For Rent

Mid-century modern gem Ball-Paylore House offers 2 bedrooms (each with original built-in work desk), 1 bathroom, living room and vintage kitchen – plus large backyard porch with patio set. Private front drive and large fenced backyard. Located in the friendly Historic Catalina Vista neighborhood – Ball-Paylore House is a quiet respite moments from University of Arizona, Banner Hospital, downtown Tucson and the Modern Street Car Line.

Basic living needs such as towels, sheets and kitchen cookware are at the ready. Mid-century modern period furniture throughout. Recently restored with modern amenities including Wi-Fi, 2 TVs with streaming (1 in each bedroom), central air/heat, washer/dryer, microwave, and coffee machine. No smoking or pets.

$2800/month plus deposit (*summer pricing thru August 31).  Please contact Patricia at with queries. 

Ball-Paylore House was designed by architect Arthur T. Brown, FAIA in 1952 for University of Arizona librarians Phyllis Ball and Patricia Paylore. The hexagonal-shaped house embraced the trends of American modernism, utilizing a south-facing wall of glass built with movable sun shades to create an early passive solar system. The small 1203 sq. ft. site-specific house was commissioned as a refuge in the Arizona-Sonoran Desert. Though the street facade is plain, the geometry of the house pulls you in and around as you enter the front door.

Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation / purchased Ball-Paylore House in late 2019.

This corner property located in Armory Park neigborhood feels like a little oasis near downtown Tucson. Close to all major roads and highways, grocery stores, shopping and the best restaurants that Tucson has to offer. Looking for a non-smoking, responsible tenant who will treat this house with respect and kindness. This approximately 1,000-square-foot two-bed, one-bathroom house was completely renovated in the mid-2000s, perfect for a couple, small family or professionals. Furnished with one bed, dining table & chairs, kitchen storage, bookcases, another dining room table and television. All furniture can be moved out of house for a small moving fee. House has a fenced parking spot as well as street parking. The back yard is perfect for entertaining with a large covered porch surrounded by greenery for shade and added privacy. 

Pets considered on a case by case basis with additional pet deposit. Water, sewer, trash and yard maintance is included in $1,500 rent. Must have good credit, make 3x rent. Security deposit, 1.5 months rent and small application fee. 6 month lease required, longer is prefered! Please email with any questions. 

Furnished casita for rent in historic Armory Park neighborhood. 1 Bed, 1 Bath, approximately 850 square feet. This space is perfect for a couple or single person. Located close I-10 and all major roads make going anywhere in Tucson a breeze. Furnished with couches, dresser, queen size bed, dining table, ready to be your home for the next couple of months. This property shares a yard with the property owner but they are on oppsosite ends of the large yard so the casita is extremely private. There is already a dog, several chickens and a duck living on the property as well – all very friendly! There is a laundry unit located on the property, no need for coins or going to a laundry mat. A three-month lease is required but longer is prefered. This property is available until December 2021. Water, trash and sewer are included in the $875 rent. Electric and internet are not included. Pets will be considered on a case by case basis. There is a security deposit, cleaning fee and small application fee. Please email with any other questions.

This charming home is 1195 sq-ft 2-bed/1-bath with cathedral ceilings and completely furnished. The house has a spacious living room with a study area and eat-in kitchen with a dining area as an open concept floor plan. It also has a spacious and tranquil covered patio with two ceiling fans and plenty of patio furniture. Off-street parking under the shade of big tree is available. The entire house recently has gone through full renovations, so it looks stunning.

The house is located on N 4th Ave and E Speedway Blvd near the University of Arizona, downtown, and grocery stores.

I'm looking for a non-smoking, quiet, responsible person or couple with no pets. This sublet is available from May 25-Sept. 30 or Oct. 10, 2021 (the sublet period can be flexible). Monthly rent is $1,350, which includes all utilities (including central AC) except internet (however, it is very easy to get the Internet service with Cox communication since I have already set it up with my own modem. The modem will be available for your use).

I would like to sublet my place to someone that can take good care of it while I am away. Refundable safety deposit and cleaning fees are $1,500 together. Contact Lily at if you are interested.

Contemporary two bedroom furnished home in Sam Hughes for rent. Located 1/8 mile directly east of the University of Arizona in the quiet Sam Hughes Neighborhood. Walk to restaurants, grocery store, bus and trolley. A 10-minute walk to the University of Arizona library, and 20 minutes to Centennial Hall on the west side of campus.

You will enjoy this well-maintained, bright and airy home with lovely original art throughout. The attached garage opens into a fully equipped, eat-in kitchen with large pantry. The living area is spacious and opens onto the planted patio. The patio has a grill, outdoor table and chairs, outdoor umbrellas and additional comfortable seating. The spacious bedrooms have king beds and direct access to a private bathroom. There is a walk-in shower in one bathroom, and a whirlpool soaking tub in the other. All towels, linens and rugs are supplied. There is a washer/dryer, vacuum cleaner and cleaning supplies – everything one needs to live in a home. The washer/dryer set up is in the house.

The home is centrally air conditioned, with ceiling fans in each room. The place is well-insulated, and easy to keep comfortable. The two flat screen TVs are able to stream. All utilities are included in the rent, as well as high-speed Wi-Fi and DirectTV.

Rent is $2,500 per month based on a 12-month lease. Other options available.

Contact Molly for more information or pictures: (520) 780-3003,


Available May 1 (flexible start date): Unfurnished, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths. Tiled floors throughout common areas, carpet in bedrooms, central air, washer and dryer inside, large fenced in yard, gated porch and Arizona room for plenty of storage. Two off-street parking spots and on street permit parking available. $1300/month.

Pets welcome. 1.3 miles west of the University of Arizona. Easy access to 4th Ave, downtown, the loop, etc. 

Email: Marissa,

This FURNISHED 1,500 square foot historic "Home Sweet Home" with nine-foot-high ceilings is ready for a quiet, tidy, considerate resident. Its amazing location is in the highly desirable West University neighborhood just perfect for the visiting scholar, birder, or first-rate study bug.

The backyard is walled with security locked gates and motion-sensor lighting. Also, depending on your vehicle clearance, there is an opportunity for an off-street COVERED PARKING space, a bonus anywhere in Arizona! The home is hard-wired with a security system for extra ease of mind. A quiet and efficient Daikon heating and cooling system and all new plumbing were recently installed throughout the property. For your comfort, this cute place is furnished with many kitchen and living necessities. There is a huge refrigerator, new stove/oven and dishwasher. The home has a beautiful oriental rug, local artwork and many artistic touches from around the world. Each bedroom has its own bathroom with a shower. In the past, the office has been used as a study, yoga spot and den. Unlike many historic houses, there is a plethora of closet space. The front-loading clothes washing machine and dryer are located in the screened-in Arizona room. There is so much more to see than photos can show; this home has a really GREAT feel to it.

The location of the house is EXCELLENT. Its proximity to the modern streetcar line, Sun Tran public transit system, Time Market, CVS, shopping and eateries make it the BEST area to live in Tucson. A hop, skip, and a jump gets you to the University. Just a leisurely five-minute stroll, bike, bus or streetcar ride away, you'll have nearly everything else you need, including the eclectic Fourth Avenue, Banner University Medical Center and the lively downtown Congress Street with additional theaters, bars and eateries. Hip Hip Hooray!

No parties, smoking, or pets. This rental is for quiet, tidy, guests who will treat this dear 100+ year old with loving care. If that sounds like you, please call/text/email Susan 520 490-4933 or to see this WONDERFUL Home Sweet HOME!

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