Tucson Home by Nature Preserve; Perfect for Hiking

Property ID: 380287TucsonAZUS
Sleeps 105 BR4 BA
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Venture across miles of trails lined with the natural beauty of Arizona, all steps from this 5-bed, 4-bath vacation rental in Tucson. The ornate interior offers upscale accommodations for your group to unwind with ease, while the beautiful outdoor area invites you to soak in the serene surroundings. Located in the ‘Historic Horse Thief Ranch,’ this private oasis features a desert botanical garden, outdoor sitting areas, and prime location backing up to trailheads and a 450-acre nature preserve!


  • Essentials
  • Kitchen
  • Pets Allowed
  • Community Hot Tub
  • Washer
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Free Parking
  • Central Heating
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Central Air Conditioning


Location Details

OUTDOOR RECREATION: Pantano River Park Trail (on-site), Sabino Canyon Recreation Area (4.9 miles), Agua Caliente Park (11.6 miles), Sentinel Peak Park 'A' Mountain (14.6 miles), Saguaro National Park East (16.9 miles), Saguaro National Park West (26.8 miles), Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley (36.0 miles)

ATTRACTIONS: Trail Dust Town (3.8 miles), Tucson Botanical Gardens (7.1 miles), The University of Arizona (9.8 miles), Historic Fourth Avenue (11.4 miles), Mercado San Agustin (13.1 miles), Old Tuscon (21.4 miles), Colossal Cave Mountain Park (23.6 miles)

MUSEUMS: The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures (6.5 miles), Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium (10.0 miles), Pima Air & Space Museum (12.2 miles), Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (24.5 miles)

EVENTS: Fourth Avenue Street Fair (11.4 miles), Arizona International Film Festival: The Screening Room (12.1 miles), Tucson Gem & Mineral Show: Tucson Convention Center (12.4 miles)

AIRPORT: Tucson International Airport (16.7 miles)


60 reviews
  • Surprise Bathroom Arrangement


    The house is very spacious and met our needs. The grounds outside were very nice. Kendra is very accommodating. The kitchen is nice and had most everything we needed. Our biggest surprise was the second bathroom in the master bedroom. The shower door in that bathroom kept falling off, so essentially we had three bathrooms to use instead of four. When you say it is five bedrooms and four bathrooms, you should explain that two bathrooms are in one of the bedrooms.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published April 17, 2024
  • Family gathering


    Had a great time, fantastic property and the owners were a pleasure to meet... we will definitely be back!!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published April 13, 2024
  • Absolutely perfect


    Host was extremely helpful and responsive. House was perfect for a small family reunion. All beds were comfortable, kitchen was wonderful to work in with plenty of space to cook and keep food in large refrigerator. Table seating was ample of the 12 of us and there was a very large, comfortable sofa in front of the large screen TV. The grounds were well maintained and a gardener was on the property. We didn't use the two hot tubs or the outdoor kitchen, but both looked wonderful. I would highly recommend this property. It was a joy to be there.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published April 13, 2024
  • Pleasant stay at Horse Thief Ranch


    We had a pleasant weeklong stay at the ranch main house. The check in process was simple and the place was set up to be quite user friendly. The house does have a couple of quirks, like one of the guest bathrooms being inside the master suite (which has a different master bathroom), and the only access to that guest bathroom being through the master suite door. The guest bathrooms are dated in general. But overall the place has a good amount of room, the expected rustic ambience, and our group had an enjoyable stay.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published March 16, 2024


    Horse Thief Ranch is such a special place. First, Kendra and Keith are lovely people. Then, the property is beautifully decorated with fascinating pieces of art, cool furnishings and comfortable beds. Our family of eight could spread out or longe together in the hot tub, which we did many times. The property is located close to all the activities that interested us, such as the Saguaro National Park, Colossal Cavern, downtown, etc etc. We loved Horse Thief Ranch and couldn’t recommend it more.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published March 9, 2024
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