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1952 Guesthouse with Pool. 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bath. Central, quiet, all amenities.

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue

Overview

About the property

Conscientious, quiet, neighborhood. Walk to shopping and nature.

Attached to owner's home, but entirely separate, this quaint 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, original dwelling features wood and saltillo floors on 1/2 acre lot. Fireplace, pool, WiFi, fenced back yard and a small, but complete, kitchen offer guests all the comforts of home. A private back patio area by the pool is fenced. Convenient yard parking located next to the guest front door. This neighborhood is relaxed, older, conscientious, low density, homes on half acre lots in the heart of Tucson. Owner lives on site in the added-on main house. A studio rental is on the opposite side of the property. Abundant windows and natural light are enhanced by skylights. New gas range/oven and dishwasher, good sized fridge/freezer, and a kitchen pantry anchor this stocked kitchen enabling you to cook as if you were at home--if you like :). Coffee grinder and brewer.


Owner
Liz Fletcher
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2017

About Liz Fletcher

We are a family of three. I moved to Tucson 30 years ago from Ashland, Or. I have lived in Washington, northern California, the White Mountains of Arizona, and Canada in younger days. In the 1970's I lived and worked in Costa Rica and in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico in 1990. as a musician. My husband, a former Motown musician, and I met playing together in a Tucson Blues band. He is now retired for health reasons. I am completing a graduate degree at the UA and am a massage therapist--mostly on hiatus!

Liz Fletcher purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Liz Fletcher chose Arizona

This prime location in the "Baked Apple" is convenient to a variety of interests. Former ranch property which the city has grown up around we are close to the UA and "The Loop" on the Rillito Wash, you can walk to groceries or restaurants and nature. Originally a home for our extended family who have since relocated out of state, I began to re-purpose the extra space for hosting a year ago. I have really enjoyed the process and especially our wonderful guests. Around two years ago I began implementing water harvesting features on the property which has become a fascinating philosophy and practice.

What makes this cottage unique

Feel comfortably at home while you enjoy this location- location. The low key, low density, neighborhood was established in 1938. Be close to the heart of Tucson with easy access to more distant attractions! Neighbors enjoy walking their dogs, biking, and strolling the wide quiet streets. Only 3 miles from the UA and just blocks from "The Loop" (over 100 miles of non-motorized bike/foot trails), this neighborhood is cherished by Tucsonans and appreciated by visitors. Located very near the Rillito Wash, an arroyo corridor runs through the neighborhood, providing sightings of varied wildlife including herds of javelina, bobcats and kittens, hawks, rabbits, ground squirrels, and the exotic sounds of owls at night. Walk to groceries and a French cafe or Mexican food one block away. Numerous diverse restaurants are just minutes away by car.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Richland Heights East in Catalina Foothills

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Full bath with tub and shower located between the 2 bedrooms
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Sink and toilet accessed through master bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Private half bath, desk, closet, ceiling fan, door to patio.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Desk, light, celing fan, closet. Black-out curtains.
  • Queen sofa sleeper in living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Explore the unique Sonoran Desert and historic area of Tucson, or kick back in this old neighborhood, private and quiet, bungalow guesthouse-- sequestered in the heart of the city with all amenities.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

1952 Guesthouse with Pool. 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bath. Central, quiet, all amenities.
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews
5

Great place to stay in Tucson!

  • 5 of 5

Easy to get around town and to hiking from here. The house was plenty big enough for 2 adults, 2 boys and our dog. Great views of the Catalina mountains in a quiet neighborhood. Plus the boys loved the pool.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mesa, Arizona
5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Liz's rental. It was in a quiet neighborhood just outside of Tucson. The house was clean and well equipped. Liz was nearby and responded quickly to any questions we had. The beds were extremely comfortable. I would definitely recommend her place to anyone visiting Tucson.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Reid! It was a pleasure to host your friendly family. Thank you so much for leaving everything SO CLEAN :) We hope to see you again one day! Best, Liz
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5

Really enjoyed my stay at this wonderful Bungalow

  • 5 of 5

The owner really paid a lot of attention to detail, a home away from home, very private and wonderful patio, I would recommend it to anybody.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Well equipped, nicely appointed property.

  • 5 of 5

An excellent place to stay. Liz was a very friendly owner and the property was lovely. Good size bedrooms, good shower, well equipped kitchen and nice indoor and outdoor seating areas. Close to supermarkets and restaurants. Would definitely stay here again if we come back to Tuscon.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet, well equipped, great location

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to anchor a two week vacation in Tucson. Outside of a few barking dogs it was quiet and peaceful. The owner was helpful and provided everything needed for a great stay. I hope to return someday.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 3 nights at this wonderful guesthouse and it was a totally enjoyable experience. The written description is accurate and Liz was great. Not only is the guesthouse charming and comfortable, it gave us a real sense of being in the Southwest. The beds were comfortable, the kitchen well equipped, and everything was clean and in good shape. We really enjoyed having breakfast on the patio. Good grocery stores nearby and a good central location to seeing the sights. I recommend this location and plan on returning.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Tucson Museum of Art
"Haven't been here in years but it's probably still wonderful. Check it out if you go downtow..."
Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress
"Trendy downtown offerings in historic building. Live music."
Temple of Music and Art
"A beautiful and unique historic entertainment venue. We saw Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harri..."
Loft Cinema
"Local independent old-time movie theater. Check listings for non-mainstream, foreign, speci..."
DeGrazia Gallery
"Unique setting and gallery with a special history."
Arizona Historical Society
All Souls Procession
"National treasure. Must be seen to be believed :)"
Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant
"Historic eatery in the barrio. Check for live music."
Beyond Bread - Campbell Ave.
"If you like bread you should like this place. Avoid peak lunch hours!"
El Corral Restaurant
"Historic classic steakhouse very near the studio on River Road. Friends used to ride their ..."
Govinda's Natural Foods Buffet
"Hare Krishna buffet style. Even my husband loves their vegetarian food. "
Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery
"This place is consistently well-reviewed."
Pastiche
"Very close! I've not eaten here yet but it's a popular local eatery and bar."
McMahon's Prime Steakhouse -- CLOSED
"Highly rated by townies. We used to play jazz here--they may still have live music, I don't..."
Catalina Foothills
"The Catalina Mountains offer breathtaking outdoor experiences for everyone. Hikes of all le..."
The Loop
"Over 100 non-motorized miles of trail connecting in and around Tucson along the Rillito. Ac..."
Arizona State Museum
Sabino Canyon
"Enduring attraction. Seasonal creek flows. Gorgeous hikes. Beware of flash floods during ..."
Seven Falls Sabino Canyon
"Great hike, especially in the spring when there should be water! Take the tram part way to ..."
Catalina State Park
"Check out Romero Pools, especially during the spring. There are remnants of pre-Coumbian se..."
La Encantada
Tohono Chul Park
"A beautiful gem in the desert. An outdoor tea room serves food. Seasonal events."
Fox Theater
"Faithfully restored Art Deco period theater now featuring musical artists of all genres. We'..."
University Of Arizona Museum Of Art
"Check it out. I went with my daughter's class to a showing of Spanish Renaissance art which..."
Old Town Artisans
"A unique Tucson setting for shopping, eating, and drinking. Frequent live music."
Pima Canyon
"Just minutes away from the house. Great hike in the Santa Catalina Mountains offering stunn..."
Kitt Peak National Observatory
"Largest array of optical and radio telescopes in the world! Situated on the Tohono O'odham ..."
Tucson Botanical Gardens
"People enjoy the butterfly garden and extensive plant displays. Who knew there were so many..."
Heirloom Farmers Markets
"Sunday morning at the Rillito Park near the house."
Brandi Fenton Memorial Park
"Large and small dog parks, soccer fields, water park, equestrian center-horse shows, basketb..."
Yoshimatsu Healthy Japanese Eatery
"Best tempura in the neighborhood. Locally acclaimed. "
Nearest Airport
11.2 Miles
Tucson International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sullivan's Steak House--live music
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Randolph North, municipal. 13 minute drive.
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Amtrak Station, Downtown Tucson, 11 minutes
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
Pastiche: Restaurant and Bar, 1 minute by car
Nearest Ski
41 Miles
Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley, 1.25 hours away
Car: recommended

Tuscon's famous Desert Museum is a natural setting desert zoo. Great to visit in cool weather for an outdoor experience. The Gem Show during early Feb. draws an international crowd. The Tucson Rodeo in March is nationally renowned. Visit San Xavier del Bac a Spanish conquistador Mission. Built by the Tohono O'odham people 300 years ago, the Mission continues to hold services today. El Tour de Tucson held annually before Thanksgiving attracts over 9000 cyclists worldwide.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Richland Heights East, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer 2017
1 May 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£250
for 2 nights
From
£77
£541
£1,565
 
 
Fall 2017
15 Sep 2017 - 12 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£290
for 2 nights
From
£97
£618
£1,797
 
 
Winter-Spring 2018
13 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£327
for 2 nights
From
£115
£831
£2,802
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£250
for 2 nights
From
£77
£541
£1,565
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £38.65
One dog £38.65
Two dogs £57.98
Refundable Damage Deposit £231.91

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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