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Pueblo style in foothills-Hot tub and Pool

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 6

Private & stunning southwestern residence.

Awesome CITY VIEWS and MOUNTAIN VIEWS, 3 bedroom, 3 bath, multilevel Territorial Style in the Catalina Foothills. Best of both worlds! - magnificent desert at high elevation for city and mountain views, yet minutes from downtown, U of A, and city life. The home is private and the living space affords luxurious space with abundant privacy afforded by all the levels of living. Fabulous space for sharing in small travel groups because of the split level and many 'gathering' places both indoors and outdoors.

You are surrounded by the natural beauty of the Sonoran Desert when you're at the Pueblo house. You can have the entire 3000+ sq. ft. space to yourself or share travel time with friends. The split-level, open-spaced, high-ceiling design gives beauty and privacy even within the interior of the home. There are also multiple levels of outdoor living. Pool and BBQ area has stunning views as do the 2 balconies off of Master Bedroom Suite.

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Lori Lippman
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 30, 2017

About Lori Lippman

We are long-time Tucson residents who love Tucson and love our home in the Catalina Foothills.

Lori Lippman purchased this house in 1997

Why Lori Lippman chose Arizona

We adore privacy. It's the Southwest, land of the infamous outlaws. What we have here is space. We have beauty and privacy. Our home brings us a personal kind of Peace. It's what we love about it.

What makes this house unique

Privacy above all. You are surrounded by the natural beauty of the Sonoran Desert when you're at the Pueblo house. You can have the entire 3000+ sq. ft. space to yourself or share travel time with friends. The split-level, open-spaced, high-ceiling design gives beauty and privacy even within the interior of the home. Art is abundant throughout the home. There are also multiple levels of outdoor living. Pool (unheated in winter) and BBQ area has stunning views as do the 2 balconies off of Master Bedroom Suite.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I love the quiet, serene privacy and the continuous views of the Catalina Mountains and the city below. We were within 20 minutes of everything we wanted to do while we were here. The beds are really comfortable. We went to DeGrazia's Gallery in the Sun which was a big surprise. Then we went to the theater down by the university. Our last Sunday we went up to Finger Rock on Mr. Lemon and took amazing pictures. Just loved the house. Felt like home.

Jan 2013
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La Buena Vida Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • smoking allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , Luxurious heart shaped tub in a charming master bedroom
  • 3 bathrooms. There is a private bathroom within the master bedroom suite. Also on the 3rd level, just steps from the kitchen, dining and living room is the 2nd bathroom. The 3rd bathroom is on the 1st floor level with the 2 other bedrooms and the spacious, well-appointed, laundry room.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1st Level Spacious Bedroom, King Bed, Shared Deck.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Spacious room, deck shared with 2nd bedroom, 1st level.
  • Master Bedroom upper level, has city and mountain views from deck on both north & south side of the bedroom. A fireplace, king size bed and heart shaped 2 person tub in private bathroom make this master bedroom a beautiful private oasis. 2 Bedrooms and full bath on lower level affords privacy when travelling with friends or children. An outdoor deck can be accessed by both these lower level bedrooms through the french doors in each. Two essentially private spaces joined by the central living area of the dining, kitchen and living room.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

Pueblo style in foothills-Hot tub and Pool
average rating of 4.827586 based on 30 reviews

Private, Peaceful Gem in the Foothills

  • 5 of 5

What a good decision it was to rent this wonderful "oasis"! We knew that the property would have some of the flavor of Tucson that we hoped for as well as the comforts of a well-appointed home, but what we didn't expect was the tranquility that the property offers!

We loved listening to fountains while enjoying early morning coffee on the patio and

enjoyed the evening sunsets and stargazing as well. These is plenty of space in the home to enjoy privacy if you are with a group too. The kitchen has what you need to cook as little or as much as you like. The beds were very comfortable and the pillows were fantastic! [something we think is always so important if you really want to rest!] We stayed a week - and our only regret is that we couldn't stay longer.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Olathe KS

Beautiful home & location

  • 5 of 5

There were 3 couples staying in this house for 4 nights. Yes..we wish it could have been longer! The home is beautifully done with so much art that everyday we discovered something new! Outside is equally beautiful...pool, fountains, hot tub, lovely landscaping, & fruit trees. Everything is stunning. The home has plenty of linens & the kitchen is stocked with all the dishes one would need. I didn't read the description well enough to realize the downstairs bedrooms share a bath. At some point the owner might consider making another bathroom in the laundry's definitely large enough. The views are awesome day or night! Overall it was a great time & all of us agreed we would stay here again & highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed it! ~Lori
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A wonderful casa!

  • 5 of 5

Our 6 days at this beautiful casa in the Catalina Foothills was perfect in every respect. The house was extremely well maintained and clean with beautiful furniture, comfortable beds, a well equipped kitchen, an exercise area (that the children enjoyed very much) and a lovely outside area with a pool, fire pit and furniture with great cushions. We had a wonderful and very memorable time, thank you sincerely.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay!
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A beautiful neighborhood with amazing views.

  • 4 of 5

The quality of the home was very consistent with how advertised. Very authentic southwestern design & decor. Everything we needed was there. The house was very clean & well maintained. Very convenient location for sightseeing or just hanging out on the patio & enjoying the scenary.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, Colorado

Ideal vacation home

  • 5 of 5

We spent 6 nights at Casa Blanca over Christmas and it was wonderful! This home

Is very accommodating and nice inside. The artwork is impeccable and through our time there we kept noticing different pieces. The view of Tucson and the mountains is majestic. Great neighborhood, fully stocked house and just so relaxing and comfortable. We hope to return again!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great space for a family or two couples, be aware of odd bathroom layout in master bedroom

  • 4 of 5

The house was spacious with lofty ceilings in the living room area and everything is well maintained. Lots of communal hang out space but the multi level layout gave everyone privacy and cozy places for solitude as well. Kitchen is well stocked and would be great for group cooking. Beds are comfortable with nice mattresses. Instructions for the house are easy and clear and all the lights are labeled (because there are a lot of light switches). Owner is very responsive. The house is just a few minutes from a Whole Foods and about 10 minutes from Sabino Canyon National Park.

My issues with the house: (1) the master bedroom is very large, has a great walk in closet, and is comfortable but there is no division between bedroom and bathroom. There is also no division between bathroom/bedroom and the toilet and most inconvenient of all, there is no shower in the master bedroom: just a giant heart shaped tub that doesn't even have a European hand-held shower head. There is another bathroom right outside the master bedroom with a shower but if you are 3 couples renting the house, be prepared to share bathrooms for showering. The listing incorrectly listed the house as having 3 showers and 3 toilets but the owner fixed this error once I pointed it out after checking in. (2) This is a small nitpick but the bedding could use updating, especially the comforters. Right now they are thin, quilted coverlets akin to something you'd get at a motel. Some nice down comforters with duvet covers would be a much more elegant touch.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: “Thank you for your great review! We are glad that you and your family had a nice vacation in my home. We hope the listing typo was somewhat offset by the refund. For the future please know that we have down comforters for each bed available for the cold months of December, January and February. Thank you again for visiting Casa Blanca.”
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Tucson Museum of Art
Tucson Botanical Gardens
University Of Arizona
Cafe Poca Cosa
Nearest Airport
15.6 Miles
Tucson International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Many Resorts
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-10 Entrance at Orange Grove Road
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
37 Miles
Mt. Lemmon Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
300 Miles
Puerto Penasco
Car: necessary

You are surrounded by the vast beauty and splendor of the Sonoran Desert when you are at our home Casa Blanca Pueblo. Saguaros cluster on the horizon and in the distance. Mountains surround the range where Tucson lies. Be sure to visit the Sonoran Desert Museum, a world renowned zoo, natural history museum, and botanical garden all in one place! Visit burgeoning downtown with events and historical attractions, and ride the new modern street car. Plenty of opportunities right in and around Tucson for hiking, bicycling, camping, visiting spas, golfing, playing tennis. All the advantages of pleasures of the Southwest are close at hand while you reside in a private, peaceful, Tucson Pueblo Style home.


Rates & Availability

La Buena Vida Estates House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season '16-'17
Oct 1 2016 - May 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
Low Season Summer 2017
May 21 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season '17-'18
Oct 1 2017 - May 20 2018
3 night minimum stay
Low Season Summer
May 21 2018 - Sep 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Non-refundable Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $150
Tax Rate 6.05%

Rates varie according to season, and length of stay. Non-refundable dog fee and cleaning fee apply. Rates are subject to change until reservation is made. Payments become non refundable 45 days before check-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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