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Bedrooms 2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 31 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 full Bathrooms, sleeps 4 +









(No allergen holding carpets.)

* ALL VAULTED CEILINGS throughout (except kit. & one bath)

* OPEN DESERT & MOUNTAIN VIEWS from all rooms & outside veranda

* QUIET HEATED HOA POOL, HOT TUB & CABANA, 1 block stroll. Hot Tub

heated year round. Pool heated as needed, except Dec. & Jan.


beginning JUST 1 MINUTE AWAY.




Cherish your stay in North Scottsdale in your beautiful 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath vacation HOME w/Vaulted Ceilings & 2 Car Garage. Beautiful, Very Quiet, Gated Community. North of the 101, at Pinnacle Peak & Scottsdale Rd.

Amazing Custom Granite Bar with Copper Bar Sink. Granite Counter Tops, Stone Columns, Versailles Travertine Flooring and Base Trim.. Beautifully furnished with Leather Furniture, new Stainless Appliances, High Speed wireless Internet. Fully Equipped Kitchen, Linens, W/D.

2 Split KING BEDROOM SUITES: The "Pinnacle Peak Suite" has delightful King Sized Memory Foam Bed, Spacious Luxurious En Suite Bath with Double Bowl Vanity, Over-Sized Tub, Spacious Separate Shower.

Exterior Door to Personal Intimate Patio w/wonderful Open Desert & Mountain Views.

"Old West King Suite" has wonderful Pillow Top King Bed, En Suite standard Bath with Tub/Shower combo, Exterior Door to Personal Flag Stone Patio area with Intimate Outdoor Table for Two...and delightful Open Desert & Mountain Views.

Retire to your Spacious Flagstone Veranda just outside the living room, w/Beautiful Blooming Bougainvillea, Lantana, Palm Trees, Oleander, Hibiscus, & Vinca Flowers. (Flowers may vary depending on season & conditions.)

Savor a filet off the Stainless Gas Grill...which quickly gets up to 800 Degrees. : )

Visit around a Large patio Table for Six, enjoying the Great Open Views of the Mountains & Desert, & Sounds of abundant Wildlife.

Enjoy the Shade of the Sail shade on the Veranda, in the warmer months.

HEATED HOA POOL & HOT TUB, with semi open Cabana. Cabana is complete with Kitchenette, Fireplace, Tables & Chairs Rest Rooms, and Showers. (Please Note: Pool is not heated in Dec. & Jan.)

About Our Scottsdale Vacation Home: It was a labor of love to have completely remodeled our wonderful vacation home. Loving both Tuscany and the Arizona desert we put our 'personal stamp' on our vacation home, using our expertise in architectural design, construction, and decorating.

Having spent the last 40 years professionally in the architectural design, general contracting, development, real estate investment, and property management business, we look forward to sharing our personal delightful Scottsdale Vacation Home with you, in a professional, yet PERSONAL way. As the experienced owners, my wife & I handle all of these details ourselves. We find dealing with all of our wonderful Guests, very, very enjoyable and enriching. It is our pleasure to meet just the nicest and most interesting people from all over the U.S., Canada & abroad! : ) We look forward to You being our Guest & enjoying our/your home.

Why We Have A Home In North Scottsdale: Our adult children and three wonderful little grandchildren live in the Scottsdale area. There is no way we are going to miss out on enjoying their blessing, and being a part of their lives. Plus, North Scottsdale is just such an amazing area, with so many varied things to do, just within 1-10 minutes of our lovely 2nd home.

Why Should You Come? Because it is such an amazing and interesting area. ...And it makes such a great home base to explore the many wonders of the state of Arizona. ...Sedona, the Grand Canyon, Flagstaff (with 112' of snow a year). ...Or, try treating yourself to a 2-1/2 hour trip to the wonderful little towns of Pine and Strawberry with the clear rivers, tall Pines and cool 5600 ft. altitude climate. ...And so, so much more!

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North Scottsdale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Town ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The "Pinnacle Peak Master King Suite" has generous double basin sinks, over-sized tub with window, separate spacious shower, and separate commode room. The "Old West Master King Suite" bath has standard vanity, commode, and tub/shower combination.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • 2 Split King Bedroom Suites: The "Pinnacle Peak Master King Suite" has Vaulted Ceilings with a Chandelier. Sliding glass Patio Door to Intimate Personal Patio provides wonderful view of the McDowell Mountains from the King Sized Memory Foam bed when you awake. The "Old West Master King Suite" has Vaulted Ceiling with a Ceiling Fan. The Exterior French door opens to a Personal Flagstone Patio area with an Intimate Table for Two, to enjoy some morning coffee. As you awake, on the Oh So Comfortable King Sized Pillow Top Bed, you will be delighted by the wonderful View of the McDowell Mountains, through your private French door leading to your personal patio.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
Other items in kitchen: Crock pot, citrus juicer, mixer, & R.O. faucet. Other general items: Water softener. If you have any questions, please ask.


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average rating of 4.714286 based on 14 reviews
Waterville, OH

Excellent Get-Away and Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

We were very delighted to find and stay in this house. The property was close to everything yet provided the feeling of being remote and secure The decor was superb and the amenities more than met our needs. The beds were exceptionally comfortable. Views were delightful. Property is very clean and very well maintained. Kitchen was well equipped with anything you may require.

Private outside area provided quiet for reading, relaxing and dining. Excellent restaurants and shopping nearby as well as only a short drive to art exhibits.

We recommend The Harvest, a nearby restaurant, for breakfast and lunch.

We enjoyed our stay immensely which was due in part to the friendly and professional service provided by owners.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2010
  • Stayed: January 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Nick & Linda for expressing how much you enjoyed your stay. It has been our pleasure to share our vacation home with you. It's wonderful having a vacation home near our children & grandchildren...but even aside from that, sharing it with all our wonderful guests make having our home in Scottsdale more than worth it. We look forward to your return any time you're able to get back to Scottsdale.
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A great place to get away

  • 5 of 5

This property was in a great area of town, yet right out the back door was a patio that provides a beautiful view of the desert. We really enjoyed looking at the desert scenery from the patio.

The interior of the house was beautiful. This was the perfect place for two couples to spend some quality time to enjoy the desert southwest.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sioux Falls, SD


  • 5 of 5

Very nice kept place in the middle of golf Country. Owners were very helpful. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jim. It's heart warming to hear how you enjoyed your stay. That's one of the best parts of owning our Scottsdale home. You & your wife are welcome back any time we have availability. Warmest Regards, Morris : )
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Nacogdoches, TX


  • 2 of 5

Had to find alternate accommodations for three days as the owners air conditioner died hopefully will get reembursed for the extra 350 dollars we had to spend

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: John, I am SOO SORRY the A/C went out during your stay. We have never had anything like that happen before. I could have gotten the A/C working for about $200. Instead, to insure that you, and all future guests have plenty of good cold A/C for years to come, we spent $7,000 on a complete new heat & cool unit. As you know, we did reimburse you $350 for your temporary stay at a nice local resort, plus sent you an extra $100, totaling $450. Kindest Regards, Morris W. Foster
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Superior location!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed staying in this home, welcoming relatives for a short stay as well. The open plan is perfect for entertaining. We appreciated the fact we could sit out on the patio and see the desert (sunset, too); quail and hummingbirds are abundant. We used the community hot tub, a nice bonus. A car is needed to get around the area, but groceries and Starbucks and good restaurants are close by. Not far is Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright's Desert oasis. Golf courses abound. Neighbors were friendly and the owners helpful. Perfect home for two couples. Bathrooms were serviceable, but could use modernizing. Footing is challenging in the back patio because of loose and uneven pavers. We tried to figure out how to make the festive lighting work in the backyard, but couldn't get it to function. Overall, a good experience!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Steven & Rolynn for your kind words and description of many of the special qualities of our Scottsdale Vacation Home. One of the most delightful things to my wife & me about owning our Scottsdale home is all the wonderful comments we continually receive from all our guests…a 5 Star Review from every single time, for 8 solid years. Thank you too, for mentioning the outdoor accent lighting around the flagstone veranda. The control switch is in the custom old west style cabinet on the veranda. My apologies if I did not relate their location to you. We will mount the timed controls on the exterior of the old west cabinet, where they will be discreetly, but easily visible...and will include their location in our "House Instruction Book". Thank you again for being our guests, and for your kind and helpful words. All the Best, Morris & Linda Foster : ).
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Lovely, comfortable home in a perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a quiet, comfortable home in as perfect a place in Arizona as you can find, this is your place. The home is spacious with everything you could ask for: a garage, lovely yard, wonderful views, quiet and safe neighborhood, friendly neighbors. There is a flat, sandy wash adjacent to the development that is a perfect place to hike where we saw quail, cactus wrens, roadrunners, doves, cardinals and many other birds. It goes on for miles. Also within an easy walk are wonderful restaurants, a Starbucks and Safeway. Within easy driving is every shop and store you can imagine as well as excellent freeway access.

We stayed here from mid August to mid November while our home was being built. We were so pleased that we chose this rental over the others for all of the above reasons. The owner, Morris, is a delightful man, and was a pleasure to work with. He was accommodating in every way, and made our stay as comfortable as possible. We had a small issue with the clothes washer that was repaired immediately, and everything else worked very well. This is not a bare bones rental property. There is an r/o water system, water softener, spacious kitchen with every utensil and small appliance you could ask for. The pantry is stocked with staples. It is ideal for entertaining, inside and outside on the spacious patio. It is very private and quiet.

This is a beautiful property in an ideal location. Even though we were not on vacation when we stayed here, the resort like atmosphere was certainly soothing and peaceful, and we were so happy we chose to stay here. I think you will enjoy it, too.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Morris W. Foster
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 25, 2017

About Morris W. Foster

My wife & I have been married for 43 years, have two wonderful adult children and their mates, and three delightful grand children. : )

We love our life in east Texas, and greatly enjoy having 100+ acres with livestock, private 8 acre lake...with great fishing : ) ...and going all out hosting our Luaus and Barn Dances, complete with live band, square dancing hayrides and more.

In contrast, we LOVE our alternate life and beautiful, quiet gated community in Scottsdale...being able to enjoy our kids and grand kids...and savoring the wonderful and vast array of things to see and do in Scottsdale, the surrounding area, and the entire state.

I have an extensive background in architectural design, decorating, building homes & large apartment communities, development, property management, and real estate investments.

My wife & I love to put our personal design & decorating stamp on our properties. That is exactly what we did on our Scottsdale home...which was a labor of love. As time permits, we take great satisfaction in continuing to add more delightful custom features to our Scottsdale home. I think you will enjoy them. ...All of our previous guest have. ; )

Morris W. Foster purchased this house in 2008

Why Morris W. Foster chose North Scottsdale

We LOVE it!! ...We know YOU WILL TOO! The Location! The Size! The Floor Plan! The Views! The Veranda! Our Small, Beautiful, Quiet Gated Community! Our Wonderful Friendly Neighbors! : ) We love it all. : )

We also love that our home is only two (King En Suite) Bedrooms. We like that it has a feeling of spaciousness, but that it does not have several more bedrooms which can attract the party crowd. All rooms have vaulted ceilings, except the kitchen and one bath. As you can see in the pictures, the kitchen has custom hand crafted & distressed ceiling beams...contributing to the "Old World Tuscan" feel.

Our home attracts just the nicest, most appreciative people. Many of whom are annual repeat guests, who we have come to consider as friends.

What makes this house unique

Wonderful location. Beautiful, Quiet, Gated Community, Open Floor Plan. 2 KING SUITES. Wonderful Open Desert & Mountain Views from Veranda. Delightful Veranda with Manicured Plants & Flowers. Stainless Gas Grill that gets up to about 800 Degrees. Friendly Neighbors. Friendly Owners. ; ) ...And so much more.


Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Sky Harbor
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Loop 101 & Scottsdale Road
Car: recommended

Fabulous Location! So much to do within 1-10 minutes. Enjoy the abundance of Golf Courses, Restaurants, Shopping, Barret-Jackson Auction, Pinnacle Peak. Experience the amazing views from numerous hiking trails. World class Music Museum about 10 minutes away. ...And you just have to treat yourself to a trip to the little Old West town of Cave Creek...just about 15 minutes straight north.

Your second home is located in the heart of so much to do, yet is on the edge of the 'new frontier'. Enjoy the multitude of convenient attractions, or the Serenity of our Mountain Views and the Peaceful Desert Sights and Sounds from our delightfully landscaped private side yard veranda.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $395
Pet Fee $200
Cleaning $175

Monthly Rates $1695 to $4450
Refundable Security Deposit: $395.

To Book:
1. Email Owner to confirm availability and cost.
2. Owner will promptly email Guest Vacation Rental Agreement upon request.
3. Reservation may be locked in instantly with credit card via phone. Reservation will be fully secured upon owner's receipt of signed Vacation Rental Agreement, and check, or credit card payment.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund