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Cover Home of Phoenix and Garden in the Exclusive Boulders

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 4.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 7-9)

This beautiful authentic Adobe Home built and designed by noted designer Bill Tull and fully updated and expanded by the world renowned design firm Livable Interiors in 2007, and was featured as the cover home in the May 2009 issue of Phoenix Home and Garden. Home enjoys beautiful views of Black Mountain, desert and Sonoran Sunsets. Located in the exclusive gated resort Boulders Community with the Golden Door Spa on premises. The Boulders featured 2 golf courses and 3 restaurants.

Features 4 full bedrooms, 4.5 baths. Extensive art collection and truly remarkable interior finishes and design. Pool, spa and 4 comfortable patios with an outdoor kitchen. Full dining room for 12, breakfast room for 4 and media room that can sleep 2. in addition to private steam shower in junior master suite. Master has Jacuzzi and Bidet. All bedrooms have private baths, & real fireplace. 5 gas in home and 2 wood burning outside.

If this home was in the Boulders rental pool it would rent for over $35,000/month

Keywords: The Boulders, Luxury Home, Exclusive community, Private, Designer detailed, guest house, four bedroom, Desert Mountain accessibility

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2017

Why The Owner chose Scottsdale

The Boulders offers convenience at the same time is really a true example of what the Southwest is in regard to casual but elegant lifestyle and architecture.

A truly great place to walk or bike and enjoy what the high desert has to offer safely.

What makes this house unique

Beautiful sunsets and desert wildlife. Close to golf, restaurants, shopping and unique towns of Carefree and Cave Creek. Easy access to airports and professional baseball, basketball, football and hockey. Local concerts and festivals. An hour to Sedona and two to Flagstaff. Spring training, Barrett Jackson Auction, The Waste Management Open, And the Arabian Horse Show. Whether you want to dress up or down, you can do each while vacationing here.

The area offers many free concerts and art and crafts shows.

You also enjoy the varied communities of Cave Creek, a true cowboy town, combined with the serenity of Carefree and of course the world class Southwest city of Scottsdale and Phoenix

Guestbook comments from the owner

It is fun to be the host to such wonderful laid back people.
Apr 2016
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Adobes De La Tierra House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 9
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Can arrange golf and use at Desert Mountain 6 private courses


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Cover Home of Phoenix and Garden in the Exclusive Boulders
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Great Place for Couples Golf Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Beatiful home with great areas to hang out and relax with friends. We stayed there with three couples for a few niggts on a golf trip. One couple in each master suite and one in the casita. Heres what we loved about the place.

-Great views of sunset and quiet neighborhood

-Feeling of authentic Arizona experience

-Tons of space and cool places to hang out

-Great pool and jacuzzi

-Great big kitchen and grilling area

-Beautiful artwork throughout the house

-One of a kind home

-Dining room for dinners

-Close to golf courses we wanted to play

-Cozy but large living room with fireplace

-Big and unique showers

-Not in a typical suburban neighborhood

-Gorgeous mornings by the pool

-Beautiful landscaping all around

-Very responsive owner who is close by

-Bedrooms are on seperate sides of house

Next time we book a golf trip to Scottsdale or go down for spring training, we won't even shop around, we will just call Scott and go back to this rental. It was great.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great House at The Boulders

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful home was great for a family vacation. The creative and relaxed decorating was so fun with unique items everywhere that helped make the week special. All the spaces were great but the four private patios and the many fireplaces were an added bonus. The view from the pool was beautiful and the neighborhood was perfect for walking. The close proximity to grocery stores and the well equipped kitchen made cooking easy. There is plenty to do in the area but it is also the perfect house to just relax as a family!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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North East England

Great place for a vacation

  • 5 of 5

The Turquoise House is colourfful, quirky and definitely fun. Each room is intriguingly dressed with a huge variety of objet d'art which draw your eye and please your senses. The home is very comfortable and extremely well equipped; the kitchen has high end electrical appliances making cooking a breeze. The steam shower was a new highlight for us, even though we'd stayed in several other rentals in the Scottsdale area over a number of years. The home was immaculate, clean and comfortable.

The property is situated in a very quiet cul de sac in a gated community and the owners' very clear directions meant that we had no problems driving there from Sky Harbor. The tranquil surroundings ensured that our vacation was truly relaxing. Much of our time was spent beside the pool enjoying the bird population, as coming from the UK, hummingbirds and roadrunners are a huge treat! In fact one roadrunner strolled past about 6 feet from where I was sitting! Eagles soared overhead and we heard coyotes in the distance. When it was too hot to stay outdoors, we relished the coolness provided by an efficient air conditioning system.

It is ideally situated for day trips to Sedona and Grand Canyon, and being a bit adventurous, we took a two day trip to Monument Valley, a long drive, but those iconic buttes seen close up are a photographer's dream and the images will help us through the long wet English winter nights!

Not being golfers, we didn't take advantage of the owner's offer to play at Desert Mountain, but we visit and enjoyed a dramatic sunset from the trailhead there. The views south towards Tucson mountains were awesome, thanks Scott.

Grocery shopping was easy with a choice of stores close by. There is an impressive range of bars and restaurants within a short drive.

But above all, the home ensured that our vacation was so relaxing, everything we needed was on site, so we were able to kick back and chill out under the desert sun and stars. On two consecutive nights whilst enjoying the myriad of stars overhead, we watched in awe as a meteor silently traversed the sky leaving an orange trail in its wake.

Scott is a most attentive caring owner who goes that extra mile to ensure his guests' comfort.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in this superb home. We stayed for one month and we had a wonderful time. The home is all the is detailed in the site and more with the owner providing any support, help and advice that we needed when we needed it.

The villa is memorable and comfortable with unforgettable artwork and design features such as a steam shower, amazing pool area and endless sitting areas - you can really appreciate why it was on the cover of the magazine. The spa, biking, hiking, golf and other recreational experiences to numerous to mention are exceptional.

We would stay there again without any hesitation.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saint Louis

Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home. Great location. Delightful owner. Great amenities.

Everything added up to an excellent home base for a perfect desert vacation.

We highly recommend the property for anyone considering the Phoenix/Scottsdale area.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

We (two couples) came to Scottsdale for four days to golf, to mt bike, to hike, to eat, & to attend Barrett Jackson & HR. How fortunate to have found this exquisite home! The master suite is lush; the second suite offers a large steam shower (my husband's favorite) & is next to the media room - great floor plan. The gourmet kitchen is beautiful & well-stocked. The pool, spa, grilling area, & outdoor lighting are fabulous. We had dinner 'out' two nights (Tonto Bar/Grill & Binkley's, but enjoyed our two dinners 'in' even more. The casita was a bonus, although we did not use it. However, having the upstairs third bedroom & bath offered an even more private area in which to dry my hair early in the morning without disturbing my husband! Scott listed us @ Desert Mountain, & we had the best hike of our stay high above the area. I cannot say enough about the decor in every room of the home - we never tired of discovering endless artistic details throughout the estate. Scott was responsive to our every need, every call, & every text. The privacy within the home & grounds made this stay very relaxing. So pleased that we changed our reservations from The Four Seasons to this magnificent & artistic home. We look forward to a return visit.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
39 Miles
phoenix and Scottsdale Private
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
The Boulders
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
The Boulders
Nearest Motorway
13 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Boulders
Nearest Ski
110 Miles

Part of the beautiful lush high Sonoran Desert. Arrangements can also be made to utilize many of the facilities of Desert Mountain, the number 1 residential golf and lifestyle community in the world, that includes 6 private signature golf courses. Great restaurants abound including Binkley's, one of the finest fine dining establishments in the Southwest. Prices on food and beverage are very reasonable in many establishments and fun, Including line dancing and Bull Riding. Horseback riding also available.


Rates & Availability

Adobes De La Tierra House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Super Peak
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Low season
Jun 15 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
super peak
Mar 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $350
Refundable damage deposit $1,500
Pet Fee $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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