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Desert Moon Retreat Guest Casita-Studio

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
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State Tax #******** Located just 5 miles northeast of intersection Tanque Verde Road and Catalina Road-also known as the Tanque Verde area. Near the intersection you will find restaurants, shopping, and grocery stores. The house is on the edge of the entrance to the Coronado Nation Forest and 20 miles from Mount Lemmon skiing lodge and the little town of Summerhaven. The Tanque Verde area is steeped in connections to the desert whether you're interested in bike riding, hiking, skiing or just sitting by the pool. This is an exclusive place to unwind and enjoy the serenity of the site and its views. Architecturally significant, this award winning guest house located at the base of Mount Lemmon. With 400 square feet studio, the guesthouse sits overlooking the pool and the natural desert...State Tax #******** Located just 5 miles northeast of intersection Tanque Verde Road and Catalina Road-also known as the Tanque Verde area. Near the intersection you will find restaurants, shopping, and grocery stores. The house is on the edge of the entrance to the Coronado Nation Forest and 20 miles from Mount Lemmon skiing lodge and the little town of Summerhaven. The Tanque Verde area is steeped in connections to the desert whether you're interested in bike riding, hiking, skiing or just sitting by the pool. This is an exclusive place to unwind and enjoy the serenity of the site and its views. Architecturally significant, this award winning guest house located at the base of Mount Lemmon. With 400 square feet studio, the guesthouse sits overlooking the pool and the natural desert where wildlife abound and giant saguaros mingle. The guest house sleeps 3 comfortably with a queen size bed and fold out sofa. There is a full bathroom, a well appointed kitchenette, outdoor sitting areas and access to the pool, hot tub and various outdoor areas. Please note: this is all one room with only the bathroom that has a door for privacy. Property has a deep pool that cools you off in the heat of the desert summers and a hot tub that warms you on the cool winter evenings. You'll see plenty of wildlife while sitting on the patio. Mule deer traverse the wash as they move from the desert floor to the Catalina Mountains. Bobcat hang out trying to catch the wild bunnies. Javelina families dine on the fresh roots of plants growing near the wash as well. There are also plenty of hummingbirds dining on the flowers blooming on the property.  Additional charges- We charge for additional guest above 2-this includes kids. Additional guest fee is $30 per person per night. Have someone stay just one night-you need to pay for that guest for that one night. We also charge for dogs-no other pets please! The pet fee is $15 per day per pet. Failure to pay additional fees prior to your reservation will result in fees being doubled. Hosting a party, gathering-outside of those renting the house, wedding, funeral, circus, baby showers, birthday parties, dinner parties etc are not allowed and will result in forfeit of security deposit and immediate eviction.More
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Desert Moon Vacation Rentals llc
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

My son and I stayed at the Guest Casita for only one night as a celebration for my most recent cancer check-up...2 1/2 years cancer free! The grounds are truly beautiful, full of desert life, both plant and animal. While the casita was adequate for...More

Date of stay: September 2018
2  Thank Ivoryrose85
Experience478871, VR Owner at Desert Moon Retreat Guest Casita-Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

I cannot recommend these people due to how they left the place. Please have a look at our other reviews, especially at Airbnb.

Reviewed 29 August 2018

We give the staff and the properties 10-stars. We were two stressed out professionals (H-CFO / H-RN) upon arriving at the Desert Moon Retreat. This place is such a special and unique place and it is definitely a dream come true. Of all our recent...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank AlabamaRollTide2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Located at the bottom of Mount Lemmon, we were provided wonderful sunrise views, and the hot tub provided a great view of the stars each night. It was a perfect size dwelling for a couple, and we never felt cramped or confined. Access to Mount...More

Date of stay: November 2017
1  Thank David W
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This was over-priced, pictures were very deceiving, kitchen was very inadequately stocked. You will be sleeping in your kitchen. Carla needs some training in customer service - she was very rude and unfriendly. We did nothing to deserve that kind of treatment. We would highly...More

Date of stay: February 2017
4  Thank F6265IVterryw
Management response:Responded 24 November 2017

We had very little contact with these guests-they were scary. They were so rude to each other! Every night they could be heard yelling profanities at each other (a married couple) so loudly that the neighbors were scared of them and glad when they left....More

Reviewed 8 June 2015

This is definitely a dream come true. Of all our travels, this is absolutely one vacation that we would return too! We our still talking about it, and when we could return to again! Beautiful, Private, Serene, etc. We would Highly Recommend this as a...More

Date of stay: May 2015
1  Thank Tim V
Management response:Responded 5 January 2017

Tim, thank you so much for your comments! We are happy that you enjoyed the place and its surroundings. It is one of my favorite areas with those incredible views and proximity to Mount Lemmon. Thanks again, for taking time to write, we appreciate it.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
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Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Ceiling Fans
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
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Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
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About the neighbourhood
Located near upper Catalina Highway, this area is perfect for the avid hiker, biker, adventure seeker, or someone who merely wants to relax in a comfortable chair or chaise and enjoy the pool, sun and views. This is a very unique property in safe neighborhood with gorgeous views of the Santa Catalina, Rincon and Santa Rita mountains, with city lights at night.  Our pool was recently renovated as was the surrounding botanical landscape.  Nestled on a 3.5 acre property, this charming circular style house, carefully furnished and decorated, will meet all of your expectations!
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