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University House Historic

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 5 Sleeps

Charming, completely furnished Tucson Arizona vacation home. Eat

outside and enjoy azure skies and cheery sunshine in a lovely garden

patio that features soothing fountain. BBQ on patio. Perfect home away from home to ejoy U of A football, basketball, softball games. Walk to your seats! No parking hassles.

Historic Spanish Territorial house with three bedrooms, one bathroom,

modern updated kitchen, hardwood floors, separate study (serves

as a 3rd bedroom), internet (dsl), WIFI, ROKU, DVD player. All

linens, towels, dishes, pans supplied. Pet friendly.

Four blocks from the University of Arizona, one block from two major

bus lines. Rental available by the month, week, or weekend.

Great for families.

More Details

Lisa Harris
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018


Downtown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • tennis
Fireplace, patio, air conditioning, TV/VCR, washer/dryer, dishwasher, barbecue, linens, coffee maker, games/toys, ceiling fan, iron,WIFI. Close to downtown and the University of Arizona.


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University House Historic
average rating of 4.909091 based on 33 reviews
Arvada, CO USA

Outstanding property!

  • 5 of 5

Two friends and I stayed here for a week in mid-November to do some road cycling. The house is in an excellent location close to the University, many good restaurants and centrally located to lots of good cycling routes. The house itself was spotlessly clean, well-appointed, well-equipped kitchen, speedy WiFi and very comfortable. The courtyard patio was great for breakfast and post-ride re-fueling. Lisa, the owner, was very friendly, helpful and easy to communicate with. We’ve stayed in a number of VRBO’s in the Tucson area, and this is one the best if not THE best! Thanks again to Lisa; I look forward to staying here again!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kevin, thank you very much for your kind words. I'm so happy you enjoyed the house and had a great week cycling. Please come again. Lisa
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Quintessential Tucson

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for our family. Great location near U of A and downtown. The house is bigger than it shows in the pictures and landscaped patio was fantastic. All the amenities we needed were included. The use of the guest house was an added bonus for our nanny.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jon, so glad your family enjoyed your stay. I'm happy the newly renovated guesthouse was an added bonus to your family vacation. Hope to see you again. Happy Holidays.
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Phoenix AZ

Such a cute little house!

  • 5 of 5

My girl friends and I stayed for UA homecoming weekend and this house was perfect for us! Lisa is super accommodating and wonderful to work with! We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Irvine ,CA

Cute Historic Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at this property for twelve days in August, so the most important part of the review may be how well the air conditioning worked!!! Great location to stay when attending University of Arizona events. A real 'home away from home' with all the amenities. Quiet neighborhood. Owner is very thorough with communication.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Roomy, comfy, close to U of A and downtown

  • 4 of 5

This is a lovely older home in the Sam Hughes area just west of Campbell. It's spacious and comfortable and has everything you need. The back has a covered patio and it's fenced if you have a dog, but it's desert landscaping. The house has kept its original character despite some updating. The living/dining/kitchen part of the home is especially roomy and there's a desk in the sunroom (it has a sunroom!) if you need one. The TV is nice and accommodates Netflix -- a big plus for me. The wifi works fine. The A/C unit struggled while I was there but that was in an unusually hot week in the summer. Even then it cooled down enough to sleep at night comfortably with the ceiling fan on. With a little more updating inside and out this place would rate a 5. It's a bargain in terms of size and comfort, and I would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rob so glad you enjoyed your stay in my home while working on your legal case in Tucson. I have now installed a new AC unit, so the house is perfect, regardless of the outside above average high temps we had this summer. The house contributes to the historically designated neighborhood, and I hope you and your dog can stay again the next time you are in town.
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Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place and would recommend it to everyone.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Hike.

* Cycle.

* Enjoy sunsets.

* golf.

* tennis.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* hike.

* cycle.

* enjoy sunsets.

* relax.

* great Mexican food.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* zoo.

* Univeristy of Arizona sports.

* hike.

* cycle..

Lots to do in Tucson--hiking, biking, birdwatching, shoppping. Close

to University of Arizona and downtown with museums and cultural

activities. Make University House your headquarters for a great vacation.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Pet Fee $25

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.