For Rent

Charming Elm St. two story townhouse, situated in a cozy, friendly community of only 10 homes. Short walk to 4 star Arizona Inn, U of A, UMC and transportation in historic Blenman Elm neighborhood. Fully renovated all new modern kitchen, quartz counter-tops, all new appliances, shaker cabinets, breakfast bar, floating wood shelves, subway tile. Main floor has cathedral ceilings, open layout. Three fully renovated bathrooms including ensuite master bath in king-sized MBR. All new wood and tile floors. Spacious floor plan downstairs with half bath, LR, DR, Kitchen, laundry area, two sets of double doors that open to a private patio courtyard. A brick path takes you to the pool and heated spa. The floor plan flows upstairs with 2 spacious bedrooms and 2 full baths with an open loft that can be an office, family room, yoga studio or a third bedroom. New modern ceiling fans and plenty of closets on both floors. The one-car attached garage with auto opener also has room for ample storage, bicycle rack. Will consider renting partially furnished or unfurnished, lease, available August 1 2020 - July 31 2021. Option to extend additional 1 year lease. No Pets or smokers. Walk to University Medical Center. Completely renovated, sparkling white modern kitchen, all new appliances, all new bathrooms, all new floors, brand new heating and cooling system, pool, heated spa, private patio. More details are available on Zillow.



Walking distance to University of Arizona campus and UMC/Banner.

2BR, one bath.  W/D, private yard, off-street parking. Mostly furnished (one bedroom fully furnished, the other currently configured as a home office). 1300sf. Vintage gas stove with modern safety features, updated A/C and heating. Pets OK up to medium-sized dogs or indoor-only cats. Non-smoking. Wifi and all utilities included.

Rent is $1000/mo.  Deposit is ½ month's rent. Minimum 5 month lease preferred.  

Available July 15, 2020., 520-268-1839.  Please email to request pictures. 

Whether you are visiting Tucson for a short time, settled here for a while, or are undecided, welcome to our guesthouse!

With a rustic design and artistic touches, these eco-friendly 220 square feet of non-smoking living space can be home for a couple of weeks, months or years. We are located in historic Sam Hughes, four blocks east of the University of Arizona with close access to UMC Banner Hospital, public transportation, parks, shops, dining and downtown. 

The unit is furnished with a full-size (super comfy) bed, plenty of storage space, a desk, a kitchenette and a bathroom area. 

You will be kept cool/warm with a new mini-split. 

Towels, linens, utilities and wifi are included. 

The kitchenette area includes a coffee maker, electric kettle, microwave, fridge and toaster oven.

You have a private entrance with secure space under a covered walkway (with room for a bike). You have a small, enclosed porch area as well.

There is nearby street parking if you have a vehicle. 

Due to COVID-19, added cleaning protocols have been implemented, including guaranteed 72-hour unoccupancy between tenants.

The Low-down

  • Single occupancy
  • No pets
  • No smoking
  • No drugs
  • References/background check required
  • Available for short (minimum 2 weeks) or long-term lease
    • weekly (two-week minimum): $294 ($42/night)
    • monthly: $720
    • monthly with 3+ mth lease: $700
    • $95 cleaning fee + $550 refundable deposit

We look forward to hosting you!

Text or call: 520.907.6762

Mid Century in the Desert welcomes you to our FULLY FURNISHED, entirely private single family home, perfect for 2 people.

2 bedroom (one has an adjoining office), 1 bath, 1100 sq. ft. Enjoy the view of the Santa Catalina Mountains under the large covered back patio and large yard. Be sure to view more about our space. You have the convenience of being blocks away from TMC hospital; Banner University; UArizona campus; other area hospitals, DMAFB, Amazon, shopping & restaurants.

Desirable attributes:

  • Tiled floors & ceiling fans
  • Air conditioning
  • Security bars/doors
  • Queen bed in first bedroom, oak futon with adjoining office in second bedroom.
  • Cook your own meals in the fully supplied kitchen that includes bakeware, pots & pans, utensils, dishes, cups, glasses, coffee maker, blender, dishwasher, gas stove, fridge, & microwave
  • Bed linens/towels supplied
  • Washer/dryer on property
  • Large patio with two ceiling fans, bistro table/chairs
  • Fully fenced back yard
  • Gas grill
  • Carport with attached storage room
  • We supply the house with paper products to get you started for your long term stay.
  • Wifi included
  • Roku TVs in both bedrooms and living room. Roku hook up in living rm w/ TV antenna (local channels). Self-pay cable is available through Cox.
  • Fully fenced back yard.

$100 pet fee for each animal payable on-site at move in with cashiers check. No more than two dogs allowed. Sorry, no cats or other pets allowed.

More information is available online ( or by emailing

Enjoy this quiet, lovely neighborhood with beautiful landscaping, community swimming pool, hot tub and exclusive keyed access to the Rillito riverwalk, which connects to the 130-mile Tucson/Oro Valley Loop bike path, less than a 10-minute drive (3.8 miles) to the University of Arizona and Banner University Medical Center. Walk to nearby Trader Joes for groceries, Cafe Luce for coffee and St. Phillips Plaza for farmers market, dining and entertainment. 

This home is a perfect retreat, recently remodeled and stylishly decorated for a serene ambiance. It is situated on a lot with a large driveway and has a beautiful patio and yard with lush, irrigated landscaping, citrus trees and artificial turf. You will feel safe with the privacy wall and oleander trees, Simplisafe security system, locking steel gate and two car garage. Granite countertops and stainless steel appliances grace the large, open kitchen with a gas stove and Electrolux washer and dryer. Soaring ceilings with large picture windows and skylights create a bright, airy atmosphere in the living room, kitchen and dining room. Four bedrooms and three bathrooms provide ample living space; including a master king bedroom with views of the Catalinas, a king guest room, an office, and an entertainment room with a large sectional. The master bath has a relaxing jacuzzi tub and rain shower. 

The rent is $2400/month for a 12 month lease.

You will love this elegant, modern, furnished home and the convenient location of this immaculate neighborhood!

Please email Christina at for more information.

Lovely one-bedroom historic adobe house available for rent mid-June to mid-August. Fully furnished, air conditioned, comfortable, within walking distance of campus. Small backyard is fenced. Rent is $900/mo, but can be reduced to $450/mo in exchange for yard upkeep and feeding fish. All utilities, WiFi, and internet access are included. Start and end dates are flexible and rent will be prorated accordingly. For inquiries, contact Brenae at or text 520-822-6920.

The Ball-Paylore House is captivating, offering guests a true Tucson mid-century modern experience. A stay in the Ball-Paylore lets you step back in time. Widely published, the 1200 sq. ft, two-bedroom architectural landmark has been named one of the most significant examples of modern architecture in Arizona. Centrally located within the historic Catalina Vista neighborhood, the property is close to the University of Arizona and major attractions, entertainment and shopping.

This significant historic property was purchased at the end of 2019 and meticulously restored by the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation. The property retains its classic charm. The 1200 sq. ft. architectural plan is based on the geometry of the hex, featuring two bedrooms plus a shared bathroom. Much of the original modernist furniture by George Nelson for Herman Miller and custom Tucson furniture maker John Kelso are extant. Recent upgrades have introduced contemporary amenities, including air conditioning and wireless high-speed internet. Each bedroom features a TV and Tuft and Needle mattresses.

Step back in time. Spend easy afternoons reclined in a chaise lounge on the "revolving terrace," or enjoy the Tucson weather as the sun sets over the Tucson Mountains. Take shelter from the mid-afternoon days while relaxing in the bright sitting areas. Experience 1950s Tucson.

Please contact Patricia via voice/text at 917-406-5638 or email We can offer short to longer-term rentals. Monthly rent is $3500.00 and includes utilities. Please let us know if a longer or shorter stay is needed.

Located in midtown Tucson, Historic Catalina Vista Neighborhood is rich with ranch homes, large lots, iconic palms and all things mid-century modern. Established in the 1940s, Catalina Vista is well situated, and within a stone's throw of the University of Arizona, Arizona Inn, Banner Hospital, Modern Streetcar Line and many shops and restaurants. Take a walk and enjoy its parks and friendly streets. Many visitors are surprised at the lack of nighttime streetlights, unaware that Tucson has a Dark Sky designation, which limits artificial light pollution to aid visibility to the many observatories located in the desert Southwest.

Historic Catalina Vista is bordered by East Elm (south), North Campbell (west), North Tucson Blvd (east) and East Grant Road (north). A short jaunt to the south is Blenman-Elm, offering the Arizona Inn and wonderful bungalow lined streets to enjoy your walk.


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