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Entrada Catalina - your home in the desert

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,750 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, Sleeps 8

The House

* Charming Santa Fe style

* 3760 sqft living space

* 4 bedrooms, sleeps up to 8 people

* 2 full bathrooms, 1 ¾ bath, 2 additional toilets

* Wonderful desert views from sunrise to sunset

* Garage

The garden

* 3.3 acre property

* Outdoor kitchen

* Pool (40 ft by 12 ft) and spa with safety fence

* Excellent landscaping

* Lots of Saguaros on the property


The Elin Ranch House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Dining Area
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
* Master bedroom with KING BED / full bath /walking closet * Second bedroom with KING BED / ¾ bath / closet * Third bedroom with Queen bed / full bath / closet * Fourth bedroom with Queen bed / ½ bath / closet * Washer & dryer * A/C & central heating * High speed wireless internet access * Outdoor kitchen with gas BBQ * Large fenced area * No pets * Non smoking


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

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Entrada Catalina - your home in the desert
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Superb place

  • 5 of 5

The house was superb. Beautiful home and accommodations. Great pool, and we all commented on nice the landscaping was - incredible trees and cacti. Would highly recommend this home. So close to Mt Lemmon that we would have to ride away from the mountain for our warmup.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Walter, good to hear that you like what we like. When we return from Mt Lemmon with our bicycles - usually pretty tired - we are happy that the house is so close ... Best wishes Wolfgang
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Excellent vacation home, loved it!!

  • 5 of 5

We were beyond pleased with the whole experience. Communication was timely and everything was better than described. The house is super, we hated to leave it. Gorgeous views and a wonderful house, we will be back next year!! Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was a comfortable stay in the fabulous Sonoran Desert

  • 5 of 5

The interior and external living spaces were functional and inviting.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful accommodations. Would certainly return.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A lovely stay in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

Entrada Catalina was perfect for our family -- four adults and three children -- in town for Thanksgiving with our Tucson-dwelling son and daughter-in-law and her family. Our grandchildren loved the pool and the game room, and everyone loved the views of Mt. Lemmon from the patio where we saw 30 some species of birds. The accommodations and equipment were outstanding.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Malcolm, thanks a lot for your positive comment! We hope you can stand a small correction: What you see from our patio is not Mt. Lemmon itself but the first row of Catalina Mountains. Mt. Lemmon is rather flat and somewhere behind ... We filled the bird feeder before you came and are happy to hear that the birds found it, obviously. Best wishes Wolfgang
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Luxurious simplicity by Mt Lemon

  • 5 of 5

Just finished a week with good friends, using this lovely, comfortable house as a base for exploring the area. We spent most of our time in the kitchen or on the terrace looking up at Mt Lemon, lounging by the lovely pool reading and chatting surrounded by Arizona's beautiful desert landscape .It was a treat to watch the sun come up through the saguaros in the morning, listening to the birdlife or tracking a javelina or skunk the other side of the wall.... these were our favourite things.

Wolfgang and Martina have done a lovely job.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wolfgang Theiss
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018


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The Neighborhood

Entrada Catalina is located in the quiet Northeast of Tucson, where the desert begins. In this part of the town properties have 3 acres or more, giving privacy to the people living here.

The house is close to the Catalina Highway (which leads up to Mt. Lemmon), the Agua Caliente Park and Saguaro Park East.

The next Safeway supermarket is 5 miles (8 minutes) away.

The desert

Living in Entrada Catalina is to be part of the desert - it is not an empty sand desert, but one with lots of plants and all kinds of animals. On top of all are the large cacti called Saguaros.


Visit the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum if you want to know everything about the desert and all its creatures.

The university and its neighborhood is also quite interesting, as well as the Pima Air & Space museum.

Shopping is great in Tucson with large malls and smaller shops around the university. Often you'll notice that you are close to Mexico.


A drive of 2 hours brings you to Phoenix and Scottsdale, with even higher shopping highlights. The majestic Grand Canyon in the north of Arizona can be reached in 5-6 hours.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $240
Damage Deposit $250

In order to keep a good relationship with our neighbors we do not accept loud party activities. Pets are not allowed, neither is smoking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.