The Poet's Studio is a peaceful retreat in the heart of Tucson. The studio shares the private, walled 1/3 acre lot, courtyard and pool with two other structures: a second, working studio and the original mud-adobe home built in the 1940s.
The studio is crafted in the classic Santa Fe style, built of sun-dried adobe with a corner beehive fireplace. You will have private views out both windows, with a mountain view to the north and a view overlooking the pool to the east. The unheated "Plunge Pool" is just swimmable (4-1/2 feet deep) and reaches temperatures in the 80s during the summer.
The studio boasts a 3/4 bath with a walk-in spa shower and a modern, well-appointed kitchenette. Additional amenities include air conditioning and heating, high speed wireless internet, iHome radio for your iPhone, wireless capable flat screen TV (use your NetFlix account!) with Direct-TV., professional induction hotplate, Kuerig coffee maker, toaster oven, microwave, Cuisinart gas BBQ and solar panels.
The space is well-equipped. Upon your arrival, you will find coffee, Tucson Tamale Company green corn tamales, granola bars, fruit and chocolate to get you started. I also provide drinking water from Aqua Vita (distilled, magnetically treated) given the tap water is chlorinated and quite mineral-rich. Soaps, dishes, pots and pans, pool towels, robes, hair dryer, iron, even bikes you can borrow. I have tried to think of everything, but if you find you are missing something, I have an entire house full of stuff next door - just ask!
The property is a surprising oasis right in the middle of Tucson. Located in the Poets Corner neighborhood, a convenient midtown area close to everything -- just off the 3rd street bike path, 2.5 miles east of the University of Arizona and 4.5 miles east of downtown Tucson.
We are within 2 miles of great restaurants (Zaynas, Feast, Kazoku, Lodge on the Desert, Old Pueblo Grille), groceries (Whole Foods and Sprouts), cinemas (El Con and Loft) shopping (Target, El Con Mall, CVS),and parks (Alvernon neighborhood park, Reid Park, Reid Park Zoo (like a mini San Diego Zoo!), Randolph Tennis and Golf Center) and the Tucson Botanical Gardens. You will love the serenity, the classic charm, and the convenience.
During your stay, you will access the studio through a private side yard. A covered car port is dedicated for your vehicle.
Rates are seasonal: Summer (June 1 to August 31: 75-day/475-wk), Spring/Fall (April 1 to May 31 and September 1 to November 14: 85-day/550-wk), Winter (November 15 to March 31, exclude Gem Show: 95-day/625-wk), Gem Show (February 1 to 15: 150-day/700-wk).
No smoking inside, but there are nice places outside to smoke.
Dogs and children are welcome.
If over two people occupy the studio, including dogs or children, we ask for a $10.00 per night.
The yard is completely walled and fenced.
Don't miss the Desert Museum - totally worth seeing at least once to provide a strong sense of ecological place.
If you want to borrow a bike, let us know.
If you need laundry done, ask Cindy and she can make arrangements.
We have a twin size cot with mattress you can borrow if you need it, or a full size airbed (but the space gets quite cozy)
From the time we made our reservations to the time we turned in the key, our stay at Tucson Poet's Studio was wonderful. Cindy was an awesome host(ess)-responding to any questions we had prior to our stay quickly as well as checking in with us occasionally to be sure all was OK with our stay. The studio was charming, super cozy and conveniently located to lots of what Tucson has to offer. We loved the special touches - tamales, chocolates, fruit and K-cups for our early mornings. Her "recommends" website was also great! Thanks, Cindy, for making our one weeks' stay, and first experience with AIRBNB, so enjoyable!
Cynthia greeted me when I arrived and introduced me to where and how everything worked- TV, cable, lights, etc. She has thought of every possible need that one may have and has a supply for it. My week long stay was the most comfortable I've been in the ten years that I've been coming to Tucson. I love this location! Close to shopping, a Whole Foods down the street, and The Loft is the best movie theatre anywhere. Tuscon Poet's Studio has a most serene and peaceful ambience. Loved Sammie, such a sweet little love muffin who greeted me in the mornings. Thank you!
My week at the Poet's Studio was everything I had hoped. Charming place, good location, and Cindy was very nice to provide helpful information about the area. I will definitely come back next trip to Tucson....
Our 2-week stay at the Poet's Studio was delightful! The property is beautiful, well appointed, and conveniently located. Cindy and Brett are great hosts and we enjoyed meeting them! This was our first AirBnB experience and it won't be our last!
This air bnb is other level. Immaculately clean, tastefully appointed, close to everything, and wins the prize for best shower of all air bnb' I have ever stayed in. Cynthia was communicative and accommodating. Gave excellent suggestions for dining. Would definitely stay again.
Beautiful. Peaceful. Wonderful. These are just a few words to describe my stay at the studio. I went there with the intention to relax and provide my partner some time and space away from her work. Cindy and Brett have created the perfect environment for just that. The guest book was further confirmation of their wonderful hospitality. It was our first Airbnb and we couldn't have asked for a better experience. An easy recommendation for all who seek to get away. I hope I get the chance to visit again. Ah! So good!
Cindy and Brett have quite the oasis in the middle of Tucson, and the studio is just as cozy and welcoming as it appears in the photos. It has everything you might need for a relaxing visit. They have thought of every amenity, down to the perfectly-sized pot and pan for those wanting to cook themselves. It was immaculately cleaned, and the decor is tasteful, reflecting the culture of the southwest. The large windows provide wonderful natural lighting, and a lovely view out into the patio area; one can easily forget she is in the city. Brett and Cindy were gracious hosts, and if you have the pleasure of meeting Sammie the dog, she is as sweet as pie!