A Wild Purple Ranch & Retreat: Exterior of Desert Villa
The Wild Purple Ranch & Retreat is a private retreat on 10 acres of land. Circa 1930's, it is full of charm & grace decorated in rustic elegance. We have 7 spectacular & comfortable rooms and can accommodate 13 guests.

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Surrounding Area

Quiet and serene, yet close to everything. We boarder the Nation Park and trails are within walking distance. 5 minutes from I-10 gives you accessibility to all attractions ... the Tucson Studio and Desert Museum a short scenic drive.
Restaurants... too many to list so close ( we provide maps to our favorites.)
Mexico 50 minutes away.. Bio Sphere...30-40 minutes. Downtown...20

Vacation Rental Property

Please see photos and descriptions. Circa 1930, the ranch is 6,600 square feet of desert villa and veranda space. Everything has been carefully and tastefully designed by Nancy Newton, designer from Chicago & New Jersey. Every room has unique custom finishes and includes many fine artwork from all over the world and other artists. The villa maintains the charm and comfort of times past with all the updated conveniences and equipment. This is a one of a kind property and will create many memorable moments.

Sleeps & # of Bedrooms

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7 Bedrooms and can accommodate 13 guests.We can add 2 other twin beds to make a total of 15... we charge $20 per bed set up and $40 extra per night per person. Every room is elegant and rustic with creative and unique touches.


The villa has pool with cabana, greenhouse, barn & horse stables. We do have an RV hook up.
We have wifi and netflix.

We provide suggestions and maps to our favorite restaurants selections. who would We can also direct you to shopping, the places to pick up unique Tucson treasures or your everyday needs and to food stores from AJ's Fine Foods to Costco.

Services Offered

We have onsite pool, horseback riding, private hiking tours of Indian grounds by Little Bear, arranged in advance, each at extra cost.

Policies & Restrictions

At the ranch we honor freedom and privacy. This is a gated 10 acre facility. Smoking is permitted outside, well behaved pets are always welcome.

We are a green facility, compost & recycle and ask all guests to dispose of trash or recyclables in proper containers.

We also conserve water as this is a desert and ask you to be respectful of this resource. Our water is fantastic from our 700 foot well.

We ask that tenants respect the wild life, gardens and not disturb the environment. We have abundant wild life which includes owls, desert birds, bob cats, javaleina (wild pigs), deer, jack rabbits, jackalope, snakes and insects. Many of these animals can be seen from the veranda and decks.

We requests that all gates be closed at all times. As many of this wild life like to snack on the gardens.

Rates & Availability

The rates of the villa are $500.00 per room per night, double occupancy. There is a one time cleaning charge of $300 for stay. We do 13 tenants with normal set up but can add 2 more twin beds if needed, total 15. This rate is our normal fee expect a raise in rates, $600 per night for the Gem Show is in town February 1-14. For 2 week stays we do discount.

Other Information

So many attractions are so close, Tuscon Studios, walking distance to National Park, Mexico 45 minutes away, Bio Sphere, balloon rides, etc.


From I-10 take Exit 248 Ina Road, then go West on Ina Road, stay on Ina Road to the last road before the dead end. Turn Right onto Artesiano Road then go to 7400 on the Right hand side.

Discounts Offered

Discounts are applied with 14+ days of booking.

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A Wild Purple Ranch & Retreat
7400 N. Artesiano Road, Tucson, Arizona

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normal rates

per night for 13 guests
Feb 1-14th rates

per night for Gem Show
cleaning fee on every booking

one time charge

per hour,in national park

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Listing Amenities Amenities

Business Facilities
  • Internet Access

  • Reservations Required

Hotel Amenities & Service
  • Bar
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Laundry Available
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking - Available
  • Parking - Free
  • Pets Allowed

Leisure Amenities
  • Swimming Pool

Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Telephone - Free Local Calls
  • Television

Advertiser Info

Nancy Newton (View My Profile)
Nancy originally from NJ was a model, designer,decorator, artist, gardener,photographer and lover of beauty and all life! She is a wonderful hostess and a gourmet cook. She came to Tucson and bought this 10 acre,1930 Ranch in 2001. Every room and all grounds have been carefully and tastefully done. They are full of comfort and love, taking 12 years to finish. It is her passion to create a place of rejuvenation, fun while protecting the integrity of the desert and life here. Natural and elegant, rustic and unique, everyone feels the warmth and comfort of the surroundings. Many want to stay longer and soak up the peace and harmony here. If you want a change of pace and leave your concerns behind .. this is your place to recharge and surround yourself with the spectacular views, gorgeous gardens and abundant animal life. We are super friendly and do what we can to make your stay an amazing experience!

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A Wild Purple Ranch & Retreat
7400 N. Artesiano Road
Tucson, Arizona 85743

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