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Desert Moon Retreat Main House Architectural Gem

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Desert Moon Retreat Main House Architectural Gem

Entire house
6 guests2 bedrooms3 beds2 baths
6 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
Sparkling clean
9 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location
94% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Nestled high in the foothills of the Sonoran Desert on the outskirts of Tucson, this is an award winning architecturally significant house by noted architect, Alex Riley. Desert Moon Retreat has 11 round rooms (inspired by the Hopi Kiva), that combined, make up the shape of a crescent moon. The house focuses on the pool area with its tranquil waterfall and in the distance, city lights and stunning mountain views.

With commanding views of three mountain ranges from the full height windows, it is the perfect getaway for the adventure seekers or for those wanting a peaceful desert experience. Accommodations include two bedrooms (king beds), a full kitchen, breakfast nook, two fireplaces, washer/dryer, two office areas and two uniquely appointed bathrooms. Minutes from downhill skiing or a round of golf, or simply basking in the desert sun by the pool, this property offers a unique vacation experience.


Hot tub
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM


16 Reviews

Steven User Profile
October 2018
Desert Moon is a wonderful find in a magical place called Tucson. It’s proximity to wonderful experiences and a more honest terrain surrounding was deeply appreciated. A pool and spa was opulence exemplified. See you soon, Steven and Margot Rego
Michael User Profile
October 2018
Desert Moon has a wonderfully location in the foothills of AZ. It is very spacious with a beautiful pool and hot tub! Very private and peaceful! MT
Maggie User Profile
October 2018
Gorgeous home
Jessica User Profile
September 2018
Beautiful & unique home with the most gorgeous surroundings!! Close to local attractions and good restaurants nearby. Clara was great with communication and we truly hope to visit Desert Moon again!
Carla User Profile
Response from Carla:
Thank you, Jessica! We are so glad you enjoyed the property and its surroundings! Come back anytime!
September 2018
Joan User Profile
September 2018
This home has a most wonderful pool area!
Rob User Profile
September 2018
Beautiful, tranquil, my new favorite in Tucson.
Carla User Profile
Response from Carla:
Thank you, Rob, for taking time to write a review! Yes, you are certainly welcome to return to this house, we would love to host you again.
September 2018
Eli User Profile
September 2018
This house is a piece of art! There are no words to describe how amazing the whole experience was- the house, the pool, the location, the amenities! Everything was though through and for the 3 days we stayed there we couldn’t enjoy it more! That was my most amazing Airbnb experie…

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Tucson, Arizona, United StatesJoined in September 2011
Carla User Profile
378 Reviews
I am an interior designer, landscape designer, and real estate agent with Canyon Group Realty llc. We work with people interested in purchasing property in Tucson and offer property management services including vacation rentals, corporate rentals, long term rentals, and even mo…
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