Overview

ABSOLUTE AUCTION – Selling Regardless of Price! Relax under clear blue skies and enjoy a piece of the historical old west. Rancho de las Osa is one of the last great Spanish haciendas still standing in America. Its history has been lovingly preserved in the beautiful buildings that rest comfortably in the rolling grasslands of the high Sonoran Desert near Tucson, Arizona. Bordering the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, you can watch deer and antelope still roam in herds. Relax and catch some shade under one of the property’s majestic eucalyptus trees, swim in the pool or set out by horse to explore the land on riding trails that have been traveled for over a hundred years. Whether used for a Guest/Dude Ranch, Country Inn, family retreat or event facility, Rancho de las Osa offers ample sleeping quarters, cooking facilities and recreation. Previous guests of Rancho de la Osa have ranged from Hollywood stars like John Wayne and Cesar Romero to Past President, Lyndon B. Johnson. Tour this majestic piece of western history and discover why so many people have chosen to hang their hats here over the past century. Building Specifics: The Hacienda – Building 1 Hacienda (main house) is built of adobe bricks created on the ranch back in 1889. Written about in The Arizona Daily Star as “the most grand hacienda in the territory,” this grand abode of 5,000 sf includes a commercial kitchen, main dining room that seats 30, four sitting rooms with three fireplaces and two bathrooms. It has been featured in many magazines and books including Architectural Digest and Hip Hotels. The Cantina – Building 2 Historically, the Cantina was built as a mission outpost in the early 1700s by the Jesuits sent from Spain. Used as a trading post becoming a Cantina, it is the “oldest building in AZ than has been continuously occupied and never abandoned.” It has been used for gatherings and recreation since 1924 when the ranch opened as a guest ranch. This building could be used as a gathering place, meeting room or a stand-alone studio or office. Adlai Stevenson House – Building 3 Built in the 1920s as two residences, it was refurbished and made into one residence in 1982 with spectacular views of the Baboquivari Mountains. This 2BR/2BA dwelling with living/dining room, screened porch, and complete kitchen is very private and removed from the guest quarters. Clayton House – Building 4 Built in the 1930s by William Clayton who helped draft the Marshall Plan, this cozy house boasts three fireplaces, 2BR/2BA with a large living area and two other rooms that can easily be converted to offices or a kitchen – or a ranch museum! East Guest Wing – Building 5 Constructed of adobe bricks made onsite in 1928, Glenn Hardgrave, owner Kansas City Star and the Kansas City ice house, built this as a birthday present to his wife. It has 7 guest rooms and 7 baths. One of the rooms is large enough to convert into a separate apartment. West Guest Wing – Building 6 Originally built in 1889 as the ranch church and school, subsequent guest rooms were added in 1928. An update in 2001 tripled the size of 4 rooms, adding a large king size bedroom and back porches with mountain views. It has 7 suites with separate sitting rooms/king sized bedrooms and tiled bathrooms, front and back porches and entrances. North Guest Wing – Building 7 Completed in 1889 as an adjunct to the original hacienda, the North Wing has 5 guest rooms and 4 bathrooms. It has a view of the fountain courtyard. South Wing – Building 8 Opposite the Hacienda, the South Wing has 3 bathrooms, an office and a manager’s apartment. It has also been used to add 2 additional guest rooms if needed. Staff Quarters – Building 9 Completed in 1889 and remodeled in 2004, this building has the laundry room and three small staff rooms, each with a bath, bed and sitting room. Multi- Use – Building 10 Built in 2004, the building has 3,000 square feet of usable space. Can be used as a teaching facility, gym, recording studio or a large storage building. Location, Elevation, Water Located on the Arizona/Mexico border, nestled into a bend of the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge. Rancho de la Osa includes 239 deeded acres with a State Lease land of 350 acres. For more information, visit www.albertburney.com!

Details

Year Built
1921
Lot Size
350 acres

Financial

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Affiliation
Franchise
# of Units
18