A rare find, this charming 3 BR home with a private guest house is located on a large corner lot in the sought-after National Historic Sam Hughes neighborhood. Built in 1928, this gracious Arizona territorial-style home has been restored and maintained, preserving the character and craftsmanship of a bygone era with updates for modern living.
A spacious living room with 10-foot ceilings, a gas fireplace with decorative wood mantle, and beveled-glass French doors open into the capacious dining room with crown molding. The sitting room/den (Arizona room) has a beehive fireplace and ceiling with cabinets of weathered barn board from Idaho. This home has a gourmet kitchen with a commercial six-burner stove with two ovens, custom-quality hand-milled cabinetry with beveled glass fronts and an adjacent eat-in area with old-Tucson-style Saguaro rib ceiling. The primary suite has a wall of floor-to-ceiling custom built-ins and a guest suite with a bathroom and two large closets. The finished basement has wine storage, epoxy flooring, and sealed brick walls that can be used as a private gym! There is a separate laundry room with a utility sink, and storage cabinets.
The two-car 900 square-foot garage has quiet DC-operated doors, evaporative cooling and epoxied floor. The 690 square-foot guest house casita features a full kitchen and bathroom, evaporative cooling, tile floors, a cedar-plank ceiling, and a beehive fireplace. There is separate side entrance with parking, a private patio and fountain, potted cacti and other specimens. Decorative custom-made wrought-iron gates lead to the private walled compound with six separate patios, Pebble Tec pool, brick pathways, carefully landscaped grounds with a variety of cacti, native plants, and fruit trees and a sparkling waterfall on the patio deck featuring a lovely view of the Catalina Mountains.
Conveniently located near the University of Arizona (1 mile), downtown, the streetcar, schools, library, parks, shopping, restaurants and a bike path. For more information: Call Cathy Wolfson Coldwell Banker Realty at 520-548-3417.