We loved it! We will definitely be coming back to Tucson and I plan to rent this particular little Tucson "villa" again - for our next stay! Hassle free, clean and spacious, the kitchen countertops and views were priceless! Great price! All of our group, definitely raved about our stay ....Loved it!
  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
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Tucson Botanical Gardens
"A leisurely stroll through this beautiful garden consisting of predominantly native plants g..."
Hotel Congress
"A historical and fun place to visit, downtown Tucson, a 5-10 minute drive. In the evenings ..."
Blue Willow Restaurant
"An all-time favorite restaurant among the local Tucson folks. Located close to the Universi..."
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Tucson International Airport
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Interstate I-10
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Daisy Mae's Steakhouse
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Starr Pass Resort, a Jack Nicholson golf course
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Teresa's Mosaic Cafe, Mexican cuisine
Car: necessary

The beauty and history of the Old West - a place like no other on earth. Entrada de los Montanas (Entry to the Mountains) is situated in the foothills of Tucson's oldest mountain range, the Tucson Mountains. The 3000 foot elevation gives unobstructed city views as well as wrap-around mountain views. We are situated on the popular bike path of Gates Pass and back up to the Gates Pass County Park, a natural area studded with thousands of majestic giant Saguaro cacti and much desert wildlife, and with many hiking and bike trails. Although removed from the hustle bustle of the city, it is only a 5 to 10 minute drive to central downtown Tucson, the University of Arizona, the Tucson Convention Center, and Interstate I-10. A short 15 minute drive from our property west, across gorgeous Gates Pass will bring you to the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum and Old Tucson Studios, the film location of many Western movies and the original Lone Ranger television series. The International Wildlife Museum is only a 3-minute drive away. Other easily accessible local attractions are Flandreau Planetarium, located on the University of Arizona campus, as is the Arizona State Museum which houses many Native American exhibits as well as ancient Western artifacts. A short hop onto I-10, about 5 minutes away, will take you east to Sabino Canyon where you can hike or ride the tram up the canyon and learn many interesting facts about desert plants and animals; the Pima Air Museum which houses many old and new aircraft and WWII memorabilia; Kartchner Caverns which has been named one of the 10 best cave networks in the world; and the historic western towns of Tombstone and Bisbee. Or travel west on I-10 to Phoenix and catch a Dbacks game. Whatever your daily activity you can return to casa Entrada de los Montanas, relax as you sit in the heated spa with a chilled glass of wine and look over the breathtaking views of the Tucson Valley; or watch hummingbirds sip nectar from the flowers in your private patio; or catch sight of the occasional roadrunner or coyote or perhaps even a bobcat or mule deer as they make their appearances in the cool of the afternoon. See the moon as it rises over the mountains or catch one of our many meteor showers. The absence of cloud cover and downtown street lights allow you to see as many as 30 meteors per second. As night falls use the telescope that we've provided to view the milky way and planets as you've never before seen them in the crystal clearness of the Arizona desert night air. We sincerely hope you will be our guests and we promise to do our utmost to make this your best vacation ever.

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Tucson House Rental Rates

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High Winter (1)
Nov 1 - Jan 16
3 night minimum stay
$225
From
$250
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,365
 
 
Tucson Gem and Mineral Show
Jan 17 - Feb 17
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$225
From
$250
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,365
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500.00
Notes Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Additional pet fee of $15/day/pet. Non-smoking property.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Tucson House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Private off of master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Shared by bedrooms 2 and 3
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Private bath with jet tub and shower. TV. Door to patio.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Trundle bed - two twins or can be made into a king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Double pull out sleeper sofa in living room
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Games ...
  • Books ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
Notes:
Located one mile from a major resort with availability to Arnold Palmer golf course. Situated on a popular bicycle route over scenic Gates Pass Road. Close to hiking paths, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Old Tucson Studios, and International Wildlife Museum attractions. Abundant native wildlife (birds, coyote, deer, roadrunners, javalina, etc) can be viewed from the property. Convenient to Interstate I-10, University of Arizona and downtown Tucson.
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