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Base Camp

Superhost
Private room in guesthouse
hosted by Phineas
  1. 3 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 private bath
Phineas is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
90% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Free cancellation before Jan 22.

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We are located in the gorgeous Sutherland Valley on the west side of the Catalina Mountains. We are down a normal car accessible dirt road (1.5 miles) and 3 miles from a shopping center & restaurants. We are 7 miles from Catalina State Park (wonderful hiking), 15 miles from Biosphere 2, and 21 miles from downtown Tucson. Many good biking trails. We are in very relaxing natural environs. We have traveled to 98 countries and welcome everyone! We follow all Covid safety protocols.

The space
The guest room has over 750 interesting books available for guests to read, plus artifacts from various foreign trips to view. The bathroom is with toilet, sink and shower. Radio, CD player, WiFi, mini-frig, microwave, coffee/tea maker all available. No place in the Tucson area can beat our views!

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed

What this place offers

Wifi
Free parking on premises
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Backyard
Luggage dropoff allowed
Hair dryer
Microwave
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

Where you’ll be

Tucson, Arizona, United States

We are one of only 43 homes in the 10,000 acre Sutherland Valley, so you really feel in Nature! Cows wander the valley and you can hear coyotes at night. We have a lot of birds. Mesquite trees dominate. Neighbors wave and are friendly.

7 nights in Tucson

Jan 27, 2023 - Feb 3, 2023

4.96 out of 5 stars from 70 reviews

Hosted by Phineas

Joined in July 2014
  • 70 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
Forty plus years as a teacher, curriculum developer and head of school. Peace Corp Volunteer in India. Also worked in the U.S. Dept. of Commerce as Director of Fire Policy, Research and Development. Former mountaineer. Still a hiker. Masters track and field All-American. Backpacked to 98 countries. I helped produce the film "Nuclear Tipping Point." Wife Mitch was a fabric designer in Manhattan. We have been married 52 years. We have two sons and three grandchildren.
Forty plus years as a teacher, curriculum developer and head of school. Peace Corp Volunteer in India. Also worked in the U.S. Dept. of Commerce as Director of Fire Policy, Resea…

During your stay

There are 17 major tourist attractions in the Tucson area and as fellow travelers we are happy to offer advice as to what to see and how to get there, including where to hike and mountain bike.

Phineas is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Languages: English, Français, Español
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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