Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Lovely Casita in Historic District

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 12 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious 2 BR 2 BA - Walk to UofA, Med Ctr, Fourth Avenue & Downtown

This beautiful casita is in a lovingly restored early-1900s carriage house, in the West University Historic District. This is a large space - 900+ square feet - and sleeps up to 6 comfortably. There are 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. Conveniently, there are 2 exterior doors to the apartment - 1 in the living room and 1 in the master bedroom - making it ideal for couples or families traveling together.

Comfortably appointed with everything you need to make this your Tucson home, the casita has been completely renovated. There are saltillo tile floors and original artwork throughout. There is off-street parking in front of the apartment and a beautiful, private yard with table, chairs and grill for enjoying the outdoors.

Short or long-term rental.

There is no smoking allowed inside the casita. Sorry, no pets.

The casita comes completely furnished, with WiFi, flat-screen TVs (main TV is a Smart TV so you can watch Netflix), digital antenna, DVD player, CD stereo that is MP3 compatible, washer/dryer, iron/ironing board, ceiling fans, central heat and air conditioning. The kitchen is fully equipped, including stove, refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster, blender, cooking accessories, dishes and silverware.

The casita sleeps 4-6, with Queen-size beds in both bedrooms and a Queen-size fold-out sofa in the living room. All bed and bath linens provided. Rent includes all utilities, cable TV and wireless internet service.

Located in the heart of the West University Historic District, 5 blocks to the U of A campus and 1 block from the 4th Avenue retail district. Walk to downtown, restaurants, shopping, and arts events at the University. 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.

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

Amenities

Downtown Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen pull-out sofa
  • Master bedroom has it's own bath and seperate sitting area with TV. Bedroom #2 has an antique drop-front desk and a flat panel TV. Both bedrooms have large closets and luxurious linens. Living room has a Queen-size foldout sofa.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Shed
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
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
  • horseshoes
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

100% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Lovely Casita in Historic District
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for our trip

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Woodinville, WA
5

Love the Casita

  • 5 of 5

We had such a good time at the Casita! It is so charming and quiet. We were able to walk most places and took the tram when it wasn't walkable. Such a great location. It was the perfect spot for the three of us. We spent lots of time on the patio enjoying the peace and quiet and the lovely weather. Thanks so much.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Tampa, FL
5

Great Property!

  • 5 of 5

The Casita fit our needs perfectly! The courtyard was lovely, it even had a citrus tree with beautiful fruit! Loved everything about it! Great location to explore downtown. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Back Again!!

  • 5 of 5

Once again a great stay at a neat little gem. The location is ideal for the UofA visitor with University Av. and the campus easily walkable from the site. Down town is also within reach on foot. (Don't miss out on coffee or pizza on the patio at Time Market just a block and a half away.)

This casita is a clean little refuge and well appointed. Very comfortable and a very good bargain. Much less than the high priced hotels in the University area.

We just wish we would have discovered it before our daughter's junior year.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great casita!

  • 5 of 5

Great place...second time back.

Excellent location for visiting UofA.

Time Market a must!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

What a great little casita!

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend staying in this sweet little casita nestled in a quiet historic neighborhood. I stayed during the month of August while I helped my daughter move into her dorm at the U of A and a 2nd time in the month of Oct. All I can say is the AC worked splendidly, the beds were comfy, the kitchen was loaded with all your cooking needs, and the private court yard was a nice place to unwind during the evening. The casita is blocks away from University Blvd. and 4th Ave. where you will find amazing eateries and shopping boutiques. The pictures don't do this place justice! Susan is a great host who will answer all your questions. Give this little casita a try...you won't regret it!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Owner

Susan Christy
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
February 6, 2018

Map

Car: not necessary

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60

$100-140/Night
All rates are for 4 people. For each additional adult, add $50.00. Kids stay free. Maximum occupancy 6 people. Minimum stay is 4 nights. A deposit of 50% due at time of booking; balance + cleaning deposit due at check-in. You will also be responsible for all loss or damage.

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.

You might like these similar properties