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Beautiful Desert Villa with Dramatic Views, Pool & Spa on 3+ Private Acres

Bedrooms 4
Space 278 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Sonoran Oasis - Custom Southwest Home Exudes Arizona Indoor/Outdoor Living

Welcome to Casa Campana, consistently among Southern Arizona's highest rated vacation rental properties.


• 4 bedroom/3 bath Southwest home w/ custom woodwork and detailing throughout

• Ultra-private setting on 3.3 acres

• Accommodates up to 8 people very comfortably

• Tranquil mountain view courtyard in front

• Open concept great room with pool table

• Fully equipped modern kitchen

• HDTVs & Dish/DVR service throughout w/ extensive media options (Netflix, AppleTV, Sirius…)

• Expansive furnished covered back patios with mountain views and city lights

• Swimming pool with sunning lagoon & natural rock water feature

• Pool-side resort style king 'Bali Bed'

• Hot Springs spa

• Gas fire feature

• Privacy, views and Sonoran Desert wildlife abound


This stunning 3,000 sq ft custom southwest traditional home (with an additional 1,000+ sq feet of covered patios) is situated on 3.3 private acres in the Tortolita Mountains foothills of the northern Tucson area, adjacent to the Dove Mountain resort community.

The majestic Sonoran Desert is breathtaking and perfect for biking, hiking or just relaxing and taking in the surrounding beauty. Enjoy the private setting with incredible views while maintaining a close proximity to shopping, great restaurants and some of the best golf Tucson has to offer.


Open the gate to the serenity of the front courtyard, perfect for enjoying your morning tea, curling up with a book, or sharing intimate dinners. The soothing fountain, whimsical hummingbirds, comfortable furnishings, and magical evening lighting offer unique solitude and a calm hideaway.


Once inside the villa, you will be enthralled by the spacious great room with polished concrete floors, high beamed ceilings and impressive custom woodwork throughout. With its championship billiard table, 60-inch flat screen, Bose surround sound and the latest media choices, this great room offers countless entertainment options.

Discerning cooks will feel inspired in the fully equipped kitchen, outfitted on par with a primary residence complete with stocked spice cabinet, and a full compliment of gadgetry, small appliances and even china place settings. No detail has been spared.

The striking king master suite is beautifully appointed and includes a small office work space, views of the Catalina Mountains and direct access to the covered patio, hot tub and swimming pool. The master bath provides a large walk-in shower with dual heads and separate soaking tub perfect for indoor relaxation.

The master suite and three equally charming guest rooms all include flat screen TVs with DishTV/Hopper DVR access and Blu-ray DVD players.

Bed arrangement includes: Master Bedroom - King, 'Tahoe Bedroom' - King, 'Southwest Bedroom' - Queen, and 'Route 66 Bedroom' - 1 Queen & 1 Full.


While the home's interior is very comfortably furnished and equipped, Arizona life is all about the outdoors. Enjoy the exquisite weather year-round from the expansive outdoor living spaces including fully furnished covered patios, spa and heated swimming pool with natural boulder water feature just steps away.

Lose yourself in the surrounding beauty, sunning in the lagoon or napping on the covered pool-side Bali Bed by day; or gazing at the city lights while gathered around the gas fire feature by night. This Sonoran outdoor oasis is sure to captivate with its surrounding desert wildlife and beauty.

Transportation Notes: the route to Casa Campana includes a very short (1/8th mile) segment of flat, compacted gravel road between our lane and the city street. This is not unusual for the area. If arriving by recreational vehicle, an RV space with electric hook-up is provided.

As noted in our Rates section, Pool Heating is optional and not included in Rental Fee. Contact owner for estimate and more details.

It is our sincere pleasure to welcome you to Casa Campana.

More Details

Mark & Susan
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
17 March, 2018

About Mark & Susan

We purchased this property after falling in love with Southern Arizona, its desert beauty, and the wonderful year-round weather. Being long-time Seattle area residents, it has been a welcome respite from the damp northwest winters. The weather here cannot be beat!

We enjoy all that Arizona has to offer - abundant golf, tennis, hiking, wildlife, cuisine, and most of all, Sunshine!!

We enjoy visiting as often as possible, for both needed R&R as a couple, as well as with extended family to reconnect. It is our hope that our guests come to love the property, amenities, and ambiance as much as we do.

Mark & Susan purchased this house in 2012

Why Mark & Susan chose Tucson

This property was chosen due to its uniqueness, privacy, and tranquil setting in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. Unlike many vacation rental homes situated in dense neighborhoods, our guests enjoy significant privacy in a quiet peaceful suburban ranch environment (3+ acre and larger properties).

After an extensive on-line and in-person search, this home (later named Casa Campana – or ‘Bell House’) was the clear choice for these and many other factors that hopefully guests will experience and come to love for themselves.

What makes this house unique

The unique benefits of this property include the pristine desert setting, abundant privacy and open space, many custom details inside and out, and the overall peacefulness it exudes.

Although the existing custom home provided a good starting point, we spent over a year developing the overall property into a premier vacation destination drawing on our experiences traveling to small boutique resorts in the US, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Those reference points contributed to adding just the right furnishings, amusements, relaxation options, and luxury amenities to make Casa Campana an exceptional experience. This applies equally for those vacationing as families, as we do with our own young adult children, or as couples seeking rest and tranquility.

Many guests have commented that their time at Casa Campana was like a retreat at their own personal, private resort. We couldn't agree more!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We thoroughly enjoyed our three weeks at Casa de Campana. The pool and spa are lovely - no need to leave the villa. The welcome package was delightful and a very nice touch - made us feel very welcome. Thank you.
Sep 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Tucson

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 278 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • If reservation does not adhere to Minimum Nights policy as listed in Rental Rates section, reservation will be cancelled for cause.
  • Maximum Occupancy is 8 inclusive of all adults, children and infants and limited to 6 outside visitors at any given time.
  • Separate Rental Agreement must be executed between Guest and Owner via DocuSign electronic signoff within 48 hours of reservation booking.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , Tiled walk-in 2-head shower, plus soaking tub
    Jack 'n Jill - toilet , bath with shower , Shared between Tahoe and Route 66 bedrooms, separated shower
    Main Hall/Pool Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , Main hall bathroom plus direct access to patio and pool area
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , Couch, Chair & Ottoman, Desk, HDTV w/Satellite/DVR and DVD
    'Southwest Room' - 1 large double bed , Beautiful Courtyard View w/ Southwest theme, HDTV/DVR/DVD
    'Tahoe Room' - 1 extra lg. double bed , Lake Tahoe theme w/ pool view, HDTV/DVR/DVD & adjoining bath
    'Route 66 Room' - 1 large double bed , 1 double bed , Route 66 theme; HDTV/DVR/DVD, adjoining bath
  • Comfortably sleeps 8 adults. Master Bedroom includes King Bed, Entertainment Center with HDTV, Satellite/DVR, and DVD. Also includes workspace suitable for short-term office work, full size couch, chair and ottoman. Each of the other three bedrooms have flat screen TVs and Satellite/DVR service.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • tennis
PARTIES WITH SMALL CHILDREN, PLEASE NOTE: Swimming Pool and Spa are open to the rest of the backyard and are not separately fenced/gated from the rear patios, outdoor spaces, or rear house doors. Please take this into consideration when reviewing this property for your vacation needs.


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Beautiful Desert Villa with Dramatic Views, Pool & Spa on 3+ Private Acres
average rating of 5.0 based on 72 reviews

best place ever!

  • 5 of 5

We have rented dozens of VRBOs and AirBnbs over the years and this place was far and away the nicest, best cared for, most completely appointed home we have ever seen. It is every bit as lovely as the pictures, and the sunsets are amazing. The kitchen was fantastic, with very high-end appliances, knives, and table settings. The beds were fantastic, the linens were brand new, the pool toys were new, the outside sitting areas had new furniture....everything was amazing. Thanks so much!

  • Review Submitted: 17/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that our home exceeded your expectations and that you found it to be so well appointed. We love our home, and use it as often as we can, and are always making improvements along the way. We hope that you can return again soon.
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  • 5 of 5

Relaxing and beautiful

  • Review Submitted: 13/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property.

  • 5 of 5

Owners were very friendly and helpful. The location had easy access to different places of interest to us. We will probably return to this amazing property in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 28/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that our house was conveniently located for your needs. We would happily welcome back your group in the future.
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Fabulous Tucson property

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have just booked our 4th straight year at Casa Campana, and I can honestly say it is my most favorite place to visit. First, the house itself is absolutely gorgeous and sits on ~3.5 acres at the end of a cul-de-sac, which means the surroundings are reliably quiet and serene. There are lovely covered patios both at the back and the front of the house with the mountains in the background, and each is very tastefully decorated in beautiful, comfortable furnishings. Beyond the covered area in the back is a magnificent pool, surrounded by lovely cacti and flowering plants that attract lots of butterflies—all immaculately maintained. Everything inside and outside the home is absolutely first quality, and there is not one thing I would not love to own myself. In addition to the comfortable surroundings, there are many unexpected surprises that enhance the environment and truly make it magical. There are gorgeous fountains all around, and at night there are colorful lights hanging from the tress all around the property, in addition to the professional lighting around the pool, fountains, and plantings—it is truly enchanting. We have rented many houses through Home Away and other sites, and often the photographs of the properties do not live up to expectations once you arrive. In the case of Case Campana, the actual home and property are even more beautiful than portrayed in the photos. We also find that the location in Marana is extremely convenient—we love that the whole area is very uncongested, but it has a wonderful supermarket very close-by in addition to the amenities at the Ritz Carlton at Dove Mountain. It is also quick and easy to get into downtown Tucson or to Highway 10. Finally, I would like to say a word about the owners, Mark and Susan. Each guest receives an extremely generous “goody bag,” which has included tasty treats and snacks, a very nice bottle of wine, monogramed hot/cold cups, the bag itself, and various other goodies. Mark is extremely helpful in explaining the impressive electronics and how everything works. And, he is always available via email or text during your stay if you have any questions at all. Mark and Susan could not be more generous and accommodating hosts, who will do everything possible to ensure you enjoy your stay. It is truly rare to find a home with such quality items throughout that is available to rent—I could not recommend this property more highly.

  • Review Submitted: 19/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. The beauty, peace and solitude you mentioned are among the many reasons we also love the property and why it is so hard to leave when our time is up. Along with our wonderful crew, we work hard to ensure all our guests have a wonderful experience at 'the Casa' and leave wanting more. Your return for a fourth time speaks volumes and we couldn't be happier to continue hosting you. Thank you.
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50th Birthday in Tucson

  • 5 of 5

Alexa: how do you find the perfect place to stay with friends and family for a group vacation? Stay at Casa Campagna! Mark ( the owner) was great and he was easy to reach and communicate with. Incredible time this year. The house was perfect for our group! This is our second stay at CC. Luv the Alexa addition, the sound system in and out, and so many areas to relax and enjoy the Tucson weather. Thank you Mark.

The kitchen and great room layout are perfect for us. Well thought out. We prepared dinner each night together as a group, laughing and cooking. The new outdoor grilling station was perfect. The house is extremely clean and stocked for all of your needs- from the kitchen to the pool area to the bathroom and shower area with outdoor pool access to the patio bed for a nap. The owner really pays attention to the details. Incredible afternoon and evenings poolside. Night time gathering around the firepit. Hot tub to relax and re-charge for more golf and exploring Tucson. I would recommend Casa Campagna to anyone needing an Oasis to get away to. Coffee on the front patio in the morning, then the landscaped and beautiful seating areas and pool areas in the back. Dinner table inside looking out if too hot, dinner outside on the patio under cover, even sun screens if needed. So many seating areas to talk and laugh and enjoy the group. We spent time sitting on the ledges in the pool and the umbrella near the shallow shelf as well. We can't wait to come back again. Thanks again for the second year of unforgettable memories of our visit to Tucson. Alexa, tell Mark we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 25/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dan, We're always so pleased when our guests enjoy Casa Campana as much as we do. Thanks for your comments and we couldn't agree with you more that the property allows families to spread out comfortably and enjoy being together. We're especially glad our newest additions with the outdoor grill island and Amazon Echo ("Alexa") devices around the house were a hit. We look forward to your family's future visits to Casa Campana!
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The most incredible property to get away from it all!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with gorgeous landscaping and comfortable surroundings. Many wonderful amenities provided. The home owners were so wonderful to work with, and really cared about your experience. Felt like we were at a resort! Definitely want to go back one day.

  • Review Submitted: 14/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed your stay. Starting with the tranquil desert setting, we've tried to add plenty of lounging spaces, gardens, and amenities to create an environment perfect for relaxing and recharging. It was great hosting you and we hope you can return to Casa Campana soon.
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Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Tucson International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Dove Mountain Grill
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Heritage, Gallery, Dove Mountain
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Vero Amore
Nearest Ski
29 Miles
Mt. Lemmon
Car: necessary

Case Campana is located in the Tortolita Mountains foothills at the northern part of the greater Tucson area and adjacent to the Dove Mountain resort community including the Dove Mountain, Gallery and Heritage golf clubs and Ritz Carlton resort.

Only a short drive away are major Tucson area attractions including Mount Lemmon, Biosphere2, The Sonoran Desert Museum, Old Tucson, University of Arizona, and many great area golf clubs. Other nearby popular pursuits include hot air ballooning, off-road excursions, and mountain and desert hiking. Dove Mountain, the former site of the Accenture Match Play World Golf Tournament is only minutes away.

Close enough for day trips from Casa Campana, historic Tombstone, Kartchner Caverns, Tubac arts community, Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory, and the Arizona Wine Country are all popular visitor destinations.

Situated on a private lane of 3+ acre properties, Casa Campana itself affords a great Sonoran Desert experience including an abundance of desert plants/trees, cactus, birds (including mourning doves, night hawks, hummingbirds, ...) and desert animals such as javelinas, coyotes, and deer. The property's natural setting and privacy will be appreciated by all, but convenience is not sacrificed with restaurants, shopping and other services less than 5 minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Contact Owner

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$382.29

Pool Heating at additional fee - quote upon request


60 days prior to reservation arrival date, or more:
100% refundable less $150 cancellation fee to be subtracted from refund.

Less than 60 days but prior to 30 days prior to reservation arrival date:
Refund will be 50% of rental cost for the entire reservation.

30 days or less prior to reservation arrival date:
No refund.

"Property Fees" line item is a required $59 Accidental Damage Waiver as described in detail in Guest's rental agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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