ESTRELLA RESORT HOME--SUNSETS, GOLF, CACTUS LEAGUE BASEBALL, AND NASCAR!

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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ESTRELLA RESORT HOME--SUNSETS, GOLF, CACTUS LEAGUE BASEBALL, AND NASCAR!

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4 bedroom, 2 bath, 2100 sq.ft. home with a private, fenced pool (sleeps 8).

Enjoy stunning Arizona sunsets from this beautiful, fully appointed home with it's own private and fenced pool located in Estrella Mountain Ranch--a community that offers many of the amenities of a fine resort.

In addition to a private and fenced pool, our 4 bedroom/2 bath Estrella Mountain Ranch home with western exposure offers the following amenities:

-- 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. (Each bath has double sinks.)

-- Open kitchen and great room design--perfect for entertaining.

-- A separate living/dining room for additional space.

-- Split bedroom design to ensure privacy.

-- 2, 46' HD LCD flat screen televisions--one in the great room and another in the master bedroom.

-- Cable.

-- Blu-ray player in great room with some movies.

-- Free long distance within the U.S. and Canada.

-- Free WiFi.

-- Pack and Play, umbrella stroller and baby monitors for use with little ones.

-- Games, toys, and books for kids and adults.

-- Extended, covered patio with western exposure for morning sun/afternoon shade.

-- Stainless barbecue for grilling.

-- Private and fenced pool.

-- Pool toys for the kids.

--Chaise lounges (4) for sunbathing.

-- Attached 3 car garage with space for 1 vehicle.

-- Two adult bikes and helmets.

--Tennis racquets and pickleball racquets and a basketball for use at the tennis courts and basketball courts.

--Location! Location! Location! Easy walking distance to 2 lakes (You can see the South Lake from our front yard!) where you will find three+ miles of paved and lighted walking paths; tennis and pickleball courts; basketball and volleyball courts; a horseshoe pit; catch and release fishing in the South Lake; a children's playground; and covered picnic/barbecue facilities--all for your use for NO fee.

-- Guest access to the Starpointe Residents Club, which offers: a large fitness center with locker rooms, a heated lap pool and a community pool/waterpark (The community pool/waterpark is open Memorial Day-Labor Day.). The Yacht Club offers paddle boats and other boats for use on the North Lake. Access to the Starpointe Residents Club and the Yacht Club is available for a nominal fee of $5/day per person.

-- Amazing hiking/mountain biking trails minutes from our front door.

-- Jack Nicklaus world-class golf course 5 minutes from our front door.

-- Minutes to Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds Spring Training Facilities.

-- Minutes to the Phoenix International Raceway track and NASCAR events.

-- Close proximity to the Cancer Treatment Centers of America Phoenix facility.

-- 25 minutes to Glendale, where you'll find the Westlake Center with it's many restaurant; a new outlet mall; and, of course, the Glendale Arena, home to the Fiesta Bowl/BCS Championship Game and the 2015 Super Bowl.

Our 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom 2100+ square foot home has an open floor plan that features vaulted ceilings. Decorated with Southwestern touches, our home is inviting and comfortable. The many windows in the home provide an abundance of natural light. The great room, living/dining room, and master bedroom all have views of the private, fenced, in-ground pool as well as direct access to the patio/pool area.

Our kitchen is large and has abundant cabinet and prep space for cooking. The kitchen is furnished with a table and four chairs--perfect for the kids! Dishes, flatware, glassware, pots and pans small electronics, and kitchen gadgets are all provided for your use, as are plastic dishes and glasses for the pool area.

The great room can seat six comfortably and has a 46' HD LCD flat screen television and blu-ray player. Cable and assorted movies are provided. The great room has direct access to the patio/pool area.

The living/dining room are within steps to the kitchen. The dining room table expands and seats an additional 6. The leather couch and loveseat in the living room seats an additional 5. This is a great place to get away to read a book or have a quiet conversation. This room also looks out onto the patio/pool area and has direct access to that area through a sliding glass door.

The master bedroom is large and is furnished with a king size bed. The mattress is a pillow-top and is extremely comfortable. This room also has a 46' HD LCD flat screen television with cable. The master bathroom has a full size bathtub, a separate shower, dual sinks, and a large walk-in closet. A hairdryer is provided. Whether staying for a week or a month, there should be plenty of room for your belongings. The master bedroom also has a view of the pool and access to the patio/pool area through a sliding glass door. Enjoy your morning coffee at the dining table and chairs outside the great room or at a Bistro table and chairs off the master bedroom right outside the sliding glass door.

2 of the other 3 bedrooms are furnished with queen size beds and the same pillow-top mattresses as the master. These rooms both have walk in closets and plenty of room for whatever you bring with you.

The last bedroom is furnished with two twin beds. We think of this as the kids room! This bedroom has a regular, sliding door closet with plenty of shelving.

The second bathroom serves these three bedrooms. It has a full tub/shower combo and dual sinks. A hairdryer is also provided in this bathroom.

The covered patio/pool area is western exposure so it gets morning sun and afternoon shade. The patio area is large and has an outdoor dining table and 6 chairs for meals. If additional outdoor seating is required, the Bistro table and chairs provide seating for 2 additional people. There are 2 chaise lounges and two gravity chairs provided for sunbathing. A stainless propane barbecue is provided in case you'd like to grill. Floaties, pool toys, and towels are all provided for our guests use.

The utility room is equipped with a HE washer and dryer, as well as an ironing board and iron. Detergent and bleach for the washer are provided.

There is room in the three-car garage for one car. (We keep a car on the premises for our use.) There is also room on the driveway for two additional cars.

Estrella Mountain Ranch is a beautiful, quiet, well-maintained, and safe community nestled in the Estrella Mountains southwest of Phoenix. It is the perfect place to relax and recharge!

For you golfers, the Jack Nicklaus designed Golf Club of Estrella is five minutes from our front door and has consistently been ranked as one of the top ten courses in Arizona. Tres Rios is a municipal course located about eight minutes away and offers another nearby option. In addition to the Golf Club of Estrella and Tres Rios, there are several other quality courses located a short drive away.

In addition to golfing, the Goodyear/Phoenix area offers many different activities for the sports enthusiast. Hiking and mountain biking trails are plentiful and just minutes away from our door. There are also hiking trails in the Estrella Regional Park and the White Tank Mountains Regional Park. The area also offers spring training activities with The Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians Spring Training facilities just 8 miles down the hill from our house; NASCAR races at the Phoenix International Raceway, again, just a few miles from our home; Major League Baseball with the Diamondbacks; professional basketball with the Phoenix Suns; professional football with the Cardinals; and professional hockey with the Coyotes.

In addition to the sporting activities listed above, the Phoenix/Scottsdale area has a thriving arts community that offers museums, concerts, plays, etc. Scottsdale has it's Thursday night Arts Walk through it's many galleries, and many of the nearby, smaller communities have festivals and community celebrations that are always fun for the family.

If shopping is your thing, Scottsdale is a must. And Glendale offers a new outlet mall with many quality stores.

And then, of course, there is the Grand Canyon and Sedona, well worth visiting and within driving distance.

Keywords: Estrella Resort Home, Single Story, Clean, Private Pool, Family Friendly, Close to activities--5 minutes from our door to the Estrella Golf Club, 8 miles to MLB Indians and Reds Spring Training Baseball Complex, NASCAR, 25 minutes to Glendale Arena, 20 minutes to Cancer Treatment Centers of America Phoenix facility, 35 minutes to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Jackie Wilkins

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My name is Jackie, and I am retired from the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Both my husband and I have lived in Washington State all our lives. We reside in Olympia. We both love the Pacific Northwest, but we wanted a place to go for some blue sky and warmth during the long, grey winter months. We've found that with the Estrella Mountain Ranch community and this home. We both absolutely love this home and the Estrella community along with all the amenitities this community has to offer.

Jackie Wilkins purchased this house in 2010

I have visited Scottsdale for the past 15+ years for a Girls' Weekend Out. Having been to the area on so many occasions, I knew the area would meet my needs in terms of climate, but I didn't like the traffic in Scottsdale. I wanted someplace more rural. Just by chance, my husband and I visited some high school friends on one trip. They happened to live in Estrella Mountain Ranch. After touring the area, I knew that this community was just what I was looking for in the way of location and amenities. It really seems to have something for everyone--golfing for my sons, the pool for my daughters-in-law, and the water park and playground for the grandkids.

I love the walking trails around the North and South lakes and enjoy walking them in the early morning hours with the other walkers/joggers/dog walkers or in the evening when the sun is setting over the hills. The Arizona sunsets are beyond beautiful, and I never tire of seeing them--whether it's from the lake, our backyard, or the Safeway parking lot! I also love driving to the Star Tower when the sun is setting to enjoy the sunset and to stargaze. I'm not sure what it is about this place, but I can feel the stress evaporate as I drive up the hill to our home.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Property Reviews

Estrella Resort Home--Sunsets, Golf, Cactus League Baseball, and NASCAR!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
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Estrella Resort Home--Sunsets, Golf, Cactus League Baseball, and NASCAR!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p382175vbi
360-491-1306
Avondale Arizona
5

Wonderful area to relax in peace and quiet

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
This property was everything it was advertised as, very much enjoyed the area with the walking paths and lakes right there. Absolutely fantastic Golf coarse right there.(one of my favorite). Would have been nice if the pool was heated but the owners had warned us of that prior to booking. Jackie was very open, honest and a pleasure to deal with.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to submit a review of our property. I'm so happy our home worked well for you and met your needs during your stay! Take care! I hope to work with you again should you ever return to the area!
business
Estrella Resort Home--Sunsets, Golf, Cactus League Baseball, and NASCAR!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p382175vbi
360-491-1306
Avondale Arizona
5

Nice, clean home, excellent furnishings, wonderful owner

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
Our experience here was very good. There are places with more amenities perhaps, but the the furnishings were complete, and then some. Never once did we think "Oh, I wish we had brought this" or "I thought this/that would be here". The big plus for me was working with the owner. She was prompt in communication, and patient and understanding when I failed to send a required document. If want a hassle free experience, I would highly recommend this VRBO and owner
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review of our home. We really appreciate it and hope it is helpful for prospective guests. I'm so glad our home met your family's needs for a family Thanksgiving. You were a pleasure to have!
business
Estrella Resort Home--Sunsets, Golf, Cactus League Baseball, and NASCAR!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p382175vbi
360-491-1306
Avondale Arizona
5

family Fun

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
A lovely roomy home for family fun. And plenty of seats for our family get together (about 20 people) They community around was very nice and we felt very comfortable with the neighborhood. Jackie was very helpful and available. we would definitely stay here again!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review of our property. I'm so glad our home worked for you and your family during your visit. If you ever get back to the area, I would love the opportunity to work with you again. Take care!
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Estrella Resort Home--Sunsets, Golf, Cactus League Baseball, and NASCAR!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p382175vbi
360-491-1306
Avondale Arizona
Sunnyvale, CA., USA
5

Spring Training & Golfing Vacation

Spring Training & Golfing Vacation
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
We enjoyed staying in this spacious home. The entire experience worked out very well. We have been visiting Phoenix area for spring training and golf for the last 15 years. This trip was the best!!! The home is located in a very quiet neighborhood, with TWO golf courses located within a couple of miles.
As to Spring Training , the home is within 20 minutes from Surprise stadium (Rangers/Royals); 15 minutes from Camelback park (Dodgers/White Sox); 10 minutes from Maryvale park (Brewers) & 6 miles from Goodyear park (Reds/Indians).
We loved the location, not any problem with traffic or congestion. (associated with downtown Phoenix or Scottsdale). The house felt like home; we attended games or played golf everyday and it was so nice to get 'back' to the house to relax, unwind and get ready for the next days activities.
The owner of the home was very accomodating and made the whole process flow seamlessly. 5 Star Rating for Home, Location & Owner!!!!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: I'm so happy our home and its location worked so well for you during your stay. The location--close enough to golf, Spring Training, and the Glendale Arena, and yet away from the traffic and crowds associated with those activities--was a major reason we purchased in Estrella. Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. I apreciate it and think it will be helpful for future guests. I truly enjoyed working with you and hope we're able to work together in the future. Take care.
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Estrella Resort Home--Sunsets, Golf, Cactus League Baseball, and NASCAR!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p382175vbi
360-491-1306
Avondale Arizona
Cleveland ohio
5

Desert oasis

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
I was pleasantly surprised, although I read the description with great care I wasn't expecting a place as spacious.the kitchen was well equipped and easy to work in. Beds were comfortable. By far the best part was the walking path around the two lakes. I was able to leave hubby snuggled in bed and have a nice peaceful solo walk. Please follow owners directions (gps does not work well in this area). Also if possible arrive during daylight. It is located about 8 miles from the interstate and only about 6 from Goodyear stadium (our team won all the games we went to). It's a sports haven for hiking and biking, the community boat house has paddle boats and kayaks for residents and their guests. Restaurants and nightlife are back by the interstate or back in Phoenix but the house was so nice we didn't mind grilling a couple of steaks and settling down to an evening of cards.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
Owner's Response: Thanks, Kat, for taking the time to write a review of our property. I really appreciate it. I'm so glad you enjoyed your time at our home. I, too, love the walking trails around the lakes. Our home's close proximity to the lakes was one of several reasons we chose this home when we bought.
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Map

Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Interstate 10
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Golf Club of Estrella
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Golf Club of Estrella
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Taste of Italy
Car: necessary

Minutes from our front door, you will find paved and lighted walking/jogging trails that wind around two manmade lakes; mulitple desert hiking trails; catch and release fishing in the South Lake; tennis, beach volleyball, and basketball courts; a horseshoe pit; a children's playground; the Starpointe Residents Center, which offers a workout facility and a large community pool and small waterpark (seasonal); and the Star Tower park which is perfect for viewing stunning sunsets and stars.

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Availability & Rates

Avondale House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
April-May
Apr 1 2014 - May 31 2014
$150
$875
$3,300
3 nights
 
 
June-October
Jun 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
$110
$700
$2,800
3 nights
 
 
November-January
Nov 1 2014 - Jan 24 2015
$150
$875
$3,300
3 nights
 
 
Super Bowl 2015
Jan 25 2015 - Feb 2 2015
$3,000
Flat fee
9 nights
 
 
February
Feb 2 2015 - Feb 28 2015
$160
$950
$3,800
3 nights
 
 
March--Spring Training
Mar 1 2015 - Mar 31 2015
$200
$1,200
$4,800
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150.00
Refundable damage deposit $500.00
Security Deposit of $500 is due at time of booking. Sixty days prior to arrival date, 1/2 of rental fee is required. Thirty days prior to arrival date, the 2nd half of the rental fee plus the cleaning fee(s) is required.
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Amenities

Avondale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Heating ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Garage ...
  • Telephone ...
Kitchen:
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Catering Available ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Separate shower and garden tub. Bathroom has double sinks
    Bathroom 2 - Full bathroom with shower/tub combination and double sinks.
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Large master bedroom with king size bed with pillow-top mattress. Mattress and bedding purchased in 2011. Mattress cover on this bed. Two bedrooms with queen size beds with pillow-top mattresses. Mattresses purchased in 2011. Mattress covers on these beds. The fourth bedroom has 2 Twin/single beds. The mattresses for these beds were purchased in 2011. These beds also have mattress covers.
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Books ...
  • Toys ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Tennis ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Golf ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • water parks
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • wildlife viewing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • walking
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • racquetball
  • hot air ballooning
  • freshwater fishing
  • roller blading
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • mountain biking
  • basketball court
  • kayaking
  • cycling
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