Inside: a large multi-purpose great room with cathedral ceilings, a central fireplace, and the kind of space that could comfortably host dozens, flanked on one side by three well-apportioned bedrooms, and on the other by a dedicated office/den. The primary bedroom suite enjoys two walk-in closets, a garden tub, and opens via its own slider door to the back patio. The secondary bedrooms along the hallways are bright and inviting in their own right, and each manage to feel private despite being readily available to the living space.
Built around a large island, and enjoying panoramic views far off to the east and south, the kitchen is perfect for both entertaining a crowd and as the hub of daily life. Plenty of storage here, too, with some of the lower cabinets offering pull out trays for pots, etc, and both a wall of functional pantry-type cabinets, as well as a supplemental bar or "hutch"-type cabinet set for extra dinnerware/wine/glassware, and extra overflow storage in the laundry space.
Off the kitchen is the fourth bedroom, and with its own full bath is a great option for short or long-term guests, or perhaps as an option for a second full-time office. Another reason this home feels bigger than its sqft number? Spacious step- or walk-in closets in all four bedrooms, with extra hall closet spaces, a laundry room, and that sky-lit extra large third car garage (built on as a custom addition in 2009). It's worth underlining here, too, for the size and the neighborhood, there's not a single interior step, nor is there a square inch of carpet to be found, with tile and wood floors throughout.
All windows and slider doors have been replaced by efficient triple-pane vinyl with reinforcing aluminum. Original 1986 build is frame stucco (main house and garage), and additional 3rd+ car garage is masonry stucco (built circa 2009).
Outside: a fantastic yard space with hardscaped living areas that enjoy a mix of sight-lines, privacy, views, and the unbelievably green natural environs. Encircled by a masonry stucco wall, the multiple levels allow for an exceptional feeling of openness, space, and panoramic views. Whether it be play on the lawn, entertaining or relaxing on the large covered patio just steps outside of the living room, or gathering in the winter sun on the built-in bench seats around a feature citrus tree, there's no shortage of ways to enjoy this outdoor haven.
The fenced-in pebbletec pool and spa, though, steals the show, with views of the Santa Catalinas to the north, and a surprising degree of privacy afforded by the combination of natural vegetation along the wash. Pool has a deep end for diving, and has passive solar heat (via patio-roof-mounted solar coils) for an extended swim season.... and a gas heater for the in-ground spa.
Bordered by trees and terrain relief to the north, and walled-in as well, it's easy to imagine the pool and it's own little patio area becoming a hub of activity, or just the perfect little place for private relaxation. On the uppermost back patio, too, is a natural gas line, stubbed out at what could be a great location for a portable grill, or a great site for a larger, more permanent built-in grill in the future, overlooking both the yard space on one side, and the pool on the other.
This back garden is home to mature citrus and pomegranate trees, as well. All in all, a fantastic combination of views, openness, privacy, and flow, and in the heart of one of Tucson most highly south-after neighborhoods.