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Private Getaway: Pandora Ranch House in Arivaca

SuperhostArivaca, Arizona, United States
Entire house hosted by Anne
15 guests6 bedrooms13 beds6 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
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100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Pandora is a beautiful and private hacienda located on 20 acres of high desert just minutes away from the town of Arivaca, the Buenos Aires Wildlife Refuge and the Coronado National Forest.
Our hacienda is an ideal place for vacations, personal retreats, family gatherings, weddings and workshop retreats.
Pandora has six bedrooms total and a maximum occupancy of 15 people.
Rooms can also be rented separately; for parties larger than 15, please contact me to go over your particular needs.

The space
Pandora Ranch has six bedrooms total and a maximum occupancy of 15 people, rooms can also be rented separately.
Room 1 (4 twin beds), Room 2 (1 queen, 1 twin bed) and Room 3 (1 queen bed) are on the first floor. Room 4, 5 and 6, each with two twin beds, are on the second floor.
Each bedroom has a space heater, air conditioning and a private bathroom.
The common spaces are a fully equipped kitchen, a dining room with a large table and a cosy living room.
There are two outside charcoal BBQs and two open fire pits that are perfect for stargazing.
Pandora Ranch is surrounded by mature trees that provide cooling shade during the hot summertime.
Whether you are looking for a getaway spot far from the city or a place that provides a variety of outdoor activity options - Pandora won't disappoint you.
Please treat our house with care!

Guest access
All the rooms, kitchen, dining room, living room, backyard around the house on east side of property

Other things to note
There is only a small Mercantile (with all the essentials you'll need) in Arivaca. I do recommend getting groceries in either Tucson or Green Valley if you need something in particular.
Pandora is a beautiful and private hacienda located on 20 acres of high desert just minutes away from the town of Arivaca, the Buenos Aires Wildlife Refuge and the Coronado National Forest.
Our hacienda is…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
4 single beds
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
2 single beds
Bedroom 5
2 single beds
Bedroom 6
2 single beds

Amenities

Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Dryer
Heating
Wifi
Fire extinguisher
Hangers
Essentials
Washer
Air conditioning

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Location

Arivaca, Arizona, United States

The town of Arivaca is located 60 miles south of Tucson through some of the most stunning scenery in Arizona. Quaint and quirky, the area is a geological, ecological and cultural treasure.
Surrounded by mountain ranges Arivaca is a birding hotspot with the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge in the center of town. Along Ruby Road (turns into a dirt road) there is Arivaca Lake about six miles down Ruby Road, the ghost town of Ruby and a lot of different trail heads that provide hiking with abundant birds and wildlife.
At an elevation of 3,800', and positioned to capture weather rolling in from the South and West the climate is cooler and wetter than Tucson with highs ranging up to 100 and lows into the teens. Rainfall ranges from 12-20 inches per year, most of which occurs during the spectacular summer monsoons.

With appx. 700 residents, Arivaca is home to a diverse and talented population that includes numerous descendants of area pioneer families. Many creative artistic ventures have evolved as well as numerous building and design explorations.

Local businesses are:
Gadsden Coffee Company & Caffe Aribac
Certified organic coffee fresh roasted
Serving breakfast and lunch

La Gitana Cantina
One of the oldest bars in Arizona
Voted one of the best bars in the U.S. by Esquire Magazine

Virginia's Rancherita Mexican Food Wagon,
Home made Mexican food and American favorites,
On Main Street next to La Gitana.

Local Farmer's Market is Saturday mornings from 9-12.

Tubac, just 30 minutes away, also offers many good restaurants to choose from including the Italian Peasant, Elvira's, Shelby's Bistro, Wisdom Cafe, and Tubac Jacks to mention a few.
The town of Arivaca is located 60 miles south of Tucson through some of the most stunning scenery in Arizona. Quaint and quirky, the area is a geological, ecological and cultural treasure.
Surrounded by mo…

Hosted by Anne

Joined in November 2013
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I'm the host for Pandora in Arivaca, AZ and our vacation rental in Tucson, AZ We are doing our best to provide a quality lodging for guests coming to visit Arivaca for those who seek nature and for those who love exploring Tucson. Me and my family live currently in Big Sur,CA but we love coming out to both Tucson and Arivaca to enjoy the city life and the beautiful desert. Please don't hesitate to reach out with any questions regarding your stay at Pandora or in Tucson, I am happy to assist you as best as I can.
I'm the host for Pandora in Arivaca, AZ and our vacation rental in Tucson, AZ We are doing our best to provide a quality lodging for guests coming to visit Arivaca for those who se…
During your stay
If you have any questions or need recommendations don't hesitate to message me anytime.
I might not be available in person, but I will be able to connect you with our housekeeper in case you are in need of assistance.
Anne is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets