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Special View of the Mountains in Your Back Yard Now available

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights


About the property

Located in Viewpoint II, a small group of town homes hidden on a no outlet street at the foot of the Catalina Mountains (elevation 2575 feet). A very safe, quiet, serene and beautiful location. Conveniently located only 7 minutes from shopping and restaurants and 20 minutes to downtown. The town home is very comfortable and warmly furnished. Spacious outdoor living areas with

bbq grill, a landscaped area with a fountain and breathtaking views.

Donna Kalinske
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 30, 2017

About Donna Kalinske

I was raised in Tucson, but following college I left for NYC and LA, returning here in 2005 to care for my mother. It was then that I rediscovered my love for the Sonoran Desert and for Tucson. Having studied design at UCLA and having worked in design for many years I thoroughly enjoyed both renovating and furnishing my home. A am so grateful for having discovered this beautiful spot.

Donna Kalinske purchased this townhome in 2005

Why Donna Kalinske chose Arizona

I want you to fall in love with the the Sonoran Desert and the Catalina Mountains and to have a quintessential desert experience.

I chose this home the moment I saw it and take great pleasure in sharing it and its breathtaking views with others.

What makes this townhome unique

The home has spectacular views. It is calming and restful and surrounded by nature. It is a haven and a retreat yet within minutes of shops, restaurants and galleries and only 20 minutes to the University of Arizona, a Tucson jewel not to be missed. It is also only 2.6 miles to Sabino Canyon, a spectacular desert oasis for walking and hiking.


Viewpointe Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Master - 1 king
  • Comfortable king size bed and a beautiful mountain view. 2nd bedroom has a queen size bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Special View of the Mountains in Your Back Yard Now available
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews

A great winter getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The accommodations were great. A true home away from home. The location and view were the best. There's nothing like waking up to the sun shining on the Catalina foothills.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Home, with a Spectacular View!

  • 4 of 5

Very cozy & comfortable home in the Catalina Foothills! This is our first experience with VRBO and it was great! Donna, Donna, & Larry were very helpful, and we will be back here again next year........Scott & Judy -Hamilton, OH

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We've rented numerous HomeAway properties and this one was superb. The location was perfect for hitting many of the Tucson highlights. My husband and I enjoyed our daily walks thru the Sabino Canyon which is a short drive away by car. If you enjoy cooking, this town house is fully stocked.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review Jeanne. You were also the perfect guests. Donna
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We loved Donna's Home

  • 5 of 5

The home is very nice, everything was in really good shape, with a new modern kitchen. We enjoyed the back wall of glass, with a great view of the mountains. We also spent a lot of time out on the patio, enjoying the view and the gas grill. The home was well stocked with towels, paper products and kitchen

items. It was clean and well maintained.

We would stay there again!!!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ever changing views of the Catalina Mountain Range

  • 5 of 5

As a graduate of the University of Arizona, I was very interested

in exploring the physical and cultural landscape of Tucson

after being away for 40+ years. My wife and I were not disappointed. Tucson has a great climate in January-March

that affords a great opportunity to explore the many cultural

offerings and the numerous mountain ranges that envelope the


This townhome was a great place from which to experience

all that Tucson has to offer. Shopping and amenites are close

by; numerous hiking trails and walking opportunites are easy

drives from the townhome. This rental has a wonderful patio

that squarely faces the Catalina Mountains on Tucson's

northern edge. The wonderful view can be enjoyed at all hours

of the day with clouds, sunrises, and sunsets changing the

view minute by minute. A short walk out the front

door leads you to a viewing area looking west over the Tucson

Mountains with glorious sunsets almost on a nightly basis

The interior of the rental is very comfortable and Donna's

decorating touch made for a clean, warm and cozy place to hang out during the evenigs we were there. The rental is amply stocked with many items that, frankly, we didn't expect to find

there and meant we did not need to go shopping for anything

that we might need.

I really don't want to recommend this rental because it may

mean that it will be more difficult to rent in coming years, but

I do recommend it highly.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing place to be!!!

  • 5 of 5

Thank's Donna for hospitality and your perfect home gateway!

We all had a great time in Tucson and your place help us a lot to relax specailly after a big ride of bike or running around the house!

Spetacular views and very quiet place.Close to everything and great spot for biking.

Everything was perfect for those 2 weeks like seen on the pictures!

Thank's again and can wait to be back!

Daniel G.


  • Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Nearest Airport
16.4 Miles
Tucson International Airport 35 min.
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Restaurants at La Encantada 5 min.
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Ventana Resort and La Paloma Resort 7-9 minutes
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Trattoria Pina 3 min.
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley 1 hr. 17 min.
Nearest Beach
223 Miles
Rocky Point, Mexico 4 hrs. 25 min
Car: necessary

Secluded in the foothills yet only a 20 minutes drive on Campbell Ave. to the University of Arizona. Tucson is a university town with its energy, sports, museums, theatre, Andrew Weil, and the world recognized UA College of Science. If you don't want to go into the city, everything you need is close by. A beautiful open air shopping center, art galleries and a short walk to the landmark DeGrazia Gallery. More than a dozen restaurants are nearby including North, Firebirds, Acacia, El Charro's. Walking or hiking in Sabino Canyon or up the Finger Rock Trail, or the many miles of road and off road bike trails. Experience living in the desert with the Saguaro's, the animals, the 'light', the clean air, the smell of the creosote when it rains. Enjoy the desert from your living room.

There are four resorts nearby to visit for restaurants, golf, horseback riding. Ventana Canyon Resort, Westin La Paloma Resort, Westard Look Resort and Hacienda de Sol.


Rates & Availability

Viewpointe Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
High season
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
30 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2018 - May 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

refundable deposit $0
housecleaning $175

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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