The Modern Desert

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms


You’re out of luck if you’re looking for the standard cheesy Southwestern décor found in most Tucson homes—there’s no orange carpet and cactus paintings here! Welcome to The Modern Desert

Located in Tucson’s upscale Northwest side, this 2 bedroom luxury town home features all the amenities you could ask for, plus tons of unique features you won’t find anywhere else, including a game room complete with pool table, juke box and an old school arcade machine; a “Fiesta Room, ” decked out with authentic Mexican “cerveza” items, and a modern outdoor lounge, perfect for enjoying drinks and sunsets with friends

The town home includes cable TV, high-speed WiFi, 2-car garage, washer and dryer, access to community pool (heated year round) and Jacuzzi, security system, home office, and skylights throughout the house, providing tons of natural light

The entire house was remodeled and updated in 2011 and includes a new kitchen and bathrooms, wall to wall custom 24” tile, vaulted ceilings, brushed nickel hardware, modern furniture, state-of-the-art temperature control unit, and security system

Palm tree-lined, cobble stone streets lead you through a meticulously manicured desert landscape, to your townhome

Here’s a breakdown of each room:

Bedroom 1: Spacious master includes a queen bed, wall-mounted flat screen TV, blu-ray player, spacious his and hers closets and its own bathroom. There is access to the Fiesta Room and beautiful desert views from the master bedroom

Bedroom 2: Good-sized guest room features all new bedroom furniture, including a new queen bed. There's a flat screen TV on the wall, plenty of drawers, closet and ceiling fan

Guest/main bathroom: The main bathroom was remodeled in 2011 and features a bath tub and shower

Kitchen: The definition of “modern, ” this kitchen looks like it comes straight out of The Jetson’s. Enjoy all stainless steel appliances, a flat-top stove, and sleek cabinetry. The stainless steel backsplash and dimmable lights complete the sexy look of this cool kitchen. Adjacent to the kitchen is a small dining area with table and four chairs

Living Room: More like a “museum, ” the focal point of the living room is the “Louis Armstrong” wall. A 15’ by 30’ tribute to this jazz pioneer will have you mesmerized for hours. Even if you’re not a jazz fan, anyone will appreciate the history and stories on the wall, which includes autographed pictures, gold records, original concert programs and retro magazine spreads. Modern tables, lamps and a sofa complete the room

Game room: Perhaps why most people choose to stay at The Modern Desert is because of its game room, which offers hours of fun for all ages. Dad can play pool, while the kids can take turns at a real stand-up arcade game that features of 2, 500 classic video games; all while jamming out to tunes on the jukebox

The Fiesta Room: Inspired by the owner’s love for Mexican beer, entering the Fiesta Room feels more like stepping foot into an authentic bar on a small street in Mexico. From the Corona brand table and chairs to the giant Tecate beer stand, The Fiesta Room is an authentic taste of old Mexico. Real rustic beer signs that once hung in holes-in-the-wall south of the border, now call The Fiesta Room their home. Enjoy an ice cold Pacifico or DosEquis in the Fiesta Room, or serve the family dinner in this spacious, fun, multi-purpose room, all while enjoying spectacular views of the Sonoran desert

The Outdoor lounge: When the temperature permits, spend some time in front of The Modern Desert, relaxing in our outside lounge. Watch wildlife pass by while on chilling out on our modern outdoor furniture. Outdoor lighting compliments the copper tiles walls, agave plants, boulders and custom concrete work

Garage: Our two-car, automatic garage not only keeps your cars out of the sun, but is also home to a new washer and dryer. Extra storage cabinets are handy for storing your luggage or anything else you prefer to keep out of sight

Pool and Jacuzzi: Just steps away from your living quarters is a beautiful desert oasis. This large swimming pool is heated year-round, making any season the perfect time for a swim. There is also a fantastic Jacuzzi, great for soaking your tired bones after a long Arizona hike. Enjoy lounge chairs, a covered area (great for outdoor meals), and even a ping-pong table. Paddles and balls are stored in your closet, inside the house

Location: The Modern Desert is located on Tucson’s Northwest side, although you would think you were miles away from any civilization…The community is tucked away in the back of a residential neighborhood, shielded from noise and traffic. The Tucson Mall is just 5 miles away, La Encantada is 3 miles away, and you’re about 9 miles from The University of Arizona. Easy access to to I-10 (3 miles away) makes trips to Phoenix hassle-free (only about 90 minutes). Head south and visit Nogales, Mexico (45 minutes away). Northwest Medical Center is just one mile away

30 day minimum stay


  • Internet
  • Pool
  • Parking
  • A/C
  • Heating
  • TV
  • Laundry
  • Dishwasher
  • Hot Tub


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