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North East Tucson vacation home, gated, quiet, private, 3 pools & spas,

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 30 nights


Minimum Stay
30 nights

About the property

2 Bedroom ( plus room for office) 2 bathrooms, sleeps up to 4,, 1400 sq ft

Hi, We want you to know that we have been advertising with VRBO and HomeAway for quite a few years with our villa in Rocky Point Mexico # 73783 and our Tucson home that we rent ( just for winters). We have maintained a 5 Star Rating with their company and have helped them grow over the years. We have loved working with VRBO and HomeAway and wish we could continue, however, with their business changes that they are implementing so they can be a travelosity 'agent' instead of just advertising for us... we will not be able to continue with them when these changes have been fully accomplished. We are told this will take place this year sometime. VRBO and HomeAway want to be able to be an 'agent' for us and collect addition money with service fee to all travelers for any booking. It can be as great as 10% depending.... also they wish to have only payments on line accepted....which they will handle for another 3-5 % of purchase for processing and also be the go between on any damage deposit. We, do not want an agent, we did not sign up for that.... we want to control our home ourselves as this is our home and we only rent out our Tucson home for January, February and March of any given year. We want to check our guests ourselves and make sure that we are happy with them and they are happy with us 'before' we consider finalizing any booking. This usually takes a few visits with any inquiry to determine if we are a good match or not. Thank you for understanding... my phone number 520-303-7530 . See also # 73783 as most of our guests like to spend time at both homes and there is no extra cost involved. Sincerely Kathy


Our North East Tucson Vacation Home / Villa, is located in a unique area of Tucson where you can walk to all needs. A preferred location nestled in a gated community away from traffic noises ( just north of Tanque Verde Road and east of Sabino Canyon Road), offers all amenities for a terrific vacation including 3 pools and Jacuzzis in different parts of the community with breathtaking views of the Catalina Mountains. Walk to restaurant row, grocery store, bank, ice cream pallor, and much more..... Udall Park is across the street, a full recreational park with all activities for visitors of all ages plus classes and full gym. There are many outdoor and indoor activities all year with courts for different sports plus tennis.

Golfing in all directions. Sabino Canyon is only 5 miles away and Mt. Lemon Sky Valley is only a 30 mile drive in the Catalina mountains. Saguaro National Park East is located only 8 miles away.

Our single family home offers you:

Land line phone for local calls

Satellite TV

High speed Internet Access

All utilities included.

Pool and Spa privileges at recreation areas with one pool that is heated all winter.

Large 2 car garage w/ work table.

Large Gas BBQ in backyard

Our home is decorated in southwestern Indian theme, has all handmade furnishings and decor with a rustic ambiance that is both comfortable and tastefully appealing right down to the unique dinnerware that is hand painted southwestern chili’ design that is fun!

There are three bedrooms, two bathrooms, ( office with a desk for doing your computer work or business needs in one of the bedrooms). There is a printer for your use and paper w/ envelopes etc. Full kitchen with all that you will need for your special meal preparations. The back yard is very inviting with all amenities and gas BBQ, rock waterfall, table and chairs for your breakfast outside under the patio. Two lounge chairs and large umbrella for enjoying the sun. 1/2 block to pool and spa area.

References and recommendations and more attraction:

Go to HomeAway.... see #151416 to see our referrals and recommendations, about what our guests think about us. Our Tucson vacation home is new to Home Away so see our referrals from our beach front vacation home in Mexico.

Additional attractions here in the old Pueblo: Well know museums like: The Desert Museum and Pima Air Museum ,.. plus Old Tucson movie location. Two famous caves: Colossal Cave and Ketchner's Caverns ( very large) . Also Visit Tubac for the art festivals and wineries in the Patagonia area, plus the famous Dove of the Desert Mission, ‘San Xavier’ started by Padre Kino in 1700 and finished by by the Jesuits in 1789, recently restored... Many Historic sites in Down Town Tucson and more museums. We have the 4th Ave. Spring Street Fair each March with great arts and crafts directly from the artisan. Also the famous Gem and Mineral Show that is a world wide event is held here in Tucson each February. Come see Tucson

Out of the way places:

If time permits you to visit Bisbee and the town too tough to die.... Tombstone....... you will go home with memories of what it was like to live here in the old west back in the 1800. Also visiting the many Missions started by Padre Kino ( statue of him on Campbell and Kino Blvd.) The final Mission that he started is in Magdalena Sonora Mexico where his remains are. He is our most famous figure for this area having started several Missions in California most famous being in Santa Barbara and San Diego. Tucson ( San Xavier recently restored), then south to Tubac area ( only ruins left) where he started a mission then to Magdalena where his last mission was started and still holds Mass Daily for the town.

Again, see our recommendations and referrals # 73783. these referrals will give you comfort with working with us and the kind of family we are. This Tucson vacation home is new to HomeAway.

See our villa in Rocky Point Sonora Mexico on VRBO. com number 73783. You are welcome to come for a FREE visit in Rocky Point while staying at our home in Tucson. Like Madre Del Mar on facebook.

Thank you...... Kathy Mazel

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2017

About Kathy

I am a native Tucson-an, I am third born in a large family. I have two daughters and six grandchildren. I live a great deal in Mexico where I manage a beachfront villa for winter visitors. I am busy at the villa in winters which makes it convenient to rent my personal home for the fall / winter season.

Kathy purchased this villa in 2001

Why Kathy chose Arizona

I feel in love with the neighborhood, that is why I purchased here. This is a perfect location for all your needs and wants and within walking distance too! A great gated community with much to offer and where my home is located you hear NO traffic noises and it is perfect setting for a great get away for winters from the cold country. You will love it as I do.

What makes this villa unique

Everything you could want including the views.


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

North East Tucson vacation home, gated, quiet, private, 3 pools & spas,
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in Kathy's lovely home for 3 weeks with our dog. We really enjoyed the pools, the yard and the location. This house has everything you need. My husband worked from the office and I enjoyed walking around the neighborhood and to the nearby park. Everything is as described, clean, comfortable and close to everything. Thanks Kathy!

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. Kathy
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Just wonderful

  • 5 of 5

I have to start my saying Kathy is wonderful. I rented her home for my daughter and family, and they loved it.

It is close to everything. They rented a car, but could walk to the stores. Would rent again.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Hospitality - Lovely Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 2 months and found it to be a lovely place. Kathy is so hospitable and she really went out of her way to do things that would be helpful, including envelopes and starter office supplies for me as she knew I would need to work part of the time.

She has a designer's eye and the home is very appealing, all on one level and certainly very clean. We enjoyed the sunny patio every afternoon and the waterfall was just great!

The northeast location is very convenient to all the things we wanted to do, including parks, biking and walking trails, national forests of Saguaro Cactus, museums, good restaurants, and much more. The community is quiet all the time and though we did not use the swimming pools, they looked lovely.

You won't find a better host than Kathy!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Tucson International Air Port
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Canyon Crown Bar/Pub
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Tucson Country Club
Nearest Train
15 Miles
down town,
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Houghton and I 10
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Mount Lemmon, Ski Valley
Nearest Beach
212 Miles
Rocky Point ( Puerto Penasco Sonora Mexico)
Car: recommended

This vacation home is nestled behind a shopping and office center. It is in North East Tucson in a tranquil, manicured gated community of Rancho Esperero just north of Tanque Verde Road and east of Sabino Canyon Road.... Entry street to the community is Rancho Esperanza. Beautiful views, friendly neighbors, 3 recreation pools and jacuzzi areas. Just across the street From 'Udall City Park' Recreation. Full recreation center with all sports, arts and crafts, dancing, exercise classes and more. Restaurant row starts 2 blocks from neighborhood and large shopping center on the corner, Trail Dust town within 2 miles, featuring special shops, restaurants and live gun shows ie: 'gun fights at the OK Corral'. If you wear a tie to Pinnacle Peaks they cut it off, no ties allowed! A perfect location for fun and enjoy the beautiful weather and our very pretty Sonoran Desert. You will want to come again for your vacation or winter stay. Annual guests receive discounts too!

Other Activities: Golf Courses in all directions. Hike in Sabino Canyon only 5 miles away and Mt. Lemon Sky Valley is only a 30 mile drive in the Catalina mountain.

Golf: There are many golf courses in Tucson. You will find them all over town. The closest golf course is in Tucson Country Club just 1.5 miles away. See a Tucson map and you will find them in every direction from this vacation home. I do not golf my self but many friends do and they are always out there enjoying the Sun and during our warm winters. There is also a driving range just one mile east of here right on Tanque Verde Road. Tucson is known for having some really great golf courses.

Ski: Mount Lemon is the closest down hill and cross country ski area about 30 miles away. You can also blade and there are tubing paths as well. Yes, they do have classes in winter as well. ( All of this depends on the snow fall of course). The closest large ski area is in the Apache White Mountains about 4 hour drive from Tucson and they have a wide range of ski activities and many slopes on several different mountain tops. You can aquire mulitple daily passes.


Rates & Availability

Rancho Esperero Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $200
Cleaning fee for arrival $150

Cleaning lady comes every two weeks, cost is included in your stay.

I prefer to rent to Snow Birds that are wanting a three month stay or at least 2 months.

My home is open only from January through March...


Deposits required.... balance due upon arrival.
Damage security deposits are paid in cash upon arrival, given back to you upon departure.
( damage deposit is based on person count and length of stay).
We accept cash, cashier checks only. No credit card or personal checks accepted. thank you for understanding.
We rent January - March of each year ONLY.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Rancho Esperero Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • fax
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master suite
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hall bathroom
  • Both bathrooms are very nice with all needs at hand. master suite bathroom has a large vanity and separate room for the lavatory. Also in master suite there is a large walk in closet and a linen closet. Your pet is welcome ( small dog only) as long as he or she is trained well and is not left alone unless you have a kennel to leave him in while you are out. Thank you for understanding. Written permission is a must for having your pet with you. NO medium or large breed dogs as our house and yard are not suitable for large breeds.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , guest bedroom
    Office - Made into an office
  • There are three bedrooms, the third bedroom is an office setting with desk and work table. There is connections for computer for internet access ( high speed) along with WiFi connection and printer. There is also paper, envelopes etc for conducting some business work while staying ( if necessary). The master suite has a memory foam mattress cover . The room is quite large with a lounge chair and foot rest for a quite time for reading. A large dresser with six large drawers. A tall boy for storing your jewelry and a large walk in closet and private bath room. The guest bedroom is a large room also and has a double size bed with a standard closet and armoire, plus an antique replica of a old kings chair. All furnishings in this home are hand made rustic southwestern finish with lots of character. Our home is very clean and also very personable with a relaxed atmosphere and southwestern hand crafted rustic charm.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Courtyard
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 1 bicycles
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • bowling center
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
No events are welcomed to be held at our vacation home unless we agree with you in advance in writing. We have some personal amenities on hand however we do not have shampoo. We do have bath soaps, hand soaps and kitchen needs for cleaning up etc. Long term renters we will discuss all necessities with you before hand and write out our agreement. our refrigerator / freezer has a water purification system that is changed as needed to keep all water fresh for you. Our city water in Tucson is good, however, most guests like have purification system in place. Where ever you travel it takes a little time to get to know the water as it is different in every city and town across our country. Call me with any questions you might have. I will be happy to help you anyway I can. We are a smoke free environment.

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