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Strom

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

LUXURY OASIS - STUNNING MOUNTAIN SUNSET CITY VIEWS

8 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Overview

Arizona House Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

This is a private home near the Coronado National Forest Wilderness Area. This 4,000 square foot contemporary Santa Fe style home is beautifully situated on the one of the highest and most scenic improved parcels in the northwest Catalina Foothills at the base of Mount Lemmon. 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, gourmet kitchen, with multiple porches and decks with some of the best views of the Tucson valley.

This home is nestled into a saguaro studded hillside at an elevation of 3,200’ (Downtown Tucson is about 2,350’). It is one of the highest estates in the northwest foothills of Tucson and the view must be seen to be believed. During the day, you can see the mountains on the Mexican border (68 miles away) and at night, the sea of lights of metro Tucson are below you. Behind the home is designated wilderness area filled with wildlife and improved hiking trails off of Pima Canyon. We have personally seen the following birds and animals in our yard: giant owl; giant hawk, bobcat, deer, javelina, coyote, humming bird, rabit and various other species. The daytime temperatures in the summer are about 4 degrees less than downtown because of our elevation and the nighttime temperatures in the winter run at least 5 degrees warmer because we are off of the valley floor.

It is only minutes away from many activities:

-Golf at Arizona National (formerly the Raven) in 10 minutes, Ventana Canyon in 25 minutes, and many more great golf courses within 30 minutes.

-Grocery shopping, restaurants, drug stores, and virtually everything you might need to purchase on a day to day basis are within 8 minutes.

-La Encantada, Tucson's premier dining and shopping venue, is 5 minutes away.

-St Phillips Plaza, another exclusive shopping and dining location, is about 10 minutes away.

-Tucson Mall is about 10 minutes away.

-University of Arizona is about 20 minutes

-Downtown Tucson is about 25 minutes

Outside: Wrap around porch with terraced patio, top level has gas fireplace with comfortable patio furniture, mid-level has built in 36'' stainless BBQ grill with searing burner, stainless mini refrigerator, standalone burner, 2 chaise lounges, patio table and chairs, next to a large spa with waterfall; third level has a heated pebble tec pool, and a pennensula porch extending into the valley, with a patio table and chairs

About the house:

Kitchen: This is a spacious gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances including gas range, oven, microwave, refrigerator, and granite countertops. Cookware, utensils, and stemware is provided.

Great Room / Dining Room: This is a 1,000 sq ft room with 16’ beamed ceilings, one wall of glass looking across the Tucson Valley, and another picture window looking at the Catalina Mountains. It is furnished with a 8' mahogany dining table seating 8 accented by an enourmous chandelier, large leather couch, a glass coffee table, a built in wet bar, a gas fireplace, a guest bathroom.

The Master Bedroom: Furnished with a king sized dark wood bed, two dressers, 50'' TV with NetFlix, and gas fireplace. The adjacent master bath includes separate his and hers vanities, a bidet, a walk in shower, and a large jetted tub. There is also a separate private balcony connected to this bedroom which overlooks the city of Tucson.

The Queen Suite: This private suite contains an oak king bed with two dressers a small walk-in closet, and a 32'' cable TV. It is adjacent to a private sitting room with a combination pool/poker/dining table and a gas fireplace. It has a stone tiled bathroom with double vanity and large walk-in shower. A sliding glass door leads out to the back patio, providing views of the desert valley and pool / spa area.

The Duke Suite: This private tastefully decorated suite contains a king bed with a dresser, closet, and a 32'' cable TV with DVD and NetFlix. It is located on the lower level and has a view of the patio and direct access to the patio. It also has a private bathroom with vanity and walk-in shower.

Office: Furnished with two large oak desks, a internet attached computer with 22'' monitor, wireless router, and printer, and a wireless router which provides access to your laptop throughout the house extending out to the wrap around porch.

Laundry Room: This is a large washroom with granite counters, washer/dryer and industrial sink

Bicycles: We have two brand new high end road bikes for guest use.

Keywords: birding, bird watching, golf, hiking, trails, hot tub, jaccuzi, pool, bicycle, sight seeing, shopping, horse, swimming, private, exclusive, fine dining

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Strom (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

About Strom

I am a computer engineer who has traveled and lived around the world but have chosen to settle in Tucson due to its temperate climates, spectacular scenery, and abundant wildlife.

Strom purchased this house in 2010

Why Strom chose Arizona

This property simply has one of the most spectacular views in Southern Arizona. You can see mountains in Mexico over 80 miles away!

What makes this house unique

I like sitting on the porch or in the hot tub in the evenings enjoying the spectacular sunsets and the amazing city lights.

Reviews

5
based on 8 traveler reviews

LUXURY OASIS - STUNNING MOUNTAIN SUNSET CITY VIEWS
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

Beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

We really loved this house! The view is breathtaking and the pools and flowers are lovely.This is a wonderful house for a family or group of friends. The bedrooms are spaced at opposite sides of the house and downstairs so you can move about without worrying about waking the rest of the group. Furnishings are very upscale and the kitchen is well stocked.

We used the hot tub a few times and it was great, but you need some lead time to get it warmed up, as it expensive to run it all the time. The owner, Strom, was wonderfully attentive and very helpful. He has household items and sundries already in the house which was very nice as well.

I would note that there is house next door whose outside patio is continuous with this house's patio. That house is not occupied and the owner keeps it up well, but if there was someone staying there it would be awkward.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles
5

Nice location with beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

This house worked out so nicely as a base for our exploration of Tucson. It afforded three couples absolute privacy in the three master suites along with ample space for spending time together when we chose to. Our host was accommodating and available while leaving us to enjoy our own experience. We'd certainly stay here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nashville, TN
5

Fabulous location and house

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous, well-maintained home. Wonderful location in foothills. City and mountain views both first-rate. The owner is attentive and a delight. Easy access to outdoor adventures, which was our family's focus, but just minutes from shops and restaurants. Be sure to use heated pool and spa under the Tucson stars at night; pure magic.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Montreal, Canada
5

Five star +++

  • 5 of 5

Outstanding mountain and city view! Not only the location but the house, the pool, the spa provided a very lururious environment. Gorgous house, great furniture, lots of clean, comfortable outside furniture. Great owners who saw to our every need. We had a GREAT VACATION! Would we go again? DEFINITELY!

A.M.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This house is one of the most gorgeous homes in Tucson that I've ever seeen!

  • 5 of 5

The mountain and city views from this house are spectacular! The host /owner was wonderfully accommodating. We loved working with him. The furniture, the bedding, and the outdoor patio furniture were all in great shape, and created comfortable living areas throughput the whole property. The pool is clean and warm with incredible mountain and city views, as well. The surrounding area is whisper quiet. We loved staying here, and we plan on renting this property again!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely home, gorgeous views

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely home at the end of March for 10 days. The house is nicely decorated, well maintained and very comfortable. The views at night from the patio and the living room are gorgeous. The pool and spa are a little complicated to operate but once you get used to it, it is no problem. There are some great views from the spa! The home is located in a gated community slightly up in the mountains but still close to everything.

The home is well stocked. There was nothing that we needed that wasn't there for us. The owners are easy to work with and very accommodating.

As mentioned in a prior review, there is a home in close proximity. We were told that someone is only there occasionally to check on the home but that no one lives there. That is exactly what we experienced. It would be too close if someone was staying there so it is worth asking about.

Overall, a great vacation experience.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
21 Miles
30 minutes
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Flemmings; 5 minutes
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
La Paloma Country Club; 6 minutes
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
I-10; 20 minutes
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
North; 5 minutes
Nearest Ski
46 Miles
Mt. Lemmon; 1.5 hours
Nearest Beach
224 Miles
Rocky Point, Mexico; 4 hours
Car: recommended

The Tucson Gem & Mineral show is the world's largest with more gems, minerals, and jewelry than you could imagine and is a must see event.

The Tucson Bead Show is bead makers, jewelry artisans, fashion designers, fabric artists, lapidary studios, emerging artists and wholesale trade suppliers –showcasing their newest creations –artistic beads, hand-printed textiles, and fine gemstones.

The Precidio of Tubac is world renown for its talented and famous artists and is a worthwhile day trip.

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Rates & Availability

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Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Sept - Jan
Sep 2 2016 - Jan 27 2017
5 night minimum stay
$3,999
 
 
February
Jan 28 2017 - Feb 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
$4,999
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$2,999
 

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Amenities

Arizona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Suite Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Guest Suite 1 Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Guest Suite 2 Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Suite - 1 king
    Guest Suite #1 - 1 king
    Convertible bed(s) - queen air mattresses
    Guest Suite #2 - 1 king
  • King size beds (3)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • 16 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis

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