Modern Southwestern USA urban living yet set in authentic Wild-West, Native Indian & Spanish Colonial charm! Home (town home, 1 floor, wheelchair accessible) has cheery vaulted ceilings and spectacular mountain views. Small yard with citrus & shade trees & cactus garden, leads directly onto 1/2 mile long community cactus park and nature trail that borders 'arroyo/washwildlife corridor. Spectacular panoramic views of rugged Catalinas mountains, lush Sonoran-desert and manicured 36-hole golf course with 3 restaurants, gift shop etc. Only 5 minutes away are major shopping malls, trail-heads for hiking/biking/horseback.
Superb high-desert climate with 345 sunny days and starry nights. 2-car garage (Buick & Volkswagen available).
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Easy day trip drives to wild-west Tombstone (re famous "OK Corral"); Phoenix/Scottsdale, unique Desert Museum, Spanish-Colonial cathedral on Indian reservation, historic mining town Bisbee, Mexico's Nogales for quaint shops / restaurants etc., artsy historic-ranching town Tubac, Missile & aerospace museums, etc. Over night trips to spectacular Grand Canyon & Sedona, Indian reservations of Navajo/Apache/Hopi etc, boating on nearby lake & ocean-beach resorts in Mexico's Puerto Penasco; 7 hours by car to exciting Las Vegas. Special "in-season" annual events of championship PGA Tucson Open golf tournament on our doorstep, Tucson Rodeo, professional baseball training camps. Numerous basketball, football, baseball games. Shopping galore.
WANTED: Month long exchange in apartment or home in central location inside downtown large city = we are a couple retired from diplomatic service,; open to offers but especially interested in downtown London, Berlin, Rome or....most anywhere.