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Kenneth Bolan, Melody Wright

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

OUTSTANDING MOUNTAIN VIEWS! Five Year History with Rave Reviews!

12 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 20 nights

Overview

Oro Valley House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 baths sleeps 4 people

Fully Furnished, immaculate vacation home in Northern Tucson area, Oro Valley including a Magic Jack phone allowing you to keep in touch with unlimited calls throughout the USA and Canada. The house sits on a corner lot offering views of both the Santa Catalinas and the Tucson Mountains from the fully furnished patio, the living room and the master bedroom! Enjoy at least 21 distinct species of birds from your back garden area, and more than a hundred more as you venture out! Close to Ventana Medical Systems, Northwest Hospital, and Catalina State Park. 3 Bedrooms , 2 Baths, Living Room, Family Room, Laundry Room, Patio, 2 Car Garage/ with remotes, Leather furniture in both the living room & family room. Third Bedroom is set up as a home office. Perfect for a visiting professional. Master suite includes king bed set, flat screen HDTV, CD/DVD/Stereo, CD/Radio Alarm, walk-in closet, separate Shower, soaking tub. Family room has a Beehive Fireplace and is furnished with a flat screen HDTV and CD/DVD/Stereo. Daybed in second bedroom converts to king or two twins. Patio set, propane grill, chaise lounges offer everything you need to relax, enjoy and entertain. Smoke Free Property. No pet

QUIET PRIVATE BACK YARD: This home features a wonderful covered Patio and private back yard, overlooking desert areas, with the Catalina Mountains as a back drop. Enjoy your meals sitting on the patio, being visited by local Quail, Hummingbirds, small lizards, and other wild life. This quiet place will return your spirit to the balance it is looking for.

We book directly - you will NOT pay an extra ten percent to this company for the privilege of renting with us. You may also find us at the Property Name in the book of faces.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Kenneth Bolan, Melody Wright (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

About Kenneth Bolan, Melody Wright

I am an IT Professional, and Ken is a Real Estate Agent with the Kenworthy Team in our home town of Coolidge, AZ. I invested in this house originally as my Tucson home for its views and convenience, and now live in Coolidge, but we can't let this beautiful home go! We love this house and we love Tucson, and we come for weekends as often as possible when it's not being enjoyed by you!

Why Kenneth Bolan, Melody Wright chose Oro Valley

The views, the beehive fireplace, the long walks and bike rides - great food and a movie theater within walking distance of a mile or so - the coyotes celebrating at night - the lizards sunning on the wall, the monsoons coming over the Catalinas, the sunsets, the weekend farmers markets, the hiking trails...

What makes this house unique

A short distance from Catalina State Park for hikes, the beautiful saguaro grove along Rancho Vistoso on the way to the grocery store, beautiful long walks and bike rides, a couple of hours of beautiful scenic driving to Kitt Peak, an hour to Saguaro National Park, the quiet community - I could go on and on!

Reviews

4.9
based on 12 traveler reviews

OUTSTANDING MOUNTAIN VIEWS! Five Year History with Rave Reviews!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
5

Beautiful views, great location

  • 5 of 5

This house has beautiful views of the Catalina mountains. It was clean, quiet, spacious and very well equipped. The location was near restaurants, shopping, golf and the neighborhood is a pleasure to walk. We were very satisfied and I would recommend this house to anyone.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kirksville, Missouri, USA
5

Beautiful views of the mountains and sunsets!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year staying January and February on Hammerstone. We found the house comfortable with all the amenities we needed. It is in a quiet neighborhood that is safe and convenient to shopping, restaurants and other places of interest. This year we enjoyed walking and hiking in the Catalina State Park that is only a short distance away. We also took in a play at the Great American Playhouse just down the street. On the patio we enjoyed seeing some of the local dessert wildlife and birds and an unobstructed view of the beautiful Arizona sunsets. Ken and Melody are great hosts and very easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent house with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

We loved waking up to the mountain views (the pictures don't do it justice). Very convenient to Tucson and even Phoenix. The house is beautiful and well-furnished with everything you need. Wonderful king bed and huge tub in master bathroom. Ken and Melody are great and the price is better than any other comparable house we could find. Thanks for a great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Ben - so glad you enjoyed your time - and the views! You're right, there's no way to capture it in pictures! Please get in touch if your job brings you back to the area again!
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5

Great Location, Well Furnished

  • 5 of 5

I lived in this house while working a summer internship in Oro Valley and it was perfect. The neighborhood is very quiet, dark, and comfortable. The house is within 5 minutes of a shopping center but it doesn't feel like it's in the middle of a city. You are within about 40 minutes of downtown Tucson and a little over an hour from Phoenix, but I think Oro Valley is a much nicer place to live than either.

The house is very well furnished. The bed and furniture as well as the kitchen equipment is all high quality. The back patio is a great place to spend mornings and evenings with a great view and working wireless internet.

The tenants were quick to respond to any questions or concerns I had which were surprisingly few. I gave Ken and Melody very short notice before making an offer and they responded immediately and were very organized and professional. I was a first time renter and they made it very easy for me.

It is ready to live in immediately and is a very clean and comfortable home. I would recommend this home to anyone!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, Brent! You took great care of the house, and you're welcome to come back any time!
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4

If You Want It All!!!

  • 4 of 5

If you want cleanliness, gorgeous views, peaceful neighborhood, nearby shopping, and all the things you are used to at home (wine cooler, office, fireplace, kitchen utensils galore, etc.) then you should consider staying at this property. We enjoyed an entire month and the hosts made sure we had everything we wanted. A great venue!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hammerstone, is a treasured home,with all of the qualities that will create a restful vacation, in one of the most beautiful areas of Arizona. Great Tenants, that appreciate this is a home as well as a rental, insure that we make every effort to make you as comfortable as possible at Hammerstone. We look forward to your friends staying with us in the future when they come to visit you in the Oro Valley area. Ken & Melody
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Media, Pennsylvania
5

Another Great Year at Hammerstone

  • 5 of 5

We eagerly returned for a second year to Hammerstone. Once again it met all our expectations plus. Reiterating some of last year's comments, it is a wonderfully located, well-equipped desert retreat. We managed a myriad of activities - morning walks, mountain hikes, golf, road trips (to San Xavier, Tubac, and the Amerind Foundation), great dining, and always the mountain shadows in the evening. Can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review, and we are so pleased that you have decided to join us again next year. You are great tenants and now great friends. Our home is a special place for us, and we know that you feel the same way. Have a great summer, we look forward to seeing you next year. We pride ourselves on listening to our tenants and providing them with all of the items that we would expect from a home, not just a rental home. All of our guest come to a professionally cleaned home with fresh bedding every month, a extremely clean environment that has natural desert on two sides. Great neighbors in a small community, well located on the north end of the Tucson Metro area. Ken
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Tucson International
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Oracle Road, Rancho Vistoso
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Itailian, Chinese, Steakhouse
Car: necessary

The neighborhood is a lovely mixed community of young an old - and is VERY QUIET - but active. You'll see lots of folks out walking or biking. We have lots of wildlife around the house, but none of it will be dangerous to you unless you seek it out for harm - you'll likely see lizards a plenty, possibly bobcat & javelina, and hear the coyotes at night. Night hawks and bats are also plentiful at night.

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Rates & Availability

Oro Valley House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2016
May 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
20 night minimum stay
$1,900
 
 
Fall 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
20 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
January 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Jan 31 2017
20 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
February 2017
Feb 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
20 night minimum stay
$2,900
 
 
March 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
20 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
April 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
20 night minimum stay
$2,250
 
 
Spring-Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
20 night minimum stay
$1,950
 
 
Fall 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
20 night minimum stay
$2,150
 
 
My Standard Rate
20 night minimum stay
$100
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0
Refundable damage deposit $300

Complete with High Speed Internet, Comcast TV, weekly curbside garbage and recycling pickup

33% of lease amount upon acceptance of contract, 33% of lease amount six months before lease begin date, 33% of lease three months before lease begin date, remaining lease amount plus security deposit 30 days before lease begin date.

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Amenities

Oro Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1495 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Town ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • 2nd bedroom can be one King Bed or two Single beds
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • swimming

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